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  • Stick together

    Stick together

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson & Co. - Culver, Richard
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1861

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  • Beaver Brig; Rousy Maggie

    Beaver Brig; Rousy Maggie

    • Contributor: Gallagher, Dominic - Bonner, Patrick
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-24
  • Dios te salve, Maria = Hail Mary full of grace

    Dios te salve, Maria = Hail Mary full of grace

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "From manuscript in Mission Santa Barbara." Choristers of St. Anthony's Seminary, unaccompanied vocals; Father Bertrand Hobrecht, conducting. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Santa Barbara, California on March 7, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library ...

    • Contributor: Choristers of St. Anthony's Seminary - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Hobrecht (Father Bernard) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Emcee Calls All of the Clowns to the Arena and Tells Audience that It Will Be the Judge

    Emcee Calls All of the Clowns to the Arena and Tells Audience...

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • [Rag in C]

    [Rag in C]

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

    Studio legato

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: G. P. Reed - Baldwyn, Chas
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1846
  • Monologue on Travels

    Monologue on Travels

    Field Recordings. Interviews. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 52 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The life history of Cull Stacey, a 56-year-old turpentine worker originally from Rockingham, North Carolina. Performance Note: "Monologue on Travels" (spoken) performed by Cull Stacey at Turpentine Camp, Cross City, Florida, on August 1, 1939. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Stacey, Cull - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-01
  • God save the south!

    God save the south!

    sheet music | Music associated with the Confederate side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Halphin, Earnest
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1861

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  • Joe Mows

    Joe Mows

    Field Recordings. Interviews. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 33 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Albert Spaulding, 21-year-old assistant manager of the turpentine camp commissary, tells of a worker coming to the commissary to purchase three eight-penny nails and a new paper bag; he was making a Joe Mow for under his pillow, to keep the witches away. A ...

    • Contributor: Spaulding, Albert - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-19
  • A Hog is Pledged to Next Year's Pow-Wow Committee

    A Hog is Pledged to Next Year's Pow-Wow Committee

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Halkiticos, Sousta

    Halkiticos, Sousta

    Field Recordings. Instrumental Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 32 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
  • Psalm 145:17 The Lord is righteous in all his works

    Psalm 145:17 The Lord is righteous in all his works

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Yellow song check-list notes: "The psalms are not numbered alike in the English and Russian bibles and we could not find the verse which corresponds to this." Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Susoeff and Mr. and Mrs. Popoff, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell ...

    • Contributor: Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Susoeff and Mr. and Mrs. Popoff, of the Russian Molokan Church - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Susoeff, J. P. - Susoeff (Mrs) - Popoff (Mr) - Popoff (Mrs) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Yes, the flag of our Union shall wave still

    Yes, the flag of our Union shall wave still

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J. Henry Whittemore - Adamson, Wm. Bell
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1865

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  • Maloney Is Dead

    Maloney Is Dead

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 44 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Conch song. The singer is the wife of Wilbur Roberts. 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 Islands who later emigrated to South Florida. The unique ...

    • Contributor: Roberts, Mary Jane - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - [Roberts, Mary Jane] - Roberts, Wilbur
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-16
  • Aby nás zbojníci nepobrali

    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
  • Peters Saxhorn Journal

    Peters Saxhorn Journal

    Instrumental Parts. print | 12 x 14 cm. | Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Peters
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1859

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  • [Breakdown in A/Frosty Morning]

    [Breakdown in A/Frosty Morning]

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

    Antio

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 38 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Greek folksong. Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905. The sound quality of this recording is extremely poor. It has been included online because the melody line can still be identified. Performance Note: "Antio" (vocals) performed by Evee G. Anastassiou at ...

    • Contributor: Anastassiou, Evee G. - Morris, Alton Chester - Cook, Robert Harrison - Kennedy, Stetson - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-28
  • En este nuevo día (On This New Day) [Audio]

    En este nuevo día (On This New Day) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Romero, age 50, was a resident of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico. Collector's notes: This alabado is sung at dawn in private homes. Transcription: En este nuevo día/gracias te tributamos,/oh, Dios omnipotente,/Señor de todo lo creado./Tu divina clemencia/hoy se ha dignado sacarnos/del horror de la noche/a la luz del ...

