• Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Alan Lomax Collection, Manuscripts, Molokan music
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1925-00-00

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    Traditional music of coastal Louisiana : the 1934 Lomax recor... Joshua Caffrey, Alan Lomax Fellow in Folklife Studies, Kluge Center, Library of Congress, was the featured presenter in the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series on December 11, 2013, sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Joshua Caffery examines the songs recorded in the summer of 1934 by John A. Lomax, with assistance from his son Alan, who was then a teenager. While the music they ...
    • Contributor: Caffery, Joshua Clegg - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
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    Decoration day in the mountains, Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Alan Jabbour and Karen Singer Jabbour in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on July 7, 2011, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Decoration Day is a late spring or summer tradition that involves cleaning community cemeteries, decorating them with flowers, holding religious services in ...
    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2011
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    Interview with Edward L. Lee
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Lee, Edward L.
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Interview with Ruth E. Hansen
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Hansen, Ruth E.
    • Date: 2004-06-21
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    Alan Lomax Collection, Manuscripts, T3256-3479 (05/15)
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1925-00-00

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    Alan Lomax Collection, Manuscripts, T9061-9065
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1925-00-00

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    Belfast's Linen Hall Library John Killen brings to life the collections of this unique Irish institution. The Linen Hall Library was envisioned as the archive of its community; its mission statement, written on 1 January 1795, outlines its goals: "The object of this society is the collection of an extensive Library, Philosophical Apparatus and such productions of Nature and Art as tend to improve the mind and excite ...
    • Contributor: Killen, John
    • Date: 2011-11-29
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    Alan Lomax Collection, Manuscripts, Spitzer, Nick
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1925-00-00

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    Alan Lomax Collection, Manuscripts, Macon, Uncle Dave
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1925-00-00

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    Built with faith : place making and the religious imagination... Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Joseph Sciorra in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on September 23, 2009, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Sciorra describes how Italian Americans create and use vernacular architecture, material culture, and ceremonial display, such as yard shrines, sidewalk altars, Christmas displays, and other creative ...
    • Contributor: Sciorra, Joseph - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009
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    Interview with . Yetta F. Weisz
    • Contributor: Weiss, Mary Louise - Weisz, Yetta F.
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Interview with Ambassador Robert M. Beecroft
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Beecroft, Robert M.
    • Date: 2004-09-17
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    Interview with Ambassador Shirley Elizabeth Barnes
    • Contributor: Charles Stuart Kennedy - Barnes, Shirley Elizabeth
    • Date: 2011-00-00
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    Alan Lomax Collection, Manuscripts, Burns, Allan
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1925-00-00

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    North American influence on a North Irish folksong collection, Video recording and photographs of a lecture and performance delivered by John Moulden in the Mumford Room, Library of Congress, on May 2, 2007, as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Programme series sponsored by the American Folklife Center; the Department of Culture, Arts, and Leisure, Northern Ireland; Arts Council of Northern Ireland; and the Northern Ireland Bureau. This collection also includes digital photographs ...
    • Contributor: Moulden, John - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Arts Council of Northern Ireland - Northern Ireland. Department of Culture, Arts & Leisure
    • Date: 2007
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    Alan Lomax Collection, Manuscripts, T1309-1351
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1925-00-00

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    September 11, 2001 documentary project collection, The collection documents reactions of ordinary citizens in the immediate aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States in sound and video recordings of interviews and personal narratives; as well as photographs, children's drawings, two scrapbooks, letters and e-mail, poems, ephemera, a sermon, and a few artifacts, including three United States flags. Photographs document spontaneous shrines near the Pentagon, in ...
    • Date: 2001
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    Alan Lomax Collection, Manuscripts, T0061-0070
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1925-00-00

