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Creators:
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944
Dates:
1912-1914
Size:
0.1 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7178
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery, Historian's Office
Dates:
1972-1984
Size:
1.2 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 556
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. National Air and Space Society
Dates:
1996-2006
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-183
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting lectures, book signings, and other special events sponsored by the National Air and Space Society, the National Air and Space Museum's membership program. Lecturers and authors of note include Jim Lovell, Guenther Rall, Robert H. Rankin, Thomas P. Stafford, Paul W. Tibbets, Dennis Tito, John ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2011-2012
Collection ID:
Accession 12-495
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting Twitter accounts maintained throughout the Smithsonian Institution (SI). Twitter is a third-party site used for public micro-blogging by SI staff. In addition to general SI-wide accounts, many of which are managed by the Office of Public Affairs, the accession documents the accounts of the Ar...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2010
Collection ID:
Accession 11-017
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting Twitter accounts maintained throughout the Smithsonian Institution (SI). Twitter is a third-party site used for public micro-blogging by SI staff. In addition to general SI-wide accounts, many of which are managed by the Office of Public Affairs, the accession documents the accounts of the Sm...

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1991
Size:
2 Folders
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-084
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition lighlighting the work of African American photographers in the Washington, D.C. area. Through a sampling of works by both well-known and emerging photographers, the exhibition makes a solid statement about he strenght of vision, skill and sensibilities of artists involved in this arena of artistic expression. The exhbition was curated...

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Creators:
Baker, Lester R., 1879?-1884 (donor's cousin)
Dates:
circa 1882-1884
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 scrapbook)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0136
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A scrapbook containing Valentines, advertising cards, and postcards.

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Creators:
Jacobs, William Rigby, 1906-1957
Dates:
1942-1945
Size:
0.28 Cubic Feet ((1 box, 1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2003.0050
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one scrapbook containing photographs, newspaper articles and correspondence relating to Dr. William R. Jacobs and his service in the Alaskan Air Transport Command (Arctic Search and Rescue Unit) during World War II.

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Creators:
Weir, Thomas
Dates:
1960-1966
Size:
48 photographic prints ((1 v.), black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
2,330 slides (photographs) ((2 v.), color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1987-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Thomas Weir in Liberia to document Liberian culture, 1960-1966. The photographs document the architecture, arts, events and peoples of Liberia, particularly the Bassa, Kru and Vai. Activities documented include blacksmithing, ivory carving, the making of a dugout canoe, pottery, market vending and basket and cloth weaving. Architectural images include government ministries, hospitals, schools and numerous street scenes in Monrovia, as well as Bassa houses and villages. Art works depicted include paintings on houses and signs, as well as paintings, sculptures and textiles created as tourist art. Events documented include official government ceremonies with staged indigenous dances; rituals in villages such as young members of the female sande society returning from the initiation camp; and visits by foreign heads of state such as Queen Elizabeth II and Josip Broz Tito of Yoguslavia. Liberians portrayed include President William V.S. Tubman and the people of Monrovia and other towns.

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Creators:
Abrams, Philip M.
Dates:
1957-1973
bulk 1970-1973
Size:
358 slides (photographs) (+22 postcards, color)
10 photographic prints ((dupe prints), color, 8 x 10 in. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1986-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken and postcards gathered by Philip M. Abrams during his travels through Liberia, Mali, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, Cameroon and Burkina Faso, 1970-1973. Activities documented in the images include a Bundu sande women's society performance with Sowei (female guardian spirit) masks in Liberia; a Dogon dama (festival) masquerade staged for tourists in Sangha, Mali; a Grebo war dance in Krutown, Monrovia, Liberia; young Vai boys during initiation into the poro male secret society; and masked Vai dancers performing on Providence Island, Monrovia.

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