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Bibliography: Folklore, Cultural Landscapes, Historic Preservation, Cultural Resource Management

The Folklore Wiki > Publications and Communications > Subject Area Bibliographies: Essential Texts for Folklore, Cultural Landscapes, Historic Preservation, Cultural Resource Management


AFS Folklore and Historic Preservation Policy Working Group

Compiled by Michael Ann Williams and Laurie Kay Sommers for the Working Group on Folklore and Historic Preservation Policy


ACHP Case Digest, Protecting Historic Properties: Section 106 in Action.


Alanen, Arnold R. and Robert Z. Melnick, eds. Preserving Cultural Landscapes in America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.


Alanen, Arnold R. and Holly Smith. "Of Time and a River: Documenting and Managing a Cultural Landscape at Sitka National Historical Park in Alaska.” In Proceedings of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Washington, D.C: ASLA, 2002.


Alanen, Arnold R. "Considering the Ordinary: Vernacular Landscapes in Rural and Remote Areas." In Alanen and Melnick, eds, Preserving Cultural Landscapes in America, pp. 112-42.


"American Folklore Society Recommendations to the WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge, and Folklore” JAF 117 (2004).


Aponte-Pares, Luis. "Appropriating Place in Puerto Rican Barrios: Preserving Contemporary Urban Landscapes.” In Alanen and Melnick, eds, Preserving Cultural Landscapes in America.


Branam, Kelly M, et al. Survey to Identify andEvaluate Indian Sacred Sites and Traditional Cultural Properties in the TwinCities Metropolitan Area. Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund as part of the Statewide Survey of Historical and Archaeological Sites, Final Report, 2010.


Banks, Kimball M., Myra J. Giesen, and Nancy Pearson. Traditional Cultural Properties vs. Traditional Culutral Resource Management. CRM Online, No. 1, 2000.


Brown, Michael F. Who Owns Native Culture? Harvard University Press, 2003.


Bulger, Peggy. "Folklore as a Public Profession.” Journal of American Folklore 116 (2003):377-390.


Birnbaum, Charles A. ASLA. Protecting Cultural Landscapes: Planning, Treatment and Management of Historic Landscapes. Preservation Brief 36. Technical Preservation Services, National Park Service.


Bucuvalas, Tina. "Little Havana: The Cubanization of Miami’s Cultural Heritage,” CRM: Cultural Resource Management, 20:11, 1997, pp. 54-56.


Carmean, Kelly. Spider Woman Walks This Land, This Land: Traditional Cultural Properties and the Navajo Nation. Altamira Press, 2002.


Camitta, Miriam. "The Folklorist and the Highway,” In Hufford, ed. The Conservation of Culture


Carter, Thomas and Carl Fleischhauer. The Grouse Creek Cultural Survey: Integrating Folklife and Historic Preservation Field Research. Washington D.C.: Library of Congress, 1988.


Carter, Thomas and Elizabeth Cromley. Invitation to Vernacular Architecture: A Guide to the Study of Ordinary Buildings. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2005.


Chittenden, Varick. "’Put Your Very Special Place on the North Country Map!’ Community Participation in Cultural Landmarking.” JAF (2006) 119:47-65.


CRM Online, The National Register of Historic Places, Vol. 25, No. 01, 2002.


CRM Online, In the Public Interest: Creative Approaches to Section 106 Compliance. Vol. 22, No. 03, 1999.


CRM, Traditional Cultural Properties, Vol. 16, 1993.


CRM Online. People and Places: The Ethnographic Connection. Volume 24, No. 05, 2001.


DeNatale, Douglas. "Federal and Neighborhood Notions of Place: Conflicts of Interest in Lowell, Massachusetts,” In Hufford, ed. Conserving Culture.


Downer, Alan S. and Alexandra Roberts. Traditional Cultural Properties, Cultural Resource Management, and Environmental Planning. CRM Online, Vol. 16, 1993.


Downer, Roberts, Francis and Kelley, "Traditional History and Alternative Conceptions of the Past,” In Hufford, ed. Conserving Culture.


Edwards, Jay D. "Open Issues in the Study of the Historic Influences of Caribbean Architecture on That of North America.” Material Culture. Vol. 37, No. 1, Terry Jordan, 1938-2003 (Spring 2005): 44-48.


Envisioning Convergence: Cultural Conservation, Environmental Stewardship, & Sustainable Livelihoods. Fund for Folk Culture, 2004.


Garrity-Blake, Barbara J. Ethnographic Study Analysis of Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Final Report. Submitted to National Park Service, Outer Banks Group, Manteo, NC, 2010.


George, Marta, ed. and Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation History/Archaeology Program. Native American Place Names Along the Columbia River Above


Grand Coulee Dam, North Central Washington and Traditional Cultural Property Overview Report For the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation. Final Grand Coulee Dam Place Name Document. Prepared under Bonneville Power Administration Contract #35238, November 2003, rev. May 2011.


