This accession consists of audiovisual program conservation instruction booklets. Materials also include presentation color slides and audio cassettes to the booklets, which document conservation issues such as the care of paintings, treatment of metal artifacts, textile cleaning, protecting objects in exhibitions, preservation of rare books and paper objects, and reconstruction of pottery.
These audio cassette recordings document special functions that were mainly sponsored by the Office of the Secretary.
Jose L. Hernandez-Rebollar was born in the state of Puebla in Mexico. He is the inventor of the AcceleGlove, a prototype device which can translate the alphabet and over 300 words into American Sign Language. The collection contains original and reference audio cassettes of Dr. Rebollar's presentation, "The Process of Invention: The AcceleGlove," a transcript of the presentation, photocopies of his power point presentation slides, and a CD-ROM containing digital images taken at the presentation.
Images of Waura Indians making dance costumes from buriti palm fiber and food for a curing ceremony.
The National Congress of America Indians (NCAI), which describes itself as the oldest and largest American Indian and Alaskan Native organization in the United States, was founded on November 16, 1944, in Denver, CO and is still active today. NCAI was founded to serve as a link between individual tribal councils and the United States government but also aimed to educate the general public about Indians, preserve Indian cultural values, protect treaty rights with the United States, and promote In ...
Tapes document Jules Olitski and Mark Golden delivering a lecture entitled "The Artist's View: Color, Technology, and Style in Postwar Art" as part of the Color Symposium held in the Museum Nov. 11-Nov. 16, 1997, in the Lemelson Center's New Perspectives series. Harry Rand served as moderator.
Photographs and audio recording made by A. Harvey Schreter documenting ceremonies of Jivaro Indians, including the shaman Tukupi. The photographs depict Jivaro Indians, dwellings, basketmaking, a quiver with curare, and members of Schreter's expedition party. Also includes images of sacred falls in Miasal, Ecuador and a map of areas that Schreter visited in the Shuar region. The audio recording documents a shaman healing Schreter's injured leg and back.
This accession consists of audio cassettes documenting the 1987 seminar on audiovisual materials sponsored by the Office of Museum Programs and the Smithsonian Institution Archives Photo Survey Project.
This accession consists of audio and video of Heritage Month programs, including Hispanic Heritage Month, Women's History Month, National American Indian Heritage Month, Asian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and African American History Month. Materials include video tapes and audio cassettes. This collection also includes scanned images and audio files on compact discs.
This accession consists of records that document the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) Commission which is responsible for the promotion, development and utilization of the museum and as well as the acquisition of artwork. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, membership lists, commission votes, meeting minutes, acquisition information, fact sheets, studies, reports, meeting agendas, presentations, and audio cassettes. Some materials are in electronic format.