The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Capital Gallery Building
600 Maryland Avenue, S.W.
Suite 2001 MRC 520
Washington, District of Columbia
Email: [email protected]
Repository URL: http://www.folklife.si.edu/
Repository code: 22643
Repository description (extant): The Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage is home to the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. The Rinzler Archives houses two major collections. One collection is the Moses and Frances Asch collection, which consists of original recordings, business records, correspondence and photographic material which came to the Smithsonian with the purchase of Folkways Records in 1987. The recordings on the Paredon, Cook, Dyer-Bennet, Fast Folk, and Monitor labels have since been acquired by the Center.
This archive houses photographic and other audio collections that relate to the civil rights movement including; Diana Davies photographs, Paredon Records audio recordings, and the Folkways Records Collection.
Repository type: Federal Repository
Diana Davies photograph collection
Voices of struggle