Captain Alfred Friendly photographs of Africa, 1958

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.99-39
Creators:
Friendly, Alfred, Captain
Dates:
1958
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
59 color negatives
19 negatives
acetate
35 mm
293 color negatives
acetate
35 mm
12 prints
silver gelatin
52 color prints
20 color slides
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs by Captain Alfred Friendly depicting rock paintings, people, cities, Kariba Dam, and scenery in Africa. Friendly made the photographs in Nairobi National Park, Nyeri, Kenya; Uganda; Lake Albert; Lake Kivu; Lake McIlwaine (now Lake Chivero); Nswatugi Cave and Silozwane Cave in Matopos National Park, Zimbabwe; Cape Town and Johannesburg, Brotherton, Mushroom Hill, Sigubudu, and Olivier's Hoek, South Africa; Guinea; Dakar, Senegal; Lagos, Nigeria; Djenne, Mali; Leopoldville (now Kinshasa), Democratic Republic of the Congo; and Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo. Some photographs may have been used in Alfred Friendly's illustrated lecture on "Bushman Paintings" at the Freer Gallery of Art in 1961.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Captain Alfred Friendly (1911-1983) graduated from Amherst College in 1933 and began work for the US Department of Commerce. From 1935 to 1936, he traveled around the United States with his friend Chalmers M. Roberts, which he described in a book entitled "The Trek: or, Adventures in Depression America." Friendly was hired as a reporter for the Washington Daily News (later the Washington Post) until World War II, when he served in the Military Intelligence Service. He helped to transform The Washington Post into a national publication while serving as its managing editor (1955-1965). From his retirement as managing editor until 1971, Friendly worked as a roving reporter for the Post and won a Pulitzer Prize in journalism for his coverage of the 1967 Arab-Israeli War.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 99-39

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation note
Photo Lot 99-39, Captain Alfred Friendly photographs of Africa, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
The Amherst College Archives and Special Collections holds the Alfred Friendly (AC 1933) Papers.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Jean Friendly, Alfred's widow, 1999.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Rock paintings Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cities and towns Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kenya Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zimbabwe Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
South Africa Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Guinea Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Uganda Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dakar (Senegal) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mbuti (African people) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
San (African people) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kivu, Lake (Congo and Rwanda) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Albert, Lake (Congo and Uganda) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chivero, Lake (Zimbabwe) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rhodes Matopos National Park (Zimbabwe) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Djenné (Mali) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lagos (Nigeria) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kinshasa (Congo) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brazzaville (Congo) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/