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Bertha Crum Sparks photographs of Sicangu Lakota (Rosebud) community in Valentine, Nebraska

Creator:
Sparks, Bertha Crum  Search this
Photographer:
Sparks, Helen  Search this
Extent:
46 Prints (silver gelatin)
9 Prints (cyanotype)
Culture:
Sicangu Lakota [Rosebud Sioux]  Search this
Sicangu Lakota (Brulé Sioux)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Cyanotypes
Photographs
Place:
Valentine (Neb.)
Date:
circa 1903-1930s
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs primarily of Sicangu Lakota (Rosebud) individuals and groups at dances and other events in Valentine, Nebraska. One event is possibly related to a presidential campaign for Franklin D. Roosevelt, or a Fourth of July celebration. Also included are two photographs of a sod church in Kennedy, Nebraska. Most of the photographs were made by Bertha Crum Sparks but Helen Sparks, daughter of Bertha Sparks, may have made several.
Biographical/Historical note:
Bertha Crum (Mrs. Levi C.) Sparks lived in Valentine, Nebraska and took many photographs of visiting Sicangu Lakota people from the nearby Rosebud reservation. Some photographs were made in the Sparks' back yard.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 4818
Provenance:
The collection was donated in 1968 by Helen Sparks, daughter of Bertha Crum Sparks.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Cyanotypes
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 4818, the Bertha Crum Sparks photographs of Sicangu Lakota (Rosebud) community in Valentine, Nebraska, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.4818
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw370d56b81-4358-495d-91c8-8f167c78ced2
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-4818
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Bailey, V. O., Colorado, South Dakota, Wyoming, May 1888 - August 1888

Collection name:
Mammal Section, Bird and Mammal Labs, Fish and Wildlife Service, US Department of the Interior, Division of Mammals
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Place:
United States
Colorado
South Dakota
Wyoming
Niobrara River
Buffalo Gap
Cheyenne
Fort Pierre
Date Range:
1888
Start Date:
18880515
End Date:
18880831
Topic:
Mammalogy  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-443
Access Information:
At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Mammals at 202-633-1253 to make an appointment.
See more records from this collection:
Mammal Section, Bird and Mammal Labs, Fish and Wildlife Service, US Department of the Interior, Division of Mammals
See more records associated with this person:
Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI4118
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