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A Selection of Online Resources
Presented by the American Folklife Center

The following selection of online resources provides more extensive information about the American Folklife Center, its collections, and its educational presentations related to folklife. A more extensive list of web presentations and topics covered on the American Folklife Center's website is the A to Z Index of Site Contents.:

Print and Recorded Sound Publications:

Bibliography of Current and Historic Print Publications of the American Folklife Center by Nancy Groce

Folklife Center News (The 1996 issues provide a history of the Center by then Director Alan Jabbour)

Published Recordings from the American Folklife Center's Archive


What's Happening at the American Folklife Center?

AFC Concerts, Lectures, and Symposia with Webcasts, Photographs, and Essays (past events)

Collections and Research:

American Folklife Center: An illustrated Guide (full text of the book with recordings from the enclosed CD)

Collections & Research Services (overview with links to materials and visitor information online)

Finding Aids (including cross-collection topical guides and guides to individual collections)

Folklife in Your State (information about AFC projects and finding aids for US states, territories, and the District of Columbia, with links and selected examples.)

The Folklife Sourcebook (an international directory of folklife organizations and online resources)

Historic Bibliographies and Reference Aids Created by the Archive of Folk Culture, 1960-1982

Online Collections and Presentations (Includes American Memory and other presentations based on AFC collections.)

Traditional Music and Spoken Word Catalog (database of legacy card catalog, ca. 1933-1950)

Educational Projects and Materials:

Educational Resources for Teaching, Learning, and Research (overview with links to materials online)

Explore Your Community: A Community Heritage Poster For the Classroom (a print and online resource that includes suggestions for classroom projects)

Folklife and Fieldwork: An Introduction to Field Technique

Folklife Resources for Educators (database of resources available on the internet)

Lesson Plans & Classroom Materials

Teacher and Student Projects

What is Folklife?


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