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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:
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)
Place:
Algeria
Africa
Biskra (Algeria)
El Kantara (Algeria)
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title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work) -- archival collection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: towns and natives encountered by expedition on trip south; native women doing laundry at a well, a nomad caravan, the oasis at El Kantara; native quarters of Biskra; American students setting up camp, playing ball, riding camels, and being observed by a native audience near Biskra (Sahara); Arabs riding horseback and shooting guns to celebrate a wedding. Shots of photographer George Waite riding a camel and playing with children.
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:
Migrations--nomads  Search this
Transportation--camels  Search this
Ceremony--marriage  Search this
Garb--Arab--Berber  Search this
Wells--laundry  Search this
Pastoralism--Berbers  Search this
Horses--riding  Search this
Guns--use of in ceremony  Search this
Weddings  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1982.5.2 - 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_218431