• Kiu Haghighi with Tooraj Moshref-Zadeh: Persian Santour and Tombak Music from Illinois

    Kiu Haghighi with Tooraj Moshref-Zadeh: Persian Santour and T...

    Persian hammered dulcimer (santour) virtuoso Kiu Haghighi is accompanied by Tooraj Moshref-Zadeh on the tombak, a Persian drum.

    • Contributor: Haghighi, Kiu
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-07-20
  • Reverb concert collection, Catalog Record

    Reverb concert collection,

    "Cosponsored with the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage." Program: We're marching on to freedom land -- Lift every voice and sing -- Ain't going to let nobody turn me round -- Oh freedom -- I woke up this morning with my mind on freedom -- Dog, dog -- Live for my Jesus evermore -- Tuskeegee airmen -- Nubian man -- Buffalo soldier -- In this ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2007
  • And wheat completed the cycle : flour mills, social memory, and vernacular culture in Sonora, Mexico, Catalog Record

    And wheat completed the cycle : flour mills, social memory, a...

    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
  • McIntosh County Shouters: Gullah-Geechee Ring Shout from Georgia

    McIntosh County Shouters: Gullah-Geechee Ring Shout from Georgia

    The McIntosh County Shouters perform Gullah-Geechee Ring Shout at a concert at the Library.

    • Contributor: Mcintosh County Shouters
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-12-02
  • The Birmingham Sunlights

    The Birmingham Sunlights

    Gospel Quartet Birmingham Sunlights perform as part of the Homegrown 2005 Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Sunlights, Birmingham
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-12-07
  • Northern Ireland Lecture flyer for John Moulden 2007 (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    Northern Ireland Lecture flyer for John Moulden 2007 (The Ame...

    Northern Ireland Lecture flyer for John Moulden 2007 : American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

    • Contributor: Moulden, John
  • Gary Haleamau: Traditional Hawaiian Music from Las Vegas

    Gary Haleamau: Traditional Hawaiian Music from Las Vegas

    Gary Haleamau and his band perform traditional Hawaiian slack-key guitar from Nevada, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Haleamau, Gary
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008-08-20
  • Harry Lincoln Harkness VHP Collection

    Harry Lincoln Harkness VHP Collection

    Harry Lincoln Harkness Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Harkness, Harry Lincoln - Gerrits, Elwood Burton
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
  • The Will to Adorn: Reflections on African American Identity and the Aesthetics of Dress

    The Will to Adorn: Reflections on African American Identity a...

    Diana N'Diaye shares stories, observations, and insights from "The Will to Adorn," a community-centered research and public presentation project, which explores and examines the diversity of African American cultural identities as expressed through traditional arts of the body, dress, and adornment.

    • Contributor: N'Diaye, Diana - N'Diaye, Diana Baird
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2013-01-30
  • Thomas F. Richardson VHP Collection

    Thomas F. Richardson VHP Collection

    Thomas F. Richardson Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Richardson, Thomas F.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • James E. Yates VHP Collection

    James E. Yates VHP Collection

    James E. Yates Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Yates, James E.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004-01-01
  • Roger Spaulding VHP Collection

    Roger Spaulding VHP Collection

    Roger Spaulding Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Spaulding, Roger
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • Keith M. Little VHP Collection

    Keith M. Little VHP Collection

    Keith M. Little Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Little, Keith M.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
  • Folklore and seeing : photographs from Cummins Prison, 1915-2010, Catalog Record

    Folklore and seeing : photographs from Cummins Prison, 1915-2...

    Bruce Jackson, speaker. Recorded in Mary Pickford Theater, James Madison Building, Library of Congress on March 25, 2010 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Bruce Jackson is SUNY distinguished professor and James Agee professor of American Culture at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Bruce Jackson in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, ...

