Format Audio Recordings
Contributors [Corse, Carita Doggett]
Cornwall, Robert
Corse, Carita Doggett
Lassiter, Ella Mcmullen
Lassiter, Ella Mcmullen (Mother)
Dates 1940
Location Florida
Sebring
United States
Language English
Subjects African Americans
Christmas Music
Christmas Songs
Ethnography
Field Recordings
Highlands County
Music
Sebring, Florida
Songs
Vocals
Title
Christmas Song
Contributor Names
Lassiter, Ella McMullen (performer)
Corse, Carita Doggett, 1892- (collector)
Cornwall, Robert (collector)
Created / Published
Sebring, Florida, 1940-07-01.
Subject Headings
-  African Americans
-  Christmas music
-  United States -- Florida -- Sebring -- place of recording
Genre
Field recordings
Songs
Notes
-  A Christmas song that "Mother" Ella Lassiter's grandmother used to sing when she was a little girl.
-  The singer, age 101, was born into slavery, on the McMullen Plantation near Forsythe, Georgia.
-  The sound quality of this recording is poor.
-  Performance Note: "Christmas Song" (vocals) performed by Ella McMullen (Mother) Lassiter at Sebring, Florida, on July 1, 1940.
-  Performer referred to elsewhere as "Mother" Ella Lassiter
Form
sound recording
sound disc
Extent
1 sound disc (1 minute, 34 seconds) : analog ; 12 in.
Repository
AFC 1940/011: AFS 03895 B02 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.afc.afcflwpa.3895b2/mets.xml
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