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Edward Dixon Freeland film of Bison Round-up and Oglala Sioux Encampment
Creators:
Freeland, Edward Dixon
Dates:
1937
Size:
1 Film reel (17 minutes, color silent; 288 feet, 8mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1988.07
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot of Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota during the thirties. Footage records a bison round-up which was organized by park personnel for the Oglala Sioux. Also filmed are scenes of the Oglala Sioux encampment on park lands and butchering of bison. Please note that the contents of the …

Rickshaw Films collection
Creators:
Rickshaw Films (Production Company)
Dates:
circa 1950-1959
Size:
15 Film reels (color silent; 1,500 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1988.21
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

15 16mm films produced n the late 1950's by Rickshaw Films of Hong Kong documenting the Philippines, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, and handicrafts in Hong Kong. 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 …

Robert Von Kaupp film of the Festival of the Battle of Puebla
Creators:
Von Kaupp, Robert, 1925-2012
Dates:
1968
Size:
1 Film reel (16 minutes, color silent; 506 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1989.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage taken of the annual festival reenactment of the Battle of Puebla which takes place in Huejotzingo, Mexico. Footage concentrates on masks and costumes. 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 …

Walter Deshler film of the Tuaregs of Algeria
Creators:
Deshler, Walter
Dates:
circa 1970
Size:
1 Film reel (color silent reversal; 50 feet, S8mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1988.23
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage of Walter Deshler's trip to the Tauregs in Algeria. 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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology …

Film of Department of Anthropology Processing Lab's Move of Dugout Canoes
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology
Dates:
1974
Size:
1 Film reel (12 minutes, color silent reversal; 409 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1988.22
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Film footage documenting the move of two dug-out canoes from storage in west court Natural History Building to new storage in east wing basement of Natural History Building. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time …

W. Raymond Wood film of the River Basin Survey in Fort Pierre, South Dakota
Creators:
Wood, W. Raymond
Dates:
1952
Size:
1 Film reel (color silent; 90 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1988.01
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage taken by W. Raymond Wood when he was a member of the Smithsonian Institution River Basin Surveys field party directed by Franklin Fenenga. Footage includes excavation work at the Indian Creek, the Buffalo Pasture, and the Thomas Riggs sites. Please note that the contents of the collection and the …

Robert Maher films of the Philippines
Creators:
Maher, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1922-1987
Dates:
circa 1973
Size:
Film reels (72 minutes, color silent; 2000 feet, 8mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1988.20
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full film record shot among the Ifugao, northern Luzon, while Maher was a research associate at the Philippine National Museum. Footage was produced in the course of a project which combined archeology and ethnology to reconstruct the evolution of Ifugao culture. Documentation of Ifugao agricultural and ceremonial activities includes: the …

Ronald Engard videos of dances and rituals of the Kingdom of Bafut and Babanki, Cameroon
Creators:
Engard, Ronald K.
Dates:
1981-1983
Size:
8 Videocassettes (VHS) (50 hours, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1988.08
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full video record documents performances of a variety of dance societies from the Kingdom of Bafut and the neighboring kingdom of Babanki (Kedjum Keku) in the northwest province of Cameroon. A prominent feature of Bafut political life, ownership of specific dances by sub-chiefs and important nobles is a constituting element …

Films of Black Hills rodeo and Dog Feast
Dates:
1938
1942
Size:
Film reels (16 minutes, color silent; 366 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1988.10
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage taken at a July 4th rodeo in Belle Fourche, South Dakota. Parade shots at the rodeo include Ben Black Elk in buckskins and war bonnet and truncated versions of the war and kettle dance as well as a fancy dancer. Footage also includes a Sioux Indian Dog feast held by …

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Pearls and Savages
Creators:
Hurley, Frank, 1885-1962
Dates:
1921
Size:
1 Film reel (10 minutes, black-and-white sound; 877 feet, 35mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1989.01
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Incomplete edited film is believed to be a reel from a later version of PEARLS AND SAVAGES shot in New Guinea in 1921. Footage includes: on and over the Fly and Strickland rivers and around Lake Murray, overviews of native settlements, Gogodala people of the Fly River Delta paddling canoes, males …

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