Massachusetts binder P-MA-01 Company 2105 in Upton State Park, Massachusetts; group of ten men posing with an arrangement of seven various stringed instruments, violin case says "Silver Str[ings]; June 20, 1936
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Civilian Conservation Corps Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, while on an Art Historical and Anthropological Field Research from October of 1978 through July of 1980.
Original title reads, "Kulayketa musical instrument at Kadanso. A Limba multi-stringed instrument using string." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 1980].
Title source: Dr. Simon Ottenberg, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
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Edith T. Martin papers, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Edith T. Martin.