    • Contributor: Jackson, Bruce
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010
  • Roger Stephens VHP Collection

    Roger Stephens VHP Collection

    Roger Stephens Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Stephens, Roger
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004-01-01
  • The River Boys Polka Band

    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
    • Date: 2006-06-21
  • Wayne Newell and Blanch Sockabasin: Traditional Passamaquoddy Music From Maine

    Wayne Newell and Blanch Sockabasin: Traditional Passamaquoddy...

    Wayne Newell and Blanch Sockabasin, members of the Passamaquoddy Tribe in Maine, perform at Coolidge Auditorium. They share music and culture of the Passamaquoddy Tribe.

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009-09-16
  • Kenneth Ambrose Schaeffer collection Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    Kenneth Ambrose Schaeffer collection Veterans History Project...

    Collection is open for research; access restrictions apply. To request collection materials, please contact the Veterans History Project at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/vhp.contact Kenneth Ambrose Schaeffer is interviewed about his Army service and time spent as a prisoner of war in Europe during World War II. Kenneth Ambrose Schaeffer Collection (AFC/2001/001/63116), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress. Duplication of collection materials may be restricted. ...

    • Contributor: Schaeffer, Kenneth Ambrose
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hear, O Israel: Yiddish-American Radio 1925-1955

    Hear, O Israel: Yiddish-American Radio 1925-1955

    While all other aspects of Yiddish culture existed wherever Ashkenazic Jews lived, it was only in America that radio realized its greatest and most fulfilling use by and for Jews. Yiddish scholar Henry Sapoznik discusses and shares some of the most memorable and powerful moments in this nearly lost world of ethnic American broadcasting. By exploring amazingly broad category of Yiddish radio shows -- ...

    • Contributor: Sapoznik, Henry
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009-10-14
  • Decoration Day in the Mountains

    Decoration Day in the Mountains

    Decoration Day is a late spring or summer tradition that involves cleaning community cemeteries, decorating them with flowers, holding religious services in cemeteries, and having dinner on the ground. These commemorations seem to predate the post-Civil-War celebrations that ultimately gave us our national Memorial Day. Little has been written about this tradition, but it is still practiced widely throughout the Upland South, from North ...

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-07-07
  • Reverb

    Reverb

    Gospel/inspirational harmony group Reverb performs as part of the Library's celebration of African American History Month. The concert was also part of the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Reverb Ensemble
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2007-02-07
  • 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 Londonderr...

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

  • Franchising als Vetriebsweg und Geschäftsmodell für Kreditinstitute : eine fachübergreifende, rechtsvergleichende Studie zum Bankaufsichts- und Vertriebsrecht / Catalog Record

    Franchising als Vetriebsweg und Geschäftsmodell für Kreditins...

    Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Universität Potsdam, 2008. Includes bibliographical references (p. xxii-xliii). xlviii, 258 p. ; 21 cm.

    • Contributor: Weiser, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009
  • September 12, 2001, new vocabulary ground zero, the pile, suicide hijackers, missing ... /

    September 12, 2001, new vocabulary ground zero, the pile, sui...

    1 manuscript (digital print) : inkjet, b&w.

    • Contributor: Johnson, Liz (Elizabeth R.) - Johnson, Liz
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2001
  • Kalanidhi Dance collection, Catalog Record

    Kalanidhi Dance collection,

    "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
  • Warren Paul Schilling VHP Collection

    Warren Paul Schilling VHP Collection

    Warren Paul Schilling Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Schilling, Warren Paul
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004-01-01
  • John R. Passauer VHP Collection

    John R. Passauer VHP Collection

    John R. Passauer Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Passauer, John R.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • Homegrown Concert Flyer for Kiu Haghighi Master of the Persian Santour, 2011 (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    Homegrown Concert Flyer for Kiu Haghighi Master of the Persia...

    Homegrown Concert Flyer for Kiu Haghighi Master of the Persian Santour, 2011: American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

  • Traditional Chinese Zheng Music from Florida

    Traditional Chinese Zheng Music from Florida

    Ann Yao plays the zheng, a long, horizontal plucked zither that is one the most ancient musical instruments in China. She is joined in this performance by Wang Guowei playing the erhu, a two-stringed fiddle, and by Chen Yihan, playing the pipa, a pear-shaped lute.