Hackler, M.B., ed. Culture after the Hurricanes, Rhetoric and Reinvention on the Gulf Coast. University Press of Mississippi, 2010.


Hayden, Dolores. "Urban Landscape History: The Sense of Place and the Politics of Space,” Understanding Ordinary Landscapes. Paul Groth and Todd W. Bressie, eds. (Yale University Press, 1997): 111-133.


Heath, Kingston. The Patina of Place: The Cultural Weathering of a New England Industrial Landscape. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 2001.


Heath, Kingston, "Viewpoint: Buildings as Cultural Narratives (Interpreting African American Lifeways in a Montana Gold Mining Camp) in Buildings and Landscapes (Journal of the Vernacular Architecture Forum), Vol. 21, No. 2, Fall 2014,pp. 1-30.


Howell, Benita. "Linking Cultural and Natural Conservation in National Park Service Policies and Programs,” In Hufford, ed., Conserving Culture.


Hufford, Mary, ed. Conserving Culture: A New Discourse on Heritage. University of Illinois Press, 1994.


Hufford, Mary. "Reclaiming the Commons: Narratives of Progress, Preservation, and Ginseng,” Culture, Environment, and Conservation in the Appalachian South, pp. 100-120.


Hufford, Mary. One Space, Many Places: Folklife and Land Use in New Jersey’s Pinelands National Reserve. American Folklife Center, 1986.


Hutt, Sherry. The Evolution of Federal Agency Authority to Manage Native American Cultural Sites. In Smythe and York (2009):45-56.


Jabbour, Alan and Karen Singer Jabbour. Decoration Day in the Mountains: Traditions of Cemetery Decoration in the Southern Appalachians. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010.


Jackson, JB. "By Way of Conclusion: How to Study the Landscape,” In Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz ed., Landscape in Sight: Looking at America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1977, pp. 307-320.


King, Thomas F. "Rethinking Traditional Cultural Properties.” In Smythe and York (2009): 28-36.


King, Thomas F. Traditional Cultural Properties in Cultural Resource Management. Altamira Press, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2003.


Kaufman, Ned. Place, Race, and Story. New York and London: Routledge, 2009.


Loomis, Ormond. Cultural Conservation: The Protection of Cultural Heritage in the United States. Washington D.C.: Library of Congress, 1983.


Longstreth, Richard, ed. Cultural Landscapes, Balancing Nature and Heritage in Preservation Practice. Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press, 2008.


Low, Setha. "Cultural Conservation of Place,” In Hufford, ed. Conserving Culture.


Lusignan, Paul R. "Traditional Cultural Places and the National Register.” In Smythe and York (2009): 37-44.


Markusen, Ann, and Anne Gadwa. Creative Placemaking. A white paper for The Mayors' Institute on City Design, a leadership initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the United States Conference of Mayors and American Architectural Foundation. Economic Research Services, Metris Arts Consulting, 2010.


MacDonald, Eric and Arnold R. Alanen. 2000. Tending a "Comfortable Wilderness": A History of Agricultural Landscapes on North Manitou Island, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Michigan. Omaha, NE: Midwest Field Office, National Park Service, 417


McClelland, Linda, and J. Timothy Keller, Genevieve P. Keller, and Robert Z. Melnick. "Guidelines for Evaluating and Documenting Rural Historic Landscapes.” National Register Bulletin, no. 30. Washington D. C, US Department of the Interior, National Park Service, 1990, rev. 1995.


Martin, Judy A. with Robert M. Begay and Steven Begay. Significant Traditional Cultural Properties of the Navaho People. Window Rock, AZ: Traditional Culture Program, Navaho Nation Historic Preservation Department, nd.


Morgan, David W., Nancy I.M Morgan and Brenda Barrett. “Finding a Place for the Commonplace: Hurricane Katrina, Communities, and Preservation Law.” American Anthropologist 108(4), December 2006.


Norkunas, Martha. "Narratives of Resistance and the Consequences of Resistance,” Journal of Folklore Research 41 (2004):105-123.


Oldenburg, Ray. The Great Good Place. New York: Marlowe & Company, 1999.


Parker, Patricia and Thomas F. King. "Guidelines for Evaluating and Documenting Traditional Cultural Properties,” National Register Bulletin, no. 38. Washington D. C, US Department of the Interior, National Park Service


Parker, Patricia. Traditional Cultural Properties: What You Do and How We Think. CRM Online, Vol. 16, 1993.


Rikoon, J. Sandford. "On the Politics of the Politics of Origins: Social (In)Justice and the International Agenda on Intellectual Property, Traditional Knowledge, and Folklore,” JAF 117 (2004).


Rikoon, Heffernan, and Heffernan, "Cultural Conservation and the Family Farm Movement: Integrating Visions and Actions.” In Hufford, ed. Conserving Culture.


