• 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
  • Giving a Voice To Sorrow lecture flyer

    Giving a Voice To Sorrow lecture flyer

    The Am rican Folklife C mer at the Library ofCongres The Ben Botkin Folklife Lecture Series IVI GA OleE TO ORROW: Creative Responses to Death lIana Harlow, Folklife Specialist, American Fo lklife Center ' Tuesday, March 23, 2004 12 NOON - ·1:00 PM Dining Room A sixth floor of the Madison Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. .\~\) ~~t,n~\~H~~~t *********** \\\~t \ \ l ...

    • Contributor: Harlow, Ilana Beth
    • Original Format: Books - Web Pages - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Lee Hayes VHP Collection

    Lee Hayes VHP Collection

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

    • Contributor: Hayes, Lee
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • Edward Gill VHP Collection

    Edward Gill VHP Collection

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

    • Contributor: Gill, Edward - Tate, G. Wayne
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
  • 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
  • From bridge to boardwalk : an audio journey across Maryland's eastern shore, Catalog Record

    From bridge to boardwalk : an audio journey across Maryland's...

    "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
  • Louis C. Habig VHP Collection

    Louis C. Habig VHP Collection

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

    • Contributor: Habig, Louis C.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
  • Tim Tingle & D.J. Battiest-Tomasi

    Tim Tingle & D.J. Battiest-Tomasi

    Both D.J. Battiest-Tomasi and Tim Tingle are enrolled as members of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and regularly participate in tribal events. Both also share relatives who came on the Trail of Tears from the original Choctaw homelands in Mississippi. They speak Choctaw as a part of their performances. They normally perform individually, but have been asked to perform together on this occasion.

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-06-29
  • James William Scott VHP Collection

    James William Scott VHP Collection

    James William Scott Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Scott, James William
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004-01-01
  • 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

  • Paul Richard Page VHP Collection

    Paul Richard Page VHP Collection

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

    • Contributor: Page, Paul Richard
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006-01-01
  • Revolutionaries, Nursery Rhymes, and Edison Wax Cylinders: The Remarkable Tale of the Earliest Korean Sound Recordings

    Revolutionaries, Nursery Rhymes, and Edison Wax Cylinders: Th...

    On July 24, 1896, the pioneering ethnologist Alice Fletcher recorded six wax cylinders documenting the singing of three Koreans who were studying in Washington, D.C. Now housed in the American Folklife Center Archive, these cylinders have proved to be the earliest known recordings of Korean music. As interesting as the recordings themselves, are the extraordinary circumstances surrounding how they came to be made, as ...

    • Contributor: Provine, Robert
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009-01-27
  • 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
  • Harry R. Kelch VHP Collection

    Harry R. Kelch VHP Collection

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

    • Contributor: Kelch, Harry R.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2003-01-01
  • John Irwin Diediker VHP Collection

    John Irwin Diediker VHP Collection

    John Irwin Diediker Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Diediker, John Irwin
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
  • Vincent LaRoy Brown VHP Collection

    Vincent LaRoy Brown VHP Collection

    Vincent LaRoy Brown Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Brown, Vincent Laroy
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006-01-01
  • Ivan Kupalo event flyer

    Ivan Kupalo event flyer

    The American Folklife Center at the Library ofCongress presents the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture Series co-sponsored by theJohn W . Kluge Center at the Library of Congress VAN KUPALO: RITUAL IN POST-SOVIET UKRAINE an illustrated lecture by Dr. Natalie Kononenko Professor of Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Folklore at t he University of Vi rginia o -'" C IV C o 8 ..L ~ :\\\~~~~~ ...

    • Contributor: Kononenko, Natalie O.
    • Original Format: Books - Web Pages - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • David Earl Williams VHP Collection

    David Earl Williams VHP Collection

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

    • Contributor: Williams, David Earl
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
  • The Beehive Band

    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
    • Date: 2008-04-24
  • We had sneakers, they had guns : the kids who fought for civil rights in Mississippi, Catalog Record

    We had sneakers, they had guns : the kids who fought for civi...

    Tracy Sugarman, speaker; Peter Bartis, introduction. Recorded in Mumford Room, James Madison Building, Library of Congress on May 5, 2009 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Tracy Sugarman in the Mumford Room, James Madison Building LM 649, Library of Congress, on May 5, 2009, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009
  • Gerald Francis Kane VHP Collection

    Gerald Francis Kane VHP Collection

    Gerald Francis Kane Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Kane, Gerald Francis - Hoffart, Edwin Jacob
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2003-01-01
  • 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
  • George M. Schwamberger VHP Collection

    George M. Schwamberger VHP Collection

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

    • Contributor: Schwamberger, George M.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
  • The Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band

    The Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band

    The Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band performs at the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-10-13
  • Jesse Monroe Knowles VHP Collection

    Jesse Monroe Knowles VHP Collection

    Jesse Monroe Knowles Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Knowles, Jesse Monroe
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004-01-01
  • 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
  • Stephen P. Mueller VHP Collection

    Stephen P. Mueller VHP Collection

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

    • Contributor: Mueller, Stephen P.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005
  • Jimmie C. Austin VHP Collection

    Jimmie C. Austin VHP Collection

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

    • Contributor: Austin, Jimmie C.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004-01-01
  • Empires, Multiculturalisms and Borrowed Heartsongs: What Does it Mean to Sing Russian/Mennonite Songs?

    Empires, Multiculturalisms and Borrowed Heartsongs: What Does...

    Jonathan Dueck presented "Empires, Multiculturalisms and Borrowed Heartsongs: What Does It Mean to Sing Russian/Mennonite Songs?" as part of the Benjamin Botkin lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. As "colonists" in 19th-century Russia, Mennonites sang German diasporic choral musics and borrowed Russian choral musics; when war drove many to North America, Mennonites drew on this repertoire and borrowed new repertoires to forge ...

    • Contributor: Dueck, Jonathan
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008-05-21
  • Homegrown Concert Flyer for Tim Tingle and D.J. Battiest-Tomasi, 2011 (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    Homegrown Concert Flyer for Tim Tingle and D.J. Battiest-Toma...

    Homegrown Concert Flyer for Tim Tingle and D.J. Battiest-Tomasi, 2011: American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

  • Thomas Patrick Burke VHP Collection

    Thomas Patrick Burke VHP Collection

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

    • Contributor: Burke, Thomas Patrick
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
  • Cowboy Poet Paul Zarzyski and Cowboy Singer-Composer Wylie Gustafson From Montana

    Cowboy Poet Paul Zarzyski and Cowboy Singer-Composer Wylie Gu...

    Poet Paul Zarzyski and singer-composer Wylie Gustafson perform at Coolidge Auditorium as part of the Homegrown Concert Series.

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009-10-07
  • Charles Davis VHP Collection

    Charles Davis VHP Collection

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

    • Contributor: Davis, Charles
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • Daithi Sproule and Robert Watt Perform in Concert

    Daithi Sproule and Robert Watt Perform in Concert

    Singer and guitarist Daithi Sproule and Highland bagpiper Robert Watt perform in concert as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Program at the Library of Congress sponsored by the American Folklife Center and The Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure/Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2007-05-23
  • 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
  • Michael Joseph Wessels VHP Collection

    Michael Joseph Wessels VHP Collection

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

    • Contributor: Wessels, Michael Joseph
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004-01-01
  • Margaret MacArthur

    Margaret MacArthur

    Margaret MacArthur performs ballads and songs from Vermont, another in the Homegrown 2005 Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Macarthur, Margaret
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-06-21
  • Living and Building Between Tradition and Change: Vernacular Architecture in Northern Sweden

    Living and Building Between Tradition and Change: Vernacular ...

    Architect and folklorist Mats Widbom presented his research on the traditional building culture of Dalecarlia in Northern Sweden. In particular, he explored how the parstuga (double house) has been used and rebuilt over time in the parish of Lima. His research demonstrates that traditional culture, as expressed in architecture, is not something permanent; it need not have a particular appearance and derivation from the ...

    • Contributor: Widbom, Mats
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009-03-24
  • Archie Green 1917-2009, a tribute, Catalog Record

    Archie Green 1917-2009, a tribute,

    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
  • Roy Bultman VHP Collection

    Roy Bultman VHP Collection

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

    • Contributor: Bultman, Roy
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2003-01-01
  • Richard Homan VHP Collection

    Richard Homan VHP Collection

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

    • Contributor: Homan, Richard
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
  • Ralph Henry Boelk VHP Collection

    Ralph Henry Boelk VHP Collection

    Ralph Henry Boelk Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Boelk, Ralph Henry
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
  • 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
  • Frederick J. Miller VHP Collection

    Frederick J. Miller VHP Collection

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

    • Contributor: Miller, Frederick J.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • 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
  • 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
  • Celebrating the Acquisition of the NCTA Collection

    Celebrating the Acquisition of the NCTA Collection

    Barry Bergey, with the National Endowment for the Arts moderates a group of panelists who discuss the significance and highlights of the NCTA Collection.

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009-09-11
  • The lore of America's coal miners : a fresh look at the George Korson collection, Catalog Record

    The lore of America's coal miners : a fresh look at the Georg...

    "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
  • Documenting Katrina and Rita in Houston

    Documenting Katrina and Rita in Houston

    Surviving Katrina and Rita in Houston is the first large-scale project, anywhere, in which the survivors of a major disaster have taken the lead in documenting it. The project's goal is to voice, as intimately as possible, the experiences and reflections of those displaced to Houston by the two major hurricanes that pounded the Gulf Coast in August and September of 2005. The heart ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009-08-13
  • Negrura Peruana

    Negrura Peruana

    Negrura Peruana perform Afro-Peruvian music and dance from Connecticut, another in the Homegrown 2005 Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Peruana, Negrura
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-10-12
  • Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers

    Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers

    The Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers perform a capella gospel music from Kentucky, another in the 2009 Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009-07-16
  • 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
  • Dwight E. Fulmer VHP Collection

    Dwight E. Fulmer VHP Collection

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

    • Contributor: Fulmer, Dwight E.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

  • Botkin Lecture Flyer: Stetson Kennedy: Building Democracy in America (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    Botkin Lecture Flyer: Stetson Kennedy: Building Democracy in ...

    Botkin Lecture Flyer: Stetson Kennedy: Building Democracy in America" : Botkin Flyers: Stetson Kennedy Interview : American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

  • 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
  • Folklore's Champion: Ben Botkin

    Folklore's Champion: Ben Botkin

    Among Benjamin Botkin's accomplishments, the gathering of slave narratives has received the greatest amount of attention, though not always with his name attached. As folklore editor of the Federal Writers Project, and later head of the Archive of Folk Culture at the Library of Congress, Botkin guided the fieldworkers who collected the narratives, amassed and edited the raw materials, and produced 17 bound volumes ...

    • Contributor: Abrahams, Roger
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2007-08-15
  • River Boys Polka Band concert and interview collection, Catalog Record

    River Boys Polka Band concert and interview collection,

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

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006
  • Giving a voice to sorrow : creative responses to death, Catalog Record

    Giving a voice to sorrow : creative responses to death,

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

    • Contributor: Harlow, Ilana Beth
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004
  • An-sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble oral history, Catalog Record

    An-sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble oral history,

    Ethel Raim, Michael Alpert, Pete Rushefsky and Jake Shulman-Ment, speakers. Recorded in the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on June 25, 2013. Oral history discussion and interview with the four members of the An-sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble, led by Ensemble member Pete Rushefsky. Participants are Ethel Raim, Michael Alpert, Pete Rushefsky and Jake Shulman-Ment. The interview was conducted at the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: An Sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2013
  • The Sama Ensemble

    The Sama Ensemble

    The Sama Ensemble performed traditional Iranian music and dance as part of the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Ensemble, Sama
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2007-04-25
  • Daniel Boucher & Friends: Traditional French-Canadian Fiddle Music from Connecticut

    Daniel Boucher & Friends: Traditional French-Canadian Fiddle ...

    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
    • Date: 2011-08-17
  • Die Bedeutung von Nachfragemacht für die Beurteilung von Einkaufskooperationen im EG-Kartellrecht / Catalog Record

    Die Bedeutung von Nachfragemacht für die Beurteilung von Eink...

    Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Univ. Osnabrück, 2007. Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-293) xxiv, 293 p. ; 21 cm.

    • Contributor: Mischitz, Tobias
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008
  • Legends and Legacies Concert: A Celebration of Public Folklore

    Legends and Legacies Concert: A Celebration of Public Folklore

    A Legends and Legacies concert celebrates Joseph T. Wilson and the NCTA Collection coordinated and produced by the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA).

