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  • The Western Flyers

    The Western Flyers (Joey McKenzie, Katie Glassman and Gavin Kelso) perform in concert.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-02-02
  • North American Influence on a North Ireland Song Collection

    John Moulden, singer and author from Ulster, presented a lecture titled "North American Influence on a North Ireland Song Collection" 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. Included in his lecture was discussion of the Sam Henry Collection, the largest ...

    • Contributor: Moulden, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007-05-02
  • Margaret MacArthur

    Margaret MacArthur performs ballads and songs from Vermont, another in the Homegrown 2005 Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Macarthur, Margaret
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2005-06-21
  • Interview with Mersadis Maffin, Naples, Italy, November 15, 2001

    • Contributor: Maffin, Mersadis - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-15
  • Merita Halili and the Raif Hyseni Orchestra Albanian Music from New York

    videorecording | videorecording | Library of Congress (Venue). June 19, 2008 (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Halili, Merita - Raif Hyseni Orchestra
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Interview with Rosanne Wagner, Naples, Italy, December 2, 2001 (part 2 of 2)

    • Contributor: Wagner, Rosanne - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-12-02
  • 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
  • Baseball Americana Symposium 2009

    The second part of this symposium brings together panelists who discuss the different aspects of baseball in America. Baseball Hall of Famer Ernie Banks is featured as well as a rendition of "Take Me Out To The Ball Game."

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-03
  • 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
  • Barbara Edna Vickers oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Saint Augustine, Florida, 2011-09-13.

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

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  • Candie Carawan and Guy Hughes Carawan oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New Market, Tennessee, 2011-09-19.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Carawan, Guy - Carawan, Candie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-19

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  • The Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band

    The Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band from Indiana performing at the Library of Congress, October 13, 2010. videorecording | videorecording ; 63 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). October 13, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band - Lappin, Brian - Hardin, Doug - Norman, Greg - Todd, Kent - Austen, Theodocia Millich - Kay, Jon
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • James "Super Chikan" Johnson and Richard Christman

    James "Super Chikan" Johnson and Richard Christman performs Mississippi blues songs and music at the Library of Congress, May 23, 2006. videorecording | videorecording ; 62 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). May 23, 2006. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Super Chikan - Christman, Richard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Robert Burns at 250: Poetry, Politics and Performance: Day Two, Session 2

    To mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet, the American Folklife Center, in collaboration with the Scottish government as part of its Homecoming Scotland 2009 celebration, presented a free public symposium on Burns' life and work, as well as his impact on America and American culture. The afternoon featured a second panel discussion exploring Burns' relationship to the ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-02-25
  • Rediscover Northern Ireland 2008: I Am a Wee Weaver: Weaving and Singing in Northern Ireland

    Handloom weaving was dominated by men in 19th century Ireland. The Industrial Revolution changed that, enabling women to take the dominant role in the factory production of linen. In this talk, Maurice Leyden discusses the reasons for this historical shift, and the impact of this change on the traditions of singing and songwriting among weavers. To illustrate his lecture, Leyden sings songs composed by ...

    • Contributor: Leyden, Maurice
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-12-04
  • Literatura de Cordel: Continuity and Change in Brazilian Popular Literature (Day 2, morning)

    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
  • Lisa Anderson Todd oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Washington, D.C., 2013-06-24.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Crosby, Emilye - Todd, Lisa Anderson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-06-24

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  • Interview with Tyler Hautau, Naples, Italy, November 19, 2001 (part 1 of 2)

    • Contributor: Hautau, Tyler - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-19
  • 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
  • Mister Jelly Roll, Mister Lomax and the Invention of Jazz

    In 1938, Ferdinand Joseph Lamothe, also known as Jelly Roll Morton (1885-1941), sat down at a piano in the Library of Congress to record the first oral history of jazz. Seated nearby, asking questions and operating a small portable disc recorder, sat Alan Lomax, 23-year-old assistant in charge of the Library's Archive of American Folksong. Writer and jazz scholar John Szwed and pianist Dave ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-01-18
  • Native American Women Writers Discuss New Book, "Sister Nations"

    Native American women writers discuss new book, "Sister Nations."

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-03-04
  • Euvester Simpson oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Jackson, Mississippi, 2013-03-12.

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

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

    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
  • Northern Neck Chantey Singers

    videorecording | videorecording ; 17 min | Forms part of Legends and Legacies: Remembering Archie Green (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Northern Neck Chanty Singers
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Rich Remsberg: Hard Luck Blues: Roots Music from the Great Depression

    Showcasing American music and music making during the Great Depression, "Hard Luck Blues" presents more than 200 photographs created by the New Deal's Farm Security Administration photography program. With an appreciation for the amateur and the local, FSA photographers depicted a range of musicians sharing the regular music of everyday life, from informal songs in migrant work camps, farmers' homes, barn dances, and on ...

    • Contributor: Remsberg, Rich
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2010-06-02