Audio Recording "Dear Mr. President," Granbury, Austin, and Hood County, Texas, January or February 1942

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Title
"Dear Mr. President," Granbury, Austin, and Hood County, Texas, January or February 1942
Contributor Names
Faulk, John Henry (Collector)
Grumbles, Bill (Interviewee)
Created / Published
Austin, Texas, 1942
Subject Headings
-  Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
-  World War, 1939-1945--Public opinion
-  World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
-  World War, 1939-1945--Participation, African American
-  African Americans--Interviews
-  Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945
-  Racism--United States
-  Democracy--United States
-  African Americans--Violence against
-  Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993
-  African Americans--Segregation
-  African American soldiers
-  Discrimination in the military
-  Sound recording
-  Personal narratives
-  United States -- Texas -- Austin
-  Texas -- Granbury
-  Texas -- Hood County
Genre
Sound recording
Personal narratives
Notes
-  The name of one interviewee is unknown.
-  Part of a series of recordings made by John Henry Faulk, Granbury, Austin, and Hood County, Texas, January or February 1942.
-  Contents: AFS 06434A, Unidentified woman; AFS 06434B, Bill Grumbles (?)
Medium
1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm; 12 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
Call number: AFC 1942/003: AFS 6434
MBRS shelflist: LWO 3493 r44A and r44B
Source Collection
Dear Mr. President collection (AFC 1942/003)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afc1942003.sr34
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afc1942003.sr34
Online Format
online text
image
audio
pdf
IIIF Presentation Manifest
Manifest (JSON/LD)

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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:

Faulk, John Henry, and Bill Grumbles. "Dear Mr. President," Granbury, Austin, and Hood County, Texas, January or February. Austin, Texas, 1942. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1942003_sr34/.

APA citation style:

Faulk, J. H. & Grumbles, B. (1942) "Dear Mr. President," Granbury, Austin, and Hood County, Texas, January or February. Austin, Texas. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1942003_sr34/.

MLA citation style:

Faulk, John Henry, and Bill Grumbles. "Dear Mr. President," Granbury, Austin, and Hood County, Texas, January or February. Austin, Texas, 1942. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1942003_sr34/>.