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    I am a wee weaver : weaving and singing in Northern Ireland, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Video recording and photographs of a lecture and performance delivered by Maurice Leyden in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on December 4, 2008, as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland series sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. Maurice Leyden discusses the history of songs collected, written, and performed by linen weavers and journeymen of Northern ...
    • Contributor: Leyden, Maurice - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2008
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    Rediscover Northern Ireland 2008: I Am a Wee Weaver: Weaving and Singing in Northern Ireland Handloom weaving was dominated by men in 19th century Ireland. The Industrial Revolution changed that, enabling women to take the dominant role in the factory production of linen. In this talk, Maurice Leyden discusses the reasons for this historical shift, and the impact of this change on the traditions of singing and songwriting among weavers. To illustrate his lecture, Leyden sings songs composed by ...
    • Contributor: Leyden, Maurice - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2008-12-04
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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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    Daithi Sproule and Robert Watt Perform in Concert Singer and guitarist Daithi Sproule and Highland bagpiper Robert Watt perform in concert as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Program at the Library of Congress sponsored by the American Folklife Center and The Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure/Arts Council of Northern Ireland.
    • Contributor: Sproule, Dáithi - Watt, Robert - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Arts Council of Northern Ireland - Northern Ireland. Department of Culture, Arts & Leisure
    • Date: 2007-05-23
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    Francis McPeake family concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by the McPeake Family from Belfast, Northern Ireland, in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on May 16, 2007 as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Programme sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the Department of Culture, Arts, and Leisure, Northern Ireland; Arts Council of Northern Ireland; and the Northern Ireland Bureau. ...
    • Contributor: McPeake, Francis - O'kane, Sean - Forde, Mairead - McPeake Family (Musical Group) - 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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    A Musical Demonstration by Gary Hastings and Brian Mullen Flautist Gary Hastings and singer Brian Mullen present a concert and lecture as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Program at the Library of Congress sponsored by the American Folklife Center and The Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure/Arts Council of Northern Ireland.
    • Contributor: Hastings, Gary - Mullen, Brian - Arts Council of Northern Ireland - Northern Ireland. Department of Culture, Arts & Leisure - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2007-05-29
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    North American influence on a North Irish folksong collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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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    Samuel Dash papers, 1748-2004 Lawyer, educator, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, legal material and opinions, writings, speeches, engagement file, teaching file, organization and committee file, clippings, photographs, appointment calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Dash's legal career after 1964, and more particularly his role in governmental investigations.
    • Contributor: Dash, Samuel
    • Date: 1748
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    Speech at Belfast, Northern Ireland
    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Date: 1846-01-06

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    Rosie Stewart concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by Rosie Stewart in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on May 9, 2007. Rosie Stewart performs unaccompanied traditional songs from her home county of Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, and other songs from her family's and community's repertoire. The concert was part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Programme series sponsored by the American Folklife ...
    • 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
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    It's of my rambles... a journey in the song tradition of Ulster, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Video recording and photographs of a lecture and performance by Len Graham in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on November 6, 2008, as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland series sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. Len Graham sings unaccompanied English language folk songs and ballads learned at home in Glenarm in Ulster. He discusses ...
    • Contributor: Graham, Len - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2008
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    Tommy Sands with Moya and Fionan Sands in Concert Tommy Sands, with his daughter Moya and son Fionan, performed in concert as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Program at the Library of Congress. This event was co-sponsored by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and the American Folklife Center. The Arts Council of Northern Ireland is the lead development agency for the arts in Northern Ireland. It is the main support for ...
    • Contributor: Sands, Tommy - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2008-10-09
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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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    Francis McPeake Family Concert, May 16, 2007 From March through May 2007, scholars and artists gathered at the Library of Congress and other venues in and around Washington, DC, to present and promote Northern Irish arts and culture through the Rediscover Northern Ireland Programme. The May events at the Library of Congress included an exciting and thought-provoking series of concerts and lectures and a special symposium. Together, they highlighted and focused ...
    • Contributor: Francis McPeake Family - McPeake, Francis - O'kane, Sean - Forde, Mairead - McPeake Family (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Arts Council of Northern Ireland - Northern Ireland. Department of Culture, Arts & Leisure
    • Date: 2007-05-16
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    Samuel Dash papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, legal material and opinions, writings, speeches, engagement file, teaching file, organization and committee file, clippings, appointment calendars, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Dash's legal career after 1964, and more particularly his role in governmental investigations. Documents Dash's service on the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities investigating President Richard M. Nixon and his advisors in the Watergate Affair; ...