    • Contributor: Yao, Ann
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-07-27
  • Dennis Stroughmatt et L'Esprit Creole: Upper Louisiana French Creole Music from Missouri

    Dennis Stroughmatt et L'Esprit Creole: Upper Louisiana French...

    By an amazing string of chance events, young Dennis Stroughmatt came upon the descendants of French Midwestern settlers, and he spent over three years in southeast Missouri learning to speak Illinois French Creole, play the fiddle, and sing many of the traditional songs that have thrived in the region for over three hundred years. He would also go on to live, work and play ...

    • Contributor: Stroughmatt, Dennis
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2012-06-21
  • Thomas L. Killian VHP Collection

    Thomas L. Killian VHP Collection

    Thomas L. Killian Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Killian, Thomas L.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • Major League Tassa

    Major League Tassa

    Major League Tassa performs Indo-Caribbean drumming and dance from Queens, New York, as part of the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Tassa, Major League
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008-01-31
  • Jack L. Hines collection Veterans History Project (U.S.) Catalog Record

    Jack L. Hines collection Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    Collection is open for research; access restrictions apply. To request collection materials, please contact the Veterans History Project at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/vhp.contact The collection consists of an interview with Jack L. Hines about his Merchant Marine service during World War II and Army service in the Cold War. The collection also includes a transcript of the interview. Jack L. Hines Collection (AFC/2001/001/30697), Veterans History Project, American ...

    • Contributor: Hines, Jack L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2003
  • To See the Wizard - The Wizard of Oz: An American Fairy Tale

    To See the Wizard - The Wizard of Oz: An American Fairy Tale

    The 1939 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film is the best-known dramatization of the Wizard of Oz in addition to The Wiz, Royal Shakespeare 's 1987 staging, Disney's return to Oz and David Lynch's Wild at Heart.

    • Contributor: Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank) - Denslow, William Wallace - Hamlin, Fred (Frederic Albert) - Harburg, E. Y. (Edgar Yipsel) - Arlen, Harold
    • Date: 2000-04-21
  • Homegrown Concert Flyer for R. Carlos Nakai, 2010 (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    Homegrown Concert Flyer for R. Carlos Nakai, 2010 (The Americ...

    Homegrown Concert Flyer for R. Carlos Nakai, 2010: American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

  • Rediscover Northern Ireland 2008: I Am a Wee Weaver: Weaving and Singing in Northern Ireland

    Rediscover Northern Ireland 2008: I Am a Wee Weaver: Weaving ...

    Handloom weaving was dominated by men in 19th century Ireland. The Industrial Revolution changed that, enabling women to take the dominant role in the factory production of linen. In this talk, Maurice Leyden discusses the reasons for this historical shift, and the impact of this change on the traditions of singing and songwriting among weavers. To illustrate his lecture, Leyden sings songs composed by ...

    • Contributor: Leyden, Maurice
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008-12-04
  • Jim J. Bolich VHP Collection

    Jim J. Bolich VHP Collection

    Jim J. Bolich Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Bolich, Jim J. - Knowles, Jesse Monroe
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004-01-01
  • Marion W. Lawrence VHP Collection

    Marion W. Lawrence VHP Collection

    Marion W. Lawrence Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Lawrence, Marion W.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002
  • Thomas Christopher McClay VHP Collection

    Thomas Christopher McClay VHP Collection

    Thomas Christopher McClay Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: McClay, Thomas Christopher
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006-01-01
  • Eight sounds of Chinese musical instruments, Catalog Record

    Eight sounds of Chinese musical instruments,

    "The Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture Series" Nora Yeh, speaker. Recorded in the West Dining Room, James Madison Building, Library of Congress, on May 25, 2004 from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. Illustrated lecture in which ethnomusicologist Nora Yeh discusses characteristics of traditional Chinese instrumental music and the categorization of the "eight sounds" as they are related to the tonal qualities and colors produced on the ...

