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"Happy Holidays from Tanzania" holiday card

Depicted (sitter):
Smith, Monica M.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 7/8 in x 6 7/8 in; 12.3825 cm x 17.4625 cm
Object Name:
photographic holiday card
Date made:
2010
Subject:
Women  Search this
Travel  Search this
lions  Search this
Elephants  Search this
Animals, General  Search this
Holidays and Celebrations, general  Search this
ID Number:
2017.0145.0008
Accession number:
2017.0145
Catalog number:
2017.0145.0008
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-a59b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1864290

Oral history interview with Lyle Ashton Harris, 2017 March 27-29

Interviewee:
Harris, Lyle Ashton, 1965-  Search this
Harris, Lyle Ashton, 1965-  Search this
Interviewer:
Fialho, Alex, 1989-  Search this
Subject:
Baker, Houston A., Jr.  Search this
Barton, Nancy, (Artist)  Search this
Basquiat, Jean-Michel  Search this
Butler, Cornelia H.  Search this
Carby, Hazel V.  Search this
Collier, Jim  Search this
Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.  Search this
Geer, Tommy  Search this
Goldin, Nan  Search this
Gonzalez-Torres, Felix  Search this
Gray, Todd  Search this
Grayson, John  Search this
Hemphill, Essex  Search this
Julien, Isaac  Search this
Lord, Catherine  Search this
Mapplethorpe, Robert  Search this
Mays, Vickie M.  Search this
O'Dench, Ellen  Search this
O'Meally, Jackie  Search this
O'Meally, Robert G.  Search this
Riggs, Marlon T.  Search this
Seeley, J.  Search this
Sekula, Allan  Search this
Tate, Greg  Search this
Tilton, Jack  Search this
Watson, Simon  Search this
Wilson, Millie  Search this
Woodman, Francesca  Search this
American Academy in Rome  Search this
California Institute of the Arts  Search this
Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project  Search this
Wesleyan University (Middletown, Conn.)  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
England -- London -- Description and travel
Ghana -- Description and travel
Netherlands -- Amsterdam -- Description and travel
New York (N.Y.) -- Description and travel
Tanzania -- Description and travel
Topic:
AIDS activists  Search this
AIDS (Disease) and the arts  Search this
Racism  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Artists (LGBTQ)  Search this
Gay artists  Search this
African American art -- African influences  Search this
African American educators  Search this
African American photographers  Search this
Theme:
African American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17456
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)387759
AAA_collcode_harris17
Theme:
African American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_387759
Online Media:

The Round Africa Cruise of the Camargo

Collection Creator:
Fleischmann, Julius  Search this
Fleischmann, Dorette  Search this
Extent:
3 Film reels (1 hour 30 minutes, black-and-white silent; 2,399 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1934
Scope and Contents:
Edited film documents travel of Fleischmann family (Julius and Dorette) and friends around Africa on cruise ship "Camargo". Journey begins in Palermo, Italy, with scenes of the city and port. Party visits Herculaneum, near Naples and the Tarxien temples on Malta before sailing to Port Said at the mouth of the Suez canal where the trip around Africa begins. Stops include the port of Jidda, Saudi Arabia (views of the "Mecca gate", street scenes, camel trains outside the city walls, the port, and dhows sailing and docked); Port Sudan and Suakin, Sudan (street sceens, a fruit seller and itinerant sandal maker, and desert scenes); Berbera, Somalia (camel train, warthogs, market and street scenes, the Kings African Rifles on parade, and a meeting with the governor of British Somaliland, Sir Arthur Lawrence); Mombasa, Kenya (in port, loading dhows, customs dock, street activity, Wanyika women, and camels turning a "sim-sim?" mill); travel by train through countryside to Nairobi (countryside, wildlife, Masai tribespeople); Thika Falls (cranes, sisal field, ox carts, Kota market, and Chuka women); Meru: Nunyuki (silverbeck Hotel on the equator and Mount Kenya); Thompson's Falls; flamingos; and a sand storm at Lake Nakuru. (End film roll 1) Continuing on their travels they visit Kavirondo labor camp near Eldoret, Kenya (Nandi women, Nandi men sacking grain, and dancing); Tororo, Uganda (Kitosh market, unidentified man dancing with spear, storks or maribou, women and children, men fishing with conical baskets, and musicians); Owens Falls (missionary converts and men dancing); Kampala (tomb of King Mtesa); Kabale (wedding party, musicians, drumming and farms); Uganda-Congo frontier; Fort Portal, Uganda (ferry across channel between Lake Edward and Lake George (market at Fort Portal and pygmies at market); Murchison Falls (digging for crocodile eggs and river steamer); cotton fields (cotton gin and unidentified tribespeople brandishing spears and shields near Kisumu, Kenya); back to Nairobi (train station and Nandi market); and arriving in Zanzibar, Tanzania by water (street scenes in Zanzibar, women washing clothes). (End film roll 2) Travels continue with stops at a Dutch-style plantation house, Groot Constantia, near Capetown, South Africa; Lagos, Nigeria (children flirting with camera, market scenes, street celebration, wedding party in western dress, hairdresser, and leatherworker); in port of Accra, Ghana (customs man descends from Camargo and is rowed ashore); rowing ashore at Monrovia, Liberia (view of Camargo at anchor, Firestone rubber plantation in Liberia, tapping rubber, "witch doctors" dance for camera, and pygmy hippo); Freetown, Sierra Leone; market in Dakar, Senegal (man weaving on a loom and Senegalese soldiers on horseback); Las Palmas, Canary Islands (street vendor and street activity); banana packing plant near Tenerife; Madeira (Camargo party being carried in hammocks, climbing Monte Tierra de Lucca, and sliding down hill on cobblestone streets; Funchal (oxcarts and flower stalls); and street scenes in Tangier, Morocco. (End film roll 3)

