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  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Narrative by Kathleen Clark
    • Contributor: Clark, Kathleen
    • Date: 2001-09-00
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    California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell This online presentation, California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties, comprises 35 hours of folk music recorded in 12 languages representing numerous ethnic groups and 185 musicians. It includes sound recordings, still photographs of the performers, drawings of folk instruments, and written documentation from a variety of European ethnic and English- and Spanish-speaking communities in northern California in the 1930s. This New ...
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - American Folklife Center - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 1997

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    Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin migrant workers collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection includes field recordings made in July and August, 1940 and 1941 in Farm Security Administration migrant worker camps in California. These included the Arvin, Shafter, Visalia, Firebaugh, Westley, Thornton, and Yuba FSA camps. Recordings were made of dance music, popular songs, ballads and folk songs, original songs, conversations, camp council meetings, poems, and stories describing life in the camps, whose residents were ...
    • Contributor: Pike, Russ - Sonkin, Robert - Todd, Charles L. - Lomax, Alan - Hemmig, Robert - Rothstein, Arthur - Lange, Dorothea - Archive of American Folk Song - American Folklife Center - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 1939
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    W.P.A. California Folk Music Project collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The California Folk Music Project of the California Work Projects Administration (WPA) was conceived and directed by Sidney Robertson Cowell and co-sponsored by the Music Department of the University of California, Berkeley, and the Music Division, Library of Congress from 1938 to 1940. Additional support was provided by the New Music Society of California and the Society of California Pioneers. The resulting collection of ...
    • Contributor: Daniels, Joe - Acosta, Rosalie - Aslanian, Jack - Avila, Albert - Avila, Alice Lemos - Baboyan, Reuben J. - Bakalian, Jack - Bardarson, Leo - Bardarson, Otto - Bardarson, Sigurd ... Daniels, Joe - Acosta, Rosalie - Aslanian, Jack - Avila, Albert - Avila, Alice Lemos - Baboyan, Reuben J. - Bakalian, Jack - Bardarson, Leo - Bardarson, Otto - Bardarson, Sigurd - Barr, Alex - Bedrosian, Joe - Bell, Sam - Benonys, Sigridur - Blackburn, Sam - Boro, Peter - Botica, John - Brady, Hubert - Brangone, Louis - Brodeur, Arthur Gilchrist - Brown, Hilda Duarte - Calderón, Aurora - Coffin, Ada Pearl - Coffin, Byron - Coffin, Byron H. - Cook, Charles - Cunha, Frank - Cunha, John - Cunningham, John - Day, William T. - Dedo, Tony - Denoon, R. R. - De Soto, Jessie - De Soto, Tomas - Dormody, Anita - Drasky, Mary - Earnson, Flora - Einarsson, Thordur - Erro, Antoinette - Espinosa, Lottie - Etcheverry, Frances - Etcheverry, Matias - Figueroa, Ben - Flores, Joaquim - Flores, Olive - Ford, Arthur J. - Ford, Elizabeth W. - Ford, Bogue - Ford, Pat - Ford, Warde H. - Franco, Clifford - Franco, Louise - Franks - Fulton, Charles - Gaidos, Mary - Garcia, Johnnie - Garcia, Maria - Gomez, Julio - Goshtigian, Hartop - Goshtigian, Mary - Gould, Hattie Scott - Graham, George Vinton - Harp, Walter - Hart, Harmon - Haroutunian, Bedros - Jelenfy, Elizabeth - Jelenfy - Jones, Leonard W. - Kendall, Raymond - Koljonen, C. A. - Koljonen, Celia - Kratlian, Archie - Lemos, Manuel - Lindsay, Bennie - Lindsay, Junior - Lozada, Cruz - Lucido, Sal - McCready, John A. - McCready, Spencer - McDonald, Mary A. - Macinnes, Charlotte - Macinnes, Donald - McKenzie, Leighton - Macphee, John - Macphee, Mary - Madariaga - Mann, Thomas - Meade, Virginia - Medeiros, Antonio - Mendes, Alberto - Morgan, Aaron - Myers, Evarista - Nilssen, Alf - Nimerfroh - Nimerfroh, Rosa - Olafson, John - Olmeda, Mario - Oriet, Frenchy - Ortega, Jacinta - Pavon, Ed - Petersen, Fina - Pico, Virginia - Pitts, Ben - Ponce, Leon - Popoff - Powell, Charles - Ralph, Walter Ross - Rasmussen, Charles - Reha, Julia - Rice, Ben - Robinson, Leighton - Rodriguez, Elinor - Russo, Joseph W. - Ruthling, Pablo - Salonen, Mary - Sanfilippo, Francisco - Sanford, Herbert Hudson - Sebree, Walter - Selleck, John N. - Shapazian, Siranoosh - Shapazian, Vartan S. - Shatinian, T. - Sigurasson, Oddrun - Silva, Elzira - Silveira, Mary - Soininen, John - Stone, John E. - Susoeff, J. P. - Takakjian, Mesrob - Walker, Robert W. - Waters, Ozzie - Wilkinson, Myrtle - Hobrecht, Bertrand - Fetesoff, William S. - Loscutoff, William S. - Sanoff, J. D. - Sarakoff, A. P. - Schetinin, William P. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Handon, Joseph H. - Asmussen, Ella - Bateman, John - Hall, J. L. - Aslanian's Armenian Orchestra - Julio Gomez' Orchestra - St. Anthony's Seminary (Santa Barbara, Calif.). Choristers - St. Joseph's Seminary (Santa Barbara, Calif.). Boys Choir - Stanford University. Choir - Archive of American Folk Song - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection, (Library of Congress) - University of California, Berkeley. Department of Music - Society of California Pioneers - New Music Society of California - United States. Work Projects Administration (Calif.) - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 1936
