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Creators:
Naff, Alixa, 1919-2013
Dates:
1862-2004, undated
Size:
120 Cubic feet (295 boxes )
2,000 Photographs
450 Cassette tapes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0078
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection is the result of research conducted by Dr. Alixa Naff (1920-2013) relating to the study of the early Arab immigrant experience in the United States from about 1880-World War II. The study began with oral history interviews in 1962 and became a major project in 1980 with a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. It documents the assimilation of Arabic speaking immigrants in the United States.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1942-1998
Size:
21.6 Cubic feet (consisting of 17 cartons, 2 oversized boxes.)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-027
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of an exhibition exploring the immigration of people of African descent from Central and South America and the Caribbean to the Washington Metropolitan Area. The show was organized and hosted by the Anacostia Museum from August 21, 1994 through August 7, 1995. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit script, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, education packets, loan agreements, floor plans, and catalogues.

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Dates:
1916-2012
Size:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1487
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of papers relating to Chinese immigrant Quin Shen Yu and his family.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Cultural History
Dates:
1888-1896
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0778
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of 172 Russian egg patterns, a popular craft among immigrants from Russia and the Ukraine. The egg patterns are drawn in ink on 3 2" x 5" paper with color combinations of red, green, yellow, black, purple, brown, blue, and burnt orange. The collection is arranged into one series by pattern numbers from 1 to 172.

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Creators:
Bodansky, Lony Gottlieb
Gottlieb, Camilla Klaber, 1884-1964
Bodansky, Harry
Dates:
1901-1981
undated
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1245
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Gottlieb and Bodansky family papers are a collection of correspondence, immigration material, photographs, and ephemera related to the family of Hermann and Camilla Gottlieb and their daughter Lony Gottlieb Bodansky. Hermann and Camilla were interred at Theresienstadt concentration camp by the Nazi government during World War II.

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Creators:
Efron, David, 1904-
Van Veen, Stuyvesant
Dates:
bulk circa 1930-1940
Size:
5 Inches
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2004-07
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection contains fieldnotes, drawings and illustrations from Efron's research on gesture language among Sicilian and Lithuanian Jewish immigrants on the lower east side of New York City. The several hundred original captioned illustrations in the collection were created by Stuyvesant Van Veen. The collection also includes a 115-page Bibliog...

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Creators:
Ispahidshi
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Dates:
May 28, 30, 1888
Size:
6 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4901
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Creek text (final section).

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1996
Size:
1 Binder
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-080
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This show explored the history of English and French Caribbean music in the District of Columba and surrounding areas from the 1940s to the 1990s. Curated by Kimberly Freeman, the exhibition sought to broaden the general public's understanding of the role music plays in maintaining cultural identity for Caribbean immigrant communities in the metrop...

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Creators:
Burgess, Dana Tai Soon
Dates:
1904-2018
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 map-folder)
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1397
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the life of Dana Tai Soon Burgess, and that of his Korean American family, dating back to 1904. Included are photographs of his family before and after they immigrated to the United States; some photographs taken during a time when they lived and worked at Kunia Camp, Hawaii; and of Burgess throughout his life. Also include...

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Creators:
Kasdan, Leonard
State University of New York at Albany
Zenner, Walter P.
Dates:
1935-2001
Size:
16.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2002-30
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Papers of Walter Zenner document his extensive career as a teacher and scholar of cultural anthropology. Through articles, correspondence, clippings, drafts, field notes, research notes, and other documents, the papers record Zenner's work on a variety of anthropological subjects including Middle Eastern ethnic groups, Jewish communities, immigrant groups, and the concept of a 'middleman minority' or a distinct ethnic population which serves the needs of the majority by filling a vital economic or cultural niche.

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