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  • Charles Melvin Sherrod oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Albany, Georgia, 2011-06-04.

    Charles Melvin Sherrod oral history interview conducted by Jo...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Sherrod, Charles
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-06-04

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  • John Carlos oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in New York, New York, 2013-08-18.

    John Carlos oral history interview conducted by David P. Clin...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Carlos, John P.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-08-18

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  • Seeger Family Concert

    Seeger Family Concert

    Mike, Peggy, and Pete Seeger with the Short Sisters perform at the Library of Congress March 16, 2007. Forms part of "How Can I Keep From Singing": A Seeger Family Tribute symposium and concert. videorecording | videorecording ; 133 min | Seeger Family Tribute Collection. (Source). March 16, 2007. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Seeger, Pete - Seeger, Mike - Seeger, Peggy - Short Sisters
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac

    Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac

    Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac performs Aztec dance from Pennsylvania, another in the 2009 Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Calmecac, Ollin Yoliztli
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009-06-18
  • Rosie Stewart in Concert

    Rosie Stewart in Concert

    Rosie Stewart, a singer from Co. Fermanagh in Ireland, performed in concert, including "Adieu to Lovely Garrison," as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Program at the Library of Congress co-sponsored by the American Folklife Center and The Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure/Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

    • Contributor: Stewart, Rosie
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007-05-09
  • Dog Tags: History, Stories & Folklore of Military Identification

    Dog Tags: History, Stories & Folklore of Military Identification

    The 100th anniversary of the official use of American personal identity tags, affectionately known as "dog tags," recently passed without fanfare. Dog tags are highly personal items to warriors of every service and to their families as well. Each dog tag carries its own human-interest story. The acts of receiving the dog tag, hanging it around the neck, and feeling it against the body ...

    • Contributor: Cucolo, Ginger
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2012-01-26
  • Legendary Folk Singer Odetta

    Legendary Folk Singer Odetta

    Peggy Bulger, director of the American Folklife Center, interviews folk singer Odetta, who was presented with the Living Legend Award by the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Holmes Felious Gordon, Odetta
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-11-03
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Panel

    Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Panel

    This panel discussion covered Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder with veterans living with the diagnosis and experts who work directly with PTSD-diagnosed veterans. Speakers included Jason Cain, Karen Lynn Fears, Richard Tedeschi, Gala True and David Williams.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-06-27
  • Interview with Jessica Horner, Naples, Italy, November 15, 2001

    Interview with Jessica Horner, Naples, Italy, November 15, 2001

    • Contributor: Horner, Jessica - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-15
  • Literatura de Cordel: Continuity and Change in Brazilian Popular Literature (Day 1)

    Literatura de Cordel: Continuity and Change in Brazilian Popu...

    Literatura de cordel, literally "string literature," refers to small popular books or chapbooks, predominantly from northeastern Brazil. They were often suspended from cords or strings, hung across marketplace stalls belonging to local poets during the late 19th and 20th centuries. Today, cordel chapbooks are still sold and performed on street corners and in markets throughout Brazil, but are more readily circulated through the Internet. ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-26
  • Coffeehouses: Folk Music, Culture & Counterculture

    Coffeehouses: Folk Music, Culture & Counterculture

    Since the 1950s, the history of the American folk music revival has been intertwined with the rise of coffeehouses and coffeehouse culture. This forum brings together notable coffeehouse producer Betsy Siggins from Boston's legendary Club 47, Caffe Lena History Project Founder and Producer Jocelyn Arem, filmmaker and documentarian Todd Kwait, and Baltimore-based performer and "open mic" organizer Rob Hinkal to explore folk music coffeehouses, ...

    • Contributor: Arem, Jocelyn - Hinkal, Rob - Groce, Nancy - Kwait, Todd - Siggins, Betsy - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2014-04-11
  • I Done What I Could: Occupational Folk Poetry in the Pacific Northwest

    I Done What I Could: Occupational Folk Poetry in the Pacific ...

    The dangers and difficulties of certain challenging occupations are sometimes expressed in the tradition of composing and reciting poems, often in the traditional ballad form of rhymed couplets. This tradition, best-known in the cowboy poetry of the American West, also occurs among other occupational groups and is still found among workers in the Pacific Northwest such as loggers, commercial fishers, and miners. Jens Lund ...

    • Contributor: Lund, Jens
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-12
  • Harry Blake oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Shreveport, Louisiana, 2013-10-03.

    Harry Blake oral history interview conducted by David P. Clin...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Blake, Harry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-10-03

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  • The Stations that Spoke Your Language: Radio and the Yiddish-American Cultural Renaissance (Day 2, afternoon)

    The Stations that Spoke Your Language: Radio and the Yiddish-...

