How to find US information in this online reference:
Select "United States."The main article includes a section on "the people." See the left column for sections on Food and Recipes...Holidays and Festivals...Music (includes dance)...Religion...Society and Culture. A different way to use this referenceis shown here.
Open Vol. 1, "Customs and Society," or Vol. 2, "Culture" to view and/or click chapters.
...or use the Index to see all the places where your topic is discussed.
...or (online) use the Quick Search box at the top.
"Folklife" is defined socially as tradition-centered communities, locations or groups, and culturally as the skills, symbols, identities, and customs that characterize such groups. This reference work surveys the varieties of folklife in America, past and present. (from the Introduction)