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Book of ledger drawings

Photographer:
To'oan, Kiowa  Search this
Culture/People:
Kiowa  Search this
Artist/Maker:
To'oan, Kiowa  Search this
Previous owner:
Gilman's Book Store  Search this
Seller:
Gilman's Book Store  Search this
Object Name:
Book of ledger drawings
Media/Materials:
Paper, graphite, crayon
Techniques:
Drawn, colored
Dimensions:
21.5 x 34.5 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Fort Sill; Fort Sill; Comanche County; Oklahoma; USA
Date created:
1886
Catalog Number:
19/8126
Barcode:
198126.000
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Kiowa
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
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edanmdm:NMAI_211596
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Book of ledger drawings

Photographer:
Samuel (unknown surname), Sioux  Search this
Culture/People:
Sioux  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Samuel (unknown surname), Sioux  Search this
Collector:
General William Nicholson Grier, Non-Indian, 1812-1885  Search this
Previous owner:
General William Nicholson Grier, Non-Indian, 1812-1885  Search this
Anna Grier Campbell (Mrs. George W. Campbell, Jr.), Non-Indian, 1846-1917  Search this
Robert C. Campbell, Non-Indian, 1891-1966  Search this
Donor:
Robert C. Campbell, Non-Indian, 1891-1966  Search this
Honoree:
General William Nicholson Grier, Non-Indian, 1812-1885  Search this
Object Name:
Book of ledger drawings
Media/Materials:
Paper, graphite, crayon
Techniques:
Drawn
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
South Dakota; USA
Catalog Number:
23/2855
Barcode:
232855.000
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Sioux
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
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edanmdm:NMAI_248053
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Book of ledger drawings

Photographer:
Bear's Heart (Nock-ko-ist/James Bear's Heart/Nah-koh-hist), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), 1851-1882 and Colonel Richard Henry Pratt, Non-Indian, 1840-1924  Search this
Culture/People:
Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Bear's Heart (Nock-ko-ist/James Bear's Heart), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), 1851-1882; annotated by Colonel Richard Henry Pratt, Non-Indian, 1840-1924  Search this
Subject:
Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple, Non-Indian, 1822-1901  Search this
Commissioner:
Colonel Richard Henry Pratt, Non-Indian, 1840-1924  Search this
Previous owner:
Colonel Richard Henry Pratt, Non-Indian, 1840-1924  Search this
General William Tecumseh Sherman, Non-Indian, 1820-1891  Search this
P. Tecumseh Sherman (Philemon Tecumseh Sherman), Non-Indian, 1867-1941  Search this
Eleanor Sherman Fitch, Non-Indian, 1876-1959  Search this
Donor:
Eleanor Sherman Fitch, Non-Indian, 1876-1959  Search this
Object Name:
Book of ledger drawings
Media/Materials:
Paper, graphite, colored pencil
Techniques:
Drawn, bound
Dimensions:
20.7 x 16.5 x 16.4 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Fort Marion (Castillo de San Marcos); Saint Augustine; Saint Johns County; Florida; USA
Date created:
1875-1876
Catalog Number:
20/6231
Barcode:
206231.000
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Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_220313

Book of ledger drawings

Photographer:
Hawk Man (Cetan Wicasa), Hunkpapa Lakota (Hunkpapa Sioux), ca. 1854-1890  Search this
Culture/People:
Hunkpapa Lakota (Hunkpapa Sioux)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Hawk Man (Cetan Wicasa), Hunkpapa Lakota (Hunkpapa Sioux), ca. 1854-1890  Search this
Collector:
De Cost Smith, Non-Indian, 1864-1939  Search this
Previous owner:
De Cost Smith, Non-Indian, 1864-1939  Search this
Osgood Reuel Smith, Non-Indian, 1907-1996  Search this
Jane Lewis Smith (Jane Macklin Lewis/Mrs. Osgood Reuel Smith), Non-Indian  Search this
Possible owner:
Burnett Smith, Non-Indian, 1877-1958  Search this
Donor:
Jane Lewis Smith (Jane Macklin Lewis/Mrs. Osgood Reuel Smith), Non-Indian  Search this
Honoree:
Osgood Reuel Smith, Non-Indian, 1907-1996  Search this
Object Name:
Book of ledger drawings
Media/Materials:
Paper, graphite
Techniques:
Drawn
Dimensions:
16.8 x 10.4 x 1.5 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Standing Rock Reservation; Sioux County; North Dakota; USA
Date created:
1884
Catalog Number:
25/4574
Barcode:
254574.000
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Hunkpapa Lakota (Hunkpapa Sioux)
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On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, New York, NY
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_270531

