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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

Widely considered one of the most important centers of its kind, the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage is dedicated to "promoting the understanding and continuity of diverse, contemporary grassroots cultures in the United States and around the world". The Center is responsible for producing the annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival, coordinating the Folkways Recordings, and conducting ethnographic and cultural heritage policy-oriented research. First-time visitors to their site will want to begin by learning about the center's mission and recent work by perusing "The Center" section, then perhaps by learning about various internships and fellowships within the "Opportunities" area. Students and the general public will enjoy the various online exhibitions offered here in the "Explore Culture" area, as they cover subjects as diverse as mid-Atlantic maritime culture and the notion of what "borders" are.
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Date of Scout Publication 1999-11-30
Archived Scout Publication URL https://scout.wisc.edu/Reports/ScoutReport/2005/scout-050211#5

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