List of Collections in the Archive of Folk Culture
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Collections are listed alphabetically by the first word in the collection title.
Title: L. G. Van Loon Collection of Old Folk Tales in Albany Dutch
Description: Nine 10-inch discs of tales from the Hudson River and Mohawk Valley areas of New York spoken in Albany Dutch. Recorded by L.G. Van Loon sometime before November 1943. The collection includes a one-page recording log.
AFC Number: AFC 1944/012
AFS Number: AFS 7083-7091
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700374
Title: L. Parker Temple / Railroad Songs
Description: Two 16-inch discs of nine railroad songs performed by L. Parker "Pick" Temple. Recorded in Washington, D.C. by Rae Korson and Arthur Semmig, April 3, 1945. The collection includes 23 pages of correspondence and logs.
AFC Number: AFC 1948/039
AFS Number: AFS 8857-8858
Title: L. Parker Temple Radio Program of Folk Songs
Description: One 16-inch disc of a radio program featuring L. Parker "Pick" Temple playing "Wreck on the Old 97," "Down in the Valley," "Naomi Wise," "Zeb Turney's Gal," and "Jimmy Crack Corn," with comments on the origins of the songs. Broadcast on WINX, in Maryland, ca. 1948.
AFC Number: AFC 1948/040
AFS Number: AFS 8859
Title: L. Parker Temple Recordings of Folk Songs
Description: One disc of lumberjack songs made by L. Parker Temple in the Recording Laboratory of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. The collection includes a log. Songs include "The Jolly Lumberman," "The Streets of Laredo," "The E-ri-e Canal," "Chevrolet Car," "Foggy Dew," "Willie the Weeper," and two other unidentified song titles.
AFC Number: AFC 1948/041
AFS Number: AFS 8860
Title: L. Parker Temple Recordings, April 5, 1948
Description: One 16-inch record of nine folksongs sung by L. Parker "Pick" Temple. Recorded at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., April 5, 1948.
AFC Number: AFC 1948/103
AFS Number: AFS 9132
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655329
Title: L.H. Caldwell Pennsylvania Dutch Songs
Description: One 7-inch tape of Kansas and Pennsylvania German family lore and six songs sung and spoken by L. Harold Caldwelll of Wichita, Kansas. Recorded in Washington, D.C., at the Library of Congress by Gerald E. Parsons, December 22, 1975. The collection includes 1/4 linear inch of a bibliography, correspondence, and notes. Includes "Chingly Chan" songs.
AFC Number: AFC 1976/032
AFS Number: AFS 18732
Title: La musique bluegrass aux Etats-Unis: l'evolution d'une tradition depuis by Joel B. Espesset
Description: Thesis: Universite Marc Bloch de Strasbourg. October 1999. 699 pgs.
AFC Number: AFC 1999/031
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655400
Title: La presenza italiana a Washington, D.C.: genesi, consistenza, identita by Christina Barbara Assouad
Description: Thesis (laurea)--Università degli studi Macerata, 2001-2002. 2 v. bound, in Italian, with some interviews and documents in English. History of Italian immigration with details on the role of the Italian Catholic Church in Washington, D.C.; information on Italian and Italian American stone carvers and sculptors, some interviews transcribed.
AFC Number: AFC 2003/054
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2006700224
Title: Laika Karabey Playing Turkish Classical Music on the Tanbur
Description: One 10-inch tape of turkish classical music, sung and played on the tanbur by Laika Karabey. The collection includes two pages of correspondence.
AFC Number: AFC 1959/001
AFS Number: AFS 11459
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700316
Title: Lalo Rodriguez and Maria Aurora Castillo Recordings of Mexican American Farm Workers' Songs
Description: One 10-inch tape of Mexican American farm-workers' songs sung by Maria Aurora Castillo and Conrado "Lalo" Rodriquez of California in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, August 5, 1974. Recorded by Mike Heisley, Joseph C. Hickerson, Robert Carneal, John B. Howell, and Ed Tittel.
AFC Number: AFC 1974/023
AFS Number: AFS 17114
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700418
Title: Lands' End All-American Quilt Collection
Description: Lands' End in cooperation with Good Housekeeping magazine sponsored quilt contests in 1992, 1994, and 1996. The collection,housed in 154 boxes, consists of visual images, entry blanks, and essays written by entrants, as well as Lands End administrative files and correspondence pertinent to the promotion of the contest. Approximately 13,100 entries for the three contests came from all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Numerous types and styles of needlework, quilting, patchwork, applique and embroidery are represented among the visual images.
AFC Number: AFC 1997/011
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2004695007
Title: Lani Herrmann and Cal Herrmann Collection of Folk Music Concert Recordings
Description: Four 10-inch tapes of a Roosevelt University concert (Chicago, Illinois), featuring Studs Terkel, Big Bill Broonzy, Gerry Armstrong, and Win Strackey. Recorded December 13, 1956; a performance of Pete Seeger, Sonny Terry, and Big Bill Broonzy recorded on an unknown date; and Seeger and Broonzy at Circle Pines, Michigan, recorded July 6, 1957.
AFC Number: AFC 1970/033
AFS Number: AFS 14172-14175
Title: Lani Herrmann Collection of Ed McDermott Irish Fiddle Tunes
Description: Two 7-inch tapes of interviews and instrumentals played on fiddle by Ed McDermott, who immigrated to New York City from County Leitrim, Ireland, in 1915. Recorded in Middletown, New Jersey, by Lani Herrmann, 1968-70. The collection includes 1 1/2 linear inches of correspondence, song lists, transcriptions, and a newspaper article.
AFC Number: AFC 1971/016
AFS Number: AFS 14479-14480
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655227
Title: Lani Herrmann Fiddle Tunes Manuscript Collection
Description: Three manuscripts: 1) Collection of Tunes in Francis O'Neill's Collections of Irish Music. 2) Ed McDermott Tune Transcriptions. 3) Indexing and comparing Fiddle tunes Using Computer Logic
AFC Number: Unassigned
Title: Lanie Melamed / Folkdance Manuscript Collection
Description: The folk dances described are from a very wide variety of countries. The handwriting is clear; the dances are in alphabetical order, sometimes by title and sometimes by country.
AFC Number: AFC 1996/006
Title: Laotian Mouth Organ (Khen) music
Description: Two 12-inch discs of four pieces played on the Laotian mouth organ (khen). Recorded on commerical discs bearing "Radiodiffusion National Lao" on the the labels. Recorded place and date unknown.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 13733-13734
Title: Larry Long / "Truck Driver's Life" Video Collection
Description: The video entitled "Hauling Freight, No Fences: A Truck Driver's Life" portrays the life of Gerald Johanneck, a truck driver from southwest Minnesota, as told by Johanneck to children of Wabasso, Minnesota. Also included is a performance of "Hauling Freight, No Fences," composed by Long and performed by Long and the children of Wabasso. Recorded at Salmagundi Studio in Northfield, Minnesota, in 1995. Produced by Larry Long and Barry Kimm.
AFC Number: AFC 1996/069
Title: Larry Long Recording Project
Description: One 7-inch tape of three narratives and three songs composed by Larry Long about a 1978 Midwest farm strike, spoken and sung with guitar by Larry Long of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Interview by Paula Johnson and Nathan W. Pearson. Recorded at the Library of Congress by Nathan W. Pearson, February 9, 1978. The collection includes one photograph and three textual transcriptions.
AFC Number: AFC 1979/049
AFS Number: AFS 19397
Title: Larry Morrisey / "Songs from Home: An Exploration of Mississippi's Communities" Collection
Description: One audiocassette titled "Songs from Home: An Exploration of Mississippi's Communities," a radio series co-produced by the Mississippi Arts Commission and Public Radio in Mississippi.
AFC Number: AFC 2001/023
Title: Lasserre Bradley Recordings of Primitive Baptist Music of North Carolina and Kentucky
Description: Seven 7-inch tapes of Primitive Baptist music recorded at various congregations in North Carolina and Kentucky by Lasserre Bradley, Jr., Baptist Bible Hour Broadcast, Cincinnati, 1961-71.
AFC Number: AFC 1975/018
AFS Number: AFS 17495-17501
Title: Laszlo Szabo Recordings
Description: Three 7-inch tapes of Kola-Lappish, Nenets (Yurak-Samoyed), and Wotic texts, tales, and songs. Recorded in Leningrad, Russia, by Laszlo Szabo, ca. 1959.
AFC Number: AFC 1972/010
AFS Number: AFS 14662-14664
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700307
Title: Laura Boulton / Byzantine & "Rainess" Collection
Description: The Byzantine portion of this collection is sponsored by Harvard University's Center for Byzantine Studies, Dumbarton Oaks, in Washington, D.C. The collection contains 70 audiotapes and one audiotape list supplied by the donor. The audiotape list does not include an alternate numerical sequence used on the tape boxes, and it omits one audiotape. A content list is with the collection.
AFC Number: AFC 1995/037
Title: Laura Boulton Collection Addition
Description: Two hundred thirty-nine tapes of music, songs, and lectures recorded in Angola, Canada, China, Ethiopia, Fiji, Ghana, Guinea, Haiti, India, Japan, Malaya, Micronesia, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Tahiti, Togo, Turkey, the United States, and Zaire by Laura Boulton, 1963-1984. The collection includes 5/8 linear inch of correspondence and tape logs. The collection comprises a supplement to the Laura Boulton cylinder, discs, and tape collection donated by Columbia University, 1973.
AFC Number: AFC 1991/009
Title: Laura Boulton Collection Part 1: Negro Folklore
Description: Sixty 10-inch discs of Negro folklore. Recorded in Alabama, South Carolina, and Virginia, by Walter Garwick, 1935-1937.
AFC Number: AFC 1973/028
AFS Number: AFS 15667-15726
Title: Laura Boulton Collection Part 10: Music of the West Indies
Description: Fifty-eight 10-inch discs of instrumentals, songs and stories recorded in the Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, and Martinique, by Laura Boulton, 1938. The collection includes three-quarters of a linear inch of correspondence, description, and lists.
AFC Number: AFC 1973/028
AFS Number: AFS 16278-16335
Title: Laura Boulton Collection Part 11: Music of the Peoples of Canada
Description: Three hundred eighteen 10-inch discs of instrumentals and songs recorded in British Columbia, Illinois, Manitoba, Minnesota, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Quebec by Laura Boulton, 1941-42, for the National Film Board of Canada. The collection includes three linear inches of notes. Includes several Indian, Eskimo and immigrant groups, especially French-Canadian, Anglo Irish, Scottish (including Gaelic), and Polish.
AFC Number: AFC 1973/028
AFS Number: AFS 16336-16653
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655342
Title: Laura Boulton Collection Part 12: Music of Mexico
Description: Forty-five 10-inch discs of vocal and instrumental music recorded by Laura Boulton in various parts of Mexico, 1940. Acquired on exchange from Columbia University. Features voice, guitar, drum, flute, reed instruments, etc.
AFC Number: AFC 1973/028
AFS Number: AFS 16654-16698
Title: Laura Boulton Collection Part 14: Miscellaneous speech samples and narratives
Description: One hundred thirteen discs of miscellaneous speech samples and narratives. Many dubbed from commercial recordings. Areas represented are Africa (Sierre Leone, Uganda), North American Indian (Chilcat, Dakota [ Sioux], Karok, Nez Perce, Onandaga, Oneida, Tlingit, and Tsimshian).
AFC Number: AFC 1973/028
AFS Number: AFS 16845-16957
Title: Laura Boulton Collection Part 15: Miscellaneous from U.S.
Description: Fifteen 10-inch discs of instrumentals and songs, including examples from African-American, Mexican, Polish, and Ukrainian traditions, recorded at various locations in the United States. Recorded by Laura Boulton, 1941-42, for the National Film Board of Canada. The collection includes two linear inches of notes. Includes spirituals some of which are sung by the "Yellow Pocahantas" group of New Orleans, Louisiana.
AFC Number: AFC 1973/028
AFS Number: AFS 16958-16972
Title: Laura Boulton Collection Part 16: Eskimo Songs
Description: Ten 10-inch discs of Eskimo dance songs, some with drum accompaniment, and songs of the Messenger Feast, recorded in Point Barrow, Alaska, by Laura Boulton, October 11-17, 1946. The collection includes eighteen pages of explanations of songs, notes, and some textual transcriptions.
AFC Number: AFC 1973/028
AFS Number: AFS 17115-17124
Title: Laura Boulton Collection Part 17: Unidentified American Indians
Description: Four 10-inch discs of twenty-two songs sung by American Indians of the Nez Perce, Umatilla, Warm Springs, and Yakima communities. Recorded in Pendleton, Oregon, by Laura Boulton, 1946.
AFC Number: AFC 1973/028
AFS Number: AFS 17125-17128
Title: Laura Boulton Collection Part 18: Unidentified American Indian Music
Description: Unidentified American Indian music recorded by Laura Boulton on the Hood River, Oregon, in 1947.
AFC Number: AFC 1973/028
AFS Number: AFS 17129-17134
Title: Laura Boulton Collection Part 19: Folk Music, Haiti
Description: Folk music performed by Laura Boulton in Haiti in 1947. Includes voodoo performances.
AFC Number: AFC 1973/028
AFS Number: AFS 17135-17154
Title: Laura Boulton Collection Part 2: North Carolina [Bascom Lamar Lunsford]
Description: Ninety-four 10-inch discs of foklore from North Carolina. Collected and performed by Bascom Lamar Lunsford, 1935.
AFC Number: AFC 1973/028
AFS Number: AFS 15727-15820
Title: Laura Boulton Collection Part 20: Miscellaneous discs
Description: Twenty-two 10-inch discs of music recorded by Laura Boulton in various parts of the world, 1949-61. Boulton's demonstration recordings for a class at University of California at Los Angeles. Includes American Indian, Mexican, Polynesian, Japanese, Arabic, Ecuadorian, Peruvian folk music. Also includes European classical music for organ and chamber orchestra.
AFC Number: AFC 1973/028
AFS Number: AFS 17155-17176
Title: Laura Boulton Collection Part 21: Appendix to Part 11 (Canada)
Description: Eighteen 14-inch discs comprising an Appendix to Part 11 (Music of the Peoples of Canada). Ethnicities include French, Gaelic-Scots, Ukrainian, Greek, and Tsimsian Indian recorded in or about dances, church services (including Christmas), storytelling, potlatches, speechmaking, carol singing, etc. Instruments of special importance include violins and bells.
AFC Number: AFC 1973/028
AFS Number: AFS 17177-17194
Title: Laura Boulton Collection Part 23: Africa, Europe, Far East, Latin America, etc.
Description: Three-hundred and forty-four 7-inch tapes, 22 5-inch tapes and 1 3-inch tape of instrumentals and songs recorded in Africa, Europe, Far East, Latin America, Middle East, Near East, North America, South America, and Southeast Asia by Laura Boulton, 1949-61. The collection includes 1/3 linear inch of articles, correspondence, and lists.
AFC Number: AFC 1973/028
AFS Number: AFS 18102-18468
Title: Laura Boulton Collection Part 3: Pennsylvania Folklore
Description: Thirty-two discs which include over 100 songs, ballads, tunes, dances and spoken performances, including material of the Pennsylvania Germans, American Indians, anthracite coal miners and river raftsmen. Recorded at the First Annual Pennsylvania Folk Festival directed by George Korson in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in 1935 by George Hibbit and Walter Garwick for the Columbia University Library.
AFC Number: AFC 1973/028
AFS Number: AFS 15821-15852
Title: Laura Boulton Collection Part 4: California Indian Music
Description: Six 10-inch discs of California Indian Music. Copied from cylinders recorded 1904-1908 by Charles F. Lummis of the Southwest Museum.
AFC Number: AFC 1973/028
AFS Number: AFS 15853-15858
Title: Laura Boulton Collection Part 6: Angolan Tribal Music
Description: Ten 10-inch discs of Angolan tribal music. Copies are from cylinders recorded by Laura Boulton in 1931.
AFC Number: AFC 1973/028
AFS Number: AFS 15861-15870
Title: Laura Boulton Collection Part 8: French West Africa
Description: Recorded 1934 in French West Africa by Laura Boulton.
AFC Number: AFC 1973/028
AFS Number: AFS 15880-16151
Title: Laura Boulton Collection Part 9
Description: One hundred twenty-six 10-inch discs recorded primarily in New Mexico among the Navajo, Hopi, Winnebago, Mescalero, Sioux and Jemez Pueblo Indians in 1933 by Laura Boulton.
AFC Number: AFC 1973/028
AFS Number: AFS 16152-16277
Title: Laura Boulton Collection, Part 13: Southwest Indian Music, 1940
Description: Apache, Cocopa, Hopi, Mohave, Navajo, Pima, and Zuni songs with drum rattle, bell and Jew's harp accompaniment, recorded by Laura Boulton in 1940.
AFC Number: AFC 1973/028
AFS Number: AFS 16699-16844
Title: Laura C. Kafka Collection / Blob's Park: Polkamania in Jessup, Maryland
Description: Copy of a paper on Blob's Park presented at the 1991 MACSEM (Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology) meeting. Also a videotape from February 3, 1991, "The Polka Kids," a fund-raiser and Desert Storm tribute at Blob's Park.
AFC Number: AFC 1991/044
Title: Laura E. Ross Recordings of Spirituals
Description: One 12-inch disc of school children singing religious songs and spirituals. Recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Laura E. Ross, Music Supervisor of District V, on Feb. 8, 1945.
AFC Number: AFC 1945/005
AFS Number: AFS 6178
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655333
Title: Laura Miller Taylor Collection of Chippewa Cylinder Recordings
Description: Twelve cylinders of Chippewa music among those collected by Laura and Ralph B. Miller (her first husband) of St. Louis, Missouri, probably in the course of their 1915 canoe trip between Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin, and Duluth, Minnesota, with stops at the Wisconsin Chippewa reservations. Additional information and perhaps recordings were obtained during the summer of 1916 at Lac du Flambeau. The cylinders were transferred to the Library of Congress from the Detroit Public Library in 1954.
AFC Number: AFC 1954/003
AFS Number: AFS 22168
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655348
Title: Laurence Baker / Ozark Stories and Songs
Description: One audiocassette of Laurence Baker, nicknamed "Mister B," telling stories from Hayti and Poke-Oozy Holler, Missouri. Baker sings songs from the Ozarks with autoharp accompaniment. Recorded by Old Time Music of Barrington, New Jersey, prior to March 1978.
AFC Number: AFC 1979/025
AFS Number: AFS 19360
Title: Laurence Carton / Gettysburg Song Collection
Description: One audiocassette of "Gettysburg O' Gettysburg," written by Leah Carp Kirssin and performed by the author's son, Harold Bernard Kirssin, accompanying himself on electronic piano. Recorded by Laurence Carton, Miami, Florida, 1982.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 24117
Title: Lauri Honko Interview, 1981
Description: One 10-inch tape of an interview with Finnish folklorist Lauri Honko. Recorded at the Library of Congress by Alan Jabbour, January 21, 1981. The interview discusses issues of interest in the study of folklore and folklife.
AFC Number: AFC 1981/023
AFS Number: AFS 22473
Title: Laurie Sommers / "Wiregrass Ways" Radio Series
Description: Laurie Sommers, director of the South Georgia Folklife Project, donated a cassette copy of "Wiregrass Ways," her radio series which ran on Georgia Public Radio in fall 1998 and on WFSU (Tallahassee, Florida) in 1999. The 13-part series included hollering recordings from the Archive of Folk Culture's Francis Harper 1944 recordings. The program topics were: fiddle traditions (Thomasville & Valdosta), Sacred Harp singing school and a sing (Hoboken), making cane syrup (Willacoochee), gospel anniversaries (Lowndes County / Valdosta), palmetto brooms (Folkston), Fiestas Guadalupanas (Mexican fiesta in Valdosta), tobacco auctions (Nashville), hymn lining (Folkston, Valdosta), Mt. Zion Music Hall (old-time country and bluegrass music), turpentining (Folkston), mayhaw jelly (Valdosta, Nashville), hollering (Folkston).
AFC Number: AFC 2001/012
Title: Lauro Ayestaran Collection of Folk Songs and Dances of Uruguay
Description: Two 7-inch tapes of twenty Uruguayan folk songs, children's songs, a Christmas carol, dances, lullabies, and religious songs; a segment of a modern chamber music piece on piano, woodwind, and brass ensemble; and a segment of a traditional piece on piano. Recorded by Lauro Ayestaran at an unknown location on an unknown date. Keywords: canciones y danzas del folklore musical Uruguayo.
AFC Number: AFC 1961/008
AFS Number: AFS 11881-11882
Title: Lawrence E. McCullough / Rose in the Heather: Traditional Irish Music in its American Cultural Milieu
Description: M.A. Thesis, University of Pittsburgh, 1975. Microfilm Number: 97/1119
AFC Number: Unassigned
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/97208036
Title: Lawrence Haley Interview and Duplication Project
Description: Three 10-inch tapes of instrumentals performed on accordion, fiddle, guitar, and mandolin by James Edward Haley, Mrs. Martha Ella Haley, and Ralph Haley, who lived in both Kentucky and West Virginia. Originally recorded on 54 discs by Ralph Haley, April 4-September 25, 1946. Also contains an interview with Lawrence Haley about his parents' life, recorded at the Library of Congress by Alan Jabbour, May 25, 1973. The collection includes logs.
AFC Number: AFC 1973/013
AFS Number: AFS 15597-15599
Title: Lawrence Older Songs
Description: One audiocassette of 14 songs sung with guitar by Lawrence Older of Middle Grove, New York. Recorded on an unknown date. The collection includes a 1-page song list.
AFC Number: AFC 1979/028
AFS Number: AFS 19364
Title: Leadbelly Radio Audition
Description: One 16-inch disc of an "audition" by Huddie "Leadbelly" Ledbetter, narrated by Woody Guthrie, for NBC Radio, in New York. Recorded June 19, 1940. The collection includes one datasheet. The seven songs on the disc are "I ain't goin' down," "I went up on de mountain," "Whoa back," "Worried blues," "Good morning blues," "You can't leave me, Charlie," and "Boll weevil."
AFC Number: AFC 1991/018
Title: Lebanon (Ohio) Correctional Institute / "Expressions from Within"
Description: Video and sound recordings of a program titled "Expressions from Within," created and performed by prisoners at the Lebanon (Ohio) Correctional Institute, June 18, 1989. Produced by Jessie Wensler.
AFC Number: AFC 1989/027
Title: Lebanon Elementary School Folksong Project
Description: One audiocassette of folksongs collected in Lebanon, Connecticut as a class project of the CREST program, Lebanon Elementary School, May 1979. The collection includes notes about each recording.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 19515
Title: Lee Hye-gu Collection of Korean Folk and Classical Music
Description: Sixteen 7-inch tapes of classical music, ancient lyric songs, ancient ballads, sijo, popular songs, shaman songs, chants, prayers, procession songs, opera, rural folk songs, Confucian temple music, and music featuring a variety of instruments. Recorded in various parts of Korea on an unknown date. The collection includes 8 pages of logs with English translations.
AFC Number: AFC 1959/014
AFS Number: AFS 11603-11618
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2005700245
Title: Lee Hye-gu Discussion on Korean Folk and Classical Music
Description: One 10-inch tape of a discussion of Korean folk and classical music recorded at the Library of Congress on the occasion of Professor Lee Hye-gu's visit there Nov. 24-26, 1958. (See also: AFC 1959/010 and 014)
AFC Number: AFC 1959/002
AFS Number: AFS 11460
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2005700246
Title: Leif-Alpsjö / Music and Dance from Uppland Province, Sweden
Description: Videotape documenting the noontime program of Oct. 26, 1992, held in the Mumford Room, Madison Building, Library of Congress. Leif Alpsjö, from the province of Uppland, Sweden, is best known for his teaching of the nyckelharpa (most often translated as "key fiddle"), but also plays fiddle and traditional wind instruments such as spildpipa and naverlur. Alpsjö was assisted by members of the Nordic Dancers of Washington DC.
AFC Number: AFC 1992/010
Title: Leo H. Berman / A Night With Daddy Grace Collection
Description: One audiocassette copied from a Harlequin LP (HQ 702) entitled A Night With Daddy Grace featuring the Grace Heavenly Band and the Grace Emanuel Singers at a Daddy Grace Movement meeting. Recorded in Harlem, New York City, on an unknown date. Donated by Leo H. Berman, 1980. The collection includes correspondence, a log, and an excerpt from LBC 1 album notes referring to Bishop Charles Emanuel (Sweet Daddy) Grace.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 20111
Title: Leo H. Berman Collection of Songs and Stories of Western Australia
Description: One audiocassette of songs and stories of Western Australia, apparently used "in the school system." Includes ballads, sea shanties, and railroad songs. Recorded pre-1982. Performer: Gerry Atkinson.
AFC Number: AFC 1982/008
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700357
Title: Leo J. Frachtenberg Collection
Description: One 10-inch tape of 13 Tututni Indian songs sung by Hoxie Simmons. Originally recorded on cylinders in Siletz, Oregon, by Leo Joachim Frachtenberg, August 1915.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 22169
Title: Leo Joachim Frachtenberg Northwest Coast Indian Music
Description: One 10-inch tape of 19 songs of the Kalapuya, 11 songs of the Shasta, 24 songs of the Tututni, and 3 songs of the Upper Umpqua tribes. Originally recorded on cylinders in Siletz, Oregon, by Leo Joachim Frachtenberg, 1915-16.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 18471
Title: Leonard Kerpelman / 1995 KlezKamp Videotape Collection
Description: One videocassette entitled KlezKamp: The Yiddish Folk Arts Program, an annual klezmer music festival organized by Living Traditions. This program features Peter Sokolow (a well-known klezmer musician) and others. Recorded at the Paramount Hotel, Parksville, New York, by Leonard Kerpelman, Dec. 25-30, 1995. The collection includes 17 pages of a program, logs and notes by Leonard Kerpelman and Jack Manischewitz.
AFC Number: AFC 1996/081
Title: Les Cleveland Military Folksongs from New Zealand
Description: One audocassette entitled "The Songs We Sang: Folklore of World War II" [TC SLC-121] by Les Cleveland & The D-Day Dodgers, and one unissued audiocassette of New Zealand poems set to music. The collection includes an LP jacket for "The Songs We Sang" [Kiwi SLC-121]. Recorded in Wellington in 1959 and 1962, remastered in 1975. One unissued cassette of New Zealand poems set to music [recorded Oct. 16, 1980?].
AFC Number: AFC 1983/015
Title: Les Gilliam Collection
Description: Two undated (ca. 1990s) videorecordings of narratives and songs performed by Les Gilliam, the "Oklahoma Balladeer." The video, "Cowboy Hit Parade," features ten popular cowboy songs (37 min.). The video, "Oklahoma Pride," contains country and western songs of well known Oklahoma natives such as Woody Guthrie, Gene Autry, Bob Wills, and others (50 min.). Also included are photographs of Les Gilliam and his Silverlake Band, lists of songs performed on the videorecordings, and a brochure.
AFC Number: AFC 1999/009
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2005700214
Title: Les Raber / "Come Dance With Me" fiddling collection
Description: Two audiocassettes of 44 fiddle tunes played by Raber, many with uncommon titles. Raber's repertoire includes older quadrilles, waltzes, jigs, reels, schottisches, and two steps in a style common to rural Michigan before the influence of the World Wars, the Fox Trot, and Appalachian fiddling styles. Raber is accompanied by Bill Webster, hammered dulcimer; and Jim Vandenberg, guitar.
AFC Number: AFC 1996/075
Title: Les Soileau Interviewed by Richard K. Spottswood
Description: Two 7-inch tapes of an Interview (no music) with Les Soileau, pioneer Cajun fiddler recorded by Richard Spottswood in Ville Platte, Louisiana, May 1975.
AFC Number: AFC 1975/044
AFS Number: AFS 17636-17637
Title: Lester Smallwood Recordings
Description: One 5-inch tape of 2 songs sung and played with banjo by Lester Smallwood of Gainesville, Georgia. Recorded at WGTV, University of Georgia, Athens, by Jeff Glasserow, March 1974.
AFC Number: AFC 1974/010
AFS Number: AFS 17013
Title: Lewis Jones and Willis James Recordings at Fort Valley State College
Description: Eight 12-inch discs of African American blues and gospel recorded in Fort Valley, Georgia, by Willis Laurence James and Lewis Jones, March 1943. The collection includes one folder of logs and correspondence.
AFC Number: AFC 1943/012
AFS Number: AFS 6986-6993
Online Presentation: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ftvhtml/ftvhome.html
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655464
Title: Lewis Jones Recordings from Coahoma County, Mississippi
Description: Seven 12-inch discs of folksongs, hollers, blues, gospel, poems, speeches about victory gardens, and religious music performed by Asa Ware, Tommie (Jaybird) Jones, Mississippi Gospel Singers, Maryland Davis Upchurch, Ollie Upchurch, Charlie Palms, and undentified people at the Jonestown School. Recorded in Coahoma County, Clarksdale, and Jonestown, Mississippi, by Lewis Jones, spring 1941.
AFC Number: AFC 1943/007
AFS Number: AFS 6734-6740
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700343
Title: Liam O'Flynn, uillean pipes and tin whistle
Description: One 7-inch tape entitled Liam O'Flynn: Uillean Pipes and Tin Whistle (FSUP-T101). Irish instrumental music with comment recorded and published by the Folklore Society of the University of Pennsylvania with extensive notes by Burt Feintuch, June 1972.
AFC Number: AFC 1975/045
AFS Number: AFS 17638
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2007700270
Title: Library Collections of Ohio Folksong / by Rebecca B. Schroeder
Description: M.A. Thesis: Kent State University, June 1964. 154 pgs.
AFC Number: AFC 1972/029
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655415
Title: Library of Congress Recording Laboratory Photographs
Description: Fifteen glass slides, 4 photoprints, and 10 negatives relating to the Library of Congress Recording Laboratory, Washington, D.C.,ca. 1940s. Copies, and perhaps original negatives, for these images are located in Manuscript Division collections.
AFC Number: AFC 1941/038
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655335
Title: Linda Danielson Oregon Old-Time Fiddling Project
Description: Thirty-five 10-inch tapes of interviews with fiddlers from Lane County, Douglas County and Jackson County, Oregon, interviewed by Linda L. Danielson about their lives and their music. Recorded in August and September 1976 in western Oregon. The collection includes transcripts.
AFC Number: AFC 1988/001
AFS Number: AFS 21857-21865; AFS 26017-26042
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655435
Title: Lionel Kilberg / "World of Folk Music" Collection
Description: One hundred sixty-one tapes of the "World of Folk Music" radio programs (mainly) from WNCN-FM, New York, 1963-65, Lionel Kilberg, emcee. The collection includes 6 pages of logs.
AFC Number: AFC 1975/048
AFS Number: AFS 17647-17768; AFS 18762-18799
Title: Lionel Kilberg Recording of an Al Bluhm Concert
Description: One audiocassette of a concert given by Al Bluhm, a former roper with the Buffalo Bill Wild West Show, featuring comic ethnic (German, Irish, and Jewish), cowboy, and patriotic songs in the vaudeville tradition accompanied by guitar. Recorded live in the 1960s and copied onto cassette by Lionel Kilberg.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 23720
Title: Lisa Oshins Quilt Survey Collection
Description: Quilt survey leading to the Oshins' publication _Quilt Collections: A Directory for the United States and Canada_, Acropolis Books, Ltd., Washington, D.C., 1987.
AFC Number: AFC 1988/033
Title: Lise Paret Limardo Collection of Haitian folk songs
Description: One 16-inch disc of Haitian folk songs sung with guitar by Miss Lise Paret Limardo. Recorded at the Library of Congress. Songs include "Les electinis legislatives," "Mesdames nan yo," "Dodo Litite," "Erzulie," "Chanconne," "Bam pam sans douce."
AFC Number: AFC 1948/107
AFS Number: AFS 9142
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655332
Title: Literatura de Cordel Brazilian Chapbook Collection, 1930-2008
Description: With over 9000 chapbooks in its Brazilian Chapbook Collection, the American Folklife Center houses one of the largest collections of literatura de cordel in the world. Descended from the medieval troubadour and chapbook tradition of Europe, literatura de cordel has entertained and informed the general public of Brazil for over a century, and offers insight into the popular culture of the country. In the markets of northeast Brazil, where literatura de cordel is most popular, local poets hang their little four by six-and-a-half inch chapbooks from strings, hence the name "literatura de cordel," which literally means “string literature.” The poets, known as cordelistas, then entertain the market crowd by reciting their narrative poems about current events, morality, or the adventures of a famous folk hero. Equally entertaining are the attractive woodcut prints, often done by the cordelista himself, that appear on the covers of the chapbooks to vividly illustrate the theme of the verses inside. The collection also contains 13 7-inch tapes of romances and other songs recorded by Sol Biderman in northeastern, Brazil, ca. 1968-1970, SR01-SR13 [AFS 14178-14190, LWO 6077].
AFC Number: AFC 1970/002
AFS Number: AFS 14178-14190
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2006700204
Title: Littell's Living Age, 1844-1846, Manuscript Collection
Description: Sixty-three pages of manuscripts of British, Scottish, and Irish song texts, poetry, and commentary. Collected from Littell’s Living Age, 1845-46.
AFC Number: Unassigned
Title: "Living Lore: The Legacy of Benjamin A. Botkin" Symposium Collection
Description: Ten audiocassettes of a symposium sponsored by the American Folklife Center and other divisions of the Library of Congress titled "Living Lore: The Legacy of Benjamin A. Botkin." November 15, 2001. Performers and speakers include Roger Welsch, Jerry Hirsch, Stephen Wade, Julia Olin, Joe Wilson, Joseph C. Hickerson, Alan Jabbour, Jerome Rosenthal, United House of Prayer Band, Henry Sapoznik, Peggy Seeger, Mike Seeger, and Pete Seeger.
AFC Number: AFC 2001/029
Title: Local Legacies Collection
Description: Four hundred and five linear feet (approximately 90,000 manuscript pages, 475 sound recordings, 13,270 graphic materials, 335 electronic media, and 75 artifacts) of documentation of local festivals, fairs, parades, and other community-based events from each U.S. state, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories and trusts. The Local Legacies Collection was donated through the efforts of individuals, organizations, and institutions asked to participate by members of Congress. This project was part of the Library of Congress Bicentennial celebration in the year 2000.
AFC Number: AFC 2000/001
Online Presentation: http://www.loc.gov/folklife/roots/
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2004695173
Title: Lomax the Songhunter by Rogier Kappers
Description: Independent nonfiction film produced by American Documentary, Inc.and broadcast on P.O.V. Season 19. Includes footage of Rogier Kappers visits with Alan Lomax in 2001. Kappers tells Alan Lomax's story through interviews with friends, including Pete Seeger, and through archival footage and sound recordings. Kappers travels to Spain and Italy to interview people whom Alan Lomax recorded in the 1950s. Press preview copy, (DVD) and unpackaged fine cut version (VHS).
AFC Number: AFC 2006/045
Title: Looking for Folk in the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, Lecture by Malcolm Taylor
Description: Lecture sponsored by the American Folklife Center titled "Looking for Folk in the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library: A discussion of traditional music in England, collected since the nineteenth century." Delivered by Malcolm Taylor, head librarian, Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, November 1, 1994.
AFC Number: AFC 1994/008
Title: Louis C. Jones Lecture on Virginia Folk Artist Queena Stovall
Description: One audiocassette of a lecture given by Louis C. Jones concerning Virginia folk artist Queena Stovall at Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Virginia, October 9, 1974.
AFC Number: AFC 1978/016
AFS Number: AFS 19232
Title: Louis C. Jones Oral Histories at the Farmers' Museum, Cooperstown, New York
Description: One 16-inch disc of songs and speeches involving Louis C. Jones and former pupils and teachers recorded at the one-room schoolhouse at the Farmers' Museum, Cooperstown, New York, September 19, 1948. The collection includes 3 pages of correspondence and notes.
AFC Number: AFC 1974/028
AFS Number: AFS 17443
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700422
Title: Louisiana Red Playing "Red's Dream"
Description: One 5-inch tape of of the Negro piece "Red's Dream" played on guitar by Louisiana Red (Iverson Minter) in New York City, 1962. Copied Roulette Company master tape. Roulette no. R25200. Gift of Roulette Record Company. Performed at New York University.
AFC Number: AFC 1976/038
AFS Number: AFS 18876
Title: Louisville Jug Music
Description: One 5-inch tape of jug band tunes sung by four Louisville businessmen and a jug blower, Willie Black, Jr. Recorded in Louisville, Kentucky, by W. E. Lyons Brown, 1955.
AFC Number: AFC 1979/061
AFS Number: AFS 19419
Title: Lowell Folklife Project Collection
Description: Field project in Lowell, Massachusetts, examining the city's ethnic history and the history of their occupational lore, done in cooperation with the Lowell Historic Preservation Commission and the Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities. The field data were used as the basis for the Center's "Report to the Lowell Historic Preservation Commission." The collection contains audio logs, transcripts of sound recordings, Black-and-white photograph logs, color slide logs, data from the Lowell Neighborhood Map Project, as well as fieldnotes, reports, publications and ephemera. Key Subjects: Library of Congress Subject Headings include: acculturation; Cambodian Americans; community life; community organization; community centers; community development, urban; ethnic architecture; ethnic arts; ethnic attitudes; ethnic neighborhoods; ethnic relations; ethnic festivals; festivals; fishing; folk music; folklife; food habits; French Americans; Greek Americans; group identity; immigration; Irish Americans; Laotian Americans; Lowell (Mass.); Lowell - ethnic relations; manners and customs; marriage customs and rights; neighborhood; oral history; oral tradition; Polish Americans; Portuguese Americans; processions; Puerto-Rican Americans; recreation; religious life; rites and ceremonies; textile industry; urban folklore; urban renewal; Vietnamese Americans. Other subjects not found in LCSH include: belief and behavior systems; domestic and formal religous expression; expressive traditions; family life; neighborhood orientation.
AFC Number: AFC 1987/042
AFS Number: AFS 26388-26738
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2004695186
Title: Lt. Alan Swartz Songs
Description: One 16-inch disc and one 12-inch disc of Lt. Alan Schwartz of the Army Air Corps discussing life in training camp at Montgomery, Alabama, and singing songs current in the camp. Recorded at the Library of Congress, ca. 1942.
AFC Number: AFC 1942/022
AFS Number: AFS 6504-6505
Title: Lucille Reilly / Hammered Dulcimer Demo Collection
Description: One cassette of autoharp and hammered dulcimer music performed by Lucille Reilly ("The Dulcimer Lady") of Basking Ridge, New Jersey, with piano accompaniment by Roberta Bedor. Recorded at Westminster Choir College, Princeton, New Jersey, July 28, 1993. The collection includes one page of correspondence, three fliers, and one black-and-white promotional photograph.
AFC Number: AFC 1996/059
Title: Luis Felipe Ramon y Rivera & Isabel Aretz / Venezuela, Argentina Music
Description: Two 10-inch tapes of traditional songs from various regions in Argentina and Venezuela. Recorded by Luis Felipe Ramon y Rivera and Isabel Aretz (Mrs. Ramon y Rivera), directors of the Venezuelan Institute of Folklore. The collection includes a one-page partial song list.
AFC Number: AFC 1956/005
AFS Number: AFS 10968-10969
Title: Luiz Heitor Corrêa de Azevedo and E. Nogueira França Recordings from Ceará, Brazil
Description: Seventy-five 12-inch discs of Brazilian folk songs, improvisations, folk dances, and folk plays (Bois do Reis, Fandango, Congo, Cana-Verde), romances, religious songs, desafios, louvaçãos, cocos, Xangô tunes, and other songs recorded in several locations in Ceará, Brazil, by Luiz Heitor Correa de Azevedo and E. Nogueira Franca, January and February, 1943. One disc, AFS 7324, was recorded at Manga, Minas Gerais, while they were enroute to Ceará. The collection includes logs and trip itinerary. Correspondence for this collection is in AFC 1943/015.
AFC Number: AFC 1945/008
AFS Number: AFS 7324-7398
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655443
Title: Luiz Heitor Corrêa de Azevedo and E. Nogueira França Recordings from Goiânia, Brazil
Description: Eighteen 12-inch discs of Brazilian folks songs and folk dances, a folk play, and interviews recorded in Goyania, Goyaz, Brazil, by Luiz Heitor Correa de Azevedo and E. Nogueira Franca June 24-27, 1942. The collection includes one box of logs and correspondence, 1941-1953. Also included is Azevedo's detailed course outline, "Classe de Folclore Nacional, Escola Nacional de Música," on Brazilian folk music and folklore, including indigenous music, Afro-Brazilian music and dance; and popular music, in Portuguese (69 p., photocopy).
AFC Number: AFC 1943/015
AFS Number: AFS 7019-7036
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655442
Title: Luiz Heitor Corrêa de Azevedo and E. Silva Novo Collection of Folksongs of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description: Ninety-seven 12-inch discs of folk songs of Brazil recorded in Minas Gerais, Brazil, by Luiz Heitor Corrêa de Azevedo and E. Silva Novo, January and February 1944. Genres include folksongs, popular songs, dance music, guitar music, brass band music, religious chant, interviews, group singing, toasts and songs performed at a dinner; duets, children's game songs, Christmas begging songs, work songs of stone-cutters and mine workers, street cries, and other music of Minas Gerais, Brazil. The collection includes logs. Related correspondence is in AFC 1943/015.
AFC Number: AFC 1948/002
AFS Number: AFS 7764-7860
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655336
Title: Luiz Heitor Corrêa de Azevedo Collection on Latin American Folklore
Description: Publications pertaining to Latin American folklore from the library of Luiz Heitor Corrêa de Azevedo, Brazilian folklorist and musicologist. Traditional song, music, stories, dance, and religious folklife primarily from Brazil, but also Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Many of the publications are dedicated to topics that appear in literatura de cordel.
AFC Number: AFC 2005/008
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655401
Title: Lurline H. Coltharp Recordings of the Tirilones of El Paso, Texas
Description: Fourteen 7-inch tapes recorded in 1962-1963 of a lexically oriented linguistic study of calo, the Spanish-English "language" (argot or cant) of a male underworld community in El Paso, Texas, called tirilones. Related manuscripts include Coltharp's dissertation (1964) and offprints of published articles (1970, 1975) and publicity about the donation of the collection to the Library of Congress (1985).
AFC Number: AFC 1985/009
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655410
Title: Lydia Fish and Larry Roberson / Michael Martin Collection
Description: Two audiocassettes of twenty-six songs about the Vietnam War, primarily composed and sung with guitar by war veteran Michael Martin. Recorded in concert at the State University College, Buffalo, New York, by Lydia M. Fish and Larry Roberson, April 1984. The collection includes six pages of correspondence, logs, and notes. The final three songs recorded April 1984 at the home of Lydia Fish in Buffalo. Notes by Larry Roberson.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 24115-24116
Title: Lydia M. Fish / Bull Durham Song Collection
Description: One audiocassette of songs of the Strategic Air Command (SAC) and songs of "South East Asia" (S.E.A.) sung by James P. "Bull" Durham with instrumental accompaniment. Recorded ca. 1963 and July 1, 1971. The collection includes two manuscripts: "Songs of SAC" (16 pages) and "Songs of S.E.A." (99 pages). Most of the songs are set to tunes from other well-known pieces.
AFC Number: AFC 1989/012
Title: Lydia M. Fish / Vietnam Radio Programs Collection
Description: One audiocassette of the radio programs "All Things Considered" (broadcast on National Public Radio, November 11, 1987) and "Rethinking Vietnam" (broadcast on Radio Smithsonian, 1988) that discuss the importance of radio and popular music to soldiers during the Vietnam War, as well as how folk music served as a medium for soldiers to share their experiences during and after the war. Donated by Lydia M. Fish. The collection includes a one-page description. Side A: Copy of feature story on American Forces Radio and pirate programming in Vietnam, broadcast Nov. 11, 1987, on National Public Radio's "All Things Considered." Side B: Radio Smithsonian broadcast 945 [broadcast January 1988]. Features piece on restoration of the Enola Gay and Smithsonian adult education course "Rethinking Vietnam," focusing on songs by American troops. [Includes music from the Lansdale collection, AFS 17483 and 18882.]
AFC Number: AFC 1988/005
Title: Lyle D. Campbell Collection of Campbell Family Song Texts
Description: Eleven song transcriptions (22 photocopied manuscript pages of lyrics) from Campbell family papers documenting songfests in Nelson County, Virginia. A few songs are dated 1890 and 1891, others are undated. Includes texts of ballads, immigrant songs, a cowboy song, love songs, and popular songs.
AFC Number: AFC 1989/017
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700356
Title: Lynn Elva Jessup / African Characteristics found in Afro-American and Anglo-American Music
Description: M.A. Thesis, University of Washington, 1971. Microfilm Number: 97/1116
AFC Number: Unassigned
Title: M. Ellsworth Kyger Recordings of Fiddle Tunes
Description: One 5-inch tape of fiddle tunes of Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. Recorded by M. Ellsworth Kyger, 1970-1971.
AFC Number: AFC 1971/013
AFS Number: AFS 14475
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655223
Title: M.I.T. Outing Club Songbook
Description: Photocopy of a 106-page folksong book from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), undated. Acquired "in Cambridge between 1960 and 1962." Includes folksongs, protest songs, union songs, etc.
AFC Number: AFC 1991/011
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2007700235
Title: Mac McKeever / 1994 Contra Dance Survey
Description: In 1994, Mac McKeever, president of the Childgrove Country Dancers of St. Louis, Missouri, surveyed contra dance groups around the U.S. regarding their organizational structure, income and expense patterns, frequency of meeting, and so on. With McKeever's permission, Owen Kelley made a photocopy of the materials which he has donated to the Archive. Cf. contradance
AFC Number: AFC 2000/004
Title: MacEdward Leach and Horace P. Beck Collection of Songs from Rappahannock County, Virginia
Description: Six 7-inch tapes recorded in Amissville, Brownsville, Chester's Gap, Lynchburg, Flint Hill, Smedley, Sperryville, and Washington, Virginia, by MacEdward Leach and Horace P. Beck, 1949.
AFC Number: AFC 1950/035
AFS Number: AFS 9979-9984
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655344
Title: MacEdward Leach and Horace P. Beck Recordings of Virginia Folk Songs
Description: Ten 12-inch discs of English ballads, religious songs, and folk songs recorded in Front Royal, Virginia, and Amissville, Virginia, by MacEdward Leach and Horace Beck for the University of Pennsylvania Recording Project, 1947.
AFC Number: AFC 1948/097
AFS Number: AFS 9066-9075
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655322
Title: MacEdward Leach Collection of Gaelic Songs and Tales from Cape Breton
Description: Four 10-inch tapes of Scottish Gaelic songs in Cape Breton area (esp. Antigonish) recorded by MacEdward Leach. Recorded ca. 1949.
AFC Number: AFC 1951/008
AFS Number: AFS 10060-10063
Online Presentation: http://www.mun.ca/folklore/leach/index.html
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655382
Title: MacEdward Leach Collection of Newfoundland Recordings, 1950
Description: Ten 10-inch tapes of Gaelic and other folklore and songs recorded by Professor MacEdward Leach, Newfoundland, Canada, July-October, 1950. The collection includes six pages of correspondence and logs.
AFC Number: AFC 1951/009
AFS Number: AFS 10064-10073
Online Presentation: http://www.mun.ca/folklore/leach/
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655383
Title: MacEdward Leach Collection of Newfoundland Recordings, 1951
Description: Five 10-inch tapes of folk songs of Newfoundland. Recorded by MacEdward Leach of the University of Pennsylvania, 1951. The collection includes five pages of logs.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 13160-13164
Title: Mack Novak / "Oyster Man Blues" Collection
Description: Side 1: "Oyster Man Blues" by Mack Novak. Side 2: "I Wish." St. George Sound Records. "Oyster Man Blues" transcribed by David Taylor.
AFC Number: AFC 1988/004
Title: MacKinlay Kantor Recordings
Description: Three 7-inch tapes of Mackinlay Kantor singing folksongs. Recorded at home of Roy Basler, Cheverly, Maryland, by Robert B. Carneal, October 1968.
