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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: American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2015
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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: Stover, Don - O'Donnell, Eugene - Moloney, Mick - Dickens, Hazel - Martinez, Melecio - Louisiana Aces (Musical Group) - Burke Family (Gospel Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Date: 1979
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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, Joe - McKenna, Antoinette - Townsend, Graham - White, Buck - Ashby, John - Lawtell Playboys - Mentrotone Baptist Church Singers - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - 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: Sarkisian, Leo - Derderian, Leo - Stover, Don - Borrell, Roberto - Addy, Yacub - Kubatá (Musical Group) - Estrellas Del Son (Musical Group) - Blema Bii (Musical Group) - Sam Brothers Five - American Folklife Center - National Council for the Traditional Arts - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • 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: Jackson, John - Politte, Joe - Reed, Ola Belle - Boggs, Lindy - Dockstader, Ray - Fleischhauer, Carl - Johnson, Paula J. - Balfa Brothers - Bluegrass Cardinals - Hobbs Sisters and Bob Goff (Musical Group) - Rumi Songos (Musical Group) - Southern Mountain Boys (Musical Group) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - American Folklife Center - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • 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: Jocque, Beau - Manning, Frankie - Lewis, Laurie - Zydeco Hi-Rollers - Grant Street (Musical Group) - Méta (Musical Group) - Tisza Ensemble - Inspirational Singers - New York Tango Trio - New York-Buenos Aires Connection (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1995
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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: Anderson, John Q. - Gillis, Everett - Anderson, Marie Loraine Epps - Lipscomb, Mance - Lomax, John A., (John Avery) - Texas Folklore Society
    • Date: 1943