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    Letter from Harold Spivacke to John A. Lomax; Port Aransas, TX

    • Contributor: Spivacke, Harold
    • Date: 1939-01-30
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    General Accounts, 1872-1903 and Undated - Folder 3 of 5

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick - Douglass, Helen
    • Date: 1872

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    Coffeehouses: Folk Music, Culture & Counterculture

    Since the 1950s, the history of the American folk music revival has been intertwined with the rise of coffeehouses and coffeehouse culture. This forum brings together notable coffeehouse producer Betsy Siggins from Boston's legendary Club 47, Caffe Lena History Project Founder and Producer Jocelyn Arem, filmmaker and documentarian Todd Kwait, and Baltimore-based performer and "open mic" organizer Rob Hinkal to explore folk music coffeehouses, ...

    • Contributor: Arem, Jocelyn - Hinkal, Rob - Groce, Nancy - Kwait, Todd - Siggins, Betsy - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2014-04-11
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    Interview with David Michael Wilson

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Wilson, David Michael
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Interview with Carolyn Sega Lowengart

    • Contributor: Charles Stuart Kennedy - Lowengart, Carolyn Sega
    • Date: 2011-00-00
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    Interview with Donald B. Kursch

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Kursch, Donald
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    1894, Mar.

    • Date: 1894-03-04

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    Sreevidhya Chandramouli with Poovalur Sriji: South Indian Cla...

    Sreevidhya Chandramouli plays the vina, a plucked Indian lute with a fret board spanning three and a half octaves. She was trained in the Karaikudi vina tradition, the only school of south Indian vina players that goes back more than ten generations. Also featured is Poovalur Sriji on the mridangam.

    • Date: 2009-08-20
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    Letter from Harold Spivacke to John A. Lomax, General Deliver...

    • Contributor: Spivacke, Harold
    • Date: 1939-06-08
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    Interview with Robert M. Smalley

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Smalley, Robert M.
    • Date: 1991-03-21
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    Interview with Hume Horan

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Horan, Hume
    • Date: 2000-11-03
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    Interview with Victor Skiles

    • Contributor: Kean, John H. - Skiles, Victor
    • Date: 1995-12-04
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    Washington During the Civil War: the Diary of Horatio Nelson ...

    This collection represents three manuscript volumes that document daily life in Washington, D.C., through the eyes of U.S. Patent Office examiner Horatio Nelson Taft (1806-1888), including Taft's connection with Abraham Lincoln and his family. Of special interest is Taft's description of Lincoln's assassination, based on the accounts of his friends and his son, who was one of the attending physicians at Ford's Theatre the ...

    • Contributor: Taft, Horatio Nelson - Brady, Mathew

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    'The High Lonesome Sound' Revisited: Documenting Traditional ...

    In the early 1960s, the multitalented musician, filmmaker, and photographer John Cohen journeyed to eastern Kentucky to document the songs of church-goers, miners, and farmers, and the rural community that produced and sustained their uniquely American sound. The result was "The High Lonesome Sound," a classic 1963 documentary film than evocatively illustrates how music and religion help Appalachian people maintain their dignity and traditions ...

    • Contributor: Cohen , John
    • Date: 2009-06-11
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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
    • Date: 2008-10-09
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    Interview with Ambassador David Lambertson

    • Contributor: Reuther, David E. - Lambertson, David F.
    • Date: 2004-08-31
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    Interview with Richard E. Johnson

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Johnson, Richard E.
    • Date: 1991-01-30
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    Interview with William E. Schaufele Jr.

