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James E. Taylor scrapbook of the American West

Creator:
Taylor, James E., 1839-1901 (artist and collector)  Search this
Names:
Geological Survey (U.S.)  Search this
United States. Army  Search this
Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917  Search this
Crook, George, 1829-1890  Search this
Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876  Search this
Hickok, Wild Bill, 1837-1876  Search this
Juárez, Benito, 1806-1872  Search this
Kinman, Seth  Search this
Miles, Nelson Appleton, 1839-1925  Search this
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Red Cloud, 1822-1909  Search this
Richard, Louis  Search this
Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888  Search this
Sitting Bull, 1831-1890  Search this
Spotted Tail, 1823-1881  Search this
Photographer:
Barry, D. F. (David Francis), 1854-1934  Search this
Easterly, Thomas M. (Thomas Martin), 1809-1882  Search this
Eaton, E. L. (Edric L.), b. ca. 1836  Search this
Ebell, Adrian J. (Adrian John), 1840-1877  Search this
Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882  Search this
Hillers, John K., 1843-1925  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
M'Clees, Jas. E. (James E.)  Search this
O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882  Search this
Pywell, Wm. R. (William Redish), 1843-1886  Search this
Vannerson, Julian, 1827-  Search this
Whitney, Joel E. (Joel Emmons), 1822-1886  Search this
Extent:
4 Tintypes
3 Chromolithographs
3 Lithographs (3 chalk-manner lithographs)
1 Print (photogravure)
118 Pages (Scrapbook)
685 Prints (circa, albumen)
80 Items (circa 80 relief prints (including woodcuts and wood engraving))
30 Items (circa 30 intaglio prints (including etchings and engravings))
Culture:
Apache  Search this
Pueblo  Search this
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Muskogee (Creek)  Search this
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Fox  Search this
A'aninin (Gros Ventre)  Search this
Kiowa  Search this
Modoc  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Omaha  Search this
Chaticks Si Chaticks (Pawnee)  Search this
Potawatomi  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Ho-Chunk (Winnebago)  Search this
A:shiwi (Zuni)  Search this
Sauk  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Ute  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Tintypes
Chromolithographs
Lithographs
Prints
Pages
Photographs
Newspapers
Woodcuts
Place:
Mexico
Taos Pueblo (N.M.)
California
Oregon
Fort Davis (Tex.)
New Mexico
Fort Snelling (Minn.)
Arizona
Texas
San Juan Pueblo (N.M.)
Zuni (N.M.)
Kansas
Colorado
Date:
circa 1863-1900
Summary:
Scrapbook entitled "Our Wild Indians in Peace and War: Surveys, Expeditions, Mining and Scenery of the Great West," compiled by James E. Taylor, possibly as a source for his own illustrations.
Scope and Contents:
Scrapbook entitled "Our Wild Indians in Peace and War: Surveys, Expeditions, Mining and Scenery of the Great West," compiled by James E. Taylor, possibly as a source for his own illustrations. The album includes photographs (mostly albumen with three tintypes), newsclippings, wood engravings, and lithographs, some of which are reproductions of Taylor's own illustrations and paintings. Photographs depict American Indians, US Army soldiers and scouts, historical sites, forts, and scenery. Some were made on expeditions, including the Hayden and Powell surveys, and created from published stereographs. Many of Taylor's illustrations are signed, and some are inscribed with dates and "N. Y." The scrapbook also includes clippings from newspapers and other written sources relating to illustrations and photographs in the album.
Biographical Note:
James E. Taylor (1839-1901) was an artist-correspondent for Leslie's Illustrated Weekly Newspaper from 1863-1883. Born in Cincinatti, Ohio, he graduated from Notre Dame University by the age of sixteen. Taylor enlisted in the 10th New York Infantry in 1861 and the next year was hired by Leslie's Illustrated newspaper as a "Special Artist" and war correspondent. In 1864 he covered the Shenandoah Valley campaign, and was later one of the illustrator-correspondents at the 1867 treaty negotiations at Medicine Lodge, Kansas. He soon earned the moniker "Indian Artist" because of his vast number of drawings of American Indians. In 1883 Taylor retired from Leslie's to work as a freelance illustrator. Colonel Richard Irving Dodge used Taylor's drawings to illustrate his memoir, "Our Wild Indians: Thirty-three Years' Personal Experience among the Red Men of the Great West" (1882).
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 4605
Related Materials:
The National Anthropolgical Archives holds additional photographs by photographers represented in this collection (including original negatives for some of these prints), particularly in Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 37, Photo Lot 60, Photo Lot 87.

