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Creators:
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio)
Dates:
1915-1955
Size:
464.34 Cubic Feet ((426 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0428
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection consists of reports and other documents on a variety of aviation-related topics, including general science (aeronautics, physics, chemistry, etc); military air service personnel, organization, and equipment for both US and foreign air forces; as well as operations, and so on. Information on foreign services and equipment is usually f...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Hester, Agnes
Morrison, William
Wapatchee, Andrew
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Dates:
1935-1936
Size:
64 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3397
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Rupert House Cree texts and notes collected by Truman Michelson in 1935 and 1936 at James Bay in Canada. Michelson obtained vocabulary and an English translation of a story from Andrew Wapatchee in 1935, most likely while at Rupert House (Waskaganish). He collected additional notes and texts in 1936 from William Morrison and Agnes Hester while at M...

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Creators:
Frachtenberg, Leo Joachim, 1883-1930
Hudson, Mary
Hartless, William
Selkeah, Louise
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Dates:
1913, 1914
Size:
23 Volumes
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1923
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: 1923-a Kalapuya Texts, Mary's River dialect. Interlinear English translation. William Hartless, Grace Wheeler, informants, 13 volumes, ca. 680 pages, total. The first ten pages of volume 4 consist of a Kwalhioqua (Wilapa) vocabulary and a short text. These were recopied and reorganized in National Anthropological Archives manuscript 4797,...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Shawata, Frank
Dates:
undated
Size:
209 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2651
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Thirteen stories handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text collected by Truman Michelson. Six of the texts are by Frank Shawata, the younger brother of Alfred Kiyana. The translated titles of Shawata's texts are "Rabbit," "Beaver," "Fox," "Those who had power," "Wildcat," and "Mouse." The remaining seven texts are by an unidentified writer. The t...

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Creators:
Chamberlain, Montague
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Paul, James
Paul, Mary
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Dates:
1880
Size:
112 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS13
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes letter of transmittal. St John, New Brunswick. December 13, 1880. Autograph letter signed. 1 page. Recorded in Schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages, 1877. Includes brief explanatory notes and ethnological remarks, also the text of "Story of the man the Bear gens take their name from," with English ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
1937-1942, 1980-1981, 2002-2003
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-124
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of scripts for various "The World is Yours" radio shows broadcast by the National Broadcasting Company, Inc. radio network. A joint project of the Smithsonian Institution, U.S. Department of the Interior Office of Education, and the Works Progress Administration, the half-hour programs aired once a week on topics r...

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Creators:
Sakihtanohkweha, 1875-1957
Peters, Sam, 1885-
Peters, Jim, 1866-
Papakie, Charlie
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Dates:
undated
Size:
2.08 Linear feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2794
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Large collection of stories handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by various authors. These were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The writers include Alfred Kiyana, Jack Bullard, C.H. Chuck, Bill Leaf, Sakihtanohkweha (Mrs. Bill Leaf), Joe Tesson Jr., Shapochiwa, Harry Lincoln, Jim Peters, Sam Peters, Charles Papakie, Lucy Lasley, and...

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Creators:
Oishi, Mamoru, 1918-1993
Dates:
circa 1941-1962
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1420
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection includes a photograph album containing photographs documenting Oishi's experiences as a Japanese American soldier during World War II and his time with the Military Intelligence Service; identification cards; maps and guidebooks; booklets issued to soldiers; language dictionaries; and miscellany.

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Dates:
circa 1868
Size:
2 Prints (color, woodblock, 13 x 35 inches and 19 x 26 inches.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1988-28
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection is comprised of two color woodblock print Japanese maps from circa 1868. The first map (13x 35 inches) is entitled "Ōshu Matsushima Shiogama z̲e̲n̲z̲u̲" and depicts Matsushima-Shiogama in Miyagi Prefecture circa 1806. An English caption title reads "Matsushima (about 130 years ago - 1806)" and is affixed on the lower margin of the b...

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Creators:
Wendell, Evert, 1681-1750
Dates:
circa 1700-1709
Size:
5 copy negatives (acetate)
5 copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R81R
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of pages from Evert Wendell's record book of his transactions with American Indians. The photographs highlight Wendell's drawings of Cayuga, Seneca, Miami, and Souveno Indians with whom he worked, including identifying markings such as tattoos, ear ornaments, and hairdressing. The collection also includes catalog cards prepared by Willi...

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