The University of Texas at Austin
Negro Songs
Identifier: e_utfc_1048
Title: Negro Songs
Description: Augustus Haggerty (Track Horse), John Alexander, and Jesse Bradley perform songs with groups of black convicts at the State Penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas in 1934. Songs include 'Police Special Blues,' 'I Saw the Light,' and 'Go On, Old 'Gator.'
City: Huntsville
County: Walker
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: 1934
Creator: Haggerty, Augustus (singer, guitarist); Alexander, John (singer); Bradley, Jesse (singer)
Contributor: Lomax, John A. (field recorder); Lomax, Alan (field recorder)
Source: UT Folklore Center Archives
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Format: Audiotape (open reel)
Size: 7 in.