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Ramparts of Two Worlds ca. 1940

Catalog Data

Creator:
Hubbard, Bernard R (Bernard Rosecrans) 1888-1962  Search this
Physical description:
756 ft (21 min) sound b&w video
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
North America
Date:
ca 1940
Notes:
Supplementary materials: 1
Summary:
Edited film depicting life of the Eskimos on Little Diomede Island, Bering Strait, Alaska with shots of the Soviet Diomede across the two mile strait. Scenes include: walrus hunt, butchering walrus and extracting clams and sea mollusks from the stomach, splitting hides, the village, children playing, <ulu> sharpening, a baby in a <umaqqing> ("rumble seat"), digging for roots called "Eskimo potato," netting birds, Hubbard playing with dogs, clothes drying, children in a window, gathering murre eggs on the rocks, and sunset silhouettes of the chapel on Little Diomede.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Local number:
HSFA 1993.1.6
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219191