10 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) laos laotian

  1. 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.. -- 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.

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  2. Joel Martin Halpern collection, 1870-2000

    approximately 3,100 items. 21 containers. 12 linear feet. approximately 720 documents (approximately 4,750 sheets). 16 sound cassettes : analog. 28 sound tape reels : analog ; 5 in. and 7 in.. approximately 2,005 photocopies of photographs : black and white ; various sizes. 126 photographs : prints, black and white ; 5 x 7 in.. 57 photographs : prints, color ; 3.5 x 5 and 4 x 6 in.. 54 photographs : negatives, color ; 35 mm. 37 photographs : transparencies, color ; 35 mm. 26 plates : color. 20 drawings : ink, black and white. 1 drawing : ink and paint, color. 8 videocassettes (VHS) : analog ; 1/2 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    The Joel Martin Halpern Collection consists of various types of materials, both published and unpublished, related to the Halpern's ethnographic fieldwork and documentation of folk cultures in Eastern Europe, as well as their work with South Slavs in Ontario, Canada (Series 1) and Southeast Asia (Series 2). In addition, the collection includes Joel Martin Halpern's work in Alaska and Arctic Canada among the Inuit (Series 3), and miscellaneous manuscripts (Series 4).

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  3. Nancy Sweezy collection, 1850-2009

    33,037 items.. 97 containers.. 44.6 linear feet.. 16,200 manuscript materials.. 3,333 photographs : prints : b&w., col. ; various sizes.. 5,808 photographs : slides : col. ; 35 mm.. approximately 7,488 photographs : film negatives : b&w., col. ; 35 mm.. 23 photographs : glass negatives : b&w. ; various sizes.. 130 sound cassettes : analog.. 25 videocassettes : analog.. 16 optical discs : optical. 14 zip disks : digital. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Collection of papers, photographs, interviews, field recordings and other audiovisual materials comprising the professional archive of folklorist Nancy Sweezy created in the course of her career as a folk arts advocate, author, and administrator of non-profit folk craft and performance organizations. Includes research materials for her books Raised in Clay: The Southern Pottery Tradition, Armenian Folk Arts, Culture, and Identity co-edited with Levon Abrahamian and Sam Sweezy and The Potter's Eye: Art and Tradition in North Carolina Pottery co-authored by Mark Hewitt.

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  4. Vida Chenoweth collection, circa 1940-2000

    15,686 items. 42 containers. 15.5 linear feet (31 containers).. 638 sound cassettes : analog.. 251 sound tape reels : analog ; various sizes.. 89 sound discs : analog ; various sizes.. 2 sound discs (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. 71 videocassettes (VHS and U-Matic) : color, sound ; 1/2 in and 3/4 in.. 5 videodiscs (DVD).. 10 film reels.. approximately 660 photographs : film negatives.. approximately 1200 photographic prints : black and white, color ; various sizes.. 730 slides ; color ; 35 mm.. 1177 half frame slides, mostly color.. 3 slides ; color ; 126.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Collection of papers and audiovisual materials representing the life work of ethnomusicologist Vida Chenoweth. Manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs, and films mainly of her work with the Usarufa and numerous other people in Papua New Guinea, but culture groups from other places are also represented, including Vanuatu, Indonesia, Solomon Islands, Cook Islands New Zealand, Kenya, Zaire, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Ivory Coast, Ghana, South Africa, Cameroon, Senegal, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Mali, Cameroon, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Mexico, Guatemala, Panama, Ecuador, Brazil, Peru, and the United States. Includes work done by her students at Wheaton College and colleagues at the Summer Institute of Linguistics. Includes recording logs, analysis, song transcriptions, song texts, theses, correspondence, Chenoweth's diaries (1980s), and field notes. Sound recordings include music and spoken word from various provinces in Papua New Guinea, such as Eastern and Western Highlands, Madang, Morobe, East New Britain, New Ireland, and Irian Jaya provinces. Moving images include Chenoweth family films, as well as documentation about music and practices from throughout Papua New Guinea, the Cook Islands, Vanuatu, and other regions. They also include content from the South Pacific Festival of the Arts in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

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  5. Hmong Community Folklife and Documentation Project collection, 1981-1986

    approximately 2,474 items. 11 containers. 0.5 linear feet. 698 photographs : color transparencies ; 35 mm. 5 photographs : color transparencies ; half frame 35 mm. 789 photographs : film negatives, black and white ; 35 mm. 102 photographs : film negatives, black and white ; 120 format. 296 photographs : film negatives, color ; 35 mm. 69 photographs : prints, black and white ; various sizes. 9 photographs : prints, color ; various sizes. 73 photographs : contact sheets, black and white ; various sizes. 59 sound cassettes : analog. 44 videocassettes (U-matic video) : analog. 2 videocassettes (VHS) : analog. 2 videocassettes (Betamax) : analog. 2 film reels (1 in.) : analog. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Collection of audio and video field recordings and photographs documenting the Hmong community in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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  6. Lowell Folklife Project collection, 1987-1988

