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Harry Behn (1898-1973)
Harry Behn was born September 24, 1898, in Yavapai County, Arizona. He graduated from Harvard University with an S.B. in 1922. He worked as a scenario writer for motion pictures and was...
Fletcher Collins Jr. (1906-2005)
Fletcher Collins Jr. was born on November 19, 1906, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Yale University (Ph.B. 1928, Ph.D. 1934) and was a professor of English at Elon College in North...
Robert E. Barton Allen (1906-1982)
Robert B. Allen, date unknown. Indiana University Archives, Bloomington, Indiana. Photograph. Robert E. Barton Allen was born June 1, 1904, in Rochester, Indiana. He was a graduate of DePauw University (A.B. 1926)...
William N. Robson (1906-1995)
William N. Robson and sons, 1948. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division – New York World Telegram and Sun Newspaper Collection. Photograph by the Columbia Broadcasting Company. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,...
Charles Travers Harrell (1913-1988)
Charles Travers Harrell was born in 1913 in Lincoln, Nebraska. He attended Kansas City Junior College and received an A.B. (1932) and an M.A. (1936) from the University of Michigan. Shortly after...
Helen Hartness Flanders (1890-1972)
Helen Hartness Flanders circa 1948. Middlebury College – Flanders Collection. Photograph by John Henderson Studios. Born May 19, 1890, in Springfield, Vermont, Helen Hartness Flanders was an accomplished poet, musician, and collector...
Marguerite Olney (1897-1976)
Marguerite Olney, date unknown. Middlebury College – Flanders Collection. Photograph. Marguerite Olney (1897-1976) was a resident of Springfield, Vermont, and held a degree from the Eastman School of Music. She also attended...
Leland A. Coon (1892-1980)
Leland A. Coon, circa 1941. University of Wisconsin – Madison Archives. Photograph. Leland A. Coon was born in Leonardsville, New York, in 1892. He received his B.A. and M.A. from Alfred University...
Duncan Emrich (1908-1977)
Duncan Emrich, 1948. Library of Congress, American Folklife Center. Published in the Folklife Center News, Spring 2000. Photograph. Duncan Emrich was born on April 11, 1908, in Mardin, Turkey. He received his...
Vance Randolph (1892-1980)
Vance Randolph, circa 1940. Library of Congress, American Folklife Center- Vance Randolph Collection. Photograph. Vance Randolph was a self-educated folklorist who made a living as a professional writer. Born in Pittsburg, Kansas,...
Philip Henry Cohen (1947-)
Philip Cohen, June 26, 1959. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division – New York World Telegram and Sun Newspaper Collection. Photograph by Charles Rossi. Philip Henry Cohen was born in 1911....
Charles S. Johnson (1893-1956)
Portrait of Dr. Charles Johnson, date unknown. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division – Farm Security Administration – Office of War Information Photograph Collection. Reproduction Number: LC-USW3-019352-C Charles S. Johnson was...
John Henry Faulk (1913-1990)
John H. Faulk, 1948. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division – New York World Telegramand Sun Newspaper Collection. Photograph by the Columbia Broadcasting Company. John Henry Faulk was born in Austin,...
Charles Lafayette Todd (1911-)
Charles Todd, 1941. Library of Congress, American Folklife Center- The Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin Migrant Worker Collection. Photograph. AFC Charles Lafayette “Lafe” Todd was born in rural western New York...
Lewis Jones (1910-1979)
Lewis Wade Jones was born in Cuero, Texas, on March 13, 1910. He received his A.B. degree from Fisk University in 1931 and followed it with postgraduate study as a Social Science...
John Avery Lomax (1867-1948)
John Avery Lomax, Jasper, Texas, 1940. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division – Lomax Collection. Photograph. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-120994 John Avery Lomax was born in Goodman, Mississippi, on September 23, 1867....
Robert Sonkin (1911-1980)
Detail of Robert Sonkin from Will Neal playing fiddle being recorded by Todd and Sonkin, 1940. Library of Congress, American Folklife Center- The Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin Migrant Worker Collection....
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,...