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    Blue Julietta [textual transcription]

    Fragment of textual song transcription. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In English. 1 p.

  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Chief bright sky [textual transcriptions]

    Two textual song transcriptions. Contains ethnic stereotypes. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In English. 3 p.

  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    The Fair captive [textual transcriptions]

    Two textual song transcriptions. Contains ethnic stereotypes. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In English. 4 p.

  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Lamanda [textual transcripions and notes]

    Textual song transcription and some notes. Contains ethnic stereotypes. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In English. 2 p.

  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    The Little Mohee [textual transcription and notes]

    Textual song transcription and transcript of comments made by William T. Day and Sidney Robertson Cowell about the song. Contains ethnic stereotypes. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In English. 2 p.

  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Reports and Products - Manuscripts - Native-American

    • Contributor: Fiske-Rusciano, Roberta
    • Date: 1977-00-00

    Look inside: 19 results

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    Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection consists of sound recordings, photographs, manuscript materials, videorecordings, publications, ephemera, administrative files, and field notes produced and collected during the 1977 Chicago Ethnic Arts Project field survey from 1976-1981; but primarily during fieldwork conducted by fourteen folklorists directed by the American Folklife Center in 1977. The final project report presented to the Illinois Arts Council summarized the current conditions and folk arts ...

    • Contributor: Bartis, Peter - Bradunas, Elena - Choi, Chungmoo - Epstein, Shifra - Fiske-Rusciano, Roberta - George, Philip - Hellenberg, Antony - Kalčik, Susan J. - Klymasz, Robert Bogdan - Klymasz, Shirley ... Bartis, Peter - Bradunas, Elena - Choi, Chungmoo - Epstein, Shifra - Fiske-Rusciano, Roberta - George, Philip - Hellenberg, Antony - Kalčik, Susan J. - Klymasz, Robert Bogdan - Klymasz, Shirley - Lund, Jens - March, Richard - Mathias, Elizabeth - Metcalfe, Ralph H. - Moloney, Mick - Robinson, Beverly J. - Swenson, Greta E. - Dovydenas, Jonas - Fleischhauer, Carl - González, José Gamaliel - Trbuhovic-Grasa, Gordana - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - Illinois Arts Council - Chicago Ethnic Arts Project
    • Date: 1976
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    Bridles, bits, and beads : folk and fieldwork from the high, wide and handsome state of Montana, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Alexandra Swaney, folklife director at the Montana Arts Council discusses the traveling exhibition on Montana folk arts that she curated in the 1990s, which includes the work of several American Indian artists, a jazz pianist, a painter, and a saddle maker, a Hmong singer, cowboy poets, artists, quilters, an Irish American accordionist (John "the Yank" Harrington) among others. The collection includes 66 slides from ...

    • Contributor: Swaney, Alexandra - Montana Folklife Project - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2005
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    Do all Indians live in tipis? and other compelling questions for education, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Edwin Schupman in the Montpelier Room, Library of Congress, on August 5, 2008, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Edwin Schupman, citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma, is an education materials developer at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI). He discusses countering ...

    • Contributor: Schupman, Edwin
    • Date: 2008
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    Reclaiming lost languages the Breath of Life Archival Institute for Indigenous Languages / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Leanne Hinton in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on June 16, 2011, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The national Breath of Life Archival Institute for Indigenous Languages funded by the National Science Foundation's Documenting Endangered Languages program was held in Washington, D.C. in ...

    • Contributor: Hinton, Leanne
    • Date: 2011
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    R. Carlos Nakai concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by R. Carlos Nakai in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on November 17, 2010 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Solo performance by R. Carlos Nakai, who also discusses musical, cultural, political, and historical aspects of American Indian flute music.

    • Date: 2010
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    Voices of Civil Rights Project collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Collection consists of oral history interviews, sound and video recordings, photographs and manuscript materials documenting memories of the civil rights movement for the Voices of Civil Rights Project, sponsored by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP). The manuscript submissions consist of correspondence from AARP members and the general public who responded to invitations in AARP Magazine, AARP Bulletin and Parade Magazine in 2003 ...

    • 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 - Little Joe - 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 - Aarp (organization) - Library of Congress - History Channel (television Network) - Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
    • Date: 2003
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    Voices of Civil Rights

    The events of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement are documented through personal stories, oral histories, and photographs collected by the “Voices of Civil Rights” project, and marks the arrival of these materials to the Library.

    • 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 - Little Joe - 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 - Aarp (organization) - Library of Congress - History Channel (television Network) - Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
    • Date: 2005-02-24
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    Do All Indians Live in Tipis? and Other Compelling Questions for Education

    Stereotypes, inaccuracies and inappropriate representations of Native Americans continue to abound in American society today. Reflecting on his 20 years of experience working in the field of American Indian education, the Edwin Schupman explores examples, causes and implications of the current state of awareness about Native peoples and issues.

