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Pouch

Donor Name:
Florence Evans  Search this
Length - Object:
25 cm
Width - Object:
9 cm
Culture:
Sioux (Oceti Sakowin), Lakota  Search this
Object Type:
Bag
Place:
United States, North America
Accession Date:
11 Jun 1992
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
380523
USNM Number:
E425951-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/33bbf711e-402c-4520-b811-1729bfc1aee5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8501991
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Navel Amulet

Donor Name:
Florence Evans  Search this
Length - Object:
12 cm
Width - Object:
6.5 cm
Culture:
Sioux (Oceti Sakowin), Lakota  Search this
Object Type:
Charm
Place:
United States, North America
Accession Date:
11 Jun 1992
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
380523
USNM Number:
E425952-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e81b16b1-aa73-47bd-a85f-5bbd11e47482
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8501992
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Doll, "Wambli Hokesheila" Or "Eagle Boy Doll"

Donor Name:
Office Of Public Programs  Search this
Length - Object:
51 cm
Width - Object:
40 cm
Culture:
Sioux (Oceti Sakowin), Lakota  Search this
Sioux (Oceti Sakowin), Hunkpapa Lakota  Search this
Object Type:
Doll
Place:
United States, North America
Accession Date:
20 Apr 1993
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
390905
USNM Number:
E428922-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/394a6b6ab-e4aa-42d8-a4e2-32f5eee51150
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8503224
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Leggings For Doll

Donor Name:
Office Of Public Programs  Search this
Length - Object:
30 cm
Width - Object:
10 cm
Culture:
Sioux (Oceti Sakowin), Lakota  Search this
Sioux (Oceti Sakowin), Hunkpapa Lakota  Search this
Object Type:
Legging
Place:
United States, North America
Accession Date:
20 Apr 1993
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
390905
USNM Number:
E428923-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c941e8e0-389c-4942-9b40-c5c75ba79c97
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8503225

Quirt For Doll

Donor Name:
Office Of Public Programs  Search this
Length - Object:
17 cm
Width - Object:
7 cm
Culture:
Sioux (Oceti Sakowin), Lakota  Search this
Sioux (Oceti Sakowin), Hunkpapa Lakota  Search this
Object Type:
Whip
Place:
United States, North America
Accession Date:
20 Apr 1993
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
390905
USNM Number:
E428925-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/35db46729-eb7e-4ac0-9271-d3e049cb8d7e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8503227
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Cuffs For Doll

Donor Name:
Office Of Public Programs  Search this
Length - Object:
8 cm
Width - Object:
6 cm
Culture:
Sioux (Oceti Sakowin), Lakota  Search this
Sioux (Oceti Sakowin), Hunkpapa Lakota  Search this
Object Type:
Cuff
Place:
United States, North America
Accession Date:
20 Apr 1993
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
390905
USNM Number:
E428926-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30521b886-7538-42a4-918a-34ef03457f67
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8503228
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Hair Stick For Doll

Donor Name:
Office Of Public Programs  Search this
Length - Object:
25 cm
Width - Object:
4.5 cm
Culture:
Sioux (Oceti Sakowin), Lakota  Search this
Sioux (Oceti Sakowin), Hunkpapa Lakota  Search this
Object Type:
Hair Stick
Place:
United States, North America
Accession Date:
20 Apr 1993
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
390905
USNM Number:
E428931-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/38866ea5e-1f3f-48eb-83a9-62a447541c04
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8503233
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Dance Bustle For Doll

Donor Name:
Office Of Public Programs  Search this
Length - Object:
56 cm
Width - Object:
47 cm
Height - Object:
13 cm
Culture:
Sioux (Oceti Sakowin), Lakota  Search this
Sioux (Oceti Sakowin), Hunkpapa Lakota  Search this
Object Type:
Dance Bustle
Place:
United States, North America
Accession Date:
20 Apr 1993
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
390905
USNM Number:
E428936-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/37d2608a5-6207-4b99-acd2-8cd4c9114924
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8503238
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Breechclout For Doll