Additional photographs by Whitney, Gardner, and Barry held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 80-18.

Julian Vannerson and James E. McClees photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 4286.

Pywell photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 4498.

O'Sullivan photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo lot 4501.

Additional Hillers photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 83-18 and Photo Lot 87-2N.
Provenance:
Donated or transferred by John Witthoft from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, April 14, 1961.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Church buildings  Search this
Mines and mineral resources  Search this
Dance  Search this
White River Massacre, Colo., 1879  Search this
Painting  Search this
Washita Campaign, 1868-1869  Search this
Mormon Church -- History  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Newspapers
Woodcuts
Tintypes
Citation:
MS 4605, James E. Taylor scrapbook of the American West, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4605
See more items in:
James E. Taylor scrapbook of the American West
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw33fa281bf-1e72-4f26-ae86-8c8389244b4e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4605
Online Media:

These Famous Names Came Out of Omaha

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2014-02-10T18:59:04.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianchannel
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_8gEkB5Q8f6Y

2c Columbian Exposition single on White House cover

Recipient:
Elias C. Benedict  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3 11/16 x 4 5/8 in. (9.37 x 11.75 cm)
Type:
Covers & Associated Letters
Place of Origin:
Wasington, District of Columbia
Place of Destination:
New York, New York
Date:
July 2, 1894
Object number:
2009.2016.184
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8b3d013df-fa9c-4d8b-a8df-1a6f0842d552
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2009.2016.184

2c Washington single on cover

Recipient:
Elias C. Benedict  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3 11/16 x 4 5/8 in. (9.37 x 11.75 cm)
Type:
Covers & Associated Letters
Place of Origin:
Washington, District of Columbia
Washington, United States Executive Office
Place of Destination:
New York, New York
Date:
February 9, 1895
Object number:
2009.2016.185
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8011e3a06-e096-4b4e-a113-73bf7c92fa40
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2009.2016.185

2c Washington single on cover

Recipient:
Elias C. Benedict  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3 11/16 x 4 5/8 in. (9.37 x 11.75 cm)
Type:
Covers & Associated Letters
Place of Origin:
Washington, District of Columbia
Place of Destination:
New York, New York
Date:
February 11, 1896
Object number:
2009.2016.186
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm85c35aad0-3c69-4c03-b248-e6a7dde85843
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2009.2016.186

2c Washington single on cover

Recipient:
Elias C. Benedict  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3 11/16 x 4 5/8 in. (9.37 x 11.75 cm)
Type:
Covers & Associated Letters
Place of Origin:
Washington, District of Columbia
Place of Destination:
New York, New York
Date:
February 21, 1896
Object number:
2009.2016.187
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8de689cb4-d2ab-4807-bd27-2734903d1b85
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2009.2016.187

2c Washington single on cover

Recipient:
Elias C. Benedict  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3 11/16 x 4 5/8 in. (9.37 x 11.75 cm)
Type:
Covers & Associated Letters
Place of Origin:
Washington, District of Columbia
Place of Destination:
New York, New York
Date:
April 10, 1896
Object number:
2009.2016.188
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8d4b87c87-1576-4741-92ba-332c726d79fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2009.2016.188

2c Washington single on cover

Recipient:
Elias C. Benedict  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3 11/16 x 4 5/8 in. (9.37 x 11.75 cm)
Type:
Covers & Associated Letters
Place of Origin:
Washington, District of Columbia
Place of Destination:
New York, New York
Date:
May 8, 1896
Object number:
2009.2016.189
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm895b697d6-d421-469f-b82c-873c4682b8ff
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2009.2016.189

2c Washington single on cover

Recipient:
Elias C. Benedict  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3 11/16 x 4 5/8 in. (9.37 x 11.75 cm)
Type:
Covers & Associated Letters
Place of Origin:
Washington, District of Columbia
Place of Destination:
New York, New York
Date:
May 14, 1895
Object number:
2009.2016.190
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm84f918a23-4ba6-4bd3-b2a7-bfd7ce3ccdff
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2009.2016.190

2c Washington single on cover

Recipient:
Elias C. Benedict  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3 11/16 x 4 5/8 in. (9.37 x 11.75 cm)
Type:
Covers & Associated Letters
Place of Destination:
Greenwich, Connecticut
Place of Origin:
Washington, District of Columbia
Date:
November 27, 1896
Object number:
2009.2016.191
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8665bda02-6aaa-463d-8530-9223044e9679
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2009.2016.191

