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Henry L. Ferguson object and excavation photographs from Fishers Island
Creators:
Ferguson, Henry L.
Dates:
1934
Undated
Size:
17 Negatives (photographic)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.150
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection includes photographic negatives taken by Henry Lee Ferguson in 1934 of an archaeological excavation and accompanying artifacts on Fishers Island, New York.

Kimowan Metchewais [McLain] collection
Creators:
Metchewais [McLain], Kimowan
Dates:
1991-2011
Size:
871 Negatives (photographic)
1918 Slides (photographs)
989 Polaroid prints
15 Notebooks
0.8 Linear feet
1,496 Photographic prints
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.084
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The collection of Kimowan Metchewais [McLain], significant First Nations artist, contains materials related to his artistic practice and his personal life. The materials include not only photographs of his art, completed and in-progress, but also sketchbooks and journal entries that give important context to his major works and artistic practices. The materials range from his early career in the early 1990s as a magazine editor to his solo and group exhibitions to his time as an art professor at various universities and images of his final works in 2011. McLain balanced both Western and Native artistic methods and history in his work, his archive provides valuable insight into the swiftly evolving and often contested world of contemporary Native American art.

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Alice Kennedy Eagan Collection of George A. Addison Fort Sill photographs
Creators:
Addison, George A.
Dates:
circa 1894-1896
Size:
23 Cabinet photographs
0.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.097
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection of twenty-three cabinet card photographs was collected by Alice Kennedy Eagan, and depicts Native American and non-native life in the Fort Still, Oklahoma Territory, circa 1894-1896.

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Arthur J. Hines films
Creators:
Hines, Arthur J.
Dates:
circa 1950-1979
Size:
0.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.101
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Arthur J. Hines films collection contains audio and film recordings that were created by amateur filmmaker and World War II veteran Arthur J. Hines. The materials document contemporary American Indian lives and includes footage of powwows and of prominent American Indian artists and athletes, circa 1950-1979.

William Gedney Beatty glass plate negatives collection
Creators:
Beatty, William Gedney
Dates:
circa 1892-1900
Size:
5 Glass plate negatives
1 Contact print
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.160
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The William Gedney Beatty glass plate negatives collection contains 5 photographs depicting Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwelling sites at Mesa Verde, Colorado prior to restoration, circa 1892-1900. The collection was photographed or collected by architect and artist W. Gedney Beatty.

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E.L. Doran Expedition photographs from California
Creators:
Doran, Edmond Leonard
Dates:
1898-1901
Size:
11 Photographic prints
1 Copy negative
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.170
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains photographic prints and copy negatives depicting E.L. Doran's amateur archaeological excavations on California's Channel Islands, including Santa Catalina, San Clemente, and San Nicolas. The photographs were taken in approximately 1898-1901.

Eduardo Hoerhann photographs from Brazil
Creators:
Hoerhann, Eduardo
Dates:
1914
Size:
6 Photographic prints
1 Copy negative
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.180
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection includes photographic prints and copy negatives depicting studio photographs of Laklãnõ individuals in Santa Catarina State, Brazil. These photographs were likely taken by Eduardo de Lima Silva Hoerhann.

Josephine Sloan Armstrong family photographs
Creators:
Armstrong, Josephine Sloan
Dates:
circa 1908-1920
Size:
4 Photographic prints
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.278
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 4 photographs that depict Josephine Sloan Armstrong (Minnesota Chippewa [White Earth, Minnesota]) and her family circa 1908-1920.

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James Schoolcraft Sherman's photograph of Chief Red Cloud
Creators:
Bell, Charles Milton, 1848-1893
Gill, De Lancey, 1859-1940
Dates:
1880
Size:
1 Photograph (Opalotype, 24 1/4 x 35 in.)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.280
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains an Opalotype photograph of Red Cloud photographed by Charles Milton Bell in 1880. The photograph was in the collection of the 27th Vice President of the United States, James Schoolcraft Sherman.

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Theodoor de Booy negatives and photographs collection
Creators:
Booy, Theodoor Hendrik Nikolaas de, 1882-1919
Dates:
1912-1918
Size:
2 Photographic prints
793 Negatives (photographic)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.006
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Theodoor de Booy collection consists of photographic negatives and prints made by de Booy from 1912 to 1918. The materials largely relate to various archaeological expeditions undertaken by de Booy on behalf of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation to such places as the Bahamas, Jamaica, Dominican Republic's Island …

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