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    Marce Lacouture concert collection,
    Traditional Cajun music from Louisiana, Marce Lacouture with David Greely and Kristi Guillory | Homegrown 2010, the music of America | American Folklife Center concert, 2010-06-23 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by Marce Lacouture with David Greely and Kristi Guillory in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on June 23, 2010 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The concert features songs, ballads, and waltzes referred to as "home music" --traditional songs sung among family and friends, in...
    • Contributor: Lacouture, Marce - Guillory, Kristi - American Folklife Center - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Greely, David - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2010
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    Civil Rights History Project collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available One hundred and eight filmed oral history interviews with 136 participants in the civil rights movement in the United States and related documentation, created by the National Museum of African American History and Culture in partnership with the American Folklife Center, 2010-2013. The oral histories were conducted by historians Julian Bond, Taylor Branch, David P. Cline, Emilye Crosby, John Dittmer, Will Griffin, Hasan Kwame...
    • Contributor: Stewart, Eleanor - McDew, Charles - Hopkins, Evans D. - Magee, Clarence - Simpson, Euvester - Jones, Mary A. - Hicks, Gregory Vincent - Young, Sam - Tillow, Walter M. - Vivian, C. T. ... Stewart, Eleanor - McDew, Charles - Hopkins, Evans D. - Magee, Clarence - Simpson, Euvester - Jones, Mary A. - Hicks, Gregory Vincent - Young, Sam - Tillow, Walter M. - Vivian, C. T. - Mahone, Sam - Parker, Wheeler - Hill, Oliver W. - Anderson, Fletcher - Tillow, Kay - Dove, Samuel - Henderson, Juadine - Carlos, John - Adams-Johnson, Frankye - Funchess, Glenda - Derby, Doris Adelaide - Hicks, Robert Lawrence - Williams, Junius W. - Mulholland, Joan Trumpauer - Hrabowski, Freeman A. - Jenkins, Timothy Lionel - Jarmon, Charles - Tuttle, Rick - Library of Congress - McCarty, Michael D. - Montes, Carlos - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Grinnell, Gloria Claudette - Moldovan, Alfred - Arellanes, Gloria - Ackerman, Satoko Ito - Gaither, Thomas Walter - Browner, Clifford - Suggs, Harold - Abernathy, Donzaleigh - Miller, Carolyn - Zellner, Dorothy - Burras, Carol Cummings - Crosby, Emilye - Abernathy, Ralph David - Walker, Wyatt Tee - Dahmer, Ellie J. - Holloway, Eddie A. - Zapata, Luis - McLaurin, Charles - Howell, Embry - Anderson, William G. - Saunders, William - Carter, Robert L. - Varela, Maria - Walter, Mildred Pitts - Simmons, Gwendolyn Zoharah - Hildreth, Marilyn Luper - Richardson, Gloria - Crosby, Patricia A. - Bailey, D'army - Cox, Courtland - Ackerman, David M. - Greene, Freddie - Anderson, Cynthia Baker - Smith, Jeanette - Leventhal, Willy S. (Willy Siegel) - Dahmer, Vernon - Bassett, Emmett W. - Lucy, William - Suggs, Frances L - Hicks, Charles Ray - Young, Carrie Lamar - Carawan, Guy - Caldwell, Ben R. - Robinson, Reginald - McCullar, Johnnie Ruth - McKinney, Samuel Berry - Jones, James Oscar - Newson, Moses J. - Sales, Ruby - Greenberg, Jack - Lowery, Joseph E. - Hamilton, Audrey Nell - Bennett, Geraldine Crawford - Ulmer, Joeann Anderson - Guyot, Lawrence - Head, Rosie M. - Sellers, Cleveland - Glascoe, Myrtle Gonza - Duncan, Gwendolyn Annette - Cotton, Dorothy F. - Huggins, Ericka - Dixon, Elmer - Churchville, John Elliott - Cline, David P. - Siler, Charles E. - Brown, Amos C. (Amos Cleophilus) - Sherrod, Charles - Todd, Lisa Anderson - Broadway, Louise W. - George, Virginia Simms - Luper, Calvin - Holloway, Lucius - Branch, Raylawni G. - Crosby, David L. - Cleaver, Kathleen - Hutchings, Phil - Marshall, Cecilia - Burns, Julia Matilda - Brown, Robert J. - Griffin, Willie James - Finney, Ernest A., (Ernest Adolphus) - Noonan, Martha P. - Roxborough, Mildred Bond - Dudley, John F. - King, Lonnie C. - Perry, Matthew J. (Matthew James) - Jenkins, Willie Elliot - Jackson, Gertrude Newsome - Reece, Dwandalyn R. - McNichols, Steven - Hayling, Robert Bagner - Bassett, Priscilla - Russell, Bill - Seeger, Pete - Thelwell, Michael - Patton, Gwendolyn M. - Lawrence, William M. - Howell, Joseph T. - McClary, Robert - Fuller, Linda - Dittmer, John - Hicks, Darryl Robertson - Ladner, Dorie - Bates, Scott - Bruce, Walter - Blake, Harry - Bond, Julian - Miller, Grace H. - Long, Worth W. - Carawan, Candie - Conway, Purcell Maurice - Mtume, Norma - Paysour, Lafleur - National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.) - Williams, Cecil J. - Diamond, Dion T. - Mosnier, Joseph - Robinson, Betty Garman - Lawson, Jennifer - Guster, Leesco - Moore, E. Maynard - Ladner, Joyce A. - Miller, James E. - Branch, Taylor - Terry, Esther M. A. - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Jeffries, Hasan Kwame - Hicks, Valeria Payton - Rosenberg, Jean Voelker - Strickland, William - Jenkins, Mary F. - Becton, Julius W. (Julius Wesley) - Richardson, Judy - Connor, Peggy Jean - Rosenberg, John M. - Sobol, Anne Buxton - Wright, Simeon - Collins, Barbara Maria - Sherrod, Shirley - Booker, Simeon - Dixon, Aaron Floyd - Sullivan, Patricia - Howard, Elbert - Bishop, John Melville - Taylor, Kieran Walsh - American Folklife Center - Jones, Jamila - Jones, Clarence - Geiger, Jack - Jones, Nathaniel Hawthorne - Vickers, Barbara Edna - Breaux, Toni - Camarillo, Mateo - Clark, Robert George - Brown, Harold K. - Avery, Annie Pearl - Holloway, Emma Kate - Sobol, Richard - Abernathy, Juandalynn R. - Southern Oral History Program
