• Squeeze This! A Cultural History of the Accordion in America

    Squeeze This! A Cultural History of the Accordion in America

    Polka, zydeco, and "Lady of Spain": If this is your idea of the only genres wherein the accordion flourishes, prepare to be enlightened by the history of this robust instrument's odyssey across the American musical landscape and its dramatic rise, fall, and rise again in 20th century popular culture.

    • Contributor: Jacobson, Marion - Jacobson, Marion S.
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2012-07-12
  • New Deal Resources: Preserving the Legacy, Part 2

    New Deal Resources: Preserving the Legacy, Part 2

    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
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-03-13
  • Francis McPeake Family Concert, May 16, 2007

    Francis McPeake Family Concert, May 16, 2007

    From March through May 2007, scholars and artists gathered at the Library of Congress and other venues in and around Washington, DC, to present and promote Northern Irish arts and culture through the Rediscover Northern Ireland Programme. The May events at the Library of Congress included an exciting and thought-provoking series of concerts and lectures and a special symposium. Together, they highlighted and focused ...

    • Contributor: Francis Mcpeake Family
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2007-05-16
  • 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
  • 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
  • Stirrups and Taps

    Stirrups and Taps

    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J. - Marshall, Howard W. - Gastañaga, Linda - Ahlborn, Richard E.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1978-07-25
  • The Harobed

    The Harobed

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Purser, Margaret Sermons - Stewart, Fred
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1982-07-08
  • 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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  • Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Palo Alto, California, 2013-04-15.

    Clarence B. Jones oral history interview conducted by David P...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Jones, Clarence B.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-04-15

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  • Lonnie C. King oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Atlanta, Georgia, 2013-05-29.

    Lonnie C. King oral history interview conducted by Emilye Cro...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Crosby, Emilye - King, Lonnie C.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-05-29

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  • Merita Halili and the Raif Hyseni Orchestra

    Merita Halili and the Raif Hyseni Orchestra

    Merita Halili and the Raif Hyseni Orchestra perform Albanian music from New York, celebrating 40 years of the Center for Traditional Music and Dance, as part of the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008-06-19
  • William Lucy oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Washington, D.C., 2013-06-25.

    William Lucy oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosb...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Crosby, Emilye - Lucy, William
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-06-25

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  • John Elliott Churchville oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2011-07-15.

    John Elliott Churchville oral history interview conducted by ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Churchville, John Elliott
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-07-15

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  • Unukupukupu Halau Hula

    Unukupukupu Halau Hula

    Unukupukupu is the traditional Halau Hula (Hula School) of Hawai`i Community College, Hilo, Hawai`i. Here ancient dances and songs, rooted in the sacred `Aiha`a Pele (Ritual Dance of Volcanic Phenomena) intermingle with the rigor of academic inquiry. To experience the particular fiery style of hula termed `Aiha`a Pele, one is trained to call up the fire within the body and to dance until sweat ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2012-06-26
  • Johnnie Ruth McCullar oral history interview conducted by Hasan Kwame Jeffries in Albany, Georgia, 2013-03-09.

    Johnnie Ruth McCullar oral history interview conducted by Has...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Jeffries, Hasan Kwame - McCullar, Johnnie Ruth
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-09

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  • Collecting and Performing Traditional Song in the Republic of Georgia

    Collecting and Performing Traditional Song in the Republic of...

    Ethno-musicologist, scholar and performer Malkhaz Erkvanidze talked about collecting traditional sacred and secular music in the Republic of Georgia as part of the Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Members of the Anchiskhati Choir assisted him with performance of material he and the members of his ensemble have collected.

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-11-17
  • 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
    • Date: 2006-11-15
  • I Feel So Good: The Life & Times of Big Bill Broonzy

    I Feel So Good: The Life & Times of Big Bill Broonzy

    A major figure in American blues and folk music, Big Bill Broonzy (1903-1958) left his Arkansas Delta home after World War I, headed north, and became the leading Chicago bluesman of the 1930s. His success came as he fused traditional rural blues with the electrified sound that was beginning to emerge in Chicago. This, however, was just one step in his remarkable journey: Big ...

