Finding Aid for the Collection of glass slides of North American Indian cultures, ca. 1900-1925 LSC.1910

Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Formaker-Olivas and Lilace Hatayama, June 2012; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé.
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Online finding aid last updated 2022 May 9.
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Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Title: Collection of Glass Slides of North American Indian Cultures
Identifier/Call Number: LSC.1910
Physical Description: 1.5 Linear Feet (3 oversize boxes)
Date (inclusive): circa 1890-1925
Abstract: An artificial collection of commercially produced glass slides depicting various North American Indian cultures.
Physical Location: Stored off-site. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
General Physical Description note: 3 oversize glass slide boxes
Language of Material: English .

Restrictions on Access

This collection is closed until 2023 for a holistic assessement by the Center for Primary and Research and Training and UCLA Library staff.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of glass slides of North American Indian cultures (Collection Number 1919). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Purchase, 1974.

Processing information

Collections are processed to a variety of levels depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived user interest and research value, availability of staff and resources, and competing priorities. Library Special Collections provides a standard level of preservation and access for all collections and, when time and resources permit, conducts more intensive processing. These materials have been arranged and described according to national and local standards and best practices.
Processed by Benjamin Formaker-Olivas and Lilace Hatayama, June 2012.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 9970471983606533 

Scope and Content

The collection consists of commercially produced black and white and hand-colored glass slides depicting various aspects of North American Indian cultures, primarily Alaskan, Northwest, Southwest and Plains nations. Commercial slide companies represented include Keystone View Co., McIntosh Battery & Optical Co. and Photo Art S & S Co.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Photographic Studio
  2. Subject

Subjects and Indexing Terms

North American Indians.

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An Alaskan mother and children. Slide number 4.

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Burial plots, Alaska. Slide number 53.

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A chief's home and totem pole, Alaska. Slide number 54.

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Canoe starting on a race, Alaska. Slide number 10.

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Eskimo children. Slide number 33.

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Eskimo children. Slide number 34.

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Eskimos and children at home. Slide number 37.

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Eskimo fishing boat. Slide number 35.

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Eskimos making trinkets. Slide number 39.

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Eskimo woman and child. Slide number 36.

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Full blood Eskimos. Slide number 38.

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Grave of a Christian Indian, Alaska. Slide number 49.

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Group of Thlinket women and babies, Alaska. Slide number 42.

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Implements of stone and copper, Alaska. Slide number 45.

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Indian houses, Alaska. Slide number 32.

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Indian women at Kaita Bay. Slide number 60.

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Indian woman with Labret, Alaska. Slide number 44.

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Kasa-an; village of the Thlinket Indians, Alaska. Slide number 63.

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Cliff ruins in Walnut Canyon, Arizona. Slide number 4.

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Herdsman, Moki Pueblo, Arizona. Slide number 29.

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Horse trail, Pueblo of Acoma, New Mexico. Slide number 1.

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Modern Pueblo pottery, Colorado. Slide number 84.

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A Moki farmer, Arizona. Slide number 28.

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Old basket weaver and Moki daughter, Arizona. Slide number 30.

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Pueblo of Taos, New Mexico. Slide number 2.

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Ruins of cliff dwellings on Rio de Chelly, Arizona. Slide number 3.

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Trading with Indians, Colorado. Slide number 1.

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Two-story cliff house, Mancos Canyon, Colorado. Slide number 23.

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Woman making pottery, Moki Pueblo, Arizona. Slide number 32.

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Hopi house, blanket weaver, Arizona. Slide number 11.

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Saddle horses in front of Hopi House. Slide number 7c.

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Brant or Theyendanegea.

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Art as understood by Pueblo Indian Women- a doorway in Isleta, N. Mex. Slide number 86.

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Blackfeet Indians assembling for medicine lodge, Glacier National Park, Mont. (copy 1 of 2). Slide number 44.

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Blackfeet Indians assembling for medicine lodge, Glacier National Park, Mont. (copy 2 of 2). Slide number 188.

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Blackfeet Indians ready to enter the medicine lodge. Glacier National Park, Mont. Slide number 45.

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By the Zuni Pueblo in the "Painted Desert," Panama-California exposition, San Diego. Slide number 87.

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Chief's house, bear and wolf Totem Poles, Fort Wrangell, Alaska. Slide number 2.

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Chippewa Squaws braiding rush mats. Slide number 27.

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Cliff Palace in the Mesa Verde, Colo. Slide number 79.

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The Dance Rock of the Hopi, revered by the Indians, Wolpi, Arizona. Slide number 56.

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Digger Indians and their homes, Calif. Slide number 51.

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A fine piece of Indian basketry, and a little Indian girl, Albuquerque, N. Mex. Slide number 85.

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Government Well, sole water supply or Indian village fo Oralbi, Ariz. Slide number 57.

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A group of Malamut children playing, Alaska. Slide number 5.

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Group of Sioux Indians watching a horse race. Slide number 38.

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Group of Winnebago Braves in full feather. Slide number 32.

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Haskell Institute, Lawrence, Kansas. Slide number 20.

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Home duties of the Hopi man, a scene at the Indian village of Oraibi, Arizona. Slide number 59.

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Home life of Sac and Fox Indians, with sleeping papoose, S. & F. Reservation, Okla. Slide number 19.

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Homes of a vanished race, Cliff Dwellers in Walnut Canyon, Ariz. Slide number 77.

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Hopi chief 128 years old. Slide number 53.

