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Logan African Expedition 1930

Catalog Data

Creator:
Pond, Alonzo archeological expedition leader  Search this
Cameraman:
Waite, George  Search this
Physical description:
reference twelve video cassettes (64 minutes) silent b&w 3/4 inch
master twelve video cassettes (64 minutes) silent b&w 3/4 inch
archival original 6 film reels (4,013 feet) silent b&w 35mm
Culture:
Arabs  Search this
Chaouia (Berber people)  Search this
Kabyles  Search this
French  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Algeria
Berber
Kasbah
Berbers
Ain Beida (Algeria)
Canrobert (Oum el Bouaghi)
Maghreb
Biskra (Algeria)
El Kantara (Algeria)
Bougie (Bejaia)
Africa
Date:
1930
Notes:
Supplementary materials: recorded annotation with Alonzo and Dorothy Pond,1,3,5,6
title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work) -- archival collection
Summary:
Footage shot on the 1930 Beloit College-Logan Museum archeological expedition to northeastern Algeria. Footage includes: street scenes in Kasbah, Algiers; market scenes at Ain Beida; nomad caravans and Arabs on horseback demonstrating riding skills; the oasis of El Kantara; the native quarters of Biskra and Chauoui; Chauoui Berber women grinding grain, milking sheep, churning butter in a goat skin, and making pottery; and Kabylie Berber men and women engaged in various domestic, agricultural, and craft activities. Also included are various scenes of archeological excavations and camp life.
Publications:
Pond, Alonzo, et al. 1938, PREHISTORIC HABITATION SITES IN THE SAHARA AND NORTH AFRICA. Beloit: Logan Museum Bulletin
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Archaeology--excavations  Search this
Camels--caravans  Search this
Funerals--Moslem  Search this
Garb--turbans--wrapping of--Berber  Search this
Garb--Arab  Search this
Ceremonies--use of horses in  Search this
Migrations--nomads  Search this
Wells--use of for laundry  Search this
Basketry--weaving of  Search this
Animal husbandry--sheep  Search this
Threshing--grain--mules  Search this
Pottery--production of--Berber  Search this
Meals--etiquette--Berber  Search this
Food preparation--wheat--flour  Search this
Markets  Search this
Textiles--wool--production of--Berber  Search this
Weaving--wool  Search this
Transportation--mules--donkey--camels  Search this
Processions--funeral  Search this
Herding--camels--Berbers  Search this
Chores--laundry--milking--churning butter--Berbers  Search this
Crafts--weaving mats--pottery  Search this
Division of labor--sexual--Berbers  Search this
Prayer--Moslems  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1982.5.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218429