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    • 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;
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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;
    • 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...
    • 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;
    • 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...
    • 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.;
    • 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.;
    • 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,...
    • 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.;
    • 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),...
    • 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;...
    • 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...
    • 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;...
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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);
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;...
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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.;...
    • 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;...
    • 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,...
    • 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,...
    • 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;
    • 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....
    • 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,...
    • 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;
    • Folklore teaching unit, 1985

    • Folklore teaching unit by Mary K. Spencer from Spring 1985 includes autobiographical sketch, cover essay and background, objective, and folklore curriculum which mentions the "Bear Lake monster" in "What people SAY", day 2, local lore.
    • Folklore--Utah; Education;
    • Navajo necklace, Logan, Utah

    • Image shows a Navajo bead necklace made out of juniper seeds with a design typically used on Navajo wedding baskets. This is an example of a new art form using a traditional design. While the designs and interpretations may vary slightly, the basic...
    • Necklaces; Ethnic jewelry; Navajo art; Navajo beadwork; Seeds as art material; Beads;
    • Yellowman's brother in Dennehotso, northern Arizona

    • This is a photo of Yellowman's brother, Mike Johnson and his wife Marylou (Dinnehotso, Arizona, 1956). Although Maryann and Mike are smiling in this picture laughing over a Navajo joke, Barre Toelken explains in his book, The Anguish of Snails:...
    • Navajo culture; Navajo Indian Reservation; Navajo Indians; Navajo Indians--Social life and customs; Native American; Native American culture;
    • Navajo rug, Blanding, Utah, 1975

    • The rug shown in this image is from the 1970’s, measuring approximately 2 1/2' X 3'. It is woven in black, white, tan, with a yellow-squash colored center. Image can also be found in the book The Anguish of Snails: Native American Folklore in the...
    • Navajo rugs; Weaving;
    • Boyd Udy interview

    • Mr. Boyd Udy is the cow boss and ranch manager at the ATK ranch in northern Utah. He talks about his current duties, his past occupations over the years, and ranching in general. Interviewed by Randy Williams on May 12, 2011 at the ATK Ranch in...
    • Udy, Boyd--Interviews; Ranching; Ranch managers; Ranchers; Horseshoers; Blacksmiths; Cattle ranching; Horse farms; Pasture, Right of; Pastures—Irrigation; Swine; Rodeo; Leatherwork; Saddlery; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Beef...

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