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Creator:
Pond, Alonzo archeological expedition leader  Search this
Cameraman:
Waite, George  Search this
Physical description:
archival original 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)
Place:
Algeria
Africa
Ain Beida (Algeria)
Canrobert (Oum el Bouaghi)
Maghreb
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title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work) -- archival collection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 Beloit College-Logan Museum archaeological expedition to northeastern Algeria. Shots include: street scenes in the Kasbah, Algiers; funderal procession with four men carrying bier; American students and Algerian natives setting up camp, eating meals, herding camels; excavations of snail shell mounds, trenching, screening; French archaeologist Max Begouen inspecting the camp; natives and towns encountered on a road trip south; native women doing laundry at a stone well.
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--mounds  Search this
Herding--camels  Search this
Funerals--processions  Search this
Garb--Arab--Berber  Search this
Wells--laundry  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1982.5.2 - 1
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218430