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Published by:
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986  Search this
Created by:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
Subject of:
Kenneth A. Gibson, American, 1932 - 2019  Search this
Clifton Herman Johnson, American, 1921 - 2008  Search this
New York Giants, American, founded 1925  Search this
National Newspaper Publishers Association, American, founded 1827  Search this
Chi Delta Mu Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1913  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Howard University Medical Alumni Association, Inc., American, founded 1871  Search this
Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1937  Search this
National Insurance Association, American, founded 1921  Search this
Whitney Moore Young Jr., American, 1921 - 1971  Search this
National Urban League, American, founded 1910  Search this
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., American, founded 1935  Search this
369th Veterans Association, American  Search this
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., founded 1922  Search this
National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, Inc., American, founded 1924  Search this
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, American, founded 1913  Search this
National Council of Negro Women, founded 1935  Search this
President Richard M. Nixon, American, 1913 - 1994  Search this
Roy White, American, born 1943  Search this
Franklin Augustine Thomas, American, born 1934  Search this
Gail Fisher, American, 1935 - 2000  Search this
Hal Christopher Frederick, American, born 1934  Search this
Greg Morris, American, 1933 - 1996  Search this
Joan Murray  Search this
Edie Huggins, American, 1935 - 2008  Search this
National Dental Association, American, founded 1913  Search this
Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the World, American, founded 1898  Search this
Nettie B. Smith, American  Search this
Shriners International, American, founded 1870  Search this
Daughters of Isis, American, founded 1910  Search this
Gladys W. Dixon, American, born 1901  Search this
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1906  Search this
National Negro Business League, American, 1901 - 1966  Search this
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1911  Search this
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1911  Search this
National Association of Market Developers, American, founded 1953  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11 × 9 1/16 × 5/16 in. (28 × 23 × 0.8 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Martha's Vineyard, Oak Bluffs, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1971
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Fraternities  Search this
Funeral customs and rites  Search this
Government  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Labor  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Men  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Religion  Search this
Sororities  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Women  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Anne B. Patrick and the family of Hilda E. Stokely
Object number:
2012.167.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e80a74f0-5c78-4d88-80e0-f11edfdd1eea
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.167.5

Photograph collection relating to archeology, burial mounds, and the Southwest

Photographer:
Collins, Henry B. (Henry Bascom), 1899-1987  Search this
Hillers, John K., 1843-1925  Search this
Milner, James W.  Search this
Mindeleff, Cosmos, 1863-  Search this
Mindeleff, Victor, 1860-1948  Search this
Rennick, L. C. (Leverett C.), 1887-1953  Search this
Artist:
Rogers, W. A. (William Allen), 1854-1931  Search this
Extent:
1 Engraving
1 Print (platinum)
18 Prints (silver gelatin)
38 Prints (albumen)
Culture:
A:shiwi (Zuni)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Tohono O'odham (Papago)  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Engravings
Prints
Place:
Pennsylvania -- Antiquities
West Virginia -- Antiquities
Louisiana -- Antiquities
Alabama -- Antiquities
Chelly, Canyon de (Ariz.)
Zuni Indian Reservation (N.M.)
Wyoming -- Antiquities
Date:
circa 1880s-1920s
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs relating to archeology, most of which were made by Bureau of American Ethnology photographers and ethnologists. Much of the collection consists of photographs by Cosmos and Victor Mindeleff of Southwest pueblos. Images depict mounds and excavations (including Grant Mound in Pennsylvania and additional mounds in West Virginia, Alabama, Louisiana, and elsewhere); Hopi Sipaulovi village; petroglyphs in Wind River, Wyoming; ancient artifacts; Standing Rock; Tohono O'odham Indians; Canyon de Chelly; and Clear Creek. Photographers represented include John K. Hillers; C. H. Bryan of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky; the Mindeleff brothers; Henry Bascom Collins; L. C. Rennick; J. W. Milner; Hattons Studio in Lansing, Michigan; and a drawing by W. A. Rogers.

