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George Eastman House copies of photographs of American Indians

Collector:
George Eastman House  Search this
Photographer:
Alvord, Kellogg, & Campbell  Search this
Bell & Bro. (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Boorne & May  Search this
Boyd and Braas  Search this
Caswell & Davy  Search this
Central Pacific Railroad Company  Search this
Continent Stereoscopic Company  Search this
E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm)  Search this
Henry L. Shepard & Co.  Search this
Ingersoll View Company  Search this
Keystone View Company  Search this
Kilburn Brothers  Search this
Liberty Brand Stereo Views  Search this
Littleton View Co.  Search this
Lovejoy & Foster  Search this
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Whitney & Zimmerman  Search this
Wilson & Havens  Search this
Woodward Stereoscopic Company, of Rochester, New York  Search this
Barker, George, 1844-1894  Search this
Beaman, Edward O.  Search this
Bennett, G. C., 1846-1915  Search this
Bennett, H. H. (Henry Hamilton), 1843-1908  Search this
Bierstadt, Charles, 1819-1903  Search this
Bonine, Elias A., 1843-1916  Search this
Brown, William Henry, 1844-1886  Search this
Brubaker, Christian B. (of Marquette, Michigan)  Search this
Buehman, Henry, 1851-1912  Search this
Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison)  Search this
Chase, D. B. (Dana B.)  Search this
Childs, B. F. (Brainard F.), ca. 1841-1921  Search this
Conklin, E (Enoch)  Search this
Cross, W. R. (William R.)  Search this
Goff, O. S. (Orlando Scott), 1843-1917  Search this
Harris, George H.  Search this
Haynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921  Search this
Ingersoll, T. W. (Truman Ward), 1862-1922  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
Jacoby, W. H. (William H.), 1841-1905  Search this
Jarvis, J. F. (John F.), b. 1850  Search this
Jones, James  Search this
Kent, J. H.  Search this
Lingley, B. L.  Search this
Morrow, Stanley J.  Search this
Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904  Search this
O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882  Search this
Pratt, D. C.  Search this
Rinehart, F. A. (Frank A.)  Search this
Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909  Search this
Smillie, T. W. (Thomas William), 1843-1917  Search this
Upton, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin)  Search this
Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916  Search this
Zimmerman, Charles A., 1844-1909  Search this
Depicted:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895  Search this
Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886  Search this
Names:
Barnard, George N., 1819-1902  Search this
Publisher:
Forsyth, N. A. (Norman A.), 1869-1949  Search this
Extent:
248 Negatives (circa, 35mm)
248 copy prints (circa)
Culture:
Kiowa Indians -- depicted  Search this
Cheyenne Indians -- depicted  Search this
Tuscarora Indians -- depicted  Search this
Sarsi Indians -- depicted  Search this
Hunkpapa Indians -- depicted  Search this
Ojibwa Indians -- depicted  Search this
Winnebago Indians -- depicted  Search this
Taos Indians -- depicted  Search this
Duwamish Indians -- depicted  Search this
Kickapoo Indians -- depicted  Search this
Modoc Indians -- depicted  Search this
Apache Indians -- depicted  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Ute Indians -- depicted  Search this
Hopi Indians -- depicted  Search this
Zuni Indians -- depicted  Search this
Arapaho Indians -- depicted  Search this
Comanche Indians -- depicted  Search this
Sihasapa Indians -- depicted  Search this
Paiute Indians -- depicted  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Chiricahua Indians -- depicted  Search this
Navajo Indians -- depicted  Search this
Dakota Indians -- depicted  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives
Copy prints
Place:
Yosemite National Park (Calif.)
Washington (D.C.)
Florida
Yellowstone National Park
Colorado
Date:
mid-19th - early 20th century
Scope and Contents note:
Copies of photogaphs selected from the George Eastman House collection by Bureau of American Ethnology archivist Margaret Blaker in 1962. Many of the photographs are individual or group portraits of American Indians and some highlight pottery, baskets, and cradleboards. There are also images of American Indian dwellings, including tipis and hogans; pueblos; dances; and an encampment during the Modoc War and Plains Indian prisoners at Fort Marion, Florida (1870s).

