Project Tag: Museum Work

John Napoleon Brinton Hewitt

Undated portrait of John Napoleon Brinton Hewitt. (NAA INV 02858800, Photo Lot 33, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.) Native American (Tuscarora), Ethnography, Linguistics,Museum Work John Napoleon Brinton Hewitt (1859-1937) JNB Hewitt was an Indigenous anthropologist of mixed ancestry who worked for the Smithsonian Bureau of American Ethnology for 51 years, devoting his scholarship to preserving …

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Chang-Su Houchins

Photo from The Korea Times Korean American, Museum Work, Material Culture Chang-Su Houchins (1925-2009) Chang-su Cho Houchins was a scholar and a museum specialist who contributed to making East Asian culture accessible to the American public. Born in 1925, in Pyongyang, Korea, she studied anthropology at Japan Women’s University in Tokyo during WWII. After coming …

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