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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

"Along the coast of East Africa are the town walls, mosques, houses and tombs of the Arab colonial settlements that were at their height in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries of the Christian era. In 1948 excavations were begun at Gedi (Gede). It stands on a coral spur dominating the country to south and east, and cover an area of about 45 acre...

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

"Along the coast of East Africa are the town walls, mosques, houses and tombs of the Arab colonial settlements that were at their height in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries of the Christian era. In 1948 excavations were begun at Gedi (Gede). It stands on a coral spur dominating the country to south and east, and cover an area of about 45 acre...

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

"Along the coast of East Africa are the town walls, mosques, houses and tombs of the Arab colonial settlements that were at their height in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries of the Christian era. In 1948 excavations were begun at Gedi (Gede). It stands on a coral spur dominating the country to south and east, and cover an area of about 45 acre...

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

"Along the coast of East Africa are the town walls, mosques, houses and tombs of the Arab colonial settlements that were at their height in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries of the Christian era. In 1948 excavations were begun at Gedi (Gede). It stands on a coral spur dominating the country to south and east, and cover an area of about 45 acre...

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

"Along the coast of East Africa are the town walls, mosques, houses and tombs of the Arab colonial settlements that were at their height in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries of the Christian era. In 1948 excavations were begun at Gedi (Gede). It stands on a coral spur dominating the country to south and east, and cover an area of about 45 acre...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Original title reads, "The secret society dressing house for masquerades, called ajaba at Elogo ward, Mgbom village. It is only the frame structure here, not complete." [Ottenberg field research notes, September 1959-December 1960, Part I].

"Ajaba is a roofless dressing house found in each common in villages belonging to the Itim subgroup of Afikpo. The house is used for changing into costumes for public plays and dances of the village secret society." [Ottenberg S., 1971: Leadership and Authority in an African Society; the Afikpo Village-Group. University of Washington Press].

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Creators:
Van Altena, Edward
Dates:
[between 1914 and 1949?]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Photograph (glass lantern slide, hand-colored, 3.25 x 4 in.)
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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Gridley, Horace
Winchester, Josiah Judge
Burns, Parnell
Harrington, Paul
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Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

This folder includes plans, United States Department of Interior's National Register of Historic Places nomination form, newspaper article, photocopy of information on the Winchester House from the book, Life of Walter Quintin Gresham and worksheet done by GCA researcher.

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

"Similar to a typical traditional Asante courtyard house, a shrine house or 'Obosomfie' is made up of 4 buildings enclosing a central courtyard or 'gyase'. Three of the buildings are open to the courtyard with raised floors. One of these is reserved for the drummers; another room is used by the singers; the third open room is used as a cooking area...

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Palmer, Amos Captain
Palmer, George E. Dr.
Palmer, Lillian MacNeill
Palmer family
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Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The folder includes a worksheet with additional information about the history of the property and its owners, garden plans, and a photocopied illustration from an article about the garden.