Expedition photos in the collection were made on T. O. Selfridgeʹs Darien Expedition (1870-1871), the Wheeler surveys (1871-1874), and the Hayden Geological Survey (1871). The collection also includes portraits of Frederick Douglass, Sitting Bull, and John A. Logan; and images from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show; Company F of New York's 140th Volunteer Infantry; and the Smithsonian in Washington, DC.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot R79
Reproduction Note:
Copy negatives made by George Eastman House, 1962.
Copy prints made by the Smithsonian, 1962-1963.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives holds vintage prints for many of the photographs copied in this collection, including in Photo lot 4501, Photo Lot 4605, and Photo Lot 90-1.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
The images were acquired for reference purposes and cannot be reproduced. Copies may be obtained from George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film.
Topic:
Pottery  Search this
Dwellings  Search this
Soldiers -- depicted  Search this
Baskets  Search this
Dance  Search this
Citation:
Photo lot R79, George Eastman House copies of photographs of American Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.R79
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-r79

John O'Leary photographs of Mesquakie-Cheyenne ceremony

Creator:
OʹLeary, John  Search this
Extent:
18 polaroid prints (18 Polaroid color prints)
Culture:
Fox Indians -- depicted  Search this
Cheyenne Indians -- depicted  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Polaroid prints
Photographs
Date:
1977
Scope and Contents note:
Copies of photographs depicting Mesquakie and Cheyenne Indians at a ceremony on Labor Day, September 5, 1977. Most of the individuals pictured have been identified by O'Leary.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 81-72
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs by O'Leary can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot R74-12.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 81-72, John O'Leary photographs of Mesquakie-Cheyenne ceremony, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-72
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-81-72

Photographs of Gay Head Indians of Martha's Vineyard

Extent:
77 copy prints
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Gay Head Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Copy prints
Photographs
Portraits
Place:
Massachusetts
Martha's Vineyard (Mass.)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting Gay Head Indians including portraits as well as images of people at Martha's Vineyard Beach, in boats, near their homes, and on or around trains. Many of the copies were made from case photographs. The collection also includes photocopies of the original photographs with identifications by Gale Huntington, a lifetime resident of Martha's Vineyard.
Biographical/Historical note:
The Gay Head Indians resided in the Martha's Vineyard region as early as 1642. The tribe continues to remain relatively isolated and maintains strong tribal identity, partly due to its reservation location on the extreme western peninsular point of the Vineyard and strict tribal membership laws.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot R81-51
Reproduction Note:
Copy prints made by Smithsonian Institution, 1981.
General note:
Historical background published in Laura E. Conkey, Ethel Boissevain, and Ives Goddard, "Indians of Southern New England and Long Island: Late Period," Handbook of North American Indians, vol. 15, Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1978.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
This copy collection has been obtained for reference purposes only. Contact the repository for terms of use and access.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Portraits
Citation:
Photo lot R81-51, Photographs of Gay Head Indians of Martha's Vineyard, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.R81-51
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-r81-51

Gary Auerbach portraits of Native American people

Creator:
Auerbach, Gary  Search this
Extent:
44 Prints (platinum)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Kickapoo Indians  Search this
Taos Indians  Search this
Isleta Indians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Assiniboine Indians  Search this
Delaware Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Tohono O'Odham Indians  Search this
Mescalero Indians  Search this
Siouan Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Chelly, Canyon de (Ariz.)
Taos Pueblo (N.M.)
Date:
1992-2003
Scope and Contents note:
The collection contains individual and group portraits of Native American people. Tribal affiliations include Apache, Arapaho, Assiniboine, Delaware, Isleta, Kickapoo, Mescalero Apache, Navajo, San Carlos Apache, Sioux, Taos, and Tohono O'odham. There are also includes images of weavers, dancers, tipis, Canyon de Chelly, Taos Pueblo, and Taos cemetery, as well as a self-portrait of Gary Auerbach. Also included is one autostereoscopic multidimensional platinum print. Additionally, the collection contains Auerbach's book, We Walk In Beauty, which pairs the portraits with excerpts of interviews that Auerbach conducted with the individuals, and promotional materials including exhibit announcements and catalogs.
Arrangement:
The collection is organized into two series: 1. Photographs, and 2. Printed material.
Biographical Note:
Following a career as a chiropractor, Gary Auerbach became a professional photographer in 1991. Concerned about the long-term permanence of his photographs, Auerbach taught himself the platinum printing process. From 1992 to 2003, Auerbach made portraits of a number of Native American people, also asking each individual a series of biographical questions. He published the photographs and short biographies in his book, We Walk in Beauty.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 2004-13
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use and access.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 2004-13, Gary Auerbach portraits of Native American people, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.2004-13
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Gary Auerbach portraits of Native American people
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-2004-13
Additional Online Media:

