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John Dillinger
Contributor Names
Lankas, Frank (Performer)
Created / Published
Gardenville, NY, 1941
Song texts
-  There is no recording to accompany this text.
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1985/001: st052
Source Collection
Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin Migrant Workers Collection (AFC 1985/001)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
Online Format
online text

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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:

Lankas, Frank. John Dillinger. Gardenville, NY, 1941. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, (Accessed October 25, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Lankas, F. (1941) John Dillinger. Gardenville, NY. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Lankas, Frank. John Dillinger. Gardenville, NY, 1941. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.