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Gathering Wild Grass for Basket Making (Sohoqoto)

Culture/People:
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Marshall Lomakema, Hopi Pueblo, 1935-1975  Search this
Seller:
Byron Harvey, III (Byron Schemerhorn Harvey III), Non-Indian, 1932-2005  Search this
Collector:
Byron Harvey, III (Byron Schemerhorn Harvey III), Non-Indian, 1932-2005  Search this
Previous owner:
Byron Harvey, III (Byron Schemerhorn Harvey III), Non-Indian, 1932-2005  Search this
Title:
Gathering Wild Grass for Basket Making (Sohoqoto)
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Paper, watercolor
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
59.9 x 45.6 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Songoopavi (Shongopovi), Second Mesa, Hopi Reservation; Navajo County; Arizona; USA
Date created:
circa 1965
Catalog Number:
23/7398
Barcode:
237398.000
See related items:
Hopi Pueblo
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6d1467370-957e-4c0b-8b34-ab92cbefa70c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_252531
Online Media:

Splitting the yucca for basket making (mochikyanta)

Culture/People:
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Arlo Nuvayouma, Hopi [Second Mesa], 1923-2004  Search this
Seller:
Byron Harvey, III (Byron Schemerhorn Harvey III), Non-Indian, 1932-2005  Search this
Collector:
Byron Harvey, III (Byron Schemerhorn Harvey III), Non-Indian, 1932-2005  Search this
Previous owner:
Byron Harvey, III (Byron Schemerhorn Harvey III), Non-Indian, 1932-2005  Search this
Title:
Splitting the yucca for basket making (mochikyanta)
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Paper, watercolor
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
37.4 x 27.9 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Songoopavi (Shongopovi), Second Mesa, Hopi Reservation; Navajo County; Arizona; USA
Date created:
circa 1965
Catalog Number:
23/7373
Barcode:
237373.000
See related items:
Hopi Pueblo
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws68e4b070e-81ff-4c2a-bb38-83135fb2fa20
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_252506
Online Media:

Basket Making

Culture/People:
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Arlo Nuvayouma, Hopi [Second Mesa], 1923-2004  Search this
Seller:
Byron Harvey, III (Byron Schemerhorn Harvey III), Non-Indian, 1932-2005  Search this
Collector:
Byron Harvey, III (Byron Schemerhorn Harvey III), Non-Indian, 1932-2005  Search this
Previous owner:
Byron Harvey, III (Byron Schemerhorn Harvey III), Non-Indian, 1932-2005  Search this
Title:
Basket Making
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Paper, watercolor
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
37.4 x 27.9 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Songoopavi (Shongopovi), Second Mesa, Hopi Reservation; Navajo County; Arizona; USA
Date created:
January 1965
Catalog Number:
23/7376
Barcode:
237376.000
See related items:
Hopi Pueblo
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6a4143e50-6835-4fef-8466-3634a1fc1eef
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_252509
Online Media:

Spreading the yucca out; basket making

Culture/People:
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Arlo Nuvayouma, Hopi [Second Mesa], 1923-2004  Search this
Seller:
Byron Harvey, III (Byron Schemerhorn Harvey III), Non-Indian, 1932-2005  Search this
Collector:
Byron Harvey, III (Byron Schemerhorn Harvey III), Non-Indian, 1932-2005  Search this
Previous owner:
Byron Harvey, III (Byron Schemerhorn Harvey III), Non-Indian, 1932-2005  Search this
Title:
Spreading the yucca out; basket making
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Paper, watercolor
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
37.3 x 27.9 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Songoopavi (Shongopovi), Second Mesa, Hopi Reservation; Navajo County; Arizona; USA
Date created:
circa 1965
Catalog Number:
23/7374
Barcode:
237374.000
See related items:
Hopi Pueblo
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws66892037d-b8f3-409c-ae80-a76eca604ca7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_252507
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Gathering yucca for basket making (momkto)

Culture/People:
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Arlo Nuvayouma, Hopi [Second Mesa], 1923-2004  Search this
Seller:
Byron Harvey, III (Byron Schemerhorn Harvey III), Non-Indian, 1932-2005  Search this
Collector:
Byron Harvey, III (Byron Schemerhorn Harvey III), Non-Indian, 1932-2005  Search this
Previous owner:
Byron Harvey, III (Byron Schemerhorn Harvey III), Non-Indian, 1932-2005  Search this
Title:
Gathering yucca for basket making (momkto)
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Paper, watercolor
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
37.4 x 27.7 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Songoopavi (Shongopovi), Second Mesa, Hopi Reservation; Navajo County; Arizona; USA
Date created:
circa 1965
Catalog Number:
23/7372
Barcode:
237372.000
See related items:
Hopi Pueblo
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws66e52fe0a-15f3-4426-9b63-08ba12e97014
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_252505
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George Pepper: Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Collection Director:
Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957  Search this
Dockstader, Frederick J.  Search this
Collection Collector:
Johnson, Frederick, 1904-1994  Search this
Churchill, Frank C. (Frank Carroll), 1850-1912  Search this
Davis, Edward H., b. 1862  Search this
Churchill, Clara G.  Search this
Harrington, M. R. (Mark Raymond), 1882-1971  Search this
Harvey, Byron  Search this
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Gridley, Marion E. (Marion Eleanor), 1906-1974  Search this
Wildschut, William  Search this
Stiles, William F., 1912-1980  Search this
Verrill, A. Hyatt (Alpheus Hyatt), 1871-1954  Search this
Skinner, Alanson, 1886-1925  Search this
Waterman, T. T. (Thomas Talbot), 1885-1936  Search this
Harvey, Fred  Search this
Keppler, Udo J., 1872-1956  Search this
Lothrop, S. K. (Samuel Kirkland), 1892-1965  Search this
Barrett, S. A. (Samuel Alfred), 1879-1965  Search this
Pepper, George H. (George Hubbard), 1873-1924  Search this
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956  Search this
Collection Source:
Force, Roland W.  Search this
Burnett, Edwin K.  Search this
Container:
Box 266, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1907
Scope and Contents:
Correspondents: M.T. Farley, Frederick Monsen, Alice Fletcher, Franz Boas, E.F. Dawson, H. Ernestine Ripley, Matilda Stevenson, Berthold Laufer, Wilhelm (Guillermo) Bauer, W.C. Mills, Nicolas Leon, Mrs. George P. Way, Clark Nissler, W.M. Cary, Clarence B. Moore, George Bird Grinnell, W.C. Curtis, Edward Schernikow, John Frederick Huckel.
Collection 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).
Collection Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadcast materials from the collection must be requested from the National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation Records, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation records
Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation records / Series 6: Collectors
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-001-ref7445
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MS 7101 Navaho Field notes and draft manuscript on hunting and agriculture

