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Major Otto Holstein photographs from Chan Chan, Peru
Creators:
Holstein, Otto, 1883-1934
Dates:
1925-1926
Size:
425 Photographic prints
68 Copy negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.114
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Photographic prints and copy negatives made by Major Otto Holstein in and around the ruins of Chan Chan, Peru between 1925 and 1926. Some of these photographs were later used by Holstein to illustrate his article publication "Chan-Chan: Capital of the Great Chimu" in the American Geographical Society's publication Geographical Review.

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California Indian Basketweavers Association poster collection
Creators:
California Indian Basketweavers Association
Dates:
1992-2010
Size:
13 Posters
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.063
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The California Indian Basketweavers Association (CIBA) is a nonprofit organization formed in 1992 in Woodland, California. CIBA's goal is "to preseve, promote, and perpetuate California Indian basket weaving traditions while providing a healthy physical, social, spiritual, and economic environment for basketweavers." CIBA holds an annual gathering for weavers to show their work, share techniques and stories and provide support to one another. This collection consists of 13 posters from the CIBA annual gatherings from 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2003 and 2005 through 2010. There is also one poster from the California Statewide Traditional Gathering Policy. Several of these posters are signed by Deborah McConnell (Yurok/Quinault/Hoopa) who is the Northwestern California Field Director for CIBA.

June Alice Spencer photograph collection
Creators:
Spencer, June Alice
Dates:
1996-1997
Size:
42 Photographic prints
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.112
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection consists of forty-two 3.5 x 5" color photographic prints of the Guna peoples of Ukupseni (formerly Playón Chico), one of the islands in the Guna Yala Indigenous Territory (formerly San Blas), Panama. The photographs were taken by June Alice Spencer during visits in 1996-1997, and depict Guna people in their daily lives.

S. K. Lothrop negatives, photographs and lantern slides
Creators:
Lothrop, S. K. (Samuel Kirkland), 1892-1965
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
1915-1928
Size:
1,188 Acetate negatives
3 Photographic prints
18 Lantern slides
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.010
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The S.K. Lothrop collection primarily contains negatives, photographic prints, and lantern slides made by Lothrop while employed by the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. Lothrop traveled on behalf of the Museum to New Mexico, Argentina, Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Peru. The four New Mexico negatives in this …

Frederick P. Orchard excavation photographs from Port Washington and Pricer Mound
Creators:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Orchard, Frederick Preston
Dates:
1926-1927
Size:
7 Negatives (photographic)
5 Photographic prints
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.046
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Negatives and photographic prints made by Frederick P. Orchard in Port Washington on Long Island, New York in 1927 and at Pricer Mound near Chillicothe, Ohio in 1926.

Hugo Teweles film of an Apache Fire Dance
Creators:
Teweles, Hugo
Dates:
1929
Size:
1 Film reel (8mm)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.128
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains one 8mm silent film that was shot by Hugo Teweles presumably while he and his wife Alice Heller Teweles and their children Lawrence, Richard, and Marie, were on vacation in New Mexico and Arizona. Included in the film is footage of an Apache Fire Dance, possibly by the …

William W. Wotherspoon collection of Goyathlay (Geronimo) and Chatto photographs
Creators:
Wotherspoon, William W. (William Wallace), 1850-1921
Dates:
circa 1888-1905
Size:
0.01 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.120
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 5 photographs of that were collected by William W. Wotherspoon that depict Goyathlay (Geronimo) and Chatto. The bulk of the photos were shot while Goyathlay and Chatto were a prisoners of war at the Mount Vernon Barracks in Alabama from 1888-1894.

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Daniel Sutherland Davidson prints and negatives
Creators:
Davidson, Daniel Sutherland, 1900-
Dates:
1925
Size:
36 Photographic prints (albumen, 2.5 x 4 inches.)
101 Acetate negatives (black and white, 5 x 7 inches.)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.044
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection consists of 101 black-and-white acetate negatives and 36 albumen prints taken by Daniel Sutherland Davidson in 1925. The images portray Pamunkey and Chickahominy Indians of Virginia and the Algonquin (Kitcisakik, Grand Lake Victoria) and Tetes de Boule (Attikamek) Indians of Quebec, Canada.

Louis Schellbach negatives, photographs and lantern slides
Creators:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Schellbach, Louis, 1887-1971
Dates:
1922-1930
Size:
138 Negatives (photographic) (black and white)
16 Lantern slides
106 Photographic prints (black and white)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.017
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Includes images of excavations in Nevada, including images of Lake Tahoe, the ghost town of St. Thomas, and Pueblo Grande de Nevada, known as Nevada's "Lost City."

Edward L. Mattil collection
Creators:
Mattil, Edward L.
Dates:
1973 - 1977
Size:
1 Linear foot
67 Photocopies
22 Color transparencies
316 Slides (photographs)
1 Sound cassette
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.381
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection consists of 316 35mm color slides, 67 color photocopies, 12 exhibition labels, 2 catalog booklets, and 1 audio cassette representing the lives, culture, and arts of the Guna peoples of the Guna Yala Indigenous Territory (formerly San Blas), Panama. The photographs were taken by Edward L. Mattil during visits between 1973 and 1977, and depict Guna people in their daily lives, as well as a wide variety of mola textiles that they had made.

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