• Old Joe Clark

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-08-27
  • Got a Letter from My Baby This Morning

    Field Recordings. Interviews. Spoken Word. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (4 minutes, 59 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A work song performed by David Wood, a 27-year-old Florida-born turpentine worker. He learned this song in the Nassau County Prison Farm, where he was jailed for fist-fighting. The sound quality of this recording is extremely poor. It has been included online ...

    • Contributor: Wood, David - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-19
  • Corrido villésta de la toma de Matamoros

    Field Recordings. Music. Corridos. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of J.K. Wells Performance Note: "Corrido villésta de la toma de Matamoros" (vocals) performed at home of J.K. Wells, Brownsville, Texas, on April 26, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). ...

    • Contributor: Suarez, Jos - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-26
  • Gotta Make a Hundred

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 31 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Crew of "The Boys," a 108-foot menhaden (or pogey) fishing boat of Mayport, Florida, commanded by Captain J. C. Willard. Crew of "The Boys," a 108-foot menhaden (or pogey) fishing boat of Mayport, Florida, commanded by Captain J. C. Willard. Shrimphouse workers The singer, age ...

    • Contributor: Whittaker, Annie - Unidentified Performers - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Unidentified Group
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940
  • Boleráz, boleráz

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 6 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A folksong sung by a group of young people of Slavia, Florida. The Slavia colony in Florida was established by Slovaks who had first settled in Cleveland in 1912. Performance Note: "Boleráz, boleráz" (vocals) performed by Rev. Stephen M. (S. M.) Tuhy, leader, and a ...

    • Contributor: Tuhy, Stephen M., Rev - Unidentified Young People - Morris, Alton Chester - Morris, Alton C. - Tuhy, Rev. Stephen M. (S. M.) - Leader - Group of Young People - Tuhy, Rev. S. M.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-31
  • Hoist Up the John B Sail

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 1 second) : analog ; 12 in. | Performance Note: "Hoist Up the John B Sail" (vocals with accordion) performed by Robert Butler at Key West, Florida, on January 23, 1940. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Bulter, Robert - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Butler, Robert - Rolle, Theodore (Tea Roll) - Unidentified Bahaman
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-23
  • Valse de Cadena (Chain Waltz) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Played by Adelaido Chavez, 68, violinist, resident of Antonito, Colorado, and his brother Adolfo Chavez, 65, guitarist and resident of Romeo, Colorado. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The Juan B. Rael Collection. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Chavez, Adelaido - Violin - Chavez, Adolfo - Guitar - Rael, Juan B. - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo - Arellano, Narciso
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • When I Wake Up in the Mornin'

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Performer referred to elsewhere as Allen Reed Venue: State Farm Performance Note: "When I Wake Up in the Mornin'" performed by Allen Reid (vocals) at State Farm, Raiford, Florida, on June 4, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included ...

    • Contributor: Reid, Allen - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • It Makes a Long Time Man Feel Bad

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Miss. State Farm Venue: State Penitentiary, Camp #10; Stockade Hall Performance Note: "It Makes a Long Time Man Feel Bad" performed by Johnny Smith and unidentified performers (vocals) at State Penitentiary, Camp #10; Stockade Hall, Parchman, Mississippi, on May 23, 1939. In English. (Language). Also ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performers - Smith, Johnny - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Unidentified Group
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-23
  • Valse de Cadena (Chain Waltz) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Anaya was 39 and his daughter, Ernestina, was 18 at the time of this recording. Both play by ear. Mr. Anaya learned to play the violin by himself and he in turn has taught his daughter. Both are residents of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico. In Spanish. (Language). Also ...

    • Contributor: Anaya, Nieves - Violin - Anaya, Ernestina (Daughter of Nieves) - Rael, Juan B. - Anaya, Ernestina - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo - Trujillo, Amado
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • Folding Down the Sheets

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • [Rag in C]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-11-26
  • Agua pasa por mi casa

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 22 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A riddle, told to several children by Mrs. Edith Kennedy, age 18, born of Cuban and Bahamian-American parentage 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. ...