Creator:
Hill, W. W. (Willard Williams), 1902-1974  Search this
Informant:
Taa, Hastin  Search this
Thick Man  Search this
Yaja, Asta Tohitlini Alsai  Search this
Little Woman  Search this
Chilley, Chis  Search this
Sandoval, Chick  Search this
Moon, Ace  Search this
Bige, Atitsai  Search this
Interpreter's Son  Search this
Altsi, Hastin  Search this
The Little Man  Search this
Igai, Tsi  Search this
White Hair  Search this
Dine, Nakai  Search this
Navajo Jim  Search this
Bige, Neska  Search this
The Late Fat One's Son  Search this
Alpai, Beli  Search this
Roan Horse  Search this
Bige, Atszdi Yaze  Search this
The Late Little Smith's Son  Search this
Haiitsis, Hacke  Search this
Pulled Out of the Warrior  Search this
McKinley, Mary  Search this
Izkin, DEne  Search this
One That Killed a Man  Search this
Curley of Chin Lee  Search this
Extent:
820 Items (ca. 820 pages)
Culture:
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
June-July 1933
Scope and Contents:
Field notes, in typescript, largely concern hunting and agriculture but also concern to a greater and lesser extent subjects shown in cross references. The subjects are distributed throughout the manuscript. Informants were Hastin Taa (Thick Man), Asta Tohitlini Alsai Yaja (Little Woman), Chis Chilley, Chick Sandoval, Ace Moon, Atitsai Bige (Interpreter's Son), Hastin Altsi (The Little Man), Tsi Igai (White Hair), Nakai Dine (Navajo Jim), Neska Bige (The Late Fat One's Son), Beli Alpai (Roan Horse), Atszdi Yaze Bige (The Late Little Smith's Son), Hacke Haiitsis (Pulled Out of the Warrior), Mary McKinley, Dene Izkin (One That Killed a Man), and "Curley of Chin Lee."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7101
Topic:
Agriculture -- Navaho  Search this
Hunting -- Navaho  Search this
Tools and implements -- Navaho  Search this
Clothing -- Navaho  Search this
Food preparation -- Navaho  Search this
Habitations and other structures -- Navaho  Search this
Rituals, formulas and ceremonies -- Navaho  Search this
War -- Navaho  Search this
Pottery -- Navaho  Search this
Basket making -- Navaho  Search this
Botany -- Navaho  Search this
Medicine -- Navaho  Search this
Masks -- Navaho  Search this
Crime and punishment -- Navaho  Search this
Education -- Navaho  Search this
Color and dyes -- Navaho  Search this
Art -- Navaho  Search this
Kinship -- Navaho  Search this
Tobacco -- Navaho  Search this
Pipes -- Navaho  Search this
Navaho  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7101, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7101
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7101

MS 4883 Posters of Indian art from the Indian Court in the Federal Building at the Golden Gate International Exposition

Creator:
Siegriest, 1899-1989  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Names:
Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Extent:
7 Posters
Culture:
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Pomo  Search this
Apache  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Haida  Search this
American Indian -- Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Posters
Drawings
Date:
1939
Scope and Contents:
Titles: "Antelope Hunt from a Navaho Drawing, New Mexico;" "Pomo Indian Basket, California;" "Apache Devil Dancer from an Indian Painting, Arizona;" "Pueblo Turtle Dancers from an Indian Painting, New Mexico;" "Eskimo Mask, Western Alaska;" "Blanket Design of the Haida Indians, Alaska;" and "From an Indian Painting on Elkskin, Great Plains."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4883
Local Note:
The Word "Siegriest" appears on all the posters; it is perhaps the name of the artist who did the silk-screen posters.
Silkscreen on cardboard.
Topic:
Hunting -- Navaho  Search this
Basket making -- Pomo  Search this
Devil Dancer -- Apache  Search this
Turtle Dancer -- Pueblo  Search this
Masks -- Eskimo  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Citation:
Manuscript 4883, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4883
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MS 4883 Posters of Indian art from the Indian Court in the Federal Building at the Golden Gate International Exposition
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4883
Online Media:

Southwest

Collection Creator:
Evelyn, Douglas E.  Search this
Extent:
12 Postcards
10 Stereographs
Container:
Photo-folder 6
Photo-folder 7
Photo-folder 8
Photo-folder 13
Photo-folder 14
Photo-folder 15
Photo-folder 16
Culture:
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Laguna Pueblo  Search this
Taos Pueblo  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Photographs
Postcards
Stereographs
Date:
1880-1937
Scope and Contents:
Postcards: 226_pht_006_001; 226_pht_006_002; 226_pht_006_003; 226_pht_006_004; 226_pht_006_005; 226_pht_007_001; 226_pht_007_002; 226_pht_007_003; 226_pht_007_004; 226_pht_007_005; 226_pht_008_001; 226_pht_008_002; Stereographs: P33115; P33116 (Restricted); P33119; P33120 (Restricted); P33122; P33123; P33124; P33125; P33130; P33135

