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David Gittens Innovative Lives Presentation

Creator:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.  Search this
Gittens, David  Search this
Names:
Gyro 200 Company.  Search this
Extent:
0.35 Cubic feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videotapes
Lectures
Slides
Date:
May 7, 1997
Scope and Contents:
Original and reference videos documenting an NMAH children's program by David Gittens, the inventor of the Ikenga 5302 gyroplane.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into four series.

Series 1: Original videos, 1997

Series 2: Master videos, 1997

Series 3: Reference Videos, 1997

Series 4; Photographs, 1997
Biographical / Historical:
Gittens's Ikenga 5302 has several applications--aerial photography, aerial surveying, air courier, border patrol, cattle herding, commuting, crop spraying, flying doctors, intelligence gathering, pipe line inspection, postal service, reconnaissance, and search and rescue. The name Ikenga is derived from Ibomythology in Eastern Nigeria and refers to the creative life forces of humanity.
Related Materials:
The Ikenga 5302 gyroplane is part of National Air and Space Museum's collections, housed at the Garber facility, Silver Hill, Maryland.
Provenance:
Made for the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original videos are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Autogiros  Search this
Inventions -- 20th century  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Inventors -- 20th century  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Videotapes -- 1990-2000
Lectures -- 1990-2000
Slides
Citation:
David Gittens Innovative Lives Presentation, May 7, 1997, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0598
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David Gittens Innovative Lives Presentation
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0598
Online Media:

Your Groundnuts Help to Feed Fighting Forces/ Thank You Nigeria!

Collection Creator:
Princeton University  Search this
Extent:
1 Poster (1/2 size; Multi-color, 76.5 x 51 cm)
Container:
Map-folder 503
Type:
Archival materials
Posters
Place:
Great Britain
Image:
Main Image: British soldiers on a battle field going up a hill.

Other Image(s): Black men pouring nuts into a machine & gathering the product.
Local numbers:
Princeton Poster# 4135
General:
Artist(s): Anon
Series:
GPD 365/37/9
Printing Info:
Specimen of British War Literature
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of items varies. Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Conservation/Food production  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Genre/Form:
Posters
Collection Citation:
Princeton University Posters Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Princeton University Poster Collection
Princeton University Poster Collection / Series 4: World War Two / Great Britain
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0433-ref14487

Your 'Spitfires' in Action / Thank You, Nigeria! ...

Collection Creator:
Princeton University  Search this
Extent:
1 Poster (1/4 size; Multi-color, 49.5 x 37.5 cm)
Container:
Box 3, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Posters
Place:
Great Britain
Image:
Main Image: [Same as #4820]

Other Image(s): The seal of Nigeria
Local numbers:
Princeton Poster# 4824
Series:
GPD 365/54 51-4979
Note:
Same main image + coloration as Poster #'s 4820, 4821, 4822, 4823
Printing Info:
Specimen of British War Literature
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of items varies. Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Tribute to Allies  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Genre/Form:
Posters
Collection Citation:
Princeton University Posters Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Princeton University Poster Collection
Princeton University Poster Collection / Series 4: World War Two / Great Britain
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0433-ref14523

Your Tanks in Action / Thank You, Nigeria! ...

Collection Creator:
Princeton University  Search this
Extent:
1 Poster (1/4 size; Multi-color, 49 x 37.5 cm)
Container:
Box 3, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Posters
Place:
Great Britain
Image:
Main Image: [Same as # 4790]

Other Image(s): The seal of Nigeria
Local numbers:
Princeton Poster# 4791
Series:
51-3177
Note:
Same main image, printer, + coloration as Poster # 4790
Printing Info:
Printer: Hubners Ltd.

Specimen of British War Literature
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of items varies. Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Tribute to Allies  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Genre/Form:
Posters
Collection Citation:
Princeton University Posters Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Princeton University Poster Collection
Princeton University Poster Collection / Series 4: World War Two / Great Britain
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0433-ref14528

The Acquisition Of Technology, Nigeria and Kenya

Collection Creator:
Kranzberg, Melvin, Dr., 1917-1995  Search this
Container:
Box 235, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
August 1979
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Melvin Kranzberg Papers, 1934-1988, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Melvin Kranzberg Papers
Melvin Kranzberg Papers / Series 3: Lectureships and Speeches / 3.2: Speeches
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0266-ref3621