    • Contributor: Romero, Alfredo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • Contest Song

    Contest Song

    • Contributor: Tai Piah Singers - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Valse francés (French Waltz) [Audio]

    Valse francés (French Waltz) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Played by Adelaido Chavez, 68, violinist, resident of Antonito, Colorado, and his brother Adolfo Chavez, 65, guitarist and resident of Romeo, Colorado. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The Juan B. Rael Collection. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Chavez, Adelaido - Violin - Chavez, Adolfo - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Emcee Urges War Dances to Move Along Again

    Emcee Urges War Dances to Move Along Again

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Preparation for Second Tiny Tot Fancy Dance Contest

    Preparation for Second Tiny Tot Fancy Dance Contest

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Tuning of oud belonging to Mrs. Goshtigian and a modal scale

    Tuning of oud belonging to Mrs. Goshtigian and a modal scale

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Sidney Robertson Cowell describes the tuning of Mrs. Goshtigian's oud before the tuning occurs. Mary Goshtigian, oud; Sidney Robertson Cowell, narrative. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 17, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. ...

    • Contributor: Goshtigian, Mary - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Fort Valley Blues

    Fort Valley Blues

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Smith Band (Musical Group)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941
  • Gourd Dance Song

    Gourd Dance Song

    • Contributor: Host Drum - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Hop Light Ladies

    Hop Light Ladies

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry - Reed, Gene
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-05-06
  • Darren Wolfe is Introduced

    Darren Wolfe is Introduced

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Lookin' for the Bully in This Town

    Lookin' for the Bully in This Town

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

    Uncle Bud

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 46 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | This is 'Uncle Bud' sung by James Brown and Rufus Bland.'" According to Zora Neale Hurston, who also performed a version of this song for a WPA fieldworker, this is a social song, for amusement, sung by men all over the South; it's a "jook ...

    • Contributor: Brown, James - Bland, Rufus - Corse, Carita Doggett - Cornwall, Robert - [Brown, James]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-01
  • Matthew 11:28 Come unto me, all ye that labor

    Matthew 11:28 Come unto me, all ye that labor

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Psalm preceding first prayer." Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Rising pitch in successive verses is deliberate. Frequent 2nds." Russian Molokan Congregation, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on September ...

    • Contributor: Russian Molokan Congregation - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Stewboy

    Stewboy

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 12 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | This song combines "Stewball" with gambling verses. The last verse was not recorded (cf. Zora Neale Hurston's version, "Mule on the Mount"). The singer, a 30-year-old born in Georgia and reared in Florida, worked as a waterboy (aged 15-16) in middle Florida. Performance Note: "Stewboy" ...

    • Contributor: Hazelhurst, Harold - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Alaben, Cristianos (Let Us, Praise) [Audio]

    Alaben, Cristianos (Let Us, Praise) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Arellano, age 46, is the brother of Esequiel and a resident of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico where the recordings were made. Alabado Category: In Praise of the Virgin Collector's notes: This alabado is sung at vigils, wakes, and in private homes at the coming of dawn. Transcription: Alaben, ...

    • Contributor: Arellano, Narciso - Vocal
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-11
  • Callahan's Reel; Black Tar on the Stick; Up and Down the Broom

    Callahan's Reel; Black Tar on the Stick; Up and Down the Broom

    • Contributor: Bonner, Patrick
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-24
  • Hethu'shka Song

    Hethu'shka Song

    • Contributor: Walker, James - White, Rufus
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1985-08-22
  • Buffalo Song

    Buffalo Song

    Field Recordings. Instrumental Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 8 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The Buffalo Song from the Green Corn Dance. The Green Corn Dance is a spiritual ritual of purification and thanksgiving held each spring. In this instance, the song was performed with the purpose of being recorded, not as part of the ceremony itself. ...

