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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:
Begouen, Henri, comte, 1863-1956
Dates:
circa 1912-1930
Size:
31 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.76-78
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs documenting Henri Begouen's excavations of caves, mostly on his property in France. There are images of Paleolithic paintings, carvings, and sculpture in caves in France, including Cave du Tuc d'Audobert, Cave de Montespan, Cave de Niaux, and Cave des Trois Freres. One image depicts an excavation party, including Henri Breuil, Comte B...

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Creators:
Stathes, George H.
Dates:
circa 1963-1967
Size:
1,300 color slides (circa)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.99-10
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by George H. Stathes in northern Nigeria, Ghana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi, and Rwanda during the mid 1960s. Stathes' photographs depict people, agriculture, markets, fishing and fisheries, roads, a cemetery, ceremonies and dances, art, and Rwenzori Mountains.

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Creators:
Webb, William F.
Webb, William F.
Dates:
circa 1975
Size:
6 color prints
18 color negatives (acetate, 35 mm)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2003-22
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of a set of carved wooden doors from Zanzibar, which were loaned to the National Museum of Natural History by Evan P. Wright and later donated by William F. Webb. The collection includes images of the doors on exhibit at the museum and copies of photographs of other doors that were possibly also part of the exhibit.

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Creators:
McCarthy, Dennis
Dates:
1970-1983
Size:
28 color prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.86-27
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of Seri artifacts and craftspeople, probably made by Dennis McCarthy. They include images of wood carvings, baskets, a violin and bow, rasp and scraper, toy cradle, and necklace, as well as a man, probably Dennis McCarthy, with a basket maker, violin maker, and a saleswoman. The prints are mounted on unbound album pages, which also inc...

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Creators:
McGhee, George Crews, 1912-
Dates:
circa 1970s
Size:
2 Pages (Report :)
62 mounted color prints
154 color prints (Album :)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2003-08
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs possibly made by George McGhee depicting people, dwellings, carvings, masks, and ceremonies in New Guinea. The collection also includes an album of photographs portraying artifacts purchased by McGhee from dealers in New Guinea; McGhee's collection of artifacts was donated to the National Museum of Natural History along with these phot...

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Creators:
Hill, Richard W., Sr.
Dates:
circa 1972-1978
Size:
25 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.83-35
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Informal photographic portraits depicting Iroquois, Seminole, and other American Indians. Images document the preparation of fry bread, a lacrosse player, a corn-husk doll maker, an Iroquois dancer, a longhouse wedding party, a Seneca wood carver making a water drum, a Seneca basketmaker, and a Seneca flute maker.

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Creators:
Sakihtanohkweha, 1875-1957
Peters, Sam, 1885-
Peters, Jim, 1866-
Papakie, Charlie
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Dates:
undated
Size:
2.08 Linear feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2794
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Large collection of stories handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by various authors. These were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The writers include Alfred Kiyana, Jack Bullard, C.H. Chuck, Bill Leaf, Sakihtanohkweha (Mrs. Bill Leaf), Joe Tesson Jr., Shapochiwa, Harry Lincoln, Jim Peters, Sam Peters, Charles Papakie, Lucy Lasley, and...

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Dates:
circa 1904-1914
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (21 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1111
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of glass negatives documenting the building and construction of the Panama Canal.

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Creators:
GAF Corporation
Dates:
1939-1963
Size:
3 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1476
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of historical and business records for ANSCO, a company now owned by GAF (General Aniline and Film Corporation).

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