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Drummers, Ilishan- Remo, Nigeria

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1988-07
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "Drummers"
General:
Slide No. R5-32
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Drums -- as musical instruments -- Africa  Search this
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria Collection, EEPA 2005-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-002, Item EEPA 2015-015-1653
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Egbe Society, drum-making, and home of Ife-Olu Solaru in Ilishan / Drummers and shekere players in Ilishan
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo76cfcf94c-eadf-4946-8ffc-d42fef08c335
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref3295

Shekere player, Ilishan- Remo, Nigeria

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1988-07
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "Shekere player"
General:
Slide No. R5-36
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Musical instruments  Search this
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria Collection, EEPA 2005-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-002, Item EEPA 2015-015-1657
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Egbe Society, drum-making, and home of Ife-Olu Solaru in Ilishan / Drummers and shekere players in Ilishan
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7ae5025cd-4e3f-4e36-80ef-0580bc466403
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref3299

First day of Balufon. Boys practicing on Balufon drums, Ikenne, Nigeria

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1973-09-27
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "First day of Balufon. Boys practicing on Balufon drums prior to 4 PM. They are the first to arrive on the scene. Thursday"
General:
Slide No. SL3-11
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Drums -- as musical instruments -- Africa  Search this
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria Collection, EEPA 2005-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-002, Item EEPA 2015-015-1210
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Field Slides in Ikenne, Akio / Balufon Gathering
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo73cbdab5b-15dd-4c39-b818-c7eddad345c2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref2830

Man playing Balufon drum at First day of Balufon, Ikenne, Nigeria

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1973-09-27
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "Man playing Balufon drum at First day of Balufon. Thursday 4 PM"
General:
Slide No. SL4-15
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Drums -- as musical instruments -- Africa  Search this
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria Collection, EEPA 2005-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-002, Item EEPA 2015-015-1214
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Field Slides in Ikenne, Akio / Balufon Gathering
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo71d2fe0aa-5a39-45f8-a8df-031f3595d467
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref2834

Four drums, Sheldon, South Carolina, United States of America

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1990-05
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "Four drums. Yancey"
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Drums -- as musical instruments -- Africa  Search this
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria Collection, EEPA 2005-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-002, Item EEPA 2015-015-1777
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Souvenir replicas
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo790c8e77f-776b-44b0-b411-7f070f965e0e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref3424

Festival Recordings: Music and Dance: Kokomos; Abiodun Diabetes; North African Ensemble

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. African Immigrant Program 1997 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Howard, Timothea, 1953-2017 (recorder)  Search this
Miller, Mark K., 1953- (recorder)  Search this
Performer:
Diabaté, Cheikh Amala  Search this
Diabaté, Madou  Search this
Kokomos (Musical group)  Search this
North African Ensemble  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
compact audio cassette
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Nigeria
Maryland
Mali
Silver Spring (Md.)
Virginia
Falls Church (Va.)
Date:
1997 July 4
Track Information:
101 Soukous, Yoruba Gospel, Highlife / Kokomos (Musical group). Talking drum.

102 Ewi Praise Poetry / Cheikh Amala Diabaté, Madou Diabaté. Nkoni,Kora.

103 Traditional Music / North African Ensemble. Lute,Keyboards (Music),Flute,Drum.
Local Numbers:
FP-1997-CT-0221-7
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, July 4, 1997.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. SI Permission.
Collection 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:
World music  Search this
Juju music  Search this
Makossa (Music)  Search this
Gospel music  Search this
Talking drum  Search this
Nkoni  Search this
Kora (Musical instrument)  Search this
Lute  Search this
Keyboards (Music)  Search this
Flute  Search this
Drum  Search this
Storytelling  Search this
Griots  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1997, Item FP-1997-CT-0221
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife / Series 2: African Immigrant Folklife / 2.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk51fc53a65-f5c0-4a93-8267-b495768ca2b8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1997-ref584

Festival Recordings: Palaver Stage: Braai: Women's Music and Dance; Children's Games; Traditional Nigerian Drumming

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. African Immigrant Program 1997 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Schlachter, Kori (recorder)  Search this
Recorder:
Arkush, David (recorder)  Search this
Performer:
Cook, Nomvula  Search this
Crossriver Association of Nigeria  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
compact audio cassette
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Lesotho
Maryland
Nigeria
Date:
1997 June 28
Track Information:
101 Women's Music & Dance / Nomvula Cook.

