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

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Title
"Dear Mr. President," New York, New York, January or February 1942
Contributor Names
Todd, Charles L., 1911-2004 (Collector)
Sonkin, Robert, 1910-1980 (Collector)
Atlas, Charles (Interviewee)
Bethel, Serge (Interviewee)
Helfeld, David (Interviewee)
Paley, Sophie (Interviewee)
Created / Published
New York, New York, 1942
Subject Headings
-  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
-  World War, 1939-1945--Participation, African American
-  World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States
-  College students--United States--Interviews
-  Racism--United States
-  World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Female
-  Liberty bonds--United States
-  Antisemitism--United States
-  Prejudices--United States
-  City University of New York. City College
-  Fascism--United States
-  American Women's Voluntary Services
-  Sound recording
-  Personal narratives
-  United States -- New York -- New York
Genre
Sound recording
Personal narratives
Notes
-  Part of a series of recordings made by Charles Todd and Robert Sonkin, New York, New York, January or February 1942.
-  Contents: AFS 06411A, Charles Atlas; David Helfeld; AFS 06411B, Serge Bethel, Sophie Paley
Medium
1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm; 12 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
MBRS shelflist: LWO 3493 r42B and r43A
Call number: AFC 1942/003: AFS 6411
Source Collection
Dear Mr. President collection (AFC 1942/003)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afc1942003.sr14
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afc1942003.sr14
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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Credit line

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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:

Todd, Charles L, Robert Sonkin, Charles Atlas, Serge Bethel, David Helfeld, and Sophie Paley. "Dear Mr. President," New York, New York, January or February. New York, New York, 1942. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1942003_sr14/.

APA citation style:

Todd, C. L., Sonkin, R., Atlas, C., Bethel, S., Helfeld, D. & Paley, S. (1942) "Dear Mr. President," New York, New York, January or February. New York, New York. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1942003_sr14/.

MLA citation style:

Todd, Charles L, et al. "Dear Mr. President," New York, New York, January or February. New York, New York, 1942. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1942003_sr14/>.

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