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Main Image: Farmers family waves farewell to the father as marches of with other soldiers

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

Most bananas grown worldwide are used for local consumption. In the tropics, bananas, especially cooking bananas, represent a major source of food, as well as a major source of income for smallholder farmers. During his trip to Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Elisofon visited Bunia and its surroundings, near Lake Albert. This photograph w...

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NMAH.AC.0433
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Main Image: Farmer plowing his fields with British flag to the far right

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Elisofon, Eliot
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1959
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1 Slide (col.)
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EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts local Yoruba farmer Michael Ige's wife removing cocoa beans from pod, on the family farm. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.

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

"Both Hausa men and women are profoundly shaped by their agricultural subsistence economy. From early childhood girls anticipate a productive domestic role. Women contribute significantly to labor-intensive food preparation as mothers of numerous children and also as farmers on their husbands' or their own personal plots." [Stephens Connie, 1991: M...

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Record Unit 470
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Undated, 1955, 1963, 1964, 1980
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CFCH.HAYS
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Removed from Hays_03_03_034: Sheet music for "Tshotsholoa (Road Song)" Removed from Hays_03_03_034: Sheet music for "We Shall Overcome" Removed from Hays_03_03_037: Sheet music for "Ma, Ma, Where's my Dad" Removed from Hays_03_03_040: Sheet music for "Study and Learn Together" Removed from Hays_03_03_043: Sheet music for "Beggar Maid" Removed ...

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Elisofon, Eliot
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1959
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1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Zeid Ali, a fellahin living in the Nile River Valley. "Zeid Ali, a fellah or farmer, in the new Liberation Province of the western Delta region. This province was carved out of the desert by water from the Rosetta branch of the Nile as part of a land reclamation scheme under the Nasser government's agrarian reform program." [...

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NMAH.AC.0300.S13
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes: "Going from the Cotton Fields," "The Hesitation Polka," "I'd Rather Be a Farmer Than a Soldier," and "It's So Peaceful in the Country."

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1959
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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

During his trip to Mali, Elisofon visited Goundam, the chief town of the picturesque region of Lake Faguibine. its population consists of Tuareg and Maure nomads, Songhay farmers and some Bozo fishermen. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959...