Collection is open for research but negatives and audiovisuial materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Some papers of living persons are restricted. Access to restricted portions may be arranged by request to the donor. Gloves required for unprotected photographs. Viewing film portions of the collection and listening to LP recording requires special appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at email@example.com or 202-633-3270.
The Archives Center does not own exclusive rights to these materials. Copyright for all materials is retained by the donor, Franklin A. Robinson, Jr.; permission for commercial use and/or publication may be requested from the donor through the Archives Center. Military Records for Franklin A. Robinson (b. 1932) and correspondence from Richard I. Damalouji (1961-2014) are restricted; written permission is needed to research these files. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
The Robinson and Via Family Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Preservation of the 8mm films in this collection was made possible, in part, by a grant from the National Film Preservation Fund.
Plate 1 (P27718): Wa-Na-Ta, The Charger, Grand Chief of the Sioux. Colored lithograph of Wa-Na-Ta (Wanata [The Charger]/Waanatan) Yanktonnai Nakota, ca. 1795-1848. First plate in Book 5.
Plate 2 (P27719): Peah-Mas-Ka, a Musquawkee Chief. Colored lithograph of Peah-Mus-Ka (Peahmuska/Peahmaska), Meskwaki (Fox). Second plate in Book 5.
Plate 3 (P27720): Ca-Ta-He-Cas-Sa-Black Hoof, Principal Chief of the Shawanoes. Colored lithograph of Ca-Ta-He-Cas-Sa (Catahecassa [Black Hoof]), Shawnee. Third plate in Book 5.
Plate 4 (P27721): Chippeway Woman* and Child. Colored lithograph of Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa) woman and child. Fourth plate in Book 5. *The original description includes the word "Squaw" which is considered a derogatory and offensive term.
Plate 5 (P27722): Okee-Maakee-Quid, a Chippeway Chief. Colored lithograph of Chief Okee-Maakee-Quid (Okeemaakeequid), Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa). Fifth plate in Book 5.
Plate 6 (P27723): Wa-Em-Boesh-Kaa, a Chippeway Chief. Colored lithograph of Wa-Em-Boesh-Kaa (Waemboeshkaa), Chippewa/Ojibwa. Sixth plate in Book 5.
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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); McKenney and Hall's History of the Indian Tribes of North America folios and lithographs image #, NMAI.AC.115; National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center, Smithsonian Institution.