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    Ruže Dalmatinke concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    "Cosponsored with the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage." Ljubica "Binki" Franulovich Spahi, lead vocals; Alma Franulovich Plancich, harmony vocals; Pasko Kesovija, accordion; Matthew Olich Tweten, prim; Steven Mataya, brač; Allan Swensson, guitar and bugarija; Matthew Thompson, bass. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on July 18, 2012 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Video recording and photographs of a concert in ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2012
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    Birmingham Sunlights concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    "Homegrown 2005, the Music of America. Cosponsored with the Kennedy Center Millenium Stage." Barry Taylor, bass and lead; James Taylor, tenor, baritone, and lead; Everette Taylor, Jr., tenor; Steve Taylor, baritone; Wayne Williams, tenor, baritone, and lead; Reginald Speight, baritone and lead; Willie G. Graves. Peggy A. Bulger, introduction. Concert recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress from 12:00 to ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005
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    Giving a voice to sorrow : creative responses to death, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    "The Ben Botkin Folklife Lecture Series" Ilana Harlow, speaker. Recorded in Dining Room A, James Madison Building, Library of Congress, on March 23, 2004 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Illustrated lecture on traditional and creative responses to death in the stories, music, and art connected to funerary rites and memorials in the United States, with an example from Ireland. Giving a Voice to Sorrow, ...

    • Contributor: Harlow, Ilana Beth
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004
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    River Boys Polka Band concert and interview collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    "Cosponsored with the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage." Program: Fat boy polka -- Rancher's polka -- Katie-Katie polka -- Popsie's polka -- Farmer's waltz -- Dave's smokehouse polka -- Globeville polka -- Stumbling Russian -- Hayloft polka -- Music box waltz -- Asmus special -- Russian opera house -- Kalya polka -- Windsor special. Robert Schmer, accordion; Dave Beitz, hammered dulcimer; Jerry Hergenreder, trombone, vocals; ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006
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    Coal River Folklife Project collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The Coal River Folklife Project is an ethnographic field project documenting traditional customs and land use in the mountains of southern West Virginia's Big Coal River Valley from 1992 to 1999 conducted by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress. Collection materials include manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs, videorecordings and related research materials gathered by project team members, directed by Mary Hufford of the American ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1992
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    The Berntsons concert and interview collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    "Cosponsored with the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage." Loretta Kelley, Eleanore Berntson Lundeberg, Karl Fredrik Berntson Lundeberg, Marika Lundeberg, Andrea Hoag, and Charlie Pilzer. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on December 3, 2009 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Dance music and traditional song repertoire of a Norwegian American family and friends from Wisconsin and Virginia performed in the Coolidge ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009
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    Archie Green 1917-2009, a tribute, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Title from title page [1]. The collection is open for research use. A collection of tributes to Archie Green, prominent scholar of labor-related folklore, including the recognition of Archie Green by Hon. Nancy Pelosi on August 3, 2007; and various tributes from friends and students posted on PUBLORE (public sector folklore listserv) after Archie's death on March 22, 2009. Compiled by the staff of ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009
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    Mary Louise Defender Wilson and Keith Bear concert and interview collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    "Cosponsored with the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage and the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian" Mary Louise Defender Wilson, Dakotah/Hidatsa storyteller; Keith Bear, Mandan/Hidatsa storyteller and flute player; David A. Taylor, introduction; Troyd Geist, introduction. Concert recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on August 16, 2006 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Interviews with the performers recorded in ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006
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    'If it wasn't for the Irish and the Jews' : Irish and Jewish influences on the music of vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Mick Moloney, speaker. Recorded in Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on December 1, 2009 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Video recording of a lecture delivered by Mick Moloney in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, on December 1, 2009, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. In vaudeville's heyday between ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009
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    Alan Lomax collection of Michigan and Wisconsin recordings Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Various performers. Collection of field recordings and color film documenting instrumental music, songs, stories, and interviews recorded primarily in Michigan and Wisconsin by Alan Lomax, August 1-November 1, 1938 for the Archive of American Folk-Song, Library of Congress. Includes folk songs, sea songs, ballads, lumbering songs and stories, Paul Bunyan stories, bawdy songs, blues, humorous and popular songs, and dance music. Vocal and instrumental ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938
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    Singing and Praying Bands concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    "Cosponsored with the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage." Singing and Praying Bands, a cappella vocals; Jonathan David, introduction. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on August 23, 2012 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. 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 ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2012
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    Kalanidhi Dance collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    "Cosponsored with the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage." Kalanidhi Dance Company, directed by Anuradha Nehru. Dancers: Supraja Chittari, Ankitha Durvasula, Ramya Durvasula, Pragnya Thamire and Deviga Valiyil. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on August 14, 2013 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a dance concert, Kalanidhi dance: traditional Kuchipudi dance from Maryland, held ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2013
  • Botkin Lecture Flyer for Nora Guthrie, 2012 (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    Botkin Lecture Flyer for Nora Guthrie, 2012: American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

