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Charles Lang Freer Papers

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
131 Linear feet (29 architectural drawings)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Diaries
Financial records
Correspondence
Photographs
Place:
China
Syria
Egypt
India
London (England)
Japan
Boston (Mass.)
Detroit (Mich.)
Washington (D.C.)
Kandy (Sri Lanka)
Sri Lanka
Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka)
Date:
1876-1931
Summary:
The personal papers of Charles Lang Freer, the industrialist and art collector who founded the Freer Gallery of Art. The papers include correspondence, diaries, art inventories, scrapbooks of clippings on James McNeil Whistler and other press clippings, and photographs.
Scope Content:
The personal papers of Charles Lang Freer, the industrialist and art collector who founded the Freer Gallery of Art. The papers include correspondence, diaries, art inventories, scrapbooks of clippings on James McNeil Whistler and other press clippings, financial material, architectural drawings, and photographs.

Correspondence, circa 1860-1921, includes Freer's correspondence, 1876-1920, with artists, dealers, collectors, museums, and public figures; letterpress books contain copies of Freer's outgoing letters, 1892-1910; correspondence collected by Freer of James McNeill Whistler, and his wife Beatrix, 186?-1909, with Lady Colin Campbell, Thomas R. Way, Alexander Reid, Whistler's mother, Mrs. George W. Whistler, and others; correspondence of Whistler collector Richard A. Canfield, 1904-1913, regarding works in Canfield's collection; and correspondence of Freer's assistant, Katharine Nash Rhoades, 1920-1921, soliciting Freer's letters from his associates, and regarding the settlement of his estate.

Also included are twenty-nine pocket diaries, 1889-1890, 1892-1898, 1900-1919, recording daily activities, people and places visited, observations, and comments; a diary kept by Freer's caretaker, Joseph Stephens Warring, recording daily activities at Freer's Detroit home, 1907-1910. Inventories, n.d. and 1901-1921, of American, European, and Asian art in Freer's collection, often including provenance information; vouchers, 1884-1919, documenting his purchases; five volumes of scrapbooks of clippings on James McNeill Whistler, 1888-1931, labeled "Various," "Peacock Room," "Death, etc.," "Paris, etc.," and "Boston...London" ; three volumes of newsclippings, 1900-1930, concerning Freer and the opening of the Freer Gallery of Art.

Correspondence regarding Freer's gift and bequest to the Smithsonian Institution, 1902-1916; and photographs, ca. 1880-1930, of Freer, including portraits by Alvin Langdon Coburn and Edward Steichen, Freer with others, Freer in Cairo, China and Japan, Freer's death mask, and his memorial service, Kyoto, 1930; photographs of artists and others, including Thomas Dewing, Ernest Fenollosa, Katharine Rhoades taken by Alfred Stieglitz, Rosalind B. Philip, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Abbott H. Thayer, Dwight Tryon, and Whistler; and photographs relating to Whistler, including art works depicting him, grave and memorial monuments, works of art, the Peacock Room, and Whistler's memorial exhibition at the Copley Society.
Organization of the Papers:
This collection is organized into twelve series.

Series 1: Genealogical and Biographical Data

Series 2: Correspondence

Series 3: Diaries

Series 4: Freer Colleague Materials

Series 5: Art Inventories

Series 6: Financial Materials

Series 7: Exhibition Loan Files

Series 8: Biblical Manuscripts and Gold Treasure Files

Series 9: American School of Archaeology in China

Series 10: Printed Material

Series 11: Outsize Material

Series 12: Photographs
Biographical Note:
1854 February 25 -- Born in Kingston, New York

1873 -- Appointed accountant and paymaster of New York, Kingston and Syracuse Railroad by Frank J. Hecker (1846-1927)

1876 -- Moves to Indiana to work, with Hecker, for the Detroit and Eel River and Illinois Railroad

1880 -- Moves to Detroit, participates in organization of the Peninsular Car Works with Hecker

1883 -- Becomes vice president and secretary of Peninsular Car Company when it succeeds Peninsular Car Works

1883 -- Begins collecting European prints

1884 -- Peninsular Car Company constructs plant on Ferry Avenue

1887 -- Meets Howard Mansfield (1849-1938)

1887 -- Acquires proofs of 26 etchings, Venice, Second Series(1886), by James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)

