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Creators:
National Zoological Park
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 14-232
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of "The Endangered Song" website as it existed on April 22, 2014, the day it launched. The Endangered Song Project featured a song by the band Portugal. The Man manufactured to go extinct unless it is reproduced. The song was released on 400 lathe-cut polycarbonate records which will degrade over time as the record ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1975, 1988-1993
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-165
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the administrative records of Sharon E. Shaffer, Executive Director of the Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center (SEEC). Materials include records which document planning for the Infant Care Center and miscellaneous improvements; agendas of the Child Care Forum; a study of the Smithsonian Child Care Project; paren...

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1996
Size:
1 Binder
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-080
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This show explored the history of English and French Caribbean music in the District of Columba and surrounding areas from the 1940s to the 1990s. Curated by Kimberly Freeman, the exhibition sought to broaden the general public's understanding of the role music plays in maintaining cultural identity for Caribbean immigrant communities in the metrop...

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Creators:
Speed, Francis
Harper, Peggy
Dates:
circa 1966
Size:
2 Film reels (22 minutes, black-and-white sound; 800 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1982.11
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

"Studies in Nigerian Dance, no. 1 and 2" made ca. 1966 by Francis Speed. Collection includes associated texts. 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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and termino...

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Creators:
Encyclopedia of Life
Dates:
2015-2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-233
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) social media accounts. EOL is a global partnership between the scientific community and the general public to make freely available to anyone knowledge about all the world's organisms. EOL's SoundCloud account, crawled on November 30, 2015, is used to share field recordings of animal s...

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Creators:
Harrison, Mike, 1886-1983
Kheria, Sigrid
Williams, John
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Item (cassette sound recording 32 min.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7095
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes: 1) Mike Harrison playing the bamboo flute (2) John Williams, song of medicine man Mike Nelson (3) Harrison, song for mountain spirit dance (4) Williams, song of Jim Mucket for cloud (5) Harrison, song of medicine man Job Urki (6) Harrison, snake song (7) Williams, song of Mike Nelson (with drum) (8) Williams, song of medicine man Tom Jone...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1986-1988
Size:
3.08 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-121
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection is comprised of motion picture, video, and audio recordings of three productions regarding issues related to biodiversity, biotic communities, and the study of these systems. "To Coexist: Diversity and Development" was produced for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The 30-minute program depicts how developm...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
circa 2009-2012
Collection ID:
Accession 13-109
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two blogs maintained by the National Museum of Natural History. Both were crawled on February 6, 2012, shortly before they were taken down. The first blog was written by staff who attended the 2009 Museums and the Web conference. It included summaries of the proceedings. After the conference, the blog was no longer ...

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Creators:
Smith, Walker R., 1910-
Dates:
circa 1936-1991
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 box)
100 Photographic prints (11" x 14", 8" x 10", 6" x 11", 4" x 10", 5"x 7", 4" x 5", and smaller.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0446
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs of the rural Maryland village of Doubs and environs; subjects include trains and railroad subjects, farming activities, grocery stores, people at work and play, etc.

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2002
Size:
11 sound recordings (11 VHS 1/2" video recordings)
0.5 Linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-009
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection contains the video interviews conducted with collectors, scholars, and and other specialists as part of the Anacostia Community Museum's On-Line Academy. The On-line Academy was presented to demonstrate the Museum's commitment to collections development, storage, and preservation, and it encourages patrons to use the information pre...

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