New York Folklore

New York Folklore (NYF) fosters the study, promotion, and continuation of folklore and folklife of New York’s diverse cultures through education, advocacy, support, and outreach. New York Folklore was founded in 1944, with a populist orientation and a strong membership base among people interested in folklore.

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NYSCA-New York Folklore Upstate Regional Initiative

Meet the tradition bearers and folk artists of New York State! These are some of the people who were documented throu

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