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Open Folklore

Collected by: Indiana University

Archived since: Sep, 2010

Description:

Web sites included in the Open Folklore project

Subject:   Arts & Humanities Society & Culture Folklore

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Title: Working in Paterson: Occupational Heritage in an Urban Setting

URL: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/paterson/

Description: Working in Paterson presents 470 excerpts from original sound recordings and 3,882 photographs that document the occupational culture of Paterson, New Jersey in 1994. Selected from the Working in Paterson Folklife Project conducted by the American Folklife Center, the collection explores how the industrial heritage of the city expresses itself in its work sites, work processes, and memories of workers.

Captured  on Mar 30, 2011

Subject:   New Jersey Watson Machine International Work Cultural Studies

Title: Woody Guthrie and the Archive of American Folk Song: Correspondence, 1940-1950

URL: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/wwghtml/

Description: A collection of letters that highlights the correspondence between Woody Guthrie and staff of the Archive of American Folk Song (now the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center). The material provides a unique perspective on Woody Guthrie's past, his art, his life in New York City, and his feelings about WWII.

Captured  on Mar 30, 2011

Subject:   Folksongs Woody Guthrie Manuscripts Collection Guides

Title: Western Folklife Center

URL: http://www.westernfolklife.org/

Description: A regional nonprofit organization based in Elko, Nevada, the Western Folklife Center works to expand our understanding of ourselves and our neighbors by celebrating the everyday traditions of people who live and work in the American West.

Captured 9 times between Sep 16, 2010 and Oct 14, 2010

Subject:   Folklore Cowboy Poetry Folklife American West

Title: Voices from the Dust Bowl: The Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin Migrant Worker Collection, 1940-1941

URL: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/afctshtml/

Description: Voices from the Dust Bowl is an online presentation of a multi-format ethnographic field collection documenting the everyday life of residents of Farm Security Administration (FSA) migrant work camps in central California in 1940 and 1941. This collection consists of audio recordings, photographs, manuscript materials, publications, and ephemera generated during two separate documentation trips supported by the Archive of American Folk Song (now the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center).

Captured  on Mar 30, 2011

Subject:   Farm Security Administration California Folklife Archives

Title: Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress

URL: http://www.loc.gov/vets/

Description: The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.

Captured  on Mar 30, 2011

Subject:   Veterans Personal Experience Narratives

Title: Traditional Music and Spoken Word Catalog from the American Folklife Cente

URL: http://memory.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/html/afccards/

Description: This searchable database provides bibliographic information on approximately 34,000 ethnographic sound recordings. Most were recorded between 1933 and 1950.

Captured  on Mar 30, 2011

Subject:   Sound Recordings Reference Aids

Title: The Institute for Cultural Partnerships

URL: http://www.culturalpartnerships.org/

Description: The Institute for Cultural Partnerships facilitates opportunities for understanding among diverse cultures and communities.

Captured  on Feb 18, 2011

Subject:   Folk Art

Title: The American Folklore Society

URL: http://www.afsnet.org/

Description: The American Folklore Society is an association of people who communicate knowledge about folklore throughout the world. Its more than 2,200 members and subscribers are scholars, teachers, and libraries at colleges and universities; professionals in arts and cultural organizations; and community members involved in folklore work.

Captured 2 times between Sep 01, 2010 and Oct 07, 2010

Subject:   Folklore

Title: The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress

URL: http://www.loc.gov/folklife/

Description: The collections of the American Folklife Center include Native American song and dance; ancient English ballads; the tales of "Bruh Rabbit," told in the Gullah dialect of the Georgia Sea Islands; the stories of ex-slaves, told while still vivid in the minds of those who endured one of the most harrowing periods of American history; an Appalachian fiddle tune that has been heard on concert stages around the world; a Cambodian wedding in Lowell, Massachusetts; a Saint Joseph's Day Table tradition in Pueblo, Colorado; Balinese Gamelan music recorded shortly before the Second World War; documentation from the lives of cowboys, farmers, fishermen, coal miners, shop keepers, factory workers, quilt makers, professional and amateur musicians, and housewives from throughout the United States; first-hand accounts of community events from every state; and international collections from every region of the world.

Captured  on Mar 30, 2011

Subject:   Folklore Folklife

Title: Tending the Commons: Folklife and Landscape in Southern West Virginia

URL: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/tending/

Description: Tending the Commons incorporates 718 excerpts from original sound recordings, 1,256 photographs, and 10 manuscripts from the American Folklife Center's Coal River Folklife Project (1992-99) documenting traditional uses of the mountains in Southern West Virginia's Big Coal River Valley.

Captured  on Mar 30, 2011

Subject:   Folklife Archives Virginia Big Coal River Valley

Title: Southern Mosaic: The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip

URL: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/lohtml/

Captured  on Mar 30, 2011

Title: Quilts and Quiltmaking in America, 1978 - 1996

URL: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/qlthtml/

Captured  on Mar 30, 2011

Title: Omaha Indian Music

URL: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/omhhtml/

Captured  on Mar 30, 2011

Title: Now What a Time: Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943

URL: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ftvhtml/

Captured  on Mar 30, 2011

Title: Hispano Music & Culture from the Northern Rio Grande: The Juan B. Rael Collection

URL: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/rghtml/

Captured  on Mar 30, 2011

Title: Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections, 1937-1942 - (American Memory from the Library of Congress)

URL: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/florida/

Captured  on Mar 30, 2011

Title: Fiddle Tunes of the Old Frontier: The Henry Reed Collection - (American Memory from the Library of Congress)

URL: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/reed/

Captured  on Mar 30, 2011

Title: Community Arts Network

URL: http://www.communityarts.net/

Description: The Community Arts Network (CAN) is a portal to the field of community arts, providing news, documentation, theoretical writing, communications, research and educational information. Headquartered at its Web site on the Internet, CAN is a program of Art in the Public Interest (API), a nonprofit organization based in North Carolina. The Community Arts Network (CAN) supports the belief that the arts are an integral part of a healthy culture, providing both intellectual nourishment and social benefit, and that community-based arts provide significant value both to communities and artists. CAN’s Web site is an international resource focusing on the work of artists and their community partners – projects and programs that actively promote the arts as part of education, political life, health recovery, prisoner rehabilitation, environmental protection, community regeneration, electronic communication, and more.

Captured 2 times between Sep 03, 2010 and Sep 06, 2010

Subject:   art

Title: Buckaroos in Paradise: Ranching Culture in Northern Nevada, 1945-1982 - (American Memory from the Library of Congress)

URL: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/buckaroos/

Captured  on Mar 30, 2011

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