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Obo Addy Legacy Project Collection, 1970-2013View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates: 1980-2008
The Obo Addy Legacy Project Collection consists of records, promotional materials, and various forms of media related to the Homowo African Arts and Cultures organization. Obo Addy's personal materials include correspondence, promotional materials, and photographs. Obo Addy, a master drummer at the age of six, established the Homowo African Arts and Cultures organization with his wife and manager Susan Addy as a way to celebrate and preserve the traditional music of Ghana and Africa. The organization was established in 1986 and is currently active with community outreach and concerts.
ID: MSS Addy
Extent: 19.0 cubic feet
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Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation: Obo Addy Legacy Project Collection (MSS Addy), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: The Obo Addy Legacy Project Collection was donated to the Special Collections & Archives Research Center by Susan Addy in 2013.
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Subgroup 1: Obo Addy Materials, 1971-2013 Add to Shelf
Records consisting of personal papers and lesson plans for Obo Addy’s educational endeavors at community schools, Lewis and Clark College, Portland State University and Reed College. Promotional materials include press releases, newspaper coverage, photography, and musical collaboration with noted Pacific Northwest and national artists. A collection of event and performance posters dating to Addy's early career are housed in oversize storage.
Series 1: Promotions and Publicity, 1971-2013 Add to Shelf
Series 1 contains promotional materials, reviews, and brochures for concerts located in the local Portland area and national stages.
Box-Folder 1.1 - 1.15: Press/PR, 1971-1994 Add to Shelf
Extent: 15 folders
Box-Folder 1.16: Rhythm of a Chief Who Walks Slowly PR, 1994 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.17 - 1.35: Press/PR, 1995-2013 Add to Shelf
Extent: 19 folders
Box-Folder 2.1 - 2.2: Press/PR, undated Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 folders
Box-Folder 2.3: Programs, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.4 - 2.6: Programs, 1984-2011 Add to Shelf
Extent: 3 folders
Box-Folder 2.7: Local Brochures, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.8: National Brochures, 1995-2006 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.9 - 2.11: Mixed Brochures, 1997-2011 Add to Shelf
Extent: 3 folders
Box-Folder 19.1: Poster Printing Materials, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 19.2: Poster Material: Metal Presses, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 19.3: Brochures Negatives and First Prints, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 20.1: Performance Posters, 1980-2000 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 20.2: National Performance Posters, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 20.3: Miscellaneous Posters, undated Add to Shelf
Series 2: Teaching and Educational Endeavors, 1993-2008 Add to Shelf
Series 2 contains educational materials for Obo Addy’s various school events and classes. This includes his elementary, high school, and University level work at Portland State University, Lewis and Clark, and Reed College. Materials included in this series are syllabi, class rosters, teaching materials, and correspondence between Obo Addy’s organization and the schools. The series also includes a sub-series containing materials for various Ghanaian drum and dance workshops taught by Obo Addy.
Sub-Series 1: K-12 Education Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.12: Open Meadow Materials, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.13: Open Meadow Curriculum, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.14: Open Meadow Handbook, 1998 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.15 - 2.19: Open Meadows, 2001-2006 Add to Shelf
Extent: 5 folders
Box-Folder 2.20: Peninsula, 2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.21: Lincoln High School, 2002-2006 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.22: Scappoose High School, 2000-2001 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.23: Hillside/MLL Classes, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.24: Reed College, 2002-2004 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.25: Portland State University Correspondence, 2001-2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.26: Portland State University Senior Capstone Project, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.27 - 2.30: Portland State University, 1997-2003 Add to Shelf
Extent: 4 folders
Box-Folder 2.31 - 3.2: Lewis and Clark College, 2003-2008 Add to Shelf
Extent: 4 folders
Box-Folder 3.3: IS 241 Contemporary Ghana Overseas Program, 2007 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.4: Educational Programs, 2002-2004 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.5: Event Guides for Schools, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.6: School Appearances, 2010 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.7: Scholastic Book "Oregon", undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.8 - 3.9: General Education Materials, 2004-2007 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 folders
Box-Folder 3.10 - 3.11: General Education Materials, undated Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 folders
Box-Folder 3.12 - 3.13: Lesson Plans, undated Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 folders
