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Crawfish and Conversation at Fleming's Seafood (1982)
13 Dec 2012
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Alan Lomax and an unidentified man discuss the New Orleans experience over crawfish at Fleming's Seafood, May 1982. Followed by brief explanation of the crawfish preparation. For more information about the American Patchwork filmwork, Alan Lomax, and his collections, visit http://culturalequity.org. [01.19.10]


From 1978 to 1985, Lomax travelled throughout the South collecting recordings in five culture regions — Mississippi Delta and Hill Country, Central and Southern Appalachia, New Orleans, Cajun Louisiana, and Johns Island, S.C. — compiling footage for what would become his "American Patchwork" series of PBS. This clip is drawn from the New Orleans collection. For more about this and the other American Patchwork collections, visit the Alan Lomax Archive's YouTube channel

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