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  • 1984 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1984

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of bluegrass music from Ohio, blues music and African American a capella doo-wop from Washington, D.C., folk music from ...

    • Contributor: Edwards, Archie - Lawson, Doyle - Molton, Flora - Toro, Yomo
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Catalog Record

    Library of Congress and Fisk University Mississippi Delta collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The videocassette in this collection is a black & white copy of color silent motion picture footage taken by Alan Lomax during his research in 1942 and documents children's games and blues ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941
  • 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
  • Catalog Record

    1985 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Photographs include negatives, black and white contact sheets, internegatives, photographic prints, and color slides taken by John T. Gibbs, Reid S. Baker, and unidentified photographers. Manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1985
  • 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
  • 1977 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1977

    Documentation of the monthly 1977 Neptune Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs of performers of bluegrass music, country music, blues music, Andean music, Cajun music, and Missouri ...

    • Contributor: Jackson, John - Politte, Joe - Reed, Ola Belle - Boggs, Lindy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Payton, Ben
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-05-25
  • 1988 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1988

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of old-time music from the Cumberland Plateau, Irish folk music and dance, bluegrass music, Piedmont blues music, Vietnamese music, ...

    • Contributor: Egan, Seamus - Moloney, Mick - Harney, Liam - Lewis, Laurie - Cephas, John - Wiggins, Phil - Nguyễn, Đình Nghĩa - Gore, Linda
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 1981 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1981

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of bluegrass music, Piedmont blues music, Afro-Cuban music, rhythm and blues and boogie woogie music, Cambodian classical dance, and ...

    • Contributor: Moloney, Mick - McComiskey, Billy - Burris, J. C. - Piano Red - Wiggins, Phil - Cephas, John - Borrell, Roberto
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Archie Green Memorial: Remembering Archie

    The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress hosted a two-day event including a tribute, a symposium, and a concert, honoring folklorists Archie Green and Joe Wilson, and celebrating the acquisition ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009-09-10
  • 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 Harps, 2011: American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

    • Original Format: Web Pages - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • Local Legacies: Celebrating Community Roots (Library of Congress)

    Local Legacies: Celebrating Community Roots (Library of Congress). America is rich with local festivals, community events, and other grassroots activities. In one way or another these community gatherings demonstrate Americans' pride of ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Catalog Record

    Art Rosenbaum Georgia folklore collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    A few of the many performers are: Gordon Tanner, Neal Pattman, Joe Heaney, W. Guy Bruce, Bessie Jones and the Georgia Sea Island Singers, the McIntosh County Shouters, the Moving Star Hall ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1955
  • Catalog Record

    Legends and legacies : an American Folklife Center celebration of public folklore concert and symposium, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Concert on Thursday, September 10, 2009 featured performers Jerry Douglas, Dobro resonator guitar; Josh Dukes, flute and multiple instruments; Billy McComiskey, accordion; Tom Mauchahty-Ware, vocals, flute; Mick Moloney, vocals, banjo; Brendan Mulvihill, ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2013
  • Give My Poor Heart Ease: Voices of the Mississippi Blues

    In this presentation William R. Ferris discusses his book, "Give My Poor Heart Ease: Voices of the Mississippi Blues" (University of North Carolina Press, Fall 2009).

    • Contributor: Ferris, William R.
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-02-17
  • Catalog Record

    Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin migrant workers collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Recordings were made with equipment loaned by the Archive of American Folk Song, Library of Congress. Various performers including Lum Wilson "Bill" Jackson, Myra Pipkin, Frank Pipkin, the King family, Russ Pike, ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939
  • THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS/FISK UNIVERSITY MISSISSIPPI DELTA COLLECTION (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS/FISK UNIVERSITY MISSISSIPPI DELTA COLLECTION: American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

    • Original Format: Web Pages - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Robert Sonkin Alabama and New Jersey collection, 1937-1941

    Correspondence, field notes, reports, recording logs, transcripts of song texts, and sound recordings of African American music traditions and folkways, collected by Robert Sonkin, primarily in Gee's Bend, Alabama, in 1941.

    • Contributor: Gaston, Alice - Moseley, Isom - Sonkin, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Barbara Lynn & Friends

    Barbara Lynn & Friends perform Texas rhythm and blues at the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Lynn, Barbara
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009-11-18