Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Robertson, Flora
Sonkin, Robert
Todd, Charles L.
Dates 1940
Location California
Shafter
Language English
Subjects Field Recordings
Poems
Shafter Fsa Camp
Spoken Word
Title
Why We Come To California
Contributor Names
Robertson, Flora (Composer)
Robertson, Flora (Performer)
Todd, Charles L., 1911-2004 (Collector)
Sonkin, Robert, 1910-1980 (Collector)
Created / Published
Shafter FSA Camp, August 5, 1940
Subject Headings
-  Shafter FSA Camp
-  Field recordings
-  Spoken word
-  Poems
-  California -- Shafter
Genre
Field recordings
Spoken word
Poems
Notes
-  Also includes Mrs. Flora Robertson telling a story about Black Kettle's prophecy
Medium
Sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
Call Number
AFC 1985/001: AFS 04120b01
Source Collection
Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin Migrant Workers Collection (AFC 1985/001)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcts.4120b1


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