Query: Dancing
MS 2583 Fox Ethnology
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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Photographs of Sun Dance and Omaha Dance taken on Rosebud Reservation, South Dakota
Creators:
Anderson, John ?
Dates:
1900-1910
Size:
12 Items (post card prints )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4819
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 3063 Notes on the Buffalo dance of the Bear gens
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
undated
Size:
106 Items (cards )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3063
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 4381 Transcriptions of Arapaho songs
Creators:
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 …

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MS 3109 Fox texts
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Peters, Jim, 1866-
Poweshiek, Horace
Dates:
undated
Size:
208 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3109
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Typewritten translation of the Thunder dance of the Bear gens by Dr Michelson (Submitted for publication January 27, 1928). Translated by H. Powshiek.

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Jack Mitchell Photography of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Collection
Creators:
Ailey, Alvin
Mitchell, Jack, 1925-2013
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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MS 4398 Materials relating to The Iroquois Eagle Dance, an Offshoot of the Calumet Dance, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 156
Creators:
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 destroyed: November 9, 1953. 5. Negative of portrait …

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Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 18: Dance
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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Hawaiian and Tahitian Dance film collection
Creators:
Bacon, George
Campbell, Douglas
Dates:
1937-1943
Size:
7 Film reels (black-and-white and color silent; 3440 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1984.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

1 roll motion picture film, approx. 800 feet, of Pat Wiggin Bacon, Pele Pukui and Mary Kawena Pukui dancing hula, made by George Bacon in 1943. 6 rolls motion picture film on Tahitian dance by Dr. Douglas Campbell in 1937. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect …

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MS 2942 Thunder gens; Thunder dance
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Peters, Joe
Dates:
undated
Size:
35 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2942
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Syllabic texts.

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