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Yiddish Love Songs

Artist:
Rubin, Ruth, 1906-2000  Search this
Performer:
Rubin, Ruth, 1906-2000  Search this
Hellerman, Fred, 1927-2016  Search this
Creator:
Rubin, Ruth, 1906-2000 (liner notes)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Jews  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Date:
1957
Contents:
Shpilt-zhe mir -- Gitare -- Shvern shver ich dir -- Vos vilstu muter hobn? -- Fishelech koyfn -- Ich fir a libe -- Tsvey taybelech -- Sheltn shelt ich dem tog -- Avu bistu geven? -- Hostu mich lib -- Forn forstu fun mir avek -- Ale vasserlech -- Tumbalalayka -- Papir iz doch vays -- Her oys, du meydele -- Baym obsheyd -- Oyfn yam -- Shtil di nacht iz oysgeshternt.
Track Information:
101 Shpilt-zhe Mire (Play for Me) / Fred Hellerman, Ruth Rubin.

102 Gitare (Guitar) / Fred Hellerman, Ruth Rubin.

103 Shvern Shver Ich Dir (I Vow to You) / Fred Hellerman, Ruth Rubin.

104 VosVilstu Muter Hobn? (Mother, Why Do You Torment Me?) / Fred Hellerman, Ruth Rubin.

105 Fishelech Koyf (To Buy Some Fish) / Fred Hellerman, Ruth Rubin.

106 Ich Fir a Libe (I Am in Love) / Fred Hellerman, Ruth Rubin.

107 Tsvey Taybelech (Two Little Turtledoves) / Fred Hellerman, Ruth Rubin.

108 Sheltn Shelt Ich dem Tog (I Curse the Day) / Fred Hellerman, Ruth Rubin.

109 Avu Biztu Geven? (Where Have You Been?) / Fred Hellerman, Ruth Rubin.

201 Hostu Mich Lib (If You Love Me) / Fred Hellerman, Ruth Rubin.

202 Forn Forstu Fun Mir Avek (You Are Leaving Me) / Fred Hellerman, Ruth Rubin.

203 Ale Vasserlech (All the Rivulets) / Fred Hellerman, Ruth Rubin.

204 Tumbalalayka / Fred Hellerman, Ruth Rubin.

205 Papir Iz Doch Vays (Paper is White) / Fred Hellerman, Ruth Rubin.

206 Her Oys, Du Meydele (Listen, Little Maiden) / Fred Hellerman, Ruth Rubin.

207 Baym Obsheyd (At Parting) / Fred Hellerman, Ruth Rubin.

208 Oyfn Yam (On the Sea) / Fred Hellerman, Ruth Rubin.

209 Shtil di Nacht Iz Oysgeshternt (Silent, the Starry Night) / Fred Hellerman, Ruth Rubin.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-LP-0586

Riverside.12-647
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
New York Riverside 1957
General:
Sung in Yiddish. Program notes by Ruth Rubin on album cover. sung by Ruth Rubin ; accompanied by Fred Hellerman, guitar.
Restrictions:
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Topic:
Jewish  Search this
Judaism  Search this
Religion  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-LP-0586
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Archival Repository:
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The Weavers at Home

Performer:
Weavers (Musical group)  Search this
Gilbert, Ronnie  Search this
Hays, Lee, 1914-1981  Search this
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014  Search this
Hellerman, Fred, 1927-2016  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
New York
Date:
1958
Contents:
This land is your land / Woody Guthrie --Aweigh, Santy Ano --Wild goose grasses --Meet the Johnson boys --Aunt Rhodie --Tina --Eres alta --Come little donkey / Fred Hellerman --Kum bachura --All night long --You old fool -- Every night --Let the midnight special --Bury me -- Almost done --Empty pockets blues / Lee Hays, Pete Seeger --Howard's dead and gone.
Track Information:
101 This Land is Your Land / Weavers (Musical group), Lee Hays, Pete Seeger. Guitar,Banjo.

