• Antonio the Woodcutter (Part 2 of 2)

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 46 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A traditional Spanish story, told by Martin Noriega, age 51, of Cuban parentage. Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 by Cuban cigar manufacturers under the leadership of Vicente Martínez de Ybor. The cigar companies moved from Key West to avoid ...

    • Contributor: Noriega, Martin - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-26
  • Play and Recital

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 31 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Sarris children Schoolchildren As they grow older, they begin to have plays, and to celebrate the Greek independence on the 25th day of March, the schoolchildren have a program." Greek Independence day is celebrated annually on March 25. It commemorates Greece's independence from the ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Children - Filareton, John - Group of Children
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-05-12
  • Coocoo Bobo

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 36 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | An imitation of a train. Performance Note: "Coocoo Bobo" (vocals) performed by Enrique Rodriguez at Key West, Florida, on January 18, 1940. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Rodriguez, Enrique - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-18
  • Sing Song Polly Want Your Kisses

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Performer referred to elsewhere as Mrs. Minnie Floyd or Mrs. Emma Floyd Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "Sing Song Polly Want Your Kisses" performed by Minnie Floyd (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells ...

    • Contributor: Floyd, Minnie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Floyd, Mrs. Minnie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • Manavis

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 8 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | John Castrounis will sing 'Manavis,' 'The Fruit Vendor.'" Greeks, along with Italians and Minorcans, first came to Florida in 1768, led by Dr. Andrew Turnbull. Turnbull settled New Smyrna Beach, Florida. When the colony came to an end in 1777, the settlers relocated to St. ...

    • Contributor: Castrounis, John - Morris, Alton Chester - Corse, Carita Doggett - Morris, Alton C. - [Corse, Carita Doggett]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-10-04
  • Shove It Over

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 47 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A lining rhythm generally distributed throughout Florida, learned from Charlie Jones on a railroad construction camp near Lakeland, Florida, in 1933. Zora Neale Hurston, originally of Eatonville, Florida, was already a published novelist and folklorist when she took a job with the Federal Writers' Project ...

    • Contributor: Hurston, Zora Neale - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • All Around the Green Apple Tree

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Weirgate Group of children Venue: Wiergate High School Performance Note: "All Around the Green Apple Tree" performed by Unidentified children (vocals) at Wiergate High School, Burkeville, Texas, on May 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Children - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Children - [Lomax, Ruby T. - Announcement]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • Pollyanna Low Gal

    Field Recordings. Music. Lullabies. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "used for play-party & lullaby; a lullaby for 'jouncing' the baby" Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "Pollyanna Low Gal" performed by Viola Brown (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Viola - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-07
  • A Lament

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 12 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The singer, age 101, was born into slavery, on the McMullen Plantation near Forsythe, Georgia. The sound quality of this recording is extremely poor. It has been included online because the melody line can still be identified. Performance Note: "A Lament" (vocals) performed by Ella ...

    • Contributor: Lassiter, Ella Mcmullen - Corse, Carita Doggett - Cornwall, Robert - [Corse, Carita Doggett] - Lassiter, Ella Mcmullen (Mother)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-01
  • Para subir al cielo

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 44 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The singer, Adelpha Pollato, learned the song in Key West, Florida. Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 by Cuban cigar manufacturers under the leadership of Vicente Martínez de Ybor. The cigar companies moved from Key West to avoid unionization of their ...

    • Contributor: Pollato, Adelpha - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-27
  • Arkansas Traveler

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • The Archer's Song

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Mrs. Kate W. Jones Performance Note: "The Archer's Song" performed by John B. Jones (vocals) at home of Mrs. Kate W. Jones, Houston, Texas, on April 9, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). ...

