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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

Original title reads, "Port Harcourt handles imports and exports of the Eastern region and part of the Northern region and a good deal of overseas transit traffic with the French territories. Freighter approaching harbor area with new cargo sheds in the background. The name of the freighter is Sanyo Maru." [Elisofon field notes, August 1959-Decembe...

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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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

A bend in the lower Congo river allows for construction of dams in stages without diverting the river. The first phase of the complex, called Inga I and containing six turbines was completed in 1972. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.

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Dates:
[ca. 1910-1920]
Level:
series
Size:
35 Items
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0200
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Real photographic postcards (photographs on postcard stock) of nude, semi-nude female figures, or females in provocatively clothed glamour poses. Most of these cards are actually photographs of paintings, and sculptures, but several are from life, including two garishly hand-colored images and one subtly hand-colored.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society
Dates:
1953-2008
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-149
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting staff exhibition planning, development, and production of photographic history collections, as well as works by renown contemporary American photographers, at the National Museum of American History (NMAH) and the Arts and Industries Building. Earlier records date back to when the photographic ...

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Dates:
1983
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0545
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Bickley, Everett H., 1888-1972
Dates:
1919-1980
bulk 1919-1965
Size:
5 Cubic feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0683
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Everett H. Bickley Collection, 1919-1980, documents the inventions of Everett Huckel Bickley, most known for his electric sorting machine used to automate the process of sorting beans by use of a photoelectric cell. The collection consists of patents, drawings, photographs, correspondence, and artifacts designed by Bickley. The collection spans a considerable portion of the twentieth century and is of value to those researchers interested in product development, the patent application process, product marketing and promotion, World War II innovation, and the daily operation of a small, privately-owned industry.

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Creators:
Cotton Museum (Memphis, Tennessee)
National Cotton Council
Dates:
1939-1994
Size:
38 Cubic feet (90 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1176
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Maid of Cotton (MOC) beauty pageant was sponsored by the National Cotton Council, Memphis Cotton Carnival, and the Cotton Exchanges of Memphis, New York, and New Orleans from 1939-1993. The contest was held annually in Memphis, Tennessee until the National Cotton Council and Cotton Council International moved to Dallas, Texas. Beginning with the 1985 pageant (held December 1984) the competition was held in Dallas. The pageant was discontinued in 1993 due to lack of funds, a sponsor, and changes in marketing strategies. The records include files on contestants, photographs, and scrapbooks.

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Creators:
Mamadou, Koné
Dates:
ca. 1990
Level:
item
Size:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 10.5 x 15 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Printed text on verso reads: "Burkina Faso / Province de Passoré / Les travailleuses sur le chantier du barrage de Kona en matériaux locaux / (en aval)."

Translated postcard caption reads: "Burkina Faso / Passoré Province / The workers on the construction site of the Kona dam using local materials / (downstream)."

Additional printed text on verso reads: "Photographie : KONE Mamadou / Reproduction interdite. / Aut. 032 /MET/DTH/30/8/85."

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Creators:
Visser, Robert, 1860-1937
Dates:
[ca. 1900]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Printed text on recto reads: "Congo Français. / No. 2. Une factorerie de commerce."

Translated caption reads: "French Congo. / No. 2. A commercial factory."

Additional printed text on recto reads: "Photographie R. Visser, Déposé."

Items EEPA CF-29-04 and EEPA CF-29-05 are duplicate postcards.

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Creators:
Visser, Robert, 1860-1937
Dates:
[ca. 1903]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Printed text on recto reads: "Congo Français. / No. 2. Une factorerie de commerce."

Translated caption reads: "French Congo. / No. 2. A commercial factory."

Additional printed text on recto reads: "Photographie R. Visser, Déposé."

Postmarked postage stampa on verso. Manuscript note and address on verso.

Items EEPA CF-29-04 and EEPA CF-29-05 are duplicate postcards.

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