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

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Title
"Man-on-the-Street," Washington, D.C., December 8, 1941
Contributor Names
Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002 (Collector)
Cohen, Philip H. (Collector)
Weisner, Jerome B. (Jerome Bert), 1915- (Recordist)
Created / Published
Washington (D.C.), December 8, 1941
Subject 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
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afc1941004.sr01
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afc1941004.sr01
Language
English
Online Format
audio
online text
pdf

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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.

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"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

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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/>.