Film, Video Native woman washing a Negro baby in Nassau, B.I.

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Title
Native woman washing a Negro baby in Nassau, B.I.
Summary
A woman puts a toddler-aged boy into a washtub outdoors and vigorously washes him; camera pans left to show other women and children who scatter.
Contributor Names
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1903.
Subject Headings
-  Mother and child--Bahamas--Nassau
-  Toddlers--Care--Bahamas--Nassau
-  Baths--Bahamas--Nassau
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  H30397 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 8Apr03; H30397.
-  No titles in viewing print (copy 1), dupe neg pic (copy 1) and non-viewing pos pic.
-  Main titles added to viewing print (copy 2) and dupe neg pic (copy 2) during restoration.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 0621) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Photographed in 1903 in Nassau, Bahamas.
-  Sources used: Early motion pictures, p. 217; The George Kleine Collection...catalog, p. 91-92.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
-  The George Kleine Collection of early motion pictures in the Library of Congress : a catalog / prepared by Rita Horwitz and Harriet Harrison with the assistance of Wendy White. Library of Congress, 1980.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (28 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (38 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (28 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (38 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 70 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 70 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 1679 (viewing print)
FLA 3635 (viewing print, copy 2)
FRA 4216 (dupe neg pic)
FRA 0892 (dupe neg pic, copy 2)
Box 0582F (paper pos)
Box 5291C (paper pos, copy 2)
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/ntscrm.00144694
Library of Congress Control Number
mp73107100
Online Format
image
video
Description
A woman puts a toddler-aged boy into a washtub outdoors and vigorously washes him; camera pans left to show other women and children who scatter.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/mp73107100
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MARCXML Record
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record

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Thomas A. Edison, Inc, Kleine, and Paper Print Collection. Native woman washing a Negro baby in Nassau, B.I. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc, 1903. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/mp73107100/.

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Thomas A. Edison, I., Kleine & Paper Print Collection. (1903) Native woman washing a Negro baby in Nassau, B.I. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mp73107100/.

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Thomas A. Edison, Inc, Kleine, and Paper Print Collection. Native woman washing a Negro baby in Nassau, B.I. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mp73107100/>.