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;
This collection includes more than 700 of Thomas' photographs of ethnic weddings in the United States. Ethnic and religious traditions that are represented in the collection include Afghan (Muslim); African American; Akan (Ghana); Albanian...
Dancing; Immigrant women; Marriage customs and rites; Religion; Weddings; Women photographers
United States -- California; United States -- Illinois; United States -- Louisiana; United States -- Maryland; United States -- Michigan; United States -- New Jersey; United States -- New York; United States -- Ohio; United States -- Oregon; United...
This collection includes the audio and transcripts of interviews with 45 residents of Cache Valley, Utah. The collection features women originally from Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, and Venezuela. Key...
Hispanic American women; Families; Religion
United States -- Idaho -- Cache Valley; United States -- Utah -- Cache Valley
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
Cherokee Traditions includes historic photographs, images of art forms (basketry, pottery, and woodwork), and native language recordings. The site provides a wealth of contextual information, such as biographies of artisans and essays that cover...
Basket makers; Basket making; Cherokee women; Women potters;
These 15 oral histories (audio and transcripts) with women of eastern European birth or heritage cover building homes and communities, retaining their ethnic traditions, and experiencing the Great Depression and World War II.
Depressions -- 1929; Hungarian American women; Immigrant women; Lithuanian American women; Polish American women; Social life and customs; Ukrainian American women; World War, 1939-1945
United States -- Ohio -- Cleveland
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