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Creators:
Naff, Alixa, 1919-2013
Dates:
1875 - 2004
Size:
120 Cubic feet (295 boxes )
2,000 Photographs
450 cassette tapes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0078
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection is the result of research conducted by Dr. Alixa Naff relating to the study of the early Arab immigrant experience in the United States from about 1880-World War II. The study began with oral history interviews in 1962 and became a major project in 1980 with a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. It documents the assimilation of Arabic speaking immigrants in the United States.

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Creators:
Naff, Alixa, 1919-2013
Dates:
circa 1957-1972
Size:
28 color prints
13 sound tapes (open reel)
1,500 Slides (circa 1500 black & white and color slides)
300 Prints (circa, silver gelatin)
1 Boxe (35 mm acetate negatives)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2011-02
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs taken by Alixa Naff between 1957 and the early 1970s on trips to England, Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Middle East, and open reel audio tapes of interviews regarding Syrian-Lebanese folklore that Naff conducted in 1965 in the Lebanese Village of Rashaya al-Wadi. Comprising this collection are images of cities, structures, art, pe...

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Zembo Shrine (Location of Meeting--Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; )
Dates:
1949 - 1949
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1399
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An album of photographs documenting the activities of the members of the Zembo Shrine of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The album Includes images of members involved in charitable activities for children from Shriners' Hospitals; of members engaged in ritual activities or participating in public events such as parades; and of members in regalia.

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Creators:
Prussin, Labelle
Dates:
1979
Size:
2 Sheets (59 x 40 centimeters and 33 x 22 centimeters, colored inks)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2008-18
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Two amulets (called "hatumere" by the Fulbe and "sebe" by the Mande) collected by Labelle Prussin in Bafodea, Sierra Leone in 1979. One is a copy that Labelle Prussin had made of an amulet inscribed in Arabic. The original amulet was later collected by Simon Ottenberg and is now in the collections of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art...

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Creators:
Stern, Louis E., 1886-1962
Dates:
1897-1978
Size:
0.8 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.sterloui
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, writings, art work, photographs and printed material relating to Stern's art collection and his relationships with Marc Chagall and family, and with Reuvin and Esther Rubin.

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Creators:
Brashares, Charles W., 1891-1982
Dates:
1923-1924, 1945-1954
Size:
281 color slides
21 lantern slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.99-1
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Charles W. Brashares in India (1948-1949), Portugal, Africa (including Liberia, Nigeria, Ghana, and South Africa, 1945), Japan (1948) Bolivia (1951), and Peru (1951) documenting the people, ceremonies, architecture, and scenery of each location. The collection also includes lantern slides depicting Palestinian people, architectu...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of Education
Dates:
1954, 1972, 1990-1993, and undated
Size:
7.52 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (4 film boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-063
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting films and videos produced by the Office of Education. The most documented film in this accession is "The Art of the Hyo-gushi," a 45 minute film following the restoration of three Japanese paintings by Takahi Sugiura and his assistants, Shigero Mikkachi and Makoto Souta. Other productions document...

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Creators:
Palestine Exploration Fund
Dates:
circa 1890-1895
Size:
56 mounted prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.158
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs collected by the Palestine Exploration Fund depicting sites and peoples in Syria, Israel, and Palestine that relate to Biblical events. Sites include the Great Mosque in Damascus, Nazareth, a Samaritan camp, remains of synagogues, Mount Gerizim, and Jerusalem. The photographs, which were either made or funded by members of the Palesti...

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Creators:
McKim, Leonora Jackson, 1880-1969
Dates:
undated
Size:
24 Prints (albumen)
5 Prints (probably chromolithograph)
4 Prints (collotype)
2 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.159
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting people and historically or geologically significant sites. Most of the collection consists of images of Norway, particularly the Sami people, towns, and reindeer. It also includes oversized postcards depicting temple remains in Agrigento (Girgenti), Italy, color images of Biblical locations in Jerusalem and Palestine, and imag...

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Creators:
Hare, Raymond A.
Dates:
1930s -1960s
Size:
6 Linear feet (2300 photographs)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1989.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Ambassador Raymond A. Hare (1901-1994) created this collection to document the architecture, cities, and landscapes of the Middle East, including Afghanistan, Egypt, Greece, Iraq, Jordan, Israel and Palestine, Iran, Syria, Turkey, and Yemen.A photograph album of 90 silver-gelatin photographs depicts minarets in Cairo, Egypt, with annotations in Arabic and English describing the date and title of each minaret. Two portfolios of photographs presented to Ambassador Hare in 1965 by the senior staff of the U.S. Agency for International Development Mission to Turkey to commemorate his service as Ambassador to Turkey from 1961-1965. Included are 52 matted photographs, many signed by the photographer Ara Guler and dated and captioned, documenting the art and architecture of the Seljuks and the Armenians at the Armenian center of Ani. The slides, 1930s - 1960s, created by Hare document Islamic architecture and people and place views of North Africa, Turkey, Egypt, and Syria.

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