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Indians of North America -- Pictorial works

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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...

http://curtis.library.northwestern.edu
View Resource Arizona State Museum

Located at University of Arizona, the Arizona State Museum features a variety of programs and exhibits, many of which offer an introspective look into the culture of the American Indian groups in the region. One of the main highlights of the site are the several online exhibits that feature objects and photographs from recent shows. The most recent of these is the "Connections Across Generations:...

http://www.statemuseum.arizona.edu/
View Resource New York Public Library Picture Collection Online

Part of NYPL's evolving Digital Library, the Picture Collection Online is a collection of 30,000 public domain digital images from books and periodicals, original photographs, prints, and postcards. Primarily dated pre-1923, the Picture Collections includes some of the most popular images in the NYPL collection. The physical collection is housed in folders by broad subject headings, which can be...

https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/
View Resource George Catlin and His Indian Gallery

George Catlin is considered one of the foremost chroniclers of the Native American experience in the early 19th century, and his dramatic and honest paintings form the main part of this virtual exhibit produced by the Smithsonian American Art Museum. In the 1830s and 1840s, Catlin journeyed throughout the American West documenting the transformation of different Native American groups,...

https://americanart.si.edu/exhibitions/george-catlin-2002
View Resource Drawing the Western Frontier: The James E. Taylor Album

The National Museum of Natural History, in collaboration with the National Anthropological Archives, has recently placed the James E. Taylor Album online for ready access. James E. Taylor was a professional artist who worked throughout the last four decades of the nineteenth century, supplying numerous national newspapers with illustrations and drawings based on on-site descriptions and first-hand...

https://anthropology.si.edu/naa/index.htm
View Resource Indian Peoples of the Northern Great Plains

Created with grant support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services National Leadership Grant Program, this online database highlights the photographic and visual record of current and former Indian groups from the Northern Great Plains. Housed at Montana State University, this particular online collection was designed to provide students, researchers, and the general public with direct...

http://arc.lib.montana.edu/indian-great-plains/index.php
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...

http://curtis.library.northwestern.edu
View Resource C. Szwedzicki: The North American Indian Works

The University of Cincinnati Libraries has compiled a digitized collection of work by 20th Century American Indian artists that was originally published from the years 1929 to 1953 in Nice, France. The digitized collection is composed of 364 images and six texts. There are a few ways to search or browse the collection, including utilizing an introductory essay written by Janet Catherine Berlo,...

http://digital.libraries.uc.edu/collections/szwedzicki/
View Resource James W. Schultz Photographs

James Willard Schultz was an Easterner who went west to Fort Benton, Montana Territory in 1877. At the age of 18, he became fascinated with the lives and ways of American Indians and he lived with the Blackfeet Indians for many years. To earn a living, he wrote books and articles about his experiences, and he also took many photographs. The University of Montana has digitized over 500 of these...

http://arc.lib.montana.edu/schultz-0010/