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National Design Awards 2008 - People's Design Award

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2008-11-17T22:39:09.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Design  Search this
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Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Musics of Struggle

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Introduction:
Musical performances can be a part of social movements in a number of different ways. From marked silence through the revival of old musical forms to the composition of new genres, musical performances have both expressed and created feelings of community, have defined central concerns and aspirations, knit small communities together and projected messages to large international audiences. Music can be an effective resource for social movements because of the variety of ways it can be used - with subtlety or bluntness - and its ability to be heard in spite of censorship. Forged, transformed, and even abandoned in the crucible of struggle, music is part of the complex web of sounds and signs with which we experience and make history.

In the Musics of Struggle program, Fesival visitors could learn how different communities, in the United States and abroad, used traditional music, song, chant, and movement to make their voices heard. Recent years had seen profound changes in the social order resulting from mobilizations of popular support. Traditional music had taken on a dramatic, culturally dynamic role in some of these mobilizations. Old songs and tunes newly recontextualized or revalorized provided a link between the continuity of the past and the challenge of the present. Sometimes forgotton was how powerful could be music that articulates a sense of moral purpose and moves a community, a people, or a nation to transform itself. The 1990 program demonstrated just that power to transform, with performances ranging from the songs of the Freedom Singers to the chants, in sign language, of students in Gallaudet's 1988 "Deaf President Now" Movement.

Jacquelin Peters was Curator and Anthony Seeger was Program Consultant; Arlene L. Reiniger served as Program Assistant and Lori Taylor as Song Collection Coordinator.

Musics of Struggle was made possible, in part, by the Music Performance Trust Funds, the Inter-American Foundation, and the Arab American Cultural Foundation.
Presenters:
Barry Bergey, Nahida Dajani, Amy Horowitz, Merhdad Izady, Worth Long, Mick Moloney, Menzi Plaatje, Maria Isabel Prieto
Participants:
Participants

Agustin Lira & "Alma", Chicano Music

David Gomez, percussion, Fresno, California

Agustin Lira, rhythm guitar, lead vocals, Fresno, California

Mike Madrigal, upright bass, Redwood City, California

Harold Muñiz, congas, timbales, Sacramento, California

Ismael Rodriguez, percussion, vocals, Oakland, California

Patricia Wells Solórzano, guitar, vocals, Fresno, California

"Deaf President Now", Movement Music of the Hearing Impaired

Bridgetta Bourne, storytelling, Walkersville, Maryland

Gerald Covell, storytelling, Washington, D.C.

Mary Malzkuhn, storytelling, New Carrollton, Maryland

Barbara Riggs, storytelling, Greenbelt, Maryland

Steve Ryan, storytelling, College Park, Maryland

Feria Educativa, Quichua Music

Carlos Ajitimbay Cruz, 1961-, cuerdas, percussion, Riobamba, Ecuador

María Natividad Ajitimbay Cruz, guitar, vocals, Riobamba, Ecuador

Juan Pablo Aucancela, cuerdas, percussion, Riobamba, Ecuador

José Manuel León Bastidas, percussion, guitar, charango, Riobamba, Ecuador

Victor Manuel León Bastidas, cuerdas, percussion, Riobamba, Ecuador

Manuel Morochco Gualán, cuerdas, viento, percussion, Riobamba, Ecuador

Pedro Pablo Cayambe Morocho, viento, cuerdas, percussion, Riobamba, Ecuador

Paula Paca Simbaña, percussion, vocals, Riobamba, Ecuador

Freedom Singers, Music of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement

Bettie Mae Fikes, vocals, tambourine, Carson, California

Rutha Harris, vocals, tambourine, Albany, Georgia

Charles Neblett, vocals, tambourine, Russellville, Kentucky

Cordell Hull Reagon, 1943-1996, vocals, tambourine, Berkeley, California

Hazel Dickens & Friends, U.S. Coal Miners' Music

Tom Adams, banjo, Westminster, Maryland

Dudley Connell, guitar, Germantown, Maryland

Hazel Dickens, guitar, vocals, Washington, D.C.