Collection may contain images of human remains.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 28
Location of Other Archival Materials:
William Dinwiddie photographs documenting Papago Indians, previously filed in Photo Lot 28, have been relocated to National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 89.
Additional Mindeleff photographs can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 4362, Photo Lot 14, Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 40, Photo Lot 78, and the BAE historical negatives.
Additional Hillers photographs can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 14, Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 40, Photo Lot 143, Photo Lot 83-18, Photo Lot 87-2N, Photo Lot 90-1, Photo Lot 92-46, and the BAE historical negatives.
Additional Collins photographs can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 82-23, Photo Lot 86-42, Photo Lot 86-43, and Photo Lot 86-59.
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Photograph collection relating to archeology, burial mounds, and the Southwest, 1880s-1920s
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Topic:
Mounds  Search this
Pueblos  Search this
Petroglyphs  Search this
Citation:
Photo Lot 28, Bureau of American Ethnology photograph collection relating to archeology and burial mounds, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.28
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw38f9b918d-c94d-405c-9868-c1d09a537eba
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-28

Building 40 Archeological Excavations Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Creator:
Ravenhorst, John W.  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume (120 pages)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Printed material
Place:
West Virginia -- Antiquities
Jefferson County (West Virginia) -- Archeology
Date:
February 11, 1993
Restrictions:
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Archaeology reports and related material collection
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3c605b2d6-ed46-4a39-9b3b-54da6dc6f685
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-028-ref131

Phase I Cultural Resources Survey Local Flood Protection Projects Petersburg and Moorefield, Grant and Hardy Counties, West Virginia

Creator:
Stewart, Michael  Search this
Bowers, Martha H.  Search this
Extent:
3 Volumes (Volume 1 xii + 240; Volume 2-361 pages; Volume 3-445 pages)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Printed material
Place:
West Virginia -- Antiquities
Petersburg -- Grant County -- West Virginia -- Archeology
Moorefield -- Hardy County -- West Virginia -- Archeology
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
Volume 1 consists of main report; Volume 2 consists of appendix A state survey forms and artifact inventories/analysis Petersburg area sites; Volume 3 consists of appendix B state survey forms and artifact inventories/analysis Moorefield area sites
Restrictions:
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GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw358f9d915-a3b7-49f1-bb72-94de9bc8e36d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-028-ref1653

Phase I Investigations at Sites 46-MG-8 and 46-MG-74, Garlow Farm, Monongalia County, West Virginia

Creator:
Sheehan, Glenn  Search this
Righter, Elizabeth  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume (iv + 47)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Printed material
Place:
West Virginia -- Antiquities
Stone Circle Site (46-MG-8) -- Garlow Farm Area -- Monongalia County -- West Virginia -- Archeology
Monongahela Village Site (46-MG-74) -- Garlow Farm Area -- Monongalia County -- West Virginia -- Archeology
Date:
November 18, 1980
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National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw37362ac23-01a5-47a7-a045-c13065c8f188
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-028-ref1654

Archaeological Investigations at Site 46 MG 75 (Belldina's Bottom), Monongalia County, West Virginia

Creator:
Michael, Ronald L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume (v + 82)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Printed material
Place:
West Virginia -- Antiquities
Belldina's Bottom Site (46-MG-75) (Monongahela River, Monongalia County, West Virginia) -- Archeology
Date:
August 15, 1980
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw36d254d8c-fcdd-4e8b-aaa0-dfad4eea8d5f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-028-ref1655

Final Report: Archaeological Investigations at Site 46 MG 75 (Belldina's Bottom), Monongalia County, West Virginia

Creator:
Michael, Ronald L.  Search this
Mitchum, Beverly A.  Search this
Gardner, George  Search this
McHugh, William P.  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume (vi + 102 + tables and figures)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Printed material
Place:
West Virginia -- Antiquities
Belldina's Bottom Site (46-MG-75) (Monongahela River, Monongalia County, West Virginia) -- Archeology
Date:
October 8, 1980
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GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3996c31bc-e19e-4a8f-8961-cffcd9ae69ef
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-028-ref1656