2c Washington single on cover

Recipient:
Elias C. Benedict  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3 11/16 x 4 5/8 in. (9.37 x 11.75 cm)
Type:
Covers & Associated Letters
Place of Destination:
Greenwich, Connecticut
Place of Origin:
Washington, District of Columbia
Date:
November 26, 1896
Object number:
2009.2016.192
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8f53a2242-18bf-445a-af65-b41999a22f71
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2009.2016.192

2c Washington single on cover

Recipient:
Elias C. Benedict  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3 11/16 x 4 5/8 in. (9.37 x 11.75 cm)
Type:
Covers & Associated Letters
Place of Origin:
Washington, District of Columbia
Place of Destination:
New York, New York
Date:
January 11, 1897
Object number:
2009.2016.193
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm88dd2f39e-c9bf-48cb-bb26-33c0a9ccd5e0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2009.2016.193

2c Washington single on cover

Recipient:
Elias C. Benedict  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3 11/16 x 4 5/8 in. (9.37 x 11.75 cm)
Type:
Covers & Associated Letters
Place of Origin:
Washington, District of Columbia
Place of Destination:
New York, New York
Date:
February 1, 1897
Object number:
2009.2016.194
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8e565853a-e5ec-45df-9bf7-33243a8e9906
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2009.2016.194

Charles Vogt collection of Rinehart and Heyn photographs

Photographer:
Rinehart, F. A. (Frank A.)  Search this
Muhr, Adolph F., -1913  Search this
Heyn & Matzen  Search this
Extent:
11 Photographs
Culture:
Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)  Search this
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Sicangu Lakota (Brulé Sioux)  Search this
Wichita  Search this
Chiricahua Apache  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1898-1899
Summary:
This collection contains 11 color lithographs based on original monograph portraits of American Indian delegates photographed by F.A. Rinehart, Adolph Muhr, Herman Heyn, and James Matzen, 1898-1899.
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains 6 color lithograph prints of original monochromatic photographs that were shot by Frank A. Rinehart (ca. 1862-1928) and/or his assistant Adolph F. Muhr (ca. 1858-1913) at the U.S. Indian Congress of the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition.

The Exposition was held in Omaha, Nebraska, between June 1 and October 31, 1898. During the Congress, Rinehart and Muhr photographed more than 500 delegates and groups representing the estimated thirty-five tribes represented at the Exposition and is considered the largest gathering of American Indian leaders at the turn of the century.

Another 5 colorized photographs in this collection are photographic portraits of American Indian leaders that were photographed by Herman Heyn and James Matzen at the Greater America Exposition in Omaha in 1899. Heyn copyrighted the photographs under his own name in 1899.

The photographers assigned the photograph titles.

Portraits in this collection include:

P16902- Broken Arm [Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)] -Photo by Rinehart/Muhr, 1898

P16903- Chief Red Cloud [Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux) -Photo by Rinehart/Muhr, 1898

P16904- White Swan [Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)] -Photo by Rinehart/Muhr, 1898

P16905- Stella Yellowshirt and child [Sicangu Lakota (Brulé Sioux)] -Photo by Heyn, 1899

P16906- Chief Painted Horse [Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)]-Photo by Heyn, 1899

P16907- Ahahe and child (Wichita) -Photo by Rinehart/Muhr, 1898

P16908- Yellowshirt [Sicangu Lakota (Brulé Sioux)] -Photo by Heyn, 1899

P16909- Shot In The Eye [Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)] -Photo by Heyn, 1899

P16910- Alice Lone Bear [Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)] -Photo by Rinehart/Muhr, 1898

P16911- Hattie Tom (Chiricahua Apache) -Photo by Rinehart/Muhr, 1898

P16912- High Hawk [Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)] -Photo by Heyn, 1899
Arrangement:
Arranged by catalog number.
Biographical / Historical:
The Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition World's Fair was held in Omaha, Nebraska from June 1 to October 1898. Over 500 Indian delegates from over thirty-five different tribes were present at the Fair. James Mooney (Bureau of Ethnology) and Captain William A. Mercer organized and managed the Indian Congress in conjunction with the Exposition. It included "living exhibitions," with mock Indian villages and demonstrations of dances, daily activities, and sham battles.

The official photographer of the U.S. Indian Congress was Frank A. Rinehart (ca. 1862-1928) with his assistant Adolph F. Muhr (ca. 1858-1913). The Rinehart and Muhr photographs are considered one of the most comprehensive photo documentations of American Indian leaders at the turn of the century.

