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And so ... we went to Africa

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 6
Scope and Contents David A. Lowry, a donor to the museum, and his wife Barbara went on safari in 1959 with professional hunter Sidney Downey. The film documents the Lowrys' vacation trip, starting from Nairobi, through Amboseli National Park and Garba Tula in Kenya to Tanzania's Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Unit, and Serengeti National Park. The Lowrys hired professional filmmaker Allen Bendig and editor Charles R. Senf to make a film of the safari. Excellent views of a wide variety of...
Dates: 1959

Macomber photographic slide collection, undated.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 346
Abstract

Photographs taken in East Africa, Kenya and Tanganyika. Images of animals and hunting. Includes koodoo, gerenuk, ostrich, rhinoceros, guinea fowl, zebras, and ant hill.

Dates: undated

Photographic slides of travel in Africa, 1977-1978.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 576
Abstract

Travel photographs taken mostly in Kenya. A few slides in unknown locations, probably Africa. Includes images of safari animals, African people in native dress, market scenes, and street scenes.

Dates: 1977-1978

Photographs of African people and culture

 Collection
Identifier: PPC .A381
Scope and Content Note The majority of this collection consists of photographs and photographic postcards of African people, locations and objects. Many of the photographs are portraits and various cultures are represented. Most of the images are captioned and several items are accompanied by brief notes.The earliest dated item is among a group of photographs collected by Franz Uri Boas for research (Folder 1). These include various objects of ritual and daily use, pygmies at the 1904 St. Louis...
Dates: circa 1904-1950