Legacy Keywords: Africa ; Marketplaces ; Yachts Africa Description and travel ; Sudan ; Somalia ; Kenya ; Uganda ; Zanzibar ; South Africa ; Accra (Ghana) ; Liberia ; Sierra Leone ; Senegal ; Nigeria ; Suez Canal ; Malta
Local Numbers:
HSFA 1994.9.3
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:
Julius and Dorette Fleischmann films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Julius and Dorette Fleischmann films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9bec682d8-c440-42ef-9057-33404a287663
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1994-09-ref507

Oral history interview with Lyle Ashton Harris

Interviewee:
Harris, Lyle Ashton, 1965-  Search this
Interviewer:
Fialho, Alex, 1989-  Search this
Names:
American Academy in Rome -- Students  Search this
California Institute of the Arts -- Students  Search this
Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project  Search this
Wesleyan University (Middletown, Conn.) -- Students  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Baker, Houston A., Jr., 1943-  Search this
Barton, Nancy, (Artist)  Search this
Basquiat, Jean-Michel, 1960-1988  Search this
Butler, Cornelia H.  Search this
Carby, Hazel V.  Search this
Collier, Jim  Search this
Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.  Search this
Geer, Tommy  Search this
Goldin, Nan, 1953-  Search this
Gonzalez-Torres, Felix, 1957-1996  Search this
Gray, Todd, 1954-  Search this
Grayson, John, 1943-  Search this
Hemphill, Essex  Search this
Julien, Isaac  Search this
Lord, Catherine, 1949-  Search this
Mapplethorpe, Robert  Search this
Mays, Vickie M.  Search this
O'Dench, Ellen  Search this
O'Meally, Jackie  Search this
O'Meally, Robert G., 1948-  Search this
Riggs, Marlon T.  Search this
Seeley, J.  Search this
Sekula, Allan  Search this
Tate, Greg  Search this
Tilton, Jack  Search this
Watson, Simon  Search this
Wilson, Millie  Search this
Woodman, Francesca, 1958-1981  Search this
Extent:
6 Items (Sound recording: 6 sound files (8 hr., 6 min.), digital, wav)
95 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
England -- London -- Description and Travel
Ghana -- Description and Travel
Netherlands -- Amsterdam -- Description and Travel
New York (N.Y.) -- Description and Travel
Tanzania -- Description and Travel
Date:
2017 March 27-29
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Lyle Ashton Harris, conducted 2017 March 27 and 29, by Alex Fialho, for the Archives of American Art's Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project, at Harris's studio and home in New York, New York.
Harris speaks of his childhood in the Bronx; his family's influence on his race-consciousness; living in Tanzania for two years as a child and the effects on his understanding of race and sexuality; his grandfather's extensive photographic archive; contact with the South African diaspora through his step-father; attending Wesleyan University; formative experiences in London, Amsterdam, and New York in the mid-1980s; his education and development as a photographer; attending CalArts and encountering West Coast AIDS activism; encountering systemic racism in Los Angeles; close friendships with Marlon Riggs and Essex Hemphill; exhibitions of his work in New York in the early 1990s; the production of his Ektachrome Archive and his impulse to photograph daily life; his work on the Black Community AIDS Research and Education (Black C.A.R.E.) project in Los Angeles; participating in the Whitney Museum's Independent Study Program; being diagnosed with HIV and remaining asymptomatic; attending the Dia Black Popular Culture Conference in 1992; photographing and mounting "The Good Life" in 1994 and "The Watering Hole" in 1996; issues of blackness and queerness in his photographic work; his residency at the American Academy in Rome in 2000; moving to Accra, Ghana for seven years in 2005; his pedagogy as an art professor; his thoughts on the lack of voices of color in the Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic Oral History Project and in the larger power structures of the art world; and his hope that his artistic legacy will be evaluated in its proper context. Harris also recalls Jackie and Robert O'Meally, Jay Seeley, Ellen O'Dench, Francesca Woodman, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jim Collier, Robert Mapplethorpe, Allan Sekula, Hazel Carby, Isaac Julien, Catherine Lord, Millie Wilson, Todd Gray, John Grayson, Tommy Gear, Marlon Riggs, Essex Hemphill, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Nancy Barton, Vickie Mays, Connie Butler, Greg Tate, Henry Louis Gates, Houston Baker, Nan Goldin, Jack Tilton, Simon Watson, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Lyle Ashton Harris (1965- ) is an artist who works in video, photography, and performance in New York, New York. Alex Fialho (1989- ) is a curator and arts writer and works as Programs Director for Visual AIDS in New York, New York.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Occupation:
Performance artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Photographers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Video artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
AIDS activists  Search this
AIDS (Disease) and the arts  Search this
Racism  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Artists (LGBTQ)  Search this
Gay artists  Search this
African American art -- African influences  Search this
African American educators  Search this
African American photographers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.harris17
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9559d7597-04b4-4644-b6ae-bca2bdb27f88
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-harris17
Online Media:

