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Time is Running Out, Vol. 5

Performer:
Collier, Jimmy  Search this
Smith, Wendy  Search this
Kirkpatrick, Frederick Douglass  Search this
Millius, Mike  Search this
Mousaa, Roland  Search this
Houston, Wesley, 1947-  Search this
Parrott, Thomas  Search this
Laron, Elaine  Search this
Jones, Matt, d. 2011  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Date:
1970
Contents:
Time is running out (2:55) --Good Mornin' Brother Hudson (2:42) --Not enough to live on (2:20) --Hey, Mr. Rockerfeller (2:26) --Farewell Mr. Charlie (3:20) --Ballad of Martin Luther King (2:55) --Backstreets of Downtown Augusta (4:23) -- Nothin' but his blood (2:56) --We shall be free together (4:45) --To be a killer (1:50) --Elijah Good (5:20) -- Pinkville helicopter (3:50) --Hell no, I ain't gonna go (3:25) -- A pickaxe and a stone (6:00).
Track Information:
101 Time is Running Out / Wendy Smith.

102 Good Mornin' Brother Hudson / Frederick Douglass Kirkpatrick.

103 Not Enough to Live On / Mike Millius.

104 Hey, Mr. Rockefeller / Mike Millius.

105 Farewell Mr. Charlie / Frederick Douglass Kirkpatrick.

106 Ballad of Martin Luther King / Mike Millius.

108 Nothin' But His Blood / Frederick Douglass Kirkpatrick.

201 We Shall Be Free Together / Roland Mousaa.

202 To Be a Killer / Wesley Houston.

203 Elijah Good / Wesley Houston.

204 Pinkville Helicopter / Tom Parrott.

205 Hell No, I Ain't Gonna Go! / Elaine Laron, Matt Jones.

206 A Pickaxe and a Stone / Jimmy Collier.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-LP-3362

Folkways.312
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
New York Folkways 1970
General:
Topical songs from Broadside magazine; various performers. Program notes and texts ([8] p. : ill., music) inserted in container.
Restrictions:
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Topic:
Protest songs  Search this
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Protest  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-LP-3362
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / LP
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk532d52d44-4e45-4843-b5d0-ebe54d5b97ba
EDAN-URL:
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Everybody's Got a Right to Live

Performer:
Kirkpatrick, Frederick Douglass  Search this
Producer:
Cunningham, Sis, 1909-2004  Search this
Friesen, Gordon, 1909-1996  Search this
Artist:
Collier, Jimmy  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 10 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Louisiana
Contents:
Burn baby burn--Walk the streets of Washington--Cities are burning
Track Information:
101 Burn, Baby, Burn / Guitar.

102 Walk the Streets of Washington / Guitar.

104 The Cities are Burning / Guitar.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-10RR-3173
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: New York, United States, March 27, 1968.
General:
Folkways 5308

CDR--OUT TAKES;REEL 1/3;NOTES ON BOX;
Restrictions:
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Topic:
Folksong revival  Search this
Topical songs  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-10RR-3173
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / CD / Commercial / Folkways Recordings
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk525662cd5-f114-4941-a5b6-b9af4a3e2bc4
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ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref21385

Everybody's Got a Right to Live, side 1

Performer:
Kirkpatrick, Frederick Douglass  Search this
Artist:
Collier, Jimmy  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Louisiana
Contents:
Farewell New York--Goin' home on the morning train--Washington Zoo--My old missus--Roll Jordan roll--Take this hammer--Short hair woman blues
Track Information:
101 Farewell, New York / Guitar.

