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Albertype Company photograph collection relating to Native Americans

Collector:
Albertype Co.  Search this
Witteman, Hermann L., -1952  Search this
Photographer:
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)  Search this
N.W. Halsey & Co.  Search this
Bell, C. M. (Charles Milton), approximately 1849-1893  Search this
Clarke, H. H.  Search this
Cornish, Geo. B. (George Bancroft)  Search this
Fiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952  Search this
Flood, H. Lee  Search this
Hazeltine, H. R.  Search this
Martin, W. H. (William H.), 1865-1940  Search this
Mathers, C. W.  Search this
Matsura, Frank, 1873-1913  Search this
Reed, Roland, 1864-1934  Search this
Stimson, Joseph Elam, 1870-1952  Search this
Watkins, H. H.  Search this
Names:
Wittemann, A. (Adolph), 1845-1938 (collector and photographer)  Search this
Extent:
318 Negatives (circa, nitrate (includes copy negatives))
Culture:
Pueblo  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Cree  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Coast Salish  Search this
Colville  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Fox  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Tli Cho (Dogrib/Thlingchadinne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Caddo  Search this
Nuxalk (Bellacoola)  Search this
Acoma Pueblo  Search this
Apache  Search this
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Assiniboine (Stoney)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Laguna Indians  Search this
Kiowa  Search this
Isleta Pueblo  Search this
Piipaash (Maricopa)  Search this
Havasupai (Coconino)  Search this
Haida  Search this
A'aninin (Gros Ventre)  Search this
Ponca  Search this
Chaticks Si Chaticks (Pawnee)  Search this
Osage  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Niimíipuu (Nez Perce)  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Mojave (Mohave)  Search this
Tewa Pueblos  Search this
A:shiwi (Zuni)  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Taos Indians  Search this
Seminole  Search this
Shawnee  Search this
Northwest Coast  Search this
Sarsi Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Hawaiians  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Japanese  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives
Photographs
Place:
Maine
Kansas City (Mo.)
British Columbia
Virgin Islands
Vancouver (British Columbia)
Date:
circa 1890-1910
Scope and Contents note:
The collection consists of photographs collected by the Albertype Company for their postcards and viewbooks, including portraits, scenery, camps, Native Americans schools, and some paintings and composites for postcard printing. Additional subjects include rock drawings in Maine; a statue in Kansas City, Missouri; Standing Rock Monument in North Dakota; people in Atlin, British Columbia; Carib rock drawings in the Virgin Islands; and totem poles in Vancouver.

Included are works of Charles Milton Bell, E. A. Benson, C. R. Bourne, H. E. Brown, William Bull, H. H. Clarke, George B. Cornish, Frank Bennett Fiske, H. Lee Flood, N. W. Halsey, Fred Harvey, H. R. Hazeltine, Kiser Photograph Company, W. H. Martin, C. W. Mathers, Frank Matsura, W. H. Matthewson, Charles E. Morris, Ernest Moses, J. S. Myers, M. OʹConnor, G. W. Parsons, Roland W. Reed, C. B. Robinson , J. E. Stimson, W. M. Stoltz, and H. H. Watkins. Clarke and Fiske, however, are the only photographers with more than a few images.
Biographical/Historical note:
The Albertype Company, headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, published viewbooks and postcards for national distribution. Founded by Adolph and Herman Witteman, the company began publishing souvenier photographic albums as early as 1867. The Wittemans established Witteman Brothers in 1885, and then the Albertype Company in 1890. From 1890 to 1950, the firm published collotypes made from the photographs of its agents (including Adolph Witteman), other companies, and independent photographers. The firm was purchased in 1952 by Art Vue Post Card Company.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 25
Reproduction Note:
Modern copy negatives and prints made by Smithsonian Institution, circa 1972.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The Library of Congress, Wisconsin Historical Society, and Historical Society of Pennsylvania also hold original Albertype Company prints and negatives.
Albertype Company views are also held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 88-37, Photo Lot 92-37, and Photo Lot 92-3.
Restrictions:
Original nitrate negatives are in cold storage and require advanced notice for viewing. Modern copy prints and copy negatives for nearly all images are available.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Rock paintings  Search this
Totem poles  Search this
Catawba Indians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 25, Albertype Company photograph collection relating to Native Americans, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.25
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Albertype Company photograph collection relating to Native Americans
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3bed1cd4a-0334-43a5-b145-f66931efedc8
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-25
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Harvey's famous Indian store, Albuquerque. [Active no. 12276, variant : photonegative,]

