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Alan Lomax Collection

Alan Lomax Collection - Video - Details

Copies of videotapes recorded by American folklorist, filmmaker, and author Alan Lomax shot around Acadiana around 1982 and 1983. The tapes are the raw materials for Lomax’s 1990 film: “American Patchwork: Cajun Country.”  Copies were provided by the Association for Cultural Equity.  Tapes include performances and interviews of Bois Sec Ardoin, Dewey Balfa, John Delafose, Canray Fontenot, Freeman Fontenot, Dennis McGee, and more.

Still from LO2-019 (L-R): Morris Ardoin and Alan Lomax, Duralde, Louisiana, circa 1982

Explore the collection - Please note that links to media files can only be accessed at the Center for Louisiana Studies physical offices