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    Narrative by Catherine Fitzpatrick
    • Contributor: Fitzpatrick, Catherine
    • Date: 2001-00-00
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    Collecting Jewish Cultural Treasures in a Post-WWII New York Lobby During the summer of 1948, only three years after the end of World War II, Ben Stonehill, a man devoted to Jewish culture, recorded recently-arrived Jewish survivors of the war who were temporarily housed in a hotel in upper Manhattan. The singers included men, women, and children. Stonehill collected over a thousand songs of many kinds: joyful as well as sad, mainly in Yiddish...
    • Contributor: Isaacs, Miriam - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013-11-13
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    Interview with Giles Kelly
    • Contributor: Charles Stuart Kennedy - Kelly, Giles
    • Date: 2011-00-00
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    Hear, O Israel: Yiddish-American Radio 1925-1955 While all other aspects of Yiddish culture existed wherever Ashkenazic Jews lived, it was only in America that radio realized its greatest and most fulfilling use by and for Jews. Yiddish scholar Henry Sapoznik discusses and shares some of the most memorable and powerful moments in this nearly lost world of ethnic American broadcasting. By exploring amazingly broad category of Yiddish radio shows --...
    • Contributor: Sapoznik, Henry - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009-10-14
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    Interview with Harlan Cleveland
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Cleveland, Harlan
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Built with Faith: Place Making and the Religious Imagination in Italian New York This presentation examines how Italian Americans create and use vernacular architecture, material culture, and ceremonial display to inscribe meaning on New York City's religious and cultural landscapes. Yard shrines, sidewalk altars, Christmas displays, and other creative productions transform everyday urban space into unique, communal sites of religiosity. Sciorra is especially interested in how people remember, imagine, and interpret the city, as well as people's...
    • Contributor: Sciorra, Joseph - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009-09-23
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    Interview with Ambassador Alexander F. Watson
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Watson, Alexander F.
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Narrative by Gage Averill
    • Contributor: Averill, Gage
    • Date: 2001-09-00
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    An-sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble (concert)
    American Folklife Center concert, 2013-06-25 | An-sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble : Klezmer and other Yiddish music from New York | Homegrown 2013, the music of America
    Video recording and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on June 25, 2013 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The An-sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble -- renowned Yiddish folk singers Michael Alpert and Ethel Raim, tsimblist (hammered dulcimer player) Pete Rushefsky and violinist Jake Shulman-Ment -- celebrates the hundredth anniversary of the historic...
    • Contributor: Raim, Ethel - An-Sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.) - Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2013
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    Interview with Ambassador Ulric Haynes Jr.
    • Contributor: Haynes, Ulric S. (Ulric St. Clair) - Chariles Stuart Kennedy
    • Date: 2011-00-00
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    Built with faith : place making and the religious imagination in Italian New York, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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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    Narrative by Josepha Sherman
    • Contributor: Sherman, Josepha
    • Date: 2001-00-00
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    Interview with Howard Meyers
    • Contributor: Moffat, Jay P. - Meyers, Howard
    • Date: 2000-03-31
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    Song by Cletus Kennelly
    • Contributor: Kennelly, Cletus
    • Date: 2001-09-13
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    Interview with Edward L. Rowny
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Rowny, Edward L.
    • Date: 2000-07-02
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    'If it wasn't for the Irish and the Jews' : Irish and Jewish influences on the music of vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Video recording of a lecture delivered by Mick Moloney in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, on December 1, 2009, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. In vaudeville's heyday between 1880 and 1920, Irish and Jewish collaborations on stage were commonplace. They were attended by all sorts of interesting identity ambiguities, illustrated...
    • Contributor: Moloney, Mick - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009
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    Interview with Norman W. Getsinger
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Getsinger, Norman W.
    • Date: 2000-01-19
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    Interview with Gerald Michael Bache
    • Contributor: Tull, Theresa - Bache, Gerald Michael
    • Date: 2004-10-22
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    Interview with Ambassador Chester A. Crocker
    • Contributor: Charles Stuart Kennedy - Crocker, Chester A.
    • Date: 2011-00-00
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    Interview with Ambassador Parker W. Borg
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Borg, Parker
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    I'd still be Puerto Rican, even if born on the moon : documenting Puerto Rican migration and community through the arts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Elena Martínez, anthropologist and folklorist for City Lore and the Bronx Music Heritage Center discusses the signficance of traditional Puerto Rican music and arts, "Nuyorican" poetry and culture, celebrations including Three Kings' Day and the Puerto Rican Day parade in New York, and the leadership of women migrants in the arts, business, and politics as a featured presenter in the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture...
    • Contributor: Martínez, Elena - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
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    Interview with Howard Imbrey
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Imbrey, Howard
    • Date: 2001-06-21
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    Interview with Mel Chatman
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Chatman, Mel
    • Date: 2006-10-02
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    Interview with Mark E. Mohr
    • Contributor: Charles Stuart Kennedy - Mohr, Mark E.
    • Date: 2011-00-00
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    The stations that spoke your language : radio and the Yiddish American cultural renaissance symposium, 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 September 6-7, 2012, titled The Stations that Spoke your Language: Radio and the Yiddish American Cultural Renaissance. The symposium explored Yiddish radio's history and cultural impact in the United States and its continuing influence on American media. The event also celebrated the American Folklife...
    • Contributor: Apelbaum, Laura Cohen - Barton, Matthew - Gevinson, Alan - Goldsmith, Emanuel S. - Gottesman, Itzik Nakhmen - Hoog, Ann - Isaacs, Miriam - Jochnowitz, Eve - Joselit, Jenna Weissman - Mayrent, Sherry L. ... Apelbaum, Laura Cohen - Barton, Matthew - Gevinson, Alan - Goldsmith, Emanuel S. - Gottesman, Itzik Nakhmen - Hoog, Ann - Isaacs, Miriam - Jochnowitz, Eve - Joselit, Jenna Weissman - Mayrent, Sherry L. - Newman, Roberta - Pearlstein, Peggy K. - Rein, David M. - Russo, Alexander - Sapoznik, Henry - Seigel, Amanda - Sokolow, Pete - Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron - Ticktin, Max D. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Yiddish of Greater Washington Inc - University of Wisconsin. Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture
    • Date: 2012