    • Contributor: Mullin, Lillian P. - Schaufele, William E., Jr.
    • Date: 1994-11-19
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    Interview with Howell S. Teeple

    • Contributor: Sherman, Earl W. - Teeple, Howell S.
    • Date: 1999-01-27
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    Letter from Harold Spivacke to John A. Lomax; Port Aransas, TX

    • Contributor: Spivacke, Harold
    • Date: 1939-03-06
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    Interview with Ernestine S. Heck

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Heck, Ernestine S.
    • Date: 1997-12-11
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    Interview with Michael A. Samuels

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Samuels, Michael Anthony
    • Date: 1991-10-22
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    Florence Deakins Becker papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, subject files, family papers, scrapbooks, and other papers relating principally to Becker's volunteer activities on behalf of various health and medical causes, especially the crusade against cancer and tuberculosis. Documents her work with the George Ferdinand Becker Memorial Library, Independence, Va.; Ligue du Nord Contre la Tuberculose; Tuberculosis Association of Bengal; and Urgent Relief for France. Subjects include American efforts ...

    • Contributor: Becker, Florence Deakins
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    Interview with Henry Precht

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Precht, Henry
    • Date: 2000-03-08
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    Interview with McKinney Russell

    • Contributor: Schmidt, G. Lewis - Russell, McKinney
    • Date: 1997-05-10
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    Edward Maynard papers, 1836-1867

    Dental surgeon and inventor. Correspondence, legal records, and financial account books relating to Maynard's improvements in the manufacture and sale of firearms and documenting his dental practice in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Maynard, Edward
    • Date: 1836
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    May Craig papers, 1929-1975

    Journalist. Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to her career as a the Washington and foreign correspondent for the Guy Gannett newspapers of Maine.

    • Contributor: Craig, May
    • Date: 1929
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    Interview with Rosemary Lucas Ginn

    • Contributor: Morin, Ann Miller - Ginn, Rosemary Lucas
    • Date: 1997-10-28
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    Donald Benham Civil War collection, 1806-1916

    Collector. Correspondence, financial and legal records, military orders and records, speeches, and miscellaneous items comprising the Civil War collection of Donald Benham.

    • Contributor: Benham, Donald
    • Date: 1806
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    John J. Sirica papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, drafts of articles and books, speeches, notes, research materials, calendars, case files, bench books, financial and legal material, family papers, printed matter, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Sirica's career as judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, especially to cases relating to the Watergate affair. Includes drafts of and other papers concerning Sirica's book To Set the ...

    • Contributor: Sirica, John J.
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    American Colony in Jerusalem, 1870-2006

    This electronic presentation features selected materials from the physical American Colony in Jerusalem Collection. The full collection in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress represents well over 16,600 items stemming from the history of the American Colony, a non-denominational utopian Christian community founded by a small group of American expatriates in Ottoman Palestine in 1881. The collection focuses on the personal and ...

    • Contributor: American Colony (jerusalem) - Spafford, Anna T. - Spafford, Horatio Gates - Vester, Bertha Spafford

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    Francis Lewis Cardozo family papers, 1864-1968

    Educator, clergyman, and public official. Correspondence, genealogical and biographical papers, miscellaneous documents, and a manuscript of a novel related to various members of the Cardozo family, a prominent African-American family of South Carolina and Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Cardozo, Francis Lewis
    • Date: 1864
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    Stars and Stripes Forever

    Article. The "Flute in C" with silver keys and ferrules was used for 11 years by Mr. Louis P. Fritze, a member of the Sousa Band. He played it in the Band's 1910 around-the-world tour. It has been repaired by a broad silver band at the socket of the head-joint and had mother-of-pearl set in the "stopper."

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2002
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    Letter from Harold Spivacke to John A. Lomax; Port Aransas, TX

    • Contributor: Spivacke, Harold
    • Date: 1939-01-20
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    Interview with Clarence Palmby

    • Contributor: Ioanes, Raymond Andrew - Palmby, Clarence D.
    • Date: 1995-05-08
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    Voices from the Cane Fields, Folksongs from Japanese immigran...

    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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    Interview with Cornelius D. Scully III

    • Contributor: Morgan, William D. - Scully, Cornelius D., III
    • Date: 1992-04-16
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    Sol M. Linowitz papers,

    Diaries, correspondence, speeches, writings, reports, notes, interviews, oral history transcripts, biographical material, legal files, organizational records, travel files, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney chiefly with Sutherland and Sutherland in Rochester, N.Y., and with Coudert Brothers international law firm in Washington, D.C, executive for Xerox Corporation (earlier known as Haloid Xerox, Inc.), ambassador to the Organization ...