    • Contributor: Yeh, Nora
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004
  • Dan S. Skinner VHP Collection

    Dan S. Skinner VHP Collection

    Dan S. Skinner Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Skinner, Dan S.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • Woodie Guthrie: My Father, My Partner

    Woodie Guthrie: My Father, My Partner

    Nora Guthrie recounted her early recollections of family life (which include family gatherings and hootenannies with musicians close to the family), her father Woody's hospitalization with Huntington's Disease, her recognition of her father's growing mythology among artists in the 1960s folk music revival, and the gradual transition of her relationship with her father into one of professional partnership.

    • Contributor: Guthrie, Nora
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2012-03-29
  • The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and R...

    On May 12, 2009, the U. S. Congress authorized a national initiative entitled The Civil Rights History Project Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-19). The law directs the Library of Congress (LOC) and the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) to conduct a survey of existing oral history collections with relevance to the Civil Rights Movement (CRM), and to ...

  • Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers

    Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers

    Concert by the Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers.

    • Contributor: Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2013-08-07
  • Kunqu: China's First Great Multi-art Theatrical Tradition

    Kunqu: China's First Great Multi-art Theatrical Tradition

    Marjory Bong-Ray Liu presented "Total Theatre -- The Art of Kunqu, China's Earliest Classical Opera" as part of the Benjamin Botkin lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Chinese opera, especially Kunqu, is particularly noted for its graceful dance movements and gestures that are an integral part of the total art form, unlike many western operas where the aural aspect is predominant. Kunqu ...

    • Contributor: Bong Ray Liu, Marjory
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008-09-04
  • Christopher H. Lewis VHP Collection

    Christopher H. Lewis VHP Collection

    Christopher H. Lewis Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Lewis, Christopher H.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006-01-01
  • Don Nelson VHP Collection

    Don Nelson VHP Collection

    Don Nelson Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Nelson, Don
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2007
  • A Conversation with Stetson Kennedy

    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
    • Date: 2005-05-24
  • Voices of Civil Rights Project collection, Catalog Record

    Voices of Civil Rights Project collection,

    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
  • Die Berücksichtigung von Mittelstand und KMU im Steuerrecht / Catalog Record

    Die Berücksichtigung von Mittelstand und KMU im Steuerrecht /

    Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Universität Bonn, 2008. Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-237). xiii, 237 p. ; 21 cm.

    • Contributor: Rolfes, Tobias
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008
  • Benjamin Witten VHP Collection

    Benjamin Witten VHP Collection

    Benjamin Witten Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Witten, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2003-01-01
  • Birmingham Sunlights concert collection, Catalog Record

    Birmingham Sunlights concert collection,

    "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
  • Mary Louise Defender Wilson and Keith Bear concert and interview collection, Catalog Record

    Mary Louise Defender Wilson and Keith Bear concert and interv...

    "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
  • G. Wayne Tate VHP Collection

    G. Wayne Tate VHP Collection

    G. Wayne Tate Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Tate, G. Wayne
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
  • Belfast's Linen Hall Library

    Belfast's Linen Hall Library

    John Killen brings to life the collections of this unique Irish institution. The Linen Hall Library was envisioned as the archive of its community; its mission statement, written on 1 January 1795, outlines its goals: "The object of this society is the collection of an extensive Library, Philosophical Apparatus and such productions of Nature and Art as tend to improve the mind and excite ...

    • Contributor: Killen, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-11-29
  • Collecting and Performing Traditional Song in the Republic of Georgia

    Collecting and Performing Traditional Song in the Republic of...

    Ethno-musicologist, scholar and performer Malkhaz Erkvanidze talked about collecting traditional sacred and secular music in the Republic of Georgia as part of the Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Members of the Anchiskhati Choir assisted him with performance of material he and the members of his ensemble have collected.

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-11-17
  • Northern Ireland Concert Flyer for Rosie Stewart 2007 (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    Northern Ireland Concert Flyer for Rosie Stewart 2007 (The Am...

