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  • Interview with Francis J. Tatu

    Interview with Francis J. Tatu

    • Contributor: Klingaman, Susan M. - Tatu, Francis J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2000-10-24

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  • Interview with Ambassador Nelson Ledsky

    Interview with Ambassador Nelson Ledsky

    • Contributor: Stern, Thomas - Ledsky, Nelson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-00-00

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  • Traditional Greek Smyrneika Music from Massachusetts

    Traditional Greek Smyrneika Music from Massachusetts

    Sophia Bilides sings and plays santouri (Greek hammered dulcimer) and zilia (finger cymbals). Smyrneika songs arose out an urban population where the music of Greeks, Turks, Jews, and Armenians influenced each other in the early decades of the 20th century. This vibrant cultural scene was shattered when conflicts led to the 1922 Asia-Minor Catastrophe. The destruction of the port city of Smyrna (Izmir) led ...

    • Contributor: Bilides, Sophia
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2011-08-24
  • Living and building between tradition and change : vernacular architecture in northern Sweden, Catalog Record

    Living and building between tradition and change : vernacular...

    Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Mats Widbom in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on January 27, 2009, in the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Architect Mats Widbom presented his research on the traditional building culture of Dalecarlia in northern Sweden focusing on how the parstuga (double house) has been used and rebuilt ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009
  • Laborlore conversations IV : documenting occupational folklore then and now / Catalog Record

    Laborlore conversations IV : documenting occupational folklor...

    Symposium co-sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the Fund for Labor Culture and History, held at the Library of Congress, August 15-16, 2007. Program includes film screening of "Morristown" with filmmaker Anne Lewis; keynote address by Nick Spitzer, "In Katrina's Wake: The Building Trades in New Orleans"; panels on "Social Justice, The Environment, and the Ethics of Colloboration;" "Collecting and Contextualizing Laborlore;" "Expressive ...

    • Contributor: Alvarez, Maribel L - Ardery, Julia S. - Cannon, Hal - Dickens, Hazel - Eff, Elaine - Fleischhauer, Carl - Glaser Church, Susan - Johnson, Paula J. - Lewis, Anne - McCarl, Robert - McNeil, Bryan T. - Munoz, Michael S. - Purkey, Elaine - Roediger, David R. - Seeger, Mike - Spitzer, Nicholas R. - Wilson, Joe - Archie Green Fund for Labor Culture & History - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007
  • Interview with Ambassador Larry C. Williamson

    Interview with Ambassador Larry C. Williamson

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Williamson, Larry C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006-10-26

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  • Interview with Marjorie Ransom

    Interview with Marjorie Ransom

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Ransom, Marjorie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2000-12-18

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  • Interview with Charlotte Roe

    Interview with Charlotte Roe

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Roe, Charlotte
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-00-00

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  • Kunqu: China's First Great Multi-art Theatrical Tradition

    Kunqu: China's First Great Multi-art Theatrical Tradition

    Marjory Bong-Ray Liu presented "Total Theatre -- The Art of Kunqu, China's Earliest Classical Opera" as part of the Benjamin Botkin lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Chinese opera, especially Kunqu, is particularly noted for its graceful dance movements and gestures that are an integral part of the total art form, unlike many western operas where the aural aspect is predominant. Kunqu ...

    • Contributor: Bong Ray Liu, Marjory
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-09-04
  • Interview with Caroline Schulz Service

    Interview with Caroline Schulz Service

    • Contributor: Fenzi, Jewell - Service, Caroline Schulz
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-00-00

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  • Organizing across the boundaries : strategies and coalitions in the struggle for civil rights and social justice symposium, Catalog Record

    Organizing across the boundaries : strategies and coalitions ...

