Indiana University, Bloomington. Folklore Institute

The Smithsonian Festival of American Folklife was first held in 1967. This festival brings together craftspeople, musicians, dancers, and other folk artists from every region of the United States and from many American ethnic communities. The 1987 festival was attended and documented by students of the Indiana University Folklore Institute. Students photographed and recorded (video and audio) presentations at the 1987 festival. The theme of the 1987 festival was Cultural Conservation and Languages: America's Many Voices, with the Appalachian, Chinese-American, Lao-American, and Mexican-American communities highlighted. The festival was held in Washington D.C. and in the state of Michigan.

From the description of Indiana University Folklore Institute files on the Smithsonian Festival of American Folklife 1987 1979-1995, (bulk 1986-1987). (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 746764463


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