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Cultural & Academic Films

This library of academic and cultural films features collections from the Academic Film Archive and the Media Burn Independent Film Archive, as well as a selection of documentaries created by Dorothy Fadiman. In addition, films from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology are presented including those by Watson Kintner who used film to document his world travels, and the popular television show from the 1950s: “What in the World?”

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- Rock, Joseph Francis, 1884-1962
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Dr. Joseph F. Rock was one of the leading anthropological explorers of the early 20th century. Expedition to Mi-nyag is a journey into Sikang Province, China, and a first exploration of the Mi-nyag mountains.  Originally produced in 1954, using footage filmed in 1928-1930. This transfer was taken from an earlier VHS transfer of the original 16mm film. Silent film with English intertitles. 
Topics: Tibet Autonomous Region (China), Naxi (Chinese people), Scientific expeditions, Xikang Sheng (China)
University of Washington Libraries
- Rock, Joseph Francis, 1884-1962
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Dr. Joseph F. Rock was one of the leading anthropological explorers of the early 20th century. His Celebration of the Feast of Tsong Kha Pa records Tibetan religious dances.  Originally produced in 1954, using footage filmed in 1929.  Silent film with English intertitles. 
Topics: Religious dance -- China, Folk dancing, Tibetan, Tibet Autonomous Region (China)
Washington State University Libraries
- Washington State University
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Annual yearbook of the State College of Washington (later Washington State University).
Topics: Washington State University, College yearbooks, Washington (State)
Source: Is found in WSU 46, WSU Publications - Chinooks at Washington State University Libraries' Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC) http://libraries.wsu.edu/masc