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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Museum Programs
Dates:
1975-1989
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 90-094
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Office of Museum Programs (OMP) administrative files, mostly pertaining to the Native American Museums Program, Psychological Studies/Museum Evaluation Studies Program, and OMP Director; and include correspondence, monthly reports, budgets, intern files, workshop evaluations, OMP brochure drafts; and black-and-white ...

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Creators:
Hunt, Arthur Billings
Barry, D. F. (David Francis), 1854-1934
Goff, O. S. (Orlando Scott), 1843-1917
Haynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921
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Dates:
1870s-1880s
Size:
15 Photographic prints
0.03 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.159
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection consists of fifteen photographic prints depicting individuals from Hunkpapa Lakota (Hunkpapa Sioux) and Yanktonnai Nakota (Yankton Sioux) communities, and dating from approximately the 1870s and 1880s.

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Creators:
Wildschut, William
Dates:
1870-1930
bulk 1917-1928
Size:
183 Negatives (photographic)
21 Photographic prints
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.033
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The William Wildschut photograph collection contains 183 photographic negatives, and 89 post cards. From 1917 to 1928 William Wildschut studied the Apsáalooke people through interviews, photography, and the collection of cultural objects. In 1921 Wildschut was hired as a field man by George Gustav Heye the director of the Museum of the American Indian, Wildschut officially collected and conducted field expeditions in Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Canada, and North Dakota on behalf of the Museum until 1928. Wildschuts photographs include portrait style photos of Apsáalooke people, special events, daily reservation life, interments, and encampments. Tribes represented in this collection are primarily Apsáalooke, the postcard collection consists of other tribes including Lakota, Arapaho, and other unidentified tribes.

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian
Dates:
2009-2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-195
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a website, a blog, and an online exhibition maintained by the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI). The primary NMAI website, crawled on July 5, 2017, includes information about the museum as well as its exhibitions, collections, programs, and professional training opportunities. It also includes educationa...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian
Dates:
2009-2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-277
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a website, a blog, and an online exhibition maintained by the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI). The primary NMAI website, crawled on May 18, 2015, includes information about the museum as well as its exhibitions, collections, programs, and professional training opportunities. It also includes educationa...

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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 ...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1986-2003
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-170
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of project files, including correspondence with sponsors and media, memoranda, press releases, newspaper clippings, project proposals, legislative information, photographs, event files, advertisements, publicity reports and planning files. Particularly well documented is the transfer of the Museum of the American Indian...

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Creators:
Woody, Howard
Dates:
undated
Size:
5 Color postcards
1 Postcard (collotype)
7 Postcards (color halftone)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.92-37
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Postcards, some postmarked, with images of Apache, Hopi, Seminole, Sioux, Minneconjou, and other Native Americans. They include images of Apache men at a powwow near a mud house in Yuma, Arizona; the Hopi House at the Grand Canyon; a blanket weaver at Hopi House; a street scene from Pueblo Acoma; a Seminole wedding in Fort Lauderdale, Florida; wom...

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Creators:
National Congress of American Indians
Dates:
1933-1990
bulk 1944-1989
Size:
251 Linear feet (597 archival boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.010
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The National Congress of American Indian (NCAI), founded in 1944, is the oldest nation-wide American Indian advocacy organization in the United States. The NCAI records document the organization's work, particularly that of its office in Washington, DC, and the wide variety of issues faced by American Indians in the twentieth century. The collection is located in the Cultural Resource Center of the National Museum of the American Indian.

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Creators:
Koehler, Septima, 1848-1918
Dates:
1890-1905
Size:
39 Photographic prints
0.4 Linear feet (1 Document Box)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.319
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Septima Koehler collection includes photographic prints, correspondence and student papers that document Septima's work as a mission teacher for the Episcopal Church in South Dakota from around 1895 to 1905. Koehler taught Sicangu Lakota students at St. Mary's Mission School on the Rosebud Reservation and Hunkpapa Lakota students at St. Elizatbeth's Mission School on the Standing Rock Reservation.

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