William E. Baxter
Smithsonian Institution Libraries

Online exhibition created by
Martin R. Kalfatovic
Smithsonian Institution Libraries

Photography by the
Office of Imaging, Printing and Photographic Services
Smithsonian Institution

The Libraries gratefully acknowledges major support provided by

  • Christopher Cardozo
  • The Curtis Centennial Project
  • The Edward S. Curtis Foundation (
  • The Special Exhibition Fund, Office of the Provost, Smithsonian Institution

Additional support was received from

  • The Honorable and Mrs. Caspar W. Weinberger
  • The Curtis Collection
  • Mr. Robert J. Hurst
  • The Honorable Howard H. Baker, Jr.
  • The Charlottesville Camera Club


  • The Honorable and Mrs. Richard McG. Helms
  • The Honorable and Mrs. Russell A. Rourke
  • Mr. and Mrs. Keith Jones
  • General and Mrs. Lawrence A. Skantze (U.S.A.F. Ret.)
  • Mrs. Robert Horne Charles
  • Mrs. Mary Armstrong Amory
  • Mr. and Mrs. Shephard W. Hill
  • Mrs. Susan Mary Alsop
  • Mr. and Mrs. Basil J. Mezines
  • The Honorable and Mrs. Robert Sims

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