Query: Action anthropology
Herbert Becker photographs of Meskwaki people
Creators:
Becker, Herbert
Dates:
circa 1955
Size:
300 Prints (circa, silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.38
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of photographs of Mesquaki (Fox) people, probably made during or as part of Sol Taxʹs action anthropology work with the Fox Tribe. It includes images of people, dances, archery, handicraft, vending, medical examinations, and food preparation at a single event, probably a powwow.

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Center for the Study of Man records
Creators:
Center for the Study of Man (Smithsonian Institution)
Stanley, Samuel Leonard
White, Wes
Dates:
1966-1982 (a few earlier)
Size:
80.72 Linear feet (191 boxes and 32 audio reels)
Collection ID:
NAA.1980-10
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Center for the Study of Man (CSM) was a bureau level division of the Smithsonian Institution. These records were maintained by the Program Coordinator, Samuel L. Stanley, and include correspondence, scholarly papers, transcripts, administrative materials, photgraphs, and audio recordings. The materials relate to conferences and programs in which CSM took part.

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MS 4259 Printed pamphlets and Congressional Bills dealing with Indian legislation
Creators:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Dates:
1898-1934
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4259
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 4219 Bill H. R. 7902, 73rd Congress, 2nd Session
Creators:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Dates:
February 12, 1934
Size:
48 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4219
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Bill granted Indians living under Federal tutelage the freedom to organize for purposes of local self-government and economic enterprise, etc.

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George C. Shaw photograph collection relating to Lake Lanao campaign
Creators:
Shaw, George C.
Dates:
1902-1903
Size:
28 Prints (platinum)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.79-55
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs collected by George C. Shaw documenting the Lake Lanao campaign, many of which were made by George Damon Rice. They depict Moros (probably Maranaos), United States soldiers, a harbor, a US Infantry camp, and fortifications. The prints, some of which have captions, have been enlarged, possibly for exhibition.

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MS 7476 Documents Relating to the Land Dispute between the Lubicon Lake Indians and the Canadian Government
Creators:
Lubicon Lake Indian Nation
Dates:
March 19, 1986-April 25, 1994
Size:
115 Items (11.5 in. )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7476
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The file consists of transmittal notes together with copies of documents such as letters, newspaper clippings, and news releases.

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Joanna Cohan Scherer Papers
Creators:
Scherer, Joanna Cohan
Dates:
1960-2014
Size:
13.5 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-190
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Joanna Cohan Scherer was employed by the Smithsonian Institution from 1966-2006. She worked at the Smithsonian Office of Anthropology Archives (later known as the National Anthropological Archives) as a museum technician until 1970 when she was asked to become illustrations researcher of the Handbook of North American Indians, a 20-volume encyclopedia. She …

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MS 586 Cha'hta (Choctaw) vocabulary
Creators:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Dates:
1881-82
Size:
74 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS586
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Recorded in J.W. Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages. It is a dialect of southeastern Louisiana, collected in various settlements in Tangipahoa and St. Tammany Parishes, Louisiana.

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Ralph R. Doubleday photograph of Native American parade at Pendleton Round-Up
Creators:
Doubleday, Ralph R., 1881-1958
Dates:
1928
Size:
1 Photographic postcard (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-71
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Image of parade of Native Americans during the 1928 Pendleton Round-up in Pendleton, Oregon.

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American Society for Conservation Archaeology Records
Creators:
American Society for Conservation Archaeology
Dates:
1974-1981
Size:
4.2 Linear feet (10 document boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.1985-11
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The records consist largely of files of the secretary-treasurer, and much concerns finances and membership. Other material includes program of meetings, newsletters, and some copies of correspondence of the the president of the society.

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