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Boyz n the hood movie poster Lowriders and Hip Hop Culture
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Ginger Smock and Her Violin The Woman with the Violin: Ginger Smock and the Los Angeles Jazz Scene
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Young Aboriginal dancers keeping their tradition alive at the Leura Festival in Australia. Photo by Huib Schippers Sound Futures: Understanding Musical Ecosystems
Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Pete Seeger at a peace rally in New York City, 1965. Photo by Diana Davies, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives The Singular Power of Music
Folkways Recordings
Acoustic Guitar Libba Cotten's Guitar
Smithsonian Magazine

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