C.B. MacCloskey photographs, EEPA 1991-004, 1943

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-004
Creators:
MacCloskey, C.B. Captain
Dates:
1943
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
30 photographic prints
(1 v.)
black & white
5 x 7 in. or smaller.
Repository:
Photographs taken by Captain C.B. MacCloskey while serving as a public relations officer with Colonel A.B. McMullen at the Air Transport Command in Accra, Ghana. Images document Africans in the Akan chiefdom of Akim near Accra, Ghana, in 1943. Activities shown include dancing and drum playing, as well as the funeral of the king of Akim and funerary dances. Also included is an image of an effigy of the deceased king. People depicted include Africans in Western dress and uniforms and U.S. soldiers.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
Images indexed by negative number.

Container
1

Using the Collection
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.
Conditions Governing Access note
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Mrs. Douglas Griffith Lindsey, a relative of C.B. MacCoskey, 1991.

Keywords
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Accra (Ghana) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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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/