Cataloging supported by Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee
Footage shot in the Yoruba town of Ogbomosho, Nigeria. Mrs. Anders, who worked as the supervisor of native nurses in the local hospital, filmed various aspects of daily life including farming, weaving, pottery making, and food preparation. Footage includes scenes of masked dance ceremonies featuring different types of <egungun> (masked dances), the local chief of the town on his throne receiving obeisance from male subjects, and hospital patients with leprosy.
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD