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    Leonard Bernstein collection, The collection contains correspondence, photographs, writings, personal business papers, the archives from Bernstein's corporate identity, Amberson Inc., scrapbooks, clippings and press materials, programs, datebooks and schedules, iconography, and fan mail. In addition, there are music manuscripts for many of his compositions, including The age of anxiety (Symphony no. 2); Candide; Chichester Psalms; Fancy free; Jeremiah (Symphony no. 1); On the waterfront; Prelude, fugue and ...
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard - Coates, Helen - Gottlieb, Jack - Harmon, Charlie
    • Date: 1900
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    Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine collection, The collection includes manuscript and printed music, scripts, correspondence, business and financial papers, promotional and publicity materials, speeches, oral history transcripts, photographs and iconography, programs, posters, clippings, honors, and realia. Music, in the form of scores, parts, orchestral arrangements, and sheet music, comprises the bulk of the collection. Most of this material was used in Kaye's performance tours, movies, stage productions, television specials, and ...
    • Contributor: Kaye, Danny - Fine, Sylvia - Halsman, Philippe - McDowall, Roddy - Dena Pictures, Inc - Kaye (Danny)/Fine (Sylvia) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    Serge Koussevitzky archive, The archive includes correspondence, personal and business papers, photographs, writings, clippings, scrapbooks, programs, and other materials which serve as a record of Koussevitzky's life and career, and document some of the most significant aspects of twentieth-century music. Through Koussevitzky's work as a conductor and publisher, and his efforts to commission new musical works, he maintained deep ties with many of the finest composers and ...
    • Contributor: Koussevitzky, Serge - Koussevitzky, Olga - Naumov, Aleksandr Nikolaevich - Serge Koussevitzky Collection (Library of Congress) - Music Division, Library of Congress
    • Date: 1880
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    Vance Randolph collection, 1941-1943, 1972 Field recordings, photographs, and manuscripts documenting Ozark Mountains folksong, folklife, and local history from 1941 to 1972, collected by Vance Randolph.
    • Contributor: Randolph, Vance - McCord, May K. - Hammontree, Doney - Carlisle, Irene Jones
    • Date: 1941
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    Woody Guthrie manuscript collection, 1935-1950 The Woody Guthrie manuscript collection includes unpublished correspondence, most are letters from Guthrie to Alan Lomax, assistant in charge of the Archive of American Folk Song at the Library of Congress, dated 1940-1942; plus drawings; essays; song lyrics; and a songbook, "Songs of Woody Guthrie."
    • Contributor: Guthrie, Woody - Lomax, Alan - Spivacke, Harold
    • Date: 1935
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    Anne and Frank Warner collection, 1938-1969 Documentation of American traditional musicians and storytellers collected by Anne Warner and Frank Warner on numerous field recording trips to Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Vermont, and Virginia from 1938 to 1969.
    • Contributor: Hicks, Ray - Proffitt, Frank - Sandburg, Carl - Solomon, Louis - Warner, Anne - Warner, Frank
    • Date: 1938
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    September 11, 2001 documentary project collection, 2001-2002 Documentation of the reactions of individuals and communities across the United States and elsewhere (Naples, Italy) to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City; the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia; and the crash of the hijacked plane in Shanksville, Pennsylvania; in audio, video, and photographs from 2001-2002.
    • Date: 2001
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    American Dialect Society collection, 1931-1937 The American Dialect Society Collection contains field recordings of samples of regional American speech recorded between 1931-1937 for the Linguistic Atlas of New England (LANE) and the Dictonary of American Regional English (DARE), as well as related materials.