102 Going Home on the Morning Train / Guitar.

103 The Washington Zoo / Guitar.

104 My Old Missus Told Me / Guitar.

105 Roll, Jordan Roll / Guitar.

106 Take This Hammer / Guitar.

107 Short Haired Woman / Guitar.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-3665
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: New York, United States.
General:
Folkways 5308

CDR copy All music and words by J. Collier and F.D. Kirkpatrick. Protest songs, performed by the composers.
Restrictions:
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Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Folksong revival  Search this
Topical songs  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-3665
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / CD / Commercial / Folkways Recordings
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5add1c698-a013-46d7-9faf-df0d5b562f15
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ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref25104

Everybody's Got a Right to Live

Performer:
Kirkpatrick, Frederick Douglass  Search this
Artist:
Collier, Jimmy  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Louisiana
Contents:
Burn baby burn--Walk the streets of Washington--Everybody's got the right to love--Can't take care--Cities are burning--Laughing fool--Napalm
Track Information:
102 Walk the Streets of Washington / Guitar.

101 Burn, Baby, Burn / Guitar.

103 Everybody's Got a Right to Live / Guitar.

104 I Can't Take Care of My Family This A-Way / Guitar.

105 The Cities are Burning / Guitar.

106 You're Just a Laughing Fool / Guitar.

107 The Fires of Napalm / Guitar.

108 My Dog / Guitar.

109 Hands Off / Guitar.

110 Fat Woman / Guitar.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-3666
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: New York, United States.
General:
Folkways 5308

CDR copy All music and words by J. Collier and F.D. Kirkpatrick. Protest songs, performed by the composers.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Topic:
Folksong revival  Search this
Topical songs  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-3666
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / CD / Commercial / Folkways Recordings
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk548d0adbb-45bf-4fc7-ac41-ea66d9116702
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ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref25105

Time is Running Out, Broadside, No. 5

Performer:
Collier, Jimmy  Search this
Houston, Wesley, 1947-  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
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
New York
Contents:
Wes Houston--To be a killer; Jimmy Collier--Pick axe and stone
Track Information:
101 To Be a Killer / Wesley Houston. Guitar.

102 A Pick Axe and a Stone / Jimmy Collier. Guitar.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-2766
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: New York, United States, August, 1970.
General:
Folkways 5312

CDR copy- Disc 472
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Topic:
Folksong revival  Search this
Topical songs  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-2766
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / CD / Commercial / Folkways Recordings
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk50a7ff293-945d-49e8-a05a-5860acc9bdc9
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ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref25690

Rinzler Fieldwork: Resurrection City Festival

Field worker:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Artist:
Collier, Jimmy  Search this
Reagon, Bernice Johnson, 1942-  Search this
Performer:
Collier, Jimmy  Search this
Reagon, Bernice Johnson, 1942-  Search this
Walton, Ed  Search this
Molton, Norman  Search this
Sinclair, Robert  Search this
Thornton, James  Search this
Birds of Paradise (Musical group)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
New York
Track Information:
101 I Woke Up This Morning with My Mind on Freedom / Bernice Johnson Reagon, Jimmy Collier.

102 Precious Lord / Ed Walton.

103 Ooh Baby Baby / Norman Molton.

104 Mule Train / Robert Sinclair. Harmonica.

105 Coal Train / Robert Sinclair. Harmonica.

106 Panama Limited / Robert Sinclair. Harmonica.

107 Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen / James Thornton.

108 Drums and Spoons / Birds of Paradise (Musical group). Spoons (Musical instrument).
Local Numbers:
FP-RINZ-7RR-0075
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, May 29, 1968.
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
Gospel music  Search this
Rhythm and blues music  Search this
Harmonica  Search this
Spoons (Musical instrument)  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, Item FP-RINZ-7RR-0075
See more items in:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 9: Audio / Non-Commercial / Fieldwork / Open Reel Tapes (RR)
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk55437ae80-5364-491b-8ebb-554dcf15d7e7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref5335

Rinzler Fieldwork: Resurrection City Festival

Field worker:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Performer:
Johnson, Tyrone  Search this
Kirkpatrick, Frederick Douglass  Search this
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014  Search this
Collier, Jimmy  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
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.)
New York
Track Information:
101 I'm on My Way / Tyrone Johnson.