    • Contributor: Osceola, Richard - Osceola, Robert - Tiger, Naha - Josh, John - Johns, Barfield - Bowlegs, Billy, 1808 - Corse, Carita Doggett - Cornwall, Robert - Boehmer, William J. - Bowlegs, Billy
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-25
  • Wax Cylinder Hethu'shka Song - 1983 Pow-Wow

    Wax Cylinder Hethu'shka Song - 1983 Pow-Wow

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Commentary on Tiny Tots' Shawl Dance Contest Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0472)

    Commentary on Tiny Tots' Shawl Dance Contest Song (Call Numbe...

    • Contributor: McIntyre, Laurel - Jabbour, Alan - White, Rufus
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Emcee Calls the First Half of the Men Traditional Dancers and Asks that the People Selling Tickets for the Cedar Chest, Clock, and Drum Hide Bring Them to the Speaker Stand

    Emcee Calls the First Half of the Men Traditional Dancers and...

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Buffalo Dance

    Buffalo Dance

    • Contributor: White, Rufus - Walker, James
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1985-08-22
  • Fancy Dance Contest Song for All Four Dancers

    Fancy Dance Contest Song for All Four Dancers

    • Contributor: Host Drum - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Life History of Mrs. Isabel Barnwell's father

    Life History of Mrs. Isabel Barnwell's father

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (4 minutes, 46 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Mrs. Isabel Barnwell, age 85, was raised on Nueva Esperanza (New Hope) Plantation in Nassau County, Florida. Her father was a judge in the Florida Territory. Performance Note: "Life History of Mrs. Isabel Barnwell's father" (spoken) performed by Isabel Barnwell at Home of Mrs. ...

    • Contributor: Barnwell, Isabel - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Unidentified Woman
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-14
  • Jota Navarra = Jota of Navarre

    Jota Navarra = Jota of Navarre

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Instrumental played by Frank Cunha on mandolin and Joachim Flores on guitar. Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Modern." Frank Cunha, mandolin; Joaquim Flores, guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on April 12, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the ...

    • Contributor: Frank Cunha and Joachim Flores - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Cunha, Frank - Flores, Joaquim - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Emcee Teaches Omaha to Non-Indians

    Emcee Teaches Omaha to Non-Indians

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Polkka; Niin oli lintu sieva ja natti; Kemi Shottishe

    Polkka; Niin oli lintu sieva ja natti; Kemi Shottishe

    • Contributor: Juhani, Aapo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-27
  • La  pajaro pinta = The Gay bird

    La pajaro pinta = The Gay bird

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Dance song. Cruz Losada, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on April 10, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Spanish. (Language). Forms part of a group of ...

    • Contributor: Losada, Cruz - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Sweet Sunny South

    Sweet Sunny South

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-11-26
  • Vals Portugues = Portuguese waltz

    Vals Portugues = Portuguese waltz

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Instrumental played by Frank Cunha on mandolin and by Joachim Flores on guitar. Frank Cunha, mandolin; Joaquim Flores, guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on April 12, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical ...

    • Contributor: Frank Cunha and Joachim Flores - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Cunha, Frank - Flores, Joaquim - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Red River Jig; Squaw dance

    Red River Jig; Squaw dance

    • Contributor: Cloud, Joe - Cloud, Clarence
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-10-16
  • Noite de Natal = Christmas night

    Noite de Natal = Christmas night

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Alice Lemos Avila, vocals and English guitar; Elzira Silva, vocals; Antonio Medeiros, vocals and triangle; Albert Avila, vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on March 8, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). ...