    • Contributor: Riesman, Bob
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2012-11-16
  • Ben Payton and the Thundering Harps

    Ben Payton and the Thundering Harps

    Ben Payton's voice resonates with a passion for life and his skills as a guitarist evoke the tradition of the original Delta blues greats such as Robert Johnson, Tommy Johnson, Charley Patton and Son House. He performs with Steve Chester on rhythm guitar, Cyndi Clark on conga drums and Kindrick Hart on electric bass.

    • Contributor: Payton, Ben
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-05-25
  • Negrura Peruana

    Negrura Peruana

    Negrura Peruana of Hartford, Connecticut, performs Afro-Peruvian songs, music, and dance of Peru's African and criollo population at the Library of Congress, October 12, 2005. videorecording | videorecording ; 61 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). October 12, 2005. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Negrura Peruana
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • 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
  • Jamila Jones oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Atlanta, Georgia, 2011-04-27.

    Jamila Jones oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosni...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Jones, Jamila - Bishop, John Melville
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-04-27

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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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  • Interview with Rosanne Wagner, Naples, Italy, December 2, 2001 (part 2 of 2)

    Interview with Rosanne Wagner, Naples, Italy, December 2, 200...

    • Contributor: Wagner, Rosanne - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-12-02
  • Reverb

    Reverb

    Reverb performs a capella songs at the Library of Congress, February 7, 2007. videorecording | videorecording ; 62 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). February 7, 2007. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Reverb (Vocal Group)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • 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 to ...

    • Contributor: Leary, Jim
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-07-18
  • 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
  • Surati —Classical and Folk Indian Dance from New Jersey

    Surati —Classical and Folk Indian Dance from New Jersey

    Surati performs classical and folk East Indian music and dance at the Library of Congress, November 19, 2008. videorecording | videorecording ; 88 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). November 19, 2008. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Surati (Dance Group) - Roy, Rimli - Austen, Theadocia Millich - Todorova Pirgova, Iveta
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • 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
    • Date: 2012-01-26
  • Folklore and Seeing: Photographs from Cummins Prison

    Folklore and Seeing: Photographs from Cummins Prison

    In two separate decisions in 1969 and 1970, Holt v. Sarver I and II, U.S. District Judge J. Smith Henley declared the Arkansas prison system unconstitutional on the grounds that it was cruel and unusual punishment. This was the first time a state's prison system had been declared illegal, and the first time that a Federal judge ordered a state to radically change the ...

    • Contributor: Jackson, Bruce
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-03-25
  • 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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  • Grace Miller oral history interview conducted by Will Griffin in Albany, Georgia, 2013-03-09.

    Grace Miller oral history interview conducted by Will Griffin...

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

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  • Oral History with Traditional Artist Flory Jagoda

    Oral History with Traditional Artist Flory Jagoda

    In this interview with Howard Bass, singer and composer Flory Jagoda discusses her family and her life before, during, and after the Second World War and the influence these experiences had on her singing and songwriting.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-11-20
  • Geraldine Crawford Bennett, Toni Breaux, and Willie Elliot Jenkins oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Bogalusa, Louisiana, 2011-05-28.

    Geraldine Crawford Bennett, Toni Breaux, and Willie Elliot Je...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Jenkins, Willie Elliot - Breaux, Toni - Bennett, Geraldine Crawford
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-28

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  • Cultural Democracy in a Time of Diminished Resources

    Cultural Democracy in a Time of Diminished Resources

    Simply stated, "Cultural Democracy" is the notion that everybody's heritage and cultural expression is worthwhile and deserving of an equitable share of whatever resources are available. In recent years, Cultural Democracy has also gained traction as a descriptor for the whole realm of participatory, community-centered arts activities, practiced by millions of Americans everyday in their homes, backyards, public parks, places of worship, schools -- ...

    • Contributor: Graves, James Bau
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-07-22
  • Sonny Burgess and the Pacers

    Sonny Burgess and the Pacers

    Sonny Burgess and the Pacers perform rockabilly music from Arkansas, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Burgess, Sonny
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006-10-18
  • Robert McClary oral history interview conducted by Hasan Kwame Jeffries in Albany, Georgia, 2013-03-09.

