National Anthropological Film Center films of the Western Caroline Islands of Micronesia
Sorenson, E. Richard
Collection consists of full film record and edited film documenting life on the Caroline Islands of Micronesia. Collection also contains associated texts, still film, sound recordings, and field notes. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the …
[Roger Brown, Richard Hunt, John Hegarty] [videorecording] / Archives of American Art, produced by American Film House ; exec. producer, Dennis Barrie ; producers, Linda Abramsky and Ralph Graham ; director, cinematographer, Charles Cirgenski
Dennis Barrie, Midwest director of the Archives of American Art, narrates three separate documentaries about Chicago artists, including painter Roger Brown, sculptor Richard Hunt, and realist painter John Hegarty. Version combines three separate 15 min. video productions on one cassette.
Oral history interview with Eleanor "Brownie" Hibben
31 Pages (Transcript)
An interview of Eleanor "Brownie" Hibben conducted 1991 Oct. 25, by Suzan Campbell, for the Archives of American Art.
Oral history interview with James Wentzy
164 Pages (Transcript)
An interview with James Wentzy, conducted 2017 January 23-March 31, by Cynthia Carr, for the Archives of American Art's Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project, at Wentzy's home and studio in New York, New York.
Herbert W. Carleton Motion Picture Stills Collection
Carleton, Herbert Oswald
A collection of motion picture publicity stills collected by Herbert O. Carleton (1887-1962), cameraman during the Silent Era of filmmaking.
Los Angeles Independent Film Oasis records
The scattered records of the Los Angeles Independent Film Oasis date from 1976 to 1981 and measure 1.1 linear feet. Founded in 1975, the organization offered a venue for avant-garde and experimental film as well as special merit documentaries. The records consist of scattered business and administrative records, including member information, the constitution, and by-laws; one folder of correspondence; various notes; printed materials; and a large number of files on filmmakers.
Challinor Family Home Movies
Challinor, David, 1920-2008
David Challinor served the Smithsonian Institution in an official capacity for 30 years, eventually becoming the assistant secretary to Sidney Dillon Ripley. Joan R. Challinor became an historian and advocate of library sciences and education. In 1956, however, they were busy with their young family. David only returned to university for graduate school in 1957, in his late 30s. They both went on to have successful careers and active family lives. This collection includes 7 home movie films that document thte Challinor family.
George C. Coudert photographs from Brazil
Photographs made by George C. Coudert among the Tenharim and Parintintín (Parintintin) communities in Brazil during a 1924 expedition.
Kal Muller films of Jalisco
Edited film and footage focused on Huichol religious ceremonies as practiced by the Huichol of San Andres Coamiata, Jalisco, Mexico. Supplementary materials: associated texts, still film, annotations (recorded narratives), field notes. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture …
Lords of the Garden
Edited film produced by the Smithsonian Institution documents anthropologist Paul Taylor's expedition into previously unexplored and undocumented rainforest on the island of New Guinea. Featured are the Korowai, a people who live above ground in tree house clusters in the midst of dense rainforest. Footage depicts the process of building …