Box-Folder 3.14: Course Descriptions, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.15: YMCA, 2003-2004 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.16: George Middle School, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.17: Salem Schools, 2006-2007 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.18: Discovery Middle School, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.19: Roosevelt Elementary, 2002 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.20: Possible Educational Partnerships, 2003 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.21 - 3.23: Young Audiences, 1993-2004 Add to Shelf
Extent: 3 folders
Box-Folder 3.24: Stomp Project at John Ball Elementary, 2004 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.25 - 3.28: Young Audiences, 2004-2008 Add to Shelf
Extent: 4 folders
Sub-Series 2: Drum and Dance Workshops Add to Shelf
Sub-Series 1: Drum classes and workshops Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.29: Shriners Hospital, 2002 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.30: Emmanuel Hospital, 2002 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.31: Newport, Oregon, 2002-2003 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.32: Dishmen Kids, 2002 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.33: Intermediate Drumming, 2003 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.34: Center Space, 2004-2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.35: Class Cards, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.36: Drum Class Workshops, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.37: Drum Class Information, undated Add to Shelf
Sub-Series 2: Dance classes and workshops Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.38: Conduit, 2002-2003 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.39: Natures Classes, undated Add to Shelf
Sub-Series 3: Drum and Dance Workshops Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.40: Friendly House Classes, 2000-2003 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.41: House of Umoja, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.42: Costumes, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.43: Course Descriptions, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.44: Undated Workshops, undated Add to Shelf
Series 3: Photographs, 1980-2005 Add to Shelf
Series 3 includes photographs of Obo Addy, educational outreach, his bands Kukrudu and Okropong, and the annual trip to Ghana. The Series contains roughly 300 photographs.
Box-Folder 4.1 - 4.5: Educational Outreach Add to Shelf
Extent: 5 folders
Box-Folder 4.6 - 4.8: Performances Add to Shelf
Extent: 3 folders
Box-Folder 4.9 - 4.15: Ghana Trip Add to Shelf
Extent: 7 folders
Box-Folder 4.16 - 4.18: Photographs of Obo Addy Add to Shelf
Extent: 3 folders
Box-Folder 4.19: Photographs of Kukrudu Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.20: Photographs of Okropong Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 19.4: Large Photo Negatives, undated Add to Shelf
Series 4: Subject Files, 1970-2005 Add to Shelf
Series 4 includes awards given to Obo Addy from various organizations. Included within this series are the various correspondences between different agencies and Obo Addy including the Thara Memory Collaboration. In addition this Series 1ncludes material for the numerous tour locations for both Kukrudu and Okropong; these materials consist of rider contracts, stage plots, artist contracts, and venue materials. This series contains a subseries which includes letters from elementary schools and thank-you cards.
Sub-Series 1: Awards, Contracts, and Information on Ghana Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.1: Awards, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 20.5: Oversized Award, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.2: Information on Ghana, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.3 - 5.4: Contract Agreements, undated Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 folders
Box-Folder 5.5 - 5.6: Rider Contracts, undated Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 folders
Sub-Series 2: Agencies Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.7: Cadence Arts, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.8: Fame Agency, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.9: General Files, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.10: Misc. Agencies, 1970-1990 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.11: Music Notebook, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.12: Thara Memory Collaboration, 2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.13: Traditional Art Services, undated Add to Shelf
Sub-Series 3: Performances and Tour Documents Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.14: 95.5 FM Luv Jones, 2002 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.15: 1997-1998 Tours, 1997-1998 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.16: Association of Museums at the Convetion Center, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.17: Berkshire Farms, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.18: Big Bash, 2003 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.19: "The Bite", 2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.20: Bumbershoot Festival, 2004 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.21: California Tour, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.22: Canada Tour, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.23: Canada Touring, 2003 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.24: Cancer Survivor Celebration, 2003 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.25: Carmel California, 2002 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.26: Carolina Tour, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.27: City of Beaverton, 2004 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.28: Clark College, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.29: Clatsop Community College, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.30: Colby College, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.31: Colorado Springs, 2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.32: Dayton Contemporary