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Creators:
Ritter, Tex
Louey, Gilbert
Autry, Gene, 1907-1998
Acuff, Roy
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Dates:
1920s-1970s
Size:
48 Reels
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0832
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Films of country-western performers, including some Hollywood films and some television programs, such as "Hee Haw" and "Grand Ole Opry" .

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Creators:
Carmichael, Hoagy
Arnaz, Desi, 1917-1986
Mills Brothers.
Calloway, Cab, 1907-
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Dates:
1930s-1940s.
Size:
1 Cubic foot
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0775
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

16mm motion picture films, produced in the 1930s and 1940s by various film production companies, documenting performances by jazz and popular music performers, including Cab Calloway, Fats Waller, Lena Horne, the Mills Brothers, and Rosemary Clooney, and others listed below.

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Creators:
Riva, Julia
Jones, Jophe
Warren, Harry, 1893-1981
Dates:
1894-2000
bulk 1926-1980, undated
Size:
32 Cubic feet (70 boxes, 26 folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0750
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Harry Warren Papers consists of original music manuscripts, scores, song sheets, commercial sheet music, bound scores, scripts, business records, correspondence (business, personal and fan), clippings, magazines, photographs, cassette tapes, LP records, posters and programs and personal memorabilia. The material documents the personal life and...

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Creators:
Charlton, Robert
Dates:
1982
Size:
Film reels (color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1990.20
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of the films SONGS OF A DISTANT JUNGLE and SONGS FROM PAPUA NEW GUINEA, as well as outtakes. The films document the work of a musician from the Juilliard School, Christopher Roberts, recording, documenting, and preserving traditional music throughout Papua New Guinea. Collection includes sound recordings. Please note that the c...

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Creators:
Boulton, Laura, 1899-1980
Dates:
1934-1985
Size:
Film reels (16mm)
0.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1987.09
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Film and video of the ethnomusicology collection of Laura C. Boulton, shot primarily by Dr. Boulton among traditional peoples around the world. (See inventory attached to agreement). Collection contains supplementary material: associated texts, sound recordings, annotations, sound logs, and field notes. Please note that the contents of the colle...

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Creators:
Hawes, Bess Lomax, 1921-2009
Dates:
1964-1973
Size:
6 Film reels (58 minutes, black-and-white sound; 2683 feet, 35mm, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1995.10
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Four films made by Bess Lomax Hawes while she was a folklorist in the Anthropology Department, California State University at Northridge, Los Angeles, California (formerly San Fernando Valley State College). There is a study guide for each film. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the conte...

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Creators:
Emigh, John
Dates:
1980
Size:
Film reels (8 hours, color sound)
Videocassettes (5 hours, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1984.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Film and video of masked dance performances of East India and Hajari Bhand, a former court jester and street performer of Rajasthan. Collection includes sound recordings. 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...

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Creators:
Hauber, Joseph R.
Stubblebine, Donald J., 1925-2010
Dates:
1866-2009, undated
Size:
285 Cubic feet (600 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1211
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

One of the most comprehensive collections of material relating to musical stage and film productions, the collection consists of an assortment of material including sheet music written specifically for or included in stage and screen musicals, television programs, Big Band performances, and radio. Some productions may have been produced under more ...

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Creators:
Banner, Summer
Dates:
circa 1982-1986
Size:
Film reels (S8mm)
2 Videocassettes (43 minutes, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1998.16
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of video and motion picture film shot by Summer Banner in the 1970s and 1980s in the South Pacific and of the Festival of Pacific Arts. 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...

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Creators:
Holaday, Duncan
Institute for Intercultural Studies
Chin, Woon Ping
Dates:
May 1978
Size:
1 Film reel (22 minutes, color sound negative; 800 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1981.01
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage of a ngaben a Balinese Hindu cremation ceremony in the village of Penyaringan, Bali, May, 1978, documents one of the most elaborate rites of passage performed by Balinese householders whereby the dead, through cremation, are transformed into purified spirits whose assistance can be enlisted in human affairs. Documentation includes: ngenteni...

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