    • Contributor: Ashton, Sally - Boyd, Phoebe - Brooks, Sarah Ashton - Polite, Samuel - Quall, Susan A. - Quarterman, Wallace - Thompson, Susanna Rebecca Wright - Bloch, Bernard - Hanley, Miles L. - Hill, Archibald A. - Lowman, Guy Sumner - Turner, Lorenzo Dow - Lomax, John A. (John Avery)
    • Date: 1931
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    Penne Laingen yellow ribbon collection, 1979-1991 Collection comprises Penne Laingen's yellow ribbon marking the year her husband Bruce Laingen was held hostage in Tehran, Iran, during the Iran hostage crisis from 1979 to 1981; plus a 1991 interview with the Laingens and related documentation.
    • Contributor: Laingen, L. Bruce - Laingen, Penne - Parsons, Gerald E.
    • Date: 1979
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    Sam Eskin collection, 1939-1969 Collection consists of manuscripts, field recordings, photographs, and ephemera documenting folk music and folk music revivals in the United States, Canada, and Mexico from 1938 to 1966; plus manuscripts and field recordings of mostly unidentified artists performing folk music in Jamaica, Cuba, England, Scotland, Ireland, Spain, Sweden, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Morocco, Hong Kong, Philippines, India, and Thailand from 1953 to 1969 collected by Sam ...
    • Contributor: Eskin, Sam
    • Date: 1939
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    Ray M. Lawless collection, 1952-1965 Research materials including questionnaires, some correspondence, and photographs of approximately 200 folksingers and singers of folksong (a few of them are performers of art songs and classical music) collected by Ray M. Lawless to illustrate his book, Folksingers and Folksongs in America (New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1960; second edition, 1965).
    • Contributor: Lawless, Ray McKinley
    • Date: 1952
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    Lands' End all-American quilt collection, 1992-1997 The collection consists of photographs of quilts and quilters, essays, entry forms, and a few fabric and needlework samples submitted in three nationwide contests in 1992, 1994, and 1996 sponsored by Coming Home, a division of Lands’ End, Inc. home shopping service, and Good Housekeeping magazine. Approximately 13,100 entries for the three contests came from all 50 states and the District of Columbia with ...
    • Contributor: Akana, Elizabeth A. - Allison, Mary Ann K. - Alltizer, Leona - Anderson, Jennifer Jared - Arakaki, Nancy - Aruns, Jane - Averett, Linda - Baggett, Gladys - Ballard, Debra - Balunis, Evelyn F. ... Akana, Elizabeth A. - Allison, Mary Ann K. - Alltizer, Leona - Anderson, Jennifer Jared - Arakaki, Nancy - Aruns, Jane - Averett, Linda - Baggett, Gladys - Ballard, Debra - Balunis, Evelyn F. - Baugh, Catherine - Bawn, Rosemary - Beecroft, Anne Tisdel - Benzo, Terry - Berry, Irene G. - Bolton, Pat - Brooks, Kathleen Rindal - Bryan, Mamie - Bryant, Jill D. - Burge, Shelly - Burrill, Jean F. - Butler, Barbara - Calhoun, Frances - Calistro, Polly - Cameron, Charlotte - Chase, Lori - Choate, Donna - Clabo, Margo J. - Clarine, Barbara - Clarke, Eileen - Denaxas, Pat - Denenberg, Rita - Dick, Betty E. - Dison, Deanna D. - Dubbs, Kathleen - Dunn, Frances V. - Elmer, Susan E. - Elvgren, J. - Encarnación, Patricia - Erlenborn, Dorothy C. - Evans, Jane R. - Fahl, Ann - Finlayson, Constance - Fisher, Emma M. - Fraley, Ted - Fuquay, Susan - Fusco, Mary Bartlett - Gant, Alice - Gaudynski, Diane - Gillihan, Anne - Glaze, Sally - Goff, Candy - Gould, Patricia - Greenhoe-Bergh, Eliza - Gresham, Mabel - Haglund, Joan R. - Haider, Vicky - Hall, Jane - Harbison, Edna