    • Contributor: Alice Lemos Avila, Elzira Silva, Antonio Medeiros, and Albert Avila - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Avila, Alice Lemos - Silva, Elzira - Medeiros, Antonio - Avila, Albert - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Test of recording equipment

    Test of recording equipment

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 18 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A test of the recording equipment, including a description of the components of the portable disk-cutting equipment. Performance Note: "Test of recording equipment" (spoken) performed at Turpentine Camp, Cross City, Florida, on August 1, 1939. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-01
  • El raton y el gato

    El raton y el gato

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 20 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Sarris children Schoolchildren Sung by students at the San Carlos Institute, a grammar school in Key West owned and operated by the Cuban government, with classes taught in both English and Spanish. Performance Note: "El raton y el gato" (vocals) performed by Dalia Soto, and ...

    • Contributor: Soto, Dalia - Unidentified Children - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Unidentified Schoolchildren
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-22
  • Song of freedom

    Song of freedom

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: The qanun plays the opening solo. Jack Aslanian, violin; Bedros Haroutunian, qanun; Archie Krotlian, oud; Mesrout Takakjian, clarinet. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 23, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. ...

    • Contributor: Aslanian's Armenian Orchestra - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Aslanian, Jack - Haroutunian, Bedros - Krotlian, Archie - Takakjian, Mesrout - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Agapimenoi

    Agapimenoi

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 31 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Greek folksong about sweethearts." 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 came to an end in 1777, the settlers relocated to St. Augustine. The sound quality ...

    • Contributor: Tsangaris, Haiclice - Morris, Alton Chester - Corse, Carita Doggett - Morris, Alton C. - [Corse, Carita Doggett]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-09-27
  • Gianos ke e Pagona

    Gianos ke e Pagona

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 12 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A very old song loved by Greek mountaineers and shepherds. John fondly nicknames his sweetheart ""Pagona"," or Peacock. He is calling her to bring the "stamna" (water-vase) that she has gone to fill at the mountain waterhole while he labors on the harvest. The singer ...

    • Contributor: Spanos, Mary Gillas - Filareton, John - Gillas, Maria
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-05-12
  • Emcee Calls Women and Men Judges to the Speaker Stand

    Emcee Calls Women and Men Judges to the Speaker Stand

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • When de boss am gone away

    When de boss am gone away

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Berdan, O. F.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1879
  • Emcee Announces that Traditional Dancers will be Next and Calls Women Judges to the Speakers' Stand

    Emcee Announces that Traditional Dancers will be Next and Cal...

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Turkish march

    Turkish march

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Joe Bedrosian, zurna. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 24, 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 Joe Bedrosian performing Armenian and Armeno-Turkish ...

    • Contributor: Bedrosian, Joe - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • A  tear for the comrade that's gone

    A tear for the comrade that's gone

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Firth, Son & Co. - Abbey, A. J.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1864

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  • Emcee Warns Children Not to Play in Road

    Emcee Warns Children Not to Play in Road

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Commentary on Women's Traditional Cloth Dance Contest Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0564)

    Commentary on Women's Traditional Cloth Dance Contest Song (C...

    • Contributor: White, Rufus - Jabbour, Alan - McIntyre, Laurel
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-22
  • Dear little shamrock

    Dear little shamrock

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Whittemore, Swan & Stephens - Jackson, W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1870
  • Wedding bells march

    Wedding bells march

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Brainard's Sons Co. - Wyman, A. P.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1884

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  • First Time I Come Into This Countree

    First Time I Come Into This Countree

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 36 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Performance Note: "First Time I Come Into This Countree" (vocals) performed by an unidentified quartet at Key West, Florida, on January 23, 1940. Performers referred to elsewhere as unidentified quartet Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Unidentified Vocal Quartet - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Unidentified Quartet
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-23
  • Hethu'shka Song

    Hethu'shka Song

    • Contributor: Host Drum - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Emcee Calls Tiny Tot Traditional Cloth Dancers and New Women Judges

    Emcee Calls Tiny Tot Traditional Cloth Dancers and New Women ...

