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John G. Salsman photograph collection of the Philippines

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Catalog Data

Collector:
Salsman, John G.  Search this
Extent:
111 Prints (silver gelatin)
1 Map
2 Prints (platinum)
Culture:
Kalinga (Philippine people)  Search this
Subanuns  Search this
Bagobo (Philippine people)  Search this
Philippine Negritos  Search this
Moro  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Maps
Photographs
Place:
Philippines
Manila (Philippines)
Date:
circa 1927-1930
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting Philippine peoples and aerial views of the islands that were made or collected by John Salsman while stationed in the Philippines. They include depictions of Bagobo, Moro, Negrito, Subanun, and Kalinga people, as well as aerial views of Manila, Zamboanga, Jolo, Mayon and Taal Volcanos, hills and terraces. Most of the prints are mounted on unbound leaves from an album along with newspaper clippings, invitations, a radiogram, and other souvenirs and mementos. The aerial photographs were probably made by photographers at Camp Nichols.
Biographical/Historical note:
John G. Salsman was a Lieutenant and publicity officer in the United States Army Air Corps when he was stationed in the Philippines.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 75-73
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Similar aerial photographs from Camp Nichols, along with a press release written by Salsman, can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 2011-26.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 75-73, John G. Salsman photograph collection of the Philippines, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.75-73
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-75-73