The collections of the American Folklife Center include a wide variety
of materials from the New England region. Among its recordings are interviews
with migrant workers who worked in Connecticut's tobacco
fields in the 1940s and 1950s; and the Helen Hartness Flanders and Eloise
Linscott collections of the folk music of New England. There are also American
Dialect Society recordings from the early 1930s.
Finding Aid: View a complete list of our Connecticut collections.
Local Legacies Collection: This project provides a "snapshot" of local culture as it was expressed in the year 2000. View a list of Connecticut's
Local Legacies projects.
Veterans History Project: Browse state collections from the Veterans History Project.
Negura Peruana: Afro Peruvian music and dance from Connecticut. Recorded at the Library of Congress, October 12, 2005. [webcast and event flyer] [catalog record]
Folklife Resources: Find state folklife-related agencies, societies, archives, higher education programs, and more, in Folklife Sourcebook: A Directory of Folklife Resources in the United States.