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Audio Recording "Man-on-the-Street," Washington, D.C., December 8, 1941

"Man-on-the-Street," Washington, D.C., December 8, 1941; AFC 1941/004: AFS 6357, side a

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"Man-on-the-Street," Washington, D.C., December 8, 1942; AFC 1941/004: AFS 6357, side b

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About this Item

Title

  • "Man-on-the-Street," Washington, D.C., December 8, 1941

Names

  • Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002
  • Cohen, Philip H.
  • Weisner, Jerome B. (Jerome Bert), 1915-

Created / Published

  • Washington (D.C.), December 8, 1941

Headings

  • -  Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941
  • -  World War, 1939-1945--Public opinion
  • -  United States. Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.--World War, 1939-1945
  • -  War of the worlds (Radio program)
  • -  World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
  • -  Interviews
  • -  Sound recording
  • -  United States -- Washington (D.C.)

Genre

  • Interviews
  • Sound recording

Notes

  • -  In front of the Gayety Theater, Ninth Street NW, Washington, D.C., December 8, 1941, 8:30 pm (Side A) / In front of the Palace Theater on 13 and F Streets, Washington, D.C., December 8, 1941, 9:00pm (Side B).
  • -  Contents: AFS 06357A, Interview with an unidentified barker; Test strip; Test strip; AFS 06357B, Interview with unidentified man; Unidentified newsboy shouting with roar of traffic; Test strip
  • -  Part of a series of interviews made by Alan Lomax and Philip Cohen, Washington, D.C., December 8, 1941
  • -  The names of interviewees have been redacted.

Medium

  • 1 sound disc : analog, 33 1/3 rpm; 16 in.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1941/004: AFS 6357
  • MBRS shelflist: LWO 4872 r406A and r406B

Source Collection

  • "Man-on-the-Street" interviews collection (AFC 1941/004)

Repository

  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

  • audio
  • online text
  • pdf

Rights & Access

The Library of Congress is not aware of any U.S. copyright protection or any other restrictions in the material in this collection, except as noted below. All other materials are free to use and reuse.

The following materials are included with permission. Please contact the American Folklife Center for additional information where contact information is not provided:

"Dear Mr. President" and "The Martins and the Coys" performed by Pete Seeger.

"White Bird Flying," performed by Enos Francisco, Sr. Permission granted by Enos Francisco, Jr. Special thanks to Daniel Lopez for translating the "White Bird Flying" lyrics.

Researchers or others who would like to make further use of these collection materials should contact the Folklife Reading Room for assistance.

Credit line

Please cite the source collection title, collection number, and repository:

"Man-on-the-Street" interviews collection (AFC 1941/004), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

"Dear Mr. President" collection (AFC 1942/003), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Radio Research Project Manuscript collection (AFC 1941/005), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Cite This Item

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

Chicago citation style:

Lomax, Alan, Philip H Cohen, and Jerome B Weisner. "Man-on-the-Street," Washington, D.C., December 8. Washington D.C., December 8, 1941. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1941004_sr01/.

APA citation style:

Lomax, A., Cohen, P. H. & Weisner, J. B. (1941) "Man-on-the-Street," Washington, D.C., December 8. Washington D.C., December 8. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1941004_sr01/.

MLA citation style:

Lomax, Alan, Philip H Cohen, and Jerome B Weisner. "Man-on-the-Street," Washington, D.C., December 8. Washington D.C., December 8, 1941. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1941004_sr01/>.