27 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) African Americans--Music.

  1. Sam Eskin collection, 1939-1969

    56.5 linear feet ; 16,568 items (15,795 manuscripts, 716 sound recordings, and 57 graphic materials) -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection consists of manuscripts, field recordings, photographs, and ephemera documenting folk music and folk music revivals in the United States, Canada, and Mexico from 1938 to 1966; plus manuscripts and field recordings of mostly unidentified artists performing folk music in Jamaica, Cuba, England, Scotland, Ireland, Spain, Sweden, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Morocco, Hong Kong, Philippines,...

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  2. 1986 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1986

    11 folders 24 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 and 15 ips, double track, stereo. ; 10 in. 10 photographic prints : black and white 315 photographs : negatives, black and white 408 slides : color -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and color slides documenting the performance of bluegrass music, blues music, Armenian music, Senegalese music and dance, Irish music, country music, gospel music, Chinese traditional music and modern compositions, Caribbean music, and Polish music and dance celebrating the Harvest Festival from several regions in Poland. Most concerts were...

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  3. 1987 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1987

    9 folders 10 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, double track, stereo.; 10 in. 100 slides : color 91 photographs : negatives, black and white 4 photographic prints : black and white, color ; 8 x 10 in. and smaller -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and slides documenting performances of bluegrass music; music and dance from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia; Afghan and Iranian traditional music; steel band music; gospel music; and Pan-Andean music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through September 1987,...

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  4. 1995 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1995

    14 folders. 5 sound cassettes (DAT) : digital. 254 photographs : negative, black and white, color 73 photographic prints : black and white, color ; various sizes 10 color slides : color 4 transparencies : color 6 videocassettes (Hi-8). 2 videocassettes (VHS). -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Documentation of the monthly 1995 Neptune Plaza Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images of performances of zydeco music, lindy hop, bluegrass music, Hungarian folk dance and music, gospel music, and Argentine tango recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress from April...

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  5. 1988 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1988

    13 folders 16 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 and 15 ips, double track, stereo. ; 10 in. 203 photographs : black and white, negatives 3 photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes 125 slides : color -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of old-time music from the Cumberland Plateau, Irish folk music and dance, bluegrass music, Piedmont blues music, Vietnamese music, mariachi music, and gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress. Concerts were...

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  6. 1989 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1989

    10 folders 12 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo. ; 10 in. 2 sound tape reels : analog, 15 ips, 2 track, stereo. ; 10 in. 3 sound cassettes : analog. 112 photographic prints : black and white ; 8 x 10 in. and smaller. 108 color slides. 95 photographs : negatives, black and white ; various sizes 1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of French-Canadian music and dance, Polish-style polka, old-time bluegrass music, Bengali music, bluegrass music, vallenato-style Colombian music, and gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress.

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  7. 1990 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1990

    9 folders 12 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track ; 10 in. 3 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track ; 7 in. 4 sound cassettes : analog. 143 photographs : negatives, black and white ; various sizes 92 slides : color 20 photographic prints : black and white, color ; 8 x 10 in. and smaller. 2 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of bluegrass music, klezmer music, Hungarian folk dance and music, Piedmont blues music, gospel music, and Afro-Cuban music and dance recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress.

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  8. 1991 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1991

    8 folders. 11 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips and 3 3/4 ips, 2 track ; 7 in. 6 sound cassettes : analog. 503 photographs : black and white. 12 photographic prints : black and white, color ; 8 x 10 in. and smaller. 3 internegatives : black and white. 2 videocassettes (VHS): sound, color ; 1/2 in. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of Peking Opera, Swiss folk music, Bluegrass music, Bulgarian folk music, Javanese gamelan music and dance, and gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress.

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  9. 1992 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1992

    8 folders in 2 boxes (1 linear foot). 7 sound tape reels : analog: 7 1⁄2 ips, 2 track, stereo; 10 in. 1 sound tape reel : analog: 7 1⁄2 ips, 2 track, stereo; 7 in. 3 sound cassettes (270 minutes): analog. 41 negatives; black and white. 28 photographic prints : black and white, color ; 8x10 in. and smaller. 49 slides : color 516 photographs: on 23 contact sheets, black and white. 7 videocassettes (VHS): sound, color; 1/2 inch. 1 computer disk; 3 1⁄2 in. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of Puerto Rican folk music; Tennesse old-time music; folk music from Veracruz, Mexico; dances of the Tewa Indians from the Santa Clara Pueblo; Irish folk dance and music; gospel music; and bluegrass music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of...

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  10. 1993 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1993

    8 folders. 6 sound tape reels : analog: 7 1/2 ips, stereo; 10 inch. 8 audiocassettes : analog. 3 photographs : negatives, black and white, color ; various sizes. 132 slides : color. 28 photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes. 6 videocassettes (VHS): color. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of North Indian Bengali music; Jamaican music; African American gospel quartets and choral music; Irish folk dance and music; bluegrass music; African American hand dancing; and Andean music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at...

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