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  • Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers

    Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers

    Concert by the Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers.

    • Contributor: Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2013-08-07
  • 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
  • Rediscover Northern Ireland 2008: I Am a Wee Weaver: Weaving and Singing in Northern Ireland

    Rediscover Northern Ireland 2008: I Am a Wee Weaver: Weaving ...

    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
  • Homeplace Mississippi: A Cultural Journey

    Homeplace Mississippi: A Cultural Journey

    To celebrate the recent acquisition of his work and to discuss his experiences in the 1970s as well as talk about his on-going work documenting life and culture in contemporary Mississippi, Michael Ford joins American Folklife Center archivist Todd Harvey for a program highlighting his work.

    • Contributor: Ford, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-06-05
  • Marce Lacouture with David Greely and Kristi Guillory: Cajun Music from Louisiana

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

    Marce Lacouture, David Greely, and Kristi Guillory perform traditional Cajun music at the Library of Congress. This concert is part of the Homegrown Concert Series, presented by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Lacouture, Marce
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2010-06-23
  • The Stations that Spoke Your Language: Radio and the Yiddish-American Cultural Renaissance (Day 2, morning)

    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, morning)

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-07
  • What's in a Name? AIDS, Vernacular Risk Perception and the Culture of Ownership

    What's in a Name? AIDS, Vernacular Risk Perception and the Cu...

    Since reports of the first cases of HIV/AIDS in the early 1980s, contemporary, or "urban," legends about origins of the virus, modes of transmission, deliberate infection, withheld treatment and minority genocide have proliferated. Told cross-culturally, AIDS legends recount HIV-filled needles in movie theater seats, pinpricks in drugstore shelf condoms, semen in fast food and HIV-positive sexual predators. Diane Goldstein explores the story-making activities that ...

    • Contributor: Goldstein, Diane - Goldstein, Diane E.
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2006-10-04
  • Sreevidhya Chandramouli

    Sreevidhya Chandramouli

    Sreevidhya Chandramouli of Portland, Oregon, performs vina music and Sanscrit songs of South India at the Library of Congress, August 20, 2009. videorecording | videorecording ; 64 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). August 20, 2009. Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Chandramouli, Sreevidhya - Sriji, Poovalur
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Margaret MacArthur

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

    Mary Jones oral history interview conducted by Will Griffin i...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Griffin, Willie James - Jones, Mary A.
    • 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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  • Alan Lomax -- The Man Who Recorded The World A Bio-ethnography

    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
  • 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
  • Wheeler Parker oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Chicago, Illinois, 2011-05-23.

    Wheeler Parker oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mos...

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

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  • The  Bar J Wranglers: Cowboy Music from Wyoming

    The Bar J Wranglers: Cowboy Music from Wyoming

    The Bar J Wranglers perform cowboy songs and music at the Library of Congress, October 2, 2008. videorecording | videorecording ; 61 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Date). October 2, 2008. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Bar J Wranglers (Musical Group) - Hatch, Anne F. - Humphreys, Scott - Humphreys, Bryan - Hodgson, Tim - Cook, Donnie - Rogers, Danny - Baxter, Jerry - Bulger, Peggy A.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Dale Jett and the Carter Singers perform a Carter Family Tribute

    Dale Jett and the Carter Singers perform a Carter Family Tribute

    Dale Jett and the Carter Singers perform a Carter Family Tribute at the Library of Congress, September 20, 2005. videorecording | videorecording ; 63 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). September 20, 2005. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Dale Jett and the Carter Singers - Wilson, Joe
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2005
  • Carrie M. Young oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Little Rock, Arkansas, 2011-09-26.

    Carrie M. Young oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mo...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Young, Carrie Lamar
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-26

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  • Seeger Tribute: Politics, Theory and the Folk Revival

    Seeger Tribute: Politics, Theory and the Folk Revival

    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 Bill Ivey, Vanderbilt University, who discussed "Theorizing Folk and Country Music"; Robert Cantwell, University of North Carolina, who spoke on "The Politics of Pete"; and Millie Rahn, independent folklorist, ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-03-16
  • Bar J Wranglers: Cowboy Music from Wyoming

    Bar J Wranglers: Cowboy Music from Wyoming

    The Bar J Wranglers perform cowboy music from Wyoming, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Wranglers, Bar J
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-10-02
  • 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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  • Unsung Heroes: A Symposium on the Heroism of Asian Pacific Americans During World War II (Morning Session)

    Unsung Heroes: A Symposium on the Heroism of Asian Pacific Am...

