Indiana University Folklore Institute files on the Smithsonian Festival of American Folklife 1987 1979-1995, (bulk 1986-1987).

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Indiana University Folklore Institute files on the Smithsonian Festival of American Folklife 1987 1979-1995, (bulk 1986-1987).

The first series, Project Participation Research (1986-1987) contains application materials related to the 1987 Festival of American Folklife, project correspondence, materials given to presenters and participants, and festival research. The second series contains contains research about past festivals and materials documenting Festival History (1974-1987), including materials relating to the 1986 festival, a publicity report, press clippings, festival programs, and related publications of the Office of Folklife Programs at the Smithsonian. The third series, Student Projects (1979-1995), comprises the bulk of the overall collection and contains written reports, photograph collections, and audio and visual recordings.

2.4 cubic feet (5 boxes)

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Festival of American Folklife

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Indiana University, Bloomington. Folklore Institute

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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 Languag...

Smithsonian institution. Office of folklife programs

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The Festival presents Alaska life, occupations, native crafts, dance, etc. through interviews and film. From the description of 1984 Festival of American Folklife : Alaska presentation. (Alaska State Library). WorldCat record id: 42928308 ...

Festival of American Folklife (21st : 1987 : Washington, D.C. and Michigan)

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