• The Wooden-Legged Soldier

    Field Recordings. Music. Nursery Rhymes. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "American Mother Goose jingles" Venue: Room under ramp of storage garage Performance Note: "The Wooden-Legged Soldier" performed by Ray Wood (vocals) in room under ramp of storage garage, Houston, Texas, on April 13, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby ...

    • Contributor: Wood, Ray - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-13
  • 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
  • Mary Mack Dressed in Black

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Performer referred to elsewhere as Willie "Garmouth" Williams or Willie "Gar Mouth" Williams Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #5; Stockade Performance Note: "Mary Mack Dressed in Black" performed by Willie "Red Eye" Williams (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp ...

    • Contributor: Williams, Willie "Red Eye - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-20
  • The Holy Bright Number

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "lined out" Performer referred to elsewhere as Aunt Mollie McDonald or Aunt Mary McDonald Venue: Home of McDonald Family Performance Note: "The Holy Bright Number" performed by the McDonald family (Aunt Molly McDonald, Joe McDonald, Jim McDonald, and Jane McDonald) (vocals) at their home, ...

    • Contributor: McDonald, Joe - McDonald, Molly, Aunt - McDonald, Jim - McDonald, Jane - Mcdonald Family - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - McDonald, Aunt Mollie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • If She Don't Come on de Big Boat

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. Field Hollers. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Miss. State Farm Venue: State Penitentiary, Camp #1; Stockade Hall Performance Note: "If She Don't Come on de Big Boat" performed by W. D. "Alabama" Stewart (vocals) at State Penitentiary, Camp #1; Stockade Hall, Parchman, Mississippi, on May 24, 1939. In ...

    • Contributor: Stewart, W. D. "Alabama - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Stewart, W.D. "Alabama
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-24
  • House Carpenter

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-11-26
  • Crawfish Pond

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "plantation reel" Venue: Farmhouse of Henry Truvillion Performance Note: "Crawfish Pond" performed by Henry Truvillion (vocals) at his farmhouse, between Newton and Burkeville, Texas, on May 18, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Truvillion, Henry - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-18
  • Breakaway

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Stripling, Sidney
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941
  • Calling Farm Animals

    Field Recordings. Music. Animal Calls. Animal Calls. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Billings Tourist Camp Performance Note: "Calling Farm Animals" performed by Charles Eckhardt (calls and horn) at Billings Tourist Camp, Bandera, Texas, on May 4, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Eckhardt, Charles - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Horn - [Lomax, Ruby T. - Announcement]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-04
  • Clever Glenn Carver

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Venue: State Farm Performance Note: "Clever Glenn Carver" (vocals and guitar) performed at State Farm, Raiford, Florida, on June 3, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Reid, Allen - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-03
  • Your Mamma's a Lady

    Field Recordings. Music. Lullabies. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Anna Cason Performer referred to elsewhere as Pearson or Polly Person Venue: Little Hope School House Performance Note: "Your Mamma's a Lady" performed by Anna F. Coson and Polly Pearson (vocals) at Little Hope School House, near Clemson, South Carolina, on ...

    • Contributor: Pearson, Polly - Coson, Anna F. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-11
  • Big Boy, Can't You Move 'em

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 32 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A railroad work song, sung by "Uncle" Bradley Eberhard, a work-crippled, 66-year-old African American. He worked more than a quarter of a century in railroad work gangs and is still proud of his role as singer when the men were laying track. Now toothless and ...

    • Contributor: Eberhard, Bradley, Uncle - Corse, Carita Doggett - Cornwall, Robert - Eberhard, Bradley (Uncle)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-26
  • January, February

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: tie-tamping song Venue: Farmhouse of Henry Truvillion Performance Note: "January, February" performed by Henry Truvillion (vocals) at his farmhouse, between Newton and Burkeville, Texas, on May 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Truvillion, Henry - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • Concebida en gracia (Conceived in Grace) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Montoya, age 70, was from Cerro, New Mexico. Alabado Category: In Praise of the Virgin Transcription: (Concebida en gracia),/sólo tú, María, eres,/sólo tú, bendita eres/entre las mujeres./De gracia eres llena,/y Dios es contigo,/tú que nos defiendes/de nuestro enemigo./A María alabemos/en su concepción,/por ser instrumento /de la redención. Transcription: ...

    • Contributor: Montoya, Luis - Vocal - Rael, Juan B.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings - Books
    • Date: 1940-08-09
  • The Old Woman

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as E. C. Briggs, Henry Briggs, Henry E. Briggs, or H. C. Briggs Venue: Home of Beal D. Taylor Performance Note: "The Old Woman" performed by E. A. Briggs (vocals) at home of Beal D. Taylor, near Medina, Texas, on May 5, 1939. In ...

    • Contributor: Briggs, E. A. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Briggs, E.A. - [Lomax, Ruby T. - Announcement]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-05
  • [Quince Dillion's High-D Reel]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • Greasy String

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

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 17 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A duet of the national song of Czechoslovakia. Masaryktown, named for Thomas G. Masaryk, the first president (1918-1935) of the Czechoslovak Republic, is a community near Tampa settled by Czech farmers in 1924. The sound quality of this recording is extremely poor. It has been ...

    • Contributor: Prácher, Michael - Prácher, Elizabeth - Morris, Alton Chester - Morris, Alton C.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-28
  • Contempla, alma, y considera (Contemplate, Soul, and Consider) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Archuleta was 70 years old at the time of this recording. He was a resident of Cerro, New Mexico. Alabado Category: The Passion Collector's notes: In this hymn, the sinner is asked to contemplate the Passion and is reminded of the wisdom and importance of repenting his sins ...

    • Contributor: Archuleta, Ricardo - Vocal - Rael, Juan B. - Archuleta,. Ricardo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-01
  • [Rocky Mountain Goat]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-07-17
  • To mikro potamaki

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 43 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Helen Sarris will sing a children's play song in Greek, titled 'The Little Brook.'" The singer is 10 years old. Greeks, along with Italians and Minorcans, first came to Florida in 1768, led by Dr. Andrew Turnbull. Turnbull settled New Smyrna Beach, Florida. When the colony ...

    • Contributor: Sarris, Helen - Morris, Alton Chester - Corse, Carita Doggett - Morris, Alton C. - [Corse, Carita Doggett]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-09-27
  • Schottische

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-07-17
  • I Goin' Pack My Suitcase

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Venue: Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp Performance Note: "I Goin' Pack My Suitcase" performed by Lilly May Marshall (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 21, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The ...

    • Contributor: Marshall, Lilly May - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • Halkiticos, Sousta

    Field Recordings. Instrumental Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 57 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A classic dance of the Island of Halki, originated on the Asia Minor Coast three to four thousand years ago. The natives adopted this dance, when the only musical instrument which we now know was a small lyra, still used by these Islanders and ...

    • Contributor: Kaletizis, George - Peronis, Louis - Perris, Charylaos "Harry - Filareton, John - Lavouto - Violin - Perris, Charylaos (Harry) - Santouri (Cymbal) - Kapsalos, Louis - Perris, Harris - Parris, Harry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-05-12
  • El borracho celebra la Semana Santa

    Field Recordings. Music. Corridos. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of J.K. Wells Performance Note: "El borracho celebra la Semana Santa" (vocals and guitar) performed at home of J.K. Wells, Brownsville, Texas, on April 26, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Suarez, Jos - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-26