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Dates:
1913
Size:
1 copy negative
1 copy print
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R82-55
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photograph made from a framed print depicting American Indians at groundbreaking ceremonies for Rodman Wanamaker's proposed National Memorial to the First Americans on Staten Island, on February 22, 1913. Included in the image are Cheyenne chief Wooden Leg, Cheyenne chief Two Moons, Rodman Wanamaker, Crow chief Plenty Coups, Crow chief Medicine Cro...

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Creators:
Curtin, Jeremiah, 1835-1906
Tom
Hisekitnutula
Dates:
1889
Size:
71 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1451
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Recorded in J. W. Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages. Contains a vocabulary of Chimariko (pages 241-243), and a series of "Pit River" (probably Achomawi) verbs.

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Creators:
McBeth, Sue L.
Dates:
ca. 1873-1893
Size:
2 Boxes
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2487
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Consists of the following sections: 1. English-Nez Perce vocabulary. 8 pages. Received in Smithsonian Institution, August, 1875. 2. English-Nez Perce dictionary. 735 pages filled with English words but only about 1800 Nez Perce equivalents have been filled in on a total of 405 pages. 3. Vocabulary notes. Principally English-Nez Perce notations; som...

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Creators:
Yarrow, H. C. (Harry Crécy), 1840-1929
Dates:
undated
Size:
1,363 Items (ca. 1363 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2383
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

In three packages average 450 pages each. Boxes 1, 2, and 3. This is marked "Final Manuscript" and is evidently an examination of the report published in 1st Annual Report of Bureau of American Ethnology (1881) and of Bureau of American Ethnology "Introduction" Number 4 (1880). See Yarrow's report to Major Powell dated June 30, 1886 (Bureau of Ame...

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Creators:
Villaalba, Ricardo
Dates:
circa 1865-1875
Size:
1 mounted print (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2000-11
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Studio portrait of an indigenous Peruvian man holding bow and arrows. Upper corners of the carte-de-visite have been rounded, likely for placement in an album.

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Creators:
Wilcox, Ellery Vladimir
Dates:
circa 1900-1947
Size:
21 prints (silver gelatin (including contact prints))
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.83-44
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection largely consists of studio portraits of probably Plains Indians, which were likely made at Wilcox's studio in Scotland, South Dakota. It also includes images of the tombstones of Yankton Dakota Joseph Selwyn (Medicine Cow, ca. 1821-1898), John Pretty Bull (1851-1924), and Feather in Ear (Wiyakaion, d. 1900).

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Swan, James G., 1818-1900
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Dates:
January 15, 1881
Size:
18 Pages
2 Drawings
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2389
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Description of mortuary customs of the Akaskan Indians on Prince of Wales Islands and Tongass, southwestern Alaska, and two drawings of which Swan was an eye witness during his cruise on the U. S. Revenue Steamer Oliver Wolcott in the summer of 1875.

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Creators:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Dates:
1889
Size:
15 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2211
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Geronimo, 1829-1909
Bunten, Roy
Faulk, Odie B.
Dates:
bulk 1904
Size:
2 Letters (and 1 signature)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2000-03
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Geronimo's signature on a small scrap of paper. One letter, authored by Roy Bunten in 1972, describes the signature of Geronimo that he obtained at the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis (also known as the Louisiana Purchase Expedition) for ten cents. The letter describes Geronimo as a prisoner of the U.S. Government, brought to the 1904 Fair from Fort...

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Creators:
National Museum of Canada
Dates:
1893-1926
Size:
61 copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R81N
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting Blackfeet, Cree, Sarsi, Eskimo, and Chukchi people, as well as boats, interiors of igloos, and a camp. Many of the photographs are studio portraits. One series was made by Diamond Jenness on Little Diomede Island in 1926 and another by R. M. Anderson on the Canadian Arctic Expedition, 1913-1916. Photographers represented in th...

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