Audio Recording Myjava
About this Item
- Contributor Names
- Morris, Alton Chester (Collector)
- Morris, Alton Chester (Speaker)
- Prácher, Elizabeth (Performer)
- Created / Published
- Masaryktown, Florida
- Subject Headings
- - Czech Americans
- - Czech Americans--Music
- - Songs
- - United States -- Florida -- Hernando County -- Masaryktown
- - The sound quality of this recording is extremely poor. It has been included online because the melody line can still be identified.
- - Masaryktown, named for Thomas G. Masaryk, the first president (1918-1935) of the Czechoslovak Republic, is a community near Tampa settled by Czech farmers in 1924.
- - An old song about the singer's hometown in Czechoslovakia.
- - Performance Note: "Myjava" (vocals) performed by Elizabeth Prácher at Masaryktown, Florida, on August 28, 1939.
- Sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1939/026: AFS 03537 B06
- Source Collection
- Alton C. Morris Florida WPA recordings (AFC 1939/026)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Chicago citation style:
Morris, Alton Chester, Alton Chester Morris, and Elizabeth Prácher. Myjava. Masaryktown, Florida, 1939. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/flwpa000231/. (Accessed August 23, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Morris, A. C., Morris, A. C. & Prácher, E. (1939) Myjava. Masaryktown, Florida. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/flwpa000231/.
MLA citation style:
Morris, Alton Chester, Alton Chester Morris, and Elizabeth Prácher. Myjava. Masaryktown, Florida, 1939. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/flwpa000231/>.