    A collection of documentation of the symposium Organizing Across the Boundaries: Strategies and Coalitions in the Struggle for Civil Rights and Social Justice on September 25, 2014, sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2014
  • Give my poor heart ease : voices of the Mississippi blues, Catalog Record

    Give my poor heart ease : voices of the Mississippi blues,

    Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by William R. Ferris in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on February 17, 2010, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Bill Ferris presented selections from interviews that he recorded beginning in the 1960s with African American women and men in communities in Mississippi near the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2010
  • New North Carolina Ramblers concert collection, Catalog Record

    New North Carolina Ramblers concert collection,

    Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by The New North Carolina Ramblers in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on May 19, 2010 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The group performs old-time string band music, including songs and tunes from the repertoire of Charlie Poole. Photographs of the event by Megan ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2010
  • David and Levon Ayriyan

    David and Levon Ayriyan

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

    • Contributor: Ayriyan, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2006-04-12
  • Interview with Franklin J. Crawford

    Interview with Franklin J. Crawford

    • Contributor: Dunnigan, Thomas J. - Crawford, Franklin J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-17

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  • Singing and Praying Bands concert collection, 2012 August 23

    Singing and Praying Bands concert collection, 2012 August 23

    Video recording and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on August 23, 2012 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The ministry of the Singing and Praying Bands takes place in host churches, often at a camp meeting after an evening preaching service is over. Members line out a hymn, pray a prayer, ...

    • Contributor: Singing and Praying Bands of Delaware and Maryland - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.) - Millennium Stage
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2012
  • Kevin Doyle, Irish Step Dance, September 18, 2014 at Noon (Homegrown Concerts from the Library of Congress, 2013-2014)

    Kevin Doyle, Irish Step Dance, September 18, 2014 at Noon (Ho...

    Irish step dancer Kevin Doyle of Barrington, Rhode Island, first learned Irish step dancing as a child from his mother, who learned the steps from her mother in Ireland's County Roscommon. From the age of ten, Doyle competed successfully in many East Coast feis (competitions), earning U.S. Irish Dance Champion honors. He teaches and performs with Rhode Island Celtic music performers Pendragon, folk performers ...

    • Date: 2014
  • Interview with Ambassador Joseph C. Wilson IV

    Interview with Ambassador Joseph C. Wilson IV

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Wilson, Joseph C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2001-01-08

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  • Daithi Sproule and Robert Watt Perform in Concert

    Daithi Sproule and Robert Watt Perform in Concert

    Singer and guitarist Daithi Sproule and Highland bagpiper Robert Watt perform in concert as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Program at the Library of Congress sponsored by the American Folklife Center and The Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure/Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007-05-23
  • Interview with Jane Miller Floyd

    Interview with Jane Miller Floyd

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Floyd, Jane Miller
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004-12-06

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  • Archie Green Memorial: Remembering Archie

    Archie Green Memorial: Remembering Archie

    The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress hosted a two-day event including a tribute, a symposium, and a concert, honoring folklorists Archie Green and Joe Wilson, and celebrating the acquisition of the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) Collection by the Center's archive. The multifaceted event featured spoken tributes, musical performances, panel discussions, and rare glimpses at archival treasures, and was ...

    • Contributor: Wilson, Joe - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009-09-10
  • Chorus and verse, the challenges of designing the Roud Folk Song Index / Catalog Record

    Chorus and verse, the challenges of designing the Roud Folk S...

    Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Stephen Roud in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on April 14, 2011, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Steve Roud discusses his development of The Folk Song Index and Broadside Index, a database which lists English-language traditional songs and broadsides. Photographs by John Barton.

    • Contributor: Roud, Stephen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2011
  • Interview with Patricia D. Hughes

    Interview with Patricia D. Hughes

    • Contributor: Ewing, Raymond C. - Hughes, Patricia D.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-07-25

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  • Interview with Thomas L. Hughes

    Interview with Thomas L. Hughes

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Hughes, Thomas Lowe
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-00-00

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  • Interview with Barry Fulton

    Interview with Barry Fulton

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Fulton, Barry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-00-00

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  • Interview with Dale V. Slaght

    Interview with Dale V. Slaght

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Slaght, Dale Vernon
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-07-05

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  • Interview with Frederick A. Becker

    Interview with Frederick A. Becker

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Becker, Frederick A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004-11-16

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  • Interview with Charles K. Johnson

