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United States National Museum Department of Anthropology photograph collection of American Indians

Creator:
United States National Museum., Dept. of Anthropology.  Search this
Photographer:
Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)  Search this
Heyn Photo  Search this
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904: Saint Louis, Mo.)  Search this
Mitchell, McGowan and Company  Search this
Place & Coover  Search this
Addison, George A.  Search this
Barry, D. F. (David Francis), 1854-1934  Search this
Bell, C. M. (Charles Milton), approximately 1849-1893  Search this
Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896  Search this
Bretz, George W. (Fort Sill, Oklahoma)  Search this
Fly, C. S. (Camillus Sidney), 1849-1901  Search this
Fouch, John H., 1849-1933  Search this
Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882  Search this
Goff, O. S. (Orlando Scott), 1843-1917  Search this
Gutekunst, Frederick, 1831-1917  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
Partridge, William Ordway, 1861-1930  Search this
Randall, A. F. (A. Frank)  Search this
Shindler, A. Zeno (Antonio Zeno), 1823-1899  Search this
Wittick, Ben, 1845-1903  Search this
Publisher:
Rice, Rutter & Co.  Search this
Artist:
Noyes, Francis H.  Search this
Reiss, Winold, 1886-1953  Search this
Extent:
3 painted photographs
8 Prints (halftone and color halftone)
56 Photographic prints (albumen and silver gelatin)
10 copy prints
1 Stereograph (albumen)
2 Engravings
2 color lithographs
Culture:
Siouan Indians  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Ute Indians  Search this
Teton Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Crow Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Chiricahua Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Seminole Indians  Search this
Sauk Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Powhatan Indians  Search this
Piegan Indians  Search this
Hunkpapa Indians  Search this
Oglala Indians  Search this
Nez Percé Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Mohawk Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Painted photographs
Prints
Photographic prints
Copy prints
Stereographs
Engravings
Color lithographs
Photographs
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
The bulk of the collection consists of portraits of identified American Indians and some government officials and interpreters. It includes cabinet cards, other mounted prints, newspaper articles, illustrations, and a photographic postcard. Depicted individuals include American Horse, Oglala; Black Hawk, Sauk; Bob Tail, Cheyenne; Crowfoot, Hunkpapa; Gaul, Hunkpapa; Geronimo, Chiricahua; John Grass, Teton; Chief Joseph, Nez Perce; Little Wound, Oglala; Medicine Bull, Hunkpapa; Osceola, Seminole; Ouray, Ute; Litte Raven, Arapaho; Plenty Coups, Crow; Pocahontas, Powhatan; Rain in the Face, Hunkpapa; Red Cloud, Oglala; Red Iron, Dakota; Short Man, Piegan; Sitting Bull, Hunkpapa; Standing On Prairie, Siouan; Thayendanegea (Joseph Brant), Mohawk; Two Guns White Calf, Piegan; Two Moon, Cheyenne; and Washakie, Shoshoni.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 87-2P
Contained in:
Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology photograph collections, undated
See others in:
United States National Museum Department of Anthropology photograph collection of American Indians, undated
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 87-2P, United States National Museum Department of Anthropology photograph collection of American Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-2P
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-87-2p

Knife sheath

Culture/People:
Chiricahua Apache  Search this
Previous owner:
Raymond Winthrop Ross Austin, Non-Indian, 1886-1967  Search this
Donor:
Raymond Winthrop Ross Austin, Non-Indian, 1886-1967  Search this
Object Name:
Knife sheath
Media/Materials:
Hide, glass bead/beads, thread
Techniques:
Lazy/lane stitch beadwork, stitched
Object Type:
Personal items
Place:
Arizona; USA
Date created:
1880-1937
Catalog Number:
19/4585
Barcode:
194585.000
See related items:
Chiricahua Apache
Personal items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6d30d1561-b90f-49d6-9b73-a0eccd64aacd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_207926
Online Media:

Saddle bag

Culture/People:
possibly Chiricahua Apache (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
Charles F. Nesler, Non-Indian, 1864-1930  Search this
Previous owner:
Charles F. Nesler, Non-Indian, 1864-1930  Search this
Donor:
Charles F. Nesler, Non-Indian, 1864-1930  Search this
Object Name:
Saddle bag
Media/Materials:
Hide, wool cloth, hide thong/babiche
Techniques:
Cutout, sewn, appliquéd, fringed
Object Type:
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place:
Arizona or New Mexico; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1880-1900
Catalog Number:
10/5455
Barcode:
105455.000
See related items:
Chiricahua Apache
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws646339e7b-77ad-4fda-af9e-f8af120aa876
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_113036
Online Media:

