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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
between 1951-1960
Size:
1068 slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Simon Ottenberg in Southeastern Nigeria within the Afikpo Village Group, at the time a group of 22 Eastern Igbo villages (sometimes considered part of the Cross River Igbo grouping) in southeastern Nigeria, while on a pre-doctoral Social Science Research Grant from December of 1951 through March of 1953 and during field research from September of 1959 to December of 1960. Also included are photographs taken from June of 1960 to December of 1960 of Abakaliki, a town and the administrative center of the northestern Igbo people, north of Afikpo. According to Dr. Ottenberg in his publication about masked Afikpo rituals, "The Afikpo belong to an Igbo subgroup called Ada or Edda (Forde and Jones 1950, pp. 51-56), which includes the Okpaha, Edda, Amaseri, and Unwana village-groups, all of which border on the Afikpo, and the Nkporo and Adaeze, both short distances away" (Masked Rituals of Afikpo, 1975, p. 3).

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Vogt-O'Connor, Diane
Vogt-O'Connor, Diane
Stillfried, Raimund, Baron von, 1839-1911
Kusakabe, Kimbei, 1841-1934
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Dates:
circa 1878-1879
Size:
3 albumen prints (color, 8.5 x 10.5 in.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1991.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Three handcolored albumen prints, one of Kamata Yashiki Garden in Tokyo; and two depicting Japanese women: one attributed to Baron Raimond Von Stillfired of Austria (1839-1911), circa 1879, depicting Japanese women in an architectural setting, and the other attributed to Kusakabe Kimbei (active 1880's), circa 1878, showing two seated Japanese women...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Management and Reliability. Office of the Director
Dates:
1990-2008
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-220
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of the Nancy J. Bechtol, Director, Office of Facilities Management and Reliability (OFMR) and documents her work overseeing the management and direction of OFMR. Also included are records related to the funding and installation of a proposed butterfly pavilion in the Arts and Industries Building, as ...

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Creators:
Jopling, Carol F.
Dates:
1981-1984
Size:
74 Prints (circa, silver gelatin (including some mounted for exhibition))
442 Negatives (acetate, 35 mm)
326 contact prints (326 contact prints (on proof sheets))
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-37
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Carol F. Jopling documenting the Kuna, Choco, and Guaymi Indians of Panama, as well as the Panama Canal and scenery. Jopling's photographs depict Choco and Kuna dwellings (including their construction), Choco people waiting to receive vaccinations from Navy personnel, agriculture (including coconut harvesting), boats in the Pana...

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Creators:
Rohrmann, G. F. (George F.)
Dates:
1970-1975
Size:
129 color slides (35mm)
626 negatives (photographic) (black and white, 35mm)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2018-003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection depicts the everyday life and architecture of Basotho, Hausa, Makonde, Matabele, Pedi, Swazi, and Xhosa peoples in Nigeria, Southern Africa, and Tanzania.

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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:
United States. Department of Agriculture
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1906-1907.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1096
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains thirty-three glass plate negatives documenting the construction of Laboratory A and B of the Department of Agriculture building in the early 1900s.

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Creators:
Wolf, Gus L., Mr.
Dates:
undated
Size:
24 Photographs
Collection ID:
FSA.A1989.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

24 negative images on three 35mm film stripes given to the archive by Gus L. Wolf.

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Creators:
Ferguson, T. J. (Thomas John), 1950-
Dates:
April 1986
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7405
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Ferguson, T. J. (Thomas John), 1950-
Dates:
April 1986
Size:
49 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7404
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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