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American University Field Staff Faces of Change collection

Creator:
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Miller, Norman N., 1933-  Search this
Extent:
484 Film reels (color sound; 276,002 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Culture:
Aymara [Chulumani (Chulemani)]  Search this
Boran (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Sound films
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Asia
Hong Kong
Afghanistan
South America
Bolivia
Taiwan
Date:
1972-1974
Scope and Contents:
Edited films, camera original film outtakes and uncut film footage (Afghanistan and Bolivia only), from the Faces of Change film series produced by the American University Field Staff. 27 edited films were created from filming projects in five diverse geographic locations: Afghanistan (the Maldar), Bolivia (Aymara), Kenya (Boran), Taiwan, and Soko Islands (Hong Kong) and are based around the themes rural society, education, rural economy, beliefs and women.

Supplementary materials: Study guides, still photographs, sound recordings, annotations, translations, reviews, essays, production logs and notes.

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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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 Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Local Numbers:
HSFA 2014.2
Provenance:
Received from Norman Miller in multiple accessions in the following years: 1975 (accession number 1975-002); 1986 (accession number 1986-010); 2005 (accession number 2006-005); and 2014 (accession number 2014-002).
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.
Rights:
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Topic:
Education  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound films
Citation:
American University Field Staff Faces of Change collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.2014.02
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Accession 2014-002

Collection Creator:
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Miller, Norman N., 1933-  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1972-1974
Scope and Contents:
Edited films, camera original film outtakes and uncut film footage (Afghanistan and Bolivia only), from the Faces of Change film series produced by the American University Field Staff.

Supplementary materials: Study guides, still photographs, sound recordings, annotations, translations, reviews, essays, production logs and notes

Legacy keywords: Language and culture ; Domestic and family life ; Economic development ; Women ; Education ; Rural areas ; Rural families ; Agriculture ; Fishing ; Animal husbandry cattle ; Religious beliefs
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:
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Collection Citation:
American University Field Staff Faces of Change collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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AUFS Taiwan Film Project

Collection Creator:
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Miller, Norman N., 1933-  Search this
Extent:
36 Film reels (color sound; 26,350 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1974
Scope and Contents:
Film outtakes from the American University Field Staff "Faces of Change" film series documenting Taiwanese farmers. Film footage documents farming practices, particularly rice; family life; and gender roles. Emphasis is placed on the challenges to their traditional lives by government programs, education, and economic development. The films "Chinese Farm Wife", "People are Many, Fields are Small", "A Rural Cooperative", "They Call Him 'Ah Kung'" and "Wet Culture Rice" were produced from this film project. Filmed by Richard Chen and Frank Tsai.

Legacy Keywords: Language and culture ; Farming ; Rice as a crop Asia ; Education ; Economic development
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 2014.2.5
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:
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Collection Citation:
American University Field Staff Faces of Change collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Boran Herdsmen

Collection Creator:
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Miller, Norman N., 1933-  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (color sound; 648 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1974
Scope and Contents:
Edited film depicts Boran herding practices, movement patterns, watering strategies, and the lifestyle of herdsmen in Kenya. Also examined are the Boran's reactions to government threats to their traditional reliance on cattle herding and the indirect effects of modernization. Filmed by David MacDougall and James Blue.

Legacy Keywords: Language and culture ; Cattle Africa ; Herding

Credits: MacDougall, David ethnographic filmmaker (1939- )
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 2014.2.10
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.
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Collection Citation:
American University Field Staff Faces of Change collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Boran Women

Collection Creator:
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Miller, Norman N., 1933-  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (color sound; 648 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1974
Scope and Contents:
Edited film explores how new access to education and other aspects of modernization in Kenya are slowly changing Boran women's attitudes. The women also reflect on the importance of their traditional roles and dawn-to-dusk tasks of women in a herding society. Filmed by David MacDougall and James Blue.

Legacy Keywords: Language and culture ; Cattle Africa ; Herding ; Women Education ; Women Africa

Credits: MacDougall, David ethnographic filmmaker (1939- )
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 2014.2.11
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:
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Collection Citation:
American University Field Staff Faces of Change collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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China Coast Fishing

Collection Creator:
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Miller, Norman N., 1933-  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (color sound; 684 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1974
Scope and Contents:
Edited film explores the threat to traditional fishermen and their families who live on family-sized junks based in Hong Kong by salaried fishermen using large, mechanized boats. The film depicts three styles of family fishing plus market and economic realities for small-scale fishermen and shows the challenge of adapting to modernization and education for their children. FIlmed by Richard Chen and George Chang.

