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Creators:
Waddington's Antique Auction House (Toronto, Ontario, Canada).
Dates:
1912
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1031
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A photograph album documenting an irrigation project on the Snake River in Arizona, precise location unknown. The images depict a dam, construction camp, excavation, ferries, cranes, pumping stations, canals and personnel.

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Creators:
United States. Bureau of Reclamation
Dates:
circa 1968-1975
Size:
4 Copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.77-60
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs documenting Hohokam canals, excavations of Hohokam houses, and the surrounding desert. A photograph dated 1968 is by E.E. Hertzog.

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Creators:
Beemer , John A., 1879-
Dates:
1907-1956
bulk 1919-1931
Size:
3 Cubic feet (4 boxes; 3 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0957
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers document Beemer's engineering activities as a civil engineer who worked on irrigation and dam related projects.

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Creators:
Currie, William
Dates:
1904-1912
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1043
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

William Currie was a civil engineer and photographer who worked during the early twentieth century. The photograph album documents irrigation systems in the western United States, sewage systems in Louisville, Kentucky, and work on the Panama Canal.

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Creators:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Dates:
November, 1899
Size:
16 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1553
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Also newsclipping, 1 column. Note on flyleaf by Gatschet, "Hodge said, April 1, 1904, that Tiwa and Tewa were not exactly the same dialect," explains Gatschet's previous unawareness of this distinction.

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Dates:
1953
Size:
1 Film reel (12 minutes, black-and-white sound; 406 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1992.06
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

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 of rodeo activities, and cliff dwelling ruins. The film ...

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Creators:
Petersen, Dean F., 1913-1989
Dates:
1952-1977
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0967
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents some of the writings by Dean F. Petersen, a civil engineer specializing in water resource management.

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Creators:
Havens, O. C.
Dates:
1923-1924
Size:
27 negatives (nitrate)
34 prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.83-16
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Havens while visiting the Zuni in the 1920s, including images of Zuni Pueblo, people, ceremonies, irrigation work, and a shrine. Also included are photographs showing Pueblo Bonito expedition vehicles stuck in the mud after rains. Many photographs have brief annotations on their versos, probably by Havens.

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Creators:
Adams, Robert McC. (Robert McCormick), 1926-2018, interviewee
Dates:
1984
Size:
3 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9602
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Oral History Program is part of the Smithsonian Institution Archives. The purpose of the program is to conduct interviews with current and retired members of the Smithsonian staff who have made significant contributions, administrative and scholarly, to the Institution. The project's goal is to supplement the published record and manuscrip...

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Creators:
Meyer, Frank Nicholas
Dates:
circa 1900
Size:
1 Print (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-7
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Image of four men working a pumping apparatus, probably in Central China, for irrigation or draining purposes. According to the original catalog card, the apparatus "consists of an endless chain of paddles moving over two axles and forcing water along a trough in the cuds of which the axles are placed. The power is by treadmill or crank moved by ...

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