Topic:
WESTERN TRIP '04
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Photographer:
White, C. W.  Search this
Names:
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3-3/4" x 7".)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- New Mexico  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Albuquerque (N.M.)
New Mexico
Date:
1904
Local Numbers:
RSN 1125
General:
Similar to RSN 1126. Orig. no. 18-2.
Currently stored in box 1.1.8 [144], moved from [208].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Handicraft -- New Mexico  Search this
Markets -- New Mexico  Search this
Stores -- New Mexico  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.1: H.C. White Negatives / RSN Numbers 1052-1144
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8fc1b04b5-5959-4fe3-a823-d0d12902701c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref2008

Harvey's famous Indian store, Albuquerque. [Active no. 12276 : stereo photonegative,]

Topic:
WESTERN TRIP '04
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Photographer:
White, C. W.  Search this
Names:
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3-3/4" x 7".)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- New Mexico  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Albuquerque (N.M.)
New Mexico
Date:
1904
Local Numbers:
RSN 1126
General:
Similar to RSN 1125 and 6993. Orig. no. 19-B.
Currently stored in box 1.1.8 [144], moved from [208].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Markets -- New Mexico  Search this
Handicraft -- New Mexico  Search this
Stores -- New Mexico  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.1: H.C. White Negatives / RSN Numbers 1052-1144
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep85458fe57-3e58-4ed5-9d6f-aba8bc718a3f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref2009

The American Egypt, Street Scene in the Village of Walpi, Arizona [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Publisher:
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color, 3.5" x 5.5.")
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Arizona  Search this
Mexicans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Walpi (Arizona)
Scope and Contents:
Color reproduction of hand-tinted image depicting a village scene in a Native American community. To the left, a row of dwellings with multiple stories. At the bottom stands a woman, and behind her another woman holds a child's hand. This scene is reminiscent of one that shows a "suburb" of El Paso inhabited by Mexican families.
General:
Series I, Box 1, U.S.A.--Arizona.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Village Communities  Search this
Pueblos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / Arizona - Specific geographical locations
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep80e47b7e9-2bda-4711-b7bd-9c4c082cdd67
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2186

The Lobby, Hotel El Ortiz, Lamy, New Mexico [photomechanical picture postcard, reproduction of photograph]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Publisher:
Detroit Publishing Co.  Search this
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
New Mexico -- 1920-1930
Scope and Contents:
Lobby of the hotel, El Ortiz. Decor is wooden hacienda (ranch) style furniture, interior is white adobe walls with exposed wooden beams.
General:
Series 1, Box 10, U.S.A., New Mexico--Cities and Towns.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Haciendas  Search this
Ranches  Search this
Hotels, taverns, etc. -- New Mexico  Search this
advertising -- Hotels, taverns, etc. -- 1920-1930 -- New Mexico  Search this
Travel -- 1920-1930 -- New Mexico  Search this
Road travel  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1920-1930
Picture postcards -- 1920-1930
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / New Mexico - Cities and Towns
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8ca7b6d40-988f-4967-82e3-332821280301
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2207

The Castaneda, Las Vegas, N.M. [Picture postcard.]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Publisher:
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
Mexico -- 1920-1930
Las Vegas (N. M.) -- 1920-1930
Scope and Contents:
Illustration: hotel built in the style of a Spanish hacienda. It includes a depiction of a small town promenade scene, but the image is too small to yield details.
General:
Series 1, Box 10, U.S.A.--New Mexico--Cities and Towns.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Hotels, taverns, etc. -- New Mexico  Search this
advertising -- Hotels, taverns, etc. -- 1900-1920 -- New Mexico  Search this
Travel -- New Mexico -- 1920-1930  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1920-1930
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / New Mexico - Cities and Towns
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8c1907f4a-2b46-43e0-8c82-cd0aeabf6ea7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2208