Tad Marks, fiddle, Ellicott City, Maryland

Dave McLaughlin, 1958-, mandolin, Winchester, Virginia

Barry Mitterhoff, mandolin, Paterson, New Jersey

Richard Underwood, 1956-, banjo, Rockville, Maryland

Marshall Wilborn, bass, Winchester, Virginia

Earl Yager, bass, Codorus, Pennsylvania

Irish Music

Frank Harte, vocals, Chapelizod, Dublin

Mick Moloney, guitar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Israeli Music

Sarah Alexander, 1942-, accordion, guitar, vocals, Paris, France

Kurdish Music

Temo Ezzadin, tambour, vocals, Paris, France

Sabreen, Palestinian Music

Yacoub Abou Arafeh, percussion, Jerusalem, Israel

Issa Freij, guitar, Jerusalem, Israel

Kamilya Jubran, vocals, zither, Jerusalem, Israel

Said Murad, composer, lute, Jerusalem, Israel

Raed Saadeh, manager, Jerusalem, Israel

Odeh Turjman, bouzouki, Jerusalem, Israel

South African Double Quartet Music

Sipho Bavuma, idiophone, vocals, Jersey City, New Jersey

Linda Bukhosini, idiophone, vocals, New York, New York

Jerry Mofokeng, idiophone, vocals, New York, New York

Tsepo Mokane, idiophone, vocals, New York, New York

Thandi Pase, idiophone, vocals, New York, New York

Sizakele Mtimkulu Seheri, idiophone, vocals, New York, New York

Silindile Sokutu, idiophone, vocals, New York, New York

Mbongiseni "Champ" Tshabalala, idiophone, vocals, Jersey City, New Jersey

Carolanne Carawan, workshops, New Market, Tennessee

Guy Carawan, workshops, New Market, Tennessee
Collection Restrictions:
Access to the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections is by appointment only. Visit our website for more information on scheduling a visit or making a digitization request. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1990 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1990, Series 2
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1990 Festival of American Folklife
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5642ebd8b-20b8-48dc-80c2-4457245c5586
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1990-ref18

What is Deaf Folklore?: Elizabeth "Libby" Hathaway, Stephen Jones, Jan de Lap, Dick Moore, William "Bill" Ennis, Sheila Grinnell

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Folklore of the Deaf Program 1981 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1981 June 26
Local Numbers:
FP-1981-7RR-0240
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, June 26, 1981.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Disabilities  Search this
Deafness  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1981, Item FP-1981-7RR-0240
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife / Series 6: Folklore of the Deaf / 6.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5c52ed0b8-d4af-4a18-bfdb-9c6b4ec9be78
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1981-ref296

What is Deaf Folklore?; Deaf Theater: Kaleidoscope

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Folklore of the Deaf Program 1981 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1981 June 27
Local Numbers:
FP-1981-7RR-0244
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, June 27, 1981.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Disabilities  Search this
Deafness  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1981, Item FP-1981-7RR-0244
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife / Series 6: Folklore of the Deaf / 6.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5dacdd8ee-1e13-490e-b482-2d95c35a4f44
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1981-ref300
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Deaf Theater - Kaleidoscope; Tradition in the Deaf Community: Jo Radner, Debbie Sonnenstrahl, Barbara Kannapell

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Folklore of the Deaf Program 1981 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1981 June 28
Local Numbers:
FP-1981-7RR-0250
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, June 28, 1981.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Disabilities  Search this
Deafness  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1981, Item FP-1981-7RR-0250
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife / Series 6: Folklore of the Deaf / 6.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5e56aa72b-e444-4de0-b112-a381add4948d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1981-ref306

Workshop: Deafness in the Family: Jo Radner, Barbara Kannapell, Lilly Burke, William "Bill" Ennis, Stephanie Aiello, Debbie Sonnenstrahl

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Folklore of the Deaf Program 1981 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1981 June 28
Local Numbers:
FP-1981-7RR-0254
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, June 28, 1981.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Disabilities  Search this
Deafness  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1981, Item FP-1981-7RR-0254
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife / Series 6: Folklore of the Deaf / 6.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk576332ac7-ffc7-49f7-be10-e82b822461c8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1981-ref310

Workshop: Deafness in a Hearing World, continued: William "Bill" Ennis; Lilly Burke; John Mark Ennis, interpreter

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Folklore of the Deaf Program 1981 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1981 July 1
Local Numbers:
FP-1981-7RR-0259
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, July 1, 1981.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Disabilities  Search this
Deafness  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1981, Item FP-1981-7RR-0259
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife / Series 6: Folklore of the Deaf / 6.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5615371be-561d-4672-8f1c-e0efe23afe19
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1981-ref315

Workshop: Legends of the Deaf Community: William "Bill" Ennis, Debbie Sonnenstrahl, Jack R. Gannon, Tom Fields

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Folklore of the Deaf Program 1981 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1981 July 2
Local Numbers:
FP-1981-7RR-0263
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, July 2, 1981.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Disabilities  Search this
Deafness  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1981, Item FP-1981-7RR-0263
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife / Series 6: Folklore of the Deaf / 6.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk51a76edc1-f517-4e03-9630-777fdf53c3bd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1981-ref319
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Workshop: What is Deaf Folklore?: Simon Carmel, Stephen Jones, Jan de Lap, Dick Moore, Elizabeth "Libby" Hathaway, Charles M. Dietz (interpreter)

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Folklore of the Deaf Program 1981 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1981 July 3
Local Numbers:
FP-1981-7RR-0265
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, July 3, 1981.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Disabilities  Search this
Deafness  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1981, Item FP-1981-7RR-0265
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife / Series 6: Folklore of the Deaf / 6.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk58dc88be0-8e71-4c81-9105-b7ad0f7767bb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1981-ref321
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  • View Workshop: What is Deaf Folklore?: Simon Carmel, Stephen Jones, Jan de Lap, Dick Moore, Elizabeth
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Folklore of the Deaf

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Introduction:
The 1981 Festival celebrated the skills and traditions of a cultural minority who, despite their large numbers, frequently pass unnoticed: deaf and hearing-impaired Americans. Recent surveys showed that nearly 14 million Americans had significant hearing loss. But it was not hearing impairment itself that made the deaf a cultural group in their own right: it was language and social interaction - the heart of any community. In recognition of the International Year of Disabled Persons, the 1981 Festival of American Folklife featured a program presenting the folklore and folklife of the deaf.

To be sure, some deaf people chose not to participate in Deaf Culture. These individuals never took up sign communication and mingled very little with deaf social groups, preferring to identify themselves more closely with hearing society. But the great majority of the profoundly deaf - at least 1.5 million people in 1981 - used sign language with one another and cherished it, accepted Deaf Culture and society as a positive value, and shared with their fellows the stories, customs, and pastimes that proclaimed that their way of life is something to be proud of.

No matter where they live or what jobs they hold, no matter what their race, religion, age, or gender, deaf people share similar outlooks and problems living in a hearing world whose messages are garbled and invisible, trying to speak a language never heard, contending daily with stereotypes of the deaf as irrational simpletons to be avoided or, worse yet, to be paternalistically protected. Tales passed from hand to hand in the community powerfully contradict the outside stereotypes. In such stories - and there is a vast repertoire of them - the deaf assert to each other their own strength and resourcefulness and achievements, laugh at situations in which the hearing turn out to be dependent, misunderstanding bumblers, and share rueful chuckles at the "hazards of deafness." Other stories insist that Deaf Culture be recognized and respected.

During the Festival, deaf participants performed their signlore, told stories and jokes emerging from Deaf Culture, and discussed their experiences growing up deaf. American Sign Language was taught in workshops to Festival visitors. Working models of the homemade devices that deaf people have invented to substitute for alarm clocks and doorbells were demonstrated, along with the special technology of deaf culture such as a TTY, a machine that allows deaf people to make phone calls.

