NMAfA Volunteers in African Dress

ID: 84-17810-41

Creator: Avino, Mark

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1984

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: January 1985

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Summary

Carolyn Schirmer (l.) and Maxine Orwenyo in the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) courtyard, wearing traditional African dress, demonstrate how they make music a part of their textile program for the elderly.

Subject

  • Schirmer, Carolyn B
  • Orwenyo, Maxine
  • National Museum of African Art (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, January 1985

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: January 1985

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1984

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Women
  • Clothing and dress
  • Demonstrations
  • Volunteers
  • Textiles
  • African Americans
  • African Dress
  • Textile fabrics

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

84-17810-41

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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