    Leading Yiddish language and culture experts joined media scholars and Library of Congress specialists to address Yiddish radio in America: its history and cultural impact, its continuing influence on American media, and its multifaceted legacy. (Day 2, afternoon)

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-07
  • The Capital Pool Checkers Club: Tradition, Competition & Community in Washington DC

    The Capital Pool Checkers Club: Tradition, Competition & Comm...

    Ethnographic photographer Peggy Fleming spent three years photographing and interviewing the members of Washington's Capital Pool Checkers Club. Her resulting study, "Crown Me!" (2010), documents more than an interesting recreational club: it highlights a special place in the urban landscape where a group of men come together to share their personal memories, recall the history of their beloved city and create community. Fleming is ...

    • Contributor: Fleming, Peggy
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2011-03-18
  • The Sama Ensemble

    The Sama Ensemble

    The Sama Ensemble performed traditional Iranian music and dance as part of the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Ensemble, Sama
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007-04-25
  • Calvin Luper oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2011-05-24.

    Calvin Luper oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosni...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Luper, Calvin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-24

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  • The New Deal Legacy and Contemporary Scholarship, Part 1

    The New Deal Legacy and Contemporary Scholarship, Part 1

    The "New Deal" Franklin Delano Roosevelt had promised the American people began to take shape immediately after his inauguration on March 4, 1933. The multi-faceted social, cultural and fiscal recovery program aimed to reform and reinvigorate national life, and to end the Great Depression. Many New Deal administrators believed that art could be a part of the daily lives of all Americans, not just ...

    • Contributor: Various - Brannan, Beverly W. - Birney, Alice L. (Alice Lotvin) - Breiseth, Christopher Neri - Camp, Charles - Clark, Robert William - Cleary, Beth M. - Cole, John Young - Dimunation, Mark G. - Gottesman, Laura - Kalin, Andrea - Katzman, Laura - Kazin, Michael - Kerst, Catherine Hiebert - McDannell, Colleen - Morgan, Mindy J. - Peatross, C. Ford - Rachleff, Peter J. - Remsberg, Rich - Sapoznik, Henry - Tidwell, John Edgar - Wiltsey, Tom - Zvonchenko, Walter - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-03-14
  • Anxieties of Authorship & Ownership: Intellectual Property, Indigenous Collections & Decolonial Futures

    Anxieties of Authorship & Ownership: Intellectual Property, I...

    Jane Anderson discussed the philosophical and practical problems for intellectual property law and the protection of Indigenous/traditional knowledge resources and cultural heritage.

    • Contributor: Anderson, Jane - Anderson, Jane E.
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2013-04-03
  • Legends and Legacies Concert Celebrating Joseph T. Wilson and the National Council of Traditional Arts Collection

    Legends and Legacies Concert Celebrating Joseph T. Wilson and...

    videorecording | 1 videorecording; 176 min. | This concert forms part of the Legends and Legacies: An American Folklife Center Celebration of Public Folklore symposium events. (Source Note). September 10, 2009. (Date). This concert honors the life and work of Joseph T. Wilson and includes a presentation of the Library of Congress Living Legend Award to him by the Librarian of Congress. (Content). This ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Wilson, Joe - Sheehy, Daniel Edward - Sweet Heaven Kings - New Ballard's Branch Bogtrotters (Musical Group) - Mauchahty Ware, Tom - Mulvihill, Brendan - McComiskey, Billy - Wiggins, Phil - Douglas, Jerry - Dukes, Josh - Tieyah, Chester, Jr. - Ware, Tom, III - Olin, Julia - Billington, James H. - Bulger, Peggy A. - Obey, David R. - Moloney, Mick
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Built with Faith: Place Making and the Religious Imagination in Italian New York

    Built with Faith: Place Making and the Religious Imagination ...

    This presentation examines how Italian Americans create and use vernacular architecture, material culture, and ceremonial display to inscribe meaning on New York City's religious and cultural landscapes. Yard shrines, sidewalk altars, Christmas displays, and other creative productions transform everyday urban space into unique, communal sites of religiosity. Sciorra is especially interested in how people remember, imagine, and interpret the city, as well as people's ...

    • Contributor: Sciorra, Joseph
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009-09-23
  • Laborlore: Expressive Culture, Work Culture and the Art of Representation

    Laborlore: Expressive Culture, Work Culture and the Art of Re...

    This panel considers the artistic representations of work in a range of cultural and social contexts (Mexico, Texas, Nevada, San Francisco) and in a variety of media (graphic arts, video and material culture). The panel focuses on issues of self-representation, the aesthetics of portraying work culture for both inside and outside audiences and the ways in which members of working communities adapt old and ...

    • Contributor: Various - Alvarez, Maribel L - Ardery, Julia S. - Cannon, Hal - Dickens, Hazel - Eff, Elaine - Fleischhauer, Carl - Glaser Church, Susan - Johnson, Paula J. - Lewis, Anne - McCarl, Robert - McNeil, Bryan T. - Munoz, Michael S. - Purkey, Elaine - Roediger, David R. - Seeger, Mike - Spitzer, Nicholas R. - Wilson, Joe - Archie Green Fund for Labor Culture & History - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007-08-16
  • Seeger Tribute: Charles Seeger and Ruth Crawford Seeger

    Seeger Tribute: Charles Seeger and Ruth Crawford Seeger

    The Library of Congress celebrated the musical legacy of the Seeger Family during a two-day program, sponsored by the American Folklife Center, titled "How Can I Keep from Singing? A Seeger Family Tribute." Panelists were Betty Auman of the Library's Music Division, who discussed "Seeger Materials in the Library of Congress Music Division"; Judith Tick, Northeastern University, who talked about "Ruth Crawford Seeger's Legacy"; ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-03-16
  • Interview with Howard Marotto, Naples, Italy, November 26, 2001 (part 2 of 2)

    Interview with Howard Marotto, Naples, Italy, November 26, 20...

    • Contributor: Marotto, Howard - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-26
  • Songs of Robert Burns

    Songs of Robert Burns

    videorecording | videorecording ; 37 min | Forms part of Robert Burns at 250: Poetry, Politics, and Performance (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Bennett, Margaret - Miller, Ed - Kruesi, Margaret - Burns, Robert
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Alfred Moldovan oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York, 2011-07-19.

    Alfred Moldovan oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mo...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Moldovan, Alfred
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-07-19

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  • Robert G. Clark, Jr., oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Pickens, Mississippi, 2013-03-13.

    Robert G. Clark, Jr., oral history interview conducted by Joh...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Dittmer, John - Clark, Robert George
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-13

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  • Balla Kouyaté and World Vision

    Balla Kouyaté and World Vision

    Balla Kouyaté and World Vision of Massachusetts perform Malian music and songs at the Library of Congress, April 28, 2010. videorecording | videorecording ; 68 min | The performers refer to the language used as "Mandinka." (Content). Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). April 28, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Balla Kouyaté and World Vision - Kouyate?, Balla - Demba, Adjaratou
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Evans Derrell Hopkins oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Richmond, Virginia, 2011-07-07.

    Evans Derrell Hopkins oral history interview conducted by Jos...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Hopkins, Evans D.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-07-07

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  • Interview with Christina Rico, Naples, Italy, November 15, 2001

    Interview with Christina Rico, Naples, Italy, November 15, 2001

    • Contributor: Rico, Christina - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-15
  • Force and Violins: What the FBI Had on Folksingers

    Force and Violins: What the FBI Had on Folksingers

    Among the sufferings of those pursued during the McCarthy era, the situation of folksingers and folklorists was unique. Suspected by their government, they were hunted by the FBI almost everywhere. Thanks to the Freedom of Information Act, one can now know the extent of privacy crimes committed against Pete Seeger and other folklorists. For more than 20 years, the FBI and CIA conducted surveillance ...

    • Contributor: Dunaway, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-03-19
  • Traditional Greek Smyrneika Music from Massachusetts

    Traditional Greek Smyrneika Music from Massachusetts

    Sophia Bilides sings and plays santouri (Greek hammered dulcimer) and zilia (finger cymbals). Smyrneika songs arose out an urban population where the music of Greeks, Turks, Jews, and Armenians influenced each other in the early decades of the 20th century. This vibrant cultural scene was shattered when conflicts led to the 1922 Asia-Minor Catastrophe. The destruction of the port city of Smyrna (Izmir) led ...

    • Contributor: Bilides, Sophia
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2011-08-24
  • Oral History with Harmonia Band

    Oral History with Harmonia Band

    Members of "Harmonia" discuss the band's origins and the traditional folk music of Eastern Europe.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-07-11
  • Rancher Les Stewart Introduces the Workers on the Roundup

    Rancher Les Stewart Introduces the Workers on the Roundup

    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Vanishing Pasts, Ethnographic Presents and Digital Futures: The Case of the Maasai Audiovisual Archives

    Vanishing Pasts, Ethnographic Presents and Digital Futures: T...

    This international documentary training program is discussed. This program aims to provide indigenous communities with the technical and methodological skills needed to record, maintain and preserve aspects of their traditional cultural heritage and public representations. The presentation provides an inside perspective into the aims, goals and initial results from the program. It is jointly produced by the American Folklife Center at the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Shankar, Guha
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-04-07
  • William S. Leventhal oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in El Segundo, California, 2013-04-13.

