New Hampshire
Folklife in New Hampshire

1999 Smithsonian Folklife Festival

June 23 to July 4 1999
The National Mall, Washington DC

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival held every summer on the National Mall in Washington DC uses many tools to help people learn about the living cultural heritage of a region or group. Every year, they publish a program book that features articles on the programs presented at the festival. In 1999, there were seven articles that expanded upon the traditions presented in New Hampshire's presentation at the festival "Celebrating New Hampshire Stories." All were written by New Hampshire authors.

Program Book

Smithsonian Program Book

Click on any of the links below to download a pdf version of the articles listed:

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Celebrating New Hampshire's Stories

By Betty Belanus and Lynn Martin Graton

Fiddle Music, Dance, and Community in New Hampshire

By Burt Feintuch

Le Patrimoine franco-americain / Franco-American Heritage in New Hampshire: A Photo Essay

By Gary Samson

New Hampshire's Cultural Landscape

By James L. Garvin

Making Do: The Aesthetics of Frugality

By Rebecca L. Lawrence

Politics and Community Values

By David H. Watters

Use and Reservation: Land Stewardship in New Hampshire

By Richard Ober

Click here for more information on the Smithsonian Institution's Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

Photo credits
All: Photographer - Lynn Martin Graton  |  Subject: Cover of the 1999 Smithsonian Folklife Festival program book.
Design: Concept by Kenn Schrader, Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage