Internet Resources

Louisiana Voices Venn Diagram

Creole State Exhibit

Fait à la Main (Made by Hand), see About Louisiana Crafts

Louisiana Folklife Articles

Big River Traditions: Folklife on the Mississippi River

A Man Can Stand, Yeah: Ranching Traditions in Louisiana

Oilfield Lore

Shrimping in Louisiana: Overview of a Tradition

"Willing to Take a Risk": The Folklore of Cropdusting

"Willing to Take a Risk": Working in the Delta

Louisiana Folklife Photo Gallery
Photo 1 of Louisiana folklorist at work

Photo 2 of Louisiana folklorist at work

Sample Fieldnotes: Teen Memories of Grade School Traditions

Self-Taught Artists

Cotton Pickin' Time, by Clementine Hunter

Farrier, by Henry Watson

Working in the Kitchen, by Sarah Albritton

American Memory, Library of Congress

Local Learning Network's Folk Artist Residency with John Cephas

Child Labor in America Lesson, American Memory, Library of Congress

Clementine Hunter: Robert F. Ryan MD Shares His Reminiscences of a Unique Folk Artist

Documenting Maritime Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip, American Memory, Library of Congress

Pedagogy of Place, Montana Heritage Project

Photograph of Isleño Muskrat Trapper, American Memory, Library of Congress

See You When the Sun Goes Down, Virginia Folklife Program

Borders and Identity Occupational Folklife Lesson, Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

Tool Chests: Symbol and Servant, National Museum of American History

Working Classes, look for May 1998 Teaching Tolerance Classroom Activity on labor history