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Creators:
Leib, Elliot
Romano, Renee
Dates:
1978-1985
Size:
Film reels (1 hour 57 minutes, color sound)
44 Videocassettes (12 hours, color sound, 3/4 inch)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Film and video documenting Rastafari culture in Jamaica, shot by Elliot Leib and Renee Romano in 1978 and 1983. Collection contains associated texts. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at o...

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Dates:
circa 1860-1900
Size:
3 Prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-33
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of studio portraits of Jamaican musicians. It includes two photographs by A. Duperly & Sons studio depicting members of the West Indian Regiment band in the Zouave uniform, as well as one photograph of a Jamaican man holding a violin.

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Creators:
Cassidy, Frederic Gomes, 1907-
Dates:
1951 -1991
bulk 1951-1952
Size:
1 Linear foot
15 Sound tape reels
Collection ID:
NAA.2008-22
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Frederic G. Cassidy papers contain sound recordings and partial transcriptions; drafts of manuscripts and conference papers; and one map, all relating to his work on Jamaican and Creole lanugages.

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Creators:
Moore, Joseph Graessle, 1904-1983
Dates:
1957-158
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white silent sound, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1992.01
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of outtake footageof anthropologist Joseph G. Moore's work in Jamaica shot by a CBS crew, 1957-58, as well as the edited film aired on the CBS program Lamp Unto My Feet. Collection also contans associated texts,sound recordings, annotations (recorded narratives), and field notes. Please note that the contents of the collection...

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Creators:
Simpson, George Eaton, 1904-1998
Dates:
1936-1987
Size:
521 Prints (silver gelatin)
90 Negatives (acetate)
70 Lantern slides
347 Negatives (nitrate)
185 Color slides
4 Prints (Kodachrome color)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.93-14
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection documents George Eaton Simpson's fieldwork in Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad, and Nigeria from 1936-1964. There are 704 images in several formats including negatives, prints, and slides. The photographs were primarily made by Simpson, but a few were made by Frederic Ramsey, Jr. Ramsey's prints are stamped on verso with his name. Many print...

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Creators:
Homiak, John P. (John Paul), 1947-
Dates:
circa 1979-1995
Size:
Video recordings (color sound)
1 Sound tape reel (7 inch)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1995.09
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection conists of videos and sound recordings by John Homiak documenting life in Jamaica. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considere...

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Dates:
1881-1941 and undated
Size:
6.34 cu. ft. (6 document boxes) (2 half document boxes) (4 16x20 boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7235
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of incoming correspondence of Wilson, 1901-1941; research material, manuscripts, and miscellaneous writings, 1894-1941 and undated; and photographs of Jamaica taken while Wilson worked at the Johns Hopkins University marine laboratory at Port Antonio, 1897.

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Creators:
Dempsey, Richard W., 1909-
Dates:
1929-1989
bulk 1960s-1980s
Size:
2.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.demprich
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter Richard W. Dempsey measure 2.9 linear feet and date from 1929 to 1989, with the bulk of the papers dating from the 1960s to the 1980s. The papers contain biographcial material, correspondence, writings, project and exhibition files, printed material, photographs, and artwork and notes related to planning artwork.

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Creators:
Higbee, Edward Converse
Dates:
1919-1929
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white silent reversal; 5,200 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1989.16
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Films created and collected by Edward Higbee. Films were donated in three groups: Edited film "Capetown to Cairo" and outtakes shot and edited by Edward Higbee in 1929. Films shot by E. C. Higbee c. 1925 and 1926 in Bermuda and the British West Indies; Kodak Cinegraph titled HAITI, JAMAICA, NASSAU, AND CURACAO; and print of GRASS. Edited film an...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 23-July 4, 1989
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1989
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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