1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Russia (Federation)--Social life and customs--Photographs.

  1. Sergei Zhirkevich photograph collection, 1980-1998

    3.5 linear feet (3 boxes). 82 pages of manuscript material; 1 monograph with 214 pages; 28 silver gelatin black-and-white photographic prints, ca. 12 x 16 inches.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Collection consists of 28 black-and-white photographic prints and 46 pages of diary excerpts written in the field by Sergei Zhirkevich, who documented music, dance, religious traditions (processions, Shrovetide customs) and rural life in the Pskov and Leningrad regions of Russia, the North Caucasus mountain area, Kazakhstan, and the former Baltic states between 1982 and 1998 for his book, Ot Zamogil'ia do Blagodati, From Beyond the Grave to Blessed Grace. (Sankt-Peterburg: Ikar, 1999). Collection includes one photograph taken in Estonia.