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Festival Recordings: 1968 Festival of American Folklife (dub of film)- includes Doc Watson

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife (1968)  Search this
Performer:
Watson, Doc  Search this
Watson, Merle  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (videocassette (U-matic))
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Local Numbers:
FP-1983-3/4UMA-0028
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.).
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Viewing Copy Only.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Appalachian Region, Southern. -- Songs and music  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1968 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections , Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1968, Item FP-1983-3/4UMA-0028
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1968 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1968 Festival of American Folklife / Series 3: Performances / 3.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1968-ref684

Tape of Anglo Ballads recorded from records inc. Watson, Stanley, Scruggs, Mainer etc.

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Maryland Program 1972 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Carrington, Mary (field worker)  Search this
Performer:
Watson, Doc  Search this
Scruggs, Earl  Search this
Mainer, Wade, 1907-2011  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (7 inch reel, 1/4 inch tape)
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1972 December 4
General note:
Other number Q-51
Local Numbers:
FP-1972-7RR-0115
General:
Q51
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, December 4, 1972.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Appalachian Region, Southern. -- Songs and music  Search this
Ballads  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1973 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1973, Item FP-1972-7RR-0115
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1973 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1973 Festival of American Folklife / Series 3: Old Ways in the New World / 3.1: Fieldwork
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1973-ref609

John Jackson, Doc Watson and family

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife (1970)  Search this
Artist:
Watson, Doc  Search this
Jackson, John, 1924-2002  Search this
Doc Watson Family (Musical group)  Search this
Performer:
Watson, Doc  Search this
Jackson, John, 1924-2002  Search this
Doc Watson Family (Musical group)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (10 inch reel, 1/2 inch tape)
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 10 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Virginia
North Carolina
Date:
1970 July 2
Contents:
John Jackson--Trouble in mind--Red River blues--John Jackson stomp--Candy man--My father's house; Doc Watson Family--Ain't no use working so hard--Card of pins--Froggy went a-courting--Teardrops falling in the snow
Track Information:
101 Blues Singer / John Jackson. Guitar.

102 Appalachian Folk Songs / Doc Watson Family (Musical group), Doc Watson. Guitar,Banjo.
General note:
DPA number 70.101.08
Local Numbers:
FP-1970-10RR2-0008
General:
CDR copy
70.101.08
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, July 2, 1970.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.

Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Songsters  Search this
Appalachian Region, Southern. -- Songs and music  Search this
Ballads  Search this
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Folk songs -- North Carolina  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Appalachian Region  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1970 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections , Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1970, Item FP-1970-10RR-0008
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1970 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1970 Festival of American Folklife / Series 4: Performances / 4.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1970-ref136

Doc Watson and Family, Kesterson Family, Blue Ridge Mountain Cloggers

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife (1970)  Search this
Artist:
Watson, Doc  Search this
Doc Watson Family (Musical group)  Search this
Blue Ridge Mountain Cloggers  Search this
Kesterson Family (Musical group)  Search this
Performer:
Watson, Doc  Search this
Doc Watson Family (Musical group)  Search this
Blue Ridge Mountain Cloggers  Search this
Kesterson Family (Musical group)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (10 inch reel, 1/2 inch tape)
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 10 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
North Carolina
Date:
1970 July 2
Contents:
Doc Watson Family--Cuckoo bird--Deep River blues--Southbound--Medley of fiddle tunes--John Hardy--Will the circle be unbroken--Going down the road feeling bad; Kesterson Family- Intro
Track Information:
101 Appalachian Folk Songs / Doc Watson Family (Musical group), Doc Watson. Guitar,Banjo.

102 Square and Clog Dancers / Kesterson Family (Musical group).

103 Square and Clog Dancers / Blue Ridge Mountain Cloggers.
General note:
DPA number 70.101.09
Local Numbers:
FP-1970-10RR2-0009
General:
CDR copy
70.101.09
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, July 2, 1970.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.

Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Ballads  Search this
Appalachian Region, Southern. -- Songs and music  Search this
Dance  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Clog dancing  Search this
Square dance  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1970 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections , Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1970, Item FP-1970-10RR-0009
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1970 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1970 Festival of American Folklife / Series 4: Performances / 4.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1970-ref139

stereo dub of 70.101.08: John Jackson, Doc Watson and family with Nancy Watson

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife (1970)  Search this
Artist:
Jackson, John, 1924-2002  Search this
Watson, Doc  Search this
Doc Watson Family (Musical group)  Search this
Performer:
Jackson, John, 1924-2002  Search this
Watson, Doc  Search this
Doc Watson Family (Musical group)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (7 inch reel, 1/4 inch tape)
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Virginia
North Carolina
Date:
1970 July 2
Contents:
John Jackson--Trouble in mind--Red River blues--John Jackson stomp--Candy man--My father's house; Doc Watson Family--Ain't no use working so hard--Card of pins--Froggy went a-courting--Teardrops falling in the snow
Track Information:
101 Blues Singer and Guitarist / John Jackson. Guitar.

102 Appalachian Folk Songs / Doc Watson Family (Musical group), Doc Watson. Guitar,Fiddle.
General note:
DPA number 70.101.40
Local Numbers:
FP-1970-7RR-0040
General:
CDR copy
70.101.40
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, July 2, 1970.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.

Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Songsters  Search this
Appalachian Region, Southern. -- Songs and music  Search this
Ballads  Search this
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Folk songs -- North Carolina  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Folk music -- North Carolina  Search this
Folk music -- United States  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Violin  Search this
Appalachian Region  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1970 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections , Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1970, Item FP-1970-7RR-0040
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1970 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1970 Festival of American Folklife / Series 4: Performances / 4.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1970-ref219

stereo dub of 70.101.09 Doc Watson and Family, Kesterson Family, Blue Ridge Mountain Cloggers

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife (1970)  Search this
Artist:
Watson, Doc  Search this
Doc Watson Family (Musical group)  Search this
Kesterson Family (Musical group)  Search this
Blue Ridge Mountain Cloggers  Search this
Performer:
Watson, Doc  Search this
Kesterson, Arlene  Search this
Kesterson, James R.  Search this
Doc Watson Family (Musical group)  Search this
Kesterson Family (Musical group)  Search this
Blue Ridge Mountain Cloggers  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (7 inch reel, 1/4 inch tape)
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
North Carolina
Date:
1970 July 2
Contents:
Doc Watson Family--Cuckoo bird--Deep River blues--Southbound--Medley of fiddle tunes--John Hardy--Will the circle be unbroken--Going down the road feeling bad; Kesterson Family- Intro
Track Information:
101 Appalachian Folk Songs / Doc Watson Family (Musical group), Doc Watson. Guitar,Fiddle.

102 Square and Clog Dancers / Kesterson Family (Musical group), Arlene Kesterson, James R. Kesterson.

103 Square and Clog Dancers / Blue Ridge Mountain Cloggers.
General note:
DPA number 70.101.41
Local Numbers:
FP-1970-7RR-0041
General:
CDR copy
70.101.41
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, July 2, 1970.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.

Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Appalachian Region, Southern. -- Songs and music  Search this
Ballads  Search this
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Dance  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Violin  Search this
Square dance  Search this
Clog dancing  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1970 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections , Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1970, Item FP-1970-7RR-0041
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1970 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1970 Festival of American Folklife / Series 4: Performances / 4.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1970-ref224

Family Bands: Tracy Schwarz- presenter; Watson Family with Doc Watson; Merle Watson; Rosa Lee Watson; Joe Willie Wilkins Blues Band, Bukka White

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife (1970)  Search this
Artist:
Watson, Doc  Search this
Wilkins, Joe Willie, 1923-1981  Search this
White, Bukka  Search this
Doc Watson Family (Musical group)  Search this
Performer:
Watson, Doc  Search this
Wilkins, Joe Willie, 1923-1981  Search this
Stackhouse, Houston, 1910-1980  Search this
Lewis, Sammy  Search this
Doc Watson Family (Musical group)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (7 inch reel, 1/4 inch tape)
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
North Carolina
Arkansas
Date:
1970 July 3
Contents:
Tracy Schwarz (MC); Doc Watson--Liza Jane--Jimmie's Texas blues--Pretty Polly--I heard my mother weeping--Talk about suffering--Salt creek/ Bill Cheatham--Sally Goodin' (with Tracy Schwarz)--Stack-O-Lee; Southbound--Singing waterfall--John Hardy--Foggy Mountain breakdown---Cuckoo bird--Salty dog blues--Memphis blues; Joe Willie Wilkin with Houston Stackhouse--Crying won't help you--unk--Sonny Blake on harmonica; Bukka White--unk--World wonder--Aberdeen blues--Midnight blues--Mama don't allow
Track Information:
101 Appalachian Folk Songs / Doc Watson Family (Musical group), Doc Watson. Guitar,Fiddle.

102 Blues Band / Houston Stackhouse, Joe Willie Wilkins, Sammy Lewis. Guitar,Harmonica.
General note:
DPA number 70.101.43
Local Numbers:
FP-1970-7RR-0043
General:
CDR copy
70.101.43
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, July 3, 1970.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.

Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Appalachian Region, Southern. -- Songs and music  Search this
Ballads  Search this
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Violin  Search this
Harmonica  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1970 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections , Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1970, Item FP-1970-7RR-0043
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1970 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1970 Festival of American Folklife / Series 4: Performances / 4.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1970-ref234

Doc Watson (with Merle Watson, Clint Howard and Fred Price); Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife (1968)  Search this
Performer:
Watson, Doc  Search this
Preservation Hall Jazz Band  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (7 inch reel, 1/4 inch tape)
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
North Carolina
Deep Gap (N.C.)
Louisiana
New Orleans (La.)
Date:
1968 July 6
Contents:
Doc and Merle Watson--Train that carried my girl from town--Southbound--Lee Highway blues--Daniel prayed--Mountain dew; Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Track Information:
101 Singer-String Instrumentalist / Doc Watson. Guitar,Autoharp,Banjo. English language.

102 New Orleans Jazz Band / Preservation Hall Jazz Band..
General note:
DPA number 68.101.29
Local Numbers:
FP-1968-7RR-0029
General:
CDR copy
68.101.29
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, July 6, 1968.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
String band  Search this
Ballads  Search this
Appalachian Region, Southern. -- Songs and music  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Brass band music  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Autoharp  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1968 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections , Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1968, Item FP-1968-7RR-0029
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1968 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1968 Festival of American Folklife / Series 3: Performances / 3.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1968-ref124

Sound roll recordings from the production of the film on the 1968 Festival: Doc Watson

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife (1968)  Search this
Artist:
Watson, Doc  Search this
Performer:
Watson, Doc  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (5 inch reel, 1/4 inch tape)
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
North Carolina
Date:
1968 July 5-1968 July 6
Contents:
Cannonball blues--Deep river blues--Will the circle be unbroken--Amazing grace--Salt creek
Track Information:
101 Cannonball Blues / Guitar,Banjo.

102 Deep River Blues / Guitar,Banjo.

103 Will the Circle Be Unbroken / Guitar,Banjo.
General note:
Other number SB-6
Local Numbers:
FP-1968-RR-0044
General:
CDR copy
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, July 16, 1968.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Appalachian Region, Southern. -- Songs and music  Search this
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Ballads  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1968 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections , Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1968, Item FP-1968-5RR-0044
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1968 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1968 Festival of American Folklife / Series 3: Performances / 3.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1968-ref169

Diana Davies photographs

Photographer:
Davies, Diana, 1938-  Search this
Gahr, David  Search this
Performer:
Bread and Puppet Theater  Search this
Everly Brothers  Search this
New Lost City Ramblers  Search this
Pentangle (Musical group)  Search this
The Pennywhistlers (Musical group)  Search this
The Young Tradition (Musical group)  Search this
Andersen, Eric  Search this
Bikel, Theodore  Search this
Brand, Oscar  Search this
Cameron, John A.  Search this
Chandler, Len  Search this
Collier, Jimmy  Search this
Collins, Judy, 1939-  Search this
Fuller, Jesse  Search this
Gerrard, Alice, 1934-  Search this
Guthrie, Arlo  Search this
Hartford, John  Search this
Hjorth, Ole  Search this
Joplin, Janis  Search this
Kennedy, Norman, 1934-  Search this
Kershaw, Doug  Search this
Killen, Louis  Search this
Kirkpatrick, Frederick Douglass  Search this
Koerner, John  Search this
McGhee, Brownie, 1915-1996  Search this
Mitchell, Joni  Search this
Monroe, Bill, 1911-1996  Search this
Ochs, Phil  Search this
Perkins, Carl  Search this
Proffitt, Frank, Jr., 1946-2005  Search this
Rachell, Yank  Search this
Raim, Ethel  Search this
Ramsey, Frederic, 1915-1995  Search this
Reagon, Bernice Johnson, 1942-  Search this
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Sainte-Marie, Buffy  Search this
Seeger, Mike, 1933-2009  Search this
Stabi, Björn  Search this
Sykes, Roosevelt, 1906-1983  Search this
Taylor, James  Search this
Traum, Artie  Search this
Traum, Happy  Search this
Waters, Muddy, 1915-1983  Search this
Watson, Doc  Search this
Watson, Merle  Search this
White, Elaine, (Vocalist)  Search this
Wiseman, Mac  Search this
Names:
Newport Folk Festival  Search this
Philadelphia Folk Festival  Search this
Asch, Moses  Search this
Chandler, Nancy  Search this
Dunson, Josh, 1941-  Search this
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006  Search this
Silber, Irwin, 1925-2010  Search this
Young, Izzy, 1928-  Search this
Musician:
Bosco, John  Search this
Extent:
3.83 Cubic feet (8 binders containing contact sheets, slides, and prints; 7 boxes (8.5"x10.75"x2.5") of 35 mm negatives; 2 binders of 35 mm and 120 format negatives; and 1 box of 11 oversize prints.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Contact sheets
Slides (photographs)
Black-and-white negatives
Photographic prints
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Saint Simons Island (Ga. : Island)
Date:
1963-2009
Summary:
The Diana Davies photographs consist of images taken by Diana Davies at various stages of her career. Locations include the Festival of American Folklife, the Newport Folk Festival, the Philadelphia Folk Festival, the Poor People's Campaign, various peace and protest marches and outdoor performances, New York City, and the Georgia Sea Islands. The collection includes contact sheets, negatives, photographic prints, and slides. Original photographs, negatives, and color slides taken by Diana Davies. Materials date from 1963-2009. Bulk dates: Newport Folk Festival, 1963-1969, 1987, 1992; Philadelphia Folk Festival, 1967-1968, 1987.
Scope and Contents:
The Diana Davies photographs, 1963-2009, consist of black and white negatives, contact sheets and prints, as well as color slides and negatives. The bulk of materials depict major festivals and protest movements (including the Poor People's March of 1968) documented by Diana Davies (located in Series 1: Newport Folk Festival, Series 2: Philadelphia Folk Festival, Series 6: Festival of American Folklife, and Series 11: Social Justice). Also well-represented are non-festival performances (in locations such as clubs, concert halls, and homes), recording sessions, and other music-related images, mainly of notable figures in the American folk music revival (located in Series 3: Broadside Magazine, Series 4: Sing Out! Magazine Concerts, Series 5: Miscellaneous Concerts and People, Series 7: Recording Sessions, Series 8: Instruction Book Shots, and Series 9: Jazz, Blues, and Salsa Musicians). Series 10: Georgia Sea Islands consists of photographs depicting the culture, environment, and daily life of these coastal islands in 1966. Series 12: New York City Scenes contains photographs taken on the street depicting everyday life in NYC in the 1960s and 1970s. The collection also contains related papers in Series 13: Miscellaneous Papers and Correspondence.
Arrangement note:
Each item in the Diana Davies Photographs has been assigned an accession number, and like materials have been put together such as the Newport Folk Festival photographs, in a chronological sequence as much as possible. Materials in the three more recent donation batches (1998, 2004, and 2006) were numbered and integrated into the collection. In some series, the accession numbers are in numerical order, and in others, the numbers are random because like items with different number sequences were pulled together in a series for subject coherence. The best way to find occurrences of a particular subject is to use the ctrl+F function. Please consult the archivists if you have any questions about the collection contents.

Contact sheets, slides, and prints arranged in 8 binders; negatives and oversize prints are stored separately.

Arranged in 14 series:

Series 1: Newport Folk Festival

Series 2: Philadelphia Folk Festival

Series 3: Broadside Magazine

Series 4: -- Sing Out! -- Magazine Concerts

Series 5: Miscellaneous Concerts and People

Series 6: Festival of American Folklife

Series 7: Recording Sessions

Series 8: Instruction Book Shots

Series 9: Jazz, Blues, and Salsa Musicians

Series 10: Georgia Sea Islands

Series 11: Social Justice

Series 12: New York City Scenes

Series 13: Miscellaneous Papers and Correspondence

Series 14: Oversize Materials
Biographical/Historical note:
Diana Davies is a well-known photographer of folk performers and festivals. Davies photographed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in its earlier years. Born in 1938, Davies grew up in Maine, the Catskills, New York City, and Boston. Her grandparents were local union organizers and Debs socialists; one grandfather was a gandy dancer with the railroad, and her grandmother was a textile worker in Massachusetts, New York, and Pennsylvania. Davies finds that her family background was later expressed in her own activist efforts.

Davies left high school at 16, and worked sweeping out coffeehouses, which gave her the opportunity to listen to music while she worked. She became interested in theater and music. In Greenwich Village, she began doing some sound technician work, and then got interested in photography. She taught herself how to develop and print photographs in a darkroom, and began photographing in theaters, shooting from behind the scenes. Her theater photos are at Smith College in Northampton, where she presently lives. In the early 1960s, she began working with the editors of Broadside Magazine, Sis Cunningham and Gordon Friesen. She developed an interest in human rights work, which grew from her contact with Sis and Gordon, and also her own family background. She also worked as a photographer in a wide range of settings, including night clubs, weddings, and doing portrait photography. This led her to work for major national and international media including the New York Times, covering such events as the war in Biafra, and traveling to Mexico, Cuba, and Portugal on assignment.

Davies' folk photographs represent about one-quarter of her body of work; her other major photographic work includes the Civil Rights Movement, the Peace Movement, and theater. Davies began photographing at the Newport Folk Festival in 1964, which she covered for a number of years. She knew Ralph Rinzler, and found him a vibrant, alive person excited by all aspects of culture. He introduced her to Bessie Jones from the Georgia Sea Islands, and in 1966 she made a photographic journey to the islands. Her work from this trip is included in the collection. Davies has also been a musician. She became involved with the punk rock movement of the 1970s, and felt that there was a connection between the hard-hitting songs from the punk world and the songs being published in Broadside Magazine. In 1975, she became part of a folk/punk women's band in Boston, and later moved to Western Massachusetts. In addition to being a photographer and musician, Davies is also a writer. She wrote a play entitled "The Witch Papers" in 1980, which was produced in Boston and other locations. The play was a vehicle for her human rights activism, comparing the technology of inquisition with labor sweatshops. In 1998, her play "The War Machine" was produced in Amherst, Mass. She lives in Northampton, and enjoys and participates in street performance, which she describes as the "most essentially communicative stuff you can come up with."
General note:
All contact sheets from the collection are digitized and accessible through this finding aid. Series-level slideshows accessible through this finding aid represent a small sampling from the collection.
Provenance:
The Smithsonian Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections acquired portions of the Diana Davies Photograph Collection in the late 1960s and early 1970s, when Ms. Davies photographed for the Festival of American Folklife. More materials came to the Archives circa 1989 or 1990. Archivist Stephanie Smith visited her in 1998 and 2004, and brought back additional materials which Ms. Davies wanted to donate to the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. These two more recent donations of additional photographs (contact sheets, prints, and slides) consisted of documentation of the Newport Folk Festival, the Philadelphia Folk Festival, the Poor People's March on Washington, the Civil Rights Movement, the Georgia Sea Islands, and miscellaneous personalities of the American folk revival. In a letter dated 12 March 2002, Ms. Davies gave full discretion to the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage to grant permission for both internal and external use of her photographs, with the provison that her work be credited in any use.
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.

Permission for the duplication or publication of items in the Diana Davies Photograph Collection must be obtained from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections.
Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Please contact the archives staff for further information.
Topic:
Peace movements  Search this
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963  Search this
Civil rights -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Contact sheets
Slides (photographs)
Black-and-white negatives
Photographic prints
Citation:
Diana Davies photographs, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.DAVIE
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Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Online Media:

Festival Recordings: 1968 Festival of American Folklife (dub of film)- includes Doc Watson

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife 1968  Search this
Performer:
Watson, Doc  Search this
Watson, Merle  Search this
Physical description:
1 videocassette (U-matic)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Topic:
Folk songs  Search this
Appalachian Region, Southern--Songs and music  Search this
Local number:
FP-1983-3/4UMA-0028
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Viewing Copy Only
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Festival Recordings: John Jackson, Doc Watson and Family [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife 1970  Search this
Performer:
Watson, Doc  Search this
Jackson, John 1924-2002  Search this
Doc Watson Family (Musical group)  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 10 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
North Carolina
Washington (D.C.)
Virginia
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Songsters  Search this
Appalachian Region, Southern--Songs and music  Search this
Ballads  Search this
Folk songs  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Appalachian Region  Search this
Local number:
FP-1970-10RR2-0008
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Festival Recordings: Doc Watson and Family, Kesterson Family, Blue Ridge Mountain Cloggers [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife 1970  Search this
Performer:
Watson, Doc  Search this
Doc Watson Family (Musical group)  Search this
Blue Ridge Mountain Cloggers  Search this
Kesterson Family (Musical group)  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 10 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
North Carolina
Topic:
Folk songs  Search this
Ballads  Search this
Appalachian Region, Southern--Songs and music  Search this
Dance  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Clog dancing  Search this
Square dance  Search this
Local number:
FP-1970-10RR2-0009
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Festival Recordings: Stereo Dub of 1970-008: John Jackson; Doc Watson and Family [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife 1970  Search this
Performer:
Jackson, John 1924-2002  Search this
Watson, Doc  Search this
Doc Watson Family (Musical group)  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
North Carolina
Washington (D.C.)
Virginia
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Songsters  Search this
Appalachian Region, Southern--Songs and music  Search this
Ballads  Search this
Folk songs  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Violin  Search this
Appalachian Region  Search this
Local number:
FP-1970-7RR-0040
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
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Festival Recordings: Stereo Dub of 1970-009: Doc Watson and Family; Kesterson Family; Blue Ridge Mountain Cloggers [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife 1970  Search this
Performer:
Watson, Doc  Search this
Kesterson, Arlene  Search this
Kesterson, James R  Search this
Doc Watson Family (Musical group)  Search this
Kesterson Family (Musical group)  Search this
Blue Ridge Mountain Cloggers  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
Washington (D.C.)
North Carolina
Topic:
Appalachian Region, Southern--Songs and music  Search this
Ballads  Search this
Folk songs  Search this
Dance  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Violin  Search this
Square dance  Search this
Clog dancing  Search this
Local number:
FP-1970-7RR-0041
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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edanmdm:siris_arc_325174

Festival Recordings: Watson Family; Joe Willie Wilkins; Booker T. Washington "Bukka" White [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife 1970  Search this
Performer:
Watson, Doc  Search this
Wilkins, Joe Willie 1923-1981  Search this
Stackhouse, Houston 1910-1980  Search this
Lewis, Sammy  Search this
Doc Watson Family (Musical group)  Search this
Artist:
White, Bukka  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
North Carolina
Arkansas
Topic:
Appalachian Region, Southern--Songs and music  Search this
Ballads  Search this
Folk songs  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Violin  Search this
Harmonica  Search this
Local number:
FP-1970-7RR-0043
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Tape of Anglo-Ballads recorded from records inc. Watson, Stanley, Scruggs, Manier etc. [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife 1972  Search this
Field worker:
Carrington, Mary  Search this
Performer:
Watson, Doc  Search this
Scruggs, Earl  Search this
Mainer, Wade 1907-2011  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
Washington (D.C.)
Topic:
Folk songs  Search this
Appalachian Region, Southern--Songs and music  Search this
Ballads  Search this
Local number:
FP-1972-7RR-0115
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_326053

Festival Recordings: Doc Watson, Preservation Hall Jazz Band [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife 1968  Search this
Performer:
Watson, Doc  Search this
Preservation Hall Jazz Band  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
North Carolina
Deep Gap (N.C.)
Louisiana
New Orleans (La.)
Topic:
String band  Search this
Ballads  Search this
Appalachian Region, Southern--Songs and music  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Brass band music  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Autoharp  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Local number:
FP-1968-7RR-0029
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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edanmdm:siris_arc_314009

Sound roll recordings for film on FAF 1968: Doc Watson [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife 1968  Search this
Performer:
Watson, Doc  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
North Carolina
Topic:
Appalachian Region, Southern--Songs and music  Search this
Folk songs  Search this
Ballads  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Local number:
FP-1968-RR-0044
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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edanmdm:siris_arc_314024

Watson, Doc & Merl, 1976

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Department of Public Programs  Search this
Container:
Box 22 of 41
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 584, National Museum of American History. Department of Public Programs, Records
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Records
Records / Box 22
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0584-refidd1e6742

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