A published instructional slide set of African and Middle Eastern scenes that is part of a larger slide set of "The World History Slide Collection".
Formatted Contents note:
Group A-G. African and Middle Eastern History (670 slides) - - Group A. History of Traditional Africa (112 slides) - - Group B. Africa and Europe to World War II (108 slides) - - Group C. Southern Africa to 1948 (42 slides) - - Group D. Sub-Saharan Africa After 1945 (72 slides) - - Group F. Northern and Northeast Africa to 1945 (67 slides) - - Group G. North Africa and the Middle East After 1945 (70 slides).
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This accession consists of records documenting programs and projects developed by the Lemelson Center. The first program included is: "Crossroads: Historical Perspectives
on Topics Related to September 11," a monthly series of conversations with the public featuring scholars and other specialists on topics related to the events of September
11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Such topics include memorials, photojournalism, Islam, epidemics, women of the Middle East, the symbolism of the American flag, racial profiling,
and the psychology of terrorism. The second program included is: "Prototypes and Invention: An Inquiry into How Inventors Think and Communicate," a day-long workshop to investigate
the ways in which inventors use prototypes in the course of developing new technology. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, meeting minutes, brochures,
surveys, color photographs, advertisements, research materials, and workshop packets.
29 cu. ft. (27 record storage boxes) (4 document boxes)
Middle East -- Social conditions
This accession consists of audio and visual recordings of Lemelson Center special events, exhibitions, symposia, and general activities used for broadcast. Major programs
documented within this collection include "Nobel Voices: Celebrating 100 Years of the Nobel Prize;" "Lewis Latimer: Renaissance Man;" "Reinventing the Wheel: The Continuing
Evolution of the Bicycle;" "Crossroads: Historical Perspectives on Topics Related to September 11;" "Invention at Play;" "Inventing for the Environment;" "The Inventor and
the Innovative Society;" "The Colors of Invention: An Exploration of Color, Technology, and Culture;" "Cultures of Innovation;" "Sound, Light, Edison! Celebrating 150 Years
of Invention;" "She's Got It! Women Inventors and Their Inspirations;" "Mind's Eye, Mind's Invention: Chuck Hoberman's Unfolding Structures and the Math Behind Them;" "Electric
Guitar: Its Makers and Its Players;" "The Copenhagen Interpretation: Science and History on Stage;" and "From Frying Pan to Flying V: The Rise of the Electric Guitar." Materials
include participant releases, color photographs and transparencies, audio and video recordings, transcripts, agendas, flyers, and program brochures. Some materials are in