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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 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 River suppl...

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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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Impriméries Réunies de Nancy
Leray
Dates:
[ca. 1900]
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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 caption on recto reads: "44. Congo Français. Boulangères Batekes apportant le manioc aux Blancs de Brazzaville."

Translated caption reads: "44. French Congo. Bateke bakers bringing manioc to the whites in Brazzaville."

Publisher's logo on recto: "Impr. Réunies de Nancy." Additional printed text on recto reads: "Collection Leray."

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C.F.C.O.
Marchand, Jean-Baptiste, 1863-1934
Germain, Marcel Joseph, 1865-1906
A. Bergeret & Cie. (Nancy)
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Dates:
[ca. 1900]
Level:
item
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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: "11. La Mission du Congo-Nil. - Marchand et Germain à Loango."

Translated caption reads: "11. The Congo-Nile Mission. - Marchand and Germain in Loango."

Publisher' logo on recto: "Phot. A.B.&Cie; Nancy." Additional printed text on recto reads: "C. F. C. O. - Série Z."

Manuscript note on recto, address on verso.

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
Level:
item
Size:
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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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

"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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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

Original title reads, "Aerials of Shell-BP rig eight miles due south of Port Harcourt working in one of the numerous creeks which interlace the coastal area. Rig site is called Alakiri. Derrick is an Ideal 80Q, 136 feet high. Rig is removable and will be taken away when drilling is finished. Small barge at right next to rig is fuel supply barge for...

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
Level:
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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, "Aerials of Shell-BP rig eight miles due south of Port Harcourt working in one of the numerous creeks which interlace the coastal area. Rig site is called Alakiri. Derrick is an Ideal 80Q, 136 feet high. Rig is removable and will be taken away when drilling is finished. Small barge at right next to rig is fuel supply barge for...

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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