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

    • 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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  • 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, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2014-04-11
  • Gary Haleamau

    Gary Haleamau performs traditional Hawai'ian music from Las Vegas at the Library of Congress, August 20, 2008. videorecording | videorecording ; 70 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). August 20, 2008. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Haleamau, Gary - Haleamau, Sheldeen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Ekwueme Michael Thelwell oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Pelham, Massachusetts, 2013-08-23.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Crosby, Emilye - Thelwell, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-08-23

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  • Virginia Simms George oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Northborough, Massachusetts, 2013-08-24.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Crosby, Emilye - George, Virginia Simms
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-08-24

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  • Carlos Nunez: Galician Bagpipes & Flutes

    A concert by bagpiper and flutist Carlos Nunez. Galicians trace their ancestry not only to Iberians but also to Celtic peoples, and their musical traditions reflect a connection to Ireland, Scotland, and Brittany. This concert features a special emphasis on the music collected by Alan Lomax in Galicia in the 1950s, which are part of the AFC archives, and which have inspired numerous musicians ...

    • Contributor: Nunez, Carlos
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-19
  • Ruze Dalmatinke Traditional Croatian Singing from Washington State

    Ruze Dalmatinke of Seattle, Washington presents traditional Croatian songs. Founded by sisters Binki Franulovic Spahi and Alma Franulovic Plancich who immigrated to the U.S. with their family after World War II, the group origianally sprang from their desire to preserve the songs of their native Dalmatia, but their repertoire has since expanded to include songs from throughout Croatia. Special guests Croatian Ambassador Josko Paro ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-07-18
  • Vanishing Pasts, Ethnographic Presents and Digital Futures: The Case of the Maasai Audiovisual Archives

    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
  • Sam Young, Jr., oral history interview conducted by Will Griffin in Albany, Georgia, 2013-03-09.

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

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  • 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
  • Interview with Mersadis Maffin, Naples, Italy, November 15, 2001

    • Contributor: Maffin, Mersadis - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-15
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
    • Date: 2002-06-05
  • Amos C. Brown oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in San Francisco, California, 2013-03-02.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Brown, Amos C. (Amos Cleophilus)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-02

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  • James Oscar Jones oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Austin, Texas, 2011-05-25.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Jones, James Oscar
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-25

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  • Ruby Nell Sales oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Atlanta, Georgia, 2011-04-25.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Sales, Ruby - Mosnier, Joseph
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-04-25

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  • 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 - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007-08-16
  • Laborlore: Expressive Culture, Work Culture and the Art of Representation

    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
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007-08-16
  • Old Cultures/New Contexts: Presenting the Traditional Music and Dance of Urban Immigrant Communities An Interview with Ethel Raim

    videorecording | 1 videorecording; 62 min | Botkin Lecture Series (Source). June 20, 2008 (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Raim, Ethel - Groce, Nancy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Catalog Record

    The southern journey of Alan Lomax : words, photographs, and music, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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
  • The Bajich Brothers Serbian American Tambura Music from Kansas

    The Bajich Brothers perform Serbian American Tambura Music from Kansas, Library of Congress, September 17, 2008. videorecording | videorecording ; 73 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). September 17, 2008. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Bajich Brothers (Musical Group)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Phil Wiggins and Corey Harris

    videorecording | videorecording ; 17 min | Forms part of Legends and Legacies: A Concert and Symposium Celebrating Joe Wilson and the NCTA Collection (Source). The first portion of this video is instrumental. The song, "Pony Blues" composed by Charley Patton begins at 5:50 minutes, followed by "Everybody Got to Change Sometime" composed by Taj Mahal and "Lynch Blues" composed by Correy Harris. (Content). ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Wiggins, Phil - Harris, Corey - Patton, Charley - Taj Mahal (Musician)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Alan Lomax -- The Man Who Recorded The World A Bio-ethnography

    videorecording | videorecording; 61 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). May 5, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Szwed, John F.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • The Stations that Spoke Your Language: Radio and the Yiddish-American Cultural Renaissance (Day 2, morning)

    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, morning)

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-07