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series
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1995
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Creators:
Burlin, Paul, 1886-1969
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
Dates:
1962
Size:
5 Items (Sound recording: 5 sound files (2 hr., 39 min.), digital, wav)
65 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.burlin62
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Paul Burlin, conducted on December 5-6, 1962, by Dorothy Gees Seckler, for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 25-July 6, 1997
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1997
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Metropolitan Washington Program 1987 Washington, D.C.
Jagoda, Flory
Jagoda, Flory
Cephas, John
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Dates:
1987 June 26
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1987
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

101 Ladino Music / Flory Jagoda. Guitar,Tambourine (Drum). 102 Blues Workshop / John Cephas, Bill Harris, John Jackson, Phil Wiggins, James Jackson. Guitar,Harmonica. 103 Folkways Workshop / Candie Carawan, Hazel Dickens, Ralph Rinzler, Guy Carawan.

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Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife (1975)
Hall, Kenny, (Musician)
Hall, Kenny, (Musician)
Ringer, Jim
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Dates:
1975 July 5
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1975
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Fiddler's contest: Kenny Hall--Rattlesnake bit the baby--Wagoner; Pappy Sherrill--Possum up a gumstump--Cherry blossom waltz; Van Cunningham--Neil Webb--Jump in the weeds; Roscoe White--Sally Johnson--Dill Pickle rag; Kenny Hall-- Stoney point--Suzanna gal; Bob Douglas--Leather britches--Liberty at the corn liquor; Byard Ray--Paddy on the turnpike;...

101 Muddy Road to Ducktown / Robert Douglas, Georgia Boy Brown. Fiddle,Guitar. 102 Highland Waltz / Robert Douglas, Georgia Boy Brown. Fiddle,Guitar. 103 Rattlesnake Bit the Baby / Jim Ringer, Kenny Hall. Fiddle,Guitar. 104 Waggoner / Jim Ringer, Kenny Hall. Fiddle,Guitar. 105 Possum Up a Gum Stump / Harold Lucas, Pappy Sherrill. Fiddle,Guitar....

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Penn, Larry
McGee, Bobbie
Collector Records
Magpie
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Dates:
circa 1937-2004
bulk 1960-1990
Size:
34.28 Cubic feet (3 record boxes of business records; 8 record boxes, including 374 non-master audio reels (10", 7", 5", 4" and 2" reels); 160 10" reels in open stacks; 4 record boxes, including 853 audio cassettes; 1 record box, including 36 video cassettes; and 491 long play records, 45s and compact discs.)
Collection ID:
CFCH.COLL
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

This collection documents the activities of Joe Glazer's record label Collector Records. Materials include the label's original commercial recordings, paper records related to day-to-day business operations and production, field recordings made by Joe Glazer, and Glazer's personal music collection.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 24-July 5, 1981
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1981
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife (1969)
Driftwood, Jimmie
Driftwood, Jimmie
Carter, Maybelle, 1909-1978
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Dates:
1969 July 4
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (7 inch reel, 1/4 inch tape)
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1969
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Ellen Stekert- MC; Jimmie Driftwood--Eighth of January/ Battle of New Orleans description; Maybelle Carter-- Cannonball blues (solid gone)--Wildwood flower; Grant Rogers- Nagging young woman--Its been nice to see you--You can't go; Norman Kennedy--Prickle eye bush (Maid freed from the gallows)--I'm a rover--A rovin'/ As I walked out (frag)

101 Ballads and Broadsides / Jimmie Driftwood. Guitar. 102 Ballads and Broadsides / Maybelle Carter. Guitar,Autoharp. 103 Ballads and Broadsides / Grant Rogers. Guitar. 104 Ballads and Broadsides / Norman Kennedy.

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series
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2007
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Dates:
2005-2006
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (2 half document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9619
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. P...

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