Painting of the Na'ii'es (puberty ceremony)

Culture/People:
Chiricahua Apache  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Chief Naiche (Natchez/Nahche/Christian Naiche, Sr./Nai-chi-ti), Chiricahua Apache, ca. 1857-1921  Search this
Previous owner:
Chief Naiche (Natchez/Nahche/Christian Naiche, Sr./Nai-chi-ti), Chiricahua Apache, ca. 1857-1921  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Painting of the Na'ii'es (puberty ceremony)
Media/Materials:
Hide, paint
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
83 x 71 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Native Term:
gutálsi'á'
Place:
Near Lawton; Lawton; Comanche County; Oklahoma; USA
Date created:
circa 1900
Catalog Number:
2/1417
Barcode:
021417.002
See related items:
Chiricahua Apache
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6784f910b-82c0-4c5b-8617-25171d625f91
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_22676
Online Media:

Woman's skirt

Culture/People:
probably Chiricahua Apache (attributed)  Search this
Seller:
Kate S. Linde (Catherine Sophia Taddiken/Mrs. John E. Linde), Non-Indian, 1864-1937  Search this
Previous owner:
John E. Linde (Johannes Ernst Linde/J. E. Linde), Non-Indian, 1855-1909  Search this
Object Name:
Woman's skirt
Media/Materials:
Deerhide/deerskin, ochre, glass pony beads, metal cones, cotton thread, wool yarn
Techniques:
Sewn, lazy/lane stitch beadwork, serrated, painted, fringed
Dimensions:
73 x 92 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments
Place:
Arizona; USA
Date created:
1875-1886
Catalog Number:
2/4445
Barcode:
024445.000
See related items:
Chiricahua Apache
Clothing/Garments
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6130f6b49-9333-4fde-a270-ad78755b290a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_25944
Online Media:

He Will Be Home Soon

Culture/People:
Warm Springs Chiricahua Apache (New Mexico)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Allan Houser (Allan Capron Houser/Allan C. Houser), Warm Springs Chiricahua Apache (New Mexico), 1914-1994  Search this
Previous owner:
R. R. Donnelley and Sons Company  Search this
Donor:
R. R. Donnelley and Sons Company  Search this
Previous Seller:
AHI Studio  Search this
Title:
He Will Be Home Soon
Object Name:
Sculpture
Media/Materials:
Limestone
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
43.18 x 38.1 x 149.86 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Santa Fe; Santa Fe County; New Mexico; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1983
Catalog Number:
26/5381
Barcode:
265381.000
See related items:
Warm Springs Chiricahua Apache (New Mexico)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6552e0461-2039-4a75-bbfa-9b6a6db7a4ba
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_281607
Online Media:

Shield and cover (Image withheld)

Culture/People:
possibly Chiricahua Apache (attributed)  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928  Search this
Object Name:
Shield and cover (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Rawhide, hide, paint
Techniques:
Painted
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare
Place:
New Mexico; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1860-1880
Catalog Number:
10/8191
Barcode:
108191.000
See related items:
Chiricahua Apache
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws61b7d6c01-04ca-4643-a1b3-d24a6c856f7e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_116760
Online Media:

Basket tray

Culture/People:
Chiricahua Apache  Search this
MAI agent:
George Gustav Heye (GGH), Non-Indian, 1874-1957  Search this
Object Name:
Basket tray
Media/Materials:
Mulberry, devil's claw/martynia, paint
Techniques:
Coiled, painted
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Fort Marion (Castillo de San Marcos); Saint Augustine; Saint Johns County; Florida; USA
Date created:
1880-1886
Catalog Number:
15/9236
Barcode:
159236.000
See related items:
Chiricahua Apache
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws63acb25ef-ac14-464f-bcee-8b9b305d52ec
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_170887
Online Media:

