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FZ-256604-17
Sidney Robertson and the Documentation of American Folk Music in the New Deal Era
Sheryl Kaskowitz, Unaffiliated Independent Scholar

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“Government Song Women": Margaret Valiant, Sidney Robertson, and New Deal Collecting (Conference/Institute/Seminar)
Title: “Government Song Women": Margaret Valiant, Sidney Robertson, and New Deal Collecting
Author: Sheryl Kaskowitz
Abstract: Appearing on the "Documentation and Archival Collections" panel, this paper gave an overview of these two women's collecting activities as part of the Resettlement Administration's music unit, and discussed the unacknowledged contributions that they made to collecting methodologies and to the recording collections at the American Folklife Center.
Date Range: September 26, 2019
Location: Women Documenting the World Symposium, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Primary URL: http://www.loc.gov/folklife/Symposia/womenethnographers/index.html

“'Government Song Women': Margaret Valiant, Sidney Robertson, and New Deal Collecting," presentation at the Women Documenting the World Symposium (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: “'Government Song Women': Margaret Valiant, Sidney Robertson, and New Deal Collecting," presentation at the Women Documenting the World Symposium
Abstract: As part of the "Documentation and Archival Collections" panel, this presentation gave an overview of the music collecting activities of Sidney Robertson and Margaret Valiant as part of the music unit of the Resettlement Administration (and, later, the Farm Security Administration), including their pioneering collecting methodologies and their little-known recordings within the collections of the American Folklife Center.
Author: Sheryl Kaskowitz
Date: 9/26/2019
Location: American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Primary URL: http://www.loc.gov/folklife/Symposia/womenethnographers/index.html
Primary URL Description: Women Documenting the World Symposium: Women as Folklorists, Ethnomusicologists & Fieldworkers


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