The University of Texas at Austin
Negro Songs [part 1 of 2]
Identifier: e_utfc_1019
Title: Negro Songs [part 1 of 2]
Description: Washington 'Lightnin'' and and a group of black convicts sing work songs 'God A'mighty Drag' and 'Long John' at Darrington State Farm in Sandy Point, Texas. James 'Iron Head' Baker and a group of men perform 'Pick a Bail O'Cotton' and 'Go Down, Old Hannah' at Central State Farm in Sugarland, Texas. A group of children sing folk songs including 'Old Speckled Lady.'
City: Sandy Point; Sugarland; Newton
County: Brazoria; Fort Bend; Newton
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: 19331939/05
Creator: Washington Lightnin' (singer); Baker, James (singer)
Contributor: Lomax, John A. (field recorder); Lomax, Ruby T. (field recorder)
Source: UT Folklore Center Archives
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Format: Audiotape (open reel)
Size: 7 in.
Related items: e_utfc_1020