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Browsing items in: Collecting Memories - Oral Histories of American Folklorists

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    • James Madison Carpenter interview;

    • This interview is included in the American Folklore Society Oral History Project held at the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. This collection consists of sound recordings, manuscripts, and...
    • African Americans--Music; Ballads, English--England; Ballads, English--Scotland; Ballads, Scots--Scotland; Baths, Roman--England--Photographs; Carols--England--Cornwall (County); Castles--Scotland--Photographs; Children's songs, English--England;...
    • Archie Green interview;

    • This interview is included in the American Folklore Society Oral History Project held at the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. This item is two interviews with Archie Green conducted by David...
    • American Folklife Center; Folklorists--California--Interviews; Folklore--United States; Folk music--United States; Working class Jews--California; Working class--United States; Labor unions--United States; Socialism--United States;...
    • Alan Jabbour interview;

    • This interview is included in the American Folklore Society Oral History Project held at the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. This item is a videotaped interview of Alan Jabbour, former...
    • American Folklife Center; Folklorists--Washington (D.C.)--Interviews; Fiddlers--Washington (D.C.)--Interviews;
    • William A. "Bert" Wilson interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, William A. "Bert" Wilson, born on September 23, 1933, talks about his...
    • American Folklore Society; Brigham Young University; National Defense Education Act Language Fellowship; Utah State University; Bidney, David, 1908-1987; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Emerich, Duncan B.; Fife, Alta (Alta Stevens),...
    • Ellen Stekert interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Ellen Stekert speaks of her involvement with the Indiana University...
    • American Folklore Society; Cornell University; Journal of American Folklore; University of Pennsylvania; Wayne State University; Wayne State University Folklore Archives; Bidney, David, 1908-1987; Botkin, Benjamin Albert, 1901-1975; Carpenter, Inta...
    • Theodore Humphrey interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. This interview included Linda Humphrey, Theodore Humphrey, and Ellen Wachs. In this...
    • American Folklore Society; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Parlor, Mary Celeste; Wilgus, D.K.;
    • Ellen Wachs interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. This interview included Linda Humphrey, Theodore Humphrey, and Ellen Wachs. In this...
    • American Folklore Society; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Parlor, Mary Celeste; Wilgus, D.K.;
    • Linda Humphrey interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. This interview included Linda Humphrey, Theodore Humphrey, and Ellen Wachs. In this...
    • American Folklore Society; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Parlor, Mary Celeste; Wilgus, D.K.;
    • Robert A. Georges interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Robert A. Georges discusses his time at the Indiana University...
    • American Folklore Society; Folklorists--United States--Interviews; Folklore Forum; Journal of American Folklore; Midwest Folklore; University of Pennsylvania; University of California, Los Angeles; Folklore professor; Ben-Amos, Dan; Brunvand, Jan...
    • Herbert Halpert interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Herbert Halpert, professor emeritus from the Folklore Department at...
    • American Folklore Society; Hoosier Folklore Bulletin; Indiana University Folklore Summer Institute; Memorial University of Newfoundland; Works Progress Administration; Professor; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Hand, Wayland D....
    • Warren E. Roberts interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Warren Roberts discusses his interests in folklore and his...
    • American Folklore Society; Indiana University Folklore Summer Institute; Indiana University Foundation; Journal of American Folklore; Pennsylvania State University; Reed College; United States Army; Professor; Ashton, John William, 1900-; Boas,...
    • Edward D. "Sandy" Ives interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, born on September 4, 1925, discusses singing...
    • American Folklore Society; Indiana University; Indiana University Folklore Summer Institute; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Dundes, Alan; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Kirtley, Bacil F., 1924-; Dissertation, Academic;...
    • Henry H. Glassie interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Henry Glassie speaks of his early life and early exposure to folklore...
    • American Folklore Society; Journal of American Folklore; University of Pennsylvania; Abrahams, Roger D., 1933-; Dégh, Linda; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Dundes, Alan; Emerich, Duncan B.; Goldstein, Kenneth S.; Kniffen, Fred...
    • Beverly Stoeltje interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Beverly Stoeltje, born in 1940, discusses studying folklore at the...
    • American Folklore Society; University of Pennsylvania; University of Texas at Austin; Bauman, Richard; Boatright, Mody Coggin, 1896-1970; Brown, Mary Ellen, 1939-; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976;...
    • Roger D. Abrahams interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Roger Abrahams, born in June of 1933, speaks of his early life and...
    • Anthropology; Education; Teaching; Bauman, Richard; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Leach, MacEdward, 1896-1967; Indiana University; University of Pennsylvania; University of Texas at Austin; Folklorists--United States--Interviews;
    • W. Edson Richmond interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, W. Edson Richmond discusses his involvement with the Indiana...
    • Baughman, Ernest Warren, 1916-; Brewster, Paul G.; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Halpert, Herbert; Hand, Wayland D. (Wayland Debs), 1907-1986; Herzog, George, 1901-1983; Jansen, William Hugh; Roberts, Warren E. (Warren Everett),...
    • Thomas A. Sebeok interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview,Thomas A. Sebeok, born on November 9, 1920, discusses how he first...
    • Bauman, Richard; Dégh, Linda; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Dundes, Alan; Hand, Wayland D. (Wayland Debs), 1907-1986; Jakobson, Roman, 1896-1982; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Voegelin, C. F. (Charles Frederick), 1906-1986; Wells,...
    • Dov Noy interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Dov Noy discusses his involvement with the Indiana University...
    • Bidney, David, 1908-1987; Buckley, Bruce; Dorson, Gloria; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Roberts, Warren E. (Warren Everett), 1924-; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Wells, Herman B.; Indiana University Folklore Summer Institute;...
    • Mody C. Boatright interview;

    • This interview is included in the American Folklore Society Oral History Project held at the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. This oral history interview with folklorist Mody C. Boatright...
    • Boatright, Mody Coggin, 1896-1970; American Folklore Society; Abrahams, Roger D.; Folklorists--United States--Interviews; Texas--Social life and customs;
    • Ken Clarke interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Ken Clarke, born on January 6, 1917, developed an interest in...
    • Castner, Richard; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Noy, Dov; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Dissertation, Academic; Education; Folklorists--United States--Interviews;
    • Elliott Oring interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Elliott Oring discusses his connections with the Indiana University...
    • De Caro, F. A.; Dégh, Linda; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Dundes, Alan; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Augusto, David; Bidney, David, 1908-1987; Burns, Thomas A.; Carpenter, Inta Gale; Durham, James R., 1938-; Fish, Lydia M.;...
    • Richard Reuss interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Richard Reuss discusses his involvement with the Indiana University...
    • Dégh, Linda; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Dundes, Alan; Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002; Richmond, W. Edson (Winthrop Edson), 1916-1994; Roberts, Warren E. (Warren Everett), 1924-; Stekert, Ellen Jane, 1935-; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976;...
    • Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett talks of her early education in English...
    • Dégh, Linda; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Dundes, Alan; Mintz, Jerome R.; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Turner Hotel; Folklore Forum; Folklorists--United States--Interviews; Women folklorists--United States--Interviews;
    • Roger Wallace interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. This interview included Dorothy Letsinger, Margarite Thompson Hays, and Roger Wallace. ...
    • Discussion club; Indiana University Folklore Summer Institute; David, Harold; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Kinsey, Alfred C. (Alfred Charles), 1894-1956; Niles, John Beatty; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Wells, Herman B.;
    • Margarite Thompson Hays interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. This interview included Dorothy Letsinger, Margarite Thompson Hays, and Roger Wallace. ...
    • Discussion club; Indiana University Folklore Summer Institute; David, Harold; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Kinsey, Alfred C. (Alfred Charles), 1894-1956; Niles, John Beatty; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Wells, Herman B.;
    • Dorothy Letsinger interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. This interview included Dorothy Letsinger, Margarite Thompson Hays, and Roger Wallace. ...
    • Discussion club; Indiana University Folklore Summer Institute; David, Harold; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Kinsey, Alfred C. (Alfred Charles), 1894-1956; Niles, John Beatty; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Wells, Herman B.;
    • Richard Bauman interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Richard Bauman, born on October 28, 1940, discusses the need he had...
    • Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Dundes, Alan; Leach, MacEdward, 1896-1967; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Taylor, Archer, 1890-1973; Anthropology; Folklorists--United States--Interviews;
    • Felix J. Oinas interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Felix J. Oinas discusses his ties to the Indiana University Folklore...
    • Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Glassie, Henry, 1941-; Taylor, Archer, 1890-1973; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Jason, Heda; Messenger, John; Dissertation, Academic; Folklorists; Linguist; Indiana University. Dept. of Slavic Languages...
    • Neil Rosenberg interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Neil Rosenberg, born on March 21, 1939, discusses his great enjoyment...
    • Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Halpert, Herbert; Hand, Wayland D. (Wayland Debs), 1907-1986; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Wells, Herman B.; Dissertation, Academic; American Folklore Society; University of Pennsylvania;
    • Ernest Baughman interview

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Ernest "Ernie" Baughman, born in 1916, discusses how he was first...
    • Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Hand, Wayland D. (Wayland Debs), 1907-1986; Jansen, William Hugh; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Hoosier Folklore Bulletin; Hoosier Folklore Society; Bloomington, (Ind.); New Mexico; Dissertation,...
    • Frank deCaro interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Frank deCaro, born in 1943, was in college during the 'folksong...
    • Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Barbara; Folklorists--United States--Interviews;
    • Mary Ellen Brown interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Mary Ellen Brown, born on January 6, 1939, talks about being...
    • Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Leach, MacEdward, 1896-1967; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Folklorists--United States--Interviews; Women folklorists--United States--Interviews;
    • Ronald Smith interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Ronald Smith speaks of his educational background and his subsequent...
    • Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; List, George, 1911-2008; Ortiz-Karp, Norma; Primrose, William, 1904-1982; Stone, Ruth; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Ethnomusicology; Public schools;
    • Dan Ben-Amos interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Dan Ben-Amos, born in Israel on September 3, 1934, discusses how he...
    • Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Folklorists--United States--Interviews;
    • Sandy Dolby-Stahl interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Sandy Dolby-Stahl, born on November 26, 1946, discusses how she...
    • Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Glassie, Henry, 1941-; Folklorists--United States--Interviews; Women folklorists--United States--Interviews;
    • Jan Harold Brunvand interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Jan Harold Brunvand, born on March 23, 1933 to Norwegian immigrants,...
    • Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Richmond, W. Edson (Winthrop Edson), 1916-1994; Roberts, Warren E. (Warren Everett), 1924-; United States. Army; Journal of American Folklore; University of Michigan; Utah...
    • Duncan Emrich interview by David Brinkley;

    • This interview is included in the American Folklore Society Oral History Project held at the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. This item is an interview of Duncan Emrich, head of the Folklore...
    • Emrich, Duncan, 1908-1977--Interviews; Archive of Folk Song (U.S.); Folk music--United States; Folk songs, English--United States; Radio programs;
    • Louis C. Jones interview;

    • This interview is included in the American Folklore Society Oral History Project held at the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. This item is Recordings of speeches at a Farmers' Museum event,...
    • Farmers' Museum (Cooperstown, N.Y.); School buildings--New York (State)--Cooperstown; Education--New York (State);

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