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William O. Field's Footage of Samoa 1963

Creator:
Human Studies Film Archives  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2018-04-06T14:13:27.000Z
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_i4Y84WtF3bM

Bark beater

Culture/People:
probably Non-Indian (attributed); possibly collected from the Mohegan  Search this
Previous owner:
Norris L. Bull, Non-Indian, 1889-1959  Search this
Object Name:
Bark beater
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
14.5 x 1.5 cm
Object Type:
Basketmaking and fiber-working tools
Place:
probably made in Samoa; Norwich; New London County; Connecticut; USA
Date created:
1800-1860
Catalog Number:
10/8148
Barcode:
108148.000
See related items:
Non-Indian
Mohegan
Basketmaking and fiber-working tools
On View:
NMAI, New York, NY: Native New York, Shinnecock (Ex01)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws67460f128-7df3-4e56-8139-74cba7e26a7b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_116717
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Miscellaneous negatives

Photographer:
Brady, Mathew B  Search this
O'Sullivan, Timothy H. 1840-1882  Search this
Bell, William 1830-1910  Search this
Pywell, William R  Search this
Mindeleff, Victor 1860-1948  Search this
Schadenburg, Alexander  Search this
Sloan, Thomas L Mrs  Search this
Moorhouse, Lee 1850-1926  Search this
Mooney, James 1861-1921  Search this
Barrett, Otis Warren  Search this
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Dinwiddie, William  Search this
Hillers, John K. 1843-1925  Search this
Gill, De Lancey W  Search this
Cook, C.C  Search this
Sawyer, Wells 1863-1960  Search this
Kroehle, J. Charles 1876-1902  Search this
Russell, Andrew J  Search this
Kopta, Emry  Search this
Moore, Riley D  Search this
Gilbert, Grove Karl 1843-1918  Search this
McGee, W. J. 1853-1912  Search this
Creator:
Hewett, Edgar Lee  Search this
Elio, John Bible  Search this
Sherman, Penoyer Levi  Search this
Myer, William Edward  Search this
Moore, Clarence B (Clarence Bloomfield) 1852-1936  Search this
Bushnell, David Ives Jr 1875-1941  Search this
Walter, Hough  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš 1869-1943  Search this
Willis, Bailey 1857-1949  Search this
United States Geographical Explorations and Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian  Search this
Yellowstone Expedition of 1873  Search this
Kuhn Photo of Atlanta  Search this
Illustrator:
Eastman, Seth  Search this
Artist:
Heitmuller, Wilhelm  Search this
Collector:
Bache, René 1861-1933  Search this
Herndon, William Lewis  Search this
Gibbon, Lardner  Search this
Donor:
Bolles, T. Dix  Search this
Photographers:
Skeen and Company  Search this
Subject:
Kissell, Mary Lois  Search this
McDonnell  Search this
Prince, L. Bradford  Search this
Goode, George Brown family  Search this
Antonio Apache  Search this
United States Fish Commission  Search this
Jamestown (Virginia) Tercentenary Exposition (1907)  Search this
Depicted:
Parker, Quanah 1845?-1911  Search this
Smith, John  Search this
Physical description:
ca. 2700 negatives
Culture:
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Philippines  Search this
Flathead  Search this
American Indians weaving  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Omaha Indians  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Eskimo carving  Search this
American Indians fire signals  Search this
Amazonia  Search this
Hopi  Search this
Egypt art and architecture  Search this
Greece art and architecture  Search this
Rome art and architecture  Search this
Renaissance art and architecture  Search this
Iroquois village  Search this
Dioramas  Search this
Finnish spindle  Search this
Osage Indians  Search this
Fox Indians  Search this
Comanche Indians  Search this
Walla Walla Indians  Search this
Nez Percé Indians  Search this
American Indians  Search this
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Sauk Indians  Search this
Samoan  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Samoans  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America Northeast  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America Plateau  Search this
Salish Indians  Search this
Type:
Petroglyphs
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Place:
Oceania
Morgantown (W. Va.)
Southwest
Topic:
Weaving--American Indian  Search this
Mummies--fake  Search this
Baskets  Search this
Civil War  Search this
Tattoos  Search this
Cicatrization  Search this
Spindle--Finnish  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Archeology--frauds  Search this
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_2285

Broom

Collector:
Mrs. Alice P. Barney  Search this
Donor Name:
Daughters of Alice Pike Barney  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Broom
Place:
American Samoa (not certain), Samoa (not certain) / United States (not certain), Polynesia
Accession Date:
27 Apr 1933
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
124063
USNM Number:
E366254-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3695bec81-df1e-45c9-8111-173232944877
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8410864
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Broom

