Musicologist John Lomax, and others, listen to recording of Lead Belly's folk music, at Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
Washington DC USA Date:1936 Duration:1 min 55 sec Sound:NO SOUND
John Lomax holds an aluminum disc recording that he and his son, Allan, made of music by Lead Belly (Huddie William Ledbetter). He discusses the recording before placing it on a victrola to play. Exterior view of Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Interior view, sign points toward Music Division. View of file cabinet, with label: " American Folk-song collection."They enter the music division of the library and place the record in the collection. Lomax and Library staff person replace recording in files. Interior view of library with balconies, clock, and statuary. People walking along top balcony area.
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