    Northern Ireland Concert Flyer for Rosie Stewart 2007 : American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

  • Campus Traditions: Folklore from the Old-Time College to the Modern Mega-University

    Campus Traditions: Folklore from the Old-Time College to the ...

    Simon J. Bronner interprets the uses of play and ritual for students in different eras to work through tough issues of their age and environment. More broadly, campus traditions are shown to function centrally in the development of American culture.

    • Contributor: Bronner, Simon J.
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2012-08-09
  • Sonny Burgess and the Pacers

    Sonny Burgess and the Pacers

    Sonny Burgess and the Pacers perform rockabilly music from Arkansas, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Burgess, Sonny
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006-10-18
  • Preston F. Chamness VHP Collection

    Preston F. Chamness VHP Collection

    Preston F. Chamness Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Chamness, Preston F.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • African American History Month Celebration: National Visionary Leadership Project Showcase

    African American History Month Celebration: National Visionar...

    The Library of Congress celebrated African American History Month with its signature event--a showcase of the American Folklife Center's National Visionary Leadership Project (NVLP) Collection. The NVLP is a collection of oral life histories of extraordinary African American elders who have made significant contributions to American society, and the American Folklife Center is the official repository for these stories. The Library's signature event featured ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008-02-22
  • September 11, 2001 documentary project collection, 2001-2002

    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
  • I Feel So Good: The Life & Times of Big Bill Broonzy

    I Feel So Good: The Life & Times of Big Bill Broonzy

    A major figure in American blues and folk music, Big Bill Broonzy (1903-1958) left his Arkansas Delta home after World War I, headed north, and became the leading Chicago bluesman of the 1930s. His success came as he fused traditional rural blues with the electrified sound that was beginning to emerge in Chicago. This, however, was just one step in his remarkable journey: Big ...

    • Contributor: Riesman, Bob
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2012-11-16
  • George Jessee VHP Collection

    George Jessee VHP Collection

    George Jessee Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Jessee, George
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • North American Influence on a North Ireland Song Collection

    North American Influence on a North Ireland Song Collection

    John Moulden, singer and author from Ulster, presented a lecture titled "North American Influence on a North Ireland Song Collection" as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Program at the Library of Congress co-sponsored by the American Folklife Center and The Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure/Arts Council of Northern Ireland. Included in his lecture was discussion of the Sam Henry Collection, the largest ...

    • Contributor: Moulden, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2007-05-02
  • Reflections on Memory & History: Collecting New Oral Histories of the Civil Rights Movement

    Reflections on Memory & History: Collecting New Oral Historie...

    A half-century on, what remains to be learned of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement? Plenty, it turns out. Last year historian Joe Mosnier, together with videographer John Bishop, journeyed to twenty states to interview fifty individuals who, most as teenagers or young adults, gave themselves over to the civil rights struggle. This testimony -- urgent and immediate, but also refracted by memory and time ...

    • Contributor: Mosnier, Joe - Mosnier, Joseph
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2012-04-12
  • Vernon R. Hazeltine VHP Collection

    Vernon R. Hazeltine VHP Collection

    Vernon R. Hazeltine Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Hazeltine, Vernon R.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
  • Veterans History Project (Library of Congress)

    Veterans History Project (Library of Congress)

    Home Page for the Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress. Motivated by the urgent need to collect the stories and experiences of war veterans while they are still among us, the U.S. Congress created the Veterans History Project in October 2000. The legislation calls upon the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress to collect and preserve audio- and video-taped ...

    • Date: 2003
  • Flory Jagoda and Friends

    Flory Jagoda and Friends

    Flory Jagoda, with friends Susan Gaeta, Howard Bass, and Tina Chancey, performs traditional Sephardic music from the former Yugoslavia and other parts of the world as part of the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The concert also marks the Library's celebration of Women's History Month.

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2007-03-21
  • Rich Remsberg: Hard Luck Blues: Roots Music from the Great Depression

    Rich Remsberg: Hard Luck Blues: Roots Music from the Great De...

