The American Folklife Center

The American Folklife Center is a site hosted by the Library of Congress with the intent to research and preserve American culture.  The site contains digitized resources — including manuscripts, audio files, images, photographs, art — from all 50 states.  Especially useful to educators is the Educational Resources section, which can be accessed through a link on the left sidebar.  Here you can find lesson plans and resources on a variety of topics related to American culture and folklife, as well as guidelines for creating oral history projects with students.

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