Book of ledger drawings

Photographer:
Jaw (Cehu'pa/Oki'cize Tawa [His Battle/His Fight]/Samuel Charles Jaw), Hunkpapa Lakota (Hunkpapa Sioux)/Itazipacola Lakota (Sans Arc Sioux), ca. 1853-1924  Search this
Culture/People:
probably Hunkpapa Lakota (Hunkpapa Sioux) (attributed)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Jaw (Cehu'pa/Oki'cize Tawa [His Battle/His Fight]/Samuel Charles Jaw), Hunkpapa Lakota (Hunkpapa Sioux)/Itazipacola Lakota (Sans Arc Sioux), ca. 1853-1924  Search this
Collector:
De Cost Smith, Non-Indian, 1864-1939  Search this
Previous owner:
De Cost Smith, Non-Indian, 1864-1939  Search this
Osgood Reuel Smith, Non-Indian, 1907-1996  Search this
Jane Lewis Smith (Jane Macklin Lewis/Mrs. Osgood Reuel Smith), Non-Indian  Search this
Possible owner:
Burnett Smith, Non-Indian, 1877-1958  Search this
Donor:
Jane Lewis Smith (Jane Macklin Lewis/Mrs. Osgood Reuel Smith), Non-Indian  Search this
Honoree:
Osgood Reuel Smith, Non-Indian, 1907-1996  Search this
Object Name:
Book of ledger drawings
Media/Materials:
Paper, graphite, colored pencil, commercially tanned leather
Techniques:
Drawn, bound
Dimensions:
23 x 9.5 x 1.2 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Standing Rock Reservation; Sioux County; North Dakota; USA
Date created:
1884
Catalog Number:
25/4575
Barcode:
254575.000
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Hunkpapa Lakota (Hunkpapa Sioux)
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_270532

Ledger drawing

Photographer:
Lauren Good Day Giago (Lauren Good Day Frank/Good Day Woman), Sahnish (Arikara)/Minitari (Hidatsa)/Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)/Plains Cree (Prairie Cree), b. 1987  Search this
Culture/People:
Sahnish (Arikara)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Lauren Good Day Giago (Lauren Good Day Frank/Good Day Woman), Sahnish (Arikara)/Minitari (Hidatsa)/Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)/Plains Cree (Prairie Cree), b. 1987  Search this
Previous owner:
Lauren Good Day Giago (Lauren Good Day Frank/Good Day Woman), Sahnish (Arikara)/Minitari (Hidatsa)/Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)/Plains Cree (Prairie Cree), b. 1987  Search this
Donor:
Emil Her Many Horses (EHMH), Oglala Lakota [Pine Ridge]  Search this
Object Name:
Ledger drawing
Media/Materials:
Paper, graphite, colored pencil, ink, felt-tipped marker
Techniques:
Drawn
Dimensions:
7.0 x 20.7 x 37.0 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Bismarck; Burleigh County; North Dakota; USA
Date created:
2012-2013
Catalog Number:
26/9165
Barcode:
269165.000
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Sahnish (Arikara)
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_408068
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Indian Ledger Drawings at the American History Museum

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 13 Jan 2010 15:26:08 +0000
Topic:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
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edanmdm:posts_c6cb7582c997a4656af58c1d33ca8c56

