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Series II: Sound Recordings
Note: For song titles, see Archive of Folk Culture card catalog; photocopy in Folder 1c in this collection contains photocopies of catalog cards for 5236 A-5270 B3, an annotated manuscript of catalog entries for 5271 A1-5425 B3, an annotated list of fiddle tunes played by Lon Jordan (5314-5317, 5319-5326, 5376-5379, 5401-5402, 5404-5405), and two lists of fiddle tunes played by Bill Bilyeu (6897 A1-6904 B3).
The originals and preservation masters are located in Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound (M/B/RS) at the Library of Congress. See Collection Concordance by Format.
AFS: 5236-5425 191 12-inch glass-based acetate records of original field recordings in the Ozarks, 1941-42; 5270, 5320, 5341, 5425 missing; 5300 broken. Duplicated on LWO 3493, reels 14-26.
AFS: 6397-6464 4 16-inch, 45 12-inch, 2 10-inch, 5 8-inch glass and aluminum-based records of "Dear Mr. President," January and February 1942. 6398 missing; 6400 n/g; 6463 badly broken. Duplicated on LWO 3493, reel 42.
AFS: 6897-6904 8 12-inch glass-based acetate records of original field recordings in the Ozarks, 1943; 6897 damaged; 6900 broken. Duplicated on LWO 3493, reels 56-57.
BOX 21 FOLDER 262 "Some talk about Belle Starr." Contains the 5-inch reel-to-reel original master and a reference copy on a 60-minute audio cassette of an interview with Florence Watts.
Series III: Graphic Images
Note: For a complete description of images, see Folder 1b: Log of Visual Images.
BOX 21 FOLDER 263 "Photos in Folksong MS, Dec., 1944."
Contains a list of photographs selected for inclusion in Ozark Folksongs (1946-50), including the name of the subject and the place of the photograph. Also contains front-and-back album covers entitled "Photographs of Singers."
BOX 21 FOLDER 264 Photographs 1-10.
Contains 12 photoprints identified by subject and place, corresponding to the list in Folder 262.
BOX 21 FOLDER 265 Photographs 11-23.
Contains 11 photoprints and 1 negative, identified by subject and place, corresponding to the list in Folder 262.
BOX 21 FOLDER 266 Photographs 24-35.
Contains 12 photoprints and 1 negative, identified by subject and place, corresponding to the list in Folder 262.
BOX 21 FOLDER 267 Photographs 36-50.
Contains 9 photoprints and 1 negative, identified by subject and place, corresponding to the list in Folder 262.
BOX 21 FOLDER 268 Photographs 51-60.
Contains 11 photoprints and 1 negative, identified by subject and/or annotated.
BOX 21 FOLDER 269 Photographs 61-69. .
Contains 11 photoprints, of which P61-64 are annotated and P65-67 are identified by subject
BOX 21 FOLDER 270 Photographs 70-83.
Contains 14 photoprints, all unidentified.
BOX 22 FOLDER 271 Photographs 84-96.
Contains 13 photoprints, of which P84-86 are unidentified, P87-92 are annotated, and P93-96 are identified by subject.
BOX 22 FOLDER 272 Photographs 97-102.
Contains 6 photoprints, all unidentified.
BOX 22 FOLDER 273 Photographs 103-12.
Contains 10 photoprints, all annotated.
BOX 22 FOLDER 274 Photographs 113-22.
Contains 10 photoprints, of which only P121 is not annotated but identified by place.
BOX 22 FOLDER 275 Photographs 123-34.
Contains 12 photoprints, all annotated.
BOX 22 FOLDER 276 Photographs 135-43.
Contains 9 photoprints with annotations and 1 negative.
BOX 22 FOLDER 277 Photographs 144-47.
Contains 4 photoprints and 2 negatives, all unidentified.
BOX 22 FOLDER 278 Photographs 148-58.
Contains 9 photoprints, of which P148-51 are annotated and P154-56 are identified. Also contains 1 negative with a note from Ruth Tyler, a photocopy of the 1958 Folklore Institute photograph, and the annotated captions for 2 photographs.
BOX 22 FOLDER 279 Prints and Photographs Division, Lot 5580.
Contains photographs 1-39 (photocopies of originals), most of which are tentatively identified. Described by subject, place, and visual image in Table B of the Log of Visual Images (Folder 1b).
BOX 23 (oversize) Original Newspaper Clippings: A to N
Photocopies of these originals are in Box 20.
BOX 24 (oversize) Original Newspaper Clippings: O to Z
Photocopies of these originals are in Box 20.

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