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    1977 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, Catalog Record Only

    Documentation of the monthly 1977 Neptune Plaza Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs of performers of bluegrass music, country music, blues music, Andean music, Cajun music, and Missouri fiddling recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, from April through October 1977, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the National ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1977
  • Catalog Record

    Alex Kellam collection, Catalog Record Only

    Interviews with Alex Kellam conducted by George G. Carey of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and Carl Fleischhauer of the American Folklife Center in May and June of 1977 during visits with Kellam in Crisfield, Maryland, and on trips to Smith Island and surrounding waterways. Subjects include oystering, crabbing, fishing, boats, hunting, religious life, camp meetings, ghost stories, riddles, family life, and foodways. ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1977
  • Catalog Record

    Mary Sheppard Burton collection, Catalog Record Only

    Collection consists of 12 hooked rugs by the noted rug hooking artist, Mary Sheppard Burton, plus related materials. The rugs were created between 1993 and 2005. They depict stories told by identified family members as part of a series titled "Tell me 'bout." The collection includes a pamphlet "Footsteps on history, tell me 'bout series: family portraits," by Mary Sheppard Burton, which tells the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1993
  • Catalog Record

    1983 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, Catalog Record Only

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of blues music from Virginia; Cambodian classical dance from Maryland, with Rich Kennedy of the National Council for the Traditional Arts narrating the performance; bluegrass music from Virginia; western string band music from Utah; Armenian music from Washington, D.C.; cowboy songs from Arkansas; North Carolina Piedmont country blues music and buck dance, including hand-clapping, and ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1983