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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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    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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    Yuma (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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    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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    Frances Densmore collection of Quileute cylinder recordings
    Quileute Indian music : the Frances Densmore collection Catalog Record Only
    Collection of field recordings of Quileute songs sung by Mrs. Gilbert Holden, some with drum accompaniment recorded at the Makah Reservation, Neah Bay, Washington, in August 1926 by Frances Densmore.
    • Contributor: Holden, Gilbert - Federal Cylinder Project (U.S.) - Densmore, Frances - Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
    • Date: 1926
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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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    British Columbian (medicine man's song) sound recording | British Columbian (medicine man's 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    Two Navaho songs sound recording | Sung by Pablo Huerito (Short Man) and Frank Huerito (Little Youth) who lived about 30 miles from Pueblo Bonito, northwest New Mexico. (Statement Of Responsibility). World's Fair (Venue). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Huerito, Pablo (Short Man) - Densmore, Frances - Huerito, Frank (Little Youth)
    • Date: 1933
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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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    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 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 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 Seminole and Calusa cylinder recordings
    Seminole Indian Music (including Calusa Indian Music): the Frances Densmore Collection Catalog Record Only
    Collection of field recordings of Seminole music (including five cylinders of Calusa songs that were part of the repertoire of Billie Stewart, a song leader for the Cow Creek Seminoles), recorded by Frances Densmore at Musa Isle Trading Post (Cypress Swamp), Brighton, and Dania [Hollywood], Florida, between 1931 and 1933, under the sponsorship of the Bureau of American Ethnology and the National Research Council....
    • Contributor: Federal Cylinder Project (U.S.) - Bowlegs, Billy - Densmore, Frances - Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
    • Date: 1931
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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
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    Frances Densmore collection of Cocopa cylinder recordings
    Cocopa music: the Frances Densmore collection Catalog Record Only
    Collection of field recordings of Cocopa songs recorded by Frances Densmore in March 1922 at the Cocopa reservation near Somerton, Arizona. 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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    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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    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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    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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    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?