Dance, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.33: East Coast Tour, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.34: Echo Theater, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.35: European Tour, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.36: First Alternative Co-op, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.37: Grass Valley, California, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.38: Harrison Festival, 2003 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.39: Harrison Hot Springs, 2003 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.40: Jamaica Tour, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.41: Kennedy Center, 1997-2003 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 5.42: Kukrudu Reunion, 1997 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.1: Lincoln Center, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.2: Lincoln Center Stage Plots, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.3: Methow Valley Stage Plots, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.4: Miscellaneous Gigs, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.5: Miscellaneous Performances, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.6: Montana Tour, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.7: New Mexico, 2002-2003 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.8: Northwest Tour, 2001 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.9: Okropong and Kukrudu Stage Plots, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.10: Oral History Conference, 2004 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.11: Oregon Zoo, 2003 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.12: Pearl District, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.13: Portland Community College Art Beat, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.14: Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, 2004 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.15: Quad City, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.16: Salem Central Library, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.17: Santa Cruz, California, 2002 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.18: Spokane, Washington, 2003 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.19: Summerfest, 2004 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.20: Tahoe Tour, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.21: Tour Contract Notebook, 2001-2003 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.22: University Performances, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.23: Utah Arts Council, 2003 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.24: Utah Tour - Las Vegas, Nevada, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.25: Venetian Theater, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.26: Venue Materials, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.27: Walla Walla, Washington, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.28: Western Artist Alliance Conference, 1999-2004 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.29: Williams, 2000 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.30: World Rhythm Festival, undated Add to Shelf
Sub-Series 4: Thank-You Cards and Letters Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.31 - 6.32: Cards and Letters, undated Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 folders
Box-Folder 6.33 - 6.34: Elementary School Thank-you letters, undated Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 folders
Subgroup 2: Homowo African Arts and Cultures Materials, 1980-2011 Add to Shelf
Homowo (formerly Homowa) African Arts and Cultures materials: This collection includes the Homowo orginization's Board of Directors records, minutes, and correspondence. Records of events and performances, promotional materials, and photographs are included. The group’s community outreach to schools and Portland, OR youth are represented. The annual Homowo Festival promotional and administrative records include venue, planning, volunteer records, and promotional media. Press materials and posters are housed in oversize storage.
Series 1: Administration, 1993-2011 Add to Shelf
This series contains board minutes that detail the organization’s mission statement, budget, and future planning. In addition, this series contains general administrative materials including website design contracts and planning, artist contracts, various correspondence with venues and orginizations both educational and professional, staff meeting schedules, and the Folk Arts Apprenticeship.
Sub-Series 1: Board of Directors Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.35 - 6.38: Meeting Minutes, 1993-2002 Add to Shelf
Extent: 4 folders
Box-Folder 6.39: Board of Directors Information Packet, 2003 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.40 - 7.1: Board Materials, 2004-2011 Add to Shelf
Extent: 4 folders
Box-Folder 7.2: Board Materials, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.3: Board Handbook, undated Add to Shelf
Sub-Series 2: Subject Files Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.4: Artist Contracts, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.5: Artist Meetings, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.6: Cheryl Brown Case, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.7: Folk Arts Apprenticeship, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.8: Miscellaneous Administration, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.9: Staff Meetings, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.10: Website Administration, undated Add to Shelf
Series 2: Grants, 1996-2008 Add to Shelf
Series 2 contains the various grants that were written by Susan Addy to gain funding for the Homowo Foundation. This includes information on the grants themselves, correspondence between the Homowo organization and the grant organizations, and several drafts of grant proposals.
