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George L. Waite "Desert Sheiks" lantern slides, 1930

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Creator:
Waite, George L
Subject:
Logan Museum of Anthropology
Physical description:
47 lantern slides
Culture:
Algerians
Tuaregs
Type:
Lantern slides
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Place:
Algeria
Date:
1930
Notes:
GeorgeL.WaitewasaphotographerfromMilwaukee,Wisconsin. In the spring of 1930, whenhewasabout60yearsold,Waitevolunteeredasphotographerin the spring of 1930 forthesixthBeloitCollegeLoganMuseumofAnthropologyAlgerianexpedition,ledbyAlonzoW.Pond.Hisprimaryrolewastoprovidephotographicand cinematicdocumentationoftheexcavationactivitiesanddailylivesofthe20expedition members.
Summary:
Thecollectionconsistsof47lanternslides,somehandcolored,thatappeartohavebeenmadetoillustrateatalk byWaiteentitled,"DesertSheiks."Images show Algerian nomadic people, their camps, and activities including animal husbandry, Algeriantownsandvillages,andviewsoftheAlgeriancountryside.Therearealso several images oftheBeloitCollegeexpeditioncampandparticipants,includingone photograph of George Waite taping up film cans.
Cite as:
Photo Lot 2010-12, George L. Waite "Desert Sheiks" lantern slides, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA Photo Lot 2010-12
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
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