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Ethel Freeman's Footage of Africa 1949-1950

Creator:
Freeman, Ethel Cutler 1886-1972  Search this
Physical description:
reference one video cassette (40 minutes) silent color 3/4 inch
master one video cassette (40 minutes) silent color 3/4 inch
archival original film reels (1,600 feet) silent color 16mm
Culture:
Zulu (African people)  Search this
Masai (African people) Kenya  Search this
Mbuti (African people) Ituri Forest  Search this
Watusi Ruwanda  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Cape Town, South Africa
South Africa
Kenay
Uganda
Egypt
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Malawi
Kenya
Date:
1949-1950
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Ceremony--crossing the equator  Search this
Vendors  Search this
Food preparation--stamping grain  Search this
Weddings--Zulu  Search this
Musical instruments--drums--string harps  Search this
Dance--Zulu--Watusi--Mbuti  Search this
Markets  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1986.11.8
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reprodution and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives OK:0
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218470

Africa Inland Mission collection

Names:
Africa Inland Mission  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919  Search this
Extent:
147 photographs
3 volumes (books)
43 postcards
Container:
Item EEPA.2008-003
Culture:
Kamba (African people)  Search this
Kikuyu (African people)  Search this
Masai (African people)  Search this
Swahili (African people)  Search this
Somali (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographic prints
Postcards
Photographs
Books
Place:
Port Said (Egypt)
Victoria, Lake
Nairobi (Kenya)
Mombassa (Kenya)
Kenya
Africa, East
Africa
Date:
circa 1905-1978 (bulk 1905-1920)
bulk 1900-1920
Summary:
This collection contains 147 photographic prints and 43 postcards from East Africa (circa 1907-circa 1914), especially Kijobe, which depict the activities of the Africa Inland Mission; Theodore Roosevelt's safari in 1909; views of Nairobi, Mombasa, Port Said, Lake Victoria and other landscapes; and portraits of Maasai, Kikuyu, Kamba, Kavirondo, Akawba, Gikuyu, Somali and Swahili coast peoples. Missionaries pictured include Hetz, Hurlburt, and Wallace, who is listed as photographer on many of the prints. The collection also contains 3 paperback books, published by Africa Inland Mission, which describe the history of the organization and the experiences of its missionaries: Faster Beats the Drum (1978), Another Hand on Mine (1975) and Gardens of Miracles (1976).
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged in four series:

Series 1: Locations

Series 2: Cultures

Series 3: Other

Series 4: Publications
Biographical / Historical:
The Africa Inland Mission (AIM) is a non-denominational Christian missionary organization that focuses on Africa. The organization was founded in 1895 by Scottish-American missionary Peter Cameron Scott of the International Missionary Alliance. Scott and his fellow missionaries arrived in Mombasa in October of 1895 and within a year had established four missions in Kenya. Scott's untimely death in 1896 almost led to the dissolution of AIM, but support from the Philadelphia Missionary Council and a new director in the person of Rev. Charles Hurlburt reinvigorated the project. In 1909 a station was set up in what was then German East Africa (Tanzania) and in 1912, Theodore Roosevelt intervened on behalf of his friend Hurlburt to persuade the Belgian government to allow the mission to establish a station in the Congo. Today, AIM operates in 13 countries in Central and Southern Africa.
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.
Topic:
Animals -- Africa  Search this
Safaris  Search this
Missionaries  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Postcards
Photographs
Books
Citation:
Africa Inland Mission Collection, EEPA 2008-003, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2008-003
See more items in:
Africa Inland Mission collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2008-003

