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Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 2; Color: Grayscale; Size: 8.5w x 5.5h; Type of Image: Postcard; Medium: Paper
Type:
Postcard
Paper
Date:
2001
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
The photo used for the postcard has the following credit line information: "From left: Leia Ware (Kiowa), Paul Zumwait (Kiowa) and Treceil Poolaw (Kiowa). Mountain View, Oklahoma, ca. 1928. Photo by Horace Poolaw (Kiowa)."
The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) was created on November 18, 1989, when President George H.W. Bush signed an act allowing the transfer of the Museum of the American Indian into the Smithsonian to create NMAI.
Summary:
Grayscale postcard advertising the "Spirit Capture: Native American and the Photographic Image" exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian. A Kiowa man, Paul Zumwait, is sitting in a car in the driver's seat, and two Kiowa women, Leia Ware and Treceil Poolaw are posing outside the car. The postcard is unused, but the message side has printed information about the exhibit.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Collection 08-089, Box 1, Folder: Spirit Capture/NYC Doe Boy Premiere
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Postcard  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Photography  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Women  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2013-07850 (front) and SIA2013-07851 (back)
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13988