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John Ewers

Clark, Chip
John Ewers
Featured in TORCH, May 1978
Dr. John C. Ewers, senior Ethnologist of National Museum of Natural History's anthropology staff. He is holding a Native American artifact and is sitting in front of a scene of a Native American battle
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Indians of North America, Anthropology, Ethnology, Natural history museums, Artifacts
Ewers, John Canfield, National Museum of Natural History (U.S.), National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Washington (D.C.)
Photographic print, Person, candid
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Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Full Record:!sichronology&uri=full=3100001~!8240~!0#focus
John Ewers, by Clark, Chip, 1978, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, 92-1794.

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