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Resource: AfriCaribe 
Address: P.O. Box 47375
Chicago, IL 60647
info@africaribe.net
773-879- 2123
Comments: African-Caribbean society dedicated to preservation, research, and presentation of Puerto Rican and Caribbean performing arts and culture. Provides lectures, workshops, and educational programming for children and adults. The website provides a directory of affiliated artists and performance groups.
Keywords: society societies illinois chicago caribbean puerto rican puerto rico african folk music folksong dance folk drama k-12 classes school research education public programs performance directory directories hispanic latino
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Resource: Alaska Native Knowledge Network 
Address: University of Alaska Fairbanks
PO Box 756730
Fairbanks AK 99775-6730
Comments: Online resource. Educational materials, publications, public programs, and online information. Publications are distributed by the University of Alaska Press. Produces curriculum materials, both published and on their website. Their website describes their organization as designed to serve as a "resources for compiling and exchanging information related to Alaska Native knowledge systems and ways of knowing." Provides an online directory: "Native Organizations, Conferences, and Educational Opportunities."
Keywords: alaska alaskan native alaskans american indians native americans indigenous peoples alaskan books publications cds audio recordings sound recordings videos moving image festivals conferences society societies folklore anthropology cultural studies internet resources indigenous peoples publisher publishers cultural atlases atlas maps education k-12 curricula curriculum directory directories
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Resource: American Anthropological Association (AAA) 
Address: 2200 Wilson Blvd., Suite 600
Arlington, VA 22201
703-528-1902
Serial Publication(s): American Anthropologist
http://www.aaanet.org/publications/ameranthro.cfm 
Anthropology News
http://www.aaanet.org/issues/anthronews/index.cfm 
Comments: US national organization for anthropologists. The website includes a resource guide: Anthropology Resources on the Internet. The AAA Guide is a published member directory. Anthropology News is a monthly newspaper. A list of sections of the society with links may be found on the website. The society and affiliated organizations publish several journals and monographs. A list of these publications is available online.
Keywords: publisher publications journals books monographs anthropology ethnology ethnography cultural documentation virginia conferences directory directories international north america
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Resource: American Folklife Center
Address: Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave, SE
Washington, DC 20540-4610
folklife@loc.gov
202-707-5510
Serial Publication(s): Folklife Center News
http://www.loc.gov/folklife/news/index.html
Comments: Federal organization. Library of Congress. US National repository for international ethnographic collections. Programs in performance and education, k-12 and adult. The site includes information about collections available in the Folklife Reading Room and catalogs available online. Selected collections are available online. The searchable online Folklife Sourcebook database provides information about and links to folklife organizations, education, serials, and internet resources around the world. The Folklife Resources for Educators database provides links to downloadable classroom materials for grades k-12. Lectures, concerts, and symposia events available online as webcasts (as available).
Keywords: federal archive archives folk dance folklore folklife folksong dance music fieldwork education public programs public sector organizations publications archival records photographs sound recordings cds audio recordings films moving image videos manuscripts photographs ephemera washington district of columbia sociolinguistics ethnology ethnography united states national international collections collection archive of folk culture homegrown concerts botkin washington dc concerts lectures symposia alan lomax benjamin botkin k-12 library of congress libraries publisher publishers serials newsletters research groups occupational folklore laborlore labor directories
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Resource: American Folklore Society Collection, Indiana University Scholar Works 
Comments: A repository for digital copies of reports, journal indexes, teaching materials, and meeting program booklets for the American Folklore Society. Collection materials are being made available online (in progress as of 2011).
Keywords: american folklore society american anthropolgical association folklife ethnography ethnology anthropology sociolinguistics ethnopoetics material culture cultural anthropology cultural studies language literature reports cultural teaching resources journal indexes policy ethnography history folklorists ethnomusicologists anthropologists scholarly societies scholarly associations scholarly conferences annual meetings
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Resource: The American Hungarian Folklore Centrum 
Address: American Hungarian Educators Association
178 Oakdene Ave Teaneck NJ 07666
201-836-4869
Comments: A division of the American Hungarian Educators Association, the Centrum was established for the dissemination of Hungarian traditional culture. The website provides links to other Hungarian American websites, networks, and organizations.
Keywords: society societies hungary hungarian american north america folk music folksong song dance new jersey web resource folklore
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Resource: American Nyckelharpa Association 
Address: PO Box 661
Lahaska PA 18931-0661
Comments: Non-profit folk music society for the preservation of the nyckelharpa (Scandinavian keyed and bowed instrument related to the violin). The website presents video and sound samples, lists of classes and instructors in the United States, a list of nyckelharpa makers, and a list of links to related internet resources.
Keywords: pennsylvania society societies folk music folksong nyckelharpa swedish key fiddle scandinavian musical instrument making instrument makers instructions videos audio recordings sound recordings
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Resource: American Studies Hypertext Projects 
Address: University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
Comments: Online resource. Presentations on various Americans from various walks of life. Mainly text with some images and sound. In addition to famous statesmen, journalists, scholars, and authors, the presentations include ex-slave narratives and WPA projects in Virginia.
Keywords: database internet resource african american studies slavery fountain hughs zora neale hurston sojourner truth henry david thoreau mark twain papers manuscripts audio sound recordings wpa virginia
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Resource: americanmorrisnews.org 
Serial Publication(s): American Morris Newsletter
Comments: Newsletter and directory. The American Morris Newsletter, formerly a print publication, is now available online on this website, as well as an online directory of American morris dance groups.
Keywords: morris dancing folk dance folk music sides publisher publications online magazine directory directories us national internet resource
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Resource: Anthropologists' Fund for Urgent Anthropological Research 
firebird@tdstelme.net
Comments: Fund for the study of threatened or disappearing cultures and languages. The site provides a bibliography of publications resulting from fellowships. See the website for additional contact information
Keywords: anthropology grants fellowships ethnology ethnography cultural documentation folklife folklore sociolinguistics linguistics indigenous peoples native international united kingdom languages
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Resource: Anthropology Graduate Schools 
Comments: Online resource. Database of graduate programs in anthropology. Site by Education Dynamics, LLC.
Keywords: directories graduate education MA PhD
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Resource: Anthropology Resources 
Address: Department of Anthropology
John Munroe Hall, Room 135
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716
Comments: Resource list from the Department of Anthropology, University of Delaware.
Keywords: resource directories anthropology ethnology delaware
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Resource: Archive of Maori and Pacific Music 
Address: The University of Auckland,
Private Bag 92019
Auckland
+64 9 373 7999
Comments: "World's largest ethnographic sound collection relating to the Pacific." A list of publications related to the archive is available online.
Keywords: pacific oceania maori maaori māori new zealand archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts sound recordings audio recordings ethnomusicology pacific studies folk music folksong indigenous native peoples publications oceania ethnology folklore ethnomusicology anthropology
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Resource: Arquivo Público do Estado do Espírito Santo
Address: Rua Sete de Setembro
414 - Centro - Vitória - Espírito Santo
Caixa Postal 85 - CEP: 29.001-970
(27) 32.23.75.24
Comments: The public archive of the State of Espírito Santo, Brazil. Collections include an immigrant project, collections related to indigenous peoples of Brazil, and more. Provides digitized collection materials online. Website in Portuguese. The website includes a list of links to archives in Brazil.
Keywords: brazil south america archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs portuguese language native south americans native americans american indians indigenous peoples indios botocudos ethnology anthropology folklore
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Resource: Asia-Pacific Digital Library 
Address: Kapi'olani Community College
4303 Diamond Head Road
Honolulu, HI 96816
808-734-9000
Comments: Online presentations derived from primary source materials from the Kapiolani Community College Library special collections. Includes cultural, scientific, and historical materials.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection ethnobotany folklore japanese americans hawaiian hawaii hawai'i hawai'ian folk ethnobotany medicine herbalism herbs taiwan oahu ahupua'a
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Resource: Association for Chinese Music Research 
Address: Department of Music
University of Hawaii at Manoa
fredlau@hawaii.edu
Serial Publication(s): Association for Chinese Music Research Newsletter and Reports
http://www.acmr.info/content/acmr-newsletter 
Comments: Chinese musical research society. Newsletter (1987-1994, 2008 - ) and Reports (1995 - ) available online in PDF. PDF documents require the free Adobe Reader. Also publishes a bibliography online.
Keywords: hawaii hawai'i society societies chinese music china asia asian publisher publishers publications international research groups monographs reports newsletters serials resource
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Resource: Banjo Newsletter 
Address: PO Box 3418
Annapolis, MD 21403-0418
bnl@infionline.net
800-759-7425
Serial Publication(s): Banjo Newsletter
http://www.banjonews.com/ 
Comments: Online resource. Publisher. The website provides interviews, articles, sample sheet music, and audio clips. Publisher of the Banjo Newsletter, a magazine.
Keywords: publisher publishers publications magazines serials banjo sheet music instruction
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Resource: California Arts Council
Address: 1300 I St., Suite 930
Sacramento, CA 95814
Comments: State arts organization. Includes educational programming for k-12. Gives grants. The website includes a directory of various arts resources events in the state.
Keywords: california public sector organizations public programs education arts directory directories
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Resource: CD Publications 
Address: 8204 Fenton Street
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Comments: Publisher of grant directories, newsletters, reports, and instructional information for grant applicants. Includes resource information designed for communities, educators, social service organizations, and American Indian organizations.
Keywords: publisher publications publishers grants awards directories newsletters education k-12 social services native americans american indians community resources
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Resource: Center for Applied Linguistics 
Address: 4646 40th Street NW, Washington DC 20016
info@cal.org
202-362-0700
Comments: CAL is a private, nonprofit organization working to improve communication through better understanding of language and culture. It has earned a national and international reputation for its contributions to the fields of bilingual, English as a second language, literacy, and foreign language education; dialect studies; language policy; refugee orientation; and the education of linguistically and culturally diverse adults and children. Conducts research. Provides online directories related to language and culture, language education, and English as a second language. Publishes books, recordings, CD-Roms, and videos on topics related to CAL research projects and educational outreach.
Keywords: dialects linguistics sociolinguistics dialectology language and culture languages education k-12 research english as a second language bilingualism multilingualism refugee integration spanish bosnia bosnians somali bantu iraq meskhetian ethiopia ethiopians tanzania congo nepal nepalese tutsi burundians turkey turks appalachia appalachians refugees district of columbia washington dc audio recordings sound recordings videos cd-roms publisher publications publishers
