Explanation of photos of baskets
Cartwell, George G.
Captions only. Concerns baskets. Photos taken by Mr George G. Cartwell of Biological Survey. These have been placed with old Frachtenberg negatives pending working up of same. It was noted that 3 or 4 prints in this old lot were by George Cartwell but the negatives were all by Frachtenberg. Location of …
Making of a Cane Bullnose Basket
Video entitled "The Making of a Cane 'Bullnose' Basket." Video made in 1983 documents the making of a basket that was made specifically for the Smithsonian. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation …
Oral history interview with Billie Ruth Sudduth
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
81 Pages (Transcript)
An interview of Billie Ruth Sudduth conducted 2007 July 26-27, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at the artist's home and studio, in Bakersville, North Carolina.
Tribe of the Turquoise Waters
Edited film is a story of a one day visit by pack train to the Havasupai tribe living in the Grand Canyon. Film consists of some footage of the village, irrigation farming, weaving of willow baskets, making and cooking "squaw" bread, preparation of a sweat lodge, a harvest festival consisting …
MS 7113 Descriptive Catalog of Ethnologic Specimens collected from the Cherokee Indians of North Carolina
Brief history of Cherokees followed by detailed descriptions of specimens and their uses.
Ralph Shanks photograph of Laura Fish Somersal
Photograph depicting Laura Fish Somersal, a Wappo basket weaver. The photograph was made in Sonoma County, California, on July 28, 1982.
MS 7137 Orator Fuller Cook papers
Archer, W. Andrew (William Andrew), 1894-1973
Waite, C. B. (Charles Betts), 1861-1927
Includes "Pima Baskets with Labyrinth Designs," with apparently related shorter manuscripts, bibliographic data, and photographs of Casa Grande and baskets, some in use. Also includes W. Andrew Archer's "Bibliography of O.F. Cook," June 15, 1950. In addition, photographs of artifacts, most anthropomorphic; a Hohokam pottery collection from southern Arizona; and photographs of …
Rollyn Osterweis Kirchbaum photograph collection of Sitting Bull and Iroquois Indians
Copies of lantern slides collected by Rollyn Osterweis Kirchbaum, at least two of which were made by the Beseler Lantern Slide Company. They include two portraits of Sitting Bull as well as views of canoe and basket making by Iroquois Indians in the Lower St. Lawrence River region. The photographs …
Melissa Jones photographs of Yavapai people on Fort McDowell Reservation
2 Color prints
Photographs depicting Yavapai people, including two basket makers. The collection also includes images of a woman at a grave in Fort McDowell cemetery, and an image of Dixie Davis, Yavapai activist and member of the National Congress of American Indians.
Mary Lois Kissell photographs
41 Negatives (glass)
Photographs made by Mary Lois Kissell as part of her research relating to textiles, basketry, and Native Americans. The images document textile and basket weaving patterns, Salish people, and a Wichita dwelling.