    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
    • Date: 2010-06-02
  • Traditional Norwegian-American Dance Music From Virginia

    Traditional Norwegian-American Dance Music From Virginia

    Part of the Homegrown Concert Series, the Berntson family performs traditional Norwegian-American dance music from Virginia.

    • Contributor: Berntsons, The
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009-12-03
  • Frederick Lawrence Litty VHP Collection

    Frederick Lawrence Litty VHP Collection

    Frederick Lawrence Litty Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Litty, Frederick Lawrence
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • James M. Macon VHP Collection

    James M. Macon VHP Collection

    James M. Macon Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Macon, James M.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • The Lore of America's Coal Miners event flyer

    The Lore of America's Coal Miners event flyer

    The American Folklife Center at the Library ofCongress presents the Ben;amin Botkin Folklife Lecture Series THE LORE OF AMERICA'S COAL MINERS: AFRESH LOOK AT THE GEORGE KORSON COLLECTION BY ANGUS KRESS GILLES Professor ofAmerican Studi . Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey Monday September 20, 12 NOON - 1:0 Dining Roo Sixth floor of t James Madison BuilSi .'. Library of Con Washington, D. ...

    • Original Format: Books - Web Pages - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Luther Voyles VHP Collection

    Luther Voyles VHP Collection

    Luther Voyles Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Voyles, Luther
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • Marvin P. Heezen VHP Collection

    Marvin P. Heezen VHP Collection

    Marvin P. Heezen Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Heezen, Marvin P.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004-01-01
  • Robert Joseph Wehrli VHP Collection

    Robert Joseph Wehrli VHP Collection

    Robert Joseph Wehrli Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Wehrli, Robert Joseph
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
  • StoryCorps collection, Catalog Record

    StoryCorps collection,

    "StoryCorps is a national project to instruct and inspire people to record one another's stories in sound....StoryCorps is modeled -- in spirit and in scope -- after the Works Progress Administration (WPA) of the 1930s, through which oral history interviews with everyday Americans across the country were recorded." -- StoryCorps website accessed 07/11/2007. "StoryCorps is a project of Sound Portraits Productions, in partnership with ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2003
  • Kalanidhi Dance collection, Catalog Record

    Kalanidhi Dance collection,

    "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
  • Allan L. Kerber VHP Collection

    Allan L. Kerber VHP Collection

    Allan L. Kerber Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Kerber, Allan L.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004-01-01
  • New North Carolina Ramblers concert collection, Catalog Record

    New North Carolina Ramblers concert collection,

    "Cosponsored with the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage." Kinney Rorrer, banjo, vocals; Kirk Sutphin, fiddle, banjo, vocals; Darren Moore, guitar, autoharp, vocals; and Jeremy Stephens, guitar, banjo, autoharp, fiddle, and vocals. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on May 19, 2010 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by The New ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010
  • Marimba Linda Xelaju: Guatemalan Marimba Music from Maryland

    Marimba Linda Xelaju: Guatemalan Marimba Music from Maryland

    Marimba Linda Xelaju performs traditional Guatemalan marimba.

    • Contributor: Xelaju, Marimba Linda
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-09-15
  • The Secret History of Yodeling event flyer

    The Secret History of Yodeling event flyer

    The American Folklife C enter ofthe Library ofCongress The Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture Series Yode -Ay-Ee-Oooo: THE SECRET HISTORY OF l\-;~~\)(1l1~ Yo ELiNG ~. AROUND THE WORLD A lecture by BART PLANTENGA .... based on his recent book K SIGNING TO FOLLOW turing yodelers RANDY IRWIN and ·· CATHY FINK ******* Tuesday, April 27, 2004 6:00 P .M. umford Room, floor of the Madison ...

    • Contributor: Plantenga, Bart
    • Original Format: Books - Web Pages - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Brannan David Woodham VHP Collection

    Brannan David Woodham VHP Collection

    Brannan David Woodham Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Woodham, Brannan David
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • Crafting change : African American folk artists and the civil rights movement, Catalog Record

    Crafting change : African American folk artists and the civil...

