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Creators:
Landauer, Bella Clara, 1874-
Dates:
1925-1945
bulk 1934-1945
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet ((1 scrapbook))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0122
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains aviation ephemera from around the world, although primarily America. Most of the items are collectors cards which feature famous aviators and airplanes. They came from chewing gum and cigarette packages and feature a colorful picture of the subject on the front and a history of important events on the back. Some of the card...

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2010
Size:
2.7 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-056
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition documenting the historical journey made by people from Africa to the Americas, along with their language and music. In the 1930s, Lorenzo Dow Turner discovered that the Gullah people of Georgia and South Carolina retained parts of the culture and language of their West African enslaved ancestors. Turner's research produced a living treasury of previously unknown traditions, songs, and folkways that also uncovered and illuminated the connections with West African and Afro-Brazilian communities.

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Creators:
Lankton, James W.
Dates:
1989
Size:
225 slides (photographs) (1 volume, color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1990-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by art gallery owner James W. Lankton in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to document Kuba art and culture. Images are primarily from Mushenge, the Kuba capital. Activities documented include house building, wood carving, coffee drying, embroidering, hat making, drum playing, hair styling and basket weaving. Images of objects include a loom, a mask, musical instruments, royal costumes, road signs and textiles. Architecture includes an art school; village houses; king's palace and reception area; a mission church including altar, doors and interior; market shops; and a weaver's house. Portraits include the Kuba king, the king's retainers, his sons and a weaver.

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Creators:
Ames, David Watson
Dates:
1950
Size:
125 slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1987-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by David Ames of rural Wolof village life in Gambia in 1950.

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Dates:
[between 1905-1907]
Size:
silver gelatin (black & white, 18 x 12 cm. or smaller)
copy prints (black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1986-026
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs assembled in an album documenting the Fulbe, Tiv and Wurkun peoples of north-central Nigeria. Images include Fulbe on horseback, Tiv women and children, a Wurkun headman, and Wurkun in indigenous attire. Activities illustrated include dancing and playing musical instruments such as drums, horns with gourd resonators and string bows.

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Creators:
Fiofori, Tam
Dates:
1979
Size:
1 Photographic Print (black and white, 25.5 x 38 inches)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2017-008
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection is comprised of a 1979 photograph by Tam Fiofori of Oba Erediauwa's Coronation in Nigeria.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Young Bear, George
Dates:
undated
Size:
74 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2139
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes gentes and special hair cuts; lists of months, modern; Fox syllabary; courting notes and translations; various linguistic matters; names of cards; lists of gentes; various games; Fox names of various Indian tribes; text and translation of "A wonderful man-woman", original probably by Young Bear, translated by George (Young?) Bear; latter m...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1986-1987
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-281
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audio and video elements created during the production of the video "Disabled Museum Visitors: Part of Your General Public." This 23-minute training video was completed in 1987 in cooperation with the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education. Materials include original footage, narration, music, edited master, ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Museum Studies
Dates:
1987-1996
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-082
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of files of the visiting professional program; correspondence with professional and various experts in museum issues; memoranda; audience course outlines; workshop evaluations; and records pertaining to registration methods, photographic methods for museum personnel, museum security, fire, safety and health programs ...

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Creators:
Zalesch, Saul E.
Dates:
[1950-2005, bulk 1980-2004]
Size:
75 Linear feet (circa 9,000 items, cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-RA.XXXX-0015
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Collection consists of retail mail order catalogs from numerous commercial organizations, chiefly American but also includes catalogs from European companies. Catalogs cover a wide range of consumer goods, including home furnishings, books, musical instruments, toys, men's and women's apparel, jewelry, A/V materials, firearms, art , hobby crafts and gifts.

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