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The Catawba Indians of South Carolina unknown

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Creator:
Kurtz, Benjamin T sculptor
Physical description:
400 ft (12 min) silent b&w video
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
North America
Date:
unknown
Summary:
Edited film documenting settlement and house types, pottery making (coil technique), and use of the blowgun among the Catawba Indians of South Carolina.
Topic:
Language and culture
Pottery
Local number:
HSFA 86.11.4
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
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Chartres Cathedral, France (ca. 1933)

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Creator:
Human Studies Film Archives
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2013-07-31T18:05:14.000Z
Video Title:
Chartres Cathedral, France (ca. 1933)
Description:
This ca. 1933 archival film clip is from an amateur travelogue film by John Hansen. Original film is 16mm Eastman Kodak Lenticular color film (also known as Kodacolor), a special color film system for amateur film first released in 1928. HSFA film number is 99.10.11.
Views:
142
Video Duration:
3 min 12 sec
Topic:
Anthropology
Youtube Category:
Education
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1960 Monaco

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Creator:
Human Studies Film Archives
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2015-01-03T23:30:28.000Z
Video Title:
1960 Monaco
Description:
1960—Monaco: Monaco City, harbor, Monte Carlo, palace, Casino-- SILENT FILM CLIP
Views:
173
Video Duration:
2 min 50 sec
Topic:
Anthropology
Youtube Category:
Education
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Chichen Itza (Mexico), ca. 1937, part 3

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Creator:
Human Studies Film Archives
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2014-11-21T22:31:25.000Z
Video Title:
Chichen Itza (Mexico), ca. 1937, part 3
Description:
Ca. 1937 silent amateur film footage of the Mayan archaeological site, Chichen Itza, located in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Chichen Itza Cultural Heritage Zone was added to UNESCO's World Heritage list in 1988. Original 16mm film was shot Guy W. Leadbetter. Film is from the Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution: http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/index.htm. (HSFA 2002.15.4)
Views:
138
Video Duration:
5 min 27 sec
Topic:
Anthropology
Youtube Category:
Education
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Pizza Pizza Daddy-O 1967

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Creator:
Hawes, Bess Lomax 1921-2009
Physical description:
reference one DVD (19 minutes) sound b&w DVD
archival original one reel of film (666 feet) sound b&w 16mm
Type:
Books
Collection descriptions
Place:
North America
United States
California
Notes:
title from credits (published work)--archival collection
Study guide
Summary:
Edited film looks at continuity and change in girl's playground games at a Los Angeles school.
Topic:
Playgrounds
Games--children
Local number:
HSFA 95.10
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives

Bamana Puppet Masquerade Video Project, Kirango, Mali 1992

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Physical description:
archival original 2 video cassettes (4 hours) sound color 8
Type:
Video recordings
Collection descriptions
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1992
Notes:
title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work)---archival collection
Summary:
Full video record of Bamana puppet masquerade performances in the village of Kirango, Mali taken by Barbara Frank for Dr. Mary Jo Arnoldi research.
Topic:
Puppets
Masquerades
Music
Instruments--musical instruments
Drumming
Dance
Language and culture
Local number:
HSFA 2011.17.1
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
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Worship of the Deity Ayyappan 1975

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Creator:
Jones, Clifford art historian
Physical description:
600 feet (21 minutes) sound color video
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
Asia
India
Date:
1975
Summary:
Edited film documenting temple worship of Nambudri Brahmins in Kerala, India. The film represents scenes from an eight-hour Nambudri ceremony which culminates in the possession of a shaman-priest and the oracular communications through him from the diety Ayyappan to devotees.
Topic:
Language and culture
Music
Rites and ceremonies
Local number:
HSFA 77.3.1
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives

Small happiness: the women of a chinese village [published] 88.5.3 1982

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Creator:
Gordon, Richard photographer/cinematographer
Director:
Gordon, Richard
Physical description:
59 min sound color video
Culture:
Chinese
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
China
Shanxi Province
Asia
Date:
1982
Summary:
Edited film presents China's rural women telling their own personal histories. Topics include love and marriage, childbearing and birth control, family relationships, work, and foot binding.
Topic:
Language and culture
Local number:
HSFA 88.5.3
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives

Cherokee Indians of North Carolina, The unknown

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Creator:
Kurtz, Benjamin T sculptor
Physical description:
350 ft (10 min) silent b&w video
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
North America
Date:
unknown
Summary:
Edited film documenting settlement and house types of the Cherokee in the Big Smoky Mountains. Inventory of cultural activities includes basket making, a basket-and-dice game, demonstration of the blowgun, use of mortar-and-pestle to prepare grain, mask carving, and the dancing of various masks including the buffalo, warrior (rattlesnake), and booger masks.
Topic:
Language and culture
Basket making
Local number:
HSFA 86.11.5
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
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Seminole Indians, c. 1950 [supplied] 86.11.9 c. 1950

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Creator:
Freeman, Ethel Cutler amateur Seminole specialist and research associate with the American Museum of Natural History 1886-1972
Physical description:
5,300 ft (3 hrs) silent color video
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
North America
Date:
c 1950
Summary:
Footage records the Seminole Indians on the Big Cyprus Reservation in Florida. The film forms part of the Ethel Cutler Freeman Papers in the National Anthropological Archives.
Local number:
HSFA 86.11.9
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives

Powerhouse for god [published] 89.15.1 1988

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Creator:
Dornfield, Barry filmmaker
Physical description:
58 min sound color video
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
North America
Date:
1988
Summary:
Edited film documents the religious performance genres of and life in an Appalachian Baptist church. The film focuses on Brother John Sherfy, a prominent Baptist preacher, and utilizes a combination of life history, conversation, and sermonizing to explore the nature of this Appalachian folk religion and its significance for individual families and the community.
Local number:
HSFA 89.15.1
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives

A curing ceremony [published] 91.18.6 1959

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Creator:
Marshall, John ethnographic filmmaker (1932-2005 )
Physical description:
8 min sound b&w video
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
Africa
Date:
1959
Summary:
Edited film shot in the Nyae-Nyae region of the Kalahari Desert in Namiba. Documented is a !Kung healer called upon to minister to a pregnant woman who has fallen ill with malaria. The healer, a relative of the sick woman, enters a mild trance and seeks to cure the victim.
Topic:
Language and culture
Local number:
HSFA 91.18.6
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives

Visiting samoa [published] 87.9.32 1985

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Creator:
Boulton, Laura musicologist
Physical description:
1,080 ft (30 min) sound color video
Culture:
Samoans
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Woodcut prints
Place:
Manua (Samoa)
Pungo Pungo (Samoa)
Oceania
Date:
1985
Summary:
Edited film produced for the Laura Boulton Foundation depicts daily Samoan life. Featured are the Thichean dance, weaving of mats, woodcut prints called , and wood carvings.
Topic:
Dance--"Thichean Dance"
Art--"shianko"
Weaving--weaving mats
Woodworkings
Manufacture of--thatched roofs
Local number:
HSFA 87.9.32
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives

Joseph Towles Footage of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Egypt, 1966 [supplied] 91.13.12 1966

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Creator:
Towles, Joseph anthropologist (1937-1988)
Physical description:
3 videocassettes (140 min.) sil. col. 1/2 inch VHS reference
master 3 videoreels (140 min.) sil. col. one inch
master 3 videocassettes (140 min.) sil.col. betacam sp
archival original 6 reels (1,850 ft.) sil. col. 8mm
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
Africa
Date:
1966
Summary:
Footage shot in East Africa and the United States.
Topic:
Language and culture
Local number:
HSFA 91.13.12
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives

Hermógenes Cayo 2008

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Creator:
Preloran, Jorge 1933-2009
Physical description:
one digital book (194 pages)
Type:
Books
Collection descriptions
Place:
South America
Argentina
Andes Mountains (Argentina)
Date:
2008
Notes:
title from credits (unpublished work)--archival collection
Archives also holds related ethnographic film "Hermógenes Cayo" (English title "Imaginero").
Summary:
Digital book presents the life and work of Hermogenes Cayo, a religious icon maker and artist living in Argentina's Andean highlands.
Cite as:
Courtesy of Jorge Preloran
Local number:
HSFA 2011.7
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives

Chichen Itza (Mexico), ca. 1937, part 2

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Creator:
Human Studies Film Archives
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2014-11-14T20:17:57.000Z
Video Title:
Chichen Itza (Mexico), ca. 1937, part 2
Description:
Ca. 1937 silent amateur film footage of the Mayan archaeological site, Chichen Itza, located in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Chichen Itza Cultural Heritage Zone was added to UNESCO's World Heritage list in 1988. Original 16mm film was shot Guy W. Leadbetter. Film is from the Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution: http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/index.htm . (HSFA 2002.15.4)
Views:
134
Video Duration:
4 min 53 sec
Topic:
Anthropology
Youtube Category:
Education
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Feria en Simoca (by Jorge Prelorán)

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Creator:
Human Studies Film Archives
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2011-06-20T20:27:08.000Z
Video Title:
Feria en Simoca (by Jorge Prelorán)
Description:
Clip from documentary film by Jorge Prelorán about the traditional Saturday market in Simoca, a small town in Tucumán Province, Argentina. The sugar cane grown on many small farms around Simoca is prominent at the market. This film was shot in 1965. For more information, see the full catalog record: http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?view=&dsort=&date.slider=&q=hsfa+feria+simoca and visit the Human Studies Film Archives' web exhibit on the Prelorán Collection: http://anthropology.si.edu/accessinganthropology/preloran/index.html
Views:
1,216
Video Duration:
1 min 29 sec
Topic:
Anthropology
Youtube Category:
Education
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Data Source:
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Chichen Itza (Mexico), ca. 1937, part 1

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Creator:
Human Studies Film Archives
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2014-11-07T21:01:19.000Z
Video Title:
Chichen Itza (Mexico), ca. 1937, part 1
Description:
Ca. 1937 silent amateur film footage of the Mayan archaeological site, Chichen Itza, located in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Chichen Itza Cultural Heritage Zone was added to UNESCO's World Heritage list in 1988. Original 16mm film was shot Guy W. Leadbetter. Film is from the Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution: http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/index.htm. (HSFA 2002.15.4)
Views:
286
Video Duration:
4 min 43 sec
Topic:
Anthropology
Youtube Category:
Education
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Data Source:
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Trapiches Caseros (by Jorge Prelorán)

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Creator:
Human Studies Film Archives
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2011-06-20T20:23:23.000Z
Video Title:
Trapiches Caseros (by Jorge Prelorán)
Description:
Clip from documentary film by Jorge Prelorán presents traditional methods for making molasses with wooden mills introduced by Jesuits during the colonial era. The film focuses on the family of Salomon Escobar, of Macio, Tucuman Province, Argentina and was shot in 1965. For more information, see the full catalog record: http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?view=&dsort=&date.slider=&q=hsfa+trapiches+caseros and visit the Human Studies Film Archives' web exhibit on the Prelorán Collection: http://anthropology.si.edu/accessinganthropology/preloran/index.html
Views:
2,796
Video Duration:
2 min 21 sec
Topic:
Anthropology
Youtube Category:
Education
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Data Source:
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Japanese acrobats ca. 1920

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Creator:
Human Studies Film Archives
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2011-11-03T18:54:54.000Z
Video Title:
Japanese acrobats ca. 1920
Description:
Silent black & white archival film clip from "Japan: Promotional and Theatrical Footage, ca. 1927". The full film, which is 17 minutes long, includes segments from what are believed to be a theatrical film, a promotional film and, possibly, amateur film - all of unknown origin. This material is from the collections at the Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution. For more details, see the full catalog record: http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?q=hsfa+Japan+Promotional+and+Theatrical+Footage
Views:
5,020
Video Duration:
1 min 1 sec
Topic:
Anthropology
Youtube Category:
Education
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