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Sallie Wagner

Gender:

Female

Awards/Recognition:

New Mexico State Records Center and Archives list of titled amateur films
National Film Preservation Foundation Grant, 2005

Films:

Around the Hogan ()

If You Should Visit Wide Ruins… ()

Navajo Seasons ()

Navajo Weaving I ()

Navajo Weaving II ()

Trading Post and Ruins ()

Biographical Notes:

"Beginning in 1938, Ms. Wagner and her then-husband Bill Lippincott took over the Wide Ruins Trading Post on the Navajo Reservation where they lived and worked throughout the World War II years. Ms. Wagner proved to be a skillful amateur filmmaker who documented life on the trading post with her 16mm camera, which she kept ready to go in her saddlebag." Southwestern Archivist, Nov. 2005, 33.

Bibliographic Resources:

The Sallie Wagner Film Collection is held by the New Mexico State Records Center and Archives. These films were preserved with a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation.

Sallie R. Wagner, Wide Ruins: Memories from a Navajo Trading Post, University of New Mexico Press, 1997.