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Coat of Arms with Lion and Rooster

Artist:
Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471–1528  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on white laid paper
Type:
ornament
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
Germany
Date:
ca. 1500
Credit Line:
Gift of Leo Wallerstein
Accession Number:
1950-131-156
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1950-131-156

Plaque

Maker:
Thomas Bentley, English, 1730 – 1780  Search this
Josiah Wedgwood, English, 1730 – 1795  Search this
Medium:
Molded stoneware (Jasparware), wood, gilt bronze, glass
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
Plaque
Made in:
England
Date:
ca. 1777
Credit Line:
Gift of Anonymous Donor
Accession Number:
1952-166-31-a,b
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Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Sclerochloa dura (L.) P. Beauv.

Biogeographical Region:
74 - North-Central U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Raymond John Taylor  Search this
Place:
County Cleveland. In the Lion's Park on Pickard [interpreted] Street in Norman., Oklahoma, United States, North America
Collection Date:
6 Apr 1980
Common name:
common hardgrass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Sclerochloa dura (L.) P. Beauv.
Barcode:
04052146
USNM Number:
2906238
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/313b6b17f-6e2f-4141-9121-809cc788a296
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15850171

Lion and dead buffalo, near the Domus (or Thomas) River, a branch of the Chomgani, six miles N.E. of the Emampanjene Matabeleland - Watson and Umfundisi - Monday evening, May 18, 1870

Author:
Baines, Thomas 1820-1875  Search this
Author:
Mohr, Eduard 1828-1876  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 item 14.75 x 10.5 in. (art), 26 x 22 in. (frame)
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Works of art
Place:
Africa
Date:
1870
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Discoveries in geography  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
Art006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1041443

Watercolor painting, "I beg your pardon!"

Artist:
Griset, Ernest Henry 1844-1907  Search this
Author:
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 item 9 x 10.75 in. (art), 16.75 x 19 in. (frame)
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Watercolors (paintings).)
Works of art
Place:
Africa
Date:
1844
1907
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Wit and humor, Pictorial  Search this
Discoveries in geography  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
Art028
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1042607

Staffordshire porcelain standing figure in Scottish Highland dress, one foot resting on head of dead lion, titled on base "The Lion Slayer."

Author:
Gordon-Cumming, Roualeyn 1820-1866  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Gordon-Cumming, Roualeyn 1820-1866  Search this
Physical description:
1 item 16.5 (height), 8 x 4 in. (base)
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Portraits
Artifacts (object genre)
Place:
Africa
Date:
1850
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Staffordshire pottery  Search this
Discoveries in geography  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
Art024
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1042609

John Guille Millais autograph letter signed, to H.A. Bryden, from Melwood, Horsham, 21 March [no year]

Author:
Millais, John Guille 1865-1931  Search this
Author:
Bryden, H. A (Henry Anderson) 1854-1937  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Loder, Edmund Giles Sir 1849-1920  Search this
Physical description:
1 item (4 pages) 4.5 x 7 in
Type:
Manuscripts
Correspondence
Place:
Africa
Date:
1865
1931
Topic:
Big game hunting  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Call number:
M110
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1043373

Arthur Radclyffe Dugmore lecture poster for "Snapping live game on the Roosevelt trail."

Title:
Snapping live game on the Roosevelt trail
Author:
Dugmore, A. Radclyffe (Arthur Radclyffe) 1870-1955  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Dugmore, A. Radclyffe (Arthur Radclyffe) 1870-1955 Travel  Search this
Physical description:
1 poster 27.75 x 40.75 in
Type:
Pictorial works
Posters
Place:
Africa
Date:
1910
Topic:
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
Po003
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1044720

Prince Wilhelm of Sweden photograph entitled, "When Royal Prince meets the King of the Jungle."

