Photographs depicting Maria Martinez of San Ildefonso and her family demonstrating their pottery-making techniques at the Smithsonianʹs Renwick Gallery in Washington, DC. The demonstration was held on March 31, 1978 as part of an exhibit on Pueblo pottery.
Ray Williamson was a Smithsonian Institution fellow studying archeoastronomy.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 79-18
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs of Maria Martinez's pottery-making demonstration can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 80-4.
The Human Studies Film Archives holds videotapes and motion picture film relating to the demonstration.
Additional photographs of Maria Martinez can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 81-14 and Photo Lot 89-43.
Correspondence from Ray Williamson can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in the Waldo Rudolph Wedel and Mildred Mott Wedel Papers, 1930s-1980s.
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.