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Creators:
High Museum of Art
Dates:
1995
Size:
2.42 Linear feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-034
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition organized by the High Museum of Art and the National Black Arts Festival, Atlanta Georgia and presented to the Washington, D.C. area by the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture. The exhibit was held at the Arts and Industries Building, Smithsonian Institution September 22, 1995 through March 03, 1996 an...

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Creators:
Robinson, Blake
Dates:
1961
Size:
12 negatives (photographic) (dupe negs, black & white, 4 x 5 in.)
115 postcards (1 volume)
12 photographic prints ((1 album), black & white, 13 x 18 cm. or smaller.)
12 photographic prints (dupe prints (1 v.), black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1997-012
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographic album purchased by Blake Robinson in 1961 from the Charlejean Studio in Brazzaville, Congo. These images are of great interest as the images were most likely taken by an African photographer. Images include three of rivers scenes, two of funeral ceremonies, one each of a President and a press conference, three of modern house interiors and one aerial of Monumama. 42 postcards are from the city and surrounding countryside of Mogadishu, Somalia and depict architecture and wildlife. Evidence of Italian and Islamic influences appear in the urban scenes of Mogadishu's schools, banks, burial grounds, places of worship and legislative building. People pictured in the background are seen in mostly European clothing. A few scenes of the countryside include Somali herders in their traditional garments. Postcards of wildlife illustrate elephants, wart hogs, lions, buffalo, antelope and a leopard. 73 postcards depict scenes of urban and rural living in Chad, Nigeria, Liberia, Senegal, Cote d'Ivoire, Congo and Morocco. Images include market places, aerial views of Goree and Liberian basket weavers.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet (consisting of .5 box.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Jacks
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Jacks forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Hegemann, Elizabeth Compton, 1897-1962
Dates:
circa 1922-1934
Size:
396 Copy negatives (acetate, 35mm)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R81A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made during Elizabeth Compton Hegemann's trips to Hopi and Navajo reservations in the 1920s and early 1930s. They include images of Navajo, Hopi, and some Havasupai Indians, as well as the Grand Canyon and trading posts. Her photographs relating to Southwest Indians depict agriculture, crafts, and ceremonies, including a Navaho Squaw Da...

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Creators:
Pennington, William M.
Dates:
circa 1915-1925
Size:
11 Platinum prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.82-2
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting Navajo people, including individual portraits and images of Navajos in the desert with horses and a hogan.

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Creators:
Capron, Allyn K.
Dates:
n.d
Size:
1 Drawing (graphite and crayon, 26 x 31 cm.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS270078
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The manuscript consists of one drawing executed on an octagonal piece of cardboard, cut from the cover of a book. The drawing depicts a mounted man wearing a headdress and carrying a lance and a shield pursuing a man on foot. The dismounted man has roached hair and carries a bow. He appears to be wearing red front tab leggings and a turkey beard ro...

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Creators:
Ebell, Adrian J. (Adrian John), 1840-1877
Dates:
1862
Size:
1 Stereograph (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2000-15
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Stereoview of Dakota women and children with a canopy in corn fields, guarding corn from birds. The photograph was made by Adrian John Ebell, shortly before the Sioux uprising in Minnesota, 1862.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1997
Size:
18 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-022
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the administrative activities in the Office of the Secretary during the tenure Ira Michael Heyman, Secretary, 1994-1999. These records document the expansion and development of the Institution, its museums, programs, projects, research activities, and significant events. Materials include corres...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1866-1906, with related records to 1927
Size:
65.91 cu. ft. (98 document boxes) (6 12x17 boxes) (1 16x20 box) (88 3x5 boxes) (1 tube box) (oversize material)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 31
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the history of the Smithsonian from 1872-1927. Most of the records concern the tenure of Samuel P. Langley, the third Secretary, who served from 1887-1906. There is also some material dating from as early as 1866 to as late as 1927 in the collection. This record unit is the last to be based on a distinction between ...

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Dates:
circa 1873-1946 and undated
Size:
21.66 cu. ft. (34 document boxes) (7 12x17 boxes) (11 3x5 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7364
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists primarily of papers documenting the professional career and personal life of Edward William Nelson. A smaller amount of material was created by Edward Alphonso Goldman and relates to both professional and private matters. Apparently, Goldman assumed control of Nelson's papers after the latter's death, probably for...

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