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Why These Lagoons Are Full of Giant Barracuda

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Terrifying: A Dwarf Croc Holds Its Breath Until It Attacks 🐊 Cave Crocs of Gabon | Smithsonian

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How Ecotourism Can Save Both Gabon’s Forests and its Gorillas

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Why Habituation is a Dangerous Game for Conservationists

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These Dwarf Crocodiles Hunt Grub With Night Vision

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Eriocaulon sp.

Biogeographical Region:
23 - West-Central Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
J. Stone  Search this
Raoul Niangadouma  Search this
Place:
Foret de la Mondah. Cadde Botanical trail; surrounding savanna. SE of the Passel de Conservateur., Estuaire, Gabon, Africa
Collection Date:
21 Nov 2002
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Eriocaulaceae
Published Name:
Eriocaulon sp.
Barcode:
03843915
USNM Number:
3667228
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Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3019981e0-595c-413c-a03b-bfa8f78a906e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15593641

Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1980 Festival of American Folklife

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Culture:
Afro-Caribbean cults  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business records
Sound recordings
Slides (photographs)
Contracts
Notes
Digital images
Memorandums
Plans (drawings)
Audiotapes
Audiocassettes
Negatives
Photographic prints
Videotapes
Correspondence
Video recordings
Place:
Caribbean Area
Haiti
Jamaica
Virgin Islands
Costa Rica
Panama
Colombia
Gabon, -- Ngounié, -- Samba
Date:
October 8-13, 1980
Summary:
The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.
Scope and Contents note:
This collection documents the planning, production, and execution of the 1980 Festival of American Folklife. Materials may include photographs, audio recordings, motion picture film and video recordings, notes, production drawings, contracts, memoranda, correspondence, informational materials, publications, and ephemera. Such materials were created during the Festival on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., as well as in the featured communities, before or after the Festival itself.
Arrangement note:
Arranged in 7 series.

Missing Title

Series 1: Program Books, Festival Publications, and Ephemera

Series 2: American Talkers

Series 3: Caribbean Americans

Series 4: Community Activities and Food Preservation

Series 5: Finnish Americans

Series 6: Folk Housing and Energy Efficiency

Series 7: Southeast Asian Americans
Historical note:
The Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998.

The 1980 Festival of American Folklife was produced by the Smithsonian Office of Folklife Programs and cosponsored by the National Park Service.

For more information, see Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.
Introduction:
The 1980 Festival was the third to use "community" as its over-arching theme, and the last to be held in October. As with recent Festivals, it was held on a site on the National Mall later to be occupied by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, between 14th and 15th Streets and between Constitution Avenue and Madison Drive (see site plan). It was also the first to be organized by the newly-established Office of Folklife Programs (1980-1992), successor to the former Folklife Program of the Office of American and Folklife Studies (1977-1980). The indoor programming in several museums that had characterized the 1977-1979 Festivals was discontinued and all activities were held outdoors.

When families and community groups gather to celebrate or to mourn, Festival Director Ralph Rinzler observed in the program book, they depend on traditional flavors, sounds, dances, and prayers to reinforce their sense of belonging, their group strength and cultural identity. At the annual Folklife Festival, the Smithsonian acknowledged the power of these traditions, which recall the value that Americans continue to place on being members of groups - familial, occupational, ethnic, regional, and religious. Festival organizers considered this recognition a step in the process of cultural conservation, in the belief that cultural variety, on a national and on a global scale, makes life itself more rewarding. Community and identity thus served as the twin poles around which Festival programs were organized.

The 1980 Festival (October 8-13) included a Caribbean Carnival with steel band and calypso competitions; Finnish Americans from northern Minnesota demonstrating a traditional "whip-sled" for children and such crafts as making Christmas tree ornaments from wood shavings; Southern carpenters building a traditional "dog trot" house; Southeast Asians demonstrating weaving, embroidery, stone carving, calligraphy; among others. The Festival asserted that rootedness is a tangible part of the fascination with history, our own or our country's or that of some distant place. This was seen as a part of life that everyone should value, and so the Festival not only celebrated customs and ways of doing things, but evoked the pride of being someone from somewhere. The 1980 Program Book provided information on each of the programs.

The 1980 Festival was again co-presented by the Smithsonian Institution and National Park Service, with support from the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Music Performance Trust Funds. It was organized by the Office of Folklife Programs.

