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Full length view of Potawatomi Indian. U. S. Indian School, St Louis, Missouri 1904

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Creator:
Carpenter, Charles H
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G
Subject:
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.)
Physical description:
1 photographic negative
Culture:
Potawatomi Indians
Indians of North America Northeast
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1904
Notes:
Photograph probably taken at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis
Cite as:
Photo Lot 89-8, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
OPPS NEG T15196
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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians circa 1880-1930 (bulk 1899-1904)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

Copies of Emma "Mahkuk" Wahbnum-Young photograph collection of Prairie Potawatomi Indians, circa 1880s - 1890s

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Collector:
Wahbnum-Young, Emma "Mahkuk"
Photographer:
Ireland, W. R
Oaks, W. M
Physical description:
8 copy negatives
Culture:
Potawatomi Indians
Indians of North America Northeast
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Date:
circa 1880s - 1890s
Notes:
Emma "Mahkuk" Wahbnum-Young (probably 1897-1974) lived in Mayetta, Kansas, in the 1960s and was probably married to John Wahbnum. She may have previously lived in Holton, Kansas.
Summary:
Copies of portraits of Potawatomi Indians, some by W. M. Oaks and W. R. Ireland. They include portraits of Bear Chief (Ma ko ko ma), John Young, Joe Cook (Ke so be tuk) and his wife Wkettchi, Wigwas and his wife Nancy, Frank Young, Willie Grey, Arthur Kitchkumee, and Wenbetoh.
Cite as:
Photo lot R81E, Copies of Emma "Mahkuk" Wahbnum-Young photograph collection of Prairie Potawatomi Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA Photo Lot R81E
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
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Negatives of Ruth Landes and Prarie Potawatomi, 1935-1936

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Creator:
Landes, Ruth 1908-1991
Subject:
Landes, Ruth 1908-1991
Physical description:
11 nitrate negatives
Culture:
Potawatomi Indians
Indians of North America Northeast
Type:
Photographs
Negatives
Date:
1935
1935-1936
Summary:
Nitrate negatives from Ruth Landes' fieldwork among the Prarie Potawatomi in Mayetta, Kansas in 1935 and 1936. Consists of images of Landes (landes_photo_potawatomi_people_21 and 23) and her informants, including Gunogwe (landes_photo_potawatomi_people_15 and 18); Gungowe's daughter Louise Nocktonick (landes_photo_potawatomi_people_18, far left & 20, right); and a man who may be Tom Topash, Landes' principle informant (landes_photo_potawatomi_people_23 and 24). Prints do not exist for these negatives.
Cite as:
Image ID #, Negatives, Box 63, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Anthropologists
Women anthropologists
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_potawatomi_people_14 - 24
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Potawatomi: People circa 1935-1936 and 1950s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

Ceremonial Beaded Belt

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Culture:
Potawatomi
Object Type:
Belt
Place:
Not Given, Indiana, United States, North America
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
15 Dec 2014
Topic:
Ethnology
USNM Number:
E377988-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
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Pipebowl W/ Human Face Carved On Scaphite Fossil Body

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Donor Name:
Accession Number Unknown
Culture:
Potawatomi
Object Type:
Pipe
Place:
Not Given, Kansas, United States, North America
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
15 Dec 2014
Topic:
Ethnology
Accession Number:
000000
USNM Number:
E7825-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
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Photographs of Potawatomi: Artifacts, undated

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Creator:
Landes, Ruth 1908-1991
Subject:
Landes, Ruth 1908-1991
Physical description:
8 photographic prints and 4 negatives
Culture:
Potawatomi Indians
Indians of North America Northeast
Type:
Photographs
Date:
undated
Summary:
Photos of blanket embroidered by Gunogwe, one of Ruth Landes' Potawatomi informants; beaded bands; wooden bowl and spoon belonging to Tom Topash, a shaman and Landes' principle Potawatomi informant; war coup medallions; scarf; and a black and white wampum necklace. One set of photos shows Ruth Landes wearing a beaded jacket. Landes conducted fieldwork among the Potawatomi of Mayetta Kansas in the 1930s, 1950s, and 1960s. Some of the artifacts are also pictured in Landes' book The Prarie Potawatomi. Prints exist for all of the negatives except landes_negative_05.
Handwritten on versos:
landes_photo_potawatomi_artifacts_02 - "Pot. blanket, embroidered."
landes_photo_potawatomi_artifacts_04 - "Potawatomi -- Louise's scarf, head bands."
landes_photo_potawatomi_artifacts_05 - "Pot -- 1. Tom Topash's elmwood herbal mdcn bowl & spoon. 2. Wild Bill's copy of war coup medallions."
Cite as:
Image ID #, Potawatomi: Artifacts, Box 62, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Image ID #, Negatives, Box 63, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
Image ID landes_potawatomi_artifacts_02
Image ID landes_potawatomi_artifacts_04 - 10
Image ID landes_negative_01
Image ID landes_negative_02
Image ID landes_negative_03
Image ID landes_negative_05
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Ruth Landes photographs 1933-1978
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

