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Creators:
Anderson, John ?
Dates:
1900-1910
Size:
12 items (post card prints )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4819
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Salzmann, Zdeněk
Nettl, Bruno, 1930-
Dates:
1951
Size:
2 Sheets
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4381
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Duplicated transcriptions of Arapaho songs collected by Mr. Z. Salzmann, of Indiana University. They accompanied a paper read recently at a meeting of the Musicological Society at Michigan State College. The following titles are represented: Wolf Dance Song; Rabbit Dance Song; Sun Dance Song; Round Dance Song; Soldierʹs Song; Skybird Song; Peyote C...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
undated
Size:
106 Items (cards )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3063
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Ailey, Alvin
Mitchell, Jack, 1925-
Dates:
1961-2004
Size:
16 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.A2013.245
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

Jack Mitchell (1925- 2013) was an acclaimed photographer who began chronicling the work of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in 1961. Alvin Ailey (1931- 1989), one of the most influential African American choreographers of modern dance, dedicated himself and his dance company to creating ballets that not only accelerated the careers of young African American dancers, but also stole the attention of national and international audiences in displaying the racial perspective of dance in the African American experience. This collection serves as Mitchell's documentation of the dance company's evolution while capturing the true idiosyncrasies and physicality of movement through still images. Through Alvin Ailey and Jack Mitchell's partnership, they were able to collaborate and produce a unique production of art, fusing the meaning and movements of dance and the techniques of photography.

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Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005
Smith, Ernest, 1907-1975 (Seneca)
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4398
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes: 1. Correspondence and notes on the eagle dance. Ca. 1937-1951. 2. Plates 1-28, Bull. 156 and figures 1 and 2. 3. (In oversize file) Two original paintings by Ernest Smith, Seneca. Published in Bull. 156 (Copy Negatives 43,792 and 43,792-A) 4. First draft and author's final draft of manuscript. For disposal when Bull. 156 published. Date d...

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
undated
1812-1978
Size:
49 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S18
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 18, Dance contains approximately 3,330 pieces of sheet music and other materials documenting the development of and popular attitudes towards dance in the United States. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Peters, Sam, 1885-
Dates:
undated
Size:
125 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2583
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: Text and translations. Thunder gens; War dance; Bear gens; Owl dance; (Mamasa) Bear gens; Sakamagewa Pack. English translation first 12 pages/ Religion dance.

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Riggs, Alfred L. (Alfred Longley), 1837-1916
Dates:
1880's?
Size:
13 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3453
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Discusses the Sun Dance, the "Wotahway," the Society of the Sacred Dance, and the "Toonkan".

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Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Dates:
undated
Size:
19 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3910
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Songs of the Aton-wa; One-ho-we Songs and Dances; Ka-huya-kwa-tci Song and Dances. All in Indian text. Include Mud Turtle, Deer and Bear songs.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
undated
Size:
37 Pages
2 Notebooks
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2943
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Phonetic texts.

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