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    Katharine McCook Knox papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, index to correspondence, research material on artists and art collections, genealogical notes, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Knox's research and writing on the Sharples family of British portraitists and their work in colonial America; G.P.A. Healy, his portrait of Abraham Lincoln, and its use on a postage stamp issued on the sesquicentennial of Lincoln's birth; and the history ...
    • Contributor: Knox, Katharine McCook
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    Laborlore: Collecting and Contextualizing Laborlore Through a case study approach, the panelists focus on a range of issues confronting documentary fieldworkers and their community collaborators in the arena of documenting and representing occupational lore and traditions. Focusing on maritime traditions and ranching culture, participants address the issues of how to frame labor culture and traditions for a broader public in the realm of the museum, the internet and live ...
    • Contributor: Various - Alvarez, Maribel L - Ardery, Julia S. - Cannon, Hal - Dickens, Hazel - Eff, Elaine - Fleischhauer, Carl - Glaser-Church, Susan - Johnson, Paula J. - Lane, James "petey," ... Various - Alvarez, Maribel L - Ardery, Julia S. - Cannon, Hal - Dickens, Hazel - Eff, Elaine - Fleischhauer, Carl - Glaser-Church, Susan - Johnson, Paula J. - Lane, James "petey," - Lewis, Anne - McCarl, Robert - McNeil, Bryan T. - Munoz, Michael S. - Purkey, Elaine - Roediger, David R. - Seeger, Mike - Spitzer, Nicholas R. - Wilson, Joe - Archie Green Fund for Labor Culture & History - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2007-08-16
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    John Osborne papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence and memoranda; family papers; drafts of published and unpublished articles, reports, columns, and interviews; notes and notebooks; dispatches and news cables; research material; and other papers documenting Osborne's career as a reporter, editor, and columnist for Time, Life, and the New Republic. Much of the collection relates to his New Republic column on national politics and the presidency entitled "The Nixon Watch" that ...
    • Contributor: Osborne, John
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    Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999 Lawyer, businessman, diplomat, and consultant to United States presidents. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, interviews, an oral history, organizational records, reports, photographs, printed matter, clippings, and travel files documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney, executive for Xerox Corporation, ambassador to the Organization of American States, co-negotiator of the Panama Canal treaties, and presidential representative to Middle East peace negotiations.
    • Contributor: Linowitz, Sol M.
    • Date: 1778
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    James Wadsworth family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers of the family of James Wadsworth (1768-1844) and his brother, William Wadsworth (1761-1833), who settled in Geneseo, N.Y., in 1790 and endowed schools and libraries there. Includes papers of James S. Wadsworth (1807-1864), son of James Wadsworth, Union Army officer who fought in the battle of Gettysburg, Pa., and was mortally wounded in the ...
    • Contributor: Wadsworth, James - Hay, John - Lincoln, Abraham - Wadsworth, James S. (James Samuel) - Wadsworth, James Wolcott - Wadsworth, William
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    John H. Wheeler papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence; diaries; writings relating to Wheeler's service as U.S. minister to Nicaragua and to Nicaragua; manuscript of the U.S. Treasury Department Yearbook, 1868, compiled by Wheeler; scrapbooks with an index; and other papers pertaining primarily to the William Walker filibuster in Central America, North Carolina history, politics, statistics, and social activities in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Wheeler, John H. (John Hill)
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    Home canning : cultural narratives, technological change, and the status of traditional knowledge, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Documentation of a presentation by Danille Christensen, Assistant Professor in the Department of Religion and Culture at Virginia Tech, in the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. She discusses the history of home canning and the contempory revival of canning, drawing on filmstrips, posters, cartoons, newspaper captions, canning manuals, mail-order catalogs, and other sources. She offers examples that complicate ...
    • Contributor: Christensen, Danille - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2016
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    Anna Maria Brodeau Thornton Papers: Diaries and journals; Vol. 1, 1793-1804
    • Contributor: Thornton, Anna Maria Brodeau
    • Date: 1793

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    Samuel Dash papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, legal material and opinions, writings, speeches, engagement file, teaching file, organization and committee file, clippings, appointment calendars, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Dash's legal career after 1964, and more particularly his role in governmental investigations. Documents Dash's service on the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities investigating President Richard M. Nixon and his advisors in the Watergate Affair; ...
