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ring

Object Name:
Ring
Other Terms:
Ring; Jewelry; Accessories Worn on the Body; Female
Date made:
1930 - 1960
ID Number:
1981.1030.02
Accession number:
1981.1030
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Cultural and Community Life: Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-9606-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_373115

necklace

Object Name:
Necklace
Other Terms:
Necklace; Jewelry; Accessories Worn on the Body; Female
Date made:
1930 - 1960
ID Number:
1981.1030.01
Accession number:
1981.1030
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Cultural and Community Life: Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-9605-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_373114
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Photographs

Collection Creator:
Kasdan, Leonard  Search this
State University of New York at Albany  Search this
Zenner, Walter P.  Search this
Extent:
0.25 Linear feet (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1958
1973-1974
Scope and Contents note:
This series contains photographs taken during Zenner's 1973-4 stay in Israel and during his 1958 study of the religious life of Syrian Jews in Syria and America. The majority of Zenner's Israel photographs are unlabeled. Items are filed in original order.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish or quote from portions of this collection must be obtained from the Zenner Family until 2032.
Collection Citation:
Walter P. Zenner Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.2002-30, Series 6
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Walter P. Zenner papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3d8d9822b-a58b-417a-bb60-1a4e41e9e376
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2002-30-ref500

White Fathers photograph collection

Creator:
White Fathers  Search this
Extent:
21.75 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Africa
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
The collection includes approximately 20,000 black-and-white photographic prints, most ranging in size between 3x5 and 5x7 inches. The verso of many of the prints have English or French captions affixed to them. Crop marks and comments occasionally appear on the prints.

The original arrangment of the collection, which has been retained, was intended to facilitate the retrieval of images for the society's publications, such as White Fathers Magazine. The collection is divided into four series: 1) African prints arranged by subject; 2) prints of the society's missionaries arranged by name; 3) photographs of Europe and America, including the Washington, D.C. headquarters and its staff; and 4) miscellaneous materials, including commercial postcard collections in their original wrappings, photographic negatives (many arranged by photographer's name) and unlabeled rolls of negatives. This register describes only the photographs of Africa in Series 1, which comprise about 80% of the collection. The subject headings reproduced here were typed verbatim from the original file separaters. The abbreviation s.f. refers to a subject file, while l.f. refers to a large file or broad category of prints. [The archivist's annotations are enclosed in square brackets.]

The photographs depict a wide variety of themes and subjects. Catholic religious life is well represented in the collection. Native African religious practices are also represented, but are found under subject headings such as Witch Doctors Witch Craft. A large number of images relate to education, construction projects, handicrafts, flora and fauna. African personalities, both religious and secular, are also depicted. Countries represented include: Algeria, Burkina Faso (formerly Upper Volta), Burundi, Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, Rhodesia (check), Rwanda (Ruanda-Urundi), Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia The greatest number of prints concern Ghana, followed by Tanzania. A smaller number of prints concern Ethiopia, Guinea, Liberia, Mozambique and Senegal.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or National Anthropological Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Historical Note:
The Society of Missionaries of Africa, commonly known as the White Fathers or Pères blancs, was founded in 1868 by Cardinal Charles M. Lavigerie, the first Catholic Archbishop of Algiers. Nicknamed "White Fathers" for their distinctive habit resembling the white robes of the Algerian Arabs, their order was originally dedicated to the education and conversion of the people of Central and Northern Africa. In 1876 and 1881 two groups of missionaries were sent across the Sahara to open mission in the Sudan, but efforts failed when their African guides revolted. Over 23 missionaries died before a post was established in Timbuktu in 1890. The White Fathers also succeeded in establishing missions among the Berbers of Jurjura (Algeria), in the Sudan, Uganda, Tanganyika (now Tanzania) and the upper Congo by the 1880s. Despite resistance from local chiefs and governments, the society continued to expand, setting up hospitals, elementary, normal and technical schools and seminaries in Africa as well as training schools in Canada, Belgium, Holland, Germany and France. After World War II the society's influence declined, though it still operates today.
Related Materials:
Another collection of photographs relating to the White Fathers is held by Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives at the National Museum of African Art.

Records of the Society are maintained by the White Fathers Generalate in Rome. For additional information, see: Annexes des Archives de la Maison généralice des Pères blancs (Rome: [s.n.], 1970) and René X. Lamey, "Archives de la Société des Missionnaires d'Afrique (Pères Blancs)" in Guida delle fonti per la storia dell'Africa a sud del Sahara negli archivi della Santa Sede e negli archivi ecclesiastici d'Italia / a cura di Lajos Pâasztor. (Zug, Switzerland: Inter Documentation Co., c1983, pp. 388-413).
Separated Materials:
118 titled 16mm film prints and related materials were transferred to the Human Studies Film Archives.
Provenance:
The collection was received from the Washington, D.C. headquarters of the Society of Missionaries of Africa in September1998.
Restrictions:
The White Fathers photograph collection is open for research.

