Collection Items

  • Biography
    Alan Lomax (1915 – 2002) Alan Lomax (January 31, 1915 – July 19, 2002) spent almost 70 years as a folklorist and ethnographer, collecting, archiving, and analyzing folksongs and music in America. His career began in 1933, when his father, John Lomax, was asked to be the new head of the Archive of American Folk Song, which had been established […]