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MS 4590 Quapaw Indians Photograph Collection

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Catalog Data

Collector:
Nieberding, Velma  Search this
Names:
Griffin, Victor  Search this
Redeagle, Mary Lane  Search this
Romich, George Mrs  Search this
Romich, Rhona  Search this
Romich, Tamara  Search this
Waz-hing-ka  Search this
Whitebird, Robert A.  Search this
Whitebird, Robert A., Mrs.  Search this
Extent:
6 Prints
1 Item (Souvenir booklet )
Culture:
Quapaw Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contents: Manuscript 4590 Quapaw: (1) Description: Victor Griffin, last Chief of the Quapaws, 1927-1959 Date: 1956. (2) Robert A. Whitebird. Full blood. Head of Quapaw Tribal Business Committee since 1956. On board of National Congress of American Indians. Family name, Waz-hing-ka. (3) "Ceremonial pipe... We do not know if it is of Quapaw origin. It is made of gray, rather heavy stone and a little over two feet tall." --Mrs Velma Nieberding. (4) Mary Lane Redeagle, Miami, Oklahoma. Full blood (half Pottawatomie, half Quapaw). (5) Mrs George Romich helps her two daughters, Tamara (right) and Rhona (left) into dancing costume, for the annual Quapaw pow-wow. (6) Mrs Robert A. Whitebird and the buckskin dress she made and beaded, The design is authentic woodland made from an old Quapaw dress.
A souvenir booklet of the Ottawa County, Oklahoma Semi-Centennial (1907-1957) Ottowa County Pageant, is also included.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4590
Topic:
Pipes -- Quapaw ?  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4590, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4590
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4590