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Songs and music
|Named Person:||John A Lomax; Alan Lomax|
|Document Type:||Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Bess Lomax Hawes; California State University, Northridge. Department of Anthropology.
|Description:||10.0 linear ft.|
Bess Lomax Hawes is the daughter of famed folklorist John A. Lomax. Ms. Hawes had an active musical career as a singer, instrumentalist and songwriter. Her career as an educator begain in 1954 when she became an instructor in guitar, banjo and fold music in the extension division at the University of California, Los Angeles. In 1963 she joined the Anthropology Department at San Fernando Valley State College. The material contained in this collection consists of folkloric data collected between 1958 and 1977 by students enrolled in Anthropology 309: American Folk Music; Anthropology 311: Introduction to Folklore; and various senior seminars at San Fernando Valley State College [now California State University, Northridge].
- Lomax, John A. -- (John Avery), -- 1867-1948.
- Lomax, Alan, -- 1915-2002.
- Kingston Trio.
- Almanac Singers.
- University of California, Los Angeles. -- University Extension.
- Los Angeles State College.
- San Fernando Valley State College.
- California State University, Northridge.
- Music educator.
- Folk music -- United States -- Juvenile.
- African Americans -- Folklore.
- Migrant agricultural laborers -- California -- Songs and music.
- Ethnic folklore.
- Folklore -- Africa.
- Jews -- Folklore.
- Tradition (Judaism)
- Folk music -- United States.
- Folklore -- California -- San Fernando Valley -- Sources.
- Folklore and children -- California -- San Fernando Valley -- Sources.
- Folklore -- Study and teaching (Higher)
- Anthropology -- Study and teaching (Higher)
- San Fernando Valley (Calif.) -- History -- Sources.
- San Fernando Valley (Calif.) -- Social life and customs -- Sources.