    • Contributor: Guthrie, Nora
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    From bridge to boardwalk : an audio journey across Maryland's eastern shore, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    "Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture Series" Douglas Manger, Tatiana Irvine, and Elaine Eff; speakers. Recorded in the Mumford Room, James Madison Building, Library of Congress, on October 21, 2004, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Lecture about the audio tour and book titled "From Bridge to Boardwalk," given by the authors. The illustrated lecture includes historical images, photographs, interviews, and narratives about the traditions of the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004
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    David Dunaway collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open collection, additional accruals expected. The collection consists of sound recordings of interviews, with transcripts, conducted by David Dunaway with folk music performer Pete Seeger from 1976 to 1983, plus additional interviews with Seeger's contemporaries through 2000. Dunaway recorded these for his radio program "Sing Out!" on KPFA in Berkeley, California, and for his biography of Seeger "How Can I Keep from Singing: Pete ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1976
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    Blue Ridge Parkway Folklife Project collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection consists of sound recordings, video recordings, photographs, manuscripts, sheet music, printed ephemera, artifacts, administrative records, and ethnographers' field notes related to the 1978 Blue Ridge Parkway Project field survey, conducted by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, in cooperation with the National Park Service. The survey examined folklife in and around an area of the Blue Ridge Parkway at the Virginia ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1977
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    Los Tres Reyes concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    "Cosponsored with the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage." Gilberto Puente, Raúl Puente, and Bebo Cárdenas, vocals, guitars. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 13, 2012 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Video recording and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on September 13, 2012 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2012
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    Voices of Civil Rights Project collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Collection consists of oral history interviews, sound and video recordings, photographs and manuscript materials documenting memories of the civil rights movement for the Voices of Civil Rights Project, sponsored by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP). The manuscript submissions consist of correspondence from AARP members and the general public who responded to invitations in AARP Magazine, AARP Bulletin and Parade Magazine in 2003 ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2003
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    Crafting change : African American folk artists and the civil rights movement, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Patricia A. Turner, speaker. Recorded in the Mary Pickford Theater, James Madison Building, Library of Congress on June 26, 2012 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. Patricia A.Turner is the Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education and Professor of African and African-American Studies at the University of California, Davis. Patricia A. Turner discusses the work of African American folk artists and their contributions to the civil rights movement. ...

    • Contributor: Turner, Patricia A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2012
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    Sama Ensemble concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    "Cosponsored with the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage." Sama ensemble; Peggy A. Bulger, introduction; Rory Turner, introduction. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on April 25, 2007 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. The Sama Ensemble, founded by Ali Analouei, was formed in 1998 from students of the Center for Classical Persian Music (CPCM). Ali Reza Analouei (ensemble master, tombak) was ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2007
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    Eloise Hubbard Linscott collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Some sound discs in this collection are in bad condition, broken, or are poor quality recordings. Eloise Hubbard Linscott (1897-1978) was born Eloise Barrett Hubbard and raised in Taunton, Massachusetts with her two sisters and three brothers. She studied at Radcliffe College from 1916-1920, and earned an A.B. in English literature. After she married Charles Hardy Linscott in 1921, the Linscotts lived in Needham, ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1932
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    There's more that unites than divides us, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Introductions by Peggy A. Bulger, director, American Folklife Center, and Philip Hammond, Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure, Northern Ireland; Gary Hastings, speaker, flute; Brian Mullen, speaker, vocals. Recorded in the Mumford Room (LM 649), James Madison Building, Library of Congress on May 29, 2007, 12 noon - 1:30 p.m. Lecture illustrated with songs and tunes by Reverend Canon Gary Hastings and BBC broadcaster ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2007
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    The sound of Islamic music : women's voices and the Indonesian religious soundscape, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Anne K. Rasmussen, speaker. Recorded in Mary Pickford Theater,James Madison Building, Library of Congress on May 13, 2009 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Anne K. Rasmussen in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on May 13, 2009, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Based on ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Anne and Frank Warner collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Due to their limited budget for equipment and supplies, the Warners sometimes recorded only a portion of a song; the remainder was transcribed by Anne Warner. Sound recordings numbered: AFS 15261-15384; AFS 10055-10057; AFS 15385-15400; AFS 15564-15565; AFS 17769; preservation tape reels: LWO 1490 reels 1-3; LWO 7096 reels 1-16; LWO 7273 reels 1-2; LWO 8617; reference copies: AFS 10055-10057; AFS 15365-15368. Field recordings ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938
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    And wheat completed the cycle : flour mills, social memory, and vernacular culture in Sonora, Mexico, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Maribel Alvarez, speaker. Recorded in the Mary Pickford Theater, James Madison Building, Library of Congress on April 21, 2010 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Maribel Alvarez holds a dual appointment as Assistant Research Professor in the English Department and Research Social Scientist at the Southwest Center, University of Arizona. Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Maribel Alvarez in the Mary Pickford ...

    • Contributor: Alvarez, Maribel L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010