Audio Recording A Slovak Easter Song

About this Item

Title
A Slovak Easter Song
Contributor Names
Morris, Alton Chester (Collector)
Morris, Alton Chester (Speaker)
Tuhy, Stephen M., Rev. (Performer)
Unidentified young people (Performer)
Created / Published
Slavia, Florida
Subject Headings
-  Religious songs
-  Slovak Americans
-  Slovak Americans--Music
-  Songs
-  United States -- Florida -- Seminole County -- Slavia
Genre
Songs
Notes
-  The Slavia colony in Florida was established by Slovaks who had first settled in Cleveland in 1912.
-  Performer referred to elsewhere as Rev. S. M. Tuhy
-  The organ accompaniment, furnished by Rev. S. M. (Stephen M.) Tuhy, pastor of the Lutheran Church of Slavia, Florida, is played on a 55-year-old two-manual reed organ which is pumped by hand.
-  Performance Note: "A Slovak Easter Song" (vocals with organ) performed by a group of young people, and Rev. Stephen M. (S. M.) Tuhy, organ, at [St. Luke's Lutheran Church], Slavia, Florida, on August 31, 1939.
-  Performers referred to elsewhere as group of young people
Medium
Sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1939/026: AFS 03539 A08
Source Collection
Alton C. Morris Florida WPA recordings (AFC 1939/026)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcflwpa.3539a8
Online Format
audio

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Chicago citation style:

Morris, Alton Chester, Alton Chester Morris, Stephen M Tuhy, and Unidentified Young People. A Slovak Easter Song. Slavia, Florida, 1939. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/flwpa000244/. (Accessed May 26, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Morris, A. C., Morris, A. C., Tuhy, S. M. & Unidentified Young People. (1939) A Slovak Easter Song. Slavia, Florida. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/flwpa000244/.

MLA citation style:

Morris, Alton Chester, et al. A Slovak Easter Song. Slavia, Florida, 1939. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/flwpa000244/>.