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Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.

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View Resource Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian

The latest addition to the peerless Library of Congress American Memory collection is a complete collection of the images included in Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian, "one of the most significant and controversial representations of traditional American Indian culture ever produced." Originally published in 20 volumes between 1907 and 1930, the work contained over 1,500 illustrations...

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View Resource Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian

Over half a century since his death, Edward S. Curtis's photographs of Native Americans remain tremendously popular, and in some quarters, quite controversial. One of his most notable projects was his limited edition volume, "The North American Indian". Produced with the financial assistance of J.P. Morgan, this limited edition publication contained over 2000 photogravure plates and narrative...

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