Collector:
Mrs. Alice P. Barney  Search this
Donor Name:
Daughters of Alice Pike Barney  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Broom
Place:
American Samoa (not certain), Samoa (not certain) / United States (not certain), Polynesia
Accession Date:
27 Apr 1933
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
124063
USNM Number:
E366255-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3951f0872-4dbb-4518-bd26-0a3d8317694c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8410865
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MS 2956 Ethnographic Data about Samoa

Collector:
Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926  Search this
Author:
Rieman, George B.  Search this
Steinberger, A. B. (Albert Barnes)  Search this
Field, Isobel, 1858-1953  Search this
Extent:
250 Pages
Culture:
Polynesian  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
n.d
Scope and Contents:
Ethnographic data, principally on Samoa including: I. Samoa. geographical outline, III. History and Discovery. Arrival of missionaries. U.S. Exploring Expedition. An Episode in Samoan History, IV Regulative organization, the family, the clan, caste, division of labor, rights of property, V. Clothing, ornaments, ceremonial paraphernalia, VI. Food and its preparation, VII. Procurement of food, hunting and fishing, rearing and cultivation, VIII. Houses and villages, household utensils, pets, IX. Method of transportation, roads and bridges, canoes, X. Ornamental arts, tapa painting, wood carving, tattooing, necklace making, combs, XI. Useful arts, raw materials, mats and tapa-making, house building, canoe making, dyes, paints, perfumes and gums, XII. War and peace, XIII. Feasts and fonos, ceremonies attending birth, circumcision, tattooing, marriage, etc, Ceremonies of welcome, mortuary customs, XIV. Religion, ancient superstitions, the Taboo, Totemism, modern religion of the Samoans, Strict observance of Sunday, XV. Myths and traditions, the origin of Samoa and its people, animal myths, XVI. Grammatical structure of Polynesian languages, ceremonial language, comparative vocabularies, XVII. Amusements, games, music, XVIII. Samoa fauna, reptiles and fishes, XIX. Vocabulary of vernacular names of samoan fishes
"Papalangee, or Uncle Sam in Samoa" by G. B. Rieman, U.S. Navy (Printed, n.d. (ca. 1872)), "Report upon Samoa, or the Navigator's Islands, Made to the Secretary of State,"by A.B. Steinberger Washington, 1874, "In Samoa with Stevenson! by Isobel Osbourne Strong, from Century Magazine, March 1902.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2956
Topic:
History -- Samoa  Search this
Music -- Samoa  Search this
Dancing -- Samoa  Search this
Games -- Samoa  Search this
Amusements -- Samoa  Search this
Samoan language  Search this
Folklore -- Samoa  Search this
Mythology -- Samoa  Search this
Superstition -- Samoa  Search this
Religion -- Samoa  Search this
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Samoa  Search this
Marriage customs and rites -- Samoa  Search this
Circumcision -- Samoa  Search this
Birth customs -- Samoa  Search this
Weapons systems -- Samoa  Search this
War -- Samoa  Search this
Perfumes -- Samoa  Search this
Dyes and dyeing -- Samoa  Search this
Matting -- Samoa  Search this
Tattooing -- Samoa  Search this
Wood-carving -- Samoa  Search this
Tapa -- Samoa  Search this
Handicraft -- Samoa  Search this
Art -- Samoa  Search this
Canoes and canoeing -- Samoa  Search this
Agriculture -- Samoa  Search this
Canoes -- Samoan  Search this
Fishing -- Samoa  Search this
Hunting -- Samoa  Search this
Bridges -- Samoa  Search this
Roads -- Samoa  Search this
Transportation -- Samoa  Search this
Pets -- Samoa  Search this
Tools -- Samoa  Search this
Villages -- Samoa  Search this
Housing -- Samo  Search this
Subsistence -- Samoa  Search this
Food -- Samoa  Search this
Decoration and ornament -- Samoa  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Samoa  Search this
Kinship -- Samoa  Search this
Missionaries -- Samoa  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2956, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2956
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2956

The Boy Sopo, Samoa [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
La Farge, John 1835-1910  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Object--Tool--Oar  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0036036
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_36037

Kava Strainer (To Tan 'Ava)

Collector:
Rev. John M. Cooper  Search this
Donor Name:
Catholic University Of America  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Strainer
Place:
Savai'i Island, Samoa (Western Samoa), Polynesia
Accession Date:
6 Jul 1956
Collection Date:
1924
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
211312
USNM Number:
E395990-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c2539830-da75-4544-a5bc-2f5576715273
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8424844
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Kava Strainer "To Tan 'Ava

