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Sound recording 17 DEC 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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Sound recording 04 MAR 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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Salinan sound recording 13 OCT 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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Aleut Sound Recording 1941

National Anthropological Archives
Discs were originally housed in the National Archives as part of Record Group 106 (Records of the Smithsonian Institution, 1871-1952). On March 18, 2005, they were returned to the Smithsonian Institution as SIA Acc. 05-142 and in 2010 the records were transferred to the National Anthropological Archives and added to the J.P. Harrington Collection.

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Side 1 (B): Story of trip to Agent Proctor's house to get permssion to go to Chimawa in English and Aleut. Side 2 (A): Story told by Irskiy of how he and some other boys went fishing followed by English translation of the same; account of a seal drive in Aleut and English.

Episode 4

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Bluegrass from the Lilly Brothers and Don Stover, railroad tunes, sea chanteys, mountain music, and old-time songs of “Rags and Riches.” Plus, world music from Afghanistan and the Abayudaya of Uganda.

Kiriwinian #2 [sound recording]

National Anthropological Archives
Digital surrogates are available online.

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

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 0133, 0134, 0135, 0180-0182 CHU CT58:CHU CT59, 7.50IPS, NARS

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Episode 6

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
French Carpenter plays the fiddle tune that won his grandfather’s release from a Civil War prison camp, Texas Gladden sings of a mother’s spectral encounter with the ghosts of her children, Hatian Vodou practitioners sing a funerary song to release the spirits of the dead and Indonesian pop legend Rhoma Irama.

David Smith Colloquium on Plecker, January 30, 1990 [sound recording]

National Anthropological Archives
Virginia Foundation for the Humaities

Broadsides (Program #8)

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
This episode of Smithsonian Folkways: Sounds to Grow On focuses on topical songs, mostly from a small-distribution, widely influential magazine from the 1960s and 70s and 80s called Broadside Magazine. In 1962, the first issue cost 35 cents and consisted of a meager 300 copies. But it included songs from such masters as Malvina Reynolds, Bob Dylan and Phil Ochs. Broadside brought many topical singer songwriters to the public’s attention, including, in addition to Reynolds, Ochs and Dylan; Tom Paxton, Richard Farina, Janis Ian and Buffy St. Marie, to name just a few. Smithsonian Folkways: Sounds to Grow On is a 26-part series hosted by Michael Asch that features the original recordings of Folkways Records.

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 CHE 0020-0025, 0027, 0028

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[Gabbang and tenes-tenes ballad recorded at Karundung, Sanga-Sanga, Tawi-Tawi], 1965 November [sound recording]

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

Track information transcribed from list provided by H. Arlo Nimmo.

Audio Letter from Harwood to parents [sound recording]

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

Audio letter also includes excerpt of interview wi th informant telling history of settlement and Nyakyusa boy singing songs in Swahil i.

Sound recording JUN 1941

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

DT WN CL

Disc Note:Jpm List:JPH Lr Marr

SEE 0018-0021, 0023-0031

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Butting Heads

Smithsonian Institution

Squabbles big and small: A dining room turns two besties into lifelong enemies; a researcher embraces the panda craze; and why some dinosaur skulls were built to take a beating.

The Right Stuff Right Now

National Air and Space Museum

The criteria to become an astronaut has evolved over the years, but it’s still one of the toughest jobs to land. 18,000 people applied to be a part of NASA’s most recent astronaut class and only 12 were selected. In this episode, we’ll explore how the right stuff has changed with the times and get a taste of what hopefuls go through to make the cut.

The Harlem Renaissance (Program #4)

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
A remarkable thing about Folkways is the number of significant movements in the 20th century with which it was in tune. One such movement is the African-American poetry scene, starting with the Harlem Renaissance that began in the 1920s. The Harlem Renaissance is a rather loose term that identifies a flourishing of poetry and prose to emerge from Harlem. The poetry ranges greatly stylistically. But what unites all these poets, including Langston Hughes and Claude McKay, is that they focus in some way on the experience of the African-American in the U.S. Smithsonian Folkways: Sounds to Grow On is a 26-part series hosted by Michael Asch that features the original recordings of Folkways records.

The Many Lives of Owney the Dog

Smithsonian Institution

120 years ago, Owney was a global celebrity. He was also a dog. And no, he didn’t juggle plates or dance on two legs, Owney was famous for simply riding trains with the US mail. So, climb aboard the Sidedoor Express and join us as we revisit different chapters of Owney’s story – his rise to fame, his disastrous fall, and his remarkable return to the spotlight at the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum. It’ll be a doggone good time.

Memphis radio deejay George Klein discusses Elvis Presley

National Portrait Gallery
George Klein, author of "Elvis: My Best Man" speaks about Elvis Presley

The Letter J (Program #17)

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Shortly before he died in 1986, my father was interviewed I think by the Today Show on NBC. At that time, he justified his policy of never withdrawing a record title from the complete two thousand plus collection by saying: “would you take the letter J out of the dictionary merely because it is used less frequently than the letter S?” Well, I thought I would base this show on that idea. Here we have a show in celebration of the letter J. We will cover songs, music from countries, artists, instruments and sounds which all begin with the letter J.

Will Kaufman, author talk

National Portrait Gallery
"Woody Guthrie, American Radical (Music in American Life)" -- author Will Kaufman discusses his book and plays songs by woody Guthrie.

Ponapean Chant by Gregor Donre, 1973 [sound recording]

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

Mailed Oct[ober] 10, 1973

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.

DT SC CL

Disc Note:Jpm List:JPH Lr Marr Kathlamet Texts; Boas, Franz; BAE Bulletin 26, 1901

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