Henry Niese photographs of Thunderbird Pow Wow, University of Maryland Indian Awareness Week, and Turkey Tayac

Creator:
Niese, Henry  Search this
Names:
Proctor, Philip Piscataway, 1895-1978  Search this
Extent:
10 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Piscataway Indians  Search this
Winnebago Indians  Search this
Comanche Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Date:
1974-1975, 1978
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting Winnebago and Piscataway Indians at various gatherings. The collection includes images of two Winnebago boys dancing at the August 1974 Thunderbird Pow Wow in Oakland, New Jersey, as well as photographs of Turkey Tayac (Philip Proctor), Jenice Bigbee, and Mark Tayac, made for University of Maryland Indian Awareness Week in March 1975. There are also informal portraits of Turkey Tayac and a group of Piscataway Indians, made in April 1978.
Biographical/Historical note:
Henry Niese is a painter, photographer, teacher, and founder of the Eagle Voice Center in Glenelg, Maryland. He graduated from The Cooper Union and Columbia University and taught in the Art Department at the University of Maryland (1969-1996). He also wrote "The Man Who Knew the Medicine," a memoir about his experience learning traditional medicine ways from Bill Schweigman Eagle Feather, Lakota Sun Dance chief and medicine man.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 81-47, NAA Photo Lot 75-49
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs of Turkey Tayac can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot R79-22 and Photo Lot 79-45.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
This collection available for reference only. Permission to copy or publish must be granted by Henry Niese.
Topic:
Powwows  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 81-47, Henry Niese photographs of Thunderbird Pow Wow, University of Maryland Indian Awareness Week, and Turkey Tayac, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-47
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-81-47

Beaded Bag 1

Collector:
Mary Ellen M. Giles  Search this
Donor Name:
Mrs. Ruby B. Goodson  Search this
Culture:
Cherokee  Search this
Northeast Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Bag
Place:
Not Given, Patrick County, Virginia, United States, North America
Accession Date:
22 Jan 1974
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
309810
USNM Number:
E416333-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3924890a0-d829-4fda-b40b-14854698d87d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8447767
Additional Online Media:

Sash

Donor Name:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Culture:
Algonquin  Search this
Northeast Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Sash
Place:
Woodlands (Northeast), United States / Canada, North America
Accession Date:
20 Mar 1931
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
113605
USNM Number:
E358246-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/398dce655-d3fd-4c9d-8ce3-4f4a7e5c5019
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8404852
Additional Online Media:

Moccasins, Pr

Collector:
Capt. Joseph G. Bruff  Search this
Gov William F. Arny  Search this
Donor Name:
Mrs. Joseph G. Bruff  Search this
Culture:
Sioux  Search this
Northeast Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Moccasin
Place:
Plains Northern, United States, North America
Accession Date:
28 Aug 1889
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
022308
USNM Number:
E130799-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/305219be0-e538-44f6-b757-a42a56b8ac78
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8336938
Additional Online Media:

