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Photo Credits

HARMONIC CONVERGENCE

African-American Ballads
photographer unknown. Leadbelly, 1942. (The Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin Migrant Worker Collection, Library of Congress, American Folklife Center)

African-American Gospel
Diana Davies. Chambers Brothers. (courtesy of the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Smithsonian Institute)

American Indian
Robert Hutchings. Jingle Dress Dancer. Video still-grab from Wacipi-Powwow a production of Twin Cities Public Television.

Anglo-American Ballads
Sidney Robertson Cowell. Ben Pitts, Son of a 49er and singer of minstrel songs, 1939. (Library of Congress, American Folklife Center, WPA Sidney Robertson Cowell Collection)

Bluegrass
photographer unknown. Bill Monroe. (courtesy of Country Music Hall of Fame)

Blues
Dan Seeger, Sonny Terry, 1963. (The Southern Folklife Collect ion, Wilson Library, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Cowboy Songs
Arthur Rothstein. Cowhands singing after day's work. Quarter Circle 'U' Ranch roundup. Big Horn County, Montana, 1936. (Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA-OWI Collection)

Jazz
William P. Gottlieb. Mary Lou Williams, New York, NY, ca. 1946. (William P. Gottlieb/Ira and Leonore S. Gershwin Fund Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress)

Protest Songs
photographer unknown. Woody Guthrie,1941. (courtesy of Woody Guthrie Archives, www.woodyguthrie.org)

Ragtime
William P. Gottlieb. Portrait of John Malachi, Washington, D.C., between 1938-1948. (William P. Gottlieb/Ira and Leonore S. Gershwin Fund Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress)

Revival Songs
Dorothea Lange. The Great Reaping Day. Hymn singing, Sunday afternoon, 1937. (Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA-OWI Collection)

Spiritual
Walker Evans. Negro church, South Carolina, 1944. (Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA-OWI Collection)

Tex Mex
photographer unknown. Leadbelly, 1942. (The Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin Migrant Worker Collection, Library of Congress, American Folklife Center)

Tin Pan Alley
Historic Sheet Music. In the Good Old Summer Time by composer George Ebans, 1902. (Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University)

Work Songs
Alan Lomax. "Lightnin" Washington, an African American prisoner, singing with his group in the woodyard at Darrington State Farm, Texas, 1934. (Library of Congress, American Folklife Center Collection)

WORLD BEAT

Lullabies
Susan Schumacher. Baby Sophia, 1997. (courtesy of Susan Schumacher Photography)

Freedom Songs
Declan Haun. Picketing the Courthouse, Monroe, North Carolina, 1961. (courtesy of the photographer).

Wedding Songs
Melina Wiegmann, Wedding hands, May 27, 2000.(courtesy of Camelot Photography)

COME TOGETHER

Robert Hutchings. Video still-grabs from upcoming PBS special, Continental Harmony.

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