    • Date: 2010
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    Traditional music of coastal Louisiana : the 1934 Lomax recordings
    Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2013-12-11 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Joshua Caffrey, Alan Lomax Fellow in Folklife Studies, Kluge Center, Library of Congress, was the featured presenter in the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series on December 11, 2013, sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Joshua Caffery examines the songs recorded in the summer of 1934 by John A. Lomax, with assistance from his son Alan, who was then a teenager. While the music they...
    • Contributor: Caffery, Joshua Clegg - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
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    Creole United : African American creole music from Louisiana,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2015-07-29 | Homegrown 2015, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on July 29, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Creole United is a group representing three generations of Louisiana Creole music culture from southwest Louisiana. Their goal is to bring together active, retired, and upcoming Creole musicians...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2015
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    Yvette Landry Trio, Cajun music and Louisiana honky-tonk concert,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-09-07 | Yvette Landry Trio, Cajun music and Louisiana honky-tonk | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 7, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Yvette Landry grew up in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, not far from the levees of the Atchafalaya Basin. She is a member of The Lafayette Rhythm Devils, Balfa Toujours,...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2016
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    Cultural Integrity and Local Music: Cape Breton Fiddle, New Orleans Funk,
    Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2017-06-07 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Documentation of a presentation in the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Based on Burt Feintuch's fieldwork in Cape Breton Island and in New Orleans, this talk develops the idea of "cultural integrity" and explores local desires and anxieties about the role distinctive local music plays in a good and satisfying life. Two seemingly very different places, Cape Breton...
    • Contributor: Feintuch, Burt - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2017
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    BeauSoleil Quartet : Cajun music from Louisiana,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2017-06-28 | Homegrown 2017, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on June 28, 2017 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. For four decades the BeauSoleil Quartet has taken traditional ingredients -- waltzes, two-steps, soulful Cajun French lyrics, hot fiddle licks and irresistible accordion -- and spiced them up...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Music Division - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Smithsonian Folklife Festival - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Beausoleil (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 2017
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    Cedric Watson : Cajun, Creole and Zydeco Music from Texas,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2019-07-25 | x | Homegrown 2019, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on July 25, 2019 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Cedric Watson, a four-time Grammy-nominated fiddler, singer, accordionist, and songwriter, is one of the brightest contemporary talents to emerge in Cajun, Creole and Zydeco music over the last...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Music Division - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2019
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    1979 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection,
    American Folklife Center concert, 1979 Catalog Record Only
    Documentation of the monthly 1979 Neptune Plaza Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs of performances of country music, Irish music, Cajun music, gospel music, and Mexican harp music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress, from May through September 1979, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the National Council for the Traditional...
