Created by Congress in 1976 "to preserve and present American Folklife," the Center incorporates the Archive of Folk Culture, established at the Library in 1928 as a repository for American Folk Music.
Lengthy links-page from UCLA provides access to information about folkloric Latin American festivals, food, games, music, religion, and folktales.
Hosts a complete month-by-month record of all the posts made to the discussion-list, from 1990 to the present.
An "A to Z of Irish Folkore," including seasonal celebrations, folktales, folk sayings, folk cures, leprechaun and fairy beliefs, and the origins of names.
Focuses on contemporary grassroots cultures. Festival information, recordings, events, and resources.
Encyclopedic resource describing and illustrating folkloric talismans and lucky charms from around the world, including horseshoe, swastika, four-leaf clover, rabbit foot, raccoon penis bone, hamsa hand, John the Conqueror root, scarab beetle, and black cat bone.
A definition and explanation of folklore, with examples.
Definitions of folklore and the related terms folklife and folk arts.
Article that contrasts the true remains of Pagan origins in the folk customs of England with those customs created or exaggerated through "paganisation" by Victorian romantic authors.
A peer-reviewed publication of the Folklore Institute at Indiana University, established in 1965.