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  1. Sarah Gertrude Knott papers, 1934-2003

    approximately 4025 items. 14 containers. 4 linear feet. approximately 3900 sheets. approximately 50 publications. 24 photographs : black and white ; 8 x 10 in.. 1 photograph : black and white ; 8 x 6 in.. 1 photograph : black and white ; 8 x 4 in.. 25 photographs : black and white ; 5 x 7 in.. 24 photographs : film, negatives, black and white ; 35 mm. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Materials concerning the Florida Folk Festival and National Folk Festival received from Western Kentucky University and from Sarah Gertrude Knott beginning in 1979.

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

    61.5 linear feet (154 boxes). Total approximately 80,543 items.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    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 Columbia with a few from Canada. Many styles of needlework, quilting, patchwork, appliqué, and embroidery are represented in the visual materials. The collection also includes correspondence and surveys from some contestants and administrative files related to judging the entries, exhibitions, and publicity.

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  3. Civil Rights History Project collection, 2010-2016

    1,202 items. 1,024 video files (HD, Apple ProRes 4:2:2 HQ) : color, sound. 15 videocassettes (DVCam) : color, sound ; 1/4 in.. 147 transcripts : digital, pdf. 16 photographs : color, digital, jpg. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Collection of 145 filmed oral history interviews of 175 participants in the United States civil rights movement and their family members.

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  4. Frances Densmore papers, 1883-1957

    3,786 items. 23 containers. 12 linear feet. 9 scrapbooks. 11 boxes (9,500 pages). 76 lantern slides. 19 glass negatives. 5 photographic prints: black-and-white. 1 photograph: black-and-white, phonodeik; 38 feet. 1 drawing: birchbark. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Field notebooks, correspondence, lecture notes, manuscripts, scrapbooks, as well as visual material in photographic prints, lantern glass slides and glass plate negatives related to Frances Densmore's collection of Native American music and culture. The materials span 1883 to 1957. The papers include inventories of hundreds of recordings Densmore made over fifty years of studying and preserving American Indian music. The collection includes reprints of Densmore's publications, as well as writings by others. Also included in the collection is a "phonodeik" (a photographic visualization of sound) by Dayton C. Miller and a Chippewa birchbark drawing.

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  5. Voices of Civil Rights Project collection, 2003-2006

    21,395 items ; 35 containers ; 14 linear feet.. 11,200 manuscript items.. 101 sound cassettes : analog.. 28 microcassettes : analog.. 266 sound discs (minidisc) digital ; 2 1/2 inch.. 4 sound discs (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 inch.. 90 videocassettes (DVCAM) : digital, sound, color, 6.35 mm.. 193 videocassettes (miniDV) : digital, sound, color, 6.35 mm.. 19 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color, 1/2 inch.. 2 video discs (DVD) : digital, sound, color, 4 3/4 inch.. approximately 8000 film negatives : color.. approximately 1492 digital photographs : color, black and white, .jpg, .gif and .tiff files.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Collection consists of oral history interviews, sound and video recordings, photographs and manuscript materials documenting memories of the 20th century civil rights movements in the United States, collected by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) from 2003 to 2004 in 48 cities in the South, Midwest and western United States.

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  6. Inauguration 2009 Sermons and Orations Project collection, 2008-2009

    4489 items.. 412 sound files (mp3, wav, wma on 128 CD-Rs) : digital, sound.. 16 sound cassettes : analog.. 211 photographs (jpg, doc) : digital, color.. 35 photographic prints : black and white, color ; various sizes.. 83 videodiscs (DVD-R) : digital, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.. 9 videocassettes (MiniDV, VHS, Hi-8) : sound, color ; various sizes.. 3600 pages (7 boxes, 3 linear feet). 123 text files (pdf, doc, jpg, rtf, pub, ppt) : digital.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Inauguration 2009 Sermons and Orations Project collection includes manuscripts (letters, sermons, orations, church programs, etc.), audio and video recordings, photographs, and other graphic materials created by the public in response to the 2009 election and inauguration of President Barack Obama and collected by the American Folklife Center. Includes submissions from over 300 individuals, religious and secular organizations, from 39 states and the District of Columbia, and from Nairobi, Kenya and Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, recorded January 16-25, 2009.

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  7. Susan Due Pearcy collection, circa 1960-2014

    approximately 5155 items. 10 containers. 8.5 linear feet. 7 boxes. 92 photographic prints : black-and-white and color ; various sizes. 1 negative : black-and-white ; 35 mm. approximately 43 negatives (in 22 strips) : color ; 35 mm. approximately 22 negatives (in 22 strips) : color ; 120 format. 7 transparencies : film, color ; 35 mm. approximately 155 posters and drawings : linocuts, woodcuts, oil drawings, water drawings, sketches ; various sizes. 1 optical disc (DVD-R, 11 video files) : optical, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.. 19 pins, buttons, ribbon. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Collection of original visual art, manuscripts, ephemera such as posters and newsletters, photographs and artifacts such as political buttons, which documents the United Farm Workers labor movement in California during the 1970s and the Civil Rights movement in southwest Georgia during the 1960s.

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  8. Ken Lindsay collection of Woody Guthrie correspondence, 1952-1953

    29 items (34 leaves). 2 boxes. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection contains unpublished correspondence between Woody Guthrie, two of his wives, and British recording distributor, Ken Lindsay.

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  9. 1994 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1994

    9 folders in 2 boxes (1 linear foot).. 4 sound tape reels : analog: 7 1⁄2 ips, 2 track, stereo; 10 inch.. 3 sound cassettes (DAT): digital.. 251 photographs : negatives, contact sheets, black and white.. 124 slides : color.. 9 photographic prints : black and white, color; various sizes.. 5 videocassettes (Hi-8): sound, color.. 3 videocassettes (VHS): sound, color; 1/2 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of Tibetan sacred music and dance; Tamburitza music from the Balkan Peninsula; Iroquois music; African American rhythm and blues quartet singing; gospel brass band music; bluegrass music; and Cuban mambo music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through September 1994, sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

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  10. Duncan Emrich autograph album collection, 1843-1956

    20 volumes and 2 folders in 2 boxes. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection was initiated through an on-air request for autograph albums on the "NBC Weekend" radio program by Duncan Emrich, then head of the Archive of Folk Song, Library of Congress, between 1955 and 1956. It consists of twenty autograph albums and related ephemera from Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, and New York, with dates from 1843 to 1923.

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