R. - Harshbarger, Linda - Hattaway, Cesarina - Hague, Elizabeth A. - Haywood, Dixie - Hearst, Lavena - Hedin, Susan R. - Hegge, Ken - Hire, Dianne S. - Holihan, Jane - Hughes, Margaret (Quiltmaker) - Ingersoll, Patricia - Inverso, Therese M. - Jordan, Ethel Taylor - Kailhofer, Patricia - Keehr, Brenda - Kepaa, Rita - Kimball, Annabelle - Kimball, Charlene - Kinnear, Geri - Klipfel, Leah - Koehler, Fran - Krauss, Joanne L. - Kruelskie, Patricia - Laceky, Carolyn - Landkamer, Ginny - Lee, Kathy A. - Ludwig, Janet - Lutz, Marcia - Manzanares, Helen - Matthews, Pat J. - McAlister, Mary Alma - McCabe, Mary Jo - McCoy, Susanne - McKie, Barbara Barrick - McLennand, Sara Ann - McNutt-Kaestner, Cindy - McWilliams, Margaret C. - Medovic, Cathy - Metz, Pearl - Morris, Ruth W. - Miller, Dianne (Quiltmaker) - Millward, Hazel I. - Musick, Ruann - Myers, Dorothy A. - Nancarrow, Ree - Newman, Terrie - Nicholson, Naomi - Null, Nancy Marzilli - Olson, Noelle M. - Ott, Carol K. - Parks, Laura Bailey - Patch, Adele - Patton, Ila - Paul, Anna Mae - Pelletier, Sophie - Perea, Ilse - Potter, Maggie - Prentice, Royce H. - Ramsey, Kathy - Rasso, Nancy - Reisch, Lori - Richards, Rhonda (Rhonda L.) - Rouse, Kathryn - Schell, Ann-Lillian - Schutt, Suzanne Peery - Schwam, Vicki - Scoggan, Pam - Seay, J. Alex - Seigel, Rebekka - Sells, Audree L. - Sewell, Natalie - Sewell, Sonja - Shaw, Leslie - Shockley, Maggie - Sierra, Lois - Simmons, Lorraine E. - Singer, Vivian R. - Smith, Karen A. (Quiltmaker) - Smith, Sandra E. - Spencer, Jeannette E. - Splitt, Martha - Stanley, Lura - Stewart, Joyce - Strasberg, Lois - Styring, Patricia - Sugiyama, Yuki - Thompson, Judith I. - Timby, Deborah Bird - Todd, Zenna - Tucker, Daren L. - Tummings, Laquita - Webb, Marianne P. - Weber, Julia C. - White, Norma - Witteman, Lori - Wood, Sherri - Woodfield, Marlene Brown - Wortman, Penelope - Ziegler, Madge - Zocher, Judie
    • Date: 1992
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    James Madison Carpenter collection, 1928-1987 The James Madison Carpenter Collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and graphic materials that document folk songs, ballads, sea songs, folk music, dance, and British folk drama. The materials span the years 1928-1955, with some related material generated by other scholars dated 1972 and 1987. The bulk of the material was collected between 1928-1935 by Carpenter during fieldwork in England, Scotland, and Wales; ...
    • Contributor: Carpenter, James Madison - Jabbour, Alan
    • Date: 1928
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    1977 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1977 Documentation of the monthly 1977 Neptune Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs of performers of bluegrass music, country music, blues music, Andean music, Cajun music, and Missouri fiddling recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, from April through October 1977, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the National Council ...
    • Contributor: Jackson, John - Politte, Joe - Reed, Ola Belle - Boggs, Lindy
    • Date: 1977
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    World War II rumor project collection, 1942-1943 Manuscript collection created by the Office of War Information in 1942-1943. Field representatives of various federal agencies in 42 states enlisted individuals who collected rumors generated in the United States during World War II. These individuals or "correspondents" included dentists, beauty shop operators, policemen, proprietors, and librarians who had access to rumors in their communities. Reports were submitted to Dr. Eugene Horowitz at the ...