Title:
When Royal Prince meets the King of the Jungle
Author:
Wilhelm Prince of Sweden 1884-1965  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Wilhelm Prince of Sweden 1884-1965  Search this
Physical description:
1 photograph 9.5 x 7.5 in
Type:
Pictorial works
Portraits
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Africa, Central
Central Africa
Date:
1920
1921
Topic:
Big game hunting  Search this
Lion  Search this
Call number:
Ph036
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1044733

Fritz Schindler album of personal photos taken on safari, approximately 1912

Photographer:
Schindler, Fritz -1914  Search this
Author:
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Schindler, Fritz -1914 Travel  Search this
Physical description:
1 album (165 photographs) 6.25 x 9.75 in. or smaller (photographs), 10.5 x 12.5 x 1.5 in. (album)
Type:
Pictorial works
Photograph albums
Place:
Africa
Date:
1912
Topic:
Safaris  Search this
Travel  Search this
Call number:
Ph030
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1044744

Cultural Conservation 1987 Fieldwork: Valerie Tom (Director, Young Lions of NY)

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
1987
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
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.
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-0197
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1987 Festival of American Folklife / Series 2: Cultural Conservation and Languages: America's Many Voices / Fieldwork
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
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BLACK EXPRESSIVE CULTURE NARRATIVE STG: Arlene Mills Ultrasound; Groove Phi Groove

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound tape reel, 7 inch reel, 1/4 inch tape)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
1984 July 5
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
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.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1984 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1984, Item FP-1984-7RR-0246
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1984 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1984 Festival of American Folklife / Series 3: Black Urban Expressive Culture from Philadelphia / Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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BLACK EXPRESSIVE CULTURE NARRATIVE STG Horace "Spoons" Williams; Grand Master Nell and the Punk Funk Nation with the International Playgirls. 07/08/84

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound tape reel, 7 inch reel, 1/4 inch tape)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
1984 July 8
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
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.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1984 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1984, Item FP-1984-7RR-0262
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1984 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1984 Festival of American Folklife / Series 3: Black Urban Expressive Culture from Philadelphia / Audio
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Audio Log Sheets

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
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.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1984 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1984 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1984 Festival of American Folklife / Series 3: Black Urban Expressive Culture from Philadelphia / Audio
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Lantern Slides (approximately 4" x 3 1/4") - Images of Totems, Indians, Dog Teams, Fur Statistics and Graphs, Dwellings, Maps, Wolves, Martens, Minks, Muskrats, Transferring Animals, Officers, Boats, Red Fox, Blue Fox, Alaskan Brown Bear, Caribou, Deer...

Collection Creator::
Walker, Ernest P. (Ernest Pillsbury), 1891-1969  Search this
Container:
Boxes 27-38 of 63
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7161, Ernest P. (Ernest Pillsbury) Walker Papers
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Ernest P. (Ernest Pillsbury) Walker Papers
Ernest P. (Ernest Pillsbury) Walker Papers / Boxes 27-38
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Migration to Metropolitan Washington: Making a New Place Home

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Introduction:
The second in a multi-year series, the Migration to Metropolitan Washington program offered a deeper look into the history and culture of the city that revealed more than just "official" Washington. Beyond the monuments to which millions pilgrimage each year exists a little recognized residential city undergoing a process of tremendous change and redefinition due to the impact of the migration of populations from all over the world. Washington in 1988 was the home of immigrants from more than sixty countries. Approximately twelve percent of the more than 3.5 million people in the metropolitan area were foreign born. Since the 1970s their number in the metropolitan area had tripled and since 1980 doubled. Traditional culture played an important role in making Washington home for people who have migrated to the city. Despite traumatic circumstances, if people bring little else with them, at least they carry their culture. They select, modify, adapt, reinterpret, revitalize, and drop aspects of their cultural traditions as they adjust to their new environment. In addition they adopt new traditions, synthesize and blend old with newer ones, and create new mechanisms for supporting and expressing who they see themselves to be.

As an urban setting Washington provides opportunities for people to interact with others with whom they might never have mingled and to behave in ways that they never could have in the home setting. This creates stimulae for the development of new forms of expression and distinctive local traditions arising out of the blends. The 1988 Festival program addressed these issues and many more. In telling their stories and demonstrating their traditions, immigrants to Washington allowed Festival visitors to understand the cultural aspects of migration and how they have attempted and in some cases succeeded in making a new place in the metropolitan area.

Phyllis M. May-Machunda was Curator of the program, with Camila Bryce-Laporte as Program Coordinator and Ann Dancy as Assistant Program Coordinator.