    William S. Leventhal oral history interview conducted by Davi...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Leventhal, Willy S. (Willy Siegel)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-04-13

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  • Revolutionaries, Nursery Rhymes, and Edison Wax Cylinders: The Remarkable Tale of the Earliest Korean Sound Recordings

    Revolutionaries, Nursery Rhymes, and Edison Wax Cylinders: Th...

    On July 24, 1896, the pioneering ethnologist Alice Fletcher recorded six wax cylinders documenting the singing of three Koreans who were studying in Washington, D.C. Now housed in the American Folklife Center Archive, these cylinders have proved to be the earliest known recordings of Korean music. As interesting as the recordings themselves, are the extraordinary circumstances surrounding how they came to be made, as ...

    • Contributor: Provine, Robert
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009-01-27
  • Cultural Heritage Archives Symposium Session 5

    Cultural Heritage Archives Symposium Session 5

    The Cultural Heritage Archives symposium aims to energize the discussion of ethnographic archival thought and practice by presenting fresh and dynamic strategies for contemporary archival realities. This session covered sharing resources and featured Helena Zinkham, Melanie J. Meyers, Elaine Bradtke, Cynthia Byrd, Caroline Muglia and D.A. Sonneborn.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-27
  • Hicks family oral history interview  in Bogalusa, Louisiana, 2011-05-27.

    Hicks family oral history interview in Bogalusa, Louisiana, ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Hicks, Charles Ray - Hicks, Valeria Payton - Collins, Barbara Maria - Burras, Carol Cummings - Hicks, Robert Lawrence - Hicks, Darryl Robertson - Hicks, Gregory Vincent - Hicks Family
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-27
  • Borderlines/Borderlands: Culture and the Canadian-U.S. International Boundary: Panels 2 & 3

    Borderlines/Borderlands: Culture and the Canadian-U.S. Intern...

    Borderlines/ Borderlands: Culture and the Canada-US International Boundary, a free symposium featuring leading Canadian and US scholars, which will explore the history and culture of regions, communities, and their residents along the Canada-U.S. border. The morning session is presented. Panel 2: History along the Border/Case Studies with David Taylor speaking on "Canadian Resouces at the American Folklife Center," Steve Winick speaking on "Franco American ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-06-16
  • Hoop Dances by Dallas Chief Eagle and Jasmine Pickner

    Hoop Dances by Dallas Chief Eagle and Jasmine Pickner

    Two first place World Hoop Dance Champions have joined together to model and dance a vision of male and female balance, harmony and respect as traditionally practiced by their ancestors. Dallas Chief Eagle, Rosebud Sioux tribal member, and Jasmine Pickner of the Crow Creek Sioux tribe are both world-traveled hoop dancers. They performed as part of the American Folklife Center's Homegrown Concert Series.

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007-11-15
  • The Gannon Family

    The Gannon Family

    The Gannon Family performs Irish music and dance from Missouri, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Gannon Family
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2006-11-15
  • Simeon Wright oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Chicago, Illinois, 2011-05-23.

    Simeon Wright oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosn...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Wright, Simeon
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-23

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  • Hoop Dances by Dallas Chief Eagle and Jasmine Pickner

    Hoop Dances by Dallas Chief Eagle and Jasmine Pickner

    Dallas Chief Eagle of the Rosebud Lakota (Sioux) tribe and Jasmine Pickner of the Crow Creek Lakota (Sioux) tribe describe their tradition and perform hoop dances to Lakota songs at the Library of Congress, November 15, 2007. videorecording | videorecording ; 58 min | The first dance to a Lakota song is 26 minute into the program. (Content). Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). November 15, ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Herseth Sandlin, Stephanie - Bulger, Peggy A. - Graham, Andrea - Pickner, Jasmine - Chief Eagle, D.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Gwendolyn M. Patton oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Montgomery, Alabama, 2011-06-01.

    Gwendolyn M. Patton oral history interview conducted by Josep...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Patton, Gwendolyn M
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-06-01

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  • Moral Guardianship and the First-Amendment Rights

    Moral Guardianship and the First-Amendment Rights

    The author discussed censorship in america from the Gilded Age to the computer age.

    • Contributor: Boyer, Paul S.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-03-06
  • Harmonia: Music of the Danube to the Carpathians from Ohio

    Harmonia: Music of the Danube to the Carpathians from Ohio

    Harmonia presents traditional folk music of Eastern Europe, ranging from the Danube to the Carpathians. Its repertoire reflects the cultures of this region: Hungarian, Slovak, Ukrainian, Romanian, Croatian and Gypsy. Performed on authentic folk instruments, and styled after turn-of-the-century eastern-European Gypsy bands, their music is drawn from both the urban and rural traditions of eastern Europe. The musicians come from varied eastern-European backgrounds; in ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2013-07-11
  • Julia Matilda Burns oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Tchula, Mississippi, 2013-03-13.

