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African Lions / LR "John W. Hope"

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 606

African Peoples Hall photographic slide collection

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 9
Scope and Contents

American Museum of Natural History Hall of African Peoples.

Dates: undated

African Pied Wagtail / "Paul LeLoup"

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 1296

African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire exhibition photographic slides

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 103G
Scope and Contents

Views of the temporary exhibition African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire, held at the American Museum of Natural History, 1990-1991. Includes artifacts in display cases and wall graphics.

Dates: circa 1990

African Reflections book photographic slides

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 19
Scope and Contents

Photographic slides (archive and artifact) from the book "African Reflections" by Enid Schildkrout.

Dates: 1984-1985

African safari

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 100
Scope and Contents Harold E. Anthony, chairman and curator of the museum's Department of Mammals, and Charles Collingwood, narrator, take television viewers on a safari to Africa in this broadcast. Anthony, a noted animal collector, stresses the importance of safari techniques that bring back live animals for scientific study. Dioramas in the Akeley Hall of African Mammals at the museum are presented during the discussion. Several film excerpts are shown, including the lion spearing episode from Simba, King of...
Dates: 1955

African villages and music

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 140
Scope and Contents This segment, hosted by Charles Collingwood, discusses the use of music in African villages, especially music samples of the Babembe (i.e. Bembe) found in the Middle Congo of French Equatorial Africa (now Congo). Typical Babemic instruments, such as an earth bow, two-man bow, mouth harp, drums, sanza, calabash, ocarina, ngonfi, and nasambi (a lute-like instrument) are shown in films produced by Jurgen Beach of Denmark and Herbert Pepper, chairman of the Musicology Department of the...
Dates: 1956

Afrique equatoriale : Tchad

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 176
Scope and Contents This film provides a general overview of the various peoples of Chad, including footage of Bolong Tam Tam (men dancing in circular formation); warriors of Mokoulou; Jeram Hatab, Sultan of the Dangaleats at Korbo; and the Mokoulous' Sultan Kabir; the landscape of Chad with market scenes at Moyto Hadjerai; wells in the Hadjeri land in the north central region of the country; the oasis of Fada; Mount Fada; and Zakourna National Park. Indigenous animals seen in the film are dromedaries,...
Dates: 1963

Afrique noire : Senegal

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 177
Scope and Contents This film provides a general portrait of Senegalese life. The opening sequence features a Wolof woman modeling a variety of progressively more ornate sisal and wood hairpieces decorated with handmade brass ornaments. Among the Wolof, the intricacy of a woman's hairpiece denotes her age and marital status. The hairpieces pictured are now part of the museum's Man in Africa hall. Other images of Senegalese life depicted in the film include the fishermen of Kayar with their beautifully painted...
Dates: 1964

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New York State Roosevelt Memorial 8
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Rose Center for Earth and Space 7
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Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 5
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