A special area for collecting deaf folklore on videotape was available to all deaf visitors to the Festival, and they were invited to come to the Deaf Folklore area and share any jokes, riddles, stories, or puns with Smithsonian researchers.
Participants:
William Ennis, signlore and storytelling, Greenbelt, Maryland

Tom Fields, demonstration of deaf technology, storytelling, Rockville, Maryland

Jack R. Gannon, signlore and storytelling, Silver Spring, Maryland

Barbara Kannapell, signlore and storytelling, Washington, D.C.

Ella Mae Lentz, signlore poetry, lecturer, Landover Hills, Maryland

Don Pettingill, signlore and storytelling, Seabrook, Maryland

Jan de Lap and Studio 101, traditional folk theater, Washington, D.C.

John Mark Ennis, interpreter, Cheverly, Maryland

Charles M. Dietz, interpreter, Alexandria, Virginia

Shella Grenell, interpreter, Silver Spring, Maryland

Shirley Shultz, interpreter, Washington, D.C.

Debbie Sonnenstrahl, storyteller, Washington, D.C.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections is by appointment only. Visit our website for more information on scheduling a visit or making a digitization request. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1981, Series 6
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5bd93d3b9-f4d4-4b74-ae05-a3ee926f01ae
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1981-ref46

Tribal eye [videorecording] / 2 Entertain ; BBC

Title:
Tribal eye : the complete series
Author:
Attenborough, David 1926-  Search this
Johnstone, Paul  Search this
Collison, David  Search this
Macintyre, Michael (Writer on Asia)  Search this
Gyles, Anna Benson  Search this
2 Entertain (Firm)  Search this
British Broadcasting Corporation  Search this
British Broadcasting Corporation Television Service  Search this
BBC Video (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
3 videodiscs (ca. 350 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Videorecordings
Documentary television programs
Ethnographic television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
2007
C2007, c1975
Topic:
Primitive societies  Search this
Art  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Call number:
video 001375
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1031422

Minutes

Extent:
8.70 cu. ft. (9 document boxes) (7 12x17 boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1846-1995
Descriptive Entry:
These records are the official minutes of the Board. They are compiled at the direction of the Secretary of the Smithsonian, who is also secretary to the Board, after approval by the Regents' Executive Committee and by the Regents themselves. The minutes are edited, not a verbatim account of proceedings. For reasons unknown, there are no manuscript minutes for the period from 1857 through 1890; and researchers must rely on printed minutes published in the Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution instead. Minutes are transferred regularly from the Secretary's Office to the Archives. Minutes less than 15 years old are closed to researchers. Indexes exist for the period from 1907 to 1946 and can be useful.
Historical Note:
The Smithsonian Institution was created by authority of an Act of Congress approved August 10, 1846. The Act entrusted direction of the Smithsonian to a body called the Establishment, composed of the President; the Vice President; the Chief Justice of the United States; the secretaries of State, War, Navy, Interior, and Agriculture; the Attorney General; and the Postmaster General. In fact, however, the Establishment last met in 1877, and control of the Smithsonian has always been exercised by its Board of Regents. The membership of the Regents consists of the Vice President and the Chief Justice of the United States; three members each of the Senate and House of Representatives; two citizens of the District of Columbia; and seven citizens of the several states, no two from the same state. (Prior to 1970 the category of Citizen Regents not residents of Washington consisted of four members). By custom the Chief Justice is Chancellor. The office was at first held by the Vice President. However, when Millard Fillmore succeeded to the presidency on the death of Zachary Taylor in 1851, Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney was chosen in his stead. The office has always been filled by the Chief Justice since that time.