Pochoir prints of ledger drawings by the Kiowa Five

Artist:
Asah, Spencer, ca. 1905-1954  Search this
Auchiah, James, 1906-1974  Search this
Mopope, Stephen, 1898-1974.  Search this
Hokeah, Jack, 1902-1969.  Search this
Smokey, Lois, 1907-1981.  Search this
Tsatoke, Monroe, 1904-1937  Search this
Collector:
Jacobson, Oscar Brousse, 1882-1966.  Search this
Extent:
24 Paintings (watercolor applied by pochoir, 89 x 72 cm.)
Culture:
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Paintings
Ledger drawings
Date:
1929
Scope and Contents:
Includes twenty-four print illustrating dancers, costumed figures, and ceremonial events. Each sheet is numbered in the upper right corner, with numbers 1 through 30, complete except for 3, 5, 7, 22, 26, and 29. The prints are from a portfolio containing 30 plates and an accompanying text by Jacobson published by C. Szwedizicki, Nice, France. There related prints in the Acee Blue Eagle collection, including the original painting on which Plate 27 is based. The painters are the so-called Kiowa Five: Jack Hokeah, Spencer Asah, Bougetah (Lois) Smokey, Stephen Mopope, and Monroe Tsatoke. For this set of drawings, an electrostatic copy of the text as published in 1979 with an essay by Jamake Highwater and the Jacobson text in French with an added translation in English has been added (Oscar Brousse Jacobson, Kiowa Indian Art: Watercolor Paintings in Color by the Indians of Oklahoma) with an introductory essay by Jamake Highwater, Bell Editions, Santa Fe, ca. 1979). The whereabouts of the missing art and the original 1929 text and covers are not known.
Biographical / Historical:
The Kiowa Five were a group of painters who earned national and international acclaim during the early twentieth century. The group actually consisted of six individuals, Spencer Asah, Jack Hokeah, Stephen Mopope, Monroe Tsatoke, Lois Smoky, and James Auchiah. A number of the artists attended St. Patrick's Mission School in Anadarko, Oklahoma, where they received art instruction from Sister Olivia Taylor. Susan Peters, a government field matron, also took an interest in the young artists' work. She arranged for an artist from Chickasha, Mrs. Willie Baze Lane, to provide art lessons. Eventually Ms. Peters persuaded Dr. Oscar Jacobson, head of the school of art at the University of Oklahoma, to provide additional training for the artists. In 1926, Asah, Hokeah, Tsatoke, and Mopope arrived at the University. The artists were not officially enrolled, but they received special instruction from Jacobson and Dr. Edith Mahier, another professor in the school of art. In January 1927, Lois Smokey, a young Kiowa woman, arrived to study with the other artists. In spring, the artists were compelled to return home to attend to agricultral pursuits. They returned in the fall, accompanied by James Auchiah, the sixth and final student. Shortly thereafter, Lois Smokey withdrew from the program and returned home. Dr. Oscar Jacobson arranged for the Kiowa artists' paintings to be exhibited in 1928 at the First International Art Exposition in Prague, Czechoslovakia. In 1929, Kiowa Art, a portfolio of the artists' paintings was published in France. For additional information on these artists, see: Jeanne O. Snodgrass, American Indian Painters - A Biographical Directory, Museum of the American Indian Heye Foundation, 1968. John Anson Warner, "Native American Painting in Oklahoma: Continuity and Change." The Journal of Intercultural Studies, 23: 14-129, 1996.
Stephen Mopope also known as Qued Koi (Painted Robe) was born on August 27, 1898 near Red Stone Baptist Church on the Kiowa Reservation. He attended St. Patrick's Mission School in Anadarko, Oklahoma. He died on February 3, 1974.
Spencer Asah also known as Lallo (Little Boy) was born between 1905 and 1910 near Carnegie, Oklahoma. He attended various government Indian schools and St. Patrick's Mission School, Anadarko, Oklahoma. He died in 1954.
James Auchiah was born in 1906 near Medicine Park, Oklahoma. He attended St. Patrick's Mission School in Anadarko, Oklahoma. He died on December 28, 1974.
Jack Hokeah was born in 1902 in western Oklahoma. He attended St. Patrick's Mission School in Anadarko, Oklahoma. He died on December 14, 1969.
Monroe Tsatoke also known as Tsa To Kee (Hunting Horse) was born September 29, 1904 at Saddle Mountain, Oklahoma. He attended Rainy Mountain Indian School near Carnegie, Oklahoma and Bacone College. He died on February 3, 1937.
Lois Smokey also known as Bougetah (Of the Dawn) was born in 1907, near Anadarko, Oklahoma. She died on February 1, 1981.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7536

NAA INV 09064600-09066900
Local Note:
Information for the collection level record was drawn from Oscar Brousse Jacobson, Kiowa Indian Art: Watercolor Paintings in Color by the Indians of Oklahoma (with an introductory essay by Jamake Highwater), Bell Editions, 1979.
Album Information:
MS 7536 000
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Citation:
Manuscript 7536, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7536
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7536
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Ledger Drawing

Culture/People:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Previous owner:
Michael Epstein, Non-Indian  Search this
Rhoda Epstein, Non-Indian  Search this
Donor:
Michael Epstein, Non-Indian  Search this
Rhoda Epstein, Non-Indian  Search this
Previous seller:
Gallery 10  Search this
Object Name:
Ledger Drawing
Media/Materials:
Paper, graphite, colored pencil
Techniques:
Drawn, colored
Dimensions:
12.8 x 9 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Plains; USA, Canada (inferred)
Date created:
circa 1890
Catalog Number:
26/1538
Barcode:
261538.000
See related items:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_277636
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Buffalo Chase and Encampment

Original artist:
Bear's Heart  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12.7 cm x 20.6 cm; 5 in x 8 1/8 in
Object Name:
drawing
Object Type:
<Drawings By Material/Production Technique>
Place Made:
United States: Florida, Anastasia Island, Fort Marion
Date made:
ca 1875-1878
ID Number:
2008.0175.54
Catalog number:
2008.0175.054
Accession number:
2008.0175
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1348455

