Joel S. Fogel photographs and film, EEPA 1986-003, 1973

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.1986-003
Creators:
Fogel, William
Fogel, Joel S.
Dates:
1973
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
1 film reel
+ audio-cassette tape
color
16 mm.
8 film reels
color
16 mm.
400 slides (photographs)
+descriptive index (2 v.)
color
Repository:
Still and motion pictures taken by Joel S. Fogel in 1973 documenting his 500 mile trip, mainly by raft, along the Omo River in Ethiopia. The photographs primarily show Fogel and his traveling companions, including images of them fishing, hunting and rafting. There are a few portraits of Africans, primarily the Karo and Mursi, showing costumes and adornments. Events documented include the Maskal festival and a military parade in Addis Ababa. Karo objects depicted include bow and arrows, bracelets, gourds, sandals, a shield, a stool, walking sticks and a wooden headrest. Mursi art work shown include arm rings, body decoration, ear plugs, fishing poles, lip ornaments and a tobacco pouch. Wildlife shown include fish, hawks, crocodiles, gazelles, tree snakes, water buffalo and white herons.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
Images indexed by negative number.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
President, Film Explorations, Inc.

Container
F54
F54
F55
F56
F57
F58
F59
F60
F61
F62
F63
1
2

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by William and Joel Steven Fogel, 1986.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ethiopia Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Omo River Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color slides Genre_form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Africa Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mursi (Ethiopia) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Karo (Ethiopia) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
National Museum of African Art
P.O. Box 37012
MRC 708
Washington, DC 20013-7012
elisofonarchives@si.edu
http://africa.si.edu/collection/eliot-elisofon-photographic-archives/