    • Contributor: Linowitz, Sol M.
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    Interview with Michael Newlin

    • Contributor: Dunnigan, Thomas J. - Newlin, Michael H.
    • Date: 1997-10-10
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    Interview with . Leila F. Dane

    • Contributor: Weiss, Mary Louise - Dane, Leila F.
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Interview with Armin H. Meyer

    • Contributor: Mak, Dayton S. - Meyer, Armin H. (armin Henry)
    • Date: 1989-02-08
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    Interview with Arthur T. Tienken

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Tienken, Arthur T.
    • Date: 1989-06-12
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    Interview with Max W. Kraus

    • Contributor: Groce, Claude - Kraus, Max W.
    • Date: 1988-00-00
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    Interview with Andrew Steigman

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Steigman, Andrew L.
    • Date: 1989-04-29
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    Lessing J. Rosenwald papers,

    Correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, printed material, and other papers relating to Rosenwald's career with Sears, Roebuck & Co.; his activities on behalf of various Jewish causes and opposition to Zionism; his public service work with the National Recovery Administration and the War Production Board; his various charitable, educational, and cultural philanthropies; and his work as a bibliographer and collector of books and ...

    • Contributor: Rosenwald, Lessing J. (lessing Julius)
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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 Jose Perez "Pepe" Del Rio

    • Contributor: Groce, Claude Cliff - Del Rio, Jose Perez "pepe"
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Libaya Baba: Garifuna Music and Dance from California and New...

    Video recording, audio recordings, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on July 2, 2013 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Libaya Baba means "Grandfather's Grandchildren." The group consists of three brothers Jeffrey, Kelsie, and Dayton Bernardez, and their cousin, Greg Palacio. Their first influence came from their grandfather, Cyril Antonio, and ...

    • Contributor: Libaya Baba (musical Group) - 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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    Joseph Desha and John R. Desha papers,

    Correspondence, indentures, contracts, deeds, wills, surveyors' notes, bills and receipts containing slavery bills of sale, and newspapers concerning the activities of Desha, a soldier-politician in Kentucky in the early 19th century, and of his son, John R. Desha, a physician. Subjects include the conduct of the War of 1812, including the defense and fall of Washington, D.C., to the British, and the conduct of ...

    • Contributor: Desha, Joseph - Desha, John R.
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    Interview with Nena Vreeland

    • Contributor: North, W. Haven - Vreeland, Nena
    • Date: 1998-04-28
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    Bess Furman papers, 1728-1967

    Author and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, financial records, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating primarily to Furman's family, personal life, and career as a journalist and author.

    • Contributor: Furman, Bess
    • Date: 1728
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    Daniel Chester French papers, circa 1848-1968

    Sculptor and artist. Correspondence of French, his daughter, Margaret French Cresson, and other members of the French family relating primarily to French's career as a sculptor and artist and to the French family.

    • Contributor: French, Daniel Chester
    • Date: 1848
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    Interview with Frank G. Wisner

    • Contributor: Jackson, Richard L. - Wisner, Frank G.
    • Date: 1998-03-22
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    Interview with Margaret L. Plunkett

    • Contributor: Bowie, Thomas D. - Plunkett, Margaret L.
    • Date: 1995-07-28
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    Joseph Hopper Nicholson papers,

    Correspondence and other papers relating chiefly to Nicholson's service as U.S. representative from Maryland and judge of the U.S. Circuit Court and U.S. Court of Appeals. Subjects include congressional affairs; investigations of federal departments, navy yards, and naval expenditures; elections and political affairs; impeachment of Samuel Chase, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court; capture of Washington, D.C., by the British in 1814; finance ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, Joseph Hopper
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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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    Marinera Viva!!! concert and dance performance,

    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on June 30, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Marinera Viva showcased the marinera -- often called the national dance of Peru. The marinera originated on the Peruvian coast and was named "marinera" in 1879 to honor ...

