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  1. Nevada Arts Council "Honest Horses" exhibition collection, 1999-2003

    sound recordings: 126 sound cassettes : analog.. sound recordings: 3 microcassettes : analog.. manuscripts: 5 boxes: 25 linear inches . -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Collection of field recordings of interviews and administrative files generated by and curated by Paula Morin and the Nevada Arts Council for an exhibition titled "Honest Horses: a portrait of the mustang in the Great Basin," circa 2002, and later as a traveling exhibition. Morin photographed wild horses in the Great Basin and interviewed Nevada residents and others about the complex issues regarding wild horses and ecology. Interviewees include ranchers, buckaroos, outfitters, horse trainers, veterinarians, professors of animal science, researchers from the United States Department of Agriculture, the Bureau of Land Management, the Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, the Nature Conservancy, the Commission for Preservation of Wild Horses, the National Wild Horse and Burro Center, National Mustang Association, other advocacy organizations, and writers. Most interviewees were from Nevada, others were from California, Idaho, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Oregon. Manuscripts include the edited narratives of the interviewees; edited copies of transcripts; biographical profiles; transcripts from speeches; copies of published articles on feral horses and habitat; pamphlets; and correspondence with Paula Morin and with folklorist Andrea Graham of the Nevada Arts Council. Selected narratives were included in Paula Morin's book titled Honest Horses: Wild Horses in the Great Basin (Reno: University of Nevada Press, c2006).

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  2. Paula Morin collection : Honest horses, wild horses in the Great Basin, 1999-2001

    1459 items; 2 containers; 5 linear inches.. 1377 photographs (negatives) : film, black & white.. 21 photographic prints (giclee prints, handcolored) : inkjet, color ; various sizes.. 2.5 linear inches.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Collection of photographic documentation of wild horse herds in the Nevada Great Basin made by Paula Morin during her work for the Nevada Arts Council, 1999-2001. The photographs were exhibited by the Nevada Arts Council in an exhibiton titled, "Honest Horses: A Portrait of the Mustang in Nevada's Great Basin." The collection includes 21 prints described by the artist as giclee prints made from handpainted black-and-white photographs; one print log, and related publicity materials.

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  3. Duncan Emrich manuscript collection, 1933-1977

    (original) 8.75 linear feet (21 boxes) including manuscripts and 23 black-and-white photographic prints. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Correspondence, research materials, book contracts, and typescripts for several of author and folklorist Duncan Emrich's published and unpublished books and articles on American folklore. There are some personal papers, including Emrich's college transcripts; course materials from classes that Emrich taught at the University of Maryland; and documents pertaining to Emrich's service with the Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force during World War II, and the Department of State, United States Information Agency during the 1960s. Book projects include American Folk Poetry; song lyrics prepared for An Anthology of American Folk Songs, with Charles Seeger; the Lucius Beebe Reader, with Charles Clegg; a Child's Book of Folklore, with Marion V. Emrich and George Korson; poetry and articles about the American West; and unpublished works on animal lore, death, and other topics. The collection includes a bibliography of Emrich's writings, and a Bibliography of American Folksong in the English Language compiled by Joseph C. Hickerson, galleys, photographs of Duncan Emrich, fan mail from children, and other materials.

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  4. Italian Americans in the West Project collection, 1988-1993

    104 boxes. 43 linear feet. 16,875 number of items in collection (16,476 manuscript pages, 298 original sound recordings, 31,416 graphic materials, 22 original moving images, 140 electronic media, and 12 artifacts).. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, graphic materials (including color slides, black-and-white negatives, and photographic prints), and moving images collected during a field research project documenting Italian American occupational, cultural, and religious traditions in several locations in the western United States. Fieldwork was conducted in Gilroy, California; San Pedro, California; Pueblo, Colorado; Carbon County, Utah; Walla Walla, Washington; and several mining and ranching communities in Nevada by staff of the American Folklife Center. The project was part of the Quincentenary Celebration of Christopher Columbus sponsored by the Library of Congress in 1992. It produced a traveling exhibition and book of essays, both titled, "Old Ties, New Attachments : Italian-American Folklife in the West."

