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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1839-1986, undated
Size:
94 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S16
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 16: Country, Western, and Folk Music contains approximately 11,500 pieces of sheet music and other materials documenting the development of and popular attitudes towards country, western, and folk music in the United States. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1966
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for American Broadcasting Company and traveled to Africa from June 1966 to early August 1966.

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Creators:
Naff, Alixa, 1919-2013
Dates:
circa 1957-1972
Size:
28 color prints
13 sound tapes (open reel)
1,500 slides (circa 1500 black & white and color slides)
300 prints (circa, silver gelatin)
1 box (35 mm acetate negatives)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2011-02
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs taken by Alixa Naff between 1957 and the early 1970s on trips to England, Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Middle East, and open reel audio tapes of interviews regarding Syrian-Lebanese folklore that Naff conducted in 1965 in the Lebanese Village of Rashaya al-Wadi. Comprising this collection are images of cities, structures, art, pe...

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Creators:
Tuggle, William Orrie, 1841-1884
Dates:
March 1, 1887
Size:
173 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS566AC
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Filed with the manuscript are papers describing it and relating to its history (566-c) as follows: Folder 1-Bureau of American Ethnology correspondence, 1883-87, relating to history of Tuggle manuscript. 3 pages original and 15 photostats, with typed abstract covering all correspondence, 1 page typed. Folder 2-Description and comparison of the 2 co...

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Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Automobile
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
2018 June 27
Level:
item
Size:
1 sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2018
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Ashkhen Khudaverdyan; Armen Kirakosyan; In Armenia, as in the wider region embracing the Middle East and Greece, shadow puppet theaters typically perform plays in which a trickster hero (known as Karagyoz) and his more sedate partner experience a series of comic and sometimes rude situations. Although somewhat similar to the shadow theaters of Turk...

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Dates:
2018 July 04
Level:
item
Size:
1 sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2018
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Ashkhen Khudaverdyan; Armen Kirakosyan; In Armenia, as in the wider region embracing the Middle East and Greece, shadow puppet theaters typically perform plays in which a trickster hero (known as Karagyoz) and his more sedate partner experience a series of comic and sometimes rude situations. Although somewhat similar to the shadow theaters of Turk...

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Dates:
2018 July 06
Level:
item
Size:
1 sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2018
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Ashkhen Khudaverdyan; Armen Kirakosyan; Artur Kocharyan; In Armenia, as in the wider region embracing the Middle East and Greece, shadow puppet theaters typically perform plays in which a trickster hero (known as Karagyoz) and his more sedate partner experience a series of comic and sometimes rude situations. Although somewhat similar to the shadow...

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Dates:
1920-1925
Level:
file
Size:
14 Items
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S04
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

"Baby," 1922, CASTLES IN THE AIR"I Want a Picture of You," 1921, GREENWICH VILLAGE FOLLIES OF 1921"In My Dream of You," 1914, THE CRIOLINE GIRL"I've Got Feathers on My Head," 1911, MADAME SHERRY"Jack O'Lantern Moon," 1913; 1914, PECK O'PICKLES"Lantern of Love," 1925, CASTLES IN THE AIR"Love's Little Journey," 1920, MAID TO LOVE"Mister Mulligan and ...

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Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.meiemari
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Locations depicted include Greece, Italy, Egypt, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus, Lebanon, and Syria