September 23, 2019

State Spotlight: California

California stories from America’s Library California primary source set Curated collections California maps Pictorial Americana: selected images of California California images California books & articles California correspondence, reports, printed ephemera & other texts California historic newspapers California sheet music California songs and oral histories California legislation California Guide to Law Online Library collections California … [Read more...]

Today in History: California Folk Music Project

Qanun solo: performed by Bedros Haroutunian Today in History–June 15–the Library of Congress features the California Folk Music Project. Visit the Today in History section to grab hold of some fun trivia and learn about the misnice and the qanun—now there's a great SCRABBLE® word. Then follow the links below to access more primary source collections related to recorded music and the state of California. Glossary of musical instruments recorded, photographed, or sketched for the California … [Read more...]