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SC-89.10.1: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: Mary Haas and
Norman Markel, 1984]
1984; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of anthropologist Mary Haas conducted by
anthropologist Norman Markel. Dr. Haas discusses the people and
events that influenced her career including Edward Sapir, Franz
Boas, and Alfred Kroeber. Video also features conversations about
the evolution of the field of linguistics from the time of Edward
Sapir to the present. Video is from the "History of Anthropology"
series produced by the University of Florida's Department of
Anthropology in conjunction with the Wenner-Gren Foundation for
Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.2: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: Edgar Siskin and
Norman Markel, 1984]
1984; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of anthropologist and rabbi Edgar Siskin
conducted by anthropologist Norman Markel. Interview takes place
at the Edward Sapir Centenary Conference at the University of
Ottawa in 1984. As a student of Sapir, Dr. Siskin comments on
Sapir's contribution to anthropology and to Jewish American
culture. Video features discussions concerning the reinstatement
of Hebrew as a vernacular, his study of the Washoe Indians of
Nevada, and his recent move to Jerusalem where he is involved
with the Jerusalem Center for Anthropological Studies. Video is
from the "History of Anthropology" series produced by the
University of Florida's Department of Anthropology in conjunction
with the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.3: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: William Fenton and
J. David Sapir, 1984]
1984; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of anthropologist William Fenton conducted by
anthropologist J. David Sapir. Dr. Fenton, known as "Mr.
Iroquois" for his extensive work among this Indian group,
discusses the people and events that were influential in his
career including Edward Sapir and Franz Boas and his work among
the Sioux and Iroquois. Video is from the "History of
Anthropology" series produced by the University of Florida's
Department of Anthropology in conjunction with the Wenner-Gren
Foundation for Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.4: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: Frederica de Laguna
and Norman Markel, 1984]
1984; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of anthropologist Frederica de Laguna
conducted by anthropologist Norman Markel. Professor Emeritus of
Anthropology at Bryn Mawr College and former president of the
American Anthropological Association, Dr. de Laguna discusses the
events and people that were influential in her career. Video
features conversations concerning her studies in Europe, in
particular Denmark, France, and Greenland; her life as a student
of Franz Boas at Columbia University; and the evolution of the
field of anthropology. Video is from the "History of
Anthropology" series produced by the University of Florida's
Department of Anthropology in conjunction with the Wenner-Gren
Foundation for Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.5: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: Charles Wagley,
1983]
1983; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of anthropologist Charles Wagley. Professor
Wagley discusses the people and events that were influential in
his career including his fieldwork in Brazil and Guatemala and
subsequent work in the public health sector, his life during
World War II, and his experience as president of the American
Anthropological Association in 1971 during the Vietnam War. Video
is from the "History of Anthropology" series produced by the
University of Florida's Department of Anthropology in conjunction
with the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.6: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: Walter Goldschmidt
and Charles Wagley, 1982]
1982; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of anthropolgist Walter Goldschmidt conducted
by anthropologist Charles Wagley. Dr. Goldschmidt discusses the
people and events that were influential in his career, his
contemporaries at the University of California-Berkeley and
Columbia University, his work in East Africa, and his term as
president of the American Anthropolgical Association. Video is
from the "History of Anthropology" series produced by the
University of Florida's Department of Anthropology in conjunction
with the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.7: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: Charles Fairbanks
and John Griffin, 1982]
1982; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of archeologists Charles Fairbanks and John
Griffin. Drs. Fairbanks and Griffin discuss the people and events
that were influential in their professions, their work in the
National Park Service and Florida Park Service, and contributions
to archeology and the future of the field. Video is from the
"History of Anthropology" series produced by the University of
Florida's Department of Anthropology in conjunction with the
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.8: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: Ruth Bunzel and
Charles Wagley, 1983]
1983; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of anthropologist Ruth Bunzel conducted by
anthropologist Charles Wagley. Dr. Bunzel, a contemporary of
Margaret Mead and Ruth Benedict, reminisces about her days at
Columbia University first as a secretary of the Anthropology
Department and later as an anthropologist. She discusses her
travels and fieldwork in Guatemala, Mexico, and China; her
preliminary work among the Zuni Indians; and the people that were
influential in her career. Dr. Wagley comments on Dr. Bunzel's
influence on his own work. Video is from the "History of
Anthropology" series produced by the University of Florida's
Department of Anthropology in conjunction with the Wenner-Gren
Foundation for Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.9: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: George Foster and
Charles Wagley, 1983]
1983; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of anthropologist Dr. George Foster conducted
by anthropologist Charles Wagley. Dr. Foster discusses the people
and events that were influential in his career and comments on
his extensive fieldwork in Mexico. Video is from the "History of
Anthropology" series produced by the University of Florida's
Department of Anthropology in conjunction with the Wenner-Gren
Foundation for Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.10: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: Elizabeth Colson
and Charles Wagley, 1984]
1984; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of anthropologist Elizabeth Colson conducted
by anthropologist Charles Wagley. Dr. Colson discusses the people
and events that were influential in her career including her work
in Central Africa and her affiliation with the Rhodes-Livingstone
Institute. She also discusses the opportunities that were
afforded women anthropologists at that time. Video is from the
