Michael Tsosie photograph collection of Dorothy Jenkins Patch and Margaret Phillips Dailey families, circa 1900-1986
Patch, Dorothy Jenkins
Dailey, Margaret Phillips
52 copy prints
50 copy negatives
3 35 mm color negatives
NAA Photo Lot 93-12
Indians of North America Southwest, New
Mohave artifacts donated by Tsosie held in the Department of Anthropology collections in accession 387114.
Michael Tsosie is an enrolled member of the Colorado River Indian Tribes in Parker, Arizona. His Mohave mother and Navajo/Laguna father were one of the first intertribal marriages in their generation. Tsosie worked as a tribal planner for the Chemehuevi tribe and planned an urban health center in Phoenix, Arizona. He was a Community Scholar at the Smithsonian for three years and earned a PhD in Anthropology from the Unviersity of California, Berkeley. Tsosie was selected as an American Indian Ambassador for Americans for Indian Opportunity and as a Kellogg Fellow before becoming Director for the Colorado River Indian Tribes Museum and Library.
Inventory and background information by donor available in repository.
Donated by Michael Tsosie, 1993.
Previously known as the Dorothy Jenkins Patch and Margaret Phillips Daily Collections.
Photographs collected by Michael Tsosie from Dorothy Jenkins Patch and Margaret Phillips Dailey. Mrs. Patch's photographs depict a Mohave family and their descendents, mainly formal and informal portraits of members of the Jenkins, Patch, and Tsosie branches. Mrs. Dailey's photographs are of the Phillips (Laguna) and Tsosie (Navajo) families. The collection includes some images of children, a man in military uniform, a canoing trip, bull riding, hunters with a kill, and people in modern dance regalia.
Photo Lot 93-12, Michael Tsosie photograph collection of Dorothy Jenkins Patch and Margaret Phillips Dailey families, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, Maryland