Query: Material culture -- United States
On-Line Academy
Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2002
Size:
11 Sound recordings (11 VHS 1/2" video recordings)
0.5 Linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-009
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection contains the video interviews conducted with collectors, scholars, and and other specialists as part of the Anacostia Community Museum's On-Line Academy. The On-line Academy was presented to demonstrate the Museum's commitment to collections development, storage, and preservation, and it encourages patrons to use the information presented along with …

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Jane and Michael Stern Collection
Creators:
Stern, Michael, 1946-
Stern, Jane
Dates:
1890-2008
Size:
17 Cubic feet (41 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1392
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents Jane and Michael Stern's travels across the United States collecting data for their books on American material culture subjects, with particular emphasis on food and dining.

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in NMAH.AC.1392 for Material culture -- United States
MS 245 Kiowa, Comanche and Wichita Agency; printed ration lists, with Indian and English names for Caddo, Tawakoni, Wichita, Kichai, and Waco Indians
Creators:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Kiowa Agency
Dates:
dated 188-
Size:
1 Sheet
Collection ID:
NAA.MS245
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 7100 Bureau of Indian Affairs Orientation Material: Tribal Operations
Creators:
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs
Dates:
April 1963
Size:
118 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7100
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Six manuals: "Indian Governments"; "Information Index"; "Hypothetical Cases"; "Enrollment"; "Claims"; "General Historical Background" (second in the series is missing). Issued under Commissioner Philleo Nash to orient new employees.

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United States Army Medical Museum composite photographs of skulls
Creators:
Army Medical Museum (U.S.)
Dates:
circa 1884-1885
Size:
78 Prints (circa, albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.6A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Army Medical Museum photographs prepared under the supervision of John Shaw Billings and Washington Matthews, and created by superimposing images of several skulls for comparative purposes. Each image has a caption that includes tribal or racial identification, number of skulls photographed, photograph number, negative number, and data on photographic technique …

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in NAA.PhotoLot.6A for Material culture -- United States
MS 7494 A study of certain "racial islands" in the eastern United States
Creators:
Nielson, Alfred Melville
Dates:
1947
Size:
154 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7494
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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United States Bureau of Reclamation photographs of Hohokam sites
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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in NAA.PhotoLot.77-60 for Material culture -- United States
MS 11 Odjibwa vocabulary in Schoolcraft's Comparative Vocabulary of the Indian Languages of the United States
Creators:
Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864
Dates:
undated
Size:
14 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS11
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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CAAHC Army Audiovisual Collection
Creators:
United States. Army
Dates:
1974-1986
Size:
3 Linear feet (3 boxes)
29 Video recordings (29 U-matic 3/4" video recordings)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-015
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection contains United States Army-produced videos collected by the Center for African American History and Culture. The video programs focus on race relations and blacks in the military.

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William Meggers films of American Indians
Creators:
Meggers, William F. (William Frederick), 1888-1966
Dates:
1927-1931
Size:
1 Film reel (3 minutes, black-and-white silent; 77 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1994.16
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage mostly concerns public dances and demonstrations by Blackfeet Indians who appeared in Maryland, Menominee on the Keshina Reservation, and Hopi at the El tovar Hotel near Grand Canyon. Subject matter appears to be a powwow, or a public exhibition of Native American skills, including scenes of a parade on …

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in HSFA.1994.16 for Material culture -- United States