102 Braai: Southern African Childrens Games.

103 Traditional Nigerian Drumming / Crossriver Association of Nigeria.
Local Numbers:
FP-1997-CT-0242-7
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, June 28, 1997.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. SI Permission.
Collection 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:
Oral history  Search this
World music  Search this
Music -- Juvenile  Search this
Childbirth  Search this
Marriage  Search this
Celebrations  Search this
Games  Search this
Weddings  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Dance  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1997, Item FP-1997-CT-0242
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife / Series 2: African Immigrant Folklife / 2.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk51187e611-8496-49e9-9bd8-9238c9e9f832
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1997-ref604

Festival Recordings: Palaver Stage: Traditional Nigerian Drumming; Ethiopian Wedding Activities

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. African Immigrant Program 1997 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Schlachter, Kori (recorder)  Search this
Recorder:
Arkush, David (recorder)  Search this
Performer:
Crossriver Association of Nigeria  Search this
Center for Ethiopian Culture  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
compact audio cassette
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Nigeria
Maryland
Ethiopia
Date:
1997 June 28
Track Information:
101 Traditional Nigerian Drumming / Crossriver Association of Nigeria. Drum.

102 Ethiopian Wedding Activities / Center for Ethiopian Culture. Fiddle,Lyre.
Local Numbers:
FP-1997-CT-0243-7
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, June 28, 1997.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. SI Permission.
Collection 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:
World music  Search this
Drum  Search this
Violin  Search this
Lyre  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Dance  Search this
Weddings  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1997, Item FP-1997-CT-0243
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife / Series 2: African Immigrant Folklife / 2.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5341f9330-715f-4abc-a7e8-8bc424f1c47c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1997-ref605

Festival Recordings: Community Talk: Old Traditions; Passing on Culture; Culture Bridging; Immigrant Stories; Experience

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. African Immigrant Program 1997 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Miller, Mark K., 1953- (recorder)  Search this
Swerda, Frank (recorder)  Search this
Performer:
Ansah-Brew, Kwame  Search this
Asante, Nana  Search this
Frimpong, Ernest  Search this
Pereira, Aristide  Search this
Cook, George  Search this
Abraha, Abrehet  Search this
Rutayuga, John  Search this
Modupe, Cece  Search this
N'Tube, Dominic  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
compact audio cassette
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Maryland
Ghana
Silver Spring (Md.)
Senegal
Ethiopia
Nigeria
Date:
1997 July 5
Track Information:
101 Old Traditions in New Settings: Music of the Durbar / Kwame Ansah-Brew, Nana Asante, Ernest Frimpong. Xylophone,Drum,Mbira,Woodblock.

102 Passing on Culture: Bringing Up Families in the U.S / Aristide Pereira, George Cook.

103 Culture Bridging: Film Making / Abrehet Abraha.

104 Immigrant Stories / John Rutayuga.

105 Immigration Experiences / Cece Modupe, Dominic N'Tube.
Local Numbers:
FP-1997-CT-0291-7
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, July 5, 1997.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. SI Permission.
Collection 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:
Oral history  Search this
World music  Search this
Xylophone  Search this
Drum  Search this
Mbira  Search this
Woodblock  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Music  Search this
Marriage  Search this
Manners and customs  Search this
Child rearing  Search this
Media formats  Search this
Motion picture producers and directors  Search this
Motion pictures  Search this
Emigration & immigration  Search this
Community Organizations  Search this
Traditional medicine  Search this
Health  Search this
Medicine  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1997, Item FP-1997-CT-0291
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife / Series 2: African Immigrant Folklife / 2.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk589a78dea-1f4c-4485-adb6-1f68738c616c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1997-ref654

Festival Recordings: Community Talk: Old Traditions in New Settings; African Immigrant Music; Passing on Culture

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. African Immigrant Program 1997 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Recorder:
Miller, Mark K., 1953-  Search this
Swerda, Frank  Search this
Performer:
Mahlangu, Elias  Search this
Mahlangu, Esther  Search this
Mahlangu, Johanna  Search this
Dompere, K.K.  Search this
Mjemanze-Fafunwa, Huguette  Search this
Oluko, Remi  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette (compact audio cassette, analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Maryland
South Africa
Bethesda (Md.)
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Congo
Nigeria
Date:
1997 July 5
Track Information:
101 Old Traditions in New Settings / Elias Mahlangu, Esther Mahlangu, Johanna Mahlangu.

