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A man playing a guitar and singing to a close crowd of a dozen or so men and women

AFC acquires the papers of folk arts pioneer Bess Lomax Hawes

Posted by: Nicole Saylor

The following is a guest post from Todd Harvey, the curator of the Alan Lomax Collection at the American Folklife Center archives, Library of Congress. The American Folklife Center is delighted to announce donation of the Bess Lomax Hawes Collection (AFC 2014/008) to the Center’s archive. The collection contains manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs, and moving …