13 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Storytelling.

  1. National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) collection

    18,794 items ; 6,025 containers. . 36 containers : 12,600 manuscript materials.. 985 sound tape reels : analog.. 3291 Digital Audio Tapes (DAT) : digital. . 704 sound cassettes : analog.. 205 sound files : digital, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit and 44.1 kHz, 16 bit). 6 videocassettes : analog.. 1003 sound discs (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of concert and workshop recordings of events at the National Folk Festivals, Lowell Folk Festivals, and other festivals, tours, and concerts sponsored by the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA), formerly the National Folk Festival Association founded in 1934. Features performances of ballads, blues, bluegrass, contra dance music, country music, cowboy songs, fiddle tunes, folk music, gospel music, hymns, old-time music, singer songwriters, steel band music, storytelling, Western swing, and more; with numerous performers playing music from African, African American, American Indian, Cajun, Canadian, Caribbean, Eastern European, Hawaiian, Irish, Latin American, Mexican, Scottish, Sea Islands, Sicilian, Ukrainian, and many other traditions from throughout the United States and from around the world. Manuscripts include documentation from the containers of the original sound recordings.

  2. Quilt Alliance, Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories interviews collection, 1999-2016

    17,495 items. 33 containers (13 3/4 linear feet). approximately 855 sound cassettes : analog.. approximately 310 sound files : digital, WAV.. 1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.. approximately 425 photographic prints : color ; various sizes.. more than 1840 images : digital, color, jpeg, tiff.. approximately 1200 folders (12,390 items). approximately 665 digital documents (doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf). approximately 950 optical discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. 10 floppy disks ; 3 1/2 in.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection consists of sound recordings, transcripts and photographic images documenting interviews conducted as a part of Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories (QSOS) project. QSOS is one of several projects and partnerships created by the Quilt Alliance in an effort to preserve, document, and share the lives and stories of quilters and quiltmaking. The project began in 1999 and continued though 2016.

  3. 1980 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1980

    7 folders. 11 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips; 10 in.. 249 photographs : negatives, photographic prints, black and white, color ; various sizes.. 97 slides : color.. 2 videocassettes of 2 (U-Matic) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of Armenian music and dance, bluegrass music, zydeco music, Ghanaian music, Afro-Cuban music, and Southeast Asian music featuring Laotian, Vietnamese, and Hmong performers recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress.

  4. Connie Regan-Blake collection, 1974-2014

    11,879 items; 44 containers; 27 linear feet. 1 sound tape reel : analog; 10 in.. 8 sound cassettes : analog.. 12 sound disc (CD): digital; 4 3/4 in. : analog.. 5 videocassettes (U-Matic): sound, color. . 5 videocassettes (Beta) : sound, color. . 53 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color. . 1 videodiscs (DVD): digital. . 942 photographic prints : black-and-white, color ; various sizes.. 3231 film negatives : color.. 597 film negatives : black-and-white.. 111 slides : color.. approximately 6875 items.. 38 items.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Papers and audiovisual materials comprising the professional archive of storyteller Connie Regan-Blake created and produced during her career from the 1960s to 2014. Includes video and audio interviews of Connie Regan-Blake; recordings of her performances and those of other storytellers at folk festivals, storytelling festivals, and media events and television programs. Regan-Blake performed at the National Storytelling Festival beginning in the 1970s and for many years as part of the storytelling duo, Folktellers, with her first cousin Barbara Freeman. The collection includes the Folktellers play, Mountain sweet talk, (Asheville, North Carolina's longest running theatrical production). Correspondents include Frank and Anne Warner, David McClosky, Rosa Hicks, English folklorist Katharine Briggs, Ashley Bryan, Kathryn Windham, Joan Bloss (Newberry Award winner), and Jimmy Neil Smith among many others; with photographs, programs; contracts; diaries; and artifacts.

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

    Summary:

    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.

  6. Mary Sheppard Burton collection, 1993-2006

    3 folders of manuscript material including 1 pamphlet (12 p.). 12 hooked rugs : hand-dyed wool on 12-thread count linen ; circa 45 x 69 in. and smaller. 3 VHS videocassettes: sound, color; 1/2 in.. 1 folder of 25 4 x 6 in. color photographic prints and negatives. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection contains hooked rugs and documentation of the craftsmanship of rug hooking artist, Mary Sheppard Burton, of Germantown, Maryland. Her Tell Me ‘Bout Series consists of 12 rugs created between 1993 and 2005 that interpret the history of her family.

