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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 - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2010-09-22
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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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    Interview with John Propst Blane
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Blane, John Propst
    • Date: 1990-08-08
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    Interview with Earl Wilson
    • Contributor: Schmidt, G. Lewis - Wilson, Earl
    • Date: 1988-10-14
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    Interview with Joseph R. McGhee
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - McGhee, Joseph R.
    • Date: 1997-08-21
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    Interview with Jane Byington
    • Contributor: Sullivan, Margaret - Byington, Jane
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Interview with Richard E. Undeland
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Undeland, Richard E.
    • Date: 1994-07-29
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    Interview with Robert B. Petersen
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Petersen, Robert
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Interview with Frank Pavich
    • Contributor: North, William Haven - Pavich, Frank
    • Date: 1998-03-26
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    Work & Transformation: Panels 1, 2 & Keynote This symposium featured presentations by the 2010 recipients of the American Folklife Center's Archie Green Fellowships on their research and documentation of the culture and traditions of American workers in New York, Idaho, and Louisiana. Panels also included representatives of community-based documentation projects supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services concerning the role of America's libraries and museums as vibrant centers for ...
    • Contributor: Barr, Christina L. - Boone, Mary L. - Bulger, Peggy A. - Chute, Mary L. - Cohn, D'vera - Correa, Jennifer - D'abate, Richard - Deloach, Lynda - Dewhurst, C. Kurt - Greenhouse, Steven ... Barr, Christina L. - Boone, Mary L. - Bulger, Peggy A. - Chute, Mary L. - Cohn, D'vera - Correa, Jennifer - D'abate, Richard - Deloach, Lynda - Dewhurst, C. Kurt - Greenhouse, Steven - Groen, Jeffrey A. - Iyengar, Sunil - Loughran, Maureen - McCarl, Robert - Popovich, Mark G. - Ray, Joyce M. - Rogers, Nancy E. - Rothstein, Donna S. (Donna Suzann) - Semmel, Marsha L. - Spitzer, Nicholas R. - Tabb, Derrick - Taft, Michael - Taylor, David Alan - Winick, Stephen D. - Wunder, Steve R. - Zeitlin, Steven J. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.) - Archie Green Fund for Labor Culture & History
    • Date: 2010-12-06
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    Interview with Parker D. Wyman
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Dunnigan, Thomas J. - Wyman, Parker D.
    • Date: 1989-03-13
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    Letter from Harold Spivacke to John A. Lomax; Port Aransas, TX
    • Contributor: Spivacke, Harold
    • Date: 1939-01-30
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    Interview with Bradshaw Langmaid
    • Contributor: North, William Haven - Langmaid, Bradshaw
    • Date: 1998-07-14
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    Interview with Keith Earl Adamson
    • Contributor: Wilson, Earl - Adamson, Keith Earl
    • Date: 1988-01-12
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    Edward Everett Hayden family papers, 1817-1963 Naval officer and scientist. Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, financial material, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Hayden's naval and scientific careers and to his family.
    • Contributor: Hayden, Edward Everett
    • Date: 1817
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    Groceries - Folder 1 of 6
    • Contributor: Douglass, Helen
    • Date: 1899-03-16

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    Interview with Christopher H. Phillips
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Phillips, Christopher H.
    • Date: 1993-05-12
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    Interview with Joseph John Jova
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Jova, Joseph John
    • Date: 1991-10-10
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    Simons family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries and diary notes (1918-1922), receipts, subject files, programs, printed matter, and clippings comprising the papers (1902-1940) of William H. Simons. The papers document Simons's career as secretary of the international committee of the YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) in Burma, East Africa, and India and as a Baptist missionary teacher in Nigeria. Topics include racial and social conditions in Durban, South Africa; ...
    • Contributor: Curtis, Joseph O. - Garrett, Naomi Mills - Simons, Alfred E. - Simons, William H.
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    Interview with William B. Jones
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Jones, William
    • Date: 1989-02-14
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    Rich Remsberg: Hard Luck Blues: Roots Music from the Great Depression Showcasing American music and music making during the Great Depression, "Hard Luck Blues" presents more than 200 photographs created by the New Deal's Farm Security Administration photography program. With an appreciation for the amateur and the local, FSA photographers depicted a range of musicians sharing the regular music of everyday life, from informal songs in migrant work camps, farmers' homes, barn dances, and on ...
    • Contributor: Remsberg, Rich - Library of Congress. Center for the Book - Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2010-06-02
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    Traditional Classical Persian Music A concert of traditional classical Persian music by Nader Majd & Farshid Mahjour.
    • Contributor: Majd, Nader - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division
    • Date: 2014-04-16