AFC Number: AFC 1970/021
AFS Number: AFS 14106-14108
Title: Madam Juliette Gaultier de la Verendrye Recordings
Description: Two 16-inch discs of 23 French Acadian folk songs, and Kwakiutl incantations, and Copper Eskimo songs sung by Mme. Juliette Gaultier de la Verendrye of Canada, with table harp and drum. Recorded at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., May 14, 1945. The collection includes two pages of logs.
AFC Number: AFC 1945/011
AFS Number: AFS 7651-7652
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655436
Title: Magdalena Nowacka-Jannotta Wycinanki Polish Papercutting Collection
Description: One videotape documenting wycinanki (Polish papercutting) technique. 127 examples of wycinanki, wrapping paper designed by her for the Library of Congress based on her wycinanki, publicity material.
AFC Number: AFC 2000/005
Title: Maggie F. Gomillion Collection of Religious Songs
Description: One 10-inch tape of religious songs sung by Maggie F. Gomillion, originally from Saluda, South Carolina. Recorded by Mrs. Samuel H. Horne, Silver Spring, Maryland, November 1964. The collection includes a one-page log.
AFC Number: AFC 1965/012
AFS Number: AFS 12319
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2006700266
Title: Maggie F. Gomillion Recordings Collection
Description: One 10-inch tape of 18 religious songs sung by Maggie F. Gomillion originally of Saluda, South Carolina. Recorded at the Library of Congress in Studio A, January 7, 1965, by Rae Korson and John E. Howell. The collection includes a one-page log.
AFC Number: AFC 1965/001
AFS Number: AFS 12296
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700425
Title: Maine Acadian Cultural Survey Collection
Description: Consists of audio and video recordings, photographs, manuscript materials, publications, ephemera, and accompanying documentation related to the American Folklife Center's 1991 Maine Acadian Cultural Survey. In cooperation with the North Atlantic Regional Office of the National Park Service, the Center conducted an eight-week field research project to document folklife in the Upper Saint John River Valley. The project yielded a collection of 8.5 linear feet of materials.
AFC Number: AFC 1991/029
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2004695187
Title: Major A. Buenaventura / Philippines Recordings
Description: One 12-inch disc of folksongs of the Philippines recorded by Major A. Buenaventura, 1949. The collection includes a one-page tape log.
AFC Number: AFC 1949/006
AFS Number: AFS 9433
Title: Major League Tassa Concert Collection
Description: Homegrown 2007-2008 Concert, Thursday January 31, 2008. Major League Tassa: Indo-Caribbean drumming and dance from Queens, New York. Introduction by Robert Baron.
AFC Number: AFC 2008/003
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655481
Title: Malvin Artley Duplication Project
Description: One 10-inch tape of instrumentals performed primarily on fiddle by Emory Bailey and Uncle Pat Co[u]gar of Gem, West Virginia, and Arden Wilson of Harrisville, West Virginia. Recorded in the Allegheny Mountain area of central West Virginia primarily by Malvin Artley, fall 1951. The collection includes Artley's 119-page Ph.D. dissertation in Music, "The West Virginia Country Fiddler: An Aspect of the Folk Music Tradition in the United States" (Chicago: Chicago Musical College, 1955), and four pages of lists.
AFC Number: AFC 1970/016
AFS Number: AFS 14087
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655374
Title: "Man-on-the-Street" Interviews Collection
Description: Five 16-inch and 12 12-inch discs of interviews from Washington, D.C.; Bloomington, Indiana; Nashville, Tennessee; Burlington, North Carolina; New York, New York; and Austin and Dallas, Texas, documenting the reactions of the "man-on-the-street" to the bombing of Pearl Harbor and declaration of war. Recorded by Robert E. Barton Allen, Philip Cohen, Fletcher Collins, John Henry Faulk, Charles T. Harrell, Charles Johnson, Alan Lomax, John A. Lomax, Robert Sonkin, and Charles Todd, December 8-10, 1941. Recorded as part of the Library of Congress Radio Research Project. The collection includes one linear inch of logs, and transcripts.
AFC Number: AFC 1941/004
AFS Number: AFS 6357-6375; 6453-6454
Online Presentation: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/afcphhtml/afcphhome.html
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700336
Title: Manuscript on Collecting Folklore in Quincy and Adams Couny, Illinois / by Minnie Hyatt Small
Description: Manuscript written by Minne Hyatt Small, sister of Harry M. Hyatt, about her experiences collected folklore in Adams and Quincy County, Illinois. 36 handwritten pages (71 sides).
AFC Number: AFC 1979/068
Title: Maple Sugar Performance at the Library of Congress
Description: Two 10-inch tapes of Canadian instrumental and vocal folk music from the British, French, and Irish traditions performed by "Maple Sugar": Donny and Gina Gilchrest (step dancers), Glenn Paul (piano), James Gordon (banjo & vocal), Dorothy Hogan (guitar & vocal), and Graham Townsend (fiddle). Recorded in concert at the Library of Congress Neptune Plaza, Washington, D.C., May 11, 1978.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 19281-19282
Title: Marc and Susan Pevar / Gambia Duplication Project
Description: Traditional music of Gambia (Africa) performed by Bai Konte and others, with kora and talking drums. Recorded by Marc and Susan Pevar, 1972.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 19826-19843
Title: Marcel Beneteau Lecture
Description: Lecture and demonstration of French folk songs by Dr. Marcel Beneteau, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada in connection with Library of Congress celebration of La Francophonie on March 10, 2004 in the James Madison Building, Dining Room A[?], Library of Congress. Lecture in French, discussion in English.
AFC Number: AFC 2004/039
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2006700263
Title: Marcia Mint Danab Jewish Festivals Project Collection
Description: Eight 10-inch tapes of interviews concerning Jewish festivals and religious customs, family histories, personal narratives, and songs in Ladino and Yiddish. Recorded in Eugene, Pleasant Hill, Portland, and Salem, Oregon, by Marcia Mint Danab, July-October 1981, for the Jewish Festivals Project. Sponsored in part by a grant from the Oregon Committee for the Humanities. The collection includes 137 pages of notes.
AFC Number: AFC 1985/027
AFS Number: AFS 23260-23267
Title: Marcus Bach "Preserving Iowa's Religious Heritage" Collection, part 1
Description: Twenty discs of Amish, Mennonite, Dutch Reformed, Welsh Prebyterian, and Morman hymns and congregational singing, plus interviews with clergy and church members, including Mrs. Leonora Scholte, a direct descendent of the founder of the Dutch Christian Reformed Church community at Pella, Iowa. Recorded by Marcus Bach and Addison Alspach, February-May, 1943. The collection includes one box of correspondence, logs, photos, and articles.
AFC Number: AFC 1943/013
AFS Number: AFS 6994-7013
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655451
Title: Marcus Bach "Preserving Iowa's Religious Heritage" Collection, part 2
Description: Thirteen 12-inch and 2 16-inch discs of hymns sung by Danish Lutheran, Welsh Presbyterian, Czech Presbyterian, and German Lutheran congregations at various locations in Iowa; plus hymns, a litany, and parts of the office sung by Trappist monks at New Melleray, Iowa. Includes several interviews with pastors and ministers of the congregations. The collection includes 6 pages of recording logs and notes. Recorded by Marcus Bach and Addison Alspach in Iowa, September, October, and November, 1943.
AFC Number: AFC 1944/011
AFS Number: AFS 7068-7082
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700373
Title: Marcus Bach "Preserving Iowa's Religious Heritage" Collection, part 3
Description: Sixteen 12-inch discs of recordings from Iowa, including Presbyterians, African Americans, Norwegian Lutherans, Danish Lutherans, Bohemian Czech clergy; Swedish Lutherans; and a U.S. Navy Pre-Flight School choral group. Interviews were conducted with Miss Dawson and John Masson of the Associate Presbyterian Church; Brother Cauldis of the A.M.E. Church; President Preus and Pastor Huff of the Norwegian Lutheran congregation, First Lutheran Church; Ottar Jorgensen of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church; Dr. Filipi and Dr. Pokoney of the Hus Memorial Church. The United States Navy Pre-Flight Choir performed the Navy Hymn and a Sanctus and Gloria Patri. Recorded by Marcus Bach, 1943.-1944.
AFC Number: AFC 1945/013
AFS Number: AFS 7738-7753
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655450
Title: Margaret Anderson Collection of Norwegian American Songs from Wisconsin
Description: Norah Anderson of Iola, Wisconsin, singing Norwegian American folksongs, recorded 1972. Includes English and Norwegian songs. Collection includes correspondence with Margaret Anderson; and photocopies of songs in English and Norwegian written down by Margaret's grandparents, Norah and Alfred Anderson, in notebooks.
AFC Number: AFC 1973/004
AFS Number: AFS 15424
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700363
Title: Margaret MacArthur Concert and Interview Collection
Description: Homegrown 2005 concert. Margaret MacArthur, voice and dulcimer, traditional music from Vermont. Concert recorded June 21, 2005, in the Coolidge Auditorium from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Collection includes an interview with Margaret MacArthur conducted by Jane C. Beck in Marlboro, Vermont on July 8, 2002, with sound recording and transcript.
AFC Number: AFC 2005/024
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2007700213
Title: Margaret MacArthur Duplication Project
Description: Five 10-inch tapes of games, poems, rhymes, and songs recorded primarily in southern Vermont by Margaret MacArthur, 1961-68. The collection includes 1/2 linear inch of content lists, poems or rhymes, notes, recording logs, and textual transcriptions.
AFC Number: AFC 1972/004
AFS Number: AFS 14631-14635
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655370
Title: Margaret Valiant Recordings for the Farm Security Administration
Description: Twenty 12-inch discs recorded in Arizona and California by Margaret Valiant for the Farm Security Administration, Feb. 1939. Includes Apache, Papago, Hopi, Pima, Yuma, and Mojave music recorded in Phoenix, Arizona. Also recordings from various migratory camps in California.
AFC Number: AFC 1939/017
AFS Number: AFS 3314-3334
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655455
Title: Margaret Valiant Southern States Collection, 1939
Description: Thirty-four 12-inch discs recorded by Margaret Valiant in Forsyth and McIntosh, Georgia, for the NYA (National Youth Administration) in 1939.
AFC Number: AFC 1939/025
AFS Number: AFS 3589-3623
Title: Margaret Valiant Southwest and California Recordings
Description: Thirteen 12-inch discs of songs and instrumentals sung and played by migrant workers in labor camps. Recorded in Southern California and the Southwest by Margaret Valiant for the Farm Security Administration, February and March 1939.
AFC Number: AFC 1940/008
AFS Number: AFS 3558-3570
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655316
Title: Margot Mayo Collection
Description: One hundred and ninety 10-inch and 12-inch discs, 1 5-inch tape, and 8 7-inch tapes of radio programs and home recordings from the 1930s and 1950s recorded in New York City by members of the American Square Dance Group; songs and instrumentals played on banjo and fiddle, recorded in Kentucky, North Carolina, and Tennessee by Margot Mayo and others, 1946-47. The collection includes 3/4 linear inch of a concordance, logs, notes, a magazine article, and photographs.
AFC Number: AFC 1975/049
AFS Number: AFS 17770-17968
Title: Margot Mayo Collection
Description: Seventy-six 12-inch and three 10-inch discs of fiddle tunes, songs, and square dance tunes recorded in Kentucky, North Carolina, and Tennessee by Stuart Jamieson, Margot Mayo, and Freyda Simon, September 1946.
AFC Number: AFC 1948/023
AFS Number: AFS 8474-8552
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700402
Title: Maria Ester Grebe Collection of Chilean Folksongs
Description: Chilean folksongs, recorded by Professor Maria Ester Grebe, at Santiago, Chile, 1964.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 13158
Title: Maria LaVigna "Native American Heritage on Wax" Anthology
Description: Selected recordings from the Federal Cylinder Project. Includes music from the Apache, Blackfoot, Cahuilla, Cherokee, Comanche, Dakota, Fox, Gabrielino, Hopi, Karok, Keres, Kickapoo, Konomihu, Luiseno, Mescalero, Navajo, Nez Perce, Omaha, Oto, Passamaquoddy, Pawnee, [?], Sauk, Serrano, Shawnee, Sioux, Tachi Yokuts, Tewa, Tiwa, Tlingit, and Winnebago tribes. Includes oration and peyote, love, corn, gambling, mourning, flute, Ghost Dance, and Sun Dance songs. Recorded between 1890 and 1941 by various collectors.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 22068-22070
Title: Maria LaVigna and David P. McAllester Interview with Helen Heffron Roberts
Description: Six 7-inch tapes of an oral history interview with Helen Heffron Roberts, ethnomusicologist. Recorded in Hamden,
Connecticut, by Maria LaVigna and David P. McAllester, December 5, 1979.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 19894-19899
Title: Mariachi Los Amigos Concert Collection
Description: Sound recording, videorecording, and photographs of the concert of mariachi music; manuscript materials include program and publicity materials.
AFC Number: AFC 2003/037
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2005700204
Title: Marie C. Berger Recordings of Native Music of Samoa
Description: One 10-inch tape of native music of Samoa recorded by Marie C. Berger, 1953. The collection includes 10 pages of notes.
AFC Number: AFC 1958/004
AFS Number: AFS 11329
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700405
Title: Marietta Barron Collection of Songs and Folk Beliefs
Description: Minstrel songs by Grover Cleveland Taylor; songs by his daughter Marietta Barron and by Marie Sullivan; beliefs and cures from Afro-American, American Indian, Appalachian, Irish, and Scottish sources by Marietta Barron and Marie Sullivan. Recorded by Marietta Barron in 1973 and 1982, place unknown.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 22191-22192
Title: Marina Bokelman / Coon can game: A Blues Ballad Tradition
Description: M.A. Thesis, UCLA, 1968. Microfilm Number: 97/1103
AFC Number: Unassigned
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/97186239
Title: Marine Disasters in Newfoundland Folk Balladry Including a Classification System for Sea Disaster Narrative by
Morgiana P. Halley
Description: M.A.Thesis: Memorial University of Newfoundland, June 1989. 371 pgs.
AFC Number: AFC 1991/053
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655398
Title: Marion Michael Recordings of Baptist Songs from Texas
Description: Fifty-two 10-inch tapes of spirituals and religious songs from Texas by Hiram and Emma Brooks and family of King's Village (Bastrop County), Oran Winn of Dale, and Jennie Franklin of Houston; also Baptist church services in Austin, Bartlett, Cedar Creek, Dale, DeVilla, Granger, Killeen, King's Village, and Temple. Recorded by Marion Michael in Texas, 1958-1976.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 20114-20165
Title: Maritime Heritage Survey, 1986-1987
Description: Forty-six audiocassettes from the Maritime Heritage Survey, also known as the Florida Maritime Heritage Survey or Maritime Heritage Survey Project, a field project examining the maritime folklife of the Apalachicola region of Florida, including boatbuilding traditions and occupational lore. Recorded in Florida by Barbara Beauchamp, Helen Cooper Floyd, Ormond Loomis, Nancy Nusz, and David Taylor, July 15, 1986-November 11, 1986. Cosponsored by the American Folklife Center and the Bureau of Florida Folklife Programs. The collection includes two linear feet of fieldnotes, photographic materials, and slides.
AFC Number: AFC 1986/036
AFS Number: AFS 26,770-26,815
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655208
Title: Marius Barbeau Collection of French Canadian Songs
Description: Thirty-four 16-inch discs of songs collected at Les Eboulements, Charlevoix County, Quebec. Copied from cylinders sent by the National Museum of Canada (Ottawa). Recorded by Marius Barbeau, 1916.
AFC Number: AFC 1945/002
AFS Number: AFS 6110-6143
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700380
Title: Marjorie Lansing Porter Collection
Description: Thirty-three 10-inch tapes of conversations, instrumentals, fiddle tunes, songs, and stories recorded in the Adirondack region of New York by Marjorie Lansing Porter, 1943-67. Obtained through loan from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh. The collection includes 1 1/2 inches of recording logs, correspondence, concordances, and notes.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 22104-22136
Title: Mark Greenberg / Ernest Metayer / Poney Boys Collection
Description: Two 10-inch tapes of old-time string band music by Don Fields and the Poney Boys. Recorded by Ernest Metayer from live radio broadcasts in Vermont during the 1940s.
AFC Number: AFC 1984/041
AFS Number: AFS 22166-22167
Title: Mark Mahto Recording of Mandan Tribal Songs and Spoken Word
Description: One 16-inch disc of 5 Mandan tribal songs from Elbowoods, North Dakota performed by Mark M. Mahto. With a statement in English and in Mandan regarding the building of the Garrison Dam. Recorded at the Library of Congress Recording Laboratory in Washington, D.C., by Rae Korson, 1947 [recording possibly done Jan. 7 or 17, 1947]
AFC Number: AFC 1948/056
AFS Number: AFS 8945
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655307
Title: Martenitsas (March souvenirs) Collection from Bulgaria
Description: A sample martenitsa, a red-and-white thread, in a card containing best wishes for the coming of Spring, traditionally sent around March 1. Also a 3-page description of the "March souvenir" custom and its derivation.
AFC Number: AFC 1957/002
Title: Martha Beckwith Cylinder Duplication Project
Description: Preservation tape of 12 cylinders of Jamaica Negro music from the Martha Beckwith Collection, 1920-1924. Cylinders deposited in the Library by Helen Roberts, February 21, 1937.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 19825
Title: Martha Champion Randle / Iroquois Recordings
Description: Ceremonial songs of Tonawanda Seneca longhouse. Recorded by Martha Champion Randle, 1936. Assisted by William N. Fenton, who made up notes and transcriptions.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 14387-14414
Title: Martha Ellen Davis "Chacaras y Tambores de la Gomera" Collection
Description: One audiocassette of a published recording of the folk music of La Gomera, Canary Island, produced by Martha Ellen Davis (ESL, IC-0008).
AFC Number: AFC 1982/005
AFS Number: AFS 24459
Title: Martha Forsyth Collection of Bulgarian Recordings
Description: One hundred four audiocassettes and eight CDs of recordings of Bulgarian singers, including "Traditional Song in South-Western Bulgaria," A Geographical Tour recorded by Martha Forsyth, recorded between 1978 and 1981, one set "before 1978." Documentation on one CD-R.
AFC Number: AFC 2006/046
Title: Martha L. Smith Autobiography Recordings
Description: Four 16-inch discs of an interview with Martha L. Smith, author of "Going to God's Country." Recorded at the Library of Congress, in Washington, D.C., March 17, 1944. Recorded by B. A. Botkin and Arthur Semmig. Informant from Oklahoma, born 1852 in Missouri. Keywords: folk medicine, superstitions, history of the area. The collection includes a log, a newspaper article, and notes about the interview.
AFC Number: AFC 1944/014
AFS Number: AFS 7093-7096
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700376
Title: Martha Lincoln / Pawnee and Tonkawa Recordings
Description: Twenty-one 12-inch discs of Pawnee, Otoe, and Tonkawa music recorded by Martha Lincoln of Phillips University, Enid, Oklahoma, 1947-1948.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 9401-9421
Title: Martha Randle Collection of Mohawk Vocabulary
Description: Three 12-inch discs of Mohawk vocabulary by an unknown person. Gift from Mrs. Martha Randle (formerly Martha Champion Huot, co-editor of the pamphlet for Album 17).
AFC Number: AFC 1951/025
AFS Number: AFS 10146-10148
Title: Martin Gordon and Ron Lesser / Interview and Fiddling by "Fiddlin' Charlie" Chas. A. Waer
Description: One 10-inch tape of an interview and fiddling by Charles A. "Fiddlin' Charlie" Waer, the "Native Son of Kansas." Recorded in Whittier, California, by Martin Gordon and Ron Lesser, July 1963 [or August 27, 1963?].
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 13720
Title: Martin McHugh Collection of Irish Accordion Music
Description: Two 7-inch tapes of traditional Irish airs, jigs, and reels played on accordion by Martin McHugh. Recorded at radio station KSJN, St. Paul, Minnesota, January 3, 1975. The collection includes two pages of song lists.
AFC Number: AFC 1975/025
AFS Number: AFS 17539-17540
Title: Martin Ressler Recording of an Old Order Amish Lob-song
Description: One 7-inch tape of a traditional Lob-Song recorded at an Old Order Amish worship service in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, May 31, 1972, by Martin E. Ressler.
AFC Number: AFC 1975/005
AFS Number: AFS 17472
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700443
Title: Mary Agnes Starr / French voyageur songs sung by Reuben Valley
Description: One 7-inch tape containing French voyageur songs sung by 100 year-old Reuben Valley of Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Recorded on June 17, 1950, by Mary Agnes Starr.
AFC Number: AFC 1952/016
AFS Number: AFS 10494
Title: Mary Anglemyer Collection of Traditional Music of Thailand
Description: One 12-inch disc of "The Invitation Song" recorded by Mary Anglemyer of the District of Columbia Education Office of the Library of Congress, ca. 1950s.
AFC Number: AFC 1955/017
AFS Number: AFS 10907
Title: Mary C. Karasch Collection of Literatura de Cordel
Description: Collection of 22 literatura de cordel (Brazilian chapbooks), by various authors published at various locations in Brazil from 1975-2007.
AFC Number: AFC 2011/023
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655394
Title: Mary C. Wheelwright Cylinders Collection
Description: Eleven 10-inch tapes copied from 131 cylinders held in National Archives labeled "Mary C. Wheelwright." Evidently includes recordings of Navajo ceremony by Mary C. Wheelwright and of Pueblo music by Anna Barrington, 1920s.
AFC Number: AFC 1972/023
AFS Number: AFS 14773-14778
Title: Mary Elizabeth Barnicle Kentucky Collection
Description: Eighty 10-inch discs of banjo and guitar tunes, songs, religious music, and sermons recorded in Kentucky by Mary Elizabeth Barnicle, January 1938. Includes performances by Bill Atkins of Pineville, Willie M. Bledsoe of Pineville, Tilman Cadle of Pineville, the Congregation of Ten Elders of Pineville, Findlay Donaldson of Pineville, Jim and Sarah Garland of Pineville, John Hensley of Pineville, the Mountain Assembly of Church of God in Colmans, and George Roark of Pineville.
AFC Number: AFC 1938/009
AFS Number: AFS 1950B; 1954-2032
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655412
Title: Mary Elizabeth Barnicle-Cadle Recordings Collection
Description: One 10-inch tape of music performed by Huddie Ledbetter (Leadbelly), Aunt Molly Jackson, and Jean, Edna, and Pauline Ritchie, and others. Recorded in Kentucky, New York City, Ohio, and Tennessee, by Mary Elizabeth Barnicle-Cadle between 1935 and 1948. The collection includes songs lists.
AFC Number: AFC 1977/016
AFS Number: AFS 18963
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2006700232
Title: Mary Elizabeth Buford / Folk Songs of Florida and Texas
Description: M.A. Thesis, Southern Methodist University. June 1941. 219 pgs.
AFC Number: AFC 1971/031
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655419
Title: Mary Hippard Collection of Georgia Sea Island Recordings
Description: Four 10-inch tapes of Negro religious and secular songs including some children's game songs, sung by Mabel Hillery of the Georgia Sea Island Singers. The collection includes a 2-page song list.
AFC Number: AFC 1977/014
AFS Number: AFS 18958-18961
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2006700234
Title: Mary Leister / "Grandmother's Old Arm Chair" Collection
Description: Two audiocassettes of the ballad "Grandmother's Old Arm Chair" sung twice by Mary Leister, taught to her by her grandfather in Indiana, with introduction and commentary. Recorded by Leister in her home in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, June 1984 and January 1985. The collection includes twenty-four pages of an album cover, correspondence, description, and musical and textual transcriptions.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 24118-24119
Title: Mary Nussbaum African Music Collection
Description: The recordings were made in Africa primarily in the countries of Liberia and the former Belgian Congo between the years of 1954 and 1964. The recordings feature the music of the Chisaj, Kapanga, and Kpelle tribes. Keywords and phrases: Rhodesia, Misa Luba, Swahili, Lunda, Urundi, Tshobmbe, Banjo, Elephant, Harp, ELWA.
AFC Number: AFC 1998/007
Title: Maryland Folklife Festival 1977
Description: Eleven 10-inch tapes containing interviews and religious music, recorded in western Maryland in July 1977 by Margaret B. and Gerald E. Parsons.
