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Video of Ifa Honoring Ceremony for drums in Department of Anthropology collections
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology
Dates:
circa 2004
Size:
Video recordings
Collection ID:
HSFA.2005.13
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Video record made by Amy Staples (HSFA Fellow) of Ifa Honoring Ceremony for Ifa drums held in the Anthro collections. 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 As an historical document, its …

E. Richard Sorenson Papua New Guinea photographs
Creators:
Sorenson, E. Richard
Dates:
1963-1968
Size:
4,100 Photographs (black-and-white and color negatives, 120mm; 35mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2006.06
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Still photographs shot by E. Richard Sorenson while working for NIH. These stills were shot between 1963-1968 in Papua New Guinea. The still negatives were brought to the Smithsonian when Sorenson began the National Anthropological Film Center in 1975. May be associated with NIH motion picture film that Sorenson shot that was …

Steven Schecter videos
Creators:
Schecter, Steven
Dates:
circa 1975-1997
Size:
Video recordings
Collection ID:
HSFA.2004.18
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Video shot by Steven Schecter of the Canela Indians in Brazil for "Mending Ways," a collaborative project with Human Studies Film Archives, Steven Schecter and William Crocker. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of …

Precarious Balance
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Williams, Scott
Dates:
circa 1988
Size:
1 Videocassette (10 minutes, color sound, 3/4 inch)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2004.19
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited video created by the Smithsonian Institution Office of Telecommunications from film footage shot by Scott Williams in collaboration with the Smithsonian's National Human Studies Film Center for a National Museum of Natural History exhibit on Micronesia, ca. 1988. Video shows the relationship of Micronesians to the sea (boys playing with …

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Cave Archaeology in North America
Creators:
Watson, Patty Jo, 1932-
Dates:
circa 1996
Size:
1 Video recording (25 minutes, VHS)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2004.13
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Video of a lecture by Watson titled Cave Archaeology in North America at Washington University. 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 …

Video of 40th Anniversary Celebration of the Department of Mineral Sciences and Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Videocassettes (Hi8) (2 hours)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2004.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Amy Staples (HSFA Fellow) recorded 40th Anniversary Celebration of Dept. of Mineral Sciences and Paleobiology, NMNH. 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 …

Video of Makah baskets in Department of Anthropology collections
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology
Dates:
2004
Size:
1 Videocassettes (Hi8) (1 hour)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2004.06
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Amy Staples (HSFA Fellow) videotaped Melissa Peterson, Makah Basket weaver and, at the time, NMNH, American Indian Program community scholar, explaining Makah baskets in Anthro collections. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its …

Making of a Cane Bullnose Basket
Dates:
1983
Size:
1 Video recording (U-matic, 3/4-inch)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2001.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Video entitled "The Making of a Cane 'Bullnose' Basket." Video made in 1983 documents the making of a basket that was made specifically for the Smithsonian. 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 …

Video of Performance of The Shame-man Meets El Mexican't at the Smithsonian Hotel and Country Club
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
Gómez-Peña, Guillermo
Luna, James
Dates:
1993
Size:
Video recordings (14 hours, VHS)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2002.06
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Video recording of a controversial Native American Public Programs presentation: The Shame-man Meets El Mexican't at the Smithsonian Hotel and Country Club. 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 …

Cincinnati Museum Center films
Dates:
Undated
Size:
16 Film reels (color silent, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2000.08
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

16 cans of film thought to be "educational titles" but on brief inspection appear to be amateur film/footage and other footage of different areas of the world. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of …

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