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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 Dogon fleeing from Islamic persecution used the already existing houses which belonged to the Tellem and Andoumboulou. Once there was no longer a persistant threat to their safety the villages were moved to the foot of the rocky plateau where there were still well hidden. The position of the compound on this rocky belt between the highland are...

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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

"The Dogon fleeing from Islamic persecution used the already existing houses which belonged to the Tellem and Andoumboulou. Once there was no longer a persistant threat to their safety the villages were moved to the foot of the rocky plateau where there were still well hidden. The position of the compound on this rocky belt between the highland are...

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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

"The Dogon fleeing from Islamic persecution used the already existing houses which belonged to the Tellem and Andoumboulou. Once there was no longer a persistant threat to their safety the villages were moved to the foot of the rocky plateau where there were still well hidden. The position of the compound on this rocky belt between the highland are...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1971
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Bamana villages are called duguw. They are comprised of compounds, often set off in the eastern Bamana country by mud brick walls. In this region, houses are usually rectangular and constructed of mud brick with roofs of wooden poles overlaid with dried mud. In the western and southern Bamana country, houses are usually round with thatch roofs. Ho...

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1935
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file
Collection ID:
AAA.kentrock
Repository:
Archives of American Art

(correspondence and legal papers concerning Blair's lease of a house from Kent)

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file
Collection ID:
EEPA.2008-009
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"A 15"; "…Collection (2nd) Lagos… Govt. House"; "Date 17/4/54" [Illegible manuscript] (36 frames)

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EEPA.2008-009
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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Western House of Assembly, Date 4/5/53; 6/A [Illegible manuscript; Contact sheet: government] (36 frames)

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Abbott, Belle K. (Belle Kendrick), 1842-1893
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4649
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Clippings from Atlanta Constitution-Weekly, November 1889 (Ch. II) and November 12, 1889. (Ch. III).

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Larrabee, Constance Stuart
Dates:
1948
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item
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1 Negative ((silver gelatin)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((contact print)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((dupe print)., b&w, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1998-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Man Building Bed Frame, 1948. Photographic image of a man on the sidewalk of a street in Johannesburg building a bed frame. He learned his craft at the Johannesburg Vocational Training Center. Young men are trained at the center to become tailors, builders, carpenters, and cabinetmakers. The training is free. Later, the carpenters make furniture wh...

In 1945, Constance Stuart returned from her assignment as the first female South African war correspondent in World War II. Her reputation as a photographer grew. She maintained a photographic studio in Pretoria and Johannesburg. This series of images which she entitled "Johannesburg Black Man" depict life in downtown Johannesburg and in parts of t...

There is one 8x10 black and white vintage print of this negative in the Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection. EEPA also produced an 8x10 study print for reference purposes.

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1967
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Traditionally the Lega prefer to eat roasted foods. Women are in charge of the preparation of meals. In good weather they cook in the open air in front of their living quarters; the hearth is formed by four slow-burning logs arranged in a triamgle so that they can support a pot over the fire. This informal hearth, or mutula, is of great symbolic a...