Query: music
Gei Zantzinger films
Creators:
Zantzinger, Alfred Gei
Dates:
1973 and 1994
Size:
Film reels (color sound; 5,000 feet, 16mm)
Video recordings (45 minutes, color sound; VHS)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2009.10
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Film and video for Gei Zantzinger's film A Spirit Here Today: A Scrapbook of Chopi Village Music. Includes edited film from 1994 and uncut footage from 1973. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation …

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Ezra Winter papers
Creators:
Winter, Ezra, 1886-1949
Dates:
[ca. 1922-1946]
Size:
2.5 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.wintezra
Repository:
Archives of American Art

REELS 971-972: Correspondence, clippings, receipts, contracts, sketches and descriptions related to mural commissions for the Birmingham Public Library, George Rogers Clark Memorial, University of Rochester and the Eastman School of Music, Library of Congress, U.S. Supreme Court Building, and the Chase National Bank International Building; biographical material; and material relating to …

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Word, Shout, Song: Lorenzo Dow Turner Connecting Communities through Language exhibition records
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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Navajo Journey
Creators:
Colby, John R.
Dates:
1952
Size:
1 Film reel (20 minutes, color sound; 720 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1996.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film describes life on the Navajo Reservation. Scenes include women weaving, grinding corn and caring for children (baby is bound into cradle board) and men herding, hoeing corn, silversmithing, and washing and binding their hair. Also shows Navajo Rodeo (encampments, stinger and bronco riding, wild cow milking and horse …

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Glen Michaels papers
Creators:
Michaels, Glen, 1927-
Bertha Schaefer Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
Lee Nordness Galleries
Little Gallery (Birmingham, Mich.)
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Dates:
1953-1973
Size:
2 Reels (1,540 items (on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.michglen
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Personal and business correspondence, 1958-1972; a curriclum vitae and other biographical data; commission files containing correspondence, photos, and blueprints; files on competitions, speaking engagements, teaching assignments, and seminars; sketches, drawings, and illustrations for publications; photographs; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings; and articles. Among the correspondents are sculptor Jan Peter Sterne, architect …

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William Sidney Mount papers
Creators:
Mount, William Sidney, 1807-1868
Dates:
1830-1860
Size:
1 Microfilm reel
Collection ID:
AAA.mounwilp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Five pencil drawings (2 signed), one pen, ink and watercolor drawing, and one watercolor drawing by William Sidney Mount; and a pencil drawing by Shepard Alonzo Mount; 13 letters and 2 notes written by William Sidney Mount, and letters written by his brothers Shepard, Robert, and Henry, his mother Julia, many which mention …

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Jay McEvoy papers
Creators:
McEvoy, Jay D., 1909-2004
Dates:
1934-1995
Size:
1.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mcevjay
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers consist of business and personal letters, 1955-1995, organizational minutes and by-laws of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor and Patrons of Art and Music, 1957-1970s, during the period that McEvoy was the financial director of the Palace of the Legion of Honor; and a scrapbook of the Courvoisier Galleries …

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MS 2139 Miscellaneous ethnological notes and photograph
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 …

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Frank Christol photographs
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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Oral history interview with Myron S. Stout
Creators:
Stout, Myron, 1908-1987
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
Dates:
1965 September 2
Size:
25 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.stout65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Myron S. Stout conducted 1965 September 2, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art. Stout speaks of his family background; his early interest in music; the development of his interest in art; his teaching career; his interests in Josef Albers' work, the Bauhaus, and Cubism; Charles Martin …

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