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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Murdock, Joseph
Abraham, Alice
Dates:
1929, 1967
Size:
98 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1772
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Truman Michelson conducted research among the Kickapoo in 1929 in Shawnee, Oklahoma. During this time, he worked with Joseph Murdock, a Mexican Kickapoo and former student at Carlisle Indian Industrial School. This collection contains legends in Kickapoo syllabary collected by Michelson from Murdock. The collection also partial interlineal English ...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Bullard, Jack
Young Bear, George
Dates:
1926
Size:
153 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2677
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Two texts in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary handwritten by Jack Bullard and English translations by George Young Bear. The texts by Bullard are "Meshkwihowa" and "Little River blessed by Wisahkeha." The English translations are for pages 2-67 of "Little River blessed by Wisahkeha" and for a "Pinash bundle" text in MS 2696.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Leaf, Bill
Poweshiek, Ida
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Dates:
1928
undated
Size:
264 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2720
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Nine Meskwaki (Fox) syallabic texts, eight of which are by Alfred Kiyana and one by Bill Leaf, with English translations by Ida Poweshiek. These were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The texts by Kiyana are: Red stone pipe; Youths who were friends; The summer hunters; When people killed one that was a manitou; The cowardly man; The man ...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Martin, John
Allan, William
Smallboy, Harvey, 1879-1947
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Dates:
1935 summer
Size:
16 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3401
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Notebook (labelled "1935 VI") containing Albany Ojibwa notes and Weenusk (Winusk) Cree text collected by Truman Michelson during his field research in the region of James Bay and Hudson Bay in 1935. Michelson obtained Albany Ojibwa vocabulary and ethnological notes from John Martin, with William Allan, a Cree speaker, serving as an interpreter. The...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Allan, William
Fletcher, John
Smallboy, Harvey, 1879-1947
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Dates:
1936
Size:
1 Notebook (177 pages and 72 loose pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3414
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Notebook (labelled 1936-I) containing phonetic transcriptions of Harvey Smallboy's Moose Cree syllabic texts in Manuscript 3398. The transcriptions are based on readings by Smallboy and William Allan. On the last page of the notebook are ethnological notes from John Fletcher. There are also loose pages with vocabulary from the texts and notes on Mo...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 25-July 5, 1992
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1992
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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Creators:
Chow, Fong
Carney, Margaret, 1949-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2002 February 6
Size:
27 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.chow02
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Fong Chow conducted February 6, 2002, by Margaret Carney, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Chow's home, in New York, N.Y.

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Creators:
Moore College of Art and Design
Dates:
1850-1990
Size:
7 microfilm reels (Records)
1990 panel discussion: 1 video cassette + 2 sound cassettes
Collection ID:
AAA.moorcoll
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Business records, scrapbooks, printed material, photographs, and a video and related sound recordings.

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Creators:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Waring, Frank H., 1925-
Dates:
1912-1997
Size:
4 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0895
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents transportation analyst, consultant and planner Frank H. Waring and his consulting firm The Waring Group, Inc.

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Whitney, Joel E. (Joel Emmons), 1822-1886
Zimmerman, Charles A., 1844-1909
Dates:
circa 1864-1865
Size:
4 cartes-de-viste (card photographs)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.098
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection consists of four cartes-de-visite portraits of Native American men involved in the Dakota War of 1862. Individuals were photographed by Joel Emmons Whitney between approximately 1864 and 1865. Reprints of these cartes-de-visite were later sold by Whitney and Charles Alfred Zimmerman in their St. Paul, Minnesota studio throughout the...

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