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009-09-10
  • Thomas Nousaine VHP Collection

    Thomas Nousaine VHP Collection

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

    • Contributor: Nousaine, Thomas
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • Basque culture in the western United States, Catalog Record

    Basque culture in the western United States,

    "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
  • David Ayriyan and Levon Ayriyan concert and interview collection, Catalog Record

    David Ayriyan and Levon Ayriyan concert and interview collect...

    "Cosponsored with the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage." Program: Ashkhark (The world) / Sayatʻ-Nova -- Siretsee, yarus taran (I loved someone, but they took her away from me) -- Saree bulbool (Mountain fawn) -- Kannee voor jan eem (As long as alive) / Sayatʻ-Nova -- Armenian dance -- Chka kezee numan (There is no one as beautiful as you) -- Dle yaman (Old Armenian melody) ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006
  • Samuel Sa'ilele McMullin, Sr. VHP Collection

    Samuel Sa'ilele McMullin, Sr. VHP Collection

    Samuel Sa'ilele McMullin, Sr. Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: McMullin Sr., Samuel Sa'Ilele - McMullin, Samuel Sa'Ilele
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • Elizabeth M. Isham VHP Collection

    Elizabeth M. Isham VHP Collection

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

    • Contributor: Isham, Elizabeth M. - Isham, Lawrence B.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2007
  • Bridles, bits, and beads : folk and fieldwork from the high, wide and handsome state of Montana, Catalog Record

    Bridles, bits, and beads : folk and fieldwork from the high, ...

    Alexandra Swaney, speaker. Recorded in LM 139, James Madison Building, Library of Congress on July 21, 2005 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Alexandra Swaney, folklife director at the Montana Arts Council discusses the traveling exhibition on Montana folk arts that she curated in the 1990s, which includes the work of several American Indian artists, a jazz pianist, a painter, and a saddle maker, a ...

    • Contributor: Swaney, Alexandra
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005
  • Homegrown Concert Flyer for Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band 2010 (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    Homegrown Concert Flyer for Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band 2010 (...

    Homegrown Concert Flyer for Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band 2010 : American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

  • 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
  • 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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Old Cultures/New Contexts: Presenting the Traditional Music and Dance of Urban Immigrant Communities

    Old Cultures/New Contexts: Presenting the Traditional Music a...

    Ethnographer and performer Ethel Raim, co-founder and artistic director of New York's celebrated Center for Traditional Music and Dance (CTMD), discusses her five decades of work with community-based traditional artists in urban America. Beginning at a time when to most Americans "folk music" was practically synonymous with rural and Anglo-Saxon, Raim built on her own interests in Balkan music and dance to document and ...

    • Contributor: Raim, Ethel
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008-06-20
  • R. Carlos Nakai: American Indian Flute Music from Arizona

    R. Carlos Nakai: American Indian Flute Music from Arizona

    R. Carlos Nakai performs American Indian flute music in a noontime concert in the Library's "Homegrown" series.

    • Contributor: Nakai, R. Carlos
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-11-17
  • 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

  • Sreevidhya Chandramouli with Poovalur Sriji: South Indian Classical Music from Oregon

    Sreevidhya Chandramouli with Poovalur Sriji: South Indian Cla...

    Sreevidhya Chandramouli plays the vina, a plucked Indian lute with a fret board spanning three and a half octaves. She was trained in the Karaikudi vina tradition, the only school of south Indian vina players that goes back more than ten generations. Also featured is Poovalur Sriji on the mridangam.

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009-08-20
  • Newslore: Contemporary Folklore on the Internet

    Newslore: Contemporary Folklore on the Internet

    Russell Frank defines newslore as folklore that comments on, and is therefore indecipherable without knowledge of, current events. Newslore takes multiple forms: jokes; urban legends; digitally altered photographs; mock news stories, press releases or interoffice memoranda; parodies of songs, poems, political and commercial advertisements and movie previews and posters; still or animated cartoons and short live-action films. Such material, he argues in his new ...

    • Contributor: Frank, Russell
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-08-10
  • Homegrown Concert Flyer for Marimba Linda Xelajú 2010 (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    Homegrown Concert Flyer for Marimba Linda Xelajú 2010 (The Am...

