Black English: Samples (1940)

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Collection Descriptive Notes
An announcer (?) opens the recording session and presides over the proceedings, which are taking place on 29 December 1940 (the day after a "Harlequin Ball"). Various anonymous men and women make remarks and speeches, then sing old-fashioned songs. The place of the recording is unknown.
Collection Technical Notes
Phonograph records are 10-inch, needle-cut, plastic discs of the Audiodisc brand. The date of their creation is known, but their provenance remains a mystery. The WAVE files are now converted to MP3s.
Contributor
Unnamed
This collection has no playable audio.
Titlesort descending Contributor Locations Medium
ENG (BL) 49.1 (M) Unnamed announcer (male) (speaker); Unnamed male and female speakers (speaker) United States 1/4 inch audio tape
ENG (BL) 87.1 (M) Anonymous male and female speakers (speaker); Unnamed male announcer (speaker) United States 1/4 inch audio tape
English speeches; English conversation (ENG (BL) 87.1 (OD)) Unnamed male announcer (speaker); Anonymous male and female speakers (speaker) United States Record
Speeches in English; American songs (ENG (BL) 87.2 (OD)) Anonymous male and female speakers (speaker); Unnamed male announcer (speaker) United States Record