4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Folk dancing--United States.

  1. 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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  2. 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.

  3. Dance Theater of Nepal collection, 1996-2010

    1601 items (6 containers, 3 linear feet).. 1050 manuscript materials (3 containers). 7 sound disc (CD) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. 5 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.. 32 videodiscs (DVD) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. 220 photographs : prints, black and white, color. . 18 slides : color ; 35 mm.. 1 optical disc (63 color photographs on CD-R, jpegs files) : digital ; 1 3/4 in.. 10 posters : black and white, color. . 175 computer files (.jpegs) on 1 thumb drive ; 3 1/2 in. . -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Audiovisual, photographic, and manuscript documentation of classical and folk dance events and other activities sponsored by the Dance Theater of Nepal.

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  4. Square dance legislation collection, 1975-1995

    0.8 linear feet . (2 boxes) including 405 manuscript items. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Square Dance Legislation Collection consists of manuscript materials (1975-1995) compiled by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, documenting the history of legislative efforts to designate the square dance as a national or state folk dance. The bulk of the materials concerns the public hearing on House Resolution 1706 held June 28,1984 before the Subcommittee on Census and Population of the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, House of Representatives, 98th Congress to "designate the square dance as the national folk dance of the United States."