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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Chief Mogendo's court orchestra. "The Mangbetu continue the tradition of the court orchestra with the same kinds of instruments played early in the century. Here the orchestra, including conical skin drums (nabita), large flat slit drum (nemandru), slit drums standing on legs or pads (nekpokpo, also called talking drums), and...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Chief Mogendo's court orchestra. "The Mangbetu continue the tradition of the court orchestra with the same kinds of instruments played early in the century. Here the orchestra, including conical skin drums (nabita), large flat slit drum (nemandru), slit drums standing on legs or pads (nekpokpo, also called talking drums), and...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Lang wrote in his field notes that the 'famous stools (nobarra), carved from a single piece of wood, used by the Mangbetu women were made by special artists who enjoy a wide reputation. These stools accompany their owners (women only), on their visits and voyages and wherever they go. Important chiefs' women have a special woman to carry the stool...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Lang wrote in his field notes that the 'famous stools (nobarra), carved from a single piece of wood, used by the Mangbetu women were made by special artists who enjoy a wide reputation. These stools accompany their owners (women only), on their visits and voyages and wherever they go. Important chiefs' women have a special woman to carry the stool...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Lang wrote in his field notes that the 'famous stools (nobarra), carved from a single piece of wood, used by the Mangbetu women were made by special artists who enjoy a wide reputation. These stools accompany their owners (women only), on their visits and voyages and wherever they go. Important chiefs' women have a special woman to carry the stool...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Lang wrote in his field notes that the 'famous stools (nobarra), carved from a single piece of wood, used by the Mangbetu women were made by special artists who enjoy a wide reputation. These stools accompany their owners (women only), on their visits and voyages and wherever they go. Important chiefs' women have a special woman to carry the stool...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Lang wrote in his field notes that the 'famous stools (nobarra), carved from a single piece of wood, used by the Mangbetu women were made by special artists who enjoy a wide reputation. These stools accompany their owners (women only), on their visits and voyages and wherever they go. Important chiefs' women have a special woman to carry the stool...

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Creators:
Cox, Allyn, 1896-1982
Dates:
1856-1982
Size:
11 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.coxally
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York, N.Y., and Washington, D.C. painter and muralist Allyn Cox measure 11 linear feet and date from 1856-1982. The collection documents Cox's personal and professional life through biographical material, family and general correspondence, writings and notes, research material, printed material, sketchbooks and loose sketches, and photographs. Photographs are of Cox at work, the Cox family, including Kenyon and Louise Cox, Cox's friends and colleagues, events, and Cox's artwork.

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Creators:
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964
Dates:
1938
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.12
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Whitehead, Henry P. (Prenton), 1917-2002
Dates:
1843-2010
bulk 1940-1986
Size:
156.91 Linear feet (178 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-042
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The papers of historian Henry P. Whitehead measure 156.91 linear feet and date from 1843 to 2010 (bulk 1945-1986). The collection documents Whitehead's careers, as well as his family and personal life. The collection also includes the personal papers of Tomlinson D. Todd, Elizabeth B. Delaney and the Howard Theatre Foundation. The combined collection is comprised of black theatrical memorabilia; materials relating to civil rights activities in the District of Columbia; and the African American experience in general. Included are playbills, sheet music, admission tickets, newspapers, magazines, books, photographs, clippings, flyers, brochures, pamphlets, sound recordings, research files, and other material.

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