Donor Name:
Office Of Public Programs  Search this
Length - Object:
54 cm
Width - Object:
24 cm
Culture:
Sioux (Oceti Sakowin), Lakota  Search this
Sioux (Oceti Sakowin), Hunkpapa Lakota  Search this
Object Type:
Breechclout
Place:
United States, North America
Accession Date:
20 Apr 1993
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
390905
USNM Number:
E428938-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a2876e3d-21e9-4087-89ee-4c302cd638e5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8503240

Moccasins For Doll

Donor Name:
Office Of Public Programs  Search this
Length - Object:
8.5 cm
Width - Object:
4 cm
Height - Object:
4 cm
Culture:
Sioux (Oceti Sakowin), Lakota  Search this
Sioux (Oceti Sakowin), Hunkpapa Lakota  Search this
Object Type:
Moccasin
Place:
United States, North America
Accession Date:
20 Apr 1993
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
390905
USNM Number:
E428940-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/313aa415c-57a1-42f2-adbe-76d7df87a66e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8503242

J. Horace McFarland Company collection

Creator:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948  Search this
American Rose Society  Search this
Names:
J. Horace McFarland Company  Search this
Mount Pleasant Press  Search this
Extent:
30 Cubic feet (2718 photographs: black and white; 450 glass lantern slides; 41 glass negatives; color records; plant patents; publications. )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Lantern slides
Place:
Breeze Hill (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)
Pennsylvania -- Harrisburg
Date:
1899-1974
Summary:
The J. Horace McFarland Collection includes over 3,100 photographic images of private and public gardens throughout the United States, as well as some from foreign countries, dating from 1899 to 1963. Many of these images, generated for Mount Pleasant Press (later the J. Horace McFarland Company), were used to illustrate trade catalogs published by the firm as well as journal and newspaper articles. The collection also contains color records that were used as reference aids during the printing process, plant patents, and various publications of the McFarland Company.
Scope and Contents note:
The J. Horace McFarland Collection includes over 2,700 black and white mounted photographs, 448 glass lantern slides, and 41 glass plate negatives of gardens throughout the United States dating from 1899 to 1963. A small number of images show gardens in Austria, Canada, England, Mexico, Scotland and Wales. Many of the images, which were generated and used by the J. Horace McFarland Company to illustrate trade catalogs and journal and newspaper articles, indicate the publication(s) in which they appeared. A series of portraits of rosarians, many of them featured in Modern Roses 6, rounds out the image collection. The McFarland Collection also includes color records, plants patents, and miscellaneous publications. Color records are plant 'portraits' that were painted by McFarland Company staff artists in watercolor. They were referenced by the printing department in order to render illustrations of plants in colors as close to the originals as possible. The plant patents are patents for plants issued by the United States Patent Office. They include the plant name, source, filing and patent dates, patent number, and growth characteristics. Most are accompanied by a colored image of the plant identified in the patent. The miscellaneous publications are various pamphlets and booklets published by the J. Horace McFarland Company.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into 5 series:

1) Garden images (including mounted photographs, glass plate negatives, and glass lantern slides)

2) Portraits of Rosarians

3) Color Records

4) Plant Patents

5) Miscellaneous Publications
Biographical/Historical note:
Dr. J. Horace McFarland (1859-1948) was an influential civic leader, author, publisher, horticulturist, and authority on roses. His printing company, Mount Pleasant Press (later the J. Horace McFarland Company), was based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. It published many of the seed and nursery trade catalogs in the United States during the first half of the twentieth century and was one of the first to apply color processes to commercial print applications. J. Horace McFarland Company staffers photographed thousands of different gardens and plant specimens throughout the United States. These images were used to illustrate numerous nursery and seed catalogs, journals and books. Among its many services, the firm sold various themed lectures illustrated by sets of hand-colored glass lantern slides.

McFarland wrote over 200 articles in popular journals as well as a dozen books on roses and gardening. He served as the first president of the American Civic Association from 1904-1924 and led several local and national campaigns to protect communities and scenic areas from urban blight and overdevelopment including the city of Harrisburg and Niagara Falls. McFarland, who served as the president of the American Rose Society (1930-1932) and helped establish a standardized rose identification and registration method, used the gardens on his own 2.5 acre property in Harrisburg, "Breeze Hill," to test hundreds of varieties of roses and plant cultivars. "Breeze Hill" was used as the backdrop for many photographs taken by McFarland's firm.
Related Materials:
The Pennsylvania State Archives in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania includes the J. Horace McFarland Company Records (Manuscript Group 453) and the J. Horace McFarland Papers (Manuscript Group 85).