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Resource: Centro de Tradições Nordestinas 
Address: Rua Jacofér, 615 - Bairro do Limão
São Paulo - SP - CEP 02712-070
Comments: Center for the traditions of Northeastern Brazil that provides venues for performers, presentations of foodways, and other events presenting the regional cultures. The website has information about various aspects of Northeastern traditional and popular culture. The site also provides contact information for artists and performers. The website is in Portuguese.
Keywords: brazil south america northeast nordest folk music folksong ethnomusicology folklore ethnology dance folk arts foodways society societies são paulo performance carnivals fiestas festivals religion public sector organizations public programs
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Resource: Centro Nacional de Folclore de Cultura Popular, Rio de Janeiro
Address: Rua do Catete, 179 e 181
Catete - Rio de Janeiro
Brazil
21 2285-0441
Comments: National organization that develops and implements programs and projects for study, research, documentation, dissemination and promotion of expressions of knowledge and practices of the Brazilian people. Produces public programming. Maintains an archive and library of popular literature, woodblock prints, books, and journals. A project documents the making of hammocks in Limpo Grande. The Centro has produced a DVD on folklore studies, which is also available as a webcast on the website. Includes a thesaurus project in folklore and popular culture. A department of the Brazilian Ministry of Culture. The site includes some online exhibits relating to folk art and culture and a catalog of holdings, including their large collection of literatura de cordel. Site in Portuguese.
Keywords: public sector organizations federal folklore folklife folk music folksong dance folk arts arts and crafts weaving textiles hammocks cultural studies popular culture anthropology ethnography ethnology thesaurus libraries library archives archive archival collections museum museums poetry manuscripts chapbooks folhetos cordel block prints woodcuts woodblock prints books journals brazil brazilian south american hispanic research groups exhibits exhibitions online collections publications DVD
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Resource: Ceolas 
Comments: Online resource for Celtic music and song, including databases for artists, music tune clips, tours, festivals books, instruments, music reviews, dance, and more.
Keywords: folk music folksong celtic scotland scottish ireland irish wales welsh breton brittany galacia spain canada us directory directories database resource bibliography ethnomusicology
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Resource: City Lore 
Address: 72 East First Street, #1
New York, NY 10003-9322
citylore@citylore.org
212-529-1955
Serial Publication(s): City Lore
C.A.R.T.S. Newsletter
Comments: Non-profit folklife programming and research organization focusing on the various cultural groups of New York City. Its magazine is available with membership. Sponsors C.A.R.T.S., an educational project providing instructional materials, in-school programming, and a web catalog for K-12 teachers and students. Maintains a research archive, primarily of photographs. Publishes books from the collections.
Keywords: new york folklore folk arts music dance education educational materials ethnography public sector organizations public programs publications publisher publishers magazines serials books archive archival collections manuscripts photographs sound recordings audio recordings videos films moving image oral history festivals new york city folklore urban traditions community ethnic ethnicity september 11 2001 foodways parades textiles puerto rican italian jewish caribbean immigration migration folk music folksong haitian native americans american indians indigenous peoples brazilian hispanic latino africa europe arabs families c.a.r.t.s. carts occupations occupational folklore laborlore labor research groups
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Resource: Council for the Arts and Humanities for Staten Island 
Address: Snug Harbor Cultural Center
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY 10301
Comments: Arts council that includes a folklife program. Produces public programs and awards grants. Provides arts program support for schools. Documents the work of traditional artists. Site includes a blog for the folk arts program. Site includes a searchable artist registry.
Keywords: public sector organizations new york staten island public programs grants awards education directories research documentation ethnography artists
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Resource: Dandemutande 
Address: PO Box 94
Winlaw BC V0G 2J0
email@dandemutande.com
Serial Publication(s): Dandemutande Magazine
http://www.dandemutande.org/Magazine/ 
Comments: Dealer in sound recordings, videos, magazines, and books, primarily related to cultures of southern Africa. The website also includes Dandemutande Magazine — an online journal of Zimbabwean music, a resource guide that includes an international directory of performers, and instructions for signing on to a discussion group.
Keywords: serials periodicals magazines Zimbabwean Music african world music audio recordings sound recordings instruments publications internet resource directory performers musicians singers publisher publishers cds dealer canada british columbia
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Resource: DC Bluegrass Union 
Address: PO Box 903
Warrenton, VA 20188
Comments: Non-profit folk music society serving the National Capitol region (DC, Maryland, and Virginia). The website includes a blog, a list of artists in the region, a list of area bluegrass music instructors, a calendar of events, and other information.
Keywords: virginia society societies washington dc district of columbia maryland regional bluegrass folk music folksong directories instructors artists musicians performance
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Resource: De Proverbio 
Address: Wolfgang Mieder
Waterman Building
University of Vermont
Burlington, Vermont 05405-0160
Serial Publication(s): Proverbium
http://www.deproverbio.com/Proverbium.php 
Comments: Online forum for proverb research. Publishes a journal, Proverbium (formerly De Proverbio). Has published compilations of works from the online journal. Provides a list of books and CDs with links to a vendor.
Keywords: publisher publishers publications journals serials proverbs folklore books cds sound recordings audio recordings
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Resource: Department of Anthropology, Columbia University 
Address: 452 Schermerhorn Extension
1200 Amsterdam Avenue, MC 5523
New York, NY 10027
212-854-4552
Comments: Higher education program. Undergraduate and graduate programs in anthropology. Faculty biographies, a calendar of events, and a list of dissertations (author, title, and date) from 1901 to the present are available on the website.
Keywords: undergraduate graduate education BA MA PhD anthropology ethnology folklore ethnography new york international conferences lectures dissertations
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Resource: Department of Folkloristics, Estonian Literary Museum 
Address: Vanemuise 42
51003 Tartu
mare@folklore.ee
+372 7 377 740
Serial Publication(s): Folklore: Online Journal of Folklore
http://www.folklore.ee/folklore/ 
Comments: Comprised of research groups in minor forms (riddles and proverbs), folk religion, narrative research, and media. Conducts ethnographic fieldwork in Estonia and the Baltic region (collected data is preserved in the Estonian Folklore Archive). Compiles reference texts and textbooks in ethnology and folklore. The online journal Folklore is published jointly with the Estonian Folklore Institute. Archives associated with this program are listed separately.
Keywords: estonia estonian folklore narratives folk religion belief proverbs riddles folk arts folk music folksong kalevala finnish finland ritual lectures conferences seminars publications journals serials publisher publishers europe library libraries research groups
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Resource: Digital Tradition Folksong Full Text Search (via The Mudcat Cafe) 
Comments: Online resource. Folksong database and online forum.
Keywords: folksong song folk music database resource directory directories forum internet discussion list ethnomusicology
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Resource: Docuseek Film and Video Finder 
Comments: Internet resource. Database for locating independent documentary and social science films and videos. Search results include a short description, information on appropriateness for different ages or grade levels, and links to the publisher or distributer.
Keywords: database resource documentaries video moving image film ethnography anthropology ethnology folklore social science international us national canada k-12
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Resource: Double Toe Times 
Address: P. O. Box 1352
St. Albans, WV 25177
doubletoetimes@aol.com
Serial Publication(s): Double Toe Times
Comments: Publisher. Directory. Online resource. The website provides access to an online clogging forum, as well as a directory of clogging groups in the US. Publishes the clogging magazine Double Toe Times.
Keywords: clogging dance folk music publications magazines serials west virginia us national forum directory directories publisher publishers
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Resource: Dulcimer Players News 
Address: P.O. Box 278
Signal Mountain, TN 37377
423-886-3966
Serial Publication(s): Dulcimer Players News
Comments: Online resource. The website provides podcasts, a calendar of events, and online articles. Publishes Dulcimer Players News, a quarterly magazine with a CD. Back issues available.
Keywords: publications magazines serials audio sound recordings cds dulcimer dulcimers instruction
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Resource: Earthwatch Institute International Headquarters 
Address: 3 Clock Tower Place, Suite 100
Box 75
Maynard, MA 01754
info@earthwatch.org
1-800-776-0188
Comments: International organization providing grants for scientific field research in various disciplines. Also has offices in the United Kingdom, Australia, and Japan (see the website for details). The website provides informations about funded expeditions seeking researchers.
Keywords: grants ethnography research fieldwork international massachusetts funding united kingdom england australia japan asia europe
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Resource: The Educational CyberPlayGround 
Comments: Online resource. A guide to US K-12 educational resources by Karen Ellis. See especially "Linguistics," "Songs NCFR," "Transdisciplinary," and "Music Education" for folklore and cultural studies materials.
Keywords: education k-12 online resource folk music folksong song language linguistics cultural studies folklore anthropology curricula schools directory directories us national
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Resource: Encyclopedia Mythica (tm), M.F. Lindemans 
Comments: Online resource. Encyclopedia of world mythology, folklore, epics, and classical legends.
Keywords: internet resource myths mythology epics international folklore legends arthurian folk tales storytelling narrative belief encyclopedias
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Resource: Ethnographics Gallery 
Address: Centre for Social Anthropology and Computing
University of Kent at Canterbury
Comments: Online resource for ethnographic photographs. Site also provides lists of social anthropology internet resources and organizations.
Keywords: anthropology folklore ethnology ethnography photographs photograph internet resource directory directories gallery europe
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Resource: Ethnomusicology, Folk Music, and World Music 
Address: University of Washington Music Library
Seattle, WA
Comments: Online resource.
Keywords: folk music folksong ethnomusicology world music internet resource directory directories
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Resource: The European Research Centre on Migration and Ethnic Relations (ERCOMER) 
Address: Faculty of Social Sciences, Utrecht University
Comments: Research center and online resource. The Centre's mission is "to actively encourage, support and promote comparative research in the fields of international migration and ethnic relations within the European context." ERCOMER publishes books, online papers, and annual reports. The website includes various resource lists of schools, research centers, internet resources, internet discussion groups, and conferences and other events.
Keywords: graduate education internet resource directory directories research ethnicity ethnic groups immigration diaspora migration cultural policy books reports monographs sociology social science anthropology folklore europe publisher publishers publications research groups
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Resource: Folk Alliance Australia 
Comments: Traditional performing arts society. The website includes directories of clubs, venues, festivals, folk music radio programs, performers, instrument makers, traditional arts publications, traditional arts organizations, and other related resources in Australia. See the website for contact information.
Keywords: society societies folklore folksong folk music dance australia education conferences performance concerts conference directory directories
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Resource: Folk Alliance International 
Address: PO Box 285
Memphis, TN 38101
fa@folk.org
901-522-1170
Comments: Networking and advocacy organization serving folk music and dance societies in the US and Canada. "Folk Alliance International exists to foster and promote traditional, contemporary, and multicultural folk music and dance and related performing arts." Membership includes access to a listserv. The website includes membership information, a blog, and information about upcoming events. The Alliance holds an annual conference.
