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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1966
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item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Weaver bird name for the Ploceidae, a family of Old World seed-eating birds closely resembling finches. The weavers are named for the highly complex woven nests built by many species, though others build only crude nests, and the parasitic widow weavers build no nests at all. Most weavers are sedentary, noisy, gregarious, and polygynous, with elabo...

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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

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

"In central Niger, between the great Sahara Desert and the Grasslands, lies an immense steppe in which the Wodaabe, commonly called Bororo, are virtually the only Fulbe group that has preserved the ancient nomadic tradition." [Beckwith/Van Offelen, 1983: Nomads of Niger, Harry N. Abrams Inc.]. "The Woodabe 'wuro' is both the family and the house or...

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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

"In central Niger, between the great Sahara Desert and the Grasslands, lies an immense steppe in which the Wodaabe, commonly called Bororo, are virtually the only Fulbe group that has preserved the ancient nomadic tradition." [Beckwith/Van Offelen, 1983: Nomads of Niger, Harry N. Abrams Inc.]. "The Woodabe 'wuro' is both the family and the house or...

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Creators:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart
Dates:
1947
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negative ((silver gelatin)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((contact print)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((dupe print)., b&w, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1998-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Interior of Transkei Homestead, 1947. The photograph is of several bundles of braided grass placed up against a wall. There is a chicken standing on one of the bundles. The strucutre frame of the roof can be seen. Photograph by Constance Stuart Larrabee, 1947.

In 1947, Constance Staurt Larrabee visited the Transkei. She was there researching the housing problems in Southern Africa.

There are no prints of this negative in the Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection. EEPA produced an 8x10 study print and 6x6 contact print for reference purposes.

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Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994
Custom Craft
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964
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Dates:
undated
Size:
320 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.01
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Scurlock photographic studio was a fixture in the Shaw area of Washington, D.C. from 1911 to 1994, and encompassed two generations of photographers, Addison N. Scurlock (1883-1964) and his sons George H. (1920- 2005) and Robert S. (1916-1994). Subseries 4.1 includes black and white silver gelatin negatives. An overview to the entire Scurlock collection is available here: Scurlock Studio Records

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Hopkins, Alden
Parker, Donald H.
Cocke, William H.
Cocke, Ann O.
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Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The folder includes worksheets and photocopies of articles about the property.