Robert M. Farring Jr. photograph collection of Indian delegations, 1967-1971
Farring, Robert M. Jr
United States Bureau of Indian Affairs
169 Polaroid prints : color
61 prints : silver gelatin
NAA Photo Lot 85-21
Indians of North America
Coeur d'Alene Indians
Tohono O'Odham Indians
Indians of North America Great Plains
Indians of North America Southwest, New
Indians of North America Plateau
Indians of North America Northeast
Indians of North America Southern States
Indians of North America Great Basin
Indians of North America Northwest Coast of North America
Additional photographs of American Indian delegations can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 4286, MS 4638, Photo Lot 87-2P, Photo Lot 90-1, and the BAE historical negatives.
Robert M. Farring, Jr. is an employee in the Tribal Operations office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Washington, DC.
Donated by Robert M. Farring Jr. through Dr. Herman Viola, 1985. The collection was donated in connection with the writing of Viola's book, Diplomats in Buckskin: A History of Indian Delegations in Washington City (1995).
Addl. KW Subjects
Standing Rock Reservation
Sauk & Fox
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox
Papago (Tohono O'odham)
Photographs depicting tribal delegates, probably made by Robert M. Farring during tribal group visits to the Bureau of Indian Affairs Washington office. Many of the photographs were originally mounted in notebooks with identification of pictured individuals and their affiliations.
Photo Lot 85-21, Robert M. Farring Jr. photograph collection of Indian delegations, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, Maryland