Visiting Delaware

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Title

Visiting Delaware

Description

Two women and two men, wearing traditional clothing, including feather headdresses, necklaces, and fringed clothing, sit on a sandy bank in front of trees and wooden houses. The Rappahannock chief James Johnson is at center, visiting a Nanticoke powwow in Delaware in 1927.

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

1927

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

N14757.jpg

Citation

Frederick Johnson, “Visiting Delaware,” Virginia Indian Archive, accessed August 3, 2021, https://virginiaindianarchive.org/items/show/234.

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