    The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center and the Library of Congress Asian Division Friends Society will co-host a special commemorative program honoring Asian Pacific American heroism during World War II. This session of the symposium includes Maj. Gen. Antonio Taguba's overview of the war in the Pacific Theater, Anna Chennault's recollection of her life with the Flying Tigers and Poet Vince ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-26
  • Libaya Baba: Garifuna Music & Dance from California & New York

    Libaya Baba: Garifuna Music & Dance from California & New York

    Libaya Baba means "Grandfather's Grandchildren." The group consists of three brothers Jeffrey, Kelsie, and Dayton Bernardez, and their cousin, Greg Palacio. Their first influence came from their grandfather, Cyril Antonio, and other master drummers of Dangriga, Belize. After migrating to Los Angeles, California, in the late 1970s, they felt the need to preserve their indigenous Garifuna culture, which has both Caribbean and West African ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-07-02
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 2008-09-17
  • Ruze Dalmatinke Traditional Croatian Singing from Washington State

    Ruze Dalmatinke Traditional Croatian Singing from Washington ...

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

    Interview with Tyler Hautau, Naples, Italy, November 19, 2001...

    • Contributor: Hautau, Tyler - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-19
  • Winyo: Benga & Traditional Music from Kenya

    Winyo: Benga & Traditional Music from Kenya

    Winyo performs traditional Luo songs infused with witty storylines, Afro fusion, Afro jazz, and Benga (a mix of contemporary music with traditional Kenyan Luo music in which the guitar is played to mimic a Luo eight-string lyre called a nyatiti). Winyo sings in Dholuo, Swahili and English.

    • Contributor: Winyo
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-07-01
  • 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
  • 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
  • Not the Same Old(Folk) Song and Dance: Field Recordings in the European Communities of the United States

    Not the Same Old(Folk) Song and Dance: Field Recordings in th...

    videorecording | videorecording; 52 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). July 27, 2006. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Barton, Matthew
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2006
  • 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
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 2006-04-12
  • Martha Prescod Norman Noonan oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Cockeysville, Maryland, 2013-03-18.

    Martha Prescod Norman Noonan oral history interview conducted...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Dittmer, John - Noonan, Martha P.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-18

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  • Agustín Lira and Alma / Quetzal Cantos de mi Cantón (Songs from My Home), Chicano Music from California

    Agustín Lira and Alma / Quetzal Cantos de mi Cantón (Songs fr...

    Two musical groups on one videorecording. videorecording | 1 videorecording | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). September 14, 2011. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lira, Agustín - Wells Solorzano, Patricia - Knypstra, Ravi - Alma (Musical Group) - Flores, Quetzal - Gonzales, Martha - Quetzal (Musical Group : Los Angeles, Calif.)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • 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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  • 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
  • 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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  • Virginia Simms George oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Northborough, Massachusetts, 2013-08-24.

    Virginia Simms George oral history interview conducted by Emi...

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

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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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  • Emmett W. Bassett and Priscilla Tietjen Bassett oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Grahamsville, New York, 2011-07-21.

    Emmett W. Bassett and Priscilla Tietjen Bassett oral history ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Bassett, Emmett W. - Bassett, Priscilla
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-07-21

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  • La Quinceanera: A Coming of Age Ritual in Latino Communities

    La Quinceanera: A Coming of Age Ritual in Latino Communities

    Norma Cantu, professor of English at the University of Texas at San Antonio, presented this talk as part of the Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The Quinceanera, the traditional coming-of-age celebration for Latinas, is an an elegant party on the girl's 15th birthday, highlighting God, family, friends, music, food and dance. Many questions emerge as one looks at this ...

    • Contributor: Cantu, Norma E. - Cantú, Norma E.
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2006-11-08
  • Luis Zapata oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Silver Spring, Maryland, 2013-06-27.

    Luis Zapata oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Crosby, Emilye - Zapata, Luis
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-06-27

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  • Interview with Frank Gonzales, Naples, Italy, November 16, 2001

    Interview with Frank Gonzales, Naples, Italy, November 16, 2001

    • Contributor: Gonzales, Frank - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-16
  • Kevin Doyle: Irish Step Dance

    Kevin Doyle: Irish Step Dance

    Performance by Irish step dancer Kevin Doyle.

    • Contributor: Doyle, Kevin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-09-18
  • 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
  • Interview with Mark Andrew Williams, Naples, Italy, November 10, 2001

    Interview with Mark Andrew Williams, Naples, Italy, November ...

    • Contributor: Williams, Mark Andrew - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-10
  • Barbara Lynn and Friends

    Barbara Lynn and Friends

    Barbara Lynn performs Texas Rhythm and Blues at the Library of Congress, November 18, 2009. videorecording | videorecording ; 58 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). November 18, 2009. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lynn, Barbara
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • 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
  • 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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  • 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
  • Joseph Echols Lowery oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Atlanta, Georgia, 2011-06-06.

    Joseph Echols Lowery oral history interview conducted by Jose...