This series contains 12 postcards and 10 stereographs. The images include depictions of activities such as weaving, basket making, and horse-racing. Communities represented include Diné (Navajo), Hopi Pueblo, Laguna Pueblo, and Taos Pueblo. The images also include depictions of a number of buildings and structures such as the Cliff Palace at Mesa Verde, the Lagoon Indian School in Phoenix, Arizona, and the Indian Building in Albuquerque, New Mexico. A number of the stereographs were produced by the Keystone View Company and feature educational, though not always accurate or factual, classroom information on the reverse. A number of the postcards were produced by the Fred Harvey Company which partnered with the Santa Fe Railroad in the early 20th century to generate tourism in the American Southwest.
Collection 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:
The following images in this series are restricted due to cultural sensitivity: P33116; P33120.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Douglas E. Evelyn photograph and ephemera collection, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.226, Series 5
See more items in:
Douglas E. Evelyn photograph and ephemera collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-226-ref5

Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1967 Festival of American Folklife

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Contracts
Photographic prints
Audiocassettes
Negatives
Video recordings
Notes
Sound recordings
Plans (drawings)
Business records
Slides (photographs)
Memorandums
Correspondence
Videotapes
Digital images
Date:
July 1-4, 1967
Summary:
The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.
Scope and Contents note:
This collection documents the planning, production, and execution of the 1967 Festival of American Folklife. Materials may include photographs, audio recordings, motion picture film and video recordings, notes, production drawings, contracts, memoranda, correspondence, informational materials, publications, and ephemera. Such materials were created during the Festival on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., as well as in the featured communities, before or after the Festival itself.
Arrangement note:
Arranged in 5 series.

Missing Title

Series 1: Program Books, Festival Publications, and Ephemera

Series 2: Fieldwork

Series 3: Photographs

Series 4: Audio

Series 5: Video
Historical note:
The Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998.

The 1967 Festival of American Folklife was produced by the Smithsonian Division of Performing Arts.

For more information, see Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.
Introduction:
In 1966, Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley engaged James R. Morris to serve as Director of Museum Services, soon to become a new Division of Performing Arts. Ripley charged Morris to develop a full program of performances on the National Mall - sound and light show, readings and concerts, films, live demonstrations, and special exhibitions. Morris, who had previously organized the American Folk Festival in Asheville, North Carolina, in 1963, proposed that the Smithsonian host a folk festival as the centerpiece of the outdoors activities. Through the Asheville festival, Morris had come into contact with key people involved in the Newport Folk Festival, among them Alan Lomax. It was Lomax who suggested that the Smithsonian hire Newport's then-director of field programs, Ralph C. Rinzler, to help plan a Smithsonian festival. The term "folklife", drawn from Scandinavian usage, was chosen over "folk" as the name of the new Festival.

The first Festival of American Folklife was held July 1-4, 1967 in two tents - one for crafts and one for sales - a music stage, and a performance area on the terrace of the Museum of History and Technology (later, the National Museum of American History). Fifty-eight traditional craftspeople and thirty-two musical and dance groups from throughout the United States demonstrated and performed at the first open-air event. Mountain banjo-pickers and ballad singers, Chinese lion dancers, Indian sand painters, basket and rug weavers, New Orleans jazz bands and a Bohemian hammer dulcimer band from east Texas combined with the host of participants from many rural and urban areas of the U.S. The entire event was free to the public, the expense of the production having been borne by the Smithsonian aided by numerous civic and cultural organizations, business enterprises and State Arts Councils.

The 1967 Festival drew a huge crowd - estimated at more than 400,000 - and strong interest from the press, Members of Congress, and Smithsonian leadership. In the Smithsonian's annual report for 1967, Ripley reflected on the success of the Festival:

Within - in the Museum - the tools, the products of craft work, the musical instruments hang suspended in cases, caught in beautifully petrified isolation. Without, for the space of a few hours they came alive in the hands of specialists from all over America.... It was a moving spectacle and one that underscored the principle that a museum, to be a museum in the best sense of the word, must live and breathe both within and without.

The 1967 Festival marked the inception of a fresh attempt at the evaluation, documentation and celebration of a hitherto unrecognized area of vigorous American expression. Concurrent with the first Festival, an American Folklife Conference was organized (with assistance from Henry Glassie) to address topics of American and international folklife studies, the relationship between folklife and history, applied folklife, and folklife in schools, museums, communities, and government agencies.

The Festival was organized by the Division of Performing Arts, under the direction of James R. Morris. Ralph Rinzler was the Applied Folklore Consultant and Festival Artistic Director, and Marian A. Hope was Project Assistant. No program book or schedule was published, but news articles, congressional remarks, letters from the public, and a list of participants were later compiled in lieu of a program book. That document can be viewed in Series 1.
Participants:
Crafts

Harry Belone, 1912-1986, Navajo sand painter, Arizona

Herman Benton, 1914-1994, scoop maker, New York

Mary Bowers, 1922-2002, Seminole patchwork, needlework, Florida

Marie Z. Chino, 1907-1982, Acoma pottery, New Mexico

Mildred Cleghorn, 1910-1997, Indian cloth dolls, Oklahoma

Maisy Coburn, apple face and corncob dolls, Arkansas

Margaret Coochwytewa, 1923-1995, Hopi, coil and yucca leaves basket maker, Arizona

