2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Alabama--Social life and customs.

  1. Frans August Larson family papers, 1864-2021

    6,700 items. 19 containers plus 2 oversize. 7.7 linear feet. 21 digital files (322.95 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Frans August Larson, Swedish-born missionary, expedition guide, entrepreneur, and diplomatic advisor in Mongolia; his wife, Mary Rodgers Larson, American missionary in northern China; their children, especially Mary Larson Walker and her husband, writer C. Lester Walker. Correspondence, photographs, writings, and other records relating to family life and activities during their time in Mongolia and Kalgan (now known as Zhangjiakou), China, 1893-1939, and subsequent years in the United States, primarily in Alabama, California, and Connecticut, and on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.

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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.


    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.