    Interview with Charles K. Johnson

    • Contributor: Moffat, Jay P. - Johnson, Charles K.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2000-00-00

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  • Interview with Haven N. Webb

    Interview with Haven N. Webb

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Webb, Haven N.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-00-00

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  • Interview with  Dean Rust

    Interview with Dean Rust

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Rust, Dean
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006-12-06

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  • Interview with Ambassador E. Ashley Wills

    Interview with Ambassador E. Ashley Wills

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Wills, E. Ashley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-00-00

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  • Memoir of Allen B. Moreland

    Memoir of Allen B. Moreland

    • Contributor: Moreland, Allen B.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-00-00

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  • Interview with Ambassador Alfred Puhan

    Interview with Ambassador Alfred Puhan

    • Contributor: Schmidt, G. Lewis - Puhan, Alfred
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-00-00

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  • Interview with Ambassador Robert E. Hunter

    Interview with Ambassador Robert E. Hunter

    • Contributor: Charles Stuart Kennedy - Hunter, Robert Edwards
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-00-00

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  • Interview with Ambassador Jenonne Walker

    Interview with Ambassador Jenonne Walker

    • Contributor: Ewing, Raymond C. - Walker, Jenonne
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004-05-26

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  • Interview with David Michael Adamson

    Interview with David Michael Adamson

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Adamson, David Michael
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-06-05

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  • Interview with John D. Caswell

    Interview with John D. Caswell

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Caswell, John D.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2000-08-04

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  • Interview with Albert A. Thibault Jr.

    Interview with Albert A. Thibault Jr.

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Thibault, Albert A., Jr.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-04-18

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  • Interview with Donald J. Novotny

    Interview with Donald J. Novotny

    • Contributor: Mustard, Allan - Novotny, Donald J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-00-00

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  • Kore ga Okinawa no ikiru michi / Catalog Record

    Kore ga Okinawa no ikiru michi /

    • Contributor: Nakamura, Kiyoshi - Miyadai, Shinji
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2014
  • Interview with Leon Weintraub

    Interview with Leon Weintraub

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Weintraub, Leon
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-00-00

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  • Interview with Russell Sveda

    Interview with Russell Sveda

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Sveda, Russell
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2000-06-28

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  • Folklore's Champion: Ben Botkin

    Folklore's Champion: Ben Botkin

    Among Benjamin Botkin's accomplishments, the gathering of slave narratives has received the greatest amount of attention, though not always with his name attached. As folklore editor of the Federal Writers Project, and later head of the Archive of Folk Culture at the Library of Congress, Botkin guided the fieldworkers who collected the narratives, amassed and edited the raw materials, and produced 17 bound volumes ...

    • Contributor: Abrahams, Roger
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007-08-15
  • The River Boys Polka Band

    The River Boys Polka Band

    The River Boys Polka Band performed as part of the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Robert Schmer (accordion), Dave Beitz (hammered dulcimer), Jerry Hergenreder (trombone, vocals) and Steve Deines (bass, vocals) make up the River Boys Polka Band. They have played traditional Dutch Hop dance music together for 10 years. All four have performed at traditional weddings, anniversaries and other ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2006-06-21
  • Interview with Ambassador Ronald D. Godard

    Interview with Ambassador Ronald D. Godard

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Godard, Ronald D. (Ronald Duane)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-00-00

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  • Margaret MacArthur

    Margaret MacArthur

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

    • Contributor: Macarthur, Margaret
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2005-06-21
  • Balla Kouyaté and World Vision concert collection, Catalog Record

    Balla Kouyaté and World Vision concert collection,

    Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by Balla Kouyaté and World Vision in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on April 28, 2010 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Balla Kouyaté is a griot (or djeli) and virtuoso player of the balaphon, the ancient West African ancestor of the xylophone. Played with ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2010
  • Robert Burns at 250: Poetry, Politics and Performance: Day 1

    Robert Burns at 250: Poetry, Politics and Performance: Day 1

    To mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet, the American Folklife Center, in collaboration with the Scottish government as part of its Homecoming Scotland 2009 celebration, presented a free public symposium on Burns' life and work, as well as his impact on America and American culture. The symposium began with a keynote address by Alex Salmond, First Minister ...

