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North American Indian Concert Band archive
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Description
This collection consists of business cards, correspondence, documents, financial records, photographs, printed matter, and photographs related to the North American Indian Concert Band, Onondago Tribe from Syracuse, New York.
Background
Carl (Karl) Wahler was a German-American who emigrated from Augsburg, Germany to the United States in 1882. When he was 50, he returned to Germany to tour with the Onondaga people. David Russell Hill was a Native American man who was reportedly Chief of the Onondaga Indians. The Onondaga people are part of the Iroquois, "People of the Longhouse." During the 1910s, they lived on a reservation near Syracuse, New York, where the people reside today.
Extent
Approximately 202 items in 2 boxes
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, please go to following web site.