1887 -- Purchases a small Japanese fan attributed to Ogata Karin(1658-1715)

1887 -- Buys land on Ferry Avenue

1889 -- Meets Frederick Stuart Church (1826-1900) and Dwight William Tryon (1849-1925) in New York

1890 -- Commissions Wilson Eyre (1858-1944) to design house on Ferry Avenue, Detroit, Michigan

1890 -- On first trip to London, meets James McNeill Whistler(1834-1903)

1892 -- Moves to Ferry Avenue house

1892 -- Tryon and Thomas Wilmer Dewing (1851-1938) undertake decoration of reception rooms

1893 -- Lends American paintings to World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago

1893 -- Purchases first piece of Chinese art, a small painting of white herons by an anonymous Ming dynasty (1368-1644) artist

1894 -- Begins yearlong trip around the world, which includes visit to the Whistlers in Paris and first trip to Asia, stopping in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), India, China, and Japan

1896 -- Meets Matsuki Bunkyo (1867-1940) in Boston

1899 -- Takes part in consolidation of railroad-car building companies then retires from active business

1900 -- Attends Exposition International Universelle in Paris

1900 -- Buys villa in Capri with Thomas S. Jerome

1901 -- Meets Siegfried Bing (1838-1905) in Paris and Ernest Fenollosa(1853-1908), who visits Freer in Detroit

1902 -- Meets Dikran Kelekian (1868-1951)

1902 -- Spends summer in Britain building Whistler collection

1902 -- Views Whistler's, Harmony in Blue and Gold: The Peacock Room

1904 -- Purchases Whistler's Peacock Room

1904 -- Offers his art collections and funds to build a museum in which to house them to the Smithsonian Institution

1905 -- Smithsonian committee visits Freer in Detroit

1906 -- United States government formally accepts Freer's gift on January 24

1906 -- Freer signs Deed of Gift to Smithsonian Institution on May 5

1907 -- On second tour of Asia, meets Hara Tomitaro 1868-1939) in Yokohama, Japan

1908 -- Takes third trip to Asia, specifically to West Asia to study Rakka ware

1909 -- Tours Europe to study art museums

1909 -- On fourth trip to Asia, attends memorial ceremony for Fenollosa (d.1908 September) at Miidera, Japan, and meets Duanfang (1861-1911) in China

1910 -- On last trip to Asia, visits Longmen Buddhist caves in China

1911 -- Suffers stroke

1912 -- Lends selection of objects for exhibition at Smithsonian Institution

1913 -- Meets Eugene (1875-1957) and Agnes E. (1887-1970) Meyer

1913 -- Commissions Charles Adams Platt (1861-1933) to design museum building in Washington

1914 -- Meets Katharine Nash Rhoades (1885-1965) in Detroit

1915 -- Settles in New York City

1915 -- Site of future Freer Gallery of Art is determined

1916 -- Platt's plans for Freer Gallery are approved by Smithsonian Regents and Commission of Fine Arts and ground is broken in September

1918 -- After falling ill in Detroit, Freer travels to New York for treatment

1918 -- Work on the museum building is delayed by the war

1919 -- Freer appends codicil to will permitting acquisitions of Asian, Egyptian, and Near Eastern (West Asian) art

1919 -- Dies in New York City on 25 September and is buried in Kingston, New York

1919 -- Construction of Freer Gallery completed

1920 -- John Ellerton Lodge (1876-1942) is appointed director of the Freer Gallery

1923 -- Freer Gallery opens to the public on May 9

1930 -- Memorial ceremony for Freer is held at Koetsuji, Kyoto

Charles Lang Freer was an American industrialist who founded the Freer Gallery of Art. He was a well-known collector of Asian art, and strongly supported the synthesis of Eastern art and Western art. One of his most famous acquisitions was James McNeill Whistler's Peacock Room.
Index:
Index to cross-referenced correspondents in the series Charles Lang Freer correspondence

Beal, Junius E. -- See: -- Warring, Joseph Stephens

Black, George M. -- See: -- Saint-Gaudens, Augustus

Board of Education (Kingston, New York) See: Michael, M. J.

Bonner, Campbell See: University of Michigan

Boughton, George H. See: Yardley, F. C.

British Museum See: Binyon, Laurence; Hobson, R. L.

Brown, Harold H. See: Art Association of Indianapolis

Buchner, Evelyn B. See: Knoedler, M., and Company

Buckholder, C. H. See: Art Institute of Chicago

Butler, S. B. See: Unidentified correspondents

Carnegie Institute See: Balken, Edward Duff; Harshe, Robert B.

Carpenter, Newton H. See: Art Institute of Chicago

Caulkins, Horace James See: Pewabic Pottery

Chao, Shih-chin See: Gunn, Chu Su

Chicago & North Western Railway Co. See: Hughett, Marvin

Clark, Charles Upson See: Clark, Arthur B.

Cleveland Museum of Art See: Whiting, Frederic Allen

Columbia University See: Braun, W. A.; Gottheil, Richard; Hirth, Friederich

Commission of Fine Arts See: Moore, Charles

Corcoran Gallery of Art See: Minnigerode, C. Powell

Crocker, Anna B. See: Portland Art Association

Dannenberg, D. E. See: Karlbeck, Orvar

De Menoncal, Beatrice See: Lien, Hui Ch'ing Collection

De Ricci, Seymour See: Ricci, Seymour de

Defnet, William A., Mrs., See: Franke, Ida M.

DeMotte See: Vigouroux, J.

Detroit Institute of Arts See: Detroit Museum of Art

Detroit Publishing Company See: Livingstone, W. A.

Detroit School of Design See: George Hamilton; Stevens, Henry

DeVinne Press See: Peters, Samuel T.; Witherspoon, A. S.

Dyrenforth, P. C. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Eddy, Arthur J. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Eggers, George Williams See: Art Institute of Chicago

Farr, Daniel H. See: Robinson and Farr

Farrand School (Detroit) See: Yendall, Edith

Field Museum of Natural History (Chicago) See: Laufer, Berthold

Flagg, Frederick J. See: Allen, Horace N.

Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University See: Forbes, Edward; Pope, Arthur Upham; Sachs, Paul J.

French, M. R. See: Art Institute of Chicago

Fu, Lan-ya See: Pang, Lai-ch'en

Fujii, Yoshio See: Yoshio, Fujii

Gerrity, Thomas See: Knoedler, M., and Company

Goupil Gallery See: Marchant, William

Gray, William J. See: Barr, Eva

Great Lakes Engineering Works See: Hoyt, H. W.

Grolier Club See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Heinemann, W. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Holden, Edward S. See: West Point, U. S. Military Academy

Hudson, J. L. See: Weber, William C.

Hutchins, Harry B. See: University of Michigan

Hutchins, Charles L. See: Art Institute of Chicago

Kelekian, H. G. See: Kelekian, Dikran G.

Kent, H. W. See: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Lee, Kee Son See: Li, Chi-ch'un

Levy, John See: Schneider, A. K.

Library of Congress See: Rice, Richard A.; Wright, Helen

Louvre (Paris, France) See: Midgeon, Gaston

Matsuki, Z. See: Matsuki, Kihachiro

McKim, Mead and White See: White, Stanford

Mills, A. L., Colonel See: Saint-Gaudens, Augustus

Miner, Luella See: Lien, Hui Ch'ing Collection

Minneapolis Institute of Arts See: Breck, Joseph; Van Derlip, John R.

Monif, R. Khan See: Rathbun, Richard

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston See: Lodge, John Ellerton

Naser, Katen & Nahass See: Katen, K.

Nordlinger, Marie, Miss See: Meyer-Riefstahl, Marie

Panama Pacific International Exposition See: Moore, Charles C.; Trask, John E. D.

Peabody Museum See: Morse, Edward Sylvester

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts See: Trask, John E. D.

Perry, Mary Chase, Miss., See: Pewabic Pottery

Philip, Ronald M. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Pope, G. D. See: Barr, Eva

Reinhart, A. G. See: Gottschalk, E.

Reitz, Sigisbert Chrétien Bosch See: Bosch-Reitz, Sigisbert Chrétien

Rutgers College See: Van Dyke, John C.

Saint-Gaudens, Augusta H. See: Saint-Gaudens, Augustus

Saint-Gaudens, Homer See: Saint-Gaudens, Augustus

Samurai Shokai See: Nomura, Yozo

San Francisco Art Association See: Laurvik, J. Nilsen

Scribner's, Charles, Sons See: Van Dyke, John C.

Shaw, Wilfred B. See: University of Michigan

Shirae, S. Z. See: Yamanaka and Company

Smith College See: Clark, Arthur B.

Smithsonian Institution See: Holmes, William Henry; Rathbun, Richard; Ravenel, Walcott, Charles D.

Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit) See: Plumb, Helen

Societe des Beaux-Arts See: Reid, Alexander

Stevens, George W. See: Toledo Museum of Art

Stratton, Mary Chase Perry See: Pewabic Pottery

Tanaka, Kichijiro See: Yamanaka and Company

Tuttle, William F. See: Art Institute of Chicago

Union Trust Company (Detroit) See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

United States Military Academy See: West Point, U. S. Military Academy

University of Chicago See: Zug, George Breed

University of Pennsylvania, Univ. Mus. See: Gordon, George Bryon

Ushikubo, D. J. R. See: Yamanaka and Company

Wallis & Son See: Barr, Eva; Thompson, C. Croal Ward, Clarence See: Oberlin College

Warren, Edward K. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Warring, Stephen See: Warring, Joseph Stephens

Watkin, Williams R. T. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Watson, Margaret, Miss See: Parker, Margaret Watson

Whistler, Anna See: Stanton, Anna Whistler

Whiting, Almon C. See: Toledo Museum of Art

Williams College See: Rice, Richard A

Wright, F. G. See: Orbach and Company

Yatsuhashi, H. See: Yamanaka and Company
Index to cross-referenced correspondence in the series Whistler correspondence

Bell, William See: Unidentified correspondents

Brown, Ernest See: Painter Etchers' Society, Committee

Cowen, John T. See subseries: Charles Lang Freer Correspondence

Ford, Sheridan See: Reid, Alexander

Haden, Francis Seymour See: Painter Etchers' Society, Committee

Haden, Francis Seymour, Lady See: Haden, Deborah Whistler

Leighton, Frederick, Baron See: Campbell, Lady Colin

Moore, Albert See: Reid, Alexander

Morley, Charles See: Pall Mall Gazette

Morris, Harrison S. See: Reid, Alexander

Pennell, Joseph See: Miscellaneous typescripts

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts See: Reid, Alexander

Prange, F. G. See: Reid, Alexander

Societe des Beaux-Arts See: Reid, Alexander

Society of Portrait Painters See: Reid, Alexander

Stevens Fine Art See: Reid, Alexander

Studd, Arthur See: Miscellaneous typescripts

[Vanderbilt?], George, Mrs. See: George, Mrs.

Whistler, William McNeill, Mrs. See: Whistler, Nellie

Whistler Memorial Committee See: Miscellaneous typescripts
Related Material:
The Archives of American Art microfilmed portions of the Freer papers in 1992. The microfilm is available at the Archives of American Art's Washington D.C. office, the Freer Gallery of Art Library, and through interlibrary loan.
Provenance:
Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Art, American -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, Asian -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Architecture -- Asia  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Financial records
Correspondence
Photographs
Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01
See more items in:
Charles Lang Freer Papers
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a-01
Online Media:

Inventory of Charles Lang Freer's library

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (typed, with handwritten edits)
Type:
Archival materials
Inventories
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Comprehensive index of Charles Lang Freer's library, mostly relating to art and Asian culture. Headings include authors, countries, and topical subjects. Sections include locations in Freer's original Detroit home; an index of all books transferred to the Smithsonian; a list of collections and collectors catalogues of American and Near and Far Eastern art; sales catalogues, and books in Chinese language.
Arrangement:
Organized in the original manner by the creator.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 05.22
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Art, Asian -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, American -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Book collecting  Search this
Function:
Libraries
Genre/Form:
Inventories
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, Item FSA A.01 05.22
See more items in:
Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 5: Art Inventories / 5.22: Printed Books [Library]
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref3332
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Yue, Seaouke (You Xiaoxi; 游筱溪)

