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Indians of North America -- Portraits

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Critical Indigenous Photographic Exchange Collection

 Collection
Call Number: WA Photos Folio 184
Overview: Portraits created by Will Wilson of Native American artists, arts professionals, and leaders as well as others, 2012-2019. He generally makes his portraits at public venues at which people are given the opportunity to sit. Wilson created the images using a wet plate collodion process that produced tintypes on sheets of aluminum. He then gave the tintypes to the sitters after he created high-resolution digital scans of the objects. The arrangement of the collection gathers the portraits by the...
Dates: 2012-2018

Victor F. Germack and Lori Shepard Germack Collection of Photographs of Indians of North America

 Collection
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

L. Stark Humes collection of photographs of the Klondike region

 Collection
Call Number: WA Photos 993
Overview: Photographs collected by Ladell Stark Humes of the Klondike region of the Yukon, as well as other areas in Alaska and Yukon Territory, circa 1865-1939. Photographers chiefly represented in the collection include William Howard Case, Case & Draper, Robert Collier, and A. W. Hall. Depicted are Native American men, women, and children; gold mining efforts; and town and landscape views. Also present are stereographs produced by the Keystone View Company of Inuit men, women, and...
Dates: circa 1865-1939

William E. Irwin Photographs collection

 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.
Dates: 1885-1945

Photographs of Alaska and British Columbia

 Collection
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...
Dates: 2012-2013

Photographs of Haida Gwaii, British Columbia

 Collection
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.
Dates: 2012

Stephen Mopope drawings

 Collection
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

M. James Slack papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-4440
Overview: Artwork, photographs, and other papers created by M. James Slack and collected by John R. Beeder, circa 1882-2007. A portion of the material relates to Slack's work documenting Acoma Pueblo in New Mexico as part of the Historic American Buildings Survey in 1934.

Included in the collection are Slack's diary for 1937, correspondence (primarily to Rosamond F. Slack as Curator at Fort Garland), and newspaper clippings (primarily relating to Fort Garland).
Dates: circa 1882-2007

Toba Pato Tucker photographs and papers

 Collection
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

Photographs of Dakota Access Pipeline Protests in North Dakota

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Call Number: WA Photos Folio 186
Overview: Photographs created by John Willis during six trips from September through December 2016 that document a resistance movement based near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, and eastern edge of the Standing Rock Indian Reservation protesting against the Energy Transfer Partners project to construct a petroleum pipeline known as the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) at the site and through North Dakota and South Dakota as well as across Iowa into Illinois. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe led the protest with...
Dates: 2016

Photographs of Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and the Mexican-American Border Region

 Collection
Call Number: WA Photos Folio 213
Overview: Photographs created by John Willis and printed as 98 inkjet color prints that document sites chiefly at South Dakota and the Mexican-American Border Region as well as Nebraska and North Dakota in 2018-2019, although predominantly in 2019.
Dates: 2018-2019