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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"A more organized 'conversation' with an audience is called a 'tende'. It is a spontaneous event. It may occur during a wedding or at a child's christening or when a person returns from a long absence or when there is a visitor. Usually an elderly woman starts a tende by bringing a wooden mortar, filling it with water, and covering it with a skin. ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"A more organized 'conversation' with an audience is called a 'tende'. It is a spontaneous event. It may occur during a wedding or at a child's christening or when a person returns from a long absence or when there is a visitor. Usually an elderly woman starts a tende by bringing a wooden mortar, filling it with water, and covering it with a skin. ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"A more organized 'conversation' with an audience is called a 'tende'. It is a spontaneous event. It may occur during a wedding or at a child's christening or when a person returns from a long absence or when there is a visitor. Usually an elderly woman starts a tende by bringing a wooden mortar, filling it with water, and covering it with a skin. ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
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item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"A more organized 'conversation' with an audience is called a 'tende'. It is a spontaneous event. It may occur during a wedding or at a child's christening or when a person returns from a long absence or when there is a visitor. Usually an elderly woman starts a tende by bringing a wooden mortar, filling it with water, and covering it with a skin. ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"A more organized 'conversation' with an audience is called a 'tende'. It is a spontaneous event. It may occur during a wedding or at a child's christening or when a person returns from a long absence or when there is a visitor. Usually an elderly woman starts a tende by bringing a wooden mortar, filling it with water, and covering it with a skin. ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"A more organized 'conversation' with an audience is called a 'tende'. It is a spontaneous event. It may occur during a wedding or at a child's christening or when a person returns from a long absence or when there is a visitor. Usually an elderly woman starts a tende by bringing a wooden mortar, filling it with water, and covering it with a skin. ...

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Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
circa 1970s
Level:
item
Size:
1 sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Two part program: reading of black poetry and panel discussion about Anacostia. Students from Federal City College read poems written by Countee Cullen, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Claude McKay, and Langston Hughes. John Dale and Ethel Green talk about the history of Anacostia in a panel discussion titled A Look into Anacostia, A Look into the Past. John...

Poetry reading and discussion. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. AV003436-2: part one. AV003436-1: part two. Poor sound quality. Undated.

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Norcross Greeting Card Company (New York (N.Y.))
Dates:
Circa 1890
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 10.4" x 7.7".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0058
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Vinegar valentine, with image of a man writing at a tall desk. Poem below image: "You poor pen driver, with your inky fingers, / Constant drudgery still o'er you lingers, / The plan of your future I plainly can see, / A slave to your books and bottle you'll be; / Unless, indeed your employer discovers, / The demon, embezzlement, over you hovers."

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Norcross Greeting Card Company (New York (N.Y.))
Dates:
Circa 1890
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 9.7" x 7.0".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0058
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Vinegar valentine, with image of a well dressed man. Poem below image: "Go away you homely little dude, or I'll hit you with a feather, / I really think t'would make you wilt, though I'd prefer it leather. / As for your natty suit of clothes, that you love to sport about, / You'll stick it in a pawn-shop before the month is out. / The girls think y...

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Norcross Greeting Card Company (New York (N.Y.))
Dates:
Circa 1890
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 9.4" x 6.8".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0058
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Vinegar valentine, with image of a man at workbench cutting tin with large shears. Poem below image: "You miserable clipper of tin! / You boozy old swiller of gin! / There's naught in the way of a sin / That you're not a graduate in. / But some-day the Devil will pin / You, and, tucking you under his fin, / In spite of your howls and your din, / Do...