Box-Folder 7.11: Allen Foundation, 2000-2004 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.12: Berni Grant, 2002-2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.13: Boeing, 1997-2004 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.14: Charlotte Martin, 2002-2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.15: Collins Foundation, 2001-2006 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.16: Hoover Family, 1998-2007 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.17: Jackson Foundation, 1996-2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.18: Letters of Recommendation, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.19: MAP Fund, 2002-2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.20: Metro-North Portland, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.21: National Heritage Fellowship, 1996 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.22: Oregon Arts Commission Council, 1997-2006 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.23: Oregon Community Foundations, 1995-2004 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.24: Oregon Cultural Trust, 2002-2008 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.25: Oregon State Senate, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.26: Portland General Electric, 2002-2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.27: Regional Arts and Cultural Council, 2003-2006 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.28: US Bank, 2002-2005 Add to Shelf
Series 3: Homowo Festival, 1990-2011 Add to Shelf
This series contains five sub-series pertaining to the Homowo festival and contains festival administration materials. This includes newsletters, operating pamphlets, and sponsorships for the festival. Additionally, the series contains an unspecified number of photographs of the festival itself ranging from 1995-2003, newspaper articles, press releases, and pamphlets about the festival. Furthermore, the series contains details on the transition from the Homowo Festival to the Storytelling Festival from 2001 to 2006. This includes Ghanaian stories and details the speakers for that given year. The series also contains a list of vendors at the Homowo festival, contracts and agreements, as well as the names of each vender from the years 2000-2005. Finally the series contains volunteer agreements, details, and contracts ranging from the years 1998-2004. The series includes approximately 400 photographs.
Sub-Series 1: Administration Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.29: Administration, 2003 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.30: Newsletters, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.31: Operational Pamphlets, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.32: Sponsorships, 2002 Add to Shelf
Sub-Series 2: Homowo Festival Photographs Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 8.1 - 8.3: Homowo Festival Photos, undated Add to Shelf
Extent: 3 folders
Box-Folder 8.4: Homowo Festival Photos, 2001 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 20.6: Homowo Oversized Photo, 2004 Add to Shelf
Sub-Series 3: Promotional and Publicity Materials Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 8.5 - 8.19: Press and Publicity Materials, 1990-2011 Add to Shelf
Extent: 15 folders
Box-Folder 8.20 - 8.21: Press and Publicity Materials, undated Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 folders
Box-Folder 20.4: Homowo Festival Posters, 1995-2003 Add to Shelf
Sub-Series 4: Storytelling Event Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 8.22 - 8.24: Storytelling, 2001-2006 Add to Shelf
Extent: 3 folders
Sub-Series 5: Vendors Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 8.25 - 8.27: Vendors, 2000-2005 Add to Shelf
Extent: 3 folders
Sub-Series 6: Volunteers Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 9.1 - 9.6: Volunteers, 1998-2004 Add to Shelf
Extent: 6 folders
Series 4: Immigration Files, 1980-2006 Add to Shelf
This series contains information on the various performers the Homowo organization brought from Ghana to perform with Obo Addy from the 1980s to 2005. This includes work visa requests, tax records and information.
Box-Folder 9.7 - 9.9: General Immigration Files, 1980-2006 Add to Shelf
Extent: 3 folders
Box-Folder 9.10: Addy, Akuyea, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 9.11: John, 2006 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 9.12: Kweki and Dora, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 9.13: Matthis and Esther, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 9.14: Niendows, 2004-2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 9.15: Okaoja, Charles, and Patience, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 9.16: Okaidja, 2001 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 9.17: Patience, 2001 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 9.18: Richard and Eric, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 9.19: Saii, Nai, undated Add to Shelf
Series 5: Outreach and Education, 1999-2007 Add to Shelf
This series contains three sub-series on the Homowo organization’s community outreach. The series contains community performances which includes posters for the performances venue requests. Additionally the series contains details for the Homowo Kids Summer Camp from 2003-2007. This sub-series contains information about the day camp and various activities. Finally, the series contains information on Rhythm Explosion, a concert put on by the Homowo organization in local Portland area schools.
Sub-Series 1: Community Performances Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 9.20: Hands on Portland, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 9.21 - 9.22: Neighborhood Performances, 2000-2002 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 folders
Box-Folder 9.23: Portland Youth Builders, undated Add to Shelf
Sub-Series 2: Day/Summer Camp Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 9.24 - 10.5: Day/Summer Camp, 2000-2007 Add to Shelf
Extent: 7 folders
Box-Folder 10.6: California Programs, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 10.7: Miscellaneous Camp Activities, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 10.8: Photographs, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 10.9: Student Artwork Files, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 10.10: Scheduling, undated Add to Shelf
Sub-Series 3: Rhythm Explosion Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 10.11 - 10.12: Rhythm Explosion, 1999-2003 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 folders
Series 6: Performance Materials, 1980-2011 Add to Shelf
Series VI contains various correspondence and advertisements in Dance Magazine and operating permits for the Homowo organization.
