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Creators:
Cleaver, Wellington H.
Dates:
circa 1944
Size:
306 Photographic prints ((8 albums), black & white, 5.5 x 8 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1993-025
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Technical Sergeant Wellington H. Cleaver while on military tour in Western Africa, circa 1944.

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Creators:
Gabriel, Léopold
Dates:
between 1920-1940
Size:
370 Postcards (silver gelatin (2 v.), black & white, 9 x 14 cm. or smaller )
Collection ID:
EEPA.1989-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by L. Gabriel in Central Africa and Mozambique between 1914-1920.

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Dates:
1906-1909
Size:
1 Lantern slide (color, 8 x 10 cm.)
93 Lantern slides (black & white, 8 x 10 cm.)
1 Folder (calendar (1909) , illustrated, 15 x 24 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1993-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs or collected by Dr. John Sebastien Derr, a member of the Sudan United Mission in Cameroon from 1906-1909. As a missionary he was devoted to converting the people in Cameroon to Christianity and to dispelling Islam. The majority of the slides depict life in Adamawa, northern Cameroon. The images document Islamic and other populations in Cameroon. The individual and group portraits of men, women, and children primarily focus on the lives of the indigenous peoples, though a few pictures of Europeans are included. A Hausa leader is featured among the portraits. The Sudan United Mission calendar displaying snapshots of a different missionary with each month. Dr. Derr is featured in January of 1909. Also included in the calendar are a list of officers, five prayers, a list of societies in the Sudan without a missionary and events that relate to the Sudan United Mission. Images of musicians, cooks, hunters, and laborers give some sense of village and missionary life. Other scenes reveal Central African terrain. There are two or three views of mountains, sunrise or sunset, and regional vegetation. Many images capture architecture, among which are building styles ranging from thatched edifices to colonial buildings and to urban street scenes in colonial Egypt. Maritime activity is exhibited in the shots of various boats used by the African peoples. European seamen and passengers are depicted as well. Along with photographs of northern Cameroon, there are several images of life in colonial Egypt.

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Dates:
circa 1890
Size:
7 Photographic prints ((dupe prints), black & white, 8 x 10 inches)
7 Photographic prints ((collotypes), black & white, 23 x 29 cm.)
1 Boxe
7 Negatives (photographic) (black & white, 4 x 5 inches)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1993-027
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs of Afar people in Somalia or Northern Ethiopia, circa 1890.

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Dates:
1993-1996
Size:
video recordings (sd., col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1996-020
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Video recorded interviews conducted by Dr. Simon Ottenberg of Nigeria artists in Nigeria and in the United States of America, 1994-1996.

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Dates:
circa 1981
Size:
3 Photographic prints ((1 v.), color, 15.5 x 10.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1990-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs of Nomoli and Kissi Stones, circa 1981.

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Creators:
Eicher, Joanne B.
Dates:
1983-1984
Size:
5 Slides (photographs) (1 volume, color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1992-025
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Joanne B. Eicher in Calabar, 1983-1984.

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Dates:
1996
Size:
9 Video recordings (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1993-008
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Film to tape transfer of 16mm color positive work print.

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Creators:
Cigaretten-Bilderdienst Dresden
Dates:
1936
Size:
261 Photographic prints (color, 5 x 6 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1993-018
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Album containing prints collected from cigarette packets and assembled within. Prints are of scenes from German colonial possessions prior to the First World War.

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Creators:
Ruch Family
Dates:
between 1922-1925
Size:
326 Photographic prints (dupe prints, 8 x 10 in. )
211 Photographic prints ((1 vol.) + papers., black & white, 8 x 13 cm. or smaller.)
115 Lantern slides (hand colored, 6 x 9 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-013
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken and lantern slides collected by Andrew and Martha Ruch to document their experiences as missionaries in Africa during the 1920s. The photographs document Andrew and Martha Ruch's missionary work and their activities among the Kikuyu people. Places shown include Cairo, Egypt; the Mediterranean Sea; a beach in Mombasa, Kenya; Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania; Port Said, Egypt and the Suez Canal. Activities depicted include building houses, carrying loads such as grass (for thatching), luggage, water and wood; cooking; drying skins; grinding millet; pounding sugar cane and selling items from boats to ship passagers. Ceremonies included are baptisms and church ceremonies. Portraits of people include Christian converts; chiefs, children; families; Muhia, Ruchs' assistant; the Ruches; and warriors. Many of the portraits document African clothing, ornaments, scarification and weapons. Architectural images include building materials, grain bins, houses (including Ruch's home), mosques, museums in Cairo, pyramids, railroads, temples in Egypt and villages. Boats, motorcycles and ships are also pictured. Nature scenes of landscapes and animals vary greatly and include mountains, trails, rivers, vegetation, waterfalls as well as birds, camels, cattle, donkeys, lizards and a lion.

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