Charles Milton Bell photographs of American Indians

Creator:
Bell, C. M. (Charles Milton), approximately 1849-1893  Search this
Names:
Joseph (Nez Percé Chief), 1840-1904  Search this
Lean Wolf.  Search this
Parker, Quanah, 1845?-1911  Search this
Plenty Coups Chief of the Crows, 1848-1932  Search this
Red Cloud, 1822-1909  Search this
Spotted Tail, 1823-1881  Search this
Extent:
340 copy prints (circa)
3 Prints (albumen)
333 glass negatives (wet plate collodion and dry gelatin)
69 copy negatives
Culture:
Piegan Indians  Search this
Sauk Indians  Search this
Seminole Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Sisseton Indians  Search this
Spokane Indians  Search this
Wichita Indians  Search this
Winnebago Indians  Search this
Yakama Indians  Search this
Yanktonai Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Oto Indians  Search this
Osage Indians  Search this
Kickapoo Indians  Search this
Kansa Indians  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Kiowa Apache Indians  Search this
Oglala Indians  Search this
Nez Percé Indians  Search this
Omaha Indians  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Cherokee Indians  Search this
Brulé Indians  Search this
Assiniboine Indians  Search this
Arikara Indians  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Hunkpapa Indians  Search this
Iowa Indians  Search this
Paloos Indians  Search this
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Hidatsa Indians  Search this
Fox Indians  Search this
Delaware Indians  Search this
Crow Indians  Search this
Comanche Indians  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Copy prints
Prints
Glass negatives
Copy negatives
Photographs
Date:
circa 1874-1890
Scope and Contents note:
Portraits of American Indians made by Charles Milton Bell in his Washington, DC studio. Depicted individuals include Red Cloud, Oglala; Spotted Tail, Brule; Quanah Parker, Comanche; Nawat, Arapaho; Scabby Bull, Arapaho; Wolf Robe, Cheyenne; D. W. Bushyhead, Cherokee; John Jumper, Seminole; Plenty Coups, Crow; Rushing Bear, Arikara; Gall, Hunkpapa; John Grass, Sihasapa; Lean Wolf, Hidatsa; Chief Joseph, Nez Perce; and Lone Wolf, Kiowa; as well as people associated with Pawnee Bill's Wild West Show. The collection also includes copies of some images by other photographers, including G. G. Rockwood and F. T. Cummins.
Biographical/Historical note:
Charles Milton Bell (circa 1849-1893) was the youngest member of a family of photographers that operated a studio in Washington, DC, from around 1860-1874. Charles Milton Bell established his own studio on Pennsylvania Avenue in 1873 and it rapidly became one of the leading photography studios in the city. Bell developed the patronage of Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden, who sent American Indian visitors to the studio to have their portraits made. Bell also made photographs of Indians for the Department of the Interior and the Bureau of American Ethnology.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 80, NAA MS 4661
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Copy prints previously filed in MS 4661 have been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 80. These are also copy prints of Bell negatives that were acquired from Boyce and form part of this collection.
Additional C. M. Bell photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 4420, Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 60, Photo Lot 81-44, Photo lot 87-2P, and Photo Lot 90-1.
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Charles Milton Bell photographs of American Indians, circa 1874-1890
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Salish Indians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 80, Charles Milton Bell photographs of American Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.80
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-80

Joseph C. Farber photographs of American Indian life

Creator:
Farber, Joseph C., 1903-  Search this
Names:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) -- Exhibitions.  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Gorman, R. C. (Rudolph Carl), 1932-  Search this
Extent:
6,000 contact prints (circa 6000 contact prints (proof sheets))
6,000 acetate negatives (circa)
8 color transparencies
1,000 Items (circa 1000 enlarged prints: silver gelatin (some mounted for exhibition))
Culture:
Arctic peoples  Search this
Piegan Indians  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Taos Indians  Search this
Quinault Indians  Search this
Tlingit Indians  Search this
Pima Indians  Search this
Tewa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Lummi Indians  Search this
Haida Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Kootenai Indians  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Mohave Indians  Search this
Mikasuki Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Blackfoot Confedera  Search this
Chehalis Indians  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Athapascan Indians  Search this
Cocopa Indians  Search this
Comanche Indians  Search this
Cherokee Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Acoma Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Contact prints
Acetate negatives
Color transparencies
Photographs
Place:
North Carolina
New York
New Mexico
Montana
South Dakota
Oklahoma
Arizona
California
Florida
Minnesota
Alaska
Alberta
Washington (State)
Barrow, Point (Alaska)
Yuma County (Ariz.)
Taos (N.M.)
Date:
circa 1970-1975
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made as part of Joseph C. Farber's project to document modern American Indian everyday life. Represented tribes include the Acoma, Apache, Blackfoot, Chehalis, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Chippewa, Cocopa, Dakota, Eskimo, Haida, Kiowa, Kutenai, Lummi, Mohave, Mohawk, Navaho, Northern Athabascan, Onandaga, Pima, Pueblo, Quinalt, Seminole, Taos, Tlingit, and Zuni. Subject coverage is broad and varies from tribe to tribe. Included are portraits, as well as totem poles, carving, weaving, pottery, painitng, landscapes, boats and canoes, ceremonial regalia, camps, classes and vocational training, homes and traditional dwellings, construction projects, rodeos and powwows, dances, industries (including lumber), herding and ranching, agriculture, stores and storefronts, cliff dwellings, parades, crab cleaning, fishing, games, health care, legal processes, music, office work, sewing, vending, and a funeral. There are also photographs of R. C. Gorman (and a letter from Gorman to Farber) and Fritz Shoulder (some in color).

