The First Americans

The First Americans

Photographs From the Library of Congress

Book - 1991
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Baker & Taylor
A collection of photographs of Native Americans from the Library of Congress' collection

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Surveys the remarkable range of photography of Native Americans produced by professional photographers and filed for copyright at the Library of Congress between the Gilded Age and the Great Depression. Some 100 stunning b&w photographs (by Edward S. Curtis, among others) are accompanied by Goetzmann's lucid account of the photographers and of the public they supplied with its own chosen perceptions of native culture. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Starwood Pub., c1991
ISBN: 9780912347967
Branch Call Number: 779.20973 L616f 1991
Characteristics: 144 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Goetzmann, William H.


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