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Yue, Seaouke  Search this
Names:
Pang Yuanji, 1864-1949  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
6 Items (folders of correspondence)
Container:
Box 36, Folder 17-22
Type:
Archival materials
Letters (correspondence)
Date:
1917-1919
Scope and Contents:
Letters dated between 1917 and 1919, mostly discussing the offer of Chinese art objects by the Shanghai based dealer Seaouke Yue (You Xiaoxi)
游篠溪
Freer collection numbers: F1904.61
Letters between Charles Lang Freer and Seaouke Yue (You Xiaoxi)
Arrangement:
Organized chronologically under correspondent.
Biographical / Historical:
Charels Lang Freer first met Yue in 1917. Yue had travelled to New York with items from the collection of Pang Yuanji, an important Shanghai collector who met Freer in 1911. Over the next two years, Freer purchased a number of important works of Chinese painting, jades, pottery and bronzes from Yue.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 02.1Yue
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Art, Chinese  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letters (correspondence)
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, File FSA A.01 02.1Yue
See more items in:
Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 2: Correspondence / 2.1: Charles Lang Freer Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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Michigan Fieldwork: Interview with Francis Thill (Fishing)

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Michigan Program 1987 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Cochrane, Timothy (field worker)  Search this
Artist:
Thill, Frances  Search this
Performer:
Thill, Frances  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Michigan
Date:
1986 September 30
1986
Local Numbers:
FP-1987-CT-0002-2
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
United States 1986
General:
INTVW W/ FRANCIS THILL: LAKE SUPERIOR COMMERCIAL FISHING: HIS FAMILY; COMPARE W/ LAKE MICHIGAN; NETS, BIOLOGY, BOATS, BOAT ENGINES, RELATION W/ DNR; WISC INDIAN FISHING; NARRATIVES MORE DETAIL IN FW FILE
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Michigan, United States, September 30, 1986.
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:
Oral history  Search this
Fishing  Search this
Fishers  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1987, Item FP-1987-CT-0002
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife / Series 4: Michigan / Fieldwork
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1987-ref1123

Michigan Fieldwork: Interview: Violet Miller; Kenyon Johnson

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Michigan Program 1987 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Cochrane, Timothy (field worker)  Search this
Artist:
Miller, Violet  Search this
Johnson, Kenyon  Search this
Performer:
Miller, Violet  Search this
Johnson, Kenyon  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Michigan
Date:
1986 October 2
Local Numbers:
FP-1987-CT-0003-2
General:
INTVW W/ MRS VIOLET MILLER AND BROTHER, MR KENYON JOHNSON: LAKE SUPERIOR COMMERCIAL FISHING: FAMILY HISTORY; ISLE ROYALE; BOATS; DIVISION OF LABOR; MUSIC AND DANCES; TRADING POST; TRAPPING; BASKET MAKING; I R FISHERMEN'S ASSO; MORE DETAILS IN FW FILE
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Michigan, United States, October 2, 1986.
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:
Oral history  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1987, Item FP-1987-CT-0003
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife / Series 4: Michigan / Fieldwork
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1987-ref1124

Michigan Fieldwork: T1: George Nousianen, R. Witala, V. Witala, R. Lindgren Interview

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Michigan Program 1987 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Leary, James R. (field worker)  Search this
Vennum, Thomas (field worker)  Search this
Artist:
Witala, R. & V.  Search this
Nousianen, George  Search this
Moilanen, Art, 1917-1995  Search this
Lauluma, Ed, 1921-1995  Search this
Performer:
Witala, R. & V.  Search this
Nousianen, George  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Michigan
Date:
1986 September 14
Local Numbers:
FP-1987-CT-0004-2
General:
T1: George Nousianen; R Wiitala, V Wiitala, R Lindgren, J Perona, E Lauluma, Art Moilanen Song List And Details In Leary Fw File; Quality Of Recording Less Than Ideal;
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Michigan, United States, September 14, 1986.
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:
Oral history  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1987, Item FP-1987-CT-0004
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife / Series 4: Michigan / Fieldwork
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1987-ref1125

Michigan Fieldwork: T2: Bill Stimac

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Michigan Program 1987 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Leary, James R. (field worker)  Search this
Vennum, Thomas (field worker)  Search this
Artist:
Stimac, Bill, 1923-  Search this
Performer:
Stimac, Bill, 1923-  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Michigan
Houghton (Mich.)
Date:
1986 September 14
Contents:
T2: Bill Stimac On Piano Accordion, Button Accordion And Tenor Banjo W/ Art Moilanen On Piano Accordion; Bill's Wife And 2 Or 3 Patrons Also Present Song List And More Detail In Leary Fw File
Local Numbers:
FP-1987-CT-0005-2
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Houghton (Mich.), United States, Michigan, September 14 1986.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Accordion  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1987, Item FP-1987-CT-0005
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ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1987-ref1126

