Councilor James Johnson
TitleCouncilor James Johnson
Rappahannock councilor James Johnson, visiting a Nanticoke powwow in Delaware in 1925, sits on a boulder covered by a trade blanket. He wears a feather headdress, fringed shirt, and edged leggings.
The photographer Frederick "Fred" Johnson (1904–1994), of Massachusetts, was a student of the famed anthropologist Frank G. Speck at the University of Pennsylvania. As an anthropologist, archaeologist, linguist, and photographer, he studied American Indians in the eastern United States and Canada.
SourceNational Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution
Physical Dimension7" x 5"
Coveragetwentieth century, Delaware
Rights Statement: Information provided with the permission of the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution