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American folklife

Mary Hufford

American folklife

a commonwealth of cultures

by Mary Hufford

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Published by American Folklife Center, Library of Congress in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore -- United States.,
  • United States -- Social life and customs.,
  • United States -- Civilization.

  • Edition Notes

    Also available via Internet from the Library of Congress web site.

    Statementby Mary Hufford.
    SeriesPublications of the American Folklife Center -- no. 17.
    ContributionsAmerican Folklife Center.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[20] p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15493813M

    All Smithsonian museums and Smithsonian Libraries locations continue to be closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID We are not announcing a re-opening date at this time and will provide updates on a regular and as-needed basis. Festival of American Folklife. July , The Festival featured four programs. In The Bahamas program, Americans could find intriguing connections to a shared history embodied in the traditions of the descendants of Africans, free and enslaved, British Loyalists, Seminoles, and many other immigrants.

    American folklife is steeped in world cultures, or invented as new culture, always evolving, yet often practiced as it was created many years or even centuries ago. This fascinating encyclopedia explores the rich and varied cultural traditions of folklife in America - from barn raisings to the Internet, tattoos, and Zydeco - through expressions. Yoder was similarly influential in the creation of the American Folklife Center; in the hearings on the idea of an American Folklife Foundation, out of which AFC eventually grew, Yoder was a witness before Congress, testifying to the advisability of such a foundation, alongside Alan Lomax, Theodore Bikel, and others.

    The New American Cooking: Recipes Full of Delectable New Flavors From Around The World As Well As Fresh Ways With Old Favorites The New American Cooking Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous: My Search for Jewish Cooking in France5/5(1). The Quiet American is husband and wife duo, Aaron and Nicole Keim. In Hood River, OR, they live an artistic life, making music, building musical instruments, writing books, crafting folk art and raising their 6 year old son Henry. Their connection to folk tradition is undeniable, even as they find new ways to sing old songs and unique ways to.


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The Festival of American Folklife's first decade culminated with the Bicentennial Festival of American Folklife that took place for twelve weeks in the summer offrom June 16 to September 6 (programs typically ran from Wednesday through Sunday each week).

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