6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Cohen, John, 1932-2019.

  1. John Cohen collection, circa 1939-2019

    approximately 23,425 items. 37 linear feet. 83 containers ; 17,300 sheets. 121 photographs : film negatives, black-and-white and color ; 35 mm. approximately 1750 photographic prints : black-and-white and color. 1,271 photographs : digital, TIFF files. 70 posters : black-and-white and color ; 24 x 33 in. and smaller. 379 paintings and drawings : black-and-white and color ; 22.5 x 28 in. and smaller. 10 oil paintings, watercolor and mixed media pieces : color ; 15 x 18 in. and smaller. 108 sound cassettes : analog. 107 sound wire reels : analog. 575 sound tape reels (5 in., 7in., 10 in.) : analog. 456 sound discs : analog, 45 rpm ; 7 in.. 34 sound discs (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. 20 sound discs (DVD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. 11 floppy disks : digital ; 3 1/2 in.. 43 floppy disks : digital ; 5 1/4 in.. 1 hard drive with 7,520 moving image, audio, still image files : digital. approximately 1800 film elements in 900 containers from 16 finished films. 16 films reels : color ; 16 mm. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of manuscripts, sound recordings, graphic images, and moving images created and collected by John Cohen. The materials document Cohen's parallel careers as a musician (member of the New Lost City Ramblers) and writer during the 1960s American folk music revival, and his celebrated work as a documentary photographer and filmmaker, producer, and artist from the 1950s to the present. Includes interviews made by Cohen with John Hartford, Harry Smith, Roger McGuinn, Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, Gary Davis, John Summers, Cousin Emmy, Roscoe Holcomb, Charlie Higgins, Wade Ward, Friends of Old Time Music, High Atmosphere, and photographs of these and others including E. C. Ball, Clancy Brothers, Elizabeth Cotten, Willie Dixon, Jack Elliott, Woody Guthrie, Mary Frank, Lilly Brothers, Alan Lomax, Bill Monroe, Earl Scruggs, Mike Seeger, Stanley Brothers, Belle Stewart, Stony Mountain Boys, Merle Travis, Muddy Waters, Doc Watson and many others. The collection includes documentation of Greenwich Village and Harlem, New York City; Cohen's travels to Paris and Spain in the 1950s; and later to England, Wales, Scotland, Germany, Italy and Japan, and other countries. Notable is his research for his master's thesis on Peruvian textile weaving, and subsequent fieldwork in Peru. Cohen visited Peru eight times between 1956 and 2005. Subsequent projects in Peru incorporated sound recordings of Andean music, and films as well as books about weaving, music, festivals, and dance. The majority of Cohen's Peru photographs were taken during his first three trips there and focus primarily on indigenous Andean people in the Q'ero region.

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  2. Indian Neck Folk Festival collection

    6986 items ; 7 containers ; 4.5 linear feet.. 48 sound cassettes (DAT) : digital.. 284 sound cassettes : analog.. 65 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in.. 10 sound tape reels : analog ; 10 in.. 44 sound discs (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. 3 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.. 3 video discs (DVD) : digital, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.. moving images: 152 video files (MOV and MP4) : digital.. graphic images: 4453 photographs : digital, JPEG files, color.. graphic images: 54 photographs : film negatives, black-and-white ; 35 mm. graphic images: 654 photographs : photographic prints ; 8 x 11 in. and smaller.. sound recordings: 249 sound files : digital, WAV files.. manuscripts: 50 items (PDF, DOC) : text files.. manuscripts: 1050 items.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of audio recordings of folk festival concerts, workshops, and informal events, produced at various locations in Connecticut and Pennsylvania by the Indian Neck Folk Festival from about 1961-2015. The collection also includes papers, photographs, videocassettes, posters, and digital files.