Migration to Metropolitan Washington: Making a New Place Home was made possible in part by the generous support of the Music Performance Trust Funds, a non-profit organization created by U.S. recording companies to fund live and free performances (Martin A. Paulson, Trustee), and by the D.C. Community Humanities Council.
Fieldworkers, consultants, and advisors:
Fieldworkers

Enrique Avilés, Camila Bryce-Laporte, Kathy Bullock, Olivia Cadaval, Charles Camp, Mau Thai Chen, Vennie Deas-Moore, Belay Embaye, Von Martin, Phyllis May-Machunda, Horacio Quintanilla, Daniel Sheehy, Addisu Tolesa

Consultants

Richard Kennedy, Marjorie Hunt

Advisory Board

Roy Bryce-Laporte, Olivia Cadaval, Laura Chin, Elizabeth Clark-Lewis, Belay Embaye, Von Martin, Lissan Negusie, Bernice Johnson Reagon, Sylvia Rosales, Joe Wilson

Ad Hoc Committee

Lucy Cohen, Esther Ho, Brett Williams
Presenters:
Enrique Avilés, Barry Bergey, Kathy Bullock, Olivia Cadaval, Charlie Camp, Lee Ellen Friedland, Richard Kennedy, Susan Levitas, Von Martin, Jackie Peters, Leslie Prosterman, Daniel Sheehy, Addisu Tolesa, Carolyn Wang
Participants:
Crafts

Viola Canady, 1922-, Daughters of Dorcas, quilt-makers, Washington, D.C.

Al Carter, urban muralist, Washington, D.C.

David Chung, 1959-, urban muralist, Washington, D.C.

George B. Liu, calligrapher, Washington, D.C.

Z.P. Lu, embroiderer, migration storyteller, Arlington, Virginia

Helen Sze McCarthy, brush painter, Silver Spring, Maryland

Wilfredo "El Burro" Ortiz, Washington, D.C.

Kendrick Smith, 1939-, Trinidadian costume maker, Rockville, Maryland

Marjorie Smith, 1943-, Trinidadian costume maker, Rockville, Maryland

Crafts/Garden

Elguar Aguilar, farmer, gardener, Alexandria, Virginia

Foodways

Zufan Abraha, 1952-, Ethiopian cook, Arlington, Virginia

Enma Avilés, 1925-, butcher, baker, home remedy maker, Silver Spring, Maryland

Lazina "Dolly" Boodhoosingh, 1922-, Trinidadian cook, Washington, D.C.

Belay Embaye, Ethiopian cook, Arlington, Virginia

Anna Mae Gilliard, 1920-2004, Afro-American cook, migration storyteller, Forestville, Maryland

Addie Green, Trinidadian cook, gardener, Washington, D.C.

Herbert Jasper, 1910-2001, gardener, storyteller, Washington, D.C.

Irab Juman, 1947-, Trinidadian cook, gardener, Alexandria, Virginia

Shaliza Juman, 1970-, cook, gardener, Alexandria, Virginia

Sharoza Lisa Juman, Trinidadian cook, gardener, Alexandria, Virginia

Teresa "Mamatere" Martinez, 1901-, butcher, Salvadoran cook, home remedy maker, Washington, D.C.

Cecilia "Calypso Caterer" Ojoe, 1940-, Trinidadian cook, Bethesda, Maryland

Zalina Monaysar, Trinidadian cook, gardener, Arlington, Virginia

Adriana Palacios, Salvadoran cook, home remedy maker, Washington, D.C.

Doris Palacios, Salvadoran cook, home remedy maker, Washington, D.C.

John Henry Pitt, 1945-, cook, gardener, Washington, D.C.

Marie Tucker, 1923-, Afro-American cook, gardener, Washington, D.C.

Wei-Na Zhang, Chinese cook, Washington, D.C.

Industrial Crafts

Juan Angel Villalobos, carpenter, brick-maker, Silver Spring, Maryland

Music

Marame Dilgassa, 1961-, drummer, vocalist, Takoma Park, Maryland

Archie Edwards, 1918-1998, blues guitar player, Seat Pleasant, Maryland

Abtew Kebede Fufa, 1958-, vocalist, Washington, D.C.

John Jackson (1924-2002) & James Jackson, blues, Fairfax Station, Virginia

Conrado Rosales, Salvadoran music

Don Stover, guitar, banjo player, Brandywine, Maryland

Chinese Opera Society -- Chinese Opera SocietyGeorge Yang, Bethesda, MarylandChu Shang Zahu, Bethesda, Maryland

Hazel Dickens Band -- Hazel Dickens BandHazel Dickens, vocalist, guitar player, Washington, D.C.Raymond Thomas "Tom" Adams, banjo player, Winchester, VirginiaDudley Connell, guitar player, vocalist, composer, Germantown, MarylandMarshall Willborn, bass player, Winchester, Virginia

Ex tempo -- Ex tempoHollis Patrick "Flash" Lashley, vocalist, percussionist, Silver Spring, MarylandEmlyn "John" Roseman, 1945-, guitar player, Rockville, MarylandKendrick "Blackbird" Sheen, 1949-, vocalist, Washington, D.C.

