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    D. J. Battiest-Tomasi and Tim Tingle concert collection, Oklahoma Choctaw storytellers and flute players / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by D. J. Battiest-Tomasi and Tim Tingle in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on June 29, 2011 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. D. J. Battiest-Tomasi and Tim Tingle are enrolled members of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and regularly participate in tribal events, as ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2011
  • D. W. Groethe -- Cowboy songs and poetry from Montana

    D. W. Groethe performs cowboy songs and poetry from Montana at the Library of Congress, July 20, 2005. videorecording | videorecording ; 58 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). July 20, 2005. (Date). Groethe, a working cowboy, performs his own compositions as well as traditional songs. (Content). D. W. Groethe was born and grew up in western North Dakota, the third generation descendant of ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Groethe, D. W. - Swaney, Alexandra - Bulger, Peggy A.
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2005
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    Major League Tassa concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Collection of digital video, sound recordings, and photographs documenting a concert by Major League Tassa on January 31, 2008 in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Major League Tassa, and accompanying dancers, from Queens, New York present rhythms used for processions, the Diwali holiday, and weddings, along with contemporary tunes performed ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008
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    Dancing Ireni : reimaging and reimagining Alan Lomax's choreometrics project, / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Forrestine Paulay, Meriam Lobel and Miriam Phillips discussed Alan Lomax's choreometrics project, his scientific study and measurement of cross-cultural dance movement and style, which Paulay participated in as a researcher. Co-sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies at the University of Maryland, this lecture in the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series was the first part of ...

    • Contributor: Lobel, Meriam - Paulay, Forrestine - Phillips, Miriam Sarada - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2015
  • Lubana Al Quntar & Kenan Adnawi: Traditional Music and Song from Syria

    In this concert Lubana Al Quntar performs classical Arabic Maqam pieces with a melancholy flavor, characteristic of this genre. She is accompanied by the internationally known oud player Kenan Adnawi, who also presents traditional instrumental music of Syria.

    • Contributor: Al Quntar, Lubana - Adnawi, Kenan - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - Library of Congress. African and Middle Eastern Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2015-03-25
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    David Ayriyan and Levon Ayriyan concert and interview collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Collection of video recordings of a concert of Armenian and other regional classical, popular, and folk music performed by David Ayriyan, a master player on the kemanche, a bowed stringed instrument; and by his son, Levon Ayriyan, dumbek, performed in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on April 12, 2006, as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. David ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2006
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    Mississippi freedom summer, 1964 : memory, legacy and the way forward, roundtable discussion, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Four leaders who participated in the Mississippi Freedom Project in 1964 discussed their experiences and the legacy of their civil rights work. They included Robert "Bob" Parris Moses, founder and president of The Algebra Project, Inc. He received his BA from Hamilton College (1956), and his MA in Philosophy from Harvard University (1957). Moses was a prominent figure in the civil rights movement as ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2014
  • Corsican Language & Expressive Culture

    Since the mid-20th century, a variety of social, economic and political factors have affected the cultural practices and conceptions of identity on the Mediterranean island of Corsica. Linguistic anthropologist Alexandra Jaffe discusses the Corsican language and Corsican expressive culture. She addresses both the island's shift towards the French language and the Corsican language revitalization movement that began in the early 1970s. Drawing on ethnographic ...

    • Contributor: Jaffe, Alexandra - Jaffe, Alexandra M. (Alexandra Mystra) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2014-12-02
  • Force and Violins: What the FBI Had on Folksingers

    Among the sufferings of those pursued during the McCarthy era, the situation of folksingers and folklorists was unique. Suspected by their government, they were hunted by the FBI almost everywhere. Thanks to the Freedom of Information Act, one can now know the extent of privacy crimes committed against Pete Seeger and other folklorists. For more than 20 years, the FBI and CIA conducted surveillance ...

    • Contributor: Dunaway, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-03-19
  • Making a Way Out of No Way: Martin Luther King's Use of Proverbs for Civil Rights

    For more than ten years Wolfgang Mieder has made the study of proverbs in political discourse one of his major research areas, particularly the role of proverbs at critical moments in American history. In this lecture he discusses his research for his most recent book, "Making a Way Out of No Way: Martin Luther King's Sermonic Proverbial Rhetoric" (2010). In barely 40 years of ...

    • Contributor: Mieder , Wolfgang - Mieder, Wolfgang
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2011-02-10
  • Robert Burns at 250: Poetry, Politics and Performance: Day Two, Session 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. A panel discussion titled "Burns and His World" kicked off the second ...

    • Contributor: 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: 2009-02-25
  • The Beehive Band

    The Beehive Band perform traditional Mormon string band music from Utah as part of the American Folklife Center's Homegrown Concert Series.