Notes on the Potawatomi language September 1941

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Creator:
Halpern, Abraham Meyer
Pigeon, Jim Mrs
Informant:
Pigeon, Ernest
Subject:
Fujii, Mary
Nash, Philleo 1909-1987
Nash, Edith
Physical description:
50 pages
Culture:
Potawatomi Indians
Indians of North America Northeast
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
September 1941
Notes:
Material recorded while Halpern and his wife (Mary Fujii) were visiting Philleo Nash and his wife in Wisconsin Rapids.
Summary:
Includes English-Potawatomi word lists and sentences.
Cite as:
Manuscript 7507, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Potawatomi language
Local number:
NAA MS 7507
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Numbered manuscripts 1850s-1980s (some earlier)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

[Ruth Landes wearing Potawatomi beaded jacket], undated

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Creator:
Landes, Ruth 1908-1991
Subject:
Landes, Ruth 1908-1991
Physical description:
1 photographic print : black & white ; 9 x 13 centimeters
Culture:
Potawatomi Indians
Indians of North America Northeast
Type:
Photographs
Date:
undated
Notes:
Ruth Landes conducted fieldwork among the Potawatomi Indians at the Potawatomi Indian Reservation in Kansas in 1935 and 1936 and in the 1950s and 1960s. See Landes to Elizabeth Steinberg, 2/7/69.
Cite as:
landes_photo_ruth_landes_16, Ruth Landes, Box 63, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Clothing and dress
Anthropologists
Women anthropologists
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_ruth_landes_16
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Photos of Ruth Landes circa 1935-1979
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

[Ruth Landes wrapped in Potawatomi blanket], 1935 or 1936

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Creator:
Landes, Ruth 1908-1991
Subject:
Landes, Ruth 1908-1991
Physical description:
2 photographic prints : black & white ; 12.5 x 8 centimeters and 12.5 x 10 centimeters
Culture:
Potawatomi Indians
Indians of North America Northeast
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1935
1935-1936
1935 or 1936
Summary:
Two duplicate prints. Image is from Ruth Landes' fieldwork among the Prarie Potawatomi in Mayetta, Kansas in 1935 and 1936. Handwritten on verso of landes_photo_ruth_landes_12 by Landes: "RL 1935-6. Mayetta, Ks. Pot. Nocktonicks. VI."
Cite as:
Image ID #, Ruth Landes, Box 63, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Anthropologists
Women anthropologists
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_ruth_landes_12
Image ID landes_photo_ruth_landes_13
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Photos of Ruth Landes circa 1935-1979
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
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James A. Clifton photographs of Potawatomis and Potawatomi artifacts, circa 1850-1965 (bulk 1963-1964)

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Photographer and collector:
Clifton, James A
Photographer:
Bee, Robert L
Gill, De Lancey 1859-1940
Densmore, Frances 1867-1957
Field, H.B
Creator:
Topeka Capital-Journal
Physical description:
20 mounted prints : silver gelatin
7 mounted copy prints
Culture:
Potawatomi Indians
Ojibwa Indians
Indians of North America Northeast
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Date:
circa 1850-1965
bulk 1963-1964
Notes:
James A. Clifton is a psychological anthropologist and ethnohistorian. He graduated with a PhD in Anthropology from the University of Oregon in 1960 and was the Emeritus Frankenthal Professor of Anthropology and History at the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay.
Summary:
Photographs depicting Potawatomi Indians, including copy prints of 19th century portraits as well as photographs by James A. Clifton and Dr. Robert L. Bee of Potawatomi interviewees and a Potawatomi pow wow. The collection also includes images of Potawatomi artifacts, including heirloom pipes, a grave house, dice counters, a drum and Ojibwa participants in a drum presentation ceremony. Photographs are mounted for publication and have captions.
Publications:
Photographs published in The Prairie People: Continuity and Change in Potawatomi Indian Culture, 1665-1965, Lawrence: Regents Press of Kansas, 1977
Cite as:
Photo lot 78-46, James Alfred Clifton photographs of Potawatomis and Potawatomi artifacts, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Powwows
Local number:
NAA Photo Lot 78-46
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

