Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Roll Out The Pickets

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Rains, Ruby
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-15
  • Columbus Stockade Blues

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Rains, Ruby - Rains, Bert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-15
  • Associated Farmers Have A Farm

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performers - Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Rains, Ruby
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-15
  • Down In The Little Green Valley

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Rains, Ruby - Rains, Bert - Rains, Eugene
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-15
  • Let's Join Up

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Rains, Ruby - Rains, Bert - Vice, M. P.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-15
  • Fight For Union Recognition

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Rains, Ruby - Rains, Bert - Latham, Jack
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-15
  • It Rains and It Hails

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Griffin, G. A., Mrs
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-01
  • Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2705

    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-06-01
  • 1939 Southern Recording Trip Fieldnotes

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-00-00

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  • Songs of Unionization, Labor Strikes, and Child Labor

    This article is about songs of unionization, labor strikes, and child labor. Songs of children who had to work instead of going to school tell a particularly poignant story about migrant labor. A song beginning "Yo cuando era niño -- mi padre querido," sung by Jose Suarez, was composed by the singer about his childhood picking cotton with his father in Texas. "The Cotton ...

  • Songs of Unionization, Labor Strikes, and Child Labor

    This article is about songs of unionization, labor strikes, and child labor. Songs of children who had to work instead of going to school tell a particularly poignant story about migrant labor. A song beginning "Yo cuando era niño -- mi padre querido," sung by Jose Suarez, was composed by the singer about his childhood picking cotton with his father in Texas. "The Cotton ...

  • Printable Timeline - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Collections

    1900 Songs of America Amy Marcy Cheney Beach sets to music Three Browning Songs, including "Ah, Love, But a Day and "The Year's at the Spring." John Rosamond Johnson writes the anthem "Lift Every Voice and Sing" to lyrics by James Weldon Johnson. The King Family performs the traditional dance song "Cripple Creek" on string band instruments: banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle, and bass fiddle. ...