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CONTENT AND SCOPE
 
AUDIO
Commercial recordings by Cajun and Creole Louisiana musicians recorded and published since 1928.
Musical styles and genres of the Cajuns and Creoles of Louisiana:
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Acadian and Creole folk songs and music.
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Cajun music and its varied styles, including those with blues, country, western- swing, rock and popular music influences.
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Creole music and its varied styles, including juré, “la musique Créole”, zydeco and zydeco-nouveau with funk, rock, reggae or rap influences.
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Swamp-blues and other Louisiana blues music.
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Swamp pop music (Cajun and Creole rhythm & blues and rock & roll).
Recordings of Cajun and Creole Louisiana record companies and labels.
Selective recordings of musical styles, genres and cultures that have influenced Cajun and Creole Louisiana music and musicians.
Music about Cajun and Creole Louisiana.
Radio transcription recordings that feature Cajun and Creole Louisiana music and musicians.
Selective “Cajun and Creole-inspired” music, performed in these styles and produced worldwide.
Selective recordings of “guest sessions” by Cajun and Creole Louisiana musicians.
Selective unpublished recordings related to Cajun and Creole Louisiana music.
Selective non-music sound recordings, such as spoken word.
 
VIDEO
Motion pictures which include Cajun and Creole Louisiana musicians, music and songs.
Documentaries about Cajun and Creole musicians and the musical cultures.
Instructional and educational videos on Cajun and Creole music, instruments and dance.
Selective unpublished productions related to Cajun and Creole Louisiana music.
 
OTHER RESEARCH AND ARCHIVAL MATERIALS
Books and periodicals
Archival and unpublished papers
Photographs and posters
Realia, artifacts and memorabilia
Newspaper clippings and other ephemera
 

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