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Toga Nu and Cheko: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali

Creator:
National Museum of African Art  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2017-04-28T16:56:42.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
YouTube Channel:
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Joseph Lindon Smith papers

Creator:
Smith, Joseph Lindon, 1863-1950  Search this
Names:
Académie Julian  Search this
Alma-Tadema, Lawrence, Sir, 1836-1912  Search this
Beaux, Cecilia, 1855-1942  Search this
Benson, Frank Weston, 1862-1951  Search this
Brush, George de Forest, 1855-1941  Search this
Carson, Kit, 1809-1868  Search this
Gardner, Isabella Stewart, 1840-1924  Search this
James, Henry, 1843-1916  Search this
Loring, Charles Greely, 1828-1902  Search this
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966  Search this
Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948  Search this
Ross, Denman Waldo, 1853-1935  Search this
Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925  Search this
Smith, Corinna Lindon, 1876-  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921  Search this
Extent:
8.8 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Notebooks
Photographs
Prints
Interviews
Drafts (documents)
Sound recordings
Scrapbooks
Diaries
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Place:
Egypt, Antiquities
Egypt -- description and travel
Date:
1647-1965
bulk 1873-1965
Summary:
The papers of Boston and New Hampshire painter Joseph Lindon Smith date from 1647-1965, with the bulk of papers dating from 1873-1965, and measure 8.8 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical materials; letters from family members, artists, museums, and art patrons; seven diaries by Smith and two by his wife Corinna, personal business records, notes and writings, files concerning charitable theatrical productions, one sketchbook and other art work, a scrapbook, printed material, photographs, and sound recordings of radio interviews and a radio program on Smith.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of Boston and New Hampshire painter Joseph Lindon Smith date from 1647-1965, with the bulk of papers dating from 1873-1965, and measure 8.8 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical materials; letters from family members, artists, museums, and art patrons; seven diaries by Smith and two by his wife Corinna, personal business records, notes and writings, files concerning charitable theatrical productions, one sketchbook and other art work, a scrapbook, printed material, photographs, and sound recordings of radio interviews and a radio program on Smith.

Scattered biographical material consists of family history documents for the Smith and Putnam families, a Jenkes family tree, and passports for Joseph Lindon Smith and his family.

Over three linear feet of letters are from family members, artists including Cecilia Beaux, Frank Benson, George DeForest Brush, and Denman Ross, museum staff concerned with work in Egypt, and art patrons including Isabella Stewart Gardner, and individuals involved with Smith's charitable pageants. There are scattered letters from Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Henry James, Charles G. Loring, Paul Manship, General John J. Pershing, John Singer Sargent, and Abbott Handerson Thayer. Among the subjects discussed are student life at the Académie Julian, the Smiths' travels, and individuals known by Smith.

Seven diaries written by Joseph Lindon Smith document his ravels in Egypt, Persia, Europe, and New Mexico. Two diaries were written by Corinna Smith during her travels to Beiram and Egypt.

Personal business records business records include contracts, price lists, lists of securities, and miscellaneous receipts of the Smith and Putnam families, Joseph Lindon Smith, Corinna Smith, and their daughter Lois Smith.

Notes include engagement calendars, notebooks, lists of art work, lecture notes, minutes of meetings, notes on family history and on travel, and an autograph by Kit Carson. Writings include miscellaneous typescripts by the Smiths and others concerning travel, work in Egypt and elsewhere, and anecdotes about various friends and acquaintances. There are also three drafts of "Egypt - My Winter Home."

Theatrical production files concern plays, pageants, and masques written and/or produced by the Smiths. Many of the performances were benefits, dedication or anniversary celebrations, such as a pageant given at Fenway Court in honor of Isabella Stewart Gardner, a pageant at the dedication of a memorial to Abbott Handerson Thayer, and the centenary celebration of the founding of Amherst, Massachusetts.

Art work includes a sketchbook with extensive notes, a painting, drawings by Joseph Lindon Smith, and prints by other artists.

A scrapbook contains clippings and an exhibition catalog from the St. Botolph Club. Additional printed material includes clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, press releases, programs, booklets, brochures, and books by others.

