Film, VideoDorothy Foreman Cotton oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Ithaca, New York, 2011-07-25. Dorothy Foreman Cotton discusses growing up in rural North Carolina, attending Shaw University and Virginia State College, working as a housekeeper for the president of these colleges, Dr. Robert Prentiss Daniel, and meeting her husband, George Cotton. She discusses attending the Gillfield Baptist Church in Petersburg, Virginia, working with pastor Wyatt T. Walker on organizing civil rights protests and meetings, and meeting Martin Luther...
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Cotton, Dorothy F.
- Date: 2011-07-25
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Film, VideoAt the river [illustrated] motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from Bridge BCD 9046, Track 2 (General). Photos taken from Library of Congress online collections (General). Photos used: Epiphany ceremony. Jordan River. Sanctifying the waters of the Jordan on Ephphany (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/matpc.07454 ) -- Down the Jordan Valley from the Sea of Galilee to the Dead Sea. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/matpc.15250 ) -- Baptismal scene in...
- Contributor: Bridge Records - Copland, Aaron - De Gaetani, Jan - Smit, Leo
- Date: 1993
Film, VideoOld Cultures/New Contexts: Presenting the Traditional Music and Dance of Urban Immigrant Communities An Interview with Ethel Raim videorecording | 1 videorecording; 62 min | Botkin Lecture Series (Source). June 20, 2008 (Date). Videorecording (Form).
- Contributor: Library of Congress - Raim, Ethel - Groce, Nancy
- Date: 2008
Film, VideoMerita Halili and the Raif Hyseni Orchestra Albanian Music from New York videorecording | videorecording | Library of Congress (Venue). June 19, 2008 (Date). Videorecording (Form).
- Contributor: Library of Congress - Halili, Merita - Raif Hyseni Orchestra
- Date: 2008
Film, VideoBowery waltz From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Shows James T. Kelly and Dorothy Kent, of Waite's Comedy Company, in the famous "Bowery dance." The dancers are dressed in costumes characteristic to the surroundings, and the dance as shown is an exact reproduction. The subject shows many humorous situations, is clear, sharp, and the figures show full life size. Suitable for coloring.
- Contributor: Heise, William - Kelly, James T. - Kent, Dorothy - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1897
Film, VideoPete Seeger oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Beacon, New York, 2011-07-22.
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Seeger, Pete
- Date: 2011-07-22
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CollectionCollecting Jewish Cultural Treasures in a Post-WWII New York Lobby
Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2013-11-13 During the summer of 1948, only three years after the end of World War II, Ben Stonehill, a man devoted to Jewish culture, recorded recently-arrived Jewish survivors of the war who were temporarily housed in a hotel in upper Manhattan. The singers included men, women, and children. Stonehill collected over a thousand songs of many kinds: joyful as well as sad, mainly in Yiddish...
- Contributor: Isaacs, Miriam - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
- Date: 2013-11-13