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Dawn over the Maurice River. A manuses a pole to push a skiff through flat water on the river

Finding balance in the bogs and bayous

Three women standing together, half-length portrait

Celebrating the Online Launch of the Fiftieth Occupational Folklife Project – And How It Got There!

Dr. Melissa Cooper delivering a lecture as part of the American Folklife Center's Benjamin A. Botkin Lecture Series at the Whittall Pavilion at the Library of Congress.

Botkin Folklife Lectures Plus: Dr. Melissa Cooper, Scholar of Gullah Geechee Cultural History

A photo of stilt walkers interacting with attendees of the during the Goombay Festival in Miami

AFC Community Collections Grantee Spotlight: Documenting Goombay and Little Bahamas of Coconut Grove, Miami

Attendee badge from Super MAGfest 2024.

Folklife, Videogames, Cosplay, and More

Large footprint impressions create a path through mud.

On the trail of Bigfoot in the Library of Congress

Five people outdoors holding musical instruments

Homegrown Plus: The Berntsons, Andrea Hoag, and Loretta Kelley

A man sits in an office with many books

New Occupational Folklife Project Documents African American Nurses and the Chi Eta Phi Sorority

Three people play Hardanger fiddle, viola d'amore, and Nyckelharpa.

Homegrown Plus: Northern Resonance