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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 racing), trading pos...

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Creators:
Long, Lotus
Knott, James
Dates:
1956
Size:
8 Film reels (2 hours 57 minutes, color sound; 6,375 feet, 35mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1994.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film is a theatrical production filmed in Tahiti using Tahitians in the cast. Film was produced and created by Hollywood cameraman James Knott and his wife, actress Lotus Long. Story involves scientists trying to stop a filaria epidemic spreading through a local population. The doctors try to use western medicine to combat the disease but me...

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Dates:
circa 1960
Size:
1 Film reel (14 minutes, color silent; 497 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1999.08
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film documents a celebration of Nigerian independence attended by British royalty (possibly Queen Elizabeth). Pageantry includes processions of various leaders and their tribal members and dances. Film also includes street scenes in Lagos with a parade of Catholics and Protestants adults and children, school children in their uniforms, a fun...

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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. As an historical document, its contents may...

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Creators:
Chesrow, Richard
Dates:
circa 1950
Size:
2 Film reels (1 hour 13 minutes, color sound; 2,628 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.2012.12
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film was made with the intention of showing the old and the new of India and the people, their customs and beliefs. Filmed in wide screen the film includes Bombay, Madras, Mahabalapuram (rock hewn temples and the Hill of the Holy Eagles), Mysore, Bangalore, Madura, Bhubaneshwar, Konarak, Darjeeling, Taj Mahal and the Itmad-ud-Daulah, Jaipur,...

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Creators:
Blazek, Anton James, 1902-1974
McGlynn, Betty Hoag
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 April 13
Size:
34 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.blazek65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Blazek speaks of his childhood in Baltimore; early art and music training; commercial art; ceramics; working with aluminum; his move to Los Angeles; works completed for federal projects; his paintings of California missions; the lack of government censorship; and the value of federal projects. He recalls David Ebstrom, Lorser Feitelson, and Stanton...

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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 and other teachers at Columbia ...

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Dates:
undated
Size:
40 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.66A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of enlargements that were made as part of a United States National Museum exhibit on Latin American archeology (opened in 1954). It includes photographs made at Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo, Tiahuanaco, Cuzco, Sacahuaman, Urcos, Viru Valley, and Pachacamac. Photograpers include anthropologists Harry S. Tschopik, Jr., Clifford...

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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:
Rabkin, Leo
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1968 Dec. 4
Size:
97 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.rabkin68
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Leo Rabkin conducted 1968 Dec. 4, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Rabkin speaks of his youth in Cincinnati in a Russian-Jewish family; his early study of music; teaching; his watercolor techniques; prints on plastic; the importance of the box in his life; his concern with light; his collections of wood furniture ...

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