WorldCat Identities

Johnson, Geraldine Niva 1940-2016

Works: 6 works in 11 publications in 1 language and 344 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Oral histories  Field recordings  Interviews  Folk music  Interviews (Sound recordings)  Songs  Religious radio programs  Exhibition catalogs  Patterns 
Roles: Author, Photographer
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Geraldine Niva Johnson
Most widely held works by Geraldine Niva Johnson
Weaving rag rugs : a women's craft in western Maryland by Geraldine Niva Johnson( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rag rugs and rug makers of Western Maryland : a study of craft in community by Geraldine Niva Johnson( )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a sin to waiste a rag : rug-weaving in Western Maryland by Geraldine Niva Johnson( )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blue Ridge Parkway Folklife Project collection( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection consists of sound recordings, video recordings, photographs, manuscripts, sheet music, printed ephemera, artifacts, administrative records, and ethnographers' field notes related to the 1978 Blue Ridge Parkway Project field survey, conducted by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, in cooperation with the National Park Service. The survey examined folklife in and around an area of the Blue Ridge Parkway at the Virginia and North Carolina border. The project documented old-time music, tales, hunting and hunting stories, farming, tobacco cultivation and auctions, vernacular architecture, quilting, foodways (including drying, canning, and baking), religious music and beliefs, as well as dance events featuring square dancing and flatfoot dancing. Recordings and photographs document local music (including concerts, fiddlers' contests, and music in homes), community events, church services and baptisms, local radio programs, and interviews with white and African American residents. The collection includes two American Folklife Center publications based on these materials and a final report presented to the National Park Service: "The Process of Field Research, Final Report on the Blue Ridge Parkway Folklife Project" by Carl Fleischhauer and Charles Wolfe (1981)
Rhode Island Folklife Project collection( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

American Folklife Center field project which documented ethnic, regional, and occupational traditions of Rhode Island, especially ethnic arts (African American, French-Canadian, Greek, Irish, Jamaican, Polish, Portuguese, Ukrainian, Italian, Lithuanian, Narragansett, and others), maritime activities, material culture, and local history. Documentation was created by fieldworkers Peter Bartis, Michael E. Bell, Thomas A. Burns, Carl Fleischhauer, Henry Horenstein, Geraldine Niva Johnson, and Kenneth S. Goldstein, project director, from July 15 to December 31, 1979. Sound recordings include interviews and documentation of a play, church services, music and dance, and other events. Subjects of photographs include Rhode Island houses, barns, beaches, yards, gardens, orchards, churches, cemeteries, street scenes, landscapes, sea scapes; religious processions; recreation, including baseball, horseshoes, sailing; restaurants and foodways; picnics; textile mills, sawmills; businesses; markets; Jamaican migrant workers; woodworking; boatbuilding; fishing, clamming; gunsmithing; taxidermy; arts and crafts; sand sculptures; musicians and dancing; and other subjects
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.40 (from 0.39 for Weaving ra ... to 0.96 for It's a sin ...)

Alternative Names
Johnson, Gerri 1940-

Johnson, Gerri, 1940-2016.

English (11)