Duke University - David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Video recordings of interviews with individuals living in Virginia, Mississippi, North Carolina, Alabama, Kentucky, Arkansas, and Georgia in 1992. The project was directed by Bob Korstad and Neil Boothby of the Duke University Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy
Collection contains two videodiscs of the annual folklore lecture by Steve Siporin, these titled "A Bear and a Bandit: What a legendary Utah grizzly and an Italian brigand have in common." This lecture was on “A Bear and a Bandit,” an essay in the winter 2015 Utah Historical Quarterly which compared the story of the grizzly bear Old Ephraim in Cache Valley, Utah, with the tale of the famous Italian bandit Tiburzi in Maremma, Italy. Materials dated November 8, 2013
Includes video of a People for Golden Gate National Recreation Area gathering in 1990 featuring Edgar and Peggy Wayburn and several commercial videotapes on Alaska, Yosemite, logging, giant sequoias, etc
Descriptive Entry This accession consists of video recordings of lectures, interviews, meetings, symposia, forums, seminars, roundtables, and other events across the Smithsonian Institution (SI). Many of these videos were made available via various SI websites. Some materials are audio recordings. Materials are in electronic format.
"Blue Ridge Views" consisted primarily of videos about Appalachian musicians and festivals. Musicians include Bill Monroe, Doc Watson, Ralph Stanley, and Sheila Kay Adams Barnhill. Although many festivals are music-oriented, others focus on molasses, the Appalachian Trail, and other topics. Other subjects include cheese making, pottery, gee haw whimmy diddles, the authors Carl Sandburg and Thomas Wolfe, grist mills among other topics