40 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress).

  1. Penne Laingen yellow ribbon collection, 1979-1991

    3 linear feet ; 4 boxes (containing 15 folders of manuscript material; 7 sound recordings; 63 unique graphic images; 1 videocassette; 1 computer disk; 6 artifacts) -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection comprises Penne Laingen's yellow ribbon marking the year her husband Bruce Laingen was held hostage in Tehran, Iran, during the Iran hostage crisis from 1979 to 1981; plus a 1991 interview with the Laingens and related documentation.

  2. Inauguration 2009 Sermons and Orations Project collection, 2008-2009

    4489 items. 412 sound files (mp3, wav, wma on 128 CD-Rs) : digital, sound. 16 sound cassettes : analog. 211 photographs (jpg, doc) : digital, color. 35 photographic prints : black and white, color ; various sizes. 83 videodiscs (DVD-R) : digital, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 9 videocassettes (MiniDV, VHS, Hi-8) : sound, color ; various sizes. 3600 pages (7 boxes, 3 linear feet) 123 text files (pdf, doc, jpg, rtf, pub, ppt) : digital. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Inauguration 2009 Sermons and Orations Project collection includes manuscripts (letters, sermons, orations, church programs, etc.), audio and video recordings, photographs, and other graphic materials created by the public in response to the 2009 election and inauguration of President Barack Obama and collected by the American Folklife Center. Includes submissions from over 300 individuals,...

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  3. National Visionary Leadership Project interviews and conference collection, 1997-2009

    33 boxes transcripts: 15 v. : col. ill. ; 22 cm. 288 transcripts, unbound manuscripts, 4 folders 1026 videocassettes (Betacam, DVCAM, Mini-DV) : sound, color, various sizes 7 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color. 12 video discs (CD-ROM) : sound, color. artifact : 1 medal 868 photographs prints : color ; 4 x 6. 3351 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The National Visionary Leadership Project Interviews and Conference Collection consists primarily of master recordings of interviews by the National Visionary Leadership Project with significant figures in 20th century African American history. In addition, the collection includes transcripts (both printed and electronic) of a portion of the interviews, edited versions of the interviews and...

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  4. 1994 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1994

    9 folders in 2 boxes (1 linear foot). 4 sound tape reels : analog: 7 1⁄2 ips, 2 track, stereo; 10 inch. 3 sound cassettes (DAT): digital. 251 photographs : negatives, contact sheets, black and white. 124 slides : color. 9 photographic prints : black and white, color; various sizes. 5 videocassettes (Hi-8): sound, color. 3 videocassettes (VHS): sound, color; 1/2 in. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of Tibetan sacred music and dance; Tamburitza music from the Balkan Peninsula; Iroquois music; African American rhythm and blues quartet singing; gospel brass band music; bluegrass music; and Cuban mambo music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building,...

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  5. 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.

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    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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  6. 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.

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    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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. September 11, 2001 documentary project collection, 2001-2002

    47 boxes ; 33 linear feet ; 8980 total items in collection ; 8100 manuscript materials; 386 sound recordings; 421 graphic and photographic materials; 20 moving image items (8 VHS; 9 Compact VHS; 2 mini DV; 1 P6-60); 15 electronic media; 38 artifacts -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Documentation of the reactions of individuals and communities across the United States and elsewhere (Naples, Italy) to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City; the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia; and the crash of the hijacked plane in Shanksville, Pennsylvania; in audio, video, and photographs from 2001-2002.

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