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Robert Harry Lowie (1883-1957)

Robert Harry Lowie (1883-1957)

Born in Vienna and raised in New York City, Lowie completed his undergraduate education at City College and received his Ph. D. from Columbia under Franz Boas. He worked at the American Museum of Natural History, conducting field research among the Crow and other Plains Indians. He joined the Department in 1921, retiring as professor in 1950. These photographs are from a family album.

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