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Ages of Time

Title:
16mm motion picture film of Ages of Time
Created by:
MPO Television Films, American, 1950 - 1970  Search this
Commissioned by:
Hamilton Watch Company, American, founded 1892  Search this
Edited by:
Tee Beveridge, American, 1923 - 1993  Search this
Narrated by:
Burgess Meredith, American, 1907 - 1997  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
16mm Film (a): acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration: 19 Minutes
Length (Film): 700 Feet
Type:
motion pictures (information artifacts)
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1959
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Business  Search this
Film  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.3.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Pearl Bowser Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.3.1a

A People's Convention

Title:
16mm motion picture film of A People's Convention
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Created by:
Union Films, 1946 - 1953  Search this
Produced by:
Carl Marzani, 1912 - 1994  Search this
Directed by:
Max Glandbard, American, 1915 - 1987  Search this
Subject of:
Progressive Party, American, 1948 - 1955  Search this
Paul Robeson, American, 1898 - 1976  Search this
Henry Wallace, American, 1888 - 1965  Search this
Composed by:
Serge Hovey, American, 1920 - 1989  Search this
Medium:
16mm Film (a): acetate film;
Dimensions:
Duration: 15 Minutes
Length (Film): 600 Feet
Type:
motion pictures (information artifacts)
Place filmed:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1948
Topic:
African American  Search this
Film  Search this
Folk (Music)  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.1.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Pearl Bowser Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.1.1a

Bitter Melons 1971

Creator:
Marshall, John ethnographic filmmaker (1932-2005 )  Search this
Physical description:
reference 1 video cassette (30 minutes) sound color video
reference 1 disc (30 minutes) sound color DVD
archival original 1 film reel (1,175 feet) sound color 16mm
Culture:
San (African people)  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Africa
Date:
1971
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Music  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1991.18.3/2005.11.21
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218852

New England Fiddles 1984

Creator:
Bishop, John filmmaker  Search this
Physical description:
reference (28 minutes) sound color DVD
archival original 1 film reel (1,062 feet) sound color 16mm
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
North America
United States
New England
Date:
1984
Topic:
Music  Search this
Fiddle tunes  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2003.3.8
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_282724

Nyasaland ca. 1950

Subject:
Catholic Church  Search this
Physical description:
reference one video cassette (40 minutes) silent color 1/2" VHS
master one video cassette (40 minutes) silent color BetacamSP
archival original one film reel (1,072 feet) silent color 16mm
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Africa
Malawi
Nyasaland
Date:
ca 1950
Topic:
Missionaries  Search this
Missions  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1998.23.32
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_282723

Enga: Korpetesa Ceremonial Ground 1975

Creator:
Kendon, Adam ethnographer  Search this
Kembo  Search this
Physical description:
1,600 feet (45 minutes) sound b&w film/video
Culture:
Enga (New Guinea people)  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Oceania
Papua New Guinea
Enga Province
Date:
1975
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1984.7.1
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219075

The High Lonesome Sound 1963

Creator:
Cohen, John Ethnographic filmmaker  Search this
Physical description:
archival original 1 film reel (1,080 feet) sound b&w 16mm
master 1 video cassette (30 minutes) sound b&w video
reference 1 digital video file (30 minutes) sound b&w
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
North America
United States
Kentucky
Date:
1963
Topic:
Music  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1993.20.1
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219276

The End of an Old Song 1972

Creator:
Cohen, John Ethnographic filmmaker  Search this
Physical description:
archival original 1 film reel (972 feet) sound b&w 16mm
master 1 video cassette (30 minutes) sound b&w video
reference 1 digital file (30 minutes) sound b&w digital video file
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
North America
United States
North Carolina
Date:
1972
Topic:
Music  Search this
Singing  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1993.20.2
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219277

NAACP Protest Rally

Title:
16mm motion picture film of NAACP Protest Rally
Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Subject of:
Norman Malachy, American  Search this
R. Jess Brown, American, 1913 - 1990  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Al Garrett, American, died 1959  Search this
Mack Charles Parker, American, 1936 - 1959  Search this
Medium:
16mm Film (a): acetate film;
Dimensions:
Duration: 11 Minutes
Length (Film): 400 Feet
Type:
motion pictures (information artifacts)
Place filmed:
Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
May 26, 1959
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Justice  Search this
United States--History--1953-1961  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.103.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Pearl Bowser Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.103.1a