Keywords: tennessee society folklore folksong folk music dance us national international education conferences canada directory directories canadian north america
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Resource: Folk Alliance Region - West (FAR-West) 
Comments: Traditional performing arts society. The website includes a list of links to other traditional arts societies in the region. See the website for contact information.
Keywords: california oregon washington nevada arizona idaho hawai'i hawaii alaska society societies folklore folksong folk music dance us western regional education conferences north america artists venues performance concerts conference awards
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Resource: Folk Alliance Regional Midwest (FARM) 
Comments: Traditional performing arts society. The website includes directories of artists, venues, and festivals in the midwestern US (select "links" in the top menu).
Keywords: society societies folklore folksong folk music dance us midwest regional education conferences directory directories north america artists venues performance concerts conference ohio michigan illinois indiana missouri kansas kentucky iowa minnesota nebraska north dakota south dakota wisconsin
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Resource: The Folk Narrative Section, American Folklore Society 
Comments: American Folklore Society Section (scholarly society). The website includes a bibliography on fairy tales and another on tale type and motif indexes.
Keywords: folklore society societies narrative storytelling oral tradition bibliography
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Resource: The Folk Song Index 
Comments: Online resource. Database of folksongs in books. A collaborative project of Oberlin College and Sing Out!. Searchable by title, first line, author, and book. Search provides a list of bibliographic sources for songs.
Keywords: folk song folksong index database online resource reference
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Resource: FolkClub Online 
webmaster@folkclub.com
Comments: Online resource. International directory of web links to societies, festivals, performers, and resources related to traditional performance and folklore. Also includes some popular and classical music resources. Site includes a directory of Australian bush poets. The site also has some developing areas, including a play list of tracks from various artists. Strongest in resources from Australia, the Pacific, the United States, Canada, and Europe.
Keywords: directory directories international australia internet resource festivals artists venues societies folksong folk dance australian poets oral poetry audio sound recordings north america ireland united kingdom europe asia pacific oceania indigenous peoples
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Resource: Folklife Resources for Educators
Address: American Folklife Center
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave, SE
Washington, DC 20540
Comments: Online resource. Database of educational resources in folklife and cultural studies for K-12 teachers and students, presented by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress. Former title: A Teacher's Guide to Folklife Resources.
Keywords: education k-12 curricula folklife oral history cultural studies internet resource federal washington dc
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Resource: Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts 
Address: University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
Comments: Online resource. Electronic text collection edited and/or translated by D.L. Ashliman. Tales from around the world accompanied by citations, essays, maps, and photographs.
Keywords: internet resource electronic texts myths mythology epics folklore folk tales storytelling narrative pennsylvania
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Resource: Folklore Program, Utah State University 
Address: Utah State University
Logan, UT 84322-3200
ssiporin@english.usu.edu
801-750-2728
Comments: Higher education program. B.A. and M.A. programs in American Studies with a concentration in folklore. The website includes an online presentation from an ethnographic collection, the Grouse Creek Cultural Survey, a joint project of Utah State University and the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
Keywords: undergraduate graduate school college program BA MA education online resource ethnography ethnographic collection grouse creek cultural survey
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Resource: Folklore Studies at George Mason University 
Address: Fairfax, VA 22030
myocom@gmu.edu
Comments: Higher education program. This website provides access to folklore resources at George Mason, including links to academic programs. George Mason offers an M.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in folklore, B.A. in American studies with a concentration in folklore.
Keywords: graduate undergraduate school college program BA MA education
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Resource: Folkmusic.org 
Comments: Directory. Online resource. Provides databases of folk music and song, artists, organizations, businesses, and internet forums.
Keywords: database directory directories folk music folksong performance artists forums discussion groups list organizations businesses resource ethnomusicology
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Resource: Folkore and Mythology Electronic Texts 
Comments: Compilation of available electronic texts by D. L. Ashliman. Browsable by topic. Bibliographic informaiton is provided, as well as useful links to folklore and mythology sites.
Keywords: folklore folk tales folktales myths mythology electronic texts
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Resource: fRoots 
froots@frootsmag.com
Serial Publication(s): Folk Roots Magazine
Comments: Publisher of Folk Roots Magazine and online resource. In addition to subscription information and contents of the current issue, the website includes audio files, online reviews, charts of best selling albums, and an online forum.
Keywords: folk roots magazines serials folk music folksong cds internet resource forum europe sound audio recordings publisher publishers
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Resource: Grimm's Fairy Tales 
Comments: Online resource. Electronic text of the 1914 edition. Presentation of the National Geographic Society.
Keywords: grimm fairy tales fairytales folk tales narrative storytelling electronic texts reference internet resource
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Resource: Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities 
Address: P.O. Box 2950
Hagåtña, Guam 96932
guamsc@prel.org
671-475-2781
Comments: State program. Provides an artist directory for Guam on the website.
Keywords: guam folklore folklife public sector organizations native polynesian chamorro chamoro indigenous peoples directory directories artists
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Resource: Hispanic Division, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave, SE
Washington, DC 20540-4850
202-707-5397
Comments: This Area Studies Division of the Library of Congress preserves and serves to the public materials on the history and culture of Latin America, Iberia, and the Caribbean. The book, Library of Congress Hispanic and Portuguese Collections: An Illustrated Guide is available online. Provides an online bibliographic database, The Handbook of Latin American Studies. Selected items from the collections and webcasts are also available online.
Keywords: spanish portuguese language latino latina hispanic spain portugal iberia caribbean latin south america brazil argentina columbia venezuala bolivia paraguay ecuador chile peru central america guatemala panama costa rica mexico suriname haiti cuba guyana el salvador grenada french guiana easter island dominican republic bahamas belize honduras nicaragua puerto rico uruguay virgin islands trinidad tobago guadeloupe public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries archive archival collections books maps periodicals international webcasts north america
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Resource: Human Relations Area Files, Inc. 
Address: Yale University
New Haven, CT
Comments: Online resource. Provided by a non-profit research consortium of universities, colleges, and research institutions. Provides an online database on world cultures. Publishes reference works including the Bibliography of Native North Americans.
Keywords: database social anthropology ethnology folklore cultural documentation connecticut international publisher research books native americans american indians native alaskans indigenous peoples world
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Resource: Humanities and Social Sciences Division, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave. SE
Thomas Jefferson Bldg, LJ 100
Washington, D.C. 20540-4660
202-707-3399
Comments: The Main Reading Room of the Library of Congress provides the primary access point to the vast collections of the Humanities and Social Sciences Division. The website includes an overview, bibliographies, research guides, and a list of other reference websites.
Keywords: public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries collections us national international social sciences humanities books
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Resource: Idaho Commission on the Arts
Address: P.O. Box 83720
Boise, Idaho 83720-0008
208-334-2119 or 800-278-3863
Serial Publication(s): Latitudes
http://www.arts.idaho.gov/what/latitudes.aspx
Comments: State program for the arts with a folk arts program. Sponsors public programs. Does documentary research on ethnic groups and folk arts in the state. Provides grants and awards. Publishes directories and a newsletter. Back issues of the newsletter are available online.
Keywords: idaho folklore folklife public sector organizations public programs grants awards research hispanic latino directories serials newsletters
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Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Public Sector Organizations
Grant Giving Organizations
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Resource: Illinois Folk and Popular Music: A Guide to Archival Collections
Comments: Directory produced by Company of Folk with funding from the Illinois Arts Council, available for download from the url above.
Keywords: directory illinois folk music folksong popular music archives archive archival collections
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Resource: The Immigration History Research Center 
Address: University of Minnesota
Elmer L. Andersen Library
222-21st Ave S. , Suite 311
Minneapolis, MN 55455
ihrc@umn.edu
612-625-4800
Comments: Research center and archive. Collections include the American Council for Nationalities Service, International Institute of Minnesota and St. Louis, Tyomies Society, Nada Dramatic Society, Latvian Chorus Shield of Songs, Finnish Workers Federation, Minnesota Finnish-American family history. Finding aids and selected collection materials available online.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection folklore folksongs folk music manuscripts audio sound recordings moving image film video photographs ethnic groups ethnicity ethnic identity minnesota latvian finnish ukrainian polish italian german croatian serbian russian czech suomi hungarian canada baltic yugoslavia european asia middle east turkish slovak greek orthodox greece jewish lutheran catholic ellis island immigration emigration immigrants migration refugee occupations occupational folklore laborlore labor research groups
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Resource: Independent Folklorists' Section, American Folklore Society 
Comments: American Folklore Society Section (scholarly society). The website includes a directory of current consulting projects of its members.
Keywords: folklore society societies folklorists consulting
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Resource: The Index of American Design
Address: National Gallery of Art
Sixth and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20565
202-842-6605
Comments: Archive. Begun as a WPA project, 1935. See the website for online presentations from this collection
Keywords: americana collections archive archives archival collections collection museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions folk art toys manuscripts photographs paintings illustrations shaker pennsylvania german spanish southwest region publications district of columbia washington
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Resource: Index of Native American Resources on the Net 
Comments: Online resource. List of links by Karen Storm. It includes a wide variety of resources for native peoples of North America. Directories include lists for organizations by type, businesses, artists, craftspeople, archaeology, jobs, activist pages, bibliography, discography, filmography, genealogy, educational sites, etc.
Keywords: native americans american indians native alaskans north american mexico mexican aztec mayan canada canadian artists jewelry crafts ceramics genealogy organizations directory directories resource indigenous peoples
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Resource: Indian Arts and Crafts Board
Address: U.S. Department of Interior
1849 C. Street, N.W.
MS 2058-MIB
Washington, DC 20240
iacb@ios.doi.gov
202-208-3773
Comments: Federal organization, part of the US Department of the Interior. Manages three regional museums. Provides an online directory of Native American arts and crafts businesses.
Keywords: federal native americans american indians indigenous peoples native alaskans arts museums directories alaska public sector organizations
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Public Sector Organizations