Legacy Keywords: Language and culture ; Fishing boats ; Fishing China ; Economic development ; Education
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 2014.2.13
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:
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Collection Citation:
American University Field Staff Faces of Change collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Chinese Farm Wife

Collection Creator:
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Miller, Norman N., 1933-  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (17 minutes, color sound; 756 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1974
Scope and Contents:
Edited film shows the involved lives of rural Chinese women through Mrs. Li, whose husband is a salaried factory worker. In addition to her role in supervising the children's education and managing the household she is a full participant in farming and community activities. FIlmed by Richard Chen and Frank Tsai.

Legacy Keywords: Language and culture ; Domestic and family life ; Agriculture ; Towns, villages and other settlements
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 2014.2.14
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:
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Collection Citation:
American University Field Staff Faces of Change collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Harambee: Pull Together

Collection Creator:
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Miller, Norman N., 1933-  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (color sound; 648 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1974
Scope and Contents:
Edited film depicts the Boran people of northern Kenya as they struggle to adapt to the concept of nationhood as expressed by the Kenyan political slogan for national unity, "Harambee" (pull together). The Harambee Day festivities are used to explore some of these difficulties in changing long established beliefs and in attaining government support for rural economic development. Filmed by David MacDougall and James Blue.

Legacy Keywords: Language and culture ; Cattle Africa ; Herding ; Government Politics ; Development economics ; Celebrations Africa

Credits: MacDougall, David ethnographic filmmaker (1939- )
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 2014.2.15
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:
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Collection Citation:
American University Field Staff Faces of Change collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Hoy Fok and the Island School

Collection Creator:
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Miller, Norman N., 1933-  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (color sound; 1,152 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1974
Scope and Contents:
Edited film presents a 14-year-old boy who lives with his family on a fishing junk near a small island in Hong Kong territory. He reflects on his visit to an ancient harbor town, on his experiences in school, and on his future. The influence of his teacher, his parents, and the village headman on Hoy Fok's life and expectations is also shown. FIlmed by Richard Chen and George Chang.

Legacy Keywords: Language and culture ; Boats Chinese junks Hong Kong ; Domestic and family life ; Economic development ; Education
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 2014.2.16
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:
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Collection Citation:
American University Field Staff Faces of Change collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Island in the China Sea

Collection Creator:
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Miller, Norman N., 1933-  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (color sound; 1,152 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1974
Scope and Contents:
Edited film explores the daily life of Mr. Wong, a fisherman, and Mr. Ng, a farmer, who both use Tai A Chau, one of the Soko Islands off Hong Kong, as a permanent harbor for their floating homes. Both men reflect on their problems of survival, mutual dependence and hopes for the future. FIlmed by Richard Chen and George Chang.

Legacy Keywords: Language and culture ; Agriculture China ; Fishing China ; Economic development
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 2014.2.13
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:
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Collection Citation:
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Kenya Boran I

Collection Creator:
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Miller, Norman N., 1933-  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (color sound; 1,188 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1974
Scope and Contents:
Edited film examines the tension being experienced by a traditional herding people, the Boran, by a growing town and a new road through their once isolated desert land. The struggles are depicted through two fathers and their sons as they confront the difficult choices between old and new ways. The film invites speculation on the outcome of their divergent ways of dealing with change. Filmed by David MacDougall and James Blue.

Legacy Keywords: Language and culture ; Cattle Africa ; Herding ; Development Africa

Credits: MacDougall, David ethnographic filmmaker (1939- )
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 2014.2.19
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:
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Collection Citation:
American University Field Staff Faces of Change collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Kenya Boran II

Collection Creator:
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Miller, Norman N., 1933-  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (color sound; 1,188 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1974
Scope and Contents:
Edited film focuses on the life of Peter Boru, a 16 year old former Boran herdsboy who has become a boarding school student. The film poses the question of what kind of local economic opportunity exists for those who can complete their education. Filmed by David MacDougall and James Blue.

Legacy Keywords: Language and culture ; Cattle Africa ; Herding ; Development Africa ; Education Africa

Credits: MacDougall, David ethnographic filmmaker (1939- )
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 2014.2.20
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:
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Collection Citation:
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A Rural Cooperative

Collection Creator:
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Miller, Norman N., 1933-  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (15 minutes, color sound; 540 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1974
Scope and Contents:
Edited film explores the value of Taiwan farmer associations in Taiwan farming communities. The Tsao Tun Farmers' Association is the center of social, leisure, and economic activities for the 9,600 families who own the cooperative and rely on it for services ranging from irrigation, provision of seeds, farm implements, and fertilizers to crop storage and marketing. FIlmed by Richard Chen and Frank Tsai.