    Homegrown Concert Flyer for Marimba Linda Xelajú 2010: American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

  • Verfassungsrechtlicher Schutz von Werbung in rechtsvergleichender Sicht - Deutschland und die Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika / Catalog Record

    Verfassungsrechtlicher Schutz von Werbung in rechtsvergleiche...

    Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Univ. Frankfurt am Main, 2007. Includes bibliographical references (p. vii-xxx) xxxv, 337 p. ; 21 cm.

    • Contributor: Dolzer, Edda Henrike
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008
  • The Rosaleen Moldenhauer memorial : music history from primary sources : a guide to the Moldenhauer Archives /

    The Rosaleen Moldenhauer memorial : music history from primar...

    Essays relating to manuscripts in the Moldenhauer Archives at the Library of Congress, founded by Hans Moldenhauer. Includes inventory. Includes bibliographical references. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. 733 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.

    • Contributor: Moldenhauer, Hans
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2000
  • Afghan Women's Stories: the Problematics of Cover

    Afghan Women's Stories: the Problematics of Cover

    Afghan women in burkas have become iconic representations of women's oppression in western media, but this representation is contested in various ways by Afghan women and men. The most common observation by Afghan women activists is that we westerners should get over it, that the burka, hot, uncomfortable and inconvenient as it is, is certainly not their most pressing problem. It has even proved ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Margaret
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2007-09-19
  • Politics and Poetics: Fieldwork in Afghanistan and Jamaica

    Politics and Poetics: Fieldwork in Afghanistan and Jamaica

    Margaret Mills, professor at Ohio State University, and Kenneth Bilby, research associate at the Smithsonian Institution Department of Anthropology presented lectures in a program titled "Politics and Poetics: Fieldwork in Afghanistan and Jamaica" as part of the Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Mills discussed "The Same River: Dilemmas and Challenges of Long-term Cultural Research in Conflict Zones and Failing ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006-08-03
  • Howard James Wegner VHP Collection

    Howard James Wegner VHP Collection

    Howard James Wegner Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Wegner, Howard James
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2003-01-01
  • 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
  • The Gannon Family

    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
    • Date: 2006-11-15
  • Cloral L. Lovell, Jr. VHP Collection

    Cloral L. Lovell, Jr. VHP Collection

    Cloral L. Lovell, Jr. Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Lovell Jr., Cloral L. - Lovell, Cloral L.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2003-01-01
  • 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
  • Barbara Walker VHP Collection

    Barbara Walker VHP Collection

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

    • Contributor: Walker, Barbara
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002
  • Patent Medicine event flyer

    Patent Medicine event flyer

    The American Folklife Center at the Library ofCongress presents A Lecture in the Ben Botkin series FROM PATENT MEDICINES TO PATENTS FOR INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE - MATERIAL AND SPIRITUAL ECONOMIES ­ Illustrated lecture by Margaret Kruesi, American Folklife Center ./,:..,. /~~I/··O,. .'/flII'J ' 'Ilh'/ ll"/t.)///..d /lltff'· l;'l/l/'hllli/\ (~/ 'llt~! ,{(~~,(l\ . ~ /h'/I d .... ! ('///.' / I'(/_~l!t.) ."'~ .::. . ,l tlll/l ll/f ...

    • Original Format: Books - Web Pages - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • The Two Worlds of the Pennsylvania Dutch

    The Two Worlds of the Pennsylvania Dutch

    The Pennsylvania Dutch culture, which is now over three centuries old and still evolving, is an American hybrid creation put together from Continental Europe, British Isles, and American building blocks in Southeastern Pennsylvania. While this culture is a unit linguistically, and in most other ways, it is divided down the middle by religion. The "two worlds" are those of the "Plain Dutch"--Amish, Mennonites, and ...

    • Contributor: Yoder, Don
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-05-05
  • A bard of nature's making: Robert Burns and Scottish traditional culture, Catalog Record

    A bard of nature's making: Robert Burns and Scottish traditio...

    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
  • Donald Oppewal VHP Collection

    Donald Oppewal VHP Collection

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

    • Contributor: Oppewal, Donald
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2003-01-01
  • 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
  • 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