The Historical Society of Dauphin County in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania includes the J. Horace McFarland Collection (MG 229).
Separated Materials note:
The Smithsonian Institution's Botany and Horticulture Library includes seed and nursery trade catalogs, books, and published materials from the J. Horace McFarland Company.

The United States Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Maryland has various photographic images, nursery catalogs, publications and miscellaneous records from the J. Horace McFarland Company in its J. Horace McFarland Collection.
Provenance:
Donated in 1992 by James W. Walsh, who purchased the J. Horace McFarland Company from its founder's heirs. (The business was later renamed the Roebuck Printing Company.)
Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Printers -- United States  Search this
Horticulturists  Search this
Printers -- Pennsylvania  Search this
Gardening -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Seeds -- Catalogs  Search this
Seed industry and trade -- United States  Search this
Gardens -- United States  Search this
Seed industry and trade -- Catalogs  Search this
Rose breeders -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Lantern slides
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MCF
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J. Horace McFarland Company collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb69dd45f0c-ce66-4097-bc0f-68f5be9a5b11
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aag-mcf
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Newari Film Project (1986.13.1-13)

Collection Creator:
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)  Search this
Johnson, Barbara  Search this
Dorjee, Ragpa  Search this
Reinhard, Johan  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (color sound, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1978
Scope and Contents:
Film footage shot by Barbara Johnson among the Jyapu subcaste of the Newars of Tawnany Tole, Thecho village in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal; August 29, 4 to 5 PM, a young boy is crying in the courtyard while his mother works nearby. The boy had been crying much of the day, his mother said because he wanted to nurse and her milk had run out. He is an only child of older parents. The boy crawled toward his mother, who finally came and picked him up, and sat down at the edge of the courtyard to feed him some roasted corn that she first chewed for him. Some shots of a mother and daughter in the courtyard until the roll of film runs out. August 30, 11 AM, a mother oils the skin of her son and daughter. They are seated under the Chaitya, or statue of Buddha, in the courtyard. This kind of oiling uses mustard seed oil pressed in Thecho, and is typically done after bathing.
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 1986.13.1-13
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National Anthropological Film Center films of Nepal
National Anthropological Film Center films of Nepal / Newari Film Project (1986.13.1)
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9a74607e8-9175-4127-9788-39f932ae043e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1986-13npl-ref14

Newari Film Project (1986.13.1-16)

Collection Creator:
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)  Search this
Johnson, Barbara  Search this
Dorjee, Ragpa  Search this
Reinhard, Johan  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (color sound, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1978
Scope and Contents:
Film footage shot by Barbara Johnson among the Jyapu subcaste of the Newars of Tawnany Tole, Thecho village in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal: September 4, mid morning and late afternoon; A group of boys antagonize a 5 year old boy. He makes an angry gesture, common among adults, with the back of his hand, but does not actually strike anyone. See filmmaker's camera log for CR46 for more background on the interaction with this boy. September 5 late afternoon, September 6 mid-morning, and September 13, early and late morning: A father sits in a doorway with his children; several boys play a hand slapping game, one boy holds a hand out as another boy pats it several times with the palms of both hands; some girls play jump rope as some boys play a pitching game with stones. Boys and girls often play separately. People gather around the water tap to wait for the water to be turned on. Mustard seed that has been drying in the sun is put in a sack. As their mother spreads mustard seed to dry on a mat two young children tie leaves, with holes cut in them for their eyes, on their faces with twine, imitating a masked dancer, a man masquerading as a witch figure, they had seen the evening before. An older woman uses a traditional kitchen utensil to cut a type of leaf stalk that will be eaten with the morning meal. A courtyard mother nurses her only child, a walking age little girl.
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 1986.13.1-16
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National Anthropological Film Center films of Nepal
National Anthropological Film Center films of Nepal / Newari Film Project (1986.13.1)
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc96d612f69-99fd-488e-bcdc-7378d2a71dc3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1986-13npl-ref17