Access to the White Fathers photograph collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Citation:
White Father photograph collection, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.1998-83
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3ff76d3a7-f2f4-4f57-9ede-a87880a1dee4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-1998-83

Damacio Caitruz (by Jorge Prelorán)

Creator:
Human Studies Film Archives  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2011-06-20T19:28:35.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Anthropology  Search this
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HSFAFilmClips
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
YouTube Channel:
HSFAFilmClips
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_ksQMAvxlX6s

#gODTalk | Dallas – Boomers, Xers, & Millennials Talk Faith, Sexuality, Hope, Resistance (Ep. 5)

Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2021-11-06T22:48:41.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
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WatchNMAAHC
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
YouTube Channel:
WatchNMAAHC
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_r-4KDpovZPw

#gODTalk 2.0 | Baltimore – Technologies Influence on #BlackFaith (Ep. 4)

Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2022-07-26T13:01:23.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
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WatchNMAAHC
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
YouTube Channel:
WatchNMAAHC
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_NiGwgdvlhMo

#gODTalk 2.0 | NOLA – Hip-Hop & #BlackFaith

Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2022-08-14T23:08:10.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
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WatchNMAAHC
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
YouTube Channel:
WatchNMAAHC
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_QKyOfoL3gbk

#gODTalk | VA Beach – Black Millennials and the Black Church (BONUS Ep. 6)

Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2022-07-26T12:57:05.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
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WatchNMAAHC
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
YouTube Channel:
WatchNMAAHC
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_QUd2t7q9lB0

#gODTalk | Atlanta – Black Millennials Shifting Views on Faith & Spirituality (Ep. 2)

Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2022-07-26T12:58:36.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
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WatchNMAAHC
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
YouTube Channel:
WatchNMAAHC
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_Z-cmlE_W0s4

#gODTalk 2.0 | NOLA – Hip-Hop & #BlackFaith (Ep. 7)

Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2022-08-14T23:14:53.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
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WatchNMAAHC
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
YouTube Channel:
WatchNMAAHC
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt__8nMN0-0rE0

#gODTalk | Chicago – Black Millennials Shifting Views on Faith & Spirituality (Ep. 3)

Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2022-07-26T12:59:33.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
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WatchNMAAHC
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
YouTube Channel:
WatchNMAAHC
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_bZpK7DrRMlU

#gODTalk | LA – Black Millennials Shifting Views on Faith & Spirituality (Pilot Ep. 1)

Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2022-07-26T19:25:32.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
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WatchNMAAHC
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
YouTube Channel:
WatchNMAAHC
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_t8oPN8khwnA

King and the other America the Poor People's Campaign and the quest for economic equality Sylvie Laurent ; foreword by William Julius Wilson

Author:
Laurent, Sylvie  Search this
Writer of foreword:
Wilson, William J. 1935-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xii, 368 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2018
Topic:
Equality  Search this
Poor  Search this
Poor People's Campaign  Search this
Campagne des pauvres, États-Unis, 1968  Search this
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations  Search this
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Minority Studies  Search this
HISTORY / United States / 20th Century  Search this
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1157030

Michael Chiago O'odham Lifeways Through Art

Author:
Chiago, Michael  Search this
Rea, Amadeo M  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (137 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2022
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1157039

Religious Life

Collection Creator:
Mathis, Nathaniel, 1946- (barber, motivational speaker)  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1992-2000
undated
Collection Restrictions:
The copllection is open for research.

Physical Access: Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.

Technical Access: Series 8, Video materials and Series 9, Audiotapes may not be used by researchers unless reference and viewing copies are made available.
Collection Rights:
Copyright held by the Smithsonian Institution. Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use. The Archives Center does not own rights to the patent, trademark or any related interest in the artifacts.
Collection Citation:
Nathaniel Mathis Collection of Barbering and Beauty Culture, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Nathaniel Mathis Collection of Barbering and Beauty Culture
Nathaniel Mathis Collection of Barbering and Beauty Culture / Series 1: Biographical Information and Activities
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8b181f76c-8ea0-481a-97b4-4b2e3045dded
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0641-ref19

Tibetan Nomad Material Culture Documentation Project Collection

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
4.4 Terabytes (4050 videos, 1301 photographs, born digital)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Terabytes
Oral history
Digital photographs
Digital moving image formats
Place:
Tibet, Plateau of
Qinghai (province)
Gansu (province)
Sichuan (province)
Date:
2016
Scope and Contents:
The Tibetan Nomad Material Culture Documentation Project collection contains 4.4 terabytes of born digital video and photographic material collected by four teams in four traditionally Tibetan counties in three provinces in Western China.