    Julia Matilda Burns oral history interview conducted by John ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Dittmer, John - Burns, Julia Matilda
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-13

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  • The Evolution of Welsh Music

    The Evolution of Welsh Music

    Musician Gwilym Morus discusses the aspects of Welsh culture, the history of the Welsh folk tradition and performs some pieces of modern folk music.

    • Contributor: Morus, Gwilym
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-12-15
  • Roundup: Three-Day Cattle Drive

    Roundup: Three-Day Cattle Drive

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Smock, William
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1979-10-05
  • Legends and Legacies Concert: A Celebration of Public Folklore

    Legends and Legacies Concert: A Celebration of Public Folklore

    A Legends and Legacies concert celebrates Joseph T. Wilson and the NCTA Collection coordinated and produced by the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA).

    • Contributor: Wilson, Joe - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009-09-10
  • Interview with Howard Marotto, Naples, Italy, November 26, 2001 (part 1 of 2)

    Interview with Howard Marotto, Naples, Italy, November 26, 20...

    • Contributor: Marotto, Howard - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-26
  • A Buckaroo Conversation after a Morning's Work

    A Buckaroo Conversation after a Morning's Work

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Smock, William - Stewart, Fred - Winslow, Mel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1979-10-04
  • The Baler

    The Baler

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Nichols, Jesse "Tex - Purser, Margaret Sermons
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1982-07-10
  • Sodom Laurel Album Explores North Carolina Mountain Community

    Sodom Laurel Album Explores North Carolina Mountain Community

    The visual and oral history of a rural mountain community called Sodom Laurel, and one family steeped in the tradition of the area, are the focus of a new book and accompanying CD by Rob Amberg and Sheila Kay Adams.

    • Contributor: Amberg, Rob
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-04-21
  • Flory Jagoda and Friends

    Flory Jagoda and Friends

    Flory Jagoda, with friends Susan Gaeta, Howard Bass, and Tina Chancey, performs traditional Sephardic music from the former Yugoslavia and other parts of the world as part of the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The concert also marks the Library's celebration of Women's History Month.

    • Contributor: Bass, Howard - Chancey, Tina - Jagoda, Flory - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007-03-21
  • Bringing in the May

    Bringing in the May

    Jennifer Cutting describes and displays some of the folk traditions surrounding May Day (May 1) in Britain and the United States.

    • Contributor: Cutting, Jennifer
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-05-01
  • Borderlines/Borderlands: Culture and the Canadian-U.S. International Boundary: Panel 1 and Keynote Address

    Borderlines/Borderlands: Culture and the Canadian-U.S. Intern...

    The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress and the Embassy of Canada together with the provinces of Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec join in welcoming the public to Borderlines/ Borderlands: Culture and the Canada-US International Boundary, a free symposium featuring leading Canadian and US scholars, which explored the history and culture of regions, communities, and their residents along the Canada-U.S. border. The ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-06-15
  • Joan Trumpauer Mulholland oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Arlington, Virginia, 2013-03-17.

    Joan Trumpauer Mulholland oral history interview conducted by...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Dittmer, John - Mulholland, Joan Trumpauer
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-17

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  • Gandydancer

    Gandydancer

    Gandydancer performs traditional string band music from West Virginia as part of the American Folklife Center's Homegrown Concert Series.

    • Contributor: Gandydancer Stringband
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-12-12
  • Laborlore: Social Justice, the Environment and the Ethics of Collaboration

    Laborlore: Social Justice, the Environment and the Ethics of ...

    The panel examines the work that the participants have done in mining communities in the US South and West by beginning with a consideration of pioneer scholar George Korson, one of the most prolific collectors and publishers of mining folksong, folklore and cultural history. By linking Korson's focus on local economic and political concerns to larger global environmental and human rights issues in contemporary ...

    • Contributor: Various - Alvarez, Maribel L - Ardery, Julia S. - Cannon, Hal - Dickens, Hazel - Eff, Elaine - Fleischhauer, Carl - Glaser Church, Susan - Johnson, Paula J. - Lewis, Anne - McCarl, Robert - McNeil, Bryan T. - Munoz, Michael S. - Purkey, Elaine - Roediger, David R. - Seeger, Mike - Spitzer, Nicholas R. - Wilson, Joe - Archie Green Fund for Labor Culture & History - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007-08-16
  • Documenting the Freedom Struggle in Southwest Georgia

    Documenting the Freedom Struggle in Southwest Georgia

    Glen Pearcy and David Cline discuss Pearcy's documentary work with the Southwest Georgia Project, which documented local people at work and in their homes during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.