After the Trans-Mississippi Exposition ended, the Greater America Exposition opened on the same fair grounds from July 1, 1899 to October 31, 1899. Herman Heyn and James Matzen won the contract to be the official photographer of the new Exposition. This Exposition featured many of the same buildings and set up as the Trans-Mississippi Exposition of the previous year.
Related Materials:
NMAI holds a number of related photograph collections including NMAI.AC.118- U.S. Indian Congress of the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition photograph album and NMAI.AC.119- Byron Harvey, III Collection of Exposition and Portrait photographs.
Provenance:
Gift of Mr. Charles Vogt to Museum of the American Indian, 1945.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archives 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 Archives 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.
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Charles Vogt collection of Rinehart and Heyn photographs, image #, NMAI.AC.298; National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.298
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv471603429-2347-4683-abea-092b6c4d0e6e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-298
Online Media:

How our army grew wings ; airmen and aircraft before 1914, by Charles deForest Chandler ... and Frank P. Lahm

Author:
Chandler, Charles de Forest 1878-1939  Search this
Lahm, Frank Purdy 1877-1963  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 333 pages plates, portraits 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1943
[1943]
Topic:
United States--Aviation--History  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Call number:
UG633 .C45
UG633.C45
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_30031

Official program, 51st Annual Convention : Hotel Fontenelle, Omaha, Nebraska, September 24 to 27, 1936 / American Philatelic Society

Title:
51st Annual Convention
Fifty-first Annual Convention : Headquarters ... Hotel Fontenelle
Author:
American Philatelic Society Convention (51st : 1936 : Omaha, Neb.)  Search this
Rohrs, Gladys  Search this
Physical description:
39 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
United States
Date:
1936
[1936]
Topic:
Stamp collecting  Search this
Postage stamps  Search this
Call number:
HE6189 .A512 1936
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_506228

Ogden M. Pleissner papers

Creator:
Pleissner, Ogden M.  Search this
Names:
Cady, Harrison, 1877-1970  Search this
Force, Juliana, 1876-1948  Search this
Vezin, Charles, 1858-1942  Search this
Wengenroth, Stow, 1906-  Search this
Extent:
3.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Date:
1928-1976
Summary:
The papers of painter Ogden M. Pleissner measure 3.2 linear feet and date from 1928-1976. Found within the papers are biographical material, scattered letters, artwork, nine scrapbooks, over one foot of printed material, and photographs.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of painter Ogden M. Pleissner measure 3.2 linear feet and date from 1928-1976. Found within the papers are biographical material, scattered letters, artwork, eight scrapbooks, printed material, and photographs.

Biographical material includes Pleissner's U. S. Army Certificate of Service, an autobiographical essay, and miscellaneous notes. Scattered letters dating from 1942-1976 primarily concern Pleissner's service in the U. S. Army. There are also letters from colleagues and friends including artists Harrison Cady and Stow Wengenroth.

Nine scrapbooks contain clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and scattered letters from art organizations and colleagues including Juliana Force, Charles Vezin, and Stow Wengenroth. An additional 1.2 linear feet of printed material consists primarily of clippings, and exhibition catalogs and announcements. Also found within the papers is one etching, and photographs of Pleissner, his colleagues, exhibitions and artwork.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into 6 series. All series are arranged chronologically.

Missing Title

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1943-1971 (Box 1; 2 folders)

Series 2: Letters, 1942-1976 (Box 1; 13 folders)

Series 3: Art Work, undated (Box 1; 1 folder)

Series 4: Scrapbooks, 1930-1953 (Boxes 1-2; 29 folders)

Series 5: Printed Material, 1928-1975 (Box 2; 1.2 linear feet)

Series 6: Photographs, 1958-1974 (Boxes 3-4; 31 folders)
Biographical Note:
Ogden Minton Pleissner was born on April 29, 1905 in Brooklyn, New York, son of George W. and Christine Minton Pleissner. He began his education at the Brooklyn Friends School. One summer while a teenager, he was sent to Charlie Moore's ranch in Dubois, Wyoming, in order to improve his health. During pack trips, camping, and trout fishing in Yellowstone Park and the Buffalo Forks country, Pleissner became devoted to the outdoor life, developing his skills as a hunter and fisherman. He began drawing images of horses, cowboys, Native Americans, and scenery and realized that his interest in art was strong enough to pursue it in school.

