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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1997
Size:
1 Linear foot
12 sound recordings (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-007.28
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Behind the Apron oral history project documents the experiences of Black oyster and clam workers in Southern Maryland. The audio interviews were conducted by Shelia Montague Parker in 1997. The interviewees include: Doris Harris, Conroy Butler, Mary Hawkins, Christine Gray, Blondell Mason, Mary Washington, Ruth Smith, and Wiliam Bourne. The intervi...

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Creators:
Arbin, Arne
Dates:
circa 1933
Size:
44 Photographs
0.07 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.192
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 44 photographs depicting Emberá (Choikoi) peoples in Panama circa 1933.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Brown, John
Brown, Margaret
Harris, Ben
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Dates:
1913
Size:
121 Pages
239 Items (cards )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2714
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Catawba linguistic notes and texts collected by Truman Michelson in South Carolina. The purpose of Michelson's research on Cawtaba was to determine the resemblance between the Siouan and Muskhogean stocks. He compiled notes on the Catawba language through his work with John Brown, Margaret Brown, Robert Lee Harris, Ben Harris, Sarah Harris, Billy H...

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St. Michael Indian School (Saint Michaels, Ariz.)
Dates:
circa 1950-1959
Size:
0.02 Linear feet
8 Photographic prints
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.096
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains photographs that depict students, teachers, and medical professionals associated with the St. Michael Indian School in St. Michaels, Arizona on the Navajo Reservation from circa 1950-1959.

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Creators:
Pittier, Henri, 1857-1950
Dates:
circa 1903-1904
Size:
1 Page (Sheet music :)
128 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.128
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of Guatuso people and activities including pottery making, as well as images of artifacts, mainly whistles from the collections of the National Museum in San Jose. ALso included is a sheet of music.

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Creators:
Roblin, Ernest
Dates:
1885
Size:
1 Mounted print (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-54
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photograph depicting Pedro Prestán hanging from gallows on railway tracks, with an open coffin and five men standing nearby and others in the background. Prestán was hung in Apsinwall, now called Colon, Panama, on August 18, 1885.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Short-lived Phenomena
Dates:
circa 1971
Size:
40 Contact prints
7 Copy prints
11 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.86-49
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting Tasaday people, shelters, and tools. Many of the photographs were provided by PANAMIN (the Private Association for National Minorities or the Presidential Arm for National Minorities) and were made by either Manuel Elizalde, Jr. or Dr. Robert B. Fox, both PANAMIN employees.

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Creators:
Green, Edward C. (Edward Crocker), 1944-
Dates:
circa 1970-2016
Size:
8.12 Linear feet (20 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.2016-31
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The papers of Edward C. Green, circa 1970-2016, document his work as an applied medical anthropologist and research consultant focusing principally on the distribution and prevention of AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases in Africa and South America. Much of Green's research and policy focus lay in understanding indigenous health belief systems and instituting locally-designed approaches to major health concerns. The collection consists of correspondence, field diaries and typed research, sound recordings, photographs, and published reports and articles, including material from his dissertation research among the Matawai Maroons of Suriname.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 25-July 6, 1997
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1997
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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Creators:
Kinard, John, 1936-1989, interviewee
Dates:
1987
Size:
2 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9538
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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