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Products: Jet Fuel/deliveries-tank trucks (at airports); Esso truck refuels jet at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta Airport, Kenya, East Africa

Collection Creator:
American Petroleum Institute.  Search this
Container:
Box 47, Folder 49
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1979
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Viewing film portion of collection requires special appointment. See repository for details.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection, 1860s-1990 (bulk 1955-1990), Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection / Series 2: Modern Photographs, 1960s-1980s
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep88d64b750-c2fe-44cc-99b8-32dc441f628e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0711-ref2738

WADE KING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Creator:
National Museum of African Art  Search this
Type:
Interviews
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2015-05-18T19:46:29.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
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SmithsonianAfricanAr
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAfricanAr
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_bj5jhJi6vEs

NAGAYATI Arts and Architecture among the Gabra Nomads of Kenya.

Creator:
National Museum of African Art  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2017-04-28T16:56:42.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
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SmithsonianAfricanAr
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAfricanAr
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_uMZ2YsjE8dQ

Richard Hawkins Imbalu films

Filmmaker:
Hawkins, Richard C., 1922-2015  Search this
Anthropologist:
Heald, Suzette  Search this
Creator:
MacDougall, David  Search this
Extent:
2 Videocassettes (158 minutes, color sound)
Culture:
Gisu (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videocassettes
Video recordings
Place:
Africa, East
Uganda
Date:
1967
Scope and Contents:
Collection consists of footage from the edited film Imbau, documenting a young men's initiation ceremony performed in 1967 by the Gisu of Uganda. Collection also contains an article written by Suzette Heald, transcriptions and translations.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Provenance:
Received from Richard Hawkins in 1985.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Circumcision  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Richard Hawkins Imbalu films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1985.01
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Richard Hawkins Imbalu films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9f7440df1-d6d4-42a8-8cd0-817f839aa781
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1985-01

Special Events

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Introduction:
The first in what later became a series of annual tributes to Festival founding director Ralph Rinzler featured two of his earliest collaborators in the folk revival - Pete Seeger and Mike Seeger - as well as Piedmont blues from the duo of John Cephas and Phil Wiggins and African American music of the Appalachians from Ed Cabbell and Melissa Cabbell.

Other special evening concerts provided a preview of an ongoing project concerning African immigrant communities in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. While many recent African immigrant communities shared some social characteristics with each other, with others of the African diaspora, and with immigrant groups in general, they also varied considerably in size, in the length of time they had been in the United States, and in the circumstances that brought them to this country. Some individuals came with scholarships to American universities; others fled oppressive political situations with "only the shirt on their backs," as one Ethiopian educator and cab driver explains.

In the process of building community life in the United States, African-born immigrants in America in the 1990s were creating new and unique forms of expressive culture patterned after but not identical to African forms; they actively and explicitly used the language of tradition - ways of cooking food, of dressing, of dancing - to define themselves as Africans, in the context of the United States, to each other and to the world.

Fieldwork by the project team - primarily constituted of community-based scholars - during the project's first year hinted at the richness of the material available: from Ghanaian drumming to Zairian soukous music; from Nigerian jollof rice to Ethiopian coffee ceremonies; from Senegalese hair-braiding to Somalian women's songs; from South African poetry of invocation to personal experience stories of immigrants' first encounters with American culture. The African Immigrant Study Group hoped that the activities at the 1995 Festival as well as the full program in 1997 would make their cultures more accessible and more valued as an important part of the Washington area's cultural heritage.

Emily Botein was Program Coordinator for the evening programs and special events. The African Immigrant Folklife Study Project was directed by Diana Baird N'Diaye, with Betty Belanus serving as Education Specialist, Roland Freeman as Fieldwork Photography Advisor, and Sulayman Nyang as Head Advisor. Project Advisors included Mary Jo Arnoldi, Hayelom Ayele, Laura Bigman, Camilla Bryce-Laporte, Roy Bryce-Laporte, Olivia Cadaval, Roland Freeman, Philippa Jackson, Portia James, Niani Kilkenny, Michael Licht, Phyllis May-Machunda, Deborah Mack, Sharon Rienken, Beverly Robinson, Fath Ruffins, Peter Seitel, and Addisu Tolesa.
Fieldworkers, co-curators, presenters:
Dangnachew Abebe (Ethiopia), Veronica Abu (Ghana), Ebo Ansa (Ghana), Kwaku Ofori Ansa (Ghana), Nomvula Cook (Lesotho/Southern Africa), Abdirahman Dahir (Somalia), Tonye Victor Erekosima (Nigeria), Florence Guindo (Nigeria), Tesfaye Lemma (Ethiopia), Nobel Makar (Egypt), Mary Monseur (Egypt), Mumia Shimaka Mbasu (Kenya/East Africa), Gorgui N'Diaye (Senegal), Gilbert Ogunfiditimi (Nigeria), Ann Olumba (Nigeria), Dorothy Osei-Kuffuor (Ghana), Aristides Pereira (Senegal)
Participants:
SOCIAL MUSIC AND DANCE