    • Contributor: 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 - Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies
    • Date: 2015
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    William Tappan autograph collection,

    Correspondence, poetry, miscellaneous documents, rare printed matter, prints, photographs, and letters to Tappan, chiefly autographic in nature. Relates chiefly to the Baltimore, Md.-Washington, D.C., area from the War of 1812 through the early twentieth century. Includes correspondence and other items from John C. Calhoun, Josephus Daniels, Robert Gilmor, Edward Everett Hale, Robert Goodloe Harper, John Eager Howard, Edward Ingle, Samuel Smith, Israel Thorndike, and ...

    • Contributor: Tappan, William
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    Thomas H. Hubbard papers, 1817-1823

    United States representative and lawyer from New York. Letters written by Hubbard to his wife containing descriptions of his journeys to Washington, D.C., the physical layout and social life of the capital, and his impressions of national political figures.

    • Contributor: Hubbard, Thomas H. (thomas Hill) - Hubbard, Thomas H.
    • Date: 1817
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    Promissory Notes

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Date: 1868-09-01

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    A Conversation with Stetson Kennedy

    Pioneering folklorist, social activist and writer Stetson Kennedy, of Jacksonville, Fla., discussed his long and wide-ranging career and explored the theme of "Building Democracy in America" in a lecture presented by the American Folklife Center as part of its Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture Series. The event was co-sponsored by Holland & Knight LLP. The program was introduced by Peggy Bulger, director of the American ...

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Stetson
    • Date: 2005-05-24
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    William B. Randolph papers, 1696-1884

    Virginia plantation owner. Correspondence, legal and financial records, and miscellaneous material reflecting the life of a plantation owner in Virginia prior to the Civil War, with particular emphasis on the economics of managing an extensive plantation worked by a large force of slaves.

    • Contributor: Randolph, William
    • Date: 1696
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    1894, Aug.

    • Date: 1894-08-03

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    Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit. Oral ...

    Transcripts of oral history interviews documenting the history of the circuit, containing biographical information and discussions of the judicial process, history of the circuit, evolution of significant cases, and the role of law clerks. Includes interviews with judges, judges' spouses, lawyers, and court staff associated with the U.S. Circuit Court for the District of Columbia. Interviewees include Robert S. Bennett, Robert H. Bork, James ...

    • Contributor: Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit. Oral History Project
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    Interview with Joseph Toner

    • Contributor: Spector, Melbourne L. - Toner, Joseph
    • Date: 1989-10-31
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    Interview with William M. Rountree

    • Contributor: Lowrie, Arthur L. - Rountree, William M.
    • Date: 1989-12-22
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    Ward family papers, 1831-1904

    Family from Richmond County, Virginia. Correspondence, broadsides, songs, financial records, printed matter, and other papers of William Norvell Ward, Episcopal clergyman and Confederate soldier, and members of his family including material relating to the Civil War, Reconstruction, and social life and customs in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Maryland, and northern Virginia.

    • Date: 1831
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    Henry L. Abbot family papers,

    Correspondence, memoirs, diaries, writings, photographs, legal and financial records, biographical and genealogical material, military records, ships logs, maps, printed matter, mementos, and other papers primarily documenting Henry L. Abbot's service as topographical engineer and officer in the Union Army and family life and social activities in Massachusetts during the Civil War. Subjects include the First Battle of Bull Run, construction of fortifications around Washington, ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
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    Frank Kameny papers, 1843-2006

    Gay rights activist. Correspondence, case files, legal records, organization records, subject files, printed matter, and other papers relating to Kameny's work in the gay rights movement.

    • Contributor: Kameny, Frank
    • Date: 1843
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    Harold M. Stephens papers, 1895-1955

    Jurist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, articles, and books, biographical papers, legislative material, photographs, degrees, memoranda, and other personal and legal writings and papers relating primarily to Stephens's career as a lawyer and judge.

