|Object Name||print, photographic|
(336) color negatives and (336) color photographs taken by Randy Kinnison and Joe Hays in 1984. The photos of images "of objects from Nellie Steven's Mohawk Lodge in Clinton, Oklahoma...[and is] one of the oldest Indian trading posts in the state...The store was started by Reese Kincaid in the 1890s to provide an outlet for Indian crafts. The business was originally located at Colony, Oklahoma. " There is more historical information in the letter Joe wrote to the Special Collections Curator in 1997.
Joe Hays was Curator of Anthropology at the Museum of the Great Plains from 1989-1996. He moved to Louisiana and was director of the Lafayette Natural History Museum after leaving Oklahoma. Joe then moved to Lubbock, Texas and became director of the Silent Wings Museum, which is dedicated to telling the history of the American military glider program.