    • Contributor: Dash, Samuel
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    North American Influence on a North Ireland Song Collection John Moulden, singer and author from Ulster, presented a lecture titled "North American Influence on a North Ireland Song Collection" 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. Included in his lecture was discussion of the Sam Henry Collection, the largest ...
    • 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: 2007-05-02
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    There's more that unites than divides us, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Lecture illustrated with songs and tunes by Reverend Canon Gary Hastings and BBC broadcaster Brian Mullen titled, "There's more that unites than divides us" on the topic of breaking down boundaries related to traditional music, politics, and history in Northern Ireland focusing on the commonalities in music shared by residents of Ulster. Gary Hastings performed on the flute and discussed traditions of drumming during ...
    • Contributor: Hastings, Gary - Mullen, Brian - Arts Council of Northern Ireland - Northern Ireland. Department of Culture, Arts & Leisure - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2007
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    "It's Of My Rambles..." A Journey in the Song Tradition of Ulster Len Graham presented a lecture titled "'It's Of My Rambles...' A Journey in the Song Tradition of Ulster" as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Program. Graham explored the folk song tradition of his native Ulster. His talk was interspersed with live performances of songs in English on many themes, including early classic ballads, broadside ballads, and songs of love, politics, emigration and many ...
    • Contributor: Graham, Len - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2008-11-06
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    Belfast's Linen Hall Library : "exciting a spirit of general enquiry" in Irish folklore, history, politics, and religion since the 18th century, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available John Killen discusses the collections of the Linen Hall Library, founded in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1788: "The collections in the Linen Hall tell the story of Ireland, the divisions in its society, its trials and tribulations, its successes and failures; and, throughout, they tell of the spirit of a people."
    • Contributor: Killen, John
    • Date: 2011
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    Tommy Sands, with Moya and Fionán Sands concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Collection of digital video, sound recordings, and photographs documenting a concert by Tommy Sands with his daughter, Moya, and son, Fionán Sands on October 9, 2008 in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, presented as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland series of concerts and lectures. The group performs traditional instrumental music, folk songs, as well as songs written by Tommy Sands, who tells ...
    • Contributor: Sands, Tommy - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2008
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    Dáithí Sproule and Robert Watt concert collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by Dáithí Sproule and Robert Watt in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on May 23, 2007 as part of the Homegrown concert series and 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 ...
    • Contributor: Sproule, Dáithi - Watt, Robert - 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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    Northern Ireland's place names, folklife, and landscape symposium, Catalog Record Only "All through the North, as I walked forth. . .": Northern Ireland's Place Names, Folklife and Landscape Symposium, May 16, 2007, in the Mumford Room, James Madison Building, Library of Congress, 2:30-5:30 pm, with Edward Redmond, Geography and Map Division, on cartobibliographic resources on Northern Ireland at the Library of Congress; Dr. Kay Muhr, Queen's University, Belfast, "Richard Bartlett and Place-Names on his maps ...
    • Contributor: Glassie, Henry - Muhr, Kay - Redmond, Edward James - 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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    John Moulden interview, 2007 May 2 / Catalog Record Only John Moulden interviewed by Stephen D. Winick on the day of Moulden's lecture at the Library of Congress as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland programme series. Moulden discusses his work with the Sam Henry "Songs of the People" collection and his own folk song collecting in Northern Ireland.
    • Contributor: Moulden, John
    • Date: 2007
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    Jean Ritchie and George Pickow collection, Catalog Record Only Papers, sound recordings, film, video, and photographs created by and documenting the careers of folksinger and folklorist, Jean Ritchie and her husband, photographer and filmmaker, George Pickow from the 1940s to 2000. Includes sound and video recordings of folk music, folk songs, folk tales, beliefs, conversations, and family stories of Jean Ritchie, her siblings, and extended family from Viper, Kentucky; Appalachian storytelling by Richard ...
    • Contributor: Ritchie, Jean - Pickow, George
    • Date: 1923
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    The Mrs. John A. Ryerson collection relating to the Stone family of Great Britain, Catalog Record Only Correspondence and genealogical data consisting of birth and death records and lists of wills relating primarily to Andrew Stone, British undersecretary of state and tutor to George III, and George Stone , Archbishop of Armagh, and their involvement in English and Irish politics during the 18th century. Includes material relating to Nicholas Stone and his career as a sculptor and stonemason and lists of ...