Archaeological Investigations at Fort Martin, Monongalia County, West Virginia

Creator:
Payne, Ted M.  Search this
Cogar, Okey  Search this
Thomas, Ronald A.  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume (ii + 64)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Printed material
Place:
West Virginia -- Antiquities
Fort Martin (Monongalia County, West Virginia) -- Archeology
Date:
July 1980
Restrictions:
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GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3d5275212-10b9-4f6b-be1b-844adddccdf8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-028-ref1657

Archaeological Investigations at Fort Martin, Monongalia County, West Virginia: Phase 2 Final Report

Creator:
Payne, Ted M.  Search this
Basalik, Kenneth J.  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume (iii + 142)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Printed material
Place:
West Virginia -- Antiquities
Fort Martin (Monongalia County, West Virginia) -- Archeology
Date:
November 1980
Restrictions:
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National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3240c28ee-08dc-4bdc-b12f-6e8f79f9aac4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-028-ref1658

Van Voorhis Farm Site (46Mg77) Archaeological Investigations: Phase II Final Report

Creator:
Payne, Ted M.  Search this
Thomas, Ronald A.  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume (v + 101)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Printed material
Place:
West Virginia -- Antiquities
Van Voorhis Farm Site (46Mg77) -- Monongalia County -- West Virginia -- Archeology
Date:
November 1980
Restrictions:
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GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3571b8cd4-593a-44a8-a158-8b57308c2cbe
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-028-ref1659

Historic Resources Evaluation: Stonewall Jackson Lake Project West Fork River, West Virginia

Creator:
Kern, John R.  Search this
Extent:
2 Volumes (Volume 1 v + 150; Volume 2-313 pages)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Printed material
Place:
West Virginia -- Antiquities
Stonewall Jackson Lake Project -- West Fork River -- Lewis County -- West Virginia -- Archeology
Date:
July 16, 1980
Scope and Contents:
Volume 1 consists of main report; Volume 2 consists of appendices
Restrictions:
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GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw30ac6d834-2c09-4c7e-915f-d34009ef0903
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-028-ref1660

A History of the Weston & Gauley Bridge Turnpike November 1979

Creator:
Kemp, E. L.  Search this
Kemp, J. K.  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume (62 pages)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Printed material
Place:
West Virginia -- Antiquities
Weston & Gauley Bridge Turnpike -- West Virginia -- Archeology
Restrictions:
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3e1c8d24f-df1e-49bb-88fe-96c7ab63f094
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-028-ref1661

Historical and Architectural Study of Buildings and Artifacts Associated With the Bulltown Historic Area, Burnsville Lake Project, Braxton County, West Virginia

Creator:
Michael, Ronald L.  Search this
Carlisle, Ronald C.  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume (x + 134)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Printed material
Place:
West Virginia -- Antiquities
Bulltown (Braxton County, West Virginia) -- Archeology
Date:
August 1979
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GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw32357344f-9b6b-4202-9cf7-6be5bf5f2d33
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-028-ref1662

Ohio River Environmental Assessment: Cultural Resources Reconnaissance Report, West Virginia

Creator:
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume (107 pages)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Printed material
Place:
West Virginia -- Antiquities
Ohio River -- West Virginia -- Archeology
Date:
August 1977
Restrictions:
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GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw301c12b2c-2bce-46a0-8490-173c5ca9da18
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-028-ref1663

Archeological Excavations for Package No. 115 Buildings 3, 37, 38, 39, 40, 43, and Lot 55B, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

Creator:
Seidel, Ellen M.  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume (vi + 173)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Printed material
Place:
West Virginia -- Antiquities
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (Harpers Ferry, West Virginia) -- Archeology
Date:
January 1985
Restrictions:
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw35393b190-2d7a-4f5c-a0ff-e6227816005c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-028-ref1664

Bloomington Lake Reservoir, Mineral County, West Virginia and Garrett County, Maryland

