• Aaron Copland collection

    The Aaron Copland collection consists of published and unpublished music by Copland and other composers, correspondence, writings, biographical material, datebooks, journals, professional papers including legal and financial material, photographs, awards, art work, and books. Of particular interest is the correspondence with Nadia Boulanger, which extent over 50 years, and with his long-time friend, Harold Clurman. Other significant correspondents are Leonard Bernstein, Paul Bowles, Benjamin ...

    • Contributor: Music Division, Library of Congress - Copland, Aaron - Kraft, Victor
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005
  • 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
  • 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: Books - Web Pages - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Civil Rights History Project collection, 2010-2011

    Fifty-six filmed oral history interviews with various participants in the civil rights movement in the United States and related documentation, created by the National Museum of African History and Culture in partnership with the American Folklife Center, 2010-2011. Six interviews were conducted by Patricia Sullivan, Julian Bond, Dwandalyn Reece, Taylor Branch, and LaFleur Paysour in 2010. Forty-nine interviews were conducted by Joseph Mosnier of ...

    • Contributor: Ackerman, David M. - Ackerman, Satoko Ito - Anderson, Fletcher - Anderson, Cynthia Baker - Anderson, William G. - Avery, Anne Pearl - Bassett, Emmett W. - Bassett, Priscilla - Bennett, Geraldine Crawford - Bond, Julian - Booker, Simeon - Branch, Taylor - Breaux, Toni - Burras, Carol Cummings - Carawan, Candie - Carawan, Guy - Carter, Robert L. - Churchville, John Elliott - Cleaver, Kathleen - Collins, Barbara Maria - Conway, Purcell Maurice - Cotton, Dorothy F. - Cox, Courtland - Derby, Doris Adelaide - Duncan, Gwendolyn Annette - Finney, Ernest A. (Ernest Adolphus) - Gaither, Thomas Walter - Glascoe, Myrtle Gonza - Greenberg, Jack - Guyot, Lawrence - Hamilton, Audrey Nell - Hayling, Robert Bagner - Hicks, Charles Ray - Hicks, Darryl Robertson - Hicks, Gregory Vincent - Hicks, Robert Lawrence - Hicks, Valeria Payton - Hildreth, Marilyn Luper - Hopkins, Evans D. - Hrabowski, Freeman A. - Hutchings, Phil - Jackson, Gertrude Newsome - Jenkins, Willie Elliot - Jones, James Oscar - Jones, Jamila - Ladner, Dorie - Ladner, Joyce A. - Lowery, Joseph E. - Luper, Calvin - McDew, Charles - Moldovan, Alfred - Newson, Moses J. - Parker, Wheeler - Patton, Gwendolyn M. - Perry, Matthew J. (Matthew James) - Richardson, Gloria - Roxborough, Mildred Bond - Sales, Ruby - Saunders, William - Seeger, Pete - Sherrod, Charles - Sherrod, Shirley - Simmons, Gwendolyn Zoharah - Sobol, Anne Buxton - Sobol, Richard B. - Strickland, William - Terry, Esther M. A. - Ulmer, Joeann Anderson - Vickers, Barbara Edna - Vivian, C. T. - Williams, Cecil J. - Williams, Junius W. - Wright, Simeon - Young, Carrie Lamar - Bishop, John Melville - Mosnier, Joseph - Paysour, Lafleur - Reece, Dwandalyn R. - Sullivan, Patricia - Taylor, Kieran Walsh
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • 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
  • Eight Sounds of Chinese Music event flyer

    T he Amer ican Folklife C enter ofthe Library ofCongress The Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture Series IGHT SOU OS OF CHI ESE MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS The lecture will be illustrated by sound recordings and by images of musical instruments dating from 2100 BeE to the present. NORA YEH, Ethnomusicologist, American Folklife Center Tuesday, May 15, 1004 11:30pm-1 :30 p.m. West Dining Room Sixth floor of ...

    • Contributor: Yeh, Nora
    • Original Format: Books - Web Pages - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • The angel of death

    manuscript sketch | [6] leaves | Sketches for a musical composition for piano, chamber orchestra, and computer-processed sound by Roger Reynolds. Title supplied by composer. Cataloged from digital copy; original manuscript in the possession of the composer. Commissioned by Ircam for the 2001 Agora Festival, Paris. First performed: 7 June 2001, 2001 Agora Festival, Paris. Duration: 34 min. Leaf 1 is the first general ...

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Roger - Ircam (Research Institute : France) - Agora Festival (Paris, France)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2001-06-07

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  • The Serge Koussevitzky archive

    The finding aid describes the collection of correspondence, personal and business papers, photographs, and other materials which document some of the most significant aspects of twentieth-century music. Through his work as a conductor and publisher, and his efforts to commission new musical works, Koussevitzky maintained deep ties with many of the finest composers and musicians of the day. These figures are represented in their ...

    • Contributor: Music Division, Library of Congress - Koussevitzky, Serge
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005
  • Inauguration 2009 Sermons and Orations Project collection, 2008-2009

    The Inauguration 2009 Sermons and Orations Project collection includes manuscripts (letters, sermons, orations, church programs, etc.), audio and video recordings, photographs, and other graphic materials created by the public in response to the 2009 election and inauguration of President Barack Obama and collected by the American Folklife Center. Includes submissions from over 300 individuals, religious and secular organizations, from 39 states and the District ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • From Bridge to Boardwalk event flyer

    The American Folklife Center at the Library ofCongress presents the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture Series FROM BRIDGE TO BOARDWALK: AN AUDIO JOURNEY ACROSS MARYLAND'S EASTERN SHORE Illustrated lecture based on the eponymous CD and book presented by DOUGLAS MANGER- Folklorist at the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, TATIANA IRVINE-independent radio Rroducer, and ELAINE EFF- Folklorist at the Marylan Hist9rical Trust d ~ ... . ". ...

    • Original Format: Books - Web Pages - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • Irving Fine collection

    The bulk of the materials in the Irving Fine collection are musical scores and sketches which represent virtually the entire musical output of the composer, some of which have been cataloged individually and classified and shelved in ML96.F47, ML96.5.F47, ML30.3C.F55, and ML29c.F527. In addition there are photographs, clippings, programs, scrapbooks, as well as correspondence from 20th century musicians such as Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, ...

    • Contributor: Music Division, Library of Congress - Fine, Irving
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006
  • 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
  • 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
  • U.S. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Budget. Oral History Project oral history interviews, 2006

    Committee responsible for drafting Congress's annual budget plan and monitoring action on the budget for the federal government. Oral history interviews documenting the establishment of the committee, its operation and organization, relations with other committees, and its dealings with various presidential administrations.

    • Contributor: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Budget
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006
  • Chinese Folk Art Today event flyer

    The American Folklife C enter presents free noontime event Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture Series IN CELEBRA no OF CHINESE N EW Y EAR CHINES FOLK ART TODAY E ap OO ~ ± ~* richly illustrated slide lecture by YAHGXIAN HG Artist and Professor Emeritus of the Be ijing Central Academy of Fine Arts Thursday, January 22, 2004 1 2 NOON - 1:00 PM Dining ...

    • Contributor: Yang, Xianrang
    • Original Format: Books - Web Pages - Manuscripts/Mixed Material