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Smithsonian Institution Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Address:  National Museum of African Art, Rm. 2140
950 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20560

When:  August 10, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Details: Tour; 15 to 20 people per group; register in advance

About:  The Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, is a research and reference center devoted to the collection, preservation, and dissemination of visual materials that support the study of the arts, cultures, and history of Africa. The archives collections contain approximately 300,000 items, including rare collections of glass plate negatives, lantern slides, stereographs, postcards, maps, and engravings.

Contact: Amy Staples, http://africa.si.edu/research/archives.html, http://sirismm.si.edu/siris/eepatop.htm