Zanzibar : cloves and stones

Author:
Cecil, Charles O  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Tanzania
Zanzibar
Date:
2011
21st century
Topic:
Clove (Spice)  Search this
Clove trade  Search this
Commerce  Search this
History  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
HD9560.1 .A662
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_971503

Zanzibar in contemporary times a short history of the southern East in the nineteenth century

Author:
Lyne, Robert Nunez 1864-  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 328 pages tables, 19 pl. (including front., portraits), 2 maps 23 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Zanzibar
Tanzania
Date:
1905
Topic:
Zanzibar--Descr. & trav  Search this
Zanzibar--Hist  Search this
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
DT434.Z3 L9X 1905
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_279533

A l'assaut des pays nègres journal des missionnaires d'Alger dans l'Afrique équatoriale

Author:
Leblond, Georges 1852-1924  Search this
Physical description:
347 pages, [16] leaves of plates illustrations, folded map 25 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Africa, Central
Central Africa
Deutsch-Ostafrika
Date:
1884
Topic:
Missions  Search this
diaries (form)  Search this
East Africa  Search this
Great Lakes region  Search this
missions  Search this
Tanzania  Search this
travel  Search this
Travel  Search this
Zanzibar  Search this
Missie  Search this
Missiologie  Search this
Witte Paters  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT731 .A12 1884
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_273943
Online Media:

Henry Perrott Parker autograph letter signed to Rosie (a niece), from Taveta, Chagga, East Africa, 20 February 1887

Author:
Parker, Henry Perrott 1852-1888  Search this
Author:
Willoughby, John C (John Christopher) 1859-  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 item (4 pages) 5 x 8 in
Type:
Manuscripts
Correspondence
Place:
Africa, East
Date:
1887
Topic:
Big game hunting  Search this
Rhinoceroses  Search this
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
M123e
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1043704

Henry Perrott Parker autograph letter signed to his mother, written on the way to Mamboia, between 29 June and 10 August 1887

Author:
Parker, Henry Perrott 1852-1888  Search this
Author:
Parker, Louisa Jane Milward  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 item (4 pages) 5 x 8 in
Type:
Manuscripts
Correspondence
Place:
Africa, East
Date:
1887
Topic:
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
M123f
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1043705