THE VOLTA ENSEMBLE, GHANAIAN (EWE) COMMUNITY -- THE VOLTA ENSEMBLE, GHANAIAN (EWE) COMMUNITYAdult performersGodwin AgodoRad AkoriiJosephine AkuDavid Aku, Sr.William AyensonEric AzumaEvelyn AzumaFelly BlegeNana BlegeKenzie DamankeWilliam DzathorKwame Koffle-LartSteve NashGeorgina NuwameEmmanual SawyerGladys VodiChild performersDela AgodoEmefa AgodoGamell AgodoSesime AgodoCynthia AkuDavid Aku, Jr.Amanda AzumaSefe AzumaSelom AzumaEnyonam BlegeEyram BlegeSitsofe BlegeAlexandra NuwamePascal NuwameSharon NuwameAfi VodiMawuii Vodi

THE NILE ETHIOPIAN ENSEMBLE, ETHIOPIAN COMMUNITY -- THE NILE ETHIOPIAN ENSEMBLE, ETHIOPIAN COMMUNITYSetagne Atena, masinko (one-stringed fiddle)Abebe Belew, kebero drumsAlmaz Getahun, danceAshenafi Miteku, danceSelamawit Nega, vocalsAsaye Zegeye, kraar (six stringed lyre)

SOUKOUS

PAPA LOUIS AND LIZIBA, CENTRAL AFRICAN COMMUNITY -- PAPA LOUIS AND LIZIBA, CENTRAL AFRICAN COMMUNITYPapa Louis, lead guitarJoselito De Kashama, vocals"Stick" Malowdo, drumsMartino, guitarGelo De Mingongo, vocalsWilly Naweza, vocals"Petit" Sammy, atalakuZino "Synthe", keyboards

THE SENEGALESE SUPPORT SOCIETY AND GAMBIAN ASSOCIATION -- THE SENEGALESE SUPPORT SOCIETY AND GAMBIAN ASSOCIATIONAwa Ba, danceMariama Diop, danceMagatte fall, talking drumMare Gueye, ndere drumIdrissa Gueye, mbeung-mbeung drumBara Mboup, lamb drumCheikh Tahirou MBaye, ndere drumMame Khoudia Niang, danceSophie Sar, danceHaddy Mu Ndow Sekka, dance

BASOTHO PRAISE POETRY

LESOTHO-SOUTH AFRICAN COMMUNITY -- LESOTHO-SOUTH AFRICAN COMMUNITYMike Mvelase, poet

NORTH AFRICAN

THE NORTH AFRICAN REGION ENSEMBLE -- THE NORTH AFRICAN REGION ENSEMBLEMohamed Habibi, luteSayed Ismeal, oud, group leaderAdel Al Khadi, violinKhalid, DrumMahmoud Tutu, niy flute

NGONJERA (POETIC CONVERSATION)

THE ASSOCIATION OF TANZANIAN COMMUNITY IN AMERICA -- THE ASSOCIATION OF TANZANIAN COMMUNITY IN AMERICAEmanuel Bandawe, performerJessica Kamala Mushala, performerPrimrose Mushala, performerMartin Ngireu, writerGeorge Sebo, performer

PRAISE POETRY INVOCATION, CELEBRATORY DANCE, NIGERIAN COMMUNITY

IGBO POETRY OF INVOCATION, THE ANIOMA ASSOCIATION -- IGBO POETRY OF INVOCATION, THE ANIOMA ASSOCIATIONAugustine Nwabueze, president, responseTony Dunkwu, responseFidelis Iwugo, responseGeorge Nwabuku, responseFlorence Nwaonye, responseSonny Obidi, responseChief Raphael Ogbolu, invocationKunirum Osia, responseMr. & Mrs. Elias Uwandi, response

EWI (YORUBA PRAISE POETRY)