    • Contributor: Pearcy, Glen
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2014-02-27
  • Archie Green: The Making of a Working-Class Hero

    Archie Green: The Making of a Working-Class Hero

    This talk explores the relationship between folklorist Archie Green's formative political experiences at home, at school, and at work during the "Age of the CIO" and his subsequent development of "laborlore" as a public-oriented interdisciplinary field.

    • Contributor: Burns, Sean
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2012-05-01
  • The Stations that Spoke Your Language: Radio and the Yiddish-American Cultural Renaissance (Day 1)

    The Stations that Spoke Your Language: Radio and the Yiddish-...

    Leading Yiddish language and culture experts joined media scholars and Library of Congress specialists to address Yiddish radio in America: its history and cultural impact, its continuing influence on American media, and its multifaceted legacy. (Day 1)

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-06
  • John and Jean Rosenberg oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Prestonburg, Kentucky, 2013-08-15.

    John and Jean Rosenberg oral history interview conducted by D...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Rosenberg, John M. - Rosenberg, Jean Voelker
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-08-15

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  • Corsican Language & Expressive Culture

    Corsican Language & Expressive Culture

    Since the mid-20th century, a variety of social, economic and political factors have affected the cultural practices and conceptions of identity on the Mediterranean island of Corsica. Linguistic anthropologist Alexandra Jaffe discusses the Corsican language and Corsican expressive culture. She addresses both the island's shift towards the French language and the Corsican language revitalization movement that began in the early 1970s. Drawing on ethnographic ...

    • Contributor: Jaffe, Alexandra
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-12-02
  • Silent Film Clip of Captain Pearl R. Nye

    Silent Film Clip of Captain Pearl R. Nye

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1938-00-00
  • New Deal Resources: Preserving the Legacy, Part 1

    New Deal Resources: Preserving the Legacy, Part 1

    The "New Deal" Franklin Delano Roosevelt had promised the American people began to take shape immediately after his inauguration on March 4, 1933. The multi-faceted social, cultural and fiscal recovery program aimed to reform and reinvigorate national life, and to end the Great Depression. Many New Deal administrators believed that art could be a part of the daily lives of all Americans, not just ...

    • Contributor: Various - Brannan, Beverly W. - Birney, Alice L. (Alice Lotvin) - Breiseth, Christopher Neri - Camp, Charles - Clark, Robert William - Cleary, Beth M. - Cole, John Young - Dimunation, Mark G. - Gottesman, Laura - Kalin, Andrea - Katzman, Laura - Kazin, Michael - Kerst, Catherine Hiebert - McDannell, Colleen - Morgan, Mindy J. - Peatross, C. Ford - Rachleff, Peter J. - Remsberg, Rich - Sapoznik, Henry - Tidwell, John Edgar - Wiltsey, Tom - Zvonchenko, Walter - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-03-13
  • The southern journey of Alan Lomax : words, photographs, and music, Catalog Record

    The southern journey of Alan Lomax : words, photographs, and ...

    Tom Piazza discussed his new book, The Southern Journey of Alan Lomax: Words, Photographs, and Music, on February 20, 2013, in a lecture sponsored by Library of Congress Center for the Book and the American Folklife Center. The book was published by the Library of Congress in association with W.W. Norton & Company in 2013, with an introduction by folklorist William R. Ferris, and ...

    • Contributor: Piazza, Tom
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013
  • Archie Green Memorial: Remembering Archie

    Archie Green Memorial: Remembering Archie

    The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress hosted a two-day event including a tribute, a symposium, and a concert, honoring folklorists Archie Green and Joe Wilson, and celebrating the acquisition of the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) Collection by the Center's archive. The multifaceted event featured spoken tributes, musical performances, panel discussions, and rare glimpses at archival treasures, and was ...

    • Contributor: Wilson, Joe - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009-09-10
  • Interview with Irene Palad, Naples, Italy, November 16, 2001

    Interview with Irene Palad, Naples, Italy, November 16, 2001

    • Contributor: Palad, Irene - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-16
  • Sing Along with Pete Seeger

    Sing Along with Pete Seeger

    videorecording | videorecording ; 29 min | Forms part of the Seeger Family Tribute Collection (Source). Recorded at the Library of Congress (Venue). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Seeger, Pete
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007

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  • Interview with Allen Hamby, Naples, Italy, November 19, 2001 (part 1 of 2)

    Interview with Allen Hamby, Naples, Italy, November 19, 2001 ...

