The Archives of Traditional Music is an audiovisual archive that documents music and culture from all over the world. With over 100,000 recordings that include more than 2,700 field collections, it is one of the largest university-based ethnographic sound archives in the United States.
Its holdings cover a wide range of cultural and geographical areas, vocal and instrumental music, linguistic materials, folktales, interviews, and oral history, as well as videotapes, photographs, and manuscripts.
The AHEYM Collection 2000-2009. The Archives of Historical and Ethnographic Yiddish Memories (AHEYM) is a linguistic and oral history collection that includes Yiddish language interviews conducted in Ukraine, Moldova, Romania, Hungary, and Slovakia. The interviews address issues of memory, Jewish life cycles, family structure, religious observance, community organization, cultural activities, education, health, recreation, cuisine, folklore, language, and linguistics.