Robert and Barbara Pringle photographic collection

Photographer:
Pringle, Robert, 1936-  Search this
Names:
Roy, Christopher D.  Search this
Extent:
2,136 slides (photographs) (color , 35mm.)
829 negatives (photographic) (color , 35mm.)
Container:
Item EEPA.2006-006
Culture:
Masai (African people)  Search this
Fula (African people)  Search this
Lobi (African people)  Search this
Bobo (African people)  Search this
Dogon (African people)  Search this
Mossi (African people)  Search this
Tuaregs  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Negatives
Portraits
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Burkina Faso
Kenya
Mali
Date:
circa 1980-1989
Summary:
The collection contains 2136 color 35mm slides and 829 color 35mm negatives taken by Robert Pringle, former Ambassador to Mali, between 1980-1989. The images were taken in Mali, Burkina Faso and Kenya, and depict masquerades, vernacular architecture (including Dogon doors and granaries), mosques, marketplace scenes, pottery, masks (including plank and leaf masks), weaving, art in situ, animals and landscapes. Culture groups represented in the collection include the Tuareg, Lobi, Maasai, Mossi, Dogon, Fula and Bobo (Bwa) peoples. Ambassador Pringle traveled with photographer Christopher Roy and some of Pringle's images depict Roy at work with his own camera.
Arrangement note:
Arranged geographically by country and chronologically therein. Arrangement reflects the original order established by the photographer.
Biographical/Historical note:
Robert Pringle is a retired U.S. Foreign Service Officer and historian specializing in interethnic relations, economic development, and the role of culture. He served as U.S. Ambassador to Mali from 1987 to 1990. His other official postings included Indonesia, the Philippines, Burkina Faso, Papua New Guinea, and South Africa. He has written three books on Southeast Asian history and politics, of which the most recent is A Short History of Bali: Indonesia's Hindu Realm (2004).
General note:
Title provided by EEPA staff.
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.
Topic:
Pottery  Search this
Fairs  Search this
Masks  Search this
Masks, African  Search this
Markets  Search this
Art in situ -- Photographs  Search this
Animals  Search this
Masquerades  Search this
Mosques  Search this
Natural landscapes  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Weaving  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Negatives
Portraits
Color slides
Citation:
Robert and Barbara Pringle Photographic Collection, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2006-006
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2006-006

Pitiless Africa ca. 1963

Creator:
Brom, John L  Search this
Physical description:
archival original 5 film reels (3,231 feet) silent color 16mm
Culture:
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Genya (African people)  Search this
Hutu (African people)  Search this
Tutsi (African people)  Search this
Masai (African people)  Search this
Avikam (African people)  Search this
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Kikuyu (African people)  Search this
Pygmies  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca 1963
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Animals  Search this
Rivers  Search this
Landscapes  Search this
Villages  Search this
Dance  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1998.18.11
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_363444

Burnham Footage of Southern and Eastern Africa 1929

Creator:
Burnham, Frederick Russell explorer (1861-1947)  Search this
Physical description:
reference video cassette (35 minutes) silent b&w 3/4 inch
master video cassette (35 minutes) silent b&w 3/4 inch
archival original 1,200 feet silent b&w 16mm
Culture:
Zulu (African people)  Search this
Masai (African people)  Search this
Metabele (NDabele)  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Africa
South Africa
Cape Town (South Africa)
Durban (South Africa)
Zimbabwe
Kenya
Victoria Falls
Tangyanyika
Date:
1929
Topic:
Houses--colonial  Search this
Mining--mule trains--ox trains  Search this
Transportation--"rickshaws"  Search this
Dress--traditional dress--headdress  Search this
Markets--urban  Search this
Dancing--tribesmen  Search this
Miners--emigrant tribesmen  Search this
Monuments--Cecil Rhodes  Search this
Boats--as transportation  Search this
Herding--goats  Search this
Ruins--archeological  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1985.4.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218281

Paul Travis African Travel Footage 1927-1928

Artist:
Travis, Paul Bough 1891-1975  Search this
Physical description:
reference four video cassettes (2 hours 6 minutes) silent b&w 3/4 inch
master four video cassettes (2 hours 6 minutes) silent b&w 3/4 inch
archival original four film reels (3,428 feet) silent b&w 16mm
Culture:
Zulu (African people)  Search this
Mangbetu (African people)  Search this
Kikuyu (African people)  Search this
Hindi Nairobi  Search this
Masai (African people)  Search this
Lumbwa  Search this
Nyoro (African people)  Search this
Wattusi  Search this
Ubangi  Search this
Ndebele (African people)  Search this
Bira (African people)  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Kenya
Congo
Rhodesia
Belgian Congo
South Africa
Egypt
Lake Bunyoni
Nairobi
Nilotic
Ruanda
Belgium Congo
Cairo
Cape Town (South Africa)
Nairobi (Kenya)
Dungi, Belgium Congo
Lake Bunyoni, Ruanda
Mt. Kilamanjaro, Kenya
Lake Chihaffi, Ruanda
Mufumbiro Mountains
Billingyana, Belgian Congo
Ekibondi (village), Belgian Congo
Cairo (Egypt)
Africa
Date:
1927-1928
Topic:
Dancing--ceremonies  Search this
Drumming--Matabele--Bira--Mangbetu  Search this
Meals--cooking  Search this
Houses--African house types  Search this
Markets--marketwomen  Search this
Housebuilding--African--European  Search this
Boats--dugouts  Search this
Masonry--Hindi masons  Search this
Garb--ethnic--Massai--Kikuyu--Mangbetu  Search this
Adornment--ear ornamentation--Kikuyu  Search this
Hair--treatment of--Massai--Mangbetu  Search this
Tea--harvesting of--plantations  Search this
Cattle--animal husbandry  Search this
Feathers--use of in headdress--Lumbwa  Search this
Weapons--spears--Massai--Lumbwa  Search this
Musical instruments--drums--horns--Lumbwa  Search this
Smoking--pipes  Search this
Roads--construction of by natives  Search this
Mutilation--lip discs--Ubangi  Search this
Elephants--training of--Congo Elephant Farm  Search this
Streets--bazzar  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Ceremony--Mangbetu--Bira  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1989.17.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218428

