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

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    • A.L. Lloyd 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 A.L....
    • Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002.--Ethnomusicological collections; Folk music; Folk dance music; Dance; Field recordings; Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress); American Folklife Center; Lloyd, A. L. (Albert Lancaster), 1908-1982;
    • Alan Dundes 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, Alan Dundes discusses wanting to study great literature after his...
    • University of Pennsylvania; Indiana University; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Taylor, Archer, 1890-1973; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Wells, Herman B; Dissertation, Academic; Folklorists--United States--Interviews;
    • 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;
    • Américo Paredes oral history;

    • 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.*** Oral history interview with Américo Paredes conducted by...
    • Folklorists--United States--Interviews; Mexican Americans--Texas--Interviews; Texas--Social life and customs;
    • Anne Pryor interview;

    • Anne Pryor interview by Elana Siegel, April 29, 2011, 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...
    • Rhode Island School of Design; University of Northern Colorado; Warren Air Force Base; Antinuclear movement;
    • 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;...
    • 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;
    • Barre Toelken interview;

    • Professor Barre Toelken talks about his life, beginning with his earliest childhood memories in Quabbin Valley Massachusetts--before the dam--including his families’ folk song/ballad traditions, throughout his education and career in folklore.;
    • Toelken, Barre; Folklore--Utah; Folklorists--Utah; Toelken, Barre--Portraits;
    • Bascom Lamar Lunsford 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 Duncan Emrich of the Archive of Folk Song at the...
    • Music festivals--Virginia; Folk music festivals--Virginia; Folk music--Appalachian Region; Folk dance music--Appalachian Region;
    • Beatriz Botero interview;

    • Interview with Beatriz Botero by Grace Colas, April 2011 about her findings on protest literature in Colombia, her work on Don Quijote, and how her psychology background influences her current work. Included in the Oral Histories: Scholars of...
    • Protest literature; Psychology; Don Quixote (Fictitious character); El ingenioso hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha; The Ingenious Gentleman, Don Quijote de la Mancha; Colombia;
    • Bess Lomax Hawes oral history;

    • 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. Interview with Bess Lomax Hawes, folklorist and sister of Alan...
    • Women folklorists--United States--Interviews; Folklorists--United States--Interviews; Hawes, Bess Lomax, 1921-2009;
    • 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;...
    • Chava Weissler interview;

    • Chava Weissler interview, conducted by Jessie Lavintman. 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...
    • Folklorists--United States--Interviews; Judaism; University of Pennsylvania; Jewish folklore; Feminism;
    • 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;
    • 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.;
    • 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;...
    • 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;
    • 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;...
    • 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...
    • 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.;
    • 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.;...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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;
    • Helen Leneva Flowers 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, Helen Leneva Flowers, born around 1910, went to Indiana university to...
    • Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Folklorists--United States--Interviews; Women folklorists--United States--Interviews;
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • Herbert Halpert 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 Herbert Halpert was interviewed about his...
    • Halpert, Herbert, 1911-2000--Interviews; Federal Theatre Project (U.S.). National Service Bureau; Folklorists--United States--Interviews;
    • Herman B. Wells 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, Herman B Wells speaks of his relationship with Stith Thompson and his...
    • Indiana University Folklore Summer Institute; Ashton, John William, 1900-; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; College presidents;
    • Jack Zipes interview;

    • Jack Zipes interview, conducted by Kent Genis. 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...
    • Folklorists--United States--Interviews; Blair Academy; Dartmouth College; Columbia University; Education; Pacifism; Peace movements; Folklore; Fairy tales;
    • 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;...
    • 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...
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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,...

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