Audio Recording Guabina Translation

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Guabina Translation

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Title
Guabina Translation
Contributor Names
Halpert, Herbert, 1911-2000 (Collector)
Halpert, Herbert, 1911-2000 (Speaker)
Pages, Art (Speaker)
Created / Published
Ybor City, Florida
Subject Headings
-  Cuban Americans
-  Announcements
-  Spoken word
-  United States -- Florida -- Hillsborough County -- Ybor City
Genre
Spoken word
Notes
-  Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 by Cuban cigar manufacturers under the leadership of Vicente Martínez de Ybor. The cigar companies moved from Key West to avoid unionization of their workers.
-  The Cuban Club is a recreational society founded in 1899 by Cuban immigrants.
-  The song that you have just heard Carlos Pous sing, it's sort of a Negro song. It's a Negro telling his girl not to mix with another tribe because he does not consider them as good as they are and he does not want to mix the tribes. Well, it seems like the girl is in love with someone, and she goes to a nearby tribe, and he does not want her to continue to go over there, and he's asking her to please stay in their grounds."
-  Performance Note: "Guabina Translation" (spoken) performed at Cuban Club, Ybor City, Florida, on June 21, 1939.
Medium
Sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1939/005: AFS 03145 B02
Source Collection
Herbert Halpert 1939 Southern States Recording Expedition (AFC 1939/005)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcflwpa.3145b2
Online Format
audio

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Chicago citation style:

Halpert, Herbert, Herbert Halpert, and Art Pages. Guabina Translation. Ybor City, Florida, 1939. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/flwpa000049/. (Accessed September 20, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Halpert, H., Halpert, H. & Pages, A. (1939) Guabina Translation. Ybor City, Florida. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/flwpa000049/.

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Halpert, Herbert, Herbert Halpert, and Art Pages. Guabina Translation. Ybor City, Florida, 1939. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/flwpa000049/>.