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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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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

"Zaire (Congo) is estimated to hold 13 percent of the world's hydroelectrical potential. The largest site is the Inga hydroelectrical complex. Smaller plants provided electricity to primarly urban areas. These included complexes on the Inkisi River near Kinshasa, on the Tshopo River near Kisangani, on the Aruwimi River near Bunia, on the Ruzizi Riv...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
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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 state-owned company that dominates river transport in Zaire, ONATRA was known as the Office d'Exploitation des Transports Coloniaux during colonial times. It was created in 1935 as a government-sponsored agency to operate river and seaport facilities and to control all water transport in the colony except that of the Upper Zaire River and Lake...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
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1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35 mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Constructed of granite, the first dam at Aswan was built between 1899 and 1902. It trapped enough water from the annual flood to irrigate the land for second and even third crops at low water season. Once perenial irrigation was introduced, floods became a serious problem. This in fact occured in 1927, 1946, and 1964. The dam's effectiveness fell ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
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1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35 mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Constructed of granite, the first dam at Aswan was built between 1899 and 1902. It trapped enough water from the annual flood to irrigate the land for second and even third crops at low water season. Once perenial irrigation was introduced, floods became a serious problem. This in fact occured in 1927, 1946, and 1964. The dam's effectiveness fell ...

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Gorlia, Emile E.O.
Dates:
[ca. 1926]
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1 Stereograph (b&w, 6 x 13 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1977-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Judge E. Gorlia's last journey in the Belgian Congo from March 1926 to December 1928.

Albertville was founded as a fortified post in 1901. During the war of 1914-18 a port was constructed and the city became a transit port for the Great Lakes Railway Company (C.F.G.L.) which was controlling the traffic on the river, the rail and the lake in the district of Tanganyika in Elisabeth province, Congo. The port also contains marshalling y...

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Creators:
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

"The state-owned company that dominates river transport in Zaire, ONATRA was known as the Office d'Exploitation des Transports Coloniaux during colonial times. It was created in 1935 as a government-sponsored agency to operate river and seaport facilities and to control all water transport in the colony except that of the Upper Zaire River and Lake...

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Creators:
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

"The state-owned company that dominates river transport in Zaire, ONATRA was known as the Office d'Exploitation des Transports Coloniaux during colonial times. It was created in 1935 as a government-sponsored agency to operate river and seaport facilities and to control all water transport in the colony except that of the Upper Zaire River and Lake...

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

"Despite exploration that began during the colonial era, there was no petroleum production until 1975, when significant deposits discovered offshore in 1970 and 1972 began to be exploited. A refinery was built with Italian participation in 1968 to process imported oil. The plant has a refining capacity of 17,000 barrels per day." [F. Scott Bobb, 19...

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

"Despite exploration that began during the colonial era, there was no petroleum production until 1975, when significant deposits discovered offshore in 1970 and 1972 began to be exploited. A refinery was built with Italian participation in 1968 to process imported oil. The plant has a refining capacity of 17,000 barrels per day." [F. Scott Bobb, 19...

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

"The state-owned company that dominates river transport in Zaire, ONATRA was known as the Office d'Exploitation des Transports Coloniaux during colonial times. It was created in 1935 as a government-sponsored agency to operate river and seaport facilities and to control all water transport in the colony except that of the Upper Zaire River and Lake...

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