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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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    Narrative by Susan Shwartz
    • Contributor: Shwartz, Susan
    • Date: 2002-00-00
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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 Ambassador Stephen Bosworth
    • Contributor: Mahoney, Michael - Bosworth, Stephen C.
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Interview with Nicholas A. Rey
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Rey, Nicholas A.
    • Date: 2002-09-05
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    Interview with Mel Chatman
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Chatman, Mel
    • Date: 2006-10-02
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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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    Narrative by Josepha Sherman
    • Contributor: Sherman, Josepha
    • Date: 2001-00-00
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    Major League Tassa concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Collection of digital video, sound recordings, and photographs documenting a concert by Major League Tassa on January 31, 2008 in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Major League Tassa, and accompanying dancers, from Queens, New York present rhythms used for processions, the Diwali holiday, and weddings, along with contemporary tunes performed ...
    • Contributor: Major League Tassa (Performing 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
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    The Stations that Spoke Your Language: Radio and the Yiddish-American Cultural Renaissance (Day 2, afternoon) Leading Yiddish language and culture experts joined media scholars and Library of Congress specialists to address Yiddish radio in America: its history and cultural impact, its continuing influence on American media, and its multifaceted legacy. (Day 2, afternoon)
    • Contributor: Various - Apelbaum, Laura Cohen - Barton, Matthew - Gevinson, Alan - Goldsmith, Emanuel S. - Gottesman, Itzik Nakhmen - Hoog, Ann - Isaacs, Miriam - Jochnowitz, Eve - Joselit, Jenna Weissman ... Various - 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: 2012-09-07
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    Narrative by Sully Sullivan
    • Contributor: Sullivan, Sully
    • Date: 2001-09-00
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    Interview with James C. Warren Jr.
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Warren, James C.
    • Date: 2007-00-00
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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 Parker W. Borg
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Borg, Parker
    • 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 Martha H. Blasier
    • Contributor: Blasier, Cole - Blasier, Martha H.
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Interview with Ambassador Maynard Wayne Glitman
    • Contributor: Pacy, James S. - Glitman, Maynard W.
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Poem by Douglas W. Motl
    • Contributor: Motl, Douglas W.
    • Date: 2001-00-00
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    Jewish folk song, Ben Stonehill, and the Hotel Marseilles : collecting cultural treasures in a post-WWII New York lobby Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available As a featured presenter in the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series on November 13, 2013, Miriam Isaacs describes the role of the Library of Congress in preserving a unique musical collection. 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 ...
    • Contributor: Isaacs, Miriam - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
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    Interview with Harlan Cleveland
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Cleveland, Harlan
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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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 David Michael Adamson
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Adamson, David Michael
    • Date: 2002-06-05
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    Interview with Mark E. Mohr
    • Contributor: Charles Stuart Kennedy - Mohr, Mark E.
    • Date: 2011-00-00
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    Major League Tassa Major League Tassa performs Indo-Caribbean drumming and dance from Queens, New York, as part of the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
    • Contributor: Tassa, Major League - Major League Tassa (Performing Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2008-01-31