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Robert C. Malone photographs

Photographer:
Malone, Robert C.  Search this
Names:
Old Town School of Folk Music  Search this
Weavers (Musical group)  Search this
Broonzy, Big Bill, 1893-1958  Search this
Performer:
Bikel, Theodore  Search this
English, Logan  Search this
Gilbert, Ronnie  Search this
GoodingCynthia  Search this
Hamilton, Frank, 1934-  Search this
Hays, Lee, 1914-1981  Search this
Hellerman, Fred, 1927-  Search this
Houston, Cisco  Search this
Jackson, Mahalia, 1911-1972  Search this
Koppelman, Robert S. (Robert Steven), 1959-  Search this
Langhorne, Bruce  Search this
Odetta, 1930-2008  Search this
Schlamme, Martha  Search this
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014  Search this
Sellers, John, 1924-  Search this
Stracke, Win, 1908-1991  Search this
Extent:
1 folder (papers)
1 binder (contact sheets and prints, black and white)
1 box (35 mm negatives, black and white, 8.5"x10.75"x2.5")
0.44 Cubic Feet (2 boxes contain the extent details for this collection, Box 1 is 0.24 cubic feet and Box 2 is 0.2 cubic feet)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Binders
Photographic prints
Correspondence
Contact sheets
Black-and-white negatives
Place:
Chicago (Ill.)
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1957 - 1961
Summary:
Original photographs and negatives taken by Robert C. Malone.
Scope and Contents:
The Robert C. Malone photographs document the performances of folk singers. The collection dates from 1957 to circa 1961. Photographic materials include 16 rolls of negatives, contact sheets made from the negatives, and 14 prints. The collection features photographs of the Weavers and Cisco Houston. The collection also includes a small amount of correspondence, including two letters from Robert C. Malone to the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage concerning the donation of the collection, and two letters from Lee Hays to Robert C. Malone. A handful of Malone's prints are housed with the Lee Hays papers in the Rinzler Archives and are not included in the finding aid.
Arrangement note:
Arranged in 6 series: (1) University of Chicago; (2) Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago, Ill.; (3) One Sheridan Square, N.Y.; (4) Cisco Houston's Last Performance; (5) Miscellaneous People; (6) Correspondence and Miscellaneous. Contact sheets and prints arranged in 1 binder; negatives are stored in a separate binder. Series VI, Correspondence and Miscellaneous, is filed separately. Materials are arranged chronologically.
Biographical/Historical note:
Robert C. Malone is currently retired and living in Ridgewood New Jersey. During the late 1950's and early 1960's, Mr. Malone moved between Chicago and New York photographing folk singers such as the Weavers and Cisco Houston. Through contact with Robert Koppelman, a scholar working with the Lee Hays Papers in the Rinzler Archives, Robert C. Malone heard about the Archives and wrote to offer his photos to the Archives collections.
Provenance:
The Smithsonian Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections acquired the Robert C. Malone Photograph Collection in 1998. In a letter dated 19 January 1999, Mr. Malone gave full discretion to the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage to grant permission for both internal and external use of his photographs with the request that his work be credited.
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Permission for the reproduction or publication of items in the Robert C. Malone Photograph Collection must be obtained from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Consult the archivists for further information at (202) 633-7322.
Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Please contact the archivists for further information.
Topic:
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Correspondence
Contact sheets
Black-and-white negatives
Citation:
Robert C. Malone photographs, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.MALO
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Robert C. Malone photographs
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-cfch-malo
Additional Online Media:

What a Friend We Have in Jesus/I Had a Dream Last Night [sound recording]

Artist:
Sellers, John 1924-1999  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 78 rpm ; 10 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Local number:
FW-ASCH-78-3956
Chicago 109
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_324401

A Long Time to Freedom [sound recording]

Performer:
Jenkins, Ella  Search this
Sellers, John 1924-  Search this
Brewer, Joseph  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound cassette : analog
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Sound cassette
Juvenile
Place:
United States
Date:
1992
1951-1960
Topic:
Music  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Local number:
Smithsonian Folkways 45034
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_232744

Classic African American Gospel from Smithsonian Folkways [sound recording]

Liner notes:
Lornell, Kip 1953-  Search this
Performer:
Sprott, Horace  Search this
Dockett, Alvin  Search this
Montgomery, Little Brother 1906-1985  Search this
Gresham, Willie  Search this
Johnson, Juanita  Search this
Washington, Ernestine B. 1914-1983  Search this
Johnson, Bunk 1879-1949  Search this
Dodds, Baby 1898-1959  Search this
Terry, Sonny  Search this
Beck, Elder  Search this
Bowen, Bishop  Search this
Reed, Dock  Search this
Sellers, John 1924-1999  Search this
Baker, Mickey  Search this
Cotten, Elizabeth  Search this
First Independent Holy Church of God and Unity (Marion, Al.)  Search this
Hamer, Fannie Lou  Search this
Pinckney, Mary  Search this
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Madison's Lively Stones (Musical group)  Search this
Starlight Gospel Singers  Search this
Blessed (Musical group)  Search this
Fisk University Male Quartette  Search this
Thrasher Wonders (Musical group)  Search this
Missionary Quintet  Search this
Gospel Tones (Vocal group)  Search this
Two Gospel Keys (Musical group)  Search this
Mississippi Mass Choir  Search this
Creator:
Davis, Gary 1896-1972  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Bahamians  Search this
African American  Search this
Gullahs  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Songs and music
Place:
United States
Alabama
Washington (D.C.)
Nashville (Tenn.)
Tennessee
Illinois
Chicago (Ill.)
New York (N.Y.)
Athens (Ga.)
Georgia
Bahamas
Michigan
Buffalo (N.Y.)
New York
North Carolina
Livingston (Ala.)
Princeton (N.J.)
New Jersey
Mississippi
Marion (Ala.)
Greenwood (Miss.)
John's Island (S.C.)
South Carolina
Louisiana
Date:
2007
Topic:
Gospel music  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Bahamas--Songs and music  Search this
Folk songs  Search this
Sea Islands--Songs and music  Search this
Harmonica  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Sea Islands  Search this
United House of Prayer for All People  Search this
Civil rights movements  Search this
Local number:
SF-COMM-CD-40194-7
Smithsonian Folkways 40194
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Listening only
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_353220