Basket

Culture/People:
Chiricahua Apache  Search this
Previous owner:
Mrs. Abner Guzai'i'n, Chiricahua Apache [Fort Sill, Oklahoma]  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Basket
Media/Materials:
Vegetal Fiber, devil's claw/martynia
Techniques:
Twined
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Native Term:
i' tse's
Place:
Near Lawton; Lawton; Comanche County; Oklahoma; USA
Date created:
1880-1909
Catalog Number:
2/1252
Barcode:
021252.000
See related items:
Chiricahua Apache
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws66801202f-07be-44a2-9d0b-ff2af808e244
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_22569
Online Media:

Charm/Amulet (Image withheld)

Culture/People:
Chiricahua Apache  Search this
Previous owner:
Uncle John (unknown surname), Chiricahua Apache [Fort Sill, Oklahoma]  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Charm/Amulet (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Deerhide/deerskin, ochre, glass bead/beads, abalone/haliotis shell, shell/shells, metal items
Techniques:
Painted, edge beaded, stitched, tied, overlay beadwork
Object Type:
Personal items
Native Term:
ka'n ga hao ti'
Place:
Near Lawton; Lawton; Comanche County; Oklahoma; USA
Date created:
1880-1909
Catalog Number:
2/1519
Barcode:
021519.000
See related items:
Chiricahua Apache
Personal items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6e68114df-f871-4a8d-90f8-5db925b5b79f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_22780

Saddle blanket

Culture/People:
possibly Chiricahua Apache (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Maurice A. Gottlieb, Non-Indian  Search this
David K. Spiegel, Non-Indian  Search this
Donor:
David K. Spiegel, Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Saddle blanket
Media/Materials:
Deerhide/deerskin, wool cloth
Techniques:
Cutout, appliquéd, sewn, fringed
Object Type:
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Place:
Arizona; USA
Date created:
1880-1910
Catalog Number:
19/8484
Barcode:
198484.000
See related items:
Chiricahua Apache
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws603cfea6b-c1f9-4704-ba58-565ab06822fe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_211996
Online Media:

Girl's shirt/poncho

Culture/People:
Chiricahua Apache  Search this
Previous owner:
Mrs. Prago, Chiricahua Apache [Fort Sill, Oklahoma]  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Girl's shirt/poncho
Media/Materials:
Deerhide/deerskin, wool cloth, glass bead/beads, metal cones, brass button/buttons, pigment/pigments, brass bell/bells
Techniques:
Sewn, appliquéd, lazy/lane stitch beadwork, painted, fringed
Dimensions:
86 x 99 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments
Native Term:
'étsa
Place:
Near Lawton; Lawton; Comanche County; Oklahoma; USA
Date created:
circa 1900
Catalog Number:
2/1316
Barcode:
021316.000
See related items:
Chiricahua Apache
Clothing/Garments
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6ba2ab3be-81c6-485b-b50b-c1a330367e25
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_22274
Online Media:

Legging moccasins (Image withheld)

Culture/People:
Chiricahua Apache  Search this
Previous owner:
Mrs. Abner Guzai'i'n, Chiricahua Apache [Fort Sill, Oklahoma]  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Legging moccasins (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Hide, rawhide, hide thong/babiche, sinew
Techniques:
Sewn
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Place:
Near Lawton; Lawton; Comanche County; Oklahoma; USA
Date created:
circa 1900
Catalog Number:
2/1213
Barcode:
021213.000
See related items:
Chiricahua Apache
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws660ec0f01-9ff0-4e25-aec3-f033d11a0a9a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_22530

Charm/Amulet

Culture/People:
Chiricahua Apache  Search this
Previous owner:
Francis Corbett, Chiricahua Apache [Fort Sill, Oklahoma]  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Charm/Amulet
Media/Materials:
Shell/shells, cordage, brass beads, abalone/haliotis shell, turquoise
Techniques:
Strung
Object Type:
Personal items
Native Term:
ga'n cni' zi'
Place:
Near Lawton; Lawton; Comanche County; Oklahoma; USA
Date created:
1880-1909
Catalog Number:
2/1284
Barcode:
021284.000
See related items:
Chiricahua Apache
Personal items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws60092e632-34e6-46ec-8f71-d077520f25ee
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_22601
Online Media:

