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Audio Recording Zolgotz White House Blues


About this Item


  • Zolgotz

Other Title

  • White House Blues

Alternate Title

  • White House Blues


  • Lunsford, Bascom Lamar, 1882-1973 (performer)
  • Emrich, Duncan, 1908-1977 (recordist)

Created / Published

  • Library of Congress, 1952.


  • -  Czolgosz, Leon F., 1873?-1901
  • -  McKinley, William, 1843-1901 --Assassination--Songs and Music
  • -  New York (State)
  • -  Progressive Era to New Era (1900-1929)
  • -  Songs and Music


  • -  Forms part of the Bascom Lamar Lunsford Recording Project, 1949. (source)
  • -  First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28, "Songs of American History and the Assassination of Presidents," 1952. (bibliographic history)
  • -  Recorded in March 1949. (date)
  • -  The song describes the assasination of President William McKinley by Leon Czolgosz in September 1901. (Content)


  • sound recording


  • 1 sound recording


  • American Folklife Center

LC Classification

  • AFC 1949/010: AFS9513A3

Online Format

  • audio

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Chicago citation style:

Lunsford, Bascom Lamar, and Duncan Emrich. Zolgotz. Library of Congress, 1952. Audio.

APA citation style:

Lunsford, B. L. & Emrich, D. (1952) Zolgotz. Library of Congress. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Lunsford, Bascom Lamar, and Duncan Emrich. Zolgotz. Library of Congress, 1952. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.