Box-Folder 10.13: Community Motive MCTV, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 10.14 - 10.15: General Files, 1980-2011 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 folders
Box-Folder 10.16: General Files, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 10.17: Newsletter, 2006-2008 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 10.18: Performance Scheduling, 2010-2011 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 10.19: Critical Mass, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 10.20: Dance Magazine, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 10.21: Performance Arts Registrar, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 10.22: Permits, 2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 10.23: Press, undated Add to Shelf
Subgroup 3: Obo Addy and Homowo Media, 1980-2008 Add to Shelf
This group contains various forms of media sources such as: VHS Tapes, Cassette Tapes, professional format studio reel-to-reel and video tapes, and CD/DVD formats. Performances of Obo Addy and his musical and dance organizations are represented in various forms of media. Photographs of Obo Addy and Homowo include professional studio images as well as undated/unsorted snapshots.
Series 1: Video Presentations, 1990-2005 Add to Shelf
Series 1 contains VHS recordings of the Homowo festivals from 1990-2004 and includes one undated Betamax tape. The series also includes various performances by Obo Addy and Kukrudu or Okropong from 1980-2005. Additionally, the series contains video of Obo Addy’s trip to Ghana, student outreach, promotional tapes in the Echo Theater and Crystal Ballroom, and drum courses. The series contains 141 VHS tapes, one Betamax tape, 6 Umatic tapes, and 12 recordable video cassette tapes.
Sub-Series 1: Homowo Festival Tapes Add to Shelf
Box-Item 11.1: Homowa Festival, 1990 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 11.2: Homowo Festival at Pioneer Square, 1990 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 11.3: Kukrudu-Second Annual Homowa Festival, 1991 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 11.4: Second Annual Homowo Performance, 1991 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 11.5 - 11.6: Second Annual Homowo Festival, 1991 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 VHS Tapes
Box-Item 11.7: Homowo Festival Obo Addy and Kukrudu, 1991 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 11.8 - 11.11: Homowo Festival, 1996 Add to Shelf
Extent: 4 videotapes
Box-Item 11.12: Homowo Festival Cathedral Park: Obo Addy and Kukrudu, 1996 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 11.13 - 11.19: Homowo Festival, 1997 Add to Shelf
Extent: 7 videotapes
Box-Item 11.20 - 11.25: Homowo Festival, 1998 Add to Shelf
Extent: 6 videotapes
Box-Item 11.26 - 11.29: Homowo Festival, 1999 Add to Shelf
Extent: 4 videotapes
Box-Item 11.30: Homowo Festival Ray Holman Steel Drums, 1999 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 11.31 - 11.36: Homowo Festival, 2001 Add to Shelf
Extent: 6 VHS Tapes
Box-Item 11.37: Homowo Festival, 2002 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 11.38 - 11.39: Homowo Storytelling Event, 2004 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 videotapes
Box-Item 11.40: Homowo Obo Addy and Kukrudu, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 11.41 - 11.43: Undated Homowo Festival, undated Add to Shelf
Extent: 3 videotapes
Box-Item 11.44: Homowo Festival Cheb Djamel, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 11.45: Obo Addy Festival Homowa Foundation Beta Max Tape, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.1: Homowo Sukutai and Nzuko, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.2: Yoka Enzenze, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.3: PGE "Homowo Festival", undated Add to Shelf
Sub-Series 2: Performance VHS Tapes Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.4: Obo Addy Performing at Children's Fair, 1987 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.5: Reggae Makossa, 1987 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.6: Round Robin Jazz Festival, 1987 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.7: Gig Harbor Jazz Festival, 1987 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.8: Obo Addy and Kukrudu: Then and Now, 1988 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.9: Obo Addy and Kukrudu at Carnegie Music Hall, 1988 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.10: Kusika: A Celebration of the Human Spirit, 1989 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.11 - 12.12: Celebrating the Drum, 1990 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 videotapes
Box-Item 12.13: Kukrudu Live, 1990 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.14: Music by Blue Lake, 1990 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.15: Industrial Park, 1993 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.16 - 12.17: Obo Addy at Pacific University, 1994 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 videotapes
Box-Item 12.18: NappaWorld Music, Theatre and Dance Performances, 1994 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.19: House of Umoja Benefit, 1994 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.20: Samsam, 1995 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.21: Maui Concert, 1996 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.22: Obo Addy, Kuiska and Zambezi Band, 1996 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.23: Jeanette Frame and Obo Addy at Agate Hall, 1996 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.24: National Heritage Awards Concert, 1996 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.25: Obo Addy and Kukrudu Dance, 1998 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.26: Crystal Ballroom, 2001 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.27: Blazers Halftime Show, 2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12: Echo Theater, 2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.28: World Beat Festival at Riverfront Park, 2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.29: Lewis and Clark College: Pulling at My Roots Concert, 2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.30: Obo Arts Festival, undated Add to Shelf
VHS videotape only contains audio.
