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    This is My Country

    Article. The co-authors of "This Is My Country" passed away within a month of each other. Raye died in Encino, California on January 29, 1985. Al Jacobs passed away on February 13, 1985 in Baltimore, Maryland. Their song "This is My Country" is played nightly during the finale of the Disneyland and Disney World fireworks spectacular.

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2002
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    Les Bon Hommes du Nord concert collection, 2012 August 8

    Video recording and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on August 8, 2012 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The event featured French Canadian fiddle tunes and songs performed by four musicians, Patrick Ross, Jean Nil Theroux, Dalton Binette, and Bow Thayer, who hail from the northernmost area of New Hampshire, adjacent ...

    • Contributor: Ross, Patrick - Theroux, Jean Nil - Binette, Dalton - Thayer, Bow - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (u.s.) - Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2012
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    Interview with Ambassador Prudence Bushnell

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Bushnell, Prudence
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Interview with Paul E. White

    • Contributor: Charles Stuart Kennedy - White, Paul E.
    • Date: 2011-00-00
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    Interview with Thomas R. Carmichael

    • Contributor: Charles Stuart Kennedy - Carmichael, Thomas R.
    • Date: 2011-00-00
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    Cultural Heritage Archives Symposium Session 3

    Cultural Heritage Archives symposium aims to energize the discussion of ethnographic archival thought and practice by presenting fresh and dynamic strategies for contemporary archival realities. This session includes panels on programmatic presentations and on preservation and digital stewardship. Speakers included Michael J. Giaro, Ahmed Samir Habib, Alan R. Burdette, Janel Quirante, Gulnara Aitpaeva, Carl Fleischauer and Maurice Mengel Aspect.

    • Contributor: Various - Bell, Danna C. - Boyd, Douglas A. - Giarlo, Michael J. - Lloyd, Timothy Charles - Meyers, Melanie J. - O'neal, Jennifer R. - Reddy, Sita - Weiss, Steve - American Folklife Center - United States. Embassy (kyrgyzstan) - American Folklore Society. Archives and Libraries Section - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013-09-26
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    Interview with Wayne White

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - White, Wayne E. (wayne Edward)
    • Date: 2005-04-21
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    Interview with Gerald Warner

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Warner, Anne - Warner, Gerald
    • Date: 2001-03-22
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    Foreign Service Days

    • Contributor: Venning, Corey Brown
    • Date: 2004-00-00
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    Legends and Legacies Concert: A Celebration of Public Folklore

    A Legends and Legacies concert celebrates Joseph T. Wilson and the NCTA Collection coordinated and produced by the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA).

    • Contributor: Wilson, Joe - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Date: 2009-09-10
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    Interview with Alex Frenkley

    • Contributor: Groce, Claude Cliff - Frenkley, Alex
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Interview with William N. Turpin

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Turpin, William Nelson
    • Date: 2000-10-03
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    Interview with David R. Adams

    • Contributor: Adams, David R. - Charles Stuart Kennedy
    • Date: 2011-00-00
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    Celebrating the Acquisition of the NCTA Collection

    Barry Bergey, with the National Endowment for the Arts moderates a group of panelists who discuss the significance and highlights of the NCTA Collection.

    • Contributor: Wilson, Joe - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Date: 2009-09-11
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    Spyros Koliavasilis and Karpouzi Trio concert collection,

    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Whittal Pavillion, Library of Congress on May 7, 2014 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Spyros Koliavasilis' research focuses on the music, composers and singers of the past. His area of special scholarship has been the Asia Minor region called Mikrasia, but his interests and expertise ...

    • Date: 2014
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    Interview with Joan Seelye

    • Contributor: Seelye, Joan - Jewell Fenzi
    • Date: 2011-00-00
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    Belfast's Linen Hall Library : "exciting a spirit of general ...

    John Killen discusses the collections of the Linen Hall Library, founded in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1788: "The collections in the Linen Hall tell the story of Ireland, the divisions in its society, its trials and tribulations, its successes and failures; and, throughout, they tell of the spirit of a people."

    • Contributor: Killen, John
    • Date: 2011
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    Translating Africa in Global Contexts

    Although African myths and folktales have long been trivialized as childish, translators today are revealing new insights, which show that Africa led the world in the invention of the most sophisticated literary styles. Critics now particularly value the figurality, or use of metaphor, which dominates the African literary imagination. The ethics and politics of translating African oral literature, or folklore, are a microcosm of ...

    • Contributor: Haring, Lee
    • Date: 2010-09-22
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    Reverb concert collection,

    Collection of digital video, sound recordings, and photographs documenting a concert by Reverb on February 7, 2007 in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Introductions by Debra Murphy and Mike Licht, who discuss the history and events scheduled for African American History Month. Reverb is a Washington, D.C. a cappella gospel ...

    • Contributor: 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
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    Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers

    The Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers perform a capella gospel music from Kentucky, another in the 2009 Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers
    • Date: 2009-07-16
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    Interview with Ambassador Michael Newlin

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Newlin, Michael H.
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Test score data for pupils in the Milwaukee Parental Choice P...

    Cover title. Also available on the Internet. Dist. to Wis. state and regional depositories only. Wis. digital depository item. Report mandated by 2005 Wisconsin Act 125.

    • Date: 2008
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    Rosie Stewart concert collection,

    Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by Rosie Stewart in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on May 9, 2007. Rosie Stewart performs unaccompanied traditional songs from her home county of Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, and other songs from her family's and community's repertoire. The concert was part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Programme series sponsored by the American Folklife ...

    • Date: 2007
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    Daniel Boucher and friends concert collection,

    Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by Daniel Boucher and friends in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on August 17, 2011 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Traditional French-Canadian fiddle music and songs from Bristol, Connecticut performed by fiddler Daniel Boucher, accompanied by George Wilson, guitar and fiddle; Ray Pelletier, guitar ...

    • Date: 2011
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    Literatura de cordel : continuity and change in Brazilian pop...

    Collection of digital video recordings, digital photographs, and print materials documenting a symposium held at the Library of Congress on September 26-27, 2011, titled Literatura de Cordel: Continuity and Change in Brazilian Popular Literature. The symposium focused on the history of literatura de cordel, a form of popular literature from northeastern Brazil, as well as accompanying traditions from the area. These include the composition ...

    • Contributor: Chesnut, R. Andrew - Curran, Mark J. - Gambliel, Maria Carmen - Maia, Manuela - Marks, Morton - McCann, Bryan - Morris, Valda - Silva, Gonçalo Ferreira Da - Slater, Candace - Soares, Marli Gomes - Williams, Gayle Ann - American Folklife Center - Library of Congress. Hispanic Division - Brazil. Embaixada (u.s.) - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2011
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    Woody Guthrie and the Archive of American Folk Song: Correspo...

    Woody Guthrie and the Archive of American Folk Song: Correspondence, 1940-1950 highlights letters between Woody Guthrie and staff of the Archive of American Folk Song (now the American Folklife Center archive) at the Library of Congress. The letters were written primarily in the early 1940s, shortly after Guthrie had moved to New York City and met the Archive's assistant in charge, Alan Lomax. In ...

    • Contributor: Archive of American Folk Song - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 2001

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    Interview with Eshaam Palmer

    • Contributor: Daniel Whitman - Palmer, Eshaam
    • Date: 2011-00-00
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    The poetry of everyday life /

    In his talk in the Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture series "The Poetry of Everyday Life," Steve Zeitlin, Director, City Lore, New York City, presented approaches to folklore, creative writing, and an appreciation of everyday life and speech, followed by screening and discussion of two films he made with Academy Award winning filmmaker Paul Wagner, who helped lead the discussion following the films. The first ...

    • Contributor: Wagner, Paul - Zeitlin, Steven J. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2015
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    How my life has changed

    1 item.