    17,000 items ; 10 containers; 4 linear feet.. 158 folders.. 90 sound cassettes : analog.. 247 sound tape reels: analog, 7 1/2 ips ; 7 in.. ca. 13,500 photographs : b&w., col.. 15 computer disks ; 5 1/4 and 3 1/2 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This year-long study conducted by the American Folklife Center yielded an ethnographic collection consisting of 196 hours of sound recordings covering a wide range of subjects and activities, including oral history interviews, religious services, musical events, parades and religious processions, ethnic festivals, ethnic restaurants, and neighborhood tours. An additional 23 hours of sound recordings of musical events and oral history interviews were copied from originals lent by Lowell residents. Collection materials also include correspondence; field notes; questionnaires; neighborhood maps; reports; publications; administrative files; interview transcripts; black-and-white photographic prints, contact sheets, and film negatives (ca. 10,000 images); and color slides and prints, (ca. 3,500 images) which documented community life in Lowell, Massachusetts from 1987 to 1988.

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  7. 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) : optical ; 4 3/4 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    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 and traditions from throughout the United States and from around the world.

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  8. Sara L. M. Davis collection on Tai Lüe culture, 1997-2005

    5 linear feet (6 boxes). including 17 folders of manuscripts (est. 400 pp.), 25 folders of graphic images (1,166 images), 74 sound recordings, 19 video recordings, and 31 artifacts. Total approximately 1690 items.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Collection of ethnographic field recordings, photographs, and manuscripts documenting Tai Lüe religious rituals; oral narrative traditions; popular songs; poetry; performances for tourists; interviews with poets and singers; and some local audio and video recordings collected in Sipsongpanna (Xishuangbanna), Yunnan Province, China, by anthropologist Sara L. M. Davis from 1997 to 2005 for her dissertation, published as Song and Silence: Ethnic Revival on China’s Southwest Borders, Columbia University Press, 2005. The collection includes some materials documenting Tai people and traditions in Burma.

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  9. Roxane Connick Carlisle collection, 1963-1984

    3007 items. 876 sheets. 190 sound tapes (reels, cassettes) : analog ; various sizes. 1 sound disc : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in.. 2 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.. 1 videocassette (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.. 1 film reel. 1532 photographs : slides, black-and-white, color. 278 photographic prints : black-and white, color ; various sizes. 24 contact sheets : black-and white. 101 negative strips : black-and white ; 35 mm. 1 artifact. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Collection of field recordings, photographs, video recordings, a film, and manuscripts created by Roxane Connick Carlisle primarily in Darfur Province and other locations in the Sudan region, which now includes South Sudan, from 1963-1968. The collection also includes photographs of musicians, musical instruments, markets, gardens, buildings, weddings, and wildlife taken in Sudan, Somalia, Kenya, and Uganda from 1963-1968. Includes field recordings of music of various groups and photographs of musicians including Anuak, Baggara, Beni Halba, Bederiya, Dinka, Fur, Nuer, Ingessana, Shilluk, Ta'isha, Zaghawa, and other people, documenting wedding music, women's song and poetry traditions, and other music and ceremonies. The collection includes eight audio tape reels of oud music, songs, and interviews with noted Sudanese musician Abdel Karim el Kably recorded in 1963. The collection also includes recordings of the radio series, Listen to the World from 1971-1973, broadcast on CHEX-FM, Peterborough, Ontario. The shows were produced, written, and narrated by Roxane Connick Carlisle. Sound recordings for radio programs, demonstration, and teaching ethnomusicology include music from Afghanistan, other locations in Africa (Ethiopia, Burundi, and more), Australia and Papua New Guinea, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, North American Indian, Philippines, Polynesia, Southeast Asia, and Spain, and include recordings for Alan Lomax's Cantometrics project. The collection includes recordings of several speeches and interviews by Roxane Carlisle, including her interview with Ahmed Diraige, governor of Darfur, March 1983.

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  10. Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian collection, circa 1961-1988

    approximately 3346 items. 5 containers. 27.5 linear feet. 5 containers; approximately 1400 items. 197 sound cassettes : analog. 1062 sound tape reels (5 in., 7 in., 10 in.) : analog. 10 photographs : film positives, color ; 35 mm. 3 photographs : prints, black and white ; 5 x 6 in. and smaller. approximately 614 film elements. approximately 60 videocassettes. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Documentation of fieldwork conducted by Bruce Jackson in prisons in Indiana, Missouri, and Texas; recordings at concerts and festivals including the Newport Folk Festival 1963-1965, 1967-1968; interviews conducted at various events including Resurrection City, 1968; interviews with and performances by various blues artists, folk artists, and others including poets and literary figures, 1961-1980s; production footage for film documentaries on various topics by Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian.

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