The Masai 1929

Creator:
Pathe Science Series  Search this
Physical description:
reference 1 video cassette (14 minutes) silent b&w 3/4 inch
master 1 video cassette (14 minutes) silent b&w 3/4 inch
archival original 1 fim reel (374 feet) silent b&w 35mm
Culture:
Masai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Nilotic
Africa
Kenya
Tanzania
Date:
1929
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Cattle--animal husbandry  Search this
Herding--cattle--milking  Search this
Architecture, Domestic  Search this
Dancing  Search this
Body marking  Search this
Adornment  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1988.16.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218478

The demonstration collection of E.M. von Hornbostel and the Berlin Phonogramm-Archiv [sound recording]

Collector:
Hornbostel, Erich Moritz von 1877-1935  Search this
Commentator:
Reinhard, Kurt  Search this
List, George 1911-2008  Search this
Cover designer:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
2 phonograph records : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Swiss  Search this
Belarusians  Search this
Russians  Search this
Soviet  Search this
Gurian  Search this
Samoyeds  Search this
Sri Lankans  Search this
Muslims  Search this
Indian  Search this
Thais  Search this
Mingala-Aungbyun  Search this
Burmese  Search this
Chinese  Search this
Japanese  Search this
Malays (Asian people)  Search this
Indonesians  Search this
Kubu (Indonesian people)  Search this
Alfures (New Guinea people)  Search this
Australian Aborigines  Search this
Australians  Search this
Papuans  Search this
Chuukese (Micronesian people)  Search this
Nunu (African people)  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Danes  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Canadians  Search this
Americans  Search this
Mexicans  Search this
Brazilians  Search this
Argentines  Search this
Chileans  Search this
Ewe (African people)  Search this
Togolese  Search this
Cameroonians  Search this
Equatorial Guineans  Search this
Congolese  Search this
Ngangela (African people)  Search this
Angolans  Search this
Tunisians  Search this
Palestinian Arabs  Search this
Bahuti  Search this
Rwandans  Search this
Masai (African people)  Search this
Tanzanians  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
Asia
North America
South America
Date:
1963
Topic:
Africa--Songs and music  Search this
Music  Search this
Australia--Songs and music  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Sacred music  Search this
Solo instrument music  Search this
Funeral music  Search this
Anthropology--ethnomusicology  Search this
Ethnomusicology--History  Search this
Local number:
FW04175
Folkways 4175
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_232041
Online Media:

Africa, Ceremonial and Folk Music: Recorded in Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania [sound recording]

Recorder:
Fanshawe, David 1942-2010  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
Tanzania
Kenya
Uganda
Date:
1957
1975
Topic:
World music  Search this
Acoli (African people)  Search this
Gogo (African people)  Search this
Masai (African people)  Search this
Wala (African people)  Search this
Samburu (African people)  Search this
Songs and music  Search this
Local number:
Nonesuch 72063
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_314585

Unidentified African Development Story ca, 1920s

Physical description:
13 minutes silent b&w video
Culture:
Zulu (African people)  Search this
Masai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Projected media
Place:
Africa
East Africa
Date:
ca, 1920s
Topic:
Agriculture--clearing--burning  Search this
Developement  Search this
Dams  Search this
Dance--dancing  Search this
Camp  Search this
Cordage--rope--preparation--manufacture--sisal hemp  Search this
Fauna--giraffe--monkey--zebra  Search this
Game preserves--Akamba Game Reserve  Search this
Headdresses--headgear  Search this
Railway--Ugonda Railroad  Search this
Weaponry--shields  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1994.14.1
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219329

Group of Men in Costume with Ornaments and Wood Staff, Near Wood and Thatch Building n.d

Physical description:
1 photoprint 003 in x 005 in
Culture:
Masai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 07443200
See more items in:
Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection 1850s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_49001

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