    • Contributor: Various, Various - Bennett, Margaret - Bulger, Peggy A. - Bold, Valentina - Cole, John Young - Cowan, Edward J. - Crawford, Robert - Edwards, Nat - Gray, Patricia H. - Kay, Billy - Lambert, Marc - Miller, Ed - Newton, Cate - Ryan, Kay - Salmond, Alex - Sklarew, Myra - Winick, Stephen D. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009-02-24
  • Surati Concert Collection, Catalog Record

    Surati Concert Collection,

    Collection of digital video, sound recordings, and photographs documenting a concert by Surati, Inc. on November 19, 2008 in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The Surati Dance Group, founded and directed by Rimli Roy, presents classical Indian dance styles -- the Bharatanatyam, Oddisi and Manipuri -- in choreographed stage performances, ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008
  • The Long Black Freedom Struggle: African American Soldiers in WWI & Korea

    The Long Black Freedom Struggle: African American Soldiers in...

    Adriane Lentz-Smith of Duke University and David Cline of Virginia Tech discuss the forgotten history of African-American participation in WWI and Korea, followed by a discussion facilitated by Robert Patrick, director of the Veterans History Project.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2014-03-18
  • Les Bon Hommes Du Nord: French-Canadian Fiddle Music & Songs from New Hampshire

    Les Bon Hommes Du Nord: French-Canadian Fiddle Music & Songs ...

    Patrick Ross and Jean Theroux present a program of fiddle tunes and songs drawn from their French-Canadian heritage. They will be joined by Dalton Binette and Bow Thayer. All four musicians hail from the northernmost area of New Hampshire, adjacent to the Canadian border, across which people and cultural influences have flowed steadily over the last hundred years or more. The fiddle, accordion, and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2012-08-08
  • Dáithí Sproule and Robert Watt concert collection Catalog Record

    Dáithí Sproule and Robert Watt concert collection

    Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by Dáithí Sproule and Robert Watt in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on May 23, 2007 as part of the Homegrown concert series and the Rediscover Northern Ireland Programme series sponsored by the American Folklife Center; the Department of Culture, Arts, and Leisure, Northern Ireland; Arts Council of Northern Ireland; and the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007
  • Documenting the freedom struggle in southwest Georgia, Catalog Record

    Documenting the freedom struggle in southwest Georgia,

    Glen Pearcy, as a featured presenter in the Many Paths to Freedom series on February 27, 2014, sponsored by the American Folklife Center, screens his film, "One More River to Cross," (1969) about the Southwest Georgia Project, led by Charles Sherrod, which Glen Pearcy and his wife Susan Due Pearcy participated in during the 1960s. Pearcy also shows and discusses his involvement in and ...

    • Contributor: Pearcy, Glen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2014
  • Bridles, bits, and beads : folk and fieldwork from the high, wide and handsome state of Montana, Catalog Record

    Bridles, bits, and beads : folk and fieldwork from the high, ...

    Alexandra Swaney, folklife director at the Montana Arts Council discusses the traveling exhibition on Montana folk arts that she curated in the 1990s, which includes the work of several American Indian artists, a jazz pianist, a painter, and a saddle maker, a Hmong singer, cowboy poets, artists, quilters, an Irish American accordionist (John "the Yank" Harrington) among others. The collection includes 66 slides from ...

    • Contributor: Swaney, Alexandra - Montana Folklife Project - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2005
  • Anxieties of authorship and ownership : intellectual property, indigenous collections, and decolonial futures, Catalog Record

    Anxieties of authorship and ownership : intellectual property...

    Jane Anderson discusses the philosophical and practical problems for intellectual property law and the protection of indigenous/traditional knowledge resources and cultural heritage, featuring her work in partnership with Murkutu on the development of the TK Licenses and Labels initiative, which develops site-specific intellectual property protocols to assist local communities in supporting already existing knowledge-management practices.

