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Audio Recording "Man-on-the-Street," Denver, Colorado, December 1941

"Man-on-the-Street," Denver, Colorado, December 1941; AFC 1941/004: AFS 6453, side a



About this Item


  • "Man-on-the-Street," Denver, Colorado, December 1941


  • Emrich, Duncan, 1908-1977
  • Allen, Matt
  • Baker, Ray
  • Belker, Howard
  • Hargraves, Orrin
  • Putnam, Hershell
  • Seeker, Bob

Created / Published

  • Denver, Colorado, December 1941


  • -  Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941
  • -  World War, 1939-1945--Public opinion
  • -  United States. Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.--World War, 1939-1945
  • -  World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
  • -  Military readiness
  • -  Interviews
  • -  Sound recording
  • -  United States -- Colorado -- Denver


  • Interviews
  • Sound recording


  • -  Part of a series of recordings made by Duncan Emrich, Denver, Colorado, December, 1941.
  • -  Contents: AFS 06453A, Interview with Howard Belker; Interview with Ray Baker; Interview with Orin Hargraves; Interview with Matt Allen; Interview with Hershell Putman; AFS 06453B: Blank


  • 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm; 16 in.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1941/004: AFS 6453
  • MBRS shelflist: LWO 3493 r45B

Source Collection

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


  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

  • online text
  • image
  • audio
  • pdf

IIIF Presentation Manifest

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:

Emrich, Duncan, Matt Allen, Ray Baker, Howard Belker, Orrin Hargraves, Hershell Putnam, and Bob Seeker. "Man-on-the-Street," Denver, Colorado, December. Denver, Colorado, December, 1941. Pdf.

APA citation style:

Emrich, D., Allen, M., Baker, R., Belker, H., Hargraves, O., Putnam, H. & Seeker, B. (1941) "Man-on-the-Street," Denver, Colorado, December. Denver, Colorado, December. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Emrich, Duncan, et al. "Man-on-the-Street," Denver, Colorado, December. Denver, Colorado, December, 1941. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.