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    Reflections on memory and history : collecting new oral histories of the civil rights movement for the LOC/Smithsonian NMAAHC,
    Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | Civil rights: reflections on memory & history | American Folklife Center lecture, 2012-04-12 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Historian Joe Mosnier, together with videographer John Bishop, journeyed to twenty states to interview fifty individuals who, most as teenagers or young adults, gave themselves over to the civil rights struggle. These interviews are the first installment of a five-year national research initiative, the Civil Rights History Project, supported by an act of Congress and jointly led by the Library of Congress and the...
    • Contributor: Mosnier, Joseph - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2012
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    Work and transformation : documenting working Americans symposium,
    Documenting working Americans | American Folklife Center symposium, 2010-12-06 to 2010-12-07 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Collection of digital video recordings, digital photographs, and print materials documenting a symposium held at the Library of Congress on December 6 and 7, 2010, titled Work and Transformation: Documenting Working Americans. The symposium, co-sponsored by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, featured presentations by the 2010 recipients of the AFC Archie...
    • 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
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    Work & Transformation: Panels 1, 2 & Keynote
    Documenting working Americans | American Folklife Center symposium, 2010-12-06 to 2010-12-07
    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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    Work & Transformation: Panels 3 & 4
    Documenting working Americans | American Folklife Center symposium, 2010-12-06 to 2010-12-07
    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: 2010-12-07
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    Work & Transformation: Panels 5, 6 & 7
    Documenting working Americans | American Folklife Center symposium, 2010-12-06 to 2010-12-07
    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: 2010-12-07
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    Reflections on Memory & History: Collecting New Oral Histories of the Civil Rights Movement
    Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | Civil rights: reflections on memory & history | American Folklife Center lecture, 2012-04-12
    A half-century on, what remains to be learned of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement? Plenty, it turns out. Last year historian Joe Mosnier, together with videographer John Bishop, journeyed to twenty states to interview fifty individuals who, most as teenagers or young adults, gave themselves over to the civil rights struggle. This testimony -- urgent and immediate, but also refracted by memory and time...
    • Contributor: Mosnier, Joe - Mosnier, Joseph
    • Date: 2012-04-12
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    Stetson Kennedy oral history
    Back-tracking with Stetson Kennedy, "Po-folkist" Catalog Record Only
    Stetson Kennedy was interviewed by Peggy A. Bulger, Director of the American Folklife Center, at an oral history workshop during the conference. Kennedy discusses the WPA Federal Writers' Project in Florida where he worked with Zora Neale Hurston and others in the 1930s; his infiltration of the Ku Klux Klan in Georgia during World War II; his books on the Ku Klux Klan and...
    • Contributor: Bulger, Peggy A. - Kennedy, Stetson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - American Folklife Center - North American Folk Music and Dance Alliance
    • Date: 2002
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    Miriam M. Maxwell family oral history collection, Catalog Record Only Collection of sound recordings with copies of a manuscript songbook and transcript of an oral history interview. Sound recordings dated 1964-1969 include youth groups singing civil rights songs in California; the singing group Up With People performing in Enid, Oklahoma; a radio broadcast of a sermon on civil rights by Rev. C. A. McClain, Burbank, California; stories of Peace Corps workers recorded near Accra,...
    • Contributor: Maxwell, Miriam M. - McClain, Charles Allen - Modupe
    • Date: 1964
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    Veterans History Project collection (Library of Congress),
    VHP collection | Veterans' Oral History Project | Veterans History Project (U.S.) Catalog Record Only
    The Veterans History Project Collection consists of first-hand accounts of U.S. war veterans who served in twentieth and twenty-first century wars and military conflicts including World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, and Iraq and Afghan Wars. U.S. citizen civilians who actively supported war efforts (war industry workers, USO workers, flight instructors, medical volunteers, etc.) are also represented...
    • Contributor: Veterans History Project (U.S.) - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 1914