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Dates:
2009
Size:
4.07 Megabytes (Digital Images)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-115
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection includes three photographs of the A-frame house built by Barry Farm early settler William Fractious in 1867-68 on the 2100 block of Elvans Road in Southeast, Washington, DC. The images were taken in 2009 by Patricia Brown Savage while conducting research on the history of Elvans Road.

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Creators:
Cohen, Stuart
Dates:
2000
Size:
0.02 Cubic feet (1 box)
49 Photographic prints (Silver gelatin on paper, 16 x 20)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0804
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These photographs depict various scenes in Marblehead, Massachusetts, as photographed in the year 1999, including views of the town and its environs, commerce, and activities of people, especially families. The photographs are part of a self-assigned project, through which Stuart Cohen intended to survey the state of the town as it prepared to greet the new millennium.

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Creators:
Catherwood, Frederick, 1799-1854
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Sheet (36.5 x 21.5 inches)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS211351
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The drawing shows a pyramid temple known as the "House of the Magician" or "House of the Dwarf," in the ruined city of Uxmal, Yucatan. According to earlier cataloging, Alfred Marston Tozzer (letter of April 25, 1941--not examined) described the drawing as depicting the "eastern facade of the upper two buildings of the House of the Magician. The doo...

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
1964
undated
Size:
0.51 Cubic feet (consisting of 1 box, 1 folder, 2 oversize folders.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Frames
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Frames and Framing forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Choate, John N., of Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Anderson, J. A.
Northwestern Photographic Company
Dates:
undated
Size:
44 mounted prints
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4574
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of Carlisle by J. N. Choate, three Rosebud Agency photographs by J. A. Anderson, the rest unidentified as to photographer. The photographs probably date between 1880 and 1895.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
undated
Size:
0 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S04
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. Series 4 consists of photographs, slides and transparencies of items found in the collection. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana .

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Creators:
Pye, John
Dates:
1911-1979
Size:
1.54 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-024
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The John Pye papers, dating from 1911 to 1979 and measuring .73 linear feet, document the career of White House chauffeur and butler John Pye. The collection is composed of correspondence, clippings, invitations, photographs, and a book.

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Creators:
Moore, Riley Dunning, 1883-
Dates:
1912
Size:
12 Prints
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4696
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Made by Bureau of American Ethnology from a series of negatives by Riley D. Moore, 1912, filed in Division of Physical Anthropology, U. S. National Museum. 11 prints of Eskimos and 1 of an Aleut.

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Creators:
Fagg, William B., 1914-1992
Dates:
between 1949-1959
Size:
2,452 Photographic Prints ((21 boxes), black and white, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1986-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photographs document William Fagg's extensive survey work in Nigeria and his trips to Benin, Congo, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Zaire. The photographs illustrate African cultures and works of art, especially those of the Yoruba in Nigeria. Nigerian artisans portrayed include a blacksmith in the town of Jebba, a craftsman casting brass at Ijebu-Ode, and a potter at work in Nok. Celebrations and ceremonies documented include the igue oba and itue ceremonies and the festival of leaves in Benin. There are also images of dances of the Bargesh in northern Nigeria and a masked dance at Nok. Architecture documented includes altars and shrines in Benin and in Oyo, Nigeria; a Birom settlement; Brazilian-style houses in Porto Novo, Republic of Benin; an emir's house in Nigeria; a Jarawa village in Nigeria; the mosque in Keffi, Nigeria; and palaces of Yoruba kings. Most of the photographs show sculpture including Benin bronze plaques and hip masks; Esie stone sculpture; Ifa divination boards, drums, and figures; a Kuba ndop (royal statue) in the Kinshasa Museum; Nok terra-cotta and wooden figures; and Tada bronze figures. There also are images of epa (masquerade) masks; gelede (men's society) masks; a head of Olokun (a male Yoruba divinity) from Ibadan, Nigeria; and Yoruba edan ogboni (bronze staffs) and ibeji (twin figures) from Nigeria. Images of objects by identifiable artists include a palace pillar, post and sculpture by Agbonbiofe; a door and epa mask by Areogun; and a house post and lidded bowl by Olowe of Ise.

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Creators:
Abbott, Belle K. (Belle Kendrick), 1842-1893
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4649
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Clippings from Atlanta Constitution-Weekly, November 1889 (Ch. II) and November 12, 1889. (Ch. III).

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