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2 1/2 Pesewas, Ghana, 1967

Physical Description:
copper-nickel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .14 cm x 1.95 cm; 1/16 in x 25/32 in
Object Name:
Coin
Place used:
Ghana
Associated place:
Ghana
Date made:
1967
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.CM01170A.3
Collector/donor number:
01170A
Accession number:
1979.1263
Catalog number:
79.112.CM01170A.3
79.112
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-147f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1251308
Online Media:

20 Pesewas, Ghana, 1967

Physical Description:
copper-nickel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .23 cm x 2.84 cm; 3/32 in x 1 1/8 in
Object Name:
Coin
Place used:
Ghana
Associated place:
Ghana
Date made:
1967
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.CM01170A.6
Catalog number:
79.112.CM01170A.6
Accession number:
1979.1263
Collector/donor number:
CM01170
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-bdb3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_943926
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10 Pesewas, Ghana, 1967

Physical Description:
copper-nickel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .17 cm x 2.35 cm; 1/16 in x 15/16 in
Object Name:
Coin
Place used:
Ghana
Associated place:
Ghana
Date made:
1967
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.CM01170A.5
Catalog number:
79.112.CM01170A.5
Accession number:
1979.1263
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-c0a2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_943927
Online Media:

5 Pesewas, Ghana, 1967

Physical Description:
copper-nickel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .13 cm x 1.94 cm; 1/16 in x 3/4 in
Object Name:
Coin
Place used:
Ghana
Associated place:
Ghana
Date made:
1967
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.CM01170A.4
Catalog number:
79.112.CM01170A.4
Accession number:
1979.1263
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-c0a3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_943928
Online Media:

2 1/2 Pesewas, Ghana, 1967

Physical Description:
copper-nickel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .14 cm x 1.9 cm; 1/16 in x 3/4 in
Object Name:
Coin
Place used:
Ghana
Associated place:
Ghana
Date made:
1967
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112 [dup2441]
Catalog number:
79.112
Accession number:
1979.1263
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-c22e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_943930
Online Media:

20 Pesewas, Ghana, 1967

Physical Description:
copper-nickel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .23 cm x 2.84 cm; 3/32 in x 1 1/8 in
Object Name:
coin
Place used:
Ghana
Date made:
1967
Credit Line:
Harvey Stack
ID Number:
NU.67.95673
Accession number:
273870
Catalog number:
67.95673
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-4a6c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1915854
Online Media:

10 Pesewas, Ghana, 1967

Physical Description:
copper-nickel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .17 cm x 2.35 cm; 1/16 in x 15/16 in
Object Name:
coin
Place used:
Ghana
Date made:
1967
Credit Line:
Harvey Stack
ID Number:
NU.67.95674
Accession number:
273870
Catalog number:
67.95674
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-4a6d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1915855
Online Media:

5 Pesewas, Ghana, 1967

Physical Description:
copper-nickel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .13 cm x 1.94 cm; 1/16 in x 3/4 in
Object Name:
coin
Place used:
Ghana
Date made:
1967
Credit Line:
Harvey Stack
ID Number:
NU.67.95675
Accession number:
273870
Catalog number:
67.95675
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-4a6e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1915856
Online Media:

2 1/2 Pesewas, Ghana, 1967

Physical Description:
copper-nickel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .15 cm x 1.95 cm; 1/16 in x 25/32 in
Object Name:
coin
Place used:
Ghana
Date made:
1967
Credit Line:
Harvey Stack
ID Number:
NU.67.95676
Accession number:
273870
Catalog number:
67.95676
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-4a6f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1915857
Online Media:

20 Pesewas, Ghana, 1967

Physical Description:
copper-nickel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .22 cm x 2.84 cm; 3/32 in x 1 1/8 in
Object Name:
coin
Place used:
Ghana
Date made:
1967
Credit Line:
Bank of Ghana
ID Number:
NU.67.94698
Catalog number:
67.94698
Accession number:
272427
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-f78a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1915892
Online Media:

10 Pesewas, Ghana, 1967

Physical Description:
copper-nickel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .17 cm x 2.35 cm; 1/16 in x 15/16 in
Object Name:
coin
Place used:
Ghana
Date made:
1967
Credit Line:
Bank of Ghana
ID Number:
NU.67.94699
Catalog number:
67.94699
Accession number:
272427
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-f78b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1915893
Online Media:

5 Pesewas, Ghana, 1967

Physical Description:
copper-nickel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .13 cm x 1.94 cm; 1/16 in x 3/4 in
Object Name:
coin
Place used:
Ghana
Date made:
1967
Credit Line:
Bank of Ghana
ID Number:
NU.67.94700
Catalog number:
67.94700
Accession number:
272427
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-f78c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1915894
Online Media:

2 1/2 Pesewas, Ghana, 1967

Physical Description:
copper-nickel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .15 cm x 1.95 cm; 1/16 in x 25/32 in
Object Name:
coin
Place used:
Ghana
Date made:
1967
Credit Line:
Bank of Ghana
ID Number:
NU.67.94701
Catalog number:
67.94701
Accession number:
272427
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-f78d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1915895
Online Media:

Harvesting cacao

Creator:
Methodist Book Depot Ltd. (Ghana)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., monochrome, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Harvesting cacao."
Item number on recto: "N⁰ 119."
Printed text on verso reads: "Copyright of Methodist Book Depots, Cape Coase, Gold Coast; This is a real photograph; Printed in Great Britain."
Stamp box reads: "F."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-01-02
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection 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:
Agriculture -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Textile fabrics  Search this
Cacao -- Ghana  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA GH 2013-001-0396
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4636

