Collection of photographs relating to the Northwest Coast and Native Americans
200 Copy prints (circa)
1 Print (silver gelatin)
1 Copy negative
380 Cyanotypes (circa)
The majority of the collection documents Northwest Coast scenery, people, and settlements; these include photographs made by Franz Boas during US Fish Commission expeditions on the USS Albatross, as well as engravings made for publications on Northwest Coast Natives by Franz Boas and Albert Parker Niblack. Another large portion of …
United States Army Medical Museum photographs of skulls
Photographs of skulls in the United States Army Medical Museum collection, which appear to have been collected for physical anthropological purposes. Included are archeological remains and remains of Native American tribes and some other ethnic groups. Other than tribe or location, data for the specimens include Army Medical Museum specimen …
LeRoy Reinburg photographs of Native peoples from the Bering Sea Patrol
Photographs depicting Native peoples and their villages and dwellings, made as part of the activities of the United States Cutter Service (Coast Guard) Bering Sea Patrol. Locations depicted include Lutke Harbor, St. Lawrence Bay, and Chennotski.
Drawing of North West River Post and scenery
Drawing by an unidentified artist depicting Northwest River Post and showing corn fields, a graveyard, a signal tower, tents, houses, a missionary church, fence, and various topographic features including hills and a stream. The drawing is identified in Bryant's A Journey to the Grand Falls of Labrador (1892) as "Native Drawing …
Tip top of the Earth: Arctic Alaskan Eskimo Educational Series
Edited film shot by William Van Valin as leader of the John Wanamaker Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska for the University of Pennsylvania Museum. The film, that later toured in a film-lecture series by Van Valin, is known under the main title TIP TOP OF THE EARTH: Alaskan Eskimo Educational …
MS 1988-27 Eskimo drawing and prints
8 Drawings (crayon, pencil.)
This collection consists of two color woodblock prints and eight crayon/pencil drawings made by Inuit residents of Cape Dorset in Nunavut territory, Canada, circa 1966. The prints and drawings depict traditional Inuit subjects, including birds, bears, fish and hunting scenes.
Copies of Stephen Gambaro photographs of Akhiok, Alaska
Photographs made by Stephen Gambaro while stationed with the United States military in Alaska during World War II. They include images of buildings, boats, native Alaskans, United States military personnel, and scenery in and around Akhiok, a small city on Kodiak Island in Alaska.
Robert A. Johnson photographs of Native community on Labrador coast
2 Contact prints
3 Negatives (nitrate)
Photographs made by Robert A. Johnson during a trip to the Labrador coast for ornithological studies in 1930-1934. They depict a Native community, summer camps, and waterfronts at St. Maryʹs Bay, Wolf Bay, Mutton Bay, and Seven Island Bay on the Labrador coast.
Scenes of native life including hunting, sledding, games, animal husbandry and ceremonies
Photograph of eiderdown mat
Photograph depicting a mat of eiderdown skins, possibly Inuit. According to the owner of the mat, Walter M. Banko, it was "collected in the Ungava region around 1890 by James Elphick, a Hudson Bay Company factor."