Resource: Indian School of Folklore (India) 
Address: National Folklore Support Centre
No.508, Fifth Floor, Kaveri Complex
96 Mahatma Gandhi Road
Nungambakkam Chennai- 600034
India
044-28229192
Comments: The Indian School of Folklore is an academic wing of India's National Folklore Support Centre. Apart from hosting regular public educational programs such as monthly lectures, film screenings, arts, crafts, and creativity events, workshops, seminars, exhibitions, and short term courses, National Folklore Support Centre offers online courses through this site." The site also provides a list of internet resources
Keywords: india indian folklore folklife cultural studies tribal studies tribes popular culture education distance learning internet resources
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Higher Education Programs


Resource: Indiana Bluegrass: The Hoosier Bluegrass Network 
Comments: Online resource. Provides directories of venues, artists, and jams.
Keywords: directory directories bluegrass venues artists folk music resource indiana
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Resource: Institut d'ethnologie, University of Neuchâtel 
Address: University of Neuchâtel
rue Saint-Nicolas 4
2000 Neuchâtel, Suisse
+ 41 32 718 17 10
Comments: Ethnology, ethnomusicology, and social anthropology research institutes. The website is in French with some English information. The site includes a directory to European and North American ethnological internet resources and organizations, with an emphasis on those concerning French-language and culture.
Keywords: switzerland swiss ethnology folklore anthropology ethnomusicology french language internet resource directory directories graduate education europe research groups
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Resource: Institut für Ethnologie, Kultur- und Sozialanthropologie, Universität Wien 
Address: Universität Wien
A?1010 Wien, Universitätsstraße 7
+43-1-42 77 495 01
Serial Publication(s): Austrian Studies in Social Anthropology (online journal)
http://www.univie.ac.at/alumni.ethnologie/journal/index.html 
Comments: Higher education program. Graduate program and institute in ethnology, culture, and social anthropology. The website lists publications of the institute (books in English and German). The site provides a list of internet resources and an online forum. The website is in German.
Keywords: germany austria austrian europe european middle east middle eastern pacific ethnology ethnography anthropology folklore research groups graduate education publisher publishers publications books international journals
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Higher Education Programs
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Resource: Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences 
Address: Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Building 6
Zhongguancun Nandajie 27
Beijing, China 100081
diyj@cass.org.cn
0086-10-68421864,68933534
Comments: Higher education program and research facility in ethnology and anthropology. Publishes books related to its research efforts. The site includes a directory of Institute scholars.
Keywords: ethnology anthropology ethnography cultural studies folklore folklife asia asian china chinese ethnic policy ethnic groups tibetan tibet southeast asia mongolia mongolian uygurish uygur language linguistics sociolinguistics religious studies religion belief qidan history of writing research publisher publishers publications books
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Resource: Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia 
Address: Córdoba No.47 Col. Roma
Del. Cuauhtémoc C.P. 06700
México D.F. CP 06700
55-5061-9100
Comments: Mexican national research institute for anthropology and history. A list of museums is available on the website. The website is in Spanish.
Keywords: public sector mexico mexican anthropology anthropological history folklore museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions publisher publishers publications books hispanic north america spanish language directories research groups
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Resource: International Bluegrass Music Association 
Address: 2 Music Circle South, Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37203 USA
615-256-3222
Serial Publication(s): International Bluegrass
Comments: Non-profit folk music society. Publishes the Bluegrass Directory. Provides an online Bluegrass Resource Guide. Selected articles from International Bluegrass are available online. Gives awards for artists and recordings.
Keywords: tennessee society societies bluegrass folk music folksong publications publisher newsletter international directory directories awards
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Resource: International Society for Contemporary Legend Research 
Serial Publication(s): Contemporary Legend
http://www.contemporarylegend.org/ 
FOAFTale News
Comments: Non-profit scholarly society. Publishes a journal and a newsletter. Provides an internet resource list. See the website for a list of officers and contact information.
Keywords: britain united kingdom wales society societies legends international europe publisher publishers journals publications
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Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
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Resource: International Society for Folk Narrative Research (ISFNR) 
Address: ISFNR
Dept. of Estonian and Comparative Folklore
University of Tartu
Ülikooli 16-208
51003 Tartu
Serial Publication(s): Fabula
ISFNR Newsletter
Comments: International academic society for the study of narrative. Publishes a journal and a newsletter. Member directory available on the website.
Keywords: estonia europe storytelling narratives international folklore oral tradition journals research conferences publications belief tales fairy tales directory directories isfnr publisher publishers publications
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Resource: International Society of Folk Harpers and Craftsmen 
Address: Alice Williams
1614 Pittman Drive
Missoula, Montana 59803, USA
clem@in-tch.com
Serial Publication(s): Folk Harp Journal
http://www.folkharpsociety.org/pages/journal.html 
Comments: Non-profit folk music and harp makers society. The site includes a web resource list for harpers. The society also publishes a journal and an annual membership directory.
Keywords: montana society societies folk music folksong harps harp instrument making publications journals magazines conferences workshops directory directories publisher publishers
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Resource: Iowa Folk and Traditional Arts Program 
Address: Iowa Arts Council
600 E Locust
Des Moines, IA 50319
Riki.Saltzman@iowa.gov
515-242-6195
Comments: State folk arts program of the Iowa Arts Council. Conducts documentary research. Presents public programs. Provides k-12 educational assistance. Provides grants. The Iowa Arts Council provides an online directory of state artists.
Keywords: iowa folklore folklife public sector organizations public programs ethnography ethnology research grants k-12 education directories
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Resource: The James Madison Carpenter Collection Online Catalogue 
Comments: A catalog for the James Madison Carpenter Collection held by the Library of Congress. The catalog was created by a team of archivists and scholars with specialties in folklife and ethnomusicology to facilitate access to the collection: Julia C. Bishop, David Atkinson, Elaine Bradtke, Eddie Cass, Thomas A. McKean and Robert Young Walser. Maintained by these scholars in conjunction with the Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield.
Keywords: james madison carpenter archives archive archival collection catalogs finding aids sound recordings audio recordings photographs manuscripts fieldnotes united kingdom library of congress american folklife center archive of folk culture
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Resource: Japanese Culture Center of Hawai'i 
Comments: Non-profit Japanese arts and cultural center. Provides a variety of cultural programing and classes for adults and children. Has an oral history project for Japanese Hawai'ians interned during World War II. They are also collecting memorabilia related to this event and using these items to create an online presentation World War II Internment in Hawai'i. Finding aids are available on the collection website. The physical collection is housed in the Japanese Culture Center of Hawai'i's Resource Center, which includes a library and archive. Facilities include a tea house, a dojo, and a gallery for public exhibits relating to Japanese and Japanese American culture.
Keywords: hawaii hawai'i japanese japanese americans cultural programs oral history internees world war II tea house tea ceremony aikido kendo judo dojo classes photographs ephemera memorabilia education k-12 web resources online collections archive archives archival collections digital collections library libraries research ethnicity japanese diaspora exhibits exhibitions
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Resource: Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology 
Address: 2-1-1-813 Mita
Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0073
hoya@jasca.org
81-3-5232-0920
Serial Publication(s): Japanese Journal of Cultural Anthropology
http://wwwsoc.nii.ac.jp/jse/publication-e/frame-e.html 
Comments: Organization of scholars and students that sponsors conferences and fosters research. The website includes a directory of universities and research institutes where cultural anthropology and ethnology may be studied in Japan. The journal is published in Japanese with abstracts in a European language.
Keywords: japan japanese ethnology cultural anthropology folklore society societies education directory directories graduate asia asian journals publications publisher publishers research groups
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Resource: Kansas Folk Music and Dance Resource Center 
info@kansasfolk.org
Comments: Directory. Online resource. Extensive links to Kansas folk music and dance sites on their website. See the website for additional contact information.
Keywords: kansas folk music folksong dance directory directories statewide online
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Resource: Labor Archives Roundtable, Society of American Archivists. 
Comments: Roundtable of the Society of American Archivists focusing on issues related to labor archives and archivists. Site includes a directory, Labor Archives in the United States and Canada. See the website for contact and membership information.
Keywords: society of american archivists labor occupations work oral history labor archives archives archive archival collections archivists archival practice societies directories
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Resource: The Law Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Avenue
Washington, DC 20540-4860
202-707-5079
Comments: The Law Library of Congress provides access to legal information from the us and around the world from ancient times to the present day. The website provides access to the Global Legal Information Network (GLIN) database.
Keywords: public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries collections us national international law legal
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Resource: The Learning Page, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC 20540
Comments: Online resource. K-12 educational curriculum materials and guides to resources for teachers and students using online archival collections from "American Memory." Many of the suggested projects make use of materials related to folklore, oral history, and cultural studies.
Keywords: education curricula k-12 internet resource american memory online collections folklore cultural studies oral history wpa ritual rites of passage dust bowl great depression germans german americans native americans american indians african americans ethnic groups immigrants immigration manuscripts photographs audio sound recordings women women's rights suffragists federal washington dc library of congress libraries
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Resource: Local History and Genealogy Reading Room, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, D.C. 20540-4660
202-707-5537
Comments: The website provides an overview of the collections, research guides, and access to online presentations.
Keywords: public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries archive archival collections us national international genealogy
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Resource: The Louisiana Folklife Center 
Address: NSU Box 3663
Natchitoches, LA 71497-0014
318-357-4332
Serial Publication(s): Louisiana Folklife
http://louisianafolklife.nsula.edu/journals/ 
Comments: Research group. Maintains an archive. Presents public programs. Publisher of CDs and its journal. The website provides a directory of folk artists in Louisiana.
Keywords: louisiana folklore folklife folk music education public sector organizations public programs publications journals serials publisher publishers sound audio recordings cds directory directories archive archives archival collections collection research groups
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Resource: Maine Arts Commission 
Address: 193 State Street
25 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0025
MaineArts.info@maine.gov
207-287-2724
Comments: State arts commission with a traditional arts program. Has a traditional arts apprenticeship program. Provides online directories. Produces public programs.
Keywords: maine folklore folklife folk arts music education grants awards apprenticeships directory directories public sector organizations public programs
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Directories and Web Resources
Grant Giving Organizations
Public Sector Organizations


