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Creators:
Graham, James Reid
Dates:
circa 1929-1932
Size:
8 copy prints
1 sketched map
1,850 Prints (circa, silver gelatin (some on postcard stock))
1,500 Negatives (circa, nitrate)
96 printed postcards (collotype, color halftone, halftone)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.88-37
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made and collected by James Reid Graham during his travels in India and Asia. They document the people, their natural and built environments, religious shrines and objects (including Buddhist, Hindu, and Catholic representations), transportation (including by yak, donkey, boat, airplane, and ricksha), games (particularly polo and field ...

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Creators:
Naff, Alixa, 1919-2013
Dates:
circa 1957-1972
Size:
28 color prints
13 sound tapes (open reel)
1,500 Slides (circa 1500 black & white and color slides)
300 Prints (circa, silver gelatin)
1 Boxe (35 mm acetate negatives)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2011-02
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs taken by Alixa Naff between 1957 and the early 1970s on trips to England, Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Middle East, and open reel audio tapes of interviews regarding Syrian-Lebanese folklore that Naff conducted in 1965 in the Lebanese Village of Rashaya al-Wadi. Comprising this collection are images of cities, structures, art, pe...

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Dates:
2018 June 27
Level:
item
Size:
1 sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2018
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Ashkhen Khudaverdyan; Armen Kirakosyan; In Armenia, as in the wider region embracing the Middle East and Greece, shadow puppet theaters typically perform plays in which a trickster hero (known as Karagyoz) and his more sedate partner experience a series of comic and sometimes rude situations. Although somewhat similar to the shadow theaters of Turk...

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Dates:
2018 June 30
Level:
item
Size:
1 sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2018
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Ashkhen Khudaverdyan; Ayda Santourian; The nineteenth-century Armenian home featured an abundance of laces and embroidered textiles, ely during weddings and feasts, when families displayed their finest. Needlework was one of few forms of expression open to women in a society where they were largely without rights or prestige. It provided a "voice":...

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Dates:
2018 July 04
Level:
item
Size:
1 sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2018
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Ashkhen Khudaverdyan; Armen Kirakosyan; In Armenia, as in the wider region embracing the Middle East and Greece, shadow puppet theaters typically perform plays in which a trickster hero (known as Karagyoz) and his more sedate partner experience a series of comic and sometimes rude situations. Although somewhat similar to the shadow theaters of Turk...

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Dates:
2018 July 04
Level:
item
Size:
1 sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2018
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Ashkhen Khudaverdyan; Ayda Santourian; The nineteenth-century Armenian home featured an abundance of laces and embroidered textiles, ely during weddings and feasts, when families displayed their finest. Needlework was one of few forms of expression open to women in a society where they were largely without rights or prestige. It provided a "voice":...

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Dates:
2018 July 06
Level:
item
Size:
1 sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2018
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Ashkhen Khudaverdyan; Armen Kirakosyan; Artur Kocharyan; In Armenia, as in the wider region embracing the Middle East and Greece, shadow puppet theaters typically perform plays in which a trickster hero (known as Karagyoz) and his more sedate partner experience a series of comic and sometimes rude situations. Although somewhat similar to the shadow...

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Dates:
2018 July 06
Level:
item
Size:
1 sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2018
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Ashkhen Khudaverdyan; Ayda Santourian; The nineteenth-century Armenian home featured an abundance of laces and embroidered textiles, ely during weddings and feasts, when families displayed their finest. Needlework was one of few forms of expression open to women in a society where they were largely without rights or prestige. It provided a "voice":...

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Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.meiemari
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Locations depicted include Greece, Italy, Egypt, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus, Lebanon, and Syria