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

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
Local number:
OPPS NEG T15196
Notes:
Photograph probably taken at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis
Cite as:
Photo Lot 89-8, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians circa 1880-1930 (bulk 1899-1904)
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National Anthropological Archives
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Copies of Emma "Mahkuk" Wahbnum-Young photograph collection of Prairie Potawatomi Indians, circa 1880s - 1890s

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
Local number:
NAA Photo Lot R81E
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
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National Anthropological Archives
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Negatives of Ruth Landes and Prarie Potawatomi, 1935-1936

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
Topic:
Anthropologists
Women anthropologists
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_potawatomi_people_14 - 24
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
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Image ID #, Negatives, Box 63, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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National Anthropological Archives
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Ceremonial Beaded Belt

Culture:
Potawatomi
Object Type:
Belt
Place:
Not Given, Indiana, United States, North America
Topic:
Ethnology
USNM Number:
E377988-0
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
10 Dec 2014
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NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
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Photographs of Potawatomi: Artifacts, undated

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
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
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."
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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
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Ruth Landes photographs 1933-1978
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National Anthropological Archives
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Pipebowl W/ Human Face Carved On Scaphite Fossil Body

Donor Name:
Accession Number Unknown
Culture:
Potawatomi
Object Type:
Pipe
Place:
Not Given, Kansas, United States, North America
Topic:
Ethnology
Accession Number:
000000
USNM Number:
E7825-0
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
27 Mar 2014
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Notes on the Potawatomi language September 1941

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
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Potawatomi language
Local number:
NAA MS 7507
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
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Manuscript 7507, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Numbered manuscripts 1850s-1980s (some earlier)
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National Anthropological Archives
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[Ruth Landes wearing Potawatomi beaded jacket], undated

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
Topic:
Clothing and dress
Anthropologists
Women anthropologists
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_ruth_landes_16
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
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landes_photo_ruth_landes_16, Ruth Landes, Box 63, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Photos of Ruth Landes circa 1935-1979
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National Anthropological Archives
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[Ruth Landes wrapped in Potawatomi blanket], 1935 or 1936

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
Topic:
Anthropologists
Women anthropologists
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_ruth_landes_12
Image ID landes_photo_ruth_landes_13
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."
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Image ID #, Ruth Landes, Box 63, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Photos of Ruth Landes circa 1935-1979
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National Anthropological Archives
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Beaded Vest

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
Topic:
Ethnology
Accession Number:
113605
USNM Number:
E358281-0
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
11 Dec 2014
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NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
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Beaded Belt

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
Topic:
Ethnology
Accession Number:
238120
USNM Number:
E398790-0
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 Apr 2012
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Shirt

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
Topic:
Ethnology
Accession Number:
328172
USNM Number:
E418932-0
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:
12 Feb 2013
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[Gunogwe Mazhi], 1935

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
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_potawatomi_people_05
Image ID landes_photo_potawatomi_people_09
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."
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Image ID #, Potawatomi: People, Box 62, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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[Profile of Gunogwe Mazhi], 1935

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
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_potawatomi_people_06
Image ID landes_photo_potawatomi_people_10
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 [?]"
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Image ID #, Potawatomi: People, Box 62, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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[Louise Nocktonick at Pow-wow in Mayetta, Kansas], 1964 July

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
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_potawatomi_people_11
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."
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landes_photo_potawatomi_people_11, Potawatomi: People, Box 62, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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National Anthropological Archives
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Christina Topash, 1936

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
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_potawatomi_people_01
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.)."
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landes_photo_potawatomi_people_01, Potawatomi: People, Box 62, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Donald George Nocktonick, circa 1950s

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
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_potawatomi_people_02
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."
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landes_photo_potawatomi_people_02, Potawatomi: People, Box 62, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Lindley Topash, 1936

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
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_potawatomi_people_03
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."
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landes_photo_potawatomi_people_03, Potawatomi: People, Box 62, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Norwood Frank Nocktonick, circa 1950s

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
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_potawatomi_people_04
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."
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landes_photo_potawatomi_people_04, Potawatomi: People, Box 62, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Verna Mae Nocktonick, circa 1950s

Creator:
Landes, Ruth 1908-1991
Physical description:
1 photographic print : black & white ; 9 x 6.5 centimeters
Culture:
Potawatomi Indians
Indians of North America Northeast
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1950
1950-1959
circa 1950s
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_potawatomi_people_07
Summary:
Photograph of Verna Mae Nocktonick, daughter 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: "Verna Mae Nocktonick (Pot.)."
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landes_photo_potawatomi_people_07, Potawatomi: People, Box 62, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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