Newari Film Project (1986.13.1-19)

Collection Creator:
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)  Search this
Johnson, Barbara  Search this
Dorjee, Ragpa  Search this
Reinhard, Johan  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (color sound, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1978
Scope and Contents:
Film footage shot by Barbara Johnson among the Jyapu subcaste of the Newars of Tawnany Tole, Thecho village in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal: September 16, CR55, the latter part of a several hour Buddhist full-moon ceremony (the Phuni Puja during Yenya Phuni) in the Tawnany Tole courtyard. The ceremony continues outside in spite of a lasting but light rain. The several men and boys and the women who are participating sit in rows around all four sides of the courtyard's Buddha statue sharing umbrellas. The Gubaju, or Buddhist priest, wears a wide red sash diagonally across his left shoulder. The participants enclose grains of rice in their palms which they then hold vertically and close to their chests as the priest prays; when he rings a bell they chant and sing. They raise their hands in unison above their heads, lower their heads and then their hands. At the end of the song they toss the grains into the air and unfold their hands. Other villagers stand around and watch. One adolescent girl holds her 1 - 2 yr. old brother or nephew, their faces close together, subtly interacting. Then her mother teasingly play-hits her daughter's head, and the young boy imitates her, repeatedly hitting his sister/aunt, which she tolerates without protest. Phuni Puja lasted 1 -2 hours after filming stopped, and ended with the Gubaju giving tikas to all the participants. See filmmaker's daily log for a description of nighttime processions that took place in Thecho that evening, the night of the full moon. On September 17, CR 56, the morning following the Puja, some film shot in the third floor kitchen of the house next to where the filmmaker stayed. The family who lives there operates a drinking and gambling "shop" in their kitchen which attracts small numbers of local men many nights of the week.The mother is cooking while her youngest daughter, Cyrimaya, lies on the floor. Glass bottles used to store twon (rice beer) can be seen.Outside, children play in the courtyard way-house as the rain continues. Two boys wash and stack leaves left over from the ceremony the day before in the small brick lined square which encloses the image of the serpent deity or "Nag", in front of the Buddha statue. A group of 4 - 8 year old boys talk, tease and splash barefoot in courtyard puddles. Girls are crocheting in the wayhouse. Later as the sun comes out people sit near the Buddha statue. A girl continues to crochet. A mother calls to an older daughter and tells her to hurry somewhere, while she sits and enjoys playing with her young son. CR 57 continues in the late afternoon of Sept. 17. Three courtyard women work together cleaning mustard seed, winnowing it to let the debris fly out of it and letting the seeds accumulate in a large central pile.The cooperative work proceeds in a social atmosphere of talking, smiling, sharing a cigarette. The women's husbands bring them more sacks of mustard seeds, which are one of the agricultural specialties of Thecho, used to make the cooking oil used throughout the Kathmandu Valley. Thecho farmers use mustard oil for trading with other villages in the valley. Many women and children are in the courtyard at this time of day. A group of boys plays near the Buddha statue. A grandmother comes to remove a toddler who has begun to get into the seeds. Another crawling baby is tolerated by her mother, saying "be, be" meaning give, or move away, until she makes eye contact with the same grandmother, who comes to remove the child. More children are tolerated near the edge of the work area.
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 1986.13.1-19
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National Anthropological Film Center films of Nepal
National Anthropological Film Center films of Nepal / Newari Film Project (1986.13.1)
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9e3dcb6f4-4036-4a01-be56-8b8c6bd1368d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1986-13npl-ref20

Newari Film Project (1986.13.1-21)

