Councilor James Johnson

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Title

Councilor James Johnson

Subject

Rappahannock

Description

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.

Creator

Frederick Johnson

Source

National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution

Date

1925

Rights

Information provided with the permission of the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution

Coverage

twentieth century
Delaware

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

7" x 5"

Files

N14728.jpg

Citation

Frederick Johnson, “Councilor James Johnson,” Virginia Indian Archive, accessed August 19, 2022, https://virginiaindianarchive.org/items/show/230.

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