Found Super 8 film clips
reconstruct America from the late 1960s through the 70s. [more inside]
Folk America: Excellent BBC 3-part documentary tracing folk music from the '20s to the folk revival of the '60s, encompassing the depression and the civil rights era.
part 1: Birth of a Nation
This Land is Your Land
part 3: Blowin' in the Wind
(58:49) [more inside]
Shelby Lee Adams
has spent decades photographing the holler families of rural Kentucky
and the mountain folk of Appalachia
. More B&W images
from the Edelman gallery. Interview With An Artist: Shelby Lee Adams
(alternate B&W PDF version
); Essays by Adams: All of Us
and The Napier's Living Room, 1989
; Interview with 92-year old Scotty Stidham
Good morning. It's Monday. I know that it sucks to have to come back to work after a holiday weekend. So I am going to share with you this alternative version of Passion Pit's "Sleepyhead" mixed with archival footage of old-timey American dancing.
I hope this brightens your day a little bit.