Collection Items

  • Audio Recording
    Young Johnny
    Springfield Mountain
    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the Robert F. Draves and Helene Stratman Thomas collection of Wisconsin recordings. (Source). Recorded in April 1941. (Date). Published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L55 "Folk Music from Wisconsin," edited by Helene Stratman-Thomas, 1960. (Bibliographic History). Reorded in Madison, Wisconsin. (Venue). A ballad about the death of Thomas Mirrick of snakebite in ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Bundy, Winifred - Stratman-Thomas, Helene - Draves, Robert F.
    • Date: 1960
  • Audio Recording
    Whaling Song sound recording | sound recording | No title given. First line: "As I was going up Orange Street I met Captain Edward Perry." (Content). The events of the song begin in Nantuckett, Massachusetts. (Content). Mr. Gibbs's name is also written T. H. Gibbs, but he gives his first name as James on another recording from this interview (AFS 25561). (Biographical). Mr. Gibbs is 84 ...
    • Contributor: James H. Gibbs - Hanley, Miles L. - Stone, Robert L.