123 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Artifacts.

  1. Aaron Ziegelman Foundation collection

    25 linear feet.. 70 sound cassettes : analog.. circa 2200 photographs : black and white, color ; various sizes.. 153 videocassettes (Betacam SP and Betacam SP Mega) : sound, color.. 144 videocassettes (VHS and VHS-C) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.. 8 videocassettes (Hi-8) : sound, color.. 1 film reel (8 mm). 23 artifacts.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of audio and video recordings of oral histories with family members of people who lived in Luboml, Poland (now in Ukraine) between World War I and World War II conducted from 1994-2000, with transcripts of these interviews; original photographs; photographs copied from the personal archives of these family members and from other archives; original passports, immigration papers,...

  2. 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.

  3. Laurindo Almeida papers, 1912-1995

    approximately 6,500 items ; 84 containers ; 35 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Laurindo Almeida was a Brazilian-American guitarist and composer. Often credited for contributions to the development of jazz samba, Almeida was a prolific composer and arranger of music for both classical Spanish guitar and popular guitar. He was an acclaimed recording artist and became the first person to win Grammy Awards for both classical and jazz performances. The collection contains...

  4. Coburn dance program collection, 1934-1988

    416 items ; 6 containers ; 3 linear feet . -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Coburn Dance Program Collection consists of about 375 dance programs from the years 1934 to 1988. Most of the programs document performances in New York City, but performances in Seattle, Detroit, San Francisco, Boston, Washington, D.C., other American locations, and several sites abroad are also represented. Ticket stubs, cast change slips, newspaper clippings, and promotional flyers also...

  5. Andre Kostelanetz collection, 1922-1984

    approximately 150,000 items ; 1287 containers ; 400 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Andre Kostelanetz was a conductor, arranger, and pianist known for juxtaposing popular and classical repertoire in radio broadcasts and concert performances with some of the world's leading orchestras. He also commissioned several compositions which have since become staples in the orchestral repertoire, including works by Aaron Copland, William Schuman, and Jerome Kern. The collection consists...

  6. Miriam Cole papers, 1923-1997

    1,430 items ; 5 containers ; 2.5 linear feet . -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Miriam "Mimi" Cole (1926-2012) was an American dancer and choreographer who performed solo as well as with the Martha Graham Dance Company and other contemporaries. The Miriam Cole Papers consists primarily of programs; clippings, articles, and scrapbook pages; photographs; music for her choreography; and contracts. Much of the material relates to Cole's association with the Graham company:...

  7. George Zoritch collection, 1914-2002

    159 items ; 1 container ; 0.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    George Zoritch was a ballet dancer in the post-Diaghilev era of the early twentieth century. The bulk of the George Zoritch Collection consists of photographs (most of them reprints), augmented by several periodicals, programs, clippings, and articles documenting his career.

  8. Max Roach papers, 1880-2012

    approximately 98,750 items ; 194 containers ; 122 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Max Roach was an American jazz drummer, composer, educator, and activist. The collection includes music manuscripts, writings, correspondence, business papers, photographs, programs, sound recordings, and other materials related to his career. It also contains a variety of materials pertaining to vocalist Abbey Lincoln and countless other jazz artists, including Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie,...

  9. Jane Dudley papers, 1909-2001

    Approximately 1,230 items ; 11 boxes ; 9.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jane Dudley was an American dancer and choreographer known early in her career for her work with the Martha Graham Company, the New Dance Group, and as a co-founder of the Dudley-Maslow-Bales Trio. She went on to serve as artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company in Israel before joining the faculty of the London School of Contemporary Dance. Her papers primarily consist of clippings,...

  10. Les Paul papers, 1904-2000

    5,900 items ; 42 containers ; 21 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Les Paul was a Grammy-winning musician and inventor known for his virtuosic guitar playing, pioneering of multitrack recording, and invention of the solid-body electric guitar. His inventions left an indelible impact on the music industry. In addition to live concerts he performed on the radio and on television, notably with his second wife, singer and guitarist Mary Ford. The Les Paul Papers...