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Edith - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-26
  • The British King

    Field Recordings. Music. Humorous Songs. Bawdy Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Mrs. Kate W. Jones Performance Note: "The British King" 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 ...

    • Contributor: Jones, John B. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-09
  • My Lord, What a Morning

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Goree State Farm Performance Note: "My Lord, What a Morning" performed by Ella Mae Fitzpatrick and Doris McMurray (vocals) at Goree State Farm, near Huntsville, Texas, on May 14, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Fitzpatrick, Ella Mae - McMurray, Doris - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-14
  • Nos dió su cuerpo Señor (The Lord Gave Us His Body) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Esequiel Arellano, age 40, is the brother of Narciso. He is also a resident of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico. Collector's notes: This hymn is sung during Holy Communion. Transcription: Nos dio su cuerpo el Señor/en la mesa que tenía,/todo lo representó/en la santa Eucaristía./Niega San Pedro al Señor,/antes que ...

    • Contributor: Arellano, Esequiel - Rael, Juan B. - Anaya, Nieves - Anaya, Ernestina
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • Sally Lost Her Petticoat

    Field Recordings. Music. Nursery Rhymes. 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: "Sally Lost Her Petticoat" 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
  • Introduction to Florida Folklore Recording Expedition

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 21 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | This Florida folklore recording expedition is jointly sponsored by the Library of Congress, the WPA Florida Music Project, and the WPA Florida Writers' Project. This record is being made in Tampa, Florida, August 27, 1939. Stetson Kennedy is the interviewer/operator." Ybor City, now a neighborhood ...

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-27
  • Track-callin'

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Farmhouse of Henry Truvillion Performance Note: "Track-callin'" performed by Henry Truvillion (vocals) at his farmhouse, between Newton and Burkeville, Texas, on May 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc ...

    • Contributor: Truvillion, Henry - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • Ain't Goin' Let You Humbug Me

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "axe-cutting song; reel" Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Ain't Goin' Let You Humbug Me" performed by Ed Jones (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May ...

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

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Farmhouse of Henry Truvillion Performance Note: "Mary was a Redbird" performed by Henry Truvillion and Ruby Lee Truvillion (vocals) at Farmhouse of Henry Truvillion, between Newton and Burkeville, Texas, on May 18, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern ...

    • Contributor: Truvillion, Ruby Lee - Truvillion, Henry - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-18
  • Under the Mountain

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 51 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The Slavia colony in Florida was established by Slovaks who had first settled in Cleveland in 1912. Performance Note: "Under the Mountain" (vocals) performed by a group of young people at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Slavia, Florida, on August 31, 1939. Performers referred to elsewhere as ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Young People - Morris, Alton Chester - Morris, Alton C. - Group of Young People
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-31
  • Announcement

    Field Recordings. Music. Announcements. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as H. R. Weaver Venue: Home of H.R. Weaver Performance Note: "Announcement" performed by Herman R. Weaver (spoken) at home of H.R. Weaver, Merryville, Louisiana, on May 15, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording ...

    • Contributor: Weaver, Herman R. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - [Weaver, Herman R. "H.R."]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-15
  • Long Freight Train Blues

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: State Penitentiary ("The Walls") Performance Note: "Long Freight Train Blues" performed by Richard L. Lewis and Wilbert Gilliam (vocals and guitar) at State Penitentiary ("The Walls"), Huntsville, Texas, on May 11, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Lewis, Richard L. - Gilliam, Wilbert - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-11
  • Billy Boy

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Liberty Hill Venue: Liberty High School Performance Note: "Billy Boy" performed by Freddie C. Hunter and Bessie Helen Hunter (vocals) at Liberty High School, near Newton, Texas, on May 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern ...

    • Contributor: Hunter, Freddie C. - Hunter, Bessie Helen - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - [Lomax, Ruby T. - Announcement]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16