The Regents of the Smithsonian have included distinguished Americans from many walks of life. Ex officio members (Vice President) have been: Spiro T. Agnew, Chester A. Arthur, Allen W. Barkley, John C. Breckenridge, George Bush, Schuyler Colfax, Calvin Coolidge, Charles Curtis, George M. Dallas, Charles G. Dawes, Charles W. Fairbanks, Millard Fillmore, Gerald R. Ford, John N. Garner, Hannibal Hamlin, Thomas A. Hendricks, Garret A. Hobart, Hubert H. Humphrey, Andrew Johnson, Lyndon B. Johnson, William R. King, Thomas R. Marshall, Walter F. Mondale, Levi P. Morton, Richard M. Nixon, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Theodore Roosevelt, James S. Sherman, Adlai E. Stevenson, Harry S. Truman, Henry A. Wallace, William A. Wheeler, Henry Wilson.

Ex officio members (Chief Justice) have been: Roger B. Taney, Salmon P. Chase, Nathan Clifford, Morrison R. Waite, Samuel F. Miller, Melville W. Fuller, Edward D. White, William Howard Taft, Charles Evans Hughes, Harlan F. Stone, Fred M. Vinson, Earl Warren, Warren E. Burger.

Regents on the part of the Senate have been: Clinton P. Anderson, Newton Booth, Sidney Breese, Lewis Cass, Robert Milledge Charlton, Bennet Champ Clark, Francis M. Cockrell, Shelby Moore Cullom, Garrett Davis, Jefferson Davis, George Franklin Edmunds, George Evans, Edwin J. Garn, Walter F. George, Barry Goldwater, George Gray, Hannibal Hamlin, Nathaniel Peter Hill, George Frisbie Hoar, Henry French Hollis, Henry M. Jackson, William Lindsay, Henry Cabot Lodge, Medill McCormick, James Murray Mason, Samuel Bell Maxey, Robert B. Morgan, Frank E. Moss, Claiborne Pell, George Wharton Pepper, David A. Reed, Leverett Saltonstall, Hugh Scott, Alexander H. Smith, Robert A. Taft, Lyman Trumbull, Wallace H. White, Jr., Robert Enoch Withers.

Regents on the part of the House of Representatives have included: Edward P. Boland, Frank T. Bow, William Campbell Breckenridge, Overton Brooks, Benjamin Butterworth, Clarence Cannon, Lucius Cartrell, Hiester Clymer, William Colcock, William P. Cole, Jr., Maurice Connolly, Silvio O. Conte, Edward E. Cox, Edward H. Crump, John Dalzell, Nathaniel Deering, Hugh A. Dinsmore, William English, John Farnsworth, Scott Ferris, Graham Fitch, James Garfield, Charles L. Gifford, T. Alan Goldsborough, Frank L. Greene, Gerry Hazleton, Benjamin Hill, Henry Hilliard, Ebenezer Hoar, William Hough, William M. Howard, Albert Johnson, Leroy Johnson, Joseph Johnston, Michael Kirwan, James T. Lloyd, Robert Luce, Robert McClelland, Samuel K. McConnell, Jr., George H. Mahon, George McCrary, Edward McPherson, James R. Mann, George Perkins Marsh, Norman Y. Mineta, A. J. Monteague, R. Walton Moore, Walter H. Newton, Robert Dale Owen, James Patterson, William Phelps, Luke Poland, John Van Schaick Lansing Pruyn, B. Carroll Reece, Ernest W. Roberts, Otho Robards Singleton, Frank Thompson, Jr., John M. Vorys, Hiram Warner, Joseph Wheeler.

