Search Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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    Singing and Praying Bands concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Video recording and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on August 23, 2012 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The ministry of the Singing and Praying Bands takes place in host churches, often at a camp meeting after an evening preaching service is over. Members line out a hymn, pray a prayer, ...
    • Contributor: Singing and Praying Bands of Delaware and Maryland - 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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    1977 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 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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    1983 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, Catalog Record Only Manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of blues music from Virginia; Cambodian classical dance from Maryland, with Rich Kennedy of the National Council for the Traditional Arts narrating the performance; bluegrass music from Virginia; western string band music from Utah; Armenian music from Washington, D.C.; cowboy songs from Arkansas; North Carolina Piedmont country blues music and buck dance, including hand-clapping, and ...
    • Contributor: Jackson, John - Jackson, James - Sarkisian, Leo - Ohrlin, Glenn - Holloway, Quentin - Holeman, John Dee - Michael, Edd - Khmer Classical Dance Troupe - Grass Reflections (Musical Group) - Deseret String Band - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Date: 1983
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    Alex Kellam collection, Catalog Record Only Interviews with Alex Kellam conducted by George G. Carey of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and Carl Fleischhauer of the American Folklife Center in May and June of 1977 during visits with Kellam in Crisfield, Maryland, and on trips to Smith Island and surrounding waterways. Subjects include oystering, crabbing, fishing, boats, hunting, religious life, camp meetings, ghost stories, riddles, family life, and foodways. ...
    • Contributor: Kellam, Alex - Kellam, Alice Faye - Kellam, Dorothy - Ward, Lem - Carey, George Gibson - Fleischhauer, Carl - Johnson, Paula J. - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - American Folklife Center - Festival of American Folklife
    • Date: 1977
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    Mary Sheppard Burton collection, Catalog Record Only Collection consists of 12 hooked rugs by the noted rug hooking artist, Mary Sheppard Burton, plus related materials. The rugs were created between 1993 and 2005. They depict stories told by identified family members as part of a series titled "Tell me 'bout." The collection includes a pamphlet "Footsteps on history, tell me 'bout series: family portraits," by Mary Sheppard Burton, which tells the ...
    • Contributor: Burton, Mary Sheppard - Lindahl, Carl - Austen, Theadocia Millich - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 1993
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    Quilt Alliance, Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories interviews collection, 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: Herman, Bernard L. - Musgrave, Karen S. - Pritchard, Gayle A. - Quilt Alliance - University of Delaware. Center for Material Culture Studies - International Quilt Festival/Houston
    • Date: 1999
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    Mary Sheppard Burton NEA National Heritage Fellow nomination collection, Catalog Record Only Collection of a 1996 audio interview with Mary Sheppard Burton conducted by Judith Knudsen; a videotape titled "Mary Sheppard Burton, the Art of Rug Hooking, the Maureen Bunyan Show October 1992"; color slides of hooked rugs by Burton; and other materials compiled by Elaine Eff, Judith Knudsen and others in support of the nomination of hooked rug artist Mary Sheppard Burton for a National ...
    • Contributor: Burton, Mary Sheppard - Eff, Elaine - Knudsen, Judith
    • Date: 1992