Resource: Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, D.C. 20540-4680
202-707-5387
Comments: Many collections in the Manuscript Division may be of interest to folklorists and other ethnographic scholars, including diaries, journals, and WPA-era documentation. Some examples include American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Folklore Project, The WPA Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940, Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938, and The Zora Neale Hurston Plays at the Library of Congress. The book, Library of Congress Manuscripts: an Illustrated Guide is available online. The website provides access to online finding aids, selected collections, and exhibitions.
Keywords: public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts diaries journals photographs ethnography folklore anthropology ethnology international us national slavery wpa zora neale hurston women suffrage african americans us national international
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Resource: The Max Hunter Folksong Collection 
Address: Springfield-Greene County Library
4653 South Campbell
Springfield, MO 65810-1723
417-882-0714
Comments: Archival collection. The title URL links to the web presentation of musical transcriptions and online recordings.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts audio sound recordings musical transcriptions missouri folklore folksong folk music ozarks arkansas ballads
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Resource: Mediterranean Studies Section, American Folklore Society 
Comments: American Folklore Society Section (scholarly society). The website includes a member directory with research interests listed.
Keywords: mediterranean studies folklore society societies greek greece italy italian sephardic judaism jewish muslim turkey turkish spain spanish slovenia slovenian sardinia sicily sicilian france french morocco moroccan israel israeli portugal portuguese croatia
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Resource: Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation 
Address: 201 North Charles Street, Suite 401
Baltimore, MD 21201
info@midatlanticarts.org
410-539-6656
Comments: Non-profit regional arts organization that includes traditional arts in its programs. Provides support for a wide variety of arts events. Does research on arts needs in the region and publishes reports. Also publishes books and published the two-CD set, From Bridge to Boardwalk: An Audio Journey Across Maryland's Eastern Shore. Provides grants in support of artists, the arts, and arts in education. Provides artist fellowships. The website provides a searchable database of artists and venues in the region.
Keywords: middle atlantic region maryland delaware new jersey pennsylvania virginia new york washington dc district of columbia folk arts traditional arts folk music folksongs dance grants fellowships awards publishers publications publisher books cds audio recordings sound recordings
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Resource: Mississippi Arts Commission 
Address: 501 North West Street
Suite 701B Woolfolk Building
Jackson, Mississippi 39201
601-359-6030
Comments: State arts comission with a cultural heritage program. Provides grants. Sponsors public programs. Website includes a folk artist directory.
Keywords: mississippi folklore folklife folk music arts education public sector organizations public programs grants awards directories
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Directories and Web Resources
Grant Giving Organizations
Public Sector Organizations


