These audiotapes were culled from the records of the Women's Equity Action League and include board meetings from both WEAL and WEAL Fund, conferences, and recordings from programs on women in the military, and women and employment, among other topics
These interviews were recorded by folklorist Gordon Wilson, Sr., a member of the faculty of Western Kentucky University. They concern folk beliefs and remedies, proverbs, and sayings. Note cards are also present
Descriptive Entry These records include tape recordings made or received by the Office of Public Affairs, usually of Smithsonian events or by Smithsonian staff. They also include tapes made of animal sounds for the National Museum of Natural History Audioguide and other tapes received by the Archives, regardless of origin. Some of these recordings come from commercial networks or other sources, and cannot be reproduced without permission from these sources.
Reel to reel and cassette audiotapes containing lectures, speeches, and papers given during various symposia, conferences, meetings, and radio programs sponsored by the Humanities Commission. The several sets of tapes document the history of women in Minnesota (October-December 1975; 10 reel to reel tapes), American Bicentennial lectures given at the University of Wisconsin--Madison detailing nationality groups that settled in the Midwest (1976; 10 reel to reel tapes), the future of the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area (1975; 13 cassette tapes), Native American values (1976; 9 cassette tapes), regions and regionalism ([1973?]; 6 cassette tapes), Blacks and Native Americans in Minnesota (1977; 6 cassette tapes), the north woods Native American experience (1978; 3 cassette tapes), prostitution and violence against women (1978, 1980; 2 cassette tapes), and Native American culture and history (undated, 1976; 4 cassette tapes). Organizations involved in these projects along with the ... Read More