CollectionAmerican Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940 This collection of life histories consists of approximately 2,900 documents, compiled and transcribed by more than 300 writers from 24 states, working on the Folklore Project of the Federal Writers’ Project, a...
- Contributor: Writers' Program (U.S.) - Federal Writers' Project - United States. Works Progress Administration - United States. Work Projects Administration
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CollectionArchive of Recorded Poetry and Literature Listen to audio-recorded readings of former Consultants in Poetry Elizabeth Bishop, Gwendolyn Brooks and Robert Frost; Nobel Laureates Mario Vargas Llosa and Czeslaw Milosz, and renowned writers such as Ray Bradbury, Margaret...
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CollectionAuthor Websites Web Archive The Author Websites Web Archive is a collection of official author websites. These sites offer a unique record of the intellectual and creative activities of authors and the ways in which they...
- Contributor: Library of Congress. Researcher and Reference Services Division - Library of Congress
- Date: 2018
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CollectionCabinet of American Illustration Contains more than four thousand original drawings by American book, magazine, and newspaper illustrators, made primarily between 1880 and 1910. The collection includes illustrations for magazines, novels, and children's books; cartoons; cover...
- Contributor: Frost, A. B. (Arthur Burdett) - Rogers, W. A. (William Allen) - Elliott, Elizabeth Shippen Green - Fogarty, Thomas - Herford, Oliver - Steele, Frederic Dorr - Beard, Daniel Carter - Wright, George Hand - Yohn, F. C. (Frederick Coffay) - Smedley, W. T. (William Thomas)
- Date: 1830
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CollectionEdward F. Edinger Papers The papers (3,100 items; 10,077 images) of leading Jungian analyst Edward F. Edinger (1922-1998) span the years 1550 (photostatic copy of an alchemical treatise) to 2016, with the bulk of the material...
- Contributor: Edinger, Edward F.
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CollectionFlorida Folklife from the WPA Collections, 1937-1942 Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections combines sound recordings and manuscript materials from four discrete archival collections made by Work Projects Administration (WPA) workers from the Joint Committee on Folk Arts, the...
- Contributor: Kennedy, Stetson - American Folklife Center - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
- Date: 2000
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CollectionLiving Nations, Living Words This collection—part of Poet Laureate Joy Harjo’s “Living Nations, Living Words” signature project—contains audio recordings of 47 contemporary Native American poets reading and discussing an original poem. Listen to Joy Harjo, Louise...
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CollectionMangyan bamboo collection from Mindoro, Philippines, circa 1900-1939 The Southeast Asian Rare Book Collection counts among its most unique items a collection of 71 bamboo slats and 6 cylinders from the island of Mindoro in the Philippines. These items are...
- Contributor: Luyon - Maliwanag, Ildefonso - Gardner, Fletcher - Sikadan
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CollectionRare Illustrated Children's Books in Hebrew and Yiddish, 1900 - 1929 Figure 1 In Vald [In the Forest]. New York, 1918 The Library of Congress is home to a superb collection of rare children’s books and periodicals in Hebrew and Yiddish, among them...
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CollectionSelections of Arabic, Persian, and Ottoman Calligraphy “Whoever writes the bismillah in a beautiful writing enters Paradise without judgment.” (1-84-154.56) Scholars and practitioners of Islamic calligraphy have long considered the written word the quintessential medium for expressing religious sentiment...
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CollectionSt. Mark's Poetry Project Audio Archive Funded by money originally earmarked for the socialization of juvenile delinquents, the newly formed Poetry Committee declared St. Marks Church-in-the-Bouwerie in Manhattan’s East Village as their new home. Among the founders was...
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CollectionThomas Biggs Harned Collection of Walt Whitman Papers The Thomas Biggs Harned Collection of Walt Whitman Papers consists of approximately 3,000 items (4,126 images) spanning the period 1842-1937, with most of the items dated from 1855, when Whitman first published...
- Contributor: Whitman, Walt - Harned, Thomas Biggs
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CollectionWalt Whitman Papers (Miscellaneous Manuscript Collection) This small collection of papers (about 150 items; 1,200 images) of poet Walt Whitman (1819-1892) spans the years 1837-1957 with the bulk concentrated in the period 1840-1891. Included are examples of the...
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CollectionWalt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection The papers of poet Walt Whitman (1819-1892) in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection consist of approximately 28,000 items spanning from 1763 to 1985. The bulk of the items date from the 1840s...
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CollectionZora Neale Hurston Plays at the Library of Congress This collection present ten plays written by Hurston (1891-1960), author, anthropologist, and folklorist. Deposited as unpublished typescripts in the United States Copyright Office between 1925 and 1944, most of the plays remained...
- Contributor: Hurston, Zora Neale
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