"History of Anthropology" series produced by the University of
Florida's Department of Anthropology in conjunction with the
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.11: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: Sherwood Washburn
and Charles Wagley, 1984]
1984; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of anthropologist Sherwood Washburn conducted
by anthropologist Charles Wagley. Dr. Washburn discusses the
people and events that were influential in his career and
comments on the field of physical anthropology, his work in
Africa, and his association with the Center for Behavioral
Sciences and the American Anthropological Association. Video is
from the "History of Anthropology" series produced by the
University of Florida's Department of Anthropology in conjunction
with the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.12: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: John Rowe and
Charles Wagley, 1984]
1984; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of anthropologist John Rowe conducted by
anthropologist Charles Wagley. Dr. Rowe discusses the people and
places that were influential in his career and his archeological
fieldwork in Cuzco, Peru. Video is from the "History of
Anthropology" series produced by the University of Florida's
Department of Anthropology in conjunction with the Wenner-Gren
Foundation for Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.13: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: Hugo Nutinin and
John Roberts, 1988]
1988; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of anthropologist Hugo Nutinin conducted by
anthropologist John Roberts. Dr. Nutinin discusses the events
that were influential in shaping his research interests, his work
in Central and South America, and his involvement in the
controversy of Project Camelot in 1965. Video is from the
"History of Anthropology" series produced by the University of
Florida's Department of Anthropology in conjunction with the
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.14: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: John M. Roberts
and Jeremy A. Sabloff, 1988]
1988; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of anthropologist John Roberts conducted by
anthropologist Jeremy A. Sabloff. Dr. Roberts discusses the
people and events that were influential in his career and his
fieldwork among the Navajo and Zuni Indians. Video is from the
"History of Anthropology" series produced by the University of
Florida's Department of Anthropology in conjunction with the
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.15: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: Zunia Henry and
Murray Wax, 1988]
1988; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of anthropologist Zunia Henry conducted by
anthropologist Murray Wax. Dr. Henry discusses her husband Jules
Henry, a noted psychological anthropologist; her experiences at
Columbia University; the peple and events that were influential
in her career; her book entitled, "Pathways to Madness"; and her
work in Argentina among the Piliga Indians. Video is from the
"History of Anthropology" series produced by the University of
Florida's Department of Anthropology in conjunction with the
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.16: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: Rosalie Wax and
Murray Wax with Joan Cassell, 1988]
1988; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of anthropologist Rosalie Wax conducted by
anthropologists Henry Wax and Joan Cassell. Dr. Wax discusses her
professors at the University of California-Berkeley who were
influential in her career and recalls her fieldwork in a Japanese
detention camp in Arizona during World War II and among the Sioux
Indians in South Dakota. Video is from the "History of
Anthropology" series produced by the University of Florida's
Department of Anthropology in conjunction with the Wenner-Gren
Foundation for Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.17: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: Murray Wax and H.
Russell Bernard, 1988]
1988; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of anthropologist and sociologist Murray Wax
conducted by anthropologist H. Russell Bernard. Dr. Wax discusses
the people and events that were influential in his career
including Franz Boas and Robert Redfield, his work among the
Sioux and Cherokee Indians, and teaching. Video is from the
"History of Anthropology" series produced by the University of
Florida's Department of Anthropology in conjunction with the
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.18: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: Lauriston Sharp
and Paul Doughty, 1989]
1989; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of anthropologist Lauriston Sharp conducted by
anthropologist Paul Doughty. Dr. Sharp discusses his work in the
field of applied anthropology, his fieldwork in Australia, his
studies of the Quechua language, and the people and events that
were influential in his career including A.R. Radcliffe-Brown,
John Adair, and John Mora. Video is from the "History of
Anthropology" series produced by the University of Florida's
Department of Anthropology in conjunction with the Wenner-Gren
Foundation for Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.19: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: Conrad Arensberg
and Lambros Comitas, 1989]
1989; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of anthropologist Conrad Arensberg conducted
by anthropologist Lambros Comitas. Dr. Arensberg, the first
anthropologist to do fieldwork on the European continent,
comments on his training in anthropology, the individuals who
were influential in his career, and the geographical areas where
he conducted his fieldwork. Video is from the "History of
Anthropology" series produced by the University of Florida's
Department of Anthropology in conjunction with the Wenner-Gren
Foundation for Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.20: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: Lambros Comitas
and H. Russell Bernard, 1989]
1989; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of anthropologist Lambros Comitas, Director of
the Research Institute for the Study of Man, conducted by
anthropologist H. Russell Bernard. Dr. Comitas discusses his work
in anthropology as a Caribbeanist and his studies at Columbia
University and comments on those who were influential in his
career including Margaret Mead, M.G. Smith, and Vera Rubin. Video
is from the "History of Anthropology" series produced by the
University of Florida's Department of Anthropology in conjunction
with the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.21: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: Fernando Camara
and H. Russell Bernard, 1989]
1989; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of Mexican anthropologist Fernando Camara
conducted by anthropologist H. Russell Bernard in Spanish and
English. Dr. Camara recounts his childhood in the Yucatan and his
subsequent years in Mexico City as a student of anthropology
under Daniel Rubin de la Borbolla and Alfonso Cazo, among others.
