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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1962
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item
Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The route through a pyramid complex leads finally to the great stone false door at the back of the offering chapel. On the 'other side', behind solid masonry, deep under the pyramid, lay the most intimate rooms of this house of eternity: the burial chamber and antechamber. Beginning with the pyramid of Unas at the end of the 5th dynasty, the walls...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1965
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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 temple complex -for it originally consisted of two temples and a palace as well as many administrative buildings- was first called 'The Ramesseum' by Champollion. It was constructed for Ramesses by two architect-foremen, Penre of Coptos and Amenemone of Abydos, and built with a number of original features. Unfortunately, like so many of the mo...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1965
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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 the northern part of the second court the hall is renowned for the reliefs on its back wall, which represent the imaginery scenes by which Hatshepsut tried to establish her descent from Amun (Amon) and thus her divine right to rule. The hall was extended later in Hatshepsut's reign by adding a small sanctuary for Anubis." [Haeny G., 1997: New K...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1961
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 10 cm x 7.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"In the northern part of the second court the hall is renowned for the reliefs on its back wall, which represent the imaginery scenes by which Hatshepsut tried to establish her descent from Amun (Amon) and thus her divine right to rule. The hall was extended later in Hatshepsut's reign by adding a small sanctuary for Anubis." [Haeny G., 1997: New K...

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Anacostia Museum
Dates:
circa 1989
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item
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1 Video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Curator Portia James led tour of the exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930.'

Exhibition Tour. Related to exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930.' Undated.

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

"The Wagenia derive their fame as fisherman from the way in which they have turned the opportunities offered them by their natural environment to account. At the point where they live, the river narrows considerably and drops in a series of rapids and cataracts over a several metres high, hard rocky ledge which appears above the surface here. A spe...

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Anacostia Museum
Dates:
circa 1989
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item
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1 Video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Speaking to a group of students, Charles Beckley, a chair inventor, talked about his invention. He explained the steps of creating an invention; patents and patent law; and producing his invention for mass consumption. He encouraged the students to come up with their own ideas by showing them how inventors build off of others' ideas.

Education program - lecture. Related to exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930.' Undated.

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Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Old Ways in the New World Program 1974 Washington, D.C.
Syrja.lahti, Hannu, 1950-
Niskanen, Tuuri, b. 1899
Moraeus, Lars Olov, 1955-
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Dates:
1974 July 5
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item
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1 Sound recording
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1974
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Finnish Music with Presenter Paula Hirsto, Field researcher Gordon Tracie - 1st song: Tune from Ostrobothnia (City in Finland), performed by three musicians. - 2nd song: A finnish "Polska". - 3rd song: Introduction of the Kântele, in English the Table Harp (the national instrument of Finland), one of the oldest string instruments. Then, a modern Ka...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
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 dominant appearance of the Step Pyramid inside the complex of Djoser is designed to denote the divine position of the dead king. The different structures inside represent a selection of units that were essential for the existence of the king in the afterlife: the south tomb and its mortuary chapel, the Hed-Sed chapels and temple 'T', the mortu...

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WMAR-TV (Television station : Baltimore, Md.)
Dates:
1989
Level:
item
Size:
2 Video recordings (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Public affairs show '2 The Point,' which aired on WMAR-TV Baltimore, provided coverage and promotion of 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930,' which was on display at the Anacostia Museum from May 1989 - May 1990. Curator Portia James spoke about the exhibition; young inventors explained their inventions; and images fro...

Television program. Related to exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930.' AV002065: dated 19890702. AV002058: undated.

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