Victor Coochwytewa, 1922-2011, Hopi silversmith, Arizona

Freedom Quilting Bee, Alabama

Taft Greer, 1908-1986, weaver, Tennessee

Joseph Grismayer, 1888-1970, willow basket maker, Pennsylvania

Dewey Harmon, 1900-1972, whittler, North Carolina

Bea Hensley, 1919-2013, blacksmith, North Carolina

Louise Jones, 1910-1973, coil basket making, South Carolina

Robert Keith, chair maker, North Carolina

Mrs. Robert Keith, chair maker, North Carolina

Norman Kennedy, 1934-, carder, spinner, weaver, Massachusetts

Clifford Lucas, Indian dolls, New Mexico

Lila Suzanne Marshall, 1908-1994, corn shuck dolls, North Carolina

Charles Mayac, 1906-1971, ivory carver, Alaska

Leo J. Meyer, scrimshaw carver, Maryland

Alice Merryman, 1906-2007, corn shuck dolls, Arkansas

Norman Miller, 1905-1972, southern pottery, Alabama

Mrs. Norman Miller, southern pottery, Alabama

Hazel Miracle, 1915-2001, apple face, corn shuck dolls, Kentucky

Homer Miracle, 1910-1980, hand-hewn bowls, carver, Kentucky

Ann Mitchell, corn shuck dolls, Maryland

Golda Porter, spinner, North Carolina

Edd Presnell, 1916-1994, dulcimer maker, North Carolina

Ambrose Roanhorse, 1904-1982, Navajo silversmith, Arizona

Garnet Claw Roanhorse, 1911-1999, Navajo rug weaver, Arizona

Georgianne Robinson, 1917-1985, Osage ribbon work, needlework, Oklahoma

Lou Sesher, 1915-1989, model boat builder, Pennsylvania

Genevieve Tomey, Osage ribbon work, needlework, Oklahoma

Elisia Trivett, rug hooker, North Carolina

Ora Watson, 1909-2004, quilting, North Carolina

Willard Watson, 1905-1994, toy maker, North Carolina

Music

The Baca Family Band, Czech-American polka music, Texas

Libba Cotten, Country guitarist, North Carolina, Washington, D.C.

Dejan's Olympia Brass Brand, New Orleans marching band, Louisiana

Jimmie Driftwood, Ozark ballad singer, Arkansas

First Maryland Regiment Fife and Drum Corps, martial music, Maryland

John Jackson, Songster and blues singer, Virginia

Bessie Jones (1902-1984) and the Georgia Sea Island Singers, shouts, jubilees, spirituals, and ring games, Georgia

Norman Kennedy, Scots ballad singer, Massachusetts

Clark Kessinger, 1896-1975, mountain fiddler, West Virginia

Vinice Lejeune (1919-1993) Group, Cajun band, Louisiana

The McGee Brothers with Sid Harkreader, String band, Tennessee

Sam McGee, 1894-1975

Kirk McGee, 1899-1983

Gene Meade, West Virginia

The Moving Star Hall Singers, shouts, jubilees, spirituals, and ring games, South Carolina

Glenn Ohrlin, cowboy singer, Arkansas

Grace Papakee, 1907-1982, Mesquakie Indian music, Iowa

John Papakee, 1895-1981, Mesquakie Indian music, Iowa

Billie Pierce (1907-1974) and De De Pierce (1904-1973) and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, New Orleans jazz, Louisiana

Almeda Riddle, Ozark ballad singer, Arkansas

Scottish Pipe Band, highland marching music, Washington, D.C.

Wade Ward (1892-1971) and the Buck Mountain Band, mountain string band, Virginia

Yomo Toro Band, Puerto Rican music, New York

Ed Young (1910-1972), G.D. Young and Lonnie Young (1903-1976), African American fife and drum group, Mississippi

Young People's Chorus from the Scripture of Church of Christ, gospel, Virginia

Dance

Blue Ridge Mountain Dancers, cloggers, North Carolina

Chinese Lion Group, Washington, D.C.

Maurice Flowers, square dance caller, Maryland

Los Gallegos d'Espana, Galician dance, New York

Glinka Dancers, Russian dance group, New Jersey

Jochim Koyuk, King Island Eskimo dancer, Alaska

Mrs. Jochim Koyuk, King Island Eskimo dancer, Alaska

McNeff Dancers, Irish dancing with Ceilidh band, New York

Henry Paterick, square dance caller, Virginia

St. Andrews Society Group, Scottish dancing, Washington, D.C.
Forms Part Of:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1967 Festival of American Folklife forms part of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival records .

Smithsonian Folklife Festival records

Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: Papers

1967 Festival of American Folklife records - [Ongoing]
Related Archival Materials note:
Within the Rinzler Archives, related materials may be found in various collections such as the Ralph Rinzler papers and recordings, the Lily Spandorf drawings, the Diana Davies photographs, the Robert Yellin photographs, and the Curatorial Research, Programs, and Projects collection. Additional relevant materials may also be found in the Smithsonian Institution Archives concerning the Division of Performing Arts (1966-1983), Folklife Program (1977-1980), Office of Folklife Programs (1980-1991), Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies (1991-1999), Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present), and collaborating Smithsonian units, as well as in the administrative papers of key figures such as the Secretary and respective deputies. Users are encouraged to consult relevant finding aids and to contact Archives staff for further information.
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Folklore  Search this
Folk art  Search this
Folk festivals  Search this
Food habits  Search this
arts and crafts  Search this
Folk music  Search this
World music  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Contracts
Photographic prints
Audiocassettes
Negatives
Video recordings
Notes
Sound recordings
Plans (drawings)
Business records
Slides (photographs)
Memorandums
Correspondence
Videotapes
Digital images
Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1967 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections , Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1967
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Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-cfch-sff-1967

Crafts

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Introduction:
The craft presentations at the 1968 Festival featured more than 60 persons demonstrating basket-making, woodworking, wood carving, pottery, blacksmithing and tinsmithing, doll-making, and foodways. A special focus was on textile traditions, with large contingents demonstrating diverse approaches to processing cotton and wool, needlework, and quilt-making.
Participants:
Maurice Alexander, Lummi, totem poles, Washington

Elizabeth Bass, 1906-1991, wool carder, Missouri

Kay Bates, cotton weaver, spinner (treadle wheel) and carder, Louisiana

Herman Benton, 1914-1994, grain scoop maker, New York

Freddy Bump, 1894-1977, chair maker, Arkansas

Dallas Bump, 1918-2016, chair maker, Arkansas

Charlene Cartee, 1908-1985, butter churning, sassafras candy making, Kentucky

Russell Cartee, 1901-1986, rived shingle maker, Kentucky

Gladys LeBlanc Clark, 1918-2011, cotton weaver, spinner (treadle wheel) and carder, Louisiana

