• Homegrown Concert Flyer for the McIntosh County Shouters 2010 (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    Homegrown Concert Flyer for the McIntosh County Shouters 2010 : American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

  • Eloise Hubbard Linscott collection, circa 1815, 1929-2002

    Eloise Hubbard Linscott's collection of research materials for her book, Folk Songs of Old New England (1939) and other folk music research through about 1955. The collection includes correspondence; music transcriptions; sound recordings of folk music, lectures, and radio broadcasts; photographs of Linscott's informants; documentation of events and trips within New England; plus some materials from her estate, dated circa 1815-2002.

    • Contributor: Linscott, Eloise Hubbard - Bayard, Samuel Preston - Grover, Carrie B. - Sherrard, William J. - Reed, Elizabeth Foster
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 1982 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1982

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of Irish music, Ghanaian music and dance, Japanese koto music, Mexican string band music, Senegalese music, and West Virginia old-time music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through October 1982, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and ...

    • Contributor: Kouyate, Djimo - Morris, Dave (Vocalist) - Addy, Yacub
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Square dance legislation collection, 1975-1995

    The Square Dance Legislation Collection consists of manuscript materials (1975-1995) compiled by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, documenting the history of legislative efforts to designate the square dance as a national or state folk dance. The bulk of the materials concerns the public hearing on House Resolution 1706 held June 28,1984 before the Subcommittee on Census and Population of the Committee on ...

    • Contributor: Parsons, Gerald E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Sergei Zhirkevich photograph collection, 1980-1998

    Collection consists of 28 black-and-white photographic prints and 46 pages of diary excerpts written in the field by Sergei Zhirkevich, who documented music, dance, religious traditions (processions, Shrovetide customs) and rural life in the Pskov and Leningrad regions of Russia, the North Caucasus mountain area, Kazakhstan, and the former Baltic states between 1982 and 1998 for his book, Ot Zamogil'ia do Blagodati, From Beyond ...

    • Contributor: Zhirkevich, Serge
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Homegrown Concert Flyer for Ben Payton and the Thundering Harps, 2011 (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    Homegrown Concert Flyer for Ben Payton and the Thundering Harps, 2011: American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

  • Botkin Lecture Flyer: Stetson Kennedy: Building Democracy in America (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    Botkin Lecture Flyer: Stetson Kennedy: Building Democracy in America" : Botkin Flyers: Stetson Kennedy Interview : American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

  • 1981 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1981

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of bluegrass music, Piedmont blues music, Afro-Cuban music, rhythm and blues and boogie woogie music, Cambodian classical dance, and Irish music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from May through October 1981, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and ...

    • Contributor: Moloney, Mick - McComiskey, Billy - Burris, J. C. - Piano Red - Wiggins, Phil - Cephas, John - Borrell, Roberto
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 1985 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1985

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of African American Piedmont blues music; music of the Andes; bluegrass music; Scottish harp music and Gaelic songs; Omaha Indian music and dance; Spanish flamenco music and dance, and African American gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through October ...

    • Contributor: Cephas, John - Wiggins, Phil - Hastings, Dennis - Kinnaird, Alison - Primrose, Christine - Martínez, Ana
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • LOWELL FOLKLIFE PROJECT COLLECTION (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    LOWELL FOLKLIFE PROJECT COLLECTION: American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

  • Mary Sheppard Burton collection, 1993-2006

    The collection contains hooked rugs and documentation of the craftsmanship of rug hooking artist, Mary Sheppard Burton, of Germantown, Maryland. Her Tell Me 'Bout Series consists of 12 rugs created between 1993 and 2005 that interpret the history of her family.

    • Contributor: Burton, Mary Sheppard - Lindahl, Carl - Austen, Theadocia Millich
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • THE PHILADELPHIA CEILI GROUP COLLECTION (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    THE PHILADELPHIA CEILI GROUP COLLECTION: American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

  • Paul Bowles Moroccan music collection, 1957-1989

    An ethnographic field collection of sound recordings, photographs, and accompanying documentation of Moroccan folk, popular, and art music. The collection includes recordings Paul Bowles made in 1959 during a four-month field project sponsored by the Library of Congress with a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation as well as additional field recordings that he and Christopher Wanklyn made between 1960 and 1962.

