Discovered 11 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 Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary ("The Library”) seeks to digitize the raw film footage and related audio recordings from its Johanna L. Spector Papers and Audio-Visual Materials, a collection that documents the nearly extinct musi...

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Dr. Robert Garfias KRAB Radio Programs 1962-1981: Musics of the World

This project focuses on the preservation of 118 analog reel to reel tapes from the Robert Garfias KRAB Radio Show collection and on improved access to the collection. These programs, produced by ethnomusicologist Robert Garfias from 1962-1981, are...

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

The proposed two-year project, Digitizing Hidden California Light and Sound, starting June 1, 2016 and running through May 31, 2018, will continue to build a unique reference and research resource called the California Light and Sound (CLS) collec...

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

We propose to digitize selected audiovisual collections on Nepal and to disseminate these to scholars and the public. These well-documented materials—representing a part of the world that has experience extensive sociocultural change due to vari...

Preserving "Woody's Children": Documenting Decades of American Folk Music

Preserving "Woody's Children" ensures the accessibility and longevity of a major collection of American broadcasting and performing arts history, as well as the creativity of the show's creator and host, Robert Sherman. Sherman's papers and record...