Beaded Vest

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Donor Name:
Victor J. Evans
Culture:
Plains Indian
(Not certain)
Potawatomi
(Not certain)
Object Type:
Vest
Place:
Plains, United States / Canada, North America
Accession Date:
1931-Mar-20
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
30 Dec 2014
Topic:
Ethnology
Accession Number:
113605
USNM Number:
E358281-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
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Beaded Belt

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Donor Name:
Herbert J. Brooks
Culture:
Winnebago
(Not certain)
Potawatomi
(Not certain)
Object Type:
Belt
Place:
Neillsville, Clark County, Wisconsin, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1961-Sep-19
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
From card: "Well made, solidly beaded belt, background color translucent dark green, with alternating design sections of 6 leaves and broad stepped triangles-tips together at center line. Patterns all bordered with a row of contrasting color. Opague pink, white, orange, yellow and medium blue beads, and translucent dark rose, green, light and dark blue beads used. End tassels of braided red and white wool, with tufts." Tag with artifact identifies as Potawatomi, attributed by Stone, 1/7/75.
Record Last Modified:
26 Mar 2015
Topic:
Ethnology
Accession Number:
238120
USNM Number:
E398790-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
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Shirt

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Donor Name:
Ms. Mae Abbott
Collector:
Acee Blue Eagle
Culture:
Creek (Muskogee)
Potawatomi
Object Type:
Shirt
Place:
United States, North America
Accession Date:
1978-Sep-01
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
From card: "Long-sleeved, zipper-fronted, of yellow cotton with applied band of checkered embroidery [and ribbons] on front & sleeves. Labelled "Handmade by Romere [RoMere Darling], Tiff City, Mo." (part of personal costume of Acee Blue Eagle)."
Record Last Modified:
15 Dec 2014
Topic:
Ethnology
Accession Number:
328172
USNM Number:
E418932-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
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[Gunogwe Mazhi], 1935

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Creator:
Landes, Ruth 1908-1991
Physical description:
2 photographic prints : black & white ; 12.5 x 8 centimeters
Culture:
Potawatomi Indians
Indians of North America Northeast
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1935
Summary:
Two duplicate prints; landes_photo_potawatomi_people_09 was printed at a later date. Photograph of Gunogwe Mazhi (or Masha), one of Ruth Landes' informants from her field research among the Prarie Potawatomi in Mayetta, Kansas in 1935-36. Her daughter is Louise Nocktonick. Handwritten on verso of landes_photo_potawatomi_people_05 by Landes: "Mrs. Mæzi. Pot. Mayetta, Ks, 1935."
Cite as:
Image ID #, Potawatomi: People, Box 62, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_potawatomi_people_05
Image ID landes_photo_potawatomi_people_09
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Potawatomi: People circa 1935-1936 and 1950s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
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[Profile of Gunogwe Mazhi], 1935

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Creator:
Landes, Ruth 1908-1991
Physical description:
2 photographic prints : black & white ; 12.5 x 8 centimeters
Culture:
Potawatomi Indians
Indians of North America Northeast
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1935
Summary:
Two duplicate prints; landes_photo_potawatomi_people_10 was printed at a later date. Photograph of Gunogwe Mazhi (or Masha), one of Ruth Landes' informants from her field research among the Prarie Potawatomi in Mayetta, Kansas in 1935-36. Her daughter is Louise Nocktonick. Handwritten on verso of landes_photo_potawatomi_people_06 by Landes: "II. Pot, Mayetta, Ks, 1935. (reminded me of M-l) also I hv negative. Mrs. Mæzi Kuk no' Kwe [?]"
Cite as:
Image ID #, Potawatomi: People, Box 62, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_potawatomi_people_06
Image ID landes_photo_potawatomi_people_10
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Potawatomi: People circa 1935-1936 and 1950s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
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[Louise Nocktonick at Pow-wow in Mayetta, Kansas], 1964 July

