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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Hester, Agnes
Morrison, William
Wapatchee, Andrew
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Dates:
1935-1936
Size:
64 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3397
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Rupert House Cree texts and notes collected by Truman Michelson in 1935 and 1936 at James Bay in Canada. Michelson obtained vocabulary and an English translation of a story from Andrew Wapatchee in 1935, most likely while at Rupert House (Waskaganish). He collected additional notes and texts in 1936 from William Morrison and Agnes Hester while at M...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Catpat, Mrs.
de Dame, Ekin
de Dame, Noel, Mrs.
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Dates:
1910
Size:
143 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2825
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Primarily texts with some linguistic notes from Truman Michelson's fieldwork among the Micmac in Restigouche, Canada. Michelson collected stories in Micmac from Barney la Bob, Noel Marchand, Mrs. Catpat, and Ekin de Dame. Chief Chief Nicholas Jerome provided interlineal English translations. There is also a story in English from Mrs. Noel de Dame. ...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Alford, Thomas Wildcat, 1860-1938
Billy, Joe
Nocktonick, Joseph
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Dates:
1911
1934
Size:
177 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2719
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Primarily Shawnee linguistic notes and texts with some ethnographic notes collected by Truman Michelson. A large portion of the materials were collected during Michelson's fieldwork among the Absentee Shawnee in Oklahoma in 1911. Michelson obtained ethnographic information and stories from Joe Billy, while Thomas Alford provided linguistic informat...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Brown, Thomas, circa 1891-
Dates:
circa 1915
Size:
2 Notebooks (136 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1835
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Text in Meskwaki (Fox) handwritten in a notebook by Alfred Kiyana on the one who made the eagle sacred bundle. A second notebook contains an English translation by Thomas Brown.

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Allan, William
Fletcher, John
Smallboy, Harvey, 1879-1947
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Dates:
1936
Size:
1 Notebook (177 pages and 72 loose pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3414
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Notebook (labelled 1936-I) containing phonetic transcriptions of Harvey Smallboy's Moose Cree syllabic texts in Manuscript 3398. The transcriptions are based on readings by Smallboy and William Allan. On the last page of the notebook are ethnological notes from John Fletcher. There are also loose pages with vocabulary from the texts and notes on Mo...

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Creators:
Houlberg, Marilyn
Dates:
1975
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item
Size:
1 Slide (col., 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Original title reads, "75 R26-2, Ibadan, 7/3/75, Right sign of Ope Barbing saloon. R24 Houlberg."

Publication title reads, "Plate 18. Barber sign at Ope Barbing Saloon, Ibadan. Styles: 1: Chubby Checker, 2: Half onboard, 3: Kennedy Joe, 4: Federal-onboard, 5: Body style, 6: Light of Kennedy, 7: Puerto-Rido, 8: Half draw back, 9: Bay Toquare(?), 10: Police partin (sic), 11: Girls Baby Rico, 12: Republic style, 13: Onboard-toy, 14: Flat full draw...

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Houlberg, Marilyn
Dates:
1975
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col., 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Original title reads, "75 R26-2, Ibadan, 7/3/75, Left sign of Ope Barbing saloon. L24 Houlberg."

Publication title reads, "Plate 17. Barber sign at Ope Barbing Saloon, Ibadan. Styles: 1: James Brown, 2: Flat-Ameca Joe, 3: Western-Rico, 4: Beatle-style, 5: Low-cut, 6:keep Wright (sic), 7: Cachitotoy, 8: Conductor style, 9: American Negro, 10: Pick up barrister, 11: Boy's Afro, 12: Half draw back, 13: Onboard-toy, 14: Senior Service, 15: Childre...

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Houlberg, Marilyn
Dates:
1975
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col., 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Original title reads, "75 R9-18, Ila, 6/15/75, Sun. 11 AM, Dupe Sesan, Hairdresser, Market St., Ikenne., Sign most likely by Bayo Art 25 Oyo St. Olorunshogbo, Mushin, Lagos."

Publication title reads, "Plate 2. Sign belonging to hairdresser Dupe Sesan, of Ikenne, Ijebu-Remu.Names of styles: 1, 2: Eko bridge, 3: Alhaja (hairstyle for Yoruba Muslim women), 4: Ilekedi, 5: Nigeria drive right, 6, 7: Ogun pari, 8: Morinmo [the sex act], 9: Ikoto, 10: Edabo, 11: Remo carpet, 12: Ogun pari. Note that variations of the same styl...

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Houlberg, Marilyn
Dates:
1970
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col., 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Original title reads,"R9-26, Egungun at Iganna. 7/24/70, Owner: Ago-Are of Iganna, male head with servant of the king hairdo on right."

Publication title reads, "Plate 22. Egungun ancestral masquerade at Iganna, Oyo, illustrating the court messenger harstyle called oba gbile [servant of the king]. Owner: ago-Are compound, one of the five compounds of Iganna which is permitted to contribute court messenger (ilari) to the king. Photograph: July 24, 1970."

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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

The photograph depicts Oba Ademuwagun Adesida II, the Deji (ruler) of Akure, on throne in courtyard of Akure palace. "Because of changing historical circumstances including disputes over succession, and inter-kingdom warfare, there are hundreds of Obas, but in fact not all hold the same degree of authority, and only those who can trace descent from...