The University of Texas at Austin
Negro Songs [part 1 of 2]
Identifier: e_utfc_0960
Title: Negro Songs [part 1 of 2]
Description: A group of children sing folk songs in Shreveport, Louisiana in 1934. Songs include ’Miss Sue from Alabama’ and ’My Daughter is Too Young.’ The children are followed by James Baker (Iron Head) singing at Sugarland Central State Farm in Washington D.C. in May 1936. Songs include ’Won’t Turn Back,’ ’Crawlin’ and Creepin’,’ and ’Go Down, Old Hannah.’
City: Shreveport; Washington (D.C.)
State: Louisiana
Country: United States
Date: 1934
Creator: Baker, James (singer); Long, Briscoe (songwriter)
Contributor: Lomax, John A. (field recorder)
Source: UT Folklore Center Archives
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Format: Audiotape (open reel)
Size: 7 in.