Contains multilingual and multimedia materials arranged as galleries, for example a collection of texts about Aids in West-Africa, pictures about Sufi Arts in Senegal or audiotapes in Pulaar with translations about »The history and culture of Futa Toro, Senegal and Mauritania«. [editors ilissAfrica]
This collection contains more than 3000 slides, 500 photographs, 50 hours of sounds from forty-five different countries, as well as a large number of difficult to find texts that librarians, scholars, and other subject specialists have deemed important to these fields of study. The topics include slavery, language or Christian proselytisation / missionary work, among others. ... [according to site editor's information]
The project of the Stadt- und Universitätsbibliothek Frankfurt am Main encompasses safety filming and digitisation of 55,000 historical photographs from the German colonial history. Public access to the pictures is via a research database on the internet. Former German colonies in Africa: Togo, Cameroon, Namibia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi. Furthermore, you have free access to the German Colonial encyclopaedia (1920). ... [according to site editor's information]
Library catalogue of the New York Public Library. The library has two focus collections: the Schomburg Center about people of African descent, and the Dance Collection, where you can also find a lot of bibliographical data about dance in Africa. The Digital Galleries offer you many collections of photographs online, including Africana & Black History and Customs and Costume: Surveys and Examples of National Studies to 1900. You will find further projects like the website "Africana Age. African and African Diasporan Transformations in the 20th Century" and the Africana Heritage Newsletters. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Site about the first president of independent Mali, Modibo Keïta (1960-68). Especially the picture albums are worth mentioning, showing many historical photographs of Modibo Keïta. Furthermore you can find articles about Modibo Keita, two virtual tours around the Memorial and a few full text documents. [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage about the French photographer and postcard publisher Edmond Fortier (1862-1928) who settled in Dakar as from 1900 and who then probably was one of the most famous and of the first photographers in former French West Africa (AOF territory). The site shows many of his pictures from different francophone West African countries shortly after 1900.
Also look for the book: David, Philippe, 1987: Inventaire général des cartes postales Fortier. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Julia Winckler, member of the Heinrich-Barth-Society, published a multimedia presentation about Heinrich Barth in cooperation with the University in Brighton: The project "Retracing Heinrich Barth" follows Barth on his journey through West Africa (Niger) and shows films, videos and pictures about the sites he visited and people remembering him. The multimedia show also presents anthropological and historical results in research as well as personal records of Barth's journeys.
Heinrich-Barth-Gesellschaft] ... [translated and changed]
Private Homepage. The author presents his photographs mainly from Mali (Dogon, Lobi, Niger river) and Egypt, with the focus on persons and architecture. Furthermore, you will find a document of 50 pages which gives explanations about the pictures. You will also find 140 sketches about the mentioned areas and people. Under "Miscellaneous" there are also pictures from Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Sudan, Gabon, Sierra Leone, Senegal. ... [editors ilissAfrica]