102 Aweigh, Santy Ano / Weavers (Musical group), Fred Hellerman, Ronnie Gilbert. Guitar,Banjo.

103 Wild Goose Grasses / Weavers (Musical group), Lee Hays, Pete Seeger. Guitar,Banjo.

104 Meet the Johnson Boys / Weavers (Musical group), Lee Hays, Pete Seeger. Guitar,Banjo.

105 Go Tell Aunt Rhodie / Weavers (Musical group), Lee Hays, Pete Seeger. Guitar,Banjo.

106 Tina / Weavers (Musical group), Lee Hays, Pete Seeger. Guitar,Banjo.

107 Eres Alta / Weavers (Musical group), Lee Hays, Pete Seeger. Guitar,Banjo.

108 Come Little Donkey / Weavers (Musical group), Lee Hays, Pete Seeger. Guitar,Banjo.

109 Kum Bachura / Weavers (Musical group), Lee Hays, Pete Seeger. Guitar,Banjo.

201 All Night Long / Weavers (Musical group), Lee Hays, Pete Seeger. Guitar,Banjo.

202 You Old Fool (Our Goodman) (Child No. 274)/ Weavers (Musical group), Lee Hays, Pete Seeger. Guitar,Banjo.

203 Every Night / Weavers (Musical group), Lee Hays, Pete Seeger. Guitar,Banjo.

204 The Midnight Special / Weavers (Musical group), Lee Hays, Pete Seeger. Guitar,Banjo.

205 Bury Me Beneath the Willow / Weavers (Musical group), Lee Hays, Pete Seeger. Guitar,Banjo.

206 On a Monday (Almost Done) / Weavers (Musical group), Lee Hays, Pete Seeger. Guitar,Banjo.

207 Empty Pocket Blues (Barrel of Money Blues) / Weavers (Musical group), Lee Hays, Pete Seeger. Guitar,Banjo.

208 Poor Howard (Howard's Dead and Gone) / Weavers (Musical group), Lee Hays, Pete Seeger. Guitar,Banjo.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-LP-1619

Vanguard.9024
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
New York Vanguard 1958
General:
Sung in English, Xhosa, Spanish or Hebrew. Notes: Ballads and folk-songs, with instrumental acc. Program notes on container. Performer(s): Weavers (Pete Seeger, vocals, banjo ; Ronnie Gilbert, vocals ; Fred Hellerman, vocals, guitar ; Lee Hayes, vocals); some works replace Seeger with Erik Darling, vocals, banjo.
Restrictions:
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Topic:
Folksong revival  Search this
Sea songs  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-LP-1619
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The Joan Baez Ballad Book

Performer:
Baez, Joan  Search this
Hellerman, Fred, 1927-2016  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
2 Phonograph records (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
New York
Date:
1972
Contents:
East Virginia --Henry Martin --All my trials --Old blue --House of the Rising Sun --Wagoner's lad --Black is the color of my true love's hair --Lily of the west --Silkie --House carpenter -- The trees they do grow high --Fare thee well (10,000 miles) -- Barbara Allen --Jackaroe --John Riley --Matty Groves --Queen of hearts --Fennario --Go way from my window -- Railroad boy --Mary Hamilton --Once I had a sweetheart -- Silver dagger.
Track Information:
101 East Virginia / Joan Baez. Guitar.

102 Henry Martin (Child No. 250) / Joan Baez. Guitar.

103 All My Trails / Joan Baez, Fred Hellerman. Guitar.

104 Old Blue / Joan Baez. Guitar.

105 House of the Rising Sun / Joan Baez. Guitar.

106 Wagoner's Lad / Joan Baez. Guitar.

201 Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair / Joan Baez. Guitar.