Abiodun Adepoju, poetry

Kemi Oriowo, dance

Tayo Oriowo, talking drum

CELEBRATORY DANCE

THE AKWA IBOM STATE ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA -- THE AKWA IBOM STATE ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAFrank Akanem, presidentJustina Ikpim, vice presidentElizabeth Akanem, danceFlorence Inwang, danceHelen Inwang, danceEdemekong Isema, drumIbok Isema, drumSamuel Isema, drumWilson Oduk, drumEno Okon, danceGodwin Udo, drumRose Williams, dance

PAN-AFRICAN IMMIGRANT GOSPEL MUSIC

MIXED CHOIR OF THE CHURCH OF THE LIVING GOD -- MIXED CHOIR OF THE CHURCH OF THE LIVING GODLeslie Hawkins, senior choir directorSamuel Gyermah, junior choir directorSamuef Agyepong-Mensah, band leader, lead guitaristJuliana Agyepong-Mensah, lead vocalsSamuel Jr. Agyepong-Mensah, bass guitarNana Busia, alto vocalsYau Cann, congasErnest Frimpong, congasKwabena Larbi, drumsInnocent Onyeanusi, drums, bass guitar

A Tribute to Ralph Rinzler: July 2nd Evening Concert

Ed Cabbell, vocals, Morgantown, West Virginia

Melissa Cabbell, vocals, Tahens, West Virginia

John Cephas, vocals, guitar, Woodford, Virginia

Phil Wiggins, harmonica, Washington, D.C.

Mike Seeger, vocals, guitar, banjo, autoharp, Lexington, Virginia

Pete Seeger, vocals, banjo, guitar, Beacon, New York
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: 1995 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1995, Series 6
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1995 Festival of American Folklife
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk55c24307d-a20c-45e5-ac03-a124665a3b00
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1995-ref49

Mauritius, East African cooking: Curry Eggplant with cod fish (Marla Gooriah), Homemade Ice-cream (Steve Herrell, Founder of Harrell's Ice Cream)

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
2005 July 2
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: 2005 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2005, Item FP-2005-CT-0093
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2005 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2005 Smithsonian Folklife Festival / Series 2: Food Culture USA / 2.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5f3e1d660-2079-4d28-bb02-ca05c478977e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2005-ref581

Korean Cooking: Chicken and Mushroom Skewers/ Leaf lettuce Salad (Hi Soo Shin Hepinstall), New Mexico: Green Chili - as a side dish (Don Bustos)**, Mauritius, East African cooking: Curry Eggplant with cod fish (Marla Gooriah)

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
2005 July 3
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: 2005 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2005, Item FP-2005-CT-0031
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2005 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2005 Smithsonian Folklife Festival / Series 2: Food Culture USA / 2.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk532339dde-5d3c-4b5e-a937-fc7245c162d4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2005-ref590

Healthy Cooking with Soy and tofu products (Akasha Richmond, Chef to the Stars), Mauritius, East African cooking: Curry Eggplant with cod fish (Marla Gooriah)

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
2005 July 3
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: 2005 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2005, Item FP-2005-CT-0096
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2005 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2005 Smithsonian Folklife Festival / Series 2: Food Culture USA / 2.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5f0ac04e8-3000-482e-8ebe-b19b3234436a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2005-ref595

University Research Expeditions Program: Kenya and Tanzania videos

Extent:
77 Videocassettes (Betacam) (27 hours, color sound)
Culture:
Rendile (African people)  Search this
Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videocassettes (betacam)
Video recordings
Place:
Africa, East
Kenya
Tanzania
Date:
1986
Scope and Contents:
Videotape field project shot by Ken Forsyth in Africa for the University Research Expeditions Program, University of California, Berkeley, focusses on three groups in Kenya and Tanzania. Videotapes of the Rendille, pastoralists from northern Kenya are concerned primarily with water resources and capture daily life includng scenes of young men digging wells, women collecting water and loading camels, traditional housing, camels in satellite camps managed by young warriors and various interviews about issues of water and sedentarization and shrinking acess to pasture with Rendille elders, a local missionary and the director of a UNESCO project in the Rendille area. The videotapes of the Barabaig, a pastoralist group of the Nilotic Datoga of central Tanzania was shot in conjunction with the Tanzanian National Museum material culture collecting project and documents pottery making, blacksmithing, prepartion of a beaded hide skirt and various images of daily life. The videotapes of the Luo from central Kenya around Kisumu document tradtional healers and includes scenes of the village, collecting and pressing plants and interviews with traditional healers.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Local Number:
HSFA 2012.7.1
Provenance:
Received from Jean Colvin and the University of California, Berkeley in 2012.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Barabaig (African people)  Search this
Water-supply  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Blacksmithing  Search this
Beadwork  Search this
Shamans  Search this
Traditional medicine  Search this
Medicinal plants  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
University Research Expeditions Program: Kenya and Tanzania videos, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.2012.07
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University Research Expeditions Program: Kenya and Tanzania videos
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9dc6f24cd-0112-44ac-9cb4-2dd7f7cdc004
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-2012-07