Resource: Montana Arts Council
Address: 316 North Park Ave., Suite 252
PO Box 202201
Helena MT 59620-2201
mac@state.mt.us
406-444-6430
Comments: State program. See the Montana Arts Council Folklife Program page. Online exhibits available from their folklife programs. Site includes a searchable artist directory. Provides artist grants and apprenticeships.
Keywords: montana folklore folklife folk arts folk music folksong education public sector organizations public programs grants apprenticeships artist residencies native americans american indians indigenous peoples cowboy cowboys poetry basket making salish publications online presentations directories artists grants apprenticeships awards
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Public Sector Organizations
Grant Giving Organizations
Directories and Web Resources


Resource: Motion Picture and Television Reading Room, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, D.C. 20540-4690
Comments: The moving image collections include materials from 1893 to the present. The website includes an overview and links to online presentations from the collections.
Keywords: public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries archive archives archival collections collection us national international moving image television video film motion picture
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Directories and Web Resources
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Simon Fraser University 
Address: Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6
778-782-3325
Comments: Museum preserves and presents international ethnological collections with a focus on the First Nations and ethnic groups of British Columbia. Presentations online and in print for k-12 teachers.
Keywords: native americans american indians first nations indigenous peoples canada british columbia inuet pacific northwest coast indigenous peoples arctic photographs anthropology archaeology folklore ethnography k-12 totem poles central south america artifacts crafts folk art material culture public programs canadian north america museum museums exhibitions exhibitions
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Resource: Museum Volkenkunde 
Address: Postbus 212
2300 EA Leiden
pr@volkenkunde.nl
0031 71 5168 800
Comments: International ethnology collection strong on collections related to The Netherlands, Europe, Japan, Indonesia, and Africa. The website provides access to electronic publications, an online database of artifacts, and images from the collections. The site is in Dutch, with some information in English.
Keywords: netherlands ethnography ethnology anthropology folklore japan europe indonesia africa material culture artifacts pacific polynesian greenland new guinea archive archives archival collections collection education photography manuscripts gamelan dance ethnology anthropology ethnomusicology java bali musical instruments concerts k-12 dutch language museum museums exhibitions exhibitions
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Resource: Music Division, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave., SE
Washington, D.C. 20540-4710
202-707-5507
Comments: Many collections in the Music Division may be of interest to folklorists, ethnomusicologists, and other ethnographic scholars. Examples include the Sidney Robertson Cowell Papers, the Burl Ives Collection, and the US Work Projects Administration Federal Music Project. Selected collections are available online. The reading room website provides an online catalog, finding aids, and the Performing Arts Encyclopedia (a guide to the performing arts at the Library of Congress). Produces concerts and lectures.
Keywords: public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries archive archives archival collections collection folk music sheet music broadsides ethnomusicology ethnic music us national international public programs concerts lectures
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Resource: Myth*ing Links 
Comments: Online resource. "An annotated and illustrated collection of worldwide links to mythologies, fairy tales and folklore, and sacred arts and traditions," by Kathleen Jenks, PhD. Pacifica Graduate Institute.
Keywords: storytelling myths fairytales fairy tales folk tales folklore mythology internet resource electronic text international directory directories
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Resource: National and International Square Dance Directory 
Address: N.S.D.
PO BOX 880
Brandon, MS 39043
Comments: Directory. Subscription web database.
Keywords: directory directories square dance international mississippi database subscription
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Resource: National Association of Latino Arts and Culture 
Address: 1208 Buena Vista, San Antonio, Texas 78207
info@nalac.org
210-432-3982
Comments: Consortium of latino/hispanic arts organizations, including fine and traditional arts groups. Provides grants to support organizations. Provides a list of member organizations including contact information and links to websites.
Keywords: latino hispanic folklorico dance performance arts crafts spanish language grants awards directories
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Resource: National Folklore Support Centre (Chennai, India) 
Address: No.508, Fifth Floor, Kaveri Complex
96 Mahatma Gandhi Road
Nungambakkam Chennai- 600034
India
info@indianfolklore.org
Serial Publication(s): Indian Folklife
http://wiki.indianfolklore.org/index.php?title=Category:Indian_Folklife 
Comments: "...a non-governmental, non-profit organisation, registered in Chennai dedicated to the promotion of Indian folklore research, education, training, networking, and publications." Publishes a journal. Maintains a library and archive. Site includes a list of links to digital projects of the center, including reports, photographs, and video.
Keywords: india indian folklore folklife research groups education publishers publisher publications journals books directories libraries archives archive archival collections photographs video moving image
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Directories and Web Resources
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: National Storytelling Network 
Address: 132 Boone Street
Suite 5
Jonesborough, TN 37659
nsn@storynet.org
1-800-525-4514 or 423-913-8201
Serial Publication(s): Storytelling Magazine
http://www.storynet.org/magazine.html 
Comments: Storyteller's society. Organizes the National Storytelling Festival, conferences, and performances. Provides grants for individual and group projects. Publishes the Teller Pages, an online directory of storytellers, and Storytelling Magazine. Hosts online discussion groups for members.
Keywords: tennessee us national folklore folklife storytelling narrative directories education public programs festivals conferences grants awards online resources socities
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Resource: Native American Directory: Canada, Alaska, and the United States
Address: National Native American Co-operative
Box 27626
Tucson, AZ 85726-7626
520-622-4900
Comments: Directory. Print publication available for purchase. See also the National Native American Co-operative site.
Keywords: directory directories native americans american indians native alaskan canada canadian north america us national society societies events performance tribes reserves publications serials publisher publishers publications indigenous peoples
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Directories and Web Resources


Resource: Native Art Network 
Comments: Online resource. Native-owned commercial site. Includes a directory of artists.
Keywords: directory directories folk arts artists crafts indigenous peoples native americans american indians native alaskans dealer online
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Resource: Native Web 
Comments: Online resource. International non-profit organization providing resources for world indigenous cultures. Native Web sponsorsNative Wiki. See the website for contact information.
Keywords: native americans american indians native alaskans north american indigenous peoples resource directory directories society societies internet
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Resource: Native Wiki 
Comments: Online resource. A project of Native Web. It is a Wiki for indigenous peoples of the world. Subjects include Nations and Peoples, Documents and Materials, Geographic Regions, and a Picture Gallery.
Keywords: resource directory directories native americans american indians native alaskans north american indigenous peoples international photographs
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Resource: New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) 
Address: 145 Tremont Street, 7th Floor
Boston, MA 02111
info@nefa.org
617-951-0010
Comments: Private non-profit regional arts program. Provides a variety of grants for artists, producers, and exhibit curators. Has programs to provide support and services to various types of arts programming in in New England. Produces a lecture series. Has an international exchange program and an American Indian arts program. The site includes online directories and a forum.
Keywords: massachusetts folklore folklife education public programs connecticut maine massachusetts rhode island vermont new hampshire native americans american indians new england northeastern united states lectures directories nefa
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Resource: New Hampshire State Council on the Arts
Address: 2 1/2 Beacon Street - 2nd Floor
Concord, NH 03301-4974
603-271-2789
Serial Publication(s): New Hampshire Arts Journal
http://www.nh.gov/nharts/newsandcalendar/nwsltrarchive.htm
Comments: State arts council with a folklife program. Publishes a journal and reports. Site includes an artist roster and a traditional arts directory. Provides grants. Provides support for arts in education and organizations producing arts programming.
Keywords: new hampshire folklore folklife folk music arts education public sector journals serials publishers publisher publications grants awards directories
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Directories and Web Resources
Public Sector Organizations


Resource: New Jersey State Council on the Arts 
Address: P.O. Box 306
225 West State Street
Trenton, New Jersey 08625
609-292-6130
Comments: State arts council with a folk arts program. Provides public programs and awards grants and apprenticeships. Site includes an online directory. Produces arts programming and workshops.
Keywords: new jersey folklore folklife folk music arts education public sector organizations grants apprenticeships public programs
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Resource: Newfolk 
Address: Philadelphia, PA
Serial Publication(s): New Directions in Folklore
http://www.temple.edu/english/isllc/newfolk/journal.html 
Comments: Non-profit scholarly folklore society. Produces a peer-reviewed online journal, New Directions in Folklore. Newfolk sponsors a section of the American Folklore Society called Newfolk@AFS for those members of Newfolk who are AFS members.
Keywords: pennsylvania society societies us national folklore urban modern popular culture journals publisher publishers publications serials
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Societies
Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Directories and Web Resources


Resource: Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20540-4760
Comments: This reading room provides access to newspapers, serial publications, and US Government documents at the Library of Congress. The reading room also has special collections that may be of interest to folklorists and other ethnographic scholars, including a collection of comic books and a collection of United Nations documents. The website provides an overview, guides, online exhibits, and a list of internet resources.
Keywords: public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries collections us national international journals magazines serials serial publications newspapers newsletters government documents comic books webcasts
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Directories and Web Resources
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: North East Folklore Archive (NEFA) 
Address: Aden Country Park
Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire
Scotland UK AB42 5FQ
arc@enterprise.net
+44 (0) 1771 623938
Comments: Folklore archive for the North East of Scotland. Provides online access to collections.
Keywords: folklore scotland archive archives archival collections collection online resource united kingdom folk music folksong photographs sound audio recordings manuscripts maritime travellers belief work occupation diaries robert burns ethnomusicology europe ethnology folklore anthropology
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Resource: Ohio Arts Council 
Address: 727 East Main St.
Columbus, OH 43205
614-466-2613
Comments: State arts council with a traditional arts program. Provides grants and apprenticeships. The website provides several databases listing artists, artist opportunities, Ohio festivals, Ohio grants and fellowships, etc.
Keywords: ohio folklore folklife folk arts crafts music dance education public sector organizations public programs fellowship fellowships apprenticeships grants databases directories
Resource Type(s):
Grant Giving Organizations
Directories and Web Resources
Public Sector Organizations


Resource: Oklahoma Folklife Center 
Address: Research Center/Oklahoma Folklife Center
Oklahoma History Center
2401 North Laird Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
405-522-5207
Serial Publication(s): Oklahoma Folks (online journal)
Comments: Documents and presents Oklahoma folklife. Part of the Oklahoma Historical Society, which maintains an archive that includes collections created by research by the Oklahoma Folklife Center. The Center helps organizations fund folklife festivals. The website provides a directory to Oklahoma folklife festivals with links.
Keywords: oklahoma folklore society societies publications publishers serials journals folk music folksong dance family foodways folk arts crafts archive archives archival collections collection research education manuscript photographs sound audio recordings oral history directory directories public sector organizations
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Public Sector Organizations
Directories and Web Resources
Archives, Museums, and Libraries
Research Groups


Resource: The Online Archive of California 
Comments: Database of collections and archives. An initiative of the California Digital Library. Large online resource based on archival collections on all subjects from many California institutions. Catalog records made available from contributing institutions on all subjects so that it is possible to search the database across collections from many repositories. An example search on "folklore" retrieved records for papers of folklorists such as Jan Brunvand, California Folk Music Project (WPA) records, compositions by Charles Seeger, The Dustbowl Migration Records, etc.
Keywords: california archives archive archival records catalog online collections collection international western regional online resource folklore oral history manuscripts photographs moving image sound audio sound recordings
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Directories and Web Resources
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Online Archives of American Folk Medicine 
Address: University of California
Los Angeles, CA
Comments: Online resource. Database of traditional medicine, use of various herbs, etc.
Keywords: database folk medicine herbs herbal resource california
Resource Type(s):
Directories and Web Resources


Resource: Oral History Centers and Locations 
Comments: Directory. Online resource compiled by members of the H-Oralhist listserv.
Keywords: directory directories oral history online
Resource Type(s):
Directories and Web Resources


