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Coconut Harvest c. 1919

Physical description:
80 ft silent b&w film
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
Oceania
Date:
c 1919
Local number:
HSFA 1990.7.13
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218711

Manna of the South Seas 1954

Creator:
Martin Moyer Productions  Search this
Physical description:
reference 1 film reel (740 feet) sound color 16mm
archival original 1 film reel (740 feet) sound color 16mm
Culture:
Fijians  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Fiji
Oceania
Date:
1954
Topic:
Coconut harvest  Search this
Coconut--copra--sennit  Search this
Palm--cultivation  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1996.6.19
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives OK:0
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Martin Moyer Film Collection, ca. 1950-1985
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_274398

Carol F. Jopling photographs of Kuna, Choco, and Guaymi of Panama

Creator:
Jopling, Carol F.  Search this
Extent:
74 prints (circa, silver gelatin (including some mounted for exhibition))
442 negatives (acetate, 35 mm)
326 contact prints (326 contact prints (on proof sheets))
Culture:
Guaymi Indians  Search this
Cuna Indians  Search this
Choco Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
prints
negatives
contact prints
Photographs
Place:
Panama Canal (Panama)
Panama
Date:
1981-1984
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Carol F. Jopling documenting the Kuna, Choco, and Guaymi Indians of Panama, as well as the Panama Canal and scenery. Jopling's photographs depict Choco and Kuna dwellings (including their construction), Choco people waiting to receive vaccinations from Navy personnel, agriculture (including coconut harvesting), boats in the Panama Canal, and city buildings. Photographs and textual materials used for an exhibit in 1998 at the American Institute of Architects Baltimore Gallery, entitled "Contrasting Vernacular Architecture: Kuna and Choco Houses of Panama," are also available with the collection.
Biographical/Historical note:
Carol Farrington Jopling (ca. 1917-2000) was a librarian and anthropologist. As a librarian, she mostly worked for government agencies, including the Smithsonian's Bureau of American Ethnology in 1961 and 1962. In 1973, she received her doctorate in Anthropology from the University of Massachusettes, writing her disseration on the "Women Weavers of Yalalag; Their Art and Its Process." After spending four years as a research associate at Harvard's Peabody Museum, she became chief librarian of the Smithsonian's Tropical Research Institute in Panama (1981-1984). There, she developed a focus on the anthropological study of architecture, publishing a book on the "Art and Aesthetics in Primitive Societies" in 1971.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 98-37
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives holds the papers of Carol F. Jopling.
Jopling also donated artifacts to the Department of Anthropology collections in accession 368048.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Dwellings  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 98-37, Carol F. Jopling photographs of Kuna and Choco of Panama, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-37
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-98-37

Keith V. Bletzer photographs of Guaymi Indians and industry

Creator:
Bletzer, Keith V.  Search this
Extent:
49 prints (silver gelatin)
13 color prints
1 copy negative
Culture:
Guaymi Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
prints
color prints
copy negatives
Photographs
Place:
Panama
Date:
circa 1983
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Keith V. Bletzer on the Valiente Peninsula in Panama documenting Guaymi Indians and their culture. They include images of Guaymi Indians, coconut harvesting, preparation of medicines, houses and house construction, boat building, and a fishing trip.
Biographical/Historical note:
Keith V. Bletzer is a medical anthropologist and professor at Arizona State University. He conducted research among the Guaymi Indians of Cusapin, Panama, as part of his 1988 dissertation for Michigan State University, "Social origins of folk illness among Ngawbere of the northern Valiente Peninsula: The Case of Chakore and Ha Ko Botika." His project was funded by the Smithsonian Institution and by the Panamanian Museum of Man, both of which received specimens from the area.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 89-11, NAA ACC 89-55, USNM ACC 364391
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Guaymi artifacts collected by Bletzer can be found in the Department of Anthropology collections in accession 364391.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Termites  Search this
Harvesting  Search this
Coconut  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Dwellings  Search this
Fishing  Search this
Industries  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 89-11, Keith V. Bletzer photographs of Guaymi Indians and industry, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-11
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-89-11

Escape to the South Seas 1977

Creator:
Soule, Thayer  Search this
Physical description:
reference 2 film reels (2,869 feet) silent color 16mm
archival original 2 film reels (2,869 feet) silent color 16mm
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
French Polynesia
Oceania
Fiji
Tonga
Tahiti
Bora-Bora (French Polynesia)
Moorea (French Polynesia)
Date:
1977
Topic:
Travelogues (Motion pictures)  Search this
Plantations  Search this
Coconut harvest  Search this
Islands  Search this
Landscapes  Search this
Ocean scenes  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1991.20.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives OK:0
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Thayer Soule Travel Lecture Film Collection, 1946-1987
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219044

Faces From Afar: One American’s Endeavor to Kick Ecuador’s Vegetable Oil Habit

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 12 Mar 2013 09:49:51 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_4c1910564514b30bb76395f98c0e5e5d

The Tradition Bearers: Fourth Festival of Pacific Arts 1986

Physical description:
archival original one video cassette (28 minutes) sound color 3/4 inch
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Tahitians  Search this
Tongans  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Place:
Oceania
Tahiti
Date:
1986
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Dance  Search this
Instruments--musical instruments  Search this
Singing  Search this
Music  Search this
Percussion instruments  Search this
Crafts  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Games  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1998.16.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives OK:0
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_366726

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