Guide to the Joseph G. Moore films of Jamaica, 1957-1958

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.1992.01
Creators:
Moore, Joseph Graessle, 1904-1983
Dates:
1957-158
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
Film reels
black-and-white silent sound
16mm
Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Collection consists of outtake footageof anthropologist Joseph G. Moore's work in Jamaica shot by a CBS crew, 1957-58, as well as the edited film aired on the CBS program Lamp Unto My Feet. Collection also contans associated texts,sound recordings, annotations (recorded narratives), and field notes.
Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin in 1992 and Susan Moore in 2007.
Processing Information
Titles are supplied by the archivist for untitled films.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Preferred Citation
Joseph G. Moore films of Jamaica, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Caribbean Area Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jamaica Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
silent films Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound films Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Human Studies Film Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
hsfa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa