Manuscripts/Mixed Material February 28, 1942, memo from Edward Waters, Asst. Chief, Music Division, to Dr. Luther Evans
February 28, 1942
Dr. Luther Evans
Mr. John Work has offered to sell the Library of Congress 15 recordings of folk songs made at the 1942 folk festival at Fort Valley, Georgia, for the sum of $40. Since this is an exceptional opportunity to acquire interesting material for the Archive of Folk-song, I recommend that the Library make this purchase, the appropriation to be charged against M. R.