Baez, Joan, 1941-

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Joan Baez (b. Jan. 9, 1941) is a singer, songwriter, musician, and activist. She got her start during the 1959 Newport Folk Festival and is well known for her performance of "We Shall Overcome" at the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
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referencedIn The March in Washington
referencedIn Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. [Entertainment: closeup view of vocalists Joan Baez and Bob Dylan.]
referencedIn Heisler, Friedy Baumann, 1900-1997. Further interviews on personal and professional life : oral history transcript / Friedy Baumann Heisler. Interviews conducted by Suzanne B. Riess in 1991-1992. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1998. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Kevles, Barbara L. Papers : 1971-1976. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Charlotte Painter Papers, 1955-1992 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Jimmy Carter - Meets with Joan Baez
referencedIn Monterey Public Library. California History Room. Biography clippings : "B" [surname] folder 1881-2008. Monterey Public Library
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection artist name files, 1940-2005 (artists A-C). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Weiss, Cora, 1934-. Cora Weiss papers, 1960- Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Painter, Charlotte. Charlotte Painter papers, 1955-2004. Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Monterey Public Library. California History Room. Institute for the Study of Nonviolence clippings 1965-1966 Monterey Public Library
referencedIn Sturkey, Don. Don Sturkey photographic materials, 1951-1989. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contributorOf Baez, Joan: Christmas Evening Concert (n.d.) (O/A 4472) Jimmy Carter Library
referencedIn Council for United Civil Rights Leadership. We shall overcome [sound recording], 1963. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Bobbye S. Ortiz Papers, (bulk, 1919-1993 and undated, 1950-1990) David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Woodberry Poetry Room (Harvard College Library) poetry readings, 1931- (ongoing). Woodberry Poetry Room, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn James E. Jackson and Esther Cooper Jackson Photographs, 1910-1995, (Bulk 1960-1979) Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
referencedIn FOLK SINGERS IN AMERICA JOAN BAEZ United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Jimmy Carter - SALT briefing for community leaders, Fr. 1-17; With Joan baez, Fr. 32-34
referencedIn Monterey Public Library. California History Room. Festivals-folk music clippings 1963-1987 Monterey Public Library
referencedIn Portraits of University of California individuals and groups, ca. 1850-[ongoing] The Bancroft Library. University Archives.
referencedIn United Farm Workers of America. Information and Research Dept. United Farm Workers Information and Research Department records, 1939-1978, (bulk 1970-1977). Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban Affairs
referencedIn Monterey Public Library. California History Room. Music-folk clippings 1964-1992 Monterey Public Library
referencedIn Václav Havel address accepting the Jackson H. Ralston prize [videorecording], 1994 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Staff Secretary. 1976 - 1981. Presidential Files. 1977 - 1981. 10/30/79 [2]
referencedIn Plaut, Frederick, 1907-1985. The Frederick and Rose Plaut papers, 1907-1986 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Hammond, John, musician. [New England Folk Music Archives : early recordings from the Boston/Cambridge folk music scene, 1959-1966?]. Harvard University, Loeb Music Library
referencedIn Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984. Papers: Series I-III, 1908-1985 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Finley, Art, 1926-. Art Finley fonds. University of British Columbia Library
referencedIn Joan Baez collection, [ca. 1960-ongoing]. Museum of Performance & Design
referencedIn Taylor Branch Papers, (bulk, ), 1865-2013, 1958-2009 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. [Entertainment: Vocalist Joan Baez. A sign hanging near the microphones reads "We Shall Overcome." ]
referencedIn Branch, Taylor. Taylor Branch papers, 1865-2009 (bulk 1958-2009). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn American Vaudeville Museum collection, 1845-2007, (bulk 1910-1940) University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
referencedIn Records of, Sojourner, (inclusive), (bulk), 1920-2004, 1975-2002 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Rosalynn Carter - With Joan Baez
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn Broadside Collection, 1962-1991 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
referencedIn Esquire, Inc. Records, 1933-1977 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection Artist Name File, 1940-2005 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
referencedIn Institute for the Study of Non-Violence. Papers concerning the Institute for the Study of Non-Violence, 1965-1968. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn 10/30/79
referencedIn The, Daily Worker, and, The Daily World, Photographs Collection, Bulk, 1930-1990, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn Elliot, Rona. Rona Elliot Papers, 1963-2008. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives
referencedIn Plaut, Frederick, 1907-1985. The Frederick and Rose Plaut papers, 1907-1986 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn The Frederick and Rose Plaut Papers, 1907-1986 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn Burns, Casey, 1975-. Casey Burns collection, 1997-2006. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Baez, Joan. Joan Baez : file of clippings and miscellanea. Michigan State University Libraries, Main Library
referencedIn Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997. Film and video archive, 1938-2001. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Papers, 1908-1985 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Padwee, Michael. Papers, 1966-1969. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Andreĭ Sakharov papers, 1852-2002 (inclusive), 1960-1990 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Jimmy Carter - Robert Weinberger, Fr. 2-14; With Joan Baez, Fr. 14A-17 Jimmy Carter Library
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associatedWith American Museum of Vaudeville corporateBody
parentOf Baez, Albert V. person
relativeOf Baez, John C., 1961- person
associatedWith BARBARA DEMING, 1917-1984 person
associatedWith Branch, Taylor. person
associatedWith Branch, Taylor. person
associatedWith Broadside. corporateBody
associatedWith Burns, Casey, 1975- person
associatedWith Communist Party of the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Council for United Civil Rights Leadership. corporateBody
associatedWith Cullen, Frank, 1936- person
associatedWith Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984. person
associatedWith Dylan, Bob, 1941-.... person
associatedWith Elliot, Rona. person
associatedWith Esquire, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Finley, Art, 1926- person
associatedWith Frederick and Rose Plaut person
associatedWith Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997. person
associatedWith Havel, Václav. person
associatedWith Heisler, Friedy Baumann, 1900-1997. person
associatedWith Institute for the Study of Non-Violence. corporateBody
associatedWith Jackson, James E., 1914-2007 person
associatedWith Jobs, Steve, 1955-2011 person
associatedWith Kevles, Barbara L. person
participantIn March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith McNeilly, Donald, 1945- person
associatedWith Michigan State University. Library. American Radicalism Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Monterey Public Library. California History Room. corporateBody
associatedWith Monterey Public Library. California History Room. corporateBody
associatedWith Monterey Public Library. California History Room. corporateBody
associatedWith Monterey Public Library. California History Room. corporateBody
participantIn Newport Folk Festival corporateBody
correspondedWith New Yorker Magazine, Inc corporateBody
associatedWith Ortiz, Bobbye S. person
associatedWith Ortiz, Bobbye S. person
associatedWith Padwee, Michael. person
associatedWith Painter, Charlotte. person
associatedWith Painter, Charlotte. person
associatedWith Plaut, Frederick, 1907-1985. person
correspondedWith Sakharov, Andreĭ, 1921-1989 person
associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
associatedWith Sojourner (Cambridge, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Sturkey, Don. person
correspondedWith United Farm Workers of America. Information and Research Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith Weiss, Cora, 1934- person
associatedWith Woodberry Poetry Room (Harvard College Library). corporateBody
participantIn Woodstock Festival (1969 : Bethel, N.Y.) corporateBody
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Staten Island NY US
Subject
Folk singers
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Folk musicians
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Birth 1941-01-09

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English

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