    • Contributor: Hamby, Allen - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-19
  • Cowboy Poetry: History, Origins, Influences, Forms

    Cowboy Poetry: History, Origins, Influences, Forms

    David Stanley discusses the history and development cowboy poetry in American culture as part of the Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Stanley has been researching cowboy poetry for nearly 20 years. Cowboy poetry in the United States dates back to the period of the long-distance cattle drives from Texas to Kansas that followed the Civil War, and it has ...

    • Contributor: Stanley, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-14
  • Wayne Newell and Blanch Sockabasin: Traditional Passamaquoddy Music From Maine

    Wayne Newell and Blanch Sockabasin: Traditional Passamaquoddy...

    Wayne Newell and Blanch Sockabasin perform Passamaquoddy songs and music at the Library of Congress, Septermber 16, 2009. videorecording | videorecording ; 65 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). September 16, 2009. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Sockabasin, Blanch - Newell, Wayne - Mundell, Kathleen - Bulger, Peggy A.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • H. Jack Geiger oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in New York, New York, 2013-03-16.

    H. Jack Geiger oral history interview conducted by John Dittm...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Dittmer, John - Geiger, Jack
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-16

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  • Dineh Tah Navajo Dancers

    Dineh Tah Navajo Dancers

    Dineh Tah Navajo Dancers perform traditional dances and songs at the Library of Congress, November 16, 2005. videorecording | videorecording ; 69 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). November 16, 2005. (Date). The members of this ensemble are from Arizona and New Mexico. Most are students at the University of New Mexico. (Biographical). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Dineh Tah Navajo Dancers - Bass, Howard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Phil Hutchings oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Oakland, California, 2011-09-01.

    Phil Hutchings oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mos...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Hutchings, Phil
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-01

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  • Blind Boys of Alabama I "Amazing Grace"

    Blind Boys of Alabama I "Amazing Grace"

    The Blind Boys of Alabama perform "Amazing Grace" at the Library of Congress, June 5, 2002. Forms part of the The Blind Boys of Alabama Concert Collection. videorecording | videorecording ; 4 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). June 5, 2002. (Date). Forms part of the The Blind Boys of Alabama Concert Collection. (Source Note). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Blind Boys of Alabama - Fountain, Clarence - Carter, Jimmy Lee
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
  • Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver

    Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver

    Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver perform at the Library of Congress, September 13, 2006. videorecording | videorecording ; 70 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). September 13, 2006. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Quicksilver (Musical Group) - Lawson, Doyle
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • The Harobed

    The Harobed

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Purser, Margaret Sermons - Stewart, Fred
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1982-07-08
  • Purcell Maurice Conway oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Saint Augustine, Florida, 2011-09-13.

    Purcell Maurice Conway oral history interview conducted by Jo...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Conway, Purcell Maurice
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-13

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  • Borderlines/Borderlands: Culture and the Canadian-U.S. International Boundary: Panels 4, 5 & 6

    Borderlines/Borderlands: Culture and the Canadian-U.S. Intern...

    Borderlines/ Borderlands: Culture and the Canada-US International Boundary, a free symposium featuring leading Canadian and US scholars, which will explore the history and culture of regions, communities and their residents along the Canada-U.S. border. Panel 4: Cultural Manifestations of the Border includes Laurie Ricou speaking on "Border Songs of Cascadia: Rain, Rivering, and Raven in the Pacific Northwest" and Nora Foster Stoval on "'American ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-06-16
  • Cowboy poet Paul Zarzyski and cowboy singer-composer Wylie Gustafson from Montana

    Cowboy poet Paul Zarzyski and cowboy singer-composer Wylie Gu...

    Paul Zarzyski and Wylie Gustafson perform songs and poetry at the Library of Congress, October 7, 2009. videorecording | videorecording; 60 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). October 7, 2009. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Zarzyski, Paul - Gustafson, Wylie - Bulger, Peggy A. - Seemann, Charlie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Give My Poor Heart Ease: Voices of the Mississippi Blues

    Give My Poor Heart Ease: Voices of the Mississippi Blues

    videorecording | videorecording; 55 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). February 17, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Ferris, William R.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Traditional Norwegian-American Dance Music From Virginia

    Traditional Norwegian-American Dance Music From Virginia

    Part of the Homegrown Concert Series, the Berntson family performs traditional Norwegian-American dance music from Virginia.

    • Contributor: Berntsons, The
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009-12-03
  • Locality & Nation: Civil Rights & Voting Rights in the Deep South, 1963-1966

    Locality & Nation: Civil Rights & Voting Rights in the Deep S...

