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Voices Fall-Winter, 2004:
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Volume 30


The Vietnam Veterans Oral History and Folklore Project
by Lydia Fish

8 War Stories: Vietnam Experiences Retold in Plastic, Dirt, and Paint
by Varick Chittenden and Photographs by Martha Cooper

12 Validating the Vets: A Legacy of Experience and Service
by Mary Zwolinski

14 Telling War Stories in Chemung County
by Heather A. Wade

18 Everyday History Saved on Tape
by Gregory M. Lamb

22 The Survival of Blackface Minstrel Shows in the Adirondack Foothills
by Susan Hurley-Glowa

29 Infused with Spirit: National Heritage Fellow Chuck Campbell
by Robert Stone

32 Catskill Folk Festivals: A Sense of the Dance of Life
by Karyl Denison Eaglefeathers

36 "We Never Will Forget": Disaster in American Folksong from the Nineteenth Century to September 11, 2001
by Revell Carr

42 Burning Messages: Interpreting African American Fraternity Brands and Their Bearers
by Sandra Mizumoto Posey

Departments and Columns
2 Field Notes

4 Upstate
by Varick A. Chittenden

5 Downstate
by Steve Zeitlin

21 Lawyer's Sidebar
by Paul Rapp

28 Eye of the Camera
by Martha Cooper

31 Library Essentials
by Tom van Buren

35 Foodways
by Lynn Case Ekfelt

46 Media Bites
by Jeff Bradbury

47 Book Reviews

On the Burning of the Steamer Lexington

Cover: Anonymous. 1840. "On the Burning of the Steamer Lexington." Broadside printed at 71 Greenwich Lane, New York City. Courtesy of John Hay Library, Brown University.


Photo of Vietnam diorama

National Heritage Fellow Chuck Campbell

Message written in dust on a fire engine returning from ground zero, September 13, 2001.

Alex Hoag and Warren Dews, Jr.

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