Michigan Fieldwork: T3: John Kezele

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Michigan Program 1987 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Leary, James R. (field worker)  Search this
Vennum, Thomas (field worker)  Search this
Artist:
Kezele, John  Search this
Performer:
Kezele, John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Michigan
Date:
1986 September 15
1986
Local Numbers:
FP-1987-CT-0006-2
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
United States 1986
General:
T3: John Kezele, Piano Accordionist And Singer, Interview And Performance; John's Wife Barb Also Present Song List And Details In Leary Fw File
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Michigan, United States, September 15, 1986.
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Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1987, Item FP-1987-CT-0006
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ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1987-ref1127

Michigan Fieldwork: T5: Music by Thimbleberry

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Michigan Program 1987 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Leary, James R. (field worker)  Search this
Vennum, Thomas (field worker)  Search this
Artist:
Thimbleberry (Musical group)  Search this
Performer:
Thimbleberry (Musical group)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Finnish Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Michigan
Calumet (Mich.)
Finland
Date:
1986 September 19
Local Numbers:
FP-1987-CT-0008-2
General:
T5: Music By Oren Tikkanen, Toni Tikkanen And Ed Lauluma, Aka "Thimbleberry", Also Present: Crowd Of Finnish-Americans - Songlist And Details In Leary Fw File
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Michigan, United States, September 19, 1986.
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Topic:
World music -- Finland  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1987, Item FP-1987-CT-0008
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ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1987-ref1129

Michigan Fieldwork: T6: Commercial tape of Oren Tikkanen and Al Reko

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Michigan Program 1987 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Leary, James R. (field worker)  Search this
Artist:
Tikkanen, Oren, 1943-  Search this
Reko, Al, 1933-  Search this
Performer:
Tikkanen, Oren, 1943-  Search this
Reko, Al, 1933-  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Finnish Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Michigan
Calumet (Mich.)
Finland
Date:
1987
Local Numbers:
FP-1987-CT-0009-2
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Michigan, United States, 1987.
Restrictions:
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Topic:
World music -- Finland  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1987, Item FP-1987-CT-0009
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ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1987-ref1130

Michigan Fieldwork: T8: Dan Belo and Mike Bell

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Michigan Program 1987 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Leary, James R. (field worker)  Search this
Vennum, Thomas (field worker)  Search this
Artist:
Belo, Dan  Search this
Bell, Mike  Search this
Performer:
Belo, Dan  Search this
Bell, Mike  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Michigan
Date:
1986 September 21
Local Numbers:
FP-1987-CT-0011-2
General:
T8: Dan Belo And Mike Bell (Originally Belopavlovich); Family History; Immigrations, Farmers, Logging, Singing, Hamdmade Brac, Other Instruments & Learning Them; Musical Performances And Occupations; Performance Of Songs - More Detail And List Of Songs Performed In Leary Fw File
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Michigan, United States, September 21, 1986.
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Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1987, Item FP-1987-CT-0011
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Michigan Fieldwork: Interview: Steve Batka: Propagation Department; Agriculture

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Michigan Program 1987 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Sommers, Laurie Kay (field worker)  Search this
González, Alicia María (field worker)  Search this
Artist:
Batka, Steve  Search this
Performer:
Batka, Steve  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Michigan
Date:
1986 September 8
Contents:
INTVW W/ STEVE BATKA: PROPAGATION DEPT, ROOTING, CUTTINGS, TECHNIQUES, INSECTS, HEATING, CLIMATE, GROWING SEASON, IRRIGATION, JAPANESE YEWS, COLD STORAGE, DECKING SYSTEM, MIGRANTS, TOUR OF FIELDS, BLUEBERRIES, HERBICIDE, LATH HOUSES, PLANNING, CREWS MORE DETAIL IN TAPE LOG IN SOMMERS FW FILE
Local Numbers:
FP-1987-CT-0012-2
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Michigan, United States, September 8, 1986.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1987, Item FP-1987-CT-0012
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ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1987-ref1133