Creator:
Quinn, Kathleen  Search this
Gardner, William  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume (ii + 20 + maps, plates and attachments)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Printed material
Place:
West Virginia -- Antiquities
Maryland -- Antiquities
Bloomington Lake Reservoir (Mineral County, W.V., and Garrett County, Md.) -- Archeology
Date:
June 1979
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GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw365466c68-757e-4daf-8671-4971f7980c34
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-028-ref1665

Archeological investigations of Lewis Wernwag's Sawmill, 46JF229, Virginius Island, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

Creator:
Borden, Anna C.  Search this
Names:
Wernwag, Lewis  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume (vi + 20 + appendixes)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Printed material
Place:
West Virginia -- Antiquities
Harper's Ferry (West Virginia) -- Archeology
Date:
August 1995
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3eeb3c3f9-4248-48d3-9baf-6c6bb5660352
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ead_component:sova-naa-1976-028-ref217

Archeological investigations at Wernwag's Machine Shop: Site 46JF230 on Virginius Island f August 1995

Creator:
Parsons, Mia T.  Search this
Names:
Wernwag, Lewis  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume (iv + 17 + appendixes)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Printed material
Place:
West Virginia -- Antiquities
Harper's Ferry (West Virginia) -- Archeology
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3fe058c9a-af21-42d3-a055-72737472d4b7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-028-ref219

Kanawha River Navigation Study: Marmet Lock Replacement Draft Feasibility Report Main Report and Evironmental Impact Statement

Creator:
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
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Place:
West Virginia -- Antiquities
Kanawha River, West Virginia -- Archeology
Date:
1993
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw369d125ba-947a-4847-a7b4-6ecc4e70e3ee
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-028-ref266

American Talkers

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Introduction:
Building upon presentations at recent Festivals, the 1979 American Talkers program brought to the Festival the excitement of a carnival midway, a market, and an auction house. Members of three occupations that employ stylized language and vocal artistry were on hand to sell their products in a pleasing cacophony of musical sounds. Street criers hollered, auctioneers chanted, and carnival pitchmen ballyhooed. A tobacco auction was demonstrated, and audiences could not only listen to some of the finest antique auctioneers demonstrate their skill, but could experience the joy of participating in a real country auction. Carnival pitchmen were identified as among the last oral poets to hold the attention of modern American audiences. Their spiels, handed down from one generation to another, combined rhythm, alliteration, repetition and hyperbole - that is, outrageous exaggeration. The pitch built to a fevered point where the talker "turns the tip" and tries to transform the magic of his talk to ticket sales. Street vendors too were selling their wares at the Festival. Living presentations were complemented by two films: one about callers on the Maine Avenue fish wharf, Mermaids, Frog Legs and Fillets, and one on a livestock auctioneering contest, How Much Wood Could A Woodchuck Chuck.
Participants:
Fred Foster Bloodgood, 1910-1997, pitchman, Madison, Wisconsin

John Bradshaw, pitchman, New Canton, Virginia

Dick Burnett, pitchman, Winterhaven, Florida

Bob Cage, auctioneer, South Boston, Virginia

Bud Corey, pitchman, New Orleans, Louisiana

Bernie Doepkins, tobacco warehouse manager, Waysons Corner, Maryland

Sonny Diggs, arabber, Baltimore, Maryland

Buford Evans, 1924-2000, auctioneer, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee

Marcus Johnson, balloon man, Washington, D.C.

Randall Johnson, 1919-, eyeglass defogger vendor, Greenville, South Carolina

Walter Kelly, arabber, Baltimore, Maryland

Alton Machen, medicine man, Elizabethton, Tennessee

Bus Mars, 1912-1999, auctioneer, Pawlet, Vermont

Edward Morrow, 1917-2002, auctioneer, Martinsburg, West Virginia

Vincent Ploche, 1905-1980, bootjacker, New York, New York

Bobby Reynolds, pitchman, Fillmore, California

Victor Rhoades, 1918-, auctioneer, Pottstown, Pennsylvania

Tom Walton, 1930-, hot dog vendor, St. Petersburg, Florida
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1980 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1980, Series 2
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1980 Festival of American Folklife
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk502a337b9-47b5-4829-940c-bc0b53c0fd0e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1980-ref19

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