Photographs are of Smith, his family, friends including classmates from the Académie Julian, Isabella Stewart Gardner, Abbott Handerson Thayer, exhibition installations, military camp sites from World War I, travel scenes, and art work by Smith.

Audio recordings consist of four sound disc recordings of interviews for WKNE Radio, Keene, New Hampshire, with Corinna Smith and Barry Faulkner talking about Smith, and a program about Smith and his book Tombs, Temples, and Ancient Art.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 11 series:

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1711-1948 (Box 1, 10; 5 folders)

Series 2: Letters, 1768-1965 (Box 1-4, OV 11; 3.5 linear feet)

Series 3: Diaries, 1904-1949 (Box 4; 11 folders)

Series 4: Personal Business Records, 1647-1959 (Box 4, 10; 11 folders)

Series 5: Notes and Writings, 1783-1963 (Box 4-6; 2.0 linear feet)

Series 6: Theatrical Production Files, 1897-1950 (Box 6-7, 10; 1.2 linear feet)

Series 7: Art Works, 1932-1943 (Box 8, 10; 8 folders)

Series 8: Scrapbook, 1888-1901 (Box 8; 1 folder)

Series 9: Printed Material, 1723-1963 (Box 8, OV 11; 0.8 linear feet)

Series 10: Photographs, 1884-1956 (Box 8-10; 0.5 linear feet)

Series 11: Audio Recordings, 1956 (Box 9-10; 2 folders)

All material is arranged chronologically except for the writings by others and travel photographs that are arranged alphabetically.
Biographical Note:
Joseph Lindon Smith (1863-1950) of Boston, Massachusetts and Dublin, New Hampshire, was a painter primarily known for his ability to meticulously depict the murals and tomb sculpture of Egypt and other ancient cultures.

Joseph Lindon Smith was born on October 11, 1863 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, the son of wholesale lumberman Henry Francis Smith and Emma Greenleaf Smith, a cousin of John Greenleaf Whittier.

From 1880 to 1882, Smith studied drawing and painting at the Art School of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts under Frederic Crowninshield and Otto Grundman. Accompanied by his friend, Frank Benson, he attended the Académie Julian and studied under William Bouguereau, Gustave Boulanger, and Jules Lefebvre from 1883 to 1885.

Upon his return to Boston, Smith established a studio as a portrait and landscape painter, attracting the attention of Denman Ross, a professor of History of Fine Arts at Harvard University. In the early 1890s Smith and Ross began to travel extensively and Smith became interested in ancient civilizations of Mexico, China, and Southeast Asia. In 1892, during a trip to Italy, Smith befriended Isabella Stewart Gardner, for whom he copied famous paintings, and occasionally acted as agent in purchasing art work.

Making his first trip to Egypt in 1898, Smith became enthralled with the art work of the ancient civilization and devoted himself to painting copies of the tomb sculptures and murals for educational uses in museums and other public institutions. In 1899, he married Corinna Haven Putnam and the couple spent much of their married life traveling between the United States and the Middle East, especially Egypt. From 1910 to 1939, Smith was a member of the Joint Expedition of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and Harvard University directed by Dr. George A. Reisner.

For fifty years, Smith was also sought out as a writer and producer of plays and theatrical pageants, fetes, and masques primarily staged for various charitable fund-raising events.

Joseph Lindon Smith died on October 18, 1950 in Dublin, New Hampshire.
Related Material:
The papers of Smith's wife, Corinna Putnam Smith, are available at The Schlesinger Library of Radcliffe College, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Provenance:
The Joseph Lindon Smith papers were donated by Jessie T. Hale, Smith's granddaughter, in 1977 and 1978.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Joseph Lindon Smith papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Painters -- New Hampshire -- Dublin  Search this
Topic:
Historical drama  Search this
Community theater  Search this
Art, Egyptian  Search this
Art, Ancient  Search this
Art, Egypt  Search this
Genre/Form:
Notebooks
Photographs
Prints
Interviews
Drafts (documents)
Sound recordings
Scrapbooks
Diaries
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Citation:
Joseph Lindon Smith papers, 1647-1965, bulk 1873-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.smitjose
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-smitjose
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Joseph Lindon Smith papers, 1647-1965, bulk 1873-1965

