Contributor biographical information for Folksongs of another America : field recordings from the Upper Midwest, 1937-1946 / James P. Leary.


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James P. Leary is the Birgit Baldwin Professor of Scandinavian Studies, a professor in the Department of Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies, and a cofounder of the Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His documentary recordings and films include Accordions in the Cutover;_Ach Ya! Traditional German-American Music from Wisconsin (with Philip Martin);_Midwest Ramblin': The Goose Island Ramblers; Down Home Dairyland (with Richard March); and The Art of Ironworking. His books include Wisconsin Folklore,So Ole Says to Lena, and Polkabilly: How the Goose Island Ramblers Redefined American Folk Music (winner of the Chicago Folklore Prize). He is coeditor of the Journal of American Folklore.
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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Folk songs -- Middle West -- History and criticism.
Folk music -- Middle West -- History and criticism.
Cowell, Sidney Robertson, -- 1903-1995.
Lomax, Alan, -- 1915-2002.
Stratman-Thomas, Helene, -- 1896-1973.
Archive of American Folk Song.
Music -- Middle West.