Folkstreams offers streaming video of documentary films about American folklore. Select "Women" from the subjects list to explore a wide range of topics, from life stories of ballad and gospel singers to the wedding traditions as practiced by Old...
African American women; Aging; Folk music; Folklore; Quiltmakers; Religion; Social life and customs; Weddings; Women singers;
Jean Thomas (1881-1982) documented the music, crafts, and daily lives of people in the eastern Kentucky mountains. This collection, which also documents the staging of the annual American Folk Song Festival, includes more than 1000 photographs.
Appalachian region; Folk festivals; Folk music; Folklore; Girls; Social life and customs; Women folklorists
More than 2,900 documents cover such topics as folklore, life during the depression, occupations, religion, immigration, and daily life.
Depressions, 1929; Folklore; Social life and customs
United States -- Alabama; United States -- Connecticut; United States -- Florida; United States -- Georgia; United States -- Illinois; United States -- Massachusetts; United States -- Montana; United States -- Nebraska; United States -- New Mexico;...
This collection includes more than 150 half-hour radio programs produced by Catch the Spirit of Appalachia, a western North Carolina not-for-profit. Interviewees discuss traditions, events, and life stories of the region.
Arts and Crafts; Farm life; Folklore; Storytelling
United States -- North Carolina
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