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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
Dates:
undated
Size:
50 Prints (circa, silver gelatin (some made from original glass negatives))
2 Transparencies
59 Items (circa 59 copy prints and enlargements)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.4322
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Exhibition photographs depicting American Indians (including studio portraits), as well as scenery and American Indian artifacts. Includes material made for the Century of Progress exhibit as well as mounted photos and text used in the Regents' exhibit on the 1947 restoration program for the BAE's glass negatives. Photographs for the Century of Pro...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1965-1976
Size:
10.5 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 369
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of alphabetic subject files of the directors, documenting their relations with Smithsonian administrators and museums, and their direction of publications relating to public affairs activities. Major events of the period included the openings of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the National Collection of Fi...

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Creators:
Schlaikjer, Jes Wilhelm
Biegel, Paul E.
Dates:
1942-1952.
Size:
20 Items (3 folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0546
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Twenty posters designed by Schlaikjer during World War II and after.

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Creators:
Kale, Ganpatrao Abajee
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Print (albumen, image 27 x 23 cm., mounted 39 x 33 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.30
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

One albumen print, with the mounting cut to reveal the printed title beneath the image. Portrait depicting one of the last members of the traditional Rajput royalty, taken by Kale, who was the state photographer of Bundi, Rajasthan.

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Creators:
Grayson, G. W. (George Washington), 1843-1920
Dates:
1908
Size:
7 Leaves (manuscript, 10 x 8 inches.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2010-26
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection is comprised of a 7-leaf manuscript written by George Washington Grayson in 1908. The manuscript is an account of the life of Moty Tiger (Hoo-ma Ti-ka), who became Principal Chief of the Creek Nation in 1907.

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Creators:
Christol, Frank
Dates:
1920s
Size:
215 Photographic prints (dupe prints (2 v.), black & white, 8 x 10 in. )
215 negatives (photographic) (dupe negs, black & white, 4 x 5 in. )
215 Photographic prints (silver gelatin (2 v.), black & white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1989-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by French Missionary Frank Christol during his stay in the Cameroon Grassfields, during the 1920s. The photographs document the peoples of the Cameroon Grassfields, particularly the Bamileke. Activities depicted include dancing and playing musical instruments. Objects include figures, masks, textiles and vessels. There are images of chiefs' palaces and architectural details such as carved doors and house posts. Portraits, often with people in groups with objects, document dress, hairstyles, jewelry and scarification. People portrayed include carvers with their work and chiefs in their palaces.

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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:
Cox, Robert S.
Dates:
1908-1917
Size:
7 Drawings (pencil on paper)
0.21 Linear feet (1 box)
113 Photographic prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2016-09
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Album of photographs and sketches relating to voyages, primarily in the arctic. Includes photographs from the steamer Neptune's 1917 rescue of Donald MacMillan and other members of the Crocker Land Relief Expedition, as well as the Northern Ventures Expedition, ca 1912. Photographs depict Inuit men, women, and children from Greenland and Baffin Isl...

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Dates:
1914-1992
Size:
1 Cubic foot
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1441
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Approximately 150 photographic negatives, 54 photographic prints, and two rolls of film negatives documenting the history of the Black and Decker Corporation, from a few years after its founding in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1910, through the 1990s.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for History and Art
Dates:
1965-1972
Size:
28 cu. ft. (28 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 104
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records contain correspondence, memoranda, and related material concerning the administration of bureaus listed above, as well as material concerning relationships with other Smithsonian offices. Also included are some files from Blitzer's previous position as Director of the Office of Education and Training.

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