Audio Recording Comments on the Russian Molokan Congregation in San Francisco
Comments on the Russian Molokan Congregation in San Francisco
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- Comments on the Russian Molokan Congregation in San Francisco
- Opens with Sidney Robertson Cowell's announcement that recording was made as part of Northern California WPA [Work Projects Administration] project. This is followed by a description of the Russian Molokan Congregation of Portrero Hill in San Francisco, the sensitivity involved in recording their church services, and some information regarding the group's immigration to the United States.
- Cowell, Sidney Robertson, 1903-1995, narrator.
- Cowell, Sidney Robertson, 1903-1995, collector.
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- - Russian Molokan Congregation
- - Molokans--California--San Francisco--Music
- - Molokans--California--San Francisco
- Field recordings
- - Sidney Robertson Cowell, narration.
- - Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on September 14, 1938.
- - Forms part of a group of field materials documenting unaccompanied singing and preaching in the Russian language performed during services of the Russian Molokan Church, Potrero Hill, San Francisco on September 14, 1938, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California.
- on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in.
- Forms part of: W.P.A. California Folk Music Project collection
- Library of Congress Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, DC USA 20540-4610 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/folklife.home
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Chicago citation style:
Cowell, Sidney Robertson, Narrator, and Sidney Robertson Cowell. Comments on the Russian Molokan Congregation in San Francisco. 1938. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/2017701923/.
APA citation style:
Cowell, S. R. & Cowell, S. R. (1938) Comments on the Russian Molokan Congregation in San Francisco. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2017701923/.
MLA citation style:
Cowell, Sidney Robertson, Narrator, and Sidney Robertson Cowell. Comments on the Russian Molokan Congregation in San Francisco. 1938. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2017701923/>.