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"Hiawatha: the Indian Passion Play" performance photographs
Creators:
Moore, F. E. (Frank E.)
Dates:
1906
Size:
98 Photographic prints
18 Copy negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.162
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection include souvenir photographs shot by producer Frank E. Moore of his 1906 outdoor stage production of "Hiawatha: The Indian Passion Play" based on Longfellow's epic poem The Song of Hiawatha. This production of Hiawatha was performed near the Cattaraugus Reservation, New York, and included Seneca [Cattaraugus] performers, possibly with Jesse Cornplanter in the role of Hiawatha.

Charles Vogt collection of Rinehart and Heyn photographs
Creators:
Rinehart, F. A. (Frank A.)
Muhr, Adolph F., -1913
Heyn & Matzen
Dates:
1898-1899
Size:
11 Photographs
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.298
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 11 color lithographs based on original monograph portraits of American Indian delegates photographed by F.A. Rinehart, Adolph Muhr, Herman Heyn, and James Matzen, 1898-1899.

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James C. Jones collection from Bolivia
Creators:
Jones, James C. (James Clyde), 1944-
Dates:
1977-1979
1988
Size:
910 Slides (photographs) (color, 35mm)
2 Sound cassettes
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.110
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection includes slides (photographic) and audio-cassettes created by James Jones during research trips to San Ingnacio de Moxos, Beni, Bolivia in 1977-1979 and 1988. Jones was conducting research to complete his dissertation in anthropology and photographed many indigenous Moxo (Mojo) community members he interviewed during the course of his research, as well as local festivals and agricultural activities.

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Second and Third Ecuador Expeditions photograph collection
Creators:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
1907-1908
Size:
398 Negatives (photographic)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.041
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Photographic negatives made by George Pepper, Marshall Saville and Foster Saville during the second and third Ecuador expeditions in 1907 and 1908. The expeditions were sponsored by George Gustav Heye and included archaeological work in the Manabi and Esmereldas provinces in Ecuador.

Edward W. Nelson photographs from New Mexico
Creators:
Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934
Dates:
September 1888
Size:
19 Photographs
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.311
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 19 photographs of the A:shiwi (Zuni) reservation in New Mexico, September 1888. The photographs may have been shot by field naturalist Edward W. Nelson.

S.M. Sadi photographs from New Mexico
Creators:
Sadi, S.M.
Dates:
1941
Size:
5 Photographs
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.293
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 5 photographs shot by S.M. Sadi in New Mexico in 1941. The bulk of the images were photographed at Bandelier National Monument and depict Ancestral Puebloan sites.

Heye Family daguerreotypes
Dates:
circa 1850-1865
Size:
3 Daguerreotypes (photographs)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.407
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains three daguerreotypes depicting relatives of George Gustav Heye (1874-1957), founder of the Museum of the American Indian.

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Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill collection
Creators:
Churchill, Frank C. (Frank Carroll), 1850-1912
Churchill, Clara G.
Dates:
1880-1928
bulk 1899-1909
Size:
3,710 Photographic prints (29 photograph albums)
3 Linear feet
1430 Negatives (photographic) (acetate)
325 Lantern slides (colored)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.058
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill collection includes photographic negatives, photo albums, lantern slides, journals, scrapbooks and other documents created and compiled by the Churchills over the course of Frank's career as a special agent and Indian Inspector for the Department of the Interior between 1899 and 1909. Initially assigned as a revenue collector to the Cherokee Nation and later as an Indian Inspector reviewing boarding schools, Frank's assignments took him all over the United States including Indian Territory (present day Oklahoma), Missouri, Texas, Nebraska, Kansas, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, California, Florida, North Carolina and Alaska. During this time the Churchills visited over 80 different Native communities shooting photographs and taking notes.

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Arlene Hirschfelder interview with Larry Beck
Creators:
Hirschfelder, Arlene B.
Dates:
September 29, 1993
Size:
1 Sound cassette
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.421
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains an interview with Chnagmiut Yup'ik artist Larry Beck (Lawrence James Beck; 1938-1994) conducted by Arlene Hirschfelder on September 29, 1993.

Blind Joe Amos family photographs
Dates:
circa 1856-1911
Size:
10 Photographs
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.408
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains eight photographs (plus 2 copy negatives) depicting four generations of the Blind Joe Amos (1805-1869; Mashpee Wampanoag) family.

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