    • Contributor: Stephens, Harold M. (harold Montelle) - Stephens, Harold M.
    • Date: 1895
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    Interview with David E. Long

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Long, David E.
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Interview with Ambassador Anthony D. Marshall

    • Contributor: Jackson, Richard L. - Marshall, Anthony D.
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Letter to Rev. J. B. Crist from W. McLain, June 21, 1848.

    • Contributor: McLane, W.
    • Date: 1848-06-21

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    Interview with Clinton L. Olson

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Olson, Clinton L.
    • Date: 1996-04-17
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    Interview with Julius W. Walker Jr.

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Walker, Julius W., Jr.
    • Date: 1992-04-02
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    Elihu Root papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notes, reports, subject files, financial papers, calendar and appointment books, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Root's career as a lawyer and statesman. Chiefly correspondence and letterbooks relating to Root's service as U.S. secretary of war (1899-1904), member of the Alaskan Boundary Tribunal (1903), U.S. secretary of state (1905-1909), U.S. senator from New York (1909-1915), president of the Carnegie ...

    • Contributor: Root, Elihu
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    Interview with Susan M. Klingaman

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Klingaman, Susan M.
    • Date: 1998-05-01
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    Interview with J. Phillip McLean

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - McLean, J. Phillip
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    1889, Aug. - Sep.

    • Date: 1889-08-01

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    Memo to Chief of the Library of Congress Mail Division, inclu...

    • Contributor: Spivacke, Harold
    • Date: 1939-05-22

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    Lucian Barbour papers, 1838-1977

    Lawyer and United States representative from Indiana. Correspondence, diaries, financial records, photographs, printed matter, and miscellany consisting primarily of family correspondence relating to domestic affairs and life in Indianapolis, Indiana, and Barbour’s service in the 34th Congress.

    • Contributor: Barbour, Lucian
    • Date: 1838
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    Armand Hammer papers,

    Chiefly correspondence documenting Hammer's career as a citizen diplomat (particularly to the Soviet Union), humanitarian, and art collector gathered for an exhibition honoring him at the Library of Congress in 1989. Includes letters from I︠U︡.V. Andropov, Menachem Begin, Leonid Ilʹich Brezhnev, Jimmy Carter, K.U. Chernenko, Dwight D. Eisenhower, J. Paul Getty, Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev, Lady Bird Johnson, Lyndon B. Johnson, Vladimir Ilʹich Lenin, Richard ...

    • Contributor: Hammer, Armand
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    Robert Todd Lincoln family papers,

    Correspondence, legal and financial records, commissions, an autobiographical sketch, printed volumes, receipts, newspaper clippings, house plans, photographs, and a manuscript relating to Robert Todd Lincoln and his family. Includes material concerning houses in Georgetown (Washington, D.C.) and Manchester, Vt. Receipts include those with the name Grace Lincoln Temple, a noted interior decorator of the time. Includes Mary Todd Lincoln's correspondence during her confinement at ...

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Robert Todd - Lincoln, Abraham - Lincoln, Mary Todd
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    Interview with Charles Stuart Kennedy

    • Contributor: Fenzi, Jewell - Wolf, Victor, Jr. - Grove, Brandon H., Jr. - Kennedy, Charles Stuart
    • Date: 1986-11-17
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    Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, unpublished memoir and other writings, subject files, research material, family papers, and other papers relating to Meyer's career as an author; authority on Asian, especially Chinese art; literary critic; linguist; and social activist as well as to her personal and family life. Early papers trace Meyer's family history and background; studies at the Université de Paris (Sorbonne), Paris, France; and travels ...

    • Contributor: Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst
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    Merle Antony Tuve papers, 1901-1982

    Physicist. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, articles, reports, laboratory and personal notebooks, notes, personnel records, printed material, blueprints, diagrams, photographs, and other papers relating to Tuve's administration of government-sponsored scientific projects such as the development of the proximity fuze for the United States Navy during World War II.

    • Contributor: Tuve, Merle Antony
    • Date: 1901
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    Address ... January 9th, 1894, on the Lessons of the Hour - F...