Michigan Fieldwork: Interview with John Zelenka- Nursery Owner

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Michigan Program 1987 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Sommers, Laurie Kay (field worker)  Search this
González, Alicia María (field worker)  Search this
Artist:
Zelenka, John  Search this
Performer:
Zelenka, John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Michigan
Date:
1986 September 8
Contents:
INTVW W/ JOHN ZELENKA: FAMILY HISTORY AND BEG'G OF NURSERY BUSINESS; LICENSE, WWII WAR YEARS, DEPRESSION, CHRISTMAS TREES, ORNAMENTAL SHRUBS, FLORISTS, "COLORED" CREWS, MEXICAN MIGRANTS, LANGUAGE PROBLEMS, JAPANESE YEWS, MORE IN SOMMERS FW FILE TAPE LOG
Local Numbers:
FP-1987-CT-0013-2
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Michigan, United States, September 8, 1986.
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Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Nurseries  Search this
Horticulture  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1987, Item FP-1987-CT-0013
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ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1987-ref1134

Michigan Fieldwork: T1: Harriet Sheadwin, Margaret Cook- Basket makers

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Michigan Program 1987 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Pilon, Roger (field worker)  Search this
Artist:
Cook, Margaret, 1927-2008  Search this
Sheadwin, Harriet  Search this
Performer:
Cook, Margaret, 1927-2008  Search this
Sheadwin, Harriet  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Michigan
Date:
1986 October 26
Contents:
T1: A: HARRIET SHEDAWIN, (AT PILON'S HOME) BASKETRY: ON GATHERING ASH AND OTHER MATERIALS;B: MARGARET COOK, (AT COOK'S HOME, SAULT STE MARIE) BASKETRY: BASKET MAKING, LEARNING, TECHNIQUE, QUALITY, TEACHING, AND MEANING TO FAMILY MORE DETAIL IN FW FILE
Local Numbers:
FP-1987-CT-0016
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Michigan, United States, October 26, 1986.
Restrictions:
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Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Basket making  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1987, Item FP-1987-CT-0016
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ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1987-ref1137

Michigan Fieldwork: T4: Interview with Coleman Treadeau, Fiddler

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Michigan Program 1987 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Pilon, Roger (field worker)  Search this
Artist:
Treadeau, Coleman  Search this
Performer:
Treadeau, Coleman  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Michigan
Date:
1986 October 30
Contents:
Interview
Local Numbers:
FP-1987-CT-0018
General:
T4: INTERVIEW W/ COLEMAN TRUDEAU, FIDDLER. HIS BEGINNING IN MUSIC; LEAVING HOME FOR CHICAGO; RETURNING TO MICHIGAN; PAST PROBLEMS WITH ALCOHOL AND LATER CURE MORE DETAIL IN FW FILE
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Michigan, United States, October 30, 1986.
Restrictions:
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Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Violin  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1987, Item FP-1987-CT-0018
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ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1987-ref1139

Michigan Fieldwork: T6: Interview with Bruce Patrick- Boat builder; Interview with Bill Palmer- Woodcarver

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Michigan Program 1987 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Pilon, Roger (field worker)  Search this
Artist:
Patrick, Bruce  Search this
Palmer, Bill  Search this
Performer:
Patrick, Bruce  Search this
Palmer, Bill  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Michigan
Date:
1986 November 2
Contents:
T6: INTERVIEW W/ BRUCE PATRICK: BIO, GROWING UP IN LES CHENEQUX ISLANDS, FAMILY, LEARNING BOATBUILDING, OTHER LOCAL BUILDERS, TYPES OF MATERIAL, DESIGN, AND BUILDING. B: INTERVIEW W/ BILL PALMER, ONEIDA-IROQUOIS WOODCARVER: CONT. ON CT-021 MORE DETAIL IN FW FILE
Track Information:
101 Boatbuilding / Bruce Patrick.