    • Contributor: The Beehive Band
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-04-24
  • The Gannon Family

    The Gannon Family performs Irish music and dance from Missouri, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Gannon Family
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2006-11-15
  • 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
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    Aubrey Ghent and friends concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Collection of digital video, sound recordings, and photographs documenting a concert by Aubrey Ghent and his band on October 17, 2007 in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Ghent, a minister, performs "sacred steel" music, a gospel music tradition developed in House of God churches in the southern United States, featuring ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007
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    R. Carlos Nakai concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by R. Carlos Nakai in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on November 17, 2010 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Solo performance by R. Carlos Nakai, who also discusses musical, cultural, political, and historical aspects of American Indian flute music.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2010
  • Daniel Boucher & Friends: Traditional French-Canadian Fiddle Music from Connecticut

    Fiddler and singer Daniel Boucher is accompanied by guitarist Ray Pelletier, guitarist and fiddler George Wilson, and fiddler/stepdancer Glenn Bombardier of the Beaudoin family.

    • Contributor: Boucher, Daniel
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2011-08-17
  • The Stations that Spoke Your Language: Radio and the Yiddish-American Cultural Renaissance (Day 2, afternoon)

    Leading Yiddish language and culture experts joined media scholars and Library of Congress specialists to address Yiddish radio in America: its history and cultural impact, its continuing influence on American media, and its multifaceted legacy. (Day 2, afternoon)

    • Contributor: Various - Apelbaum, Laura Cohen - Barton, Matthew - Gevinson, Alan - Goldsmith, Emanuel S. - Gottesman, Itzik Nakhmen - Hoog, Ann - Isaacs, Miriam - Jochnowitz, Eve - Joselit, Jenna Weissman - Mayrent, Sherry L. - Newman, Roberta - Pearlstein, Peggy K. - Rein, David M. - Russo, Alexander - Sapoznik, Henry - Seigel, Amanda - Sokolow, Pete - Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron - Ticktin, Max D. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Yiddish of Greater Washington Inc - University of Wisconsin. Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2012-09-07
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    A bard of nature's making : Robert Burns and Scottish traditional culture, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Valentina Bold in the Whittall Pavilion, Library of Congress, on October 21, 2008, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008
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    New North Carolina Ramblers concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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
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    "Making a way out of no way" Martin Luther King's use of proverbs for civil rights / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Wolfgang Mieder in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on February 10, 2011, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Professor Mieder discusses his research for his recent book, "Making a Way Out of No Way": Martin Luther King's Sermonic Proverbial Rhetoric (2010).

    • Contributor: Mieder, Wolfgang
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2011
  • Coffeehouses: Folk Music, Culture & Counterculture

    Since the 1950s, the history of the American folk music revival has been intertwined with the rise of coffeehouses and coffeehouse culture. This forum brings together notable coffeehouse producer Betsy Siggins from Boston's legendary Club 47, Caffe Lena History Project Founder and Producer Jocelyn Arem, filmmaker and documentarian Todd Kwait, and Baltimore-based performer and "open mic" organizer Rob Hinkal to explore folk music coffeehouses, ...

    • Contributor: Arem, Jocelyn - Hinkal, Rob - Groce, Nancy - Kwait, Todd - Siggins, Betsy - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2014-04-11
  • A Conversation with Stetson Kennedy

    Pioneering folklorist, social activist and writer Stetson Kennedy, of Jacksonville, Fla., discussed his long and wide-ranging career and explored the theme of "Building Democracy in America" in a lecture presented by the American Folklife Center as part of its Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture Series. The event was co-sponsored by Holland & Knight LLP. The program was introduced by Peggy Bulger, director of the American ...

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Stetson
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2005-05-24
  • Rich Remsberg: Hard Luck Blues: Roots Music from the Great Depression

    Showcasing American music and music making during the Great Depression, "Hard Luck Blues" presents more than 200 photographs created by the New Deal's Farm Security Administration photography program. With an appreciation for the amateur and the local, FSA photographers depicted a range of musicians sharing the regular music of everyday life, from informal songs in migrant work camps, farmers' homes, barn dances, and on ...

    • Contributor: Remsberg, Rich
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2010-06-02
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    Negrura Peruana concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Collection of sound and video recordings and a program flyer of a concert featuring Afro-Peruvian music and dance performed by the group Negrura Peruana, from Hartford, Connecticut. The group, consisting of seven musicians and four dancers, performs the music and dance of Peru's African and criollo population originally living in the coastal area around Chincha south of the captial and later transplanted to Lima, ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2005