Query: Indians of Central America
Hortense T. Ferne negatives and prints
Creators:
Ferne, Hortense T., 1885-1976
Dates:
1932-1933
Size:
180 Acetate negatives (black and white, 5 x 7 inches.)
71 Photographic prints (gelatin silver, 10 x 13 inches.)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.045
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 180 black-and-white acetate negatives and 71 gelatin silver prints taken by American artist Hortense Ferne. The images depict scenes of everyday life in the Mexican states of Oaxaca, Puebla, Morales, Guerrero and the Federal District, as well as the Teotihuacán archaeological site. A few images of San Jose Mission and the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, are also present.

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in NMAI.AC.045 for Indians of Central America
MS 3090 Music and customs of the Tule Indians of Panama
Creators:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Dates:
1924
Size:
1 Folder
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3090
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Material comprises 56 typed pages manuscript, transcriptions of 2 songs and descriptive analyses of 2 songs. The title page of a manuscript "Songs and Instrumental Music of the Tule Indians of Panama," is filed herein. 56 pages text, 9 pages descriptive analyses, and 11 pages transcriptions, once filed under catalog number 3090, are no longer present. Possibly …

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Bernard J. Edley prints and negatives
Creators:
Edley, Bernard J., 1925-1994
Dates:
1948-1949
Size:
78 Acetate negatives (black and white, 5 x 7 inches.)
35 Photographic prints (gelatin silver, 2 x 3 inches.)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.026
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 78 black-and-white negatives and 35 gelatin silver prints taken by Bernard J. Edley in 1948-1949. The images depict scenes of everyday life among the Santa Cruz Indians of Quintana Roo State and the Tzotzil Indians of Chamula, Chiapas State. Also present are views of archaeological sites at Monte Alban and Mitla in Oaxaca State.

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in NMAI.AC.001.026 for Indians of Central America
Production Records
Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Public Programs
Dates:
1996
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of video recordings of programs and other events that were produced by the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution's 150th Anniversary celebration. The recordings document Hawaiians and Indians from North, South and Central America. Materials include videotapes and a recording log …

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Production Records
Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Community Services Department
Dates:
1997-1999
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-237
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of production records created by the Community Services Department in their work producing "Living Voices/Voces Vivas." "Living Voices/Voces Vivas" was an audio series in English and Spanish featuring profiles of Native Americans and Native Hawaiians today. The profiles feature people of many ages, traditions and …

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George W. Avery photographs and negatives
Creators:
Avery, George W., 1880-1927
Dates:
1910
Size:
7 Negatives (photographic) (black and white.)
50 Photographic prints (black and white.)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.022
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 50 black-and-white photographic prints and 7 negatives taken by George W. Avery during his time as an agent for the Museum of the American Indian. Taken in 1910 in the states of Sonora, Chihuahua and Sinaloa, Mexico, the images depict members of the Seri, Mayo and Tarahumara tribes.

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Frederick Starr negatives and lantern slides
Creators:
Starr, Frederick, 1859-1933
Lang, Charles B.
Grabic, Louis
Dates:
1894-1910
Size:
152 Lantern slides
3344 Negatives (photographic)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.052
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The collection includes materials from cultures in the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Guatemala, Colombia, Ecuador, and Guiana: Acoma Pueblo, Apache, Arapaho, Arikara, Assiniboine, Caddo, Cahuilla, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Chibcha, Chinantec, Chippewa (Ojibwa), Choco, Chol, Chontal, Cochiti Pueblo, Crow, Cuicatec, Eskimo, Flathead, Haida, Hopi, Huastec, Huave, Iowa, Iroquois, Isleta, Karaja, Kwakiutl, Laguna Pueblo, Macusi, Mandan, Maya, Mazahua, Mazatec, Mehinaku, Menomini, Mixe, Mixtec, Navajo, Nez Perce, Osage, Otomi, Ottawa, Pawnee, Pima, Ponca, Potawatomi, Salish, San Blas, San Felipe Pueblo, Sauk & Fox, Shuar, Sioux, Taos Pueblo, Tarasco, Teotihuacan, Tepehua, Tlaxcala, Tlingit, Tonkawa, Totonac, Triqui, Tzental, Tzotzil, Ute, Wampanoag, Zapotec, Zoque, Zuni.

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Bill Wright photographs of Kickapoo, Seminole, and Tiwa people
Creators:
Wright, Bill
Dates:
circa 1986, 1993
Size:
14 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-3
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Bill Wright circa 1993 documenting the Kickapoo Tribe in Colonia el Nacimiento, Mexico, and Black Seminole people in Coahuila, Mexico. There are also three images of the 1986 Tiwa Celebration of St. Anthony that depict dancers, preparations, and a procession.

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in NAA.PhotoLot.91-3 for Indians of Central America
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 …

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in NMAI.AC.001.010 for Indians of Central America
Arne Arbin photographs from Panama
Creators:
Arbin, Arne
Dates:
circa 1933
Size:
44 Photographs
0.07 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.192
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 44 photographs depicting Emberá (Choikoi) peoples in Panama circa 1933.

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in NMAI.AC.192 for Indians of Central America