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

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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 - Collection
    • Date: 2006-09-13
  • The Birmingham Sunlights

    The Birmingham Sunlights

    Gospel Quartet Birmingham Sunlights perform as part of the Homegrown 2005 Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Sunlights, Birmingham
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-12-07
  • Blind Boys of Alabama II  "Keep the Devil in the Hole"

    Blind Boys of Alabama II "Keep the Devil in the Hole"

    Blind Boys of Alabama perform "Keep the Devil in the Hole" 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). Forms part of The Blind Boys of Alabama Concert Collection. (Source Note). June 5, 2002. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Blind Boys of Alabama - Fountain, Clarence - Carter, Jimmy Lee
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
  • Amos C. Brown oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in San Francisco, California, 2013-03-02.

    Amos C. Brown oral history interview conducted by David P. Cl...

    • 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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  • An-Sky Ensemble Oral History

    An-Sky Ensemble Oral History

    Members of the An-sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble, who are performers as well as researchers of Yiddish music, discuss their history.

    • Contributor: An Sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2013-06-25
  • 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
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007-08-16
  • Gwendolyn Annette Duncan oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Saint Augustine, Florida, 2011-09-14.

    Gwendolyn Annette Duncan oral history interview conducted by ...

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

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  • Making a Way Out of No Way: Martin Luther King's Use of Proverbs for Civil Rights

    Making a Way Out of No Way: Martin Luther King's Use of Prove...

    For more than ten years Wolfgang Mieder has made the study of proverbs in political discourse one of his major research areas, particularly the role of proverbs at critical moments in American history. In this lecture he discusses his research for his most recent book, "Making a Way Out of No Way: Martin Luther King's Sermonic Proverbial Rhetoric" (2010). In barely 40 years of ...

    • Contributor: Mieder , Wolfgang - Mieder, Wolfgang
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2011-02-10
  • Decoration Day in the Mountains

    Decoration Day in the Mountains

    Decoration Day is a late spring or summer tradition that involves cleaning community cemeteries, decorating them with flowers, holding religious services in cemeteries, and having dinner on the ground. These commemorations seem to predate the post-Civil-War celebrations that ultimately gave us our national Memorial Day. Little has been written about this tradition, but it is still practiced widely throughout the Upland South, from North ...

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2011-07-07
  • 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
  • Women in the Persian Gulf War

    Women in the Persian Gulf War

    The Library's Veterans History Project commemorated Women's History Month with a landmark panel discussion on the contributions of women to the Persian Gulf War and the impact on women veterans in the more than 20 years since.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-03-27
  • 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
  • Collecting Jewish Cultural Treasures in a Post-WWII New York Lobby

    Collecting Jewish Cultural Treasures in a Post-WWII New York ...

    During the summer of 1948, only three years after the end of World War II, Ben Stonehill, a man devoted to Jewish culture, recorded recently-arrived Jewish survivors of the war who were temporarily housed in a hotel in upper Manhattan. The singers included men, women, and children. Stonehill collected over a thousand songs of many kinds: joyful as well as sad, mainly in Yiddish ...

    • Contributor: Isaacs, Miriam
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-11-13
  • 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
  • Interview with Nicole Roach, Naples, Italy, November 19, 2001

    Interview with Nicole Roach, Naples, Italy, November 19, 2001

    • Contributor: Roach, Nicole - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-19
  • 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
  • William Saunders oral history interview conducted by Kieran Walsh Taylor in Charleston, South Carolina, 2011-06-09.

    William Saunders oral history interview conducted by Kieran W...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Saunders, William - Taylor, Kieran Walsh
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-06-09

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  • Work & Transformation: Panels 1, 2 & Keynote

    Work & Transformation: Panels 1, 2 & Keynote

    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: 2010-12-06
  • Natasinh Dancers and Musicians

    Natasinh Dancers and Musicians

    The Natasinh Dancers and Musicians performed Lao music and dance from Iowa, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The Lao Natasinh Dance Troupe of Iowa, based in Des Moines, is a group of Lao dancers and musicians trained in the Natasinh style of performance--the traditional forms, techniques and character of performing arts taught at the Ecole National de ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2006-07-26
  • Tim Tingle & D.J. Battiest-Tomasi

    Tim Tingle & D.J. Battiest-Tomasi

    Both D.J. Battiest-Tomasi and Tim Tingle are enrolled as members of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and regularly participate in tribal events. Both also share relatives who came on the Trail of Tears from the original Choctaw homelands in Mississippi. They speak Choctaw as a part of their performances. They normally perform individually, but have been asked to perform together on this occasion.

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2011-06-29
  • The Will to Adorn: Reflections on African American Identity and the Aesthetics of Dress

    The Will to Adorn: Reflections on African American Identity a...

    Diana N'Diaye shares stories, observations, and insights from "The Will to Adorn," a community-centered research and public presentation project, which explores and examines the diversity of African American cultural identities as expressed through traditional arts of the body, dress, and adornment.