  3. Izzy Young collection, 1942-2016

    5,972 items. 53 linear feet (133 containers). 88 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 and 10 in.. 583 photographic prints : black and white, color ; various sizes. 130 containers. 8 objects. 28 sound and video discs (CD-R and DVD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of manuscripts, including correspondence, journals, diaries, scrapbooks, clippings, artwork, and ephemera; photographic prints; and audio recordings comprising the archive of Israel (Izzy) Goodman Young, who was proprietor of the Folklore Center, New York, N.Y. (beginning in 1957), and then, beginning in 1973, of the Folklore Centrum, Stockholm, Sweden. The collection documents the late 1950s and 1960s folk music revival, and Izzy Young's contribution to the scene. Includes documentation about prominent musicians, poets, and dancers, and about concerts, music festivals, and music camps around the United States and in Sweden. Includes articles and writings about Bob Dylan and his musical career, and correspondence with significant figures in the folk music scene, such as Pete Seeger, Mark Moss, and Dick Waterman. Scrapbooks document concerts and other events, including the 1961 Washington Square Park Protest, which followed the New York Police Department's attempt to stop singing in the park. Audio recordings are of radio programs, and concerts that Young promoted, such as those with Hedy West, David Bromberg, Jean Ritchie, Elizabeth Cotten, and many others.

  4. Center for Traditional Music and Dance collection

    13,551 items.. manuscripts 4,000 items.. 525 photographic prints.. 604 image files : digital ; jpg, tif.. 340 sound tape reels (7 in., 10 in.) : analog.. 277 sound discs (CD) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. 212 sound cassettes (DAT) : digital.. 6 sound cassettes (U-matic audio) : digital.. 4,171 audio files : digital ; wav, mp3.. 114 videotape reels (5 in., 7 in.) : analog.. 272 videocassettes (U-matic video) : analog.. 195 videocassettes (Betacam) : analog.. 24 videocassettes (Betacam SP) : analog.. 172 videocassettes (Betamax) : analog.. 43 videocassettes (VHS) : analog.. 373 videocassettes (MiniDV) : digital.. 97 videocassettes (DVCAM) : digital.. 10 video discs (DVD) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. 2,116 video files : digital ; mts, m4v, mp4, mov, avi.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Audio and video recordings, photographs, posters, and handouts related to programming by the Center for Traditional Music and Dance (CTMD) from 1968 to 2015. The CTMD archive is among the largest collections of video, sound recordings, photographs, and ephemera documenting the diversity of New York's immigrant performing arts traditions over the past fifty years. The collection includes hundreds of hours of audio and video recordings, newsletters, fliers, and photographs documenting music and dance of Balkan, Greek, Jewish, Irish American, Puerto Rican, Central Asian, South Asian, Haitian, Chinese, Korean, and other immigrant and ethnic communities including interviews and performances of more than 15 NEA National Heritage Award recipients.

  5. Barbara Dane collection

    approximately 458 items. 43 sound tape reels : analog, various speeds ; 10 in.. 80 sound tape reels : analog, various speeds ; 7 in.. 35 sound tape reels : analog, various speeds ; 5 in.. 6 folders; 5 linear inches; 1 container. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of sound recordings of interviews, readings by authors, lectures and speeches, and radio broadcasts with songs and music, recorded and compiled by Barbara Dane and Irwin Silber for the Sing Out! radio program on WBAI-FM, New York City; and for other radio shows and documentation of other music and events from 1952-1978. Includes interviews with Vietnam War protesters, draft resisters, and topical songs written about the Vietnam War; many songs about other events of the 1960s and 1970s, including the African American civil rights movement; Native American survival movement; the women's rights and gay rights movements. The collection includes some tapes submitted by performers or listeners of Barbara Dane's shows, some with accompanying letters. Includes interview and songs performed by Catalan poet and composer, Raimon; Philippine songs; Cambodian songs; sound recordings of the Poor People's March on Washington, 1968; folk festivals and other recordings.

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  6. John and Ginny Dildine collection

    175 items. 119 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in.. 24 sound tape reels : analog ; 10 in.. 12 sound tape reels : analog ; 5 in.. manuscripts: 1 folder.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of sound recordings of Washington, D.C. area folk music radio programs on WASH and WAMU-FM, hosted by John Dildine, with live interviews, and featuring some previously recorded selections. The collection also includes sound recordings of concerts, folk festivals (including selections from the Fox Hollow Folk Festival, 1968 and 1969) and other folk music events in Maryland; Virginia; St. Louis, Missouri; New York state, and other locations. Collection includes performances and interviews with well known musicians from the United States, Great Britain, Scotland, and Ireland; plus a few shows featuring recordings of music from Kenya and from India. Some items are dubs of commercial recordings.