Farber's travels included Alaska (Point Barrow, Dead Horse, Glacier Bay, Haines, Hoona, Hydaberg, Ketchikan, Mount McKinley, Prudhoe Bay, Saxman, and Sitka); Alberta (Blackfeet Reservation); Arizona (Canyon de Chelly, Cocopa Reservation, Flagstaff, Kayenta, Monument Valley, Pima Reservation, Quechan Reservation, Mojave Reservation, and Yuma); California (Alcatraz, Oakland, and San Francisco); Florida (Big Cypress Reservation; Miccosukee Reservation); Minnesota (Minneapolis and Nett Lake); Montana (Northern Cheyenne Reservation); New Mexico (Acoma, Gallup, Navajo Forest, Picuris, Puye, San Ildefonso, Santa Clara, Santa Fe, Taos, San Ildefonso, Santa Clara, and Tesuque); New York (New York City and Onandaga Reservation); North Carolina (Cherokee Reservation); Oklahoma (Anadarko, Apache, Lawton, Stilwell, and Tahlequah); South Dakota (Rosebud and Wounded Knee); and Washington (Lummi Reservation, Nisqually River, Puyallup River, and Quinalt Reservation).
Biographical/Historical note:
Joseph C. Farber (1903-1994) was a successful New York businessman and professional photographer. He studied with Edward Steichen at the New York Camera Club in the 1920s. The prints in this collection resulted from a five-year project that involved travelling to Indian communities throughout the United States to document modern American Indian life. The project resulted in a book, Native Americans: 500 Years After (1975), as well as exhibits, including one in the National Museum of Natural History in 1976-1977.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 78-1, NAA ACC 95-3
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Farber's photographs, previously located in Photo Lot 95-3 have been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 78-1. These photographs were also made by Joseph C. Farber and form part of this collection.
The National Museum of American History Archives Center holds the Joseph Farber Papers and Photographs, circa 1962-1990.
See others in:
Joseph C. Farber photographs of American Indian life, circa 1970-1974
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Photographs published in Farber's books still under copyright. Reproduction permission from artist's estate.
Topic:
Dwellings  Search this
Vocational education  Search this
Canoes and canoeing  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Dance  Search this
Powwows  Search this
Rodeos  Search this
Building  Search this
handicrafts  Search this
Totem poles  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Livestock  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 78-1, Joseph C. Farber photographs of American Indian life, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.78-1
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-78-1

MS 935 Comparative vocabulary of Winnebago, Omaha, Ponka, and Dakota

Creator:
Williamson, Thomas S. (Thomas Smith), 1800-1879  Search this
Addressee:
Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878  Search this
Extent:
34 Pages
Culture:
Dakota Indians  Search this
Omaha Indians  Search this
Siouan Indians  Search this
Winnebago Indians  Search this
Ponka  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Ponca Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
March 19, 1868
Scope and Contents:
With grammatical notes and letter of transmittal to Joseph Henry. Autograph letter signed. 2 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 935
Local Note:
autograph document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 935, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS935
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms935

Outdoor photographic portraits

Photographer:
Ferrar, Dick  Search this
Extent:
33 Items (35 mm. color slides )
Culture:
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Osage Indians  Search this
Shawnee Indians  Search this
Comanche Indians  Search this
Pima Indians  Search this
Ponca Indians  Search this
Kickapoo Indians  Search this
Kiowa Apache Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
July, 1970
Scope and Contents:
Photos relate to portraits of Cherokee, Cheyenne, Comanche, Kickapoo, Kiowa, Kiowa-Apache, Osage, Pima, Ponca, and Shawnee participants in the Smithsonian Institution American Folk Life Festival, Washington, D. C., July, 1970. Identification supplied by James Boon, Center for the Study of Man, Smithsonian Institution, who accompanied the photographer.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4968
Local Note:
Black and white prints made, filed negative Numbers 57,096-57,125.
Filed: Slides file, by tribe.
Topic:
Plains Apache  Search this
Pima (Akimel O'odham)  Search this
Pima (Akimel O'odham)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Slides (photographs)
Citation:
Manuscript 4968, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4968
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4968

