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    D'Army Bailey oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Memphis, Tennessee, 2013-08-13. D'Army Bailey describes growing up in Memphis, Tennessee, the influence of the Crump political machine in city politics, and his involvement with the Memphis NAACP at an early age. He talks about his participation in the civil rights activism as a student at Southern University, for which he was ultimately expelled. Bailey describes his move to Clark University in Massachusetts, where he became involved ...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Bailey, D'army
    • Date: 2013-08-13

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    Reverb Gospel/inspirational harmony group Reverb performs as part of the Library's celebration of African American History Month. The concert was also part of the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
    • Contributor: Reverb Ensemble - Reverb (Vocal Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2007-02-07
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    Bowery 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
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    Bar J Wranglers: Cowboy Music from Wyoming The Bar J Wranglers perform cowboy music from Wyoming, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
    • Contributor: Wranglers, Bar J - Bar J Wranglers (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2008-10-02
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    Candie Carawan and Guy Hughes Carawan oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New Market, Tennessee, 2011-09-19. Candie Carawan recalls attending Fisk University as an exchange student and meeting civil rights activists in Nashville, Tennessee. She discusses meeting Guy Carawan at the Highlander Folk School, the importance of music to the civil rights movement, and Guy's work to record singers involved with the movement. The two perform several songs, including "Tree of Life," "Eyes on the Prize," and "We Shall Overcome."
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Carawan, Guy - Carawan, Candie
    • Date: 2011-09-19

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    Jamila Jones oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Atlanta, Georgia, 2011-04-27. Jamila Jones recalls participating in the Montgomery Bus Boycott as a child and forming a singing group at age 11, the Montgomery Gospel Trio, to raise money for the Civil Rights Movement. She recalls helping the Freedom Riders, visiting the Highlander Folk Center, writing a new verse of the song "We Shall Overcome," and founding the Harambee Singers.
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Jones, Jamila - Bishop, John Melville
    • Date: 2011-04-27

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    Dorothy 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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    Walter Bruce oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Durant, Mississippi, 2013-03-11. Walter Bruce shares memories of his childhood in Durant, Mississippi, where his family sharecropped. As a young man he became a carpenter and also a gospel singer. He describes his early involvement in the Civil Rights Movement, including his participation in Mississippi Freedom Summer. Bruce was involved in community and political organizing throughout the 1960s, from helping to start health clinics and participating in ...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Bruce, Walter - Dittmer, John
    • Date: 2013-03-11

