18 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Japanese Americans.

  1. Patsy T. Mink papers, 1883-2005

    880,600 items. 2,638 containers plus 71 oversize and 1 classified. 1,530 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, public official, and United States representative from Hawaii. Correspondence, memoranda, legislative files, speeches and writings, testimony, statements, press releases, appointment books and scheduling files, travel itineraries, campaign files and political ephemera, notes, casework, law practice client files, court documents, maps, card files, biographical material, interviews, questionnaires, awards and honors, photographs, student papers, family papers, scrapbooks, news clippings, and printed matter documenting Mink's public service career.

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  2. Ethnic Heritage and Language Schools in America Project collection, 1982-1986

    18990 items ; 24 boxes ; 9.6 linear feet.. 25 boxes.. 299 sound cassettes : analog.. 60 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in.. 24 sound tape reels : analog ; 5 in.. 1130 slides : color ; 35 mm.. 9072 photographs : film negatives, black and white ; 35 mm.. 1 videocassette (UCA 30) ; 3/4 in.. 4 reels : black and white.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    The collection consists of field notes, interviews, curriculum materials, sound recordings, photographs, and one videorecording resulting from a survey conducted by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress in 1982 which documented 23 ethnic schools in the United States. Fieldwork was conducted at various locations including: Armenian school in Watertown, Massachusetts; Cambodian school in Houston, Texas; Chinese school in San Antonio, Texas; Czech school in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Dutch school in Pella, Iowa; German-Russian school in Strasburg, North Dakota; Greek school in Birmingham, Alabama; Greek school in Buffalo, New York; Hebrew school in Nashville, Tennessee; Hungarian school in New Brunswick, New Jersey; Hupa language school in Hoopa Valley, California; Islamic school in Seattle, Washington; Japanese school in Los Angeles, California; Korean school in Silver Spring, Maryland; Latvian school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Lebanese school in Birmingham, Alabama; Polish school in Chicago, Illinois; Portuguese school in Taunton, Massachusetts; Turkish school in New York, N.Y.; Ukrainian school in Woonsocket, Rhode Island; and the East Harlem Music School in New York, N.Y.

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  3. Montana Folklife Survey collection, 1979

    11,800 items; 8 containers; 3 1/2 linear feet.. manuscripts: 102 folders.. 144 sound tape reels (73 hours) : analog, 7 1/2 ips ; 7 in.. 2 sound cassettes : analog.. 1 videocassette (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.. circa 5700 photographs : film negatives, black and white ; various sizes.. circa 3600 photographs : film negatives, transparencies, color ; various sizes.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Collection of field recordings of interviews with Montanans in various occupations including ranching, sheep herding, blacksmithing, stone cutting, saddle making, and mining; various folk and traditional music occasions including fiddle and mandolin music in Forsyth; fiddle and accordion music performed in Broadus; the Montana Old-Time Fiddlers Association in Polson; Irish music, songs, and dance music on concertina and accordion in Butte; a Serbian wedding and reception in Butte; hymn singing of the Turner Colony of Hutterites; the annual Crow Fair in Crow Agency; storytelling on the Milk River Wagon Train, and other documentation of rodeos, trade crafts, vernacular architecture, quilting, and other reminiscences and stories about life in Montana in 1979. One videocassette comprises news coverage of the Montana Folklife Survey, featuring Barre Toelken, KECI-TV, Missoula, Montana, 1979-09-13.

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  4. Nevada Folklife Archive, 1980-2017

    approximately 84,117 items. 124 containers. approximately 119.8 linear feet. 2.8 linear feet. 9 oversize posters. 294 text files : digital ; pdf, doc. 30 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in.. 461 sound cassettes : analog. 9,805 photographs : film negatives, black and white ; 35 mm. 22,880 color transparencies ; 35 mm. 413 photographs : contact sheets, black and white ; various sizes. 26 photographs : prints, color ; 4x6 in.. 47,749 image files : digital ; jpg, tif. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    This collection consists of photographs, recordings, and field notes documenting diverse culture, traditions, and communities in Nevada. Sponsored by the Nevada Arts Council Folklife Program, collection materials were collected by staff folklorists beginning in 1985.

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  5. Jeanne Sakata papers, 1942-2010

    125 items. 1 container. 0.5 linear feet. 47 digital files (2.44 GB) . -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Actress and playwright. Articles, correspondence, DVDs, essays, flyers, programs, scripts, research materials, and transcripts of oral history interviews relating to the struggles of Japanese American Gordan Hirabayashi during World War II for Jeanne Sakata's play Dawn's Light: The Journey of Gordan Hirabayashi. The play was eventually re-titled Hold These Truths.

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  6. 1984 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1984

    7 folders. 10 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, double track, stereo. and mono. ; 10 in.. ca. 325 photographs : black and white, color. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of bluegrass music from Ohio, blues music and African American a capella doo-wop from Washington, D.C., folk music from Bengal, India; Japanese music from Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rican cuatro and salsa music from Washington, D.C. recorded live at the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, in concerts from May through September 1984, sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The concert of Japanese music was followed by a workshop in the Whittall Pavilion on Japanese brush painting.

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  7. 1982 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1982

    8 folders. 13 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 10 in.. 181 photographs : black and white, negatives. 173 slides : color. 5 photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of Irish music, Ghanaian music and dance, Japanese koto music, Mexican string band music, Senegalese music, and West Virginia old-time music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through October 1982, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the National Council for the Traditional Arts.

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  8. Wiley Rutledge, Jr., papers, 1909-1984

    76,250 items. 239 containers plus 2 oversize. 96.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Educator, jurist, and lawyer. Correspondence, family papers, court files, academic files, speeches and writings, and others papers documenting Rutledge's career as professor and dean of the State University of Iowa College of Law (1935-1939), associate justice for the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (1939-1943), and associate justice of the United States Supreme Court (1943-1949).

  9. Robert H. Jackson papers, 1816-1983

    75,015 items. 259 containers plus 21 oversize plus 1 classified. 110 linear feet. 26 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, solicitor general, attorney general, and associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, legal file, subject file, speeches, writings, financial papers, photographs, and other material relating primarily to Jackson's legal career as a private attorney, government attorney, and Supreme Court justice.

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  10. 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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