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Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
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Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.

Original caption reads, "Four-day, after the birth, coming out ceremony for my field assistant, Tom Ibe's new son, which he named Simon after me. Mgbom Village. Okwa nzu, a pink chalk in a special ceremonial wooden dish, the chalk for women to rub on their waist, especially each woman who comes to see the new child." [Ottenberg field research notes...

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

"Among the Mangbetu, both men and women made baskets, but only women made mats and men made most of the hats." [Schildkrout E., Keim C., 1990: African Reflections, University of Washington Press]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for National Geographic and traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.

Original caption reads, "Small forest cows called muturu, rather immune from the tsetse fly and thus sleeping sickness, along the Afikpo-abakaliki road. They used to be very common at Afikpo, but have virtually disappeared, as got to be too many, eating crops." [Ottenberg field research notes, September 1959-December 1960, Part I].

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Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.

Original caption reads, "The small, open sided, raffia-roofed structure is where someone intends to build a home, marking a man's claim. It is also where a man has died and been buried in a previous house; the son keeps the shed so that the father will not be beaten by rain, the more important reason for it.." [Ottenberg field research notes, Septe...

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Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.

Original caption reads, "Itim Primary School, serving Amuro and Mgbom Villages. Itim School schoolboys. Children in Nigerian schools wear regulated dress, in keeping with British tradition." [Ottenberg field research notes, September 1959-December 1960, Part I].

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Azande had a certain territorial autonomy. They had a dispersed pattern of settlement, living not in villages but as family units in their own separate enclosures, surrounded by the agricultural land they had cultivated." [Schildkrout E., Keim C., 1990: African Reflections, University of Washington Press]. This photograph was taken when Eliot ...

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Creators:
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Dates:
1972
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Azande had a certain territorial autonomy. They had a dispersed pattern of settlement, living not in villages but as family units in their own separate enclosures, surrounded by the agricultural land they had cultivated." [Schildkrout E., Keim C., 1990: African Reflections, University of Washington Press]. This photograph was taken when Eliot ...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1951-1953
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from December 1951 to March 1953.

Original title reads, "My field assistant, Nnachi Enwo and his son, Sunday, Mgbom village square." [Ottenberg field research notes, O Series,December 1951-March 1953].

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Dates:
1959-1960
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.

Original caption reads, "Oath swearing shrine, Amachi Village, Afikpo. When the facts are in dispute in a case difficult to resolve, the principals involved are made to swear that they told the truth at this shrine. If they become sick or ill within a year they are considered guilty." [Ottenberg field research notes, September 1959-December 1960, P...

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Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.

Original caption reads, "The outside construction at the initiation bush at Egeburu Village, Afikpo, used in 1959 and not taken down. Most Afikpo villages, such as Mgbom takes theirs down after initiation but not Egeburu." [Ottenberg field research notes, September 1959-December 1960, Part I].

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