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Creators:
Bohmer, Josef
Dates:
1935-1936
Size:
1 Film reel (37 minutes, black-and-white silent; 1365 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1979.01
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film of a motorcycle expedition by six Austrians who traversed Africa from October 1935 to March 1936. Footage documents the rigors of overland travel on motorcycle as well as encounters with three tribal groups: Zulus in South Africa, Kikuyu in Kenya, and Latukas in the Sudan. Film includes ceremonial dance at a Zulu wedding, Zulu homestead...

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Creators:
Wright, Hamilton M., Jr.
Dates:
circa 1923-1925, 1950-1970
Size:
4,700 Color slides (circa)
250 Lantern slides (circa)
500 Color transparencies (circa)
7 Color prints (theatrical motion picture one-sheets)
9 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.76-35
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Hamilton Wright Jr. in Egypt, South Africa, India, Lebanon, Taiwan, the Philippines, Korea, Hong Kong, Holland, Italy, Mexico, Venezuela, Ecuador, Chile, Bolivia, Haiti, the Virgin Islands, Canada, Alaska, Colorado, and New Hampshire. They include images of modern and ancient structures and monuments, artifacts, industries, citi...

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Creators:
Frith, Francis
Dates:
undated
Size:
6 Prints (albumen, tipped into album leaves with printed captions on verso)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2016.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

6 albumen prints, dated 1857 on the negative and on the album page, of Egyptian antiquities and the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. All are from a disassembled copy of Frith's publication, "Egypt and Palestine. Photographed and Described by Francis Frith. in Two Volumes" Photograph titles are: Rock Tombs and Belzoni's Pyramid, Gizeh; The Granite Pylon, ...

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Creators:
Bonfils, Félix, 1831-1885
Dates:
undated
Size:
4 Albumen prints (unmounted)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2017.07
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Four 19th century prints: 1 unmounted albumen print of the Great Pyramid entrance by Maison Bonfils. 28 x 21.5 cm.; 1 albumen print of Egyptian fruit sellers by the Zangaki Brothers, mounted on paper. 27 x 21 cm.; 1 unmounted albumen print of a Damascus fountain by Tancrède Dumas. 28.5 x 22.9 cm.; 1 albumen print of Karnak by Felix Bonfils, mounted...

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Creators:
Ruch Family
Dates:
between 1922-1925
Size:
326 photographic prints (dupe prints, 8 x 10 in. )
211 photographic prints ((1 vol.) + papers., black & white, 8 x 13 cm. or smaller.)
115 lantern slides (hand colored, 6 x 9 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-013
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken and lantern slides collected by Andrew and Martha Ruch to document their experiences as missionaries in Africa during the 1920s. The photographs document Andrew and Martha Ruch's missionary work and their activities among the Kikuyu people. Places shown include Cairo, Egypt; the Mediterranean Sea; a beach in Mombasa, Kenya; Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania; Port Said, Egypt and the Suez Canal. Activities depicted include building houses, carrying loads such as grass (for thatching), luggage, water and wood; cooking; drying skins; grinding millet; pounding sugar cane and selling items from boats to ship passagers. Ceremonies included are baptisms and church ceremonies. Portraits of people include Christian converts; chiefs, children; families; Muhia, Ruchs' assistant; the Ruches; and warriors. Many of the portraits document African clothing, ornaments, scarification and weapons. Architectural images include building materials, grain bins, houses (including Ruch's home), mosques, museums in Cairo, pyramids, railroads, temples in Egypt and villages. Boats, motorcycles and ships are also pictured. Nature scenes of landscapes and animals vary greatly and include mountains, trails, rivers, vegetation, waterfalls as well as birds, camels, cattle, donkeys, lizards and a lion.

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Creators:
Ashley, Burton E., 1908-
Dates:
1930-1952
Size:
665 negatives (photographic) (black & white, 4 x 5 in. or smaller)
520 negatives (photographic) (duplicate negatives; black & white, 4 x 5 in. or smaller)
10 postcards (black & white, 9 x 14 cm.)
157 slides (photographs) (color)
338 photographic prints (+ contact prints , black & white, 4 x 5 in. or smaller)
1 photographic print ((panograph), black & white, 6.3 x 20 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1979-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photographs are cityscapes and landscapes taken by Burton E. Ashley in Egypt, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zambia during the early 1930s and early 1950s. The images include views of Cape Town, South Africa; Cairo, Egypt; Port Said, Egypt, and Mozambique. Architecture depicted includes buildings in Tanzania, a mission in Zambia and the Mohammed Ali Mosque in Cairo. Additionally, there are images of the Kalahari Desert in Botswana and rivers and waterfalls including the Luangwa, Nile, Zambezi and Victoria Falls. The collection also includes photos of animals, geological features and vegetation.

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Creators:
Frost, Charles H. (Charles Hamilton), 1870-1926
Dates:
circa 1913-1927
Size:
2 Film reels (24 minutes, black-and-white silent; 630 feet, 9.5mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.2002.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Amateur film shot by Charles Frost in 1926 of countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea, 9.5 Pathex titles: "The Spirit of Play, "Lindbergh's Welcome Home," "Lindbergh's Paris Flight," and "Italy's Crack Cavalry-Velvet Fingers-Shooting Rapids in 'Pocket Boat'"; still photographs and negatives from Charles Frost's 1913 trip to the Mediterranean; pos...

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Dates:
1920-1950
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white silent, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2014.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Distribution prints previously held University of Oregon Libraries. Films on various subjects relating to cultural or natural history. 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 contemp...

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Creators:
Hansen, Anne
Hansen, John V., 1880-1955
Dates:
circa 1926-1937
Size:
19 Film reels (5 hours 5 minutes, black-and-white color silent; 8095 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1999.10
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Travel film taken by John and Anne V. Hansen in the U.S, Europe and Egypt. Collection also includes slides, still photographs, family photo albums, correspondences travel diaries, awards and certificates, and newspaper and magazine articles. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the contex...

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Dates:
1887-1986
Size:
2 Photographic prints (color)
6,859 Postcards (color, 10 x 15 cm. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2001-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Picture postcards collected by Stephen Grant, Education Official, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), while serving in Africa.

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