Resource: Pacific And Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures 
Address: PARADISEC
Transient Building, F12
The University of Sydney,
NSW 2006
+ 61 (0)2 9351 2002;
Comments: Digital repository. "Offers a facility for digital conservation and access for endangered materials from the Pacific region, defined broadly to include Oceania and East and Southeast Asia." Some data is available online for research purposes only (users must sign an access agreement).
Keywords: australia pacific asia asian oceania indigenous cultures aborigines native pacific islanders ethnography anthropology folklore ethnology cultural documentation digital repository archive archives archival collections collection photographs sound audio recordings manuscript moving image video research groups
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Resource: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology 
Address: 11 Divinity Avenue
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02138
pmresrch@fas.harvard.edu
617-496-1027
Comments: Museum and archive. Includes a manuscript archive that houses expedition papers and a photographic archive. Emphasis on North, Central, and South American indigenous peoples, but has holdings from around the world. Presents collections online. Educational programs for K-12 to adult. Peabody Museum Press (a division of Harvard University Press) publishes a wide range of scholarly books on archaeology and ethnology as well as books about the Museum's collections.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection photographs manuscripts drawings artifacts native americans american indians indigenous peoples native alaskans museum museums exhibits exhibit exhibitions archaeology ethnology anthropology ethnography folklore ethnology biology central america south america research north america europe africa asia pacific oceania international massachusetts education k-12 publisher publishers publications
Resource Type(s):
Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Directories and Web Resources
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: The Peoples of the World Foundation 
Comments: Photoethnology research and advocacy group for indigenous peoples. Provides advocacy programs, including charitable programs and an educational scholarship program for indigenous students. Provides space on their site for indigenous photographers to present their work.
Keywords: ethnophotography photoethnology photographs photography ethnology visual anthropology cultural documentation ethnography indigenous peoples tribal culture tuareg hmong h'mong koho ede crow cherokee quichua cocama lahu akha karen wa lisu palaung chewa juhoansi mnong tampuan mein huanori huaorani quichua lisu chenchu koya samantha karo batak tezltal tzotzil aeta chewa bajau indonesia south america southeast asia asia china brazil ecuador columbia australia mexico native americans american indians indigenous peoples philippines grants awards scholarships society societies research groups
Resource Type(s):
Research Groups
Grant Giving Organizations
Societies
Directories and Web Resources


Resource: Piedmont Council of Traditional Music ("PineCone") 
Address: P.O. Box 28534
Raleigh, NC 27611
Serial Publication(s): The Traditional Review
Comments: Non-profit folk music society. Sponsors performances of traditional music. Produces a weekly bluegrass music radio program. Produces a concert series. Publishes a newsletter. The website includes a list of internet resources. Most programs are free to the public.
Keywords: north carolina society societies folk music folksongs bluegrass publications newsletter performance shape note singing irish music public programs
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Societies
Directories and Web Resources


Resource: Plymouth Colony Archive Project 
Address: University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
Comments: Searchable online archive of texts related to the settlement of Plymouth, Massachusetts, including journals, wills, maps, town plans, etc.
Keywords: internet resource database Plymouth colony massachusetts virginia manuscripts maps diaries journals local history archive archives archival collections collection
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Directories and Web Resources


Resource: Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave, SE
Madison Building, LM 337
Washington, DC 20540-4730
202-707-6394
Comments: Many photograph collections in the Prints and Photographs Division may be of interest to folklorists and other ethnographic scholars. Some examples are the William A. Barnhill Collection (North Carolina folklife),The Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Collection (WPA), the Turkestan Album, The Lomax Collection, National Child Labor Committee Photographs, and Images of Indians of North America. The book, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs: an Illustrated Guide is available online. The website provides access to an online catalog, collection finding aids, presentations of selected collections, and online exhibitions.
Keywords: public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries archive archives archival collections collection photographs wpa lomax native american indians ethnography folklore anthropology ethnology international us national us national international
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Directories and Web Resources
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Puerto Rico Folkloric Dance and Cultural Center 
Address: 15228 Quiet Pond Court
Austin TX 78728-4555
512-251-8122
Comments: Non-profit folk music, dance, and arts society. The website includes a directory of other Puerto Rican dance groups. The website is in English and Spanish.
Keywords: texas society societies puerto rico puerto rican dance folk music folksong hispanic latino
Resource Type(s):
Societies
Directories and Web Resources


Resource: Real People's Music 
Address: 520 S. Clinton
Oak Park, IL 60304
708-386-1252
Serial Publication(s): Occasional
http://www.realpeoplesmusic.com/newsletters/index.htm 
Comments: Private non-profit traditional arts organization. Produces programming and assists traditional artists. Music samples of affiliated artists are available on the web site. Publishes a newsletter, which is available online.
Keywords: recordings cds audio sound publications newsletter performance programming illinois
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Directories and Web Resources


Resource: Recorded Sound Reference Center, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, D.C. 20540-4690
Comments: The collections of the Recorded Sound Division include both published and unpublished recorded sound and radio broadcasts from the beginnings of recorded sound to the present. The website provides and overview of the collections, finding aids, and an online catalog.
Keywords: public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries archive archives archival collections collection recording sound audio radio broadcasting photographs manuscripts ethnomusicology folklore folksong blues bluegrass jazz country old-time african american popular music us national international
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Public Sector Organizations
Directories and Web Resources
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Rhode Island State Council on Arts
Address: One Capitol Hill, 3rd Floor
Providence, RI 02908
401-222-3880
Comments: State arts council with a folk arts program. Provides grants. Provides public programming. The website includes an "Education Roster" which provides information about individuals and groups who provide k-12 arts-in-education workshops and classes.
Keywords: rhode island folklore folklife folk arts crafts music dance education public sector organizations directories
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Resource: Rocky Mountain Online Archive (RMOA) 
Comments: Resource for finding aids to collections in many archives in Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming.
Keywords: archives archive archival collections collection finding aids directory directories new mexico colorado wyoming collaborative digitization project online resource
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Directories and Web Resources


Resource: Rural School and Community Trust 
Address: 1530 Wilson Boulevard
Suite 240
Arlington, VA 22209
info@ruraledu.org
703-243-1487
Serial Publication(s): Why Rural Matters
http://www.ruraledu.org/articles.php?id=1954 
Comments: National non-profit research organization in support of rural US K-12 schools and communities. Provides educational grants. Site includes a resource list of organizations. Publishes a newsletter and reports. Keywords: k-12 education internet resource public programs grants publications serials newsletters publishers surveys reports research
Resource Type(s):
Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Research Groups
Grant Giving Organizations
Directories and Web Resources


Resource: Science and Technology Reading Room, Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, D.C. 20540-4750
202-707-5639
Comments: The Science and Technology reading room includes collections that may be of interest to folklorists. The website provides an overview, bibliographies, and a database of "Science Tracer Bullets," which are guides for researchers. Among the "Tracer Bullets" are several topics of interest to folklorists and other ethnographic scholars such as folk medicine, herbalism, and UFOs. A list of available webcasts on a wide variety of topics with links is also provided.
Keywords: public sector organizations federal library of congress libraries collections us national international science technology books herbs herbalism folk medicine belief ufos webcasts
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Public Sector Organizations
Directories and Web Resources
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Sixteenth Century Ballads: A work in progress... 
Comments: Online resource. An internet resource list by folklorist Greg Lindahl.
Keywords: ballads folksongs directory directories resource english england scottish scotland poetry ethnomusicology literature
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Resource: Social Sciences pages of Intute 
Comments: Directory. Online resource.
Keywords: directory directories united kingdom uk england social science anthropology folklore ethnography sociology ethnology psychology online international
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Directories and Web Resources


Resource: Society for Ethnomusicology 
Address: Morrison Hall 005
Indiana University
1165 E 3rd St
Bloomington, IN 47405-3700
sem@indiana.edu
812-855-6672
Serial Publication(s): Ethnomusicology
http://webdb.iu.edu/sem/scripts/publications/journal/journal.cfm 
SEM Newsletter
http://webdb.iu.edu/sem/scripts/publications/newsletter/newsletter.cfm 
Comments: Scholarly society for world music research. Publishes a journal and the online directory, Guide to Programs in Ethnomusicology in the United States and Canada.
Keywords: indiana society societies ethnomusicology folk music folksong world music international publisher publishers publications journals serials newsletters directory directories us national canada online resource
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Societies
Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Directories and Web Resources


Resource: Source Directory of Arts and Crafts Businesses [American Indian]
Address: Indian Arts and Crafts Board
U.S. Department of Interior
1849 C. Street, N.W.
MS 2528-MIB
Washington, DC. 20240
Comments: Directory. Online resource. See also the Indian Arts and Crafts Board site.
Keywords: native americans american indians native alaskans indigenous peoples directory directories folk arts crafts online
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Directories and Web Resources


Resource: Southern Labor Archive 
Address: Special Collections and Archives
Georgia State University Library
100 Decatur Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30303-3202
archives@gsu.edu
404-413-2880
Comments: Archive. Focus on Southern workers. The website includes online exhibits.
Keywords: archive archives archival collection collections labor oral history laborlore occupational folklore unions recordings audio sound regional south southern states georgia north carolina south carolina tennessee kentucky virginia texas louisiana alabama missouri florida mississippi district of columbia washington dc arkansas
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Directories and Web Resources
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Special Collections, Southern Utah University Library 
Address: Southern Utah State College Library
351 West Center Street
Cedar City, UT 84720
801-586-7945
Comments: Archive. Paiute collection; Palmer Western History Collection; historical photograph collection; Seymour collection; strengths in Southern Utah history, Southern Paiute Indians. Some digital presentations from the collections available online.
Keywords: archival collections collection archive archives utah paiute native americans american indians indigenous peoples photographs oral history polygamy mormons mormon religion agriculture western regional history trail associations national parks southwest southwestern
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Resource: Stonehill Productions 
Address: 68 Smith Rd.
New Cumberland, WV 26047-3191
maryann@autoharpquarterly.com
304-387-0132
Serial Publication(s): Autoharp Quarterly
Comments: Publisher. The website includes a selected list of folk music festivals in the US that include autoharp workshops and performances. Publisher of the magazine, Autoharp Quarterly. Also a dealer in CDs, DVDs, pamphlets, and books related to the autoharp.
Keywords: folk music folksong publisher publishers publications magazines serials cds dvds books dealer international west virginia
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Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Directories and Web Resources