  7. Harold C. Conklin Philippine collection, 1955-1995

    8 containers ; 733 items (450 manuscripts, 99 preservation and 183 reference sound recordings, and 1 zip disc). -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Audio copies of original ethnographic field recordings made by anthropologist and linguist Harold C. Conklin, primarily of music and rituals of the Ifugao of northern Luzon, Philippines from 1961-1995. Also includes copies of 24 recordings, some made by other researchers and of other Philippine groups and languages dated 1955-1977. Related manuscripts include correspondence with Conklin, recording logs, and indices to the original recordings.

  8. Curtis Cook Zuni Pueblo storytelling collection

    1,272 items. 5 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in.. 1 sound cassette : analog.. 196 slides : color ; 35 mm. 2 photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes.. 18 photographic prints : color.. 53 folders.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of field recordings, photographs, and notes by linguist Curtis Cook, who learned the Zuni language and documented the stories of elderly Zuni speakers while undertaking a translation of the Bible into the Zuni language during the 1960s and 1970s. Sound recordings (1964-1967) include narratives told by Zuni storytellers Longkeena Nash and Tom Ideque and others; recordings of children reading high school reports in English; and Curtis Cook reciting the gospel acccording to St. Mark, and other recordings. Photographs (1964-1972) include pictures of some of the Zuni speakers and storytellers who aided Cook in learning the Zuni language; landscapes at and near Zuni; adobe brick making and daily occupations at Zuni; photographs documenting the Zuni entry of dancers and musicians at the Gallup Intertribal Ceremonial in 1965; Zuni children; Zuni artwork, including jewelry and pottery. Manuscripts include Zuni stories and translation exercises in Zuni, and some interlineal translations in English of Zuni recordings from the Doris Duke collection. Cook submitted notes describing his photographs and his work at Zuni in 2004. On February 14, 2005, Curtis Cook met with staff of the American Folklife Center to discuss this collection and his work in Zuni. An audio recording of this meeting is included in the collection.

  9. Tom Raymond collection

    2 manuscript folders.. 12,437 photographs: color and black-and-white transparencies, slides, negatives ; various sizes.. 14 linear feet.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of photographs taken by Tom Raymond documenting storytellers and audiences at the annual National Storytelling Festival, Jonesborough, Tennessee, from circa 1984 to 2003. Most are 35 mm color slides and negatives. The collection documents the major storytellers and performers at the festival with more than 1,500 photographs of storyteller Ray Hicks taken at the festival over the years and at his home in Beech Mountain, North Carolina.

  10. Jean Ritchie and George Pickow collection, 1923-2015

    manuscripts: circa 860 folders (41,650 pages) in 119 boxes.. 7 wire sound reels : analog.. circa 646 sound tape reels ; various sizes.. circa 35,000 photographs ; various sizes and formats.. circa 766 moving image items : analog, acetate and polyester film.. circa 244 videocassettes ; various sizes.. 1 Appalachian dulcimer.. 1 award.. circa 100 lanyards.. circa 100 buttons.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Papers, sound recordings, film, video, and photographs created by and documenting the careers of folksinger and folklorist, Jean Ritchie and her husband, photographer and filmmaker, George Pickow from the 1940s to 2000. Includes sound recordings of folk music, folk songs, folk tales, beliefs, conversations, and family stories of Jean Ritchie, her siblings, and extended family from Viper, Kentucky; Appalachian storytelling by Richard Chase, Cratis Williams and others; documentation of church services, sermons, and hymns in Kentucky. Includes documentation of Jean Ritchie's recording career at lectures, folklore seminars, festivals, concerts, and on radio broadcasts; Ritchie and Pickow's field recordings made in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Ireland of performers including Jeannie Robertson, Hamish Henderson, Seamus Ennis, Francis McPeake, Michael Cronin, Isla Cameron, A. L. Lloyd, Ewan MacColl, Sarah Makem, and others. Includes photographs taken at various locations in the United States by George Pickow and recordings of many American performers including Dave Sear, Sam Eskin, Oscar Brand, Bessie Jones and others. One of Jean Ritchie's dulcimers, made by J. Edward Thomas of Knott County, Bath, Kentucky, 1923; and materials from her memorial service, June 14, 2015, was donated by her son Peter Pickow in 2015.