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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
Level:
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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 while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.

Original caption reads, "Various food exhibits up for prizes, Abakaliki Agriculture Show." [Ottenberg field research notes, September 1959-December 1960, Part I].

"The basic subsistence crops are yam, coco yam, and cassava, which are also the main cash crop. Yams, the only food grown by the men, are a prestige crop, and play a major role in ceremonials. Cassava, in particular, is a major cash crop for women and may be harvested through the year, but yams are planted during the dry season (February to April),...

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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

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.

Original caption reads, "Yams on exhibit, including prize winners, Abakaliki Agriculture Show." [Ottenberg field research notes, September 1959-December 1960, Part I].

"The basic subsistence crops are yam, coco yam, and cassava, which are also the main cash crop. Yams, the only food grown by the men, are a prestige crop, and play a major role in ceremonials. Cassava, in particular, is a major cash crop for women and may be harvested through the year, but yams are planted during the dry season (February to April),...

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Size:
24 Items
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S13
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes: "Simon the Cellarer" from Diamond Cut Diamond, "The Rhine Wine Galop," "The Vintagers Evening Hymn," "Wein-Walzer," and "Wine, Women and Song" from The Vanderbilt Cup.

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