Tuesday, January 31, 2012
The Wanamaker Collection: A Tribute to Susan Applegate Krouse, 1955 - 2010
(Exhibits (Museum, Gardens, ...))
The renowned Wanamaker Collection consists of more than 8,000 images of Native Americans, made between 1908-1923, and featuring individuals from more than 150 tribes in the American West. The collection -- used for research and exhibition, and recently digitized for greater access -- was first organized and conserved by Indiana University graduate student Susan Applegate Krouse. more information...
Susan Krouse (1955-2010) served as associate professor of Anthropology, MSU Museum curator of Great Lakes Ethnology, and later as director of MSU's American Indian Studies Program. Her book, North American Indians in the Great War, based on the collection's documents and photographs, was published in 2007.