Hotel El Rancho--Gallup, New Mexico/...with the Charm of Yesterday and the Convenience of Tomorrow! [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Publisher:
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (black/white, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Gallup (N.M.) -- 1920-1930
Southwest
Scope and Contents:
Reproduction of sketch/drawing of ranch house with circular driveway. Caption on verso: "On U.S. Highway 66--Hotel El Rancho--Second Best in the West. Gallup, N.M., the Indian Capital of the World."
General:
Series 1, Box 10, U.S.A.--New Mexico--Cities and Towns.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Tourism -- New Mexico  Search this
Hotels, taverns, etc. -- New Mexico  Search this
advertising -- Hotels, taverns, etc.  Search this
Automobile travel  Search this
Hotels, taverns, etc. -- New Mexico -- Gallup.  Search this
Travel -- 1920-1930  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Picture postcards -- 1920-1930
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / New Mexico - Cities and Towns
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep81c4b0632-da60-495b-962a-8c6bb4476cb3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2209

A Mexican Home, New Mex. [postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Publisher:
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Culture:
Mexicans -- 1920-1930  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
New Mexico -- 1920-1930
Scope and Contents:
Illustration of an adobe-style house with three people standing in one of the doorways. On the front of the building are rows of chiles drying. The backdrop is a canyon, described on the back of the postcard.
General:
Series 1, Box 10, U.S.A.---New Mexico---General Mountain Views.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Dwellings -- Adobe houses.  Search this
Adobe houses  Search this
Mountains -- New Mexico -- 1920-1930  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1920-1930
Picture postcards -- 1920-1930
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / New Mexico - General Mountain Views
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8fe6b26aa-e210-462d-aaaf-67a60951df36
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2212

New Mexico--along the Santa Fe [postcard booklet]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Artist:
Geary, Fred  Search this
Publisher:
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Culture:
Mexicans  Search this
Indians of North America -- New Mexico  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Picture postcards
Postcards
Place:
New Mexico
Santa Fe (N.M.)
Scope and Contents:
Postcard booklet of sites in New Mexico, with several depictions of Native Americans and references to Mexicans. The cover has an illustration of a man on a horse with a package on the second horse. The other side is a Pueblo scene of men performing a ceremonial dance with spectators. Booklet contains several depictions of ethnic Mexicans and Indians and contains a postcard history of the Southwest.
General:
Series 1, Box 10, U.S.A.--New Mexico---General Mountain Views.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Rural population  Search this
Mountains -- New Mexico  Search this
Pueblos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Postcards
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / New Mexico - General Mountain Views
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82812d7f2-fa77-4e2c-bf7e-e746704d77eb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2214

Pueblo of Laguna, N. M. [postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Publisher:
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Culture:
Pueblo Indians -- 1920-1930  Search this
Laguna Indians  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
New Mexico -- 1920-1930
Scope and Contents:
Reproduction of tinted photograph depicting the pueblo of Laguna, with its adobe houses. On verso: "Laguna is the youngest of the New Mexican Pueblos, being founded in 1699. It is 66 miles west of Albuquerque. Few tourists know that the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico own 900,000 acres of land and since the Treaty of Guadaloupe Hidalgo in 1848 have been full citizens of the United States, maintaining their own forms of government. The Pueblo Indians are an intelligent, industrious and independent race."
General:
Series 1, U.S.A., New Mexico--Pueblos and Indians, Box 10.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Cliff-dwellings  Search this
Adobe houses  Search this
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.  Search this
Pueblos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Picture postcards -- 1920-1930
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / New Mexico - Pueblos and Indians
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8003f9424-4f59-44eb-bd33-d4873034475e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2216

Street Scene, Pueblo of Acoma, New Mexico [photomechanical postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Publisher:
Detroit Publishing Co.  Search this
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color; Ink on card, photomechanical, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Container:
Box 10, Item Grouping U.S.A., New Mexico--Pueblos and Indians
Culture:
Pueblo  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Mexicans  Search this
Acoma Pueblo  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phostint (detroit publishing co. trademark).
Picture postcards
Postcards
Place:
New Mexico
Acoma (N.M.)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Caption on card: Acoma "The City in the Sky", is located in a beautiful valley 7000 feet above the sea, upon the top of a mesa which itself is 357 feet above the floor of the valley. It is the "home of half a thousand quaint lives and of half a thousand years romance." The pueblo is really three giant buildings running east and west a thousand feet and rising forty feet high. Each building is several hundred feet long but cut by cross walls into separate little homes.
Image: Reproduction, possibly of tinted photograph, of four persons in shawls and blankets walking through a street in the Acoma pueblo, with southwestern adobe style architecture. Verso: left side contains a description of the Acoma pueblo; right side of the card is an advertisement for the Indian and Mexican Trading Post at the Old De la Guerra House, El Paseo. The sale is for the benefit of the Indian Defense Association.
Local Numbers:
AC0200-0000081 (AC Scan)
General:
Fred Harvey symbol on verso with "Phostint" trademark and Detroit Publishing Co. credit.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Cliff-dwellings  Search this
Adobe houses  Search this
Mutual aid societies  Search this
Pueblos  Search this
Social problems  Search this
Genre/Form:
Phostint (Detroit Publishing Co. trademark).
Picture postcards
Postcards
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / New Mexico - Pueblos and Indians
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8485561dd-2588-4638-ad97-b3a744a6ea20
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2217

