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D’Arcy McNickle Center for the History of the American Indian : Chicago American Indian Photography Project Photographs, approximately 1950s-1987

Photographs taken by Dan Battise, Ben Bearskin, Orlando Cabanban, Joe Kazumura, F. Peter Weil, and Leroy Wesaw for the Chicago American Indian Photography Project. Images document the social life and customs of the American Indian community in Chicago during the late 1950s to the mid-1980s. Includes many photographs from activities of the American Indian Center. Many of these photographs were displayed in the Hermon Dunlap Smith Gallery at the Newberry Library as part of an exhibition entitled Seeing Indian in Chicago from July 22 to September 21, 1985 (see Ayer Modern MS Seeing Indian).
Extent: 2.1 linear feet - (5 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Indians and the West, Photographs
Call Number: Ayer Modern MS Photo Project
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The Chicago American Indian Photography Project Photographs are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).