    • Contributor: Jones, John B. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-09
  • My Soul Wants Something New

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "My Soul Wants Something New" performed by Ed Jones (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 30, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Ed - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-30
  • La grand partida

    Field Recordings. Music. Cowboy Songs. Corridos. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "trail songs (Mexican)" Venue: Galeanaz Tourist Camp Performance Note: "La grand partida" (vocals and guitar) performed at Galeanaz Tourist Camp, Falfurrias, Texas, on April 29, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Goodwyn, Frank - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-29
  • Paper of Pins

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Judge & Mrs. Oscar Callaway; Callaway Ranch Performance Note: "Paper of Pins" performed by Shirley Lomax Duggan (vocals) at home of Judge & Mrs. Oscar Callaway; Callaway Ranch, near Comanche, Texas, on May 7, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby ...

    • Contributor: Duggan, Shirley Lomax - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Mansell, Mrs. Shirley Lomax
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-07
  • Ahora les voy a cantar - un tango de París

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Ahora les voy a cantar - un tango de París" (vocals) performed at home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye, Kingsville, Texas, on May 2, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax ...

    • Contributor: Salazar, Isabella - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salazar, Señora Isabella
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Jump Josie

    Field Recordings. Music. Nursery Rhymes. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "American Mother Goose jingles" Venue: Room under ramp of storage garage Performance Note: "Jump Josie" performed by Ray Wood (vocals) in room under ramp of storage garage, Houston, Texas, on April 13, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and ...

    • Contributor: Wood, Ray - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-13
  • [Schottische in C]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • Christmas Song

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 34 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Christmas song that "Mother" Ella Lassiter's grandmother used to sing when she was a little girl. The singer, age 101, was born into slavery, on the McMullen Plantation near Forsythe, Georgia. The sound quality of this recording is poor. Performance Note: "Christmas Song" (vocals) ...

    • Contributor: Lassiter, Ella Mcmullen - Corse, Carita Doggett - Cornwall, Robert - [Corse, Carita Doggett] - Lassiter, Ella Mcmullen (Mother)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-01
  • Alabama Girls Give the Fiddler a Dram

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry - Reed, Watha
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-11-26
  • Ampáranos, madre (Protect Us, Mother) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Arellano, age 46, is the brother of Esequiel and a resident of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico where the recordings were made. Transcription: Ampáranos, Madre,/para poder verte,/ampáranos ahora/y en la hora de muerte./Ampáranos, Madre,/y ampáranos ahora,/por eso quedaste/del mundo fiadora./Ampáranos, Madre,/como mi abogada,/que mi Dios a ti/no te niega ...

    • Contributor: Arellano, Narciso - Vocal - Rael, Juan B.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings - Books
    • Date: 1940-08-11
  • This is the Way You Build a Bridge

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Performer referred to elsewhere as Clifford Reid Venue: State Farm Performance Note: "This is the Way You Build a Bridge" performed by Annabelle Sanford, Lois Brown, and Clifford Reed (vocals) at State Farm, Raiford, Florida, on June 4, ...

    • Contributor: Reed, Clifford - Brown, Lois - Sanford, Annabelle - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Medlock, Johnny Mae - Tenor
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • Worry Blues

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Clemens State Farm Performance Note: "Worry Blues" performed by Jesse Lockett (vocals and guitar) at Clemens State Farm, Brazoria, Texas, on April 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Lockett, Jesse - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-16
  • Jack, Can I Ride

    Field Recordings. Music. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "square-dance song; play-party song; clapping song" Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Jack, Can I Ride" performed by Ed Jones (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 30, ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Ed - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-30
  • Christ is Comin' on the Cloud

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of H.R. Weaver Performance Note: "Christ is Comin' on the Cloud" performed by John R. "Blind Gipson" Gipson, and Mrs. John R. Gipson (vocals) at home of H.R. Weaver, Merryville, Louisiana, on May 15, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby ...

    • Contributor: Gipson, John R. "Blind Gipson - Gipson, John R., Mrs - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Gipson, Rev. John R. "Blind Gipson - Gipson, Mrs. John R.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-15