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Jewish Culture and Traditions: Resources in the American Folklife Center

Jewish Culture and Traditions: Resources in the American Folklife Center

This guide provides an introduction to documentation of Jewish, Hebrew, and Yiddish materials and traditions in the American Folklife Center (AFC) archival collections, spanning the 20th century through the present. Featured here are a number of AFC collections that offer items in a variety of formats, including photographs, recorded interviews, artistic performance, and manuscripts, pertaining to Jewish communities from across the U.S.

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Image credit: Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection (AFC 1981/004), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Selected Exhibits and Collections

Library of Congress 41Hide All

National Endowment for the Humanities 13Hide All