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Dates:
1995 June 22
Level:
file
Size:
1 Sound recording (Duration 1 hour)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0534
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Location: Sunnyvale, California Rick Feffer discusses his educational and work background, his remodeling work before joining Wedge Innovations, how he came to work for Wedge and appear in the first advertising photographs and videos, the first WedgeLevel promotional video, the Home Builders Show in January 1989, why Macklanburg-Duncan bought Wedg...

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Creators:
Columbian Institute
Dates:
1816-1841, with related papers, 1791-1800
Size:
2.61 cu. ft. (3 document boxes) (1 half document box) (2 12x17 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7051
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of records, mostly dated 1816-1830, concerning the founding and operation of the Columbian Institute by Edward Cutbush, Thomas Law, and others. Records document efforts to raise money for a building, publishing projects, and a botanical garden; and to collect natural history specimens. Also included are minutes of ...

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Dates:
2013 June 29
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2013
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Kalhan, Hagyar (presenter); Halmos, Attila (violin); Koncz, Gergely ( violin); Arendas, Peter (bracsa); Liber, Endre (bracsa, cimbalom) Costumes from Mera village in Transylvania; regional history; preservaton in the 20th century; young womens costumes; hats; wedding attire; modern changes to dress

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Dates:
2016 June 30
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2016
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Alissa Stern; Rey Guzman; Amy Kitchener (participants) Mixteco (indigenous Oaxacan) dancers from the San Joaquin Valley in California will help visitors explore how performance arts migrate and change with the immigration experience.

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Dates:
2016 July 01
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2016
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Alicia Jones; Cazhena Cabraham; Hans Siebert; Kristina Carthy Pratt (participants) How does citizenship change identity? Having gone through the rite of passage of the naturalization process themselves, staff from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will share their own immigration and naturalization experiences and invite visitors to sha...

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Dates:
2016 July 04
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2016
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Jim Deutsch; Donna Rifai; Trisha Sumarijanto Mixteco (indigenous Oaxacan) dancers from the San Joaquin Valley in California will help visitors explore how performance arts migrate and change with the immigration experience.

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Dates:
2017 June 30
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2017
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Maia Daniel (presenter); Sarah Chapman This event is based on longstanding traditions in the traveling circus. Performers often lived in trailers, stationed in a circle adjacent to the circus grounds. After performances, they would meet in the center and share a potluck dinner in their ever-changing backyard.

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Dates:
2017 July 02
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2017
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Dave Rabinowitz (presenter); Amity Stoddard; Sarah Chapman This event is based on longstanding traditions in the traveling circus. Performers often lived in trailers, stationed in a circle adjacent to the circus grounds. After performances, they would meet in the center and share a potluck dinner in their ever-changing "backyard."

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Dates:
2017 July 03
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2017
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Jeffrey Raz (presenter); Jeffrey Raz; Robin Eurich; Joel Baker; Karen Bell; Natasha Kaluza With technical advances, high-speed rigging changes, and clowning being taught in only a few circus schools, do circuses still want and need clowns?

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Dates:
2017 July 03
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2017
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Maia Daniel (presenter); Sarah Chapman This event is based on longstanding traditions in the traveling circus. Performers often lived in trailers, stationed in a circle adjacent to the circus grounds. After performances, they would meet in the center and share a potluck dinner in their ever-changing "backyard."