Creator:
Smith, Joseph Lindon, 1863-1950  Search this
Subject:
Pershing, John J. (John Joseph)  Search this
Manship, Paul  Search this
Loring, Charles Greely  Search this
James, Henry  Search this
Smith, Corinna Lindon  Search this
Sargent, John Singer  Search this
Ross, Denman Waldo  Search this
Alma-Tadema, Lawrence, Sir  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson  Search this
Beaux, Cecilia  Search this
Benson, Frank Weston  Search this
Brush, George de Forest  Search this
Carson, Kit  Search this
Gardner, Isabella Stewart  Search this
Académie Julian  Search this
Type:
Notebooks
Photographs
Prints
Interviews
Drafts (documents)
Sound recordings
Scrapbooks
Diaries
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Place:
Egypt, Antiquities
Egypt -- description and travel
Topic:
Historical drama  Search this
Community theater  Search this
Art, Egyptian  Search this
Art, Ancient  Search this
Art, Egypt  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8473
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210649
AAA_collcode_smitjose
Theme:
Diaries
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210649
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Joy McLean Bosfield papers

Creator:
Bosfield, Joy McLean (McLean Bosfield)  Search this
Names:
Bosfield, Joy McLean (McLean Bosfield)  Search this
Extent:
3.41 Linear feet (4 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Clippings
Contracts
Correspondence
Certificates
Financial records
Phonograph records
Radio scripts
Programs (documents)
Scrapbooks
School records
Photographic prints
Place:
Chapala (Jalisco, Mexico)
London (England)
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1923-1995
bulk 1945-1985
Summary:
The Joy McLean Bosfield papers, which dates from 1923 to 1995 and measures 3.41 linear feet, documents the professional life of Joy McLean Bosfield. The papers are comprised of personal and professional correspondence, concert programs, contracts, newspaper clippings, photographs, radio scripts, and record albums.
Scope and Contents note:
The collection which dates from 1923 to 1995, bulk dates 1945-1985, documents the professional career of Joy McLean Bosfield. The papers document Ms. McLean's professional career as a singer and vocal teacher through photographs and recital programs. In particular, there are two scrapbooks which focus on Ms. McLean's employment with a traveling theater production of Porgy and Bess. There are also radio scripts from Ms. McLean's stint with the British Broadcasting Corporation and phonograph records that captured her vocal talent.
Arrangement note:
The papers are arranged into five series. Folders are arranged alphabetically within series, while documents are organized chronologically. Undated material appears in the front of folders. Oversized material appears in the Career Series.

Series 1: Biographical Files

Series 2: Career

Series 3: Correspondence

Series 4: Music Collection

Series 5: Photographs
Biographical/Historical note:
Joy McLean Bosfield was born on January 27, 1924 to John and Florence Mearimore. Her mother, an immigrant from Demerara, Guiana, married McLean's father, a prominent New York businessman, in March of 1923 in New Jersey. She lived with her family in Paramus, New Jersey until 1940, when she graduated from Ridgewood High School. During that same year McLean was accepted to the prestigious Hunter College, in New York. Her mother moved with her to New York City where they lived with Mrs. Mearimore's older brother. During her time in New York, McLean developed important relationships that helped shape her professionalism and creativeness.

On February 26, 1945, McLean performed in her first recital at St. Martin's Little Theatre. It was the beginning of a long and distinguished career as a soprano opera singer. Three years after graduating and making her debut, she went on to perform at Carnegie Hall. In June of 1948, McLean married Charles McLean and moved to England. Mr. McLean, originally from British Guiana, wished to study law at London University, while Ms. McLean continued to develop her career by working for the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) as a solo soprano for several of their programs.

