Tlingit Myths and Texts (1909)

A collection of tales told by the Tlingit people of southeastern coastal Alaska and collected by the renowned ethnographer John Reed Swanton….more

The False Young Man (1937)

Recording by the legendary musicologist Alan Lomax of Abner Boggs singing a heartrending rendition of this popular murder ballad….more

X is for…

How alphabet books dealt with the letter X before the rise of x-rays and xylophones….more

Bob’s Electrical Theatre 1906

Bob’s Electrical Theatre (1906)

Very early animation in which puppets get up to various routines, including wrestling, fencing, and what appears to be a short bout of bum smacking….more

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