Nicholas Noxon and Irwin Rosten collection

Creator:
Noxon, Nicolas, 1936-2016  Search this
Rosten, Irwin  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (color sound)
Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Sound films
Place:
Africa, East
Central America
East Asia
Europe
Middle East
North America
South America
Date:
1969-1971
Scope and Contents:
Collection consists of outtakes from the MGM documentaries, The Man Hunters, Childhood, the Enchanted Years, and The Lost World, as well as the edited films The Man Hunters and Kifaru the Black Rhinoceros. Collection also contains associated texts, sound recordings, production logs, and field notes.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Provenance:
Received from Nicholas Noxon in 1987 and Warner Brothers Technical Operations in 2007.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Sound films
Citation:
Nicholas Noxon and Irwin Rosten collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1987.16
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Nicholas Noxon and Irwin Rosten collection
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc97f77753f-34d2-49c8-9d90-f29b1913767b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1987-16

Frederick Burnham films of Eastern and Southern Africa

Names:
Burnham, Frederick Russell, 1861-1947  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (35 minutes, black-and-white silent; 1,200 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Travelogs
Silent films
Place:
Africa, East
Africa, Southern
Cape Town (South Africa)
Durban (South Africa)
Date:
1929
Scope and Contents:
Footage from the Frederick Russell Burnham family trip to southern and eastern Africa in 1929.

Footage shot of travels in South Africa, Rhodesia/Zimbabwe, Zambia and eastern Africa. The trip attempts to retraces Frederick Russel Burnham's earlier trip to Africa in 1893 as a scout for British mining interests. Shots of urban Cape Town, Durban, and Bulawayo and various scenic-historic locations including sites such as the burial place of Cecil Rhodes, the ruins of Great Zimbabwe and Victoria Falls. Ethnographic footage includes scenes of "rickshaw" drivers in native costumes and headdresses, Zulu (or Matebele?) miners performing a communal dance and mule and oxen trains from the South African mines; Masai (?) tribesmen in native dance. Shots of Safari camp and abundant wildlife.

Legacy keywords: Houses colonial ; Mining mule trains ox trains ; Transportation "rickshaws" ; Dress traditional dress headdress ; Markets urban ; Dancing tribesmen ; Miners emigrant tribesmen ; Monuments Cecil Rhodes ; Boats as transportation ; Herding goats ; Ruins archeological ; Language and culture ; Africa ; South Africa ; Cape Town (South Africa) ; Durban (South Africa) ; Zimbabwe ; Zimbabwe ; Kenya ; Victoria Falls ; Tangyanyika ; Zulu (African people) ; Masai (African people) ; Metabele (NDabele)

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Local Numbers:
HSFA 1985.4.1
Provenance:
Received from Frederick R. Burnham II in 1985.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Safaris  Search this
Genre/Form:
Travelogs
silent films
Identifier:
HSFA.1985.04
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9c74fead8-d5f1-40d1-9c51-805e7cf59d66
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1985-04

Mortimer Fuller safari film

Former owner:
Fuller, Mortimer  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (50 minutes, black-and-white silent reversal; 1,345 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Travelogues (motion pictures)
Silent films
Place:
Africa, East
Uganda
Egypt
Sudan
Date:
circa 1930
Scope and Contents:
Footage shot during a hunting expedition to east Africa including Uganda, Kenya, Egypt, and the Sudan. Footage includes: shipboard ritual of "crossing the equator," passage through the Suez Canal, a local ceremony staged for visitors by Acholi tribesmen, Kikuyu dance, monumental Egyptian sculpture and architecture, and various hunting activities and camps of the safari. A significant feature of this safari footage is the stereotyped interactions of dominance and subordination between African bearers and the wazungu, the local term for Europeans.

Collection contains supplementary materials, namely, sound recordings and annotations (recorded narratives).