In 1952 Ms. McLean toured with an American company of Porgy and Bess. Through the production she travelled all over the world including eastern and western Europe and the Middle East. When she returned to the United States, McLean joined several musicals and continued to give recitals and public appearances. At some point, McLean married Samuel Bosfield and began being known as McLean Bosfield. She claimed the name change reflected her many years as a public figure and the importance of the associated reputation it generated.

Later in life, McLean moved to Washington D.C. with her husband where she continued to work on her career by giving recitals and performing as a piano accompanist. She also began working for the Frederick Wilkerson Studio of Voice as a vocal coach. After the death of Wilkerson, McLean took over the studio in the 1980s. She called it the McLean Bosfield Vocal Studio. Besides vocal training she also produced public recitals for her students. The final student concert of the studio was held on March 17, 1985. It was not only the final concert for the studio (Ms. McLean retired and closed the studio in 1985) but it would also be Ms. McLean's final public performance. With the death of her husband, Samuel Bosfield, and her mother in 1983 and 1984 McLean found no reason to stay in D.C.

She moved to Chapala, Mexico in 1985 after reconnecting with an old family friend she knew when she lived in New York City while attending college. Upon moving to Mexico, McLean married her long time friend, Bill Jackson who was several years her senior and had moved to Chapala years earlier with his deceased first wife. Jackson and McLean spent several fruitful years together, participating in community theater productions and other community functions until his death in 1991 at the age of 91. On April 4, 1999, Joy McLean Bosfield died.
Provenance:
The Joy McLean papers were donated to the Anacostia Community Museum in September 1985.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for unrestricted research. Use requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Joy McLean papers are the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Topic:
African American singers  Search this
British Broadcasting Corporation  Search this
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Porgy & Bess  Search this
African American theater  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Contracts
Correspondence
Certificates
Financial records
Phonograph records
Radio scripts
Programs (documents)
Scrapbooks
School records
Photographic prints
Citation:
The Joy McLean Bosfield papers, Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Joy McLean Bosfield.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-008
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Joy McLean Bosfield papers
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-008
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Playbill for Guys and Dolls

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Broadway Theatre, American, founded 1924  Search this
Subject of:
Norma Donaldson, American, 1928 - 1994  Search this
Robert Guillaume, American, born 1927  Search this
Ernestine Jackson, American  Search this
Jimmy Randolph  Search this
Edye Byrde, American, 1929 - 1999  Search this
Clark Morgan, American, 1920 - 1996  Search this
Christophe Pierre  Search this
Emmett "Babe" Wallace, American, 1909 - 2006  Search this
Ken Page, American, born 1954  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 x 5 5/8 in. (22.9 x 14.3 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1977
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.38
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d6e9033a-9b65-43c0-b18e-71b65302bd03
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.38
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Theatre program for Song of the Lusitanian Bogey and Daddy Goodness

Created by:
Negro Ensemble Company, American, founded 1967  Search this
Subject of:
Graham Brown, American, 1924 - 2011  Search this
William Jay  Search this
Rosalind Cash, American, 1938 - 1995  Search this
Judyann Elder, American, born 1948  Search this
David Downing, American, born 1943  Search this
Denise Nicholas, American, born 1944  Search this
Frances Foster, American, 1924 - 1997  Search this
Esther Rolle, American, 1920 - 1998  Search this
Arthur French, American, born 1931  Search this
Allie Woods Jr., American, born 1940  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (21.6 x 14 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
July 30, 1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Drama (Theatre)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.93.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55bdc9058-6bf7-4ded-83aa-c6890190caa8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.93.1
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Scrapbooks--Book II

Collection Creator:
Bosfield, Joy McLean (McLean Bosfield)  Search this
Container:
Box 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1945-1985
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for unrestricted research. Use requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Joy McLean papers are the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Collection Citation:
The Joy McLean Bosfield papers, Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Joy McLean Bosfield.
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Joy McLean Bosfield papers
Joy McLean Bosfield papers / Series 2: Career / Oversize
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-008-ref37
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Newspaper Clippings: "Jim Thorpe Day"

Collection Creator:
Thorpe, Grace F.  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1969
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Grace F. Thorpe Collection, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
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Grace F. Thorpe Collection
Grace F. Thorpe Collection / Series 5: Jim Thorpe and His Legacy
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-085-ref139
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Audio Log Sheets