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    Pete 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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    Cowboy Poet Paul Zarzyski and Cowboy Singer-Composer Wylie Gustafson From Montana Poet Paul Zarzyski and singer-composer Wylie Gustafson perform at Coolidge Auditorium as part of the Homegrown Concert Series.
    • Contributor: Zarzyski, Paul - Gustafson, Wylie - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2009-10-07
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    Solitary hotel videorecording | From Favorites from the Song of America Tour with Thomas Hampson, baritone, and Wolfram Rieger, piano. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Washington, DC, October 28, 2010. (Source). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Barber, Samuel - Joyce, James - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Date: 2010
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    Night wanderers videorecording | From Favorites from the Song of America Tour with Thomas Hampson, baritone, and Wolfram Rieger, piano. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Washington, DC, October 28, 2010. (Source Note). Courtesy of the Samuel Barber Estate and G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com. Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc. http://www.schirmer.com/ (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Barber, Samuel - Davies, W. H. (William Henry) - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Date: 2010
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    Not the Same Old(Folk) Song and Dance: Field Recordings in the European Communities of the United States videorecording | videorecording; 52 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). July 27, 2006. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Barton, Matthew - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2006
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    Gary Haleamau: Traditional Hawaiian Music from Las Vegas Gary Haleamau and his band perform traditional Hawaiian slack-key guitar from Nevada, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
    • Contributor: Haleamau, Gary - Snetselaar, Rebecca - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2008-08-20
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    Ford startime. Ford fun fair /
    Ford fun fair | Startime. | Ford startime. Catalog Record Only
    Musical salute to the American county fair hosted and starring Celeste Holm, with guest singers Jaye P. Morgan and Peter Palmer, singer and dancer Wisa D'Orso, comic magician Ballantine, comedian Cliff Arquette, and character actress Margaret Hamilton. Features songs, dancing, and comic sketches.
    • Date: 1960
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    Bob Hope--memories of World War II /
    Memories of World War II Catalog Record Only
    Bob Hope and his wife, Dolores, recall entertaining Allied troops during World War II. There are reminiscences from singer Frances Langford. Also includes interviews with Margaret Whiting, Hal Kantor, Melville Shavelson, and Sherwood Schwartz. Traces the beginning of Hope's commitment to entertaining GIs, and includes archival footage of sojourns to England, North Africa and the South Pacific.
    • Date: 1995
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    The Danny Kaye show. Catalog Record Only Opens with Kaye and Shari Lewis performing "Ballin' the jack" with their faces and arms incorporated into puppets. Lewis' puppet character Lamb Chop also makes an appearance singing Around the world with Kaye. Features Lewis and choreographer Tony Charmoli in a dance honoring neglected musical instruments: the triangle, soprano saxophone, double-belled euphonium, and double b-flat contrabass clarinet. Also features four female Charmoli Dancers performing ...
    • Date: 1964
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    Fandango / Catalog Record Only This episode of a local, Los Angeles television show usually devoted to Mexican music and dance instead features the rhythms of the "Afro-Caribbean" through guests the Lester Horton Dancers and Tito Rivera and his musical group. Opens with the Horton choreography of Bamboo alley, a tongue-in-cheek look at tourists, of Jamaican origin. After a performance of Rafael Hernández's "Campanitas de cristal," Lelia Goldoni dances ...
    • Date: 1955
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    Songs of the West / Catalog Record Only Copyright: no reg. Received: 10/5/90; arch pos; purchase; Wright (Harry) Collection.
    • Date: 1946
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    In country--songs of the Vietnam war /
    Songs of the Vietnam war | Folk songs of Americans in the Vietnam war Catalog Record Only
    Kris Kristofferson hosts a special evening of folk music documenting the war, with Vietnam-era veterans.
    • Date: 1992
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    Shishah yamim be-yuni
    שישה ימים ביוני / Catalog Record Only
    "In June 2007, the age of 40 years since the Six-Day War drastically changed the face of Israel and the Middle East. Not for nothing called the war as the "watershed" of Israel. There is hardly an event or process that affects our lives ever since that started in June 1967."--From www.iba.org.il/ibadoc/ Israel Broadcasting Authority.
    • Contributor: Ziv, Ilan - Martin-Gousset, Luc - Fichman, Ina - Point Du Jour (Firm) - Instinct Films - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2007
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    Regina Resnik presents The American Jewish composers in classical song
    American Jewish composers in classical song Catalog Record Only
    As narrated by Regina Resnik, this classical music release pays homage to members of the Jewish diaspora who resettled and established themselves in the U.S. "Since 1997, Ms. Resnik has directed and narrated the concert series Regina Resnik presents, co-founded and co-produced with her son, Michael Philip Davis, at The Elebach Concert Hall, CUNY Graduate Center, NY in January 19, 2005.
    • Contributor: Resnik, Regina - Davis, Michael Philip - Stephens, Charles Robert - Iftinca, Vlad - Barak, Roslyn - Merrill, David - LC Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2010
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    The panic is on: the great American depression as seen by the common man.
    Great American depression as seen by the common man Catalog Record Only
    This multifaceted set communicates both the painful hard times of the Great Depression and the grace and strong will of the common man in confronting it. Period newsreel and documentary film footage convey the feel of the times. Classic musical recordings reflect the popular mood of the day. The booklet includes photographs, letters, and first hand recollections.
    • Date: 2009
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    The Danny Kaye show. Catalog Record Only Features a four-part series of sketches--and dance bridges appropriate for the eras--that follow three college friends through four decades: their graduation in 1922, fighting the Great Depression, the 1940's success of one as a radio singer and his refusal to help the others (now married), and their reunion in 1965 (Class of '22 sequence / performed by Kaye, Harvey Korman, and Joyce Van Patten). ...
    • Date: 1965
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    Ford startime. So help me Aphrodite /
    So help me Aphrodite | Startime. | Ford startime. Catalog Record Only
    Original musical starring Nanette Fabray. Sally is a waitress in Ernest's diner. Ernest earnestly wants to marry her, but Sally isn't content to go on slinging hash. She fantasizes being the famous Marie Antoinette and Pocahontas, and swears to the goddess Aphrodite that she will be like those celebrated women of history. Musical numbers include "Save a place on the wall for me," "Po-po-Pocahontas," ...
    • Date: 1960