ARHOOLIE FOUNDATION COLLECTIONS:Photo Galleries
Our archive contains thousands of photos related to historical roots and regional music, including some 25,000 images taken by Chris Strachwitz from the mid-1950s onward. Browse below for artist galleries as well as galleries of concert posters, Mexican movie lobby cards, record company catalogs, 78-rpm record sleeves, and more. Check back for updates as we continue to digitize our physical collections and share them here.
In the summer of 1960 Chris Strachwitz came across a gospel musician and his four sons preaching on the streets of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Listen as...View the collection
The Arhoolie Foundation Archive contains many vintage record company catalogs and publications of regional and ethnic music. Albanian, Scandinavia, Old Familiar Tunes, Mexican, Jewish, Greek, Turkish,...View the collection
Thank you to everyone who made Bridging the Blues a wonderful and exciting event. Our inaugural Arhoolie Awards and benefit concert with Taj Mahal and Fantastic...View the collection