Folklife Advisory Council

Wilcomb E. Washburn, Chairman, Roger Abrahams, Richard Ahlborn, Richard Dorson, William Fitzhugh, Lloyd Herman, Robert Laughlin, Scott Odell, Ralph Rinzler, Peter Seitel, Richard Sorenson, Thomas Vennum

Office of Folklife Programs

Ralph Rinzler, Director; Richard Derbyshire, Archivist; Susan Kalcik, Folklorist; Jeffrey LaRiche, Program Coordinator; Jack Santino, Folklorist; Peter Seitel, Senior Folklorist; Thomas Vennum, Ethnomusicologist; Steve Zeitlin, Folklorist

National Park Service

Russell E. Dickenson, Director; Manus J. Fish, Jr., Regional Director, National Capital Region
Fieldworkers and presenters:
Steve Addiss, John W. Berquist, Charley Camp, Amy Catlin, Dennis Coelho, HĂ©ctor CorporĂĄn, Amanda Dargan, Richard Flint, Marjorie Hunt, Geraldine Johnson, Fred Lieberman, Howard Marshall, Von Martin, Maxine Miska, Bill Moore, Elliott Parris, Leslie Prosterman, Arthur Rosenbaum, Jack Santino, Marta Schley, Katherine Williams, Margaret Yocom, Steven Zeitlin
Shared Stewardship of Collections:
The Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage acknowledges and respects the right of artists, performers, Folklife Festival participants, community-based scholars, and knowledge-keepers to collaboratively steward representations of themselves and their intangible cultural heritage in media produced, curated, and distributed by the Center. Making this collection accessible to the public is an ongoing process grounded in the Center's commitment to connecting living people and cultures to the materials this collection represents. To view the Center's full shared stewardship policy, which defines our protocols for addressing collections-related inquiries and concerns, please visit https://folklife.si.edu/archives#shared-stewardship.
Forms Part Of:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1980 Festival of American Folklife forms part of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival records .

Smithsonian Folklife Festival records

Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: Papers

1967 Festival of American Folklife records - [Ongoing]
Related Archival Materials note:
Within the Rinzler Archives, related materials may be found in various collections such as the Ralph Rinzler papers and recordings, the Lily Spandorf drawings, the Diana Davies photographs, the Robert Yellin photographs, and the Curatorial Research, Programs, and Projects collection. Additional relevant materials may also be found in the Smithsonian Institution Archives concerning the Division of Performing Arts (1966-1983), Folklife Program (1977-1980), Office of Folklife Programs (1980-1991), Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies (1991-1999), Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present), and collaborating Smithsonian units, as well as in the administrative papers of key figures such as the Secretary and respective deputies. Users are encouraged to consult relevant finding aids and to contact Archives staff for further information.
Restrictions:
Access to the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections is by appointment only. Visit our website for more information on scheduling a visit or making a digitization request. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies.
Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Food habits  Search this
Folklore  Search this
Folk art  Search this
arts and crafts  Search this
World music  Search this
Folk festivals  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Afro-Caribbeans  Search this
Santeria  Search this
Rumba (Dance)  Search this
Reggae music  Search this
Rastafarians  Search this
Carnivals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business records
Sound recordings
Slides (photographs)
Contracts
Notes
Digital images
Memorandums
Plans (drawings)
Audiotapes
Audiocassettes
Negatives
Photographic prints
Videotapes
Correspondence
Video recordings
Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1980 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1980
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Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk527808409-1b6d-47a7-b10a-cd935c49fd29
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ead_collection:sova-cfch-sff-1980
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Typhlops punctatus congestus

Expedition:
Collins - Garner Expedition  Search this
Preparation:
Ethanol
Place:
Ogouma, Gabon, Africa
Collection Date:
3 Nov 1918
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Reptilia, Squamata, Ophidia, Typhlopidae
Published Name:
Typhlops punctatus congestus
Afrotyphlops congestus
Accession Number:
064018
Other Numbers:
Field Number : No Field Number
USNM Number:
62227
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Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/383e82320-3276-485c-9bc7-dbf29ae7b042
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6038182

Myroxylon balsamum (L.) Harms

Biogeographical Region:
23 - West-Central Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
M. S. Sosef  Search this
Min. Elevation:
50  Search this
Place:
Libreville, Sibang Arboretum, near entrance. Open area on forest edge., Estuaire, Gabon, Africa
Collection Date:
6 Mar 2007
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Papilionoideae
Published Name:
Myroxylon balsamum (L.) Harms
Barcode:
01862896
USNM Number:
3672413
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Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3049f4973-3cc5-4f16-b51d-bdf8d872aab1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_12883096

Arthrostylidium canaliculatum Renvoize

Biogeographical Region:
83 - Western South America  Search this
Collector:
Michael O. Dillon  Search this
James Aronson  Search this
Alan Herrera  Search this
Paul E. Berry  Search this
Max. Elevation:
1000  Search this
Min. Elevation:
500  Search this
Place:
Below san gabon on rio san gabon, Puno, Peru, South America - Neotropics
Collection Date:
17 Jul 1978
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Bambusoideae
Published Name:
Arthrostylidium canaliculatum Renvoize
Rhipidocladum hystrix
Barcode:
00143583
Other Numbers:
Multi-sheeted specimen : Sheet 01 of 02
USNM Number:
2882338
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Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/380481af2-a6c8-4405-949c-6b5684851b05
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Arthrostylidium canaliculatum Renvoize

Biogeographical Region:
83 - Western South America  Search this
Collector:
Michael O. Dillon  Search this
James Aronson  Search this
Alan Herrera  Search this
Paul E. Berry  Search this
Max. Elevation:
1000  Search this
Min. Elevation:
500  Search this
Place:
Below san gabon on rio san gabon, Puno, Peru, South America - Neotropics
Collection Date:
17 Jul 1978
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Bambusoideae
Published Name:
Arthrostylidium canaliculatum Renvoize
Rhipidocladum hystrix
Barcode:
00143584
Other Numbers:
Multi-sheeted specimen : Sheet 02 of 02
USNM Number:
2882339
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Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32c4b6fc1-dd1a-4ef3-a7ea-77a1448f5f96
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2594352

Vigna gracilis (Guill. & Perr.) Hook. f.