The materials document traditional nomadic life: herding, gender roles, the making of household items like baskets and textiles, clothing, games, foodways, religious events and celebrations, traditional tools, and the history, social life, and struggles of each community as expressed through interviews with community members.
Arrangement:
The files in this collection are arranged in chronological order within four series, named for the four fieldworkers or fieldworker teams and containing their respective video and photographic documentation. The four series are as follows: (1) Lhamo Drolma, (2) Puhua, (3) rGyalthar and Nathaniel Sims, and (4) Wuqi.
Biographical / Historical:
The Nomad Material Culture Documentation Project holds documentation from five different culturally nomadic communities in Qinghai, Gansu, and Sichuan Provinces, China. Starting in 2016, the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage contracted local researchers, filmmakers, community members, and scholars to document aspects of current nomadic life, including customs, tools, traditional knowledge, and ways of life.

All materials have been shared with the originating communities.
Provenance:
Materials in the Tibetan Nomad Material Culture Documentation Project Collection were created in 2016 by local researchers, filmmakers, community members, and scholars Llamo Drolma, Nathaniel Sims, Puhua, rGyalthar, Tsehua, and Wuqi. Their work was supported by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. After the fieldworkers completed their projects, their documentation, associated metadata, and trip reports were acquired by the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives in the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage in 2017.
Restrictions:
This collection is born digital; access for research and educational purposes is available by request . Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at (202) 633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information. Restrictions may apply concerning the use, duplication, or publication of items in these collections. Consult the archivists for additional information.
Topic:
Nomads  Search this
Material culture  Search this
foodways  Search this
Crafts  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Religious life  Search this
Herding  Search this
Hand tools  Search this
Games  Search this
Clothing  Search this
Fieldwork  Search this
Weaving  Search this
Basket making  Search this
hide and skin processing  Search this
Genre/Form:
Oral history
digital photographs
digital moving image formats
Citation:
Tibetan Nomad Material Culture Documentation Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.TNP
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Tibetan Nomad Material Culture Documentation Project Collection
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5961839ab-950c-4acb-93d0-df3a04d8a4b1
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-cfch-tnp

Llamo Drolma in Zeku and Tongren Counties, Huangnan Prefecture, Qinghai Province

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
709.5 Gigabytes (904 photographs and 418 videos)
Type:
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Date:
2016 August 2-August 20
Scope and Contents:
Photographs and video in this series were shot by a crew comprised of Llamo Drolma, Tsehua, and Puhua, in Zeku and Tongren Counties in the Huangnan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province. Materials include documentation of the construction, history, and social significance of yak-hair tents, yak herding and associated material culture, furnishings and other household goods, horse racing and associated material culture, community life and conflict, nomadic life, religious life, foodways, gender roles, games, traditional clothing and jewelry, weaving, and rope making.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is born digital; access for research and educational purposes is available by request . Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at (202) 633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information. Restrictions may apply concerning the use, duplication, or publication of items in these collections. Consult the archivists for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Tibetan Nomad Material Culture Documentation Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.TNP, Series 1
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Tibetan Nomad Material Culture Documentation Project Collection
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk577f2629e-1c85-4c68-93f2-bab6e1f3d450
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-tnp-ref1

rGyalthar and Nathaniel Sims in Heishui County, Ngaba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
766.3 Gigabytes (86 photographs and 573 videos)
Type:
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Date:
2016 July 22-September 14
Scope and Contents:
This series contains video and photographs shot by rGyalthar and Nathaniel Sims in Heishui County, Ngaba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture (also known as Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture or Aba Prefecture), Sichuan Province. It includes documentation of foodways, metalworking, medicinal plants, woodworking, handspinning yak-hair yarn, backstrap looms and weaving, hand tools, shamanic practices, storytelling, a horse racing festival, altars and offerings, religious life, gender roles, community life, riddles and jokes, basket making, house building, and cultural and language revitilization.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is born digital; access for research and educational purposes is available by request . Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at (202) 633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information. Restrictions may apply concerning the use, duplication, or publication of items in these collections. Consult the archivists for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Tibetan Nomad Material Culture Documentation Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.TNP, Series 3
See more items in:
Tibetan Nomad Material Culture Documentation Project Collection
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk557550c0d-ba50-4601-b555-2ba145be78ba
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-tnp-ref3

Dreams, madness, and fairy tales in New Britain / Andrew Lattas

Author:
Lattas, Andrew 1956-  Search this
Physical description:
lvi, 337 p. : ill ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Papua New Guinea
New Britain Island
New Britain Island (Papua New Guinea)
Date:
2010
C2010
Topic:
Cargo cults  Search this
Shamanism  Search this
Witchcraft  Search this
Fairy tales  Search this
White people--Public opinion  Search this
Public opinion  Search this
Religious life and customs  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_949746

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