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    Alma and Quetzal concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by the two groups representing California Chicano music, Alma and Quetzal in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on September 14, 2011 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Photographs by John Barton. Agustín Lira is a composer, musician, and singer songwriter whose songs address issues of ...
    • Contributor: Lira, Agustín - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2011
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    Libaya Baba concert and interview collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Video recording, audio recordings, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on July 2, 2013 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Libaya Baba means "Grandfather's Grandchildren." The group consists of three brothers Jeffrey, Kelsie, and Dayton Bernardez, and their cousin, Greg Palacio. Their first influence came from their grandfather, Cyril Antonio, and ...
    • Contributor: Libaya Baba (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2013
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    Masters of Son Jarocho concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert with dance, featuring son jarocho style music from California in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on September 11, 2014 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The Alliance for California Traditional Arts sponsored a presentation of some of the key master artists of son jarocho, and apprentices, including ...
    • Contributor: Alliance for California Traditional Arts - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2014
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    Legends and legacies : remembering Archie Green, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Archie Green memorial: remembering Archie, with speakers Nancy Pelosi, Judy McCulloh, Eddie Bond and Josh Ellis (fiddle & banjo), Mike Munoz, Paula Johnson, Joseph T. Wilson, Northern Neck Chantey Singers, Derek Green, and Bill Ferris (September 10, 2009, 1-5 pm)
    • Contributor: Ferris, William R. - Johnson, Paula - McCulloh, Judith - Munoz, Michael S. - Pelosi, Nancy - Wilson, Joe - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009
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    Artemio Posadas : Mexican music and dance from California, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 28, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellow and 2016 Bess Lomas Hawes award recipient Artemio Posadas is a musician, dancer, teacher, and tireless cultural organizer. He was ...
    • Contributor: Posadas Jiménez, Artemio - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Conversation with Roy Hirabayashi and PJ Hirabayashi of San Jose Taiko, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of an interview, conversation, and musical demonstration in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on June 30, 2017 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2017 artists and NEA Heritage Award Fellows Roy Hirabayashi (co-founder) and PJ Hirabayashi (artistic director emeriti) of the ensemble, San Jose ...
    • Contributor: Hirabayashi, Roy - Hirabayashi, Pj - Sheehy, Daniel Edward - San Jose Taiko Group - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Smithsonian Folklife Festival
    • Date: 2017
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    California [textual transcription].
    Then ho, boys ho! | When formed our band, we are all well manned
    Textual transcription of song.
    • Date: 1938
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    Hear the nightingales sing [textual transcription].
    One morning, one morning, one morning in May
    Textual song transcription. In English.
    • Contributor: Rice, Ben
    • Date: 1936
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    I soon shall be in Frisco [textual transcription].
    Oh California, that's the land for me | I soon shall be in Frisco
    Textual transcription of song.
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938
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    Now as we lay off Monterey [textual transcription].
    Now as we lay off Monterey
    Textual transcription of song.
    • Date: 1938
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    California bank robbers [textual transcription].
    So be careful all you rowdies and you rich banker thieves | The California people are determined to find another band of robbers
    Textual transcription of song.
    • Date: 1938
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    The California daddy [textual transcription].
    A story here I wish to tell
    Textual transcription of poem by George Graham.
    • Contributor: Graham, George Vinton
    • Date: 1938

