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

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    • 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),...
    • Wayland D. Hand 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, Wayland Hand discusses his experiences with the Indiana University...
    • Folklorists--United States--Interviews; American Folklore Society; California Folklore Society; Indiana University Folklore Summer Institute; Journal of American Folklore; New York Folklore Society; University of Pennsylvania; Professor; Ashton,...
    • 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,...
    • 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,...
    • 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.;
    • Stephen Stern 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, Stephen Stern, born on June 12, 1947, talks about his early life and...
    • University of California, Los Angeles; Dégh, Linda; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Georges, Robert A.; Glassie, Henry, 1941-; Rourke, Constance; Dissertation, Academic;
    • Shirley Steiner 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, Shirley Steiner discusses her interests in folklore and her...
    • Oberlin College; University of California, Los Angeles; Bauman, Richard; Botkin, Benjamin Albert, 1901-1975; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Stoeltje, Beverly; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Tarot cards;
    • 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;
    • Ruth Stone 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, Ruth Stone discusses her involvement with the Indiana University...
    • Hunter College; Indiana University Archives of Traditional Music; Juilliard School; Mathers Museum of World Cultures; Society of Ethnomusicology; University of Northern Iowa; Boilès, Charles Lafayette; Brandel, Rose; Cashion, Jerry; Dégh, Linda;...
    • 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;
    • 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.;
    • Roger L. Janelli 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 L. Janelli, born on September 21, 1943, talks about his...
    • Journal of the Folklore Institute; University of Pennsylvania; United States. Army; Professor; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Leach, MacEdward, 1896-1967; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Wells, Herman B.; Education;
    • 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;
    • 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...
    • 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;...
    • 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;
    • Ralph Steele Boggs 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, Ralph Steele Boggs, born on November 17, 1901, discusses his interest...
    • Taylor, Archer, 1890-1973; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Folklorists--United States--Interviews;
    • Olive Dame Campbell 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 sound recording of Olive Dame Campbell speaking...
    • Wolf, Jim--Correspondence; Folk singers--Appalachian Region; Folk songs, English--Appalachian Region; Ballads, English--Appalachian Region; Hymns, English--Appalachian Region;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • Michael Owen Jones 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,Michael Owen Jones, born on October 11, 1942, recalls, as an...
    • University of California, Los Angeles; University of Kansas; Professor; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; American Folklore; Dissertation, Academic;
    • 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;
    • 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.;
    • 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);
    • 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.;
    • 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;
    • Joseph C. Hickerson 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, Joseph C. Hickerson, an archivist at the Library of Congress,...
    • Indiana University Folklore Summer Institute; Blue Yodel; Indiana University Folksong Club; Library of Congress; Midwest Folklore; Oberlin College; Ashton, John William, 1900-; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Oinas, Felix J.; List,...
    • John W. Johnson 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, John W. Johnson, born on March 14, 1942, talks about his early life...
    • Peace Corps; University of Texas at Austin; Professor; Abrahams, Roger D.; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Oinas, Felix J.; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Bird, Charles; Somalia; Texas; Dissertation, Academic; Education;
    • John McDowell 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, John McDowell, born on September 24, 1946, discusses his early life...
    • University of Pennsylvania; University of Texas at Austin; Professor; Abrahams, Roger D.; Bauman, Richard; Brown, Mary Ellen, 1939-; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; El-Shamy, Hasan;
    • Jean Ritchie 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. It is part of the Alan Lomax collection. Lomax interviewed Jean...
    • Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002.--Ethnomusicological collections; Folk music; Folk dance music; Dance; Field recordings; Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress); American Folklife Center; Ritchie, Jean;
    • Jane Young interview;

    • Jane Young interview, conducted by Hannah Blanke. Included in the Oral Histories: Scholars of Feminism collection compiled by the AFS Women's Section Oral History Project. This interview and accompanying photographs are available at the Minds@UW...
    • Zuni Indians; Folklorists--United States--Interviews; Indian pottery; University of Texas at Austin;
    • 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...
    • 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;...

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