Audio Recording "Dear Mr. President," Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January or February 1942

"Dear Mr. President," Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January or February 1942; AFC 1942/003: AFS 6452, side a

Transcript: PDF  |  XML

About this Item

Title

  • "Dear Mr. President," Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January or February 1942

Names

  • Robson, William N.
  • Crawley, Gladys
  • Houghton, William, Mrs.
  • Houston, Paul L.
  • Kelly, Clark W.
  • Farrelly, John
  • Schill, George J.

Created / Published

  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1942

Headings

  • -  Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941
  • -  American National Red Cross
  • -  World War, 1939-1945--Public opinion
  • -  World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
  • -  World War, 1939-1945--Participation, African American
  • -  Racism--United States
  • -  World War, 1939-1945--War work
  • -  World War, 1939-1945--Fuel supplies
  • -  Liberty bonds--United States
  • -  Civil defense--United States
  • -  Constitutional amendments--United States
  • -  Newspapers--United States
  • -  Prohibition--United States
  • -  Public housing--United States
  • -  Sound recording
  • -  Personal narratives
  • -  United States -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh

Genre

  • Sound recording
  • Personal narratives

Notes

  • -  Part of a series of recordings made by William N. Robson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January or February 1942.
  • -  Contents: AFS 06452A, Mrs. William Houghton; Clark W. Kelley; Gladys Crawley; Paul L. Houston; John Forelli; George J. Shale; AFS 06452B, Blank
  • -  AFS 6452 was recorded on two separate discs. Both versions are included in this presentation.

Medium

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

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1942/003: AFS 6452
  • MBRS shelflist: LWO 3493 r46A

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:

Robson, William N, Gladys Crawley, William Houghton, Paul L Houston, Clark W Kelly, John Farrelly, and George J Schill. "Dear Mr. President," Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January or February. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1942. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1942003_sr58/.

APA citation style:

Robson, W. N., Crawley, G., Houghton, W., Houston, P. L., Kelly, C. W., Farrelly, J. & Schill, G. J. (1942) "Dear Mr. President," Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January or February. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1942003_sr58/.

MLA citation style:

Robson, William N, et al. "Dear Mr. President," Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January or February. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1942. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1942003_sr58/>.