The Cocoa Industry in British West Africa

Creator:
Imperial Institute (Great Britain)  Search this
M'Corquodale & Co.  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (postcard set : 1 envelope, 1 descriptive leaflet, 6 photo postcards., b&w.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
ca. 1920
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "[No.] 13; Imperial Institute; Set of Six Photographic Cards illustrating The Cocoa Industry in British West Africa.; Price 6d.; With Descriptive Leaflet and Map."
Items EEPA GH 2013-001-0491.a, EEPA GH 2013-001-0491.b, EEPA GH-25-01, EEPA GH-25-02, EEPA GH-25-03, EEPA GH-25-04, EEPA GH-25-05, and EEPA GH-25-06 are component parts belonging to postcard set: GH 2013-001-0491.
General:
Title source: item caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection 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:
Industry  Search this
Agriculture -- Africa  Search this
Cacao -- Ghana  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA GH 2013-001-0491
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4642

Colonel Alexis B. McMullen photograph and postcard collection relating to West Africa

Creator:
McMullen, Alexis B. (collector and photographer)  Search this
Photographer:
Zagourski, Casimir  Search this
Extent:
70 Postcards (70 photographic postcards, silver gelatin)
86 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Mputu (African people)  Search this
Komo (Congolese (Democratic Republic) people)  Search this
West Africans  Search this
Mangbetu (African people)  Search this
Tutsi (African people)  Search this
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Hausa (African people)  Search this
Ashanti (African people)  Search this
Bangala (African people)  Search this
Ghanaians  Search this
Banziri (African people)  Search this
Ngbaka (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Postcards
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Rwanda
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Kenya
Ghana
Africa, West
Date:
circa 1943-1944
Scope and Contents note:
Photoraphs made and collected by Alexis B. McMullen documenting peoples and culture in West Africa. The images created by McMullen and Captain D. B. McCloskey depict ceremonies at Kibib honoring Ofori Atta, a chief in the Central Province of the Gold Coast; a dance to the god of the sea at Teshi; and fishing boats and equipment. Additionally, the collection contains photographic postcards collected by McMullen and made by Casimir Zagourski, Leopoldville, and Methodist Book Depots, Cape Coast. These show African "types," a Bwake female circumcision ceremony, scarification (cicatrization), African animals (including giraffes, elephants, and a hippopotamus), agriculture, dances, and musical instruments. Depicted West African peoples include the Ashanti, Bangala, Banziri, Hausa, Kuba, Kumu, Mangbetu, Mputu and Tutsi.
Biographical/Historical note:
Colonel Alexis B. McMullen participated in American aviation activities for about 50 years. During World War II, he was the commanding officer of a United States Air Corps Air Transport Command (ATC) base in Accra, Ghana (then the Gold Coast).
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 90-14
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Air and Space Museum Archives Division holds the Colonel Alexis B. McMullen Collection, 1915-1983, documenting McMullen's aviation career and interests.
Additional Zagourski photographs can be found in the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives in EEPA 1987-0024 and the EEPA Postcard Collection.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Musical instruments  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Cacao  Search this
Cooking  Search this
Fishing  Search this
female circumcision  Search this
Dance  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Postcards
Citation:
Photo Lot 90-14, Colonel Alexis B. McMullen photograph and postcard collection relating to West Africa, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.90-14
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-90-14

Cacao tree with fruit pods, Besease, Ghana

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
A cacao tree begins to bear fruit when it is 4 or 5 years old. In one year, when mature, it may have 6,000 flowers, but only about 20 pods. About 300-600 seeds (10 pods) are required to produce around 1 kg of cocoa paste. During his trip to Ghana, Elisofon visited Cape coast, Accra, Besease, the Kumasi area, and Elmina. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17,1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-V-20, 1A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "W 2 Gha. Ghana. Besease. A cacao tree in an Ashanti village. 7/1970. EE. neg.no. V-20, 1A." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection 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:
Botany  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 08358
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Ghana
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref35436

Cacao tree with fruit pods, Besease, Ghana

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
A cacao tree begins to bear fruit when it is 4 or 5 years old. In one year, when mature, it may have 6,000 flowers, but only about 20 pods. About 300-600 seeds (10 pods) are required to produce around 1 kg of cocoa paste. During his trip to Ghana, Elisofon visited Cape coast, Accra, Besease, the Kumasi area, and Elmina. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17,1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-V-20, 2A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "W 2 Gha. Ghana. Besease. A cacao tree in an Ashanti village. 7/1970. EE. neg.no. V-20, 2A." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection 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:
Botany  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 08359
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Ghana
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref35437

Cacao tree with fruit pods, Besease, Ghana

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
A cacao tree begins to bear fruit when it is 4 or 5 years old. In one year, when mature, it may have 6,000 flowers, but only about 20 pods. About 300-600 seeds (10 pods) are required to produce around 1 kg of cocoa paste. During his trip to Ghana, Elisofon visited Cape coast, Accra, Besease, the Kumasi area, and Elmina. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17,1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-V-20, 3A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "W 2 Gha. Ghana. Besease. A cacao tree in an Ashanti village. 7/1970. EE. neg.no. V-20, 3A." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection 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:
Botany  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 08360
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Ghana
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref35438

Historic Postcard Collection/ Imperial Institute

Extent:
6 postcards
1 map
1 pamphlet (descriptive leaflet)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Ghana
Date:
circa 1920
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:
Cacao -- Ghana  Search this
Identifier:
EEPA.2013-001
See more items in:
Historic Postcard Collection/ Imperial Institute
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2013-001

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