Film, VideoLuis Zapata oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Silver Spring, Maryland, 2013-06-27.
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Crosby, Emilye - Zapata, Luis
- Date: 2013-06-27
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CollectionAfrican American History Month Celebration: National Visionary Leadership Project Showcase
National Visionary Leadership Project The Library of Congress celebrated African American History Month with its signature event--a showcase of the American Folklife Center's National Visionary Leadership Project (NVLP) Collection. The NVLP is a collection of oral life histories of extraordinary African American elders who have made significant contributions to American society, and the American Folklife Center is the official repository for these stories. The Library's signature event featured...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2008-02-22
Film, VideoJohn and Jean Rosenberg oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Prestonburg, Kentucky, 2013-08-15. Jean and John Rosenberg begin this interview with recollections of their families' backgrounds. Jean learned about social issues as she was raised by a Quaker family in Pennsylvania, and John's family fled Germany under threat from the Nazis. Jean attended Wilmington College and became a research analyst for the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division. John grew up in Gastonia, North Carolina, where FBI...
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Rosenberg, John M. - Rosenberg, Jean Voelker
- Date: 2013-08-15
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Film, VideoOral History with Traditional Artist Flory Jagoda
Oral history with traditional artist Flory Jagoda In this interview with Howard Bass, singer and composer Flory Jagoda discusses her family and her life before, during, and after the Second World War and the influence these experiences had on her singing and songwriting.
- Contributor: Jagoda, Flory - Bass, Howard - American Folklife Center
- Date: 2013-11-20
CollectionBurt Feintuch interview
Burt Feintuch oral history Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available In advance of his Benjamin Botkin lecture on June 7, 2017, Burt Feintuch was interviewed by Nancy Groce for the archive of the American Folklife Center. Feintuch discussed the influence of the Kingston Trio, Pete Seeger, Samuel P. Bayard, and Saul Brody on his early interest in folklore and folk music; his research with fiddlers and fiddle music; his graduate study in Folklore and...
- Contributor: Feintuch, Burt - Groce, Nancy - American Folklife Center
- Date: 2017
Film, VideoThomas Walter Gaither oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2011-09-12. Thomas Gaither recalls growing up in Great Falls, South Carolina, attending Claflin College, and leading the college's National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) chapter. He remembers the student sit-ins in Orangeburg, South Carolina, joining the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), and being arrested for protesting in Hollywood, Florida. He discusses organizing the Freedom Rides, his belief in nonviolence, and earning his...
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Gaither, Thomas Walter
- Date: 2011-09-12
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CollectionOpen Mic: A Conversation with David Bromberg
Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2014-03-31 David Bromberg's genre-defying performance style and eclectic repertoire make him a great example of an outstanding artist who draws upon both tradition and personal creativity to captivate contemporary audiences. His second and equally successful career as a luthier (violin maker) and musical instrument expert will also be an important part of the conversation.
- Contributor: Bromberg, David - Groce, Nancy - Ward-Bamford, Carol Lynn - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division
- Date: 2014-03-31
Film, VideoJoseph Echols Lowery oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Atlanta, Georgia, 2011-06-06.
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Lowery, Joseph (Joseph E.)
- Date: 2011-06-06
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