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    • Oratone of "At the Old Well of Acoma," Portfolio 16, plate 571

    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
    • Acoma Indians
    • Members of Coronado's army of explorers in 1540 and espejo in 1583 noted the "cisterns to collect snow and water" on the rock of Acoma. An oratone is glass printed photographic print that is backed by a gold colored powder that is mixed with...
    • Indian Country: Articles

    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • American literature -- West (U.S.); West (U.S.) -- Literary collections; West (U.S.) in literature; Indians of North America – Literary Collections
    • Original source material concerning Native American ceremonies as witnessed and reported on by non-native observers. Includes photographs. 23 pages (unpaginated)
    • Closed Coil Basket with Star Design

    • Unknown
    • Apache baskets
    • Coiled bowl basket with star design. Western Apache basket. Made of willow and martynia with a petal design in the center. Black and natural color. 10.5 inches deep. 27.25 inches in diameter.
    • Closed Coil Tray with Whirlwind Design

    • Unknown
    • Apache baskets
    • Basket. Tray. Western Apache. Whirlwind design radiating out from the center. Black and natural tan colors. 2 inches deep. 14.25 inches in diameter.
    • Closed Coil Basket with Cross Design

    • Unknown
    • Apache baskets
    • Basket bowl. Western Apache. At the center of the round basket, there is a black cross. The sides are decorated in cross and other geometric patterns. Black and tan colors. 4 inches deep. 9.25 inches in diameter.
    • Burden Basket with Fringe

    • Unknown
    • Apache baskets
    • Twined burden basket. Havasupai. Leather straps in four clusters around rim. Geometric designs. Black, red and tan colors. 13 inches deep. 15.5 inches in diameter.
    • Burden Basket

    • Unknown
    • Apache baskets
    • Twined burden basket. Western Apache. Two thick and two thin bands running around the basket. Black, tan and orange colors. 15.5 inches tall. 16.5 inches in diameter.
    • Closed Coil Bowl with Animal Design

    • Unknown
    • Apache baskets
    • Winnowing basket. Southern Paiute. Round basket made of sumac. Decorated with vegetal dye in geometric and animal motifs. Photographed by Curtis in "From the Threshing Floor - San Juan." 7.5 inches deep. 20.375 inches in diameter.
    • Closed Coil Basket

    • Unknown
    • Apache baskets
    • Basket. Navajo or Paiute. Round tray with faded design. Natural tan in color. 4.5 inches deep. 20.5 inches in diameter.
    • Closed Coil, Very Dark Basket

    • Unknown
    • Apache baskets
    • Coiled bowl basket with replaced center, native repairs. Coarse and fine weave. Western Apache. Black in color. 3 inches deep. 13.5 inches in diameter.
    • Wooden Bow

    • Unknown
    • Apache Indians
    • Bow. Apache. Wooden, long, slightly curved bow with crown-like top notches on each end. 2 inches wide. 39 inches in length.
    • Sigesh - Apache, Portfolio 1, Plate 6

    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
    • Apache Indians
    • This illustrates the girls' method of tying the hair previous to marriage. The ornament fastened to the hair in the back is made of leather, broad and round at the ends and narrow in the middle.
    • The Apache, Portfolio 1, Plate 7

    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
    • Apache Indians
    • This picture might be titled "Life Primeval." It is the Apache as we would mentally picture him in the time of the Stone Age. It was made at a spot on Black river, Arizona, where the dark, still pool breaks into the laugh of a rapids.
    • The Apache Reaper, Portfolio 1, Plate 8

    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
    • Apache Indians
    • Here the Apache woman is seen in her small wheatfield harvesting the grain with a hand sickle, the method now common to all Indians of the Southwest.
    • Getting Water - Apache, Portfolio 1, Plate 10

    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
    • Apache Indians
    • A picture made in early spring on the banks of White river, Arizona. The water bottle is the typical Apache one of basketry covered with pinon gum.
    • Oral History with Wes Humphries, January 29, 2011

    • Humphries, Wes
    • Lake Havasu City (Ariz.); Sierra Vista (Ariz.); Music teachers--Arizona; London Bridge (Lake Havasu City, Ariz.)--History
    • Wes Humphries reflects on his life, beginning with his childhood in Illinois and Indiana. He served in the military and then attended college, majoring in Music. Wes then pursued a teaching career. He moved to Sierra Vista in 1967. He currently...

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