    • Contributor: North, Hilary
    • Date: 2001
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    Interview with Ralph Ruedy

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Ruedy, Ralph
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Afghan Women's Stories: the Problematics of Cover

    Afghan women in burkas have become iconic representations of women's oppression in western media, but this representation is contested in various ways by Afghan women and men. The most common observation by Afghan women activists is that we westerners should get over it, that the burka, hot, uncomfortable and inconvenient as it is, is certainly not their most pressing problem. It has even proved ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Margaret
    • Date: 2007-09-19
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    Poem by Liberty Rose Elgart

    • Contributor: Elgart, Liberty Rose
    • Date: 2001-00-00
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    Interview with George M. Barbis

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Barbis, George M.
    • Date: 2003-05-12
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    Battle hymn of the republic

    Article. But it was when Julia Ward Howe visited Washington, DC in 1861 that the tune properly came to be called "The Battle Hymn of the Republic." Howe and her husband, both of whom were active abolitionists, experienced first-hand a skirmish between Confederate and Union troops in nearby Virginia, and heard the troops go into battle singing "John Brown's Body." That evening, November 18, ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2002
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    Interview with Ambassador G. Philip Hughes

    • Contributor: Charles Stuart Kennedy - Hughes, G. Philip
    • Date: 2011-00-00
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    Torcuato Zamora: Flamenco Guitar with Dancers from Furia Flam...

    A concert featuring guitarist Torcuato Zamora and flamenco dance company Furia Flamenco.

    • Date: 2014-04-23
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    Zur Mitwirkung der Laienrichter im Strafprozess : eine Unters...

    Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Univ. Köln, 2007. Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-353)

    • Contributor: Löhr, Diana
    • Date: 2008
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    Interview with Frank H. Perez

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Perez, Frank H.
    • Date: 2006-02-15
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    Aubrey Ghent and Friends

    Aubrey Ghent with friends performed sacred lap steel guitar for the Library's annual Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Ghent, Aubrey
    • Date: 2007-10-17
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    Interview with Hugh L. Burleson

    • Contributor: Burleson, Hugh L. - G. Lweis Schmidt
    • Date: 2011-00-00
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    Interview with Patrick F. Morris

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Morris, Patrick F.
    • Date: 2007-02-12
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    Anxieties of authorship and ownership : intellectual property...

    Jane Anderson discusses the philosophical and practical problems for intellectual property law and the protection of indigenous/traditional knowledge resources and cultural heritage, featuring her work in partnership with Murkutu on the development of the TK Licenses and Labels initiative, which develops site-specific intellectual property protocols to assist local communities in supporting already existing knowledge-management practices.

    • Contributor: Anderson, Jane E.
    • Date: 2013
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    Poem by Ethel Lebenkoff

    • Contributor: Lebenkoff, Ethel
    • Date: 2001-00-00
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    Der französische Conseil d'Etat als höchstes Verwaltungsgeric...

    Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Univ. Augsburg, 2006. Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-281)

    • Contributor: Pause, Jérôme.
    • Date: 2008
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    Interview with Ambassador Gilbert A. Robinson

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Robinson, Gilbert A.
    • Date: 2002-08-15
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    Interview with Fisher Howe

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Howe, Fisher
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Major League Tassa concert collection,

    Collection of digital video, sound recordings, and photographs documenting a concert by Major League Tassa on January 31, 2008 in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Major League Tassa, and accompanying dancers, from Queens, New York present rhythms used for processions, the Diwali holiday, and weddings, along with contemporary tunes performed ...

    • Date: 2008
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    Legends and legacies : an American Folklife Center celebratio...

    Sound recordings and photographs of a symposium on September 10-11, 2009, including an evening concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The events included a tribute, a symposium, and a concert, honoring folklorists Archie Green and Joe Wilson, and celebrating the acquisition of the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) Collection by the Center's archive. Prior ...

    • Contributor: Wilson, Joe - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Date: 2009
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    Die Bedeutung von Nachfragemacht für die Beurteilung von Eink...

    Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Univ. Osnabrück, 2007. Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-293)

    • Contributor: Mischitz, Tobias
    • Date: 2008
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    Interview with John A. Cushing

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Cushing, John A.
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Interview with Richard Thompson

    • Contributor: Ewing, Raymond C. - Thompson, Richard
    • Date: 2001-04-16
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    Interview with Ambassador Edmund James Hull

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Hull, Edmund James
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Archie Green: The Making of a Working-Class Hero

    This talk explores the relationship between folklorist Archie Green's formative political experiences at home, at school, and at work during the "Age of the CIO" and his subsequent development of "laborlore" as a public-oriented interdisciplinary field.