102 African Immigrant Musical Traditions / K.K. Dompere.

103 Passing on Culture / Huguette Mjemanze-Fafunwa, Remi Oluko.
Local Numbers:
FP-1997-CT-0294-7
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, July 5, 1997.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. SI Permission.
Collection 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:
Oral history  Search this
Art & architecture  Search this
Painting  Search this
Bead working  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Music  Search this
Camps  Search this
Education  Search this
Community Organizations  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1997, Item FP-1997-CT-0294
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife / Series 2: African Immigrant Folklife / 2.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5f02405f8-536a-4ce7-ba6f-cfe273fb26c9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1997-ref657

African History: Dr. Leonard Jeffries

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Jeffries, Leonard  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Extent:
2 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Lectures
Place:
Africa
United States
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1978
Scope and Contents:
Dr. Leonard Jeffries speaks to supervisory staff at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum (ANM) during the development of the exhibition, Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization. He discusses levels of analysis (factual level, conceptual level, theoretical level, and practical level) when studying and presenting history to others. He explains history is viewed through varying perspectives and talks about the Euro-American and African-Asiatic perspectives and value systems. Throughout the lecture, Jeffries talks about the history of slavery and the slave trade; African servitude versus Euro-American slavery; Euro-American abolitionists versus African abolitionists; Euro-American materialism and profit making; African history, traditions, and perspective; black history, and black experience. He explains misconceptions are made in the study and portrayal of history; and museums can either challenge these misconceptions or continue them. He stresses Africa has been called the dark continent, and this statement along with others presents black history and black experience in a negative context, which results in cultural genocide. Finally, Jeffries reviews and discusses the sections of the future ANM exhibit and explains the best ways to present topics of each section.
Presentation/lecture. Part of Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization Audiovisual Records. AV003271: Part 1, Levels of Analyses. AV003257: Part 2, America. Sound quality poor - static throughout both recordings. Dated: 19780605.
Biographical / Historical:
The exhibition - Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization - explores early African civilizations, the slave trade, the abolitionist movement and the founding of the first African republic, Liberia. Maps, graphics, and tapes depict the ancient kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, Songhei, Kanem-Bornu and the Hausa States. Headdresses, masks, housepots, gold weights, taped music and musical instruments and door panels represent the cultures of Nigeria, the Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The journey into slavery is told in a diary of a ship's doctor, the account book of a slave trader and letters of a young passenger. Slave revolts are treated in documents, photographs and portraits. Photographs, books and other publications are included in a section on the Abolitionist movement. Additional documents and photographs tell the story of those who chose to return to Africa. The exibition was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from February 1979 - February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003257
General:
Title transcribed from physical asset.
Series Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Museums  Search this
Blacks -- History  Search this
Blacks -- Study and teaching  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Colonization  Search this
Abolitionists  Search this
African culture  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Lectures
Series Citation:
Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-031, Item ACMA AV003271
See more items in:
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-031: Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa756b20548-4acc-4043-b844-d8a38bfff9f0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-031-ref1011

