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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Down in the old belt : voices from the tobacco south, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    James P. Crawford is a cultural geographer, writer, and film maker living in Roanoke, Virginia. Videorecordings and photographs of a lecture delivered byJim (James P.) Crawford in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress on July 5, 2007, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Jim Crawford screened his documentary film "Down in the Old Belt: ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2007
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    Legends and legacies : an American Folklife Center celebration of public folklore concert and symposium, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Concert on Thursday, September 10, 2009 featured performers Jerry Douglas, Dobro resonator guitar; Josh Dukes, flute and multiple instruments; Billy McComiskey, accordion; Tom Mauchahty-Ware, vocals, flute; Mick Moloney, vocals, banjo; Brendan Mulvihill, fiddle; New Ballard's Branch Bogtrotters; Sweet Heaven Kings, brass band; and Phil Wiggins, harmonica, and Corey Harris. Concert recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 10, ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2013
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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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    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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    The Paschall Brothers concert collection, Catalog Record Only

    "Cosponsored with the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage and the Folklore Society of Greater Washington" Introductions by Peggy Bulger, Director, American Folklife Center; and Jon Lohman, Director, Virginia Folklife Program -- America the beautiful -- The Lord's prayer -- You'd better run, somebody's calling you -- Every child of God is just like an automobile -- This is a mean old world to live in ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004
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    Alex Kellam collection, Catalog Record Only

    Alex Kellam was born October 9, 1908 in Rhodes Point, Smith Island, Maryland. During World War II he was a member of the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve and a shipfitter. From 1946 he worked as an insurance agent in Crisfield, Maryland, and was a painter, poet, sport fisherman, park ranger, and guide. He died in 1986. Interviews with Alex Kellam conducted by George G. ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1977
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    The Alan Lomax photographs and The music of Williamsburg (1959-1960) / Catalog Record Only

    Thesis (M.A.)--College of William and Mary, 2010. Vita. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 84-91). Laser print copy. vii, 92 leaves : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.

    • Contributor: Aarlien, Peggy Finley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010
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    Alicia J. Rouverol collection on Northern Neck, Virginia, watermen, Catalog Record Only

    Oral history interviews with 30 watermen from the Northern Neck of Virginia recorded by Alicia J. Rouverol in July and August 1991. Interviews were conducted for a 1991 exhibition, "'Because My Work is What I Do': Watermen of the Northern Neck" sponsored by the Greater Reedville Association, Reedville, Virginia. Anglo- and African American fishermen were interviewed about their family histories; fishing boats; boat repair; ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1991
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    National Federation of Music Clubs archive of American folk music, Catalog Record Only

    Folk music collectors from various states who contributed folk music from the state and regional branches of the National Federation of Music Clubs include Carolyn Ernst Payne from Idaho; Edith Fitzpatrick James from Kentucky; Mrs. M. W. Estes from Mississippi and the Southern Region; John D. Robb from New Mexico; Charles A. Iler from Tennessee; Mary Agnes Starr and Vera Wardner Dougan from Wisconsin; ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1952
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    "What are they saying?" : a study of the jargon of hilltopping, Catalog Record Only

    Thesis (M.A.)--Western Kentucky University, 1976. Bibliography: p. 76-79; glossary, p. 58-74. Typescript (photocopy) Duplication may be governed by copyright and other restrictions. Purchase; 1979. [v], 79 leaves.

    • Contributor: Lyne, David C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1976
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    From Virginia to Vermont : a trek from slavery to freedom, Catalog Record Only

    Jane Beck, speaker Recorded in Mary Pickford Theater, James Madison Building, Library of Congress on June 22, 2006 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Jane Beck delivered an illustrated powerpoint lecture about the life and family stories of Daisy Turner, daughter of former slave Alec Turner (1845-1923), who had lived in Virginia, escaped to freedom, and eventually settled in Vermont. Slides include color and black ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005
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    The Carter family : traditional sources for song, Catalog Record Only

    Analysis of sources in popular and folk music for songs performed by the Carter Family of Maces Springs, Virginia, and based, in part, on interviews with Janette Carter and others. Thesis (M.A.)--Western Kentucky University, 1976. Bibliography: p. 112-118. Typescript (photocopy) Duplication may be governed by copyright and other restrictions. Purchase; 1979. [v], 118 leaves.

