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Record Unit 495
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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AAA.kentrock
Repository:
Archives of American Art

(about dismissal of Pennsylvania teachers who signed nominating petitions for Communist Party candidates)

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Record Unit 584
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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5 Photographic prints (2010.26.029.017.001-005)
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.2010.26
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

5 black and white photographs. Pictures of students at Miner Teachers College.

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1967
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Lusolo, a lutumbo lwa kindi (the highest grade in Bwami association) (Biebuyck 1973, 270), wearing an unusual hat of black goat manes known as sawamazembe. The hat, worn by men at the kindi level, duplicates a woman's mazembe hairstyle. Attached to the front are mussel shells that publicly proclaim the status of the wearer. I...

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