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Dates:
1989-1991
Size:
58 slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2003-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Portrait images and domestic scenes from Mauritania of Halpoular, Moor and Wolof peoples, mostly women; some children and men. All the images are captioned by the photographer and include the subjects names as well as the region, date and activity. The more noteworthy images include Moor women preparing wool for weaving (nos. 37, 38, 39), girls playing a game of "golorgal" with playing board clearly visible (no. 34), and a wooden tablet with verses from the Koran (no. 19). As a documentary photographer, Ms. Goodsmith focuses predominantly on the lives of women and children in developing countries. Her images—chiefly from North and West Africa, Egypt and India—are on file with the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef), The Image Works, and Johns Hopkins Photoshare, and her portraits from a series done in Kashmir are in the photographic collection of the Brooklyn Museum. All of the images of this photographic collection are originals. Ms. Goodsmith works chiefly with Communication for Change, a New York-based nonprofit organization that has developed participatory video projects in collaboration with community groups.

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Creators:
Varre, Gretl de la, Mrs.
Holmes, E. Burton, 1870-1958
Varre, Andre de la, 1904-
Dates:
circa 1920-1930
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes, 2 loose photographs)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0782
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relating to the travel writer, photographer and lecturer Burton Holmes, and to De La Varre's own activities as a travel photographer. Includes letters, photographs, printed material, and a set of travel books written by Holmes.

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Dates:
circa 1900
Size:
91 photographic prints ((1 box), black & white, 11 x 15 cm. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-005
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs from the Kingdoms of the Interlacustrine area in East Africa. Portraits are of King Daudi, Four Kings and their Prime Ministers, Sir Apolo Kagwa, Chief Bongo and a Busoga Chief. Images also show relics in a Tutsi tomb.

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Dates:
[circa 1890-1900]
Size:
174 photographic prints ((1 box), black & white, 15.5 x 23 cm. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs of Ovonramwen, the King of Benin, on his way into exile in 1897, and of other kings in the Niger Delta kingdoms. Portraits included are of Sir Claude Maxwell and Lady Macdonald and Roger Casement, Prince Achibong III of Old Calabar; New Calabar Chief and Wives; Lady Egba and Chief Pagby and Attendants; Ladies of Rank in Old Calabar; Eyo Honesty VIII; Chief Long John of Bonny after Death and chiefs of Opobo. Views of landscape included are of Calabar and Madeira.

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Dates:
2002
Size:
53 digital images ((1 compact disk, 5 inch), 300 dpi)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2003-005
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs by Ryan Holden Singer, a photographer who visited Nambia in 2002.

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Creators:
Smith, Xanthus, 1839-1929
Dates:
1883-1892
Size:
2 Volumes ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.smitxant
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Handwritten diary, January 1-December 31, 1883, and July 1, 1891-May 14, 1892. The entries detail the daily events of Smith, who painted in his studio almost every day, usually finishing a painting in one to three days. The entries also record his domestic life, living with his wife, children, and father, painter Russell Smith, outside of Philadelp...

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Creators:
Shulman, Julius
De Noriega, Taina Rikala
Dates:
1990 January 12-February 3
Size:
4 Sound cassettes (Sound recordings (60 min.), analog)
123 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.shulma90
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Julius Shulman conducted 1990 January 12-February 3, by Taina Rikala De Noriega, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Chamberlain, Samuel, 1895-1975
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1972 September 25
Size:
43 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.chambe72
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Samuel Chamberlain conducted 1972 September 25, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Chamberlain tells of the influence of his parents, his study of architecture at Boston Tech., his practice of free-lance art and his work for an architectural firm. He also speaks of his European travels and plans to become an artis...

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Creators:
Wilson, Charis, 1914-2009
Luebbermann, Mimi
Dates:
1982 March 24
Size:
30 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.wilson82
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Charis Wilson conducted by Mimi Luebermann for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Yater, George, 1910-1993
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1974 July 18
Size:
1 Item (sound files, digital, wav file)
21 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.yater74
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of George D. Yater, conducted by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, in Truro, Massachusetts on July 18, 1974.

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