    • Contributor: N'Diaye, Diana - N'Diaye, Diana Baird
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2013-01-30
  • Interview with Lorenzo Maffin, Naples, Italy, November 15, 2001

    Interview with Lorenzo Maffin, Naples, Italy, November 15, 2001

    • Contributor: Maffin, Lorenzo - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-15
  • 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
  • Gerdan, Kaleidoscope of World Music

    Gerdan, Kaleidoscope of World Music

    Gerdan, which means "necklace" in Ukrainian, combines the inspired musicianship of Andrei Pidkivka (flutes of the world), Solomia Gorokhivska (violin) and Kalin Kirilov to present musical traditions of Ukraine.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-05-22
  • The  Star Spangled Banner

    The Star Spangled Banner

    videorecording | videorecording ; 2 min | Forms part of the Baseball Americana Symposium (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Reverb (Vocal Group) - Langley, Steve - Pinkney, Victor - Hunter, Chris - Edler, Troy - Owens, Kevin - Deering, Jason
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • 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
  • Los Texmaniacs: Traditional Conjunto Dance Music from Texas

    Los Texmaniacs: Traditional Conjunto Dance Music from Texas

    Los Texmaniacs mix the simplest yet finest ingredients of Texas music to create a sound solidly rooted in tradition, exploding with contemporary vitality. Their versatility has led them to perform at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, the International Accordion Festival, the Kennedy Center, the Governor of Texas Ball, and many major festivals overseas in countries such as Germany, Holland and Spain.

    • Contributor: Los Texmanics
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-11
  • The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings & the American Experience

    The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings & the Ame...

    Stephen Wade presents a talk related to the research for his recent book, "The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience," which takes as its starting point 13 iconic performances captured on Library of Congress field recordings between 1934 and 1942 in locations reaching from Southern Appalachia to the Mississippi Delta and onto the Great Plains. Through decades of research ...

    • Contributor: Wade, Stephen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-27
  • Walter Bruce oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Durant, Mississippi, 2013-03-11.

    Walter Bruce oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Bruce, Walter - Dittmer, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-11

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  • 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
  • Interview with Branden Montgomery, Naples, Italy, November 16, 2001

    Interview with Branden Montgomery, Naples, Italy, November 16...

    • Contributor: Montgomery, Braden - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-16
  • Natasinh Dancers

    Natasinh Dancers

    Natasinh Dancers of Iowa perform Lao dance, music, and songs at the Library of Congress, July 26, 2006. videorecording | videorecording ; 75 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). July 26, 2006. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lao Natasinh Dance Troupe of Iowa
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Cultural Heritage Archives Symposium Session 1

    Cultural Heritage Archives Symposium Session 1

    Cultural heritage archives serve as valuable repositories of memory and knowledge that document the ongoing community-based creativity of individuals and groups. During the past decade, there has been an increasing acknowledgement of the value and power of developing such archives at all levels, from very local and informal collections to large national and international repositories. Part one of this symposium included a keynote address ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-26
  • Kay Tillow oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Louisville, Kentucky, 2013-08-14.

    Kay Tillow oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Tillow, Kay
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-08-14

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  • 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
  • Korean Culture Art Program and Concert

    Korean Culture Art Program and Concert

    Musicians and artists from around the world traveled to participate in a program acknowledging and celebrating traditional Korean music, which includes the use of 17 instruments. The event is sponsored by the Korean Team of the Asian Division, the Asian Division Friends Society, Music Division, American Folklife Center, the Korea Foundation, and the KORUS House at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-29
  • The  Candidate's a Dodger

    The Candidate's a Dodger

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

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Seeger, Pete - Seeger, Mike - Seeger, Peggy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • 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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  • Gloria Hayes Richardson oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York, 2011-07-19.

    Gloria Hayes Richardson oral history interview conducted by J...

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

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  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 2006-10-18
  • Baseball Americana Symposium 2009

    Baseball Americana Symposium 2009

    Even those of us who love a day out at the ballgame probably spend more of our baseball time in and around our homes, with our families, friends and neighbors. This event explores the many ways we enjoy baseball at home, from watching it on TV, to following our favorite players and their all-important statistics, to playing baseball, softball and stickball in parks and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-03
  • 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
  • Ernest Adolphus Finney oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Columbia, South Carolina, 2011-06-08.

    Ernest Adolphus Finney oral history interview conducted by Jo...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Finney, Ernest A. (Ernest Adolphus)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-06-08

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  • The  McIntosh County Shouters

    The McIntosh County Shouters

    The McIntosh County Shouters perform ring shouts from Georgia at the Library of Congress, December 2, 2010. videorecording | videorecording ; 57 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Date). December 2, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Mcintosh County Shouters (Musical Group)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • 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
  • 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
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-03-13
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 2008-04-24
  • 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