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Indians of North America--Portraits

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

MS 043 - Roland Reed Photographs

 Collection — Box MS43.01
Identifier: MS 043

Photographs of Native American Indians by Roland Reed, probably taken primarily in Montana (including Glacier National Park) circa 1909-1915.  Most of the photographs are posed, showing the subjects outdoors wearing traditional clothing, often next to scenic natural features such as waterfalls, streams, and rock formations.  Some were published in James Willard Schultz’s Blackfeet Tales of Glacier National Park, 1916.

Dates: Created: 1909-1915; Other: Date acquired: 08/21/1986

MS 051 - Western Scenes: Woodcuts and Engravings

Identifier: MS 051

Collection consists of various published images of western scenes cut out of various publications, including Picturesque and Marvels of the New World, as well as French and German language books and newspapers. The plates represent scenes from the American west and give a good indication of how the United States was pictured in the mid-nineteenth century.

Dates: Created: 1842-1937

MS 056 - Rinehart Indian Photograph Collection

Identifier: MS 056

The F.A. Rinehart Indian Photographic collection consists of 33 standard size images, and 118 oversize images of Native American Indians in a photographic studio setting, with approximately 10 images taken outside of a studio setting.

Dates: Created: 1898-1900; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1972

MS 212 - W. Langdon Kihn Canadian Indian Portrait Copy Photographs

 Collection — Box MS212.11
Identifier: MS 212
Abstract This collection contains photographs of artwork by W. Langdon Kihn (1898-1957) of western Canadian Stony and Kootenay Indians drawn in 1922. These were published in 1923 in Marius Barbeau's book Indian Days in the Canadian Rockies (Toronto: McMillan Co. of Canada). The black and white photographs, some mounted on boards and one tinted, are evidenty images of Kihn' oiginal artwork, not the handsomely colored images as later published. As such these photographs...
Dates: Created: 1922-1931; Other: Date acquired: 04/00/2001