Citizen Regents have been: David C. Acheson, Louis Agassiz, James B. Angell, Anne L. Armstrong, William Backhouse Astor, J. Paul Austin, Alexander Dallas Bache, George Edmund Badger, George Bancroft, Alexander Graham Bell, James Gabriel Berrett, John McPherson Berrien, Robert W. Bingham, Sayles Jenks Bowen, William G. Bowen, Robert S. Brookings, John Nicholas Brown, William A. M. Burden, Vannevar Bush, Charles F. Choate, Jr., Rufus Choate, Arthur H. Compton, Henry David Cooke, Henry Coppee, Samuel Sullivan Cox, Edward H. Crump, James Dwight Dana, Harvey N. Davis, William Lewis Dayton, Everette Lee Degolyer, Richard Delafield, Frederic A. Delano, Charles Devens, Matthew Gault Emery, Cornelius Conway Felton, Robert V. Fleming, Murray Gell-Mann, Robert F. Goheen, Asa Gray, George Gray, Crawford Hallock Greenwalt, Nancy Hanks, Caryl Parker Haskins, Gideon Hawley, John B. Henderson, John B. Henderson, Jr., A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr., Gardner Greene Hubbard, Charles Evans Hughes, Carlisle H. Humelsine, Jerome C. Hunsaker, William Preston Johnston, Irwin B. Laughlin, Walter Lenox, Augustus P. Loring, John Maclean, William Beans Magruder, John Walker Maury, Montgomery Cunningham Meigs, John C. Merriam, R. Walton Moore, Roland S. Morris, Dwight W. Morrow, Richard Olney, Peter Parker, Noah Porter, William Campbell Preston, Owen Josephus Roberts, Richard Rush, William Winston Seaton, Alexander Roby Shepherd, William Tecumseh Sherman, Otho Robards Singleton, Joseph Gilbert Totten, John Thomas Towers, Frederic C. Walcott, Richard Wallach, Thomas J. Watson, Jr., James E. Webb, James Clarke Welling, Andrew Dickson White, Henry White, Theodore Dwight Woolsey.
Topic:
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Museum trustees  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 1, Smithsonian Institution, Board of Regents, Minutes
Identifier:
Record Unit 1
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Minutes
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0001
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Oral history interview with Joan Ankrum, 1997 November 5-1998 February 4

Interviewee:
Ankrum, Joan, 1913-2001  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J  Search this
Subject:
Ankrum, Morris  Search this
Broderson, Morris  Search this
Feitelson, Lorser  Search this
Lundeberg, Helen  Search this
Hirshhorn, Joseph H.  Search this
Jackson, Martha Kellogg  Search this
Zeitlin, Jake  Search this
Ankrum Gallery  Search this
Pasadena Playhouse  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Joan Ankrum, 1997 November 5-1998 February 4. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women art dealers  Search this
Deaf artists  Search this
Hearing impaired  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12691
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216355
AAA_collcode_ankrum97
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216355
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Joan Ankrum

Interviewee:
Ankrum, Joan  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Names:
Ankrum Gallery  Search this
Pasadena Playhouse  Search this
Ankrum, Morris, d. 1964  Search this
Broderson, Morris, 1928-2011  Search this
Feitelson, Lorser, 1898-1978  Search this
Hirshhorn, Joseph H.  Search this
Jackson, Martha Kellogg  Search this
Lundeberg, Helen, 1908-1999  Search this
Zeitlin, Jake, 1902-1987  Search this
Extent:
195 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1997 November 5-1998 February 4
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Joan Ankrum conducted 1997 November 5-1998 February 4, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art, in Pasadena, California.
Ankrum discusses her status as a role model for women due to her independence in leaving a difficult marriage and establishing a new career; her theater and film career and association with the Pasadena Playhouse; her discovery of Morris Broderson, the hearing-impaired nephew of her husband Morris Ankrum; encouraging Broderson's artistic talent and efforts to help him learn to speak and interact socially; her career as director of the Ankrum Gallery in Los Angeles and the artists, collectors and dealers she became involved with, among them Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg, Joseph Hirshhorn, Martha Jackson and Jake Zeitlin.
Biographical / Historical:
Joan Ankrum (1913-2001) was a gallery owner from Los Angeles, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 6 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 24 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hrs., 50 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Occupation:
Art dealers -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Actors -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women art dealers  Search this
Deaf artists  Search this
Hearing impaired  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.ankrum97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw977864658-a763-4f66-a3c3-5d0321352cd1
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ankrum97
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Morris Broderson, 1998 March 11 and 13

