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This collection contains approximately 6 linear feet of archival records related to the Surviving Katrina and Rita in Houston project. Founded by UH Professor Carl Lindahl in 2005, it is the world's first project in which disaster survivors have taken the lead in documenting fellow survivors' experience of disaster. The project received worldwide recognition for its role in helping survivors overcome the traumatic effects of hurricanes. The collection consists primarily of project documentation...
Approximately 13 linear feet consisting predominantly of ethnographic interviews, fieldwork, and reports produced for folklore courses taught by Carl Lindahl and Susan Stahl for the UH English Department from the 1970s through 2010s. A sample of student work of the department’s first folklorist can be found in the John Q. Anderson Papers. The UH Folklore Archives documents the diverse cultures of Houston as documented primarily by UH students. The Folklore Archives also contains research...