AFC Number: AFC 1979/064
AFS Number: AFS 19434-19444
Title: Marynell Young "Vintage Fiddling in Eastern Kentucky" Collection
Description: The "Vintage Fiddling in Eastern Kentucky" oral history project was conducted by Marynell Young from 1984-1986 with support from the Appalachian Development Center, Morehead State University; and the Kentucky Folklife Foundation, Kentucky Oral History Commission. The collection includes interviews conducted by Marynell Young with eastern Kentucky fiddlers, musicians, and their family members including Alfred Bailey, Mary G. Bailey, Virgil Alfrey, Clela B. Alfrey, Chillson Leach, J.P. Fraley and Annadeene Fraley, David Sizemore, Hiram Stamper, and Clyde T. Davenport. These musicians learned to play their instruments early in the century, and they discuss the transmission of fiddle tunes from one generation to the next, dance music, instrument making, and other topics. Recordings are predominantly performances of fiddle tunes.
AFC Number: AFC 1986/007
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2005700212
Title: Maud Gentry Long Collection of Jack Tales and Folk Songs
Description: Fourteen 16-inch discs of Mrs. Maud Gentry Long of Hot Springs, North Carolina, telling Jack Tales and riddles and singing folk songs, ballads, and hymns. Recorded at the Library of Congress, 1947.
AFC Number: AFC 1948/110
AFS Number: AFS 9150-9163
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655333
Title: Maud Karpeles Recording Project
Description: Eight 7-inch tapes of folksongs recorded by Maud Karpeles and Sidney Robertson Cowell in North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia in September and October, 1950 to record the singers that Cecil Sharp, with Maud Karpeles, had met and heard sing earlier in the century. Includes 11 pp. of notes on the songs recorded, plus copies of manuscripts penned by Sidney Cowell describing the recording trip.
AFC Number: AFC 1951/003
AFS Number: AFS 10003-10010
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655380
Title: Max Hunter Duplication Project, Part I
Description: One 10-inch tape of folksongs from the Ozarks performed by Loman Cansler, Wise Jones, Al Lindstedt, Allie Long Parker, Frank Pool, David Pricket, and Goldie Schoot. Recorded in Parkville, Missouri; and Clifty, Eureka Springs, Fayetteville, and Mondell, Arkansas, by Max Hunter, 1957-58. Recordings include Hunter's comments and reflections on his collecting experiences.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 14302
Title: Max Hunter Duplication Project, Part II
Description: One 10-inch tape of folk songs from the Ozarks performed by Fred High, Max Hunter, Virgil Lance, Mrs. George (Bessie) Owens, Allie Long Parker, Frank Pool, Aunt Fannie Pricket, Goldie Schott, Ed Stilley, Walter Vaughn, and Clyde "Slim" Wilson. Recorded in Batesville, Eureka Springs, Fayetteville, High, Hogscald Hollow, Mondell, and Arkansas; and Springfield, Missouri, by Max Hunter, 1958.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 14427
Title: Max Hunter Duplication Project, Part III
Description: Three 10-inch tapes of folk music of the Ozarks performed by Molly Babcock, Bobbie Barnes, Milton Battle, J.W. Breazeal, L.M. "Shorty" Burks, Harrison Burnett, Emma Jean Bushong, Otis Byrd, Lula & T.M. Davis, Lucy "Pat" Edstrom, Gladys Everly, Judy Fowler, Verda Faye Hamilton, Doney Hammontree, Ina & Doug Harvey, Iva Haslett, Oliva Hauser, Fred High, Dodie Horn, Ethel Hunter, Max Hunter, D.J. Ingenthron, Wise Jones, Mrs. Ed Newton, Joan O'Bryant, Allie Long Parker, John Pennington, Aunt Fannie Pricket, Lucy Quigley, Tressie Rose, Goldi Schott, W.H. Shelley, Fred Smith, Ed Stilley, Dorie Viene, and Dorothy Williford. Recorded in Arkansas and Missouri by Max
Hunter, mostly 1958.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 14626-14628
Title: May Gadd Recording Project
Description: One 10-inch tape of an interview with May Gadd, Director-Emerita of the Country Dance and Song Society of America of New York City. Recorded at Pinewoods Camp, Buzzard's Bay, Massachusetts, by Joseph C. Hickerson, August 22-23, 1973.
AFC Number: AFC 1973/024
AFS Number: AFS 16980
Title: Mead Sales Company Collection of Paul Bunyan Prints
Description: Thirty (30) color prints, 33 x 27 cm., depicting logging feats of Paul Bunyan. Most of the prints, which have humorous captions, are the work of artist, Hugh McMillen Hutton, with a few by S.W. Wilcox and Henry C. Pitz. They were issued as part of a series of more than 60 prints by the Mead Sales Company (Mead Corporation) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They were sent to Duncan Emrich, former head of the Archive of Folk Song, from 1952 to 1954.
AFC Number: AFC 1952/002
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2004447753
Title: Melville and Frances Herskovits Collection of Recordings from Bahia, Brazil
Description: One hundred sixteen 12-inch discs of Afro-Bahian songs recorded in Bahia, Brazil, by Melville and Frances Herskovits, 1941-1942.
AFC Number: AFC 1943/010
AFS Number: AFS 6777-6892
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655449
Title: Melville Herskovits and Frances S. Herskovits Trinidad Recordings
Description: One hundred one 12-inch discs of field recordings of bele, carnival, calenda, bungo, passe, and calipso music and songs; religious songs, including Baptist hymns and shouts, Shango songs, and Yariba (Yoruba) songs with some translations of texts into English; popular sentimental songs; Anansi (nansi) story songs and stories; wake-play and ring games; children's songs; and a few songs in Spanish, including Christmas songs; recorded in Trinidad, West Indies, by Mr. and Mrs. Melville J. Herskovits, January 1939. The collection includes 6 linear inches of logs, partial song texts, and notes. bele, carnival, calenda, bungo, calipso, and other music recorded in Trinidad, West Indies, by Mr. and Mrs. Melville Herskovits, in 1939. The collection includes five linear inches of logs and notes.
AFC Number: AFC 1942/008
AFS Number: AFS 5744-5844
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655341
Title: Melville Herskovits Collection of Haitian Recordings
Description: Collection of field recordings of Haitian music, religious songs, dance music, vodou/vodun invocations, songs, and ceremonies, made by Melville J. Herskovits on wax cylinders in Haiti, in summer 1934. The collection includes partially transcribed lyrics for the songs in French, with a few notes in English. Locations where the recordings were made are not included in these notes. Musical transcriptions of the recordings were made by Mieczyslaw Kolinski, and a copy of his music transcription (211 p.) is included in the collection.
AFC Number: AFC 1945/003
AFS Number: AFS 6152-6176
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700382
Title: Melville Jacobs Cylinder Dubs
Description: Five 10-inch tapes of one hundred thirteen narratives and songs of the Clackamas Chinook, Lakmiyuk, Mary's River, Shasta, Tualatin, Yamhill, and Yonkalla communities. Spoken and sung by Victoria Howard. Originally recorded on cylinders in West Linn, Oregon, by Melville Jacobs, 1929-30.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 21830-21834
Title: Merrick Jarrett / American and Canadian Folk Songs
Description: One 16-inch disc of ten American and Canadian folk songs sung by Merrick Jarrett. Recorded in Washington, D.C., at the Library of Congress, April 23, 1947. Keyword: Cowboy.
AFC Number: AFC 1948/081
AFS Number: AFS 8962
Title: Merrick Jarrett / Australia and New Zealand Songs
Description: One 5-inch tape of 19 folksongs of Australia and New Zealand. Sung by Merrick Jarrett, Gary Muir, and Everill Muir with guitar accompaniment. Recorded pre-1978.
AFC Number: AFC 1978/021
AFS Number: AFS 19237
Title: Merritt F. Malvern Recordings of Ole Smoke Seneca Singers
Description: One 7-inch tape of thirteen religious songs sung by the Ole Smoke Seneca Singers. Recorded at the Native American Bible Church, Tonawanda Reservation, Basom, New York, by Merritt F. Malvern, September 22, 1974. The collection includes three pages of correspondence and song lists.
AFC Number: AFC 1975/015
AFS Number: AFS 17484
Title: Merritt Family Heritage Collection
Description: Three audiocassettes of interviews with family members and 19 stories told by James Turner Bryson about hunting, fishing, cooking, and adventures growing up in Greene County, Georgia and surrounding counties in the 1930s. Recorded by Nancy Merritt, ca. 1984. Stories include: "Chowder at Linger-Longer," "Georgia Tech Schoolbus," "Siloam (Blacksmith Gin House Sharecroppers," "Chowder (repeat)," "Camping Trip," "Thanksgiving Day Hunt," "Mt. Mitchell Climb," W.G. "Merritt's Waterproofing," "Possum Hunt," "Button Bush," "Bird thrashing," "introduction of J.T. Bryson," "Little log cabin," "hunting," "boat trip," "the whippin'." The collection includes additional manuscripts, publications, and photos. Recordings of La Nelle Eberhardt Merritt, Dr. James Turner Bryson, William Bluford (Bill) Merritt.
AFC Number: AFC 1983/011
Title: Metropolitan Atlanta Folklife Project Collection
Description: Twenty-three cassettes of African American, Caribbean, Columbian, Hmong, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Venezuelan, and Vietnamese religious and secular ceremonies and festivals, instrumentals, interviews, narratives, and songs. Recorded at various locations in Georgia for the Georgia Folklife Program, August 6-September 15, 1988. The collection includes 18 pages of biographical outlines and content lists.
AFC Number: AFC 1991/016
Title: Michael A. Gowan Collection of Colorado Dutch Hop Music
Description: Thirty 7-inch tapes and two audiocassettes of Dutch Hop instrumentals and songs performed by nine Volga German bands. Recorded in Colorado by Michael A. Gowan, October 1986 May 1987. The collection includes 50 pages of brochures, correspondence, lists, and summaries. Dutch Hop is music and dance found only in Northeastern Colorado, Western Kansas, and Nebraska, practiced by the Volga Germans, who settled in the area in the 1870s. Funded by the Colorado Council on the Arts & Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts. Project Director: Michael Gowan. Published cassette and brochure sponsored by the Music Association of Swallow Hill, Denver, Colorado.
AFC Number: AFC 1988/020
Title: Michael Chyet Lecture
Description: Documentation of the lecture by folklorist Michael Chyet titled "The Innocent Slandered Maiden." Part of the Benjamiin Botkin Lecture Series. Recorded at the Librarary of Congress, Mary Pickford Theater, November 21, 2003. Collection consists of program flyer and videorecording of the lecture in which Cheyet compares Middle Eastern versions of the folktale "The Innocent Slandered Maiden" (AT 883A).
AFC Number: AFC 2003/034
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2005700207
Title: Michael Cruise Recordings
Description: One 16-inch disc of nine fiddle tunes and commentary, performed by Michael Cruise of Tucson, Arizona. Recorded in Washington, D.C., at the Library of Congress, by Benjamin A. Botkin and John Langenegger, April 23, 1943. The collection includes a one-page recording log.
AFC Number: AFC 1943/016
AFS Number: AFS 7037
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655446
Title: Michael Cruise Recordings of Fiddle Tunes and Miners' Stories
Description: Three 16-inch discs of fiddle tunes, miners' stories, recitations, poems, square dance calls, and commentary, performed by Michael Cruise of Tucson, Arizona. Recorded in Washington, D.C., at the Library of Congress, by Alan Lomax and Josephine M. Schwartz. The collection includes two pages of notes and a recording log.
AFC Number: AFC 1942/018
AFS Number: AFS 6354-6356
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655348
Title: Michael Cutsumbis / Greek and Turkish Folk Music
Description: One 5-inch tape of Greek and Turkish folk songs recorded from commercial 78s (ca. 1950). Collected by Michael Cutsumbis.
AFC Number: AFC 1971/010
AFS Number: AFS 14459
Title: Michael Cutsumbis / Greek Folk Music
Description: Two 5-inch tapes of 12 Greek dances and songs, performed by "The Kings of Folk Songs" (G. Meintanas, N. Moraitis, V. Saleas, and M. Sarantos), ca. 1965. Duplicated from a privately pressed LP recording entitled "He Hara Tou Metanasti" (Joys of the Immigrant) and donated by Michael N. Cutsumbis of Marietta, Ohio.
AFC Number: AFC 1971/014
AFS Number: AFS 14476-14477
Title: Michael Cutsumbis / Greek Folk Music
Description: Two 5-inch tapes of Greek folk music dubbed from commercial 78 rpm discs from the Victor, Columbia, and Orthophonic labels. Recorded ca. 1930s. Gift of Michael N. Cutsumbis. The collection includes a list of performers and song titles.
AFC Number: AFC 1971/018
AFS Number: AFS 14486-14487
Title: Michael O'Malley / Joseph Sears Interview Collection
Description: Two audiocassettes of an interview with Joseph Sears, a program and social director from the Catskill resort area (the "Borscht Belt") in the 1940s. Recorded by Michael O'Malley in Brooklyn, New York, May 19, 1986. The collection includes 1/4 linear inch of correspondence and a transcript.
AFC Number: AFC 1986/010
Title: Michael Taft Oral History Interview, 2008-07-01, conducted by Nancy Groce
Description: Michael Taft discusses his family, educational background, and his emigration to Canada 40 years earlier during the Vietnam War. The collection includes a recording log of the interview (7 p.)
AFC Number: AFC 2010/030
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655285
Title: Michelle Branigan / Piedmont Folksong Project: Little Union Baptist Church Watch Night Service Videotape Collection
Description: One videocassette of a Watch Night service taped at the Little Union Baptist Church [Charlottesville, Virginia area?] by Michelle Branigan, December 31, 1992. It is a documentary on the religious song traditions of Cumberland and Amelia counties in Virginia.
AFC Number: AFC 1996/020
Title: Michelle Forner / Promenade through the Stacks: Dance Collections in the Archive of Folk Culture
Description: Lecture in American Folklife Center's _Notes from the Field_ series titled "Promenade through the Stacks: Dance Collections in the Archive of Folk Culture" presented by Michelle Forner, Dance Archivist, Dance Heritage Coalition Access Project, June 28, 1996.
AFC Number: AFC 1996/082
Title: Michelson Hyppolite Haiti Collection
Description: Twenty-three 12-inch discs of folk music of Haiti recorded by Mr. Michelson P. Hyppolite of the Bureau of Ethnology at Port-Au-Prince. The collection contains a variety of dance and song styles, mostly of the sevis lwa genre (“service for the gods” -- the religion called “Voodoo” by outsiders). Une Etude sur le Folklore Haitien (Port-au-Prince, 1954), which discusses some of the dance and music genres of this collection.
AFC Number: AFC 1951/021
AFS Number: AFS 10096-10118
Title: Middlebury College / Helen Hartness Flanders Collection, Part II: Discs
Description: Sixty-three 10-inch tapes of folk music (primarily ballads) and interviews with various informants. Recorded in New England, especially Vermont, and Canada by Helen Hartness Flanders and Marguerite Olney, ca 1939-1948. Copied from approximately 1275 discs loaned by Middlebury College.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 21988-22050
Title: Middlebury College / Helen Hartness Flanders Collection, Part III: Cylinders
Description: Twelve 10-inch tapes of folk music (primarily ballads) and interviews with various informants. Recorded in New England, especially Vermont, and New York by Helen Hartness Flanders, ca. 1931-1941. Copied from 254 cylinders loaned by Middlebury College.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 22051-22062
Title: Middlebury College / Helen Hartness Flanders Duplication Project, Part I: Audiotapes
Description: Tapes: Folk music and interviews recorded by Mrs. Hartness Flanders primarily in New England (esp. Vermont) 1949-58.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 19268-19280
Title: Miervaldis Jansevics 1975 West Coast Latvian Song Festival Collection
Description: Twenty-four 7-inch tapes of the 6th West Coast Latvian Song Festival (Sesto Rictumu Krasta Latviesu Dziesmu Svetku), held in Seattle, Washington, July 3-7, 1975. The collection includes programs, papers in both Latvian and English, and a festival songbook.
AFC Number: AFC 1979/001
AFS Number: AFS 26838-26851
Title: Mike Casey and David DiGiuseppe audition tape
Description: Mike and David perform Irish and Scottish Celtic music and stories and trace their emigration to the American South. Mike plays Irish flute, lap-dulcimer, and guitar and tells stories; David plays accordion, mandolin, cittern, and sings. Musical examples on the cassette are: "1) Reels: The Golden Keyboard/MaryMcMahon 2) Song: The Queen of the Sky 3) Air: Squire Wood's Lamentation 4) Song: Windmills 5) French Musette: Les Hauts et Les Bas 6) Story and Tune: The Fairies Hornpipe 7) Song: Blackjack Davy 8) Humors of Ballymore."
AFC Number: AFC 1995/024
Title: Mike Cohen / 22nd Annual Old Time Fiddle Contest, Shelburne, Ontario, Canada
Description: Five 10-inch tapes of recordings made at the 22nd Annual Old Time Fiddle Contest, Shelburne, Ontario, Canada, August 1972, by members of Trailside Country School.
AFC Number: AFC 1973/006
AFS Number: AFS 15524-15528
Title: Mike Cohen and Diana Cohen Wire Recordings
Description: Twenty-one wire spools; at least 9 were dubbed from Oscar Brand's Sunday evening radio program on WNYC "Folk Festival of the Air"; includes Jean Ritchie. Additional recordings of John Cohen (singing Catskill Mountain Songs of the sort collected by Norman Cazden and popular at Camp Woodland), Robin Roberts, John Allison, Woody Wachtel, and Rev. Gary Davis (Davis was recorded at his home in the Bronx were made live).
AFC Number: AFC 1980/003
Title: Mike Dinsmore / Martyn Wyndham-Read Promo Collection
Description: One audiocassette of 12 Australian folksongs performed by Martyn Wyndham-Read. Recorded during live performances; also includes an interview of the Wyndham-Read by Studs Terkel. The collection includes one folder of promotional texts discussing the artist's career and recordings.
AFC Number: AFC 1996/078
Title: Mike Mirarchi Collection of Hammons Family Videorecordings
Description: Eight videocassettes of instrumentals and songs performed with banjo, fiddle, and fiddlesticks by the Hammons family, with interviews by Mike Mirarchi and Bobby Jo Sharp-Estilow. Recorded in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, by WWVU-TV of West Virginia University, 1980. This footage was edited to produce The Hammons Family, Vandalia Sampler #7, for West Virginia Public Television which aired in 1983. The collection includes lists and notes.
AFC Number: AFC 1983/004
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700400
Title: Mike Seeger Collection
Description: Two hundred and 75 10-inch tapes of bluegrass, country, and folk music, recorded in California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia, primarily by Mike Seeger, 1953-67. The collection includes three linear inches of computer disks, correspondence, notes, and photos. These tapes supplement his collections already in the archive. Includes some examples made by other collectors, including recordings of autoharpist, John Kilby Snow recorded by Blaine Jaeger. Bluegrass music predominates this collection. A number of the tapes were recorded from radio and TV programs. Bluegrass performers represented include Bill Monroe, Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, the Stanley Brothers, Don Reno, and Red Smiley. Tapes also include interviews with country music artists of the 1920s and 1930s including Tom Ashley, Sam and Kirk McGee, Ernest V. Stoneman, Gid Tanner, and Frank Walker. In their reminiscences with Seeger, they speak of many other old-time musicians whom they knew and worked with, life on the road, musical sources, etc., thus making this collection a source of important historical information on early country music. Also includes Elizabeth Cotten. Compilation of logs and indexes is located in numerical file.
AFC Number: AFC 1995/004
Title: Mike Seeger Collection of Earl Scruggs, Don Reno, and Sam Bowles Recordings
Description: One 5-inch tape of instrumentals recorded in Maryland and Ohio by Mike Seeger, July 1955 and February March 1971. Includes two banjo duets by Earl Scruggs and Don Reno recorded in a contest at Rising Sun, Maryland, July 24, 1955. Nine steel guitar instrumentals by Sam Bowles, Centerville, Ohio, 1971. The collection includes a one-page song list.
AFC Number: AFC 1977/015
AFS Number: AFS 18962
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2006700236
Title: Mike Seeger Recordings of Kate Sturgill, Scott Boatright, and Luther Bryant
Description: One 10-inch tape of recordings of Kate Sturgill (Greenville, Tennessee, Dec. 31, 1968), Scott Boatright (near Coeburn Virginia, Jan. 2, 1969), and Luther Bryant (Troutville, Virginia, Jan. 5, 1969).
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 13718
Title: Mike Seeger Recordings, 1982
Description: Twenty-eight 7-inch reels of bluegrass music recorded at the Bean Blossom, Indiana, bluegrass festival (1971), Park City, Utah (1974), and the California State University at Fresno (1974). Donated by Mike Seeger in 1982. Performers include: Eddie Adcock, Kenny Baker, Brother Bishop, Norman Blake, Bluegrass Alliance, Bluegrass 45, [ ] Brock, Roy Lee Centers, Vassar Clements, Curley Ray Cline, Tommy Collins, Jack Cooke, Elizabeth “Libba” Cotton, Country Gentlemen, Cousin Emmy, Bill Emerson, Lester Flatt, Big Howdy Forester, Buck Graves, Goins Brothers, Hamilton County Bluegrass Band, Bill Harrell, John Hartford, Johnson Family, Tex Logan, Jim and Jesse McReynolds, Jimmy Martin, Bill Monroe, Birch Monroe, James Monroe, Ozark Mountain Boys, Lonnie Peerce, Otis Pierce, Louis Popejoy, Reverend Wendell Rains, Don Reno, Sandy Rothman, [Buck] Ryan, Johnny Shines, Ricky Skaggs, Roger Smith, Art Stamper, Ralph Stanley, Carl Story, Strange Creek Singer, Joe Stuart, Sullivan Family, Tut Taylor, Cliff Waldron, [Paul] Warren, Doc Watson, Merle Watson, Keith Whitley, and Mac Wiseman.
AFC Number: AFC 1982/004
Title: Mike Seeger Recordings, 1988
Description: Sixty-nine 7-inch reels donated by Mike Seeger in 1988. Sixty-nine seven inch reels donated by Mike Seeger through 1991. Performers include Bob Baker, Don Bryant, John Cohen, Wilma Lee Cooper, Elizabeth “Libba” Cotten, Smiley Hobbs, Oren Jenkins, Snuffy Jenkins, Grandpa Jones, Kennedy Jones, Peter “Pete Roberts” Kuykendall, Sam and Kirk McGee, Jim and Jesse McReynolds, Kenny Miller, Bill Monroe, Charlie Monroe, New Lost City Ramblers, Don Reno, Larry Richardson, Tracey Schwarz, Junie Scruggs, Charles Seeger, Mike Seeger, Peggy Seeger, Ernest Stoneman, Veronica Stoneman Cox, Joe Stuart, J.C. Sutphin, Earl Taylor, and Nimrod Workman. Two photographs of Nimrod Workman and Kennedy Jones.
AFC Number: AFC 1988/029
Title: Mike Wallis Recordings of Sam McCracken
Description: One 7-inch tape of fiddle tunes played by Sam and Ed McCracken. Recorded in Elkmont, Alabama, by Mike Wallis, March 21, 1970. The collection includes a song list.
AFC Number: AFC 1970/028
AFS Number: AFS 14166
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655387
Title: Miles L. Peelle Recordings of Stewart Jones
Description: One 5-inch tape of religious songs performed by Stewart Jones, black gospel singer. Recorded in Babson Park, Florida, by Miles L. Peelle, April 1971 and April 1972.
AFC Number: AFC 1976/019
AFS Number: AFS 18091
Title: Mills College Students Collection of Folk Songs and Ballads
Description: Fourteen discs of folk songs and ballads recorded in Farmersville, Kingsburg, and Visalia, California, by students at Mills College, including Nadean Hart and others, 1945-1947. Hart recorded at the Linnell migrant labor camp in Visalia, California and at a Holiness church in Farmersville. The collection includes a newspaper article, 6 pages of song texts, and a log.
AFC Number: AFC 1949/007
AFS Number: AFS 9434-9447
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655351
Title: Milwaukee Public Museum Duplication Project
Description: Twelve 16-inch discs of Hopi, Iroquois, Menominee, and Winnebago Indian songs and spoken word. Originally recorded on wax cylinders loaned by the Milwaukee Public Museum. The collection includes 1/8 linear inch of correspondence and logs. Includes 23 Iroquois, 2 Winnebago songs.
