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“America Changed Through Music”: Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music at 60 Folklore
Symposium on the 60th anniversary of the Harry Smith Anthology. UEA London, Saturday 15th September 2012 Website offers plenty to explore

Alan Lomax Website - Association for Cultural Equity Folklore
Great collection of Alan Lomax's work and information about his life. URL for this Website used to be - the new URL doesn't make a lot of sense, but the Website still has very good information on the work of Alan Lomax.
-Joe Offer-

Digital Library Of Appalachia Folklore
The Digital Library of Appalachia provides online access to archival and historical materials related to the culture of the southern and central Appalachian region. The contents of the DLA are drawn from special collections of Appalachian College Association member libraries.

Fife Folklore Archives, Utah State University Folklore
Not much available online right now, but worth watching. It would be worth a trip to Utah to view all the material in this archive.

Folk Music Archives Folklore
Digital interviews of American folk artists, groups & venues of the 50's and 60's with "Voice Clips", Pictures and Archival Information.

Folktexts: A library of folktales, folklore, fairy tales, and mythology Folklore
A very good collection of traditional stories and fairy tales.

In Search of Parlor Songs Folklore
Magazine since 1997 with back issues available online. Irving Berlin, Sea Songs and many subjects have been covered.

Murder by Gaslight: 19th Century American Murders Folklore
Murder by Gaslight is a compendium of information, resources and discussion on notable nineteenth century American murders. Investigate and comment on Lizzie Borden, Stagolee, H. H. Holmes, Mary Rogers, Naomi Wise and others.

Murray McMurray Poultry Husbandry Folklore
Since we have had threads about chix and dux, why not a link? Take their tour!
June, 2001

The Old, Weird America - My exploration of Harry Smith’s Anthology Folklore
With this blog, I want to use Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music as a roadmap to explore American folk music and maybe other countries traditions along the way. I’ll use texts, images, music and videos gathered from my personal collection and from the net to make this work-in-progress enjoyable and educational the best I can. Any suggestions, additional information, comments and critics are welcome…

Links: Miscellaneous: Folklore