Collection Creator:
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)  Search this
Johnson, Barbara  Search this
Dorjee, Ragpa  Search this
Reinhard, Johan  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (color sound, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1978
Scope and Contents:
Film footage shot by Barbara Johnson among the Jyapu subcaste of the Newars of Tawnany Tole, Thecho village in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal; CR 61, September 20, late afternoon, a courtyard family works together in a field half way down the valley West of Techo towards the Naku River. Women from the family cultivate the field for a new vegetable crop (saag, or spinach) after the corn harvest. A man in the family spreads humus, probably brought from the courtyard edges or gutters, and another woman begins to broadcast seeds out of a basket. Later in the afternoon a boy slings the tarpani (a length of bamboo with baskets hung on either end) onto his shoulder; the baskets have been loaded with grass by his younger sister. The tarpani had been used earlier to carry compost down to the family fields. All of these activities demonstrate the reliance on cooperation in accomplishing necessary tasks. CR 62, September 21, mid morning, a group of about 15 women from Thecho work in a line hoeing a field about an hour's walk east of Thecho. They have been hired for 5 rupees a day by the fields' owners, Nepali-speaking people, either Brahmins or Chhetris, for three or four days of work. Final shots in this roll take place back in the Tawnany courtyard, including footage of a woman nursing her only son. When another baby comes near her she offers him her other breast, at which point her son covers it up with his hand. CR 63, September 23, mid-afternoon, shows other courtyard activities, including two boys "fighting" with dried cornstalks; a father sitting in his doorway de-licing his daughter, as a younger daughter wearing his cap toddles towards her grandmother; and boys playing in the courthard way-house.
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 1986.13.1-21
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National Anthropological Film Center films of Nepal
National Anthropological Film Center films of Nepal / Newari Film Project (1986.13.1)
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc98838db5f-e8e4-4e8b-93b6-94107b1172db
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1986-13npl-ref22

Newari Film Project (1986.13.1-24)

Collection Creator:
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)  Search this
Johnson, Barbara  Search this
Dorjee, Ragpa  Search this
Reinhard, Johan  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (color sound, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1978
Scope and Contents:
Film footage shot October l, mid to late afternoon, members of a Guthi in Tawnany Tole courtyard. A Guthi is a group organized to fulfill family, religious, and/or community obligations. Women talk in courtyard. A woman called Yele (the Newari word for the city of Patan, where the woman is from) feeds her children corn. October 2 early morning, Women sifting mustard seeds in the courtyard. Mustard oil is one of Thecho's main agricultural products. Chili peppers are the other. October 3 late afternoon, courtyard activities continue, including play between brother and sister.
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 1986.13.1-24
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National Anthropological Film Center films of Nepal
National Anthropological Film Center films of Nepal / Newari Film Project (1986.13.1)
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc973b0fc4e-b559-4e36-8526-03d878a655fa
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1986-13npl-ref23

Newari Film Project (1986.13.1-29)

Collection Creator:
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)  Search this
Johnson, Barbara  Search this
Dorjee, Ragpa  Search this
Reinhard, Johan  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (color sound, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1978
Scope and Contents:
Film footage shot by Barbara Johnson among the Jyapu subcaste of the Newars of Tawnany Tole, Thecho village in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal: October 9, 9 AM,CR 85, View of the large water tank (man-made pond) east of Tawnany Tole courtyard, and the main street through Thecho, filmed from the 4th story rooftop of a courtyard house. All the varied uses of the water tank can be seen: washing clothes and dishes, drawing water, bathing, shampooing, and swimming. This is the day before Mauni, (Durga Puja in Nepali) and everyone in the village bathes and puts on clean clothes before the festival. Women and children can be seen washing their hair with the hulls of already pressed mustard seeds. Some boys use soap to shampoo and then swim to rinse off. A deaf boy from the courtyard is among this group of boys. A 6 - 8 year old girl bathes and shampoos her younger sister, holding her upside down to rinse her hair in the tank. A mini-bus stops on the road that passes the tank to pick up passengers wishing to go in the direction of Chappa Gaon, the next village south of Thecho. CR 86 continues around mid-day October 9, showing women and children sitting on mats in the courtyard and talking while drying off after bathing. The women have not put their blouses on yet, and their young children nurse while they talk. Two boy cousins gently play-wrestle on the courtyard mats. One woman, named Yele because she comes from Yele, or Patan, scratches her son's head while her daughter nurses. Her son has an itchy and painful skin condition, and both her children are among the few in Thecho who seem malnourished. A man joins the group to socialize, as does his mother, both wearing white because they are mourning the death of their father/husband. CR 87 takes place the next day, showing how the beginning of Mauni was observed in Nakali's house, where the filmmaker stayed. Between 7:30 and 8:30 AM Nakali, with the help of an old woman neighbor, and the daughter of her neice, prepares the ritual objects, including a brass plate holding flowers, rice and other foods, circles of string, a bottle containing rice beer, or twon. Nakali markes a raw egg with red powder, places a coin on the plate. She lights a wick in a brass oil lamp, and then her teenage great-nephew who has come in to help her, confers with her about what to do and places some of the ritual items on a collection of the household knives and tools, asks Nakali if that's all he needs to do, if he should kill the chicken. She says yes, and he takes the chicken she has been fattenning up for weeks and after a couple of tries, cuts its head off. He spatters the blood over the tools, and then Nakali tells her great neice to take the chicken upstairs. The rest of the roll shows a group of courtyard people, some young men and a married man and his daughter, socializing in the third floor kitchen of the house next to Nakali, with Nakali's nephew Juguta and his family. Visiting and drinking are a primary occupation during festival days.
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 1986.13.1-29
See more items in:
National Anthropological Film Center films of Nepal
National Anthropological Film Center films of Nepal / Newari Film Project (1986.13.1)
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc93e57310e-e15f-4fc8-98f7-5ca8127a05d3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1986-13npl-ref25

