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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 17-007

National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Exhibitions and Public Spaces

Exhibition Records, 1976-2008

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Exhibitions and Public Spaces
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1976-2008
Quantity: 3.88 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (2 16x20 boxes)
Collection: Accession 17-007
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of materials documenting the design of exhibitions at the National Museum of the American Indian. Major exhibits include: "Our Peoples: Giving Voice to Our Histories;" "Our Lives: Contemporary Life and Identities;" "Fritz Scholder: Indian/Not Indian;" "Native Modernism: The Art of George Morrison and Allan Houser;" "Identity by Design: Tradition, Change, and Celebration in Native Women's Dresses;" "Listening to Our Ancestors: the Art of Native Life along the Pacific Coast;" and "Return to a Native Place: Algonquian Peoples of the Chesapeake." Materials include manuscripts, correspondence, notes, brochures, exhibition catalogs, floor plans, architectural drawings, images, videos, and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of materials documenting the design of exhibitions at the National Museum of the American Indian. Major exhibits include: "Our Peoples: Giving Voice to Our Histories;" "Our Lives: Contemporary Life and Identities;" "Fritz Scholder: Indian/Not Indian;" "Native Modernism: The Art of George Morrison and Allan Houser;" "Identity by Design: Tradition, Change, and Celebration in Native Women's Dresses;" "Listening to Our Ancestors: the Art of Native Life along the Pacific Coast;" and "Return to a Native Place: Algonquian Peoples of the Chesapeake." Materials include manuscripts, correspondence, notes, brochures, exhibition catalogs, floor plans, architectural drawings, images, videos, and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2024; Transferring office; 10/03/2016 memorandum, Milhoan to Arnold; Contact reference staff for details.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-007, National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Exhibitions and Public Spaces, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Graphic Archiving Reference Printouts, Binder 3, 2004

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Box 2

Graphic Archiving Reference Printouts, Binder 4, 2004

Box 2 of 6

Box 3

"Native Modernism: The Art of George Morrison and Allan Houser," 95 percent Submission, 0112103, March 1, 2004

Box 3 of 6

Box 4

"Our Lives: Contemporary Life and Identities," Inaugural Exhibit, Master Plan, December 3, 2002

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"Our Lives," Inaugural Exhibit, 100 Percent Graphics Manual, July 10, 2003

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"Our Lives," Inaugural Exhibit, 100 Percent Schematic Design Report, July 10, 2003

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"Our Lives," Inaugural Exhibit, 100 Percent Design Development, July 10, 2003

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"Listening to Our Ancestors: the Art of Native Life along the Pacific Coast," Record Document, Partition Walls, July 20, 2004

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"Native Modernism: The Art of George Morrison and Allan Houser," Specifications, 100 percent Submission, April 1, 2004

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"Fritz Scholder: Indian/Not Indian," Images, Presentations, and Videos, 1976, 1998, 2008 (electronic records)

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"Fritz Scholder: Indian/Not Indian," Exhibit Installation Files, 2007-2008 (3 folders) (includes electronic records)

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"Identity by Design: Tradition, Change, and Celebration in Native Women's Dresses" Exhibit Installation Files, 2007-2008 (3 folders) (includes electronic records)

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Box 5

"Native Modernism: The Art of George Morrison and Allan Houser," Exhibit Design Files, 2003-2004

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"Native Modernism: The Art of George Morrison and Allan Houser," Exhibit Coordination Files, 2003-2004

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"Native Modernism: The Art of George Morrison and Allan Houser," Exhibit Fabrication Files, 2003-2004

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"Our Peoples: Giving Voice to Our Histories," Exhibit Design Files, 2003-2007 (includes electronic records)

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"Listening to Our Ancestors," 60 percent Final Design Submission, September 19, 2005

