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Booker T's Child and Portia, Booker T. Washington Address, 1895
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written by Booker T. Washington, 1856-1915; produced by Roy L. Hill, fl. 1977 (Folkways Records, 1977), 38 mins

A controversial (though influential) figure in African American history, Booker T. Washington’s image is sanctified here as poet and author, Roy L. Hill, combines forces with Washington’s daughter, Portia Washington-Pittman. Pittman reflects on her father’s life and attempts to counteract the negative perce...

written by Booker T. Washington, 1856-1915; produced by Roy L. Hill, fl. 1977 (Folkways Records, 1977), 38 mins
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Folkzinger
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produced by Brian Bauers and Christine Lavin, 1952-; performed by Christine Lavin, 1952- (Appleseed, 2005), 57 mins, 13 page(s)
Folksinger and songwriter Christine Lavin's 17th release (and third for Appleseed Records) is very much a New York album, not so much as a stated theme, but the feel of the city and the after effects of 9/11 seem to drift in and out of the background of these songs like a half-remembered dream. Lavin hasn't by any...
produced by Brian Bauers and Christine Lavin, 1952-; performed by Christine Lavin, 1952- (Appleseed, 2005), 57 mins, 13 page(s)
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The Glory of Negro History
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written by Langston Hughes, 1902-1967; produced by Langston Hughes, 1902-1967 and Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1955), 53 mins

In this collection of prose and song, Langston Hughes narrates the history of the African-American people. Beginning with the struggles associated with slavery and punctuated with African chants and freedom songs sung by Brownie McGhee, Hilda Haynes and Leadbelly, Hughes imparts the glory and triumphs of African-...

written by Langston Hughes, 1902-1967; produced by Langston Hughes, 1902-1967 and Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1955), 53 mins
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Lost Sounds: Blacks and the Birth of the Recording Industry 1891-1922
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produced by Richard Martin and Meagan Hennessey (Archeophone Records, 2005), 2 hours 35 mins, 54 page(s)
produced by Richard Martin and Meagan Hennessey (Archeophone Records, 2005), 2 hours 35 mins, 54 page(s)
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Paul Robeson: Freedom Train and the Welsh Transatlantic Concert
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performed by Paul Robeson, 1898-1976 (Folk Era, 1998), 25 mins, 13 page(s)
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Cowboy Songs on Folkways
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produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 1 hour 4 mins
Fifteen performers sing, boast, tell stories, holler, and recite poetry on 26 tracks that portray the life and times of honest, hard-working cowboys. Features performers from many backgrounds with a wide variety of musical styles. Includes Pete Seeger's Home on the Range, Cisco Houston's Little Joe and the Wrang...
produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 1 hour 4 mins
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Decision for Youth
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(Folkways Records, 1964), 46 mins

Designed to parallel the reality of growing up and making decisions, this album delineates how the young writer should make decisions in literature. Through the study of several literary genres, the characters therein and their conflicts, this album is a great guide for the aspiring writer.

(Folkways Records, 1964), 46 mins
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(Rounder Records, 1990), 41 mins
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