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  5. Lands' End all-American quilt collection, 1992-1997

    61.5 linear feet (154 boxes). Total approximately 80,543 items.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    The collection consists of photographs of quilts and quilters, essays, entry forms, and a few fabric and needlework samples submitted in three nationwide contests in 1992, 1994, and 1996 sponsored by Coming Home, a division of Lands’ End, Inc. home shopping service, and Good Housekeeping magazine. Approximately 13,100 entries for the three contests came from all 50 states and the District of Columbia with a few from Canada. Many styles of needlework, quilting, patchwork, appliqué, and embroidery are represented in the visual materials. The collection also includes correspondence and surveys from some contestants and administrative files related to judging the entries, exhibitions, and publicity.

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  6. Voices of Civil Rights Project collection, 2003-2006

    21,395 items ; 35 containers ; 14 linear feet.. 11,200 manuscript items.. 101 sound cassettes : analog.. 28 microcassettes : analog.. 266 sound discs (minidisc) digital ; 2 1/2 inch.. 4 sound discs (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 inch.. 90 videocassettes (DVCAM) : digital, sound, color, 6.35 mm.. 193 videocassettes (miniDV) : digital, sound, color, 6.35 mm.. 19 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color, 1/2 inch.. 2 video discs (DVD) : digital, sound, color, 4 3/4 inch.. approximately 8000 film negatives : color.. approximately 1492 digital photographs : color, black and white, .jpg, .gif and .tiff files.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Collection consists of oral history interviews, sound and video recordings, photographs and manuscript materials documenting memories of the 20th century civil rights movements in the United States, collected by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) from 2003 to 2004 in 48 cities in the South, Midwest and western United States.

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  7. September 11, 2001 documentary project collection, 2001-2002

    8,980 items.. 47 boxes ; 33 linear feet.. 8,100 pages.. 386 audio cassettes : analog and digital.. 421 photographs : photographic prints, negatives, contact sheets, slides, posters, drawings, digital files, b&w, col. ; various sizes.. 20 moving image items (8 VHS; 9 Compact VHS; 2 mini DV; 1 P6-60) : col., sd.. 15 items : various formats.. 38 items.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    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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  8. Charlie Seemann collection of photographs of vaqueros and gauchos, 1985-1986

    399 items.. 374 photographs : color slides ; 35mm.. 1 folder.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    From November 2-13, 1985, folklorist Charlie Seemann led a group of six volunteers for the California-based Center for Field Research to document vaqueros in the Concepción area of Paraguay and a horse trading operation near Asunción. Photographs documented vaqueros at work, their dress, horses, cattle, gear, and saddles. Additionally, Seemann documented the estancia haciendas, ranch buildings, corrals and fencing, landscapes, and ranch life (175 color slides from Paraguay). From September 12-25, 1986, Charlie Seemann led a similar trip to document guachos in Uruguay at the Estancia San Pedro de Timote, and near Melo, Uruguay. This group traveled to Bagé, in southern Brazil, to observe and document the Dia Do Gaúcho festival, started in 1848 to commemorate the gaúchos who fought in Guerra Dos Farrapos, or War of the Rags. The festival included a parade of some 3,000 mounted gaúchos, music, food, dance, and an outdoor Catholic mass for mounted gaúchos (60 color slides from Brazil). The group returned to Paysandú, Uruguay, and documented the estancia of Hubert Maness, Los Mortreros, near Mercedes on the Rio Negro (138 total color slides from Uruguay). The collection includes Charlie Seemann's original field notes (25 pages).

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  9. 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.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    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, religious and secular organizations, from 39 states and the District of Columbia, and from Nairobi, Kenya and Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, recorded January 16-25, 2009.

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  10. 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.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    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. The collection includes writings, correspondence, business records, musical transcriptions and photographs. Also includes artwork produced by her husband, Baldwin "Butch" Hawes.

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