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Francis Speed films
Creators:
Speed, Francis
Harper, Peggy
Dates:
circa 1966
Size:
2 Film reels (22 minutes, black-and-white sound; 800 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1982.11
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

"Studies in Nigerian Dance, no. 1 and 2" made ca. 1966 by Francis Speed. Collection includes associated texts. 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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds …

Robert M. Zingg films of the Huichol and Tarahumara
Creators:
Zingg, Robert M. (Robert Mowry), 1900-1957
Dates:
1933-1934
Size:
2 Film reels (79 minutes, black-and-white silent; 1835 feet)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1982.10
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of footage shot by anthropologist Robert Zingg in Northern Mexico. Collection also contains related publications. 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 As an historical document, its contents may be …

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Richard Fiske film of Hawaiian volcanic rifts
Creators:
Fiske, Richard S.
Dates:
circa 1970-1980
Size:
1 Film reel (color silent; 367 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1982.09
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film demonstrating the creation of the Hawaiian Rifts (volcano study). 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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and …

Henry Bascom Collins films of Yupik Eskimo Life, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska
Creators:
Collins, Henry B. (Henry Bascom), 1899-1987
Ford, James Alfred, 1911-1968
Dates:
circa 1930
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white silent; 2000 feet, 35mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1982.06
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage taken by Smithsonian anthropologist Henry Collins and his assistant James Ford in the summer of 1930, Gambell, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska. Shots include Eskimos in boats; three men positioning themselves in boulders along seacliffs to catch birds with pole net; dancing and drumming; fishing with both lines and nets; dog …

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Sugar Plant Hunting by Airplane in New Guinea
Creators:
United States. Department of Agriculture
Brandes, E. W. (Elmer Walker)), b. 1891
Peck, Richard K.
Dates:
1929
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white silent, 35mm)
116 Photographs (Lantern slides)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1982.07
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film made by the United States Department of Agriculture during an expedition to locate disease resistant varieties of sugar cane in the Territory of Papua and Mandated Territory of New Guinea. Footage was shot during 57 flights in what was ostensibly the first European exploration of sites in the interior …

Okefinokee Swamp
Creators:
Harper, Francis, 1886-1972
Dates:
circa 1929
Size:
2 Film reels (black-and-white silent; 1,551 feet, 35mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1982.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot of a settlement near the Okefinokee Swamp before the inhabitants were moved to make way for a Works Progress Administration project. Footage includes shots of settlers engaged in agriculture, logging, and domestic activities and wildlife. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology …

Roland S. Morris films of Japan
Creators:
Morris, Roland S. (Roland Sletor), 1874-1945
Dates:
1917-1920
Size:
7 Film reels (1 hour 58 minutes, black-and-white silent; 4050 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1982.03
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of films collected by Roland S. Morris while he was U.S. Ambassador to Japan. Films include BEAUTIFUL JAPAN, '17-18 film made by Benjamin Brodsky of travels through Japan and copies of two Pathe newsreel stories about the Morris family in Japan, c. late teens. Collection also includes a map …

Frederick Wulsin films
Creators:
Wulsin, Frederick R. (Frederick Roelker), 1891-1961
Dates:
circa 1927
Size:
2 Film reels (33 minutes, black-and-white silent; 1989 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1982.01
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot on a journey from the White Nile in the Sudan, into Uganda, the Belgian Congo (Zaire), and French Equitorial Africa (Chad, Gabon, Congo, Central African Republic). Footage includes: traveling down the White Nile on a barge to Rejat, Sudan; the upper Uele River in central Africa; colonial presence …

The Religious Investiture of His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet
Creators:
Owen Murphy Productions
Murphy, Owen
Office of Tibet (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
circa 1970
Size:
1 Film reel (color sound; 522 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1981.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film from footage of unknown origin depicting the investiture and procession of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Lhasa, Tibet in 1958 and 1959. Procession, including mounted horsemen, people on foot, and the Dalai Lama in a palanquin, is shown beginning outside Lhasa and continuing to the site of the investiture …

National Human Studies Film Center collection
Dates:
circa 1935 and circa 1960-1980
Size:
Film reels (16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.13
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

The collection consists of prints of edited films and unedited reels of footage that were tranferred from the National Human Studies Film Center/National Anthropological Film Center to the Human Studies Film Archives upon creation of the Archives. The Film Archives received no information as to the source or agreements …

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