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Graciela Santiago performs at the Mexican Fiesta in Finney County
Graciela Santiago performs at the Mexican Fiesta in Finney County, 1999. Photo courtesy of Finney County Convention and Tourist Bureau. Part of the documentation in Kansas's Local Legacies projects.

Kansas

The collections of the American Folklife Center contain materials from Kansas that document the diversity of the state's folk traditions. Among its unique recordings are folklore and reminiscences of Kansas Mennonites and old-time fiddle music. Other Kansas recordings range from blues to mariachi music, from gospel to Croatian tamburitza music.

Collection

Finding Aid: View a complete list of our Kansas collections.

Local Legacies: This project provides a "snapshot" of local culture as it was expressed in the year 2000. View Kansas' Local Legacies projects.

Veterans History Project: Browse state collections from the Veterans History Project.

Songs of America: Browse an interactive state map for selected songs from the American Folklife Center’s collections, as well as songs from the Library’s Music Division and Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division.

Webcast

The Bajich Brothers: Serbian American Tambura Music from Kansas. Recorded September 17, 2008. [webcast and event flyer]

Additional Resources

Folklife Resources: Find state folklife-related agencies, societies, archives, higher education programs, and more, in Folklife Sourcebook: A Directory of Folklife Resources in the United States.

 

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