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Creators:
Slote, Friend B.
Glaha, B. D.
McCloud, A. E.
Turner, A. E.
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Dates:
1941-1960
Size:
9 Prints
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4584
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Relates to Southwestern projects and project areas of the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation, made by Bureau photographers 1941-1960.

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Creators:
Dixon, Joseph K. (Joseph Kossuth)
Dates:
1908
Size:
2 Film reels (57 minutes, black-and-white silent)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1983.06
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of film footage shot by Joseph Dixon on the 1908 Rodman Wanamaker expedition. Collection also contains associated texts, annotations (recorded narratives), and field notes. Legacy Keywords: Settlement rural ; Procession horse procession ; Costume bridge cloth ; Ceremonies "giveaway" ; Stores general store ; School Catholic gi...

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Creators:
Moore, Riley Dunning, 1883-
Dates:
undated
Size:
59 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7069
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes clothing, sorcery, disease, mortuary customs, descriptions of specific ceremonies, and notes on visor and whetstone used in hunting bear (item in Moore collection).

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Creators:
Livingstone, Ivan
Dates:
1972-1973
Size:
527 slides (photographs) (color , 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1996-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection contains 527 color 35mm slides taken by Ivan Livingstone in West Africa (primarily the Republic of Benin but also in Ghana, Nigeria and Togo) circa 1972-1973. Images depict market scenes, Egúngún and Ifa ceremonies, religious ceremonies of the Celestial Church of Christ, funeral processions, decoration and ornament, clothing and dress, and musicians. There are also several images of the palace of the Oni of Ife. Culture groups represented in the collection include the Yoruba, Ifè, Oyo, Somba, Fon,Dan and Fula peoples.

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Creators:
Vander, Kathryn
Dates:
1991
Size:
Film reels (25 minutes, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1993.21
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film documents the Hmong immigrants to the United States in their struggles to maintain the culture and traditions from their native Laos. Weaving and sewing of elaborate clothing and storycloths are depicted as the main vehicle for cultural transmission. Large tapestries on which pictures are stitched are used to tell a story. Attire such a...

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Creators:
Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926
Rieman, George B.
Steinberger, A. B. (Albert Barnes)
Field, Isobel, 1858-1953
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Dates:
n.d
Size:
250 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2956
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Ethnographic data, principally on Samoa including: I. Samoa. geographical outline, III. History and Discovery. Arrival of missionaries. U.S. Exploring Expedition. An Episode in Samoan History, IV Regulative organization, the family, the clan, caste, division of labor, rights of property, V. Clothing, ornaments, ceremonial paraphernalia, VI. Food an...

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Creators:
Archdeacon, Sarajane
Dates:
1963
Size:
1 Film reel (23 minutes, color sound; 400 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2001.06
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage of a Famadihana (also known as "digging up the dead" ceremony) is an exhumation ceremony to honor ancestors. This famadihana was performed by the Malgache people of Madagascar. The body of an ancestor is exhumed, re-wrapped in burial cloths and re-buried. The extended family celebrates with a feast. The film has a sound track narration reco...

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Creators:
Pope, Arthur.
Dates:
circa 1899-1900
Size:
57 photographic prints (Photograph album)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2007-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This album contains 57 photographic prints, dating from circa 1899-1900, depicting the indigenous peoples of the Belgian Congo (later known as Zaire and presently known as the Democratic Republic of the Congo). Subjects depicted include costumes, body arts (hairstyles and scarification), funerary rituals, weavers and blacksmiths. Culture groups represented in the collection include the Kasai, Kwango and Luba peoples.

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Creators:
Mack, Beverly B. (Beverly Blow), 1952-
Dates:
2002, 2005
Size:
664 digital images (JPEG.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2006-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection contains 664 digital images (JPEG files) depicting the built environment, landscape and people of Morocco, Ghana, Niger, Nigeria and South Africa. A large number of images depict people in and around the Gidan Rumfa palace in Kano, Nigeria, including spectators of and participants in a ceremonial procession celebrating Eid ul-Fitr (the end of Ramadan); servants, concubines, praise singers and musicians in and near the palace harem; members of the royal household and the royal guards; and Alhaji Ado Bayero, the Emir of Kano. Other images depict architectural features of the palace. Images from Morocco, Ghana, Niger and South Africa include various scenes of daily life, architecture, markets, cemeteries and landscapes.

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Creators:
Lefferts, H. Leedom, Jr.
Dates:
undated
Size:
116 Pages
43 Photographs
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7381
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes sheets with catalog data (name of fabricator, location, identification of pice, date of purchase, cost, collector, and notes) together with photographs of the fabricator with some of their products. There is also a report of the work, an essay on Notheast Thai Textiles, and a map with a key to locations. There are also photographs of the B...

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