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

    Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • Valse de los cinco pesos (Five Dollar Waltz) [Audio]

    Valse de los cinco pesos (Five Dollar Waltz) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Played by Adelaido Chavez, 68, violinist, resident of Antonito, Colorado, and his brother Adolfo Chavez, 65, guitarist and resident of Romeo, Colorado. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The Juan B. Rael Collection. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Chavez, Adelaido - Violin - Chavez, Adolfo - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Hell up Cole Holler

    Hell up Cole Holler

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry - Reed, Gene
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-05-06
  • La  cigareda = The Cigarette girl

    La cigareda = The Cigarette girl

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Yellow song check-list notes: "A song from Oviedo in the Asturias, Spain." Maria Garcia, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Monterey, California on January 19, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Spanish. ...

    • Contributor: Garcia, Maria - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Shepherd's dance tune

    Shepherd's dance tune

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Yellow song check-list notes: "This is a bad copy, Mr. Botica's foot-tapping made deep grooves in which the playback needle frequently gets stuck." John Botica, svirala. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Mountain View, California on January 11, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the ...

    • Contributor: Botica, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • The  Children of the battlefield

    The Children of the battlefield

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Lee & Walker - Clark, James G.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1864

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  • Children, I'm Goin' 'Way

    Children, I'm Goin' 'Way

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Silver Star Singers
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-06-01
  • The  Nation's jubilee

    The Nation's jubilee

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Horace Waters - Clarke, A. - W., W. H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1865

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  • Unidentified Song

    Unidentified Song

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Aunt Jemima

    Aunt Jemima

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 38 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A song learned in the Bahamas, followed by a verse of "Yankee Doodle." The singer is the wife of Wilbur Roberts. 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, Mary Jane - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - [Roberts, Mary Jane] - Roberts, Wilbur
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-16
  • Emcee Announces Cedar Chest Raffle, A Two Step, and Three Remaining Specials

    Emcee Announces Cedar Chest Raffle, A Two Step, and Three Rem...

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Love Somebody (fragment)

    Love Somebody (fragment)

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • Worked All Summer Long

    Worked All Summer Long

    Field Recordings. Interviews. Spoken Word. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (4 minutes, 20 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The singer, a 21-year-old Tennessee-born turpentine worker at Putnam Lumber Company, learned this song while at the Dixie County Prison Camp. He served three months for not paying the lumber company $50 for three months' rent, which he said he accumulated while ...

    • Contributor: Griffin, James - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-19
  • Tail Dancers' Song

    Tail Dancers' Song

    • Contributor: Host Drum - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Emcee Announces that There Are A Lot of People to be Recognized

    Emcee Announces that There Are A Lot of People to be Recognized

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Obey the Ration Laws

    Obey the Ration Laws

    • Contributor: Ezell, Buster - James, Willis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-06-01
  • As  Carvoeiras = The Coal girls

    As Carvoeiras = The Coal girls

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Alice Lemos Avila, vocals and English guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on February 6, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Portuguese. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials ...

    • Contributor: Avila, Alice Lemos - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • A la ru (A La Roo) [Audio]

    A la ru (A La Roo) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Adolfo Chavez, 65, is the brother of Adelaido Chavez and a resident of Romeo, Colorado. Transcription: A la rú, la rú, festejemos /al Niño con alegría,/a la rú, la rú, se ha nacido,/hoy del vientre de María,/a la rú, la rú, se ha nacido,/hoy del vientre de María./A la ...

    • Contributor: Chavez, Adolfo - Vocal
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Fado Portugues (Fado corrido)

    Fado Portugues (Fado corrido)

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Characteristic rhythm of fado over which verses are improvised. These verses here are however traditional and usually used to begin a fado." Alice Lemos Avila, vocals; Joaquim Flores, guitar; Clifford Franco, English guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson ...

    • Contributor: Alice Lemos Avila, Joachim Flores, and Clifford Franco - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Avila, Alice Lemos - Flores, Joaquim - Franco, Clifford - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • El mejor hombre del mundo (The Best Man in the World) [Audio]

    El mejor hombre del mundo (The Best Man in the World) [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: Entreating the protection of the Virgin Transcription: El mejor hombre del mundo/en una cruz fue clavado,/primero en Jerusalén,/alabado y ensalzado./Siempre alabando el bendito/del Divino Sacramento,/danos luz y ...