AFC Number: AFC 1948/047
AFS Number: AFS 8900-8911
Title: Mingo Saldivar Concert and Interview Collection
Description: Sound and video recordings of a concert by Mingo Saldivar y sus Cuatros Espadas as part of the 2002 Homegrown Concert Series, recorded September 19, 2002. The collection consists of a sound recording of Saldivar being interviewed by Rose Reyes, photographs of the concert, and publicity materials.
AFC Number: AFC 2002/017
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2004695197
Title: Ministerio de Educacion Peruvian Material
Description: Two 10-inch tapes of 100 traditional Peruvian songs including carnavales, huaynos, dances, ritual herding songs, and charango and pincullo instrumentals, performed by various groups at the Feria de Octubre. Recorded in Lima, Peru, by the Ministerio de Educacion Publica, 1949. The collection includes a 5-page list containing song genres, performers, and titles.
AFC Number: AFC 1951/018
AFS Number: AFS 10087-10088
Title: Miriam M. Maxwell Family Oral History Collection
Description: Six 10-inch tapes in the personal collection of Miriam Maxwell, compiled during the 1960s, mostly in California. Includes young people singing and talking about Civil Rights, War in Vietnam, Peace Corps experience in Ghana, an interview with Prince Modupe and Maxwell's collection of family folklore and oral history, especially: reminiscences of domestic service in Edwardian England, homesteading in British Columbia, living on a farm in Iowa, and a repertory of sentimental and humorous songs and stories from Iowa and South Dakota.
AFC Number: AFC 1977/017
AFS Number: AFS 18964-18969
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2006700237
Title: Miriam Webb Hiester / Los Paisanos: Folklore of the Texas-Mexicans of the Lower Rio Grande Valley
Description: M.A. Thesis, University of Texas, 1954. Microfilm Number: 97/1115
AFC Number: Unassigned
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/97205264
Title: Miscellaneous Publications of the Folk Dance Federation of California
Description: Publications by the Folk Dance Federation of California.
AFC Number: AFC 1977/005
Title: Mischau Children of Denver, Colorado, Singing Folk Songs
Description: One 16-inch disc of twelve songs sung by the Mischau children recorded in Denver, Colorado.
AFC Number: AFC 1948/042
AFS Number: AFS 8861
Title: Mississippi John Hurt Recordings Collection
Description: Three 10-inch tapes of songs performed by Mississippi John Hurt (of Avalon, Mississippi) with guitar. Interviews conducted by Joseph C. Hickerson and Richard Spottswood. Recorded at the Library of Congress in the Coolidge Auditorium, Robert Carneal and John Howell, July 15 and 23, 1963.
AFC Number: AFC 1964/003
AFS Number: AFS 12027-12029
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655399
Title: Missouri Folklore Society / Tribute to R. P. Christeson.
Description: The photos are of R.P. Christeson taken from the 1950s - 1980s, and show him recording a square dance, working at his typewriter, etc. The audiocassette contains a tribute to Christeson which was presented at the 1992 annual meeting of the Missouri Folklore Society in Hermann, Missouri, on 9/26/92. Speakers included Dolf Schroeder, Howard W. Marshall, and Gordon McCann. Also includes musical performances by the Loonig Family (German band), Tom Schroeder, Emily and Dennis Buckhannon, and Judy Domeny. The MFS Newsletter contains an obituary of R.P. Christeson.
AFC Number: AFC 1996/034
Title: Mitsuru Yuge Collection of Shakuhachi Music
Description: Approximately 181 published pieces of shakuhachi notation, collected and used by Mitsuru Yuge. Donated by his wife Ikuko Yuge who was a koto instructor at UCLA.
AFC Number: AFC 2005/009
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655343
Title: Mody C. Boatright Oral History Interview
Description: One 7-inch tape of an interview of Mody C. Boatright by Roger D. Abrahams. Recorded at the American Folklore Society annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, November 5, 1969. Recorded as part of the American Folklore Society Oral History Project.
AFC Number: AFC 1979/051
AFS Number: AFS 19399
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655377
Title: Molly Dancing and the Seven Champions: Postmodernism and the Re-Invention of Tradition by Elaine Bradtke
Description: Dissertation: University of Maryland.1997. 362 pgs.
AFC Number: AFC 1997/036
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655396
Title: Monroe Benton Collection of Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial and Flagstaff All-Indian Pow-Wow Recordings
Description: Five 7-inch tapes of songs, chants and dance music of the Apache, Crow, Cuchan, Hopi, Kiowa, Laguna, Navajo, Oyeh, Pima, Santa Ana, Ute, and Zuni Indians. Largely recorded at Inter-Tribal Ceremonial, Gallup, New Mexico, August 14, 1969; also at All-Indian Pow Wow, Flagstaff, Arizona, July 4, 1969, and elsewhere.
AFC Number: AFC 1977/038
AFS Number: AFS 19182-19186
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2006700221
Title: Montana Folklife Survey Collection, 1979
Description: One hundred forty-four 7-inch tapes, 2 audiocassettes, 4 ½ linear inches of contact sheets, 187 rolls of black and white negatives, 181 holders of color photographs, and 1 videotape of traditional life in Montana, including conversations and interviews about agricultural techniques and practices, American Indian traditions, foodways, Hutterite life, the Milk River Wagon Train, music, rodeos, trade crafts, vernacular architecture, and other reminiscences and stories about life in Montana. Recorded in Montana as part of the Montana Folklife Survey under the direction of Barre Toelken, July 19-September 9, 1979. The project was sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the Montana Arts Council. The collection includes four linear feet of fieldnotes and logs. Includes music played on accordion, concertina, fiddle, Hardanger fiddle, mandolin, and Hutterite hymns.
AFC Number: AFC 1981/005
AFS Number: AFS 20358-20503
Title: Montana Heritage Project
Description: The materials in this collection document the administration of the Montana Heritage Project and include many samples of student projects along with documentation of annual visits to the Library of Congress by selected students and teachers participating in the project. This multi-year project was begun in 1995 and funded by a grant from the Liz Claiborne and Arthur Ortenberg Foundation via the Library of Congress’s Madison Council, and operated under the American Folklife Center’s “K-12 Folklife in Education Initiative.” The project developed a one-week accredited teacher-training institute during which time teachers were instructed on methods for developing student- and teacher-designed classroom projects involving documentation and research in their respective communities. It also supported the implementation of the projects during the school year, providing necessary financial and academic support.
AFC Number: AFC 1997/012
Title: Monterey Jazz Festival, 1958
Description: Two 7-inch tapes of a forum held at the 1958 Monterey Jazz Festival entitled "Jazz, an International Language" recorded Saturday, October 4, 1958. The speakers are: Ralph Gleason, moderator; Dizzy Gillespie; Louis Armstrong; David Spears; and Albert McCarthy. The collection includes a partial transcript.
AFC Number: AFC 1959/015
AFS Number: AFS 11619-11620
Title: "Mormon Epic in Song" Radio Program
Description: Two 16-inch discs of the radio program "Mormon Epic in Song," featuring recordings made in various locations throughout Utah by Austin E. Fife. The program is narrated by Arthur Gate and was recorded by radio station WOL, Washington, D.C., 1947. Featured singers were L.M. Hilton (Ogden), Joseph Watkins (Salt Lake City), Rutger McArthur (St. George), and the Centennial Singers.
AFC Number: AFC 1947/003
AFS Number: AFS 9146-9147
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655335
Title: Morris Swadesh Collection of Chitimacha and Nootka Cylinder Recordings
Description: Fifteen 6-inch dictaphone and 7 4-inch wax cylinders of Chitimacha songs and spoken word recorded by Morris Swadesh in Charenton, Louisiana, in 1931 and 1934, and one dictaphone cylinder containing Nootka sentences and a story with an embedded song recorded by Swadesh, probably near Alberni on Vancouver Island, in 1933. The Chitimacha materials were sung and spoken by Benjamin Paul and Delphine Ducloux; the Nootka speaker was Alex Thomas. The cylinders were received by exchange from the American Philosophical Society in 1970.
AFC Number: AFC 1970/053
AFS Number: AFS 18472-18473
Title: Morris Swadesh Collection of Nootka and Makah wire recordings
Description: Five wire spools of Nootka and Makah stories. Recorded by Morris Swadesh, on an unknown date.
AFC Number: AFC 1970/010
AFS Number: AFS 14368-14372
Title: Mort D. Turner / U.S. Geological Survey Pick and Hammer Club Collection
Description: The collection consists of 14 booklets of facetia produced from 1947 to 1969 by The Pick and Hammer Club, an informal group of U.S. Geological Survey employees. The contents are primarily satiric verse featuring puns and professional in-jokes.
AFC Number: AFC 1996/024
Title: Motif Index to a Collection of American Tall Tales by J. Russell Reaver
Description: Typescript (photocopy) of motif index to over 2,000 manuscripts in the J. Russell Reaver Collection of American Tall Tales (AFC 1972/002) The tales were collected by the magazine "The Progressive Farmer," through its offices in Birmingham, Alabama and Dallas, Texas in 1949 and 1950. Motif index is undated, but was donated with related correspondence between Michael Taft and J. Russell Reaver, and one letter from Reaver to David Hufford, 1974.
AFC Number: AFC 2006/003
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2006700206
Title: Mr. and Mrs. Adolf E. Schroeder Collection of Fiddle Tunes
Description: Two 10-inch tapes of fiddle tunes recorded at reception honoring publication of Old Time Fiddlers' Repertory by R. P. Christeson at the University of Missouri Press, Columbia, Missouri.
AFC Number: AFC 1974/016
AFS Number: AFS 17027-17028
Title: Mr. and Mrs. Charles Anderson Recordings
Description: One disc of 7 songs sung by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Anderson of Baltimore, Maryland. Recorded at the Library of Congress Duncan Emrich, Arthur D. Semmig, and Herman Norwood, April 4, 1947.
AFC Number: AFC 1948/051
AFS Number: AFS 8934
Title: Mr. and Mrs. Edward C. Sweeney / Congo Drums of Africa
Description: Two 7-inch and four 5-inch tapes of Congo drum music of Africa collected by Mr. and Mrs. Edward C. Sweeney.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 10972-10977
Title: Mr. and Mrs. Edward C. Sweeney / West African and Ethiopian Folk Music
Description: Two 10-inch tapes of West African and Ethiopian folk music recorded by Mr. and Mrs. Edward C. Sweeney.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 10970-10971
Title: Mr. Jaffer Recording of Indian Chant
Description: One 13 1/4-inch disc of an Indian Chant in the Temple (sung at the end of the day). Sung by Mr. Jaffer (informant for Hindustani language records). Recorded by Arthur D. Semmig in the Recording Laboratory of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., May 23, 1944.
AFC Number: AFC 1945/006
AFS Number: AFS 6179
Title: Mrs. Aleppo Seilo / Finnish Music
Description: One 10-inch tape containing kantele instrumentals, laments, and Teppo Repo's compositions for flute and reed pipe. Collected by Aleppo Seilo. Donated through the Kalevala Duplicating Project, ca. 1961.
AFC Number: AFC 1961/006
AFS Number: AFS 11879
Title: Mrs. Amita Datta-Majumder Singing Hindu Folk Music
Description: Two 16-inch discs of sitar music; a Vedic hymn in Sanskrit, followed by its Bengali translation; and songs, including a natioanl anthem, composed by Dr. Rabindranath Tagore. Performed by Mrs. Amita Datta-Majumder singing. Recorded at the Library of Congress, April 27, 1948.
AFC Number: AFC 1948/104
AFS Number: AFS 9133-9134
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655330
Title: Mrs. E. Stice / Kentucky Folksongs
Description: One 16-inch disc of songs sung by Mrs. E. Stice from Kentucky, learned in her childhood. Recorded at the Library of Congress, November 1945.
AFC Number: AFC 1948/035
AFS Number: AFS 8767
Title: Mrs. Nicol Smith Collection of Suriname Recordings
Description: Twenty-six 12-inch discs of Surinamese Creole music in Sranan, Dutch, Loango, and Kromanti languages, including dance songs, folk songs, and Winti music, recorded in Paramaribo, Suriname, by Mrs. Nicol Smith (Moira Archbold) and M. J. P. Oostburg-Cop, June 21-30, 1941. The collection includes 44 pages of an index of songs including lyrics with English translations; an English translation of an introduction by Oostburg; a textual transcript of an interview of Smith by Alan Lomax; a paper entitled "Music in Suriname" by Father R. M. F. Abbenhuis; 3 articles in Dutch from De West-Indische Gids journal by Th. A. C. Comvalius; and additional notes by Kenneth M. Bilby.
AFC Number: AFC 1941/010
AFS Number: AFS 4731-4756
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655271
Title: Mrs. Nicol Smith Surinamese Recordings from Various Sources
Description: Two 12-inch discs of 14 traditional songs from Suriname. Some cuts recorded in Holland, by Mrs. Nicol Smith (Moira Archbold); some are from commercial recordings. The collection includes a 2-page song list.
AFC Number: AFC 1941/007
AFS Number: AFS 4688-4689
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655287
Title: Mrs. Randolph Huntington Miner / Tales of Early Pioneer Life in California
Description: Two 16-inch discs of tales of early pioneer life in California by Mrs. Randolph Huntington Miner recorded in the Recording Laboratory of the Library of Congress, May 26, 1947. The collection includes a log.
AFC Number: AFC 1948/084
AFS Number: AFS 8966-8967
Title: Mrs. Wolfe talking about her son Thomas Wolfe
Description: Six 12-inch discs of a set of recordings made by Mrs. Wolfe talking about her son Thomas Wolfe. Radio broadcast made in California, ca. 1945. The collection includes a log.
AFC Number: AFC 1949/004
AFS Number: AFS 9422-9427
Title: Muizz-ud-Din Collection of Sitar Recordings
Description: One 10-inch tape of music played on a sitar, an instrument of Pakistan played by Sheikh Muizz-ud-Din, an exchange student. The collection includes a song list.
AFC Number: AFC 1953/001
AFS Number: AFS 10745
Title: Multi-cultural Programming as a Strategy in Public Diplomacy: Leo Sarkisian, and the Voice of America's "Music Time in Africa" by Bitrus Paul Gwamna
Description: A copy of Bitrus Paul Gwamna's 1992 Ohio University dissertation, "Multi-Cultural Programming as a Strategy in Public Diplomacy: Leo Sarkisian, and the Voice of America's "Music Time in Africa," given to the Archive by Leo Sarkisian.
AFC Number: AFC 1997/014
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2005700225
Title: Musee de l'Homme / Music of French Guinea
Description: One 12-inch LP of Music of French Guinea. Possibly recorded by Gilbert Rouget, ca. 1950s.
AFC Number: AFC 1958/010
AFS Number: AFS 11348
Title: Musee de l'Homme / Music of Pondo Kakou Secret Society from Ivory Coast, Dahomey, Guinea
Description: One 12-inch LP entitled Pondo Kakou: Musique de Societe Secrete. Includes music from Ivory Coast, Dahomey, and Guinea, recorded by Gilbert Rouget, ca. 1950s. From the collection of the Department de'ethnomusicologie, Musee de l'Homme, Paris, France.
AFC Number: AFC 1958/009
AFS Number: AFS 11347
Title: Musee de L'Homme / Music of the French Colonies
Description: Twenty-six discs of music of various French colonies recorded by French ethnomusicologist Gilbert Rouget.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 10777-10802
Title: Musee de l'Homme / Music of the Princes of Dahomey
Description: One 12-inch LP entitled Dahomey: Musique de Princes, Fete de Tohossou. Recorded by Gilbert Rouget in collaboration with Pierre Verger (photographer) and Jean Koroma. From the collection of the Departement d'Ethno-Musicologie, Musee de l'Homme. The collection includes a 17-page booklet with photos and additional information about the music and dances. [Benin]
AFC Number: AFC 1958/011
AFS Number: AFS 11349
Title: Musee de l'Homme Collection of Laotian Music
Description: Four 10-inch discs of ceremonial and courtship music from Laos, featuring Ranahd-Ek (xylophone), Khong-Vong (gong chimes), flute, cymbals, Khene (reed mouth organ), and So-U (bass folk fiddle). Acquired in an exchange from the Musee de l'Homme in Paris, France, ca. 1950. The collection includes a log.
AFC Number: AFC 1951/032
AFS Number: AFS 10200-10203
Title: Museum fur Volkerkunde Phonogramm-Archiv, Berlin / Folk music of Turkey, Kurdistan, Macedonia, Corsica, and Lapland
Description: Two 7-inch tapes of Folk music of Turkey, Kurdistan, Macedonia, Corsica, and Lapland. From Museum fur Volkerkunde Phonogramm-Archiv, Berlin. The collection includes a 3-page log.
AFC Number: AFC 1960/010
AFS Number: AFS 11732-11733
Title: Music and Dances of the African Gold Coast
Description: Eleven 10-inch commercial discs of African Gold Coast (now Ghana) music and dances. Gift from M. Aime Darot of France. The collection includes a log of the songs with descriptions of the 22 songs on the recording. Keywords: Dahomey; Togo.
AFC Number: AFC 1953/012
AFS Number: AFS 10766-10776
Title: Music and Migration: Aspects of Black Music in the British Caribbean, the United States, and Britain...[1750-1950] by John H. Cowley
Description: This is John H. Cowley's doctoral dissertation entitled, "Music & Migration: Aspects of Black Music in the British Caribbean, the United States, and Britain, before the Independence of Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago." Two volumes. Discusses the development and impact of calypso and related music. Keywords: Carnival Music Tobago Jamaican Music West Africa Fiddles West India Trinidad Drum Dances
AFC Number: AFC 1996/021
Title: "Music from Crete" Performance
Description: Performance sponsored by the American Folklife Center titled "Music from Crete," November 22, 1993. Musicians include George Koukakis (Laouto), Soula Daskalomarkaki (Laouto), and Markos Daskalomarkakis (Lyra).
AFC Number: AFC 1993/006
Title: Music from India
Description: Six 7-inch tapes of Classical music of India, primarily ragas from North India. Prepared by Pan Orient Arts Foundation of Boston and New York State Education Dept. Accessioned August 1970. Classical ragas in both north Indian and Karnatic style. The tapes are intended to be an instructional guide for students of Indian music. Each raga is preceded by a spoken commentary. A descriptive manual accompanies the tapes.
AFC Number: AFC 1970/047
AFS Number: AFS 14242-14247
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655211
Title: Music from the Simon Fraser Collection as Played by Cape Breton Musicians
Description: Two audiocassettes (v. 1 and v. 2) of traditional Cape Breton music performed by Loretta Beaudry, Pat Cormier, Gordon Cote, Paul Cranford, Mary Gillis, Jerry Holland, Mildred Leadbeater, Sandy MacDonald, Dan Joe MacInnis, George MacInnis, Dave MacIssac, Alex Francis MacKay, Carl MacKenzie, Hector MacKenzie, John Neil MacLean, Donald MacLellan, Ronald MacLellan, Doug MacPhee, John Shaw, Sonny Slade. The music is played on violin, piano, guitar, banjo, mandolin, and tin whistle. There are also examples of singing. There is no list of the titles of the tunes and songs.
AFC Number: AFC 1983/012
Title: Music in a New World
Description: One 10-minute audiocassette of excerpts of interviews, narrations, songs, and stories, including examples of Afro-Cuban, Bosnian, Thai, and Turkish music, recorded at various locations by Karl Signell, February-April, 1981. Assembled as a preview of the "Music in a New World" series for National Public Radio. The collection includes twenty pages of correspondence and descriptions. Includes the music and stories of recent immigrant groups in the United States.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 22185
Title: Music in Bulgaria: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture, Lecture by Timothy Rice
Description: Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series. "Music in Bulgaria: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture." Illustrated lecture with numerous audio and video examples of genres and types of Bulgarian music drawn from ethnomusicologist Timothy Rice's field research in Bulgaria from 1969 to the present. Recorded in Room 119, Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on March 23, 2005 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
AFC Number: AFC 2005/033
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2007700221
Title: Music in the Air Somewhere: The Shifting Borders of West Virginia's Fiddle and Song Traditions by Erynn Marshall
Description: M.A. thesis, Graduate Programme in Ethnomusicology and Musicology, York University, North York Ontario, May 2003. Includes CD.
AFC Number: AFC 2003/056
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655418
Title: Music in the Mountains : the Irish Catskills and Traditional Music / by Brendan Dolan
Description: M.A. Thesis, New York University, 2008, under the supervision of Mick Moloney
AFC Number: AFC 2011/004
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655251
Title: Music of Black Hmong Collection
Description: Two CD-R discs, 1) "Music of the Black Hmong, Sapa Town, Lao Cai Prov. Vietnam" recorded 2000 at her home. Performer: So Giangthiso, a 13-year old female singer who also plays the jew's harp. This is a compilation of songs recorded on cassette tapes and compiled by the family of the performer. 2) Two digital photographs: a) image of the Hmong jew's harp b) photo of So Giangthiso with an unidentified woman, both wearing traditional clothing.
AFC Number: AFC 2006/007
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655286
Title: Music of India
Description: Four 12-inch discs recorded by the station director, M. Sayeed, of the Broadcasting Station in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. Miscellaneous classical Indian vocal music in both north and south Indian style. The vocal pieces are accompanied by tabla, pakhavaj, mrindangam, sarangi, and tanpura. Ghazals are also included, accompanied by harmonium, flute, violin, tabla, and mringdangam. Puiyoli and Hindi folk songs.
AFC Number: AFC 1948/095
AFS Number: AFS 9049-9052
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655320
Title: "Música de los cultos Africanos en Cuba"
Description: Fourteen 12-inch discs entitled "Música de los cultos Africanos en Cuba" (Music of the African cults in Cuba), featuring instrumentals, prayers, salutes, and songs recorded in Agramonte, Jovellanos, Pedro Betancourt, and Perico, Matanzas Province, Cuba, by Josefina Tarafa, ca. 1955. Though the majority of these recordings are of the Lucumí cult, the collection also includes liturgical songs of the Arará and several Congo cults. The collection includes an article by Lydia Cabrera and 1/2 linear inch of descriptions and lists. Unless stated otherwise all songs are accompanied by a combination of drums, metallic idiophones, and shakers.
AFC Number: AFC 1959/013
AFS Number: AFS 11589-11602
Title: Musical Characteristics of Tanana Athabascan Dance Song Manuscript Collection
Description: Master of Arts thesis, [Dept. of Music?], University of Alaska, May, 1985.
AFC Number: AFC 1987/017
Title: "Musical Conversation with Antonio Zepeda"
Description: Videotape of the October 15, 1992, concert [ James Madison Memorial Hall, Library of Congress] by Antonio Zepeda, an ethnomusicologist born in Mexico City. Using a variety of instruments, he demonstrates Meso-American, pre-Columbian musical sounds.
AFC Number: AFC 1992/009
Title: Musicantica Audition Tape Collection
Description: One audiocassette of Musicantica, a group consisting of Luciano Miele, Enzo Fina, and Roberto Catalano, which performs Southern Italian music and songs from oral tradition, dating from the 16th to the 19th centuries. Instrumentation includes the native Italian Tamburello (frame drum), the Chitarra Battente (a type of medieval 10-string guitar), the Scacciapensieri (jew's harp), the Bena (a Sardinian cane clarinet), castanets and jingle collars. They also play classical and accoustic guitars, mandolin, mandocello, the Greek Bouzouki, various recorders, flutes, and assorted percussion. The two pieces on the tape are entitled 1) Tarantella del '600, and 2) Pizzica.
AFC Number: AFC 1995/025
Title: Músu žingsniai : Ohio Lietuviu žinios
Description: One hundred and six issues of Musu Zingsniai: Savaitines Lietuviu Zinios (Our Steps: Weekly Lithuanian News) (1981-84), (Lithuanian-American Parish Newsletter) and one issue of Biuletenis: Dievo Motinos Nuolatin s Pagalbos Parapija (Bulletin: Parish of Our Lady of Perpetual Help) (October 16, 1983), both published by Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, a Lithuanian Catholic nationality parish in Cleveland, Ohio. The collection includes one page of correspondence. Contains an incomplete set of the newsletters (1981-1984: vol. 4, no. 26-36, 38-41; vol. 5, no. 1-25, 27-36; vol. 6, no. 1-17, 19-27, 29-35; vol. 7, no. 1-2, 4, 6-22, 24-25, and 28) and a vol. 10, no. 42, October 16, 1983 of Biuletenis: Dievo Motinos Nuolatines Pagalbos Parapija, in Lithuanian.