    Robert McClary oral history interview conducted by Hasan Kwam...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Jeffries, Hasan Kwame - McClary, Robert
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-09

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  • Gandydancer

    Gandydancer

    Gandydancer, a string band from West Virginia performs at the Library of Congress December 12, 2007. Homegrown Concert Series. videorecording | videorecording ; 61 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). December 12, 2007. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Mullennex, Ron - Bing, Dave - Payne, Mark, Guitarist - Martin, Jim - Milnes, Gerald - Gandydancer
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Living and Building Between Tradition and Change: Vernacular Architecture in Northern Sweden

    Living and Building Between Tradition and Change: Vernacular ...

    Architect and folklorist Mats Widbom presented his research on the traditional building culture of Dalecarlia in Northern Sweden. In particular, he explored how the parstuga (double house) has been used and rebuilt over time in the parish of Lima. His research demonstrates that traditional culture, as expressed in architecture, is not something permanent; it need not have a particular appearance and derivation from the ...

    • Contributor: Widbom, Mats
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009-03-24
  • Sonny Burgess and The Pacers

    Sonny Burgess and The Pacers

    Sonny Burgess and the Pacers perform at the Library of Congress, October 18, 2006. videorecording | videorecording ; 54 minutes | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). October 18, 2006. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Burgess, Sonny - Pacers (Musical Group)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Steve Meisner Band

    Steve Meisner Band

    Accordion polka concert with the Steve Meisner Band.

    • Contributor: Meisner, Steve
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-08-25
  • Laborlore Keynote Address

    Laborlore Keynote Address

    Nick Spitzer presents a talk titled "In Katrina's Wake: The Building Trades in New Orleans." This presentation focuses on the historical and contemporary relationships of skilled building trades workers in New Orleans to the musical and visual culture of their place. Interviews with veteran workers in the local music and work communities point to the resilience and creative spirit of New Orleans communities as ...

    • Contributor: Spitzer, Nick
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-08-16
  • Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Gainesville, Florida, 2011-09-14.

    Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons oral history interview conducted by...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Simmons, Gwendolyn Zoharah
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-14

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  • Reverb

    Reverb

    Gospel/inspirational harmony group Reverb performs as part of the Library's celebration of African American History Month. The concert was also part of the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Reverb Ensemble
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2007-02-07
  • Suzan Shown Harjo Delivers the 2008 Native American History Month Keynote Address

    Suzan Shown Harjo Delivers the 2008 Native American History M...

    Native American activist, journalist and poet Suzan Shown Harjo delivered the keynote address for the Library's 2008 celebration of Native American Heritage Month. The theme was "Celebrating Tribal Nations."

    • Contributor: Harjo, Suzan Shown
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-11-13
  • Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York, 2011-07-18.

    Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mos...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Greenberg, Jack
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-07-18

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  • 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
  • R. Carlos Nakai: American Indian Flute Music from Arizona

    R. Carlos Nakai: American Indian Flute Music from Arizona

    R. Carlos Nakai performs American Indian flute music in a noontime concert in the Library's "Homegrown" series.

    • Contributor: Nakai, R. Carlos
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-11-17
  • 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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  • Euvester Simpson oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Jackson, Mississippi, 2013-03-12.

    Euvester Simpson oral history interview conducted by John Dit...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Dittmer, John - Simpson, Euvester
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-12

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  • Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver

    Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver

    Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver perform bluegrass and gospel music from Tennessee, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Lawson, Doyle
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006-09-13
  • David Mercer Ackerman and Satoko Ito Ackerman oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C., 2011-09-20.

    David Mercer Ackerman and Satoko Ito Ackerman oral history in...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Ackerman, David M. - Ackerman, Satoko Ito
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-20

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  • Haying Season (ca. 1945) (part 2 of 3)

    Haying Season (ca. 1945) (part 2 of 3)

    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J. - Kaser, Brad
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1945
  • Branding, Ninety-Six Ranch

    Branding, Ninety-Six Ranch

    • Contributor: Northrup, Tex - Stewart, Leslie J. - Fleischhauer, Carl - Smock, William
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1979-10-16
  • Thomas Walter Gaither oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2011-09-12.

