Baule dignitary N'Goran Koffi with his linguist and elders, Kouassiblekro, Ivory Coast, Baule dignitary N'Goran Koffi with his linguist and elders, Kouassiblekro, Ivory Coast, Eliot Elisofon Field photographs, 1942-1972 [slide].eepa_01519.jpg (1230×840)
Kyaman chiefs and notables, Anna village, Ivory Coast, [slide]. Contained in: Eliot Elisofon Field photographs, 1942-1972 The photograph depicts Ebrie (now Kyaman) dignitaries wearing prestige clothes and regalias. .eepa_01546.jpg (1230×840)
Dan men wearing hat called tarboosh, Man region, Ivory Coast.The photograph depicts three men wearing black and white robes of locally woven cloth. Their red hats, Tarboosh, are similar to those worn by other Moslems further north. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Westinghouse Film and traveled to Africa from October 26, 1970 to end of March 1971. eepa_02708.jpg (840×1230)
Click on the photos to enlarge. For many more please explore at the Smithsonian Eliot Elisofon Archives here.