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    Interview with Neal Donnelly
    • Contributor: Reuther, David E. - Donnelly, Neal
    • Date: 2001-12-11
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    Interview with Ambassador Joseph C. Wilson IV
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Wilson, Joseph C.
    • Date: 2001-01-08
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    Folklore's champion, Ben Botkin, Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Roger Abrahams in the West Dining Room, LM 621, Library of Congress, on August 15, 2007, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Roger Abrahams discusses the contributions of Benjamin A. Botkin, focusing on Botkin's work on collecting narratives of former slaves during the 1930s and 1940s. ...
    • Contributor: Abrahams, Roger D. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2007
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    Interview with Ambassador Keith C. Smith
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Smith, Keith C.
    • Date: 2004-02-05
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    Work and transformation : documenting working Americans sympo... 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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    Interview with Cecil (Bassel) Lyon
    • Contributor: Fenzi, Jewell - Lyon, Cecil (Bassel)
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Interview with Maryann Minutillo
    • Contributor: Wong, Monique - Minutillo, Maryann
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Interview with Charlotte Roe
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Roe, Charlotte
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Rosie Stewart in Concert Rosie Stewart, a singer from Co. Fermanagh in Ireland, performed in concert, including "Adieu to Lovely Garrison," as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Program at the Library of Congress co-sponsored by the American Folklife Center and The Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure/Arts Council of Northern Ireland.
    • Contributor: Stewart, Rosie - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Arts Council of Northern Ireland - Northern Ireland. Department of Culture, Arts & Leisure
    • Date: 2007-05-09
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    Interview with Keith Lapham Brown
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Brown, Keith Lapham
    • Date: 2000-11-15
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    Interview with Albert L. Seligmann
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Seligmann, Albert Louis
    • Date: 2000-01-27
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    The Will to Adorn: Reflections on African American Identity a... Diana N'Diaye shares stories, observations, and insights from "The Will to Adorn," a community-centered research and public presentation project, which explores and examines the diversity of African American cultural identities as expressed through traditional arts of the body, dress, and adornment.
    • Contributor: N'diaye, Diana - N'diaye, Diana Baird - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013-01-30
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    Interview with Patrick F. Morris
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Morris, Patrick F.
    • Date: 2007-02-12
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    Alan Lomax Collection, Manuscripts, General
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1925-00-00

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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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    Alan Lomax Collection, Manuscripts, T0162-0181
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1925-00-00

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    Interview with Leon Weintraub
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Weintraub, Leon
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    The folklore behind ecology : or why scientists in ecology ne... Daniel B. Botkin lectured on various stories that ecologists and other scientists have told to back up their conclusions about ecological processes and the balance of nature. He discussed the importance of being able to tell the difference between science and folklore in evaluating scientific claims.
    • Contributor: Botkin, Daniel - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2006
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    Interview with Ambassador David G. Newton
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Newton, David G.
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Interview with Ambassador Richard T. McCormack
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - McCormack, Richard T.
    • Date: 2002-01-02
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    Alan Lomax Collection, Manuscripts, Cyclone Road
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1925-00-00

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    Surati: Classical and Folk Indian Dance from New Jersey Surati performs Indian classial and folk dance from New Jersey, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
    • Contributor: Surati Dance Group - Roy, Rimli - Surati (Dance Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2008-11-19
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    Alan Lomax Collection, Manuscripts, T9926-9932
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1925-00-00

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    Freedom's Fortress: The Library of Congress, 1939-1953 Freedom’s Fortress: The Library of Congress, 1939-1953, contains a selection of 209 letters, memoranda, photographs, and publications (1,176 images) documenting a momentous period in the history of the Library of Congress when the institution underwent a myriad of changes that established it as one of America’s foremost citadels of intellectual freedom. During and shortly after World War II, Librarians of Congress Archibald MacLeish and ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Manuscript Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 2004

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    Paraguayan Folk Harp Ensemble from Nevada The Paraguayan folk harp is one of the most recognizable folk music traditions in South America. Las Vegas resident Mariano Gonzales mesmerizes audiences with his delightful and sometimes surprising repertoire on this handcrafted traditional instrument. His solo performances have included concerts at prestigious venues including Carnegie Hall in New York and Suntory Hall in Tokyo.
    • Contributor: Gonzalez, Mariano - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2012-09-26
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    Poem by Ethel Lebenkoff
    • Contributor: Lebenkoff, Ethel
    • Date: 2001-00-00
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    Interview with Nicholas A. Rey
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Rey, Nicholas A.
    • Date: 2002-09-05
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    Kalanidhi Dance: Traditional Kuchipudi from Maryland Kalanidhi Dance Company was founded in 2005. Its artistic approach is to explore creative and contemporary ideas through the vocabulary of Kuchipudi, while retaining the essence and integrity of the classical form. Dancers include Supraja Chittari, Ankitha Durvasula, Ramya Durvasula, Pragnya Thamire and Deviga Valiyil.
    • Contributor: Kalanidhi Dance Company - Nehru, Anuradha - Kalanidhi Dance - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2013-08-14
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    Interview with Ambassador Harold W. Geisel
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Geisel, Harold W.
    • Date: 2006-06-30
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    Alan Lomax Collection, Manuscripts, Morton, Jelly Roll
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1925-00-00

