1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) African Americans--Rhode Island--Social life and customs.

  1. Rhode Island Folklife Project collection, 1979

    17,309 items. manuscripts and photographs: 13 containers, linear feet. color slides: 38 containers. 128 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips ; 7 in. 10 sound tape reels : analog, 3 3/4 ips; 7 in. 60 sound cassettes : analog. approximately 7542 slides : color ; 35 mm approximately 24 transparancies : color ; 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. approximately 9289 photographs : film negatives, black and white ; 35 mm approximately 256 photographs : film negatives, black and white ; 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    American Folklife Center field project which documented ethnic, regional, and occupational traditions of Rhode Island, especially ethnic arts (African American, French-Canadian, Greek, Irish, Jamaican, Polish, Portuguese, Ukrainian, Italian, Lithuanian, Narragansett, and others), maritime activities, material culture, and local history. Documentation was created by fieldworkers Peter Bartis,...

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