Dr. Camara also speaks at some length about the fieldwork he
conducted both in Mexico and in other areas of Latin America and
comments on the development of Mexican anthropology and its
future. Video is from the "History of Anthropology" series
produced by the University of Florida's Department of
Anthropology in conjunction with the Wenner-Gren Foundation for
Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.21a: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: Fernando Camara
and H. Russell Bernard, 1989]
1989; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of Mexican anthropologist Fernando Camara
conducted by anthropologist H. Russell Bernard in Spanish. Dr.
Camara recalls his childhood in the Yucatan, his subsequent years
in Mexico City as a student of anthropology under Daniel Rubin de
la Borbolla and Alfonso Cazo, and his studies at the University
of Chicago. Dr. Camara also speaks at some length about the
fieldwork he conducted both in Mexico and in other areas of Latin
America and comments on the development of Mexican anthropology
and its future. Video is from the "History of Anthropology"
series produced by the University of Florida's Department of
Anthropology in conjunction with the Wenner-Gren Foundation for
Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.22: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: Daniel Rubin de
Borbolla and Fernando Camara, 1989]
1989; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of anthropologist Daniel Rubin de la Borbolla
conducted by anthropologist Fernando Camara in Spanish. Dr. Rubin
de la Borbolla discusses his childhood in Mexico, his studies in
anthropology, his work in the field of physical anthropology, and
the people who were influential in his career including Nicolas
Leon and Xavier Romero. Video is from the "History of
Anthropology" series produced by the University of Florida's
Department of Anthropology in conjunction with the Wenner-Gren
Foundation for Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.23: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: Stetson Kennedy
and George Bedell, 1989]
1989; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of anthropologist Stetson Kennedy conducted by
anthropologist George Bedell. Dr. Kennedy, one of the pioneers in
the study of folklore in Florida, discusses his involvement with
the WPA Writers Project and his work among the Ku Klux Klan and
other white supremacist groups. Video is from the "History of
Anthropology" series produced by the University of Florida's
Department of Anthropology in conjunction with the Wenner-Gren
Foundation for Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.24: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: Manuel Gandara and
Fernando Camara, 1989]
1989; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of anthropologist Manuel Gandara, Chairman of
the National School of Anthropology and History, conducted by
anthropologist Fernando Camara in Spanish. Dr. Gandara discusses
the people and events that were influential in his
anthropological career and the history of anthropology and
archeology in Mexico. Video is from the "History of Anthropology"
series produced by the University of Florida's Department of
Anthropology in conjunction with the Wenner-Gren Foundation for
Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.25: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: Andres Medina
Hernandez and Fernando Camara, 1989]
1989; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of anthropologist Andres Medina conducted by
anthropologist Fernando Camara in Spanish. Andres Medina,
instructor at the School of Anthropology in Mexico and at the
National University of Mexico in the Anthropological Research
Institute, discusses the events and people that were influential
in his career, the geographical areas where he conducted
research, and his interest in linguistics. Video is from the
"History of Anthropology" series produced by the University of
Florida's Department of Anthropology in conjunction with the
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.26: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: Clyde Mitchell and
H. Russell Bernard, 1990]
1990; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of anthropologist Clyde Mitchell conducted by
anthropologist H. Russell Bernard. Dr. Mitchell discusses his
studies in anthropology and the events in his life that directed
him towards a career in social anthropology and comments on the
future of anthropology. Dr. Mitchell also mentions the people who
were influential in his career including Max Gluckman and E.E.
Evans-Pritchard. Video is from the "History of Anthropology"
series produced by the University of Florida's Department of
Anthropology in conjunction with the Wenner-Gren Foundation for
Anthropological Research.

SC-89.10.27: [Video Dialogues in Anthropology: Stanley Garns and
Otto Von Mering, 1990]
1990; 2 hrs sound color; video
Video oral history of anthropologist Stanley Garns conducted by
anthropologist Otto Von Mering. Dr. Garns discusses how he became
interested in the field of anthropology while at Harvard
University, his work in the fields of physical and biological
anthropology, and the individuals influential in his career
including Florence R. Kluckhohn and William Hooten. Video is from
the "History of Anthropology" series produced by the University
of Florida's Department of Anthropology in conjunction with the
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.

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