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Ada Smith As the institutional development director for Appalshop, Kentucky native Ada Smith carries on the legacy of an arts-and-education cooperative founded in 1969 to preserve and share the folkways and current concerns of Appalachia.
His contempt for tourists and transplants who don’t abide the old folkways is uncompromised — young people show up to get drunk and defile the East Village, never to teach poor children in Brownsville.
Yet more striking to me, as a former director of the Nixon Library, are the similarities, some of which may be surprising to those not steeped in the folkways of Nixonland.
Smithsonian Folkways, the nonprofit recording label of the Smithsonian Institution, will keep recordings of all the music and burn CDs with copies of the liner notes for roots music fans who order them in the future.
Unlike on Long Island, relations between the Russians visiting the Maryland compound and local residents have generally been placid — even if the Russians did not always adopt the local folkways.
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