    • Contributor: Bulger, Peggy A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1976
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    Lyle D. Campbell collection of Campbell family song texts, Catalog Record Only

    Songs from a collection of papers belonging to Averill Campbell of Montebello, Nelson County, Virginia. Averill Campbell was born in 1864 on Shoe Creek, a tributary of the Piney River. He married Ella Dimple Hite, whose name appears on one song in the collection, in 1892. Averill Campbell's grandson, Lyle D. Campbell, donated the collection in 1989. Eleven song transcriptions (22 photocopied manuscript pages ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1890
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    Fiddle tunes of the old frontier: the Henry Reed collection online presentation, Catalog Record Only

    Collection of archival field documentation consisting of notes by Alan Jabbour; photographs by Karen Singer Jabbour, Carl Fleischhauer, and Katherine (Kit) B. Olson; plus correspondence and other research materials generated during the production of the National Digital Library online resource titled, "Fiddle tunes of the old frontier: the Henry Reed collection" created by American Folklife Center staff in 1999. Alan and Karen Jabbour traveled ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1999
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    Honkers and quackers: waterfowling and waterfowl conservation collection, Catalog Record Only

    Two portrait photographs by John M. Taylor; color photographs by Verna Wall. Interviewees include Erleen G. Snow of Powells Point, North Carolina, who demonstrates goose calls using her natural voice; and Virginia decoy maker Grayson Chesser; both interviewed by David A. Taylor, American Folklife Center on September 10, 1988. Collection of interviews and audio recordings, video recordings, photographs, and manuscripts documenting and promoting a ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1988
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    Traditional pork processing collection, Catalog Record Only

    Collection of research materials about traditional pork processing collected by Barbara C. Fertig and others from several sources including the family of Marsha Holt Jacob and James M. Holt of Surrey, Virginia. Includes black-and-white and color photographs of family hog butchering and food preparation in Virginia and of local butchers in Ohio, taken by several photographers in 1985 to 1986. Also includes correspondence, articles, ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1985
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    Baltimore of Mount Pleasant : a case study of the tradition of the chanted sermon in Virginia, Catalog Record Only

    Case study based on the sermons of Rev. Carroll A. Baltimore, pastor of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Alexandria, Virginia. Includes transcriptions of his sermons recorded between 1970 and 1974, appendix, p. 40-98. Thesis (M.A.)--Western Kentucky University, 1975. Bibliography: p. 99. Typescript (photocopy) Duplication may be governed by copyright and other restrictions. Purchase; 1979. iv, 99 leaves.

    • Contributor: Willett, E. Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1975
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    Jeff Todd Titon collection, Catalog Record Only

    In process; additional materials will be received at a future date. Collection of field recordings and related documentation of various projects including hymns recorded in 1977 and 1978 at the Fellowship Independent Baptist Church, Stanley, Virginia, by Jeff Todd Titon and Kenneth M. George. Selections were issued in 1982 as "Powerhouse for God: sacred speech, chant, and song in an Appalachian Baptist Church." The ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1968
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    Carter Family tribute collection, Catalog Record Only

    Dale Jett; Deborah Jean Sheets; Linda Lay; David Lay. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, from 12:00 to 1:00 pm on September 20, 2005. Collection includes sound recording and posters for a concert performed to honorJanette Carter, who received the Bess Lomax Hawes Award and National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts for her lifelong advocacy ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005
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    Honkers and quackers: waterfowling and waterfowl conservation collection, Catalog Record Only

    Two portrait photographs by John M. Taylor; color photographs by Verna Wall. Interviewees include Erleen G. Snow of Powells Point, North Carolina, who demonstrates goose calls using her natural voice; and Virginia decoy maker Grayson Chesser; both interviewed by David A. Taylor, American Folklife Center on September 10, 1988. Collection of interviews and audio recordings, video recordings, photographs, and manuscripts documenting and promoting a ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1988