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Kachina/Katsina

Culture/People:
Hopi [Moencopi]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Coolidge Roy, Jr., Hopi [Moencopi], b. 1950  Search this
Donor:
Bill Hurley (William N. Hurley III), Non-Indian  Search this
Previous owner:
Bill Hurley (William N. Hurley III), Non-Indian  Search this
Kay Hurley (Catherine Lamay Hines Hurley/Mrs. William Neal Hurley Jr.), Non-Indian, 1925-2008  Search this
Lee Anderson, Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Kachina/Katsina
Media/Materials:
Cottonwood, paint
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Dimensions:
31.5 x 34.5 x 22.0 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Orayvi (Oraibi), Third Mesa, Hopi Reservation; Navajo County; Arizona; USA
Date created:
circa 1995
Catalog Number:
27/32
Barcode:
270032.000
See related items:
Hopi [Moencopi]
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_412931
Additional Online Media:

Ponderosa Ranch Souvenir Cup

Measurements:
overall: 6.7 cm x 9 cm; 2 5/8 in x 3 9/16 in
Object Name:
Cup
souvenir cup
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter and Josephine Landor
ID Number:
1993.0393.097
Accession number:
1993.0393
Catalog number:
1993.0393.097
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1297873

L. F. Foster Wild West Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Copy Negatives

Photographer:
Foster, L. F.  Search this
Collector:
Foster, L. F.  Search this
Names:
101 Ranch Wild West Show  Search this
Cody, Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917  Search this
Pawnee Bill  Search this
Extent:
2 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- 1890-1920  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Albums
Photographs
Clippings
Bills
Date:
1888-1921
bulk 1890-1910
Summary:
Collection documents Wild West Shows in Oklahoma and Washington, particularly the career of Lewis Frederick Foster who was known for his showmanship and skills.
Scope and Contents:
Consists of two scrapbook albums documenting Lewis Frederick Foster's career. Materials also relate to western shows and rodeos in general. Information can be found relating to f Buffalo Bill Cody, Pawnee Bill, and the 101 Ranch Wild West Show. Many other individual showmen, including American Indians, are also represented. There is an indication in the albums that Foster was an amateur photographer of a certain skill and some of the photographs may have been made by him. It is not clear whether he assembled the album himself or whether it was the work of relatives.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Lewis Frederick Foster was born in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts to James Foster and Elizabeth T. Frederick on September 19, 1861. He married Leona [Rosamond] Stockman on September 30, 1890 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Fosters had one daughter Leona Rosamond born in 1897. Foster performed on horseback at a number of shows across the West including the Wild West Show in Oklahoma, the Frontier Show in Cheyenne, Washington, and the 101 Ranch Wild West Show. He was known as a 'Rough and Fancy Rider' and a 'Revolver Expert'. Foster died on March 4, 1924 at the age of sixty- two in Modesto, Stanislaus County, California and is buried in Acacia Memorial Park.
Provenance:
Donated to the Smithsonian Institution in 1933 by Foster's sister, Louise T. Foster, and his brother, John H. Foster.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Cowboys  Search this
Cowgirls  Search this
Western shows  Search this
Rodeos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Albums
Photographs -- 1890-1910 -- Black-and-white photoprints
Clippings
Bills
Citation:
L.F. Foster Wild West Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Copy Negatives, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
The collection was processed by Sarah Gediman, intern; Julia Gibson, intern; and Savannah Hildre, intern; supervised by Vanessa Broussard-Simmons, archivist, 2019.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1289
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L. F. Foster Wild West Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Copy Negatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1289

The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok Lunch Box

Collected for nmah:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Maker:
Aladdin  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 1/4 in x 8 in x 4 in; 20.955 cm x 20.32 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
lunch box
Date made:
1956
Subject:
School Personal Equipment  Search this
Television  Search this
Television  Search this
Related Publication:
Allen Woodall and Sean Brickell. Illustrated Encyclopedia of Metal Lunch Boxes
ID Number:
1988.3160.47
Nonaccession number:
1988.3160
Catalog number:
1988.3160.47
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_892882

Archives Center Wild West Collection

Names:
Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917  Search this
Pawnee Bill, 1860-1942  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Culture:
Indians of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Comic books
Design drawings
Itineraries
Programs
Sheet music
Date:
1884-1917, undated
1884-1917
Summary:
The collection includes assorted printed materials and ephemera on "Wild West" shows.
Content Description:
The collection includes assorted printed materials and ephemera on "Wild West" shows. It consists primarily of includes dime novels, programs, sheet music, advertisements, artwork, and publications.
Arrangement:
Collection arranged into one series and in chronological order.
Biographical / Historical:
Wild West shows, a popular American form of entertainment, were performed for audiences across the United States from circa 1870-1920. The shows were intended to introduce the American West to a wider audience. Shows primarily featured cowboys and Native Americans and were partly based on history. In addition, Wild West shows presented actors with opportunities to display skills of showmanship.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Anthony Sapienza in 2018.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Cowboys -- United States  Search this
Illustrated books, Children's  Search this
Rodeos -- United States  Search this
Western shows  Search this
Wild west shows  Search this
Genre/Form:
Comic books
Design drawings
Itineraries
Programs
Sheet music -- 20th century
Citation:
Archives Center Wild West Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1466
See more items in:
Archives Center Wild West Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1466

Ten Picassos Discovered Amid Tehran Museum’s Hidden Collection of Western Art

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 16:55:07 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_7da22164fd00b9ba37edd883360f5d8c

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