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Season Three Update!

Smithsonian Institution

Tony sneaks away from the mosquitoes and frogs of Panama to make a special announcement: Sidedoor
season three launches on Wednesday, August 8! Get ready for even more amazing
stories from every corner of the Smithsonian. Pro tip: subscribe today to receive new episodes before anyone
else, including our upcoming season premiere, "The Curse of the Hope Diamond."  

Alsea Sound Recording MAY 1941

National Anthropological Archives
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.

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Disc Note:Jpm List:JPH Lr Marr Alsea Texts and Myths; Frachtenberg, Leo J; BAE Bulletin 67, 1920

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Episode 34

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
From Kenyan harvests to Creole cuisine, and Crescent City waffles to cold pizza for breakfast... music in praise of food in all its wonderful varieties. We hear a Native American song for a buffalo feast and Josh White's iconic down-at-the-heels anthem “One Meat Ball,” plus more.

S. Lane Faison interview excerpt

Archives of American Art
Samson Lane Faison Jr. (1907-2006) was an art history professor at Williams College, Massachusetts. During World War II, Faison enlisted and served in the Naval Air Force. From 1945 to 1946, Faison was a member of the Office of Strategic Services Art Looting Investigation Unit (ALIU), finding and recovering art stolen by the Nazis. In this audio clip, Faison discusses his exploits as a Monuments Men, starting with the phone call asking him to join the ALIU and later working as the director of the Munich Central Collecting Point, one of several locations established by the U.S. State Department to gather the recovered art for repatriation.

Confronting the Past

Smithsonian Institution

In 1921, a riot destroyed almost 40 blocks of a wealthy black neighborhood in North Tulsa, Oklahoma. No one knows exactly how many people died, no one was ever convicted, and no one really talked about it until nearly a century later. In this episode, Sidedoor explores the story of the Tulsa Race Massacre and why it's important that you know it. Episode originally released Nov. 9, 2016.

Thomas Carr Howe interview excerpt

Archives of American Art
Thomas Carr Howe (1904-1994) was the director of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor in San Francisco for nearly four decades. During World War II, Howe enlisted and was a U.S. Naval Lieutenant before being assigned to the MFAA Section, serving from 1945 to 1946 in Germany and Austria. In this audio clip, Howe talks about locating large caches of art work that had been looted by the Nazis in the salt mines and the postwar restitution efforts and returning the artwork to their countries of origin.

Charles Schulz, portrait presentation

National Portrait Gallery
A portrait of Charles Schulz by photographer Yousuf Karsh was presented to the National Portrait Gallery in a ceremony, October 1, 2010.

Time (Program #15)

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
This show will mine the Folkways catalogue for songs about clocks and time, at least Western conceptions of time. We start with a little bluegrass reflection on clocks and then move onto all sorts of songs with references to time or time keeping. A timely program. Smithsonian Folkways: Sounds to Grow On is a 26-part series hosted by Michael Asch that features the original recordings of Folkways Records.

Ainu 2 (Original), August 4, 1965 [sound recording]

National Anthropological Archives
A recording made in Mr. Teshi's shop in Akan, Hokkaido, Japan during an ethnographic study of child life. Contents of reel 2; 1. Mukkuri (musical instrument), by Kisa Shitakawara (female age 78).

Tubatulabal Sound Recording n.d

National Anthropological Archives
Digital audio file produced from 1/4" open reel tape copy.

Disc Note:JPH Note

SEE TUB 0003

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Luiseno sound recording 12 AUG 1937

National Anthropological Archives
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.

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Chippewa Mille Lacs Reservation I-II [sound recording]

National Anthropological Archives
The introduction for a Chippewa book [possibly the one written by Sister M. Inez Hilger]. Recorded on the Mille Lacs Reservation in Minnesota.

Sound recording 04 AUG 1936

National Anthropological Archives
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support of the Arcadia Fund.

Disc Note:Aeh List

SEE CHU 0142, 0143, 0145-0151 CHU CT20:CHU CT21, 7.50IPS, NARS

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Sound recording 04 AUG 1936

National Anthropological Archives
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.

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Disc Note:Aeh List

SEE CHU 0189, 0191 CHU CT65:CHU CT66, 7.50 IPS, NARS

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Sound recording MAR 1941

National Anthropological Archives
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.

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Disc Note:Jpm List:JPH Lr Marr

SEE GAL CT27, 21 MINS:GAL CT28, 21 MINS, 7.50IPS

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Fiesta in Santa Maria del Rosario [sound recording]

National Anthropological Archives
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.

On lable "Rosario"

Salinan Sound Recording 30 AUG 1936

National Anthropological Archives
Digital audio file produced from 1/4" open reel tape copy.

Disc Note

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Sound recording APR 1941

National Anthropological Archives
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.

Disc Note:Jpm List:JPH Lr Marr

SEE COQ 0025 COQ CT49, 19 MINS:COQ CT50, 19 MINS, 7.50IPS

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Sound recording n.d

National Anthropological Archives
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.

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Himba Year Names, February 11, 1973 [sound recording]

National Anthropological Archives
73-K-5 and 72-K-6, Sister José Nobriga comments on Himba year names

Days of the Week (Program #12)

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
It was kind of a gloomy day around Michael Asch’s home when his researcher Rob Wiznura sent him an idea for a show that presented the days of the week in song. It was a blue day, so he thought Blue Monday, because it goes through the days of the week and returns to Monday, as did his idea. But Folkways didn’t record Blue Monday. But then it came to me, even better than Blue Monday was Stormy Monday as it captured the weather and also went through the days of the week. And so it was that an idea for a Folkways radio show was born. Listen as Michael presents material from “the days of the Folkways week”. Smithsonian Folkways: Sounds to Grow On is a 26-part series hosted by Michael Asch that features the original recordings of Folkways Records.

Cahuilla sound recording 12 OCT 1937

National Anthropological Archives
Digital audio file produced from 1/4" open reel tape copy.

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Disc Note:JPH Ls 27 May 1937:Ac List

SEE CAH 0021, 0023-0030

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