Cornelison family, Appalachian potters, Kentucky

Dinkie Daspit, cotton weaver, spinner (treadle wheel) and carder, Lafayette, Louisiana

Susan Denson, Choctaw, split-cane basket maker, Mississippi

Abe Dewey, corn shuck seat maker, Missouri

Letha Dickerson, gourd-head doll maker, Kentucky

Isaac Doss, blacksmith, Arkansas

Freedom Quilting Bee, quilters, Alabama

Tillie Galbadon, 1912-1979, Spanish-American needlework, New Mexico

Dolly Greer, quilter, North Carolina

Taft Greer, 1908-1986, wool weaver, Tennessee

Lucille Guitroz, cotton weaver, spinner (treadle wheel) and carder, Louisiana

Thelma Hall, 1908-1996, nut head and woodenhead doll maker, Arkansas

Alma Harris, 1919-1993, poppets (dolls) maker, Hindsville, Arkansas

Roy Harris, 1920-, wooden figures, Arkansas

Johnie Head, corncob, corn shuck doll maker, Springdale, Arkansas

Ethel Hogsed, 1920-1991, Brasstown carvers, wooden animals, North Carolina

Francis James, 1909-1973, Lummi, wool spinner (electric wheel), Marietta, Washington

Doris John, Navajo, wool weaver, spinner, carder, New Mexico

Edith Jones, Lummi, cedar-bark basket maker, Washington

Edwin L. Kaye, Hopi kachina dolls, New Mexico

Norman Kennedy, 1934-, wool milling, spinning and weaving, Virginia

Wally Kiser, sorghum production, Kentucky

Mrs. Wally Kiser, sorghum production, Kentucky

George Lopez, 1900-1993, -- santos -- carver, New Mexico

Edsel Martin, 1927-1999, dulcimers, North Carolina

Jack Matthews, sheep shearer, Maryland

Angus McLeod and group, wool milling, Massachusetts

Sue McClure, Brasstown carvers, wooden animals, North Carolina

Mrs. Charles Morlan, apple face doll maker, Arkansas

Teresita Naranjo, 1919-1999, Santa Clara Pueblo potter, New Mexico

Elizabeth Notah, 1928-2003, Navajo, wool weaver, spinner, carder, New Mexico

Conchita Quintana, 1941-1994, tinsmith, New Mexico

Mallie Ritchie, corn shuck doll maker, Kentucky

Donald Robinson, split-oak basket maker, Louisiana

Thonius Robinson, split-oak basket maker, Louisiana

Grace Owle Shelton, 1905-1970, Cherokee, cloth doll maker, North Carolina

Kitty Singleton, 1904-1989, corn shuck doll maker, Kentucky

Edgar Tolson, 1904-1984, wooden figures, Kentucky

Elisa Trivett, wool spinner (treadle wheel) North Carolina

Margie Waldron, wool spinner (walking wheel), Missouri

Joe Washington and family, Lummi, net making and setting, Washington

Florence Watson, Navajo, wool weaver, spinner, carder, New Mexico

Ora Watson, 1909-2004, quilter, North Carolina

Rosa Lee Watson, quilter, Deep Gap, North Carolina

Willard Watson, 1905-1994, toys, Deep Gap, North Carolina

Mrs. Hobart Whitson, quilter, Burnsville, North Carolina

Connard Wolfe, 1933-, stone and wood carvings, West Virginia
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1968 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections , Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1968, Series 2
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1968 Festival of American Folklife
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1968-ref18

American Indian Photographs

Photographer:
Cox, W. T  Search this
Wittick, Ben 1845-1903  Search this
Carrigen  Search this
Bemedji  Search this
Molander  Search this
Geist, Otto William  Search this
Bratley  Search this
Post, Helen M  Search this
Stevens, Harry  Search this
Wilcox, Walter D  Search this
Maes, E. E. ?  Search this
Sady, Emil J  Search this
Alva, Alcides J  Search this
Bailey, Truman E. 1902?-1959  Search this
Creator:
U. S. Department of Interior, Library  Search this
Subject:
Big Jim Chief  Search this
Collier, John  Search this
Ka-Be-Nah-Gwey-Wence  Search this
Smith, John  Search this
Ickes, Harold Secretary of the Interior  Search this
McDermitt, Sam  Search this
Noriego, Albert  Search this
Jessepe, Louis  Search this
Wa[ ?] assush, Leo  Search this
Farinango, Benceslado  Search this
Sady, Emil J  Search this
Physical description:
10 photos
Culture:
Arapaho Indians (identification uncertain)  Search this
Blackfoot  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Flathead  Search this
Hopi  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Nez Percé Indians (identification uncertain)  Search this
Oto Indians (identification uncertain)  Search this
Papago  Search this
Pima Indians (identification uncertain)  Search this
Zuni Indians  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Iroquois Mohawk  Search this
Chickasaw Indians  Search this
Iroquois Seneca  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Paiute Indians  Search this
Quechua  Search this
Aymara  Search this
Seminole Indians  Search this
Potawatomi Indians  Search this
Menominee Indians  Search this
Aleuts  Search this
Chinook  Search this
Winnebago Indians  Search this
Laguna Indians  Search this
Havasupai Indians  Search this
Swinomish Indians  Search this
Tututni Indians  Search this
Iroquois Onondaga  Search this
Iroquois Tuscarora  Search this
Cakchiquel  Search this
Otoe (identification uncertain)  Search this
Araucano  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America Northeast  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Mohawk Indians  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Tuscarora Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Indians of North America Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America Plateau  Search this
Salish Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Southwest, New  Search this
Tohono O'Odham Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Southern States  Search this
Type:
Slides (photographs)
Collection descriptions
Glass plates
Color transparencies
Place:
Wyoming
Guatemala
Mexico
Peru
Topic:
Photographs  Search this
Missions--St Michael's  Search this
Cherokee Indians  Search this
Education--Sequoyah Indian School  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Habitations and other structures--tipi  Search this
Delegations  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Woodwork and wood carving  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Habitations and other structures  Search this
Flathead  Search this
Oto Indians  Search this
Education--school buildings  Search this
Pima Indians  Search this
Basket making  Search this
Zuni Indians  Search this
Fabrics, including spinning and weaving  Search this
Delegations--1st Conference in Indian Inter-American Life  Search this
Agriculture--plowing  Search this
Education--Escuela Normal Rural  Search this
Agriculture--potato planting  Search this
Local number:
NAA MS 4638
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Numbered manuscripts 1850s-1980s (some earlier)
American Indian Photographs [Cox, W. T]
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Dale Jenkins postcard and photograph collection

