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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Folklife Programs
Dates:
1976-1985
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-292
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the planning, development, and installation of the exhibition "Celebration: A World of Art and Ritual." This exhibition was created by the Office of Folklife Programs in conjunction with the Renwick Gallery and contained six hundred objects all chosen from the collections of nine Smithsonian ...

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Creators:
Pratt, Richard Henry, 1840-1924
Dates:
circa 1896
Size:
30 contact prints
30 negatives (nitrate)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81I
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs probably made by Richard Henry Pratt and his daughter Nana Pratt on a trip around the United States, circa 1896. They include images of Southwest and Northwest Coast Indians, waterways, dwellings and pueblos, a church, a totem pole, and a town in the Northwest.

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Creators:
Powers, Willow Roberts, 1943-
Leighton, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1908-2007
Murphy, Jane M.
Dates:
2002
Size:
5 Sound cassettes (analog)
2 Folders
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2003-20
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection is comprised of oral history interviews of Dr. Alexander Leighton and Dr. Jane Murphy, conducted by Dr. Willow Powers in 2002 and funded by the Wenner-Gren Foundation's Historical Archives Program. The collection includes recordings of the interviews on 5 audiocassettes, interview transcripts, permission forms, correspondence relati...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services
Dates:
1978
Size:
8 color slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.80-4
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting Maria Martinez of San Ildefonso and her family demonstrating their pottery-making techniques at the Smithsonianʹs Renwick Gallery in Washington, DC. The demonstration was held on March 31, 1978 as part of an exhibit on Pueblo pottery.

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Creators:
Waite, George L.
Dates:
1930
Size:
47 lantern slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2010-12
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of 47 lantern slides, some hand‐colored, that appear to have been made to illustrate a talk by Waite entitled, "Desert Sheiks." Images show Algerian nomadic people, their camps, and activities including animal husbandry, Algerian towns and villages, and views of the Algerian countryside. There are also several images of the ...

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Creators:
Burnette, Robert, 1926-1984
Dates:
circa 1910-1970
Size:
149 copy negatives (circa)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.92-45
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Copies made from a photograph album compiled by Robert Burnett that appears to relate to three periods. A few photographs dated around 1910-1912 were likely received from Burnett's family and depict family members, ranchers, tipis, and people gathered for White River Frontier Days. Other photographs show Burnette and friends while he was in high sc...

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Creators:
Schreter, A. Harvey
Dates:
circa 1985
Size:
1 audio cassette: 90 minutes
18 color slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.85-13
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs and audio recording made by A. Harvey Schreter documenting ceremonies of Jivaro Indians, including the shaman Tukupi. The photographs depict Jivaro Indians, dwellings, basketmaking, a quiver with curare, and members of Schreter's expedition party. Also includes images of sacred falls in Miasal, Ecuador and a map of areas that Schrete...

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Creators:
Capron, Allyn K.
Dates:
n.d
Size:
1 Drawing (graphite and crayon, 26 x 31 cm.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS270078
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The manuscript consists of one drawing executed on an octagonal piece of cardboard, cut from the cover of a book. The drawing depicts a mounted man wearing a headdress and carrying a lance and a shield pursuing a man on foot. The dismounted man has roached hair and carries a bow. He appears to be wearing red front tab leggings and a turkey beard ro...

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Creators:
Williamson, Ray
Dates:
1978
Size:
25 color negatives (35 mm)
29 color slides
24 color prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.79-18
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting Maria Martinez of San Ildefonso and her family demonstrating their pottery-making techniques at the Smithsonianʹs Renwick Gallery in Washington, DC. The demonstration was held on March 31, 1978 as part of an exhibit on Pueblo pottery.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Peters, Sam, 1885-
Morgan, Maggie
Dates:
1914
Size:
40 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2725
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Three Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic texts collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. Maggie Morgan authored "Tiger," which is on pages 1-19 and 5-21 in two notebooks. Sam Peters authored the story of a man who escaped from giants and became a carp (pages 1-2) and another text on homographs and near homographs (pages 3-4).

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