From 1924 to 1927 Pleissner attended the Art Students League in New York, studying under George Bridgman and Frank V. DuMond. Pleissner continued his studies with DuMond in Cape Breton, where he also met Mary Corbett whom he married in 1929. In the following year, Pleissner held his first solo exhibition at the Macbeth Gallery in New York. Although he maintained a studio in New York City, Pleissner and his wife spent many summers in Wyoming, later expanding their travel to Europe.

In 1940 Pleissner was elected a National Academician. Two years later, he was commissioned by the U.S. Office of Emergency Management on the advice of the Section of Fine Arts to visit various war industries to make a group of 10 paintings depicting the work in these plants.

In 1943, Pleissner was commissioned as Captain in the Army Air Forces to work as an artist with the Historical Division, painting a record of the Air Force activities. After training, he was deployed to Anchorage, Alaska, and from there he visited many of the Aleutian Islands. Due to lack of funding, his original mission was changed, and he was put on inactive duty in November 1943, in order to continue his work as a War Art Correspondent for Life magazine. This allowed him to complete his paintings of the Aleutian Islands. In the spring of 1944, he flew to headquarters in London, England, later following the Normandy invasion through northern France, he painted scenes from the critical battle at St. Lo. In the summer of 1945, Life magazine sent him on a tour of Europe to make a series of paintings of the most significant battle sites, including Omaha Beach, Remagen, and Anzio.

During his post-war career, Pleissner participated in many organizations, including his service as vice-president of the National Academy of Design, director of the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, and trustee at the Shelburne Museum in Vermont. He was also a member of the Salmagundi Club, the National Arts Club, and the Brooklyn Society of Artists. His work is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Philadelphia Museum.

In the 1970s Pleissner traveled extensively in Europe and spent summers at his studio in Pawlet, Vermont.

Ogden M. Pleissner died of a heart attack on October 24, 1983 in London, England.
Provenance:
Ogden M. Pleissner donated his papers to the Archives in 1972 and 1976.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Topic:
Art and war  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Citation:
Ogden M. Pleissner papers, 1928-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.pleiogde
See more items in:
Ogden M. Pleissner papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91f51e776-8d6f-4f92-8e70-be23ab922f2b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-pleiogde

Portrait of Infant in Cradleboard

Creator:
Eaton's Gallery of Art  Search this
Collector:
Taylor, James E. (Artist)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Taylor, James E., 1839-1901 (artist and collector)  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (002 in x 003 in mounted on 014 in x 018 in)
Container:
Volume 1, Page 48
Culture:
Omaha  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
1860
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.01602313

NAA MS.MS 4605

OPPS NEG.55083
Local Note:
Black and white Photoprint on Paper Mount in Album
Place:
Nebraska -- Omaha
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Collection Rights:
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Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
MS 4605, James E. Taylor scrapbook of the American West, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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James E. Taylor scrapbook of the American West
James E. Taylor scrapbook of the American West / Page 48
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw303122b64-c8e3-4958-986d-42f06bedb17c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4605-ref1012

Woman in Partial Native Dress and with Infant in Cradleboard, Outside Tipi; Non-Native Man Nearby

Collector:
Taylor, James E. (Artist)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Taylor, James E., 1839-1901 (artist and collector)  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (003 in x 003 in mounted on 014 in x 018 in)
Container:
Volume 1, Page 48
Culture:
Omaha  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.01602317

NAA MS.MS 4605

OPPS NEG.56604
Local Note:
Black and white Photoprint on Paper Mount in Album
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
MS 4605, James E. Taylor scrapbook of the American West, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
James E. Taylor scrapbook of the American West
James E. Taylor scrapbook of the American West / Page 48
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw369d5d22a-db9b-4037-bc0e-126e0be1eac6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4605-ref1016

Portrait of Chief Ge-He-Ge Wearing Fur and Feather Headdress, Peace ? Medal, Bear Claw Necklace, Leggings, and Holding Pipe Tomahawk

Collector:
Taylor, James E. (Artist)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Taylor, James E., 1839-1901 (artist and collector)  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (002 in x 003 in mounted on 014 in x 018 in)
Container:
Volume 1, Page 25
Culture:
Omaha  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
1870
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.01601203

NAA MS.MS 4605

OPPS NEG.44928C
Local Note:
Black and white Photoprint on Paper Mount in Album
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
MS 4605, James E. Taylor scrapbook of the American West, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
James E. Taylor scrapbook of the American West
James E. Taylor scrapbook of the American West / Page 25
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3efbb2493-1f44-4db4-9807-08b55a53db6c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4605-ref832

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