• Catalog Record

    A bard of nature's making: Robert Burns and Scottish traditional culture, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Valentina Bold, speaker. Recorded in Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on October 21, 2008 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. 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. A Bard of Nature's Making: ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008
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    Rhode Island Folklife Project collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection is open for research; access to some collection materials is restricted, some or all content is stored offsite. Before requesting collection materials please contact the Folklife Reading Room at 202-707-5510 or folklife@loc.gov. A field survey project of the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, conducted in cooperation with the Rhode Island Heritage Commission, the Rhode Island Council on the Arts, and the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1979
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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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    Basque culture in the western United States, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    "Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture Series" Maria-Carmen RA. Gambliel, speaker. Recorded in the West Dining Room, James Madison Building, Library of Congress, on July 16, 2004 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Maria-Carmen Gambliel, director of the Folk and Traditional Arts Program, Idaho Commission on the Arts, lectures on the Basque pioneers who came to the western United States in the 1860s, on Basque American identity ...

    • Contributor: Gambliel, Maria Carmen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004
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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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    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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    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 lore of America's coal miners : a fresh look at the George Korson collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    "Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture Series" Angus K. Gillespie, speaker. Recorded in Dining Room A, James Madison Building, Library of Congress, on September 20, 2004. Lecture about journalist and folklorist George Korson (1899-1967) who collected songs and stories of anthracite coal miners in Schuykill County, Pennsylvania. Gillespie also discusses George Korson's archive at the American Folklife Center. The Lore of America's Coal Miners, Lecture by ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004
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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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    The reliability of selected weather beliefs, Catalog Record Only

    Thesis (M.A.)--Western Kentucky University, 1976. Bibliography: p. 56-57. Typescript (photocopy) Duplication may be governed by copyright and other restrictions. Purchase; 1979. iv, 57 leaves.

    • Contributor: Sadewasser, Judith K.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1976
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    Marcel Bénéteau lecture, Catalog Record Only

    Recorded in the James Madison Building, Library of Congress, from 12:00 to 1:15 pm on March 10, 2004. Lecture and demonstration about French folk songs given by Marcel Bénéteau of Windsor University, Windsor, Ontario as part of celebration La Francophonie at the Library of Congress. Marcel Bénéteau Lecture (AFC 2004/039), Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Duplication of ...

    • Contributor: Bénéteau, Marcel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004
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    Pinelands Folklife Project collection, Catalog Record Only

    The Pinelands Folklife Project, directed by Mary Hufford of the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, and staffed by a team of folklorists, photographers, an ethnobiologist, and an environmental psychologist, was developed in cooperation with the New Jersey Pinelands Commission to identify and document traditional culture and land use within and surrounding the Pinelands National Reserve from 1983 to 1986. The final phase of ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1983
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    The folklore behind ecology : or why scientists in ecology need help from folklorists, Catalog Record Only

    Daniel B. Botkin, speaker. Recorded in Room 119, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on April 05, 2006 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Daniel B. Botkin lectured on various stories that ecologists and other scientists have told to back up their conclusions about ecological processes. He discussed the importance of being able to tell the difference between science and folklore in evaluating scientific claims. The Folklore ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006
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    Cultural rescue in post-Chornobylʹ Ukraine: the impact of the Chornobylʹ nuclear accident on the cultural heritage of the Polissia region of Ukraine, Catalog Record Only

    Two dates are on sound cassette label: July 13, 2005 and June 17, 2005; powerpoint dated July 13, 2005. Final 10 minutes of the lecture were not recorded. Myron O. Stachiw, speaker. Recorded in AFC Conference Room, G49, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on July 13, 2005 [?]. Sound recording and powerpoint presentation of lecture by Myron O. Stachiw, Associate Professor, School of ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005
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    Song and silence : ethnic revival on China's southwest borders, Catalog Record Only

    Sara L. M. Davis, speaker. Recorded in the Pickford Theater, James Madison Building, Library of Congress on December 13, 2005 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Sara L. M. Davis presented an illustrated lecture based on her field work in southwestern China with Tai monks, singers, and activists involved in an ethnic revival of traditional epic oral poetry and other songs and traditions. Collection includes ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005
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    Letter of Minnie Hyatt Small on collecting folklore in Adams County, Illinois, Catalog Record Only

    Handwritten account, undated, by Minnie Hyatt Small, sister of Harry Middleton Hyatt, about her experiences collecting 10,000 old sayings, beliefs (including beliefs about witchcraft and hoodoo) and other items of folklore in Adams County, Illinois and visiting homes of various unidentified German Americans, African Americans, Irish Americans, and other local residents. She writes about her brother's repeated requests that she collect additional sayings for ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1937
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    Isabel Gordon Carter collection, Catalog Record Only

    Photographs include Bob DeHart family in front of their cabin near Bryson City, North Carolina and a photograph of camp equipment and car belonging to Horace Kephart, taken by I. K. Stearns, circa 1923. Also includes color photograph of an oil portrait by artist Katherine Wiley of Isabel Gordon Carter, dated 1913. Collection of correspondence, notes, a research notebook, and photographs related to Isabel ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1921
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    Fieldwork in family folklore and oral history: a study in methodology / Catalog Record Only

    Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Massachusetts, 1980. Typescript (photocopy); this copy is missing p. 111-177. Bibliography, p. 332-342. xxii, 345 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm.

    • Contributor: Yocom, Margaret
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1980
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    Vintage fiddling in eastern Kentucky collection, Catalog Record Only

    Various performers speaking and performing on fiddle and guitar. The "Vintage Fiddling in Eastern Kentucky" oral history project was conducted by Marynell Young from 1984-1986 with support from the Appalachian Development Center, Morehead State University; and the Kentucky Folklife Foundation, Kentucky Oral History Commission. The collection includes interviews conducted by Marynell Young with eastern Kentucky fiddlers, musicians, and their family members including Alfred Bailey, ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1984
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    Cultural conservation study records, Catalog Record Only

    Tapes 28-29 are duplicates of tapes 4-5. Pursuant to the mandate in Section 502 of the Historic Preservation Act of 1980, the Department of the Interior and the Library of Congress developed a cooperative agreement on August 31, 1980 to produce a report on cultural conservation and the protection of cultural heritage in the United States. The steering committee consisted of Bennie C. Keel, ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1981
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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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    Seward Park High School "Our Neighborhood" collection, Catalog Record Only

    A collection of family oral histories, recipes, and descriptions of foodways compiled by students of Seward Park High School, New York, N.Y., with the assistance of Jessica Siegel and Bruce Baskind, the teachers of the class "Our Neighborhood: The Lower East Side Experience." The project was supported by the Humanities Council of New York University and the Rockefeller Foundation. Includes interviews and recipes from ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1985
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    Folklore and history : an approach in the secondary school / Catalog Record Only

    Thesis (M.A.)--Fairfield University Graduate School of Education, 1973. Bibliography: p. 40-41. ; Donation; 19xx. vi, 41 leaves.

    • Contributor: Bielizna, Jerome J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1973
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    Archiving culture : American folklore archives in theory and practice / Catalog Record Only

    Printed from PDF. Vita. Thesis (Ph.D.)--Indiana University, 2010. Bibliography: leaves 242-254. American folklorists have long preserved their research materials in repositories dedicated to this purpose. The motivations for saving these items and the methods of doing so have changed over time, but the practice of preserving research materials has persisted as a central aspect of folkloristics into the present---one that distinguishes it from other ...

    • Contributor: Kolovos, Andy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010