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    Cultural Heritage Archives Symposium Session 4

    The Cultural Heritage Archives symposium aimed to energize the discussion of ethnographic archival thought and practice by presenting fresh and dynamic strategies for contemporary archival realities. This segment includes a keynote address by Sita Reddy (Smithsonian Institution) and a panel session on forging archival collaborations and alliances. Speakers included Catherine H. Kerst, Timothy Lloyd, Peter B. Kaufman, Timothy B. Powell, Anna Fariello, Karen Jefferson, ...

    • 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: 2013-09-27
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    Cultural Heritage Archives Symposium Session 1

    Cultural heritage archives serve as valuable repositories of memory and knowledge that document the ongoing community-based creativity of individuals and groups. During the past decade, there has been an increasing acknowledgement of the value and power of developing such archives at all levels, from very local and informal collections to large national and international repositories. Part one of this symposium included a keynote address ...

    • 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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    Cultural heritage archives : networks, innovation, & collaboration symposium, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Two-day symposium sponsored by the American Folklife Center, held on September 26-27, 2013, featuring more than 60 speakers. The symposium focused on cultural heritage archives, including the issues of their users, archival description, preservation and digital stewardship, and the importance of forging archival collaborations and alliances. Keynote addresses were given by Danna Bell and Sita Reddy.

    • Contributor: 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
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    Cultural Heritage Archives Symposium Session 5

    The 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 covered sharing resources and featured Helena Zinkham, Melanie J. Meyers, Elaine Bradtke, Cynthia Byrd, Caroline Muglia and D.A. Sonneborn.

    • 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: 2013-09-27
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    "A Bourgeois Town" : Lead Belly in Washington, D.C. / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    To celebrate the 125th birthday of the legendary folk singer Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter, American Folklife Center archivist Todd Harvey welcomes Lead Belly family members Terika Dean and Alvin Singh for a discussion about their famous relative, his contributions to American culture and world music, and an overview of the significant Lead Belly materials in the Center's archive. Terika Dean is Lead Belly's great-great ...

    • Contributor: Dean, Terika - Singh, Alvin - Harvey, Todd - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2015
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    Cultural Heritage Archives Symposium Session 6

    The 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 segment includes a panel on education and training and closing remarks by Nicole Saylor. Other speakers included Beth Davis-Brown, Doug Boyd, Elizabeth Call, Emanuel Valentin, Alexia Hudson-Ward, Shauna Collier, Holly Smith, Lori Harris and Cecilia L. Salvatore.

    • 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: 2013-09-27
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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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    Capital Pool Checkers Club, : tradition, competition, and community in Washington, D.C. / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Peggy Fleming in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on March 18, 2011, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Presenters included Peggy Fleming, photographer, filmmaker and author; Maurice Jackson, professor of history, Georgetown University; Oliver Griffin, Frank Webber, and Tal Roberts, Capital Checker Club members. ...

    • Contributor: Fleming, Peggy
    • Date: 2011
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    Archie Green Memorial: Remembering Archie

    The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress hosted a two-day event including 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. The multifaceted event featured spoken tributes, musical performances, panel discussions, and rare glimpses at archival treasures, and was ...

    • Contributor: Ferris, William R. - Johnson, Paula - McCulloh, Judith - Munoz, Michael S. - Pelosi, Nancy - Wilson, Joe - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009-09-10
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    Daisy Turner's kin : an African American family saga, lecture by Jane Beck, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Daisy Turner's Kin: an African American family saga, a multigenerational saga spanning two centuries from enslavement in Africa to a farmstead in Vermont, a talk presented by Jane Beck, executive director emerita and founder of the Vermont Folklife Center. Daisy Turner (1883-1988), born in Grafton, Vermont and the daughter of freed African American slaves, grew up listening to her father, Alec, tell stories of ...

    • Contributor: Beck, Jane C. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2016
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    Cheick Hamala Diabate Ensemble concert, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on March 23, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Cheick Hamala Diabate is a West African historian in the Griot tradition, a sought after performer, lecturer, storyteller, and choreographer. Diabate was born into a griot family in ...

    • Contributor: Diabate, Cheick Hamala - Ngwa, Joseph - 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: 2016
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    The Playford Assembly : celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Country Dance and Song Society, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Event titled, "The Playford Assembly: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Country Dance and Song Society with Lecture, Music and Dance Demonstrations" Dance historian Graham Christian discussed his new book, The Playford Assembly, which features 125 historical dances, edited for use by contemporary dancers and dance leaders. The lecture was followed by demonstration of dances. The event was cosponsored by the Country Dance and ...