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Box 6

"Our Lives," 100 percent Schematic Submission, Elevations, Sketches, and Plans, December 2, 2002 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 100 percent Schematic Design Report, December 2, 2002 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Campo Images, Compact Disc (CD) 1, November 15, 2003 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Campo Images, CD 2, November 15, 2003 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Igloolik Images, November 15, 2003 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Pamunkey Images, November 15, 2003 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Modification to 100 percent Submission Set, November 7, 2003 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Addenda to Final Drawings (DWGS), November 4-5, 2003 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Modification to DWGS from 100 percent Submission Set, October 30, 2003 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Hadley Exhibit Shop Drawings, CD 1, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Hadley Exhibit Shop Drawings, CD 2, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Graphic MII, Part I, October 1, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Graphic MII, Part II, October 1, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Graphic MII, Part III, October 1, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Graphic M4, October 15, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Graphic M5, October 15, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Graphic M6, October 15, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Graphic M8, Part I, October 15, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Graphic M8, Part II, October 15, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Graphic M8, Part III, October 15, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Graphic M9, Part I, October 1, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Graphic M9, Part II, October 1, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Graphic M9, Part III, October 1, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Graphic M12, Part I, October 1, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Graphic M12, Part II, October 1, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Graphic M13, Part I, October 1, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Graphic M13, Part II, October 1, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Graphic M14, Part I, October 1, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Graphic M14, Part II, October 1, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Graphic M15, Part I, October 1, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Graphic M15, Part II, October 1, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Graphic M15, Part III, October 1, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Campo Mural, Low Resolution, Disc 01, March 22, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Campo Images, High Resolution, Disc 02, March 22, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Campo Images, High Resolution, Disc 03, March 22, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Kalinago Supergraphics, High Resolution, Disc 05, May 7, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Campo Oak Tree/Stickers, Disc 06, May 7, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Campo Showcase, Disc 07, March 22, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Yakama Supergraphics/Production List, Disc 08, May 11, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Kahnawake Supergraphics, Disc 09, May 18, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Yakama Showcase Backdrop/Poster, Disc 11, May 20, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Chicago Images, Disc 12, May 25, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Campo Intro and Kalinago Images, Disc 13, May 25, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Kahnawake Showcase Backdrops, Disc 16, June 3, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Saint-Laurent High Resolution Scans, Disc 17, June 7, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Saint-Laurent Supergraphics, Disc 18, June 7, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Inukshuk Base and Images, Disc 19, June 8, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Master Snow Image, Disc 20, June 8, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Campo Showcase Backgrounds, Disc 21, March 22, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Kahnawake Intro, Disc 32, June 25, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Pamunkey Supergraphics, Disc 38, July 6, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Kalinago Stickers, Disc 42, July 7, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Kahnawake Showcase Labels, Disc 47, July 12, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Kalinago Intro/Saint Laurent Stickers, Disc 48, July 13, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Self-Determination Montage/Images, Disc 51, July 16, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Kahnawake Stickers, Disc 52, July 16, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Self-Determination Master, Disc 53, July 16, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Self-Determination Master, Disc 54, July 16, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Kalinago Sticker Background, Disc 55, July 19, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Chicago, Saint Laurent, and Yakama Images, Disc 58, July 13, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Pamunkey Showcases, Disc 63, July 13, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Self-Determination Lightbox, Disc 65, July 21, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Kahnawake and Chicago Sticker Backgrounds, Disc 66, July 27, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Pamunkey Stickers, Disc 68, August 2, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Kalinago and Membership Images, Disc 70, August 4, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Self-Determination Images, Disc 71, August 5, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'Breaking Out' Showcase Backdrops, Disc 74, August 11, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Supergraphic Backgrounds, Disc 75, August 13, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Showcase Labels, Disc 76, August 16, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Pamunkey Sticker, Disc 77, August 20, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Design Drawings, Disc 1, September 17, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Design Drawings, Disc 2, September 17, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Return to a Native Place: Algonquian Peoples of the Chesapeake," 100 percent Drawing Set/Graphics, January 21, 2003 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Sticker Graphics, Area 3 and Area 15, October 26, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," Sticker Graphics, Area 12, 13, and 14, October 26, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'Campo 01,' September 22, 2003 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'Campo 02,' November 12, 2003 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'Campo 03,' November 22, 2003 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'Yakama 01,' October 29, 2003 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'Yakama 02,' October 30, 2003 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'Yakama 03,' December 9, 2003 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'Multi 01,' December 2, 2003 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'Multi 03,' December 16, 2003 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'Multi 04,' December 18, 2003 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'Multi 09,' January 23, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'Multi 10,' February 2, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'Multi 11,' February 3, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'Multi 12,' February 9, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'Multi 13,' February 10, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'Multi 14,' March 4, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'Pamunkey 05,' February 16, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'Pamunkey 08,' March 10, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'Pamunkey 09,' March 10, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'Pamunkey 11,' March 22, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'Pamunkey 12,' March 29, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'Pamunkey 13,' March 29, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'Saint Laurent 07,' January 29, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'NMAI Curated 02,' April 19, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'NMAI Curated 03,' April 19, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'NMAI Curated 04,' April 19, 2004 (electronic records)

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"Our Lives," 'NMAI Curated 06,' April 22, 2004 (electronic records)

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