Query: Vernacular photographs
Marshall Sylvia Amateur Snapshot Collection
Creators:
Brown Photo Service, Minneapolis, Minn.
Sylvia, Marshall
La Crosse Film Service (La Crosse, Wis.)
Dates:
1936-1937
Size:
74 Items (1 folder including photoprints)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0319
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

One folder of 74 black and white photoprints mostly of subjects and localities throughout Minnesota.

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Michio and Aveline Kushi Macrobiotics Collection
Creators:
Kushi, Aveline, 1923-
Kushi, Michio, 1926-
Ohsawa, George
Dates:
1960-2006, undated
bulk 1970-1989
Size:
29 Cubic feet (88 boxes)
339 Cassette tapes
218 Video recordings
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0619
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Publications, photographs, articles, audio and video recordings, and teaching materials relating to the rise of Macrobiotics in the United States, as popularized by Michio and Aveline Kushi. The bulk of the material was produced for the Kushi Foundation, Kushi Institute, and East West Foundation.

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Thomas Seligman collection
Creators:
Seligman, Thomas K.
Dates:
1970-2004
Size:
1742 Slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2016-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Seligman between 1970 and 2004 primarily of West Africa, including Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Dogon, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana, Swaziland, Kenya, and Morocco. Additionally, there are some images of masquerades in Cote d'Ivoire and Togo, and scenes in Ghana and Great Zimbabwe. Images depict cultural landscapes, masquerades, masks, vernacular …

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Arthur Taussig "The Museum Project" Photoprints
Creators:
Taussig, H. Arthur
Dates:
circa 1995-2015
Size:
1 Cubic foot (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1396
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains color photoprints, organized regionally, of the interiors and exteriors of the museums documented by Taussig.

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Oral history interview with Bill Jacobson
Creators:
Jacobson, Bill, 1955-
Fialho, Alex, 1989-
Dates:
2017 March 25 and 26
Size:
4 Items (sound files (4 hrs., 47 min.), digital, wav)
84 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.jacobs17
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Bill Jacobson conducted 2017 March 25 and 26, by Alex Fialho, for the Archives of American Art's Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project, at Jacobson's home and studio in Brooklyn, New York.

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Ethiopia Photograph Album
Dates:
1936-1941
Size:
269 Photographic prints (1 box, 1 album; black & white, 12 x 16 cm. )
Collection ID:
EEPA.1995-019
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection includes one photographic album containing 269 silver gelatin black and white prints (12 x 16 cm.) and dates from 1936-1941. The photographs were taken in northern Ethiopia, and possibly Somalia. The images highlight peoples including the Danakil and Afar, dress, adornments, coiffures, churches, and historical residence, among other subjects.

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Aylette Jenness Collection
Creators:
Jenness, Aylette
Dates:
1967-1969
Size:
2293 Negatives (photographic) (black and white, 35 mm)
46 Negatives (photographic) (black and white, 120. mm)
72 Contact sheets (black and white)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2015-019
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection includes photographs taken by Aylette Jenness in northern Nigeria between 1967 and 1969. They document daily life in a remote part of Yauri Emerite, focusing on the townspeople of Yelwa and those in its environs.

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Donald Heldman photographs
Creators:
Heldman, Donald
Dates:
Fall 1967-Spring 1968
Size:
23 Photographs ((1 box), b&w.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2011-009
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Dr. Donald P. Heldman of Gambela (Ethiopia) and surrounding neighborhoods. Images primarily depict a port on the Baro River, Etang Village, and Annuak people fishing, canoeing, smoking, bathing, and carrying food and wood.

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Madagascar photographs
Dates:
circa 1885-1910
Size:
128 Photographic prints ((1 box), black & white, 13 x 18 cm. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs of Madagascar in the early French colonial period and Merina Kingdom in Central Madagascar, ca. 1887-1900. Portrait images include Queen Ranavalona III (exiled to Algiers in 1897), her husband, the Prime Minister, and other royals. There are images are of Malagasy women from other parts of the island.

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Robert and Barbara Pringle photographs
Creators:
Pringle, Robert, 1936-
Dates:
circa 1980-1989
Size:
2136 Slides (photographs) (color , 35mm.)
829 Negatives (photographic) (color , 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2006-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection contains 2136 color 35mm slides and 829 color 35mm negatives taken by Robert Pringle, former Ambassador to Mali, between 1980-1989. The images were taken in Mali, Burkina Faso and Kenya, and depict masquerades, vernacular architecture (including Dogon doors and granaries), mosques, marketplace scenes, pottery, masks (including plank and leaf masks), weaving, art in situ, animals and landscapes. Culture groups represented in the collection include the Tuareg, Lobi, Maasai, Mossi, Dogon, Fula and Bobo (Bwa) peoples. Ambassador Pringle traveled with photographer Christopher Roy and some of Pringle's images depict Roy at work with his own camera.

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