    • Contributor: Bowles, Paul - Wanklyn, Christopher
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • September 11, 2001 documentary project collection, 2001-2002

    Documentation of the reactions of individuals and communities across the United States and elsewhere (Naples, Italy) to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City; the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia; and the crash of the hijacked plane in Shanksville, Pennsylvania; in audio, video, and photographs from 2001-2002.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Italian Americans in the West Project collection, 1988-1993

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, graphic materials (including color slides, black-and-white negatives, and photographic prints), and moving images collected during a field research project documenting Italian American occupational, cultural, and religious traditions in several locations in the western United States. Fieldwork was conducted in Gilroy, California; San Pedro, California; Pueblo, Colorado; Carbon County, Utah; Walla Walla, Washington; and several mining and ...

    • Contributor: Taylor, David Alan - Williams, John Alexander
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • THE GHEORGHE AND EUGENIA POPESCU-JUDETZ COLLECTION (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    THE GHEORGHE AND EUGENIA POPESCU-JUDETZ COLLECTION: American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

  • Homegrown Concert Flyer for Traditional Music from Londonderry performed by Daithi Sproule and Robert Watt 2007 (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    Homegrown Concert Flyer for Traditional Music from Londonderry performed by Daithi Sproule and Robert Watt 2007 : American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

  • Archie Green 1917-2009 (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    Archie Green 1917-2009 : American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

  • Inauguration 2009 Sermons and Orations Project collection, 2008-2009

    The Inauguration 2009 Sermons and Orations Project collection includes manuscripts (letters, sermons, orations, church programs, etc.), audio and video recordings, photographs, and other graphic materials created by the public in response to the 2009 election and inauguration of President Barack Obama and collected by the American Folklife Center. Includes submissions from over 300 individuals, religious and secular organizations, from 39 states and the District ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Robert Sonkin Alabama and New Jersey collection, 1937-1941

    Correspondence, field notes, reports, recording logs, transcripts of song texts, and sound recordings of African American music traditions and folkways, collected by Robert Sonkin, primarily in Gee's Bend, Alabama, in 1941.

    • Contributor: Gaston, Alice - Moseley, Isom - Sonkin, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Homegrown Concert Flyer for Sophia Bilides, 2011 (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    Homegrown Concert Flyer for Sophia Bilides, 2011: American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

  • W. Dean Edwards collection, 1946-2002

    The collection includes manuscripts, photographs, sound recordings, and videotapes documenting the activities of a traditional American square and contra dance group, the Fun Finders, from Colorado Springs, Colorado from 1946 to 2002. Fun Finders was organized as an exhibition square-dance group by W. Dean Edwards, who directed the group from the 1940s through the 1980s with his wife Peggy Edwards. Sound and videorecordings of ...

    • Contributor: Edwards, W. Dean - Edwards, Peg
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Kenneth M. Bilby Jamaican Maroon collection, 1977-1991

    An ethnographic field collection of sound recordings, moving images, and accompanying materials that document the music and dance of Jamaican Maroons, particularly the Kromanti Dance ritual complex recorded by Kenneth M. Bilby in 1977-1979, and in 1991.

    • Contributor: Bilby, Kenneth M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 1993 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1993

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of North Indian Bengali music; Jamaican music; African American gospel quartets and choral music; Irish folk dance and music; bluegrass music; African American hand dancing; and Andean music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through September 1993.

    • Contributor: Briscoe, Erald - Doherty, Tom - Hubbard, Samuel O. - Moloney, Mick - Wick, Regan - Simpson Curenton, Evelyn - Blackwell, Lucien - Friedland, Lee Ellen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Homegrown Concert Flyer for The Steve Meisner Band 2010 (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    Homegrown Concert Flyer for The Steve Meisner Band 2010: American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress