• Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Anne and Frank Warner collection, 1938-1969 Documentation of American traditional musicians and storytellers collected by Anne Warner and Frank Warner on numerous field recording trips to Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Vermont, and Virginia from 1938 to 1969.
    • Contributor: Hicks, Ray - Proffitt, Frank - Sandburg, Carl - Solomon, Louis - Warner, Anne - Warner, Frank
    • Date: 1938
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    September 11, 2001 documentary project collection, 2001-2002 Documentation of the reactions of individuals and communities across the United States and elsewhere (Naples, Italy) to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City; the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia; and the crash of the hijacked plane in Shanksville, Pennsylvania; in audio, video, and photographs from 2001-2002.
    • Date: 2001
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Art Rosenbaum Georgia folklore collection, 1955-1983 Copies of audio tape recordings made by Art Rosenbaum in north and coastal Georgia and South Carolina principally in the 1970s and early 1980s. These field recordings encompass many genres of acoustic folk music, including gospel, shout, blues, ballads, and some interviews with the performers, recorded in homes, churches, and festivals.
    • Contributor: Rosenbaum, Art - Finster, Howard - Jones, Bessie - Heaney, Joe - Pattman, Neal - Tanner, Gordon - Bruce, W. Guy
    • Date: 1955
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Robert Sonkin Alabama and New Jersey collection, 1937-1941 Correspondence, field notes, reports, recording logs, transcripts of song texts, and sound recordings of African American music traditions and folkways, collected by Robert Sonkin, primarily in Gee's Bend, Alabama, in 1941.
    • Contributor: Gaston, Alice - Moseley, Isom - Sonkin, Robert
    • Date: 1937
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    American Dialect Society collection, 1931-1937 The American Dialect Society Collection contains field recordings of samples of regional American speech recorded between 1931-1937 for the Linguistic Atlas of New England (LANE) and the Dictonary of American Regional English (DARE), as well as related materials.
    • Contributor: Ashton, Sally - Boyd, Phoebe - Brooks, Sarah Ashton - Polite, Samuel - Quall, Susan A. - Quarterman, Wallace - Thompson, Susanna Rebecca Wright - Bloch, Bernard - Hanley, Miles L. - Hill, Archibald A. - Lowman, Guy Sumner - Turner, Lorenzo Dow - Lomax, John A. (John Avery)
    • Date: 1931
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Penne Laingen yellow ribbon collection, 1979-1991 Collection comprises Penne Laingen's yellow ribbon marking the year her husband Bruce Laingen was held hostage in Tehran, Iran, during the Iran hostage crisis from 1979 to 1981; plus a 1991 interview with the Laingens and related documentation.
    • Contributor: Laingen, L. Bruce - Laingen, Penne - Parsons, Gerald E.
    • Date: 1979
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Harold C. Conklin Philippine collection, 1955-1995 Audio copies of original ethnographic field recordings made by anthropologist and linguist Harold C. Conklin, primarily of music and rituals of the Ifugao of northern Luzon, Philippines from 1961-1995. Also includes copies of 24 recordings, some made by other researchers and of other Philippine groups and languages dated 1955-1977. Related manuscripts include correspondence with Conklin, recording logs, and indices to the original recordings.
    • Contributor: Conklin, Harold C.
    • Date: 1955
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Italian Americans in the West Project collection, 1988-1993 The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, graphic materials (including color slides, black-and-white negatives, and photographic prints), and moving images collected during a field research project documenting Italian American occupational, cultural, and religious traditions in several locations in the western United States. Fieldwork was conducted in Gilroy, California; San Pedro, California; Pueblo, Colorado; Carbon County, Utah; Walla Walla, Washington; and several mining and ...
    • Contributor: Taylor, David Alan - Williams, John Alexander
    • Date: 1988
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Working in Paterson Project collection, 1993-2002 The collection consists of manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs, artifacts, publications, and ephemera from an ethnographic field project conducted by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, which documented occupational culture in Paterson, New Jersey in 1994. Subjects include the textile industry, industrial architecture, machine shops, labor unions, family owned businesses, dressmaking, and ethnic restaurants. A single manufacturing firm, Watson Machine International, was the focus ...
    • Contributor: Cooper, Martha - Lautenberg, Frank R. - Pascrell, Bill - Taylor, David Alan
    • Date: 1993
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Sara L. M. Davis collection on Tai Lüe culture, 1997-2005 Collection of ethnographic field recordings, photographs, and manuscripts documenting Tai Lüe religious rituals; oral narrative traditions; popular songs; poetry; performances for tourists; interviews with poets and singers; and some local audio and video recordings collected in Sipsongpanna (Xishuangbanna), Yunnan Province, China, by anthropologist Sara L. M. Davis from 1997 to 2005 for her dissertation, published as Song and Silence: Ethnic Revival on China’s Southwest ...
    • Contributor: Davis, Sara L. M. (Sara Leila Margaret)
    • Date: 1997
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Mary Sheppard Burton collection, 1993-2006 The collection contains hooked rugs and documentation of the craftsmanship of rug hooking artist, Mary Sheppard Burton, of Germantown, Maryland. Her Tell Me ‘Bout Series consists of 12 rugs created between 1993 and 2005 that interpret the history of her family.
    • Contributor: Burton, Mary Sheppard - Lindahl, Carl - Austen, Theadocia Millich
    • Date: 1993
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    James Madison Carpenter collection, 1928-1987 The James Madison Carpenter Collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and graphic materials that document folk songs, ballads, sea songs, folk music, dance, and British folk drama. The materials span the years 1928-1955, with some related material generated by other scholars dated 1972 and 1987. The bulk of the material was collected between 1928-1935 by Carpenter during fieldwork in England, Scotland, and Wales; ...
    • Contributor: Carpenter, James Madison - Jabbour, Alan
    • Date: 1928
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    1990 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1990 The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of bluegrass music, klezmer music, Hungarian folk dance and music, Piedmont blues music, gospel music, and Afro-Cuban music and dance recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Sapoznik, Henry - Cephas, John - Wiggins, Phil - Jabbour, Alan - Spottswood, Richard K. (Richard Keith)
    • Date: 1990
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    1992 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1992 Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of Puerto Rican folk music; Tennesse old-time music; folk music from Veracruz, Mexico; dances of the Tewa Indians from the Santa Clara Pueblo; Irish folk dance and music; gospel music; and bluegrass music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April ...
    • Contributor: Blizard, Ralph - Jamison, Phil - Long, Donna - Mulvihill, Brendan - Lilly, Everett - Wick, Regan - Harte, Frank - Spottswood, Richard K. (Richard Keith)
    • Date: 1992
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Maine Acadian cultural survey collection, 1991 Collection consists of sound and video recordings, photographs, manuscript materials, printed materials, correspondence, field notes, and administrative files documenting folklife--including architecture, music, dance, storytelling, material culture, and occupational culture--in the Upper Saint John River Valley on the Maine and New Brunswick border.
    • Contributor: Taylor, David Alan - Brassieur, C. Ray
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Voices of Civil Rights Project collection, 2003-2006 Collection consists of oral history interviews, sound and video recordings, photographs and manuscript materials documenting memories of the 20th century civil rights movements in the United States, collected by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) from 2003 to 2004 in 48 cities in the South, Midwest and western United States.
    • Contributor: Adams, Victoria Gray - Andrade, Juan - Baxley, Bill (William Joseph) - Beal, Gerald K. - Beerman, Leonard I. - Boggs, Grace Lee - Bonilla, Rubén - Booth, Heather - Bourne, St. Clair - Branch, Raylawni G. ... Adams, Victoria Gray - Andrade, Juan - Baxley, Bill (William Joseph) - Beal, Gerald K. - Beerman, Leonard I. - Boggs, Grace Lee - Bonilla, Rubén - Booth, Heather - Bourne, St. Clair - Branch, Raylawni G. - Braxton, Annye H. - Brownmiller, Susan - Carlos, John - Charles, Michael Ray - Collins, Wendell - Dahmer, Ellie J. - Davis, L. Clifford - Dickinson, James Luther - Dinkins, David N. - Doty, Juanita Sims - Epps, Jesse - Fife, John M. (John Macmillan) - Fleming, Karl - Forman, James - Fountain, Clarence - Frank, Barney - Garcia, Isabel (Isabel G.) - Gields, Clarence - Goodman, Carolyn - Graves, Curtis - Green, Percy - Gutiérrez, José Angel - Hackney, Lucy D. - Halpern, Rosario Salgado - Harjo, Suzan Shown - Harrington, Penny - Hayes, Shirley G. - Height, Dorothy I. (Dorothy Irene) - Hill, Oliver W. - Hite, Nancy - Holland, Endesha Ida Mae - Hooks, Benjamin L. (Benjamin Lawson) - Horowitz, Rachelle - Jarrett, Vernon - Jones, Doug (G. Douglas) - King - Kirk, Ron - Kochiyama, Yuri - Kwoh, Stewart - Kyles, Samuel Billy - Landrieu, Moon - Lawson, James M. - Lee, Helen Shores - Lee, Sammy - Lewis, John, February 21 - Little Joe (Vocalist) - Lout, Mike (James M.) - Lowery, Joseph E. - Lyons, Kenneth O. - Mashariki, Job - McKinstry, Carolyn Maull - McWhorter, Diane - Mease, Quentin R. - Meier, Deborah - Mingo, Lucy - Monroe, Sputnik - Moses, Robert Parris - Moutoussamy-Ashe, Jeanne - Murray, Tawanda - Norton, Eleanor Holmes - Oldham, Charles R. - Poussaint, Alvin F. - Pride, Carlton - Reid, Vernon - Rivers, Eugene - Romilly, Constancia - Rowles, Billy E. - Seay, Norman R. - Sellers, Cleveland - Shores, Barbara - Sims, Bernice Banks - Smith, Jerome M. - Spellman, Toyin - Steger, Michelle - Sutton, Goodloe - Swann-Daniels, Carol - Tafel, Richard - Thompson, Larry Dean - Tisdale, Alice - Tisdale, Charles - Trickey, Minnijean Brown - Uyeshima, Erin Emiko - West, W. Richard - Wilder, Lawrence Douglas - Wilkins, Roger W. - Wilson, Diane - Wilson, Edwin O. - Wunrow, Jeffrey D. - Yamamoto, Joyce C. - Zabel, William D. - Bowley, Andy - Briggs, Jimmie - Hargrove, Earnestine - Iverem, Esther - Kellogg, Alex - Krol, Debra Utacia - Latimer, Leah Y. - Lewis, Dan - Lum, Lydia - Mapp, Marilyn - Marquez Stathis, Sandra - Miller, Tom - Neubauer, Rita - O'konis, Jonathan - Patoski, Joe Nick - Pierce, Ponchitta Anne - Reavis, Dick J. - Rosenfeld, Megan - Rosenzweig, Hannah - Sloan, Lester - Smith, Vern E. - Whitehouse, Liz - Wolf, Bonny - Ynclan, Nery - Williams, Juan
    • Date: 2003
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Captain Pearl R. Nye collection, 1937-1944 The collection is comprised of field recordings made in Akron, Ohio, by John A. Lomax (on June 27-28, 1937), and Alan Lomax and Elizabeth Lomax (on November 3, 1937), of songs performed by Pearl R. Nye related to life on the Ohio and Erie Canal, plus photographs of canal life (some hand-decorated by Nye), and correspondence between Nye and Harold Spivacke of the Library ...
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Alan - Nye, Pearl R.
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    National Visionary Leadership Project interviews and conference collection, 1997-2009 The National Visionary Leadership Project Interviews and Conference Collection consists primarily of master recordings of interviews by the National Visionary Leadership Project with significant figures in 20th century African American history. In addition, the collection includes transcripts (both printed and electronic) of a portion of the interviews, edited versions of the interviews and print and digital photographs.
    • Contributor: Cosby, Camille O. (Camille Olivia) - Poussaint, Renee
    • Date: 1997
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Civil Rights History Project collection, 2010-2011 Fifty-six filmed oral history interviews with various participants in the civil rights movement in the United States and related documentation, created by the National Museum of African History and Culture in partnership with the American Folklife Center, 2010-2011. Six interviews were conducted by Patricia Sullivan, Julian Bond, Dwandalyn Reece, Taylor Branch, and LaFleur Paysour in 2010. Forty-nine interviews were conducted by Joseph Mosnier of ...