Creator:
Jenkins, Dale  Search this
Extent:
145 Postcards
11 Photographic prints
0.5 Linear feet
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
K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo)  Search this
Laguna Pueblo  Search this
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)  Search this
Suquamish  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Cayuse  Search this
Northern Paiute (Paviotso)  Search this
Nuwuvi (Southern Paiute)  Search this
Plains Apache (Kiowa Apache)  Search this
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Seminole  Search this
Indians of Central America -- Panama  Search this
Indians of Central America -- Guatemala  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Postcards
Photographic prints
Place:
Temuco (Chile)
Cuzco (Peru)
Date:
1890-1939
Summary:
This collection consists of 145 postcards and 11 photographs depicting indigenous peoples of the Americas, with dates ranging 1890 – 1930s. The bulk of the collection consists of postcards of Native communities throughout the United States, and includes portrait images, dwellings, basket-making, weaving, and crafts.
Scope and Contents:
The Dale Jenkins postcard and photograph collection consists of 145 postcards and 11 photographs with dates ranging 1890 – 1930s. The images depict indigenous peoples of the Americas, and spans a large geographical breadth extending from the Arctic in the north to Chile and Peru in South America. The bulk of the collection consists of postcards of Native communities throughout the United States, with a significant number of images depicting various Pueblo and Southwest cultural groups; many of these latter postcards were produced by the Fred Harvey Company. A number of the postcards and photographs include portrait images, dwellings, basket-making, weaving, and crafts. Also of particular note are 13 scenes of daily life at a number of different Indian Boarding Schools at the turn of the twentieth century. Finally, in addition to the postcard images are 11 photographs consisting of cabinet cards and other photographic prints.
Please note that the language and terminology used in this collection reflects the context and culture of the time of its creation, and may include culturally sensitive information. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged into 11 series, organized thematically (Indian Boarding Schools) and then regionally by location or culture group. Series 1: Indian Boarding Schools, Series 2: Arctic/Subarctic, Series 3: Northwest Coast, Series 4: California, Series 5: Great Basin/Plateau, Series 6: Southwest, Series 7: Plains, Series 8: Northeast/Great Lakes, Series 9: Southeast, Series 10: Mexico/Central America, Series 11: South America
Biographical / Historical:
Dale Jenkins is a retired Financial Planner living in California, having previously worked in the Aerospace industry. He has collected late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century American photographs and postcards for over 30 years. In addition to archival collections donated to the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian, Jenkins has also donated postcard and photograph collections to the California Museum of Photography, the California Historical Society, and the Museum of the City of New York.
Provenance:
This collection was donated by Dale Jenkins in 2013 and 2014.
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:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Education  Search this
Off-reservation boarding schools -- Photographs  Search this
Education -- Carlisle Indian School  Search this
Mille Lacs Band of Chippewa Indians. Minnesota  Search this
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Dale Jenkins postcard and photograph collection, NMAI.AC.069, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.069
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Dale Jenkins postcard and photograph collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-069
Online Media:

Southwest

Collection Creator:
Jenkins, Dale  Search this
Extent:
45 Postcards
6 Photographic prints
Container:
Photo-folder 15
Photo-folder 16
Photo-folder 17
Photo-folder 18
Photo-folder 19
Photo-folder 20
Photo-folder 21
Photo-folder 22
Photo-folder 23
Photo-folder 24
Oversize 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Postcards
Photographic prints
Date:
1890-1939
Scope and Contents:
This series contains 45 postcards and 6 photographic prints. The images include depictions of activities such as weaving, basket making, pottery making, bread-baking, and selling crafts. Communities represented include Acoma Pueblo, Akimel O'odham (Pima), A:shiwi (Zuni), Chimayo, Cochiti Pueblo, Diné (Navajo), Havasupai (Coconino), Hopi Pueblo, Hualapai (Walapai), K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo), Laguna Pueblo, Mojave (Mohave), Tesuque Pueblo, and Tohono O'odham (Papago). The only individual specifically identified is Elle of Ganado [Diné (Navajo)], a well-known and celebrated weaver of the time. A large number of these postcards were produced by the Fred Harvey Company which partnered with the Santa Fe Railroad in the early 20th century to generate tourism in the American Southwest.
Collection 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).
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Dale Jenkins postcard and photograph collection, NMAI.AC.069, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.069, Series 6
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Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-069-ref506