Entrance to Indian Building, Albuquerque, New Mexico [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Publisher:
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- New Mexico -- 1920-1930  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Albuquerque (N.M.)
Scope and Contents:
Color-tinted photograph (?) of Indian people and others buying and selling Indian wares outside an Albuquerque railroad depot. Indians sit on the ground with shawls wrapped around their heads. Other people dressed in Western (European) clothing walk through the area looking at merchandise.
General:
Series 1, Box 10, U.S.A.--New Mexico--Cities and Towns.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Tourist trade -- 1900-1920 -- New Mexico  Search this
Markets -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / New Mexico - Cities and Towns
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8a2614fec-02af-480f-bee5-dff65ce9b46d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2230

La Fonda Hotel, Santa Fe, New Mexico [postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Publisher:
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- New Mexico  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Santa Fe (N.M.)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Card has illustration of La Fonda, a hotel with adobe applique, with cars parked in front of the hotel. The verso describes the hotel as an inn where travelers can stay while touring the Indian territories and the Southwest.
Arrangement:
In series 1, box10, grouping U.S.A.--New Mexico--Santa Fe.
Local Numbers:
AC0200-0000082 (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Hotels, taverns, etc. -- New Mexico  Search this
Cities and towns -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe  Search this
Taverns (Inns)  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Automobile travel  Search this
advertising -- Hotels, taverns, etc.  Search this
Southwest  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / New Mexico - Santa Fe
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8fc1a9b84-fbe3-4cd1-83a8-66126aab3784
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2232

Apache Canyon / El Ortiz, the Fred Harvey Inn at Lamy, New Mexico [picture postcards]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Publisher:
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Names:
Santa Fe Railroad  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Culture:
Apache  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Lamy (N.M.)
Scope and Contents:
Two color postcard inserts in a booklet entitled "New Mexico along the Santa Fe trail" (BL382): (a) image of a train crossing through the pass in Apache Canyon between Las Vegas (New Mexico) and Lamy; (b) view of of hotel El Ortiz with mountains in the background and what seem to be Indians and tourists in front of the building.
General:
Series I, Box 10, U.S.A.--New Mexico--General Mountain Views.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Taverns (Inns)  Search this
advertising -- Hotels, taverns, etc.  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Canyons  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / New Mexico - General Mountain Views
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep889149083-61de-4d60-bc44-8c08ac9eb5fa
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2304

Howard Woody postcard collection relating to Native Americans

Collector:
Woody, Howard  Search this
Publisher:
Albertype Co.  Search this
Barkalow Brothers Co.  Search this
Detroit Publishing Co.  Search this
E.C. Kropp Co.  Search this
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Tammen, Harry Heye, 1856-1924  Search this
Photographer:
Detroit Photographic Co.  Search this
Teich, Curt, 1877-1974  Search this
Names:
Hopi House (Ariz.)  Search this
Beard, Dewey  Search this
Extent:
5 Color postcards
1 Postcard (collotype)
7 Postcards (color halftone)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Apache  Search this
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Seminole  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Acoma Pueblo  Search this
Minneconjou Lakota (Minniconjou Sioux)  Search this
Ute  Search this
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color postcards
Postcards
Place:
Yuma County (Ariz.)
Fort Lauderdale (Fla.)
Cheyenne (Wyo.)
Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
Acoma (N.M.)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
Postcards, some postmarked, with images of Apache, Hopi, Seminole, Sioux, Minneconjou, and other Native Americans. They include images of Apache men at a powwow near a mud house in Yuma, Arizona; the Hopi House at the Grand Canyon; a blanket weaver at Hopi House; a street scene from Pueblo Acoma; a Seminole wedding in Fort Lauderdale, Florida; women with leatherwork, baskets, and blankets; a horse-drawn travois used in a parade at the Annual Crow Indian Fair; Sioux people and tipis at Frontier Days in Cheyenne, Wyoming; Apache chief James A. Garfield, Ute Chief Sevaro and his family; and Iron Hail (also known as Dewey Beard (Minneconjou).
Biographical/Historical note:
Thomas Howard Woody (1935-2011) was a professor of sculpture at the University of South Carolina, co-author of several books on South Carolina history and postcards, and an avid collector of postcards. He received his undergraduate degree from Richmond Professional Institute and a master's degree from East Carolina University. Retiring after a 46-year long career at the University of South Carolina, he was awarded the title Distinguished Professor Emeritus.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 92-37
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives holds the Albertype Company Native American and Hawaiian photographs (Photo Lot 25).
Additional E.C. Kropp Co., Curt Teich, Detroit Photographic Company, and Fred Harvey postcards held in National Museum of American History Archives Center in the Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection.
Additional Detroit Photographic Company photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 59, MS 4510, and MS 4559.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Weddings  Search this
Pueblos  Search this
handicrafts  Search this
Dwellings  Search this
Citation:
Photo Lot 92-37, Howard Woody postcard collection relating to Native Americans, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.92-37
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3118163d7-b2ad-4020-ba08-8869265029f2
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-92-37

