FLOR500, Garden 437 Alanson Skinner, Anthropologist (1885–1925) As Assistant Curator of Anthropology at the American Museum of Natural History, Skinner led an expedition to Florida Seminole territory in 1910, and he was joined by Julian Dimock. Skinner himself collected many of the objects Dimock photographed, such as clothing and utilitarian items. Many of these objects can be correlated with Dimock’s photographs to enrich our understanding of turn-of-the-century Seminole life.
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Alanson Skinner, Anthropologist 

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Alanson Skinner, Anthropologist 

(1885–1925)

As Assistant Curator of Anthropology at the American Museum of Natural History, Skinner led an expedition to Florida Seminole territory in 1910, and he was joined by Julian Dimock.  Skinner himself collected many of the objects Dimock photographed, such as clothing and utilitarian items. Many of these objects can be correlated with Dimock’s photographs to enrich our understanding of turn-of-the-century Seminole life.



 




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