    Thomas Walter Gaither oral history interview conducted by Jos...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Gaither, Thomas Walter
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-12

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  • One Place: Paul Kwilecki & Four Decades of Photographs from Decatur County, Georgia

    One Place: Paul Kwilecki & Four Decades of Photographs from D...

    While Paul Kwilecki (1928-2009) ranks among the most important American documentary photographers of the twentieth century, he is also one of the least well-known. "One Place" is about the evolution of an artist and the life of a community in southwest Georgia. Paul Kwilecki's years of photographing and writing about the place where he lived produced a body of work that not only reflects ...

    • Contributor: Rankin, Tom
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-10-30
  • Old Cultures/New Contexts: Presenting the Traditional Music and Dance of Urban Immigrant Communities

    Old Cultures/New Contexts: Presenting the Traditional Music a...

    Ethnographer and performer Ethel Raim, co-founder and artistic director of New York's celebrated Center for Traditional Music and Dance (CTMD), discusses her five decades of work with community-based traditional artists in urban America. Beginning at a time when to most Americans "folk music" was practically synonymous with rural and Anglo-Saxon, Raim built on her own interests in Balkan music and dance to document and ...

    • Contributor: Raim, Ethel
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008-06-20
  • Four masters of Chinese storytelling video collection : full-length repertoires of Yangzhou storytelling on video, 2001-2004

    Four masters of Chinese storytelling video collection : full-...

    The entire repertories of four master storytellers, Dai Buzhang, Fei Zhengliang (Fei Li), Gao Zaihua, and Ren Jitang (Ren Dekun) were recorded on video for the project "Large-scale Registration of Chinese Storytelling" from 2001 to 2003 in Yangzhou. In addition, a medium-length repertoire was told by Ren Dekun. Project co-leaders were Fei Li and Vibeke Børdahl, project assistant, co-editor and translator was Huang Ying, ...

    • Contributor: Dai, Buzhang - Fei, LI - Gao, Zaihua - Ren, Jitang - Børdahl, Vibeke
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Interview with Rosanne Wagner, Naples, Italy, December 2, 2001 (part 1 of 2)

    Interview with Rosanne Wagner, Naples, Italy, December 2, 200...

    • Contributor: Wagner, Rosanne - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-12-02
  • 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
  • The  Beehive Band: Mormon String Band music from Utah

    The Beehive Band: Mormon String Band music from Utah

    The Beehive Band: Mormon String Band music from Utah perform at the Library of Congress, April 24, 2008. videorecording | videorecording ; 66 | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). April 24, 2008. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Beehive Band
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Literatura de Cordel: Continuity and Change in Brazilian Popular Literature (Day 2, afternoon)

    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: 2011-09-27
  • Marce Lacouture with David Greely and Kristi Guillory Cajun Music from Louisiana

    Marce Lacouture with David Greely and Kristi Guillory Cajun M...

    videorecording | videorecording; 63 min. | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). June 23, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lacouture, Marce - Greely, David - Guillory, Guillory, Kristi - Owens, Maida - Ausetn, Theodocia
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
  • 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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  • Sreevidhya Chandramouli with Poovalur Sriji: South Indian Classical Music from Oregon

    Sreevidhya Chandramouli with Poovalur Sriji: South Indian Cla...

    Sreevidhya Chandramouli plays the vina, a plucked Indian lute with a fret board spanning three and a half octaves. She was trained in the Karaikudi vina tradition, the only school of south Indian vina players that goes back more than ten generations. Also featured is Poovalur Sriji on the mridangam.

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009-08-20
  • Scott Bates oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Sewanee, Tennessee, 2013-06-20.

