by Library of Congress, Music Division, Recording Laboratory in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English
Consists of the program notes, including the texts, which were originally issued with the phonograph albums.
|Contributions||Archive of American Folk Song., Library of Congress. Recording Laboratory.|
|The Physical Object|
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