Charm for good health

Culture/People:
Chiricahua Apache  Search this
Previous owner:
George Notci' (George Notchi'), Chiricahua Apache [Fort Sill, Oklahoma]  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Charm for good health
Media/Materials:
Hide, cowrie shell/shells, brass beads, sinew
Techniques:
Sewn, lazy/lane stitch beadwork, strung
Dimensions:
56 x 8.5 cm
Object Type:
Personal items
Native Term:
tscu' ga na al be' zi's
Place:
Near Lawton; Lawton; Comanche County; Oklahoma; USA
Date created:
circa 1900
Catalog Number:
2/1522
Barcode:
021522.000
See related items:
Chiricahua Apache
Personal items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws666ac6076-0736-475f-82cc-6756d090d3a9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_22783
Online Media:

Basket jar/water vessel

Culture/People:
Chiricahua Apache  Search this
Previous owner:
Martin Keta (Martin Ke'eta), Chiricahua Apache [Fort Sill, Oklahoma]  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Basket jar/water vessel
Media/Materials:
Vegetal Fiber, hide thong/babiche, pinon pitch
Techniques:
Twined, pitch-coated
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Native Term:
tu' zis
Place:
Oklahoma; USA
Date created:
1880-1909
Catalog Number:
2/1994
Barcode:
021994.000
See related items:
Chiricahua Apache
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws693f61973-1d1f-4779-8da8-0cacfe790fb5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_22980
Online Media:

Game wheel/hoop

Culture/People:
Chiricahua Apache  Search this
Previous owner:
Charley Martine (Charles Martine), Chiricahua Apache [Fort Sill, Oklahoma]  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Game wheel/hoop
Media/Materials:
Wood, hide, paint
Techniques:
Bent, incised, painted, wrapped
Object Type:
Games, Toys, Gambling
Native Term:
ba'n's
Place:
Oklahoma; USA
Date created:
1880-1909
Catalog Number:
2/2010
Barcode:
022010.000
See related items:
Chiricahua Apache
Games, Toys, Gambling
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws69d8baa73-81b8-47cb-b87b-90efe8ff1fc1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_23293
Online Media:

Doll with cradle/cradleboard

Culture/People:
Chiricahua Apache  Search this
Previous owner:
Mrs. George Notci' (Mrs. George Notchi'), Chiricahua Apache [Fort Sill, Oklahoma]  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Doll with cradle/cradleboard
Media/Materials:
Canvas, wood, glass bead/beads, embroidery floss, hide thong/babiche, unknown stuffing
Techniques:
Stitched, stuffed, strung
Object Type:
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Native Term:
u'l tci ni'
Place:
Near Lawton; Lawton; Comanche County; Oklahoma; USA
Date created:
1894-1909
Catalog Number:
2/1228
Barcode:
021228.000
See related items:
Chiricahua Apache
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws64ce41069-4c69-47d0-a447-e994d5264e4c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_22545
Online Media:

Canteen

Culture/People:
Chiricahua Apache  Search this
Previous owner:
Mrs. Abner Guzai'i'n, Chiricahua Apache [Fort Sill, Oklahoma]  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Canteen
Media/Materials:
Sumac, wood, tree pitch/gum
Techniques:
Coiled, pitch-coated
Dimensions:
14.4 x 17 cm
Object Type:
Food/Beverage Serving
Native Term:
jaa tultsu'í jaa
Place:
Near Lawton; Lawton; Comanche County; Oklahoma; USA
Date created:
circa 1900
Catalog Number:
2/1261
Barcode:
021261.000
See related items:
Chiricahua Apache
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws61b1a7021-ae8d-4a08-889f-d9f48805794a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_22578
Online Media:

Moccasins

Culture/People:
Chiricahua Apache  Search this
Collector:
Walter Elmer Schofield, Non-Indian, 1867-1944  Search this
Previous owner:
Walter Elmer Schofield, Non-Indian, 1867-1944  Search this
Peter V. E. Schofield, Non-Indian  Search this
Donor:
Peter V. E. Schofield, Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Moccasins
Media/Materials:
Hide, rawhide, glass bead/beads, cotton cloth, hide thong/babiche, paint, sinew, thread
Techniques:
Sewn, lazy/lane stitch beadwork, painted, fringed
Dimensions:
41.2 x 10.5 x 6.5 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Place:
Arizona; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1880-1885
Catalog Number:
26/5939
Barcode:
265939.000
See related items:
Chiricahua Apache
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws63fce0191-2991-46d7-8561-d70cb1f2f31d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_282166
Online Media:

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