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

This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for National Geographic and traveled to Africa from January 19, 1972 to mid April 1972.

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

The photograph depicts local Yoruba farmer Michael Ige's wives removing cocoa beans from pod, on the family farm. 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:
1959
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts local Yoruba farmer Michael Ige's wives removing cocoa beans from pod, on the family farm. 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:
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for National Geographic and traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.

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Creators:
C. D.
Dates:
ca. 1923
Level:
item
Size:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Printed text on recto reads: "Haute-Sanga. - Vieille Femme N'Goundi Dans Une Plantation · Alte N'Goundi Negerin In Einer Pflanzung."

Translated caption reads: "Haute-Sanga. - Old N'Goundi woman at a plantation."

Additional printed text on recto reads: "Collection C. D. / Deuxieme Série. - 47."

Manuscript message on verso, date reads: "22-1-23."

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1971
Level:
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Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"In traditional Hausa society the layouts of fields, houses, granaries and towns are governed by an ancient cosmology which regulates numerous facets of daily life. This ritual for structuring space exists side by side with later symbolism inherited from the Arabs and Islam. Both Hausa men and women are profoundly shaped by their agricultural subsi...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
Level:
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Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Among the Mangbetu, plantains replaced eleusine as a staple. In any newly cleared field, rapid growth plants such as maize and peanuts are planted in the first year among more slowly maturing plants such as plantain and manioc. In the second year the plantain and manioc generally occupy the field alone. Men do the heaviest work of clearing fields ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1971
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"In traditional Hausa society the layouts of fields, houses, granaries and towns are governed by an ancient cosmology which regulates numerous facets of daily life. This ritual for structuring space exists side by side with later symbolism inherited from the Arabs and Islam. Both Hausa men and women are profoundly shaped by their agricultural subsi...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1971
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"In traditional Hausa society the layouts of fields, houses, granaries and towns are governed by an ancient cosmology which regulates numerous facets of daily life. This ritual for structuring space exists side by side with later symbolism inherited from the Arabs and Islam. Both Hausa men and women are profoundly shaped by their agricultural subsi...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1971
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"In traditional Hausa society the layouts of fields, houses, granaries and towns are governed by an ancient cosmology which regulates numerous facets of daily life. This ritual for structuring space exists side by side with later symbolism inherited from the Arabs and Islam. Both Hausa men and women are profoundly shaped by their agricultural subsi...