    Scott Bates oral history interview conducted by David P. Clin...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Bates, Scott
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-06-20

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  • Ann Yao Trio Traditional Chinese Zheng Music from Florida

    Ann Yao Trio Traditional Chinese Zheng Music from Florida

    videorecording | 1 videorecording; 70 min. | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). July 27, 2011. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Yao, Ann - Chen, Yihan - Wang, Guowei
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Benton Flippen and the Smokey Valley Boys

    Benton Flippen and the Smokey Valley Boys

    Benton Flippen and the Smokey Valley Boys perform as part of the Homegrown 2005 Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Benton Flippen and the Smokey Valley Boys
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-08-17
  • Sama Ensemble

    Sama Ensemble

    The Sama Ensemble of Maryland performs Persian music and chants in Farsi at the Library of Congress, April 25, 2007. Concert sponsored by the American Folklife Center. videorecording | videorecording ; 55 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). April 25, 2007. (Date). Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress. (Venue). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Sama (Musical Group) - Turner, Rory P. B. - Analouei, Ali - Khorasani, Naser - Ameen, Bahman - Elizabeth, Audrey - Bibizadeh, Behnaz - Hosseini, Neda - Hosseini, Puneh - Shirzadi, Souri - Bulger, Peggy - Esmaeli, Hasti - Abrishami, Giti - Zolriasatein, Nazanin - Bloom, Steve, Percussionist
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • 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
  • The Beehive Band

    The Beehive Band

    The Beehive Band perform traditional Mormon string band music from Utah as part of the American Folklife Center's Homegrown Concert Series.

    • Contributor: The Beehive Band
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008-04-24
  • Clifford Browner oral history interview conducted by Hasan Kwame Jeffries in Albany, Georgia, 2013-03-09.

    Clifford Browner oral history interview conducted by Hasan Kw...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Browner, Clifford - Jeffries, Hasan Kwame
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-09

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  • Mildred Pitts Walter oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in San Mateo, California, 2013-03-01.

    Mildred Pitts Walter oral history interview conducted by Davi...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Walter, Mildred Pitts
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-01

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  • Amuma Says No: Traditional and Contemporary Basque Music from Idaho

    Amuma Says No: Traditional and Contemporary Basque Music from...

    Amuma Says No plays Basque music in a concert at the Library of Congress

    • Contributor: Amuma Says No
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-07-14
  • The Zionaires

    The Zionaires

    The Zionaires perform gospel music from Maryland and Delaware, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: The Zionaires
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008-07-24
  • Interview with Yasman Williams, Naples, Italy, November 16, 2001

    Interview with Yasman Williams, Naples, Italy, November 16, 2001

    • Contributor: Williams, Yasman - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-16
  • The Bajich Brothers: Tambura Music from Kansas

    The Bajich Brothers: Tambura Music from Kansas

    The Bajich Brothers perform tambura music from Kansas, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Brothers, Bajich
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008-09-17
  • 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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  • 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
    • Date: 2011-08-24
  • The  Steve Meisner Band Traditional and Contemporary Polka from Wisconsin

    The Steve Meisner Band Traditional and Contemporary Polka fr...

    The Steve Meisner Band performs traditional and contemporary Milwaukee Slovenian-style polka music and songs. videorecording | videorecording ; 65 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). August 25, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Steve Meisner Band - Meisner, Steve
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Laborlore: Collecting and Contextualizing Laborlore

    Laborlore: Collecting and Contextualizing Laborlore

    Through a case study approach, the panelists focus on a range of issues confronting documentary fieldworkers and their community collaborators in the arena of documenting and representing occupational lore and traditions. Focusing on maritime traditions and ranching culture, participants address the issues of how to frame labor culture and traditions for a broader public in the realm of the museum, the internet and live ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-08-16
  • David and Levon Ayriyan

    David and Levon Ayriyan

    David and Levon Ayriyan performed Armenian music from Rhode Island, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. David Ayirian plays Armenian dance music and is accompanied by his son on the dumbek, a Middle Eastern drum. The kemancha is one of the oldest stringed instruments from the Middle East. Played in ancient Persia, it has continued to be used ...

    • Contributor: Ayriyan, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006-04-12
  • Louise Broadway oral history interview conducted by Will Griffin in Albany, Georgia, 2013-03-09.

    Louise Broadway oral history interview conducted by Will Grif...

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

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  • D'Army Bailey oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Memphis, Tennessee, 2013-08-13.

