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Dates:
1845 - 1857
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0045
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Frost & Wallace of New York provided Mr. Mason with many of his clothes. He seems to have placed a large order every year for coats, pants, and vests: 1845 -- Seems to have sent "Cards" produced by poor workmanship to Andrew Robson & Son of Fall River. Didn't notice until second set sent. Said the 12 would be replaced. Evidently had received a...

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Dates:
1941-1971
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.cornjose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Subseries is comprised of Cornell's files ("dossiers") on people, including those in whom he had a particular interest and those with whom he identified or felt some sort of connection, whether real or imagined. People typically include historical and contemporary dancers (especially ballerinas), stage and film actresses, singers, artists, and writ...

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Creators:
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964
Dates:
1933
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.01
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
2016 July 10
Level:
item
Size:
1 sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2016
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Gladys Simmons; Preston Jefferson Arrow-weed; John Santos; Martha Rodriguez; Stan Rodriguez; Michael Mason This session brings together master percussionist and band leader John Santos, vocalist/ composer/Yoruba-Lucumi priestess Bobi C├ęspedes, and Quechan/Kamya elder and tribal singer Preston Arrow-weed in a discussion about sacred music traditions...

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Creators:
Fairinholt, Larkin
Dates:
Date Expression
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bulk 1805-1807
bulk 1907-1909
Level:
file
Size:
Dimensions general narrative text here.
Dimensions general narrative text here.
2 acetate negatives (Container summary, Physical details, Dimensions)
1 linear foot (Container summary, Physical details, Dimensions)
Collection ID:
SI.ASpace
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Level:
file
Collection ID:
Accession 92-140
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Dates:
1910-1986
Level:
series
Size:
21.72 Linear feet (Box 98-131, 179)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-042
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1951-1953
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg at the okumkpa presented on the eke Sunday afternoon of 13 January 1952 in the main common of Amuro village. Dr. Ottenberg was conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from December 1951 to March 1953.

Original title reads, "Okumkpa masquerade at Amuro village square. Masked players acting out a skit about a title feast with drinking palm wine." [Ottenberg field research notes, O Series, December 1951-March 1953].

"Okumpka, the most elaborate masquerade found at Afikpo Village-Group, is the most popular and well attended Afikpo masked ritual. It consists of a series of skits, songs, and dances presented by masked players in the main common of a village during of an afternoon or evening. The play is closely associated with the village secret society; all play...

The photograph depicts ori players acting out a skit. They are the principal actors in the skits. They also come out and dance as individuals between some of the events. The ori are active singers in the chorus. They are experienced players, as a rule, having taken part in previous performances.

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Creators:
Moore, Clayton, 1914-1999
Moore, Dawn A.
Dates:
1980-1999.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0727
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Archival materials documenting Moore's career as television's "Lone Ranger": biographical information; photographs, including appearances made by Moore, publicity photographs, and film stills; letters, financial and legal papers relating to Moore's work in endorsements after his retirement from television; and assorted papers, such as court documen...

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1841-1986, undated
Size:
98 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S11
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 11: Entertainment contains more than 12,500 pieces of sheet music and other materials documenting the development of and popular attitudes towards entertainers and entertainment in the United States. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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