Helga Teiwes photograph collection

Photographer:
Teiwes, Helga  Search this
Names:
Arizona State Museum  Search this
Gila River Indian Reservation (Ariz.)  Search this
Navajo Nation, Arizona, New Mexico & Utah  Search this
Extent:
3775 Negatives (photographic)
3126 Slides (photographs)
433 Photographic prints
196 Transparencies
16 Linear feet
Culture:
San Carlos Apache  Search this
Akimel O'odham (Pima)  Search this
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Rarámuri (Tarahumara)  Search this
Tohono O'odham (Papago)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Slides (photographs)
Photographic prints
Transparencies
Photographs
Place:
Cuzco (Peru)
Machu Picchu Site (Peru)
Peru
Arizona
Mexico
New Mexico
Date:
1965-2002
Summary:
The Helga Teiwes photograph collection contains over 7,000 negatives, slides and prints made by Teiwes between 1965 and 2002. For over thirty years Teiwes worked as a staff photographer for the Arizona State Museum, photographing and documenting Native American communities across the American Southwest. During this time, Teiwes also privately took photographs and built personal relationships among members of the Akimel O'odham, Tohono O'odham, Apache, Diné (Navajo) and Hopi tribes. These photographs include portraits of artists at work, families in their homes, daily life on the reservation, special events and landscape photography. Additionally, the Teiwes collection includes photographs from a 1975 trip to Peru and photographs of the Tarahumara (Rarámuri) community in Chihuahua, Mexico.
Scope and Contents:
The Helga Teiwes photograph collection contains over 7,000 negatives, slides and prints made by Teiwes between 1965 and 2002 across the American Southwest, Mexico and Peru. The majority of the photographs document daily life and activities, artists at work, and special events among members of the Akimel O'odham, Tohono O'odham, Apache, Diné (Navajo) and Hopi tribes in Arizona and New Mexico. A smaller amount of photographs documents trips Teiwes made to Mexico to photograph the Tarahumara (Rarámuri) community in Chihuahua and a 1975 summer trip to Peru. The collection is arranged into seven series with additional subseries.

Series 1, Akimel O'odham (Pima), 1965-1993, 2001, contains photographs mostly taken among the Gila River Indian Community in Arizona. These include intimate portraits, landscape views and views of farming and agriculture. Of particular note are photographs of Patricia "Pat" Stone and her family and basket weaver Julia Francisco. The majority of the photographs in Series 2, Apache, 1973-1994, are from two San Carlos Apache coming of age ceremonies, or "Changing Woman" ceremonies, from 1992 and 1994. The 1992 ceremony for Leia Tenille Johnson was held in Whiteriver, Arizona and the 1994 ceremony for Vanessa Jordan of Bylas, Arizona. A selection of 50 photographic prints from these ceremonies were later exhibited in "Western Apache Sunrise Ceremony" at the University of Kansas Museum of Anthropology. The largest series, Series 3, Diné (Navajo), 1969-2002, is divided into seven subseries by topics. This includes artists and artisans, families and individuals across the Navajo Nation, industry and agriculture, trading posts and markets, places, schools, and other topics. Of particular note are the photographs of the Greyeyes family from Tsegi Canyon, Arizona. In addition to photographing matriarch Bessie Salt Greyeyes at home with family, weaving, cooking, shopping around town and herding sheep and goats, Teiwes accompanied Pete Greyeyes to work at the Peabody Coal Mining Company. Other places and events of note include photographs of Monument Valley, Window Rock, seat of the Navajo Nation, the Hubbell and Shonto trading posts and the 1990 graduation from Navajo Community College (Now Diné College).

Series 4, Hopi, 1968-2002, highlights the work and artistry of Hopi basket weavers. Many of the photographs in this series were included in Teiwes's 1996 book Hopi Basket Weaving: Artistry in Natural Fibers. Coiled basket weavers from the Second Mesa include Madeline Lamson, Joyce Ann Saufkie, Evelyn Selestewa and Bertha Wadsworth, among others. Wicker basket weavers from the Third Mesa include Eva Hoyungowa, Abigail Kaursgowva, Vera Pooyouma and Vernita Silas, among others. Teiwes also photographed additional artists and events on the Hopi reservation including Maechel Saufkie's 1995 wedding. Series 5, Peru, 1975 includes photographs from Teiwes's 1975 summer trip to Peru. Teiwes visited and photographed several pre-Colombian archaeological sites including Sacsahuaman and Machu Piccu in addition to photographing in larger cities such as Cuzco, Lima and Quito (Ecuador). A large number of photographs in this series are from the Inti Raymi parade and festival held in Cuzco during their winter solstice. Series 6, Tarahumara (Rarámuri), 1971, 1977-1979 contains photographs from three trips to Chihuahua, Mexico to photograph the Tarahumara (Rarámuri) people for an Arizona State Museum exhibition held in 1979. Also included are photographs from the exhibition opening in Arizona. Series 7, Tohono O'odham, 1969-1995, 2002 contains photographs of the saguaro cactus harvest in addition to other special events among the Tohono O'odham people. Teiwes documented Juanita Ahill, and later her niece Stella Tucker, throughout the process of harvesting and processing the saguaro cactus plant to make jam and ceremonial wine. Additional events photographed in this series include the San Xavier Elders parade and Tumacacori festival.

The photographs in this collection range all media types: 6x6cm color/black and white negatives; 35mm color/black and white negatives; 35mm and 6x6cm color slides; 6x6cm transparencies; contact sheets; and 3x5, 4x6, 8x10 and larger color/black and white photographic prints, some matted for sale or exhibition purposes. Teiwes did include handwritten notations on the backs of some photographs and slide mounts. There is also a small amount of paper documentation.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged into seven series by culture group or location. Series 1: Akimel O'odham (Pima), Series 2: Apache, Series 3: Diné (Navajo), Series 4: Hopi, Series 5: Peru, Series 6: Tarahumara (Rarámuri), Series 7: Tohono O'odham.
Biographical / Historical:
Helga Kulbe Teiwes was born in Büderich, near Düsseldorf, in Germany in 1930. In 1950 Teiwes began a trade apprenticeship in photography under Master photographer Erna Hehmke-Winterer, a specialist in black and white portraiture, architectural and industrial photography. In 1957 Teiwes earned her master's degree in photography and worked as an industrial photographer in Düsseldorf until she emigrated to New York in 1960. During her four years in New York City, Teiwes worked as a darkroom worker, an assistant photographer for Cartier Jewelers and as a transparency retoucher. She also continued to build her portfolio through free-lance work. In 1964, a trip to Mesa Verde inspired Teiwes to seek work in the Southwest. The same year she was hired by Dr. Emil Haury of the University of Arizona to photograph his excavation of Snaketown on the Gila River Indian Reservation. Following Snaketown, Teiwes was hired as a museum photographer for the Arizona State Museum (ASM) at the University of Arizona in Tucson. She was also sought after for other archaeological projects during the 1960s and 1970s to take publication and studio shots. During this time, Teiwes developed a deep interest in the people and cultures of the Southwest and spent a significant amount of time on reservations building personal relationships among the Hopi, Apache, Tohono O'dham and Diné (Navajo) among others. Teiwes took a particular interest in documenting Native artists and the work they produced, including basket weavers, potters, jewelers and carvers. Teiwes also worked to capture everyday life among the Native people of the Southwest in addition to documenting special events like the Apache coming of age ceremony and the Tohono O'odham Saguaro Cactus harvest. Teiwes retired from the Arizona State Museum in 1993 but continued to work as a freelance photographer and writer in Tuscon.