    Thomas Jackson and Hasan Kwame Jeffries discuss the hard work of grass roots organizing of the civil rights movement that is often overlooked in histories. How well did national civil rights and voting legislation support their drive for authentic democracy and economic empowerment? Scholars uncover the lessons local organizers learned in the struggle against white violence and entrenched power in the Deep South.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-04-17
  • The 78 Project: Documenting Historic Sound in the Contemporary World

    The 78 Project: Documenting Historic Sound in the Contemporar...

    Since August 2011, Alex Steyermark and Lavinia Jones Wright have been traveling across the United States, recording contemporary musicians on a 1930s Presto disc recorder, and filming their journey for an ongoing web series and a recently completed feature film. During this event they screened the film, "The 78 Project Movie," answered questions about the project and their experiences, and demonstrated their process as ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-09-05
  • Gary Haleamau: Traditional Hawaiian Music from Las Vegas

    Gary Haleamau: Traditional Hawaiian Music from Las Vegas

    Gary Haleamau and his band perform traditional Hawaiian slack-key guitar from Nevada, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Haleamau, Gary
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-08-20
  • Sorting the Herd

    Sorting the Herd

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Smock, William
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1979-10-10
  • Gertrude Newsome Jackson oral history interview conducted by LaFleur Paysour in Marvell, Arkansas, 2010-11-22.

    Gertrude Newsome Jackson oral history interview conducted by ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Jackson, Gertrude Newsome - Paysour, Lafleur
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-11-22

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  • Mary Jenkins oral history interview conducted by Will Griffin in Albany, Georgia, 2013-03-09.

    Mary Jenkins oral history interview conducted by Will Griffin...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Griffin, Willie James - Jenkins, Mary F.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-09

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  • Folksongs of Another America: Field Recordings from the Upper Midwest, 1937-1946

    Folksongs of Another America: Field Recordings from the Upper...

    America's Upper Midwest is a distinctive region wherein a staggering array of indigenous, immigrant, and enslaved peoples have collectively maintained, merged, and modified their folk song traditions for more than two centuries. During the 1930s and 1940s, Sidney Robertson Cowell, Alan Lomax, and Helene Stratman Thomas set up field studios in homes, hotels, community halls, church basements, and parks throughout Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin ...

    • Contributor: Leary, Jim
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-07-18
  • Cultural Heritage Archives Symposium Session 6

    Cultural Heritage Archives Symposium Session 6

    The Cultural Heritage Archives symposium aims to energize the discussion of ethnographic archival thought and practice by presenting fresh and dynamic strategies for contemporary archival realities. This segment includes a panel on education and training and closing remarks by Nicole Saylor. Other speakers included Beth Davis-Brown, Doug Boyd, Elizabeth Call, Emanuel Valentin, Alexia Hudson-Ward, Shauna Collier, Holly Smith, Lori Harris and Cecilia L. Salvatore.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-27
  • Sam Young, Jr., oral history interview conducted by Will Griffin in Albany, Georgia, 2013-03-09.

    Sam Young, Jr., oral history interview conducted by Will Grif...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Young, Sam - Griffin, Willie James
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-09

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  • Work & Transformation: Panels 5, 6 & 7

    Work & Transformation: Panels 5, 6 & 7

    This symposium featured presentations by the 2010 recipients of the American Folklife Center's Archie Green Fellowships on their research and documentation of the culture and traditions of American workers in New York, Idaho, and Louisiana. Panels also included representatives of community-based documentation projects supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services concerning the role of America's libraries and museums as vibrant centers for ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-12-07
  • McIntosh County Shouters: Gullah-Geechee Ring Shout from Georgia

    McIntosh County Shouters: Gullah-Geechee Ring Shout from Georgia

    The McIntosh County Shouters perform Gullah-Geechee Ring Shout at a concert at the Library.

    • Contributor: Mcintosh County Shouters
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2010-12-02
  • Pete Seeger oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Beacon, New York, 2011-07-22.

    Pete Seeger oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnie...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Seeger, Pete
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-07-22

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  • Cowboy Poetry: History, Origins, Influences, and Forms

    Cowboy Poetry: History, Origins, Influences, and Forms

    videorecording | 1 videorecording: 63 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). September 14, 2996. (Date). Recorded at the Library of Congress. (Venue). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Stanley, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • We Had Sneakers, They Had Guns: The Kids Who Fought for Civil Rights in Mississippi

    We Had Sneakers, They Had Guns: The Kids Who Fought for Civil...

    As an illustrator and journalist, Tracy Sugarman covered the nearly one thousand student volunteers who traveled to the Mississippi Delta to assist black citizens in the South in registering to vote. Two white students and one black student were slain in the struggle, many were beaten and hundreds arrested, and churches and homes were burned to the ground by the opponents of equality. Yet ...

    • Contributor: Sugarman, Tracy
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009-05-05