    • Contributor: Louisiana Aces (Musical Group) - O'Donnell, Eugene - Stover, Don - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Dickens, Hazel - Burke Family (Gospel Group) - National Council for the Traditional Arts - Moloney, Mick - American Folklife Center - Martinez, Melecio
    • Date: 1979
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    Charivari concert and interview collection,
    Charivari | Cajun dance music from southwest Louisiana | Homegrown 2003, the music of America. | American Folklife Center concert, 2003-06-18 Catalog Record Only
    Collection consists of photographs, sound and video recordings of the concert of Cajun music performed by Charivari at the Library of Congress on June 18, 2003; sound and video recordings of the interview; 2 copies of one black-and-white publicity photo, program flyer, and publicity materials.
    • Contributor: Ancelet, Barry Jean - Charivari (Musical Group) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Folklore Society of Greater Washington - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 2003
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    1978 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection,
    American Folklife Center concert, 1978 Catalog Record Only
    Documentation of the monthly 1978 Neptune Plaza Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs of performances of Irish music, French-Canadian folk music and contradance, Arab music and dance, bluegrass music, zydeco music, country music, and gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through September 1978,...
    • Contributor: McKenna, Antoinette - McKenna, Joe - White, Buck - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Lawtell Playboys - Ashby, John - Townsend, Graham - Mentrotone Baptist Church Singers - American Folklife Center - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Date: 1978
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    1980 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection,
    American Folklife Center concert, 1980 Catalog Record Only
    Documentation of the monthly 1980 Neptune Plaza Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, videorecordings, and photographs of performances of Armenian music and dance, bluegrass and old-time music, zydeco music, Ghanaian music, Afro-Cuban music, and Southeast Asian music featuring Laotian, Vietnamese, and Hmong performers recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza, in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts...
    • Contributor: Kubatá (Musical Group) - Sarkisian, Leo - Derderian, Leo - Estrellas Del Son (Musical Group) - Sam Brothers Five - Addy, Yacub - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Stover, Don - Blema Bii (Musical Group) - Borrell, Roberto - American Folklife Center - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Date: 1980
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    1977 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection,
    American Folklife Center concert, 1977 Catalog Record Only
    Documentation of the monthly 1977 Neptune Plaza Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs of performers of bluegrass music, country music, blues music, Andean music, Cajun music, and Missouri fiddling recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, from April through October 1977, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the National...
    • Contributor: Southern Mountain Boys (Musical Group) - Johnson, Paula J. - Boggs, Lindy - Reed, Ola Belle - Bluegrass Cardinals - Dockstader, Ray - American Folklife Center - Jackson, John - Rumi Songos (Musical Group) - Balfa Brothers - Hobbs Sisters and Bob Goff (Musical Group) - Fleischhauer, Carl - National Council for the Traditional Arts - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Politte, Joe
    • Date: 1977
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    1995 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection,
    Neptune Plaza Concert Series, 1995 | American Folklife Center concert, 1995 Catalog Record Only
    Documentation of the monthly 1995 Neptune Plaza Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images of performances of zydeco music, lindy hop, bluegrass music, Hungarian folk dance and music, gospel music, and Argentine tango recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress from April through September 1995, sponsored by the American...
    • Contributor: Zydeco Hi-Rollers - Tisza Ensemble - Grant Street (Musical Group) - Lewis, Laurie - Méta (Musical Group) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - New York-Buenos Aires Connection (Musical Group) - Jocque, Beau - New York Tango Trio - Manning, Frankie - Inspirational Singers - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 1995
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    Glen Pitre oral history of Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, collection Catalog Record Only Collection includes a letter from Glen Pitre describing the oral history project; an issue of "Terrebonne Magazine," Dec. 1983, with an article by Claire Joller describing "Terrebonne's Memories," an exhibition based on the oral history collection; and a sound cassette with the exhibition narrative, including excerpts from the oral history interviews about Terrebonne historical industries and occupations centered around fishing, trapping, lumbering, oil, sugar...