African History: Dr. Leonard Jeffries

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Extent:
2 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Place:
Africa
Africa, West
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
United States
Date:
1978
Scope and Contents:
Presentation for supervisory staff regarding future exhibit
Presentation. Part of Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization Audiovisual Records. AV003271: Part 1, Levels of Analyses. AV003257: Part 2, America. Dated: 19780605.
Biographical / Historical:
The exhibition - Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization - explores early African civilizations, the slave trade, the abolitionist movement and the founding of the first African republic, Liberia. Maps, graphics, and tapes depict the ancient kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, Songhei, Kanem-Bornu and the Hausa States. Headdresses, masks, housepots, gold weights, taped music and musical instruments and door panels represent the cultures of Nigeria, the Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The journey into slavery is told in a diary of a ship's doctor, the account book of a slave trader and letters of a young passenger. Slave revolts are treated in documents, photographs and portraits. Photographs, books and other publications are included in a section on the Abolitionist movement. Additional documents and photographs tell the story of those who chose to return to Africa. The exibition was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from February 1979 - February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003257
General:
Title transcribed from physical asset.
Series Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Slave insurrections  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Series Citation:
Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-031, Item ACMA AV003271
See more items in:
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-031: Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa73229a6dd-4298-4844-9bd0-30a727f2a057
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-031-ref1012

Out of Africa Narration by David Eaton

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Narration
Place:
United States
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
circa 1979
Scope and Contents:
Narrator David Eaton speaks of slavery and oppression; and freedom from slavery and fighting for the rights that come with it.
Narration. Part of Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization Audiovisual Records. AV003297, AV003300, and AV001371: same content. AV003297 and AV003300: undated. AV001371: dated 19791026.
Biographical / Historical:
The exhibition - Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization - explores early African civilizations, the slave trade, the abolitionist movement and the founding of the first African republic, Liberia. Maps, graphics, and tapes depict the ancient kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, Songhei, Kanem-Bornu and the Hausa States. Headdresses, masks, housepots, gold weights, taped music and musical instruments and door panels represent the cultures of Nigeria, the Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The journey into slavery is told in a diary of a ship's doctor, the account book of a slave trader and letters of a young passenger. Slave revolts are treated in documents, photographs and portraits. Photographs, books and other publications are included in a section on the Abolitionist movement. Additional documents and photographs tell the story of those who chose to return to Africa. The exibition was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from February 1979 - February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003300

ACMA AV001371
General:
Title transcribed from physical asset.
Series Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Blacks -- History  Search this
Blacks -- Study and teaching  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Slaves -- Emancipation  Search this
Liberty  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Narration
Citation:
Out of Africa Narration by David Eaton, Exhibition Records AV03-031, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-031, Item ACMA AV003297
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Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-031: Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7e113a2bc-6f22-4db3-b830-428a5def3ec4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-031-ref1013

Out of Africa Narration

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Jeffries, Leonard  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Extent:
3 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Narration
Place:
Africa
United States
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
circa 1979
Scope and Contents:
Young boy recites story about life on a slave ship. Narrator speaks of the slave forts and castles, built by Europeans, along the coast of Africa during slave trade period; and their role in the transatlantic slave trade. He states the slave forts and castles, in Ghana and elsewhere, are being used as cultural centers, museums, and research laboratories today. He explains the Gambians and Alex Haley hope to turn James Island, where ancestors of Kunta Kinte Alex Haley lived, into a memorial to the ancestors.
Narration. Part of Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization Audiovisual Records. AV003363 and AV003380: same content. Transcribed from AV003363: Ron Coleman, Leonard Jeffreys. Transcribed from AV003380: Ron Hughes, Leonard Jeffreys. AV003499: slave forts and castles narration from 000504 - 001504 and 001711 - 002720 [also on recording: Narration about West African Slave Trade and Evolution of a Community Part III: Crime, Unemployment, Education]. Undated.
Biographical / Historical:
The exhibition - Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization - explores early African civilizations, the slave trade, the abolitionist movement and the founding of the first African republic, Liberia. Maps, graphics, and tapes depict the ancient kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, Songhei, Kanem-Bornu and the Hausa States. Headdresses, masks, housepots, gold weights, taped music and musical instruments and door panels represent the cultures of Nigeria, the Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The journey into slavery is told in a diary of a ship's doctor, the account book of a slave trader and letters of a young passenger. Slave revolts are treated in documents, photographs and portraits. Photographs, books and other publications are included in a section on the Abolitionist movement. Additional documents and photographs tell the story of those who chose to return to Africa. The exibition was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from February 1979 - February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003380