Ethiopia [Black Journal segment]

Title:
16mm motion picture film of Ethiopia [Black Journal segment]
Directed by:
Kent Garrett, American, born 1941  Search this
Produced by:
Kent Garrett, American, born 1941  Search this
William Greaves, American, 1926 - 2014  Search this
National Educational Television, American, 1954 - 1970  Search this
Photograph by:
Leroy Lucas, American  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
16mm Film (a): acetate film;
Dimensions:
Length (Film): 860 Feet
Duration: 24 Minutes
Type:
motion pictures (information artifacts)
Place filmed:
Aksum, Tigray, Ethiopia, Africa
Adis Abeba, Adis Abeba, Ethiopia, Africa
Lalibela, Amara, Ethiopia, Africa
Place depicted:
Ethiopia, Africa
Date:
1969
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Film  Search this
Religion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.49.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
© National Educational Television
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Pearl Bowser Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.49.1a

Hands of Inge

Title:
16mm motion picture film of Hands of Inge
Directed by:
John W. Fletcher Jr., American  Search this
Edited by:
Tee Beveridge, American, 1923 - 1993  Search this
Subject of:
Inge Hardison, American, born 1914  Search this
Composed by:
Mal Waldron, American, 1925 - 2002  Search this
Ron Carter, American, born 1937  Search this
Eric Dolphy, American, 1928 - 1964  Search this
Narrated by:
Ossie Davis, American, 1917 - 2005  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
16mm Film (a): acetate film;
Reel (b): metal;
Film Can (c): metal
Dimensions:
Duration: 10 Minutes
Length (Film): 412 Feet
Type:
motion pictures (information artifacts)
Place filmed:
Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1962
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Art  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.9.1abc
Restrictions & Rights:
No known copyright restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Pearl Bowser Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.9.1abc

Dark Manhattan

Title:
16mm motion picture film of Dark Manhattan
Directed by:
Harry L. Fraser, American, 1889 - 1974  Search this
Subject of:
Ralph Cooper, American, 1908 - 1992  Search this
Clarence Brooks, American, 1896 - 1969  Search this
Nicodemus Stewart, United States, 1910 - 2000  Search this
Medium:
16mm Film (a): acetate film;
16mm Film (b): acetate film;
Film Shipping Container (c): cardboard;
Dimensions:
Duration: 77 Minutes
Length (Film Reel 1): 1050 Feet
Length (Film Reel 2): 1300 Feet
Type:
motion pictures (information artifacts)
Place depicted:
Harlem, New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place filmed:
Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1937
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Business  Search this
Race films  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Randall and Sam Nieman
Object number:
2015.167.5.1abc
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Nieman Film Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.167.5.1abc

Rev. S.S. Jones Home Movies: Reel 4

Title:
16mm motion picture film of Rev. S.S. Jones Home Movies: Reel 4
Directed by:
Rev. S. S. Jones, American, 1869 - 1936  Search this
Medium:
16mm Film (a): acetate film;
Film Reel (b): plastic;
Film Can (c): metal
Dimensions:
Duration: 12 Minutes
Length (Film): 340 Feet
Type:
motion pictures (information artifacts)
Place filmed:
Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1924-1928
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Religion  Search this
Rural life  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Naomi Long Madgett
Object number:
2011.79.4.1abc
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Rev. S.S. Jones Home Movies
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.79.4.1abc

Rev. S.S. Jones Home Movies: Reel 8

Title:
16mm motion picture film of Rev. S.S. Jones Home Movies: Reel 8
Directed by:
Rev. S. S. Jones, American, 1869 - 1936  Search this
Medium:
16mm Film (a): acetate film;
Film Reel (b): metal;
Film Can (c): metal
Dimensions:
Duration: 10 Minutes
Length (Film): 275 Feet
Type:
motion pictures (information artifacts)
Place filmed:
Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1924-1928
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Communities  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Families  Search this
Freemasonry  Search this
Rural life  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Naomi Long Madgett
Object number:
2011.79.8.1abc
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Rev. S.S. Jones Home Movies
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.79.8.1abc

