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Creators:
Holstein, Otto, 1883-1934
American Geographical Society
Dates:
1925-1926
Size:
425 Photographic prints
68 Copy negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.114
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Photographic prints and copy negatives made by Major Otto Holstein in and around the ruins of Chan Chan, Peru between 1925 and 1926. Some of these photographs were later used by Holstein to illustrate his article publication "Chan-Chan: Capital of the Great Chimu" in the American Geographical Society's publication Geographical Review.

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Creators:
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943
Pepper, George H. (George Hubbard), 1873-1924
Lumholtz, Carl, 1851-1922
Dates:
1898-1902
Size:
588 Photographic prints
190 Copy negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.103
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains photographic prints and copy negatives taken by Ales Hrdlicka in Arizona and Mexico between 1898 and 1902. The majority of the photographs were donated by George Pepper to the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation in 1923. Native communities that Hrdlicka photographed during his research include--Purepecha (Tarasco), Yoeme (Yaqui), Hualapai (Walapai), Havasupai (Coconino), Piipaash (Maricopa), Mojave (Mahave), Tohono O'odham (Papapgo), Quechan (Yuma/Cuchan), Tepecano, Akimel O'odham (Pima), Opata, Cora, Seri, Wixarika (Huichol), Nahua, Otomi and Yoreme (Mayo). Ales Hrdlicka (1869-1943) was born in the Czech Republic moved to the United States in 1881. Hrdlicka became known as the "Father" of Physical Anthropology and worked at the U.S. National Museum (now the National Museum of Natural History).

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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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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1970-2004
Size:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-176
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administration of National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) departments and offices during the tenure of Douglas E. Evelyn, Deputy Director. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, facilities files, project files, meeting minutes, notes, exhibition records, and other f...

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Creators:
United States, Department of the Interior, Reference Service Branch
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Postcard
2 Prints (halftone)
2 Negatives
9 Photographic prints (silver gelatin and albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.75-65
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs that were originally museum items at Homestead National Monument and donated by the Department of the Interior as part of an exchange program. They depict Native American women and girls, Weber Canyon, Old Creek Indian Council House in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, Chief Isparhecher, burial of the dead at Wounded Knee, and the Wyoming Consistory...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Director
Dates:
1994-2003
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-135
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting architectural design, construction and renovation of National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) facilities during the tenure of W. Richard West, Director, 1990- . Materials include correspondence and memoranda, leases and agreements, reports, and other supporting documentation. Facilities ...

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Creators:
Frič, Alberto Vojtěch, 1882-1944
Dates:
circa 1905-1923
Size:
401 Photographs
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.165
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains photographs documenting indigenous peoples photographed by Czech botanist and ethnographer Alberto Vojtech Fric during his expeditions to Central and South America circa 1905-1923.

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Creators:
Barry, D. F. (David Francis), 1854-1934
Dates:
1874-1897
Size:
40 Copy prints (black and white, 8x10 )
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.334
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection includes 40 copy prints of David F. Barry photographs which had been held by David Barry's sister, Matie (Barry) Moore. These were later copied by her brother-in-law Herbert O. Peterson. The copy prints include many of Barry's most famous portraits of Lakota leaders from at the end of the 19th century such as Tatanka Iyotanka (Sitting Bull) [Hunkpapa Lakota (Hunkpapa Sioux)], Rain in the Face (Iromagaja/Ito-na-gaju/Ite-Mahazhu/I-Te-Amaghazhu/Exa-ma-gozua) [Hunkpapa Lakota (Hunkpapa Sioux)], and Chief Gall (Pizi) [Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)], among others.

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Creators:
Howell, Juanita
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Community Life
Howell, Chet
Dates:
1934-1958
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0255
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Mostly newspaper publicity and rodeo programs. 67 full- and half-page sheets from mostly small-town papers, with predominantly local news. The programs for performances at fairs sometimes include agricultural information, what was being judged, and the cash prize amounts. Most of the programs contain advertisements for small-town services and produ...

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Creators:
Douglas, Luther A., 1919-1976
Dates:
April 1964
Size:
195 Color slides
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.393
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 195 slides that were taken by photographer Luther A. Douglas on the Navajo (Diné) Reservation in April of 1964.

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