Acknowledgements

Melanie Shelton, Kenyon College class of 2013, researched, wrote, and designed this website in a project developed by Kate Pourshariati, film archivist and cataloger, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

Photographs and visual materials all come from the University of Pennsylvania Archives; Sol Worth Papers.

We would like to thank:

Eunice Kahn, Archivist, Navajo Nation Museum
Mark Lloyd, University of Pennsylvania Archives
Nancy R. Miller, University of Pennsylvania Archives
Alessandro Pezzati, Senior Archivist, Penn Museum
Eric Schnitke, Assistant Archivist, Penn Museum
Amy Ellsworth, Digital Media Center, Penn Museum
Mike Condiff, Digital Media Center, Penn Museum
Stephanie Mach (Dine), Penn Museum
Vanessa Iyua (Dine), Greenfield Intercultural Center, University of Pennsylvania 
Richard Chalfen, Temple University.
Dan Friedlaender, Temple University.
Sol, Tobia and Deborah Worth and John Adair,
And MOST OF ALL , the filmmakers
John Nelson
Susie Benally
Alta Kahn
Mike Anderson
Maxine Tsosie
Mary Jane Tsosie
Al Clah
and their families.
 
For production and publishing of the newly restored films in DVD format we would like to thank
Adolf A Paier and Geraldine Paier PHD
 
The National Audiovisual Conservation Center at the Library of Congress including:
Stephen Leggett
Ken Weissman
Mike Mashon
Rob Stone
 
Restoration of the Navajo Film Themselves series of films and creation of the fine grain masters was made possible by a collaboration with the Library of Congress, together with the hard work of Brian Allan, Ken Mitchell  Claire Downey,  Carol Galbraith, Donna Ross, Cary  O’Dell, John Carter, Yale Penzell, Patrick Kennedy, Michael Hinton, Robyn Schnellenberger, Rebekah Castaneda, Julia Schmitt, Barbara Whitehead, Ken Kuban, Larry Youmans and Elizabeth Stanley.
 
Thank you to all of the people in Window Rock and Pine Springs who graciously invited us to come and screen the films there, and for showing us around
Thank you to
Calvin Toddy
Alfred Kahn Sr.
Tina Kahn
Susie Benally
John Nelson
Ruby Nelson
Anthony Nelson
The Iyua family
 
 
Thank you to the screening organizer and collaborator and friend Eunice Kahn, Archivist of the Navajo Nation Museum; and Museum Director Manuelito Wheeler. We also thank Robert Johnson of the Navajo Nation Museum for his consultation and all of the staff members who worked to pull the screening and reception together.
 
For the production of  Pine Springs Then and Now:
Calvin Toddy
Eunice Kahn
Alfred Kahn Sr.
John Nelson
Ruby Nelson
Anthony Nelson
Jim Mathieu, Penn Museum
Robert Pruecel, Penn Center for Native American Studies
Thank you to Camera & Sound man Shapoor Pourshariati
Consultant/ Post production translator Vanessa Iyua
Production assistant Sean Massa
Consultant Teresa Montoya
 
For post production support we thank the Penn Museum
Amanda Mitchell-Boyask
Post production thanks to Amy Ellsworth, Kiersten Shank, Alyssa Kaminsky, and Dave Toccafondi of the UPENN Vitale Digital Media Lab
 
 Thank you to the Pine Springs Community Association
Emerson Daya, Alfred Kahn,  and Mark Deschinny
 
 NAPT
Shirley Sneve
Georgianna Lee
and Jessica Kinsner
 
and for many putting people together, one of her many talents
Elizabeth Weatherford, National Museum of the American Indian