Audio Recording "Dear Mr. President," New York, New York, January or February 1942

"Dear Mr. President," New York, New York, January or February 1942; AFC 1942/003: AFS 6409, side a

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"Dear Mr. President," New York, New York, January or February 1942; AFC 1942/003: AFS 6409, side b

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About this Item

Title

  • "Dear Mr. President," New York, New York, January or February 1942

Names

  • Todd, Charles L., 1911-2004
  • Sonkin, Robert, 1910-1980
  • Hemsing, Albert
  • Weisenbuffer, Elizabeth
  • Weissberg, Max P.

Created / Published

  • New York, New York, 1942

Headings

  • -  Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941
  • -  World War, 1914-1918
  • -  World War, 1939-1945--Public opinion
  • -  World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
  • -  World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States
  • -  World War, 1939-1945--German Americans
  • -  World War, 1939-1945--War work
  • -  Civil defense--United States
  • -  Prejudices--United States
  • -  World War, 1939-1945--Children--United States
  • -  World War, 1939-1945--Refugees--Austria
  • -  Sound recording
  • -  Personal narratives
  • -  United States -- New York -- New York

Genre

  • Sound recording
  • Personal narratives

Notes

  • -  The name of one interviewee is unknown.
  • -  Part of a series of recordings made by Charles Todd and Robert Sonkin, New York, New York, January or February 1942.
  • -  Contents: AFS 06409A, Albert Hemsing; Elizabeth Weisenbuffer; Max P. Weissberg; AFS 06409B, Unidentified Austrian refugee with law degree from the University of Vienna

Medium

  • 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm; 12 in.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1942/003: AFS 6409
  • MBRS shelflist: LWO 3493 r43A

Source Collection

  • Dear Mr. President collection (AFC 1942/003)

Repository

  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

  • audio

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 theĀ 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:

Todd, Charles L, Robert Sonkin, Albert Hemsing, Elizabeth Weisenbuffer, and Max P Weissberg. "Dear Mr. President," New York, New York, January or February. New York, New York, 1942. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1942003_sr12/.

APA citation style:

Todd, C. L., Sonkin, R., Hemsing, A., Weisenbuffer, E. & Weissberg, M. P. (1942) "Dear Mr. President," New York, New York, January or February. New York, New York. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1942003_sr12/.

MLA citation style:

Todd, Charles L, et al. "Dear Mr. President," New York, New York, January or February. New York, New York, 1942. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1942003_sr12/>.