Box-Item 12.31 - 12.32: Maui Arts and Cultural Center, undated Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 videotapes
Box-Item 12.33: Obo Addy at the Zoo, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.34: Obo Addy and Okropong Traditional Music of Ghana, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.35: Rhythm Consciousness, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.36: Moxgan, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.37: Bamaya-Abu, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.38: Abu and Dagomba Drumming, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.39: Obo Addy and Okropong Adru - Work in Progress, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.40: Morgan and Oboadi Tape #1, undated Add to Shelf
Sub-Series 3: Ghana Trip and Drumming VHS Tapes Add to Shelf
Box-Item 13.1: Doris Korbai Addy Beginning Medicine Training, 1999 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 13.2: Damba: Abu's Mother's Theater, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 13.3: Deer Festival Ghana, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 13.4: President Clinton in Ghana, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 13.5: Ghana Tape, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 13.6: Ghana Drum Making, 1993-1994 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 13.7: Zimbabwe: Nyaotother, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 13.8: Then and Now, undated Add to Shelf
Sub-Series 4: Promotional VHS Tapes Add to Shelf
Box-Item 13.9 - 13.16: Crystal Ballroom Promotions, undated Add to Shelf
Extent: 8 videotapes
Box-Item 13.17 - 13.22: Echo Theater Promotions, undated Add to Shelf
Extent: 6 videotapes
Box-Item 13.23 - 13.29: Obo Addy General Promotions, undated Add to Shelf
Extent: 7 videotapes
Sub-Series 5: Student Outreach/Information VHS Tapes Add to Shelf
Box-Item 14.1: Journey of the Drums, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 14.2: "Obo Addy", undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 14.3: Oregon Art Beats, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 14.4: Documentary by Lincoln High Schools, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 14: Obo (Pringle School, Salem) Young Audiences, 1998, , undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 14.5: Rough Cuts of Obo Addy from Lincoln High school, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 14.6: Ball School Video, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 14.7: "Unity in Da Community", 1996 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 14.8: Obo Addy's Okoropong: Performances and Educational Outreach, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 14.9: Music and Dance of Africa, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 14.10: Making a Community, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 14.11: Discussing African Music, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 14.12: Arts at the Heart of Learning, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 14.13: Obo Addy Demo Tape, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 14.14 - 14.15: Music and Culture in Ghana: Mr. Obo Addy of Ghana with Kapana and Chata Addy, undated Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 videotapes
Sub-Series 6: Video Cassettes Add to Shelf
Box-Item 14.16 - 14.17: Robin, undated Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 Cassettes
Box-Item 14.18: R.J.Concert, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 14.19 - 14.20: Norman, undated Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 Cassettes
Box-Item 14.21 - 14.23: Dean, undated Add to Shelf
Extent: 3 Cassettes
Box-Item 14.24 - 14.26: Obo, undated Add to Shelf
Extent: 3 Cassettes
Box-Item 14.27: Undated Cassette Tape, undated Add to Shelf
Series 2: Compact Discs and DVDs, 1994-2008 Add to Shelf
Series 2 contains CDs and DVDs of photos, audio, and video presentations. The series contains 50 CDs and DVDs.