    • Contributor: Schupman, Edwin
    • Date: 2008-08-05
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    R. Carlos Nakai: American Indian Flute Music from Arizona

    R. Carlos Nakai performs American Indian flute music in a noontime concert in the Library's "Homegrown" series.

    • Contributor: Nakai, R. Carlos
    • Date: 2010-11-17
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    1985 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, Catalog Record Only

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of African American Piedmont blues music; music of the Andes; bluegrass music; Scottish harp music and Gaelic songs; Omaha Indian music and dance; Spanish flamenco music and dance, and African American gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through October ...

    • Contributor: Cephas, John - Wiggins, Phil - Hastings, Dennis - Kinnaird, Alison - Primrose, Christine - Martínez, Ana - Tahuantinsuyo (musical Group) - Dry Branch Fire Squad - Hethu'shka Society - Gospel Music Workshop of America - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Date: 1985
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    American Indian Music and Dance Troupe concert collection, Catalog Record Only

    Collection includes sound and video recordings of a dance presentation performed by Kiowa-Comanche, Comanche, and Comanche-Sioux dancers. Tom Mauchahty-Ware discusses traditional music and dance; some of the dances performed are those seen in powwow competitions. Manuscripts include program flyer and publicity.

    • Contributor: Schupman, Edwin - American Indian Music and Dance Troupe - American Folklife Center - Folklore Society of Greater Washington - National Museum of the American Indian (u.s.) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (u.s.). Millennium Stage - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2004
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    StoryCorps collection, Catalog Record Only

    Collection of sound recordings of more than 56,000 interviews recorded in StoryBooths in New York City and in mobile sound booths at various locations around the United States from 2003-2015. Each interview is approximately 40 minutes long and conducted with the help of a trained facilitator. Most interviews are conducted by family members and friends of the interviewees. Many interviews are accompanied by color ...

    • Contributor: Storycorps (project) - Sound Portraits Productions - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - American Folklife Center - National Public Radio (u.s.)
    • Date: 2003
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    Eloise Hubbard Linscott collection, Catalog Record Only

    This collection of sound recordings, photographs, and manuscripts (including correspondence and other research materials) was compiled by Eloise Hubbard Linscott and represents her research for her book, Folksongs of Old New England (1939), and her unpublished manuscripts and folk music research through about 1955. Among Linscott's many correspondents were Phillips Barry, Ruth Benedict, Marshall Bartholomew, Samuel P. Bayard, James M. Carpenter, Harold J. Coolidge, ...

    • Contributor: Linscott, Eloise Hubbard - Bayard, Samuel Preston - Grover, Carrie - Sherrard, William J. - Reed, Elizabeth Foster - Walden, Arthur Treadwell - Farnham, H. Rae - Archive of American Folk Song
    • Date: 1932
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    James Brow and Judy Brow Esketemc collection, Catalog Record Only

    Ethnographic documentation of Esketemc people belonging to the Alkali Lake Indian Band and neighboring people from Soda Lake, British Columbia, conducted in the summer of 1966. James Brow conducted structured interviews in English for a cross-cultural study of ethnocentrism, documented in his field notes and field recordings and published as Shuswap of Canada (1972). Judy Brow conducted research for her master's thesis, A socio-cultural ...

    • Contributor: Brow, James - Brow, Catherine Judith - Johnson, Celestine - Belleau, Alice - Johnson, Inez
    • Date: 1966
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    A socio-cultural history of the Alkali Lake Shuswap, 1882-1966 / Catalog Record Only

    Typescript. Thesis (M.A.)--University of Washington, 1967. Bibliography: l. [163]-166. Forms part of the James Brow and Judy Brow Esketemc collection.

    • Contributor: Brow, Catherine Judith
    • Date: 1967
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    John Donald Robb collection. Catalog Record Only

    Collection of field recordings of more than 2500 items, principally Hispanic American music and American Indian music from the southwestern United States, with some recordings of fiddle tunes, cowboy songs, and other popular music. Also includes music from Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, Mexico, Spain, and Venezuela. Recorded by John Donald Robb and others at many locations in New Mexico and elsewhere, 1942-1979. Hispanic ...

    • Contributor: Robb, J. D. (john Donald) - University of New Mexico - Westendorf, Lynette
    • Date: 1942
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    Arizona Folklife Survey collection, Catalog Record Only

    Collection of correspondence, drafts, and the final report from a survey, conducted by questionnaire, of anthropological, folk cultural and folklife resources in Arizona. The survey requested information about holdings or collections of artifacts; print and manuscript materials, including maps; sound recordings; and visual and audiovisual materials. Responses were received from 50 institutions and individuals and summarized in the final report, July 1979, (53 p. ...

    • Contributor: Danson, Edward Bridge - Bartis, Peter - Hufford, Mary - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 1977
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    Civil Rights, Identity, and Sovereignty : Native American Perspectives on History, Law, and the Path Ahead, Catalog Record Only

    Collection of photographs and other materials related to an American Folklife Center symposium held in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Association for Tribal Archives, Libraries and Musuems (ATALM), September 10, 2015, 6:30-9:00 pm in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress. This program was the opening event of the International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums taking place in ...

    • Contributor: Chambers, Letitia - Echo-Hawk, Walter R. - Harris, Ladonna - Lowery, Malinda Maynor - Tingle, Tim - Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums (u.s.) - American Folklife Center - International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums
    • Date: 2015