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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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    Travel song (two renditions) sound recording | Interpreted by Dave Charging Eagle. Sung by Mrs. Charging (Eagle), Willard White Belly, Eugene Hairy Bird, Mrs. White Belly. (Statement Of Responsibility). Sioux song concerning a journey. World's Fair (Venue). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: White Belly, Mrs - Densmore, Frances - Charging (Eagle), Mrs - White Belly, Willard - Charging Eagle, Dave - Hairy Bird, Eugene
    • Date: 1933
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    Song of the night 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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    British Columbian (treatment of the sick) sound recording | British Columbian (treatment of the sick) 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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    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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    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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    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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    Harry Jumper Seminole songs Catalog Record Only Seminole songs and a story sung and narrated by Harry Jumper in the Seminole language, with commentary in English about the songs by Harry's son, Josiah Jumper. The location where the songs were recorded is not known. The recording was compiled by Frances Densmore under the auspices of the University of Florida. See finding aid: http://www.library.ufl.edu/spec/sound/ufaudio11.htm
    • Contributor: Densmore, Frances - Jumper, Harry - Jumper, Josiah
    • Date: 1954
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    Matthew Stirling and Frances Densmore collection of Acoma Pueblo cylinder recordings Catalog Record Only Collection of field recordings of songs from Acoma Pueblo. M. W. Stirling, director of the Bureau of American Ethnology, had his assistant, Anthony Wilding, make recordings during the course of Stirling's ethnological studies with a group of Acoma Indians in Washington D.C. All the songs were sung by Philip Sanchez and interpreted by Wilbert Hunt. Stirling then made these recordings available for study by...
    • Contributor: Federal Cylinder Project (U.S.) - Stirling, Matthew Williams - Densmore, Frances - Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
    • Date: 1928
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    Frances Densmore collection of Northern Ute cylinder recordings
    Northern Ute Indian music and spoken word: the Frances Densmore collection Catalog Record Only
    Collection of field recordings of songs and speeches recorded by Frances Densmore among the White River, Uinta, and Uncompahgre bands of Ute in 1914 and 1916. The cylinders, recorded at Whiterocks and Fort Duchesne, Utah, were transferred from the National Archives in 1948.
    • Contributor: Federal Cylinder Project (U.S.) - Densmore, Frances - Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
    • Date: 1914
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    Southwest Museum duplication project Catalog Record Only Collection of field recordings of Cheyenne and Arapaho music in Oklahoma in 1935; songs of the Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico; and of Maidu (Konkow) songs from California recorded by Frances Densmore for the Southwest Museum, Los Angeles, California, in 1937.
    • Contributor: Densmore, Frances - Southwest Museum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
    • Date: 1970
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    Frances Densmore collection of Choctaw cylinder recordings
    Choctaw Indian music, the Frances Densmore collection Catalog Record Only
    Collection of field recordings of Choctaw music recorded by Frances Densmore in Pearl River, Bogue Chitto, and Philadelphia, Mississippi, in January 1933, under a grant from the National Research Council. 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: 1933
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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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    Winnebago (love 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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    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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    Calusa corn 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 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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    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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    Songs of the Nootka and Quileute. [Sound recording] Catalog Record Only Folk music of the United State. Copied from cylinders, recorded 1923 and 1926 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 (20 p.) inserted in slipcase.
    • Contributor: Densmore, Frances
    • Date: 1952
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    Frances Densmore Cheyenne cylinder recording Catalog Record Only Field recording of a Cheyenne Bow Society dancing song sung by Bob-tailed Wolf and recorded by Frances Densmore in the summer of 1935 at the U.S. Indian Agency near El Reno, Oklahoma. Apparently one of the cylinders of Cheyenne and Arapaho songs recorded during a field trip sponsored by the Southwest Museum, this is the only one of the series in the Library of...
    • Contributor: Federal Cylinder Project (U.S.) - Densmore, Frances - Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
    • Date: 1935
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    Makah (Chief Peter'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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    Frances Densmore collection of Mohave cylinder recordings
    Mohave music: the Frances Densmore collection. Catalog Record Only
    Collection of field recordings of Mohave songs recorded by Frances Densmore on the Yuma reservation in California during February 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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    Chippewa (probably dance 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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    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