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    Sounds of Korea concert collection, Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert of Korean music and dance featuring 12 performers in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on July 23, 2014 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
    • Contributor: Park, Sue Yeon - Ha, Ju-Yong - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2014
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    Mississippi freedom summer, 1964 : memory, legacy and the way... Four leaders who participated in the Mississippi Freedom Project in 1964 discussed their experiences and the legacy of their civil rights work. They included Robert "Bob" Parris Moses, founder and president of The Algebra Project, Inc. He received his BA from Hamilton College (1956), and his MA in Philosophy from Harvard University (1957). Moses was a prominent figure in the civil rights movement as ...
    • Contributor: Cobb, Charles E. - Ellis, Rex M. - Hogan, Wesley C. - Ladner, Dorie - Ladner, Joyce A. - Shankar, Guha - Stewart, Kate - American Folklife Center - Moses, Robert Parris - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2014
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    From Oral Tradition to Critical Edition: The James Madison Ca... This lecture showcases the variety and importance of the James Madison Carpenter Collection, which has been digitized and is intended for online presentation as part of the Performing Arts Encyclopedia. The talk describes some of the editorial challenges facing the James Madison Carpenter Project team as they prepare a critical edition of the collection.
    • Contributor: Bishop, Julia - Bishop, Julia C. - Bradtke, Elaine - Cass, Eddie - McKean, Thomas A. - Walser, Robert Young - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2008-04-23
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    Sones de México Ensemble : Mexican American music and dance f... Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 15, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center featuring the Sones de México Ensemble consisting of musicians Juan Díes, Lorena Iñiguez, Juan Rivera, Zacbé Pichardo, Gonzalo Córdova, and Javier Saume-Mazzei. The Mexican folk musical group specializes ...
    • Contributor: Díes, Juan - Herrera, Juan Felipe - Sones De México Ensemble Chicago - 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: 2015
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    Interview with Louis F. Licht III
    • Contributor: Charles Stuart Kennedy - Licht, Louis F., III
    • Date: 2011-00-00
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    Interview with Ambassador William A. Rugh
    • Contributor: Charles Stuart Kennedy - Rugh, William A.
    • Date: 2011-00-00
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    Interview with Robert E. Asher
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Asher, Robert E.
    • Date: 2000-11-10
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    Interview with John H. Trattner
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Trattner, John H.
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Mary Louise Defender Wilson and Keith Bear Mary Louise Defender Wilson and Keith Bear perform Sioux and Mandan Hidatsa storytelling and music from North Dakota, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
    • Contributor: Defender-Wilson, Mary Louise - Bear, Keith - Geist, Troyd A. (Troyd Andrew) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)
    • Date: 2006-08-16
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    Alan Lomax Collection, Manuscripts, Maryland Arts Council
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1925-00-00

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    Collections, Collaborations, and Connections symposium : the ... A free public symposium to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the founding of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress in 1976. The panel discussions highlighted the Center's unparalleled collections, explored innovative approaches to cultural documentation, and focused on current best practices regarding ownership rights and access to archival resources in today's rapidly changing digital landscape. Research scholars, community members, documentarians, and ...
    • Contributor: American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2016
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    Interview with Charles Lahiguera
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Lahiguera, Charles
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Interview with Ambassador Marie Therese Huhtala
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Huhtala, Marie Therese
    • Date: 2005-10-18
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    Interview with Fisher Howe
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Howe, Fisher
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Folklore and seeing : photographs from Cummins Prison, 1915-2... Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Bruce Jackson in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on March 25, 2010, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
    • Contributor: Jackson, Bruce - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2010
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    Aubrey Ghent and Friends Aubrey Ghent with friends performed sacred lap steel guitar for the Library's annual Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
    • Contributor: Ghent, Aubrey - Cooper, Jim - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2007-10-17
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    Alan Lomax Collection, Manuscripts, TD0090-0122
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1925-00-00

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    D. J. Battiest-Tomasi and Tim Tingle concert collection, Okla... Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by D. J. Battiest-Tomasi and Tim Tingle in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on June 29, 2011 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. D. J. Battiest-Tomasi and Tim Tingle are enrolled members of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and regularly participate in tribal events, as ...
    • Contributor: Tingle, Tim - Battiest-Tomasi, D. J. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2011
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    Alan Lomax Collection, Manuscripts, T9250-9540
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1925-00-00