Legacy Keywords: Language and culture ; Agriculture ; Farm life ; Towns, villages and other settlements
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 2014.2.25
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:
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Collection Citation:
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Magic and Catholicism

Collection Creator:
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Miller, Norman N., 1933-  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (color sound; 1,224 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1974
Scope and Contents:
Edited film explores the melding of traditional magic practices with Catholicism for the people of Bolivia's Andean highlands. An unfortunate fatal automobile accident, coincident with the festival of Santiago, provides occasion for unique expressions of both faith and magic in the effort to influence events.

Legacy Keywords: Language and culture ; Rites and ceremonies ; Religion Catholicism ; Religious Activities symbolism ; Religious Festival Andes ; Death and mortuary customs ; Towns, villages and other settlements

Credits: Smith, Hubert filmmaker (1938- ) ; Reichline, Neil, cameraman
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 2014.2.21
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.
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Collection Citation:
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Naim and Jabar

Collection Creator:
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Miller, Norman N., 1933-  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (color sound; 1,800 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1974
Scope and Contents:
Edited film explores the hopes, fears and aspirations of two Afghan adolescents, Naim and Jabar. As they warm to the filmmakers presence, they reveal personal feelings about their lives, their future and themes of universal concern. FIlmed by David Hancock and Herb Di Gioia.

Legacy Keywords: Language and culture ; Youth ; Towns, villages and other settlements

Credits: Hancock, David filmmaker
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 2014.2.22
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:
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Collection Citation:
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People are Many, Fields are Small

Collection Creator:
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Miller, Norman N., 1933-  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (32 minutes, color sound; 1,152 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1974
Scope and Contents:
Edited film compares the life of three Taiwanese farm families engaged in the summer two-crop rice cycle to those of industrial laborers. FIlmed by Richard Chen and Frank Tsai.

Legacy Keywords: Language and culture ; Domestic and family life ; Agriculture ; Towns, villages and other settlements
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 2014.2.23
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:
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Collection Citation:
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Potato Planters

Collection Creator:
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Miller, Norman N., 1933-  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (color sound; 612 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1974
Scope and Contents:
Edited film captures an Aymara family in Bolivia's Andean Highlands as they plant potatoes, prepare and eat a meal, and discuss the religious and astronomical forces that control their destiny.

Legacy Keywords: Language and culture ; Domestic and family life ; Agriculture Bolivia ; Religious beliefs ; Meals family ; Towns, villages and other settlements

Credits: Smith, Hubert filmmaker (1938- ) ; Reichline, Neil, cameraman
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 2014.2.24
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:
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Collection Citation:
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Spirit Possession of Alejandro Mamani

Collection Creator:
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Miller, Norman N., 1933-  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (color sound; 972 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1974
Scope and Contents:
Edited film presents the internal conflicts of an elderly Aymara man living in Bolivia's Andean Highlands. Nearing the end he reflects on a life with property and status, but not contentment because, as he expresses, he believes that he is possessed by evil spirits.

Legacy Keywords: Language and culture ; Domestic and family life ; Older people ; Towns, villages and other settlements

Credits: Smith, Hubert filmmaker (1938- ) ; Reichline, Neil, cameraman
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 2014.2.26
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:
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Collection Citation:
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The Children Know

Collection Creator:
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Miller, Norman N., 1933-  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (color sound; 1,188 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1974
Scope and Contents:
Edited film examines how the deep division in Bolivia's Andean society between rural and townspeople begins at birth, is perpetuated by the schools, and continues throughout life. The focus of the film is the formal Flag Day festivities that bring the rural campesinos and town-dwelling mestizos together in this celebration.

Legacy Keywords: Language and culture ; Socialization ; Towns, villages and other settlements

Credits: Smith, Hubert filmmaker (1938- ) ; Reichline, Neil, cameraman
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 2014.2.9
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:
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Collection Citation:
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The Island Fish Pond

Collection Creator:
American University (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Miller, Norman N., 1933-  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (color sound; 468 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1974
Scope and Contents:
Edited film explores adaptation to modernity when the community of Tai A Chau, represented by the Landlord Chan, buys land to build a freshwater fishpond. Shown are negotiations with government representatives as the community seeks economic development and the sole holdouts of Mr. and Mrs. Lok. FIlmed by Richard Chen and George Chang.

Legacy Keywords: Language and culture ; Government programs ; Economic development
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 2014.2.17
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:
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Collection Citation:
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