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Summoning the spirits

Summoning the spirits

Includes cutout prints of three heads. No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860221.

The stranger's story

The stranger's story

(DLC/PP-1936:0089). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court / Samuel Clemens. New York : Charles L. Webster & Co., 1889, p. 21.

[Thinking of the story]

[Thinking of the story]

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1932:0029). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "A Good Story," Harper's Weekly, 34:75 (Jan. 25, 1890).

[Hearty laughter by both men]

[Hearty laughter by both men]

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1932:0029). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "A Good Story," Harper's Weekly, 34:75 (Jan. 25, 1890).

[Making a point, touching other man]

[Making a point, touching other man]

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1932:0009). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "A Good Story," Harper's Weekly, 34:75 (Jan. 25, 1890).

[The punch line, both men laughing]

[The punch line, both men laughing]

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1932:0029). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "A Good Story," Harper's Weekly, 34:75 (Jan. 25, 1890).

[Man standing and gesticulating with pipe to seated man]

[Man standing and gesticulating with pipe to seated man]

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1932:0029). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "A Good Story," Harper's Weekly, 34:75 (Jan. 25, 1890).

[The beginning of the story]

[The beginning of the story]

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1932:0029). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "A Good Story," Harper's Weekly, 34:75 (Jan. 25, 1890).

[One-hundred-tale ghost story gathering]

[One-hundred-tale ghost story gathering]

Ukiyo-e print illustration showing people gathered around a charcoal brazier to tell ghost stories, as a man creeps towards a lamp to extinguish one wick after each story, making the room darker and darker. Ill... more

Telling the story of Gettysburg

Telling the story of Gettysburg

Photograph shows man in uniform seated outdoors reading to a boy and a girl. Copyright by Heininger, Unger & Co., 310 Broadway, New York. Title from item.

Evolution of the book, east corridor. Oral tradition / J.W. Alexander, artist.

Evolution of the book, east corridor. Oral tradition / J.W. Alexander,...

Photo of mural in the Library of Congress Jefferson Building depicting Arabian storyteller recounting tales to a group of Arabs. Copyright 1896 by John W. Alexander. Copyright 1897 by Curtis & Cameron.

[Oral Tradition mural in Evolution of the Book series, by John W. Alexander. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Oral Tradition mural in Evolution of the Book series, by John W. Alex...

Photo of one part of a six-part mural on the history of the book; after conservation of the mural. Depicts Arabian storyteller recounting tales to a group of Arabs. Mural marked at bottom left: Copyright by Joh... more

This is it, Johnny on the spot a "Bill Nye" musical farce.

This is it, Johnny on the spot a "Bill Nye" musical farce.

"Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: A funny story. Created and "copyrighted 1898 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin, U.S.A." Direction of Charles Marks. Lower right corner is missing. No. 3497. Forms part of: Theatrica... more

From the ranks / Ehrhart.

From the ranks / Ehrhart.

Print shows American soldiers sitting around a campfire listening as one tells a story through verse of getting kissed by his girlfriend just before boarding the train. Includes a poem by Edwin L. Sabin. Title ... more

Oral tradition, mural at Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Oral tradition, mural at Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Title from Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912). Photograph of mural in the series "Evolution of the Book" at the Library of Congress. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 028016. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Oral tradition

Oral tradition

Date based on Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912). Photograph of a mural signed "copyrighted 1896 by John W. Alexander" at the Library of Congress. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 709. Gift; State Historical Soci... more

The long story

The long story

Date based on Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912). Photograph of a painting signed "W.S. Mount, 1837" atCorcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. "Long Island Rail Road" on sign on wall. Detroit Publishing Co.... more

Wounded soldier telling story to young woman and older man

Wounded soldier telling story to young woman and older man

Title devised by cataloger. Photograph of a drawing signed "F.O.C. Darley." "House" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 118. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The hero returned

The hero returned

Title and date based on Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912). "M 612" on transparency. Photograph of a painting. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 048089. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The mysterious stranger's story

The mysterious stranger's story

(DLC/PP-1933:0112). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Bird Center Cartoons / J.T. McCutcheon. Chicago : A.C. McClurg & Co., 1904.

Storytelling

Storytelling

Group of Apache men, two on horseback, others seated, listening and looking on as one member of the party is marking the ground with a stick. Title from item. Curtis no. 131(?). Forms part of: Edward S. Curtis ... more

What has happened is droll beyond imagining

What has happened is droll beyond imagining

(DLC/PP-1933:0185). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The Recrudescence of Madame Vic" by Thomas A. Janvier, Harper's magazine, 112:524 (March 1906).

Then, at last, Monsieur Poverel saw daylight

Then, at last, Monsieur Poverel saw daylight

(DLC/PP-1933:0185). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The Recrudescence of Madame Vic" by Thomas A. Janvier, Harper's magazine, 112:525 (March 1906).

