(Documentary Artifact): Five b/w photographic prints of Romolo Due, a Cora man, playing a bow and arrow as a musical instrument and using half of a large gourd on the ground as a resonator. Cora officials, including the Governor (man in white clothes), stand nearby in front of the Governor’s house. Ceremonial plumes and other items are placed in front of the house.
Notes on verso of prints:
Image 1: OP 14961-625/ 88:17050-625/ SANTA TERESA/ NAYARIT/ CORA INDIANS/ Cora 1922/ IN REF BOOK/[Stamped:] ED. H. DAVIS/ Mesa Grande, Calif.
Image 2: OP 14961-625/ 88:17050-625/ SANTA TERESA/ NAYARIT/ CORA INDIANS/ CORA INDIAN IN HIGHLANDS OF SIERRA MADRE/ OF THE WEST, STATE OF NAYARIT 8000′ OR 10,000’/ HIGH, USING BOW & ARROW FOR MUSIC. THE BOW/ IS DRAWN VERY TIGHT & FASTENED TO HALF A LARGE/ GOURD AS A RESONATOR. CORA CEREMONIAL PLUMES,/ ETC., WITH CORA OFFICIALS IN FRONT OF GOBENADORS/ (MAN IN WHITE AT LEFT) HOUSE
Image 3: [Same as Image 2]
Image 4: OP 14961-625/ 88:17050-625/ SANTA TERESA/ NAYARIT/ CORA INDIANS/ c 1922/ [Written by Davis:] Cora Indian in highlands/ of Sierra Madre of the west, state/ of Nyarit – 8000 or 10,000 ft hi./ photo by ed h davis using bow +/ arrow for music. The bow is/ drawn very tight and fastened to/ half a large gourd as a resonator./ CORA CEREMONIAL PLUMES, ETC., WITH CORA OFFICIALS/ IN FRONT OF GOBENADOR’S (MAN IN WHITE AT LEFT)/ HOUSE