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(29) Images In 'African Studies'
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Important African Studies Images

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Africa Focus: Sights and Sounds of a Continent
Digitized collection of more than 3500 images and 50 hours of sounds from throughout Africa, emphasizing images of artisans, buildings and structures, cities and towns, education, landscape, and relig...   [more]
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African objects from the Commercial Museum - African American Museum in Philadelphia
Images of more than 400 objects transferred from the Commercial Museum of the Civic Center of Philadelphia to the African American Museum in Philadelphia....   [more]
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African Online Digital Library
Portal for web projects, including: Images, texts, and sound recordings focusing on West Africa. Includes: photographs from "'Passport to Paradise': Sufi arts of Senegal and beyond" exhibit; images of...   [more]
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African Posters from the Melville J. Herskovits Library at Northwestern University
Posters created by governments and IGOs, and political, social, and cultural organizations in African countries. The sample of 366 images focus on three themes: the 1970's liberation movements in the ...   [more]
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African Voices: Smithsonian Natural History Web
Collection of thematic exhibits on wealth, markets, working, living, and Africans outside Africa. Includes an image-based overview of African history, and focus galleries on Yoruban carving techniques...   [more]
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AIDS Education Posters Collection
Digitized images of more than 6,200 posters gathered worldwide, 1982-present. University of Rochester Special Collections....   [more]
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Aluka: Struggles for freedom in Southern Africa
Also Known as: Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa Collection, Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa
Online digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa, built collaboratively. Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa is available at Penn. Other collections not available at Penn: Afri...   [more]

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Art and Life in Africa Project
Broad collection of images, texts, and sound recordings on art in Africa, particularly West Africa. Includes the University of Iowa Museum of Art's Stanley Collection of African Art database of digita...   [more]
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ARTstor
The ARTstor collection includes approximately 500,000 images of works of art, architecture and archaeology along with the necessary software to view the images, create personal groups of images and cr...   [more]
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Baileys African History Archive
Also Known as: BAHA
Image archive drawing from all editions of Drum Magazine and related South African periodicals, 1951-1992. Low-resolution and Comping images viewable at no cost with restrictions; High-resolution imag...   [more]
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Basel Mission Picture Archive
Photographs from Basel Mission activities in Cameroon, Ghana, China (including Hong Kong), India, Kalimantan, Indonesia, and Europe....   [more]
Holdings: 1900-1945 with selected earlier images.
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Cartes Postales et Cartes Anciennes: Images et Colonies 1900-1960
Archives du Senegal. 1515 images of postcards depicting people, places, and events in Senegal, French West Africa, and other African topics....   [more]
Holdings: 1900-1960
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Casimir Zabourski Postcard Collection
Images of 200 postcards from photographs taken in Central Africa and East Africa during 1924-1941 by Casimir Zagourski....   [more]
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Colonial Picture Archive (German Colonial Society)
Also Known as: Bildbestand der Deutschen Kolonialgesellschaft in der Stadt- und Universitdtsbibliothek Frankfurt am Main
Digital archive of the German Colonial Society's photographic collection: 50,000-70,000 historical photographs, 1882-1943. Regions worldwide covered in the collection include: Togo; Cameroon / Kamerun...   [more]
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Daily Life in Sierra Leone: The Sherbro in 1936-37
Web exhibition of ethnographic photographs from the H.U. Hall expedition to Sierra Leone, sponsored by the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania....   [more]
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David E. Apter Collection
Photographs complementing field research on African nationalism and the transition to independence, 1952-1960, by David E. Apter, Yale University political scientist....   [more]
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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
Photo selections from the Smithsonian Institution's African photo archive....   [more]
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Empire online
Manuscript and printed materials pertaining to the history of colonialism, 1492-1962. Primarily British. ...   [more]
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Endangered Archives Programme - British Library
Digitized primary source materials collected and preserved worldwide....   [more]
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    Endangered Archives Programme - Africa projects

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Global Commodities: Trade, Exploration and Cultural Exchange
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HIV/AIDS in Africa Virtual Exhibit
Curated web exhibit illustrating numerous materials used to inform some African communities about HIV/AIDS. All materials are from the collections at the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Stud...   [more]
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International Mission Photography Archive
Historical images from Protestant and Catholic missionary collections, mid-19th- to mid-20th-century, worldwide. Includes photographs from Basel Mission, Catholic Foreign Mission Society of america, D...   [more]
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National Museum of African Art - Explore the Collection
More than 1500 images from the Smithsonian's African art museum. Thematic subcollections treat diversity (e.g., architectural elements, books, containers, textiles, masks, furniture, musical instrumen...   [more]
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NYPL Digital Gallery
NYPL Digital Gallery provides access to over 275,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities in the collections of The New York Public Library, including illuminated manuscripts, hi...   [more]
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Wellcome Images
Free, unlimited access to two thousand years of mankind and medicine in pictures made available through Creative Commons Licence....   [more]
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Winterton Collection of East African Photographs: 1860-1960
Sample images from the Humphrey Winterton collection of 6500 photographs by Western explorers, settlers, missionaries, military officials, and travelers throughout East Africa and the Congo, held by t...   [more]
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www.africa-photo.com
"The world's most comprehensive Africa photo file on the web." Thumbnails and watermarked large-format images are freely available....   [more]
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