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The 75th anniversary of Library folklorist Alan Lomax's pioneering song collecting trip to the Upper Midwest in 1938.

Alan Lomax and the Soundscapes of the Upper Midwest: 75th anniversary of the Library of Congress Folk-Song Expedition to Mich Library of Congress

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The 75th anniversary of Library folklorist Alan Lomax's pioneering song collecting trip to the Upper Midwest in 1938.

    Lost on Lake Michigan

    Lost on Lake Michigan

    Irish-American song composition on Beaver Island, Michigan.

    • 5 min
    The Beaver Island Boys

    The Beaver Island Boys

    Beaver Island, Michigan, fiddling and bawdy songs.

    • 6 min
    Michigan-I-O

    Michigan-I-O

    Songs of the Great Lakes sailors performed in Traverse City, MI.

    • 5 min
    Songs and Tales of the Michigan Lumberjacks

    Songs and Tales of the Michigan Lumberjacks

    Lumbermen and Shantymen from northern Michigan perform their repertoires.

    • 6 min
    In the Shadow of the Chrysler Plant

    In the Shadow of the Chrysler Plant

    Serbian-Americans perform traditional music in modern Detroit, 1938.

    • 5 min
    Mrs. Maté of Delray

    Mrs. Maté of Delray

    A Hungarian-American singer performs "The Fisherboy's Sweetheart" in Delray, a Detroit neighborhood

    • 5 min

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