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    The Californian [textual transcription].
    The ho! Boys, ho! who to California go | We've formed and all well manned
    Textual transcription of song.
    • Date: 1938
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    The Days of forty nine [textual transcriptions].
    And tho' few and old | Oh my heart is filled with the days of yore | Fresh laurel--wreaths we bring today | Oh, here you see old Tom Moore, a relic of by-gone days | We are gazing now on old Tom Moore | We have worked out our claims, we have spent our gold | You are looking now on old Tom Moore
    Five textual transcriptions of variants of this song performed by Leon Ponce.
    • Date: 1938

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    Gold Rush songs [textual transcriptions and notes on "Joe Bowers," "Betsy from Pike," "I've just got in across the plains," "When I left the States for gold," "Gold," "Come all ye poor ...
    Don't go there, I pray, stay away if you can | Oh leave ye miners, leave | Oh miners, poor miners, hungry and cold | Come all ye poor men of the north who are working for your lives | I've just got in across the plains | My name is Joe Bowers | Now if you listen to the tale I will tell | Oh, don't you remember sweet Betsy from Pike | Since times are so hard, I'll tell you, my wife | When I left the States for gold | When the gold fever raged I was doing very well
    Textual transcriptions and notes of nine songs from the Gold Rush era in California in the mid-1800s. These include "Joe Bowers," "Betsy from Pike," "I've just got in across the plains," "When I left the States for gold," "Gold," "Come all ye poor men of the north," "The Dreary Black Hills," "The Rolling stone," and a variant of "The Dying Californian," performed by John ...
    • Date: 1938

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    Ho for California [textual transcription].
    Then ho! Brothers ho! | We've formed our band, and are well manned
    Textual transcription of song.
    • Date: 1938
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    I came from Salem City [textual transcription].
    Oh California, that's the land for me | I came from Salem City
    Textual transcription of song.
    • Date: 1938
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    Si fueres a California = If thou'rt for California [textual transcriptions].
    Si fueres a California | If thou'rt for California
    Textual Spanish and English transcriptions of song.
    • Date: 1939
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    On the banks of the Sacramento [textual transcription].
    Hoodah, to my hoodah | On the banks of the Sacramento
    Textual transcription of song.
    • Date: 1933
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    So be careful all you rowdies [textual transcriptions].
    So be careful all you rowdies | In came the shad-bellied Yankee out of breath
    Textual transcription of song.
    • Date: 1938

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    Song of the flume [textual transcription].
    I sought the shore of the sounding sea
    Textual transcription of song.
    • Date: 1938