Thanksgiving Ceremony

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Title

Thanksgiving Ceremony

Description

The Rappahannock man Robert Clarke addresses visitors at a Nanticoke Thanksgiving ceremony in a clearing in the woods in Riverdale, Delaware, 1927. He wears beaded or embroidered pants and a fringed shirt, feather headdress, and necklaces.

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

N14764.jpg

Citation

Frederick Johnson, “Thanksgiving Ceremony,” Virginia Indian Archive, accessed August 3, 2021, https://virginiaindianarchive.org/items/show/238.

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