MS 3272 Copy of a letter concerning the relationship between the Shawnee, Illinois, Miami, and Delaware languages

Author:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Extent:
1 Page
Culture:
Shawnee Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
July 5, 1888
Scope and Contents:
Copy is in Gatschet's hand. Recepient not recorded- salutation reads, "Dear Professor." Mentions existence of linguistic relationship between the Shawnee, Illinois, Miami, and Delaware.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3272
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3272, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3272
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3272

MS 2251-c The Historical Relation of the Tchalakagi, as remembered by William Greyfeather

Collector:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Creator:
Greyfeather, William  Search this
Extent:
26 Pages
Culture:
Shawnee Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2251-c
Local Note:
Also three duplicate pages.
Citation:
Manuscript 2251-c, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2251C
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2251c

MS 2257 Peoria, Miami and Wea, Shawno comparative vocabulary

Collector:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Extent:
9 Pages
Culture:
Shawnee Indians  Search this
Miami Indians  Search this
Peoria Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2257
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Illinois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2257, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2257
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2257
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MS 2260 Extracts from documents in the Dominion Archives regarding Tecumseh and related correspondence

Creator:
Library and Archives Canada  Search this
Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief, 1768-1813  Search this
Elliott, Matthew, approximately 1739-1814  Search this
Gurd, Norman S., 1870-1943  Search this
Extent:
6 Pages
Culture:
Shawnee Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes speech by Tecumseh, November 1810 at Amherstburg; account by a Kickapoo Indian, January 1812, of the Battle of Tippecanoe; speech by Tecumseh, June 1812, at Machethie, on the Wabash; as recorded by Col. Matthew Elliott, Deputy Supt. of Indian Affairs at Amherstburg.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2260
Topic:
Kickapoo Indians  Search this
War -- Battle of Tippecanoe, account of  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2260, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2260
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2260

MS 2251-b The Principal Narrative, related in the Shawano dialect by William Greyfeather

Collector:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Creator:
Greyfeather, William  Search this
Extent:
24 Pages
Culture:
Shawnee Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2251-b
Local Note:
Marked "Shawano language, Page 535 - 551 of original."
Old number 1559.
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2251-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2251B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2251b
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MS 2251-a Shawnee linguistic material

Collector:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Creator:
Bluejacket, Charles, 1817-1897  Search this
Extent:
22 Pages
Culture:
Shawnee Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
February and March, 1880
Scope and Contents:
In two parts.
Biographical / Historical:
Obtained from Charles Bluejacket, a delegate of the Shawnee tribe to the United States Government.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2251-a
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2251-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2251A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2251a

MS 2173 Correspondence

Collector:
Myer, William Edward, 1862-1923  Search this
Creator:
Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891  Search this
Names:
Black Hoof, Chief, c.1740–1831  Search this
Extent:
11 Pages
Culture:
Shawnee Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
June 6, 1922
Scope and Contents:
Letter from Wisconsin Historical Society furnishing information on the following subjects: Black Hoof, Shawnee Chief (historical sketch); note on Tecumseh's mother; Lulbegrud and Indian Old Town, location of; Es-kip-pa-kith-i-ki= Turkey Town, location of.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2173
Topic:
Shawnee Indians  Search this
Towns, villages and other settlements -- Lulbegrud, location of  Search this
Shawnee Indians  Search this
Towns, villages and other settlements -- Es-kip-pa-kith-i-ki, location of  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2173, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2173
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2173

MS 1643 Shawnee vocabulary, and miscellaneous Peoria cards

Collector:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Extent:
2,600 Items (ca. 2600 cards)
Culture:
Shawnee Indians  Search this
Peoria Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1643
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Illinois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1643, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1643
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1643

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