Photo, Print, Drawing Children's folktale contest and old people's birthday party held at Shinsundo Studio, 3315 N. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois

About this Item

Title

  • Children's folktale contest and old people's birthday party held at Shinsundo Studio, 3315 N. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois

Names

  • Choi, Chungmoo (Photographer)

Created / Published

  • Chicago, Illinois, May 29, 1977

Headings

  • -  Children
  • -  Korean Americans
  • -  Parties
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  Illinois -- Chicago

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography

Notes

  • -  Image numbers, descriptions: 1-2, children's folktale contest and old people's birthday party, held at Shinsundo (Shin Sun Do) Studio, 3315 N. Clark St., Chicago, also the Korean Forum (a service organization for American-Asians); 3 (left-to-right reversed in online display), stage setting for folktale contest; 4 (left-to-right reversed in online display), participants in the contest, this group consists of American born or infant immigrants; 5, participants in the contest, this group consists of recent immigrants; 6 (left-to-right reversed in online display), participant tells story of two brothers (in recording at call number AFC 1981/004: AFS 20736a); 7, six year old Haesuk Kang, American born girl who speaks fluent Korean reads the text written by her parents, Korean repertoire; 8, I-uk Chung, tells story of the village of the good son; 9, Korean-born participant, Korean repertoire; 10, at the birthday party, this lady initiated the singing; 11, the only man who sang at this party; 12 (left-to-right reversed in online display), while singing, some of the ladies got up and danced; 13, unknown singer, in the recordings, this is the first of women ladies who sang love song that includes a nightingale; 14-15, guests and audience at the birthday party, with men and women seated separately on the floor; most men wore western style clothing, while the women wore traditional Korean costume or Korean version of western style dress; 16, birthday celebration, blowing out the candles (American tradition; traditional Korean custom would have been rice cakes), here men and women are sitting together for this American style celebration; 17, cutting the birthday cakes.
  • -  Black and white copy negatives were prepared for images 8 and 15 in this set; see the photographs at call number: AFC 1981/004: CH2.

Medium

  • 35 mm color slide

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1981/004: 142

Source Collection

  • Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection (AFC 1981/004)

Repository

  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

  • image

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Credit line: Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection (AFC 1981/004), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Choi, Chungmoo. Children's folktale contest and old people's birthday party held at Shinsundo Studio,N. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois. Illinois Chicago, 1977. Chicago, Illinois. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004.142/.

APA citation style:

Choi, C. (1977) Children's folktale contest and old people's birthday party held at Shinsundo Studio,N. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois. Illinois Chicago, 1977. Chicago, Illinois. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004.142/.

MLA citation style:

Choi, Chungmoo. Children's folktale contest and old people's birthday party held at Shinsundo Studio,N. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois. Chicago, Illinois. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004.142/>.