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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1978-1980
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, while on an Art Historical and Anthropological Field Research from October of 1978 through July of 1980.

Original title reads, "At Bafodea Town. Wives of the Bafodea paramount Chief weeding his swamp rice farm in the Mantia River area near Bafodea Town." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 1980].

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1978-1980
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, while on an Art Historical and Anthropological Field Research from October of 1978 through July of 1980.

Original title reads, "At Bafodea Town. Wives of the Bafodea paramount Chief weeding his swamp rice farm in the Mantia River area near Bafodea Town." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 1980].

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1951-1953
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from December 1951 to March 1953.

Original title reads, "Woman returning from farm with heavy load, Ndibe Village area." [Ottenberg field research notes, O Series, December 1951-March 1953].

"Many of the compact villages that make up Afikpo are within half a mile of others, separated only by a narrow area of groves, farmland, and bush. It is a hilly region. The long broad valleys tend to become swamp during the rainy season, but the best farmlands are there. The practice of planting crops in large mounds of earth prevents their roting ...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.

Original caption reads, "Women from Ezi Item compound, Mgbom Village, carrying cassava home from farm. Photo taken from Government Secretary's house." [Ottenberg field research notes, September 1959-December 1960, Part I].

"For each village there are six land sections, one farmed each year, usually in rotation, successively going out from the settlement in one direction from it. The farmland nearest the village, called ebo, is outside of this six-block system and can be used at will. Both ebo and this distant land are also controlled by matrilineal and patrilineal de...

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Creators:
Parker, Ben (scriptwriter)
Shurr, Robert L. (scriptwriter)
Dates:
1939-1940, 1968
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0133
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The film, George Washington Carver, starring Carver himself, was filmed in 1939 and released in 1940. Ben Parker was the director and Robert L. Shurr wrote the screenplay.

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Creators:
Underwood & Underwood
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (4" x 5".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0143
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1961
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 photograph depicts women returning from the fields carrying tomato crates. "Al Fayyum was an ancient center; noted for ruins dating to 12th dynasty (1991-1786 BC), & Greek & Coptic papyrus; today is center for cotton ginning & tanning." [The J. Paul Getty Trust: Art and Architecture Thesaurus]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1961
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 photograph depicts women returning from the fields carrying tomato crates. "Al Fayyum was an ancient center; noted for ruins dating to 12th dynasty (1991-1786 BC), & Greek & Coptic papyrus; today is center for cotton ginning & tanning." [The J. Paul Getty Trust: Art and Architecture Thesaurus]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was ...