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(Folkways Records, 1965), 45 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1953), 44 mins
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Ballads of the War of 1812, 1791-1836
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(Folkways Records, 1954), 1 hour 2 mins
Performed by Wallace House, this collection includes songs from both sides, American and English, sung from the perspectives of patriots and deserters alike. This album features extensive historical notes by Folkways founder Moses Asch and full lyrics for every song.
(Folkways Records, 1954), 1 hour 2 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1971), 41 mins
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Campaign '56: Sounds of an Election Year
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produced by Howard Roberts Lamar, 1923- (Folkways Records, 1961), 56 mins

“This is the story of the election of the President of the United States. Out of the confusion and chaos of an election year, emerges the man who will fill the most powerful political office in the world. You are about to hear the living record of the campaign of 1956.” Political historian Howard Lamar and...

produced by Howard Roberts Lamar, 1923- (Folkways Records, 1961), 56 mins
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Colonial and Revolutionary War Sea Songs and Shanties
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(Folkways Records, 1975), 47 mins

Sung by Cliff Haslam and John Millar in 1976 at Mystic Seaport, this album features traditional maritime songs from the 18th century. Mystic Seaport, a non-profit corporation, was formed in 1972 "for the purpose of developing a Colonial/Revolutionary period Seaport Museum on the historic waterfront of Newport, Rho...

(Folkways Records, 1975), 47 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1959), 1 hour 36 mins
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Folksongs from Martha's Vineyard
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produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1957), 31 mins
Before the island’s fame as a tourist destination, the people of Martha’s Vineyard looked to the sea for sustenance, and sang about it for entertainment. These fourteen songs—amply annotated by folklorist Kenny Goldstein—tell of subsistence farming on land and of battles with whales and Englishmen at sea.
produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1957), 31 mins
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Frederick Douglass' Speeches inc. The Dred Scott Decision
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written by Frederick Douglass, 1818-1895; produced by Philip Sheldon Foner, 1910-1994 (Folkways Records, 1977), 50 mins

."When a great truth once gets abroad in the world, no power on earth can imprison it, or prescribe its limits, or suppress it. It is bound to go on till it becomes the thought of the world." Frederick Douglass time and time again proved himself a philosopher and activist well advanced far and beyond his time....

written by Frederick Douglass, 1818-1895; produced by Philip Sheldon Foner, 1910-1994 (Folkways Records, 1977), 50 mins
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