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Collector:
Landes, Ruth 1908-1991
Photographer:
Clifton, James A
Physical description:
1 photographic print : black & white ; 17.5 x 12 centimeters
Culture:
Potawatomi Indians
Indians of North America Northeast
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1964
1964 July
Summary:
Photograph of Louise Nocktonick at the Potawatomi Fair Grounds in Mayetta, Kansas in 1964. Nocktonick, daughter of Gunogwe Mazhi (or Masha), was one Ruth Landes' informants during her fieldwork among the Prarie Potawatomi in 1935-36. Handwritten on verso by Landes: "July 1964. Louise Nocktonick. Pow-wow at Pot. Fair Grounds, Mayetta, Kans. Taken by Jas A. Clifton, Anthro Dept. Univ. of Kans. 30 yrs later her hair frizzed."
Cite as:
landes_photo_potawatomi_people_11, Potawatomi: People, Box 62, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_potawatomi_people_11
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Potawatomi: People circa 1935-1936 and 1950s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

Christina Topash, 1936

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Creator:
Landes, Ruth 1908-1991
Physical description:
1 photographic print : black & white ; 5.5 x 3.5 centimeters
Culture:
Potawatomi Indians
Indians of North America Northeast
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1936
Summary:
Photograph of Christina Topash, granddaughter of Tom Topash, Ruth Landes' principle informant during her field research among the Prarie Potawatomi in Mayetta, Kansas in 1935 and 1936. Handwritten on verso: "Christiana Topash - 13 yrs - Mayetta, Ks. Spring 1936 (Pot.)."
Cite as:
landes_photo_potawatomi_people_01, Potawatomi: People, Box 62, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_potawatomi_people_01
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Potawatomi: People circa 1935-1936 and 1950s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

Donald George Nocktonick, circa 1950s

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Creator:
Landes, Ruth 1908-1991
Physical description:
1 photographic print : black & white ; 5 x 4.5 centimeters
Culture:
Potawatomi Indians
Indians of North America Northeast
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1950
1950-1959
circa 1950s
Summary:
Photograph of Donald George Nocktonick, son of Louise Nocktonick, one of Ruth Landes' informants during her field research among the Prarie Potawatomie in Mayetta, Kansas in 1935-36. The two reconnected in the 1950s, corresponding with each other into the 1970s. Handwritten on verso: "Donald George Nocktonick."
Cite as:
landes_photo_potawatomi_people_02, Potawatomi: People, Box 62, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_potawatomi_people_02
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Potawatomi: People circa 1935-1936 and 1950s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

Lindley Topash, 1936

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Creator:
Landes, Ruth 1908-1991
Physical description:
1 photographic print : black & white ; 5.5 x 3.5 centimeters
Culture:
Potawatomi Indians
Indians of North America Northeast
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1936
Summary:
Photograph of Lindley Topash, grandson of Tom Topash, Ruth Landes' principle informant during her field research among the Prarie Potawatomi in Mayetta, Kansas in 1935 and 1936. Handwritten on verso: "Lindley Topash -- 10 yrs -- Mayetta, Ks. Spring 1936."
Cite as:
landes_photo_potawatomi_people_03, Potawatomi: People, Box 62, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_potawatomi_people_03
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Potawatomi: People circa 1935-1936 and 1950s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

Norwood Frank Nocktonick, circa 1950s

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Creator:
Landes, Ruth 1908-1991
Physical description:
1 photographic print : black & white ; 7 x 5 centimeters
Culture:
Potawatomi Indians
Indians of North America Northeast
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1950
1950-1959
circa 1950s
Summary:
Photograph of Norwood Frank Nocktonick, son of Louise Nocktonick, one of Ruth Landes' informants during her field research among the Prarie Potawatomie in Mayetta, Kansas in 1935-36. The two reconnected in the 1950s, corresponding with each other into the 1970s. Handwritten on verso: "18. Norwood Frank Nocktonick."
Cite as:
landes_photo_potawatomi_people_04, Potawatomi: People, Box 62, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_potawatomi_people_04
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Potawatomi: People circa 1935-1936 and 1950s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

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