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  • Worry Blues

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Lockett, Jesse
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-16
  • When I Was a Young Girl

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - McDonald Family - McDonald, Jane - McDonald, Joe - McDonald, Molly, Aunt - McDonald, Jim
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • Literary Event -- announcement

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Loop, S. C.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-07
  • Clifton's Crew

    • Contributor: Bonner, Patrick - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-24
  • Shine and the Titanic

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the The Library of Congress / Fisk University Mississippi Delta Collection. (Source). Recorded in Clarksdale, Mississippi. (Venue). Recorded in 1942. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: King, O. C. - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Eighth of January

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Allen, J. D. - Rhoades, Tommy
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-06
  • Interview with Lum Wilson "Bill" Jackson

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Jackson, Lum Wilson "Bill"
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-08-12
  • Ritual of the Maize

    • Contributor: Robinson, James (Wakon'Monthinthin) - Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham) - La Flesche, Francis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1896-08-24
  • Emcee Calls Women Traditional Cloth Dancers

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Ah love, but a day

    Classical Music. sound recording | 1 12" disc recording. | Duration: 04:16 | Vocal (Category). Female vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of the recording is ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Laura Littlefield - Josef Pasternack - H. H. A. Beach
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1918-03-07
  • Traveler's Line, A

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Sullivan, Mary
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Kitty Wells

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Hunt, Buster - Holcomb, Sell
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-19
  • I Can't Even Give it Away

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Unidentified
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941
  • Emcee's Assistant Asks that Judges be Prepared for Contests

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Jr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Joe Louis

    • Contributor: Frazier, Calvin - Pittman, Sampson - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-11-01
  • Jack and the Beanstalk

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 31 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A folktale explaining why you see squint-eyed people today, learned from a Puerto Rican man in Florida. The performer, an 84-year-old blind man, was born in the Bahamas and emigrated to Florida ca. 1911. Performance Note: "Jack and the Beanstalk" (spoken) performed by Wilbur ...

    • Contributor: Roberts, Wilbur - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-15
  • Old Humpy He Died and He Rose Again

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Allen, Vernon
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-08-09
  • Angels ever bright and fair

    Opera. sound recording | 1 12" disc recording. | Duration: 03:46 | Vocal (Category). Female vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). Also recorded as C-6853. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Lucy Isabelle Marsh - Rosario Bourdon - George Frideric Handel
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1924-11-18
  • In The Year Of '83

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Jackson, Lum Wilson "Bill"
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-08-12
  • Stowaway

    • Contributor: Norman, John (Vocalist) - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-18
  • Black-snake Bit Me, I Don't Keer

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Horton, Jeff
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-29
  • Fancy Dancers' Contest Song (Second Group of Dancers) (Warm-Up)

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Host Drum
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Bessie Moore

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Jones, John
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-09
  • Greyhound Blues

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Anderson, Frances
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • The night herding song

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Recorded in Dallas, Texas. (Venue). Recorded in 1942. (Date). Forms part of the John A. Lomax Texas Recordings, 1942 collection. (Source). Published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28 "Cowboy Songs, Ballads, and Cattle Calls from Texas," edited by Duncan Emrich, 1952. (Bibliographic History). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Stephens, Harry - Lomax, John A. (John Avery)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1952