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

Original title reads, "Experimental plant laboratory at West African Institute for Oil Palm Research (WAIFOR) near Benin, Nigeria. WAIFOR operates the main station near Benin, a sub-station in Calabar Province near Abak, three selection areas, and conducts experiments at five agricultural stations and eight farmers plantations and school plots. In ...

This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Mbuti women will spend hours gathering the abundant tubers and Dioscorea spp yams. Wild tubers are definitely not a preferred food, they are unpalatable, laborious to prepare. Great care must taken in selecting wild tubers; as although 'Njatu' and 'Kocho' are very similar in appearance, 'Kocho' contains deadly concentrations of the bitter-poison h...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Mbuti children are highly valued and are frequently passed from adult to adult to adolescent around the camp. Children therefore with so many caretakers available are quickly allowed free range of the camp. The demands of Mbuti women's work often require that they be out of camp in places where it is difficult to care for small children. A mother ...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Mbuti children are highly valued and are frequently passed from adult to adult to adolescent around the camp. Children therefore with so many caretakers available are quickly allowed free range of the camp. The demands of Mbuti women's work often require that they be out of camp in places where it is difficult to care for small children. A mother ...

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

Original title reads, "Experimental plant laboratory at West African Institute for Oil Palm Research (WAIFOR) near Benin, Nigeria. WAIFOR operates the main station near Benin, a sub-station in Calabar Province near Abak, three selection areas, and conducts experiments at five agricultural stations and eight farmers plantations and school plots. In ...

This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1971
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Dan (or Yakuba) are a population of farmers speaking a language derived from the Mande group and are considered Mande-sud. Empowered speech is the core of the Mande image of bards. Charles Bird notes that the musical instruments bards use and the songs they sing are considered so full of this occult energy that anyone else would be destroyed b...

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Dates:
2013 July 05
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item
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1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2013
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Sola, Aaron (presenter); Kawa'a, Earl (cultural educator);Wang, Annette Ku'uipolani (Hawaiian Language and culture expert); Beniamina, Kanani Niah ( lei maker); Krug, Kalekua (educator, VH-manoa); Nahale-a, Kihei (Taro farmer) Showcasing different storyteller traditions; importance of musical traditions in retaining cultural/oral traditions.

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Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife (1971)
New Lost City Ramblers
Dates:
1971 July 2
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1971
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

No depression in heaven--Poor dirt farmer--Penny's farm--How can a poor man stand such time and live--Shut up in the mines of Coal Creek--Talking hard luck--White House blues--Union man--Worried man blues--Pretty Boy Floyd--Boys, my money's all gone--Peg and awl (frag.)

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1965 February 5
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.05
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1971
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1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Dan (or Yakuba) are a population of farmers speaking a language derived from the Mande group and are considered Mande-sud." "Empowered speech is the core of the Mande image of bards. Charles Bird notes that the musical instruments bards use and the songs they sing are considered so full of this occult energy that anyone else would be destroyed...