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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Dates:
1867-1927
Size:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1468
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains stereographs by various makers. Most depict trains, railroads and railroad related subjects such as railyards, railroad bridges, elevated trains.

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Dates:
1967
Level:
item
Size:
1 Film reel (color sound; 576 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1994.21
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film shows life in Southeast Asia (country unspecified) through Geng and his brother. Shown are views of the countryside, school (science class and classmates playing games), girls fishing in the rivers, river boats with cargo and passengers and ancient temples. Legacy Keywords: Children Asia ; Schools Asian ; Transportation Asian ; Temple...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.

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Creators:
Nells (Brussels)
Thill, Ernest (Brussels)
Dates:
ca. 1910
Level:
item
Size:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Printed recto caption reads: "Léopoldville; Aspect des bateaux fluviaux."

Translated postcard caption reads: "Léopoldville; View of the river boats."

Manuscript message on verso, message reads: "Mon cher Jean-Pierre, ta longue lettre m'a bien fait plaisir mais je n'ai moi le temps que de t'envoyer une petite carte pour te dire que j'espère que tu es tout à fait guéri et de nouveau en forme pour bien apprendre tout ce que l'on t'enseigne!! Dans 3 mois je serai de retour et j'espère que vous aurez...

Translated message reads: "My dear Jean-Pierre, Your long letter pleased me very much but I have myself only the time to send you a little postcard to tell you that I hope that you are fully recovered and again able to learn well all that is taught to you!! In 3 months time I shall be back and I hope that you all will have a good vacation... if you...

Publisher's logo on recto and verso: "Nels." Printed text on verso reads: "Ern. Thill, Bruxelles."

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1777-1965
Size:
10.22 Cubic feet (consisting of 20 boxes, 2 folders, 9 oversize folders, 3 map case folders, 3 flat boxes (2 full, 1 partial.))
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Steamboats
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Accounting and Bookkeeping forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Dates:
[ca. 1910]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 9 x 14 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

View of a ferry landing, with people, boats, carts, and ferry visible.

Printed text on verso reads: "Copyright of Basel Mission Book Depot, Accra, W. Africa. No. 25." Item number on verso: "3587."

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Dates:
circa 1890-1969
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S01
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

About half of the material is from the 1910s. Many of the songs are about the Mississippi River, the southern states, and contain images of Afro-Americans. Both instrumental and vocal music is included. (46 items)

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Creators:
Basel Mission Book Depot (Accra)
Dates:
[ca. 1910]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

A ferry landing with people, carts, boats, and ferry in view.

Printed caption on recto reads: "Transport Across the River Densu; Gold Coast W.A."

Additional printed text on verso reads: "Copyright of Basel Mission Book Depot, Accra. W.-Africa. No. 39."

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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 Bozo people live predominantly along the Niger River, in small towns constituted of small houses. Their economy is based on fishing. Bozo people have a monopoly on the transport system because of their knowledge in the river by Niger, and are regarded as the masters of water. Tombouctou (Timbuktu) is also populated by Songhay, Tuareg, Fulani, a...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

During his trip to Nigeria, Elisofon took a ferry boat at Lokoja, where the Niger River and Benue River meet. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17,1970.

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