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1980 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1980 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1980 Festival of American Folklife / Series 7: Southeast Asian Americans / 7.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1980-ref984
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Herb Wong Presents: Woody Herman Concert

Collection Performer:
Herman, Woodrow Charles "Woody", -1987  Search this
Collection Collector:
Siefert, Jack William, 1918-  Search this
Extent:
1 sound recording
Container:
Box 31
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Sound recordings
Date:
1964
Scope and Contents:
Berkley Community Theater, Oakland
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions. Contact staff for information.
Collection Citation:
Jack Siefert Woody Herman Collection, 1913-1990, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Jack Siefert Woody Herman Collection
Jack Siefert Woody Herman Collection / Series 6: Audio Visual / 6.4: Open Reel Audio Tape
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0659-ref898

"Togu na and Cheko Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali" video

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 video recording ((28:00 min.) , sound, color)
Container:
Video 6
Culture:
Dogon (African people)  Search this
Bamana (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Africa
Date:
1989
Summary:
The videorecording "Togu na and Check: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali", which documents two forms of art of the Dogon and Bamana peoples in Mali, West Africa, in 1989.
Scope and Contents:
The videorecording "Togu na and Check: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali", which documents two forms of art of the Dogon and Bamana peoples in Mali, West Africa, in 1989. Accompanying text describes that the film "explores two forms of art in present-day Mali, West Africa. For the Dogon peoples, the meeting house, or toguna, is the centerpiece of each village. Men gather to discuss matters involving the entire community. Its massive millet-stalk roof is supported by columns masterfully sculpted with figures in high relief. The Bamana peoples have developed a unique form of communal theater, called cheko. The principal actors in cheko performances are colorful, animated puppets. Some of these puppets are small enough to be manipulated by hand. Others tower above the rooftops of the village and require two or more people to move them. These fascinating Dogon and Bamana works of art depict both traditional and contemporary themes. They vividly show how art continues to evolve in Africa today."
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-030
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Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1989-030

Togu na and Cheko Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (videocassette (28:00 min.) (umatic , sd., col., 1 in.)
Container:
Video 1
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Africa
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
Videorecording of two forms of art of Dogon and Bamana peoples in Mali, West Africa, in 1989. Text accompanying video for sale reads, "Togu na and Cheko: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali explore two forms of art in present-day Mali, West Africa. For the Dogon peoples, the meetinghouse, or toguna, is the centerpiece of each village. Men gather to discuss matters involving the entire community. Its massive millet-stalk roof is supported by columns masterfully sculpted with figures in high relief. The Bamana peoples have developed a unique form of communal theater, called cheko. The principal actors in cheko performances are colorful, animated puppets. Some of these puppets are small enough o be manipulated by hand. Others tower above the rooftops of the village and require tow or more people to move them. These fascinating Dogon and Banana works of art depict both traditional and contemporary themees. They vividly show how art continues to evolve in Africa today."
General:
Video indexed by video number.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
All Rights Reserved: Smithsonian Insitution, 1989.
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"Togu na and Cheko Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali" video
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-030-ref507

Togu na and Cheko [videorecording] : Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (videocassette (27:00 min.) (umatic , sd., col., 3/4 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Africa
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
Short version of a videorecording of West African textile making produced by Staniski Media Resources for the National Museum of African Art in 1989. Text accompanying videos for sale reads, "Togu na and Cheko: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali explores two dynamic forms of art in present-day Mali, WestAfrica. For the Dogon peoples, the meetinghouse, or togu na, is the centerpiece of each village. Men gather there to discuss matters involving the entire community. It massive millet-stalk roof is supported by columns masterfully sculpted with figures in high relief. The Bamana peoples have developed a unique form of communal theater, called cheko. The principle actors in cheko performances are colorful, animated pupets. Some of these puppets are small enough to be manipulated by hand. Others tower above the rooftops of the village and require two or more people to move them. These fascinating Dogon and Bamana works of art depict both traditional and contemporary themes. They vividly show how art continues to evolve in Africa today.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
All Rights Reserved: Smithsonian Insitution, 1989.
See more items in:
"Togu na and Cheko Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali" video
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-030-ref508

