78 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) American Folklife Center.

  1. Ralph Samuel Jaffe collection, 1924-1945 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    603 items. 6 boxes. graphic images: 22 photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes. correspondence: 40 folders. manuscript: 1 diary (29 pages). -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Ralph Jaffe collection consists of personal correspondence, newspaper clippings, a diary, a creative work, photographs, and artifacts. The majority of the collection consists of correspondence by Ralph Jaffe to his wife, Betty, and her letters to him during his time in military service.

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  2. Captain Pearl R. Nye collection, 1937-1944

    18 folders total (Folders 1-16 and Folder 18 in 1 box, plus Folder 17, oversize). 22 sound discs : analog ; 12 in. 7 photographic prints : black and white, color ; various sizes. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection is comprised of field recordings made in Akron, Ohio, by John A. Lomax (on June 27-28, 1937), and Alan Lomax and Elizabeth Lomax (on November 3, 1937), of songs performed by Pearl R. Nye related to life on the Ohio and Erie Canal, plus photographs of canal life (some hand-decorated by Nye), and correspondence between Nye and Harold Spivacke of the Library of Congress, and...

  3. Bess Lomax Hawes collection, 1894-2009

    13,480 items 45 containers 394 folders in 31 boxes 33 sound tape reels : analog ; various sizes. 68 sound cassettes : analog. 1 sound disc (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. circa 2,000 photographic prints : black and white, color ; various sizes. circa 500 photographs : film negatives. circa 200 drawings. 8 videocassettes (VHS) : color, sound ; 1/2 in. 2 video discs (DVD) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. approximately 20 items ; various sizes. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Papers and audiovisual materials relating to the career and personal life of folk arts administrator, folklorist, filmmaker, musician, and teacher Bess Lomax Hawes, most from 1960-2001. Includes work produced by Hawes in her work as a professor at San Fernando Valley State College in Northridge, California, and as head of the National Endowment for the Arts Folk Arts Program in Washington, DC....

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  4. Curtis Cook Zuni Pueblo storytelling collection

    1,272 items 5 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in. 1 sound cassette : analog. 196 slides : color ; 35 mm 2 photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes. 18 photographic prints : color. 53 folders. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of field recordings, photographs, and notes by linguist Curtis Cook, who learned the Zuni language and documented the stories of elderly Zuni speakers while undertaking a translation of the Bible into the Zuni language during the 1960s and 1970s. Sound recordings (1964-1967) include narratives told by Zuni storytellers Longkeena Nash and Tom Ideque and others; recordings of children...

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  5. Kenje Ogata collection, 1942-2011 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    54 items. 24 folders. moving images: 1 videodisc (DVD-R) : digital, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. sound recordings: 2 sound cassettes : analog. graphic images: 29 photographic prints : black and white, color ; various sizes. artifacts: 5 items. manuscripts: 13 items. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Kenje Ogata collection consists of artifacts, audio recordings, biographical material, civilian papers, clippings, correspondence, a journal, maps, military papers, photographs, and a video recording relating to Ogata's service in the United States Army and Army Air Forces during World War II.

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  6. James David Tuczak collection, 1963-2009 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    379 items. 18 folders. moving images: 1 videodisc (DVD-R) : digital, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. correspondence: 174 letters manuscripts: 21 military papers (78 pages) manuscripts: 15 items. graphic images: 168 photographic prints : black and white, color ; various sizes. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    A collection of clippings, correspondence, creative works, maps, military papers, periodicals, printed matter, photographic prints, and a video oral history relating to James David Tuczak's service in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War.

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  7. Edwin Mark Trawczynski collection, 1968-1985 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    312 items. 9 folders. graphic images: 213 photographic prints : black and white, color ; various sizes. manuscripts: 3 folders. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Edwin Mark Trawczynski collection consists of correspondence, creative works, a memoir, military papers and photographs, documenting the service of Trawczynski in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.

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  8. Katharine Louise Heuisler collection, 1937-1946 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    115 items. 23 folders. graphic images: 99 photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes. manuscript: 1 transcript (13 pages). manuscripts: 23 folders. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Katharine Louise Heuisler Collection consists of civilian papers, clippings, correspondence, creative works, a memoir, printed matter, regimental histories, a transcript and photographs, documenting the work Heuisler did with the Red Cross in Europe and the Pacific during World War II.

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  9. George Silverton collection, 1908-2002 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    1028 items. 66 folders. correspondence: 1000 letters. graphic images: 5 photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes. manuscripts: 3 folders. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    A colleciton of correspondence, military papers, printed matter and photographs relating to George Silverton's service as a doctor in the United States Army during World War II.

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  10. Mary Sheppard Burton collection, 1993-2006

    3 folders of manuscript material including 1 pamphlet (12 p.) 12 hooked rugs : hand-dyed wool on 12-thread count linen ; circa 45 x 69 in. and smaller 3 VHS videocassettes: sound, color; 1/2 in. 1 folder of 25 4 x 6 in. color photographic prints and negatives -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection contains hooked rugs and documentation of the craftsmanship of rug hooking artist, Mary Sheppard Burton, of Germantown, Maryland. Her Tell Me ‘Bout Series consists of 12 rugs created between 1993 and 2005 that interpret the history of her family.

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