ACMA AV003499
General:
Title transcribed from physical asset and based on contents of recording.
Series Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Blacks -- History  Search this
Blacks -- Study and teaching  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Narration
Citation:
Out of Africa Narration, Exhibition Records AV03-031, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-031, Item ACMA AV003363
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Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-031: Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7936986fa-3a25-46bc-b3a7-36b55ae62010
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-031-ref1014

Out of Africa Narration by John Kinard

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Extent:
3 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Narration
Place:
Africa, West
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
United States
Date:
1979
Scope and Contents:
Narrator John Kinard introduces three writers and the reading of excerpts from their writings about the kingdoms of ancient Ghana, Mali, and Songhei. Focus on kings who governed ancient Ghana, Mali, and Songhei; their relationship with their people; and ceremonies and customs.
Narration. Part of Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization Audiovisual Records. AV003293, AV003379, and AV003359: same content. AV003293: dated 19790102. AV003379 and AV003359: undated.
Biographical / Historical:
The exhibition - Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization - explores early African civilizations, the slave trade, the abolitionist movement and the founding of the first African republic, Liberia. Maps, graphics, and tapes depict the ancient kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, Songhei, Kanem-Bornu and the Hausa States. Headdresses, masks, housepots, gold weights, taped music and musical instruments and door panels represent the cultures of Nigeria, the Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The journey into slavery is told in a diary of a ship's doctor, the account book of a slave trader and letters of a young passenger. Slave revolts are treated in documents, photographs and portraits. Photographs, books and other publications are included in a section on the Abolitionist movement. Additional documents and photographs tell the story of those who chose to return to Africa. The exibition was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from February 1979 - February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003379

ACMA AV003359
Series Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Blacks -- History  Search this
Blacks -- Study and teaching  Search this
Kings and rulers, Ancient  Search this
Manners and customs  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Narration
Citation:
Out of Africa Narration by John Kinard, Exhibition Records AV03-031, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-031, Item ACMA AV003293
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Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-031: Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7e641a66a-8b17-4c50-9bf6-ace3cd5b7bf6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-031-ref1015

Out of Africa: Self Guided Tour

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
Africa
Caribbean Area
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
United States
Date:
circa 1979
Scope and Contents:
Self guided tour highlighted the five areas of the exhibition 'Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization.' The five areas explored ancient African kingdoms, African artworks, slave forts and slavery on the west coast of Africa, the Middle Passage and slavery in the Caribbean, resistance to slavery in America, and back to Africa movements.
Exhibition tour. Related to exhibition 'Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization.' Undated.
Biographical / Historical:
The exhibition - Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization - explores early African civilizations, the slave trade, the abolitionist movement and the founding of the first African republic, Liberia. Maps, graphics, and tapes depict the ancient kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, Songhei, Kanem-Bornu and the Hausa States. Headdresses, masks, housepots, gold weights, taped music and musical instruments and door panels represent the cultures of Nigeria, the Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The journey into slavery is told in a diary of a ship's doctor, the account book of a slave trader and letters of a young passenger. Slave revolts are treated in documents, photographs and portraits. Photographs, books and other publications are included in a section on the Abolitionist movement. Additional documents and photographs tell the story of those who chose to return to Africa. The exibition was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from February 1979 - February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson.
Series Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Blacks -- History  Search this
Blacks -- Study and teaching  Search this
Kings and rulers, Ancient  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Antislavery movements  Search this
Slave insurrections  Search this
Back to Africa movement  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Citation:
Out of Africa: Self Guided Tour, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-031, Item ACMA AV001372
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Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-031: Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7e44c8583-b851-455c-912a-fe97c4e043a5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-031-ref1016

Studies in Nigerian Dance, No. 1

Collection Creator:
Speed, Francis  Search this
Harper, Peggy  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (11 minutes, black-and-white sound; 400 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
circa 1966
Scope and Contents:
Edited film documents three variations of icough, a dance style which, at the time of filming, was popular among women's dance ensembles of southern Tiv country. Icough dances are performed at marriage ceremonies, for the entertainment of visitors, and on important social occasions to enhance the prestige of those who sponsor these performances. Such dance groups are also commonly seen at the five-day markets in the villages surrounding Gboko and Aliade, Nigeria. Shot in Gboko, the first dance is performed by an ensemble from Mbahor village and the second and third dances by an ensemble from Mbawon village. Whatever the variation sequence of movements, the outstanding feature of icough dancing is the sustained and controlled quality of the flow of movement through the body as dancers pass through the basic positions of the dance. Musical accompaniment is by an agbande drum ensemble.