Classic Protest Songs from Smithsonian Folkways [sound recording]

Liner notes:
Place, Jeffrey  Search this
Performer:
Carawan, Guy  Search this
Guthrie, Woody 1912-1967  Search this
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Broonzy, Big Bill 1893-1958  Search this
Ian, Janis  Search this
Forbert, Steve  Search this
Hardy, Jack 1947-2011  Search this
Burkee, Jill  Search this
Dann, Mark  Search this
Getz, Liz  Search this
La Farge, Peter 1931-1965  Search this
Ochs, Phil  Search this
Seeger, Pete 1919-2014  Search this
Seeger, Peggy 1935-  Search this
Sellers, John 1924-1999  Search this
Dupree, Champion Jack -1992  Search this
Dane, Barbara  Search this
Cunningham, Sis 1909-2004  Search this
Estridge, Larry  Search this
New World Singers  Search this
Bergerfolk (Musical group)  Search this
New Lost City Ramblers  Search this
Red Shadow (Musical group)  Search this
Producer:
Gustafson, Mark  Search this
Creator:
Perron, Miller and Yeats (Musical group)  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Pima Indians  Search this
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Mississippi
New York (N.Y.)
Chicago (Ill.)
Illinois
New York
Oklahoma
Louisiana
Pennsylvania
North Carolina
New Orleans (La.)
California
Massachusetts
Florida
Tennessee
Date:
2009
Topic:
Protest songs  Search this
Topical songs  Search this
Popular music  Search this
United States--History  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Folk songs  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Singer-Songwriters  Search this
Talking Blues  Search this
Country music  Search this
String band  Search this
Vocals  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Piano  Search this
Civil rights movements  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Grape Strike, Calif., 1965-1970  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Local number:
SF-COMM-CD-40197
Smithsonian Folkways 40197
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. SI Permission
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_354961

American Roots Music [sound recording]

Liner notes:
Sonneborn, D. A  Search this
Carlin, Richard 1956-  Search this
Peach, Doug  Search this
Performer:
Guthrie, Woody 1912-1967  Search this
Allen, Red  Search this
Wakefield, Frank  Search this
Reed, Ola Belle 1916-2002  Search this
Edwards, Honeyboy  Search this
Williams, Mary Lou 1910-1981  Search this
Diabater, Abdoulaye 1955-  Search this
Quimby, Douglas 1936-2007  Search this
Quimby, Frankie  Search this
Clayton, Kid  Search this
Balfa, Dewey  Search this
Balfa, Tony  Search this
Schwarz, Peter  Search this
Schwarz, Tracy  Search this
Williams, Lucinda  Search this
Buck, Betsy  Search this
Chapman, Tracy  Search this
Sellers, John 1924-1999  Search this
Cotten, Elizabeth  Search this
Ives, Burl 1909-1995  Search this
Memphis Slim  Search this
Montgomery Gospel Trio  Search this
Kentuckians (Musical group)  Search this
Super Manden (Musical group)  Search this
Sea Island Singers  Search this
Karl and the Country Dutchmen  Search this
Six Nations Women Singers  Search this
Pleneros de la 21 (Musical group)  Search this
Producer:
United States Department of State  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Malians  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Puerto Ricans  Search this
African American  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Cajuns  Search this
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Maryland
Louisiana
Mali
Chicago (Ill.)
Illinois
New York (N.Y.)
Vienna (Va.)
Virginia
New Orleans (La.)
Wisconsin
Alabama
Montgomery (Ala.)
Kentucky
Rising Sun (Md.)
Mississippi
Georgia
Eunice (La.)
Canada
Boston (Mass.)
Massachusetts
Washington (D.C.)
Carrboro (N.C.)
North Carolina
Washington
Oklahoma
Date:
2007
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
Topical songs  Search this
Civil rights movement--United States  Search this
Bluegrass music  Search this
Appalachian Region, Southern--Songs and music  Search this
Old-time music  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Piano music (Barrelhouse)  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Griots  Search this
Mali--Songs and music  Search this
Sea Islands--Songs and music  Search this
New Orleans jazz  Search this
Cajun music  Search this
Country music  Search this
Polka (Dance)  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Puerto Rico--Songs and music  Search this
Plena (Music)  Search this
Singer-Songwriters  Search this
Rap (Music)  Search this
Hymns  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Mandolin  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Piano  Search this
Balos  Search this
Kora  Search this
Percussion instruments  Search this
Violin  Search this
Accordion  Search this
Pandereta (Drum)  Search this
Guiro  Search this
Cuatro  Search this
Vocals  Search this
Civil rights movements  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Sea Islands  Search this
World music  Search this
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Listening only. No Duplication Allowed
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_359777

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