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Selected Bibliography

Allen, Barbara, and William L. Montell.
From Memory to History: Using Oral History Sources in Local Historical Research. Nashville: American Association for State and Local History, 1981.

Baker, Holly Cutting, Amy Kotkin, and Margaret Yocom.
Family Folklore: Interviewing Guide and Questionnaire. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, 1975.

Banks, Ann.
First Person America. New York: Vintage Books, 1980.

Bartis, Peter.
Folklife and Fieldwork: A Layman's Introduction to Field Techniques. Washington, D.C.: American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, 1979.

Available from the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, DC 20540. Also available online at http://lcweb.loc.gov/folklife/afc.html

Bartis, Peter, and Paddy Bowman.
A Teacher's Guide to Folklife Resources for K-12 Classrooms. Washington, D.C.: American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, 1994.

Brunvand, Jan.
The Study of American Folklore: An Introduction. New York: W.W. Norton, 1978.

Collier, John, Jr., and Malcolm Collier.
Visual Anthropology: Photography as a Research Method. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1986.

Eff, Elaine, ed.
You Should Have Been Here Yesterday: A Guide to Cultural Documentation in Maryland. Crownsville: The Maryland Historical Trust Press, 1995.

Falk, Lisa.
Cultural Reporter. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History, 1995.

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Glassie, Henry.
The Spirit of Folk Art. New York: Abrams, 1989.

Haley, Alex.
Roots: The Saga of an American Family. Garden City, N.J.: Doubleday and Company, 1976.

Hufford, Mary.
American Folklife: A Commonwealth of Cultures. Washington, D.C.: American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, 1991.

Hufford, Mary, Marjorie Hunt, and Steven Zeitlin.
The Grand Generation: Memory, Mastery, Legacy. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service/Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1987.

Ives, Edward D.
The Tape-Recorded Interview: A Manual for Field Workers in Folklore and Oral History. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1980.

Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Barbara.
"An Accessible Aesthetic: The Role of Folk Arts and the Folk Artist in the Curriculum." New York Folklore (Winter), 1983.

Long, Larry.
Here I Stand: Elders' Wisdom, Children's Song. Smithsonian Folkways Recordings SF 45050. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1996.

MacDowell, Marsha.
Folk Arts in Education: A Resource Handbook. East Lansing: Michigan State University, 1987.

Simons, Elizabeth Radin.
Student Worlds Student Words: Teaching Writing Through Folklore. Portsmouth, N.H.: Heineman, 1990.

Spradley, James P., and David McCurdy.
The Cultural Experience: Ethnography in a Complex Society. Chicago: Science Research Associates, 1972.

Terkel, Studs.
Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression. New York: Pantheon Books, 1970.

Toelken, Barre.
The Dynamics of Folklore. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1975.

Wigginton, Eliot, ed.
Foxfire. 9 vols. New York: Doubleday, 1971-1986.

Zeitlin, Steven, Amy Kotkin, and Holly Cutting Baker.
A Celebration of American Family Folklore. New York: Pantheon Books, 1982.

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