2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Festivals--Illinois--Chicago.

  1. Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection, 1976-1981

    approximately 14,756 items.. 20.75 linear feet.. 269 folders in 14 containers. . 99 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, mono. and stereo. ; 7 in. . 245 sound cassettes : analog. . 3,757 slides : color ; 35 mm. . 10,182 photographs : film negatives, black and white ; 35 mm. . 202 photographs : film negatives, black and white ; 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. . 2 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in. . -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of sound recordings, photographs, manuscript materials, videorecordings, publications, ephemera, administrative files, and field notes produced and collected during the 1977 Chicago Ethnic Arts Project field survey from 1976-1981; but primarily during fieldwork conducted by fourteen folklorists directed by the American Folklife Center in 1977. The final project report presented to the Illinois Arts Council summarized the current conditions and folk arts needs in a number of Chicago's ethnic communities. Materials from post-project activities such as workshops in the ethnic communities and a traveling photographic exhibit by Jonas Dovydenas are also included.

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  2. Pete Welding collection, 1958-1995

    approximately 7865 items. 5091 items (16.25 linear feet). 832 sound tape reels ; various sizes. approximately 760 photographic prints and contact sheets : black-and-white ; various sizes . 1066 negatives : black-and-white negatives and copy negatives . approximately 113 slides and negatives: color ; 35 mm . 3 drawings . -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of over eight hundred sound tape reels, including blues and jazz music and interviews with musicians; several hundred photographs of prominent blues and jazz musicians, primarily from the 1960s and 1970s; manuscript materials about blues and jazz musicians, arranged by the name of performer; and articles, drafts, and notes written by Pete Welding, journalist, record producer, and historian of blues music.

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