Legacy keywords: Ceremony crossing the equator ; Ceremony "engoma" ; Dancing drums ; Adornment headdress ; Architecture monumental ; Sculpture monumental Temple of Abdul Smaal ; Writing pictographic hieroglyphics ; Pottery pottery wheel ; Settlements residential enclosure boma ; Hunting safari native bearers ; Language and culture ; Tourism ; Dance ; Music ; Instruments musical instruments ; Cruise ships ; Kikuyu (African people) ; Acoli (African people)

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Local Numbers:
HSFA 1983.1.1
Provenance:
Received from Mortimer Fuller c/o Bob Schweitzer, Everhart Museum, in 1983.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Safaris  Search this
Genre/Form:
Travelogues (Motion pictures)
silent films
Citation:
Mortimer Fuller safari film, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1983.01
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc95b1619f1-c6b1-4479-805d-2dcb23ceb660
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1983-01

Harold K. Schneider films

Creator:
Schneider, Harold K.  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (color silent; 200 feet)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Silent films
Place:
Africa, East
Tanzania
Kenya
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Film of Harold K. Schneider's research of pastoral tribes of East Africa and the Turu of Tanzania and the Pok and Suk of Kenya.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Local Number:
HSFA 1995-006
Provenance:
Transferred from the National Anthropological Archives in 1995.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
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Genre/Form:
silent films
Citation:
Harold K. Schneider films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1995.06
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9ca20c309-93fe-4b4b-83b4-4805f7670b0b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1995-06

Paul Travis films

Creator:
Travis, Paul Bough, 1891-1975  Search this
Extent:
5 Film reels (2 hours 24 minutes, black-and-white silent; 3810 feet, 16mm)
Culture:
Zulu (African people)  Search this
Mangbetu (African people)  Search this
Kikuyu (African people)  Search this
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Nyoro (African people)  Search this
Ndebele (African people)  Search this
Bira (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Silent films
Place:
Africa, Southern
Africa, North
Africa, East
Europe
Date:
1927-1928
Scope and Contents:
Footage shot by artist Paul Travis during a trip through Africa and Southern Europe during 1927 and 1928.

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Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art holds the Paul B. Travis papers, 1925-1989.
Provenance:
Received from the Archives of American Art in 1989.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
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Genre/Form:
silent films
Citation:
Paul Travis films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1989.17
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Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9db08a5ef-20ed-4312-9486-95937a25e560
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1989-17

Ethel Cutler Freeman films

Creator:
Freeman, Ethel Cutler, 1886-1972  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (3 hours 40 minutes, color silent; 6900 feet, 16mm)
Culture:
Seminole  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Silent films
Place:
Africa, Central
Africa, East
Africa, North
Africa, Southern
North America
South Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Egypt
Kenya
Malawi
Florida
Uganda
Date:
circa 1949-1950
Scope and Contents:
Collection consists of films shot in Africa and Florida by Ethel Cutler Freeman. The films form part of the Ethel Cutler Freeman papers in the National Anthropological Archives.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Biographical / Historical:
Ethel Cutler Freeman, an amateur Seminole specialist and a research associate with the American Museum of Natural History, born in 1886, died 1972. Wrote papers relating to her field work among the Arapaho, Hopi, Kickapoo, Navaho, Pueblo, Shosoni, and people of the Virgin Islands, the Bahama Islands, and Haiti, music and chants of Africa, including the Masai, Zulu, and Pygmies, material relating to the Hoover Commission on Indian Affairs, of which Freeman was a member.
Related Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives holds the Ethel Cutler Freeman papers.
Provenance:
Transferred from the National Anthropological Archives in 1986.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
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Genre/Form:
silent films
Citation:
Ethel Cutler Freeman films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1986.11F
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Ethel Cutler Freeman films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc977267dfb-b558-4003-8fb8-6d2ab497e393
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1986-11f

David and Judith MacDougall films

Creator:
MacDougall, David  Search this
MacDougall, Judith  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (black-and-white color sound; 66,057 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Culture:
Turkana (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Sound films
Place:
Africa, East
Kenya
Uganda
Date:
1968-1981
Scope and Contents:
Edited films and outtakes taken by David and Judith MacDougall in Kenya and Uganda. Collection also includes associated texts, sound recordings, production logs, and field notes.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Provenance:
Received from David and Judith MacDougall in 1983 and 1984.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
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Genre/Form:
Sound films
Identifier:
HSFA.1983.02
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David and Judith MacDougall films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc910534d8b-2b8b-4fd4-b653-84ed09e9371a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1983-02

