• Blues

    • Contributor: Frazier, Calvin - Pittman, Sampson
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-11-01
  • French ballad

    • Contributor: Bellaire, Mose
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-10-15
  • Aby nás zbojníci nepobrali

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 40 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The Slavia colony in Florida was established by Slovaks who had first settled in Cleveland in 1912. Performance Note: "Aby nás zbojníci nepobrali" (vocals) performed by a group of girls at [St. Luke's Lutheran Church], Slavia, Florida, on August 31, 1939. Performers referred to elsewhere as ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Girls - Morris, Alton Chester - Morris, Alton C. - Group of Girls
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-31
  • Gol Durned Wheel, That

    Field Recordings. Music. Cowboy Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Galeanaz Tourist Camp Performance Note: "Gol Durned Wheel, That" (vocals and guitar) performed at Galeanaz Tourist Camp, Falfurrias, Texas, on April 28, 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: Goodwyn, Frank - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-28
  • Kraljevic marko

    • Contributor: Basrak, Stjepan - Bangac, Petar - Vujanović, Stjepan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-05
  • Madam, I have come a-courting

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "A Quaker song." Dust jacket notes: "Poor recording -- to be re-recorded." George Vinton Graham, vocals and guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California on December 7, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading ...

    • Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Canto Juajiro

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 55 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Evelio Andux, age 37, of Cuban descent (father of French descent), born in Key West, Florida, describes and sings an old work song that is sung on the farms of Cuba. He says it is a Cuban farmer song, sung while digging in the dirt. ...

    • Contributor: Andux, Evelio - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Maracas
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-24
  • Unknown title

    • Contributor: Floriani, Vladimir - Floriani, Veko
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-25
  • 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
  • Worry Blues

    Field Recordings. Music. Field Hollers. Work Songs. 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" Performer referred to elsewhere as Sylvester "Little Stavin' Chain" Jones or Sylvester "Texas Stavin Chain" Jones Venue: Ramsey State Farm, Camp #4 Performance Note: "Worry Blues" ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Sylvester - Harrison, W. S., "Jay Bird - Chains, Wallace - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Harrison, W.S. "Jaybird - Jones, Sylvester "Texas Stavin' Chain - Chains, Wallace "Stavin' Chains
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Miss Lucy Long

    Field Recordings. Music. Lullabies. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Mrs. Kate W. Jones Performance Note: "Miss Lucy Long" performed by Kate W. Jones (vocals) at her home, Houston, Texas, on April 10, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Kate W. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Jones, Mrs. Kate W.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-10
  • The garden of flowers

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 66.4 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Recorded on one side only. Autograph of Mantia inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. S. Mantia, euphonium; piano acc. (Performers). Recorded at an unknown location, June 12, 1899. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Mantia, Simone - Mantia, Simone (Performer)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1899-06-12
  • Sinner Will Be Runnin' in dat Great Day

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Wade "Monkey" Bolden Performer referred to elsewhere as Wallace "Stavin Chains" Chains, Wallace "Jay Bird " Chain, or Wallace "Big Stavin Chain" Performer referred to elsewhere as Sylvester "Little Stavin' Chain" Jones or Sylvester "Texas Stavin Chain" Jones Venue: Ramsey State Farm, ...

    • Contributor: Christopher, Columbus - Chains, Wallace - Bolden, Brant - Harrison, W. S., "Jay Bird - Jones, Sylvester - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Chains, Wallace "Stavin' Chains - Harrison, W.S. "Jaybird - Jones, Sylvester "Texas Stavin' Chain - Bolden, Wade "Monkey
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Santos = Holy, holy

    sound recording | on 2 sides of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: A traditional melody sung at the Pala Mission by six Indian women. Virginia Pico, vocals; Salvadora Valenzuela, vocals; E. de la Golsh, vocals; Jacinta Ortega, vocals; Everista Myers, vocals; Rosalie Acosta, vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Pala, California on June ...

    • Contributor: Six Indian Women - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Pico, Virginia - Valenzuela, Salvadora - Golsh, E. De La - Ortega, Jacinta - Myers, Everista - Acosta, Rosalie - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Ad sigla . . . (Ryma #8) = To sail a boat, etc

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "Same words as [AFS 3829] A1, but different tune." John Olafson, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on May 25, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In ...

    • Contributor: Olafson, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Psalm 52 In that day we praise the Lord -- I was the smallest brother of all

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Russian Molokan Congregation, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on September 14, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Russian. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting ...

    • Contributor: Russian Molokan Congregation - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • An am eiridh sa hmadainn = When he got up in the Nova Scotia morning

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Mrs. MacPhee says this sounds like South Uist Gaelic." Mary A. McDonald, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California on April 11, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading ...

    • Contributor: McDonald, Mary A. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Children's Sermon

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 48 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A chant used by children when playing church. The singer, aged 39, grew up in South Jacksonville, Florida. She is a blind student of WPA instructor Rev. H. W. Stuckey. Performance Note: "Children's Sermon" (chanted) performed by Irene Jackson at Federal Music Project Office, Jacksonville, ...

    • Contributor: Jackson, Irene - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Upp, upp min sal = Up, up, my soul

    sound recording | on 3 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: From the Passiusalmar of Hallgrimur Petursson. Verses 1-2 are on AFS 4268 A1, verses 3-4 are on AFS 4268 A2, and verses 5-7 are on AFS 4268 A3. Thodur Einarson, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell ...

    • Contributor: Einarson, Thodur - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Si me dan pasteles an aguinaldo = If you give me pasteles

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Aguinaldo, a Christmas song from Viequies, P.R. [Vieques Island, Puerto Rico]." Dust jacket notes: AFS 3866 A3 repeats AFS 3866 A2. Letter from performer dated November 27, 1995: "Pasteles are made of green bananas and other vegetables and ...

    • Contributor: Calderon, Aurora - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Fragment

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-11-26
  • Quari, quari, quat' quari de vacu (part 2); Le matin que je me leve

    • Contributor: Bellaire, Exilia - Bellaire, Mose
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-10-13
  • Beaver Brig; Rousy Maggie

    • Contributor: Gallagher, Dominic - Bonner, Patrick
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-24
  • Orphan Girl

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Performer referred to elsewhere as Mrs. Minnie Floyd or Mrs. Emma Floyd Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "Orphan Girl" performed by Minnie Floyd (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, on June 9, ...

    • Contributor: Floyd, Minnie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Floyd, Mrs. Minnie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-09
  • Ahora les voy a cantar - un tango de París

    Field Recordings. Music. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Ahora les voy a cantar - un tango de París" (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 ...

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