Rottle, Nancy D. "A Continuum and Process Framework for Rural Historic Landscape Preservation: Revisting Ebey’s Landing on Whidby Island, Washington.” In Longstreth, pp. 129-149.


Sciorra, Joseph. "Multivocality and Vernacular Architecture, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Grotto in Rosebank, Staten Island.”.Studies in Italian-American Folklore, ed. Luisa Del Giudice (Logan: Utah State University Press, 1993), pp. 203-243.


Sciorra, Joseph. "We’re not here just to plant. We Have Culture.” An Ethnography of the South Bronx Casita Rincón Criollo.” New York Folklore 20, 3-4 (1994):19-41.


Siegel, Virginia Denise, "Traditional Cultural Properties and Casita Rincón Criollo" (2015). Masters Theses & Specialist Projects. Paper 1488.


Sherman, Sharon. "Who Owns Culture and Who Decides? Ethics, Film Methodology, and Intangible Cultural Heritage Protection,” Western Folklore 67 (2008): 223-236,315-316.


Smythe, Charles W. and Frederick F. York, guest editors. "Traditional Cultural Properties, Putting Concept into Practice.” National Park Service Centennial Essay Series. The George Wright Forum. Vol. 26, no. 1 (2009).


Smythe, Charles W. "The National Register Framework for Protecting Cultural Heritage Places.” In Smythe and York (2009):14-27.


Solomon, Nancy. On the Bay: Bay Houses and Maritime Culture on Long Island's Marshlands. Long Island Traditions. 2011.


Solomon, Nancy. West Meadow Beach: A Portrait of a Long Island Beach Community. (Port Washington, NY: Long Island Traditions, 2003).


Sommers, Lockwood, MacDowell and Stoffle, "Folklife Assessment in the Michigan Low-Level Radioactive Waste Siting Process.” In Hufford, ed., Conserving Culture.


Sommers, Laurie Kay, and Eugene C. Hopkins, FAIA, Evan Hall, Associate, Mark Johnson, ASLA, and Jessica Neafsey, ASLA. The River Runs Through It, Report on Historic Structures and Site Design in the Fishtown Cultural Landscape. Leland, Michigan: Fishtown Preservation Society, 2011.


Sommers, Laurie. Fishtown, Leland, Michigan’s Historic Fishery. Traverse City: Arbutus Press for Fishtown Preservation Society, 2012.


Spitzer, Nick. “Rebuilding the Land of Dreams with Music.” In Rebuilding Urban Places After Disaster: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina. Eds. Eugenie Birch and Susan Wachter, University of Pennsylvania Press: Philadelphia, 2006.


Spitzer, Nick. "Epilog: Cultural Creativity, Return and Recovery in New Orleans" by Nick Spitzer in Creolization as Cultural Creativity, edited by Robert Baron and Ana Cara. Jackson: University of Mississippi Press 2011.


Steinauer, Karen A. Nebraska’s Traditional Cultural Properties in the Section 106 Process (MA Thesis, Anthropology, University of Nebraska), 2011.


Stilgoe, John. Outside Lies Magic: Regaining History and Awareness of Everyday Places. New York: Walker and Company, 1998.


Stipe, Robert E., ed. A Richer Heritage, Historic Preservation in the Twenty-First Century. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2003.


Stoffle, Richard, W. ed. Cultural and Paleontological Effects of Siting a Low-Level Radioactive Waste Storage Facility in Michigan. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Institute for Social Research, 1990.


Thornton, Thomas F. "Anatomy of a Traditional Cultural Property: The Saga of Auke Cape.” In Smythe and York (2009): 64-75.


Wilkerson, W.D. “Losing Ground, the Cultural Politics of Cultural Landscapes in Plaquemines Parish. In Hackler, M.B., ed. Culture after the Hurricanes, Rhetoric and Reinvention on the Gulf Coast. University Press of Mississippi, 2010, pp. 139-165.


Williams, Michael Ann. "’When I Can Read My Title Clear’: Anti-Environmentalism and Sense of Place in the Great Smoky Mountains,” Culture, Environment, and Conservation in the Appalachian South. Benita Howell, ed. (University of Illinois Press, 2002), pp. 87-99.


Williams, Michael Ann. "The Realm of the Tangible: A Folklorist’s Role in Architectural Documentation and Preservation.” In Hufford, ed., The Conservation of Culture.


Williams, Michael Ann. Homeplace: The Social Use and Meaning of the Folk Dwelling in Southwestern North Carolina. University of Virginia Press, 1994.


Wilson, Chris. The Myth of Santa Fe: Creating A Modern Regional Tradition. University of New Mexico Press, 1997.


Worl, Rosita.” Indian Point Not for Sale; Or, Reflections on Indian Point.” In Smythe and York (2009): 57-63.


Zeitlin, Steven J. "Conserving Our Cities’ Endangered Spaces,” In Hufford, ed. Conserving Culture. 

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