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Hopi corn festival. Slide number 68.

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A Hopi group including Rain-maker and Chief, St. Louis Mo., Exposition, 1904. Slide number 69.

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The Hopi house, miniature Indian pueblo, near El Tovar, Ariz. Slide number 66.

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Hopi Indians and their strange homes beside the Dance Rock, Wolpi, Arizona. Slide number 55.

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Hopi silversmiths. Slide number 71.

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Indian boy's first race at Standing Rock, N. Dak. Slide number 39.

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Indian burial houses, Juneau, Alaska. Slide number 9.

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Indian at the Colorado Deep Cut Gorge from El Tovar, Ariz. Slide number 78.

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Indian girl, Calgary, Canada. Slide number 13.

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Indian girls weaving baskets, Village of Shipaulovi, Hopi reservation, Arizona. Slide number 58.

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Indian pictographs. Slide number 70.

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Indian trading post, Canyon Diablo, Navajo reservation, Ariz. Slide number 76.

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Inside the Hopi Indian house, artistic handiwork of natives, Grand Canyon, Ariz. Slide number 67.

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Kasaan village, Indians, and canoes, Alaska. Slide number 1.

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Laguna Indians removing bread from primitive oven, N. Mex. Slide number 83.

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Malamut Indian fish cache, Alaska. Slide number 4.

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Malamut Indians moving camp, Alaska. Slide number 8.

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The masked Kachinas (Hopi Indian "Rain-makers"), village os Shongopovi, Ariz. Slide number 64.

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A morning promenade, Oraibi, Hopi reservation, Ariz. Slide number 63.

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Mounted Sioux and camp. Slide number 36.

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Navajo blanket weaving, and Indian Hogan (hut), on Navajo reservation, Ariz. Slide number 72.

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Navajo Indian mother and children, Albuquerque, N. Mex. Slide number 74.

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Navajo Indian with his flock of sheep in N. E. Arizona. Slide number 75.

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Old Navajo Indian woman making a rug. Slide number 73.

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Omaha Indians, Nebr. Slide number 21.

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An open-air nursery Indian family on Prince Edward Island, Canada. Slide number 14.

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Picturesque Wolpi 600 feet above the desert, Hopi reservation, Arizona. Slide number 54.

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Primitive artists, Indian women decorating pottery, Hopi reservation, Arizona. Slide number 61.

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Primitive pottery making, a Hopi Squaw coiling clay into pottery, Oraibi, Arizona. Slide number 60.

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Procession of Squaws, Blackfeet medicine lodge, Glacier National Park, Mont. Slide number 46.

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Puckalook having a time, Alaska. Slide number 7.

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Pueblo Indians making bread, Santo Domingo, N. Mex. Slide number 84.

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Pueblo of Laguna Indians New Mexico. Slide number 82.

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Pueblo of Taos Indians, New Mexico. Slide number 81.

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Relics of the cliff dwellers, Mesa Verde, Colo. Slide number 80.

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Scene at a "Feast Dance" on the Crow reservation, near Billings, Montana. Slide number 48.

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Sioux and Crow Indian Chiefs, Indian commissioner Burke and Pres. Harding at White House, Washington, D.C., in 1921. Slide number 100.

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Sioux Indian rider before horse race. Slide number 37.

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Siwash Indians at dinner in tepee on the banks of Fraser River, British Columbia, Canada. Slide number 12.

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Snake River Indians' Scalp Dance, Alaska. Slide number 11.

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Splendid group, "Indian Buffalo Hunt," in Convention hall, Jamestown Exposition, 1907 Slide number 15.

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Splendid type of Hopi Indian, Hopi pueblo, Ariz. Slide number 52.

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Stop for lunch, Malamut Indians, Alaska. Slide number 3.

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Terrace homes of Hopi Indians, street scene in Oraibi, Hopi reservation, Arizona. Slide number 62.

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A thriving family of Snake River Indians, Alaska. Slide number 10.

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Typical Indian (Hopi) home, Mishongnovi, Arizona. Slide number 65.

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Winnebago Squaw carying wood. Slide number 29.

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Winnebago Squaws on horseback. Slide number 30.

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Antelope Shooting. Slide number 20.

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Battle of Big Horn- Custer's Last Charge.

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Buffalo Dance. Slide number 8.

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Capture and death of Sitting Bull.

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White wolves and buffalo. Slide number 10.

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Indian making tule mat.

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Indian burial. Slide number 44.

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Chief Rain in the Face. Slide number 60.

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Sioux camp- Standing Rock.

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Government Indian scout.

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Untitled. Slide number 16.

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Poor Buffalo knows Indian, Kiowa Indian. Slide number 55.

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An American Indian. Slide number 3245.

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Bald eagle. Slide number 10374.

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Building and Indian tent. Slide number 11665.

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Humming Bird's doll. Slide number 10005.

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An Indian baby. Slide number 3244.

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Indian children of the southwest. Slide number 10133.

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Indian tent. Slide number 3246.

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Little Wolf and Humming Bird. Slide number 10210.

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They wove beautiful blankets. Slide number 10754.

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Toys. Slide number 11100.

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Alaskan Indian village. Slide number 59.

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Indian totem poles at Kasa-an, Alaska. Slide number 58.

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Piah's pappoose [sic]. Slide number 8.

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Arizona cliff dwellings, ruin of cave town, Canyon de Chelly. Slide number 32.

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"Yaza" Indian girl.

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Red Jacket's tomahawk.