Togu na and Cheko [videorecording] : Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (videocassette (8:39 min.) (umatic , sd., col., 1 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Africa
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
Short version videorecording of West African textile making produced by Staniski Media Resources for the National Museum of African Art in 1989. Text accompanying videos for sale reads, "Togu na and Cheko: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali explores two dynamic forms of art in present-day Mali, WestAfrica. For the Dogon peoples, the meetinghouse, or togu na, is the centerpiece of each village. Men gather there to discuss matters involving the entire community. It massive millet-stalk roof is supported by columns masterfully sculpted with figures in high relief. The Bamana peoples have developed a unique form of communal theater, called cheko. The principle actors in cheko performances are colorful, animated pupets. Some of these puppets are small enough to be manipulated by hand. Others tower above the rooftops of the village and require two or more people to move them. These fascinating Dogon and Bamana works of art depict both traditional and contemporary themes. They vividly show how art continues to evolve in Africa today.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
All Rights Reserved: Smithsonian Insitution, 1989.
See more items in:
"Togu na and Cheko Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali" video
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-030-ref509

Togu na and Cheko [videorecording] : Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (videocassette (28:00 min.) (VHS , sd., col., 1/2 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Africa
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
Short versin of a videorecording of West African textile making produced by Staniski Media Resources for the National Museum of African Art in 1989. Text accompanying videos for sale reads, "Togu na and Cheko: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali explores two dynamic forms of art in present-day Mali, WestAfrica. For the Dogon peoples, the meetinghouse, or togu na, is the centerpiece of each village. Men gather there to discuss matters involving the entire community. It massive millet-stalk roof is supported by columns masterfully sculpted with figures in high relief. The Bamana peoples have developed a unique form of communal theater, called cheko. The principle actors in cheko performances are colorful, animated pupets. Some of these puppets are small enough to be manipulated by hand. Others tower above the rooftops of the village and require two or more people to move them. These fascinating Dogon and Bamana works of art depict both traditional and contemporary themes. They vividly show how art continues to evolve in Africa today.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
All Rights Reserved: Smithsonian Insitution, 1989.
See more items in:
"Togu na and Cheko Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali" video
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-030-ref510

Togu na and Cheko [videorecording] : Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (videocassette (36:00 min.) (umatic , sd., col., 3/4 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Africa
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
Videorecording of West African textile making produced by Staniski Media Resources for the National Museum of African Art in 1989. Text accompanying videos for sale reads, "Togu na and Cheko: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali explores two dynamic forms of art in present-day Mali, WestAfrica. For the Dogon peoples, the meetinghouse, or togu na, is the centerpiece of each village. Men gather there to discuss matters involving the entire community. It massive millet-stalk roof is supported by columns masterfully sculpted with figures in high relief. The Bamana peoples have developed a unique form of communal theater, called cheko. The principle actors in cheko performances are colorful, animated pupets. Some of these puppets are small enough to be manipulated by hand. Others tower above the rooftops of the village and require two or more people to move them. These fascinating Dogon and Bamana works of art depict both traditional and contemporary themes. They vividly show how art continues to evolve in Africa today.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
All Rights Reserved: Smithsonian Insitution, 1989.
See more items in:
"Togu na and Cheko Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali" video
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-030-ref511

Togu na and Cheko [videorecording] : Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (videocassette (8:39 min.) (umatic , sd., col., 3/4 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Africa
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
Videorecording of West African textile making produced by Staniski Media Resources for the National Museum of African Art in 1989. Text accompanying videos for sale reads, "Togu na and Cheko: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali explores two dynamic forms of art in present-day Mali, WestAfrica. For the Dogon peoples, the meetinghouse, or togu na, is the centerpiece of each village. Men gather there to discuss matters involving the entire community. It massive millet-stalk roof is supported by columns masterfully sculpted with figures in high relief. The Bamana peoples have developed a unique form of communal theater, called cheko. The principle actors in cheko performances are colorful, animated pupets. Some of these puppets are small enough to be manipulated by hand. Others tower above the rooftops of the village and require two or more people to move them. These fascinating Dogon and Bamana works of art depict both traditional and contemporary themes. They vividly show how art continues to evolve in Africa today.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
All Rights Reserved: Smithsonian Insitution, 1989.
See more items in:
"Togu na and Cheko Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali" video
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-030-ref512