Throughout her career Teiwes's photographs and essays were published nationally and internationally. Her photographic study Navajo was published by the Swiss publisher U. Bar Varlag in 1991 and published in English in 1993. Her books Kachina Dolls: The Art of the Hopi Carvers and Hopi Basket Weaving: Artistry in Natural Fibers were published by the University of Arizona Press in 1991 and 1996. From October 2003 to June 2004, the Arizona State Museum held an exhibition titled "With an Eye on Culture: The Photography of Helga Teiwes" highlighting the broad scope of her career.

In 2013, Teiwes donated her collection of personal photographs, not taken for the Arizona State Museum, to the National Museum of the American Indian, Archive Center. Teiwes's photographs taken for the Arizona State Museum are housed in the ASM's photographic archives.
Related Materials:
There is a large collection of photographs at the Arizona State Museum where Teiwes worked from 1964-1993. These photographs include harvesting of mesquite, cholla, and saguaro; traditional farming of corn at Hopi and of tepary beans among the Tohono O'odham; and craftspeople and their art in basketry, katsina carving, pottery, and weaving.
Provenance:
This collection was donated by Helga Teiwes in 2013.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Thursday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Please contact the NMAI Archive Center (NMAIArchives@si.edu) regarding the use of this collection, donor restrictions apply.
Topic:
Navajo Indians -- Agriculture  Search this
Navajo artists -- Photographs  Search this
Changing Woman Ceremony (Apache rite)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Arizona -- Photographs  Search this
Basket making -- Hopi  Search this
Indians of North America -- New Mexico -- Photographs  Search this
Saguaro -- Arizona  Search this
Basket making -- Pima  Search this
Navajo Indians -- Social life and customs  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest -- Photographs  Search this
Hopi women -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Negatives (photographic)
Photographic prints
Slides (photographs)
Photographs
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Helga Teiwes Photograph Collection, Box and Item Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.070
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Helga Teiwes photograph collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-070
Online Media:

Festival Recordings: Narrative Stage: Contemporary Singer/Songwriters; Ceremonial Crafts

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Heartbeat Program 1995 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Miller, Mark K., 1953- (recorder)  Search this
Mullen, Mary (recorder)  Search this
Performer:
Hill, Elizabeth  Search this
Barney, Geraldine  Search this
Charles, Elena, 1918-2007  Search this
Stachelrodt, Mary  Search this
Peterson, Melissa  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Indians of North America  Search this
Americans  Search this
Mohawk Indians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Makah Indians  Search this
Yupik Eskimos  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Ontario
Canada
New Mexico
Tohatchi (N.M.)
Ohsweken (Ont.)
Alaska
Washington
Neah Bay (Wash.)
Bethel (Alaska)
Date:
1995 June 26
Track Information:
101 Contemporary Singer/Songwriters / Elizabeth Hill, Geraldine Barney. Guitar,Flute.

102 Ceremonial Crafts / Elena Charles, Mary Stachelrodt, Melissa Peterson.
Local Numbers:
FP-1995-CT-0492
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, June 26, 1995.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
American Indian  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Singer-Songwriters  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Flute  Search this
Gender  Search this
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Basket making  Search this
Beads  Search this
Folklore  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1995 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1995, Item FP-1995-CT-0492
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1995 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1995 Festival of American Folklife / Series 4: Heartbeat: The Voices of First Nations Women / 4.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1995-ref847

Bone Awl "Tsa-Kai" White Awl

Collector:
Alexander M. Stephen  Search this
Donor Name:
Alexander M. Stephen  Search this
Culture:
Navajo (Diné)  Search this
Object Type:
Awl
Place:
Keams Canyon, Navajo County, Arizona, United States, North America
Accession Date:
17 Mar 1887
Collection Date:
1887
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
018812
USNM Number:
E128107-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/313138782-59f0-4a33-8515-ceab2fd20f61
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8334708
Online Media:

From the inside out [videorecording] / a Brgham Young University film ; produced by the College of Fine Arts & Communications, Museum of Art ; producer/director, April Chabries

Author:
Chabries, April  Search this
Brigham Young University College of Fine Arts and Communications  Search this
Brigham Young University Museum of Art  Search this
Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)  Search this
Subject:
Black, Mary Holiday  Search this
Physical description:
1 videodisc (27 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Videorecordings
Ethnographic films
Documentary films
Place:
Southwest, New
Date:
2003
C2003
Topic:
Navajo baskets  Search this
Indian basket makers  Search this
Indian baskets  Search this
Indian baskets--Religious aspects  Search this
Religion  Search this
Industries  Search this
Basket making  Search this
Call number:
video 000774
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_798714

Indian basket weaving

Author:
Navajo School of Indian Basketry, Los Angeles  Search this
Physical description:
103 p. : ill., photos ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
North America
Date:
1971
1903
Topic:
Indian baskets  Search this
Basket making  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_496323

Indian basket weaving, by the Navajo school of Indian basketry ..

Author:
Navajo School of Indian Basketry (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
103, [1] p. illus. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
North America
Date:
1903
Topic:
Basket making  Search this
Indian baskets  Search this
Call number:
TS910.N31X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_106040

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