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An album and chronicle of the work of Anastazija and Antanas Tamošaitis and the Lithuanian Folk Art Institute, which had chapters in Toronto, Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, New York Windsor-Detroit, and Montreal. This volume is an important testimonial to the work of its founders and all its members who brought with them and developed their artisanal gifts in the diaspora. In his introduction to this volume published in 2000 about the LTFAI, folk artist Antanas Tamošaitis wrote:
“Folk art was the soul and most precious possession of the Lithuanian villager. Our folk art was always highly esteemed, both in early times and today. As does every nation, we cherish our culture and strive to preserve it, even in the diaspora. The LTFAI was established for this very reason: to collect, research and preserve the old folk art and to create and nurture the new.“
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Lietuvių tautodailės institutas išeivijoje, red./ed. Nora Kulpavičienė. Toronto: Danaitis Associates Inc., 2000 (174 pages: History of the LTFAI in Canada and USA; in Lithuanian)