This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from December 1951 to March 1953.
Original title reads, "Residence of Simon and Phoebe Ottenberg, Public Works department, Afikpo, on hill where the afikpo Government Secondary School is being built. Used the entire 1952-1953 field trip. Used before by 'Farney', the British engineer in charge of the project. He has moved into one of the just finished teacher's quarters." [Ottenberg field research notes, O Series, December 1951-March 1953].
Title source: Dr. Simon Ottenberg, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
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