Performer at the "Masters of Traditional Arts" Smithsonian Folklife Program

ID: 88-15145-7

Creator: Minor-Penland, Laurie

Form/Genre: Music

Date: 1988

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-015, Box 2, Folder: July 1994

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A performer plays the harmonica in the "Masters of Traditional Arts" program at the Smithsonian's 1994 Festival of American Folklife. Some 1 million visitors from many parts of the United States and abroad attend the Festival of American Folklife at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. At the festival, craftspersons, musicians, dancers, storytellers and cooks demonstrate and discuss their traditional skills. The festival is co-sponsored by the Smithsonian and the National Park Service.


  • Festival of American Folklife
  • Smithsonian Folklife Festival


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


Featured in Torch, July 1994

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-015, Box 2, Folder: July 1994

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,



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  • Musical instruments
  • Folk music
  • Music
  • Folk festivals
  • Musicians
  • Blues (Music)
  • African Americans


  • Music
  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

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Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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