Sub-Series 1: Audio Cassettes Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 10.24: Obo Addy Audio Cassette Tapes and Inlays, undated Add to Shelf
Sub-Series 2: Photo CDs Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.1: Obo Addy, Eric Griswold, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.2: Homowo from Jim Guadino, 2008 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.3: Homowo Pictures: Reprints, 2003 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.4: Homowo Photos, 2004 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.5: Photo #December 22, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.6: Final Reports Photos, 2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.7: Programming, 2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.8: Photo #2, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.9: Photo #3, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.10: Charles Maclean's Photo, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.11: Slide Show, 2006 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.12: Into Africa, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.13: Homowo: Metro North Photo, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.14: Photos from Lincoln Goat Day, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.15: Ball Photos, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.16: Okropong Promo Photos, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.17: Photos for Walgreen, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.18: Front/Back APAP Flyer, 2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.19: Homowo African Arts and Cultures, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.20: Homowo: Professional Posters, undated Add to Shelf
Sub-Series 3: Music CDs Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.21: Obo Addy Wawshishijay, 1994 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.22: Wawshishijay Computer Generated, 1994 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.23: Obo Addy-Okropong: Traditional Music + Dance of Ghana, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.24: Obo Addy Kukrudu Music, 2000 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.25: Homowo African Arts and Culture, 2002 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.26: Obo and Okropong: Kennedy Center Youth Show, 2003 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.27: Critical Mass, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.28: Obo Addy's Cries of our Mothers (Computer Generated), 2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.29: Obo Addy's Cries of our Mothers, 2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.30: Obo Addy PR: Alagao Songs, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.31: Master Drummer Obo Addy and Kukrudu, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.32: Le Boa with Obo Addy, undated Add to Shelf
Sub-Series 4: Promotional CDs Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.33: Homowo African Arts and Cultures, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.34: Promo Folder, 2004 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.35: 3 IP File Promo, 2007 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.36: Homowo Promo, 2005-2006 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.37: NEA, 2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.38: Obo Promo, 2001 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.39: Set Up for Promo, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.40 - 17.42: Obo Addy Promo, undated Add to Shelf
Extent: 3 CDs
Sub-Series 5: Information CDs and DVDs Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.43: Powerpoint for George Middle School, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.44: Critical Links Powerpoint, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.45: Obo Addy Ghanian Drum Workshop in Seattle (DVD), undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.46: A Glimpse of Ghana Curriculum, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.47: In My Country (DVD), undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.48: Arts for Learning, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.49: Grants, 2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 17.50: Grants, undated Add to Shelf
Series 3: Professional/Studio Format Media, 1980-1994 Add to Shelf
Series 3 contains professional broadcast materials and includes 13 Umatic video tapes both dated and undated.
Box-Item 15.1: Dub of Obo Addy, 1980 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 15.2: Obo Addy and Kukrudu at Homowo Festival, 1991 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 15.3 - 15.7: Second Annual Homowow Festival, 1992 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 15.8: Obo Addy Tape #5, 1993 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 15.9: Homowa Festival, 1994 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 15.10: Kukrudu in Ghana: Panafest, 1994 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 16.1 - 16.2: Maui Concert, 1996 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 items
Box-Item 16.3: Juke Joints and Jubilee, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 16.4: Reggae Makossa, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 16.5: Dub of Kwanzaa Special, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 16.6: Huneme School, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 16.7 - 16.8: African Ritual Then and Now, undated Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 items
Box-Item 16.9: Front Street Weekly, undated Add to Shelf
Series 4: Photographs - Unsorted, circa 1986 - circa 2000 Add to Shelf
Series 4 includes unsorted materials such as slides and photo negatives. The series contains approximately 400 color photos, 100 slides, and 300 negatives.
Box-Item 18.1 - 18.8: Unsorted and Undated Photographic Prints Add to Shelf
Extent: 8 folders
Box-Item 18.9 - 18.16: Unsorted and Undated Slides Add to Shelf
Extent: 8 folders
Box-Item 18.17 - 18.21: Unsorted and Undated Negatives Add to Shelf
Extent: 5 folders