Format Audio Recordings
Contributors [Hines, Ruth]
[Medlock, Johnny Mae]
[Slater, Gussie]
Griffin, Julia
Hines, Ruth
Lomax, John Avery
Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
Medlock, Johnny Mae
Slater, Gussie
Dates 1939
Location Florida
Raiford
Union County
United States
Language English
Subjects Clapping Songs
Ethnography
Field Recordings
Music
Play Party Songs
Prison
Ring Game Songs
Singing Game Songs
Vocals with Clapping
Title
Sissy in de Barn
Contributor Names
Griffin, Julia (performer)
Medlock, Johnny Mae (performer)
Hines, Ruth (performer)
Slater, Gussie (performer)
Created / Published
Raiford, Florida, 1939-06-04.
Subject Headings
-  United States -- Florida -- Raiford -- place of recording
Genre
Field recordings
Music
Notes
-  Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary
-  Performer referred to elsewhere as John MacMedlock
-  Performer referred to elsewhere as Gussie Slayter
-  Venue: State Farm, Women's Dormitory
-  Performance Note: "Sissy in de Barn" performed by Gussie Slater, Johnny Mae Medlock, Julia Griffin and Ruth Hines (vocals with clapping) at State Farm, Women's Dormitory, Raiford, Florida, on June 4, 1939.
-  In English. (language)
-  Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (exhibitions)
Form
sound recording
sound disc
Extent
1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
Repository
AFC 1939/001: AFS 02718b03 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.afc.afcss39.2718b3/mets.xml
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