Four Echoes, Gospel -- Four Echoes, GospelEdward David, bass singerDeacon William Evans, vocalist, guitar playerWillie Green, vocalistCharles Johnson, bass guitar playerJames Nelson, lead and tenor vocalistJames Stein, lead and baritone vocalistGlen Taylor, bass and lead guitar player

Fusion, Calypso, Silver Spring, Maryland -- Fusion, Calypso, Silver Spring, MarylandPatrick T. Belle, steel drum playerJune A. Charles, bass playerLennard Jack, steel drummerKenneth C. Joseph, drummerChris A. Toussaint, percussionist

Hobbs and Partners, Bluegrass, Fairfax, Virginia -- Hobbs and Partners, Bluegrass, Fairfax, VirginiaArnold Hobbs, 1931-1996, guitar player

Kings of Harmony Quartet, Gospel -- Kings of Harmony Quartet, GospelDean CavanaughRichard JonesCharles "Bobby" McElven, second tenorLouis Simpkins, bass playerRobert "Bobby" Terry, first tenorRobert "Bobby" Terry Jr., lead guitar playerAlvin L. TuckerClement H. Tucker, lead vocalistJohnnie "Manager" Tucker, guitar player, lead vocalistLouis A Tucker, bass playerMarvin G. Tucker, drummer

Las Estrellitas Paranderos -- Las Estrellitas ParanderosLinton Corbie, 1963-, vocalist, Washington, D.C.Patrice Frances "Patti" Gouveia, 1960-, vocalist, Washington, D.C.

McCullough's Kings of Harmony, Brass band -- McCullough's Kings of Harmony, Brass bandAlexander Bryant, third trombone playerJoe L. Chambers, tenor trombone playerHenry Cleveland, third trombone playerSamuel "Sam" Cole, run horn playerJames E. Freeman, bass drummerJosh Hampton, bass horn playerJoseph Heyward, snare drummerIvan Jackson, bass playerNorvus "Little Butch" Miller, 1948-1994, trombone playerMelvin Reid, baritone horn playerHannibal Russell, run leader playerHezekiah Shepherd, run horn playerPerry Smith, third trombone playerVirgil Smith, second trombone playerMyrick or Ivan Steward, bass horn playerHerbert Whitner, 1940-, lead vocalist

Oromo Culture Committee -- Oromo Culture CommitteeYahya S. "Abbaa-Faaro'o" Aba-Jobir, 1955-, chanter, vocalist, dancer, Washington, D.C.Zewdie Lube Birru, chanter, storyteller, vocalist, Riverdale, MarylandMarame Dilgassa, 1961-, drummer, vocalist, Takoma Park, MarylandAbtew Kebede Fufa, 1958-, vocalist, Washington, D.C.Bekele Geleta Shure, 1959-, musician, storyteller, Takoma Park, MarylandYeshi Lemau, chanter, storyteller, vocalist, Riverdale, Maryland

Ross School Kids -- Ross School KidsLenwood "Gato" Bentley, 1954-, director, Washington, D.C.

Singing Angels, Gospel -- Singing Angels, GospelSally Allen, soprano vocalistVincent Belfield, synthesizer playerDean Cary, organ playerMason Gaines, bass playerLisa Hillary, drummerBeverly Miller, lead vocalistMargaret "Tony" Ross, alto vocalistTerch Siegler, second alto vocalistRobert "Manager" WalkerRobin Walker, lead vocalistVincent Walker, lead guitar player

Sons of Grace, gospel, Washington, D.C. -- Sons of Grace, gospel, Washington, D.C.Gerald Cummins, bass guitar playerLee C. "Flint" HalseyErnest J. Mitchell, guitar playerJames E. PinkneyDavid WadeHerbert "Herb" Whitner, 1940-, manager, vocalist

