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Sites with photograph or graphic collections are listed below. Other historical web sites may contain photographs.
biographies of James Paul Chapin and Herbert Lang, photographs (villages, primates), the watercolors of James Chapin including Congo mural paintings, birds, fish, reptiles, mammels,
excerpts from "African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire," by Enid Schildkrout and Curtis A. Keim (AMNH and University of Washington Press, 1990) including their photographs of Congo musical instruments
"160 publications including 120 American Museum of Natural
History publications based on the material collected by the 1909-1915
Congo Expedition, 12 British Museum publications by Barry Bolton on Congo
ants, 11 publications on African ants by the South African Museum and
affiliated organizations, and 17 Congo-related World Conservation Union
a central African map with layers. Select which features will appear on the map: lakes, cities, roads, railroads, forest, mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, etc., a map of Chapin and Lang's travels
historic maps reflecting the "development of European knowledge of African geography from 1562 through 1940." Reproduced with permission of the New York Public Library and the British Library.
audio (requires sound card, headset or speakers) and video
clips of the Belgian Congo Records made by the "adventurer
and filmmaker Armand Denis during his 1934-35 cross-Africa expedition.
They were among the first recordings made of the sounds of the central
Congo. The Babiara people, whose songs may be heard..... are one of the
four main tribal groups who occupy the Ituri Forest." The video clip
shows a traditional Mangbetu dance.
a bibliographic essay on sources by Paula Willey, specially prepared bibliographies on Congo Conservation (314 citations), Description & Travel (1218 citations), Maps & Atlases (220 citations).
Newspaper Headlines, 1880-1916 about the Congo from the New York Times and the New York Herald [KF]
Centre des Archives d'Outre Mer. Exposition Félix Eboué, Pantheon, Paris. In French. October 14 - November 5, 2004, the Centre held a conference and exhibition in Paris celebrating the 60th anniversary of the death of Eboué. Photographs from Eboué's life (at the Ecole coloniale, map of French Equatorial Africa, letter from General de Gaulle to Eboué, Eboué at the Brazzaville Conference, etc. [KF] http://www.archivesnationales.culture.gouv.fr/caom/fr/expo/index_expo.html
Exposition FÉLIX EBOUÉ à la Médiathèque Caraïbe. In French. Biography and bibliography. http://perso.wanadoo.fr/lameca/neuf/programme/expo_eboue_03_2005.htm
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