Format Audio Recordings
Contributors [Hines, Ruth]
[Medlock, Johnny Mae]
[Slater, Gussie]
Griffin, Julia
Lomax, John Avery
Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
Dates 1939
Location Florida
Raiford
Union County
United States
Language English
Subjects Clapping Songs
Ethnography
Field Recordings
Instrumentation: Vocals with Clapping
Music
Play Party Songs
Prison
Ring Game Songs
Singing Game Songs
Type of Recording Site: Prison
Vocals with Clapping
Title
Sissy in de Barn
Contributor Names
Lomax, John Avery, 1867-1948 (Recording engineer)
Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) (Recording engineer)
Griffin, Julia (Performer)
[Medlock, Johnny Mae] (Performer)
[Hines, Ruth] (Performer)
[Slater, Gussie] (Performer)
Created / Published
6-4-1939
Subject Headings
-  prison
-  vocals with clapping
-  Music
-  Ethnography
-  ring game songs
-  singing game songs
-  play-party songs
-  clapping songs
-  Florida -- Union County -- Raiford
Genre
Music
Ethnography
ring game songs
singing game songs
play-party songs
clapping songs
Notes
-  For further information on this recording session, including a portion of the song text, please refer to Section 19 of the fieldnotes: State Penitentiary, Raiford, Florida; June 2-5
-  Name also spelled as: MacMedlock, John; Slayter, Gussie; Group of Women Convicts
-  Place also spelled as: Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary
-  Recording site: State Farm, Women's Dormitory
Medium
sound recording
Form
sound recording
sound disc
Extent
1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
Call Number
AFC 1939/001 2718b3
Source Collection
The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcss39.2718b3
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.afc.afcss39.2718b3/mets.xml
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