    • Contributor: Burns, Sean
    • Date: 2012-05-01
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    Kunqu: China's First Great Multi-art Theatrical Tradition

    Marjory Bong-Ray Liu presented "Total Theatre -- The Art of Kunqu, China's Earliest Classical Opera" as part of the Benjamin Botkin lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Chinese opera, especially Kunqu, is particularly noted for its graceful dance movements and gestures that are an integral part of the total art form, unlike many western operas where the aural aspect is predominant. Kunqu ...

    • Contributor: Bong-Ray Liu, Marjory
    • Date: 2008-09-04
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    Borderlines/Borderlands: Culture and the Canadian-U.S. Intern...

    Borderlines/ Borderlands: Culture and the Canada-US International Boundary, a free symposium featuring leading Canadian and US scholars, which will explore the history and culture of regions, communities, and their residents along the Canada-U.S. border. The morning session is presented. Panel 2: History along the Border/Case Studies with David Taylor speaking on "Canadian Resouces at the American Folklife Center," Steve Winick speaking on "Franco American ...

    • Contributor: Arenson, Adam - Carter, Brian - Champ, Henry - Diamond, Beverley - Dyster, Paul A. - Faid, Julian - Fischer, David Hackett - Konrad, Victor A. - Lynch, Timothy G. - Matthiesen, Birgit ... Arenson, Adam - Carter, Brian - Champ, Henry - Diamond, Beverley - Dyster, Paul A. - Faid, Julian - Fischer, David Hackett - Konrad, Victor A. - Lynch, Timothy G. - Matthiesen, Birgit - Meer, Mark - Ricou, Laurence - Robson, Patrick J. - Stovel, Nora Foster - Taft, Michael - Tarbell, Reaghan - Taylor, David Alan - Widdis, Randy W. (randy William) - Winick, Stephen D. - American Folklife Center - Canada. Embassy (u.s.) - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2010-06-16
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    Interview with Terrell (Terry) E. Arnold

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Arnold, Terrell (terry) E.
    • Date: 2000-03-09
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    Interview with Daniel Szabo

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Szabo, Daniel
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Los Tres Reyes

    Video recording and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on September 13, 2012 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Los Tres Reyes (The Three Kings), based in San Antonio, Texas, are known as "the last of the great trios." They epitomize the trio sound popular since the 1940s and continue to make ...

    • Contributor: Cárdenas, Bebo - Puente, Raúl - Puente, Gilberto - Tres Reyes (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: 2012
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    Interview with Charlotte Roe

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Roe, Charlotte
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Interview with Joseph Walter Neubert

    • Contributor: Neubert, Joseph Walter
    • Date: 2007-00-00
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    Interview with William P. Pope

    • Contributor: Charles Stuart Kennedy - Pope, William P.
    • Date: 2011-00-00
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    Interview with G. Eugene Martin

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Martin, G. Eugene
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Ruže Dalmatinke concert collection, 2012 July 18

    Video recording and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on July 18, 2012 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. From the town of Vela Luka on the island of Korcula, Dalmatia, Croatia, Marija Damjanovic Franulovich and her family immigrated to the United States after World War II. The group Ruže Dalmatinke is ...

    • Contributor: American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (u.s.) - Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2012
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    Interview with General Anthony C. Zinni

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Zinni, Anthony C.
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Mary Louise Defender Wilson and Keith Bear

    Mary Louise Defender Wilson and Keith Bear perform Sioux and Mandan Hidatsa storytelling and music from North Dakota, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Date: 2006-08-16
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    Interview with Ambassador Keith C. Smith

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Smith, Keith C.
    • Date: 2004-02-05
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    Surati Concert Collection,

    Collection of digital video, sound recordings, and photographs documenting a concert by Surati, Inc. on November 19, 2008 in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The Surati Dance Group, founded and directed by Rimli Roy, presents classical Indian dance styles -- the Bharatanatyam, Oddisi and Manipuri -- in choreographed stage performances, ...

    • Date: 2008
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    [F. Fenner]

    • Contributor: Stewart, Warnock - Fenner, F.
    • Date: 2012-09-15

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    The Best of Both Worlds : Aspirations, Drivers and Practices ...