Interviewee:
Broderson, Morris, 1928-2011  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J  Search this
Subject:
Ankrum, Joan  Search this
Ankrum, Morris  Search this
De Erdely, Francis  Search this
Ankrum Gallery  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Morris Broderson, 1998 March 11 and 13. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- California  Search this
Deaf artists  Search this
Hearing impaired  Search this
Gay artists  Search this
Deafness  Search this
Artists (LGBTQ)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12187
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216375
AAA_collcode_broder98
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216375
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Morris Broderson

Interviewee:
Broderson, Morris, 1928-2011  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Names:
Ankrum Gallery  Search this
Ankrum, Joan  Search this
Ankrum, Morris, d. 1964  Search this
De Erdely, Francis, 1904-1959  Search this
Extent:
66 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1998 March 11 and 13
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Morris Broderson conducted 1998 March 11 and 13, by Paul J. Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art, at Broderson's home, in Los Angeles, California.
Broderson discusses his childhood and family background and the way in which he saw the world as a congenitally hearing impaired person; his first meeting with Joan Ankrum, who was married at the time to Broderson's uncle, Morris Ankrum; Ankrum's special interest in him, recognizing a talent for drawing, encouraging his learning to speak, and arranging art lessons at an early age; his recognition of Ankrum's marital unhappiness and encouragement for her to leave her husband; his art education through private lessons with Francis De Erdely; enrollment at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles; his perspective on events in his relationship with Ankrum that led her to abandon her career as an actress and become an art dealer in order to show Broderson's work; exhibitions at the Ankrum Gallery; his favorite themes and subjects in his work and why he used them; his homosexuality and its possible reflection in his art; credit to Ankrum for her key role in his development as an artist; the role of his deafness in his interaction with the world and to a lesser extent, his artistic expression, but rejecting the idea that it was a determining factor; and his current series of paintings and hopes for the future.
Biographical / Historical:
Morris Gaylord Broderson (1928-2011) was a painter from Los Angeles, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound tape cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 8 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics, and administrators.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- California  Search this
Deaf artists  Search this
Hearing impaired  Search this
Gay artists  Search this
Deafness  Search this
Artists (LGBTQ)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.broder98
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9762cb879-ad79-4ef1-9163-8b43d23c4e2c
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-broder98
Online Media:

Exhibits, NASM, General, A/V Scripts for Hearing Impaired (1981) [Documents]

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.1183.U, File U2-600000-03
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National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Museums, Exhibits, Memorials, Planetariums, Science Centers
National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Museums, Exhibits, Memorials, Planetariums, Science Centers / Series U2: Museums, Smithsonian Institution (SI) / Exhibits, National Air and Space Museum (NASM)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2b6d0e2b1-5d5e-46e6-a64d-c351a238fc54
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-u-ref2712

Exhibits, NASM, General, A/V Scripts for Hearing Impaired (1981) [Documents]

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.1183.U, File U2-600000-05
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Museums, Exhibits, Memorials, Planetariums, Science Centers
National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Museums, Exhibits, Memorials, Planetariums, Science Centers / Series U2: Museums, Smithsonian Institution (SI) / Exhibits, National Air and Space Museum (NASM)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg286460c0f-0a86-4a25-b33f-6761903abe2d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-u-ref2715

Exhibits, NASM, General, A/V Scripts for Hearing Impaired (1981) [Documents]

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.1183.U, File U2-600000-20
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Museums, Exhibits, Memorials, Planetariums, Science Centers
National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Museums, Exhibits, Memorials, Planetariums, Science Centers / Series U2: Museums, Smithsonian Institution (SI) / Exhibits, National Air and Space Museum (NASM)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg27738bef1-5c4e-412e-8d93-c904b7b4c7b9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-u-ref2718

Exhibits, NASM, General, A/V Scripts for Hearing Impaired (1981) [Photos]

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.1183.U, File U2-600000-71
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Museums, Exhibits, Memorials, Planetariums, Science Centers
National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Museums, Exhibits, Memorials, Planetariums, Science Centers / Series U2: Museums, Smithsonian Institution (SI) / Exhibits, National Air and Space Museum (NASM)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2491b105a-b753-4121-bdc1-4c01fa84d177
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-u-ref2721

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