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Iona Raybon and Beatrice Austin on Treme, Second Lining, and Funeral Parades (2/2) (1982)
13 Dec 2012
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Beatrice Austin and Iona Raybon discuss second lining, funeral parades, and various social aid and pleasure clubs in the neighborhood with Alan Lomax. (Part 2 of 2.) Shot by Lomax and crew at Ms. Austin's home in Treme, New Orleans, May 16, 1982. For more information about the American Patchwork filmwork, Alan Lomax, and his collections, visit http://culturalequity.org. [01.05.02]

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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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Dance Documentary Film Folk Music Song Alan Lomax's American Patchwork Culture Heritage In the Streets Local Preservation Rural-Urban Spirituality & Religion Traditional YORA Archive/Index Field Recording Folklife Interview/Profile Practice Video Lomax: New Orleans (1983) Southeast Academic Filmmaker Folklorist Musician Reasearcher Jazz Louisiana Song/Dance South Storytelling
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