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Productions

Topic:
American Encounters (Video recording)
Pueblo Resistance (Video recording : 1992)
Many Voices (Video recording : 1992)
Hispanic Resistance (Video recording : 1992)
Matachines Indian: San Juan (Video recording : 1992)
Matachines Spanish: Bernalillo (Video recording : 1992)
Only Death Will Take Me from This Place (Video recording : 1994)
Spreading Beauty Wherever I Go (Video recording : 1994)
Corn Is Who We Are (Video recording : 1994)
Creator::
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Extent:
5.74 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1.74 non-standard size boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Documentary films
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
New Mexico
Date:
1991-1994, 1997-1998
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of 82 video elements (Beta SP, Umatic, D2, 1" Magnetic); 6 audio elements (1/2", 1/4", 1" audiotapes); and 17 film elements (original 16mm) documenting documentary films supplementing the National Museum of American History exhibition, American Encounters. American Encounters is a permanent exhibition commemorating the Columbus Quincentenary that chronicles the experiences, struggles, compromises, and eventual coexistence among American Indian, Hispanic, and Anglo-American people in the Rio Grande Valley of New Mexico that began in 1539 with the arrival of Spanish soldiers and missionaries.

Smithsonian Productions created five short, complementary video programs in 1992 entitled, "Pueblo Resistance" (14:14); "Many Voices" (9:29); "Hispanic Resistance" (11:20); "Matachines Spanish: Bernalillo" (8:19); and "Matachines Indian: San Juan" (8:01). Productions staff created three additional 20 minute videos in 1994 entitled, "Only Death Will Take Me From This Place," a look at village life in northern New Mexico; "Spreading Beauty Wherever I Go," on the lowrider cars of New Mexico; and "Corn Is Who We Are," dealing with Pueblo Indian food.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing/listening copies are not currently available. Viewing/listening copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Documentary films  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Genre/Form:
Documentary films
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-123, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 02-123
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa02-123

Productions

Topic:
American Encounters (Video recording)
Corn Is Who We Are (Video recording : 1994)
Hispanic Resistance (Video recording : 1992)
Many Voices (Video recording : 1992)
Matachinas Indian: San Juan (Video recording : 1992)
Matachinas Spanish: Bernalillo (Video recording : 1992)
Only Death Will Take Me from This Place (Video recording : 1994)
Pueblo Resistance (Video recording : 1992)
Spreading Beauty Wherever I Go (Video recording : 1994)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
11.38 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes) (1 film box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Videotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
New Mexico
Date:
1991-2000
Descriptive Entry:
These records consist of film, video, and audio elements which document the production of several documentary films that supplemented the National Museum of American History exhibition, "American Encounters." "American Encounters" is a permanent exhibition commemorating the Columbus Quincentenary that chronicles the experiences, struggles, compromises, and eventual coexistence among American Indian, Hispanic, and Anglo-American people in the Rio Grande Valley of New Mexico that began in 1539 with the arrival of Spanish soldiers and missionaries. Smithsonian Productions created five short, complementary video programs in 1992 entitled, "Pueblo Resistance" (14:14); "Many Voices" (9:29); "Hispanic Resistance" (11:20); "Matachinas Spanish: Bernalillo" (8:19); and "Matachinas Indian: San Juan" (8:01). Productions staff created three additional 20 minute videos in 1994 entitled, "Only Death Will Take Me From This Place," a look at village life in northern New Mexico; "Spreading Beauty Wherever I Go," on the lowrider cars of New Mexico; and "Corn Is Who We Are," dealing with Pueblo Indian food. Some copies of some programs are available in the Reference Library.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing/listening copies are not currently available. Viewing/listening copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Documentary films  Search this
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Videotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-231, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 05-231
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa05-231

Productions

Topic:
American Encounters (Video recording)
To Coexist: Diversity and Development (Video recording : 1989)
Diversity Endangered (Video recording : 1987)
Beauty and Diversity of Our Planet (Video recording)
Pueblo Resistance (Video recording : 1992)
Many Voices (Video recording : 1992)
Hispanic Resistance (Video recording : 1992)
Matachines Spanish: Bernalillo (Video recording : 1992)
Matachines Indian: San Juan (Video recording : 1992)
Only Death Will Take Me from This Place (Video recording : 1994)
Spreading Beauty Wherever I Go (Video recording : 1994)
Corn Is Who We Are (Video recording : 1994)
Our Biosphere: The Earth in Our Hands (Motion picture : 1989)
Creator::
Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Extent:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Audiotapes
Video recordings
Place:
New Mexico
Date:
1987, 1989, 1991-1993, 1997
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audiovisual records created during the production of "American Encounters," "To Coexist: Diversity and Development," "Diversity Endangered," and "The Beauty and Diversity of Our Planet." "American Encounters" is a series of eight videos about Hispanic and Native American culture in New Mexico. The first five videos were produced in 1992 and shown in the permanent exhibition "American Encounters." These videos include "Pueblo Resistance" (14:14); "Many Voices" (9:29); "Hispanic Resistance" (11:20); "Matachines Spanish: Bernalillo" (8:19); and "Matachines Indian: San Juan" (8:01). In 1994, three 20-minute videos were added to the series to be distributed for educational purposes. These videos include "Only Death Will Take Me From This Place," a look at village life in northern New Mexico; "Spreading Beauty Wherever I Go," on the "lowrider" cars of New Mexico; and "Corn Is Who We Are," dealing with Pueblo Indian food. "To Coexist: Diversity and Development" was produced in 1989 for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The 30-minute program depicts how development professionals can take biological diversity into account when planning their projects. "Diversity Endangered" is a 10-minute video production demonstrating the interrelatedness of living organisms and the part that man plays in disturbing or preserving the crucial balance. The video was produced in 1987. "The Beauty and Diversity of Our Planet" is a 30-second public service announcement done by Robert Redford. This was possibly done in conjunction with "Our Biosphere: The Earth in Our Hands" which Redford narrated. Materials in this accession include original video, dub masters, window dubs, edited masters, and sound mixes on 1" magnetic tape, 3/4" U-Matic tape, Betacam SP, digital Betacam, and DAT tapes. Some materials are in electronic format.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing/listening copies are not currently available. Viewing/listening copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Biological diversity  Search this
Video recordings -- Direction and production  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Audiotapes
Video recordings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-202, Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 02-202
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa02-202

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