Chinese Folk Dancing in South Louisiana Records, 2009

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2009 (Date created)
Creator and/or Contributor
Louisiana Folklife Program (actor), Guiyuan Wang (王桂园) (creator)
Scope and Content Note

Materials consist of 11 cassette tapes containing interviews, project field report and final article, photo/video logs, release forms, photograph prints, check list, and event schedules. Digital materials consist of project documents in PDF and DOC formats, 13 interview recordings in WMA, 81 JPEGs, and 6 videos in WMV, AVI, and MOV formats.

The following is a list of the recordings included in this sub-series in order of tape number:

1669. Zhang Yuan, 02/10/2009
1670. Qin Qu, 02/10/2009
1671. Marilyn M. Li, 02/16/2009
1672. Ting Nicole Landry, 02/12/2009
1673. Ben C. Seal Jr., 02/11/2009
1674. Xiaomei Seal, 02/11/2009
1675. Monika Olivier, 02/13/2009
1676. Jenny Hsia Chen, 02/14/2009
1677. Ping An, 02/15/2009
1678. Ling Yu, 02/15/2009
1679. Hsiaopo Chen, 02/15/2009

Administrative/Biographical History Element

"Baton Rouge and New Orleans are the two major cities in south Louisiana where Chinese folk dancers practice and perform on a regular basis for traditional Chinese holiday celebrations and international cultural events. Three well-organized groups are the Chinese Sunshine Dance Group in Baton Rouge, the dancers of Chinese Friendship Association in Baton Rouge, and the dancers of the Academy of Chinese Studies in New Orleans."

Guiyuan Wang (王桂园). 2009. “Balance of Grace and Strength: Chinese Folk Dancing in South Louisiana.” Louisiana Folklife Program.

System of Arrangement

Materials may be found in the following series within the Louisana Folklife Program Project Files:

  • XXXV. New Populations - Subseries 2. Chinese Folk Dancing in South La.

General Note

Collection is available for review at LSU Libraries Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library, Baton Rouge, La.

2 (folders)
11 (cassette tapes)
4.58 (GB)
English (Languages)
Mandarin Chinese (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Americanization (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Chinese--Emigration and immigration (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Chinese--Louisiana. (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Chinese--Louisiana--Social life and customs. (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Dance costumes (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Folk dancing, Chinese--Louisiana. (Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT))
Folk Dance (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Geographic Coverage
Louisiana (Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names)
Preferred Citation
Louisiana Folklife Program Project Files, Mss. 4730, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Related Entities:
Louisiana Folklife Program (actor)
Guiyuan Wang (王桂园) (creator)