Articles and Essays

  • The 1939 Recording Expedition For a brief overview of the entire expedition, see John A. Lomax's four-page 1939 Southern Recording Trip Report.
  • Research Materials From The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip Field Notes The 307 pages of field notes, prepared by John and Ruby Lomax during and shortly after their recording trip, contain their itinerary, notes on the geography and culture of the regions visited, biographical and anecdotal information on some performers, historical and descriptive information on some recordings, excerpts from correspondence, lists of...