26 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Minnesota

  1. 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.

    Summary:

    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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  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.

    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 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. Joseph C. Mele collection of dialect recordings from the University of South Alabama

    346 items.. sound recordings: 346 sound cassettes (C-60) : analog.. manuscripts: 1 folder (17 pages). -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of audio recordings of American English dialects from the University of South Alabama, Doy Leale McCall Rare Book & Manuscript Library's Dialect Tape Center collection created by Professor Joseph C. Mele, a former faculty member, between 1975-1980. The collection includes 346 audiocassettes of 30-minute dialect samples recorded by Mele and other recordists (agents) of individuals in 31 states, as well as 42 recordings of English spoken by non-Americans from 23 different countries. Samples generally consist of two parts: an impromptu monologue and a 44-sentence sequence highlighting each English phoneme.

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  4. Cooperative Recreation Service collection

    29,950 items ; 107 containers ; 42.5 linear feet.. sound recordings: 2 sound tape reels : analog ; 5 in.. sound recordings: 1 sound disc : analog, 45 rpm ; 7 in.. manuscripts: 42 linear ft.. manuscripts: 29,947 items.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of manuscripts and publications comprising the records of the Cooperative Recreation Service (Delaware, Ohio) and additions by subsequent owners, including World Around Songs, a division of Compassion Books, Inc. Includes correspondence with authors and collectors of songs and games; copyright and permission files; most of the original publications of the CRS; folders of individual folk dance and folk song titles pasted-up for publication; and master negatives of songs and games for publication. Genres include American and International folk songs, Contemporary songs, Humorous songs, Work songs, Carols, Rounds, Spirituals, Hymns, and Canons. Popular titles published by the Cooperative Recreation Service include: Handy play party book (1940, 1982); Work and sing: an international songbook (1944, 1948); Look away: 50 Negro folk songs (1960, 1963); Songs of all time (1946, 1957); African songs (1958); Songs of the wigwam (1955); Little book of carols (1960); One tune more: songs of America (1961); and Handy folklore (1955); among many others.

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  5. Penne Laingen yellow ribbon collection, 1979-1991

    3 linear feet. 4 boxes (containing 15 folders of manuscript material; 7 sound recordings; 63 unique graphic images; 1 videocassette; 1 computer disk; 6 artifacts). -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection comprises Penne Laingen's yellow ribbon marking the year her husband Bruce Laingen was held hostage in Tehran, Iran, during the Iran hostage crisis from 1979 to 1981; plus a 1991 interview with the Laingens and related documentation.

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  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.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    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.

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  7. World War II Rumor Project collection, 1942-1943

    approximately 8,000 items. 10 boxes (5 linear feet). 141 folders (approx. 8,000 sheets). 12 drawings and cartoons : graphite pencil, blue ink, newsprint. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Manuscript collection created by the Office of War Information in 1942-1943. Field representatives of various federal agencies in 42 states enlisted individuals who collected rumors generated in the United States during World War II. These individuals or "correspondents" included dentists, beauty shop operators, policemen, proprietors, and librarians who had access to rumors in their communities. Reports were submitted to Dr. Eugene Horowitz at the Bureau of Public Inquiries of OWI, who organized the materials. Rumors, jokes, rhymes, and anecdotes about the war were also collected by teachers from African American and white high school and college students; a few drawings and cartoons are included with the submissions from students.

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  8. Earl Crabb collection, circa 1960-2015

    approximately 5076 items. 55 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in.. 5 sound tape reels : analog ; 5 in.. 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 4 in.. 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 3 in.. 1 sound cassette : analog.. approximately 2000 photographs : film, negatives, black and white, color and color transparencies; various sizes.. 636 contact sheets : black and white.. 11 binders of photographic prints : black and white ; 8 x 10 in.. approximately 600 photographic prints, some matted : black and white, color ; 4 in. x 5 in. to 20 in. x 24 in.. approximately 25 posters, drawings, and brush and ink artworks.. 1 mini data cartridge (3M 2120). 1752 items.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of photographs, audio recordings, ephemera, flyers, and programs which document the east and west coast folk and rock music scenes during the 1960s and 1970s including the Sky River Rock Festival, the Indian Neck Folk Festival, and various concerts. Photographs represent Earl Crabb's documentation of music events and his studio work. Earl Crabb photographed weight-lifting, fashion, album and magazine covers, circus performers, theater events, as well as people, markets, cities, and events in countries around the world. Ephemera includes flyers from folk clubs such as Cafe Yana in Boston, Massachusetts; Club 47 in Cambridge, Massachusetts; and the Freight and Salvage coffeehouse in Berkeley, California. Collection includes editions of Broadside magazine, Hootenanny, and the Philadelphia Folksong Society's Tune Up, which advertised these events. Of special interest are photographs from the Sky River Rock Festival, 1968-1970, in Washington State, and early editions of "Humbead's Revised Map of the World" produced in Berkeley, California. Sixty-two audio recordings in the collection, made during the 1960s and 1970s, include concert and coffeehouse performances by the Cleanliness and Godliness Skiffle Band, Wayne Smith and Ry Cooder, Tom Danaher, Dave and Megan Marash, Styx River Ferry, Hank Bradley, Ace Martel, Erik Frandsen, Jim and Jesse McReynolds; a recording of author Joseph Campbell, and others; some recordings are unidentified.

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  9. Michael Cooney poster collection, circa 1960s-1982

    95 items.. 6 oversized folders: 1 container (5 folders), 1 oversized folder. . approximately 95 posters : color, black and white ; various sizes.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of folk festival posters and concert advertisements featuring Michael Cooney, Joan Baez, Guy Carawan, David Bromberg, Barbara Dane, Jim Garland, John Hammond, Sam Hinton, Bessie Jones, Norman Kennedy, Jim Kweskin, New Lost City Ramblers, Jean Ritchie, Pete Seeger, Peggy Seeger, Frank Stovall, James Taylor, Dave Von Ronk, among others, for various events across the United States, many undated, circa 1960-1982. Some posters are autographed. Includes a few St. Brigid's Day and St. David's Day broadsides.

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  10. Omaha Powwow Project collection, 1982-1986

    2790 items. 9 containers. 32 sound tape reels : analog ; 10 in.. 30 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in.. 24 sound cassettes (C60 and C90) : analog. 1,146 photographs : film, negatives, black and white ; 35 mm. 1,204 photographs : color transparencies ; 35 mm (slide format). 32 photographs : prints, black and white ; various sizes. 10 photographs : prints, color ; various sizes. 33 photographs : contact sheets, black and white ; 8 x 10 in.. 4 posters and flyers : color ; various sizes. approximately 276 sheets. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection contains documentation from Omaha Tribal Powwows 1983-1986, including sound recordings and photographs created by American Folklife Center staff. Additional documentation from the 1983 powwow includes 35 pages of fieldnotes, 30 pages of handwritten tape recording logs, an 8-page program, and three posters. The collection also includes interviews with Omaha tribal members John Turner and Dennis Hastings.

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