    • Contributor: Anderson, Jane E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2013
  • Unukupukupu concert collection, Catalog Record

    Unukupukupu concert collection,

    Video recording and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on June 26, 2012 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The concert featured traditional dances and songs, rooted in the sacred `Aiha`a Pele (Ritual dance of volcanic phenomena) performed by members of Unukupukupu, meaning "Shrine of ferns [rooted in fresh lava]," the Hālau ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2012
  • Interview with Arthur S. Berger

    Interview with Arthur S. Berger

    • Contributor: Charles Stuart Kennedy - Berger, Arthur S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-00-00

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  • Decoration Day in the Mountains

    Decoration Day in the Mountains

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

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2011-07-07
  • Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers concert and interview collection, Catalog Record

    Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers concert and interview c...

    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on August 7, 2013 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers perform jubilee-style, a cappella, sacred gospel music and secular songs. Members of the group were interviewed on the day of the performance and the interview is ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2013
  • Work & Transformation: Panels 3 & 4

    Work & Transformation: Panels 3 & 4

    This symposium featured presentations by the 2010 recipients of the American Folklife Center's Archie Green Fellowships on their research and documentation of the culture and traditions of American workers in New York, Idaho, and Louisiana. Panels also included representatives of community-based documentation projects supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services concerning the role of America's libraries and museums as vibrant centers for ...

    • Contributor: Barr, Christina L. - Boone, Mary L. - Bulger, Peggy A. - Chute, Mary L. - Cohn, D'Vera - Correa, Jennifer - D'Abate, Richard - Deloach, Lynda - Dewhurst, C. Kurt - Greenhouse, Steven - Groen, Jeffrey A. - Iyengar, Sunil - Loughran, Maureen - McCarl, Robert - Popovich, Mark G. - Ray, Joyce M. - Rogers, Nancy E. - Rothstein, Donna S. (Donna Suzann) - Semmel, Marsha L. - Spitzer, Nicholas R. - Tabb, Derrick - Taft, Michael - Taylor, David Alan - Winick, Stephen D. - Wunder, Steve R. - Zeitlin, Steven J. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.) - Archie Green Fund for Labor Culture & History
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2010-12-07
  • Interview with Ambassador Murat Williams

    Interview with Ambassador Murat Williams

    • Contributor: Spector, Melvin L. - Williams, Murat
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-00-00

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  • I am a wee weaver : weaving and singing in Northern Ireland, Catalog Record

    I am a wee weaver : weaving and singing in Northern Ireland,

    Video recording and photographs of a lecture and performance delivered by Maurice Leyden in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on December 4, 2008, as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland series sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. Maurice Leyden discusses the history of songs collected, written, and performed by linen weavers and journeymen of Northern ...

    • Contributor: Leyden, Maurice - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008
  • Folklore and seeing : photographs from Cummins Prison, 1915-2010, Catalog Record

    Folklore and seeing : photographs from Cummins Prison, 1915-2...

    Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Bruce Jackson in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on March 25, 2010, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Jackson, Bruce
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2010
  • Interview with Mary Vance Trent

    Interview with Mary Vance Trent

    • Contributor: Fenzi, Jewell - Trent, Mary Vance
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-00-00

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  • Interview with Lawrence Lesser

    Interview with Lawrence Lesser

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Lesser, Lawrence
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-08-12

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  • Interview with Robert E. McCarthy

    Interview with Robert E. McCarthy

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - McCarthy, Robert E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2003-02-04

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  • Interview with Jacob Walkin

    Interview with Jacob Walkin

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Walkin, Jacob
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-00-00

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  • Interview with John Helm

    Interview with John Helm

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Helm, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004-08-04

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  • Interview with Helmut Sonnenfeldt

    Interview with Helmut Sonnenfeldt

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Sonnenfeldt, Helmut
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2000-07-24

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  • Interview with Irving Sablosky

    Interview with Irving Sablosky

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Sablosky, Irving
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2000-03-21

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  • Interview with Joan Seelye

    Interview with Joan Seelye

    • Contributor: Seelye, Joan - Jewell Fenzi
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-00-00

