Indians of North America -- Pictorial works
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
Photograph album and photographs of Montana, New Mexico, and Colorado
Call Number: WA Photos 404
Overview: Photographs created by Christian Barthelmess of people and places in New Mexico, Colorado, and Montana, 1881-1903.
Alfred Hulse Brooks photographs and papers
Call Number: WA Photos 444
Overview: Photographs and papers created and collected by Alfred Hulse Brooks and then probably maintained by Philip Sidney Smith, his successor as Geologist in Charge of the Division of Alaskan Mineral Resources of the United States Geological Survey. The collection provides visual documentation of the work of the United States Geological Survey in Alaska. Most of the photographs were made by Brooks and other employees of the agency. Some images document joint surveys made with the Geological Survey of...
Dates: 1892-1955, bulk 1898-1924
Collection of advertisements that depict American history
Call Number: WA MSS S-2622
Overview: This collection consists of collecting cards, advertising cards, sticker books, sheet music, and printed ephemera that document popular culture images of the United States and North America, as viewed chiefly by countries throughout Europe, including France, Great Britain, Belgium, Germany, Italy, and Spain. The collection provides depictions of American subjects and themes from primarily European viewpoints used by companies to advertise their products or as premiums accompanying products....
Dates: 1870-2004, bulk 1887-1970
Photographs Related to Navajo, Havasupai, Hopi, and Pueblo Indians, and Sites in Arizona and New Mexico
Call Number: WA Photos 1044
Overview: Photographs collected by the Day family and leaves from a disbound photograph album compiled by them that chiefly relate to their trade and activities with Navajo, Havasupai, Hopi, and Pueblo Indians in Arizona and New Mexico, 1900-1941, as well as views of sites in Arizona, including Canyon de Chelly, St. Michael's Mission, and Walpi, and New Mexico including Gallup, Laguna Pueblo, and Las Vegas. Members of the Day family and Simeon Schwemberger created many of the photographs. Events...
Elizabeth Willis DeHuff Collection of American Indian Art
Call Number: WA MSS S-150
Overview: A collection of 199 drawings and watercolors by Pueblo, Navajo, Apache, Cheyenne, and Kiowa artists, much of it student work, collected by Elizabeth Willis DeHuff, wife of a superintendent of the Santa Fe Indian School and an early art instructor of many of the artists.
George W. Fox Collection of American Indian ledger drawings and photographs
Call Number: WA MSS S-2893
Overview: Ledger drawings by American Indians and photographs collected by George W. Fox, 1867-circa 1885. Ledger drawings in the collection include two discrete disbound volumes created in 1876 by Wohaw, a Kiowa Indian, and Soaring Eagle, a Cheyenne Indian. Photographs include portraits of American Indians and views of Indian Territory by William Stinson Soule, as well as portraits of American Indian students and views by John Nicholas Choate related to the United States Indian School in Carlisle,...
Dates: 1867-circa 1885
Victor F. Germack and Lori Shepard Germack Collection of Photographs of Indians of North America
Call Number: WA Photos 483
Overview: This collection consists chiefly of photographic materials created circa 1850-1978 that depict American Indians, including informal and studio portraits, as well as photographs that show the natural and built environment of the American West. Images of the American West include views of cities and towns, mining and logging operations, railroads, and natural scenery.
Dates: circa 1850-1978, bulk 1860-1925
W. E. Hook photographs of Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas.
Call Number: WA Photos 511
Overview: Photographs collected by the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library that document the photography of W. E. Hook, 1885-1908. The collection chiefly includes photographs of sites in Colorado, as well as some images of New Mexico and Texas. Photographs in the collection document the different presentation methods used by Hook to market his images, including cabinet photographs, as well as the variant titles he used in negatives and on photographic mounts.
Indian ledger drawings by Koba and Etahdleuh Doanmoe
Call Number: WA MSS S-2942
Overview: Ledger with drawings, sketches, and watercolors by Kiowa Indians Koba and Etahdleuh Doanmoe, circa 1878-1885, while they were students at the United States Indian School in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, or imprisoned at Fort Marion in Saint Augustine, Florida. The ledger includes twenty-three pages of artwork attributed to Koba, four pages attributed to Doanmoe, and two pages of unattributed work.
Dates: circa 1878-1889, bulk 1878-1885
William E. Irwin Photographs collection
Call Number: WA Photos 516
Overview: Photographs of sites and individuals in Oklahoma Territory and Indian Territory, as well as Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and other places in the American West, circa 1893-1935, chiefly created by William E. Irwin, as well as by his brothers, John Allison Irwin and Marvin Elmore Irwin.