Biogeographical Region:
23 - West-Central Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Stephen F. Smith  Search this
Deborah A. Bell  Search this
Henri P. Bourobou Bourobou  Search this
F. J. Mayombo  Search this
T. Nzabi  Search this
Max. Elevation:
100  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Primary lowland wet forest. Streamside opening. Below MAB Plot 3.  Search this
Min. Elevation:
20  Search this
Place:
Rabi, Gamba Complex, Gabon, Africa
Collection Date:
21 Feb 2002
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Papilionoideae
Published Name:
Vigna gracilis (Guill. & Perr.) Hook. f.
Barcode:
01945393
USNM Number:
3724260
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32cbb2957-af11-4ef4-831f-ebee0cbb4491
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10121465

Vigna gracilis (Guill. & Perr.) Hook. f.

Biogeographical Region:
23 - West-Central Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Stephen F. Smith  Search this
Deborah A. Bell  Search this
Henri P. Bourobou Bourobou  Search this
F. J. Mayombo  Search this
T. Nzabi  Search this
Max. Elevation:
100  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Roadside clearing at Rabi oil well site 12. Near MAB Plot 11.  Search this
Min. Elevation:
20  Search this
Place:
Rabi, Gamba Complex, Gabon, Africa
Collection Date:
6 Mar 2002
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Papilionoideae
Published Name:
Vigna gracilis (Guill. & Perr.) Hook. f.
Barcode:
01945392
USNM Number:
3724259
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3dd77b7b4-ac2a-469f-ac54-19297ec665af
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edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10121509

Notocochlis variolaria

Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic Ocean  Search this
Preparation:
Dry
Place:
Gabon, Atlantic Ocean
Published Name:
Notocochlis variolaria (RĂ©cluz, 1844)
Natica variolaria Kaicher, 1981
USNM Number:
272979
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Mollusca
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3607f337a-59a0-4ab1-aa0a-d2bf130fe1a7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_393807

Dialium zenkeri Harms

Biogeographical Region:
23 - West-Central Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Gordon D. McPherson  Search this
Min. Elevation:
200  Search this
Place:
E of Lope Reserve, Ogooué-Ivindo, Gabon, Africa
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Dialioideae
Published Name:
Dialium zenkeri Harms
Dialium guianense (Aubl.) Sandwith
Barcode:
00951343
USNM Number:
3496012
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d765a21c-d3e1-43d6-9ec2-e3270595147a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2847283

Dialium klainei Pierre ex Harms

Biogeographical Region:
23 - West-Central Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
G. M. Le Testu  Search this
Place:
Tchibanga, Gabon, Africa
Collection Date:
1914
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Dialioideae
Published Name:
Dialium klainei Pierre ex Harms
Dialium dinklagei Harms
Barcode:
00318891
USNM Number:
1505159
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Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3fc583617-bfd4-41e3-8178-eea5b04ced76
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2595019

Dialium polyanthum Harms

Biogeographical Region:
23 - West-Central Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Gordon D. McPherson  Search this
Place:
SE of Booue, Ogooué-ivindo, Gabon, Africa
Collection Date:
16 Nov 1993
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Dialioideae
Published Name:
Dialium polyanthum Harms
Barcode:
00451478
USNM Number:
3294008
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/335dcbdc9-22a9-4eaa-99d1-b6e86aac56cd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2437657

Dialium pachyphyllum Harms

Biogeographical Region:
23 - West-Central Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Gordon D. McPherson  Search this
Place:
SE of Booue, Ogooué-ivindo, Gabon, Africa
Collection Date:
16 Nov 1993
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Dialioideae
Published Name:
Dialium pachyphyllum Harms
Dialium angolense Welw. ex Oliv.
Barcode:
00451479
USNM Number:
3294014
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Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3842a9fba-fd23-4034-84fc-819d19ad7442
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2437658

Dialium klainei Pierre ex Harms

Biogeographical Region:
23 - West-Central Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
M. L. Pierre  Search this
Place:
Vicinity of Libreville, Gabon, Africa
Collection Date:
25 Mar 1904
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Dialioideae
Published Name:
Dialium klainei Pierre ex Harms
Barcode:
00318916
USNM Number:
1372762
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Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32b0b4c19-9199-4830-ba00-fca54ced9373
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2505919

Dialium pierrei De Wild.

Biogeographical Region:
23 - West-Central Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
G. M. Le Testu  Search this
Place:
N'goume, Gabon, Africa
Collection Date:
1919
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Dialioideae
Published Name:
Dialium pierrei De Wild.
Barcode:
00318925
USNM Number:
1506830
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31be9aa9d-ea41-4734-b1f1-c69373bc67bb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2513784

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