• Kuklienka, kde si bola

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 45 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The Slavia colony in Florida was established by Slovaks who had first settled in Cleveland in 1912. Performance Note: "Kuklienka, kde si bola" (vocals) performed by Emily Duda, and Lillian Jakubcin at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Slavia, Florida, on August 31, 1939. Performer referred to elsewhere ...

    • Contributor: Duda, Emily - Jakubcin, Lillian - Morris, Alton Chester - Morris, Alton C. - Duka, Emily
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-31
  • My Mind Don't Change

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Gould, Arkansas Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #9; Stockade Performance Note: "My Mind Don't Change" performed by Lewis "Wild Man" Grigsby (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #9; Stockade, near Arkansas City, Arkansas, on May 22, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John ...

    • Contributor: Grigsby, Lewis "Wild Man - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-22
  • This Heart o' Mine

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Ramsey State Farm, Camp #4 Performance Note: "This Heart o' Mine" performed by James "Iron Head" Baker (vocals) at Ramsey State Farm, Camp #4, Otey, Texas, on April 23, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Baker, James "Iron Head - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Baker, James (Iron Head)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Bravo

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "An old figure dance rare in U.S." Manuel Lemos, vocals and viola d'arame; Alberto Mendes, viola d'arame. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Richmond, California on March 3, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Alberto Mendes and Manuel Lemos - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Mendes, Alberto - Lemos, Manuel - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Kis kertemben, igaz e babam

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Mary Gaidos, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on January 3, 1940. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Hungarian. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Mary Gaidos ...

    • Contributor: Gaidos, Mary - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940
  • [Slow Breakdown in G]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-07-17
  • Georgia Camp Meeting

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Mills, Kerry - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-08-27
  • [Quince Dillion's High-D Reel]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry - Reed, Gene
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-05-06
  • Polly Hopkins

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: [Home of Mrs. Kate W. Jones] Performance Note: "Polly Hopkins" 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). Sound ...

    • Contributor: Jones, John B. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - [Jones, John B.]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-09
  • Communion Hymn

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. Hymns. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "spiritual; lined hymn" Performer referred to elsewhere as William Gant Venue: Home of Ben Robertson Performance Note: "Communion Hymn" performed by Brady Walker, Thomas Trimmer, William Grant, Mary Lee, and Phil Butler (vocals) at home of Ben Robertson, Clemson, South Carolina, on June ...

    • Contributor: Butler, Phil - Walker, Brady - Grant, William - Trimmer, Thomas - Lee, Mary - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-10
  • Po' Stranger Blues

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Performer referred to elsewhere as John MacMedlock Venue: State Farm, Women's Dormitory Performance Note: "Po' Stranger Blues" performed by Lillian Hutchins and Johnny Mae Medlock (vocals) at State Farm, Women's Dormitory, Raiford, Florida, on June 4, 1939. In English. (Language). ...

    • Contributor: Medlock, Johnny Mae - Hutchins, Lillian - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • Noche serena = Quiet night

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Serenade, sung and played on the guitar by Lottie Espinosa. Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: Lottie Espinosa "learned it from her husband's father, who said it 'was called old in his time.' Repeated always in this short form. There were many such short ...

    • Contributor: Espinosa, Lottie - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Introduction to Masaryktown Recordings

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 19 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The songs on this record have been recorded from Slavic singers in the Slavic community of Masaryktown, Florida, on August 28, 1939, by Alton C. Morris of University of Florida." Masaryktown, named for Thomas G. Masaryk, the first president (1918-1935) of the Czechoslovak Republic, is ...

    • Contributor: Morris, Alton Chester - Morris, Alton C.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-28
  • Bingo Was His Name

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 45 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Performance Note: "Bingo Was His Name" (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
  • Lili bat ikhusi dut = I saw a lily in a garden

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Mrs. Francisco Etcheverry and Matias Etcheverry, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on September 11, 1940. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Basque. (Language). Forms part of a group of field ...

    • Contributor: Mrs. Francisco Etcheverry and Matias Etcheverry - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Etcheverry (Mrs. Francisco) - Etcheverry, Matias - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940
  • Old Ship of Zion

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Merryville Grammar School Venue: Merryville High School Performance Note: "Old Ship of Zion" performed by Gentry Young Bennet (vocals) at Merryville High School, Merryville, Louisiana, on May 18, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States ...

    • Contributor: Bennet, Gentry Young - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-18
  • Roly Boly

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "a baby's game" Performer referred to elsewhere as Grace Langino or Grace Lungino Venue: Home of Mr. and Mrs. William Longino Performance Note: "Roly Boly" performed by Grace Longino (vocals) at home of Mr. and Mrs. William Longino, Huntsville, Texas, on May 13, 1939. ...

    • Contributor: Longino, Grace - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Longino, Mrs. Grace
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-13
  • Julie

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Liberty Hill Group of children from Liberty High School Venue: Liberty High School Performance Note: "Julie" performed by Willie Mae Jones and unidentified children (vocals with clapping) at Liberty High School, near Newton, Texas, on May 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Willie Mae - Unidentified Children - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Children from Liberty High School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • Zopilote mojado

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Unidentified musicians playing violin, guitar, and two mandolins. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on February 18, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Mexican ...

    • Contributor: Julio Gomez' Orchestra - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • El patito

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "El patito" (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 Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). ...

    • Contributor: Salazar, Isabella - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salazar, Señora Isabella
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • [Quince Dillion's High-D Reel]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • Tsakig, makig = The Gosling

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | LC romanized form of title: Dzagik, magik. Yellow song check-list notes: "Pitches too much askew!" Dust jacket notes: Children's song. Siranoosh Shapazian, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fowler, California on October 30, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, ...

    • Contributor: Shapazian, Siranoosh - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Joe Mows, Witches and Hants

    Field Recordings. Interviews. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (4 minutes, 36 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The performer, identified only as "Jack," believes that spirits return after death, and contends that Joe Mows cannot help against spirits. He reports that some turpentine workers make Joe Mows (good luck items, also known as "Mojos," said to be helpful in winning ...

    • Contributor: Jack - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Johnson, Berry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-19
  • Chamarita (Flores version)

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Clapping and snapping of fingers audible. At end of AFS 4256 B4, "calls for figures of dance" can be heard. Sung by Louise Franco, accompanied on the English guitar by Clifford Franco, with clapping and the snapping of fingers audible in the background. ...

    • Contributor: Franco, Louise - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Franco, Clifford - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Chinchbug (Bedbug Has No Wings at All, But He Gets There Just the Same)

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