Photographs of Alaska and British Columbia
Call Number: WA Photos Folio 154
Overview: Photographs at Klawock, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska, as well as West Cracroft Island and Haida Gwaii (formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands), British Columbia created during the summers of 2012 and 2013, and printed as 91 inkjet color and black-and-white prints that document Tlingit, Haida, and other indigenous people and cultures. The collection consists of six groups of images related to discrete events. Events include a memorial service for Dian Darlene White, the ceremonial...
Photographs of Alaska and Haida Gwaii, British Columbia
Call Number: WA Photos Folio 151
Overview: Photographs of Alaska and Haida Gwaii (formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands), British Columbia, 2011-2012, printed as thirty-three black-and-white gelatin silver prints and five color inkjet prints that chiefly document Haida and Tlingit people, sites, and cultures.
Photographs of Haida Gwaii, British Columbia
Call Number: WA Photos Folio 178
Overview: Photographs of Haida Gwaii (formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands), British Columbia, created during the summer of 2012, and printed as 77 inkjet prints that document the Haida and Kwakwak'awakw (also known as Kwakiutl) people and cultures.
Walter McClintock Papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-1175
Scope and Contents: The papers and photographs in this collection document the history and customs of the Piegan Indians (also known as the Blackfeet Indians) in Montana, and their contact with Europeans and Anglo Americans. The collection provides detailed information about McClintock's photographic practice, as well as his public presentations about the Piegan Indians. A significant part of the collection records the development and production of Poia, an opera based on Piegan...
Dates: 1874-1949, bulk 1888-1949
Stephen Mopope drawings
Call Number: WA MSS S-4423
Overview: Circa 490 sheets with pencil drawings, some signed, by Stephen Mopope, circa 1932-1962. Depicted are Indigenous men, women, and children; horses, buffalo, and deer; hunting scenes; dancers (including eagle dancers and ghost dancers); tipis; and musicians. Also present are mural designs. Indigenous peoples depicted include Apache, Pueblo, and Kiowa. Most drawings are on carbon paper on which Mopope created reverse images on the versos. Many of the drawings are drafts of scenes and...
Dates: circa 1932-1962
Frank Richard Oastler collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-2162
Overview: The collection consists of photograph albums, lantern slides, and photographic negatives documenting Oastler's interest in wildlife and conservation, from 1909-1938. The 68 photograph albums document the Oastlers' trips to the West and elsewhere. Approximately 6400 lantern slides, most of them hand-colored, were used for Dr. Oastler's lectures on the West, and include nine panoramic lantern slides.
Richard Henry Pratt papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-1174
Overview: The collection includes letter-press books, writings, diaries, notes, photographs, and drawings. The papers largely relate to Pratt's work with and theories on the education of American Indians and his involvement with the Carlisle Indian School. Included is material relating to the controversies surrounding his work and much relating to Indians and Indian life in general. There are a group of Indian photographs and drawings, and papers relating to members of Pratt's family.
Clarence W. Rowley papers relating to Buffalo Bill and John L. Sullivan
Call Number: WA MSS S-2513
Overview: Correspondence, photographs, printed material and other papers relating to Rowley and his relationships with Buffalo Bill and John L. Sullivan. Rowley's correspondence includes letters and telegrams concerning the development of property in Arizona, the dissolution of the Dyer-Cody Arizona Mining and Milling Company following a financial scandal in 1911, and the subsequent incorporation of the High Jinks Gold Mining Company to recoup losses. Correspondence between Cody and Rowley details their...
Dates: 1878-1941, bulk 1910-1920
Lucy Thompson papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-2404
Overview: Autograph manuscript and typescript drafts of Thompson's book To the American Indian, accompanied by miscellaneous printed parts of her book, and approximately 200 photographs. The manuscript drafts are separated into parts with separate titles and pagination. Almost every part is dated 1911-1913 and signed "Wrote by Milton J. Thompson and dedicated to my dear Daughter Bertha M. Thompson" the last words scratched out and "To my wife Lucy Thompson" substituted in 1915. Most of the manuscript...
Toba Pato Tucker photographs and papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-2604
Overview: Portraits of individuals from other communities and locales include street portraits of pedestrians in New York City; residents of a drug rehabilitation program at facilities throughout New York State; the people of Heber Springs, Arkansas, the rural town photographed decades earlier by Mike Disfarmer; and African American members of the First Baptist Church of Riverhead, New York. Tucker's commission work includes portraits of individuals, couples, and families. Her personal photography...
Dates: 1950-2015, bulk 1977-2017