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Kelly, Isabel T. (Isabel Truesdell), 1906-
Kelly, Isabel T. (Isabel Truesdell), 1906-
Dates:
circa 1947-1948
Size:
75 mounted prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.80-32
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Isabel T. Kelly in Tajin, Papantla, and elsewhere in Mexico. There are images of dances and dancers (including Volador "Flying" dance, Guagua, and Negrito dances), Totonac Indians, a Totonac wedding, and pyramids and relief sculpture at El Tajin Site. The photographs are enlarged prints, mounted and signed, that were made for an...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Institute of Social Anthropology
Dates:
circa 1945-1950
Size:
8 color prints
39 Prints (silver gelatin)
7 Posters (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.4623
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made as part of the work of the Institute of Social Anthropology (ISA), some of which have been mounted on posters for a Smithsonian Institution Regents Exhibit. The photographs document people, the built and natural environments, agricultural work, and events (including dances and a Catholic procession) in Colombia, Brazil, Mexico, and...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Poweshiek, Horace
Dates:
1915, undated
Size:
140 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2179
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Alfred Kiyana on the flying around sacred bundle, with an English translation by Horace Poweshiek. The English translation is dated 1915 on page 23. Kiyana's text is undated. Texts collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa.

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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:
Fenner, Helen Curran
Fenner, Gloria J.
Dates:
1940
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1202
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

One scrapbook of newspaper clippings and one photograph album about and of Irene Castle, notable dancer, film star, and animal rights activist.

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Creators:
Basie, Count, 1904-
Smith, Ernie
Webster, Ben
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971
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Dates:
1894-1979
Size:
30 Cubic feet (352 film reels , 16 mm)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0491
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

More than 300 reels of 16mm black and white and color film, silent and sound, fiction and documentary motion picture film documenting jazz and related musical performances, social and popular dance styles and performances, jazz musicians, performance locales, and documentation of African-American popular culture. A list of featured performers in the collection is shown below. The films are frequently compilations produced by Smith for lectures.

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Wittick, Ben, 1845-1903
Grabill, John C. H.
Miles, Nelson Appleton, 1839-1925
Choate, J. N. (John N.), 1848-1902
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Dates:
1869-1892
Size:
305 albumen prints ((some as cartes-de-visite and cabinet cards))
6 acetate negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.035
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The collection brings together images by well-known Western photographers such as A.F. Randall, John Grabill, C.S. Fly, Stanley Morrow, Ben Wittick and John Choate. Primarily images of famous Indian leaders, as well as other portraits and scenes.

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Creators:
Kisan
Dates:
undated
Size:
22 Sheets
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7356
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes: 1. Court officials in military dress; 2. Korean dancing boy; 3. Hunters on snow shoes; 4. Kite flying; 5. Rope walking; 6. Top spinning; 7. Spade shoveling; 8. See-saw; 9. Swinging; 10. Kicked shuttlecock; 11. Boys playing blind man's bluff; 12. Girls playing blind man's bluff; 13. Girls playing jacks with coins; 14. Bowmaker and archer; ...

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Creators:
Roy, Gladys.
Dates:
bulk 1911-1927
Size:
0.23 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2005.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The following items are included: panoramic image of an air field; 1926 Christmas card from Marion Nixon; correspondence between Roy and her family (1924-1926); correspondence from Charles Smith (Roy's father) to her mother; correspondence from Western Vaudeville Managers' Association; one photograph of Roy posed with group of women and three of Ch...

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Creators:
Kendall Productions
Dates:
1952-2006
bulk 1997-2004
Size:
4.6 Cubic feet (3 cartons, 2 oversized boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-055
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Kendall Productions records date from 1952-2006 with the bulk of material dating from 1997-2004 and measure 4.42 cubic feet. The records consist of material documenting the Kendall Productions documentary Dance Party: The Teenarama Story which first aired on Howard University's PBS affiliate WHUT in 2006. The records are comprised of research and production notes, government records, newspaper articles, questionnaires, photographs, letters, and scripts, accompanied by a significant amount of original media in the following formats: VHS and Beta videocassettes, audiocassettes, and audio compact discs.

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