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Adelaide Pearson Film of Asian Pottery Techniques
Creators:
Pearson, Adelaide
Dates:
1938-1939
Size:
1 Film reel (27 minutes, black-and-white silent; 717 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1991.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film of a trip to Asia to view a variety of pottery techniques. The film concentrates on Indian pottery making, primarily in the Delhi Pottery Works and Puri, but also includes brief sequences of pottery making in Burma, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Japan. Film was shot in 1938-1939 by Adelaide Pearson …

I am the Pain Doctor
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 …

Our First History
Dates:
circa 1970
Size:
1 Film reel (color sound; 1,200 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2013.03
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film about what archeology in Ecuador shows about that country's early history. 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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary …

Yoruba Crafts
Creators:
Bascom, William Russell, 1912-1981
Dates:
1950-1951
Size:
1 Film reel (11 minutes, color silent; 400 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1989.19
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film shot in Oyo, Nigeria during field research. This visual record reflects Bascom's approach to the study of African aesthetics, one which integrated an analysis of the social role, status, and function of the artist with his/her individual style, ideas, and technique. Footage records traditional Yoruba craft techniques …

Carol Laderman lecture video
Creators:
Laderman, Carol
Dates:
2001
Size:
1 Videocassette (78 minutes, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2013.07
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full video recording of a lecture by medical anthropologist Carol Laderman given on April 21, 2001 on how she became a medical anthropologist, the trajectory of the field of medical anthropology within the discipline of anthropology, and her work in Malaysia studying traditional medicine as practiced by the indigenous population. Video also …

Department of Anthropology Staff Oral History videos
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology
Dates:
2009-2011
Size:
10 Video recordings (10 hours, color sound; miniDV)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2013.10
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full video recordings for video oral history of Department of Anthropology, recorded in 2009-2011. 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 …

Video of William Sturtevant Lecture: Seminole History and Tradition
Dates:
November 7, 1999
Size:
1 Video recording (1 hour, color sound; VHS)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2012.11
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full video recording of a lecture given by William Sturtevant on November 7, 1999 at Eckerd college, Florida. Lecture was given as part of a lecture series, "Discovering Native America. Tape includes introduction of Sturtevant and post lecture questions. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology …

Films from the American Anthropological Association records
Dates:
1917-1972
Size:
Film reels
Sound recordings (1/4-inch)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2002.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Various prints, 1/4" sound and production elements from the AAA collections at NAA. 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 …

H. Arlo Nimmo Film of Tawitawi, Philippines
Creators:
Nimmo, Harry
Dates:
1963
Size:
1 Film reel (3 minutes, color silent; 50 feet, 8mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2011.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot at the Bajau (Sama Dilaut) village of Tungkallang, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines. Footage depicts village scenes incuding houses, houseboats, a wedding and fishing nets. 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 …

Morton Klass films of West Bengal, India
Creators:
Klass, Morton, 1927-2001
Dates:
circa 1964
Size:
12 Film reels (color silent; 600 feet, 8mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2011.03
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot probably in a West Bengal, India, village. 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 terminology and …

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