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Elisofon, Eliot
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1972
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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
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1959
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EEPA.1973-001
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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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President of United Auto Workers of America, Walter Reuther: -The struggle for equal opportunity is the struggle for every American -The job question -Cannot defend freedom in Berlin without defending freedom in Birmingham -First class citizenship for all Official count: crowd over two hundred thousand National Chairman of Congress of Racial Equali...

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1970
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EEPA.1973-001
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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Most bananas grown worldwide are used for local consumption. In the tropics, bananas, especially cooking bananas, represent a major source of food, as well as a major source of income for smallholder farmers. During his trip to Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Elisofon visited Bunia and its surroundings, near Lake Albert. This photograph w...

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1972
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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Mbuti people go net hunting, not only to provide meat for themselves to eat, but to acquire their main trade item to exchange for Bira commodities and cultivated food. The Mbuti have invested all their energies into satisfying their exchange partners' demands for meat and are now dependant on this system for nearly all their carbohydrate calories ...

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1972
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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Mbuti people go net hunting, not only to provide meat for themselves to eat, but to acquire their main trade item to exchange for Bira commodities and cultivated food. The Mbuti have invested all their energies into satisfying their exchange partners' demands for meat and are now dependant on this system for nearly all their carbohydrate calories ...

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1972
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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." [Wilkie, D. S., 1988: Hunters and Farmers of the African Forest. University of California Press, Berkeley]. During his trip to Zaire (now Dem...

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1972
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EEPA.1973-001
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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The importance of women in the subsistence economy of the Mbuti and Efe is often overlooked. Hunting is an unpredictable source of food. In contrast, plant food, within the rain-forest, is generally more abundant and usually provides more calories to the diet than animal food. Woman the gatherer, therefore, contributes more to her families food su...

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1972
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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Mbuti people go net hunting, not only to provide meat for themselves to eat, but to acquire their main trade item to exchange for Bira commodities and cultivated food. The Mbuti have invested all their energies into satisfying their exchange partners' demands for meat and are now dependant on this system for nearly all their carbohydrate calories ...

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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 ...