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Creators:
Hosmer, George L. (George Leonard), 1874-1935
Dates:
circa 1901, 1915, 1930
Size:
134 Negatives (circa, glass)
1 Print (silver gelatin)
1 Print (platinum)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.92-48
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made during the 1901 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Eclipse Expedition to Sumatra; some were possibly made in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). They include images of people, houses and other buildings, animals, boats, roads, villages, agriculture (including terracing), rickshaws, and plants. Also included are an image of animal hides drying...

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Creators:
Folkmar, Daniel, 1861-1932
Dates:
circa 1903-1907
Size:
3 Negatives (glass)
400 Negatives (circa, nitrate)
50 Prints (circa, silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.105
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Daniel Folkmar documenting Philippine people, villages, and agricultural practices. The collection also includes a series of images documenting a religious (Catholic) procession. The photographs were probably made during Folkmar's time with the Philippine Civil Service, 1903-1907. Some photographs relate to Folkmar's manuscript ...

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Creators:
Sherman, Penoyer L., Jr
Dates:
1900
Size:
37 Negatives (glass)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.138
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Penoyer Levi Sherman for the Pan American Exposition in Buffalo, New York. Most document school buildings in Manila, though there are also images of a roof being raised, demolition of the outer walls of Manila, and rope making. A group portrait depicts native teachers in Manila.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
Dates:
circa 1886
Size:
5 Mounted prints (albumen)
7 Prints (cyanotype)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2004-03
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes images of We'wha (Zuni) spinning wool, setting up a loom, and weaving a blanket at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. The photographs were probably made as part of a demonstration commissioned by Matilda Coxe Stevenson or the Bureau of American Ethnology.

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Creators:
Pennington, William M.
Dates:
circa 1915-1925
Size:
11 Platinum prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.82-2
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting Navajo people, including individual portraits and images of Navajos in the desert with horses and a hogan.

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Creators:
Choate, J. N. (John N.), 1848-1902
Dates:
circa 1879-1902
Size:
1,200 Negatives (circa, glass)
16 Printing plates (copper)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-12
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs by John N. Choate mostly documenting the United States Indian School in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The images include portraits of students, parents, staff and other visitors, as well as interior and exterior images of the school, buildings, and classrooms. Choate also had a thriving commercial practice outside of the Indian School, produc...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
Dates:
circa 1870s-1930
Size:
2,600 Prints (circa, silver gelatin and platinum)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.85
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The bulk of the collection consists of photographs made from glass negatives collected and produced by the Bureau of American Ethnology. These photographs include portraits and field photographs by photographers and anthropologists, most associated with the BAE, including Alexander Gardner, William Henry Jackson, John K. Hillers, DeLancey Gill, C. ...

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Creators:
Underwood & Underwood
Keystone View Company
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Community Life
Owen, Mary June
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Dates:
circa 1910
Size:
24 Items
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0495
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection established to consolidate miscellaneous stereographs transferred from other Smithsonian units and other sources. Currently the group contains 25 cards.

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Dates:
circa 1900
Size:
18 Negatives (glass)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-26F
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of baskets in the collection of Charles P. Wilcomb. They include Pomo baskets and baskets of the people of Tulare County. The photographs may have been made by a Smithsonian photographer.

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Creators:
United States. Panama Canal Commission
Panama Canal Company
Dates:
1903-circa 1939
Size:
6 Cubic feet (41 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1116
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of 719 negatives on various subjects relating to the building of the Panama Canal and the U.S. presence there until the late 1930s.

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