Tunic

Object Name:
ewu-ileke
Maker:
Baba Adesina  Search this
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Cotton, glass beads
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 76.5 x 60 x 6.5 cm (30 1/8 x 23 5/8 x 2 9/16 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Okuku region, Nigeria
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
Leadership  Search this
Status  Search this
Adornment  Search this
turtle  Search this
snake  Search this
Male use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
lizard  Search this
Power  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Annie Laurie Aitken Endowment
Object number:
2003-8-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys761676dcd-9b75-4139-ae8e-7eb77a4ac85b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2003-8-1

Untitled

Maker:
El Anatsui, born 1944, Ghana (active in Nigeria)  Search this
Medium:
Repurposed printed aluminum, copper
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 274.3 x 350.5cm (108 x 138in.) H x W x D (installed): 256.5 × 284.5 × 27.9cm (101 × 112 × 11in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Nigeria
Date:
2009
Credit Line:
Gift of the artist; gift of Noah Samara and Doreen Bassin; and purchased with funds provided by the Annie Laurie Aitken Endowment
Object number:
2009-11-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 2009 El Anatsui
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys735085089-bbb0-489a-80e6-0a0e3b474975
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2009-11-1

Rainbow Serpent

Maker:
Romuald Hazoumè, born 1962, Benin  Search this
Medium:
Mixed media and found objects
Dimensions:
Installed: 375.9 x 449.6 x 106.7 cm (148 x 177 x 42 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Benin
Date:
2007
Topic:
snake  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Annie Laurie Aitken Endowment
Object number:
2013-1-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 2007 Romuald Hazoumè
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys71eeb46ea-d8f2-40b3-b833-6cef5c966250
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2013-1-1

20th Nigerian independence anniversary exhibition of art, crafts and antiquities, 30th September 1980 : cultural dance displays 1st October 1980 / organised by Cultural Division, Ministry of Social Development, Youth & Culture, Enueu

Title:
Twentieth Nigerian independence anniversary exhibition of art, crafts and antiquities
Physical description:
20 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Nigeria
Anambra State
Anambra State (Nigeria)
Date:
1980
1980?]
Topic:
Art, Igbo  Search this
Dance  Search this
Cultural policy  Search this
Call number:
N7399.N5 T97 1980
N7399.N5T97 1980
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_421550

A bibliography of African music and dance : the Nigerian experience, 1930-1980

Author:
Emezi, Herbert O  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Bibliography
Place:
Nigeria
Date:
1985
1986
Topic:
Dance  Search this
Music  Search this
Call number:
Z3501 .C87
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_540050

Taking the Pulse of Our Planet’s Forests: ForestGEO Ngel Nyaki

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2017-02-13T16:03:00.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianGlobal
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianGlobal
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_Iznffbnlk-o

The Alonge Project: Collaborating with the Benin Museum

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2019-07-25T14:52:59.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianGlobal
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianGlobal
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_OfTRj2IYoL0

Artists’ Books and Africa

Creator:
Smithsonian Libraries  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2015-08-19T15:57:07.000Z
YouTube Category:
Nonprofits & Activism  Search this
Topic:
Library science  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianLibraries
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianLibraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_bvIBPKtuw6Y

The John Santos Sextet - "Descargarará" [Official Audio]

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-07-15T15:29:03.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianfolkways
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolkways
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_6pzmOW1378E

Stellar Connections: Explorations in Cultural Astronomy - Pt. 4, Babatunde Lawal

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Symposia
Interviews
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2012-10-24T17:19:28.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_FCkhZZP3HfQ

Ken Saro-Wiwa

Creator:
National Museum of African Art  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2019-11-27T17:38:27.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianAfricanAr
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAfricanAr
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_3isD7d5dZ6k

Idris Aloma

Creator:
National Museum of African Art  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2019-11-27T17:39:10.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianAfricanAr
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAfricanAr
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_DuBl6ozG_Kc

The Legendary Uli Women of Nigeria

Creator:
National Museum of African Art  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2015-01-21T20:23:09.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianAfricanAr
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAfricanAr
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_JfJ8KwEF2jI

Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time

Creator:
National Museum of African Art  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-07-06T13:34:45.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianAfricanAr
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAfricanAr
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_K1cclqyOAGk

Ewuakpe I

Creator:
National Museum of African Art  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2019-11-27T17:39:06.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianAfricanAr
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAfricanAr
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt__uhbSqQBYb0

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