102 Woodcarving / Bill Palmer.
Local Numbers:
FP-1987-CT-0020
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Michigan, United States, November 2, 1986.
Restrictions:
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Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Boatbuilding  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1987, Item FP-1987-CT-0020
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ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1987-ref1141

Michigan Fieldwork: T7: Interview with Bill Palmer- Woodcarver

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Michigan Program 1987 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Pilon, Roger (field worker)  Search this
Artist:
Palmer, Bill  Search this
Performer:
Palmer, Bill  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Michigan
Date:
1986 November 3
Contents:
T7: INTERVIEW W/ BILL PALMER, NATIVE AMERICAN ONEIDA-OJIBWA WOODCARVER: TYPES OF WORK, RANGE OF WORK, PHILOSOPHY ON ART, OJIBWA & ONEIDA CULTURES, EARLY INFLUENCES, FUTURE PLANS FOR CARVING MORE DETAIL IN FW FILE
Local Numbers:
FP-1987-CT-0021-2
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Michigan, United States, November 3, 1986.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
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Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1987, Item FP-1987-CT-0021
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Michigan Fieldwork: T3,SIDE A: Interview with Charles Naasko- Ski Maker; Interview with Helmer Peterson- Sauna Maker

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Michigan Program 1987 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Penti, Marsha Elizabeth, 1945- (field worker)  Search this
Artist:
Naasko, Charles  Search this
Peterson, Helmer, 1907-1992  Search this
Performer:
Naasko, Charles  Search this
Peterson, Helmer, 1907-1992  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
Michigan
United States
Date:
1986 September 27
Contents:
T3,SIDE A: CHARLES NAASKO: SKI MAKING, TECHNIQUES, TYPES, SKUNK OIL; SIDE B: HELMER PETERSON OF TAPIOLA, MI: LOG SAUNA MAKING, LOG CONSTRUCTION OF CABINS, COOPS, DOCKS, TABLES MUCH MORE DETAIL IN SOUND LOG IN FW FILE
Track Information:
101 Ski Making / Charles Naasko.

102 Sauna Making / Helmer Peterson.
Local Numbers:
FP-1987-CT-0027-2
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Michigan, United States, September 27, 1986.
Restrictions:
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Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Skis and skiing  Search this
Sauna  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1987, Item FP-1987-CT-0027
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ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1987-ref1148

Michigan Fieldwork: T4: Ernest Saari- Tool and Sauna Maker

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Michigan Program 1987 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Penti, Marsha Elizabeth, 1945- (field worker)  Search this
Artist:
Saari, Ernest, 1925-2008  Search this
Performer:
Saari, Ernest, 1925-2008  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Michigan
Date:
1986 October 16
Local Numbers:
FP-1987-CT-0028
General:
T4: ERNEST SAARI: MAKING SAUNA STOVES AS OCCUPATION, COSTS, TOOLS, CUSTOMERS, WELDING, DESIGN. CONTINUES ON NEXT TAPE A SHORT WHILE MUCH MORE DETAIL IN SOUND LOG IN FW FILE
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Michigan, United States, October 16, 1986.
Restrictions:
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Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Sauna  Search this
Tools -- Design and construction  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1987, Item FP-1987-CT-0028
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife / Series 4: Michigan / Fieldwork
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
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Michigan Fieldwork: T5: Ernest Saari (Toolmaker); Einard Yrjana (Blacksmith, Weaving); Linda Rauvala (Skunk Oil Medicine)

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Michigan Program 1987 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Penti, Marsha Elizabeth, 1945- (field worker)  Search this
Artist:
Saari, Ernest, 1925-2008  Search this
Yrjana, Einard, 1911-2005  Search this
Rauvala, Linda  Search this
Performer:
Saari, Ernest, 1925-2008  Search this
Yrjana, Einard, 1911-2005  Search this
Rauvala, Linda  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
Michigan
United States
Finland
Date:
1986 October 17
Contents:
T5: Saari Continued From Previous Tape; Einard Yrjana: Making Spinning Wheels, Blacksmithing, Loom Making, Weaving, Tongs, Snowshoes; Linda Rauvala Of Toivola, Mi: Skunk Oil, Folk Medicine - Much More Detail In Sound Log In Fw File
Track Information:
101 Toolmaking / Ernest Saari.

102 Blacksmithing / Einard Yrjana

103 Skunk Oil Medicine / Linda Rauvala.
Local Numbers:
FP-1987-CT-0029-2
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Michigan, United States, October 17, 1986.
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:
Oral history  Search this
Tools -- Design and construction  Search this
Weaving  Search this
Blacksmithing  Search this
Skunk oil  Search this
World music -- Finland  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1987, Item FP-1987-CT-0029
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife / Series 4: Michigan / Fieldwork
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1987-ref1150

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