    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
  • James "Super Chikan" Johnson and Richard Christman

    James "Super Chikan" Johnson and Richard Christman

    James "Super Chikan" Johnson and Richard Christman perform blues guitar from Mississippi, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Johnson , James "Super Chikan
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006-05-23
  • Hoop Dances by Dallas Chief Eagle and Jasmine Pickner

    Hoop Dances by Dallas Chief Eagle and Jasmine Pickner

    Two first place World Hoop Dance Champions have joined together to model and dance a vision of male and female balance, harmony and respect as traditionally practiced by their ancestors. Dallas Chief Eagle, Rosebud Sioux tribal member, and Jasmine Pickner of the Crow Creek Sioux tribe are both world-traveled hoop dancers. They performed as part of the American Folklife Center's Homegrown Concert Series.

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2007-11-15
  • Neal T. Cobb VHP Collection

    Neal T. Cobb VHP Collection

    Neal T. Cobb Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Cobb, Neal T.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • Ben Payton and the Thundering Harps

    Ben Payton and the Thundering Harps

    Ben Payton's voice resonates with a passion for life and his skills as a guitarist evoke the tradition of the original Delta blues greats such as Robert Johnson, Tommy Johnson, Charley Patton and Son House. He performs with Steve Chester on rhythm guitar, Cyndi Clark on conga drums and Kindrick Hart on electric bass.

    • Contributor: Payton, Ben
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-05-25
  • Frank Jones VHP Collection

    Frank Jones VHP Collection

    Frank Jones Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Jones, Frank
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • 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 Har...

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

  • Botkin Lecture Flyer for Nora Guthrie, 2012 (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    Botkin Lecture Flyer for Nora Guthrie, 2012 (The American Fol...

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

    • Contributor: Guthrie, Nora
  • Voices of Civil Rights Project collection, 2003-2006

    Voices of Civil Rights Project collection, 2003-2006

    Collection consists of oral history interviews, sound and video recordings, photographs and manuscript materials documenting memories of the 20th century civil rights movements in the United States, collected by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) from 2003 to 2004 in 48 cities in the South, Midwest and western United States.

