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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:
Drake, Lincoln
Dates:
1861
June 22, 1861
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 7.5" x 10".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.CivilWar
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Holograph letter from Lincoln Drake to P. Whitin and Sons, June 22, 1861. Stationery contains color image of U.S. flag and a short patriotic poem. Drake is making machine parts for textile manufacturing machinery for two competing companies, and writes that he can produce only three castings per day. The content of the letter does not relate direct...

Partial transcription: Lincoln Drake to P. Whiten and Sons / Your favor of the 20th instant has come to hand and contents [where] you say you have not [received] [last] 21 of the 36 [?] of the April order. I sent 31 on May 27th and 21 on June 6. I hardly know how to send the castings. J. L. Whiten wishes his immediately {] {] {] from them also. I m...

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Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Working Americans Program 1974 Washington, D.C.
Reece, Florence, 1900-1986
Garland, Jim, 1905-1978
Gunning, Sarah Ogan, 1910-1983
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Dates:
1974 July
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording
sound-tape reel (analog, 7 in.)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1974
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Occupational theater workshop; Jim Garland introduces Florence Reece; Reece- Living on the side of the mountain--Ragweed-Poem about her uncle--The marines: Sarah Gunning--I'm going to organize, baby mine; Florence Reece- Which side are you on; Sarah Gunning--Rocking alone in an old rocking chair

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Babcock, Margaret Meras, 1907-
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1998 July 21
Size:
2 Items (sound cassettes (total 120 min.), analog.)
29 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.babcoc98
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Margaret Babcock conducted 1998 July 21, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art, in Camden, Maine. The interview covers her family background up through the 1920s.

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Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Godbey, Allen Howard, 1864-1948
Gilliam, Charles Edgar
Klakring, Alfred
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Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4233
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Also includes Cherokee history notes; Journal of John Barnwell, Virginia; Miami words from French Traveler of 1804 (this is only a bibliographic reference to Volney-View The Climate and Soil of the U. S. 1804). Ball game (Alonzo de Zurita (Zorita, Corita, etc.), Madrid, 1909; reference to Cherokee map drawn on deerskin (British Museum); Note on Mon...

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Creators:
Pereira, I. Rice (Irene Rice), 1902-1971
Dates:
1930-1972
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on 11 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.pereiric
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; writings and notes; scrapbooks; business material; biographical data; photographs; inventories; exhibition catalogs; and printed material.

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Creators:
Anderson, Walter Inglis, 1903-1965
Dates:
circa 1915-1960
Size:
6 Microfilm reels (3.6 linear feet on 6 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.andewalt
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Walter Inglis Anderson papers, microfilmed on reels 4867-4868, include letters from Anderson (referred to as Bob) to his parents, mostly from boarding school in Manlius, New York (1915-1919), and from New York City and Philadelphia while attending the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (1922-1928); correspondence with his wife Agnes Grinstea...

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Creators:
Milliken, William Mathewson, 1889-1978
Dates:
1923-1970
Size:
4.6 Linear feet ((on 10 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.millwilm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; biographical data; photographs; artists files; writings; financial material; a travel diary; and miscellany.

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Creators:
Maury, Curt
Dates:
1953-circa 1985
Size:
12.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A1989.05
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The Curt Maury papers, dating from 1953 to circa 1985, measure 12.7 linear feet and include writings and notes for planned and published books; travel files and expense ledgers for trips to India; photograph ledgers; and extensive photographs and slides of India.

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Creators:
Floch, Joseph, 1895-1977
Dates:
[circa 1869-1981]
Size:
11.3 Linear feet
0.2 Linear feet (Addition)
Collection ID:
AAA.flocjose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, printed material, sketchbooks, photographs, diaries, address books, business records, and exhibition materials.

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