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Canela Khêêtuwayê Festival , 'long' Hiwa song - I (1959-2), 1959 [sound recording]

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

R-Canela

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 0001-0006

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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 0002; 0004

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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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Men testing the recording equipment.

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 SC CL

Disc Note:Jpm List:JPH Lr Marr Handbook of American Indian Languages; Boas, Franz; BAE Bulletin 40, Part 1, 1911; Part 2, 1922

SEE COO 0002-0005 COO CT1, 21 MINS:COO CT2, 21 MINS, 7.50IPS

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This One's for Dilla

Smithsonian Institution

Even if you’ve never heard his name, you’ve probably heard his sound. J Dilla was a prolific hip-hop artist who collaborated with many hip-hop greats – from Questlove to Erykah Badu to Eminem. In this episode, we’re telling the story of J Dilla’s life and legacy through those that knew him best – his mother (aka Ma Dukes), James Poyser, and Frank Nitt – and some surprising objects on display at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Hart Crane by Gaston Lachaise

National Portrait Gallery

Sound recording 01 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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Miwok Sound Recording DEC 1940

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

Disc Note:Jpm List:JPH Lr 09 Jan 1941

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Kiriwinian #12 [sound recording]

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

Chumash Sound Recording 23 JUL 1936

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

SC WN

Disc Note:Aeh List

SEE CHU CT9 CHU CT7, 21 MINS:CHU CT8, 21 MINS:CHU CT9, 3 MINS, 7.50 IPS, NARS CHU CT9, 3 MINS, 7.50IPS, NARS

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Tim Conlon and Dave Hupp, artist interview

National Portrait Gallery
Interview with Tim Conlon and Dave Hupp - their graffiti art was part of NPG's exhibition "RECOGNIZE! Hip Hop and Contemporary Portraiture. Interview by NPG Web Developer Benjamin Bloom.

Rocket Man

National Air and Space Museum

AirSpace hosts give their take on First Man, the new biopic about the original Moon-walker Neil Armstrong. Starring Ryan Gosling and Claire Foy and directed by Damien Chazelle, First Man recounts Armstrong’s life during the eight-year period before the Moon landing in 1969. In this episode,  Emily, Matt, and Nick share what the movie got right and provide a little more background on some of the historical players, other NASA missions, and cultural context that don’t get a full treatment. If you’ve seen the film, consider this a supplement that makes it even better. And if you haven’t, we’ll give you enough of the highlights to be dinner-party literate. But beware, spoilers!

Alexander Calder self-portrait, Face-to-Face talk

National Portrait Gallery
Beth Turner, Vice Provost for the Arts at UVA, talks about artist Alexander Calder

Cahuilla sound recording 09 OCT 1937

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

DT SC CL

Disc Note:JPH Ls 27 May 1937:Ac List

SEE CAH 0014, 0016, 0017 CAH CT9, 31 MINS, 7.50IPS, NARS

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Korean dances [sound recording]

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

Instrumental music and voice. Title transcribed from box.

Episode 36

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Songs of farewell this hour on Tapestry of the Times... goodbyes to sweethearts, families, childhood homes, and old jobs we'd maybe rather forget. Music from Chile, Kyrgyzstan, and American legends Woody Guthrie, Lead Belly, Doc Watson, and cowboy poet Buck Ramsey.

Judy Chicago interview excerpt - discovery

Archives of American Art
Feminist artist, author, and educator Judy Chicago inspired a generation of women artists to find a place for themselves in the art world. In this segment of an oral history interview for the Archives of American Art conducted in 2009, Chicago talks about the act of discovery as the central motivating force in her life and art. This interview was funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Eunice Kennedy Shriver portrait dedication ceremony

National Portrait Gallery
The unveiling of Eunice Kennedy Shriver's portrait, featuring remarks from Bobby Shriver and artist David Lenz

Episode 2

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
We'll get an introduction to the legendary blind bluesman Reverend Gary Davis, we'll hear the harmonies of lady bluegrass pioneers Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerard, and we'll listen to the resonant, baritone voice of singer and activist Paul Robeson...... plus Woody Guthrie, Lead Belly, and world music from Mali to Cuba.

Field Trip!

Smithsonian Institution

Sidedoor hits the road, sneaking behind the scenes for the ultimate Smithsonian field trip we never took as kids. Lizzie and producer Justin O'Neill journey by bike, train, and even horse (okay, plastic horse) in a romp from museum to museum, encountering a hungry predator, a group of Broadway monsters, the last work of an iconic painter, and lots more. Join us!

Links from the episode:

Hokusai's Under the Wave off Kanagawa (aka "The Great Wave") at the Freer Gallery  

Tarantula Feedings at the National Museum of Natural History

David Best's Temple at the Renwick Gallery

Mitsitam Café at the National Museum of the American Indian

The Smithsonian Carousel

Struggle and Protest (Program #24)

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Moses Asch was a steadfast and passionate advocate for underdogs who spoke up for themselves. He cared deeply about unions, civil rights, fights for freedom, and fights against oppression. On this show, his son Michael Asch explores the catalogue looking for songs that exemplify this commitment. Smithsonian Folkways: Sounds to Grow On is a 26-part series hosted by Michael Asch that features the original recordings of Folkways Records.
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