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    Manabus Tells the Ducks to Shut Their Eyes sound recording | 1 cylinder recording. | Recorded by Frances Densmore in Keshena, Wisconsin (Venue). Frances Densmore Menominee Cylinder Collection. (Source Note). Recorded July-August, 1925. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Pigeon, Louis - Densmore, Frances
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    Frances Densmore collection of Teton and Santee Sioux cylinder recordings
    Teton-Sioux Indian music Catalog Record Only
    Collection of field recordings of Teton and Santee songs and spoken word collected by Frances Densmore in 1911 and 1914 at Fort Yates, North Dakota, and other portions of the Standing Rock as well as the Sisseton Reservations in South Dakota.
    • Contributor: Federal Cylinder Project (U.S.) - Densmore, Frances - Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
    • Date: 1911
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    Frances Densmore collection of Quechan (Yuma) cylinder recordings
    Quechan (Yuma) music and spoken word: the Frances Densmore collection Catalog Record Only
    Collection of field recordings of Quechan songs and spoken word recorded by Frances Densmore on the Yuma reservation in California in February and March 1922. The cylinders were transferred from the National Archives in 1948.
    • Contributor: Federal Cylinder Project (U.S.) - Densmore, Frances - Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
    • Date: 1922
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    Frances Densmore collection of Yaqui cylinder recordings
    Yaqui music: the Frances Densmore collection Catalog Record Only
    Collection of field recordings of Yaqui songs (primarily Deer Dance songs) recorded by Frances Densmore at Guadalupe village near Phoenix, Arizona, on April 17, 1922. The cylinders were transferred from the National Archives in 1948.
    • Contributor: Federal Cylinder Project (U.S.) - Densmore, Frances - Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
    • Date: 1922
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    Yaqui song with guitar sound recording | Copied from cylinder records of Indian songs presented to the Library of Congress by Frances Densmore. (Statement Of Responsibility). Guitar (Instrument). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Densmore, Frances
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    Frances Densmore collection of Pawnee cylinder recordings
    Pawnee Indian music, the Frances Densmore collection Catalog Record Only
    Collection of field recordings of Pawnee songs and spoken word, recorded by Frances Densmore in 1919-1920 among members of the Skidi and Chaui Bands near Pawnee, Oklahoma. The principal singers she recorded were Mr. and Mrs. Wicita Blain, John Luwak, Horse Chief, and Dog Chief. In 1929, she published transcriptions and analyses in "Pawnee Music," Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 93.
    • Contributor: Federal Cylinder Project (U.S.) - Densmore, Frances - Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
    • Date: 1919
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    Seminole alligator dances sound recording | Copied from cylinder records of Indian songs presented to the Library of Congress by Frances Densmore. (Statement Of Responsibility). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Densmore, Frances
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    Songs of the Papago. [Sound recording] Catalog Record Only Folk music of the United States. Copied from cylinders, recorded 1920 by the editor, in the Smithsonian-Densmore Collection of the Archive of American Folk Song. Analytical notes by the editor, including English translations of the texts and an introd. by Duncan Emrich (16 p.) inserted in slipcase.
    • Contributor: Densmore, Frances
    • Date: 1952
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    Chippewa (dance) sound recording | Copied from cylinder records of Indian songs presented to the Library of Congress by Frances Densmore (Statement Of Responsibility). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Densmore, Frances
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    Frances Densmore collection of Sioux and Navajo songs from the 1933 Century of Progress Exposition Catalog Record Only Library of Congress Recording Laboratory copies of disc recordings originally made by Frances Densmore containing two Navajo and five Sioux songs recorded at the "Indian Village" at the Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago, August 1933. Includes Densmore's manuscript (19 p.) and song transcriptions for six of the seven songs plus graph and "phonophotograph" of a song made at the Psychological Laboratory, State University...
    • Contributor: Century of Progress International Exposition - Densmore, Frances
    • Date: 1943
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    Frances Densmore collection of Makah cylinder recordings
    Makah Indian music: the Frances Densmore collection Catalog Record Only
    Collection of field recordings of Makah songs, three of which are also listed in the Clayoquot collection since they each contain one Clayoquot and one Makah song. These recordings were made by Frances Densmore in Neah Bay, Washington, in July 1923 and in July-August 1926. These Bureau of American Ethnology cylinders were transferred to the Library of Congress principally from the National Archives in...
