Discovered 9 Entries

Jewish Ethnomusicology from the East: The Archives of Johanna Spector

The hidden collection of Dr. Johanna Spector (1915-2008) is a major repository of primary source materials related to dwindling Jewish communities in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Spector was a professor of Ethnomusicology at The Jewish Theol...

Digitizing Film Footage of Non-Western Jewish Cultures from the Johanna L. Spector Papers and Audio-Visual Materials

The films and related audio within the Johanna L. Spector Papers and Audio-Visual Materials consist of archival raw footage shot by Dr. Spector, a world-renowned ethnomusicologist and professor at what is now the H. L. Miller Cantorial School and ...

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Hidden Jewish Ethnomusicology from the East: The Archives of Johanna Spector

Johanna Spector (1915-2008) was a world-renowned ethnomusicologist, who authored several books and made a vast number of contributions to encyclopedias and professional journals. This archive of papers, photographs, films and slides are the produc...

The California Audiovisual Preservation Project: Digitizing Hidden California Light and Sound

Project partners have proposed collections to enrich the CLS collection that develop critical themes of the state’s, and the country’s, rapid development from the early 20th to the early 21st century: Immigration and settlement. Eastern Ca...

African American Museum and Library at Oakland

Sacred, Secular, and Sewn with Soul: Discovering Alabama's Folk Culture

Located in the basement of the Alabama State Council on the Arts, private homes, and offices, Alabama's Folklife Collections include field recordings, slides, photographs, film, video, digital files, reel to reel tapes, cassettes, and ephemera tha...

Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH), Alabama Center for Traditional Culture (ACTC), Archive of Alabama Folk Culture (AAFC)

Creating a Shared catalog for New York's Ethnographic Collections: A Cooperative Project

The identified folklore collections include materials which illustrate the use of cultural knowledge (oral narrative, handmade objects, music, dance, etc) within New York's communities. They illustrate New York's role in championing traditional m...

Exposing the Hidden Folklore Collections in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Collections relate to the ethnographic documentation of the cultural practices and lifeways of both the long-established and newly arrived individuals and communities in three contiguous states in the Mid-Atlantic region: New York, New Jersey, and...

Exposing the Hidden Folklore Collections in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Taken as a whole, the collections to be included encompass four decades of unique primary source documents, particularly audio-visual recordings and oral histories, detailing the traditional customs, beliefs, occupational skills, and expressive cu...

From the Mountain Top to the Desktop: Exposing the Cultures and Late 20th Century History of Nepal to a Global Audience

The NAA/HSFA proposes for digitization 13 film and video archival collections with associated still images and text collections. Footage was shot throughout Nepal with an emphasis on the Kathmandu Valley, ca. 1950-1989. The selected collections co...