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The Land Where the Blues Began

Field worker:
Lomax, Alan 1915-2002  Search this
Long, Worth W  Search this
Physical description:
1 videocassette (VHS)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
Mississippi
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Music  Search this
Sharecropping  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Local number:
FP-CFP-1/2VHS-0104
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_354565

American Favorite Ballads [Box] [sound recording]

Performer:
Seeger, Pete 1919-2014  Search this
Producer:
Place, Jeffrey  Search this
Liner notes:
Logsdon, Guy William  Search this
Subject:
Titanic (Steamship)  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Mexico
Ireland
Louisiana
New York
Texas
Kentucky
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
2009
Topic:
Folk songs  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Ballads  Search this
Railroads--Songs and music  Search this
Sea songs  Search this
Minstrel shows  Search this
Music  Search this
United States--History  Search this
Cowboys  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Patriotic music  Search this
Protest songs  Search this
Prisoners' songs  Search this
Fiddle tunes  Search this
Outlaw songs  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Africa--Songs and music  Search this
Appalachian Region, Southern--Songs and music  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Disasters  Search this
Banjo music  Search this
Hymns  Search this
Shape-note singing  Search this
Country music  Search this
Labor unions--Songs and music  Search this
Ireland--Songs and music  Search this
Folk songs--Pennsylvania  Search this
Military music  Search this
Talking Blues  Search this
Work songs  Search this
Mining--Songs and music  Search this
Hollering  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Vocals  Search this
Twelve string guitar  Search this
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783  Search this
United States--Civil war, 1861-1865  Search this
Immigrant communities  Search this
Shakers  Search this
Industrial Workers of the World  Search this
Labor  Search this
Slavery  Search this
World War I  Search this
Mines and mineral resources  Search this
Horse racing  Search this
Local number:
FP-CFP-CD-40155
Smithsonian Folkways 40155
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. rr
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_354952

Long Ways to Travel: The Unreleased Folkways Masters, 1944-1949 [sound recording]

Performer:
Guthrie, Woody 1912-1967  Search this
Houston, Cisco  Search this
Terry, Sonny  Search this
Hawes, Bess Lomax 1921-2009  Search this
Liner notes:
Place, Jeffrey  Search this
Logsdon, Guy William  Search this
Recorder:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Culture:
Anglo-American  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Compact disc
Songs and music
Place:
United States
Date:
1994
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
Labor unions  Search this
Topical songs  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Narration (Rhetoric)  Search this
Satire  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Elections  Search this
History  Search this
Local number:
FLP 111459
Smithsonian Folkways 40046
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_233678

Festival Recordings: Michigan Narrative Stage: Fugitive Slave Narratives; The Flint Sit-Down Strike; Fiddle Styles [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Michigan Program 1987 Washington, D.C  Search this
Performer:
Berry-Jackson, Marguerite L  Search this
Cross, Marie L  Search this
Ahearn, Fred 1910-1991  Search this
Simons, Berdene  Search this
Foster, Shirley  Search this
Simons, Nellie  Search this
Raber, Les 1911-2000  Search this
Hammon, Mel  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound cassette : analog
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Michigan
Lansing (Mich.)
Mecosta (Mich.)
Flint (Mich.)
Davison (Mich.)
Hastings (Mich.)
Date:
1987
Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Fiddle tunes  Search this
Violin  Search this
Migration  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Strikes and lockouts  Search this
Automobile industry workers  Search this
Labor unions  Search this
Local number:
FP-1987-CT-0255
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records, 1967-2010 228797
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_312845

Festival Recordings: Michigan Narrative Stage: River Lore; Fugitive Slave Narratives; Music and Community [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Michigan Program 1987 Washington, D.C  Search this
Performer:
Wyss, David  Search this
Sedlecky-Borsum, Josephine F  Search this
Stephan, Jay  Search this
Berry-Jackson, Marguerite L  Search this
Cross, Marie L  Search this
Moilanen, Art 1917-1995  Search this
Stimac, Bill 1923-  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound cassette : analog
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Michigan
Grayling (Mich.)
Lansing (Mich.)
Mecosta (Mich.)
Mass City (Mich.)
Houghton (Mich.)
Date:
1987
Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Accordion  Search this
Fishing  Search this
Rivers  Search this
Migration  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Community  Search this
Music  Search this
Local number:
FP-1987-CT-0262
FLP 38243
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records, 1967-2010 228797
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_312852

Follow the Drinking Gourd [sound recording]

Performer:
Larue, Michel singer  Search this
Foster, Alex, singer  Search this
Drinking Gourd Singers  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Date:
1958
Topic:
Folk songs  Search this
Bongo  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-LP-0417
Counterpoint 560
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_314641

Autobiography of Frederick Douglass [sound recording]

Author:
Douglass, Frederick 1817?-1895  Search this
Artist:
Davis, Ossie 1917-2005  Search this
Producer:
Foner, Philip Sheldon 1910-1994  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 10 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
United States--History  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-10RR-0344
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_317734

Ballads of Black America [sound recording]

Artist:
Kirkpatrick, Frederick Douglass  Search this
Seeger, Pete 1919-2014  Search this
Humphries, Jeanne  Search this
Subject:
Tubman, Harriet 1820?-1913  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 10 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
United States--History  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-10RR-1402
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_318768

Calhoun, John C.: On Slavery [sound recording]

Author:
Calhoun, John C (John Caldwell) 1782-1850  Search this
Artist:
Kurlan, David  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 10 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
United States--History  Search this
Spoken word  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Politicians  Search this
United States--Civil war, 1861-1865  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-10RR-2840
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_319960

Ballads of Black America [sound recording]

Performer:
Kirkpatrick, Frederick Douglass  Search this
Humphries, Jeanne  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 10 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Louisiana
Topic:
Folksong revival  Search this
Spoken word  Search this
United States--History  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-10RR-3049
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_320163

Black American History in Ballad, Song & Prose: Banneker/Tubman/King/Truth: Media Projects [sound recording]

Artist:
Kirkpatrick, Frederick Douglass  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 10 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
United States--History  Search this
Slavery  Search this
United States--Civil war, 1861-1865  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-10RR-3059
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_320173

Virgin Islands Fieldwork: Cabinetry, Jewelry Making and Carnival Floats [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Virgin Islands Program 1990 Washington, D.C  Search this
Performer:
Corneiro, Phillip L  Search this
Field worker:
Jackson, Myron P  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound cassette : analog
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Virgin Islands  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
Virgin Islands of the United States
Saint Thomas (V.I.)
Date:
1990
Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Antislavery movements  Search this
Carpentry  Search this
Carnival  Search this
Local number:
FP-1990-CT-0476
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records, 1967-2010 228797
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_327358

Asch Collection Acetates: Dubs- Woody Guthrie [sound recording]

Performer:
Guthrie, Woody 1912-1967  Search this
Hays, Lee 1914-1981  Search this
People's Songs (Organization)  Search this
Recorder:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Oklahoma
Topic:
Folk songs  Search this
Fiddle tunes  Search this
Topical songs  Search this
Labor unions  Search this
Wit and humor  Search this
Spoken word  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Violin  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Weaving  Search this
Labor  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Local number:
FP-1992-7RR-0025
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_331517

Family Folklore Interviews: Lamb, Macasko [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Folklife Programs. Family Folklore Project  Search this
Field worker:
Davis, Sunie  Search this
Performer:
Macasko, Greg  Search this
Lamb, James E  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound cassette : analog
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Virginia
Date:
1976
Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Names  Search this
Holidays  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Parents  Search this
History  Search this
Genealogy  Search this
Local number:
FP-1976-CT-0256
FLP 114153
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records, 1967-2010 228797
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_332064

Daniel Shays Highway [sound recording]

Performer:
Shays' Rebellion (Musical group)  Search this
O'Connor, John 1949-  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Date:
1987
Topic:
Folksong revival  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Local number:
Flying Fish 427
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only; No Duplication
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_333947

In White America [sound recording]

Performer:
Faier, Billy  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Date:
1964
Topic:
Theater  Search this
Musicals  Search this
United States--History  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Local number:
Columbia 6030
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_334466

Written on the Landscape: Catskill Stories [sound recording]

Producer:
Studer, Norman  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Catskill Mountains (N.Y.)
Topic:
Spoken word  Search this
Storytelling  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Slaves  Search this
Rafts  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-7RR-2794
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_337083

Festival Recordings: Maroon Narrative: Tales of Maroon Leaders: Aluku Maroon Narr. [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Maroon Program 1992 Washington, D.C  Search this
Recorder:
Van Buren, Tom  Search this
Tran, Tuan  Search this
Performer:
Harris, Colin L.G  Search this
Matodja, Gazon  Search this
Aboikonie, Songo  Search this
Lamoraille, Antione  Search this
Cazal, Charles  Search this
Adochini, Joseph-Joachim  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound cassette : analog
Culture:
Surinamese  Search this
Jamaicans  Search this
French Guianese  Search this
Maroons  Search this
Saramacca (Surinamese people)  Search this
Wayana Indians  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Jamaica
Moore Town (Jamaica)
French Guiana
Suriname
Date:
1992
Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Governments  Search this
History  Search this
Language  Search this
Salutations  Search this
Justice  Search this
Maroons  Search this
Colonies  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Local number:
FP-1992-CT-0174
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records, 1967-2010 228797
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_339214

Festival Recordings: Maroon Narrative: Maroon Healing Arts Workshop [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Maroon Program 1992 Washington, D.C  Search this
Recorder:
Woodley, Harold  Search this
Spinks, Vondale  Search this
Performer:
Pakosi, Andre  Search this
Harris, Colin L.G  Search this
Aarons, Charles 1929-  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound cassette : analog
Culture:
Jamaicans  Search this
Surinamese  Search this
Maroons  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Jamaica
Suriname
Moore Town (Jamaica)
Date:
1992
Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Herbs  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Healing arts and sciences  Search this
Tradition  Search this
Maroons  Search this
Local number:
FP-1992-CT-0185
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records, 1967-2010 228797
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_339225

Festival Recordings: Maroon Narrative: Palenque de San Basilio; Oral Traditions: Seminole Maroons; The Seminole Scouts [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Maroon Program 1992 Washington, D.C  Search this
Recorder:
Kamalidiin, Sais  Search this
Bergeson, Kevin  Search this
Performer:
Valdez, Cristobalina Estrada  Search this
Hernandez Palomino, Gabino  Search this
Valdez Simanca, Jose  Search this
Warrior, William 1927-  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound cassette : analog
Culture:
Colombians  Search this
Americans  Search this
Maroons  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Colombia
Texas
Del Rio (Tex.)
Date:
1992
Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Language  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Slave insurrections  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Rice  Search this
Maroons  Search this
Scouts and scouting  Search this
Frontier & pioneer life  Search this
Cowboys  Search this
Local number:
FP-1992-CT-0190
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records, 1967-2010 228797
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_339230

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