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  • Interview with Ambassador  Leslie M. Alexander

    Interview with Ambassador Leslie M. Alexander

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Alexander, Leslie M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-00-00

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  • Interview with Caroline "Sue" Dillon

    Interview with Caroline "Sue" Dillon

    • Contributor: Kahn, Ruth - Dillon, Caroline "Sue
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-00-00

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  • Interview with Ambassador Richard T. McCormack

    Interview with Ambassador Richard T. McCormack

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - McCormack, Richard T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-02

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  • Warning of global warming? : shamanic traditions, politics, and ecological change in Siberia, Catalog Record

    Warning of global warming? : shamanic traditions, politics, a...

    Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on January 27, 2009, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Based on her long-term fieldwork in the Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Balzar presented concerns of her Sakha colleague, Uliana Vinokurova, sociologist and former deputy in the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009
  • Interview with Tessa McBride

    Interview with Tessa McBride

    • Contributor: Fenzi, Jewell - McBride, Tessa
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-00-00

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  • Traditional Classical Persian Music

    Traditional Classical Persian Music

    A concert of traditional classical Persian music by Nader Majd & Farshid Mahjour.

    • Contributor: Majd, Nader
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2014-04-16
  • The Berntsons concert and interview collection, Catalog Record

    The Berntsons concert and interview collection,

    Dance music and traditional song repertoire of The Berntsons, a Norwegian American family and friends from Wisconsin, now located in Virginia, performed in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. An interview with Eleanore Berntson Lundeberg, who plays the pump organ, was conducted by Virginia state folklorist Jon Lohman at the Library ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009
  • The two worlds of the Pennsylvania Dutch, Catalog Record

    The two worlds of the Pennsylvania Dutch,

    Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by professor Don Yoder in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on May 5, 2011, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. In an illustrated lecture, Dr. Yoder discusses the common culture and language of rural, small town Pennsylvania Dutch communities and the history of differences between ...

    • Contributor: Yoder, Don
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2011
  • Interview with Ambassador Mercer Cook

    Interview with Ambassador Mercer Cook

    • Contributor: Njiiri, Ruth Stutts - Cook, Mercer
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-00-00

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  • Interview with Ambassador Mary A. Ryan

    Interview with Ambassador Mary A. Ryan

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Ryan, Mary A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2003-03-26

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  • Interview with William B. Whitman

    Interview with William B. Whitman

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Whitman, William B.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004-07-16

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  • Interview with Marc E. Nicholson

    Interview with Marc E. Nicholson

    • Contributor: Charles Stuart Kennedy - Nicholson, Marc E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-00-00

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  • Civil Rights History Project collection, Catalog Record

    Civil Rights History Project collection,

    One hundred and eight filmed oral history interviews with 136 participants in the civil rights movement in the United States and related documentation, created by the National Museum of African American History and Culture in partnership with the American Folklife Center, 2010-2013. The oral histories were conducted by historians Julian Bond, Taylor Branch, David P. Cline, Emilye Crosby, John Dittmer, Will Griffin, Hasan Kwame ...

