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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 02-171

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs

Productions, circa 1969-1974

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Title: Productions
Dates: circa 1969-1974
Quantity: 3.33 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 12x17 box) (5 film boxes)
Collection: Accession 02-171
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of audiovisual records created during the production of "Census: Accounting for the Nation" and "Environmental Jazz Room." "Census: Accounting for the Nation" is a 5-minute film completed in 1974 shown as part of the 1976 exhibition, "We the People." The film is a history of the census animated by Film Polski. Materials include 16 mm and 35 mm release prints, 35 mm negatives, 35 mm music, 35 mm narration, and 35 mm final audio mix. "Environmental Jazz Room" is a 4-minute film finished in 1969, shown as part of an exhibition about New Orleans jazz bands. Materials include 16 mm original camera rolls, 16 mm prints, and 1/4" audiotape. A few 16 mm preservation copies are also included.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of audiovisual records created during the production of "Census: Accounting for the Nation" and "Environmental Jazz Room."

"Census: Accounting for the Nation" is a 5-minute film completed in 1974 shown as part of the 1976 exhibition, "We the People." The film is a history of the census animated by Film Polski. Materials include 16 mm and 35 mm release prints, 35 mm negatives, 35 mm music, 35 mm narration, and 35 mm final audio mix.

"Environmental Jazz Room" is a 4-minute film finished in 1969, shown as part of an exhibition about New Orleans jazz bands. Materials include 16 mm original camera rolls, 16 mm prints, and 1/4" audiotape. A few 16 mm preservation copies are also included.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-171, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs, Productions

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Container List

Box 1

Census: Accounting for a Nation, 35 mm Picture Negative

Box 1 of 7

Box 2

Census: Accounting for a Nation, 35 mm Track Negative

Box 2 of 7

Box 3

Census: Accounting for a Nation, 35 mm Final Mix, No Protection Track, 2/24/1975

Box 3 of 7

Box 4

Census: Accounting for a Nation, 35 mm Mag. Track, Music #1 and Music #2 (spliced together)

Box 4 of 7

Box 5

Census: Accounting for a Nation, 35 mm Mag. Track, Music #3 and Narration (spliced together)

Box 5 of 7

Box 6

Census: Accounting for a Nation, 35 mm Release Print

Box 6 of 7

Census: Accounting for a Nation, 16 mm Release Print

Box 6 of 7

Census: Accounting for a Nation, Narration, 16mm Mag. Track

Box 6 of 7

Environmental Jazz Room, Jazz Band, New Orleans, Original #1, Roll 1 of 2, 16 mm

Box 6 of 7

Environmental Jazz Room, Jazz Band, New Orleans, Original #1, Roll 2 of 2, 16 mm

Box 6 of 7

Environmental Jazz Room, Jazz Band, New Orleans, Original #2, Roll 1 of 2, 16 mm

Box 6 of 7

Environmental Jazz Room, Jazz Band, New Orleans, Original #2, Roll 2 of 2, 16 mm

Box 6 of 7

Environmental Jazz Room, Screen #1, Front Projector, 16 mm (3 Prints)

Box 6 of 7

Environmental Jazz Room, Screen #2, 16 mm (2 Prints)

Box 6 of 7

Environmental Jazz Room, Jazz Band, 1/4" Audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Environmental Jazz Room, New Orleans, Syncs #1 and #2, 1/4" Audiotapes

Box 6 of 7

Environmental Jazz Room, New Orleans, Non-Syncs #3, 1/4" Audiotapes

Box 6 of 7

Box 7

Environmental Jazz Room, Screen #1, Front Projector, "New Orleans Street Parade - 1969," Color Internegative, Preservation Copy, 16 mm (Accession 15-078)

Box 7 of 7

Environmental Jazz Room, Screen #1, Front Projector, "New Orleans Street Parade - 1969," Negative Optical Soundtrack, Preservation Copy, 16 mm (Accession 15-078)

Box 7 of 7

Environmental Jazz Room, Screen #1, Front Projector, "New Orleans Street Parade - 1969," Color Positive Release Print, Preservation Copy, 16 mm (Accession 15-078)

Box 7 of 7

Environmental Jazz Room, Screen #1, Front Projector, "New Orleans Street Parade - 1969," Fullcoat Magnetic Track, Preservation Copy, 16 mm (Accession 15-078)

Box 7 of 7