3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Appalachian Region--Social life and customs.

  1. Blue Ridge Parkway Folklife Project collection, 1977-1981

    13 linear ft. 161 folders. 428 sound tape reels : analog, various speeds ; 5 and 7 in. 39 sound cassettes (60 and 90 min. each) : analog. 2 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in. circa 25,000 photographs : black and white, color. 114 photographic prints : black and white. 14 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in. 1 wooden puzzle. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of sound recordings, video recordings, photographs, manuscripts, sheet music, printed ephemera, artifacts, administrative records, and ethnographers' field notes related to the 1978 Blue Ridge Parkway Project field survey, conducted by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, in cooperation with the National Park Service, in and around an area of the Blue Ridge...

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  2. Jean Ritchie and George Pickow collection, 1923-2015

    manuscripts: circa 860 folders (41,650 pages) in 119 boxes. 7 wire sound reels : analog. circa 646 sound tape reels ; various sizes. circa 35,000 photographs ; various sizes and formats. circa 766 moving image items : analog, acetate and polyester film. circa 244 videocassettes ; various sizes. 1 Appalachian dulcimer. 1 award. circa 100 lanyards. circa 100 buttons. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Papers, sound recordings, film, video, and photographs created by and documenting the careers of folksinger and folklorist, Jean Ritchie and her husband, photographer and filmmaker, George Pickow from the 1940s to 2000. Includes sound recordings of folk music, folk songs, folk tales, beliefs, conversations, and family stories of Jean Ritchie, her siblings, and extended family from Viper,...

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  3. Eleanor Dickinson collection, 1901-2004

    manuscripts: 90 folders. preservation tapes: 99 sound tape reels (261 hrs. 30 min.) : analog, 2 track, various speeds ; 10 in. 86 sound cassettes : analog. 170 video reels ; various sizes. 11 videocassettes ; various sizes. 18 photographic prints : black and white ; 3 x 5 in. 17 color slides. 222 powerpoint slides : digital prints, grayscale. 2 artifacts. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection of video recordings, sound recordings, manuscripts, photographs, graphic materials, and artifacts documents Protestant religious revival meetings of various denominations in the southern Appalachian region, primarily in Tennessee, West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia, and Georgia. The collection includes interviews with church leaders and members of congregations, and documentation...