Resource: Storytelling in Wisconsin 
Address: PO Box 792
Madison, WI 53701
Comments: Online directory of storytellers and storytelling guilds (societies) in wisconsin.
Keywords: wisconsin folklore storytelling storytellers narrative society societies
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Directories and Web Resources


Resource: Tennessee Arts Commission Folklife Program
Address: 401 Charlotte Ave., Nashville, TN 37243-0780
615-741-1701
Comments: Folklife program of the Tennessee state arts agency. Provides arts grants, sponsors educational programs, assists artists, produces exhibits. Publishes books and guides. The Handbook for Tennessee Folk Artists is available as a downloadable PDF. The program also published Tradition: Tennessee Lives and Legacies, a book and DVD related to a traveling exhibit on Tennesseean culture. A related teacher's guide is available for download in PDF. The site also provides a photo gallery of artists and traditions documented as part of the program.
Keywords: public sector organizations public programs folklife folklore statewide arts k-12 education grants awards tennessee united states publisher publications publishers exhibits exhibitions photographs
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Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Public Sector Organizations
Grant Giving Organizations
Directories and Web Resources


Resource: Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches 
Comments: A project to digitize and make available archival Gaelic and Scots recordings from several repositories. Recordings include narratives, songs, and radio programs.
Keywords: gaelic scots scottish scotland audio recordings sound recordings archives archive archival collections digital presentations language linguistics storytelling narratives oral history folksongs songs radio programs
Resource Type(s):
Archives, Museums, and Libraries
Directories and Web Resources


Resource: Traditional Arts in Upstate New York 
Address: 2 West Main Street
Canton, NY 13617-0665
tauny@northnet.org
315-386-4289
Comments: Non-profit membership organization that presents the traditional culture of upstate New York. Presents exhibits, demonstrations and workshops. Does documentary research and preserves collected materials in its archive, which also includes donated collections of upstate New York folklife. Hosts a site, North Country Folklore Online, providing online educational presentations on differnt topics related to the folklife of the region. Publishes books and recordings based on the organization's research and collections in its archive.
Keywords: new york folklore folklife folk music folk arts crafts education public programs workshops classes lectures exhibits exhibitions archive archives archival collections societies foodways k-12 online collections research ethnography cultural documentation ethnology cultural studies cultural anthropology
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries
Research Groups
Directories and Web Resources
Societies


Resource: Traditional Arts Indiana 
Address: 504 N. Fess Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47408
tradarts@indiana.edu
Comments: State folklife program established as a partnership between Indiana University Bloomington and the Indiana Arts Commission. Documents traditional artists and traditional arts processes. Collected materials become part of the Indiana Historical Society Library and Archive. Presents lectures, webinars, and workshops. Provides video guides to conducting interviews on the website.
Keywords: indiana folklore folklife exhibits programs public sector organizations public programs research groups cultural documentation ethnography ethnology cultural anthropology oral history folk arts crafts lectures
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Directories and Web Resources
Public Sector Organizations
Research Groups


Resource: The Traditional Ballad Index 
Address: California State University
Fresno, CA
Comments: Online resource. Bibliographic database.
Keywords: bibliography database directory directories resource ethnomusicology folk music folksong ballads lyrics
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Resource: Trickster's Way 
Address: Department of English
Trinity University
One Trinity Place
San Antonio, TX 78212-7200
Serial Publication(s): Trickster's Way (online journal)
Comments: Online resource. Online peer-reviewed journal devoted to the study of the trickster figure in myths and tales, supported by Trinity University.
Keywords: journals serials publisher publishers publications resource folklore folktales folk tales trickster storytelling narrative
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Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Directories and Web Resources


Resource: TUNEdb: the Traditional Music Database 
Comments: Online resource. Database of folk music and folksong created by Larry Owens.
Keywords: database directory directories resource folksong folk music artists musicians ethnomusicology
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Resource: United Nations Educational and Scientific Organization (UNESCO) 
Address: 7, place de Fontenoy , 75352 Paris 07 SP, France
bpi@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 10 00
Comments: World cultural, educational, social sciences, and science sections of UNESCO are available via this website, including the World Heritage Centre. Multiple online resources are also available. A database of cultural organizations throughout the world, the World Heritage List, is available on the World Heritage Centre pages. Lists of publications for various parts of this organization are also available, including online texts for reports. A free email newsletter is available from the World Heritage Centre. Many publications are available in electronic form and are downloadable.
Keywords: unesco united nations world heritage centre center social sciences cultural studies international publisher publishers publications newsletters serials reports monographs books manuals guides films audio sound recordings educational materials internet resource language linguistics cultural development indigenous peoples culture of peace research groups public sector organizations
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Societies
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Public Sector Organizations
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Resource: The Ur-List: Web Resources for Visual Anthropology (Peter Biella) 
Comments: Directory. Online resource.
Keywords: directory directories anthropology international online
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Resource: Vaughan Williams Memorial Library 
Comments: The official website for the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, the library and archive of the English Folk Dance and Song Society. Collection formats presented include manuscripts and photographs. The website also hosts a number of the library's indexes to manuscript collections, together with the Roud Folk Song Index.
Keywords: library libraries archive archives archival collections folk dance folksongs ballads folk singers english united kingdom manuscripts photographs index indexes directory directories catalogs catalog
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Resource: Vermont Folklife Center 
Address: 88 Main Street
Middlebury, VT 05753
info@vermontfolklifecenter.org
802-388-4964
Comments: State folklife center and and archive. Archival holdings strong on Vermont and the surrounding region. Strong emphasis on narrative and oral history. Produces educational materials, books, and recordings. The website includes information useful to archivists and ethnographers, such as technical advice for digital audio recording and for preserving documentary materials.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection folklore photographs photography ethnic groups oral history moving image film video audio sound recordings field recordings ethnography ethnology anthropology vermont african american slavery general stores foodways farms farming agriculture hunting fishing trapping family folklore occupations occupational folklore labor laborlore politics politicians stone industry stoneworkers sculptors masons sawmills timber blacksmiths factory workers apprenticeships exhibits digital audio fieldwork guides education resource publisher publishers publications public sector organizations public programs
Resource Type(s):
Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Public Sector Organizations
Directories and Web Resources
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Veterans History Project
Address: American Folklife Center
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave, SE
Washington, DC 20540
Comments: Oral history project of the American Folklife Center. Site includes a fieldwork kit and online presentations from the collection. Collections are housed in the American Folklife Center's Archive. Sponsors public lectures and symposia related to veterans' history.
Keywords: veterans oral history narrative world war I world war II vietnam war conflict korean war gulf war women veterans african american code talkers native americans american indians indigenous peoples navajo asian ethnography fieldwork video audio sound recording archive archives archival collections collections library of congress libraries public sector organizations public programs
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Public Sector Organizations
Directories and Web Resources
Archives, Museums, and Libraries


Resource: Virtual Hilltribe Museum 
Comments: Online resource. Advocacy organization and online "museum" by and for Hilltribe peoples of Thailand. The website provides educational information about and photography of aspects of the culture of the Hilltribe peoples of Thailand. Provides educational programs for Hilltribe youths.
Keywords: asia thai thailand internet resource cultural advocacy hilltribes hilltribe hill tribe karen yao h'mong hmong mien akha lahu lisu k-12 public programs indigenous peoples museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions
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Resource: Vlaamse Volksverhalenbank 
Address: Katrien Van Effelterre
Maerlantcentrum
Maria Theresiastraat 23
3000 Leuven
Comments: Online Resource. Compilation of Flemish legends and tales. History and definitions of terms used are included. Site in Dutch and Flemish. Most tales are texts. A few audio recordings of tales are also presented.
Keywords: dutch flemish legends folk tales folktales ghost stories storytelling audio sound recording
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Resource: Woodsong's Old-Time Radio Hour 
Address: PO Box 200
Lexington, KY 40588
michael@woodsongs.com
Comments: Non-profit online archive of folk music radio programing, created and maintained by Michael Johnathon. Various artists and styles of acoustic music.
Keywords: folk music folksong radio old-time bluegrass acoustic kentucky
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries
Directories and Web Resources


Resource: Worldwide Email Directory of Anthropologists 
Address: Buffalo, NY
Comments: Directory. Online resource. Presented by SUNY at Buffalo.
Keywords: directory directories anthropology anthropologists international new york online
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Resource: Yorkshire Garland Group 
Comments: Database providing access to Yorkshire folksong lyrics and recordings in MP3 format. Notes on the provenance and history of the songs are provided as available. See the website for contact information.
Keywords: internet resource digital collections sound recordings audio recordings folksong folk music lyrics yorkshire england united kingdom
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