AFC Number: AFC 1985/019
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655256
Title: "My 50+ Years with Recorded Sound" lecture by Joseph C. Hickerson
Description: One audiocassette of Joseph C. Hickerson's lecture for the Washington Metropolitan Area Chapter of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC). Recorded in the Pickford Theater of the Library of Congress, May 22, 2002. Lecture included performances by Joe Hickerson, collection includes program flyer for the event, and sheet music for "Bright Morning Stars Are Rising."
AFC Number: AFC 2002/008
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655276
Title: Myron Schaeffer Collection of Music from Panama
Description: Forty-nine 12-inch discs, 26 10-inch discs, and 1 6-inch disc of music recorded in Panama, by Myron Schaeffer, 1943-1945. The collection includes a song list for AFS 7653-7697 (data sheets from the Instituto de Investigaciones Folkloricas, Archivo de la Discoteca, Universidad Interamericana, Panama). Texts for some of the songs are transcribed in an article by Louise Cramer entitled "Songs of West Indian Negroes in the Canal Zone," California Folklore Quarterly V, no. 3 (July 1946): 243-272.
AFC Number: AFC 1943/022
AFS Number: AFS 6893-6894; AFS 7318-7323; AFS 7653-7720
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655229
Title: Myrtle Carrigan Recordings
Description: One 7-inch tape of 12 folk songs sung by Myrtle Carrigan. Recorded in Nashville, Tennessee, by Kathleen Garis and Marjorie Loomis, March 24, 1954. The collection includes a one-page song list.
AFC Number: AFC 1954/009
AFS Number: AFS 10862
Title: Na Mele O Kupuna
Description: The Songs of the Elders. 24 audio cds of Hawaiian songs, chants, and folksongs compiled from commercial and private recordings, dated from 1925-1975. Sources include commercial 78 rpm discs, 45 rpm discs, cassette tapes, and privately recorded tape reels (about 10% of total); with 3 songbooks (200+184+75 p.) of lyrics in Hawaiian with English translations, and brief histories of songs and performers.
AFC Number: AFC 2010/019
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655371
Title: Na Mele Paniolo: Songs of Hawaiian Cowboys Collection
Description: Twenty-two 7-inch tapes and two commercial audiocassettes entitled “Na Mele Paniolo: Songs of Hawaiian Cowboys,” of Hawaiian chants and music from ranching areas, including music played on Hawaiian slack key guitar and paniolo music. Recorded in the field and in the studio on the islands of Hawaii, Kauai, Maui, Molokai, and Oahu by Lynn Martin and Ric Trimillos, 1986-1987. Sponsored by the Hawai'i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Folk Arts Program. The collection includes three-eighths linear inch of six black-and-white photographs of Hawaiian musicians during recording sessions by the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, release forms, tape logs, and two 50-page booklets accompanying “Na Mele Paniolo” containing background information, English translations, liner notes, and song lyrics.
AFC Number: AFC 1991/028
Title: Naci Serez / Turkish Folk Music
Description: One 10-inch tape of Turkish music which Mr. Naci Serez, former director of programs of Radio Ankara in Turkey, and later with Voice of America, Turkish Section, permitted the Library of Congress to duplicate. The collection includes 8 pages of notes.
AFC Number: AFC 1952/022
AFS Number: AFS 10507
Title: Nancy A. Cassell / 1980 Clifty Falls State Park Folk Art Project Journal
Description: One fieldwork journal from Clifty Falls State Park, Madison, Indiana. 1980.
AFC Number: AFC 1980/016
Title: Nancy Dols Collection of Clark Kessinger Family Recordings
Description: One 10-inch and three 8-inch discs of air checks and instrumentals performed on fiddle and recorded by Clark Kessinger with family and friends in Hurricane, West Virginia, ca. 1948. The collection includes one page of correspondence and a 1-page song list.
AFC Number: AFC 1975/038
AFS Number: AFS 17602-17605
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2007700272
Title: Nancy O. Lurie Collection of Winnebago Cylinder Documentation
Description: Audio and written documentation assembled by Nancy O. Lurie in 1980-81 regarding the Frances Densmore and Paul Radin Winnebago cylinder recordings. Wilbur Blackdeer, Benjamin Winneshiek, Emanuel Thundercloud, and others provided comments on recordings Densmore had made in Wisconsin Winnebago communities between 1927 and 1932, and that Radin made in the Nebraska community between 1908 and 1912. These comments were subsequently drawn upon for the Federal Cylinder Project catalog listings of the individual Winnebago recordings.
AFC Number: AFC 1981/019
AFS Number: AFS 23256-23258
Title: Nancy-Jean Seigel Collection of Helen Hartness Flanders Material
Description: Recordings of Helen Hartness Flanders reading poems from her book, "Country News Items and Other Poems". The collection also contains two copies of this poetry book and photocopies of correspondence between Helen Hartness Flanders and Phillips Barry. Also included is a sound recording of the Vancouver Folk Alliance panel of 2/16/01 on Flanders' collection moderated by Nancy-Jean Seigel, with Margaret MacArthur and Joe Hickerson. Also, 2 (8 x 10 black-and-white) photographs of Flanders.
AFC Number: AFC 1999/007
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700352
Title: Natalie Curtis Burlin / Hampton Institute Cylinders
Description: One 10-inch tape copied from 23 wax cylinder recordings of gospel songs sung by the Hampton Quartette. Recorded at the Hampton Institute in Virginia, by Natalie Curtis Burlin, ca. 1916. Also includes dictation of business letters (circa 1955). Some of these songs are transcribed in Burlin's Hampton Series Negro Folk-Songs. The collection includes logs.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 19258
Title: Natalie Curtis Burlin Native American Song Manuscript Collection
Description: Musical scores and notes for Natalie Curtis Burlin's "Indian's Book." Score and essay for "Dawn Song" by Natalie Curtis Burlin. Native American songs and scores (manuscripts). Original music scores and 2 pages of an essay by Burlin are in fragile condition. Photocopy of essay accompanying "Dawn Song" included in collection file and with collection.
AFC Number: AFC 1957/001
Title: National Book Festival 2001 Storytelling Pavilion
Description: Videocassette documentation of the Storytelling Pavilion at the Library of Congress 2001 National Book Festival. Recorded September 8, 2001. Performers and speakers included Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer, Alan Chen and the New Arcadia Puppet Troupe, Ron and Natalie Daise, Nilimma Devi, Carmen Deedy, Sheila Kay Adams and Jim Taylor, Joseph Bruchac, Derek Burrows, The Pan Masters Steel Orchestra, and Navajo code talkers, Keith Little and Samuel Smith.
AFC Number: AFC 2001/017
Title: National Directory of U.S. Radio Stations Broadcasting Folk and Traditional Music
Description: Includes surveys that were sent out to radio stations playing traditional music. Compiled in 1986. Directed by Mike Licht.
AFC Number: AFC 1986/040
Title: National Federation of Music Clubs Archivists / Folk Music Materials
Description: Eighteen 7-inch, three 5-inch, and nine 3-inch tapes of folk music from Florida, Idaho, Kentucky, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Recorded by regional National Federation of Music Clubs (NFMC) archivists and contributors, 1931-63. Donated by Annabel M. Buchanan for the NFMC Folk Music Archive. The collection includes five linear inches of articles, correspondence, logs, and musical and textual transcriptions.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 13992-14021
Title: National Folk Festival, 1938
Description: One 12-inch and 39 16-inch discs of instrumentals, songs, dance music, and folk dancing (Morris dance, sword dance, square dance, and social dances) performed by Scottish, American Indian, Spanish American, Anglo-American, African American, and Pennsylvania Dutch performers. Includes folk songs, ballads, fiddle tunes, coal miner's songs and music from Pennsylvania; cowboy songs; sea songs; Chinese music; Turkish music; Slavonic tamburitza music; Bach chorales; orchestral music; interviews; and lectures performed during the National Folk Festival in Washington, D.C. from May 6-8, 1938. Also includes a radio air check on United States foreign policy and defense; and several other radio programs not recorded at the National Folk Festival, including a WPA-sponsored program featuring the Prince George High School orchestra. The collection includes 3/4 linear inch of song lists, newspaper articles, and programs. Sarah Gertrude Knott makes some introductions. Recorded primarily at the National Folk Festival in Washington, D.C., by the U.S. Recording Company, May 6-8, 1938.
AFC Number: AFC 1950/017
AFS Number: AFS 9829-9868
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655367
Title: National Folk Festival, 1952
Description: One 10-inch tape of excerpts from the 18th Annual National Folk Festival, May 19, 1952, recorded by Voice of America in St. Louis, Missouri.
AFC Number: AFC 1975/021
AFS Number: AFS 17507
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700385
Title: National Folk Festival, 1954
Description: Two 10-inch tapes of the 20th National Folk Festival. Performances include Mesquakie dances; clog dances; square dances; German polkas and waltzes; tanikling (a Philippine dance); czardas danced by Hungarian dancers from the Hungarian Hall in St. Louis; Jewish wedding music and dances; Scottish highland dance; Mexican dance; Anglo-American ballads and folk songs; African American spirituals and work songs; children's singing games; German songs; West Indian songs; Cuban songs; and instrumental music played on fiddle, banjo, accordion, guitar, and other instruments. The collection includes notes about performers and songs.
AFC Number: AFC 1975/022
AFS Number: AFS 17508-17509
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700386
Title: National Folk Festival, 1960
Description: Seven 7-inch tapes of folk songs and performances, including Bob Beers of New Year, Montana, Leslie Skeen of Denville, West Virginia, and the Lester Wolfe Group. Recorded by Voice of America during the National Folk Festival in Washington D.C., June 1 and 4, 1960. The collection includes two pages of song lists.
AFC Number: AFC 1971/005
AFS Number: AFS 14420-14426
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655217
Title: National Folk Festival, 1972
Description: Eight 10-inch tapes of blues, old time, bluegrass, Sacred Harp, and ballads performed by traditional and revival musicians, including John Jackson, The Seldom Scene, Libba Cotton, and Chuck and Nan Perdue, recorded at Area I of the National Folk Festival, Vienna, Virginia, in 1972 by the National Folk Festival Association.
AFC Number: AFC 1974/022
AFS Number: AFS 17106-17113
Title: National Folk Festival, 1972
Description: Thirty 10-inch tapes of the National Folk Festival, recorded at Wolf Trap Farm Park, Vienna, Virginia, July 27-30, 1972. The collection includes 25 pages of logs and the program book from the festival.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 19844-19873
Title: National Public Radio / "Seasonings" Collection
Description: The collection consists of two identical audiocassettes of the Decenber 1994 "Seasonings" program, an NPR series written and narrated by Gullah folklorist and commentator Verta Mae Grovesnor, which focuses on the foodways associated with the winter holidays: Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanza. The African-American Christmas customs among slaves are discussed. Master chef Natalie Dupree and food historian Joan Nathan are interviewed, and recipes are discussed.
AFC Number: AFC 1997/003
Title: National Public Radio Concert of Mother Maybelle Carter with Family and Friends
Description: Two 10-inch tapes of country music performed by Maybelle Carter, Helen Carter Jones and David Carter Jones accompanied by Mike Seeger and Ralph Rinzler. Recorded May 18, 1975 at the Smithsonian's Baird Auditorium by National Public Radio's "Folk Festival USA" as part of the Smithsonian's "Women in Country Music."
AFC Number: AFC 1976/018
AFS Number: AFS 18089-18090
Title: National Public Radio Folk Music in America Interviews Collection
Description: Four 10-inch tapes of four radio broadcasts by Maury Bernstein and Richard Spottswood on station KSJN-FM, St. Paul, Minnesota, distributed by National Public Radio. Library of Congress/Bicentennial Recording Project, religious songs and love songs. Part II (programs 3 & 4) features vocal and instrumental (fiddle) music from Swedish, Irish and other ethnic traditions recorded in Minnesota during December 1975 and January 1975 by Richard Spottswood and Maury Bernstein.
AFC Number: AFC 1975/047
AFS Number: AFS 17643-17646
Title: National Society of Colonial Dames, South Carolina / Mary Chevillette Sims Oliphant Biographical Collection
Description: Three manuscript pages of a sketch of the life of Mary Chevillette Sims Oliphant, which was presented by The Greenville Committee of the National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of South Carolina. Oliphant was the committee's organizer and had been a Dame for more than 50 years.
AFC Number: AFC 1996/037
Title: National Visionary Leadership Project Interviews and Conference Collection
Description: Collection consists of videocassettes and video discs of 239 full-length oral history interviews with noted African American leaders conducted by Camille O. Cosby, Renee Poussaint, and others for the National Visionary Leadership Project from 1997 to 2007, and includes photographs of the interviewees taken at the time of the interviews. Among those interviewed are Senator Edward Brooke, Congresswoman Cardiss Collins, educator John Hope Franklin, and civil rights activist Dorothy Height, and many others. Topics for these interviews include the Civil Rights movement; African Americans in the United States Congress and other leadership positions; education in the United States; family histories; the Great Depression; the Great Migration; service in World War II; historically black colleges and universities; African American churches and community leadership; African American leaders in the arts, dance, and music, and many other subjects. There is also a videocassette of the 2003 Summit on the State of Black America, held at the Library of Congress, and sponsored by the National Visionary Leadership Project, but no transcript for this event. Materials were accessioned in 2004, and 2007-2010. Collection also includes CD-ROM titled "Visionary Interview Excerpts" with brief excerpts from interviews with the following leaders: Andrew Young, Carmen de Lavallade, Gordon Parks, Dorothy Height, Edward Brooke, Ruby Dee, David Dinkins, Constance Baker Motley, John Hope Franklin, Leatrice McKissack, Geoffrey Holder, and Ossie Davis.
AFC Number: AFC 2004/007
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2004695153
Title: Native American Storytelling performed by Joseph Bruchac
Description: Performance sponsored by the American Folklife Center of Joseph Bruchac titled "Native American Storytelling." November 17, 1994.
AFC Number: AFC 1994/009
Title: Navy Songs from the East Squadron at Manila, Philippines
Description: Two 16-inch discs of submariners' songs sung by officers of the East Squadron at Manila, Philippines, sung a capella and with piano accompaniment. Donated by the Navy Underwater Sound Laboratory, November 1948. The collection includes a one-page recording log.
AFC Number: AFC 1948/100
AFS Number: AFS 9122-9123
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655325
Title: NBC Prince Albert Opry Collection
Description: One 10-inch tape containing transcriptions of 3 early broadcasts of the "Grand Ol' Opry," radio show, sponsored by Prince Albert Tobacco. Recorded in Nashville, Tennessee, December 28, 1940, September 20, 1941, and February 7, 1942. The collection includes one page of documentation.
AFC Number: AFC 1977/025
AFS Number: AFS 19122
Title: Neal "Pop" Collins Recordings
Description: One 7-inch disc of banjo tunes played by Neal "Pop" Collins and accompanied by his sons, Ransone on tenor guitar and Ruey on fiddle. Recorded in Catlettsburg, Kentucky, by Bernie Bolte and Elbert Bowe, ca. 1971.
AFC Number: AFC 1979/036
AFS Number: AFS 19375
Title: Negro Spiritual "I Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray"
Description: One 12-inch disc of "I Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray," Negro spiritual from Wilson, Arkansas. Source unknown.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 14057
Title: Neil G. Christian Songs and Interview
Description: Two 7-inch tapes of an interview and songs sung with harp-guitar by Neil G. Christian. Recorded at radio station KSJN, St. Paul, Minnesota, by Maury Bernstein and Richard K. Spottswood, January 1, 1975.
AFC Number: AFC 1976/034
AFS Number: AFS 18802-18803
Title: Neil V. Rosenberg Bluegrass Music Collection
Description: Open-reel audio tape recordings and cassettes of live bluegrass shows at Bean Blossom, Indiana, and dubs of commercial bluegrass records and radio broadcasts.
AFC Number: AFC 2002/009
Title: Nelson S. Barker Recording of a Negro Holiness Church Service
Description: One 10-inch tape of a complete African American church service at a Holiness Church in Comfort, North Carolina. Includes preaching, hymns, testimonies, and prayers. Some of the singing is accompanied by guitar and percussion. Recorded by Nelson S. Barker, circa 1950. The collection includes a log.
AFC Number: AFC 1951/012
AFS Number: AFS 10081
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655385
Title: Nemonie Balfour Recordings of Six English, Scottish, and Irish Folk Ballads
Description: One 16-inch disc of six English, Scottish, and Irish folk ballads, including "The Death of Queen Jane," "The Little Prettie Nightingale," "The Bonnie Earl of Moray," "Died of Love," "Go from My Window," The Boatman," sung by Nemonie Balfour, of Scotland. Recorded at the Library of Congress in Washington, D .C., January 12, 1949. The collection includes a 1-page song list.
AFC Number: AFC 1949/015
AFS Number: AFS 9605
Title: New England Balladry, a lecture by Mrs. Helen Hartness Flanders
Description: Five 16-inch discs of an illustrated lecture entitled “New England Balladry” delivered by Helen Hartness Flanders. Recorded in Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, February 27, 1948, which included performances of ballad singers Asa Davis and Elmer George of Vermont and Charles Finnemore of Maine.
AFC Number: AFC 1948/001
AFS Number: AFS 9127-9131
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700389
Title: New Jersey Folk Festival Collection
Description: Eight brochures, one bumper sticker, one calendar, two postcards, five posters, ten programs, and seven T-shirts from the annual New Jersey Folk Festival, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1975-88. Gift of Angus K. Gillespie, Douglass College, Rutgers The State University.
AFC Number: AFC 1989/028
Title: New Songs for Labor by Joe Glazer and the Elm City Four
Description: This is a taped copy of an album originally released by the CIO Department of Education and Labor, Washington, DC, in 1950. Songs on the tape are: "I Ain't No Stranger Now," "Too Old to Work," "That's All," "Humblin' Back," "Shine on Me," "We Will Overcome," "Great Day," "The Mill Was Made of Marble." All songs are sung by Joe Glazer. This tape was duplicated from the original album on July 31, 1996. Joe Glazer, principal composer, vocals ; accompanied by the Elm City Four.
AFC Number: AFC 1996/074
Title: New Year's at Doc Watson's in Deep Gap, NC 1963-64
Description: Sound recording of Doc Watson and others recorded in Deep Gap, North Carolina, on New Year's Eve 1963 and New Year's Day 1964. Remastered and disseminated as a fundraising premium by WPKN, Bridgeport, Connecticut, in 2003[?].
AFC Number: AFC 2003/026
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2004447756
Title: New York Public Library Duplication Project
Description: Twenty-three 12-inch discs of instrumentals and songs recorded in New York City by Chris Bonet and Charles Hofmann, May 30-October 28, 1947, for the Library of Congress and the New York Public Library. Included are 30 allegedly "Comanche Indian songs," 28 songs in the English language (including 14 from Scotland and 8 African American songs and street cries), 5 songs in French, 17 in Spanish, and 30 in Yiddish. Performers include Tom Glazer and Ruth Rubin. The collection includes 1/8 linear inch of correspondence, logs, notes, reports, and song texts.
AFC Number: AFC 1948/098
AFS Number: AFS 9076-9098
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655323
Title: New Zealand Oral History Archive Demonstration Tape Collection
Description: Excerpts from recorded collections of the New Zealand Oral History Archive, with commentary on their content and significance. Produced for the Archive by Radio New Zealand. Fiddle & piano by Phil & Kitty Knox. Interviews recorded since 1981: 1) woman describing ancestor Jemima brought to New Zealand in 1840s to be married off; 2) man describing Wellington in 1902; 3) former customs officer (1917); 4) School Dental Service nurse; 5) woman recalls her nanny's Maori cure for boils; 6) woman remembers fumigation chambers during 1918 flu epidemic; 7) earthquake of 1942; 8) post-football match festivities; 9) "sly grog" shops during [ Prohibition]; 10) memories of escaped convicts.
AFC Number: AFC 1987/020
Title: Newport Folk Festival 1963 and 1966
Description: Fifty-four audiocassettes documenting performances at the 1963 and 1966 Newport Folk Festivals. Major performers of the period are represented, including Pete Seeger, Tom Paxton, Phil Ochs, Bob Dylan, Mississippi John Hurt, Sam Hinton, Jean Ritchie, Judy Collins, Doc Watson, Joan Baez, Jean Redpath, Bess Hawes, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, John Lee Hooker, Mike Seeger, Maybelle Carter, Bessie Jones and the Georgia Sea Island Singers, Theo Bikel, Freedom Singers, Ed McCurdy, Paul Clayton, Bernice Johnson (Reagon), Dave Van Ronk, John Hammond, New Lost City Ramblers, Tony Saletan, John Cohen, Bill Monroe, David McAllester, Peter, Paul, and Mary, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Jimmy Driftwood, Bukka White, Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, Son House, Skip James, Howlin' Wolf, Buffy Saint Marie, Fannie Lou Hamer, Carolyn Hester, Ali Akbar Khan, Cape Breton Singers, and many others. Also a banjo workshop and a performance by an intertribal Indian group from Albuquerque, New Mexico.
AFC Number: AFC 1999/001
Title: Newport Jazz Festival, 1954
Description: Newport Jazz Festival held July 27, 1954.
AFC Number: AFC 1955/013
AFS Number: AFS 10900
Title: Nguyen-Phung Collection of Vietnamese Music
Description: Three 7-inch tapes of traditional music of South Vietnmam recorded for the Voice of America radio program, by Professor Nguyen-Phung, April 1969. The collection includes a one-page log.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 14022-14024
Title: Niamey National Museum Colleciton of Hausa Dance and Song
Description: One 7-inch tape of music of the Haoussa Tribe, Niger, Africa from the Niamey National Museum. Gift of Voice of America. Recorded ca. 1963.
AFC Number: AFC 1964/012
AFS Number: AFS 12059
Title: Nicholas Ray Collection of South Dakota Recordings
Description: Eleven 12-inch discs recorded in Mitchell, South Dakota for the WPA Recreation Project by Nicholas Ray in 1939.
AFC Number: AFC 1939/019
AFS Number: AFS 3673-3683
Title: Nicholas Royal Collection
Description: Four audiocassettes of recordings made by Nick Royal in 1974 and 1975 that include conversation and fiddling by traditional fiddlers Hansel Smith and Rob Propst and guitarist Jess Smith, Franklin, West Virginia. The collection includes seven pages of typscript and one black-and-white photo print.
AFC Number: AFC 1991/025
Title: Nicholas Royal Duplication Project
Description: Two 10-inch tapes of instrumentals performed on banjo, fiddle, and guitar, with interviews, by Nowell Creadick, Ken Godwin, Robert Propst, Hansel "Buck" Smith, and Woody Simmons. Recorded in Elkins and Franklin, West Virginia, primarily by Nick Royal, September 28 December 8, 1974. The collection includes 9 pages of concordances, correspondence, fieldnotes, and lists.
AFC Number: AFC 1975/012
AFS Number: AFS 17480-17481
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700444
Title: Nick Spitzer / Folk Masters 1992 Season Collection
Description: Thirteen audiocassettes of radio programs derived from live performances and on-stage interviews from the "Folk Masters" series held at The Barns of Wolf Trap, Vienna, Virginia. Originally recorded April 1-May 8, 1992. The collection includes a thirty-two page "Listener's Guide to Programs." Programs include: "Parlor Picking, Frolic Fiddling and Juke Joint Blues," "Black Gospel Styles," "Masters of the Folk Violin," "American Indian Music," "Music from the Spanish Caribbean and Central America," "Guitar Wizards," "African Roots," "Accordion Kings," "Blues and Bluegrass in the American Capital," "Europe in America," "Rockabilly and Western Swing," "New York Klezmer and New Orleans Jazz," and "New World Beat."
AFC Number: AFC 1995/007
Title: Nick Spitzer Louisiana Folk Music
Description: One 7-inch tape of 15 folk songs and waltzes performed by Roy Beckman on fiddle and Willie May Deason on guitar. Recorded in Hico, Louisiana, by Nicholas Spitzer and Susan Roach, 1979. The collection includes one page of notes.
