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  • Second largest continent; noted for early sites chronicling development of hominids; ancient, complex civilizations in North; premodern sub-Saharan populated by hunters and farmers; major European expansion 18th-19th centuries; most nations independent 20th century.

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Stereographs, Egypt

Item consists of stereographs depicting various locations, buildings, and monuments in Egypt, such as Pyramids, and Ships.15 stereoscopic photographs by Keystone View Co.2 stereoscopic photographs by Kilburn Brothers; 5 stereoscopic photographs in...

Mehmet Mosque, Cairo

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black and gold paint. Handwrtten in ink on a sticker on the glass "276 Mosque de Mehment-Ali de Caire" in french and in print "L. Manasse, Optician, 88 Madison Street...

Panorama of Cairo

Lantern slide, wood frame with glass positive B & W slide. Image is framed by black and gold (paint?). Handwritten in pencil on the wood frame is "Panorama of Cairo." Handwritten in ink on a sticker on the wood frame "Cairo - Pa...

Magic Lantern Slide, Series II

Majority of printed images depict battles(Russo-Japanese War, Battle of Port Arthur, Second Boer War) and there a couple slides with depictions of generals, as well. Other slides depict train passing through town, people riding small animals, and ...

View-Master model A (Sawyer's)

Item is a handheld plastic view master manufactured by Swayer's Inc. This 3D viewer was first introduced at the New York World Fair (1939-1940).Reel of 16 mm colour transparencies of 7 diametrical pairs depicting Victoria Falls, Southern Rhod...

South Africa-India album

Green cover with black edge and corners; spine and binding detached. Green end pages and brown pages throughout. Few handcoloured photographs; several photographs significantly yellowed. Themes include landscapes, scenic views, snapshot portraits,...

South Africa horse album

Red cloth cover with embossed gold design. Watermark and stains on cover. White pages with two window openings per page. Photographs are mostly taken in South Africa. Included are photographs of De Aar, which at the time was the second-most import...

Egypt album

Brown cardboard album is bound with string. Affixed to the front cover is a watercolour of a man and a camel at the base of the Pyramids. Inserted into the 12 paper pages are photographs of wartime Egypt. There are two loose prints: one of a guard...

Shields, Lorne

red and white stamp folder

Red and white cardboard folder, the cover of which bears the image of Lenin and a stamp-shaped title area. Inside, the spine is reinforced with fabric, and the inside of the covers have plastic strips to hold postage stamps in place. The folder co...

Eritrea: Putting Solidarity into Practice

File contains meeting minutes, correspondence, and accompanying materials related to the proposed project for the International Development Week planning committee. They were proposing to send educational materials to children in Eritrea. At the t...

Hot Box solar cooker

File contains original copy of the report including photographs. It is noted on the front page that the solar cooker in question was built in July 1981 during an energy resource study of the Shikal villages in Niger, West Africa for the project &q...

Burkhardt, Helmut (Ken)