Trinidad and Tobago Steel Band -- Trinidad and Tobago Steel BandMichael Carrera, steel drummerVernon A. "Jay" Cross, 1971-, drummerHubert "Mumbles" Griffith, 1958-, piano playerFranklin Martin "Ticky manager" Harding, 1941-, steel drummerLloyd Arnim "Hawkady" Haynes, 1939-, steel drummerPatricia Holloway, steel drummerStetson King, steel drummerMichael "Mikey" King, Sr., 1948-, steel drummerLinda Myers-Phifer, 1953-, steel drummerNick O'Reilly, steel drummerPatricia Phillips, steel drummerKeith "Captain" Preddie, 1938-, steel drummerRobert Roy "Bullet or Junior" Thwaites, 1950-, steel drummerRudolph Worren Walker, 1943-, steel drummer

United Indian Merrymakers -- United Indian MerrymakersAnirudh Boodram, 1957-, manager, musician, Beltsville, MarylandShariff Juman, percussionist, Alexandria, VirginiaGocool "Carl Gocool" Monaysar, 1925-, harmonium player, Arlington, Virginia

Washington Singing Convention, Gospel, Washington, D.C. -- Washington Singing Convention, Gospel, Washington, D.C.Airstine BarbourOla Mae LeachEva Gaston Rearden Redding, 1913-2001William Redding, 1912-1997

Wong Boxing Association, -- -- kung fu, tai chi, lion dance, Washington, D.C. -- Wong Boxing Association,kung fu, tai chi, lion dance, Washington, D.C.Terheran James "Tie" BrighthauptCheng-Wu HuangLi-Ling LiChikk Yin Tam Wanyi TanRaymond Wong, 1959-
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
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.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1988 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1988, Series 5
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1988 Festival of American Folklife
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1967 Festival of American Folklife

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Contracts
Photographic prints
Audiocassettes
Negatives
Video recordings
Notes
Sound recordings
Plans (drawings)
Business records
Slides (photographs)
Memorandums
Correspondence
Videotapes
Digital images
Date:
July 1-4, 1967
Summary:
The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.
Scope and Contents note:
This collection documents the planning, production, and execution of the 1967 Festival of American Folklife. Materials may include photographs, audio recordings, motion picture film and video recordings, notes, production drawings, contracts, memoranda, correspondence, informational materials, publications, and ephemera. Such materials were created during the Festival on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., as well as in the featured communities, before or after the Festival itself.
Arrangement note:
Arranged in 5 series.

Series 1: Program Books, Festival Publications, and Ephemera

Series 2: Fieldwork

Series 3: Photographs

Series 4: Audio

Series 5: Video
Historical note:
The Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998.

The 1967 Festival of American Folklife was produced by the Smithsonian Division of Performing Arts.

For more information, see Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.
Introduction:
In 1966, Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley engaged James R. Morris to serve as Director of Museum Services, soon to become a new Division of Performing Arts. Ripley charged Morris to develop a full program of performances on the National Mall - sound and light show, readings and concerts, films, live demonstrations, and special exhibitions. Morris, who had previously organized the American Folk Festival in Asheville, North Carolina, in 1963, proposed that the Smithsonian host a folk festival as the centerpiece of the outdoors activities. Through the Asheville festival, Morris had come into contact with key people involved in the Newport Folk Festival, among them Alan Lomax. It was Lomax who suggested that the Smithsonian hire Newport's then-director of field programs, Ralph C. Rinzler, to help plan a Smithsonian festival. The term "folklife", drawn from Scandinavian usage, was chosen over "folk" as the name of the new Festival.

The first Festival of American Folklife was held July 1-4, 1967 in two tents - one for crafts and one for sales - a music stage, and a performance area on the terrace of the Museum of History and Technology (later, the National Museum of American History). Fifty-eight traditional craftspeople and thirty-two musical and dance groups from throughout the United States demonstrated and performed at the first open-air event. Mountain banjo-pickers and ballad singers, Chinese lion dancers, Indian sand painters, basket and rug weavers, New Orleans jazz bands and a Bohemian hammer dulcimer band from east Texas combined with the host of participants from many rural and urban areas of the U.S. The entire event was free to the public, the expense of the production having been borne by the Smithsonian aided by numerous civic and cultural organizations, business enterprises and State Arts Councils.

The 1967 Festival drew a huge crowd - estimated at more than 400,000 - and strong interest from the press, Members of Congress, and Smithsonian leadership. In the Smithsonian's annual report for 1967, Ripley reflected on the success of the Festival:

Within - in the Museum - the tools, the products of craft work, the musical instruments hang suspended in cases, caught in beautifully petrified isolation. Without, for the space of a few hours they came alive in the hands of specialists from all over America.... It was a moving spectacle and one that underscored the principle that a museum, to be a museum in the best sense of the word, must live and breathe both within and without.