    • Contributor: Abernathy, Donzaleigh - Abernathy, Juandalynn R. - Abernathy, Ralph David - Ackerman, David M. - Ackerman, Satoko Ito - Anderson, Fletcher - Anderson, Cynthia Baker - Anderson, William G. - Avery, Annie Pearl - Bailey, D'Army - Bassett, Emmett W. - Bassett, Priscilla - Bates, Scott - Bennett, Geraldine Crawford - Blake, Harry - Bond, Julian - Booker, Simeon - Branch, Taylor - Breaux, Toni - Broadway, Louise W. - Brown, Amos C. (Amos Cleophilus) - Brown, Robert J. - Browner, Clifford - Bruce, Walter - Burns, Julia Matilda - Burras, Carol Cummings - Caldwell, Ben R. - Carawan, Candie - Carawan, Guy - Carlos, John - Carter, Robert L. - Churchville, John Elliott - Clark, Robert George - Cleaver, Kathleen - Collins, Barbara Maria - Conway, Purcell Maurice - Cotton, Dorothy F. - Cox, Courtland - Derby, Doris Adelaide - Dixon, Aaron Floyd - Dixon, Elmer - Dove, Samuel - Dudley, John F. - Duncan, Gwendolyn Annette - Finney, Ernest A. (Ernest Adolphus) - Fuller, Linda - Gaither, Thomas Walter - Geiger, Jack - George, Virginia Simms - Glascoe, Myrtle Gonza - Greenberg, Jack - Grinnell, Gloria Claudette - Guyot, Lawrence - Hamilton, Audrey Nell - Hayling, Robert Bagner - Head, Rosie M. - Hicks, Charles Ray - Hicks, Darryl Robertson - Hicks, Gregory Vincent - Hicks, Robert Lawrence - Hicks, Valeria Payton - Hildreth, Marilyn Luper - Hill, Oliver W. - Holloway, Emma Kate - Holloway, Lucius - Hopkins, Evans D. - Hrabowski, Freeman A. - Hutchings, Phil - Jackson, Gertrude Newsome - Jarmon, Charles - Jenkins, Mary F. - Jenkins, Willie Elliot - Jones, Clarence - Jones, James Oscar - Jones, Jamila - Jones, Mary A. - King, Lonnie C. - Ladner, Dorie - Ladner, Joyce A. - Lawrence, William M. - Leventhal, Willy S. (Willy Siegel) - Lowery, Joseph E. - Lucy, William - Luper, Calvin - Mahone, Sam - Marshall, Cecilia - McClary, Robert - McCullar, Johnnie Ruth - McDew, Charles - McKinney, Samuel Berry - McNichols, Steven - Miller, Grace H. - Moldovan, Alfred - Mulholland, Joan Trumpauer - Newson, Moses J. - Noonan, Martha P. - Parker, Wheeler - Patton, Gwendolyn M. - Perry, Matthew J. (Matthew James) - Richardson, Gloria - Rosenberg, Jean Voelker - Rosenberg, John M. - Roxborough, Mildred Bond - Russell, Bill - Sales, Ruby - Saunders, William - Seeger, Pete - Sellers, Cleveland - Sherrod, Charles - Sherrod, Shirley - Siler, Charles E. - Simmons, Gwendolyn Zoharah - Simpson, Euvester - Sobol, Anne Buxton - Sobol, Richard - Stewart, Eleanor - Strickland, William - Suggs, Frances L - Suggs, Harold - Terry, Esther M. A. - Thelwell, Michael - Tillow, Kay - Tillow, Walter M. - Todd, Lisa Anderson - Tuttle, Rick - Ulmer, Joeann Anderson - Vickers, Barbara Edna - Vivian, C. T. - Walter, Mildred Pitts - Williams, Cecil J. - Williams, Junius W. - Wright, Simeon - Young, Carrie Lamar - Young, Sam - Zapata, Luis - Bishop, John Melville - Cline, David P. - Crosby, Emilye - Dittmer, John - Griffin, Willie James - Jeffries, Hasan Kwame - Mosnier, Joseph - Paysour, Lafleur - Reece, Dwandalyn R. - Sullivan, Patricia - Taylor, Kieran Walsh - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.) - Library of Congress - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Southern Oral History Program
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2010
  • Tommy Sands, with Moya and Fionán Sands, concert collection, Catalog Record

    Tommy Sands, with Moya and Fionán Sands, concert collection,

    Collection of digital video, sound recordings, and photographs documenting a concert by Tommy Sands with his daughter, Moya, and son, Fionán Sands on October 9, 2008 in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, presented as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland series of concerts and lectures. The group performs traditional instrumental music, folk songs, as well as songs written by Tommy Sands, who tells ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008
  • Bar J Wranglers concert collection, Catalog Record

    Bar J Wranglers concert collection,

    Collection of digital video, sound recordings, and photographs documenting a concert by the Bar J Wranglers on October 2, 2008 in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The group performs at the Bar J Ranch near Wyoming's Teton Range, just beyond the town of Wilson (pop. 200). Songs include many from ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008
  • Mariano Gonzalez Ramirez concert collection, 2012 September 26

    Mariano Gonzalez Ramirez concert collection, 2012 September 26

    Video recording and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on September 26, 2012 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Mariano Gonzalez, a virtuoso harpist and composer born and raised in Buena Vista, Paraguay to a family of harpists and harp makers, is a resident of Las Vegas, Nevada. He began playing the ...

