Audio Recording Oh if Your House Catch Afire Levee Camp Hollers
Oh if Your House Catch Afire
Oh if Your House Catch Afire
About this Item
- Oh if Your House Catch Afire
- Levee Camp Hollers
- Lomax, John A. (John Avery), 1867-1948 (Collector)
- Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) (Collector)
- Washington, Willie Henry (Performer)
Created / Published
- near Varner, Arkansas, May 20, 1939
- - United States -- Arkansas -- Lincoln County -- Varner
- - Music
- - Songs
- - Work songs
- Work songs
- - Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas
- - Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #5
- - Collector's genre note: "levee camp holler"
- - Performer referred to elsewhere as Washington, Willie
- - Performance Note: "Oh if Your House Catch Afire" performed by Willie Henry Washington (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #5, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 20, 1939.
- sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1939/001: AFS 02663b01
- John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip (AFC 1939/001)
- American Folklife Center
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John and Ruby Lomax 1939 southern states recording trip (AFC 1939/001), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Cite This Item
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Chicago citation style:
Lomax, John A, Ruby T Lomax, and Willie Henry Washington. Oh if Your House Catch Afire. near Varner, Arkansas, 1939. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/lomaxbib000303/.
APA citation style:
Lomax, J. A., Lomax, R. T. & Washington, W. H. (1939) Oh if Your House Catch Afire. near Varner, Arkansas. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/lomaxbib000303/.
MLA citation style:
Lomax, John A, Ruby T Lomax, and Willie Henry Washington. Oh if Your House Catch Afire. near Varner, Arkansas, 1939. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/lomaxbib000303/>.