The 1967 Festival marked the inception of a fresh attempt at the evaluation, documentation and celebration of a hitherto unrecognized area of vigorous American expression. Concurrent with the first Festival, an American Folklife Conference was organized (with assistance from Henry Glassie) to address topics of American and international folklife studies, the relationship between folklife and history, applied folklife, and folklife in schools, museums, communities, and government agencies.

The Festival was organized by the Division of Performing Arts, under the direction of James R. Morris. Ralph Rinzler was the Applied Folklore Consultant and Festival Artistic Director, and Marian A. Hope was Project Assistant. No program book or schedule was published, but news articles, congressional remarks, letters from the public, and a list of participants were later compiled in lieu of a program book. That document can be viewed in Series 1.
Participants:
Crafts

Harry Belone, 1912-1986, Navajo sand painter, Arizona

Herman Benton, 1914-1994, scoop maker, New York

Mary Bowers, 1922-2002, Seminole patchwork, needlework, Florida

Marie Z. Chino, 1907-1982, Acoma pottery, New Mexico

Mildred Cleghorn, 1910-1997, Indian cloth dolls, Oklahoma

Maisy Coburn, apple face and corncob dolls, Arkansas

Margaret Coochwytewa, 1923-1995, Hopi, coil and yucca leaves basket maker, Arizona

Victor Coochwytewa, 1922-2011, Hopi silversmith, Arizona

Freedom Quilting Bee, Alabama

Taft Greer, 1908-1986, weaver, Tennessee

Joseph Grismayer, 1888-1970, willow basket maker, Pennsylvania

Dewey Harmon, 1900-1972, whittler, North Carolina

Bea Hensley, 1919-2013, blacksmith, North Carolina

Louise Jones, 1910-1973, coil basket making, South Carolina

Robert Keith, chair maker, North Carolina

Mrs. Robert Keith, chair maker, North Carolina

Norman Kennedy, 1934-, carder, spinner, weaver, Massachusetts

Clifford Lucas, Indian dolls, New Mexico

Lila Suzanne Marshall, 1908-1994, corn shuck dolls, North Carolina

Charles Mayac, 1906-1971, ivory carver, Alaska

Leo J. Meyer, scrimshaw carver, Maryland

Alice Merryman, 1906-2007, corn shuck dolls, Arkansas

Norman Miller, 1905-1972, southern pottery, Alabama

Mrs. Norman Miller, southern pottery, Alabama

Hazel Miracle, 1915-2001, apple face, corn shuck dolls, Kentucky

Homer Miracle, 1910-1980, hand-hewn bowls, carver, Kentucky

Ann Mitchell, corn shuck dolls, Maryland

Golda Porter, spinner, North Carolina

Edd Presnell, 1916-1994, dulcimer maker, North Carolina

Ambrose Roanhorse, 1904-1982, Navajo silversmith, Arizona

Garnet Claw Roanhorse, 1911-1999, Navajo rug weaver, Arizona

Georgianne Robinson, 1917-1985, Osage ribbon work, needlework, Oklahoma

Lou Sesher, 1915-1989, model boat builder, Pennsylvania

Genevieve Tomey, Osage ribbon work, needlework, Oklahoma

Elisia Trivett, rug hooker, North Carolina

Ora Watson, 1909-2004, quilting, North Carolina

Willard Watson, 1905-1994, toy maker, North Carolina

Music

The Baca Family Band, Czech-American polka music, Texas

Libba Cotten, Country guitarist, North Carolina, Washington, D.C.