    • Contributor: Gonzalez, Mariano ((Harpist)) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.) - Millennium Stage
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2012
  • Harmonia: Music of the Danube to the Carpathians from Ohio

    Harmonia: Music of the Danube to the Carpathians from Ohio

    Harmonia presents traditional folk music of Eastern Europe, ranging from the Danube to the Carpathians. Its repertoire reflects the cultures of this region: Hungarian, Slovak, Ukrainian, Romanian, Croatian and Gypsy. Performed on authentic folk instruments, and styled after turn-of-the-century eastern-European Gypsy bands, their music is drawn from both the urban and rural traditions of eastern Europe. The musicians come from varied eastern-European backgrounds; in ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2013-07-11
  • Interview with Ambassador Greta N. Morris

    Interview with Ambassador Greta N. Morris

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Morris, Greta N.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-00-00

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  • Interview with Bruce Malkin

    Interview with Bruce Malkin

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Malkin, Bruce
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-03-17

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  • The will to adorn : reflections on African American dress and the aesthetics of identity, Catalog Record

    The will to adorn : reflections on African American dress and...

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

    • Contributor: N'Diaye, Diana Baird
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2013
  • Interview with Eric Fleisher

    Interview with Eric Fleisher

    • Contributor: Dunnigan, Thomas J. - Fleisher, Eric
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-06-17

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  • Spyros Koliavasilis & Karpouzi Trio: Music from Greece & Asia Minor

    Spyros Koliavasilis & Karpouzi Trio: Music from Greece & Asia...

    The Karpouzi Trio plays music on traditional instruments from the Greek mainland and islands. The band loves to play for dance parties and community celebrations, and always, even in concerts, invites the audience out of their seats and onto the dance floor. Karpouzi members are Spyros Koliavasilis (vocals, oud, and the Cappadocian lyra or kemane), Margaret Loomis (santouri), and Len Newman (laouto).

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2014-05-07
  • Interview with Ambassador Keith L. Wauchope

    Interview with Ambassador Keith L. Wauchope

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Wauchope, Keith L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-00-00

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  • Irving Fine collection

    Irving Fine collection

    The bulk of the materials in the Irving Fine collection are musical scores and sketches which represent virtually the entire musical output of the composer, some of which have been cataloged individually and classified and shelved in ML96.F47, ML96.5.F47, ML30.3C.F55, and ML29c.F527. In addition there are photographs, clippings, programs, scrapbooks, as well as correspondence from 20th century musicians such as Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, ...

    • Contributor: Music Division, Library of Congress - Fine, Irving
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2006
  • Brendan Carey Block concert collection, Catalog Record

    Brendan Carey Block concert collection,

    Sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by fiddler Brendan Carey Block and friends from New Hampshire presenting Cape Breton fiddle music on May 28, 2009 in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Photographs of the event by Megan Halsband.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009
  • Memoir of Ambassador Don Carroll Bliss Jr.

    Memoir of Ambassador Don Carroll Bliss Jr.

    • Contributor: Bliss, Don Carroll, Jr.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-00-00

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  • Interview with Ronald J. Neitzke

    Interview with Ronald J. Neitzke

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Neitzke, Ronald J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-00-00

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  • Interview with Ambassador Charles O. Cecil

    Interview with Ambassador Charles O. Cecil

    • Contributor: Charles Stuart Kennedy - Cecil, Charles O.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-00-00

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  • Legends and Legacies Concert: A Celebration of Public Folklore

    Legends and Legacies Concert: A Celebration of Public Folklore

    A Legends and Legacies concert celebrates Joseph T. Wilson and the NCTA Collection coordinated and produced by the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA).

    • Contributor: Wilson, Joe - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009-09-10