The American Folklife Center at the Library
of Congress was created by Congress in 1976 "to preserve and present
American Folklife." The Center incorporates the Archive of Folk Culture,
which was established at the Library in 1928 as a repository for American
Folk Music. The Center and its collections have grown to encompass all
aspects of folklore and folklife from this country and around the world.
Select an annual report from the list on the right. Reports are presented in PDF (2008 to present) and in html for prior years.
Please note: The
Library's fiscal year runs from October 1