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Folk songs, English -- United States.

View Resource Southern Mosaic: The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip

This site, developed by the American Memory Project at the Library of Congress, draws on the voluminous collection of recordings made by John and Ruby Lomax on their three-month trip across the American South in 1939. The pair traveled over 6,500 miles and, along the way, recorded approximately 25 hours of folk music from over 300 performers. These gems of American musical culture include fiddle...
View Resource Folksongs for the Five Points

Recently, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum invited digital artists to create works that explore contemporary immigrant experiences in New York City. With the kind assistance of the Institute for Museum and Library Services (along with the J.M. Kaplan Fund), this rather remarkable multimedia collection allows visitors to explore this very vibrant and diverse community through sounds, text, and...