Mora, Jo, 1876-1947

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1876
Death 1947
Americans

Biographical notes:

Artist and author; born in Uruguay.

From the description of Jo Mora collection, 1904-1906. (Nogales-Santa Cruz County Public Library). WorldCat record id: 32198340

Joseph Mora, sculptor, painter, illustrator, muralist and author was born in Uruguay in 1876. After moving to the United States, he studied art in the East then worked for Boston newpapers as an artist. In 1904 he moved to Keams Canyon, living with the Hopi and Navajo Indians. He learned the languages, and photographed and painted an ethnological record, particularly of the Kachina ceremonial dances. Mora died in Monterey, California in 1947.

From the description of Joseph Mora - Hopi Indian photographs, 1904-1906. (Tulsa City-County Library). WorldCat record id: 226994779

Jo Mora, sculptor, painter, illustrator, muralist and author was born in Uruguay in 1876. After moving to the United States, he studied art in the East then worked for Boston newspapers as an artist.

In 1904 he moved to Keams Canyon, living with the Hopi and Navajo Indians. He learned their languages and photographed and painted an ethnological record, particularly of the Kachina ceremonial dances. In 1907 he established a studio in Pebble Beach, California. He published three books: A Log of the Spanish Main, Trail Dust and Saddle Leather, and Californios.

Mora died in Monterey, California in 1947.

From the guide to the Jo Mora Collection, 1904-1906, (Cline Library. Special Collections and Archives Department)

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Subjects:

  • Hopi dance--Photographs
  • Indian pottery
  • Indian dance
  • Hopi Indians
  • Hopi Indians--Folklore
  • Kachinas
  • Ranches
  • Indian baskets
  • Indians of North America--Clothing--Photographs
  • Navajo Indians--Rites and ceremonies
  • Navajo textile fabrics
  • hunters
  • Hopi Indians--Exhibitions
  • Trading Posts
  • Hopi dance
  • Mohave Indians
  • Hopi Indians--Pictorial works
  • Hopi Indians--Photographs
  • Pueblos
  • Hopi Indians--Social life and customs--Photographs
  • Hopi Indians--Rites and ceremonies--Photographs
  • Hopi Indians--Rites and ceremonies
  • Navajo Indians
  • Ranch life

Occupations:

not available for this record

Places:

  • Navajo Indian Reservation (as recorded)
  • Second Mesa (Ariz.) (as recorded)
  • Yosemite National Park (Calif.) (as recorded)
  • Ganado (Ariz.) (as recorded)
  • Southwest, New (as recorded)
  • Arizona (as recorded)
  • Polacca (Ariz.) (as recorded)
  • Southwest, New (as recorded)
  • Keams Canyon (Ariz.) (as recorded)
  • Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site (Ganado, Ariz.) (as recorded)
  • Oraibi (Ariz.) (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • Mojave Desert (Calif.) (as recorded)
  • Mishongnovi (Ariz.) (as recorded)
  • Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.) (as recorded)