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Bess Lomax Hawes oral history

Bess Lomax Hawes

Bess Lomax Hawes oral history

by Bess Lomax Hawes

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women folklorists,
  • Interviews

  • About the Edition

    Interview with Bess Lomax Hawes, folklorist and sister of Alan Lomax, conducted by Joanne Rasi at the Library of Congress on April 25, 2004 in conjunction with the announcement of the acquisition of the Alan Lomax Collection by the American Folklife Center.

    Edition Notes

    ContributionsAmerican Folklife Center, Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folder. 1 videocassette of 1 (60 min.) (Mini-DV) : 1 sound cassette of 1 (60 min.) (DAT) :
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25015807M
    LC Control Number2007700266

    Alan Lomax and Accent series host John Ciardi visit the Georgia Sea Island Singers, hear their singing, watch their dancing, and interview Bessie Jones. (Accent, CBS TV, ) AMERICAN PATCHWORK SERIES From to Alan Lomax traveled the American South and Southwest with a television crew to document regional folklore with deep historical. Alan Lomax recorded hours of interviews with the New Orleans jazz composer Jelly Roll Morton in the 's, an early oral-history project that resulted in both a classic volume set of recordings and a book, "Mister Jelly Roll," which remains one of the most influential works on early jazz.

      Alan Lomax recorded hours of interviews with the New Orleans jazz composer Jelly Roll Morton in the 's, an early oral-history project that resulted in both a classic volume set of Author: Jon Pareles. John Avery Lomax, Jr., and Margaret Marable Lomax: box: 3D and undated: box: 3D Alan James Lomax, and undated box: 3D Bess Brown Lomax Hawes and family, and undated: Alice Lomax Pedigo and .

    Oral history is the collection and study of historical information about individuals, families, important events, or everyday life using audiotapes, videotapes, or transcriptions of planned interviews. Teacher resource for all grades, this book and CD set shares musical memories of people from 23 cultures. Gillis, Candida. The Community as Classroom. Portsmouth: Boynton/Cook, p. Good K resource on expanding curriculum to include people and places in students’ lives. Jones, Bessie, and Bess Lomax Hawes.


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Though less well-known that her brother -- Alan Lomax-- and her father -- John Lomax, Bess Lomax Hawes has nonetheless made important contribution in the field of folk music as both a teacher and a performer. She was born on Januin Austin, Texas, and was exposed to traditional music from an early age because of her father's work as a collector of folk songs.

Bess Lomax Hawes collection (AFC /) Nolan Porterfield book on John A. Lomax, Date: Civil Rights History Project One hundred and forty-five filmed oral history interviews with participants in the civil rights movement in the United States and related documentation.

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 /) to the Center’s archive.

Manuscript/Mixed Material Shirley's book by Bess Bauman Brown Lomax, Enlarge View images in sequence. Download. The collection contains manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images relating to the career and personal life of Bess Lomax Hawes (), a profound figure in 20 th century American folklife.

Musician, filmmaker, and teacher, she may be best remembered as the woman who implemented the Folk Arts Program at the National. Vera G. List (January 6,Brookline, MA – Octo Greenwich, Connecticut) was an American art collector and philanthropist.

She was awarded a National Medal of Arts. Contents. Bess Hawes made these films while teaching at CSU-Northridge Inshe became the first director of the Folk and Traditional Arts program at the National Endowment for the Arts.

Though she did not make other films, she has been an ardent supporter of filmmakers who Price: $ Abstract: Bess Lomax Hawes is the daughter of famed folklorist John A.

Lomax. Hawes had an active musical career as a singer, instrumentalist and songwriter. Her career as an educator began in when she became an instructor in guitar, banjo and folk music in the extension division at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Bess Lomax Hawes California State University at Northridge Peter Davis2: Now, St. Simon's is a place with woods - river on one side, beach on the other side and woods in between -- different roads, and the old fort, and the old Spanish moss that hangs on the trees that, you know, drips down, looks like, when the wind blow, look.

The 70 song games collected in Brown Girl in the Ring come from the Eastern Caribbean, a crescent-shaped chain of islands that stretches from Puerto Rico to Trinidad and Tobago. The compendium is based on song games that folklorist Alan Lomax recorded in For each of the songs--which come from Dominica, St.

Lucia, Anguilla, Nevis, and Carriacou, as well as Trinidad and Tobago--there are Cited by: 6. Bess Lomax Hawes (­) Daniel Sheehy Smithsonian Institution Bess Lomax Hawes was born Bess Brown Lomax Jr. on Januin Austin, Texas. Her father John Avery Lomax had published Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads ingaining a national reputation as a pioneering folklorist and champion of the oral traditions of.

The Films of Bess Lomax Hawes. $ Edmund Carpenter founded the department with the intention of moving anthropology beyond the book. He felt that the realities and insights of anthropology were often better represented in the arts than in scholarly texts and between and he led a flourishing and experimental department.

Folklorist Alan Lomax: Everyone Has A Story Lomax, the subject of a new biography by John Szwed, spent more than a half-century recording folk. A Guide to Oral History and the Law (Oxford Oral History Series) by John A. Neuenschwander: Habits of Change: An Oral History of American Nuns (Oxford Oral History Series) by Carole Garibaldi Rogers: Lady Bird Johnson: An Oral History (Oxford Oral History Series) by Michael L.

Gillette. Pauline Hillaire, Scälla–Of the Killer Whale (–), was a Lummi cultural historian, author, genealogist, artist, teacher, and conservator of Straits Salish knowledge and culture. She was the recipient of the Bess Lomax Hawes NEA National Heritage Fellowship Award.

Bess Lomax Hawes, daughter of John Lomax and brother of Alan Lomax, passed away two days ago. She was a pioneer in American efforts at cultural sustainability. Many younger public folklorists may not realize that as director of NEA-Folk Arts, Bess Hawes was the driving force in establishing the network of state folklorists in the US, chiefly.

Jones published two books during her lifetime. InJones and folklorist Bess Lomax Hawes, the sister of Alan Lomax, published Step it Down: Games, Plays, Songs, and Stories from the Afro-American Heritage. The book provides the history behind African American traditions as well as song lyrics and musical scores of African American folk songs.

Her book Spirits of the Cloth: Contemporary African American Quilts received the “Best Non-Fiction Book of the Year” award from the American Library Association. [8] In Dr. Mazloomi was named a NEA National Heritage Fellow, she was the recipient of the Bess Lomax Hawes Fellowship.

Alan Lomax (/ ˈ l oʊ m æ k s /; Janu – J ) was an American ethnomusicologist, best known for his numerous field recordings of folk music of the 20th century. He was also a musician himself, as well as a folklorist, archivist, writer, scholar, political activist, oral historian, and produced recordings, concerts, and radio shows in the US and in.

Listen online with a Flash teleprompter. English Listening and Reading Practice. ESL, EFL. Dunaway, Department of English Language and Literature, and Beer include folk figures as wide-ranging as Composers' Collective members from the .Papers of John Avery Lomax () and family members.

Lomax was a collector of North American folk songs, publishing collections of folk songs and serving as curator, Archive of American Folksong, Library of Congress.

He also served the University of Texas as secretary to the president and to alumni organizations until The collection includes song lyrics, music, sound recordings.AFC / Bess Lomax Hawes collection Papers and audiovisual materials relating to the career and personal life of folk arts administrator, folklorist, filmmaker, musician, and teacher Bess Lomax Hawes, most from Manuscripts and sound recordings relating .