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
Alfred Kahn Sr.
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
Alfred Kahn Sr.
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