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Creators:
Mason, Leonard, 1913-2005
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
United States. Navy
Dates:
circa 1950
Size:
Film reels (color silent; 3600 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1983.03
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot of Arno Atoll, Marshall Islands, as part of the Coral Atoll Project sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the United States Navy. Scenes include aerial shots of the atoll; harvesting and processing fronds of coconut and pandanus trees for weaving mats, baskets, and clothing and for roofing; women's dances; preparing and roas...

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Creators:
Fuller, Mortimer
Dates:
circa 1930
Size:
Film reels (50 minutes, black-and-white silent reversal; 1,345 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1983.01
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot during a hunting expedition to east Africa including Uganda, Kenya, Egypt, and the Sudan. Footage includes: shipboard ritual of "crossing the equator," passage through the Suez Canal, a local ceremony staged for visitors by Acholi tribesmen, Kikuyu dance, monumental Egyptian sculpture and architecture, and various hunting activities an...

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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 teams; the preparat...

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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 (native bearers carrying Europeans and ...

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Creators:
Sully, Paul, 1949-
Gardsbane, Diane
Dates:
1980-1981
Size:
Film reels (3 hours 12 minutes, color sound silent; 3500 feet, S8mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1983.07
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage depicting ceremonies of "graduation" of diviners in Swaziland, Southern Africa, taken in 1980 and 1981. Collection also includes associated texts, still film, sound recordings, annotations (recorded narratives), production logs, and field notes. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect ...

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Creators:
Gibson, Gordon D.
Dates:
1953-1973
Size:
Film reels (5 hours 14 minutes, black-and-white color silent sound; 12,042 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1983.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot by Gordon D. Gibson from 1953-1973. Collection also includes associated texts, sound recordings, production logs, and field notes. 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 wi...

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