Legacy Keywords: Dancing women gestures kinesics arm movements ; Choreography dance ; Drumming men ululations rattles ; Drumming rhythms ululations flute polymusicality ; Instruments musical instruments ; Rites and ceremonies ; Music ; Language and culture
Local Number:
HSFA 1982.11.1
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Francis Speed films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Francis Speed films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc975e10b0c-f1de-4fa0-826f-8742f78b055a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1982-11-ref1

Studies in Nigerian Dance, No. 2

Collection Creator:
Speed, Francis  Search this
Harper, Peggy  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (11 minutes, black-and-white sound; 400 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
circa 1966
Scope and Contents:
Edited film documents five male dances of the Irigwe people living in the Miango Village area of the Jos Plateau, Nigeria. Dancers wield fly whisks and adzes and the dances are performed to drumming and song in both ring and marching formations. The accompanying dance texts indicate that these dances were traditionally an integral part of Irigwe agricultural festivals.

Legacy Keywords: Dancing processional ; Choreography ring dance counterclockwise kinesics ; Dancing drumming choreography ring dance synchronized jumping ; Dress ceremonial leg rattles skirts headwear ; Choreography dance marching formation counterclockwise ; Music ; Instruments musical instruments ; Drums ; Language and culture
Local Number:
HSFA 1982.11.2
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Francis Speed films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Francis Speed films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9d3a9712b-490a-424d-ab28-cbbfbb3b9990
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1982-11-ref2

Musical Instruments for Olokun Worship for Priestess Igharo, Olokun Ceremony, Nigeria

Collection Photographer:
Blackmun, Barbara Winston  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Nigeria
Date:
circa 1969-1994
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details. Items 1234-1256 restricted. Available to view onsite only.
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.
Collection Citation:
Barbara Blackmun Collection, EEPA 2016-012, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2016-012, Item EEPA 2016-012-1262
See more items in:
Barbara Blackmun Collection
Barbara Blackmun Collection / Series 3: Ceremonies and Festivals / Olokun Ceremony, Nigeria
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7cee67d19-9dea-490e-a801-50fa33961ce8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2016-012-ref3113

Maxwell and Betty Stanley study photographs

Creator:
Stanley, Betty, Mrs  Search this
Stanley, C. Maxwell, 1904-1984 (collector and philanthropist)  Search this
Editor:
Roy, Christopher D.  Search this
Extent:
120 Slides (photographs) (1 volume , color)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Idoma (African people)  Search this
Ibibio (African people)  Search this
Lega (African people)  Search this
Kongo (Kingdom)  Search this
Dogon (African people)  Search this
Dan (African people)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Senufo (African people)  Search this
Baga (African people)  Search this
Bobo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Color slides
Place:
Benin (Kingdom)
Nigeria
Guinea
Gabon
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Côte d'Ivoire
Mozambique
Djenné (Mali)
Mali
Liberia
Date:
1985
Summary:
Photographs of art objects collected by Maxwell C., 1904-1984, and Betty Stanley. The Stanley's had begun to collect African art objects during a business trip to West Africa in the 1960s, and they gradually acquired nearly 600 pieces. The objects are found today in the University of Iowa Museum. Events documented include official government ceremonies with staged indigenous dances; rituals in villages such as young members of the female sande society returning from the initiation camp; and visits by foreign heads of state such as Queen Elizabeth II and Josip Broz Tito of Yoguslavia. Art works include figures, masks, musical instruments, sculptures and staffs.
Biographical/Historical note:
Christopher D. Roy, Curator of African, Oceanic, and New-World cultures, The University of Iowa Museum of Art; Associate Professor of Art History, The University of Iowa School of Art and Art History, 1991.
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
For study purposes only. Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1987-002
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo705b34d92-6257-4f6f-812e-a2e5056885f5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1987-002

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