Cultural Equity

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

One of the stated goals of this site is to offer a place for readers interested in the american rural arts to learn more about the wealth of…

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Sam Amidon on ‘World Cafe: Next’

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Sam Amidon is the product of a folk musician family in Vermont who returned to playing traditional songs via his experiences in punk rock and experimental music. I…

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The Farmville Files: An Urban Rural Perspective

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Further Findings by Ian Halbert Exhibit G: Further evidence can be found in Industrial Food’s “Supermarket Pastoral” – Michael Pollan’s term for the images of rustic barns, cows…

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Native American Skateboard Culture

Monday, March 1, 2010

“I think a lot of what we do will impact how Native Americans are going to be viewed in the 21st century,” Miles says. “People are going to…

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Thursday, February 25, 2010

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Wednesday, February 17, 2010

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The Library of Congress American Memory Archives

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

The photo above, by Dorothea Lange, comes with the following information: The Rural rehabilitation client talking with county supervisor, Farm Security Administration (FSA), Tulare County, California. She says:…

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Robert Frost and Oxblood

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

by Ian Halbert I am at present reading Lawrance Thompson’s masterful and authoritative (as well as authorized – more on this below) biography of Robert Frost. Frost’s childhood…

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Farm Security Administration Photographers in New Mexico

Monday, February 15, 2010

“Trampas, NM” (1943) by John C. Collier, Jr.  The New Mexico Museum of Art is currently offering an exhibit of photographs taken during the Farm Security Administration program,…

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The Farmville Files: Songs From The Country

Sunday, February 14, 2010

New findings from an ongoing investigation: Exhibit F: Here’s what they’re singing down on the farm.

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