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Creators:
Heldman, Marilyn
Dates:
1960s-1970s
Size:
193 Slides (1 Binder, color, 35 mm)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2016-005
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection includes 193 slides taken by Marilyn Heldman in Ethiopia in the 1960s and 1970s. Subjects include architecture, art objects, marketplaces, pottery, reliefs and cultures including the Bamileke, Fulani, Hausa, Oyo and Yoruba peoples.

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Creators:
Siranne-Coplan, Anni
Dates:
1975-1976
Size:
474 Negatives (photographic) (black & white, 35 mm.)
15 Contact sheets (+ notes (1 v.))
Collection ID:
EEPA.1975-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Anni Siranne-Coplan in 1975 and 1976 of daily life in Benin, Ghana, Nigeria and Togo. Images depict architecture, open air markets and street scenes in cities, coastal towns and rural villages.

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Creators:
Schneider, Wilhelm, 1902-1990
Dates:
between 1937-1940
Size:
84 Photographic prints (dupe prints (1 box), black & white, 18 x 13 cm. or smaller)
158 Negatives (photographic) (black & white, 4 x 5 in.)
158 Photographic prints (silver gelatin (2 v.), black & white, 18 x 13 cm. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-011
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Wilhelm Schneider (1902-1990) to document his experiences as a missionary for the Swiss Basel Mission in Cameroon, 1937-1940. The photographs document the culture of the Weh people and their neighbors in the Cameroon Grassfields during the 1930s. Activities include a funeral ceremony, hair braiding, house building, bridge crossing, food preparation, drum playing, knife sharpening, cotton spinning, field work, market selling and preaching. Architecture depicted includes chiefs' palaces, compounds, a mission school house, shrines and villages. Portraits include chiefs, kings, members of the secret society, kweifo, with their adornments, and other people showing dress, masks, ornaments and scarification.

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Creators:
Livingstone, Ivan
Dates:
1972-1973
Size:
527 Slides (photographs) (color , 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1996-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection contains 527 color 35mm slides taken by Ivan Livingstone in West Africa (primarily the Republic of Benin but also in Ghana, Nigeria and Togo) circa 1972-1973. Images depict market scenes, Egúngún and Ifa ceremonies, religious ceremonies of the Celestial Church of Christ, funeral processions, decoration and ornament, clothing and dress, and musicians. There are also several images of the palace of the Oni of Ife. Culture groups represented in the collection include the Yoruba, Ifè, Oyo, Somba, Fon,Dan and Fula peoples.

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
between 1951-1960
Size:
1068 Slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Simon Ottenberg in Southeastern Nigeria within the Afikpo Village Group, at the time a group of 22 Eastern Igbo villages (sometimes considered part of the Cross River Igbo grouping) in southeastern Nigeria, while on a pre-doctoral Social Science Research Grant from December of 1951 through March of 1953 and during field research from September of 1959 to December of 1960. Also included are photographs taken from June of 1960 to December of 1960 of Abakaliki, a town and the administrative center of the northestern Igbo people, north of Afikpo. According to Dr. Ottenberg in his publication about masked Afikpo rituals, "The Afikpo belong to an Igbo subgroup called Ada or Edda (Forde and Jones 1950, pp. 51-56), which includes the Okpaha, Edda, Amaseri, and Unwana village-groups, all of which border on the Afikpo, and the Nkporo and Adaeze, both short distances away" (Masked Rituals of Afikpo, 1975, p. 3).

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Creators:
Heldman, Marilyn
Dates:
1965-1996
Size:
179 Slides (photographs) (color, 35 mm)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2013-013
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection is comprised of 179 slides taken by Marilyn Heldman in Ethiopia, Nigeria, Eritrea, and Cameroon. Subjects include architecture, art objects, marketplaces, pottery, reliefs and cultures including the Anuak, Dorze, Falasha, Fulani, Gurage, Tigre, Falasha .

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Creators:
Merriman, Milton E.
Dates:
circa 1927-1960
Size:
17 Film reels (silent; 16,000 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1976.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Cut and uncut film footage shot around the world by Milton E. Merriman, mostly in the twenties but spanning 1920-1952. Most of the footage is of China, Japan, India, and Southeast Asia. The remainder features the Middle East; Europe and Great Bitain; Mexico, Puerto Rico, and South America; and the United States. The edited footage was used by Mr....

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Creators:
Lewis, Todd, 1952-
Dates:
1987
Size:
9 Videocassettes (VHS) (15 hours 30 minutes, color sound)
17 Videocassettes (U-matic) (sound annotations)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1989.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full video record is a documentation project shot in a neighborhood (tol) of Kathmandu which derives its distinctive identity from its importance in the religious geography of the Kathmandu Valley. Shots document a "day in the life" of Asan Tol, a central marketplace bazaar intersected by six streets/lanes including sequenced views over twelve hour...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Counselor to the Secretary
Dates:
1988-2000
Size:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-090
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the administrative activities of Marc Pachter during his tenure as Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs (1990-1994), Counselor to the Secretary for Electronic Communications and Special Projects (1994-1995), and Counselor to the Secretary (1995-2000), respectively. Of particular ...

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Creators:
Freeman, Mark, (Producer)
Dates:
1995
Size:
37 Videocassettes (S-VHS) (18.5 hours, sound color)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1998.07
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Video project by Mark Freeman documents the Otavalo Indians of the Andean highlands (province of Imbabura) of northern Ecuador and their economic success in adapting their traditional weaving and crafts for the international marketplace. The video project also records the tensions between traditional indigenous values and customs and modernization ...

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