Togu na and Cheko [videorecording] : Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (videocassette (27:00 min.) (VHS) (PAL , sd., col., 1/2 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Africa
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
Videorecording of West African textile making produced by Staniski Media Resources for the National Museum of African Art in 1989. Text accompanying videos for sale reads, "Togu na and Cheko: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali explores two dynamic forms of art in present-day Mali, WestAfrica. For the Dogon peoples, the meetinghouse, or togu na, is the centerpiece of each village. Men gather there to discuss matters involving the entire community. It massive millet-stalk roof is supported by columns masterfully sculpted with figures in high relief. The Bamana peoples have developed a unique form of communal theater, called cheko. The principle actors in cheko performances are colorful, animated pupets. Some of these puppets are small enough to be manipulated by hand. Others tower above the rooftops of the village and require two or more people to move them. These fascinating Dogon and Bamana works of art depict both traditional and contemporary themes. They vividly show how art continues to evolve in Africa today.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
All Rights Reserved: Smithsonian Insitution, 1989.
See more items in:
"Togu na and Cheko Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali" video
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-030-ref513

History of the Minorities in the U.S.

Alternate Title:
Black Panel
Artist:
Dewey Crumpler, born 1949  Search this
Sitter:
Malcolm X, 19 May 1925 - 21 Feb 1965  Search this
Martin Luther King, Jr., 15 Jan 1929 - 4 Apr 1968  Search this
Frederick Douglass, Feb 1818 - 20 Feb 1895  Search this
William Edward Burghardt Du Bois, 23 Feb 1868 - 27 Aug 1963  Search this
Charles Richard Drew, 3 Jun 1904 - 1 Apr 1950  Search this
Langston Hughes, 1 Feb 1902 - 22 May 1967  Search this
Mary McLeod Bethune, 10 Jul 1875 - 18 May 1955  Search this
Paul Robeson, 9 Apr 1898 - 23 Jan 1976  Search this
John Brown, 9 May 1800 - 2 Dec 1859  Search this
Sojourner Truth, c. 1797 - 26 Nov 1883  Search this
Crispus Attucks, 1723 - 1770?  Search this
Medium:
Acrylic on canvas
Dimensions:
289cm x 590cm (113 3/4" x 232 5/16"), Estimate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1974
Topic:
William Edward Burghardt Du Bois: Male  Search this
William Edward Burghardt Du Bois: Literature\Writer  Search this
William Edward Burghardt Du Bois: Education\Educator\Professor\University  Search this
William Edward Burghardt Du Bois: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
William Edward Burghardt Du Bois: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist\Civil rights leader  Search this
William Edward Burghardt Du Bois: Literature\Editor  Search this
Charles Richard Drew: Male  Search this
Charles Richard Drew: Health and Medicine\Physician\Surgeon  Search this
Charles Richard Drew: Education\Educator\Professor\University  Search this
Charles Richard Drew: Health and Medicine\Researcher  Search this
Frederick Douglass: Male  Search this
Frederick Douglass: Literature\Writer  Search this
Frederick Douglass: Education\Educator\Lecturer  Search this
Frederick Douglass: Communications\Publisher\Newspaper  Search this
Frederick Douglass: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister  Search this
Frederick Douglass: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Abolitionist  Search this
Frederick Douglass: Society and Social Change\Enslaved person  Search this
Mary McLeod Bethune: Female  Search this
Mary McLeod Bethune: Education\Founder\School  Search this
Mary McLeod Bethune: Education\Educator\Teacher  Search this
Mary McLeod Bethune: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist  Search this
Mary McLeod Bethune: Education\Administrator\College\President  Search this
Sojourner Truth: Female  Search this
Sojourner Truth: Education\Educator\Lecturer  Search this
Sojourner Truth: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Abolitionist  Search this
Sojourner Truth: Society and Social Change\Enslaved person  Search this
Crispus Attucks: Male  Search this
Crispus Attucks: Business and Finance\Transportation\Seaman\Sailor  Search this
Paul Robeson: Male  Search this
Paul Robeson: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Paul Robeson: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Paul Robeson: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist  Search this
Paul Robeson: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Malcolm X: Male  Search this
Malcolm X: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist  Search this
Malcolm X: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist\Civil rights leader  Search this
Langston Hughes: Male  Search this
Langston Hughes: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
Langston Hughes: Literature\Writer\Librettist  Search this
Langston Hughes: Communications\Journalist\Columnist  Search this
Langston Hughes: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Langston Hughes: Communications\Translator  Search this
Langston Hughes: Literature\Writer\Playwright  Search this
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Male  Search this
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist\Civil rights leader  Search this
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Minister  Search this
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Nobel Prize  Search this
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
John Brown: Male  Search this
John Brown: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Abolitionist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: City and County of San Francisco
Object number:
353 CCSF2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4fd99a3e7-f812-4982-9b7d-acaa9d5690a9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_353_CCSF2