Henry Perrott Parker autograph letter to his mother, "Bishop's Tent" (?), East Africa, 24 July 1887

Author:
Parker, Henry Perrott 1852-1888  Search this
Author:
Parker, Louisa Jane Milward  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 item (2 pages) 8.5 x 10.5 in
Type:
Manuscripts
Correspondence
Place:
Africa, East
Date:
1887
Topic:
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
M123g
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1043706

Henry Perrott Parker autograph letter signed to his mother, from Sabundila's Village, 3 August 1887

Author:
Parker, Henry Perrott 1852-1888  Search this
Author:
Parker, Louisa Jane Milward  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 item (4 pages) 5 x 8 in
Type:
Manuscripts
Correspondence
Place:
Africa, East
Date:
1887
Topic:
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
M123h
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1043707

Henry Perrott Parker autograph letter signed to his mother, from Mamboya, 11 August 1887

Author:
Parker, Henry Perrott 1852-1888  Search this
Author:
Parker, Louisa Jane Milward  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 item (4 pages) 5 x 8 in
Type:
Manuscripts
Correspondence
Place:
Africa, East
Date:
1887
Topic:
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
M123i
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1043708

Captain Elton's original map of route from north of Lake to Ujiji Round .

Author:
Elton, James Frederic 1840-1877  Search this
Kirk, John Sir 1832-1922  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Elton, James Frederic 1840-1877 Travel  Search this
Physical description:
1 item 11.25 x 17.25 in
Type:
Manuscript maps
Maps
Historical maps
Place:
Africa
Nyasa, Lake, Region
Lake Nyasa Region
Date:
1878
Topic:
Travel  Search this
Call number:
Map003
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1044700

Henry Nelson telegram to Captain Robert Henry Nelson, 2 December 1889

Correspondent:
Nelson, Henry active 1889  Search this
Author:
Nelson, Robert Henry 1853-1892  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 item (1 page) 8.5 x 11 in
Type:
Manuscripts
Telegrams
Place:
Zanzibar
Tanzania
Date:
1889
Topic:
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
NelUncat004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1044806

Tourist guide to Tanzania / Gratian Luhikula

Author:
Luhikula, Gratian  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 153 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Guidebooks
Place:
Tanzania
Date:
1985
C1985
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT437.7.L84 1985X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_341469

Kenya & Northern Tanzania : a travellers' guide / Richard Cox

Author:
Cox, Richard  Search this
Physical description:
200 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 20 cm
Type:
Books
Guidebooks
Place:
Tanzania
Date:
1988
C1988
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT433.52 .C878 1988
DT433.52.C878 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_354943

On foot through Tanganyika / Marius Fortie

Author:
Fortie, Marius  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Books
Place:
Tanzania
Date:
1938
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
mfm 000373
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_665178

Aux rives du Tanganika étude ethnographique couronnée par la Société de géographique de Paris par Mgr. Lechaptois

Author:
Lechaptois, Adolphe 1852-1917  Search this
Author:
Société de géographie (France)  Search this
Physical description:
XII, 282 pages, [1 folded] leaf of plates illustrations, map 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Tanzania
Date:
1913
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT443 .L45 1913
DT443.L45 1913
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_287972

Der Kilimandjaro / Reisen und Studien von Prof. Dr. Hans Meyer. Mit 4 Tafeln in Farbendruck, 16 Tafeln in Lichtdruck, 20 in Buchdruck, 2 farbigen Originalkarten und 103 Testbildern

Author:
Meyer, Hans 1858-1929  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 436 p., [40] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (1 in pocket) ; 31 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Africa, East
Kilimanjaro, Mount (Tanzania)
Date:
1900
Topic:
Glaciers  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Altitudes  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_782452
Online Media:

Ostafrikanische Gletscherfahrten : Forschungsreisen im Kilimandscharo-Gebiet / von Hans Meyer

Author:
Meyer, Hans 1858-1929  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Testi, Ernest E. DSI  Search this
Schülerbibliothek des Herzogl. Gymnasiums DSI  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 376 p., [23] leaves of plates (1 folded) : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Kilimanjaro, Mount (Tanzania)
Africa, East
Date:
1890
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT449.K4 M49 1890
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_782578
Online Media:

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