Collector:
Rev. John M. Cooper  Search this
Donor Name:
Catholic University Of America  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Strainer
Place:
Apia, Upolu Island, Samoa (Western Samoa), Polynesia
Accession Date:
6 Jul 1956
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
211312
USNM Number:
E395991-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/306b8bea6-bf0e-4069-8f83-6078f6e004eb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8424845
Online Media:

Kava Strainer "To Tan 'Ava

Collector:
Rev. John M. Cooper  Search this
Donor Name:
Catholic University Of America  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Strainer
Place:
Apia, Upolu Island, Samoa (Western Samoa), Polynesia
Accession Date:
6 Jul 1956
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
211312
USNM Number:
E395991-1
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31a88cd97-671a-45c3-a385-dd2e9fd02b59
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8424846
Online Media:

Tattooing Instrument

Collector:
Col. Louis Metzger  Search this
Donor Name:
Col. Louis Metzger  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Tattoo Tool
Place:
Pava'ia'i, Tutuila Island, American Samoa, United States, Polynesia
Accession Date:
30 Mar 1965
Collection Date:
1942
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
260214
USNM Number:
E403425-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39f098aaf-3d52-4aba-8c13-d4d160c79392
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8432847

Tattooing Instrument

Collector:
Col. Louis Metzger  Search this
Donor Name:
Col. Louis Metzger  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Tattoo Tool
Place:
Pava'ia'i, Tutuila Island, American Samoa, United States, Polynesia
Accession Date:
30 Mar 1965
Collection Date:
1942
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
260214
USNM Number:
E403426-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32de2498e-162c-4a6d-8c79-22fffc713fe2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8432848

Fan Or Broom

Collector:
Mrs. Adelaide Organ  Search this
Donor Name:
Morton D. May  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Broom
Place:
American Samoa (not certain), Samoa (not certain) / United States (not certain), Polynesia
Accession Date:
5 Oct 1966
Collection Date:
1875
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
269318
USNM Number:
E405662-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/395225238-ec66-4684-a16b-8ab17585dab7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8435396

Kava Strainer

Collector:
John M. Poyer  Search this
Donor Name:
Mrs. John M. Poyer  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Strainer
Place:
American Samoa (not certain), Samoa (not certain) / United States (not certain), Polynesia
Accession Date:
19 Jul 1922
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
068605
USNM Number:
E324595-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d37f292a-bba4-4b4a-a239-f66c74bfa4a3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8393972
Online Media:

Blade

Collector:
Henry Adams  Search this
Donor Name:
William H. Phillips  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Blade
Place:
Upolu Island, Samoa (Western Samoa), Polynesia
Accession Date:
17 Nov 1897
Collection Date:
1890 - 1891
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
032873
USNM Number:
E178528-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32192d60d-d941-4ef3-a5fd-cc81b16ed47d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8352662
Online Media:

Blade

Collector:
Henry Adams  Search this
Donor Name:
William H. Phillips  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Blade
Place:
Upolu Island, Samoa (Western Samoa), Polynesia
Accession Date:
17 Nov 1897
Collection Date:
1890 - 1891
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
032873
USNM Number:
E178529-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31274cdb9-b4cf-4d37-a70f-6eb039386169
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8352663
Online Media:

Blade

Collector:
Henry Adams  Search this
Donor Name:
William H. Phillips  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Blade
Place:
Upolu Island, Samoa (Western Samoa), Polynesia
Accession Date:
17 Nov 1897
Collection Date:
1890 - 1891
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
032873
USNM Number:
E178530-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3429c9e98-fbc2-4884-89b9-adeb8ad0223e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8352664
Online Media:

Squid Jig

Collector:
Henry Adams  Search this
Donor Name:
William H. Phillips  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Fishing Equipment
Place:
Upolu Island, Samoa (Western Samoa), Polynesia
Accession Date:
17 Nov 1897
Collection Date:
1890 - 1891
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
032873
USNM Number:
E178531-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/37aaf1ed4-a79e-4539-893c-88a2f5993c74
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8352665
Online Media:

Strainer For Kava "Fow"

Collector:
Lt. U S N Timothy D. Bolles  Search this
Donor Name:
Lt. U S N Timothy D. Bolles  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Strainer
Place:
Pago Pago, Tutuila Island, American Samoa, United States, Polynesia
Accession Date:
1890
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
023392
USNM Number:
E151403-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/38f98e0ab-c5af-41ee-8ff2-8f8ce9fb1ccb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8341193
Online Media:

Net-Making Process

Collector:
Lt. U S N Timothy D. Bolles  Search this
Donor Name:
Lt. U S N Timothy D. Bolles  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Net Tool
Place:
Pago Pago, Tutuila Island, American Samoa, United States, Polynesia
Accession Date:
1890
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
023392
USNM Number:
E151408-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/33bae4530-411a-46c5-8cdb-360d968bce6e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8341203
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