Mural Study #3:

Artist:
John Decker, 1895 - 1947  Search this
Sitter:
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin, 16 Apr 1889 - 25 Dec 1977  Search this
Jackie Coogan, 26 Oct 1914 - 1 Mar 1984  Search this
John Barrymore, 15 Feb 1882 - 29 May 1942  Search this
Will Rogers, 4 Nov 1879 - 15 Aug 1935  Search this
Colleen Moore, 19 Aug 1900 - 25 Jan 1988  Search this
Chester Morris, 1901 - 1970  Search this
Roderick La Rocque, 1896 - 1969  Search this
Nita Naldi, 1899 - 1961  Search this
Medium:
Crayon, gouache, graphite and ink on illustration board
Dimensions:
Image: 16.8cm x 49.5cm (6 5/8" x 19 1/2")
Board: 22.5cm x 51cm (8 7/8" x 20 1/16")
Type:
Drawing
Place:
United States\California\Los Angeles\Los Angeles
Date:
c. 1941
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Earring  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Nature & Environment\Clouds  Search this
Nature & Environment\Fruit  Search this
Equipment\Walking stick\Cane  Search this
Weapon\Sword  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Bracelet  Search this
Caricature  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Dog  Search this
Imaginary  Search this
Costume\Chaps  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Pig  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Putti  Search this
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin: Male  Search this
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin: Performing Arts\Director\Motion Pictures  Search this
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin: Performing Arts\Performer\Vaudeville  Search this
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin: Literature\Writer\Screenwriter  Search this
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin: Oscar  Search this
John Barrymore: Male  Search this
John Barrymore: Visual Arts\Artist\Sculptor  Search this
John Barrymore: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
John Barrymore: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
John Barrymore: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Colleen Moore: Female  Search this
Colleen Moore: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Will Rogers: Male  Search this
Will Rogers: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Will Rogers: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist  Search this
Will Rogers: Communications\Journalist\Columnist  Search this
Will Rogers: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Will Rogers: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Will Rogers: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Cowboy  Search this
Will Rogers: Communications\Journalist\Humorist  Search this
Will Rogers: Performing Arts\Performer\Showman  Search this
Will Rogers: Communications\Broadcast Journalist\Commentator  Search this
Will Rogers: Politics and Government\Public Official\Mayor\Beverly Hills, CA  Search this
Jackie Coogan: Male  Search this
Jackie Coogan: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Jackie Coogan: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Jackie Coogan: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Child  Search this
Jackie Coogan: Military\Army  Search this
Chester Morris: Male  Search this
Chester Morris: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Roderick La Rocque: Male  Search this
Roderick La Rocque: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Nita Naldi: Female  Search this
Nita Naldi: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.93.375
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4519ded72-4581-40fd-bf31-659ada7325ee
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.93.375

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