    It has often been claimed that contemporary societies are shaped by globalization; the rapid interconnections of societies, economies, markets, flows and information potentially linking all places in the world to each other. In search for experiences, variation, escape or comfort, individuals are travelling, circulating, and migrating between places, challenging the notions of home and away, everyday and extraordinary. This thesis addresses the ways lifestyle-led ...

    • Contributor: Åkerlund, Ulrika
    • Date: 2013
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    Margaret MacArthur concert and interview collection,

    Collection of video and audio recordings and program of concert featuring Margaret MacArthur, ballad singer and song collector from Marlboro, Vermont. Margaret MacArthur sings ballads, songs, recites poems and rhymes. The collection includes an oral history interview with MacArthur recorded in Marlboro in 2002 by Jane C. Beck, with complete transcript (78 p.) of the interview; also included is an article written by Jane ...

    • Date: 2002
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    Marimba Linda Xelaju: Guatemalan Marimba Music from Maryland

    Marimba Linda Xelaju performs traditional Guatemalan marimba.

    • Contributor: Xelaju, Marimba Linda
    • Date: 2010-09-15
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    Interview with Francois M. Dickman

    • Contributor: Brooks, Stanley - Dickman, Francois M.
    • Date: 2001-02-09
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    Surati: Classical and Folk Indian Dance from New Jersey

    Surati performs Indian classial and folk dance from New Jersey, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Surati Dance Group
    • Date: 2008-11-19
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    Folklore's champion, Ben Botkin,

    Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Roger Abrahams in the West Dining Room, LM 621, Library of Congress, on August 15, 2007, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Roger Abrahams discusses the contributions of Benjamin A. Botkin, focusing on Botkin's work on collecting narratives of former slaves during the 1930s and 1940s. ...

    • Date: 2007
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    Documenting the freedom struggle in southwest Georgia,

    Glen Pearcy, as a featured presenter in the Many Paths to Freedom series on February 27, 2014, sponsored by the American Folklife Center, screens his film, "One More River to Cross," (1969) about the Southwest Georgia Project, led by Charles Sherrod, which Glen Pearcy and his wife Susan Due Pearcy participated in during the 1960s. Pearcy also shows and discusses his involvement in and ...

    • Contributor: Pearcy, Glen
    • Date: 2014
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    Borderlines -- Borderlands : culture and the Canada-U.S. inte...

    Collection of digital video recordings, digital photographs, and print materials documenting a symposium held at the Library of Congress on June 14-16, 2010 titled Borderlines -- Borderlands: Culture and the Canada-U.S. International Boundary. The symposium explored the history and culture of regions, communities, and their residents along the Canada-U.S. border. The program included lecture presentations, a keynote address given by David Hackett Fiisher, and ...

    • Contributor: Arenson, Adam - Carter, Brian - Champ, Henry - Diamond, Beverley - Dyster, Paul A. - Faid, Julian - Fischer, David Hackett - Konrad, Victor A. - Lynch, Timothy G. - Matthiesen, Birgit ... Arenson, Adam - Carter, Brian - Champ, Henry - Diamond, Beverley - Dyster, Paul A. - Faid, Julian - Fischer, David Hackett - Konrad, Victor A. - Lynch, Timothy G. - Matthiesen, Birgit - Meer, Mark - Ricou, Laurence - Robson, Patrick J. - Stovel, Nora Foster - Taft, Michael - Tarbell, Reaghan - Taylor, David Alan - Widdis, Randy W. (randy William) - Winick, Stephen D. - American Folklife Center - Canada. Embassy (u.s.) - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2010
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    Everyone was cool, everyone was chillin' ...

    1 item (poem) : porous point pen.

    • Contributor: Rogers, Ronnie
    • Date: 2001
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    Interview with Alexander Akalovsky

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Akalovsky, Alexander
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    The Yankee Doodle Boy

    Article. Subsequent to Cohan's most successful years on Broadway, a number of shows have incorporated his song "Yankee Doodle Boy" and/or depicted the "Yankee Doodle Boy," himself. Eddie Buzzell sang "Yankee Doodle Boy" in the 1929 motion-picture adaptation of the big hit Little Johnny Jones. Jimmy Cagney played the role of George M. Cohan and sang "Yankee Doodle Boy" in the Academy Award-winning 1942 ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2002
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    Spyros Koliavasilis & Karpouzi Trio: Music from Greece & Asia...

