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Oklahoma and New Mexico, 1938 /
BANC PIC 2019.031--AX; BANC PIC 2019.031
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Oklahoma and New Mexico, 1938


Zartman, Frank, creator, creator.


Snapshot photograph album documenting 1938 trip of Frank Zartman and family from their home near Billings, Oklahoma, westward across the panhandle of Texas and northeastern New Mexico, and eastward through Kansas and Missouri. The great majority of the photographs depict events and regions associated with Native Americans in Oklahoma and New Mexico, including Perry (Otoe people, Cherokee Strip celebration); Fairview (Cheyenne parade); Capulin Volcano; Cimarron Canyon; Sangre de Cristo Mountains; Taos Pueblo (parade, Fiesta San Geronimo, adobe buildings); Santa Clara Pueblo; Puyé cliff dwellings; Santa Fe; Laguna Pueblo; and Acoma. Front cover is illustrated with Zartman painting of a Native American woman carrying a large piece of pottery on her head, with a pueblo structure in the distance. Another painting by Zartman, on one of the album leaves, depicts Capulin Volcano. Also includes maps highlighted in pen with the routes of Zartman's travels. At least one snapshot shows the Zartman house. Frank's daughter June appears in a few of the images. Clippings are mostly descriptive of locations visited by Zartman.


1938 (issued)


n-us-ok -- n-us-nm
Pueblo Indians -- Photographs
Indians of North America -- Oklahoma -- Photographs
Indians of North America -- New Mexico -- Photographs
Oklahoma -- Photographs
Oklahoma -- Description and travel
New Mexico -- Photographs
New Mexico -- Description and travel


Front cover painting includes title, with signature of artist/photographer/compiler in lower right.
Photographed, compiled, and with painted illustrations by Frank Zartman.
Album contents disbound. Leaves and covers housed in separate folders.
A few prints are hand colored.
Also includes maps, and clippings from periodicals and/or or brochures.
Hand-written captions throughout album.
Oklahoma and New Mexico, 1938, BANC PIC 2019.031, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; from Langdon Manor Books LLC ; 2018.


Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

approximately 100 photographs in 1 album, stored in 2 folders : chiefly gelatin silver prints ; album 36 x 28 cm




BANC PIC 2019.031--AX
BANC PIC 2019.031