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Cutting Corn Kernels off the Cob. Paul J. Woolf  "circa 1940"

Two women and two children seated on a blanket shelling corn, surrounded by ears of corn; one woman has a piece of hide on her lap, which she is using in the shelling process; they are posed outdoors in a cleared area with a fence and an old car in the background; they wear traditional clothing and jewelry

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1930-1950

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

7.5 x 9.5 in.

Cultures:

American Indians, Dine (Navajo), Native Americans, North America, Southern Athapaskans, Southwest

City:

Ramah, Ramah Navajo Reservation

County:

McKinley County

State:

New Mexico

Country:

USA

Collection History:

In the 1940s, Paul J. Woolf worked with Dr. Margaret E. Fries and anthropologist Clyde Kluckhohn during production of a film about Navajo family life; photographs taken by Woolf during that period came into the possession of Bernice Kreiswirth (1920-2002) at an unknown date; donated to MAI by Bernice Kreiswirth in 1987.

Source ID:

NMAI_368171

Catalog Number:

P24020

Album Name:

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