Aerial View of Pueblo

Creator:
El Tovar Studio  Search this
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (010 in x 008 in)
Culture:
Acoma Pueblo  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.02002200

OPPS NEG.80-9533
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint
Place:
New Mexico -- Acoma Pueblo
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 24 SPC Sw Acoma NM No # 02002200, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects
Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects / Series 1: America north of Mexico / Southwest / Acoma
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw322387953-097d-43f5-9395-974cce12205c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-24-ref17391

Aerial View of Pueblo

Creator:
El Tovar Studio  Search this
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (010 in x 008 in)
Culture:
Acoma Pueblo  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.02002300

OPPS NEG.80-9536
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint
Place:
New Mexico -- Acoma Pueblo
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 24 SPC Sw Acoma NM No # 02002300, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects
Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects / Series 1: America north of Mexico / Southwest / Acoma
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw367f6c0d9-9541-426b-863b-92fce830ba21
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-24-ref17392

View of Mesa, "the Rock"

Creator:
El Tovar Studio  Search this
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (008 in x 006 in mounted on 010 in x 008 in)
Culture:
Acoma Pueblo  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.02002400

OPPS NEG.2128-E
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint on cardboard mount
Place:
New Mexico -- Acoma Mesa
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 24 SPC Sw Acoma NM No # 02002400, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects
Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects / Series 1: America north of Mexico / Southwest / Acoma
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3a0d7096b-595a-4734-85f0-1f29912537ad
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-24-ref17393

Jar, Clay: Polychrome: Olla

Creator:
El Tovar Studio  Search this
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Names:
Indian Arts Fund (Santa Fe, N.M.)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photomechanical print (005 in x 005 in mounted on 009 in x 011 in)
Culture:
Acoma Pueblo  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photomechanical prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.02002500
Local Note:
Black and white photomechanical print on paper mount
Place:
New Mexico -- Acoma Pueblo
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 24 SPC Sw Acoma NM No # 02002500, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects
Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects / Series 1: America north of Mexico / Southwest / Acoma
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3aff03e70-fe5c-4c74-aefb-b4095eb8f3ba
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-24-ref17394

Fred Harvey Company collection of Carl Moon Southwest photographs

Photographer:
Moon, Carl, 1878-1948  Search this
Publisher:
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Extent:
434 Photographs
Container:
Box 1
Culture:
Havasupai (Coconino)  Search this
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
A:shiwi (Zuni)  Search this
Acoma Pueblo  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Tesuque Pueblo  Search this
White Mountain Apache  Search this
Isleta Pueblo  Search this
Hopi [Sipaulovi]  Search this
Kewa (Santo Domingo Pueblo)  Search this
K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo)  Search this
Ohkay Owingeh (San Juan Pueblo)  Search this
Laguna Pueblo  Search this
Taos Pueblo  Search this
San Ildefonso Pueblo  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographs
Place:
San Felipe Pueblo (N.M.)
Arizona
New Mexico
Date:
1907-1914
Summary:
This collection contains photographs that were commissioned by Fred Harvey Co. and shot by Carl Moon circa 1907-1914. The photographs depict American Indian communities in the southwest including A:shiwi (Zuni), Acoma Pueblo, Diné (Navajo), Hopi, Laguna Pueblo, and Taos Pueblo among many others.
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains 203 glass transparencies, 2 nitrate negatives, and 1 autochrome (plus 228 copy negatives and copy transparencies) that were commissioned by Fred Harvey Co. and shot by Carl moon circa 1905-1914. The photographs depict the southwest American Indian communities of A:shiwi (Zuni), Acoma Pueblo, Dine (Navajo), Havasupai (Coconino), Hopi Pueblo, Isleta Pueblo, K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo), Kewa (Santo Domingo Pueblo), Laguna Pueblo, Nambe Pueblo, Ohkay Owingeh (San Juan Pueblo), San Felipe Pueblo, San Ildefonso Pueblo, Taos Pueblo, Tesuque Pueblo, and White Mountain Apache. Some images were also shot in Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. The photographs are a mix of portraits, posed action shots, and architecture shots. Some of the photographs appear to have been staged by the photographer. There are a few photographs in this collection that may have been shot by Moon prior to his employment with the Fred Harvey Company.

