8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program.

  1. Library of Congress archives, 1800-2015

    2,225,000 items. 5,200 containers plus 10 classified. 3,000 linear feet. 335 microfilm reels. -- Library of Congress Archives, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Library of Congress Archives is a collection of records created by the Library of Congress in the course of its operations, activities, and initiatives. It includes correspondence and memoranda, ledgers and record books, photographs, imprints, recorded sound, electronic records, and documents, among other formats. The records date to 1800, when the Library of Congress was established.

  2. Captain Pearl R. Nye collection, 1937-1944

    18 folders total (Folders 1-16 and Folder 18 in 1 box, plus Folder 17, oversize).. 22 sound discs : analog ; 12 in.. 7 photographic prints : black and white, color ; various sizes.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection is comprised of field recordings made in Akron, Ohio, by John A. Lomax (on June 27-28, 1937), and Alan Lomax and Elizabeth Lomax (on November 3, 1937), of songs performed by Pearl R. Nye related to life on the Ohio and Erie Canal, plus photographs of canal life (some hand-decorated by Nye), and correspondence between Nye and Harold Spivacke of the Library of Congress, and...

  3. W.P.A. California Folk Music Project collection, 1936-1991

    7 boxes 4.5 linear feet.. manuscripts: 115 folders.. 239 sound discs (35 hours) : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 12 in.. 170 photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes.. 24 drawings.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The California Folk Music Project of the California Work Projects Administration (WPA) was conceived and directed by Sidney Robertson Cowell and co-sponsored by the Music Department of the University of California, Berkeley, and the Music Division, Library of Congress from 1938 to 1940. Additional support was provided by the New Music Society of California and the Society of California Pioneers....

  4. Lands' End all-American quilt collection, 1992-1997

    61,700 leaves and 18,843 graphic images: photographic prints, negatives, slides, color, b&w in various sizes. . -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of photographs of quilts and quilters, essays, entry forms, and a few fabric and needlework samples submitted in three nationwide contests in 1992, 1994, and 1996 sponsored by Coming Home, a division of Lands’ End, Inc. home shopping service, and Good Housekeeping magazine. Approximately 13,100 entries for the three contests came from all 50 states and the District of...

  5. Working in Paterson Project collection, 1993-2002

    39 boxes ; 21 linear feet ; 12,327 items (5,400 manuscript pages, 6,621 graphic materials, 90 original sound recordings, 204 electronic media, and 12 artifacts). -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs, artifacts, publications, and ephemera from an ethnographic field project conducted by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, which documented occupational culture in Paterson, New Jersey in 1994. Subjects include the textile industry, industrial architecture, machine shops, labor unions, family owned businesses,...

  6. September 11, 2001 documentary project collection, 2001-2002

    8,980 items.. 47 boxes ; 33 linear feet.. 8,100 pages.. 386 audio cassettes : analog and digital.. 421 photographs : photographic prints, negatives, contact sheets, slides, posters, drawings, digital files, b&w, col. ; various sizes.. 20 moving image items (8 VHS; 9 Compact VHS; 2 mini DV; 1 P6-60) : col., sd.. 15 items : various formats.. 38 items.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Documentation of the reactions of individuals and communities across the United States and elsewhere (Naples, Italy) to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City; the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia; and the crash of the hijacked plane in Shanksville, Pennsylvania; in audio, video, and photographs from 2001-2002.

  7. Woody Guthrie manuscript collection, 1935-1950

    3 boxes. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Woody Guthrie manuscript collection includes unpublished correspondence, most are letters from Guthrie to Alan Lomax, assistant in charge of the Archive of American Folk Song at the Library of Congress, dated 1940-1942; plus drawings; essays; song lyrics; and a songbook, "Songs of Woody Guthrie."

  8. Juan B. Rael collection, 1939-1999

    3 boxes: 21 folders of manuscripts, 36 sound recordings, graphic images, published materials, and computer disks.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sound recordings and manuscripts that document the musical heritage and cultural traditions of the Hispano residents of the portion of the Northern Rio Grande region of northern New Mexico and southern Colorado, collected by Juan B. Rael in 1940.