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    Charles H. Rogers family papers, 1858-1930

    Financier. Correspondence, military orders and passes, notes, calling cards, and a photograph, and also including letters from Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) and his family.

    • Contributor: Rogers, Charles H.
    • Date: 1858
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    Henry White Edgerton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, writings, reports, notes, case files, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to White's career as a law professor at Cornell University and judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals (District of Columbia Circuit). Also documents his activities in the Association of American Law Schools. Subjects include civil liberties, criminology, law school curriculum, the U.S. National Recovery Administration, and the roles of ...

    • Contributor: Edgerton, Henry White
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    La Quinceanera: A Coming of Age Ritual in Latino Communities

    Norma Cantu, professor of English at the University of Texas at San Antonio, presented this talk as part of the Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The Quinceanera, the traditional coming-of-age celebration for Latinas, is an an elegant party on the girl's 15th birthday, highlighting God, family, friends, music, food and dance. Many questions emerge as one looks at this ...

    • Contributor: Cantu, Norma E. - Cantú, Norma E.
    • Date: 2006-11-08
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    Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999

    Lawyer, businessman, diplomat, and consultant to United States presidents. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, interviews, an oral history, organizational records, reports, photographs, printed matter, clippings, and travel files documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney, executive for Xerox Corporation, ambassador to the Organization of American States, co-negotiator of the Panama Canal treaties, and presidential representative to Middle East peace negotiations.

    • Contributor: Linowitz, Sol M.
    • Date: 1778
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    William Smith Culbertson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lecture notes, writings including Culbertson's unpublished memoirs titled "Ventures in Time and Space," public documents, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to his career as a diplomat, professor of law, and lawyer. Documents Culbertson's work as member and vice chairman of the U.S. Tariff Commission, U.S. minister to Romania, and U.S. ambassador to Chile. Also documents his World War II ...

    • Contributor: Culbertson, William Smith
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    Interview with Suzanne Swanson

    • Contributor: Fenzi, Jewell - Swanson, Suzanne
    • Date: 1989-07-19
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    Interview with Samuel E. Fry Jr.

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Fry, Samuel E., Jr.
    • Date: 1993-01-26
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    Jefferson Patterson papers, 1824-1978

    Diplomat. Correspondence, family papers, diaries (1928-1930), speeches, notes and book drafts, other writings, memoranda, subject files, legal and financial papers, biographical material, academic notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Patterson's career as a diplomat and foreign service officer serving at American embassies in China, Colombia, Egypt, Germany, Norway, Peru, Poland, and Turkey, and as ambassador to Uruguay.

    • Contributor: Patterson, Jefferson
    • Date: 1824
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    Interview with Patrick E. Nieburg

    • Contributor: Hansen, Allen C. - Nieburg, Patrick E.
    • Date: 1988-02-04
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    Interview with D.A. Fitzgerald

    • Contributor: Spector, Melbourne L. - Fitzgerald, D.A.
    • Date: 1989-06-26
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    Interview with William M. Woessner

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Woessner, William M.
    • Date: 1999-11-29
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    Interview with Ambassador Thomas J. Miller

    • Contributor: Charles Stuart Kennedy - Miller, Thomas J. (thomas Joel)
    • Date: 2011-00-00
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    Interview with Milton Zatinsky

    • Contributor: Weisz, Morris - Zatinsky, Milton
    • Date: 1993-03-10
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    Interview with Robert F. Woodward

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Woodward, Robert Forbes
    • Date: 1987-05-05
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    Steve Meisner Band

    Accordion polka concert with the Steve Meisner Band.

    • Contributor: Meisner, Steve
    • Date: 2010-08-25
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    Making a Way Out of No Way: Martin Luther King's Use of Proverbs for Civil Rights

    For more than ten years Wolfgang Mieder has made the study of proverbs in political discourse one of his major research areas, particularly the role of proverbs at critical moments in American history. In this lecture he discusses his research for his most recent book, "Making a Way Out of No Way: Martin Luther King's Sermonic Proverbial Rhetoric" (2010). In barely 40 years of ...

    • Contributor: Mieder , Wolfgang - Mieder, Wolfgang
    • Date: 2011-02-10
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    Music from the true vine Mike Seeger's life and musical journey, 2013 June 12

    Bill C. Malone discusses his biography of musician, documentarian, scholar, and one of the founding members of the influential folk revival group the New Lost City Ramblers, Mike Seeger (1933-2009), who spent more than fifty years collecting, performing, and commemorating the culture and folk music of white and black southerners, which he called "music from the true vine." Bill C. Malone is author of ...

    • Contributor: Malone, Bill C. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
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    Interview with Myles Greene

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Greene, Myles
    • Date: 2002-02-22
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    Interview with A. Lincoln Gordon

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Spector, Melbourne L. - Gordon, A. Lincoln
    • Date: 1988-01-12
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    Interview with Ward Barmon

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Barmon, Ward
    • Date: 1998-07-27
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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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    Katharine McCook Knox papers, 1802-1975

    Art historian. Correspondence, an index to correspondence, genealogical notes, research material on artists and art collections, clippings, printed matter, and other papers.

    • Contributor: Knox, Katharine McCook
    • Date: 1802
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    An-sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble (discussion)

    Oral history discussion and interview with the four members of the An-sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble, led by Ensemble member Pete Rushefsky. Participants are Ethel Raim, Michael Alpert, Pete Rushefsky and Jake Shulman-Ment. The interview was conducted at the Library of Congress on the day of the group's performance in the American Folklife Center's Homegrown 2013 concert series on June 25, 2013. Inspired by the ...

    • Contributor: An-Sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
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    Interview with Ambassador Sol Polansky

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Polansky, Sol
    • Date: 2010-00-00