AFC Number: AFC 1979/065
AFS Number: AFS 19445
Title: Nicolas G. Schidlovsky Old Believers Collection
Description: Twenty-six 10-inch tapes of Old Believers' services and religious singing, and copies of a published recording of Russian church bells and religious chant. Recorded in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C., by Nicolas G. Schidlovsky, 1972-85. The collection includes 7 photographs, a 6-page brochure entitled "Old Believers," and 1 linear inch of concordances, notes, photocopies of chant notations, recording logs, and early Slavic neumes.
AFC Number: AFC 1987/031
AFS Number: AFS 25956-25981
Title: Nightline / "Found Voices" Ex-Slave Narratives Collection
Description: ABC News "Nightline with Ted Koppel" broadcast of _Found Voices_, concerning the ex-slave narratives in the Archive of Folk Culture, on January 12, 1999.
AFC Number: AFC 1999/027
Title: Nora Yeh / Southern Sound: The Nanyin Performing Tradition of China
Description: Lecture by Nora Yeh titled "Southern Sound: The Nanyin Performing Tradition of China." Sponsored by the American Folklife Center as part of the series _Notes from the Field._ February 5, 1997.
AFC Number: AFC 1997/029
Title: Norman and Nancy Blake Concert Collection
Description: Homegrown 2004 concert. Collection consists of videorecordings of the Norman and Nancy Blake concert at the Library of Congress; plus concert program flyer and publicity materials, including black-and-white publicity photographs of the performers. The concert includes Norman and Nancy Blake’s performance and talk about the history of early country music.
AFC Number: AFC 2004/026
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2006700248
Title: Norman Cazden / Catskill Folk Festival, 1977
Description: Three 10-inch tapes of recordings from the state of the 1977 Catskill Folk Festival at Andes, New York. Songs, ballads, stories and instrumental music (performed on fiddle, harmonica, Scottish bagpipes, banjo, guitar, and hurdy-gurdy) by Grant Rogers, Pete Seeger, Norman Studer, Sonya Malkine, Joel Shimberg, and others.
AFC Number: AFC 1978/024
AFS Number: AFS 19250-19252
Title: Norman Cazden / Catskill Folk Festival, 1979
Description: Three 10-inch tapes of recordings made at the 1979 Catskill Folk Festival, Andes, New York, August 11-12, 1979. Included are children's songs and stories, Scottish songs and instrumental selections, gospel music, fiddle tunes, and square dance music and calls. Pete Seeger sings several selections, with banjo and guitar.
AFC Number: AFC 1981/017
AFS Number: AFS 20521-20523
Title: Norman Cazden / Monadnock Duplication Project
Description: One 10-inch tape of 20 contra and square dances called by L. A. "Duke" Miller and performed with accordion, piano, and violin by Allan Block, Paul L. Lawrence, and Robert C. McQuillen of New Hampshire, and Arthur Quinlan of Dover, Massachusetts. Recorded at the Monadnock Country Club, Peterborough, New Hampshire, by Norman Cazden, July 25, 1969. The collection includes two pages of notes.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 14575
Title: Norman Cazden Catskill Recordings
Description: Four 10-inch tapes of 192 instrumentals, songs, and square dance calls performed by George Edwards, Grant Rogers, Ernie Sager, and Mike Todd. Recorded mostly in the Catskill area of New York by Norman Cazden and others from Camp Woodland, Phoenicia, New York, 1945-61. The collection includes 1/8 linear inch of correspondence, logs, and notes.
AFC Number: AFC 1965/009
AFS Number: AFS 12309-12312
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2006700264
Title: Norman Cazden Recording of the Catskill Folk Festival, 1978
Description: Five 10-inch tapes of the Catskill Folk Festival 1978, Andes, New York, August 12-13, 1978. Recorded by Norman Cazden.
AFC Number: AFC 1979/048
AFS Number: AFS 19392-19396
Title: Norman Laird McNeil / British Ballad West of the Appalachian Mountains
Description: Ph.D. Thesis, University of Texas, 1956. Microfilm Number: 97/1121. Author also known as "Brownie" McNeil
AFC Number: Unassigned
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/97208117
Title: Norman Laird McNeil / Corridos de asuntos vulgares corresponding to the romances vulgares of the Spanish
Description: M.A. Thesis, University of Texas, 1944. Microfilm Number: 97/1122. Author also known as "Brownie" McNeil
AFC Number: Unassigned
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/97208144
Title: North American Influence on a North Irish Folksong Collection, lecture by John Moulden
Description: 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 of the lecture and a videorecording of an hour-long interview with John Moulden conducted by Stephen D. Winick in the Library of Congress Recording Laboratory on May 2, 2007. John Moulden discusses Northern Irish emigration to North America, and subsequent influence of American song collectors and performers on Irish song traditions, and the "Songs of the People" collection assembled by song collector, Sam Henry. Moulden illustrates his talk with unaccompanied performances of the ballads and songs he discusses.
AFC Number: AFC 2007/011
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655349
Title: North Carolina Department of Archives and History Duplication Project
Description: North Carolina's oldest inhabitants. [Folklore & local history]. Norman Larson, interviewer. Interviews with Dillard Bellamy, Frederick Penny's daughter, Elvira White, John Smathers, Narcissa Rickman, Margaret Tucker, Harriet Parker, Allen Wanyneetha [Cherokee ], Mrs. Sterling Gary, B.W. "Billy" Lowery [Lumbee ], Robert Thompson, W.R. Baskerville, Mary Davis Allen, Dr. Marion Millender. Most interviewees over 90 years old. The collection inludes color slides of the informants.
AFC Number: AFC 1960/016
AFS Number: AFS 11834-11846
Title: North Dakota Council on the Arts / "Faces of Identity, Hands of Skill" Collection
Description: Two audiocassettes of ethnic folk music and dance of North Dakota for use in an exhibition entitled "Faces of Identity, Hands of Skill: Folk Arts in North Dakota," assembled by the North Dakota Council on the Arts. Performers include Bryan Akipa playing the Sisseton Sioux "Siyo Tanka" flute, John Gross Jr. singing German-Russian "Volkslieder," James LaRoque playing "Metis" ("mixed") French/Chippewa/Cree fiddle tunes, Luqman Maii playing Kurdish music on the tambour (a form of lute), and Sokhom and Bun Sun You playing and singing Khmer dance music of Cambodia. Recorded in Bismarck, Fargo, Napoleon, Sisseton, and Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation, North Dakota, by Troyd Geist, 1994. The collection includes twenty-six pages of descriptions, information about performers, and sections of newsletters. Contents of audiocassette #1: "Where Ever You Go" and "First Hate Song" by Bryan Akipa; "Road to Batosh," "Bray Owl," and "Saint Anne's Reel" by James LaRocque; "Kleiner Man und grosse Frau," Die Konigskinder," "O Strassburg, O Strassburg," and "Wir sitzen so frolich beisammen" by John Gross, Jr.; "coconut Dance Song" and "Bird Dance Song" by Bun Sun You; tambour playing in Ajam style and short-necked tambour playing in Hujaz style by Luqman Maii. Contents of audiocassette #2: "My Heart is Sad" and "Grandmother's Song" by Bryan Akipa; "Big John McNeil," "Cotton-eyed Joe," and "Orange Blossom Special" by James LaRocque; "Ich bin ein Farmer bu," "Du, du liegst mir im berzen," "In die Schweiz, in die Schweiz, in der Ruh," and "Im Fruhjahr" by John Gross, Jr.; "Bock Lack Dance Song" and "Prayer Dance Song" by Bun Sun You; Gazella Min" played in Bayat style and lute playing in Rast style by Luqman Maii. German language Flute music Metis fiddling Khmer dance and singing Kurdish music
AFC Number: AFC 1995/031
Title: Odetta Concert Collection
Description: The collection consists of sound recordings of the presentation ceremony and concert at the Library of Congress where Odetta received the "Living Legend" award from Gen. Donald L. Scott, Deputy Librarian of Congress. Odetta's concert features blues, jazz, and folk music performances, accompanied by pianist Seth Farber. The collection also includes photographs of Odetta's visit to the American Folklife Center on November 14, 2003.
AFC Number: AFC 2003/030
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2005700209
Title: "Oh Where is the Girl That Will Go Out West With Me" Sung by Clara E. Heywood
Description: One cassette of "Oh Where Is the Girl That Will Go Out West with Me" sung by Clara E. Heywood as she learned it as a child in Wyoming, recorded in Honolulu, Hawaii, by Clara E. Heywood, May 20, 1975. The collection's five pages of notes include a textual transcription of the song and a letter from Mrs. Heywood providing information about the song and her childhood in Buffalo, Wyoming.
AFC Number: AFC 1975/056
AFS Number: AFS 17985
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700449
Title: Ohio Valley Folk Research Project Publications
Description: Five linear inches of mansucript materials including tales, stories, folklore, etc. from Ross County, Ohio. Self published materials by the Ohio Valley Folk Research Project Publications of the Ross County Historical Society.
AFC Number: AFC 1983/021
Title: Ola Belle Reed Duplication Project
Description: Two 10-inch tapes of recordings of the North Carolina Ridge Runners made ca. late 1940s possibly at WDEL, Wilmington, Delaware; performers living in Maryland and Pennsylvania. Also Ola Belle Reed, Alex Campbell, and the New River Boys, recorded 1968.
AFC Number: AFC 1970/020
AFS Number: AFS 14104-14105
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655381
Title: Ola Belle Reed Photograph Collection
Description: Sixty-four photographs of Country and Western singers active in southeastern Pennsylvania and northeastern Maryland in the late 1930s and early 1940s.
AFC Number: AFC 1976/006
Title: "Old Fox Went Out" sung by John Barret Rodes
Description: One 7-inch tape of Judge John B. Rodes singing "The Fox," recorded in Bowling Green, Kentucky, ca. 1955-65. Gift of Joseph T. Wilson who obtained it from Judge Rodes's daughter Mary Grider (Mrs. Harold H.) Helm.
AFC Number: AFC 1973/015
AFS Number: AFS 15605
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655259
Title: "Old-Time Fiddle Appalachian Style with Alan Jabbour"
Description: One videocassette entitled "Learning Old-Time Fiddle Appalachian Style with Alan Jabbour." "10 easy pieces, an interview, and tune transcriptions." Produced by In the Groove Workshops (ITGW-J3VHS), 2004.
AFC Number: AFC 2003/017
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2004447765
Title: Olga Van Stockum Collection of Scandinavian Folk Tales and Legends
Description: Three 16-inch discs of Scandinavian folk tales and legends made by Olga Van Stockum in the Recording laboratory of the Library of Congress. Washington, D.C., ca. 1948.
AFC Number: AFC 1948/044
AFS Number: AFS 8889-8891
Title: Olive Dame Campbell Recording Collection
Description: One 7-inch tape of Olive Dame Campbell discussing her early experiences collecting folk songs in the Southern Appalachians, with examples sung by Campbell. A note on one of the discs indicates the lecture was Dec. 28, 1945.
AFC Number: AFC 1959/003
AFS Number: AFS 11461
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2006700238
Title: Oliver Beltz Collection of Hutterite Recordings
Description: One 10-inch tape of Hutterite folk hymns and religious services including a Hutterite wedding ceremony recorded at Graumen Colony, Graumen, Alberta and religious songs recorded at the Stand Off Colony, McLeod, Alberta. Recorded in South Dakota and Alberta, Canada, by Oliver S. Beltz, July and August 1949. The collection includes 25 pages of correspondence, logs, and notes. A transcription of these and other tunes can be found in a manuscript collection located in the Performing Arts Reading Room: http://lccn.loc.gov/m56001240
AFC Number: AFC 1951/010
AFS Number: AFS 10074
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655384
Title: Oliver Lion Shows / Crow Tribal War Dances and Medicine songs
Description: One 10-inch tape of Oliver Lion Shows, member of Crow Tribe. Special Tribal War Dances and Medicine songs.
AFC Number: AFC 1956/002
AFS Number: AFS 10940
Title: Omaha Indian Interviews Collection, 1983
Description: Six 7-inch tapes of an interview with Charlie Edwards of the Omaha tribe, recorded in his home in Macy, Nebraska; and an interview with John Turner of the Omaha tribe, recorded at the Omaha Tribal Administration Building in Macy, Nebraska, at a ceremony presenting the tribe with recordings from the Federal Cylinder project. Recorded by Alan Jabbour, with Dennis Hastings and others, February 23 and 24, 1983.
AFC Number: AFC 1983/026
AFS Number: AFS 22620-22625
Title: Omaha Indian Interviews Collection, 1999
Description: Manuscript, sound recordings, and graphic materials collected during four visits in 1999 to Macy, Nebraska, in an effort to identify sound recordings and photographic images from the American Folklife Center's Omaha Indian collections. This project was undertaken as part of the National Digital Library Program's effort to obtain information on materials to be used in the Omaha Indian Music American Memory presentation.
AFC Number: AFC 1999/014
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2004659951
Title: Omer C. Stewart Collection of American Indian Peyote Songs
Description: Seven 12-inch discs of American Indian Peyote and other songs recorded by Omer C. Stewart from Northern Paiute, Washo, and Ute singers in Colorado, Nevada and California, 1938, etc.: their repertory also included Comanche, Kickapoo, Kiowa, Miwok, Navajo and Shoshone songs. An additional part of the collection is the 10-inch disc containing six Arapaho peyote songs recorded for Ruth M. Underhill by Frank S. Speck in Oklahoma, 1950. The discs were copied on to preservation tapes in September 1972 (LWO 7040) and again in 1977 (LWO 9545). Accompanied by lists, correspondence, and two transcriptions.
AFC Number: AFC 1972/035
AFS Number: AFS 15090-15097; AFS 15229; AFS 18993
Title: Oral History Interviews about Emelyn E. Gardner Conducted by Joanne C. Lynch
Description: Five 7-inch tapes of interviews conducted by Joanne C. Lynch with Orville Francis Linck, Ellen J. Stekert, Mildren Marie Connely, Alexander Brede, and Ruth (Mrs. Clarence) Hilberry, on the subject of Emelyn E. Gardner. Recorded June-July 1968. Recorded as part of the American Folklore Society Oral History Project.
AFC Number: AFC 1979/053
AFS Number: AFS 19402-19406
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655379
Title: Oregon Old Style Fiddling Music and Songs Collection
Description: Four videotapes containing music by members of the Oregon Old Time Fiddlers Association: 1 VHS labeled "Gospel, 19 Sept 98, Oregon Old Time Fiddlers, Thousand Trails, La Pine, Oregon"; 1 VHS labeled "Country, 19 Sept 98, Oregon Old Time Fiddlers, Thousand Trails, La Pine, Oregon"; 1 8mm videocassette labeled "Oregon Old Time Fiddlers Music Memoirs 1998" and "#2 Original Music 6 Nov 98" (28 tunes); 1 8mm videocassette labeled "1997-1998 O.O.T.F.A." and "#1 Original Music 6 Nov 98" (31 tunes). The composers and performers are listed on the videocassettes. There is no list of contents for the VHS tapes.
AFC Number: AFC 1998/021
Title: "Origens" Brazilian Radio Program Collection
Description: Examples of Afro-Brazilian musical traditions as explored in segments 83 and 109 of the radio series "Origens," with commentary by Helena Theodoro Lopes. Produced by Radio MEC, Centro de Radio Educativo Roquete Pinto. Recorded in Rio de Janiero, Brazil, October and December 1982.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 22605-22606
Title: "Our Florida Indians," Lecture with Slides by Rev. Alexander Linn
Description: 48 slides and a tape-recorded lecture by Rev. Alexander Linn (1881-1975) regarding Seminole Indians of Florida in the period between 1925 and 1945. Rev. Linn, of Englewood, Florida, regularly visited Seminole family camps during that period. In 1971, he compiled the slide-lecture and recorded the tape regarding his experiences. Also enclosed are 36 additional slides that were not part of the slide-lecture, and a copy of his obituary.
AFC Number: AFC 1983/016
Title: Our State magazine / "Down Home in North Carolina" CD
Description: "A collection of bluegrass and traditional North Carolina songs performed by North Carolina artists," compiled by "Live at Leatherwood's" (a weekly bluegrass and gospel music show in downtown Shelby NC) exclusively for _Our State_ magazine.
AFC Number: AFC 2001/004
Title: Pamela Swing Shetland Fiddle Music Honors Thesis Collection
Description: Honors thesis for a B.A. in music (from Wesleyan University) entitled "Da Farder Ben Da Wylcomer: Shetland Island Fiddle Music" by Pamela Swing, submitted June 1976; has an accompanying cassette of fiddle tunes performed by Cullivoe Traditional Band, George P.S. Peterson, Tom Anderson, Peter Fraser, George Stark, and Da Forty Fiddlers - recorded by Tom Anderson, ca. 1960, and Pam Swing 1973-1974.
AFC Number: AFC 1977/002
Title: Papercutting Symposium Collection
Description: Symposium and workshop entitled "The Art of Papercutting," sponsored by the American Folklife Center and moderated by Elena Bradunas and Elaine Eff, with an introduction by Ramona Jablonski; participants include C. K. Chu, Magdalena Gilinsky, Claudia Hopf, and Yehudit Shadur. Recorded at the Mumford Room of the Library of Congress, December 2, 1980.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 22406-22408
Title: Paschall Brothers Concert Collection
Description: Homegrown 2004 concert on Neptune Plaza. Collection consists of sound recording, videorecording, and photographs of the Paschall Brothers in concert. The Paschall Brothers, from Chesapeake, Virginia, perform traditional a cappella gospel quartet music associated with the Tidewater region. Manuscripts include a program flyer, recording log, and publicity materials for the group including a publicity photograph.
AFC Number: AFC 2004/028
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2006700209
Title: Pat Conte / Larry Johnson Collection
Description: One 7-inch tape of ten blues songs sung with guitar and an interview with Larry Johnson. Recorded by Pat Conte during a radio broadcast entitled "Something Inside O' Me" at WKCR-FM, Columbia University, New York City, July 25, 1981. The collection includes ten pages of correspondence, recording logs, and notes.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 22472
Title: Pat Dunford Duplication Project Collection
Description: Twenty-five 10-inch tapes of old-time banjo and fiddle tunes, interviews, stories, and songs by various artists. Recorded in Indiana, Kentucky, and Virginia by Pat Dunford and occasionally Lee Haggerty, Art Rosenbaum, P. Siegel, and Dan White, 1962-69. The collection includes 28 pages of song lists. Includes Wade and Fields Ward, Frank George, John W. Summers, The Feedroom Five, Kenneth Smelser, Mrs. Ella Parker, Mrs. Sigler Underhill and more.
AFC Number: AFC 1977/020
AFS Number: AFS 19013-19037
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2006700231
Title: Pat Hill Duplication Project
Description: One 10-inch tape of Irish band and fiddle instrumentals duplicated from 19 discs (14 issued by Columbia, three by Copley, and two homemade), loaned by Pat Hill of St. Paul, Minnesota. Accessioned February 1975. The collection includes 3 pages of notes.
AFC Number: AFC 1975/008
AFS Number: AFS 17475
Title: Pat Kennedy / Starr School Singers
Description: One sound recording of Pat Kennedy and the Starr School Singers recorded live at the Last Chance Community Powwow, September 21 and 22, 2002 in Helena, Montana. Kennedy is part of a Chippewa-Cree family of singers. Sponsored by the Montana Folklife Program, the Montana Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
AFC Number: AFC 2003/020
Title: Pat Monaco Collection
Description: Collection of 56 black and white photographs, 64 pages of oral history typescript, 18 fliers, six programs, 19 clippings, 4 newspapers, 1 newsletter, and 1 magazine detailing the blues scenes of Chicago, Illinois; Indianola, Mississippi; Leland, Mississippi; and Oakland, California.
AFC Number: AFC 1991/024
Title: Patricio Castillo Urquidi: Lecture/recital on Incan and Aztec music
Description: One 7-inch tape of a lecture/recital on Aztec and Inca music. Selections arranged, adapted, and performed on the violin by Patricio Castillo Urquidi. Recorded in Mexico City, 1959.
AFC Number: AFC 1960/014
AFS Number: AFS 11831
Title: Patrick Sky / "Patrick J. Touhey" Collection
Description: Skylar Productions recording entitled "Patrick J. Touhey: Genius of the Uillean Pipes" (SK 1002), containing Irish uillean pipe reels, jigs, hornpipes, airs, and marches. Copied from tapes of 78 rpm discs and cylinder recordings originally recorded in the early 1920s. Produced and engineered by Patrick Sky, and distributed by Shanachie Records, Inc., (c) 1985.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 24221
Title: Patsy Montana Interview Collection
Description: Interview with country and western singer Patsy Montana concerning her life, influences, repertory, and the evolution of her style; conducted by Jay Orr with Cathy Fink. Recorded by John E. Howell at the Library of Congress, March 29, 1983.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 22601-22602
Title: Paul Bowles Moroccan Music Collection
Description: Traditional folk, art, and popular music of Morocco. Recorded by Paul Bowles. The collection consists of audio recordings, photographs, and accompanying documentation that focus primarily on one recording project. Also included is dance music, secular music, music for Ramadan and other Islamic rites, and music for animistic rituals. Also includes Sephardic material.
AFC Number: AFC 1960/001
AFS Number: AFS 11623-11687; 12016-12020
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2004695190
Title: Paul Clayton and George Foss Recordings of Mary Bird McAllister
Description: Three 10-inch tapes of Mary Bird McAllister recorded at Brown's Cove by Paul Clayton Worthington and George Foss, 1958-59.
AFC Number: AFC 1961/004
AFS Number: AFS 11866-11868
Title: Paul Clayton Collection of Folk Songs from Virginia
Description: One 10-inch tape of Virginia folksongs of an unidentified performer recorded by Paul Clayton Worthington, ca. 1955. The collection inlcudes a 2-page log.
AFC Number: AFC 1957/007
AFS Number: AFS 11305
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700434
Title: Paul Clayton Recordings
Description: One 10-inch tape of 23 ballads, shanties, and other songs sung with guitar by Paul Clayton (Worthington). Clayton learned these songs from his grandfather and uncle, fishermen in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Recorded at the Library of Congress, January 16, 1956. The collection includes four pages of song lists, and administrative paperwork.
AFC Number: AFC 1957/003
AFS Number: AFS 11300
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700433
Title: Paul Clayton Recordings from Kentucky and Virginia
Description: One 7-inch tape of sixteen instrumentals and songs performed with banjo and guitar, recorded at various locations in Kentucky and Virginia by Paul Clayton (of New Bedford, Massachusetts), January 29-March 26, 1956. The collection includes two pages of correspondence.
AFC Number: AFC 1956/006
AFS Number: AFS 10978
Title: Paul Gilson Interview of Duncan Emrich
Description: One 16-inch disc of an interview with Duncan Emrich conducted by Paul Gilson for French broadcast (interview in French). Recorded in the Recording Laboratory of the Library of Congress, c. 1948. The collection includes a log.
AFC Number: AFC 1948/033
AFS Number: AFS 8765
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2006700258
Title: Paul Roseland Alaska Folk and Popular Songs Collection-[
Description: One 8-track tape of songs of and from Alaska, sung with guitar accompaniment by Paul Roseland ("The Singing Sourdough") and recorded by the singer, 1974. The collection includes a song list.
AFC Number: AFC 1975/054
AFS Number: AFS 17980
Title: Paul Roseland Alaska Music Collection
Description: Two audiocassettes, four CDs, and forty-one pages of manuscripts documenting Klondike gold rush, cowboy, and logging songs from Dawson, Alaska, and the state of Alaska. The collector, Paul Roseland, performs all songs. Recordings include: "Alaska Folk Songs: 1864-1977," "Gold Rush Collections: 1849-1941," "Traditional Cowboy Songs: 1880s-1950s," and "Traditional Logging Songs: 1853-1930." The two audiocassettes are unpublished versions of two CDs. The manuscripts consist of lists, melodic and textual transcription, notes, and photographs.