    • Contributor: Adams, Victoria Gray - Andrade, Juan - Baxley, Bill (William Joseph) - Beal, Gerald K. - Beerman, Leonard I. - Boggs, Grace Lee - Bonilla, Rubén - Booth, Heather - Bourne, St. Clair - Branch, Raylawni G. - Braxton, Annye H. - Brownmiller, Susan - Carlos, John - Charles, Michael Ray - Collins, Wendell - Dahmer, Ellie J. - Davis, L. Clifford - Dickinson, James Luther - Dinkins, David N. - Doty, Juanita Sims - Epps, Jesse - Fife, John M. (John Macmillan) - Fleming, Karl - Forman, James - Fountain, Clarence - Frank, Barney - Garcia, Isabel (Isabel G.) - Gields, Clarence - Goodman, Carolyn - Graves, Curtis - Green, Percy - Gutiérrez, José Angel - Hackney, Lucy D. - Halpern, Rosario Salgado - Harjo, Suzan Shown - Harrington, Penny - Hayes, Shirley G. - Height, Dorothy I. (Dorothy Irene) - Hill, Oliver W. - Hite, Nancy - Holland, Endesha Ida Mae - Hooks, Benjamin L. (Benjamin Lawson) - Horowitz, Rachelle - Jarrett, Vernon - Jones, Doug (G. Douglas) - King, B. B. - Kirk, Ron - Kochiyama, Yuri - Kwoh, Stewart - Kyles, Samuel Billy - Landrieu, Moon - Lawson, James M. - Lee, Helen Shores - Lee, Sammy - Lewis, John, February 21 - Little Joe (Vocalist) - Lout, Mike (James M.) - Lowery, Joseph E. - Lyons, Kenneth O. - Mashariki, Job - McKinstry, Carolyn Maull - McWhorter, Diane - Mease, Quentin R. - Meier, Deborah - Mingo, Lucy - Monroe, Sputnik - Moses, Robert Parris - Moutoussamy Ashe, Jeanne - Murray, Tawanda - Norton, Eleanor Holmes - Oldham, Charles R. - Poussaint, Alvin F. - Pride, Carlton - Reid, Vernon - Rivers, Eugene - Romilly, Constancia - Rowles, Billy E. - Seay, Norman R. - Sellers, Cleveland - Shores, Barbara - Sims, Bernice Banks - Smith, Jerome M. - Spellman, Toyin - Steger, Michelle - Sutton, Goodloe - Swann Daniels, Carol - Tafel, Richard - Thompson, Larry Dean - Tisdale, Alice - Tisdale, Charles - Trickey, Minnijean Brown - Uyeshima, Erin Emiko - West, W. Richard - Wilder, Lawrence Douglas - Wilkins, Roger W. - Wilson, Diane - Wilson, Edwin O. - Wunrow, Jeffrey D. - Yamamoto, Joyce C. - Zabel, William D. - Bowley, Andy - Briggs, Jimmie - Hargrove, Earnestine - Iverem, Esther - Kellogg, Alex - Krol, Debra Utacia - Latimer, Leah Y. - Lewis, Dan - Lum, Lydia - Mapp, Marilyn - Marquez Stathis, Sandra - Miller, Tom - Neubauer, Rita - O'Konis, Jonathan - Patoski, Joe Nick - Pierce, Ponchitta Anne - Reavis, Dick J. - Rosenfeld, Megan - Rosenzweig, Hannah - Sloan, Lester - Smith, Vern E. - Whitehouse, Liz - Wolf, Bonny - Ynclan, Nery - Williams, Juan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Yodel-ay-ee-oooo : the secret history of yodeling around the world, Catalog Record

    Yodel-ay-ee-oooo : the secret history of yodeling around the ...

    Bart Plantenga, speaker; Randy Erwin, vocals; Cathy Fink, vocals; and Marcy Marxer, vocals. Recorded in the Mumford Room, James Madison Building, Library of Congress, 6:00 p.m. on April 27, 2004. Lecture based on Bart Plantenga's book, Yodel-Ay-Ee-Oooo. He discusses European, African, and Native American vocal styles, with demonstrations of yodeling by Randy Erwin, a Czech-Tex yodeler, and by Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer. Yodel-ay-ee-oooo, ...

    • Contributor: Plantenga, Bart
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004
  • Richard J. Foss VHP Collection

    Richard J. Foss VHP Collection

    Richard J. Foss Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Foss, Richard J.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2003-01-01
  • Bar J Wranglers: Cowboy Music from Wyoming

    Bar J Wranglers: Cowboy Music from Wyoming

    The Bar J Wranglers perform cowboy music from Wyoming, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Wranglers, Bar J
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008-10-02
  • Robert C. Collins VHP Collection

    Robert C. Collins VHP Collection

    Robert C. Collins Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Collins, Robert C.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
  • "It's Of My Rambles..." A Journey in the Song Tradition of Ulster

    "It's Of My Rambles..." A Journey in the Song Tradition of Ul...

    Len Graham presented a lecture titled "'It's Of My Rambles...' A Journey in the Song Tradition of Ulster" as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Program. Graham explored the folk song tradition of his native Ulster. His talk was interspersed with live performances of songs in English on many themes, including early classic ballads, broadside ballads, and songs of love, politics, emigration and many ...

    • Contributor: Graham, Len
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008-11-06
  • Rediscover Northern Ireland Events 2008 (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    Rediscover Northern Ireland Events 2008 (The American Folklif...

    2008 Rediscover Northern Ireland Events : American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

  • Melvin C. Wright VHP Collection

    Melvin C. Wright VHP Collection

    Melvin C. Wright Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Wright, Melvin C.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002