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Creators:
Hillier, Arthur Edmonds, Major, d. 1944
Dates:
circa 1935
Size:
36 Photographs (1 photograph album, black and white)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2006-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection consists of an album containing 36 photographs taken by Maj. Arthur E. Hillier, a British Army officer serving with the Nigeria Regiment, Royal West African Frontier Force, circa 1935. The images are portrait photographs, which were used to identify local staff and employees. Individuals from a variety of culture groups are depicted, including the Hausa, Yoruba, Kanuri, Nupe, Fula, Dakakari, Bella, Baggara, Sara, Angas, Tiv, Bagirmi and Zarma peoples.

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Creators:
Livingstone, Ivan
Dates:
1972-1973
Size:
527 Slides (photographs) (color , 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1996-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection contains 527 color 35mm slides taken by Ivan Livingstone in West Africa (primarily the Republic of Benin but also in Ghana, Nigeria and Togo) circa 1972-1973. Images depict market scenes, Egúngún and Ifa ceremonies, religious ceremonies of the Celestial Church of Christ, funeral processions, decoration and ornament, clothing and dress, and musicians. There are also several images of the palace of the Oni of Ife. Culture groups represented in the collection include the Yoruba, Ifè, Oyo, Somba, Fon,Dan and Fula peoples.

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Creators:
Pringle, Robert, 1936-
Dates:
circa 1980-1989
Size:
2136 Slides (photographs) (color , 35mm.)
829 Negatives (photographic) (color , 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2006-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection contains 2136 color 35mm slides and 829 color 35mm negatives taken by Robert Pringle, former Ambassador to Mali, between 1980-1989. The images were taken in Mali, Burkina Faso and Kenya, and depict masquerades, vernacular architecture (including Dogon doors and granaries), mosques, marketplace scenes, pottery, masks (including plank and leaf masks), weaving, art in situ, animals and landscapes. Culture groups represented in the collection include the Tuareg, Lobi, Maasai, Mossi, Dogon, Fula and Bobo (Bwa) peoples. Ambassador Pringle traveled with photographer Christopher Roy and some of Pringle's images depict Roy at work with his own camera.

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
between 1978-1992
Size:
3145 Slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection primarily includes photographs of Limba peoples taken by anthropologist Simon Ottenberg during field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, and Guinea, from October 1978 through July 1980. The collection also includes photographs taken while conducting field research at an Afikpo village-group, in southeastern Nigeria, from January 30, 1988 to February 5, 1988 and in 1992.

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Creators:
Charters, Samuel Barclay, 1929-2015
Charters, Samuel Barclay, 1929-2015
Suso, Nyama, d. 1991
Samba, Abdoulie
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Dates:
1974
Level:
item
Size:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Collection ID:
CFCH.RINZ
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

101 Kelefa Ba / Nyama Suso. Kora. 102 Alfa Yaya / Abdoulie Samba. Halam. Wolof language. 104 Kedo / Nyama Suso. Kora. Mandingo language. 103 Jola Dance / Clappers,Drum. Diola language. 106 Bowdi / Alhaji Amara Sahone. Konting. 108 Almami Samari Touray / Alhaji Fabala Kanuteh. Balafon. Mandingo language. 105 Mandingo Street Drumming / Drum. Ma...

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Creators:
Bertrand, J. M.
Mexichrome
Dates:
[ca. 1980]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 15 x 10.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Printed caption on verso reads: "Republique du Niger; Jeune fille Peulh Bororo; Peulh Bororo young girl."

Additional printed text on verso reads: "Librarie Mauclert - BP 868 - Niamey; Cliché J.-M. Bertrand; Mexichrome; Printed in France." Item number on verso: "6314." Publisher's logo on recto: "IRIS."

Manuscript message, address, and postmarked postage stamp on verso.

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Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Senegal Program 1990 Washington, D.C.
Lombardi, Steve (recorder)
M'Baye, Amayel
Seck, Boudy
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Dates:
1990 July 1
Level:
item
Size:
compact audio cassette
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1990
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

101 Toucouleur Yela Music / Feedi Ganni, Amayel M'Baye, Boudy Seck, Fily Sock, Souadou Seck. Yela,Foudann. 102 Serer Music and Dance / Yande Codou Ensemble. Drum. 103 Manding Music and Dance / El Oumar Thiam. Drum. 104 Puel Music and Dance / Amadou Sabaly, Bobo Baldé, Tala Kandé. Riti,Violin.

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Creators:
Vatamaniuk, Vasily
Guzman, Olga
Negrete, Juan
Mamani, Sonia
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Dates:
1974
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound disc (digital, 4 3/4 in.)
Collection ID:
CFCH.UNES
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

101 Cueca / Olga Guzman, Juan Negrete. Harp. Spanish language. 102 Languillayo qochachapi (Huayno dance of Cansas) / Sonia Mamani, Victor Mamani Pucho. Bandurria. Spanish language,Quechua language. 103 Son de la Media Bamba / Violin,Guitar. Spanish language. 104 Zapateo / Horizonte Campesino. Spanish language. 105 Mazurka etter Jens Mykland / V...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1978-1980
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, while on an Art Historical and Anthropological Field Research from October of 1978 through July of 1980.

Original title reads, "At Kamagbembe Village. Fula farm work group with Fula musicians working separately from the Limbas." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 1980].

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Senegal Program 1990 Washington, D.C.
Lombardi, Steve (recorder)
Sabaly, Amadou, 1969-
Baldé, Bobo
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Dates:
1990 July 1
Level:
item
Size:
compact audio cassette
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1990
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

101 Puel Music and Dance / Amadou Sabaly, Bobo Baldé, Tala Kandé. Riti,Violin. 102 Wolof Halam Music / Amadou N'Diaye Samb. Halam,Lute. 103 Baja-Balante Music / Diola-Balante Ensemble. Balafon,Drum. 104 Wolof Music and Dance / El Oumar Thiam. Drum.

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