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Folklife and the Library of Congress

Holly Cutting Baker

Folklife and the Library of Congress

a survey of resources

by Holly Cutting Baker

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Published by Library of Congress in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Library of Congress.,
    • Folklore -- Library resources.,
    • Folklore -- United States -- Library resources.

    • Edition Notes

      1 leaf inserted.

      Statementby Holly Cutting Baker ; with the assistance of Kevin Lawlor Farley.
      SeriesPublications of the American Folklife Center ;, no. 8
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR37 .B33
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 42 p. :
      Number of Pages42
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3923002M
      ISBN 100844403717
      LC Control Number81607922

      The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. was created by Congress in "to preserve and present American Folklife". The center includes the Archive of Folk Culture, established at the Library in as a repository for American folk center and its collections have grown to encompass all aspects of folklore and folklife worldwide. In , as part of a joint venture between the Library of Congress and Fisk University, Charles S. Johnson, Lewis W. Jones, John W. Work, and Alan and Elizabeth Lomax conducted interviews in Mississippi. Hermond Norwood, a Library of Congress engineer at the time, recorded an interview in in Maryland.

      Get this from a library! Folklife annual a publication of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. [Alan Jabbour; James N Hardin; American Folklife Center.;]. Examples include the quarterly Folklife Center News (); the five volumes of Folklife Annual (); illustrated books from many of the center's field documentation projects—such as Old Ties, New Attachments: Italian-American Folklife in the West (Washington: Library of Congress, ; F 3.I8 T54 ) and Ethnic Heritage and.

        The Library of Congress’ edition was printed in “Well into the 19th century, most of children’s literature in America came from Britain,” Jacqueline Coleburn, the rare book cataloger Author: Brigit Katz. Author and journalist Karl Taro Greenfeld discusses his prescient book on the SARS epidemic, which foreshadowed the more devastating COVID pandemic, with the Library of Congress’s Roswell.


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Folklife resources in the Library of Congress. Folklife Today tells stories about the cultural traditions and folklore of diverse communities, combining brand-new interviews and narration with songs, stories, music, and oral history from the collections of the Library of Congress's American Folklife Center.

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Collection (AFC///), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress. Last Edit: This booklet, a revised and updated edition of the Cutting-Baker original work, "Folklife and the Library of Congress: A Survey of Resources", introduces the Library of Congress from the perspective of folklife resources.

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Folklife annual a publication of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. Request This. Title Folklife annual a publication of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress / edited by Alan Jabbour and James Hardin. Format Book Published.The Archive of Folk Culture (originally named The Archive of American Folk Song) was established in as the first national collection of American folk music in the United States of America.

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