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Dates:
1939-1973, undated
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Contains articles from nationally and internationally published newspapers and magazines documenting the tours, performances, and television appearances of Duke Ellington and the Duke Ellington Orchestra between 1931 and 1973. The clippings were compiled for Duke Ellington by clipping services Burelles, Incorporated, Livingston, New Jersey; Vital I...

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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 at the Okonkwo dance presented on the the market day, aho, 9 January 1960 in the Eastern Igbo community of Oha Nwego Village, in neighboring Okpoha Village-Group. Dr. Ottenberg was conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.

Original caption reads, "Okpoha Ngodo performance at Okpoha Village-Group, an Igbo village-group northwest of Afikpo, related to it historically. Xylophone around which masqueradres dance, with carved wooden figure. Two masked players perform on it together, one on each side." [Ottenberg field research notes, September 1959-December 1960, Part I].

"Okonkwo, also called okpoha ngodo, is a dance of young adult men wearing wooden masks and costumes something like those of the akparakpa dancers in the okumkpa, who perform to the music of a xylophone, basket rattles, and in some cases a wooden gong. The xylophone (igeri or akware) is in the center of the common. Composed of nine boards, without c...

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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 at the Okonkwo dance presented on the the market day, aho, 9 January 1960 in the Eastern Igbo community of Oha Nwego Village, in neighboring Okpoha Village-Group. Dr. Ottenberg was conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.

Original caption reads, "Okpoha Ngodo performance at Okpoha Village-Group, an Igbo village-group northwest of Afikpo, related to it historically. Xylophone around which masqueradres dance, with carved wooden figure. Two masked players perform on it together, one on each side." [Ottenberg field research notes, September 1959-December 1960, Part I].

"Okonkwo, also called okpoha ngodo, is a dance of young adult men wearing wooden masks and costumes something like those of the akparakpa dancers in the okumkpa, who perform to the music of a xylophone, basket rattles, and in some cases a wooden gong. The xylophone (igeri or akware) is in the center of the common. Composed of nine boards, without c...

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Creators:
Shamir, Marli
Dates:
1966-1976
Size:
33 Negatives (photographic) (color, 35mm)
1790 Negatives (photographic) (black and white, 120mm)
1,519 Color slides (35mm)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2013-009
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Collection dates from 1966 to 1976 and includes 1,817 black and white negatives, 1,519 35mm color slides, several hundred prints, and manuscript materials. Locations include Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Israel, Mali, and Niger and depict agriculture, architecture, especially mosques, landscapes, marketplaces, masquerade and musical performances, sculptures, and textiles. Peoples depicted include the Bambara, Bella, Bozo, Dogon, Fulani, Gao, Mandingo, San, Songhai, and Tuarag peoples.

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Creators:
Underwood & Underwood
Dates:
07/03/1926
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (piece, 4" x 5".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0143
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Caption: "Redbank, N.J. - An innovation in golfing. The Suneagle Golf Club at Redbank has a herd of sheep to crop the green and fairways, thus saving a mechanical mower. Seymour Dunn, the Club's pro wears kilts and plays the bagpipe to herd the sheep, while he also gives the players some tunes to chase the 'golf blues' away. - Doris Dunn putting, w...

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Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
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Creators:
Tamamura, Kozaburo, 1856-19??
Rosin, Henry D., Dr.
Rosin, Nancy
Dates:
[After 1872]
Level:
item
Size:
3 Photographic prints (Album 2, page 18, hand coloring, image 24 x 19.2 cm.; on mount 30.5 x 38.5 cm)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.35
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

An assortment of musicians and dancers perform upon tatami mats in front of a painted folding screen.

Item is a triptych, consisting of three panels.

Full title reads, The 'Miyako-odori' dancing in Kioto, which is very peculiar in Japan, is opened for about a month in April, every year; the dancers and musicians are most famous dancing and singing girls in Kioto. The photos show their charming figures as they were taken in the same manner.

The Miyako-odori, or Cherry Blossom Dance, is performed by top geishas and maikos every April in Kyoto. The Miyako-odori, begun in 1872, was meant to alleviate the gloominess and depression following the great capital switch, when Kyoto was replaced by Tokyo as the new capital of Japan. This dance also serves as an opportunity for ordinary people t...

Photographer unidentified.

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Creators:
Tamamura, Kozaburo, 1856-19??
Rosin, Henry D., Dr.
Rosin, Nancy
Dates:
[1860 - ca. 1900]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Photographic print (Album 2, page 42, hand coloring, image 19.2 x 24 cm., on mount 30.5 x 38.5 cm)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.35
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Collage of images produced by studeo of Tamamura Kozaburo of photographs by both Felice Beato and Baron Raimund von Stillfried. These images include, clockwise from upper left corner, two Buddhist priests, a nobleman, two child acrobats (von Stillfried), a woman in winter dress with umbrella, a female musician with shamisen, an officer with sword, ...

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Creators:
Stewart, Rex (William), Jr., 1907-1967 (cornetist)
Dates:
circa 1875-1890s, 1924-1988
Size:
2.4 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0424
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Rex Stewart Papers consist of book manuscripts, scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, genealogical records, newsclippings, periodicals, and ephemera materials that document the life and career of Rex Stewart, as well as the history of jazz from the perspective of one who witnessed first-hand the genre's "golden era". The collection is organ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Musical History
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Dates:
1903 - 1989
Size:
400 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Duke Ellington's career primarily through orchestrations (scores and parts), music manuscripts, lead sheets, transcriptions, and sheet music. It also includes concert posters, concert programs, television, radio, motion picture and musical theater scripts, business records, correspondence, awards, as well as audiotapes, audiodiscs, photographs, tour itineraries, newspaper clippings, magazines, caricatures, paintings, and scrapbooks.

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