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Barbara Allen
Contributor Names
Todd, Charles L., 1911-2004 (Collector)
Sonkin, Robert, 1910-1980 (Collector)
Judd, Nathan (Performer)
Judd, Lois (Performer)
Created / Published
Arvin FSA Camp, August 1, 1940
Subject Headings
-  Arvin FSA Camp
-  Music
-  Field recordings
-  Songs
-  California -- Arvin
Field recordings
-  Described by singers as "latest" version. Child ballad.
-  Performance Note: Barbara Allen performed by Judd, Nathan, guitar
Sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1985/001: AFS 04097b01
Source Collection
Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin Migrant Workers Collection (AFC 1985/001)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
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Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin migrant workers collection (AFC 1985/001), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Todd, Charles L, Robert Sonkin, Nathan Judd, and Lois Judd. Barbara Allen. Arvin FSA Camp, August 1, 1940. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, (Accessed October 26, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Todd, C. L., Sonkin, R., Judd, N. & Judd, L. (1940) Barbara Allen. Arvin FSA Camp, August 1. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Todd, Charles L, et al. Barbara Allen. Arvin FSA Camp, August 1, 1940. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.