Rev. S.S. Jones Home Movies: Reel 9

Title:
16mm motion picture film of Rev. S.S. Jones Home Movies: Reel 9
Directed by:
Rev. S. S. Jones, American, 1869 - 1936  Search this
Medium:
16mm Film (a): acetate film;
Film Reel (b): metal;
Film Can (c): metal
Dimensions:
Duration: 10 Minutes
Length (Film): 250 Feet
Type:
motion pictures (information artifacts)
Place filmed:
Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1924-1928
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Communities  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Religion  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Naomi Long Madgett
Object number:
2011.79.9.1abc
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Rev. S.S. Jones Home Movies
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.79.9.1abc

Malcolm X Liberation University [Black Journal segment]

Title:
16mm motion picture of Malcolm X Liberation University [Black Journal segment]
Produced by:
St. Clair Bourne, American, 1943 - 2007  Search this
National Educational Television, American, 1954 - 1970  Search this
William Greaves, American, 1926 - 2014  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Subject of:
Dr. Betty Shabazz, American, 1934 - 1997  Search this
Malcolm X, American, 1925 - 1965  Search this
Harambee Singers, American, founded 1966  Search this
Bernice Johnson Reagon, American, born 1942  Search this
Interview of:
Howard Fuller, American, born 1941  Search this
Medium:
16mm Film (a): acetate film;
Film Reel (b): metal;
Film Can (c): metal
Dimensions:
Duration: 10 Minutes
Length (Film): 320 Feet
Type:
motion pictures (information artifacts)
Place filmed:
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Durham, Durham County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1969
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Education  Search this
Film  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.68.1abc
Restrictions & Rights:
© National Educational Television
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Pearl Bowser Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Exhibition:
A Century in the Making
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse, C X06
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.68.1abc

Count Us In

Title:
16mm motion picture film of Count Us In
Produced by:
Carl Marzani, 1912 - 1994  Search this
Union Films, 1946 - 1953  Search this
Subject of:
Henry Wallace, American, 1888 - 1965  Search this
Pete Seeger, American, 1919 - 2014  Search this
Paul Robeson, American, 1898 - 1976  Search this
Progressive Party, American, 1948 - 1955  Search this
Bob Claiborne, American, 1919 - 1990  Search this
Composed by:
Bob Claiborne, American, 1919 - 1990  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Tee Beveridge, American, 1923 - 1993  Search this
Medium:
16mm Film (a): acetate film;
Film Reel (b): metal;
Film Can (c): metal
Dimensions:
Duration: 9 Minutes
Length (Film): 350 Feet
Type:
motion pictures (information artifacts)
Place depicted:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
July 1948
Topic:
African American  Search this
Film  Search this
Folk (Music)  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
United States--History--1945-1953  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.7.1abc
Restrictions & Rights:
No known copyright restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Pearl Bowser Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.7.1abc

First Moon 1987

Creator:
Hinton, Carma Director  Search this
Director:
Gordon, Richard  Search this
Physical description:
reference 1 video cassette (38 minutes) sound color 3/4 inch
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Asia
China
Shanxi Province
Date:
1987
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Agricultural cycles  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Dance  Search this
New Year ceremony  Search this
Domestic and family life  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1988.5.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218500

Say Old Man Can You Play the Fiddle 1973

Creator:
Hawes, Bess Lomax 1921-2009  Search this
Physical description:
one DVD (21 minutes) sound b&w DVD reference
two reels of film (731 feet) sound b&w 16mm archival original
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
North America
United States
California
Topic:
Fiddle tunes  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Music  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1995.10.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_287510

La Feria de Yavi 1996

Creator:
Preloran, Jorge 1933-2009  Search this
Physical description:
one DVD (9 minutes) sound color DVD reference
one videocassette (9 minutes) sound color Betacam video master
one film reel (334 feet) sound color 16mm master film
one film reel (334 feet) sound color 16mm archival original
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
South America
Argentina
Date:
1996
Topic:
Easter  Search this
Markets  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2007.10.27
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_293191

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