    • Contributor: Federal Cylinder Project (U.S.) - Densmore, Frances - Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
    • Date: 1923
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    Songs of the Yuma, Cocopa, and Yaqui. [Sound recording] Catalog Record Only Folk music of the United States. "From the Archive of American Folk Song." Recorded originally on cylinders, 1922, by Frances Densmore. Introductory notes by Duncan Emrich on slipcase; text and comments on the music (16 p.) inserted.
    • Contributor: Densmore, Frances
    • Date: 1951
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    Seminole crawfish dances sound recording | Copied from cylinder records of Indian songs presented to the Library of Congress by Frances Densmore. (Statement Of Responsibility). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Densmore, Frances
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    Frances Densmore collection of Chippewa cylinder recordings
    Chippewa Indian music: the Frances Densmore collection Catalog Record Only
    Collection of field recordings of Chippewa songs and speech recorded by Frances Densmore on one visit to Washington, D.C. and during ten field trips to Red Lake, White Earth, Nett Lake, and Leech Lake in Minnesota, and to Lac du Flambeau in Wisconsin, between July 1907 and November 1910. Included in the collection are the Sioux songs used by Chippewa singers in presenting a...
    • Contributor: Federal Cylinder Project (U.S.) - Densmore, Frances - Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
    • Date: 1907
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    Frances Densmore collection of Omaha cylinder recordings Catalog Record Only Collection of field recordings of 71 Omaha songs, recorded by Frances Densmore in Macy, Nebraska, in July 1941. Densmore's notes on the songs were transmitted to the Bureau of American Ethnology in June 1944. The cylinders were transferred to the Library from the National Archives in 1948.
    • Contributor: Federal Cylinder Project (U.S.) - Densmore, Frances - Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
    • Date: 1941
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    British Columbian (treatment of the sick) sound recording | Copied from cylinder records of Indian songs presented to the Library of Congress by Frances Densmore. (Statement Of Responsibility). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Densmore, Frances
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    Papago song with flute story sound recording | Copied from cylinder records of Indian songs presented to the Library of Congress by Frances Densmore. (Statement Of Responsibility). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Densmore, Frances
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    Frances Densmore collection of Papago (Tohono O'odham) cylinder recordings
    Papago (Tohono O'odham) music: the Frances Densmore collection Catalog Record Only
    Collection of six hours of field recordings of Papago (Tohono O'odham) songs recorded by Frances Densmore in February, March, and December, 1920, on the Papago reservation (Sells, Vomari Village, and San Xavier) in Arizona. These include dream songs, hunting songs, songs connected with ceremonies, songs connected with expeditions to obtain salt, songs connected with legends, songs for the entertainment of children, songs of the...
    • Contributor: Federal Cylinder Project (U.S.) - Densmore, Frances - Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
    • Date: 1920
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    British Columbian (War song) sound recording | British Columbian (War song) Copied from cylinder records of Indian songs Presented to the Library of Congress by Frances Densmore. Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Unidentified - Densmore, Frances
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    British Columbian (medicine man's song) sound recording | Copied from cylinder records of Indian songs presented to the Library of Congress by Frances Densmore. (Statement Of Responsibility). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Densmore, Frances
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    Yuma sound recording | Copied from cylinder records of Indian songs presented to the Library of Congress by Frances Densmore. (Statement Of Responsibility). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Densmore, Frances
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    Chippewa sound recording | Copied from cylinder records of Indian songs presented to the Library of Congress by Frances Densmore. (Statement Of Responsibility). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Densmore, Frances
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    Frances Densmore collection of Menominee cylinder recordings
    Menominee Indian music: the Frances Densmore collection Catalog Record Only
    Collection of field recordings collected by Frances Densmore on the Menominee reservation in Wisconsin during 1925 and 1928.
    • Contributor: Federal Cylinder Project (U.S.) - Densmore, Frances - Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
    • Date: 1925
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    Sioux (war song) sound recording | Copied from cylinder records of Indian songs presented to the Library of Congress by Frances Densmore. (Statement Of Responsibility). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Densmore, Frances
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    Papago (believed to be Owl Woman's song) sound recording | Copied from cylinder records of Indian songs presented to the Library of Congress by Frances Densmore. (Statement Of Responsibility). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Densmore, Frances