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Date: 1894-01-09

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    Richard Rush papers,

    Correspondence, diary (1821), notes (1805) on conversation with Gen. Francisco Antonio Gabriel Miranda, opinion (1823) on the transfer of Cuba to Great Britain, and engravings. The collection relates primarily to Rush's duties as U.S. attorney general (1814-1817), U.S. secretary of state (1817), minister to Great Britain (1817-1825), and U.S. secretary of the treasury (1825-1828). Also includes legal documents concerning a loan from the Netherlands ...

    • Contributor: Rush, Richard
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    Interview with Thomas R. Carmichael

    • Contributor: Charles Stuart Kennedy - Carmichael, Thomas R.
    • Date: 2011-00-00
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    United States Work Projects Administration records,

    Series A. includes correspondence, memoranda, speeches, essays, scripts, plays, oral testimony in the form of life histories, folklore material, field reports, notes, transcripts of documents, inventories, lists, statements, instructions, surveys, critical appraisals, administrative records, graphs, drawings, maps, and other records. Subjects include production of American Guide-books which were intended to encourage travel to various states to bolster the economy during the Great Depression, rural ...

    • Contributor: United States. Work Projects Administration - United States. Works Progress Administration - Federal Writers' Project - Writers' Program (u.s.)
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    We Had Sneakers, They Had Guns: The Kids Who Fought for Civil...

    As an illustrator and journalist, Tracy Sugarman covered the nearly one thousand student volunteers who traveled to the Mississippi Delta to assist black citizens in the South in registering to vote. Two white students and one black student were slain in the struggle, many were beaten and hundreds arrested, and churches and homes were burned to the ground by the opponents of equality. Yet ...

    • Contributor: Sugarman, Tracy
    • Date: 2009-05-05
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    al-Insān fī al-ṭibb.

    Text is a treatise on the human body and how to maintain good health. It explains that the body is composed of chemical elements, and deals with medication, nutrition, and diseases of various parts of the body.

    • Date: 17??
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    Interview with Leonardo M. Williams

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Williams, Leonardo M.
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Frederick Law Olmsted papers, 1777-1952

    Landscape architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, drafts of articles and books, speeches and lectures, biographical and genealogical data, business papers, scrapbooks, maps, drawings, and other papers encompassing Olmsted's career and private life. The papers focus on Olmsted's career as a landscape architect, specifically as a designer of parks and the grounds of private estates and public buildings and as a city and regional planner.

    • Contributor: Olmsted, Frederick Law
    • Date: 1777
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    Cox, S. S. - Folder 2 of 4

    • Contributor: R.O. Polkinhorn Printer - Cox, Samuel Sullivan
    • Date: 1878-06-04

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    Dennis Stroughmatt et L'Esprit Creole concert collection, 201...

    Dennis Stroughmatt performs music based in the traditions of the French speaking areas of "Upper Louisiana," aka Illinois-Missouri-Indiana. Digital Photographs.. 1 folder. | 1 video file (64 minutes) : sound, color. | photographs digital, NEF files, color. | performed by Dennis Stroughmatt et L'Esprit Creole; sponsored by the American Folklife Center. (Statement Of Responsibility). "Cosponsored with the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage." Stroughmatt, Dennis, fiddle; ...

    • Contributor: Stroughmatt, Dennis - 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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    William Henry Richards papers,

    Correspondence, legal files, financial files, printed matter, clippings, and other papers relating to Richards's career as an African American lawyer in Washington, D.C., and professor of law at Howard University, Washington, D.C. Documents his work with the Bethel Literary and Historical Association of Washington, D.C., and the Niagara Movement; his real estate holdings in Minnesota, Tennessee, and Washington, D.C.; and his friendship with suffragist ...

    • Contributor: Richards, William Henry
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    Interview with Denise Abbey

    • Contributor: Schmidt, G. Lewis - Abbey, Denise
    • Date: 1988-05-16
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    Cantos de mi canton (Songs from My Home): Chicano Music from ...

    In a concert in celebration of Hispanic American Heritage Month, Agustin Lira and Alma & Quetza perform.

    • Date: 2011-09-14