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Number of Images: 2; Color: Grayscale; Size: 8.5w x 5.5h; Type of Image: Postcard; Medium: Paper
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
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.
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.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Collection 08-089, Box 1, Folder: Spirit Capture/NYC Doe Boy Premiere