    The Karpouzi Trio plays music on traditional instruments from the Greek mainland and islands. The band loves to play for dance parties and community celebrations, and always, even in concerts, invites the audience out of their seats and onto the dance floor. Karpouzi members are Spyros Koliavasilis (vocals, oud, and the Cappadocian lyra or kemane), Margaret Loomis (santouri), and Len Newman (laouto).

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-05-07
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    Decoration day in the mountains,

    Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Alan Jabbour and Karen Singer Jabbour in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on July 7, 2011, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Decoration Day is a late spring or summer tradition that involves cleaning community cemeteries, decorating them with flowers, holding religious services in ...

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2011
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    The Two Worlds of the Pennsylvania Dutch

    The Pennsylvania Dutch culture, which is now over three centuries old and still evolving, is an American hybrid creation put together from Continental Europe, British Isles, and American building blocks in Southeastern Pennsylvania. While this culture is a unit linguistically, and in most other ways, it is divided down the middle by religion. The "two worlds" are those of the "Plain Dutch"--Amish, Mennonites, and ...

    • Contributor: Yoder, Don
    • Date: 2011-05-05
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    Hail Columbia

    Article. Up until the 1890s "Hail Columbia" was played as the de facto national anthem of the United States. President Lincoln once mentioned he had to stand up and take off his hat when "Hail Columbia" was sung. Many Europeans actually took it to be the U.S. anthem and played it accordingly. In 1889 it was played in that fashion to honor Thomas Edison ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2002
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    Interview with James C. Warren Jr.

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Warren, James C.
    • Date: 2007-00-00
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    Interview with Franklin E. Huffman

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Huffman, Franklin E.
    • Date: 2006-01-30
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    Interview with Bonnie Brown

    • Contributor: Brown, Bonnie - Daniel F. Whitman
    • Date: 2011-00-00
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    The Stations that Spoke Your Language: Radio and the Yiddish-...

    Leading Yiddish language and culture experts joined media scholars and Library of Congress specialists to address Yiddish radio in America: its history and cultural impact, its continuing influence on American media, and its multifaceted legacy. (Day 2, afternoon)

    • Contributor: Various - Apelbaum, Laura Cohen - Barton, Matthew - Gevinson, Alan - Goldsmith, Emanuel S. - Gottesman, Itzik Nakhmen - Hoog, Ann - Isaacs, Miriam - Jochnowitz, Eve - Joselit, Jenna Weissman ... Various - Apelbaum, Laura Cohen - Barton, Matthew - Gevinson, Alan - Goldsmith, Emanuel S. - Gottesman, Itzik Nakhmen - Hoog, Ann - Isaacs, Miriam - Jochnowitz, Eve - Joselit, Jenna Weissman - Mayrent, Sherry L. - Newman, Roberta - Pearlstein, Peggy K. - Rein, David M. - Russo, Alexander - Sapoznik, Henry - Seigel, Amanda - Sokolow, Pete - Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron - Ticktin, Max D. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - Yiddish of Greater Washington Inc - University of Wisconsin. Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture
    • Date: 2012-09-07
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    An-Sky Ensemble Oral History

    Members of the An-sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble, who are performers as well as researchers of Yiddish music, discuss their history.

    • Contributor: An-Sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble
    • Date: 2013-06-25
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    Dog tags : history, stories and folklore of military identifi...

    Ginger Cucolo discusses stories about dog tags and their significance to soldiers, veterans, and their families, while looking forward to future developments in military identification.

    • Contributor: Cucolo, Ginger
    • Date: 2012
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    Newslore : contemporary folklore on the internet,

    Russell Frank defines newslore as folklore that comments on, and therefore requires knowledge of, current events. Newslore takes multiple forms: jokes; urban legends; digitally altered photographs; mock news stories; press releases or interoffice memoranda; parodies of songs, poems, political and commercial advertisements and movie previews and posters; still or animated cartoons and short live-action films. In this lecture, Russell Franks talks about his book: ...

    • Contributor: Frank, Russell
    • Date: 2011
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    Interview with Arthur A. Houghton III

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Houghton, Arthur A., III
    • Date: 2010-00-00