    • Contributor: Christian, Graham - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - Country Dance and Song Society of America
    • Date: 2016
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    Reverb

    Gospel/inspirational harmony group Reverb performs as part of the Library's celebration of African American History Month. The concert was also part of the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Reverb Ensemble - 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: 2007-02-07
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    The Capital Pool Checkers Club: Tradition, Competition & Community in Washington DC

    Ethnographic photographer Peggy Fleming spent three years photographing and interviewing the members of Washington's Capital Pool Checkers Club. Her resulting study, "Crown Me!" (2010), documents more than an interesting recreational club: it highlights a special place in the urban landscape where a group of men come together to share their personal memories, recall the history of their beloved city and create community. Fleming is ...

    • Contributor: Fleming, Peggy
    • Date: 2011-03-18
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    Reverb concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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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    Marinera Viva!!! concert and dance performance, 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 30, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Marinera Viva showcased the marinera -- often called the national dance of Peru. The marinera originated on the Peruvian coast and was named "marinera" in 1879 to honor ...

    • 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 - Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies
    • Date: 2015
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    Legends and legacies : remembering Archie Green, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Archie Green memorial: remembering Archie, with speakers Nancy Pelosi, Judy McCulloh, Eddie Bond and Josh Ellis (fiddle & banjo), Mike Munoz, Paula Johnson, Joseph T. Wilson, Northern Neck Chantey Singers, Derek Green, and Bill Ferris (September 10, 2009, 1-5 pm)

    • Contributor: Ferris, William R. - Johnson, Paula - McCulloh, Judith - Munoz, Michael S. - Pelosi, Nancy - Wilson, Joe - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009
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    Cultural Heritage Archives Symposium Session 2

    In Session 2 of the symposium, a panel discusses archival description. The 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. It will also provide a forum for new voices to present and discuss emerging archival initiatives as well as case studies focused on several key topics for ...

    • 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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    District of Columbia Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library internship collection, 2011. Catalog Record Only

    Collection of oral history interviews documenting a variety of people about their work lives that were conducted between October 2011 through January 2012 by high school students enrolled in the Washington D.C. School Without Walls. The students elected to take a four-month "Oral History Internship" run by the Martin Luther King Memorial Library in downtown Washington, D.C. The collection includes recordings of the interviews ...

    • Contributor: Bilitza, Nikko Cyrus - Thomas-Canfield, Katherine Phoebe - Wheeler, Cyerra Ambria - District of Columbia. Public Library - Occupational Folklife Project - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 2011
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    B. B. King oral history interview, Catalog Record Only

    On September 12, 2005, Librarian of Congress James H. Billington presented B. B. King with a Living Legend medal in honor of his achievements as a musician and ambassador for the blues. King also recorded an interview to contribute to the oral history archives of the American Folklife Center. The interview was conducted by American Folklife Center director, Peggy A. Bulger.

    • Contributor: King - Bulger, Peggy A. - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 2005
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    Chuck Brown concert collection, Catalog Record Only

    Collection consists of photographs and videorecording of the concert on July 24, 2002 sponsored by the American Folklife Center, a concert review, and publicity materials. Chuck Brown's go-go music is described in the program as a fusion of African rhythms, Pentecostal church call and response, rhythm and blues, with "doses of jazz, rock, or hip hop."

    • Contributor: Brown, Chuck - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - Folklore Society of Greater Washington - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (u.s.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2002
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    Pre-Meiji works on Japanese art in the Library of Congress : a bibliography / Catalog Record Only

    Computer generated typescript. Titles of listed works in Japanese with romanization; table of contents in English. LC copy in binder.

    • Contributor: Honda, Shōj
    • Date: 2002
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    Collecting and performing traditional song in the republic of Georgia, Catalog Record Only

    Lecture and performance of Georgian three-part choral polyphony demonstrating three polyphonic styles: chanting, singing, and humming. Includes a history of sacred and secular music in the republic of Georgia, including Georgian folksongs, dance music, and folk instruments. Malkhaz Erkvanidze has spent years rescuing church hymns and prayers that were suppressed in the Soviet communist era; he is an ethnomusicologist, scholar, and performer who has ...

    • Contributor: Erkvanidze, Malkhaz - Tʻbilisis Ančʻisxatis Tażari. Gundi - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2005
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    La presenza italiana a Washington, D.C. : genesi, consistenza, identità, Catalog Record Only

    Thesis (laurea)--Università degli studi Macerata, 2001-2002. Bibliography: p.183-191. Christina Barbara Assouad; Donation; 2003. In Italian, some interviews and documents in English.

    • Contributor: Assouad, Christina Barbara
    • Date: 2002
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    Ethnographic archives, communities of origin, and intangible cultural heritage symposium, Catalog Record Only

    Collection of video recordings of the opening session of the Ethnographic Archives, Communities of Origin, and Intangible Cultural Heritage Symposium, held on August 2, 2006 at the National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, D.C. A Society of American Archivists (SAA) Annual Meeting Pre-Conference Symposium, co-sponsored by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress; National Anthropological Archives & Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution, ...

    • Contributor: American Folklife Center - National Anthropological Archives - Society of American Archivists - National Museum of the American Indian (u.s.)
    • Date: 2006