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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:
National Museum of American History. Office of Curatorial Affairs
Dates:
1984-1997
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-113
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Lonnie G. Bunch, Associate Director of the Office of Curatorial Affairs, which document his role as project manager for the planning, development, and production of the exhibition "Land of Promise: America in the 19th Century" and related programs at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). ...

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Creators:
Jennerson, Horace G.
Bratley, J. H. (Jesse H.)
Dates:
bulk circa 1887-1902
circa 1887-1940
Size:
1 Linear foot
28 Glass plate negatives
30 Photographic prints
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.224
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains photographs was shot circa 1887-1899 by Jesse Hasting Bratley and Horace G. Jennerson while they served as teachers on the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Reservations.

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Creators:
Litto, Gertrude
Dates:
1958-1980
bulk 1970-1972
Size:
10 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.021
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Gertrude Litto Collection, located in the Cultural Resource Center of the National Museum of the American Indian, contains the manuscript, notes and images for her book South American Folk Pottery. Her manuscript, notes and photos record the methods and products of Native potters in Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Chile.

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Creators:
Mekeel, H. Scudder (Haviland Scudder), 1902-1947
Dates:
undated
Size:
104 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7088
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes brief introductory statement of author's theory concerning the acculturation problems of Indians; chronologically arranged ethnographic study of Dakota Indian reservation life in the White Clay District of Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota; and current opinions as well as reminiscences about past Dakota history, customs, religion, kinsh...

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Creators:
Atkinson, Reginald Noel, 1897-
Dates:
1943
Size:
20 Pages
14 Gelatin silver prints
1 Map (hand-drawn )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4515A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Copy of "The Artifacts of the Okanagan Indians in British Columbia and Washington State," paper presented by Reginald Noel Atkinson of Penticton, British Columbia, before the Okanagan Society for the Revival of Indian Arts and Crafts meeting, held on January 18, 1943 in Oliver, British Columbia. Also includes transcript of discussions of the paper,...

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Dates:
April 23-August 27, 2006
Size:
1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-076
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition of New Orleans photographer J. Nash Porter's portraits of the Mardi Gras Indians, capturing them at close range and documenting their "true essence" and "cultural flavor" from an insider's point of view. The exhibit, held at the museum from April 23, 2006 - October 15, 2006, featured more than 40 images documenting the rich tradition of New Orleans' Mardi Gras Indians including the construction of suits (handmade costumes), practices, second liners, and other participants in this urban folk street ritual. On display also were full Mardi Gras Indian suits and beaded patches. For more than 35 years, Porter (1942-2007) documented the masking traditions and community support of the Black Mardi Gras Indians. These records include correspondence and video footage.

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Creators:
Horter, Earl, 1881-1940
Dates:
1912-1985
Size:
2 Items (partial microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.hortearl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters to Horter regarding American Indian artifacts for his collection and to Mrs. Horter from the Pierre Matisse Gallery regarding the sale of paintings from the Horter collection; a note from Arthur B. Carles to Mrs. Horter regarding the Horter memorial exhibition; photographs of Horter, an exhibition, several views of unidentified men, and a s...

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Creators:
Woolworth, Alan R.
Weslager, C.A.
Witthoft, John, 1921-1993
Swauger, James Lee
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Dates:
1824-1992
bulk 1950-1982
Size:
10.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1994-30
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

To a considerable degree, the James H. Howard papers consist of manuscript copies of articles, book, speeches, and reviews that document his professional work in anthropology, ethnology, ethnohistory, archeology, linguistics, musicology, and folklore between 1950 and 1982. Among these are a few unpublished items. Notes are relatively scant, there being somewhat appreciable materials for the Chippewa, Choctaw, Creek, Dakota, Omaha, Ponca, Seminole, and Shawnee. The chief field materials represented in the collection are sound recordings and photographs, but many of the latter are yet to be unidentified. A series of color photographs of Indian artifacts in folders are mostly identified and represent the extensive American Indian Cultural collection of costumes and artifacts that Howard acquired and created. Other documents include copies of papers and other research materials of colleagues. There is very little original material related to archeological work in the collection and that which is present concerns contract work for the Lone State Steel Company.

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Creators:
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005
Dates:
1870-1880
Size:
63 Tintypes
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4391
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The material includes 4 tintypes and ambrotypes (on glass) in daguerreotype cases. 1 album containing 34 tintypes and small cardboard pictures. 1 album containing 25 tintypes and small cardboard pictures. Subjects unidentified (no names.) The pictures are mainly by Caledonia, Ontario photographers.

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