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  • Dialogue on Negro Books

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 37 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A description of the reading habits of Cull Stacey, a 56-year-old turpentine ...

    • Contributor: Stacey, Cull - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-01
  • Crab is a Better Man Than Man

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 26 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The singer is from Andros Island, Bahamas. Performance Note: "Crab is a Better ...

    • Contributor: Rolle, Theodore "Tea Roll - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Rolle, Theodore (Tea Roll)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-23
  • Red Bird in the Tree

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Aunt Ca'line Horne Venue: Home of Spencer and Caroline Horne ...

    • Contributor: Horne, Caroline, Aunt - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Horne, Aunt Caroline
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-28
  • El sacrificio

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 7 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | An incomplete version of a song composed by a Mexican in Miami, Florida, ...

    • Contributor: Sesteto Encanto - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-18
  • The Cat Story

    Field Recordings. Music. Narratives. Humorous Recitations. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Rev. Mose Platt, Rev. Mose "Wyandotte" Platt, Rev. Mose ...

    • Contributor: Platt, Mose "Clear Rock - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Platt, Rev. Mose "Clear Rock
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-10
  • Of All de Beas'es

    Field Recordings. Music. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "reel" Performer referred to elsewhere as J. L. Goree Venue: Home of ...

    • Contributor: Goree, John Lowry - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Goree, John Lowry "J.L.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-12
  • Job, Job

    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: "Job, Job" ...

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

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 23 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Sung in Spanish and described in English: "This is probably the oldest type ...

    • Contributor: Delfino, Gilberto - Bermudez, Ramon - Pages, Art - Halpert, Herbert - Piano
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-21
  • Folding Down the Sheets

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • Rena, Big-Foot Rena

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Aunt Mollie McDonald or Aunt Mary McDonald Venue: Home of ...

    • Contributor: McDonald, Jim - McDonald, Molly, Aunt - McDonald, Jane - Mcdonald Family - McDonald, Joe - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - McDonald, Aunt Mollie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • San José en su pecho siente (Saint Joseph in His Breast Feels) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Archuleta was 70 years old at the time of this recording. He was a resident of ...

    • Contributor: Archuleta, Ricardo - Lead Vocal
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-29
  • Yo soy una rancherita

    Field Recordings. Music. Waltzes. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "group song" Venue: Home of Manuela Longoria Performance Note: "Yo soy una ...

    • Contributor: Longoria, Manuela - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-25
  • Dog Flea

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Aunt Mollie McDonald or Aunt Mary McDonald Venue: Home of ...

    • Contributor: McDonald, Joe - McDonald, Jim - McDonald, Jane - Mcdonald Family - McDonald, Molly, Aunt - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - McDonald, Aunt Mollie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • Mi gatito

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Mi gatito" (vocals) performed ...

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

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Miss. State Farm Venue: State Penitentiary, Camp #10 Performance Note: "Lighthouse Blues" performed ...

    • Contributor: Garnett, Roger "Burn Down - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-23
  • Farewell My Dear Brother

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry - Reed, Gene
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-05-06
  • Shack Rouster Holler

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 34 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The holler as modified by African Americans, doing the "rousting" instead of the white ...

    • Contributor: Hazelhurst, Harold B. - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Natchez [Christmas Morning]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-11-26
  • Gray Horse Blues

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Clemens State Farm Performance Note: "Gray Horse Blues" (vocals and guitar) performed at Clemens State Farm, ...

    • Contributor: Casey, Smith - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-16
  • La buena pipa

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 2 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | 13-year-old Ziomara and 11-year-old Evelia Andux tell a teasing story. Ybor City, ...

    • Contributor: Andux, Ziomara - Andux, Evelia - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Andux, Evelio
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-23