    • Contributor: Horowitz, Eugene
    • Date: 1942
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    Square dance legislation collection, 1975-1995 The Square Dance Legislation Collection consists of manuscript materials (1975-1995) compiled by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, documenting the history of legislative efforts to designate the square dance as a national or state folk dance. The bulk of the materials concerns the public hearing on House Resolution 1706 held June 28,1984 before the Subcommittee on Census and Population of the Committee on ...
    • Contributor: Parsons, Gerald E.
    • Date: 1975
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    1978 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1978 Documentation of the monthly 1978 Neptune Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs of performances of Irish music, French-Canadian folk music and contradance, Arab music and dance, bluegrass music, zydeco music, country music, and gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through September 1978, sponsored ...
    • Contributor: McKenna, Joe - McKenna, Antoinette - Townsend, Graham - White, Buck - Ashby, John
    • Date: 1977
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    1995 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1995 Documentation of the monthly 1995 Neptune Plaza Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images of performances of zydeco music, lindy hop, bluegrass music, Hungarian folk dance and music, gospel music, and Argentine tango recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress from April through September 1995, sponsored by the American ...
    • Contributor: Jocque, Beau - Manning, Frankie - Lewis, Laurie
    • Date: 1995
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    1979 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1979 Documentation of the monthly 1979 Neptune Plaza Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs of performers of country, Irish, Cajun, gospel, and Mexican harp music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress, from May through September 1979, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the National Council for the Traditional Arts.
    • Contributor: Stover, Don - O'donnell, Eugene - Moloney, Mick - Dickens, Hazel - Martinez, Melecio
    • Date: 1979
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    1980 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1980 The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of Armenian music and dance, bluegrass music, zydeco music, Ghanaian music, Afro-Cuban music, and Southeast Asian music featuring Laotian, Vietnamese, and Hmong performers recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Sarkisian, Leo - Derderian, Leo - Stover, Don - Borrell, Roberto - Addy, Yacub
    • Date: 1980
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    1981 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1981 The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of bluegrass music, Piedmont blues music, Afro-Cuban music, rhythm and blues and boogie woogie music, Cambodian classical dance, and Irish music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from May through October 1981, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and ...
    • Contributor: Moloney, Mick - McComiskey, Billy - Burris, J. C. - Piano Red - Wiggins, Phil - Cephas, John - Borrell, Roberto
    • Date: 1981
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    1982 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1982 The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of Irish music, Ghanaian music and dance, Japanese koto music, Mexican string band music, Senegalese music, and West Virginia old-time music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through October 1982, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and ...
    • Contributor: Kouyate, Djimo - Morris, Dave (Vocalist) - Addy, Yacub
    • Date: 1982
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    1983 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1983 The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of blues music, Cambodian classical dance, bluegrass music, country-western music, Armenian music, cowboy songs, Piedmont country blues music and buck (step) dance, and country blues music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Jackson, John - Jackson, James - Sarkisian, Leo - Ohrlin, Glenn - Holloway, Quentin - Holeman, John Dee - Michael, Edd
    • Date: 1982
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    1984 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1984 The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of bluegrass music from Ohio, blues music and African American a capella doo-wop from Washington, D.C., folk music from Bengal, India; Japanese music from Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rican cuatro and salsa music from Washington, D.C. recorded live at the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, in concerts from May through ...
    • Contributor: Edwards, Archie - Lawson, Doyle - Molton, Flora - Toro, Yomo
    • Date: 1984
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    1985 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1985 Manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of African American Piedmont blues music; music of the Andes; bluegrass music; Scottish harp music and Gaelic songs; Omaha Indian music and dance; Spanish flamenco music and dance, and African American gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through October ...
    • Contributor: Cephas, John - Wiggins, Phil - Hastings, Dennis - Kinnaird, Alison - Primrose, Christine - Martínez, Ana
    • Date: 1985