    • Contributor: Archuleta, Ricardo - Vocal
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-09
  • Big fat Nance

    Big fat Nance

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Molineux, Geo - Speck, Samuel H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1879
  • Yo vivo en Lodi = I live in Lodi

    Yo vivo en Lodi = I live in Lodi

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Jessie de Soto, vocals and guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on August 14, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Spanish. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting ...

    • Contributor: Soto, Jessie De - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • A Ghost Story (Part 2 of 2)

    A Ghost Story (Part 2 of 2)

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 9 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A ghost story based on an actual incident during the Civil War. The story was told by Eartha White's mother, Clara White, who was raised in slavery on Amelia Island, Fernandina, Florida. The Clara White Mission, founded by Eartha White, was named for her ...

    • Contributor: White, Eartha - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - White, Ertha
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940
  • To aidoni

    To aidoni

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 16 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A duet of a Greek folksong, sung by two sisters. Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905. Performance Note: "To aidoni" (vocals) performed by Magdaline Kavouklis, and Katherine Kavouklis at Tarpon Springs, Florida, on August 25, 1939. Performer referred to elsewhere as ...

    • Contributor: Kavouklis, Magdaline - Kavouklis, Katherine - Morris, Alton Chester - Cook, Robert Harrison - Kennedy, Stetson - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Kavouklees, Magdalena - Kavouklees, Kathryn - Kavoukli, Catherine
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-25
  • Louise

    Louise

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • Quiero que el mundo sepa que yo siempre la quiero = I want the world to know how much I love you

    Quiero que el mundo sepa que yo siempre la quiero = I want th...

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Lottie Espinosa, vocals and guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Pacific Grove, California on August 19, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Spanish. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting ...

    • Contributor: Espinosa, Lottie - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Honkain keskella = Deep in the forest

    Honkain keskella = Deep in the forest

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Celia Koljonen, Fina Petersen, and Mary Salonen, vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on September 4, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Finnish. (Language). Forms part of a group of ...

    • Contributor: Celia Koljonen, Fina Petersen, and Mary Salonen - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Koljonen, Celia - Petersen, Fina - Salonen, Mary - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Sta-Xena-Traho

    Sta-Xena-Traho

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 32 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Jennie Castrounis will sing 'Sta-Xena-Traho,' a Greek national hymn about the Mother Country." 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 came to an end in 1777, ...

    • Contributor: Castrounis, Jennie - Morris, Alton Chester - Corse, Carita Doggett - Morris, Alton C. - [Corse, Carita Doggett]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-10-04
  • Who's a gwine to take care of me?

    Who's a gwine to take care of me?

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Peters, J. L. - Hays, Will. S. (William Shakespeare)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1876
  • Introduction to Tarpon Springs recordings

    Introduction to Tarpon Springs recordings

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 33 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | This Florida folklore recording expedition is jointly sponsored by the Library of Congress, the WPA Florida Music Project, and the WPA Florida Writers' Project. This record is being made in Tarpon Springs, Florida, August 26, 1939. Alton C. Morris, editor of the "Southern Folklore Quarterly", ...

    • Contributor: Morris, Alton Chester - Cook, Robert Harrison - Kennedy, Stetson - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-26
  • Horned Owl

    Horned Owl

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 9 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Performance Note: "Horned Owl" (vocals) performed by John Josh at Cow Creek settlement, Seminole Indian Reservation, Florida, on July 1, 1940. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Josh, John - Corse, Carita Doggett - Cornwall, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-01
  • La canción de panadería

    La canción de panadería

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 2 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Evelio Andux, age 37, of Cuban descent (father of French descent), born in Key West, Florida, sings a bakery work song which he used to sing when he worked at a bakery in Key West, Florida, where they pulled the dough by hand and threw ...

    • Contributor: Andux, Evelio - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Claves
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-24
  • Ducks in the Pond

    Ducks in the Pond

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18