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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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    Sioux 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 unidentified cylinder recordings Catalog Record Only Collection of field recordings on sound cylinders recorded by Frances Densmore with insufficient information on the housings to determine which collections these individual cylinders belong to.
    • Contributor: Federal Cylinder Project (U.S.) - Densmore, Frances - Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
    • Date: 190?
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    British Columbian (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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    Frances Densmore collection of Cuna cylinder recordings
    Cuna music: the Frances Densmore collection Catalog Record Only
    Collection of dictaphone cylinders of Cuna songs and panpipe music recorded by Frances Densmore in Washington D.C. in November-December 1924. A group of Cuna (Tule) Indians from the Colon Province of Panama were brought to the United States by R. O. Marsh. The visit of the delegation to Washington formed the occasion for extensive ethnological and linguistic studies, during the course of which they...
    • Contributor: Federal Cylinder Project (U.S.) - Densmore, Frances - Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
    • Date: 1924
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    Makah (Klokali 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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    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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    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
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    Frances Densmore collection of Isleta Pueblo cylinder recordings Catalog Record Only Collection of field recordings of songs of Isleta Pueblo sung by Anthony Lucero (Pawi'tla). The cylinders were recorded in 1930 by Frances Densmore in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, where members of several Pueblos were performing at the Stand Rock Indian Ceremonial. The cylinders were transferred to the Library of Congress from the National Archives in 1948.
    • Contributor: Federal Cylinder Project (U.S.) - Densmore, Frances - Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
    • Date: 1930
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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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    Frances Densmore collection of Mandan and Hidatsa cylinder recordings,
    Mandan and Hidatsa Indian music Catalog Record Only
    Collection of field recordings of Mandan and Hidatsa songs recorded in 1915 by Frances Densmore on the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota, under the auspices of the Bureau of American Ethnology.
    • Contributor: Federal Cylinder Project (U.S.) - Densmore, Frances - Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
    • Date: 1915
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    Frances Densmore collection of Iroquois cylinder recordings
    Iroquios music: the Frances Densmore collection Catalog Record Only
    Two dictaphone cylinders recorded by Frances Densmore in 1932 in Washington, D.C. John Napolean Brinton Hewitt, himself a Bureau of American Ethnology linguist of Tuscarora descent, sang four songs of the Condoling and Installation Council of the League of the Iroquois. The cylinders were transferred from the National Archives in 1948.
    • Contributor: Federal Cylinder Project (U.S.) - Hewitt, J. N. (John Napoleon Brinton) - Densmore, Frances - Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
    • Date: 1932
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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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    British Columbian (hunting 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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    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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    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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    Chippewa (honor 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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    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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    Frances Densmore collection of cylinder recordings from Chilliwack, British Columbia Catalog Record Only Collection of field recordings of songs and spoken word from multiple communities: Carrier [1], Mainland Comox [20], Halkomelem [21], Nitinat [33], Squamish [10], Thompson [18], Tsimshian [9], and Yakima [1]. The recordings were made by Frances Densmore among the people gathered at the hop-picking camp near Chilliwack, British Columbia, in September 1926. The songs are transcribed and analyzed in Densmore's monograph, Music of the...
    • Contributor: Federal Cylinder Project (U.S.) - Densmore, Frances - Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
    • Date: 1926
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    Travel song (3rd rendition) - Sioux sound recording | Sung by Mrs. Charging (Eagle), Willard White Belly, Eugene Hairy Bird, Mrs. White Belly. (Statement Of Responsibility). World's Fair (Venue). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: White Belly, Mrs - Densmore, Frances - Charging (Eagle), Mrs - White Belly, Willard - Hairy Bird, Eugene
    • Date: 1933
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    Frances Densmore collection of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) cylinder recordings
    Winnebago Indian music: the Frances Densmore collection Catalog Record Only
    Collection of field recordings of dictaphone cylinders and four-inch cylinders of Winnebago songs, recorded on Frances Densmore's field trips to Wisconsin and at her home in Red Wing, Minnesota, between October 1927 and June 1932. Her unpublished manuscript of transcriptons and analysis of these recordings is in the National Anthropological Archives. Includes ceremonial songs, dance songs, game songs, dream songs, love songs, war songs,...
    • Contributor: Federal Cylinder Project (U.S.) - Densmore, Frances - Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
    • Date: 1927