    • Contributor: Terrebonne Parish Police Jury - Pitre, Glen - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 1983
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    Harold Dejan's Olympia Brass Band concert collection,
    Harold Dejan's Olympia Brass Band plays New Orleans jazz | American Folklife Center concert, 1987-02-17 Catalog Record Only
    Collection of sound recordings, photographs, and related materials documenting the performance of traditional New Orleans brass band music by eight members of Dejan's Olympia Brass Band to commemorate Black History Month, February 17, 1987 at the Library of Congress. Includes flyers, articles and clippings about the band, correspondence (including one item from Milton Batiste, October 1987) and a poster of the band autographed by...
    • Contributor: Dejan's Olympia Brass Band - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Batiste, Milton - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 1987
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    National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) collection. Catalog Record Only Collection of concert and workshop recordings of events at the National Folk Festivals, sponsored by the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA), formerly the National Folk Festival Association founded in 1934, featuring performances of ballads, blues, bluegrass, contra dance music, country music, cowboy songs, fiddle tunes, folk music, gospel music, hymns, old-time music, singer songwriters, steel band music, storytelling, Western swing, and more;...
    • Contributor: National Folk Festival (U.S.) - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Date: 1971
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    A. James Delahoussaye collection of Atchafalaya River Basin recordings. Catalog Record Only Collection of field recordings of interviews with Atchafalaya River Basin, Louisiana, residents about their lives, traditions, and folkways, recorded from 1974-2010, as well as approximately 635 digital images documenting the same traditions. Interviews were conducted by Alphe James (Jim) Delahoussaye. Digital images were created by his colleague, Darlene Soulé, of many of the same informants. Topics include fresh water fishing and shrimping, other animals...
    • Contributor: Delahoussaye, A. James - Soulé, Darlene
    • Date: 1974
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    Quilt Alliance, Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories interviews collection,
    Alliance for American Quilts interview collection | Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories Catalog Record Only
    This collection consists of sound recordings, transcripts and photographic images documenting interviews conducted as a part of Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories (QSOS) project. QSOS is one of several projects and partnerships created by the Quilt Alliance in an effort to preserve, document, and share the lives and stories of quilters and quiltmaking. The project began in 1999 and continued through 2016. QSOS...
    • Contributor: Quilt Alliance - Pritchard, Gayle A. - Musgrave, Karen S. - International Quilt Festival/Houston - University of Delaware. Center for Material Culture Studies - Herman, Bernard L.
    • Date: 1999
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    John Q. Anderson collection, Catalog Record Only Collection of home recordings (1956-1968) and photographs documenting activities of John Q. Anderson, including lectures, radio interviews, and his performances of Civil War, frontier, slave, and Louisiana (French, creole, early jazz) folksongs and ballads (Western, American, English, Scottish) accompanying himself on guitar. The collection includes his recordings of Texas Folklore Society programs (1963-1966) with performances by John A. Lomax, Jr. and many others; play...
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A., (John Avery) - Gillis, Everett - Lipscomb, Mance - Anderson, John Q. - Texas Folklore Society - Anderson, Marie Loraine Epps
    • Date: 1943
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    Jean Lafitte National Historical Park collection, Catalog Record Only Collection of field recordings of interviews and photographs collected by Mary Hufford in mid-December 1985 for the American Folklife Center comprising part of the preliminary fieldwork for a proposed cooperative project with the National Park Service's Jean Lafitte National Historical Park in southern Louisiana. The collection includes audio recordings of a tour of Plaquemines Parish with David Cvitanovich; an interview with Irvan Perez and...
    • Contributor: Tankersley, Tom - United States. National Park Service - American Folklife Center - Hufford, Mary - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1985
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    Burt Feintuch collection, Catalog Record Only Audio recordings, moving images, photographs, and associated manuscripts related to Burt Fientuch's fieldwork in numerous locations from 1975 to 2012. Burt Feintuch's Cape Breton fieldwork, made primarily from 1997-2012, focuses on local music and extends to occupational folklife, the revitalization of Gaelic, indigenous culture, and tourism. The work was primarily in Gaelic-heritage communities, but it also attends to Francophone and First Nations cultures. This...
    • Contributor: Feintuch, Burt - Hafler, Earl
    • Date: 1975