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Audio Recording From the battlefields of France

From the battlefields of France [sound recording] /Gen'l J. J. Pershing.

About this Item

Title

  • From the battlefields of France

Summary

  • A patriotic appeal by the U.S. Army to Americans for "their unshrinking support" delivered by General John J. Pershing, Chief of the American Expeditionary Forces.

Names

  • Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948. spk
  • Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress)
  • A.F.R. Lawrence Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • New York : Made by the Columbia Graphophone Co., c1918.

Headings

  • -  Pershing, John J.--(John Joseph),--1860-1948--Political and social views
  • -  Speeches, addresses, etc., American
  • -  Patriotism--United States
  • -  World War, 1914-1918--United States--Propaganda
  • -  Live sound recordings
  • -  Test pressings (Sound recordings)

Genre

  • Alternate takes (Sound recordings)

Notes

  • -  Nation's Forum: 69333 (matrix).
  • -  John J. Pershing, speaker; Guy Golterman, director.
  • -  Recorded at the American Field Headquarters, Picardy battlefield, France, in March 1918.
  • -  Take 1.
  • -  Pershing's signature inscribed in disc.
  • -  Sound quality: good.
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  Issued with: Loyalty (James W. Gerard), Nation's Forum 77666.
  • -  Rigler and Deutsch index, DLC 182/1165
  • -  Goldenberg, D. "Nation's Forum : a history and discography," The Discographer, v. 2, n. 4
  • -  Source used: M/B/RS Recorded Sound Section Subjects files; discographical sources.
  • -  Production level cataloging.

Medium

  • on 1 side of 1 sound disc (33 sec.) : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Nation's Forum 69333
  • NCPB 03289 Single-sided vinyl custom pressing of an original master recording made by the Columbia Graphophone Company; without label, data handwritten on container (matrix: 69333-1)

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2004650715

Rights Advisory

  • Digital version reproduced by the Library of Congress through the generosity of the family of Guy Golterman and with the cooperation of CBS-Sony Records and the Recording Industry Association of America.

Online Format

  • audio

Additional Metadata Formats

Rights & Access

The Library of Congress is providing access to this collection of sound recordings for educational and research purposes with the permission of the family of Guy Golterman, the original publisher. The family is represented by one of Golterman's grandsons, who may be contacted at this address:

Edward L. Golterman
435 Chancellor Square Court
Apt. C
Kirkwood, MO
314-315-2548
egolterman@att.net

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Cite This Item

Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

Chicago citation style:

Pershing, John J. , . Spk, Nation'S Forum Collection, and A.F.R. Lawrence Collection. From the battlefields of France. New York: Made by the Columbia Graphophone Co, 1918. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/00585648/.

APA citation style:

Pershing, J. J., Nation'S Forum Collection & A.F.R. Lawrence Collection. (1918) From the battlefields of France. New York: Made by the Columbia Graphophone Co. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00585648/.

MLA citation style:

Pershing, John J. , . Spk, Nation'S Forum Collection, and A.F.R. Lawrence Collection. From the battlefields of France. New York: Made by the Columbia Graphophone Co, 1918. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00585648/>.