    • Contributor: Ackerman, David M. - Ackerman, Satoko Ito - Anderson, Fletcher - Anderson, Cynthia Baker - Anderson, William G. - Avery, Anne Pearl - Bassett, Emmett W. - Bassett, Priscilla - Bennett, Geraldine Crawford - Bond, Julian ... Ackerman, David M. - Ackerman, Satoko Ito - Anderson, Fletcher - Anderson, Cynthia Baker - Anderson, William G. - Avery, Anne Pearl - Bassett, Emmett W. - Bassett, Priscilla - Bennett, Geraldine Crawford - Bond, Julian - Booker, Simeon - Branch, Taylor - Breaux, Toni - Burras, Carol Cummings - Carawan, Candie - Carawan, Guy - Carter, Robert L. - Churchville, John Elliott - Cleaver, Kathleen - Collins, Barbara Maria - Conway, Purcell Maurice - Cotton, Dorothy F. - Cox, Courtland - Derby, Doris Adelaide - Duncan, Gwendolyn Annette - Finney, Ernest A. (Ernest Adolphus) - Gaither, Thomas Walter - Glascoe, Myrtle Gonza - Greenberg, Jack - Guyot, Lawrence - Hamilton, Audrey Nell - Hayling, Robert Bagner - Hicks, Charles Ray - Hicks, Darryl Robertson - Hicks, Gregory Vincent - Hicks, Robert Lawrence - Hicks, Valeria Payton - Hildreth, Marilyn Luper - Hopkins, Evans D. - Hrabowski, Freeman A. - Hutchings, Phil - Jackson, Gertrude Newsome - Jenkins, Willie Elliot - Jones, James Oscar - Jones, Jamila - Ladner, Dorie - Ladner, Joyce A. - Lowery, Joseph E. - Luper, Calvin - McDew, Charles - Moldovan, Alfred - Newson, Moses J. - Parker, Wheeler - Patton, Gwendolyn M. - Perry, Matthew J. (Matthew James) - Richardson, Gloria - Roxborough, Mildred Bond - Sales, Ruby - Saunders, William - Seeger, Pete - Sherrod, Charles - Sherrod, Shirley - Simmons, Gwendolyn Zoharah - Sobol, Anne Buxton - Sobol, Richard - Strickland, William - Terry, Esther M. A. - Ulmer, Joeann Anderson - Vickers, Barbara Edna - Vivian, C. T. - Williams, Cecil J. - Williams, Junius W. - Wright, Simeon - Young, Carrie Lamar - Bishop, John Melville - Mosnier, Joseph - Paysour, Lafleur - Reece, Dwandalyn R. - Sullivan, Patricia - Taylor, Kieran Walsh
    • Date: 2010
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Blue Ridge Parkway Folklife Project collection, 1977-1981 The collection consists of sound recordings, video recordings, photographs, manuscripts, sheet music, printed ephemera, artifacts, administrative records, and ethnographers' field notes related to the 1978 Blue Ridge Parkway Project field survey, conducted by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, in cooperation with the National Park Service, in and around an area of the Blue Ridge Parkway at the Virginia and North Carolina border. ...
    • Contributor: Adler, Thomas A. - Bryan, Mamie - Choate, Donna - Cruise, Crystal - Eiler, Lyntha Scott - Eiler, Terry - Fleischhauer, Carl - Jarrell, Tommy - Johnson, Geraldine Niva - Marshall, Howard W. ... Adler, Thomas A. - Bryan, Mamie - Choate, Donna - Cruise, Crystal - Eiler, Lyntha Scott - Eiler, Terry - Fleischhauer, Carl - Jarrell, Tommy - Johnson, Geraldine Niva - Marshall, Howard W. - Mullen, Patrick - Patton, Ila - Owen, Blanton - Owen, Margaret Counts - Ray, Roxie - Richardson, Larry (Banjoist) - Severt, Carrie - Stanley, Lura - Shockley, Maggie - Todd, Zenna
    • Date: 1977
  • Collection
    Transcripts and photographs from the John Peter collection, 1951-1995 Photographs and audiotape transcripts used by John Peter in his books on 20th-century architects.
    • Contributor: Peter, John
    • Date: 1951
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Sound recordings and other material from the Zbigniew Brzezinski papers, circa 1979-2008 Sound recordings of interviews, speeches, memorandums, television news, and diaries of Zbigniew Brzezinski. The recorded interviews and speeches are accompanied in several instances by transcripts and other supplementary material. These materials are part of the Zbigniew Brzezinski papers, which are held by the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Brzezinski, Zbigniew
    • Date: 1979
  • Collection
    Tony Schwartz collection, 1912-2008 The Tony Schwartz Collection consists of multiple formats of material documenting Schwartz's work as a media consultant, audio documentarian, author, radio producer, media theorist, and educator.
    • Contributor: Schwartz, Tony
    • Date: 1912
  • Collection
    Joe Smith collection, 1986-1988 Oral history interviews conducted by recording industry executive Joe Smith with more than two hundred recording artists and executives from 1986 through 1988. Printed transcripts accompany most of the recorded interviews.
    • Contributor: Smith, Joe
    • Date: 1986
  • Collection
    Hedrick Smith papers, 1923-1992 Correspondence, memoranda, interview transcripts, drafts of speeches, articles, books, notes, radio broadcasts, legal material, research material, family papers, press releases, printed material, posters, maps, and other papers relating primarily to Smith's research for his books and television productions about the Soviet Union and about United States politics. Documents his career with the New York Times while stationed in Washington, D.C., Moscow, Russia, and elsewhere, ...
    • Contributor: Smith, Hedrick
    • Date: 1923