We Know How to Do these Things: Birth in a Newar Village

Collection Creator:
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)  Search this
Johnson, Barbara  Search this
Dorjee, Ragpa  Search this
Reinhard, Johan  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (38 minutes, color sound; VHS)
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Date:
1996
Scope and Contents:
Edited video documents a birth in the Newar village of Thecho, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Young woman is attended by mother, mother-in-law and midwife in giving birth. Video is made from film footage shot by Barbara Johnson on a 1980 Smithsonian Institution research filming project in Nepal.

Legacy keywords; Births Nepal ; Baby Nepal ; Midwives Nepal ; Labor Nepal ; Massage Nepal ; Oil mustard seed Nepal ; Propitiation offering Nepal
Local Numbers:
HSFA 1997.16.1
See more items in:
National Anthropological Film Center films of Nepal
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc969eb9698-7f90-4faa-85de-55ad36e5b321
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1986-13npl-ref35

The Wheat Dress, worn by Minnie Maddern Fiske

Maker:
Worth  Search this
Physical Description:
satin, lace, netting, seed pearls, rhinestone,metal, ribbon, silk, metallic thread (overall material)
Object Name:
Dress, 2-Piece
dress
dress, 2-piece worn by Minnie Madden Fiske in "Miranda at the Balcony"
Other Terms:
Dress, 2-Piece; Female; Theater; Entertainment
Date made:
1901
Subject:
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Theater  Search this
Theater  Search this
Related event:
Exposition Universelle (1900)  Search this
Exposition Universelle (1900)  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Olive Kooken
ID Number:
ET.234377.006
Catalog number:
234377.006
Accession number:
234377
See more items in:
Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-e955-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_374511
Online Media:

Diary

Collection Collector:
Robinson, Franklin A., Jr., 1959- (actor)  Search this
Container:
Box 39, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1950
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but negatives and audiovisuial materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Some papers of living persons are restricted. Access to restricted portions may be arranged by request to the donor. Gloves required for unprotected photographs. Viewing film portions of the collection and listening to LP recording requires special appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own exclusive rights to these materials. Copyright for all materials is retained by the donor, Franklin A. Robinson, Jr.; permission for commercial use and/or publication may be requested from the donor through the Archives Center. Military Records for Franklin A. Robinson (b. 1932) and correspondence from Richard I. Damalouji (1961-2014) are restricted; written permission is needed to research these files. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
The Robinson and Via Family Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Robinson and Via Family Papers
Robinson and Via Family Papers / Series 2: Robinson Family / 2.6: Robinson, Franklin A. / 2.6.1: Correspondence, diaries, personal ephemera
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8c69fd212-5fa6-426e-8f82-ac71a4266346
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0475-ref167
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