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Dates:
circa 1987
Size:
1 Videocassettes (VHS) (30 minutes, color sound, 1/2 inch VHS)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1990.09
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Video recording of former Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, Robert Adams, returning A:shiwi (Zuni) Ahayu:da to the Zuni tribe. Ceremony was held at the School of the American Research in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Also recorded is the inauguration of the Governor of Zuni and Tribal Council in the plaza. Please note that the contents of the coll...

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Creators:
Van Beek, Gus W. (Gus Willard), 1922-
Dates:
1970-1973
Size:
Film reels (2 hours, color silent; 3000 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1990.14
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot of excavations at Tel Jemmeh, Israel. Excavation site is located on the ancient border between Israel and Egypt and was occupied chiefly from 1700 B.C. to 200 B.C. by Canaanites, Philistines, Assyrians, Persians, and Ptolemies of Egypt. Series of large mud brick storage chambers, built by the Ptolemaic government as tax collecting cent...

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Creators:
Roll, Barbara Honeyman
Dates:
1969-1975
Size:
3 Film reels (color silent; 1162 feet, S8mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1990.15
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

The collection consists of roughly edited film of a 1975 visit to Pere Village, Manus Province, Papua New Guinea which documents anthropologist Margaret Mead's Mead's last return to a village that she studied and wrote about over a span of decades. Also included is a copy of footage shot by Lenora Foerestal of John Kilepak's September 1969 visit t...

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Creators:
Bishop, Naomi Hawes
Bishop, John Melville
Dates:
1977-2009
Size:
Film reels (color sound, 16mm)
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1987.07
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited films, outtakes, stills, and narration tracks by John and Naomi Bishop. Includes footage shot in the village of Melamchi, Nepal, for the film Himalayan Herders. Supplementary material: Supplementary materials: audio tapes, 35mm slides, black-and-white stills. Annotatations (recorded narratives) are by John Bishop, documentary filmmaker,...

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Creators:
Elmendorf, Mary L. (Mary Lindsay)
Dates:
1970-1971 and 1976
Size:
Film reels (color silent, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1990.08
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot by Mary Elmendorf in Chan Kom, Yucatec, Mexico between 1970 and 1976. Ethnographic footage documents significant features of ritual and daily life in Chan Kom. Supplementary material: annotations (recorded narratives). Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and cultu...

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Creators:
Baker, Dan
Dates:
1976
Size:
Film reels (27 minutes, color sound; 1000 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1990.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film documenting the work of Chamorro traditional curer, Jaun Cepeda, on the island of Guam, Micronesia. Film discusses aspects of the history of Guam and the roots of the indigenous healing tradition practiced by contemporary Guamanian curers. Detailed are the curer's trade and indigenous ideas about the cause of disease, diagnoses and know...

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Creators:
Ault, James M., 1946-
Dates:
1987
Size:
107 Film reels (color sound; 75,600 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1989.21
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage and film shot in 1987 for the film BORN AGAIN about a congregation of fundamentalist Baptists in and around Worcester, Massachusetts. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with ...

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Creators:
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Dates:
1985-1988
Size:
5 Videocassettes (99 minutes, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1990.01
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of five episodes of National Geographic EXPLORER. Titles are: FIRE AND STEEL; WAY OF THE WADAABE; SAMBA; JU JU MUSIC; HAITIAN VOODOO. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be a...

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Creators:
Dornfield, Barry
Dates:
1988-1989
Size:
45 Film reels (color sound, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1989.15
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of the edited film, Powerhouse for God, and related outtakes. The films document a Baptist pastor and his congregation in Virginia's northern Blue Ridge Mountains and center on the worship service and devotional performances. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the cont...

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Creators:
Higbee, Edward Converse
Dates:
1919-1929
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white silent reversal; 5,200 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1989.16
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Films created and collected by Edward Higbee. Films were donated in three groups: Edited film "Capetown to Cairo" and outtakes shot and edited by Edward Higbee in 1929. Films shot by E. C. Higbee c. 1925 and 1926 in Bermuda and the British West Indies; Kodak Cinegraph titled HAITI, JAMAICA, NASSAU, AND CURACAO; and print of GRASS. Edited film an...

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