29 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) African Americans--Music.

  1. 1977 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1977

    8 folders. 16 sound tape reels: analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono., 10 in.. ca. 420 photographs. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Documentation of the monthly 1977 Neptune Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs of performers of bluegrass music, country music, blues music, Andean music, Cajun music, and Missouri fiddling recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, from April through October 1977, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the National Council for the Traditional Arts.

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  2. Robert Sonkin Alabama and New Jersey collection, 1937-1941

    7 manuscript folders in 1 box; 64 12-inch acetate-aluminum discs. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, field notes, reports, recording logs, transcripts of song texts, and sound recordings of African American music traditions and folkways, collected by Robert Sonkin, primarily in Gee's Bend, Alabama, in 1941.

  3. Anne and Frank Warner collection, 1938-1969

    1 container. 10.5 linear inches of manuscripts and graphic images; 124 sound recordings, 15 graphic images, 1 item of electronic media. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Documentation of American traditional musicians and storytellers collected by Anne Warner and Frank Warner on numerous field recording trips to Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Vermont, and Virginia from 1938 to 1969.

  4. 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.

    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. 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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  5. South-Central Georgia Folklife Project collection, 1977-1982

    24,855 items.. 13 containers.. 6.5 linear feet.. 152 folders.. 179 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in.. 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 5 in.. 196 sound cassettes : analog.. 8 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.. circa 14,000 film negatives : black-and-white ; 35 mm and 2 1/4 in.. circa 7400 slides and transparencies : color ; 35 mm and 2 1/4 in.. 31 drawings : pen-and-ink ; various sizes.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of documentary materials resulting from an ethnographic field research project conducted by the American Folklife Center in eight counties of south central Georgia, and at Mt. Zion, Georgia, in July and August 1977 in cooperation with the Arts Experiment Station of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Topics of research were hymn singing, vernacular architecture, foodways, jokes, and stories from the region. Includes documentation of the exhibition "Folk Art and Folk Life," at the Library of Congress, and proposed publication projects to 1982.

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

    Summary:

    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, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through September 1994, sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

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

    Summary:

    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 concerts from April through September 1993.

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

    Summary:

    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 Congress, at concerts from April through September 1992, sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Some concerts were recorded for broadcast on WAMU-FM, hosted by Dick Spottswood. Manuscripts include some correspondence and program flyers autographed by the performers.

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  9. 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.. -- 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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  10. 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.. -- 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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