Man TV

Producer:
Ushiyama, Jun'ichi, 1930-1997  Search this
Extent:
37 Film reels (color sound; 70,740 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Sound films
Place:
Africa, Central
Africa, East
Africa, West
East Asia
Europe
North America
Oceania
South America
South Asia
Southeast Asia
Date:
1967-1982
Scope and Contents:
Collection consists of 37 episodes of the Japanese documentary series Man TV. The tevision broadcast series was produced by Jun'ichi Ushiyama for Nippon A-V (NAV). Film crews would spend extended periods, often over several years, with the cultural groups documented. The series was originally produced for Japanese audiences and later modified and released in an English language version.

The collection also includes publicity materials, articles, and logs.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Provenance:
Received from Nippon A-V Productions in 2004.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Sound films
Citation:
Man TV, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.2004.10
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Man TV
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc93a4c4da0-bac2-4ed0-9ea7-88319d3a72bf
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-2004-10

Corinne Kratz films of the Okiek

Creator:
Kratz, Corinne Ann, 1953-  Search this
Extent:
8 Film reels (2 hours 58 minutes, color silent; 2400 feet, 8mm)
Culture:
Okiek (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Silent films
Place:
Africa, East
Kenya
Date:
1983-1984
Scope and Contents:
Footage shot among the Okiek (Ogiek) of Kenya. Footage includes documentation of a number of girl's coming-of age ceremonies at various sites (Sapoitit [Chepto] and Nkaroni), pottery making, beehive tending, trap making, domestic and economic activities, and scenes of forest and gardens.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Local Number:
HSFA 1993.5.1
Provenance:
Received from Corinne Kratz in 1993.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
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Topic:
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Subsistence economy  Search this
Subsistence farming  Search this
Livestock  Search this
Children  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Genre/Form:
silent films
Citation:
Corinne Kratz films of the Okiek, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1993.05
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9948b0027-b240-40fe-b4e3-a9e09cedc01b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1993-05

National Film and Sound Archive of Australia films

Creator:
National Film and Sound Archive (Australia)  Search this
Extent:
9 Film reels (black-and-white color silent; 1659 feet, 35mm, 9.5mm)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Silent films
Place:
Africa, East
East Asia
Europe
Middle East
North America
South Asia
Kenya
China
Japan
Italy
Sri Lanka
Date:
circa 1910-1963
Scope and Contents:
Collection consists of films from the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. Additional titles include [C. W. Barnes Home Movies], THE CHASE FOR THE COCKADE, [Domesticating Elephants in Africa], HUNTING THE WHITE BEAR, IN THE FOREST, INTERNATIONAL NEWS: ARCTIC EXPLORERS RESCUE ORPHAN (ANIMAL) FROM ICE FLOWS, KINGDOM OF THE WATERS, MARVELS IN MOTION.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Provenance:
Received from American Film Institute (National Center for Film and Video Preservation) in 1989, 1994, and 1997.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
silent films
Citation:
National Film and Sound Archive of Australia films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1989.09
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National Film and Sound Archive of Australia films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9004954fc-fbb9-443c-a6b6-6dd317a64b52
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1989-09

Harold Casselton and Ted Larson films

Collector:
Casselton, Harold "Rusty", 1954-1970  Search this
Larson, Ted M., 1940-2000  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (black-and-white color silent, 35mm, 16mm)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Silent films
Place:
Africa, East
Asia, Central
Caribbean Area
Middle East
North America
South America
Southeast Asia
Kenya
Tanzania
Mongolia
Dominica
Georgia
Brazil
Indonesia
Date:
1916-1929
Scope and Contents:
Collection consists of 15 35mm nitrate and acetate films collected by Harold "Rusty" Casselton and Ted Larson and transferred from AFI. Titles include: Bayou Songsters, Beautiful Bermuda, Bird Islands of Peru, A Bit of Life in Java, Brazil's Gift, [Crayfish], Familiar Food from Foreign Folk, Kineto Review #57, Kineto Review, The Masai, The Mongols of Central Asia, Ruins of Angkor, A Trip to the Leeward Islands, and Wanderers of the Arabian Deserts.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Provenance:
Received from American Film Institute (National Center for Film and Video Preservation) in 1988.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
silent films
Citation:
Harold Casselton and Ted Larson films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1988.16
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Harold Casselton and Ted Larson films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc92dc90118-1ae8-448e-a3f2-8608b26d8726
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1988-16

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