Guide to the Karen Kramer film collection, circa 1970-1997

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.1992.09
Creators:
Karen Kramer Films
Kramer, Karen (Karen Susan)
Dates:
circa 1970-1997
Languages:
Undetermined
.
Physical Description:
Film reels
color silent sound; 48,900 feet
Videocassettes
color silent sound
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Collection consists of outtakes from film by Karen Kramer, including THE SERPENT HANDLERS, TO SERVE THE GODS, HAITIAN SONG, LEGACY OF THE SPIRITS, CELEBRATION, MOCCO JUMBIE, CIGAR ROLLERS, RICE AND PEAS, CONEY ISLAND MERMAID. Collection also contains production videotapes for DAYS OF AWE, project video tapes for CHILDREN OF SHADOWS, and two film prints each of THE JOLO SERPENT HANDLERS, TO SERVE THE GODS, HAITIAN SONG, CELEBRATION and LEGACY OF THE SPIRITS.
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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 Karen Kramer in 1992, 2003, and 2009.

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
Karen Kramer film collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
North America Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Caribbean Area Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New York (N.Y.) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
West Virginia Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Appalachian Region Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Haiti Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rites and ceremonies Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Festivals Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cooking Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tobacco Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound films Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
silent films Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Video recordings 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