Query: Dancers
Philip M. Abram photographs
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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in EEPA.1986-002 for Dancers
Raymond Corbey collection of African postcards
Dates:
between 1900-1930
Size:
255 Postcards ((silver gelatin prints), black & white , 9 x 14 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2002-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Postcards collected by Dr. Raymond Corbey whose published works discuss most of the postcards in this collection. One part of the collection consists of postcards which Corbey acquired. The second part of the collection was compiled by a French colonial, known only as "Nic." Dr. Corbey organized the postcards according to theme and publisher. Themes include Northern Africa World Fairs and Religious Societies. Publishers include J. Geiser (Algiers), Lehnert and Landrock (Tunis), Gautron (Dakar), Fortier (Dakar), and Nels and Ernest Thill (Brussels). Among the more prominent postcard images is one of a minkisi by R. Visser (ca. 1890), depictions of installations and fairs at Tervuren (1900) colon sculptures in Savalou (Benin), circa 1920, an early depiction of a "Ricksha" boy, a Luba mask dancer, and a village chief in Dahomey.

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Henry Bazemore collection of Frederick Douglass Dwellings photographs
Creators:
Bazemore, Henry
Dates:
circa 1940s
Size:
0.42 Linear feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-067
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, dated circa 1940s and measuring .42 linear feet, documents the lives and activities of the residents of the Frederick Douglass Dwellings. The collection is comprised of black-and-white photographs.

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MS 4780 Frank Hamilton Cushing papers
Creators:
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4780
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes draft of manuscript "Manual Concepts..."; water color and tempera drawings of Zuni dancers; ground plans of Zuni; copies of publications by Cushing, including poems entitled "Tenatsali's Leaves;" 2 photographic portraits of Cushing; and miscellaneous photographs of Alaskan Indians.

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Production Records
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Department of History
Dates:
1989-1992
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the planning and execution of Living Self-Portraits, a series of interviews with prominent American artists. Marc Pachter, Chief Historian, conducted the interviews at the National Portrait Gallery (NPG). The "evenings" were a collaborative effort between the Resident Associates Program, Smithsonian Productions, WETA (Washington …

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Bill Wright photographs of Tiwa people of Tigua Pueblo
Creators:
Wright, Bill
Dates:
circa 1986-1993
Size:
54 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-39
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made in connection with Wright's book The Tiguas: Pueblo Indians of Texas. They include images of Tiwa Indians, ceremonies, processions on the days of St. John and St. Anthony, dancers, bread-making, pottery, dwellings, the Tigua Visitor Center, Mount Carmel Mission, and Gran Quivira. Many photographs show Tiwa individuals at …

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MS 7278 Marjorie Merriweather Post Papers
Creators:
Post, Marjorie Merriweather
Spinden, Herbert Joseph, 1879-1967
Alberti, Juan
Leighton, Kathryn W.
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Dates:
undated
Size:
174 Items (ca. 174 pages)
1 Photographic print
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7278
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes a photostat of a catalog of baskets, pots, and other artifacts by Herbert Spinden; Xerox copies of letters in a notebook regarding the collection of artifacts for the Post collection; two newclippings about Marjorie Merriweather Post, and a typescript of Fr. Juan Alberti's "How the Ona Squaws of Tierra …

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Josephine E. Brown photograph collection relating to fair at Elbowoods, North Dakota
Creators:
Brown, Josephine E.
Dates:
circa 1932
Size:
9 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-4
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made on Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota, depicting an encampment, a rodeo, dancers, and gatherings of Native Americans, including Little Sioux, Foolish Woman, Deer's Heart, and Bear on the Flat. The photographs were previously mounted in an album.

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Victor Krantz photographs of Okinawa and Honshu
Creators:
Krantz, Victor
Dates:
1951-1953
Size:
364 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-18
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made during Victor Krantz's service with the United States Air Force in Japan. They include images of hotels, shrines, and other buildings; street and market scenes; dancers at Obon festival; people engaged in art, crafts, agriculture, games, and household activities; market scenes; and boats.

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Tom Jones photographs
Creators:
Jones, Tom, 1964-
Dates:
1998-2001
Size:
8 Photographic prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.056
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

These photographs document the contemporary life of members of the Ho Chunk Nation of Wisconsin and include images of elderly men and women in their homes, a young dancer wearing a jingle dress and holding a watergun, a young boy, and outdoor scenes.

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