The two-part story

The two-part story

(DLC/PP-1933:0185). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The Circulating Library" by Annie Hamilton Donnell, Harper's magazine, 117:698 (Oct. 1908).

La Revue Comique par Jehan Testevuide, no. 33-36

La Revue Comique par Jehan Testevuide, no. 33-36

Four satirical vignettes. In the first vignette two women look at a newspaper headline about the pilot, Paulhan. One women wishes to marry him, but her companion tells her that he is already married and offer... more

[Mirthful man telling story to four people]

[Mirthful man telling story to four people]

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1932:0039). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: The Rose and the Ring / George Barr. New York : Dodd, Mead & Co., 1910.

Jewish children listening to A Legend of the Northern Lights (N. American Indian) / Beals, N.Y.

Jewish children listening to A Legend of the Northern Lights (N. Ameri...

Photograph showing a librarian telling an Ojibwa legend to a roomful of children at the Queens Borough Public Library. Title from item. Accession box no. DLC/PP-2008:111.02

We were once young ourselves, said Martha with a touch of tenderness : I thought you might like to have the old days recalled again to-night

We were once young ourselves, said Martha with a touch of tenderness :...

(DLC/PP-1933:0205). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The Casting out of Jacob" by Charles Moreau Harger, Housekeeper, 35:15 (Oct. 1912).

Killing time. Boys and men (many of them workers) hanging around Swifts' Pool Room. Saturday P.M. A common sight any day. Educational influences bad: stories and remarks will not bear repetition. Mill boys and men. Location: Fall River, Massachusetts

Killing time. Boys and men (many of them workers) hanging around Swift...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 2768. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... more

[Man in peruke smiling and ending story while three men sleep]

[Man in peruke smiling and ending story while three men sleep]

Title devised by cataloger. Cf. CAI - Herford, no. 46 (A size). Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published as tailpiece for... more

[Man in peruke smiling and beginning a story, while three men listen at table]

[Man in peruke smiling and beginning a story, while three men listen a...

Title devised by cataloger. Cf. CAI - Herford, no. 49 (A size). Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published as headpiece for... more

Relating an experience

Relating an experience

Two Navajo Indians and horse. 196377 U.S. Copyright Office. Photograph copyrighted by Pennington (William M.) and Rowland (Wesley R.), 1914.

We must have knocked seven bells out of 'em; and we didn't lose a single battleship

We must have knocked seven bells out of 'em; and we didn't lose a sing...

(DLC/PP-1934:0068). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The Sure Shield" by Bartimeus, Metropolitan magazine, 47:34 (Feb. 1918).

People's story-teller, Petrograd, Russia

People's story-teller, Petrograd, Russia

J237358 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 18126.

Howard Miller telling a story about his 'coon hounds

Howard Miller telling a story about his 'coon hounds

In the mountains and elsewhere, hounds have long been used for hunting a variety of game, including fox, raccoon, squirrel, rabbit, and bear. Several well-known American breeds have developed in the mountains, ... more

Jim Wills, Vicky Jarrell, Anne Barrett, and Quentin Barrett laughing over one of Quentin's stories

Jim Wills, Vicky Jarrell, Anne Barrett, and Quentin Barrett laughing o...

Event: Interview with Quentin and Ann Barrett. Quentin Barrett is descended from R.E. Barrett, who opened Raleigh County's oldest general store at the mouth of Dry Creek in the 1800s. Both Quentin and his wife,... more

Cuba Wiley, Peytona, WV

Cuba Wiley, Peytona, WV

Cuba Wiley grew up in Honey Bottom at the mouth of Shumate's Branch and Hazy Creek, and worked in coal and timber much of his life. His CB handle, "the Trading Post," relates to his prolific trade in second han... more

Jim Michael Wills

Jim Michael Wills

Event: Interview with Quentin and Ann Barrett. Jim Michael Wills is Vicky Jarrell's uncle.

Cuba Wiley, Peytona, WV

Cuba Wiley, Peytona, WV

Cuba Wiley grew up in Honey Bottom at the mouth of Shumate's Branch and Hazy Creek, and worked in coal and timber much of his life. His CB handle, "the Trading Post," relates to his prolific trade in second han... more

At the home of Cuba Wiley. (L-R) Cuba Wiley, Dave Bailey, Mary Wiley (Cuba's wife).

At the home of Cuba Wiley. (L-R) Cuba Wiley, Dave Bailey, Mary Wiley (...

Cuba Wiley grew up in Honey Bottom at the mouth of Shumate's Branch and Hazy Creek, and worked in coal and timber much of his life. His CB handle, "the Trading Post," relates to his prolific trade in second han... more

A "Liar's License" hanging behind the bar at the Sundial Tavern

A "Liar's License" hanging behind the bar at the Sundial Tavern

Event: Visit to the Sundial Tavern. The license was presented to Kenny Pettry, proprietor of the tavern, by the "Mayor of Dry Creek." Kenny himself is known as the "Mayor" of Sundial.