    D'Army Bailey oral history interview conducted by David P. Cl...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Bailey, D'Army
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-08-13

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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
  • Open Mic: A Conversation with David Bromberg

    Open Mic: A Conversation with David Bromberg

    David Bromberg's genre-defying performance style and eclectic repertoire make him a great example of an outstanding artist who draws upon both tradition and personal creativity to captivate contemporary audiences. His second and equally successful career as a luthier (violin maker) and musical instrument expert will also be an important part of the conversation.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-03-31
  • The Two Worlds of the Pennsylvania Dutch

    The Two Worlds of the Pennsylvania Dutch

    The Pennsylvania Dutch culture, which is now over three centuries old and still evolving, is an American hybrid creation put together from Continental Europe, British Isles, and American building blocks in Southeastern Pennsylvania. While this culture is a unit linguistically, and in most other ways, it is divided down the middle by religion. The "two worlds" are those of the "Plain Dutch"--Amish, Mennonites, and ...

    • Contributor: Yoder, Don
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-05-05
  • Surati: Classical and Folk Indian Dance from New Jersey

    Surati: Classical and Folk Indian Dance from New Jersey

    Surati performs Indian classial and folk dance from New Jersey, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Surati Dance Group
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008-11-19
  • Take Me Out to the Library of Congress

    Take Me Out to the Library of Congress

    Librarian of Congress James H. Billington kicks off the Library's Baseball Americana Symposium with the help of Martha Madden, Ernie Banks and Rep. Zach Wamp. Baseball Hall of Famer Ernie Banks is presented with the Living Legend Award given by the Library of Congress.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-30
  • Reflections on Memory & History: Collecting New Oral Histories of the Civil Rights Movement

    Reflections on Memory & History: Collecting New Oral Historie...

    A half-century on, what remains to be learned of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement? Plenty, it turns out. Last year historian Joe Mosnier, together with videographer John Bishop, journeyed to twenty states to interview fifty individuals who, most as teenagers or young adults, gave themselves over to the civil rights struggle. This testimony -- urgent and immediate, but also refracted by memory and time ...

    • Contributor: Mosnier, Joe - Mosnier, Joseph
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2012-04-12
  • Opalanga Pugh African American storytelling from Colorado with Askia Touré on voice and drum

    Opalanga Pugh African American storytelling from Colorado wit...

    videorecording | 1 videorecording: 67 min | Storytelling, songs, and music, including songs and stories Pugh learned while traveling in Africa. (Content). Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). May 28, 2008. (Date). Opalanga Pugh died of cancer on June 5, 2010. (Biographical). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Pugh, Opalanga D.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • 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
    • Date: 2009-06-18
  • Major League Tassa

    Major League Tassa

    videorecording | 1 videorecording: 53 min | Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Major League Tassa (Performing Group)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • The Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band

    The Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band

    The Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band performs at the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-10-13
  • Interview with Anthony Brudios, Naples, Italy, November 19, 2001

    Interview with Anthony Brudios, Naples, Italy, November 19, 2001

    • Contributor: Brudios, Anthony - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-19
  • 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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  • Blind Boys of Alabama I

    Blind Boys of Alabama I

    Fresh from their Grammy win, the Blind Boys of Alabama present a free, lunchtime gospel concert on the steps of the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Blind Boys of Alabama
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-06-05
  • Dineh Tah Navajo Dancers

    Dineh Tah Navajo Dancers

    The Dineh Tah Navajo Dancers perform as part of the Homegrown 2005 Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian.

    • Contributor: Navajo Dancers, Dineh Tah
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-11-16
  • Audrey Nell Hamilton and JoeAnn Anderson Ulmer oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Saint Augustine, Florida, 2011-09-13.

    Audrey Nell Hamilton and JoeAnn Anderson Ulmer oral history i...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Hamilton, Audrey Nell - Ulmer, Joeann Anderson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-13

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  • Cantos de mi canton (Songs from My Home): Chicano Music from California

    Cantos de mi canton (Songs from My Home): Chicano Music from ...

    In a concert in celebration of Hispanic American Heritage Month, Agustin Lira and Alma & Quetza perform.

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-09-14