    • Contributor: Dash, Samuel
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    Benjamin B. French family papers, 1778-1940 New Hampshire politician, clerk of the United States House of Representatives, and Commissioner of Public Buildings in Washington, D.C. Journals, personal correspondence, writings, and miscellaneous papers chiefly relating to family matters and including commentary on political events and social life in Washington in the nineteenth century. Other prominent family members represented in the papers include Francis O. French, banker, and Amos Tuck, congressman.
    • Contributor: French, Benjamin (Benjamin Brown) - French, Benjamin
    • Date: 1778
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    Richard Rush papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diary (1821), notes (1805) on conversation with Gen. Francisco Antonio Gabriel Miranda, opinion (1823) on the transfer of Cuba to Great Britain, and engravings. The collection relates primarily to Rush's duties as U.S. attorney general (1814-1817), U.S. secretary of state (1817), minister to Great Britain (1817-1825), and U.S. secretary of the treasury (1825-1828). Also includes legal documents concerning a loan from the Netherlands ...
    • Contributor: Rush, Richard
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    Irving R. Levine papers, 1930-1995 Journalist and news commentator. Correspondence, memoranda, notebooks and notes, transcripts of interviews, radio and television scripts, news commentaries, articles, speeches, book drafts, background and research material, and other papers documenting Levine's career as a broadcast journalist and news commentator.
    • Contributor: Levine, Irving R.
    • Date: 1930
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    Andrew Jackson Donelson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journals, draft messages of Andrew Jackson, diplomatic papers, news clippings, scrapbook, sketches, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Donelson's service as Andrew Jackson's aide-de-camp (1820-1822) and presidential secretary (1829-1837), charge d'affaires to Texas (1844-1845), U.S. minister to Prussia (1846-1849), editor of the Washington Union (1851-1852), and vice-presidential candidate (1856). Subjects include the Nullification Crisis, 1828-1832; national economic policy; the move to recharter the ...
    • Contributor: Donelson, Andrew Jackson - Burke, Pauline Wilcox - Donelson, Emily Tennessee - Martin, James Glasgow - Randolph, Meriwether Lewis - Wilcox, Mary Emily Donelson - United States. Constitution
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    William B. Randolph papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Personal correspondence and financial, legal, and other papers of Randolph, his father, Peter S. Randolph, his mother, Elizabeth Randolph, his guardian, Richard Adams, and other relatives and friends. The papers reflect the management and economic aspects of Randolph's Virginia plantation, Chatsworth, before the Civil War, especially farming and the buying and selling of slaves. Other topics include the election of Thomas Jefferson to the ...
    • Contributor: Randolph, William - Adams, Richard - Randolph, Elizabeth - Randolph, Peter S.
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    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records, 1842-1999 Civil rights organization. Records of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People consisting of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, itineraries, biographical material, speeches, testimony, writings, annual convention files, legal case files, legislation, publications, resolutions, policy statements, constitutions, bylaws, charters, contracts, proposals, scripts, financial records, publicity files, manuals, handbooks, music, awards, certificates, directories, subject files, daily mail sheets, notes, lists, questionnaires and surveys, certificates, ...
    • Contributor: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    • Date: 1842
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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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    An-sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble (discussion) Oral history discussion and interview with the four members of the An-sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble, led by Ensemble member Pete Rushefsky. Participants are Ethel Raim, Michael Alpert, Pete Rushefsky and Jake Shulman-Ment. The interview was conducted at the Library of Congress on the day of the group's performance in the American Folklife Center's Homegrown 2013 concert series on June 25, 2013. Inspired by the ...
    • Contributor: An-Sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
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    Joseph Holt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, legal papers, financial records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Holt's duties as U.S. Army judge advocate general, 1862-1875, especially his work on the military commission that tried the Abraham Lincoln assassination conspirators; the trial of Mary Surratt; and various controversies surrounding the work of the commission. Other topics include legal matters and politics in Kentucky ...
    • Contributor: Holt, Joseph
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    Denby family papers, 1850-1911 Correspondence between members of the Denby family. Includes letters of Charles Denby (1830-1904), a lawyer and diplomat; Charles Denby (1861-1938), a diplomat; and Edwin Denby, a member of the United States Congress and secretary of the navy. Relates to the Civil War, diplomatic life in China, and the Spanish-American War.
    • Date: 1850