Postcard for "Spirit Capture" Exhibit

ID: SIA2013-07850 (front) and SIA2013-07851 (back)

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Postcard

Date: 2001

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Collection 08-089, Box 1, Folder: Spirit Capture/NYC Doe Boy Premiere

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Summary

Grayscale postcard advertising the "Spirit Capture: Native American and the Photographic Image" exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian. A Kiowa man, Paul Zumwait, is sitting in a car in the driver's seat, and two Kiowa women, Leia Ware and Treceil Poolaw are posing outside the car. The postcard is unused, but the message side has printed information about the exhibit.

Subject

National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • The photo used for the postcard has the following credit line information: "From left: Leia Ware (Kiowa), Paul Zumwait (Kiowa) and Treceil Poolaw (Kiowa). Mountain View, Oklahoma, ca. 1928. Photo by Horace Poolaw (Kiowa)."
  • The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) was created on November 18, 1989, when President George H.W. Bush signed an act allowing the transfer of the Museum of the American Indian into the Smithsonian to create NMAI.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Collection 08-089, Box 1, Folder: Spirit Capture/NYC Doe Boy Premiere

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

2001

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Postcard
  • Photography
  • Women
  • Historians
  • Transportation
  • Exhibitions
  • Kiowa Indians
  • Indians of North America

Form/Genre

  • Postcard
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2013-07850 (front) and SIA2013-07851 (back)

Physical description

Number of Images: 2; Color: Grayscale; Size: 8.5w x 5.5h; Type of Image: Postcard; Medium: Paper

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