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Topic: alan lomax

1931
1931
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1999
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[John Bray, half-length portrait, standing with hand on shoulder, Amelia, Louisiana]

[John Bray, half-length portrait, standing with hand on shoulder, Amel...

Title devised by Library staff based on caption information and inventory lists. Typed on back: "3. John Bray (Big Nig), Amelia, La., October, 1934. See A8, 92, 93."; Handwritten on back: "Big Nig." Forms part... more

[Farm wagon, driven by an African American man, Reed Camp, South Carolina]

[Farm wagon, driven by an African American man, Reed Camp, South Carol...

Title devised by Library staff based on caption information and inventory lists. Handwritten on back: "2. Farm wagon, Reed Camp, SC Dec 1934." Forms part of: Lomax collection of photographs depicting folk music... more

[African American convicts working with axes, watchtower in background, Reed Camp, South Carolina]

[African American convicts working with axes, watchtower in background...

Title devised by Library staff based on caption information and inventory lists. Handwritten on back: "Convicts Reed Camp, SC; Dec. 1934." Forms part of: Lomax collection of photographs depicting folk musicians... more

[Two African American men, squatting, Eatonville, Florida]

[Two African American men, squatting, Eatonville, Florida]

Title devised by Library staff based on caption information and inventory lists. Photos taken during Lomax-Hurston-Barnicle recording expedition to Georgia, Florida, and the Bahamas. Handwritten on back: "Eaton... more

[Woman from Cat Island, Bahamas, July 1935]

[Woman from Cat Island, Bahamas, July 1935]

Title devised by Library staff based on caption information and inventory lists. Photos taken during Lomax-Hurston-Barnicle recording expedition to Georgia, Florida, and the Bahamas. Handwritten on back: "unkno... more

[Alexander Rolle (?), Bailiff (?), Old Bight, Cat Island, July 1935]

[Alexander Rolle (?), Bailiff (?), Old Bight, Cat Island, July 1935]

Photo taken during Lomax-Hurston-Barnicle recording expedition to Georgia, Florida, and the Bahamas. Handwritten on back: "Old Bite, Cat Is. Alexander Rolle, Bailiff? July 1935." Forms part of: Lomax collection... more

Pan-Amer[ican] clipper that brought us to Nassau, June 1935

Pan-Amer[ican] clipper that brought us to Nassau, June 1935

Photos taken during Lomax-Hurston-Barnicle recording expedition to Georgia, Florida, and the Bahamas. Handwritten on back: "Pan-Amer. clipper that brought us to Nassau June 1935." Forms part of: Lomax collectio... more

[Man holding child, standing, facing front, possibly from the visit by Alan Lomax and Mary Elizabeth Barnicle to Andros Island in the Bahamas]

[Man holding child, standing, facing front, possibly from the visit by...

Title devised by Library staff based on caption information and inventory lists. Photos taken during Lomax-Hurston-Barnicle recording expedition to Georgia, Florida, and the Bahamas. Forms part of: Lomax collec... more

[Man wearing tie, standing, facing front, possibly from the visit by Alan Lomax and Mary Elizabeth Barnicle to Andros Island in the Bahamas]

[Man wearing tie, standing, facing front, possibly from the visit by A...

Title devised by Library staff based on caption information and inventory lists. Photos taken during Lomax-Hurston-Barnicle recording expedition to Georgia, Florida, and the Bahamas. Forms part of: Lomax collec... more

[Man standing at door of house, looking out, possibly from the visit by Alan Lomax and Mary Elizabeth Barnicle to Cat Island in the Bahamas]

[Man standing at door of house, looking out, possibly from the visit b...

Title devised by Library staff based on caption information and inventory lists. Photos taken during Lomax-Hurston-Barnicle recording expedition to Georgia, Florida, and the Bahamas. Forms part of: Lomax collec... more

[Two women with children, Old Bight, Cat Island, Bahamas, July 1935]

[Two women with children, Old Bight, Cat Island, Bahamas, July 1935]

Title devised by Library staff based on caption information and inventory lists. Photos taken during Lomax-Hurston-Barnicle recording expedition to Georgia, Florida, and the Bahamas. Handwritten on back: "two u... more

[Land transportation owner (donkey cart), New & Old Bight, Cat Island]

[Land transportation owner (donkey cart), New & Old Bight, Cat Island]

Photos taken during Lomax-Hurston-Barnicle recording expedition to Georgia, Florida, and the Bahamas. Handwritten on back: "Land transportation owner (donkey cart), New & Old Bite, Cat Is., June [i.e., July] 19... more

[Woman standing, facing front, two houses in background, possibly from the visit by Alan Lomax and Mary Elizabeth Barnicle to Andros Island in the Bahamas]

[Woman standing, facing front, two houses in background, possibly from...

Title devised by Library staff based on caption information and inventory lists. Photos taken during Lomax-Hurston-Barnicle recording expedition to Georgia, Florida, and the Bahamas. Forms part of: Lomax collec... more

[African American man, sitting outdoors, Eatonville, Florida]

[African American man, sitting outdoors, Eatonville, Florida]

Title devised by Library staff based on caption information and inventory lists. Photos taken during Lomax-Hurston-Barnicle recording expedition to Georgia, Florida, and the Bahamas. Handwritten on back: "Negro... more

[Wallace Quarterman, Frederica, Georgia]

[Wallace Quarterman, Frederica, Georgia]

Title devised by Library staff based on caption information and inventory lists. Photos taken during Lomax-Hurston-Barnicle recording expedition to Georgia, Florida, and the Bahamas. Handwritten on back: "Walla... more

Memo from B. A. Botkin and Charles Seeger to Alan Lomax, November 22, 1939

Memo from B. A. Botkin and Charles Seeger to Alan Lomax, November 22, ...

B. A. Botkin, national folklore director for the Federal Writers' Project and chairman of the Joint Committee on Folk Arts of the WPA, and Charles Seeger, deputy director of the Federal Music Project and vice-c... more

Letter from Alan Lomax to Carita Doggett Corse, October 15, 1939

Letter from Alan Lomax to Carita Doggett Corse, October 15, 1939

Alan Lomax, assistant in charge of the Archive of American Folk Song, Library of Congress, comments on the Florida recording project's work to Dr. Carita Doggett Corse, state supervisor of the Writers' Project ... more

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, September 17, 1940

Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, September 17, 1940

Account of doings and odds and ends. External display permitted by Guthrie family