New Blog Shares Discoveries

The Arhoolie Foundation introduces This Ain’t No Mouse Blog to present stories from the Arhoolie Foundation’s extraordinary archive of American roots music and vernacular culture. Featuring contributions from Foundation staff and interns, the blog features close looks at fascinating finds, updates on preservation projects, and curated highlights from across our collection of sound and video recordings, photographs, posters, papers, and more.

Want to learn more about Chris’s legendary recording trips? How about discovering the backstories of iconic album covers, like the photo of Clifton and Cleveland Chenier from Jazz Fest 1979? Curious about the one-of-a-kind posters in our archive? This Ain’t No Mouse Blog will share these and other stories behind the amazing artifacts in our archive. Check it out today at