Drawing made by a Comanche Indian

Original artist:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 22.4 cm x 29.6 cm; 8 13/16 in x 11 5/8 in
image: 15.3 cm x 20.5 cm; 6 in x 8 1/16 in
Object Name:
drawing
drawing
Object Type:
<Drawings By Material/Production Technique>
Place Made:
North America
Date made:
ca 1880
ca 1868
ca 1882
ca 1868
ID Number:
2008.0175.50
Catalog number:
2008.0175.050
Accession number:
2008.0175
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_795048

Drawing made by a Kiowa Indian

Original artist:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 30 cm x 22.4 cm; 11 13/16 in x 8 13/16 in
image: 16.9 cm x 11.5 cm; 6 5/8 in x 4 1/2 in
Object Name:
drawing
Object Type:
<Drawings By Material/Production Technique>
Date made:
ca 1880
ca 1869
ca 1882
ID Number:
2008.0175.51
Catalog number:
2008.0175.051
Accession number:
2008.0175
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_795049

Indians discovery U.S. Cavalry

Original artist:
Koba  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12.6 cm x 20.4 cm; 4 15/16 in x 8 1/16 in
Object Name:
drawing
Object Type:
Drawings
Place Made:
United States: Florida, Anastasia Island, Fort Marion
Date made:
ca 1875-1878
ID Number:
2008.0175.52
Catalog number:
2008.0175.052
Accession number:
2008.0175
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Many Voices, One Nation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_795054

Buffalo Chase

Original artist:
Wohaw  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11.4 cm x 18.1 cm; 4 1/2 in x 7 1/8 in
Object Name:
drawing
Object Type:
Engraving
Place Made:
United States: Florida, Anastasia Island, Fort Marion
Date made:
ca 1875-1878
ID Number:
2008.0175.53
Catalog number:
2008.0175.053
Accession number:
2008.0175
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_795055

In Pursuit of Game

Original artist:
Shave Head  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11.4 cm x 18 cm; 4 1/2 in x 7 1/16 in
Object Name:
drawing
Object Type:
Engraving
Place Made:
United States: Florida, Anastasia Island, Fort Marion
Date made:
ca 1875-1878
ID Number:
2008.0175.55
Accession number:
2008.0175
Catalog number:
2008.0175.055
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_795056

Hunting Buffalo

Original artist:
Shave Head  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12.8 cm x 20.5 cm; 5 1/16 in x 8 1/16 in
Object Name:
drawing
Object Type:
Drawings
Place Made:
United States: Florida, Anastasia Island, Fort Marion
Date made:
ca 1875-1878
ID Number:
2008.0175.57
Accession number:
2008.0175
Catalog number:
2008.0175.057
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_795057

Council (or more properly, Sun Dance or Medicine Lodge)

Original artist:
Bear's Heart  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12.8 cm x 20.4 cm; 5 1/16 in x 8 1/16 in
Object Name:
drawing
Object Type:
Drawings
Place Made:
United States: Florida, Anastasia Island, Fort Marion
Date made:
ca 1875-1878
ID Number:
2008.0175.56
Accession number:
2008.0175
Catalog number:
2008.0175.056
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_795058

On the Lookout for Game

Original artist:
Koba  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12.7 cm x 20.5 cm; 5 in x 8 1/16 in
Object Name:
drawing
Object Type:
Drawings
Place Made:
United States: Florida, Anastasia Island, Fort Marion
Date made:
ca 1875-1878
ID Number:
2008.0175.58
Accession number:
2008.0175
Catalog number:
2008.0175.058
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_795059

Buffalo Chase

Original artist:
Shave Head  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11.4 cm x 18.1 cm; 4 1/2 in x 7 1/8 in
Object Name:
drawing
Object Type:
Drawings
Place Made:
United States: Florida, Anastasia Island, Fort Marion
Date made:
ca 1875-1878
ID Number:
2008.0175.59
Accession number:
2008.0175
Catalog number:
2008.0175.059
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_795060

Cheyenne Pictures. Cheyennes Charging on U.S. Troops

Original artist:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 25 cm x 33.2 cm; 9 13/16 in x 13 1/16 in
Object Name:
drawing
Object Type:
Drawings
Place Made:
North America
Date made:
ca 1894
Credit Line:
Mrs. John G. Bourke
ID Number:
GA.08110
Catalog number:
GA*08110
Accession number:
1897.031963
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_795062
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