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Items left in front of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial: a red rose sits on top of a worn pair of brown boots, with flags and letters positioned on either side.

VHP’s Newest Online Exhibit: In Memoriam

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