AFC Number: AFC 1997/021
Title: Paul V. Long / Wilford Babcock and Jim Griffith Interviews Collection
Description: One 7-inch tape of "true" cowboy and miner stories told by Wilfred Babcock of Kingman, Arizona, and two songs, "Naco" and "Athabascan Bastards," performed by Jim Griffith of Flagstaff, Arizona. Interviews conducted by Paul V. Long Jr. and L. Parker "Pick" Temple. Recorded by Long, July 19, 1958 and December 6, 1959, respectively. The collection includes a one-page recording log.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 12075
Title: Paul Woodford / Air Force -- Hash House Harrier Collection
Description: 501 item-texts, primarily of bawdy songs, but including some jokes, limericks, poems, and toasts, collected initially from U.S. Air Force fighter pilots, and, later, from the Hash House Harriers, an informal international group whose activities include running, drinking beer, and singing.
AFC Number: AFC 1995/023
Title: Pavlova Mezaquida / Puerto Rico Tiple Collection
Description: These tapes document the "tiple" mountain music apprenticeship program which was part of the Apprenticeship Program in Traditional Arts, sponsored by the Economic Development Administration of San Juan, Puerto Rico. The tiple is a small soprano-string guitar indigenous to Puerto Rico. Ten sessions between master-artisan Julio Negron Rivera and his apprentice, Alexis Morales Cales are documented on audiotape. Also included is a 2-hour radio program broadcast on Radio Universidad de Puerto Rico on August 18, 1995.
AFC Number: AFC 1997/008
Title: Pavlova Mezquida Greber / Folk Expressions of Puerto Rico Manuscript Collection
Description: This is a 1 year study of folk arts programs in Puerto Rico carried out by Pavlova Mezquida (Greber) in 1992 to plan for scheduling and funding for 1993/94. Discusses Puerto Rico's folk arts, folk festivals, and also includes a directory of folk artists.
AFC Number: AFC 1996/049
Title: Peggy Fleming Collection on the Capital Pool Checkers Club
Description: Eighteen audiotapes, 28 black & white photographic prints, a 10-minute color documentary video, a CD-R of transcriptions, and manuscript documentation created by Peggy Fleming, local historian and photographer in the Washington, D.C., area, who documented the Capital Pool Checkers Club of 813 S Street, NW, Washington, DC from 2006-2010 through video and audio interviews and photographic portraits of the club members. The main activity of this African American men's social club, founded in 1982, is playing the game of checkers. Includes a copy of Fleming's book, Crown Me! Capital Pool Checkers Club, 2010, autographed by the author and by many of the interviewees.
AFC Number: AFC 2010/032
Online Presentation: http://www.peggyflemingphotographer.com/
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655206
Title: Peggy V. Beck Collection
Description: The collection consists of Peggy V. Beck’s research materials used to create the exhibition “Oremos, Oremos: New Mexican Midwinter Masquerades,” at the Millicent Rogers Museum in Taos, New Mexico, in 1987. Included are sound recordings of interviews and performances, field notes, photographs, drawings, and videocassettes. Beck conducted interviews in 1986 and 1987 in Costilla, Amalia, Cerro, Arroyo Seco, Taos Pueblo, Taos, Los Cordovas and other locations in New Mexico on Los matachines, an Indo-Hispano dance drama that is an allegorical representation of the meeting of indigenous and European cultures, with characters or groups of dancers representing El Monarca (Montezuma), his bride (Malinche), El Abuelo (Grandfather or ancestral spirit), and El Toro (Bull). Los matachines are the dance, the dancers, musicians, and elders who participate in the tradition. Abuelos and abuelas were a focus of Beck’s research and the collection includes a series of drawings of abuelos. Also documented are the Christmas nativity play, Los Pastores, New Year’s plays, and the custom known as Los Dias or Los Manueles, where singers make rounds in the villages to celebrate the New Year.
AFC Number: AFC 2005/005
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2006700235
Title: Pekka Gronow Collection of Ethnic Music
Description: Two 7-inch tapes of dance tunes, humor, and songs, mostly immigrant and non-English language material, compiled from 78 rpm commercial recordings of Armenian, Finnish, German, Greek, Hawaiian, Hungarian, Italian, Irish, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, Serbian, Sicilian, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, and Yugoslavian material. Gift of Pekka Gronow to Richard K. Spottswood, project coordinator for the Archive of Folk Song's "Folk Music in America" bicentennial series of recordings, for consideration for the series. The collection includes correspondence between Gronow and Spottswood (1975) and a list of the source recordings.
AFC Number: AFC 1976/011
AFS Number: AFS 18000-18001
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655293
Title: Penelope and Rebecca Tarwater Recordings
Description: Four 8-inch discs of 13 songs sung by Penelope and Rebecca Tarwater of Rockwood, Tennessee. Recorded in Washington, D.C., by Charles Seeger for the Special Skills Division of the Resettlement Administration, June 1936.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 2086-2089
Title: Penn Community Services Collection of a Gullah "house blessing" and religious songs
Description: One 10-inch tape of Gullah "house blessing" and 5 songs sung by an unknown congregation. Recorded by Courtney Siceloff, Director, Penn Community Services, on St. Helena Island, South Carolina, ca. January 1955.
AFC Number: AFC 1957/006
AFS Number: AFS 10899
Title: Penn Community Services Collection of Religious Songs and Services
Description: Two 10-inch tapes of Gullah dialect religious songs and services recorded by Penn Community Services in Frogmore, St. Helena Island, South Carolina, January 15, 1956. The collection includes a transcript of AFS 11,303.
AFC Number: AFC 1957/006
AFS Number: AFS 11303-11304
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655337
Title: Penne Laingen Yellow Ribbon Collection
Description: This collection contains the original yellow ribbon hung by Penne Laingen in honor of her husband, Bruce Laingen, while he was held hostage in Tehran, Iran, from 1979 to 1981. Additional documentation on the custom of displaying yellow ribbons was collected by employees of the American Folklife Center.
AFC Number: AFC 1991/017
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2004659952
Title: Pennsylvania Folk Song: An Addition to an Old Heritage / by Jane T. Pippart
Description: Thesis for MME, Holy Names College. July 1979. Cassettes contain music sung by school children in German language. Photocopy of handwritten notes in numerical folder.
AFC Number: AFC 1981/014
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655421
Title: Pennywhistler's Press Collection of Recordings of Micho Russell
Description: Eighteen 10-inch tapes of interviews and field and studio recordings of Micho Russell (native of Doolin, County Clare, Ireland), Irish singer, flute, and tin whistle player. Recorded by Bill Ochs and several others in New York during the last several years of Russell's life, 1990-1993. Russell was "discovered" during the folk music revival of the 1960s.
AFC Number: AFC 1996/040
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655289
Title: Per Host / Folk Music of Colombia, South America
Description: One 7-inch tape of music and other sounds from the rainforest region of Colombia and Panama, including Choco Indian children's songs, a medicine man's song, and howler monkey noises. Recorded on the border of Colombia and Panama, by Per Host, 1949.
AFC Number: AFC 1951/005
AFS Number: AFS 10028
Title: Per Host Wire Recordings of Cuna Indians from San Blas Islands, Panama
Description: Four wire spools of field recordings of a lullaby from the San Blas Islands, Panama, sung by an Indian girl; conversations with missionary Lonnie Iglesias, a San Blas Indian who was educated in the United States; a chief making a speech; chants used in traditional medicine and customs; flute music played on reed panpipes; songs; conversations between the missionary and children; the missionary giving some information on the language of the San Blas Indians; speech; and chant. The collection includes 3 black-and-white photographic prints of musicians playing reed panpipes taken by Per Höst. Recorded by Per Höst in April and May 1948 at Ailigande and possibly other locations in the San Blas Islands, Panama.
AFC Number: AFC 1950/026
AFS Number: AFS 9998-10001
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655348
Title: Percy Danforth Reminiscences on Bones-Playing and Sand Dancing
Description: Two 10-inch tapes and one 7-inch videocassette of sand dancing and bone playing performed by Percy Danforth. Recorded at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., by Gerald E. Parsons, August 20-21, 1975. Danforth learned to sand dance and play the bones from black teenagers in Washington, D.C., circa 1916, reminiscences and demonstrates his skill. Video taped in Coolidge Auditorium August 21, 1975. Gerald E. Parsons, interviewer. See also AFC 1976/001 and 1976/002.
AFC Number: AFC 1976/022
AFS Number: AFS 18099-18101
Title: "Percy Grainger and Folk Music" Collection
Description: One cassette containing a program entitled "Percy Grainger and Folk Music" by Danny Spooner for the Australian Broadcasting Commission, postmarked "23 MR 83." Spooner (a leading Australian folk singer) compiled the program on the life of Grainger and his involvement in English folksong collecting (first to use recording machine in England, over objections of the Folk Song Society). Three cuts from his English cylinders made in Lincolnshire (Joseph Taylor on 2), plus contemporary performances of folksongs and of Grainger's folksong arrangements. Story of "Country Gardens," a tune collected by Cecil Sharp, who refused the royalties Grainger got from his setting.
AFC Number: AFC 1983/014
Title: Percy Grainger Collection of Danish Folk Music and Spoken Word
Description: Eight 16-inch discs duplicated from wax cylinders of Danish folk music duplicated from cylinders. Recorded in Jutland, Denmark, by Percy Grainger and Evald Tang Kristensen, 1922-1927. The collection includes logs.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 9576-9583
Title: Percy Grainger Cylinder Duplication Project
Description: Eighty-five 12-inch discs of duplicates of the cylinders in the Percy Grainger collection of English, Danish and Maori songs. Duplicated by Percy Grainger, Jerome Wiesner, and John Langenegger in the Archive of American Folk-Song, 1940. AFS 4326-7 are Rarotonga (in N.2); AFS 4405-4407 are Maori (in N.2) New Zealand.
AFC Number: AFC 1940/014
AFS Number: AFS 4326-4412
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655320
Title: Performance Variation in the Sean-Nos Singing of Joe Heaney, by Jill Inman Linzee
Description: Thesis (M.A.)--University of Washington, 1986.
AFC Number: AFC 1987/049
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655417
Title: Pete and Toshi Seeger Film Collection
Description: Approximately 700 film and audio elements relating to Pete and Toshi Seeger's filmmaking from 1955-1965 at various locations in: Angola, Australia, Austria, Canada, England, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, New Zealand, Nigeria, Poland, Russia, Somoa, Sweden, Tanzania, Trinidad, Ukraine, and the United States. In the United States, locations include Beacon, New York; Circle Pines, Michigan; Hamilton, Ohio; Huntsville, Texas; Los Angeles, California; Madison, Wisconsin; New York, New York; Newport, Rhode Island; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and Washington, DC, among others. Collection includes three bamboo flutes.
AFC Number: AFC 2003/027
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700360
Title: Pete Coe / "Catch me if you Can" Collection
Description: "Catch Me If You Can", a published and copyrighted cassette featuring the songs of Cornish traveling family. Selected from field recordings made by Pete Coe from the singing of Charlotte and Betsy Renals and Sophie Legg. Edited and mixed by Martin Scragg and Sam Richards. Also noted on cassette label: Westcountry Folklore Centre, Leechwell St., Totnes. Keywords: unaccompanied singin, Cornwall.
AFC Number: AFC 1987/038
Title: Pete Seeger 1972 Oberlin College Commencement Collection
Description: This audiocassette contains a recording of part of Oberlin College's 1972 commencement ceremony featuring an address and performance given by Pete Seeger. Included are commentary interspersed with the following seven songs: "Follow the Drinkin' Gourd," "The Riflemen of Bennington," "Fixing to Die Rag," "Guantanamera," "Sailing Up My Dirty Stream," "Wimoweh," "Jacob's Ladder."
AFC Number: AFC 1996/032
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700372
Title: Pete Seeger and Square Dance Music
Description: One 16-inch disc of square dance music by Pete Seeger and group. Recorded at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., by Jerome Wiesner, ca. 1941.
AFC Number: AFC 1941/029
AFS Number: AFS 4489
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655327
Title: Pete Seeger and the Sloop Singers Concerts, 1971
Description: Five 7-inch tapes of Pete Seeger and the Hudson River Sloop Singers Concerts. Recorded at Lisner Auditorium on the campus of George Washington University, Washington, D.C., November 12th and 13th, 1971.
AFC Number: AFC 1988/010
AFS Number: AFS 26172-26176
Title: Pete Seeger Oberlin College Concert, 1955
Description: One 10-inch tape of a concert performed by Pete Seeger of Beacon, New York. Recorded at Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, by Stephen Lee Taller and others, April 16, 1955. The collection includes six pages of lists and four pages of photocopies of the concert program.
AFC Number: AFC 1975/019
AFS Number: AFS 17502
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700371
Title: Peter Buchan / Secret Songs of Silence: Chiefly Scottish, Ancient and Unpublished from the Recitation of Very Old People
Description: Harvard University Library, 1832. Microfilm Number: 97/1104
AFC Number: Unassigned
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/97194323
Title: Peter Feldmann / First Monterey Folk Festival panel discussion on the Folk Music Revival, May 1963
Description: 1 CD-R labeled "The Folk Music 'Revival' -- A panel discussion held at the 1st Monterey Folk Festival, Monterey, California in May 1963." Recorded May 5, 1963, by Peter Feldmann. Participants included D.K. Wilgus (moderator), John Cohen, Roscoe Holcomb, Ralph Rinzler, Bill Monroe, Clarence "Tom" Ashley, Doc Watson, Mance Lipscomb, Billy Ray Laythum, and Clarence White. Includes several songs.
AFC Number: AFC 2000/006
Title: Peter Kennedy / Centre for Oral Traditions Duplication Project
Description: Fifty audiocassettes of folklore of England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, and the United States collected by Peter Kennedy and others. Includes vocal and instrumental music, tales, games, oral history, and folk drama. Commercially released cassettes by the Centre for Oral Traditions on the Folktracks label.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 19747-19796
Title: Peter Lowry / Trix Records Project
Description: One hundred and thirteen 10-inch tapes of blues recorded primarily in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia by Peter Lowry for Trix Records of Rosendale, New York, August 1, 1970-March 26, 1979. The collection includes 1/2 linear inch of content lists and correspondence.
AFC Number: Unassigned
AFS Number: AFS 19980-20092
Title: Peter R. Hoover Collection
Description: Twenty-two 10-inch tapes of primarily instrumental music recorded in Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia by Peter R. Hoover, 1959-67. Mostly instrumental folk music, including also music derived from Ireland, Scotland (from Howard Glasser Collection), Iowa. Also "History of Classic Jazz."
AFC Number: AFC 1972/025
AFS Number: AFS 15053-15074
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655403
Title: Peter V. Fritsch / Brandywine Minstrels Collection
Description: Two videocassettes and two booklets. One is entitled Background: 10 Years with the Brandywine Minstrels, written and directed by Peter V. Fritsch. Includes a 2-hour video of a community production of song, dance, and comedy performed by 75 adults and children. Recorded November 1989. Also includes a program booklet. The second video is entitled Uff Die Alt Bauerei, written and directed by Peter V. Fritsch. Includes a 1.5-hour production done entirely in the Pennsylvania German dialect, involving folksongs, folklore, and typical Pennsylvania German farm family traditions, performed by 60 people. Recorded in Topton, Pennsylvania, June 1-3, 1990. Both productions were created as fundraisers for the community library and local school.
AFC Number: AFC 1990/034
Title: Peter V. Kuykendall / Folk Video Dubs Collection
Description: Misc. dubs from 2" video tapes, mostly NBC and PBS broadcasts from the 1960s. Selections include performances by Pete Seeger, The Stanley Bros., Jimmie Rodgers, Uncle Dave Macon, and Mississippi John Hurt. "Rainbow Quest", a TV series in New York or New Jersey.
AFC Number: AFC 1986/029
Title: Peter, Prince of Greece Recording Projects
Description: Two sets of field recordings made by anthropologist Peter, Prince of Greece, in Kerala and in West Bengal, India with wire spools provided by the Library of Congress. Three wire recordings are identified as "Assyro-Chaldean or Nestorian church service at Trichur" recorded on Sunday, December 11, 1949 in Trichur, Kerala, India, which documents a single religious service or mass, with some commentary by Prince Peter during and at the conclusion of the recording. The second set of four wire recordings was made in November 1950 under the auspices of the 3rd Danish Expedition to Central Asia in Kalimpong, India, of the local Tibetan population performing popular songs, traditional tales, lamaist ceremonies, in conversation "at a lunch party at which high class Tibetans took part." The collection includes correspondence between Peter, Prince of Greece and staff of the Library of Congress, 1948-1952 (9 items, 9 leaves from Prince Peter), and additional correspondence about the recordings
AFC Number: AFC 1952/003
AFS Number: AFS 10508-10514; AFS 10859-10861
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655437
Title: Philadelphia Ceili Group Collection
Description: Programs, brochures, fliers, newsletters, articles and ephemera relating to the Philadelphia Ceili Group and its annual Irish traditional music and dance festival.
AFC Number: AFC 1995/003
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2004695172
Title: Philip Cohen Collection of Vermont Recordings
Description: Collection of field recordings of folk dance music, fiddle tunes, popular songs, and folk songs, including Irish folk songs and dance tunes. Recorded in Vermont, August 1941. See also AFS 6107.
AFC Number: AFC 1941/027
AFS Number: AFS 5215-5224
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700384
Title: Philip S. Morgan Music in the Old Time Way Collection
Description: One videocassette entitled "Music in the Old Time Way: Traditional Music and Musicians from the southern Appalachians," a video documentary produced, edited, and narrated by Philip S. Morgan, explores the origin, development, aesthetics and style of Appalachian old-time dance music; includes performances, interviews, and fiddlers' conventions. Recorded in Virginia and North Carolina.
AFC Number: AFC 1987/040
Title: Philippe Thoby-Marcelin Collection of Haitian Proverbs
Description: Three 16-inch discs of Haitian proverbs told by Philippe Thoby-Marcelin. Recorded at the Library of Congress, ca. 1948.
AFC Number: AFC 1948/115
AFS Number: AFS 9171-9173
Title: Phoebe Pollitt / Cove Creek Ramblers Collection
Description: One audiocassette of Appalachian string band/bluegrass classics by senior citizens and "friends." Uncopyrighted, local publication entitled "You are my Sunshine." The collection includes pen and ink sketch of group, news clippings, and transmittal letter.
AFC Number: AFC 1986/013
Title: Phong Nguyen Ensemble Concert and Interview Collection
Description: Homegrown 2004 concert in Madison Hall; Phong Nguyen interviewed in the Library of Congress Recording Laboratory, Jefferson Building. Collection includes sound and video recordings of a concert of Vietnamese traditional court dance and music, folk songs, poetry chants, bamboo music of the central highlands of Vietnam, and improvisation. A videorecording of an interview with Phong Nguyen conducted by Terry E. Miller is included.
AFC Number: AFC 2004/030
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2006700211
Title: Phonotheque nationale / Traditional Songs of France and French Colonies
Description: Twenty 10-inch discs of traditional songs of France and various French colonies around the world. The collection includes notes about each song. Some recordings originally on wax cylinders. Recordings span approximately 1900-1948.
AFC Number: AFC 1949/008
AFS Number: AFS 9448-9467
Title: "Pick" Temple Wire Recording Collection
Description: L. Parker ("Pick") Temple II was a popular folksinger in the Washington D.C. area during the late 1940s and 1950s. The collection samples Temple's radio performances from January 1948 through March 1949, as well as his appearance on a panel discussion on folksong with Duncan Emrich in April 1950. Emrich was a noted folklorist and was then director of the Archive of Folk Song, Library of Congress.
AFC Number: AFC 1996/070
Title: Pine Breeze Center
Description: Three 7-inch tapes of ballads, banjo and fiddle tunes, conversations, and play party songs performed by Eldie Barbee on fiddle, banjo, and vocals, Ella Hughes on vocals, Florrie Stewart on banjo, and others. Recorded in various locations around Chattanooga, Tennessee, by Pine Breeze Center students directed by Ron Williams, 1976-1978. The collection includes 17 pages of articles, correspondence, ephemera, notes, photographs, and song lists.
AFC Number: AFC 1979/066
AFS Number: AFS 19446-19448
Title: Pine Mountain Record Company / A.P. Carter, and other performers recordings
Description: Side 1: Master tape of "It Will Aggravate Your Soul, by A. P. Carter with A. L. and Kathleen Phipps playing guitars, May 1, 1954. Side 2: "Long Lonesome Road," performers unknown.
AFC Number: AFC 1976/041
AFS Number: AFS 18880
Title: Pinelands Folklife Project Collection
Description: Two hundred forty-one 7-inch tapes, six 5-inch tapes, one hundred nineteen cassettes, twelve linear feet of ephemera, field notes, photograph contact sheets, and photograph and sound recording documentation from the Pinelands Folklife Project, a field project documenting traditional culture within and around the Pinelands Folklife Reserve, to facilitate land-use planning in the Pinelands and along the coast, and to develop products to assist in public education about the relationship between the region and its cultural resources. Documented at various locations in New Jersey by Bonnie Blair, Tom Carroll, Christine Cartwright, Carl Fleischhauer, Mary Hufford, Eugene Hunn, Jens Lund, Rita Moonsammy, Malachi O'Connor, Gerald E. Parsons, Nora Rubenstein, Sue Samuelson, and Elaine Thatcher, August 15, 1983-March 31, 1984. Cosponsored by the American Folklife Center, National Park Service, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, New Jersey Department of Human Resources, New Jersey Historical Commission, New Jersey State Council on the Arts, and Pinelands Commission. The project's findings are published in Mary Huffords's one hundred forty-four-page report, _One Space, Many Places: Folklife and Land Use in New Jersey's Pinelands National Reserve_ (Washington, D.C.: American Folklife Center, 1986).
AFC Number: AFC 1991/023
AFS Number: AFS 23725-24090
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2004659962
Title: Pinetop Perkins Concert Collection
Description: One digital audio tape (DAT) of a concert by Pinetop Perkins with the Bob Margolin Band, recorded at the Library of Congress, November 7, 2002 as part of the 2002 Homegrown Concert Series. The music features classic Chicago blues, publicity photographs, program flyer, and other publicity materials.
AFC Number: AFC 2002/020
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2004659996
Title: Pioneers Foundation Oral History Collection
Description: Fourteen 7-inch tapes of New Mexico pioneer folklore and oral history recorded in early 1950s by Lou Blachly. Topics include the cattle and mining industry, coming to the southwest in covered wagons, Apache wars, eyewitness accounts of the violence of the West including recollections of Billy the Kid, Butch Cassidy, Black Jack Ketchum, Curly Bill Brocus, the McCarthy's, Broncho Bill, etc. Most informants 80-90 years of age.
AFC Number: AFC 1970/024
AFS Number: AFS 14141-14154
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2009655383
Title: Political Song Performance Styles of the Old and New Left by Martin W. Burman
Description: M.A. Thesis: Wesleyan University, May 1978. 269 pgs.
AFC Number: AFC 1979/067
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655407
Title: Preserving Cultural Identity: WPAQ Radio and the Dissemination of Bluegrass and Old-Time Music by David B. Pruett
Description: M.M. Thesis: Florida State University. Fall 2000. 149 pgs.
AFC Number: AFC 2002/027
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655391
Title: Priority Ramblers Song Recordings
Description: One 16-inch disc and one 12-inch disc of songs sung by Jackie Gibson, Tom Glazer, Edna Nell, and Josephine Schwartz of the Priority Ramblers, including seven songs about wartime America (World War II). Recorded at the Library of Congress by Rae Korson and Arthur Semmig, September 6, 1943.
AFC Number: AFC 1944/004
AFS Number: AFS 7054-7055
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700355
Title: Program of Negro Folk Song with Commentary: Emancipation Celebration, 1940
Description: Four 16-inch discs of a concert featuring Negro folk music held in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the passing of the 13th amendment. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, as part of the Emancipation Celebration, December 20, 1940. Alain Locke, Sterling Brown, Alan Lomax, commentators. Performers include the Golden Gate Quartet and Josh White. Recorded by Recording Laboratory.
AFC Number: AFC 1942/011
AFS Number: AFS 6092-6095
Catalog Record: http://lccn.loc.gov/2011655399
Title: Quinten Lotus Dickey Copyright Song Collection
Description: One audiocassette transfered from the Copyright office, and contains 3 songs sung by Lotus Dickey, and one hundred pages of manuscripts include the leadsheets for 2 more songs. The transfer resulted from a copyright search by Grey Larsen, who was then preparing a book on Dickey's songs. This was later published as The Lotus Dickey Songbook, with 4 audiotapes, by Lotus Dickey Music, in association with Indiana University Press.
AFC Number: AFC 1996/055
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