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    Gary Haleamau concert and interview collection, Collection of digital video, sound recordings, and photographs documenting a concert by Gary Haleamau and his band on August 20, 2008 in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The performance includes Hawaiian visual interpretation of some of the songs using signs and hula dance. Gary Haleamau, who is Portuguese American, discusses ...
    • Contributor: Haleamau, Gary - Snetselaar, Rebecca - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2008
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    Interview with Ambassador Stuart Bernstein
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Bernstein, Stuart
    • Date: 2005-12-09
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    Poem by Kelly A. Malone
    • Contributor: Malone, Kelly A.
    • Date: 2001-12-00
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    Voices from the Cane Fields, Folksongs from Japanese immigran...
    Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2013-09-20
    Franklin Odo discussed his research for his book, Voices from the canefields: folksongs from Japanese immigrant workers in Hawai'i (Oxford University Press, 2013) as a featured presenter in the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series on September 20, 2013, sponsored by the American Folklife Center. He describes how Japanese workers on Hawai'i's plantations created their own songs, in form akin to their traditional tanka or ...
    • Contributor: Odo, Franklin - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
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    "I done what I could," occupational folk poetry in the Pacifi... Jens Lund was a featured presenter in the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series on September 12, 2013, sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Lund discussed his research on how the dangers and difficulties of certain challenging occupations are sometimes expressed in the tradition of composing and reciting poems, often in the traditional ballad form of rhymed couplets. This tradition, best-known in the cowboy poetry ...
    • Contributor: Lund, Jens - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
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    Robert Shafer, Robin Kessinger, and Bobby Taylor concert coll... Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on August 16, 2012 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. traditional musicians, have played together over many years at various musical events in the Valley and throughout West Virginia. Musicians from Kanawha County, West Virginia, influenced by Clark Kessinger, a world ...
    • Contributor: Kessinger, Robin - Shafer, Robert - Taylor, Bobby - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2012
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    Interview with W. Garth Thorburn
    • Contributor: Mustard, Allan - Thorburn, W. Garth
    • Date: 2006-01-16
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    Interview with Ambassador Leonard Spearman
    • Contributor: Palmer, Ronald D. - Spearman, Leonard
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Alan Lomax Collection, Manuscripts, Jackson, Aunt Molly
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1925-00-00

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    Alan Lomax Collection, Manuscripts, T3140-3167
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1925-00-00

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    Afghan Women's Stories: the Problematics of Cover Afghan women in burkas have become iconic representations of women's oppression in western media, but this representation is contested in various ways by Afghan women and men. The most common observation by Afghan women activists is that we westerners should get over it, that the burka, hot, uncomfortable and inconvenient as it is, is certainly not their most pressing problem. It has even proved ...
    • Contributor: Mills, Margaret - Mills, Margaret Ann - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2007-09-19
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    Spyros Koliavasilis and Karpouzi Trio concert collection, Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Whittal Pavillion, Library of Congress on May 7, 2014 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Spyros Koliavasilis' research focuses on the music, composers and singers of the past. His area of special scholarship has been the Asia Minor region called Mikrasia, but his interests and expertise ...
    • Date: 2014
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    Alan Lomax Collection, Manuscripts, T0149-0161
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1925-00-00

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    Robert Burns at 250 : poetry, politics, and performance, Collection of digital video and audio recordings, digital photographs, and print materials documenting a symposium held at the Library of Congress on February 24 and 25, 2009, titled Robert Burns at 250: Poetry, Politics, and Performance. The symposium marked the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet, focusing on his life, work, and impact on America and American culture. The ...
    • Contributor: Bennett, Margaret - Bulger, Peggy A. - Bold, Valentina - Cole, John Young - Cowan, Edward J. - Crawford, Robert - Edwards, Nat - Gray, Patricia H. - Kay, Billy - Lambert, Marc ... Bennett, Margaret - Bulger, Peggy A. - Bold, Valentina - Cole, John Young - Cowan, Edward J. - Crawford, Robert - Edwards, Nat - Gray, Patricia H. - Kay, Billy - Lambert, Marc - Miller, Ed - Newton, Cate - Ryan, Kay - Salmond, Alex - Sklarew, Myra - Winick, Stephen D. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009
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    Treasures from the archive roadshow, Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 25, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. In a concert celebrating the centennial of Alan Lomax's birth, performers feature music on recordings housed in the Archive at the American Folklife Center. John Cohen (b. 1932) ...
    • Contributor: Cohen, John - Down Hill Strugglers (Musical Group) - 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: 2015
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