Audio Recordings Home on the Range

Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Lomax, John A. (John Avery)
Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
Richardson, James
Dates 1939
Location Florida
Union County
United States
Language English
Subjects Cowboy Songs
Home on the Range
Contributor Names
Lomax, John A. (John Avery), 1867-1948 (Collector)
Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) (Collector)
Richardson, James (Performer)
Created / Published
Raiford, Florida, June 3, 1939
Cowboy songs
-  Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary
-  Venue: State Farm
-  Performance Note: "Home on the Range" performed by James Richardson (vocals) at State Farm, Raiford, Florida, on June 3, 1939.
sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in.
Call Number
AFC 1939/001: AFS 02706a02
Source Collection
John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip (AFC 1939/001)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id

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