• 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
  • When the Leaf Turns Red

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 38 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Conch song learned in the Bahamas, described as "a kind of Baptist 'Jumper' song, 'shouting song.'" The singer, an 84-year-old blind man, was born in the Bahamas and emigrated to Florida ca. 1911. The term "Conch," while now more widely used to refer to ...

    • Contributor: Roberts, Wilbur - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-16
  • Murder of Marian Parker

    • Contributor: Pope, Allan C.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-11
  • [Waltz in D]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • Dos y dos son quatro

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. Counting Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Dos y dos son quatro" (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 1939 ...

    • Contributor: Salazar, Isabella - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salazar, Señora Isabella
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Kun masiinaa on ruukattu niin laulu vuikeaa; Lauluni sen mina aloitan

    • Contributor: Maki, Frank
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-22
  • Raffle for a Stove

    • Contributor: Carrière, Fred
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-10-10
  • [Harmonica Piece]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-07-17
  • Oh Cap'n Cain' Read

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. Field Hollers. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Venue: State Farm Performance Note: "Oh Cap'n Cain' Read" performed by Dawson Johnson (vocals) at State Farm, Raiford, Florida, on June 4, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, Dawson - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • To proto filli

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 50 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A very popular Greek folksong, expressing the joy and memories of the first kiss. The singers are sisters, members of the Byzantine Choir of Tarpon Springs, Florida, and students at Tarpon Springs schools. Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905. The sound ...

    • Contributor: Klonaris, M. - Kavouklis, Katherine - Anastassiou, Evee G. - Filareton, John - Piano - Navoukli, N. - Kavoukli, N.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-05-12
  • When first I went to sea; Protestant cow

    • Contributor: Gallagher, Andrew E.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-29
  • Whoa, Can't Git de Saddle On

    Field Recordings. Music. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Aunt Celina Lewis Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Whoa, Can't Git de Saddle On" performed by Celina Lewis (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May ...

    • Contributor: Lewis, Celina - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-29
  • Drinkin' Wine (Tune 2 of 2)

    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: "Drinkin' Wine (Tune 2 of 2)" 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 ...

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

    Field Recordings. Music. Announcements. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Announcement" performed by Carmen Taffinder Moye (spoken) at home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye, Kingsville, Texas, on May 1, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording ...

    • Contributor: Moye, Carmen Taffinder - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Moye, Mrs. Carmen Taffinder
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-01
  • Fox Hunter's Song

    Field Recordings. Music. Hunting Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Office of H.R. Weaver Performance Note: "Fox Hunter's Song" performed by Sarah C. Whitman (vocals) at Office of H.R. Weaver, Merryville, Louisiana, on May 19, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). ...

    • Contributor: Whitman, Sarah C. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-19
  • Smoky Mountain Blues

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Wallace "Stavin Chains" Chains, Wallace "Jay Bird " Chain, or Wallace "Big Stavin Chain" Venue: Ramsey State Farm, Camp #4 Performance Note: "Smoky Mountain Blues" performed by Wallace Chains (vocals and guitar) at Ramsey State Farm, Camp #4, Otey, Texas, on April 23, 1939. ...

    • Contributor: Chains, Wallace - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Chains, Wallace "Stavin' Chains - Jones, Sylvester "Texas Stavin' Chain - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Frail Wildwood Flower

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Beale D. Taylor Venue: Home of Beal D. Taylor Performance Note: "Frail Wildwood Flower" performed by Beal D. Taylor (vocals) at his home, near Medina, Texas, on May 5, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States ...

    • Contributor: Taylor, Beal D. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-05
  • Diez perritos pequeños

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. Counting Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Diez perritos pequeños" (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 1939 Southern States ...

    • Contributor: Salazar, Isabella - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salazar, Señora Isabella
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Jesus the Man I Long to Know

    Field Recordings. Music. Hymns. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "lined hymn" Performer referred to elsewhere as Dock "Zebediah" Reed Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Jesus the Man I Long to Know" performed by Dock Reed and Vera Hall (vocals) at On porch of home ...

    • Contributor: Reed, Dock - Hall, Vera - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • Waltz

    • Contributor: Strzelecki, Tony - Warslzyk, Tony
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-07
  • Kolo

    • Contributor: Sainović, Ilija
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-06
  • My Home Above

    Field Recordings. Hymns. Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Sacred Harp Singers
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • I Ain't Got Nobody

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "adapted from old popular song and recorded by Hattie Ellis as blues" Venue: Goree State Farm Performance Note: "I Ain't Got Nobody" performed by Hattie Ellis (vocals and guitar) at Goree State Farm, near Huntsville, Texas, on May 14, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in ...

    • Contributor: Ellis, Hattie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Ramsey, Jack "Cowboy - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-14
  • Milwaukee Fire; Young Edwin

    • Contributor: Trueblood, Asel
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-10
  • The Gospel Train

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Chain gang Performance Note: "The Gospel Train" performed by unidentified performers (vocals) near Sand Springs, South Carolina, on June 11, 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: Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - "Hambone - Chain Gang
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-11