102 Sitting on the Dock of the Bay / Tyrone Johnson.

102 Precious Love / Tyrone Johnson.

103 Message / Frederick Douglass Kirkpatrick.

104 Guantanamera / Pete Seeger. Guitar.

105 Coyote, My Little Brother / Pete Seeger. Guitar.

106 Wimoweh / Pete Seeger. Banjo.

107 Everybody's Got a Right to Live (frag.) / Frederick Douglass Kirkpatrick, Jimmy Collier. Guitar.
Local Numbers:
FP-RINZ-7RR-0554
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, May 29, 1968.
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.
Topic:
Rhythm and blues music  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Topical songs  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, Item FP-RINZ-7RR-0554
See more items in:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 9: Audio / Non-Commercial / Fieldwork / Open Reel Tapes (RR)
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5bf6d5859-c4e1-49e3-8bfe-5b384fd49005
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref7268

Rinzler Fieldwork: Resurrection City Festival

Field worker:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Performer:
Kirkpatrick, Frederick Douglass  Search this
Collier, Jimmy  Search this
Ross, Mark  Search this
Sinclair, Robert  Search this
Gail  Search this
Group  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
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.)
New York
Track Information:
101 Everybodys Got a Right to Live (frag.) / Frederick Douglass Kirkpatrick, Jimmy Collier. Guitar.

102 You're Just a Laughing Fool / Frederick Douglass Kirkpatrick, Jimmy Collier. Guitar.

103 We'll Look Back at Tomorrow / Mark Ross. Guitar.

104 Get Together / Mark Ross. Guitar.

105 John Henry / Gail. Guitar.

106 Last Mile of the Way / Robert Sinclair. Harmonica.

107 We Shall Overcome / Group.
Local Numbers:
FP-RINZ-7RR-0555
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, May 29, 1968.
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.
Topic:
Folksong revival  Search this
Topical songs  Search this
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Harmonica  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, Item FP-RINZ-7RR-0555
See more items in:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 9: Audio / Non-Commercial / Fieldwork / Open Reel Tapes (RR)
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5c97a1390-0361-488c-ae52-d474cc0a2fb6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref7269

Radio Smithsonian Programs: A Tribute to Moses Asch

Producer:
Spitzer, Nicholas R.  Search this
Performer:
Jenkins, Ella  Search this
McGhee, Brownie, 1915-1996  Search this
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014  Search this
Rubin, Ruth, 1906-2000  Search this
Gesser, Sam, 1930-2008  Search this
Brand, Oscar  Search this
Robinson, Tiny  Search this
Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002  Search this
Collier, Jimmy  Search this
Paz, Suni  Search this
Schwartz, Tony  Search this
Names:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Canadians  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
New York
Illinois
Chicago (Ill.)
Canada
Contents:
1. A Tribute to Moses Asch, 10 October 1987: with Pete Seeger, Ella Jenkins, Ruth Rubin, Sam Gesser, Oscar Brand, Tiny Robinson, Alan Lomax, Tony Schwartz, Suni Paz, part 1 (FP-1988-CT-0651) .
Track Information:
103 Program / Ella Jenkins.

102 Study War No More (Down by the Riverside) / Brownie McGhee, Pete Seeger.

101 Program / Moses Asch.

104 Program / Ruth Rubin.

105 Program / Sam Gesser.

106 Program / Oscar Brand.

106 This Land is Ours / Oscar Brand.

107 Program / Tiny Robinson.

108 Program / Alan Lomax.

109 Program / Jimmy Collier.

110 Program / Suni Paz.

111 Program / Tony Schwartz.
Local Numbers:
FP-1988-CT-0651
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: New York, United States, October 10, 1987.
General:
tape 1
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Radio programs  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Identifier:
CFCH.AVPR, Item FP-1988-CT-0651
See more items in:
CFCH Audiovisual Projects
CFCH Audiovisual Projects / Audio Recordings / Radio Smithsonian Programs: A Tribute to Moses Asch
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk567e28c2c-966c-4a1a-9876-a5a11f8984e3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-avpr-ref1136

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
Muddy Waters, 1915-1983  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
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:

Missing Title

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.
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Peace movements  Search this
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963  Search this
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Contact sheets
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Citation:
Diana J. Davies photographs, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.

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Photo by Diana J. Davies. Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and COllections, Smithsonian Institution.
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