Dejan's Olympia Brass Brand, New Orleans marching band, Louisiana

Jimmie Driftwood, Ozark ballad singer, Arkansas

First Maryland Regiment Fife and Drum Corps, martial music, Maryland

John Jackson, Songster and blues singer, Virginia

Bessie Jones (1902-1984) and the Georgia Sea Island Singers, shouts, jubilees, spirituals, and ring games, Georgia

Norman Kennedy, Scots ballad singer, Massachusetts

Clark Kessinger, 1896-1975, mountain fiddler, West Virginia

Vinice Lejeune (1919-1993) Group, Cajun band, Louisiana

The McGee Brothers with Sid Harkreader, String band, Tennessee

Sam McGee, 1894-1975

Kirk McGee, 1899-1983

Gene Meade, West Virginia

The Moving Star Hall Singers, shouts, jubilees, spirituals, and ring games, South Carolina

Glenn Ohrlin, cowboy singer, Arkansas

Grace Papakee, 1907-1982, Mesquakie Indian music, Iowa

John Papakee, 1895-1981, Mesquakie Indian music, Iowa

Billie Pierce (1907-1974) and De De Pierce (1904-1973) and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, New Orleans jazz, Louisiana

Almeda Riddle, Ozark ballad singer, Arkansas

Scottish Pipe Band, highland marching music, Washington, D.C.

Wade Ward (1892-1971) and the Buck Mountain Band, mountain string band, Virginia

Yomo Toro Band, Puerto Rican music, New York

Ed Young (1910-1972), G.D. Young and Lonnie Young (1903-1976), African American fife and drum group, Mississippi

Young People's Chorus from the Scripture of Church of Christ, gospel, Virginia

Dance

Blue Ridge Mountain Dancers, cloggers, North Carolina

Chinese Lion Group, Washington, D.C.

Maurice Flowers, square dance caller, Maryland

Los Gallegos d'Espana, Galician dance, New York

Glinka Dancers, Russian dance group, New Jersey

Jochim Koyuk, King Island Eskimo dancer, Alaska

Mrs. Jochim Koyuk, King Island Eskimo dancer, Alaska

McNeff Dancers, Irish dancing with Ceilidh band, New York

Henry Paterick, square dance caller, Virginia

St. Andrews Society Group, Scottish dancing, Washington, D.C.
Forms Part Of:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1967 Festival of American Folklife forms part of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival records .

Smithsonian Folklife Festival records

Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: Papers

1967 Festival of American Folklife records - [Ongoing]
Related Archival Materials note:
Within the Rinzler Archives, related materials may be found in various collections such as the Ralph Rinzler papers and recordings, the Lily Spandorf drawings, the Diana Davies photographs, the Robert Yellin photographs, and the Curatorial Research, Programs, and Projects collection. Additional relevant materials may also be found in the Smithsonian Institution Archives concerning the Division of Performing Arts (1966-1983), Folklife Program (1977-1980), Office of Folklife Programs (1980-1991), Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies (1991-1999), Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present), and collaborating Smithsonian units, as well as in the administrative papers of key figures such as the Secretary and respective deputies. Users are encouraged to consult relevant finding aids and to contact Archives staff for further information.
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
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:
Folklore  Search this
Folk art  Search this
Folk festivals  Search this
Food habits  Search this
arts and crafts  Search this
Folk music  Search this
World music  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Contracts
Photographic prints
Audiocassettes
Negatives
Video recordings
Notes
Sound recordings
Plans (drawings)
Business records
Slides (photographs)
Memorandums
Correspondence
Videotapes
Digital images
Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1967 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections , Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1967
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1967 Festival of American Folklife
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-cfch-sff-1967

Lions Club Hood Ornament

Associated person:
Klapthor, Margaret Brown  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in x 2 in; 10.795 cm x 3.175 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
hood ornament
Date made:
ca 1970
Subject:
Fraternal Associations  Search this
Credit Line:
Margaret B. Klapthor and Mary Berry Moore
ID Number:
1984.0305.10
Accession number:
1984.0305
Catalog number:
1984.0305.10
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Cultural and Community Life: Community Organizations
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-ffe5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_679043

The Carrousel

Created by:
Palmer C. Hayden, American, 1890 - 1973  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
H x W: 24 × 18 1/8 in. (61 × 46 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Date:
1953
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Art  Search this
Communities  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Michael Rosenfeld and halley k harrisburg
Object number:
2016.155
Restrictions & Rights:
© Palmer C. Hayden. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Exhibition:
Visual Art and the American Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59cdc4b29-b0e8-47c5-a868-39c87b42057d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.155
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Illustration for Lions and Shadows

Designer:
E. McKnight Kauffer, American, 1890–1954  Search this
Publisher:
Hogarth Press, London, England  Search this
Author:
Christopher Isherwood, British-American, 1904–1986  Search this
Medium:
Brush and watercolor on paper
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1938
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
Accession Number:
1963-39-412
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4cddbff3f-e58a-41df-9bd9-9816d210b49c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1963-39-412
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