Audio Recording "Dear Mr. President," Nashville, Tennessee, January or February 1942

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Title
"Dear Mr. President," Nashville, Tennessee, January or February 1942
Contributor Names
Jones, Lewis Wade, 1910-1979 (Collector)
Johnson, Charles Spurgeon, 1893-1956 (Collector)
Copeland, Mertyl, Mrs. (Interviewee)
Ellington, W.S., Jr., Dr. (Interviewee)
Luby, Grafton (Interviewee)
Luvey, Alexander (Interviewee)
Timberlake, Carrie (Interviewee)
Tucker, Pam (Interviewee)
Created / Published
Nashville, Tennessee, 1942
Subject Headings
-  Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941
-  World War, 1939-1945--Public opinion
-  World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
-  World War, 1939-1945--Participation, African American
-  African Americans--Interviews
-  World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States
-  Racism--United States
-  World War, 1939-1945--War work
-  African Americans--Violence against
-  African Americans--Segregation
-  Discrimination in the military--United States
-  Sound recording
-  Personal narratives
-  United States -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Genre
Sound recording
Personal narratives
Notes
-  Part of a series of recordings made by Charles Johnson and Lewis Jones, Nashville, Tennessee, January or February 1942.
-  Contents: AFS 06439A, Mrs. Mertyl Copeland; unidentified African American man; Alexander Luvey; Pam Tucker; AFS 06439B, Dr. W.S. Ellington, Jr.; Julia T. Glavin; Carrie Timberlake
Medium
1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm; 12 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
MBRS shelflist: LWO 3493 r44B
Call number: AFC 1942/003: AFS 6439
Source Collection
Dear Mr. President collection (AFC 1942/003)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afc1942003.sr39
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afc1942003.sr39
Language
English
Online Format
online text
image
audio
pdf
IIIF Presentation Manifest
Manifest (JSON/LD)

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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:

Jones, Lewis Wade, Charles Spurgeon Johnson, Mertyl Copeland, W.S Ellington, Grafton Luby, Alexander Luvey, Carrie Timberlake, and Pam Tucker. "Dear Mr. President," Nashville, Tennessee, January or February. Nashville, Tennessee, 1942. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1942003_sr39/.

APA citation style:

Jones, L. W., Johnson, C. S., Copeland, M., Ellington, W. S., Luby, G., Luvey, A. [...] Tucker, P. (1942) "Dear Mr. President," Nashville, Tennessee, January or February. Nashville, Tennessee. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1942003_sr39/.

MLA citation style:

Jones, Lewis Wade, et al. "Dear Mr. President," Nashville, Tennessee, January or February. Nashville, Tennessee, 1942. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1942003_sr39/>.