The copy negatives and transparencies were created by the Museum of the American Indian (NMAI's predecessor museum). There are sometimes multiple copy negatives and copy transparencies per glass plate transparency.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into 17 series by culture group or location. Series 1: A:shiwi (Zuni), Series 2: Acoma Pueblo, Series 3: Diné (Navajo), Series 4: Havasupai (Coconino), Series 5: Hopi, Series 6: Isleta Pueblo, Series 7: K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo), Series 8: Kewa (Santa Domingo Pueblo), Series 9: Laguna Pueblo, Series 10: Nambe Pueblo, Series 11: Ohkay Owingeh (San Juan Pueblo), Series 12: San Felipe Pueblo, Series 13: San Ildefonso Pueblo, Series 14: Taos Pueblo, Series 15: Tesuque Pueblo, Series 16: White Mountain Apache, Series 17: Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

The collection is physically arranged first by collection type (transparencies and negatives) and then in photo numeric order.
Biographical / Historical:
Born in 1878 in Wilmington, Ohio, Carl E. Moon (originally spelled Karl) took up photography after serving with the Ohio National Guard. He moved to Albuquerque, N.M. in 1903 and opened a photograph studio where he began photographing American Indians in the U.S. southwest region. After publishing and exhibiting many of his photographs nationally, he was commissioned by the Fred Harvey Company in 1907 to take photographs of American Indian communities in the southwest. The Fred Harvey Company was founded by Frederick Henry Harvey and consisted of a chain of successful gift shops, restaurants, and hotels know as Harvey Houses. Moon photographed individuals in his El Tovar Studio in the Grand Canyon, Ariz. and also traveled to communities in the region including A:shiwi (Zuni), Diné (Navajo), Hopi, and Laguna Pueblo, among many others. The Fred Harvey Company used these photographs in their postcards, brochures, and publications for the tourist industry. The Fred Harvey Company also partnered with the Sante Fe Railroad to help generate tourism to the southwest region and Moon became the official photographer for the railroad. Moon also took up drawing and painting and studied with American painter Thomas Moran. Moon stayed with the Fred Harvey Company until 1914.

After Moon left the Fred Harvey Company, he opened a studio in Pasadena, California and continued his career as a photographer and painter. During this period, Moon painted and donated 26 works depicting Southwest American Indians to the Smithsonian Institution (now in the Smithsonian American Art Museum's collection). He also sold 24 oil paintings and 293 photographic prints to Henry E. Huntington that are now part of the Huntington Library in San Marino California. With his wife Grace Purdie Moon, he also produced and illustrated children's books of collected Native American stories and legends. Moon died in San Francisco, Calif. in 1948.
Related Materials:
The Huntington Library in San Marino California holds a large collection of Carl Moon works, including oil paintings and photographic prints. The University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections also holds photographs shot by Carl Moon and the Smithsonian American Art Museum holds 26 Carl Moon paintings.
Separated Materials:
Two nitrate negatives are stored at an offsite storage facility.
Provenance:
Donated to the Museum of the American Indian by the Fred Harvey Company in 1963.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadcast materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Some images restricted: Cultural Sensitivity.
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Arizona  Search this
Indians of North America -- New Mexico  Search this
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Fred Harvey Company collection of Carl Moon Southwest photographs, Box and Photo Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.090
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Fred Harvey Company collection of Carl Moon Southwest photographs
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv4053c0c32-e2a1-4111-8439-644e9b5d4db4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-090
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