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  • Mr. Garfield

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the Bascom Lamar Lunsford Recording Project, 1949. (Source). First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28, "Songs of American History and the Assassination of Presidents," 1952. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in March 1949. (Date). Concerns the assassination of President Garfield in 1881. (Content). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lunsford, Bascom Lamar - Emrich, Duncan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1952
  • Commentary on Song for All of the Dancers (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0487)

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - White, Rufus - McIntyre, Laurel
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Tobacco Is a Noxious Weed

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 31 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Conch axiom. The performer, 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 a native of Key West, Florida, originally referred to British settlers of the Bahama ...

    • Contributor: Roberts, Wilbur - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-15
  • Women's Traditional Cloth Contest Song

    • Contributor: Tai Piah Singers - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Irish Trot

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Wilson, Ruby
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-01
  • Dilly, Dilly

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Jones, Kate W.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-10
  • Cole Younger

    • Contributor: Green, John W. - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-25
  • Po' Stranger Blues

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Medlock, Johnny Mae - Hutchins, Lillian
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • I Don't Do Nobody Nothin'

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Hawkins, Nathaniel, Rev
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • Jesus Goin' Make up My Dyin' Bed

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Hall, Vera - Reed, Dock - Allison, Jesse
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-26
  • Born Again

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Donner, Ben
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-29
  • Louie Says Thank You

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Louie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Emcee Requests that the Pow-Wow Committee Members Report to the Speaker Stand After Everything is Over

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2682

    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-05-26

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  • Calling Trains

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | First pubished on Library of Congress LP AFS L61 "Railroad Songs and Ballads," edited by Archie Green. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in 1936. (Date). Recorded at State Penitentiary, Parchman, Mississippi. (Venue). This railroad call is performed by an unidentified former railroad train caller. (Content). John A. Lomax Southern States Collection, 1933-1937 (Source). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lomax, John A. (John Avery)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1968
  • Unidentified Song

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Whipman's Song

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Old Woman, The

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Briggs, E. A.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-05
  • Fox and Hounds

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Eckhardt, Charles
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-04
  • Billy Boy

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Hunter, Freddie C. - Hunter, Bessie Helen
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • Telegram from Jacob A. Evanston, Board of Education, to John A. Lomax

    • Contributor: Evanston, Jacob A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-06-05
  • Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2630

    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-05-02

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  • Commentary on Memorial Song for Mr. and Mrs. John Turner (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0572)

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - White, Rufus - McIntyre, Laurel
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-22
  • Court proceedings; case of 324 (part 2 of 3), who pleads guilty and apologizes.

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-06
  • Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2608

    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-04-25

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