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Creators:
Van Valin, William B., 1878-
Dates:
1912-1918
Size:
10 Film reels (black-and-white silent; 6,950 feet, 35mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film shot by William Van Valin as leader of the John Wanamaker Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska for the University of Pennsylvania Museum. The film, that later toured in a film-lecture series by Van Valin, is known under the main title TIP TOP OF THE EARTH: Alaskan Eskimo Educational Series. Series includes the titles: SCENES AT NOME, ALAS...

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Creators:
Haupt, Robert
Dates:
1933-1937
Size:
Film reels (25 minutes, black-and-white silent, 965 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1980.03
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage taken while Haupt travelled in India and Pakistan while stationed at the Woodstock school in Landour/Mussoorie, Uttar Pradesh, one of the so-called "hill stations" of British India. Locations of interest include Mussoorie, Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), Jaipur (Rajasthan), Nagpur (Maharashtra), Bombay, the Portugese colony of Goa (India), and t...

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Creators:
Simpson, George Eaton, 1904-1998
Dates:
1937
Size:
1 Film reel (18 minutes, black-and-white silent; 451 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1992.12
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot in Plaisance, northern Haiti in conjunction with fieldwork. Shots include: a communal work group or combite organized to weed a field and construct a peasant house; a funeral procession; a social gathering (with musical ensemble, drumming, and dancing) at a peasant house; a wedding procession; various demonstrations of dance styles by ...

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