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Audio Recording The Old Skipper

Disc 22, Side A: The Old Skipper [Audio]

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About this Item


  • The Old Skipper


  • Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002 (Interviewer)
  • Sturz, Elizabeth Lyttleton (Interviewer)
  • Nye, Pearl R., 1872-1950 (Performer)

Created / Published

  • November 3, 1937


  • -  Canal-boats--Ohio--Songs and music
  • -  Music
  • -  Field recordings
  • -  Songs
  • -  United States of America -- Ohio -- Akron


  • Music
  • Field recordings
  • Songs


  • -  Recorded in Akron, Ohio.


  • 1 sound disc: lacquer (aluminum base), analog, 12 in.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • AFC 1937/002: AFS 01611 A1

Source Collection

  • Captain Pearl R. Nye collection (AFC 1937/002)


  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

  • audio

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Captain Pearl R. Nye collection (AFC 1937/002), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Lomax, Alan, Elizabeth Lyttleton Sturz, and Pearl R Nye. The Old Skipper. November 3, 1937. Audio.

APA citation style:

Lomax, A., Sturz, E. L. & Nye, P. R. (1937) The Old Skipper. November 3. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Lomax, Alan, Elizabeth Lyttleton Sturz, and Pearl R Nye. The Old Skipper. November 3, 1937. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.