Cheer, boys, cheer or Morgan's war song

Cheer, boys, cheer or Morgan's war song

Music associated with the Confederate side

The Union, a national song

The Union, a national song

Music associated with the Union side

An Ode to Washington (A Song for my countrymen)

An Ode to Washington (A Song for my countrymen)

Music associated with the Union side

Our Volunteers

Our Volunteers

Music associated with the Union side

Strike for the flag

Strike for the flag

Music associated with the Union side

Strike for our banner bright! national hymn

Strike for our banner bright! national hymn

Music associated with the Union side

Beauregard's retreat from Shiloh

Beauregard's retreat from Shiloh

Music associated with the Union side

Sweetening for English tea

Sweetening for English tea

Music associated with the Union side

A Quaker letter to Lincoln

A Quaker letter to Lincoln

Music associated with the Union side

The Battle of Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg

Music associated with the Union side

Just after the battle

Just after the battle

Music associated with the Union side

Wait love until the war is over

Wait love until the war is over

Music associated with the Union side

Somebody's darling

Somebody's darling

Music associated with the Union side no cover

Heard ye the news

Heard ye the news

Music associated with the Union side

That's what the niggers then will do

That's what the niggers then will do

Music associated with the Union side

Coming home from the old camp ground

Coming home from the old camp ground

Music associated with the Union side

Stories to read or tell from fairy tales and folklore,
When mother lets us tell stories,

When mother lets us tell stories,

Also available in digital form.

Harold Clausen interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-21

Harold Clausen interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-21

Interview with Harold "Pork" Clausen focuses on his experiences as an ironworker. His wife, Sharon, joins in at the end of the recording session. The audio interview is in two parts: file afc2011062_00168_sr01 ... more

George L. Bunders interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-07

George L. Bunders interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-...

Interview concerns Bunders' working life as an ironworker with Local 383. Recorded at Bunders' home, Madison, Wisconsin, July 7, 2011. Cultural Traditions of Ironworkers in America's Upper Midwest : Archie Gree... more

Folosade Bey Al-Rasul and Nzinga Foreman-Bey interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-24

Folosade Bey Al-Rasul and Nzinga Foreman-Bey interview conducted by Ca...

Nzinga and Folosade are sisters who work out of their family home in Philadelphia. They were trained by master braider Yvette Smalls. They specialize in traditional African hair styling and they have developed ... more

April Shattuck interview conducted by Sonia De La Cruz and Nathan J. Moore, 2014-10-20

April Shattuck interview conducted by Sonia De La Cruz and Nathan J. M...

April discusses her history as a home care worker, her typical duties, how she balances work and personal life, and her activities in her union. She also reflects on her motivation to help others, the challenge... more

Michael Ryan Hohman interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Sonia De La Cruz, 2014-10-29

Michael Ryan Hohman interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and S...

M. Ryan Hohman discusses his career as a home care worker and his role as a union activist in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 503. Speaks about skills needed by a care giver, a typical da... more

Joye Willman interview conducted by Helen Marie Moss, 2014-10-20

Joye Willman interview conducted by Helen Marie Moss, 2014-10-20

Joye Willman shares how a disabled friend's struggles led her to become a home care worker, and her experiences in helping to form the home care worker's union fifteen years ago, including being at all of the b... more

My old Kentucky home, good-night

My old Kentucky home, good-night

Music associated with the Confederate side

I'se gwine back to dixie

I'se gwine back to dixie

Music associated with the Confederate side

Carolina

Carolina

Music associated with the Confederate side

The Soldier's death song

The Soldier's death song

Music associated with the Union side

The Union, a national song

The Union, a national song

Music associated with the Union side

An Ode to Washington (A Song for my countrymen)

An Ode to Washington (A Song for my countrymen)

Music associated with the Union side

Strike for our banner bright! national hymn

Strike for our banner bright! national hymn

Music associated with the Union side

Our Volunteers

Our Volunteers

Music associated with the Union side

Strike for the flag

Strike for the flag

Music associated with the Union side

Beauregard's retreat from Shiloh

Beauregard's retreat from Shiloh

Music associated with the Union side

A Quaker letter to Lincoln

A Quaker letter to Lincoln

Music associated with the Union side

The Battle of Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg

Music associated with the Union side

Sweetening for English tea

Sweetening for English tea

Music associated with the Union side

Just after the battle

Just after the battle

Music associated with the Union side

Wait love until the war is over

Wait love until the war is over

Music associated with the Union side

Coming home from the old camp ground

Coming home from the old camp ground

Music associated with the Union side

That's what the niggers then will do

That's what the niggers then will do

Music associated with the Union side

Heard ye the news

Heard ye the news

Music associated with the Union side

Somebody's darling

Somebody's darling

Music associated with the Union side no cover