202 Lily of the West / Joan Baez. Guitar.

203 Silkie (Child No. 113)/ Joan Baez. Guitar.

204 House Carpenter (Child No. 243) / Joan Baez. Guitar.

205 The Trees They Do Grow High / Joan Baez. Guitar.

206 Fare Thee Well (10,000 Miles) / Joan Baez. Guitar.

301 Barbara Allen (Child No. 84) / Joan Baez. Guitar.

302 Jackaroe / Joan Baez. Guitar.

303 John Riley / Joan Baez. Guitar.

304 Matty Groves (Child No. 81) / Joan Baez. Guitar.

305 Queen of Hearts / Joan Baez. Guitar.

401 Fennario / Joan Baez. Guitar.

402 Go Way from My Window / Joan Baez. Guitar.

403 Railroad Boy / Joan Baez. Guitar.

404 Mary Hamilton (Child No. 173) / Joan Baez. Guitar.

405 Once I Had a Sweetheart / Joan Baez. Guitar.

406 Silver Dagger / Joan Baez. Guitar.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-LP-2906

Vanguard.41/42
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
New York Vanguard 1972
General:
Joan Baez accompanying herself on the guitar.
Restrictions:
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Topic:
Folksong revival  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-LP-2906
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Archival Repository:
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People's Songs

Performer:
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014  Search this
Hellerman, Fred, 1927-2016  Search this
Bibb, Leon (Charles Leon)  Search this
Artist:
Hellerman, Fred, 1927-2016  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 10 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Track Information:
101 Casey Jones (The Union Scab) / Pete Seeger. Banjo.

102 The Popular Wobbly / Pete Seeger. Banjo.

103 The Gray Goose / Pete Seeger. Banjo.

104 Acres of Clams / Pete Seeger, Fred Hellerman, Leon Bibb. Banjo.

105 Ox-Driving Song / Pete Seeger. Banjo.

106 John Henry / Pete Seeger, Fred Hellerman. Banjo.

107 Another Man Done Gone / Pete Seeger, Fred Hellerman. Banjo.

108 Preacher and the Slave, The (Pie in the Sky) / Pete Seeger. Banjo.

109 Sit Down, Sit Down / Pete Seeger. Banjo.

110 Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues / Pete Seeger. Banjo.

111 Roll it Along Through the Nation / Pete Seeger. Banjo.

112 Go Down, Old Hannah / Pete Seeger. Banjo.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-10RR-3310
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: New York, United States.
General:
CDR copy- Disc 441
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Topic:
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-10RR-3310
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People's Artists: Pete Seeger and Fred Hellerman

Performer:
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014  Search this
Hellerman, Fred, 1927-2016  Search this
Bibb, Leon (Charles Leon)  Search this
Artist:
Hellerman, Fred, 1927-2016  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 10 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Track Information:
101 Casey Jones (The Union Scab) / Pete Seeger. Banjo.

102 Acres of Clams / Pete Seeger, Fred Hellerman, Leon Bibb. Guitar.

103 The Ox-Driving Song / Pete Seeger. Banjo.

104 No Irish Need Apply / Pete Seeger. Banjo.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-10RR-3312
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: New York, United States.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Topical songs  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-10RR-3312
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Archival Repository:
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People's Artists

Performer:
Peoples Artists, Inc.  Search this
Silber, Irwin, 1925-2010  Search this
Hellerman, Fred, 1927-2016  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 10 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Track Information:
101 Speech / Irwin Silber.

102 Chisholm Trail / Peoples Artists, Inc., Fred Hellerman.

105 America the Beautiful / Peoples Artists, Inc..

108 Unknown / Peoples Artists, Inc..

109 Dark as the Dungeon / Peoples Artists, Inc..
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-10RR-3403
General:
CDR copy- Disc 461
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-10RR-3403
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Negro Prison Camp Worksongs: Retrieve Texas Prison Songs

Recorder:
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014  Search this
Seeger, Toshi  Search this
Lomax, John Avery, 1907-1974  Search this
Hellerman, Fred, 1927-2016  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Texas
Arkansas
Contents:
Prisoners- Grover Dixon, C.J. Adams, Obannan Archer, Andrew Crane, Alvin Johnson)--Grizzly bear--(Never) Pick a bale of cotton--Lost John--I don't believe she would know me--After hours--Old grey goose--You've got to hurry and keep in touch with the son of God--I need more power--John Henry--Old Stewball
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-3987
General:
Folkways 4475

CDR copy
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-3987
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / CD / Commercial / Folkways Recordings
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Negro Prison Camp Worksongs: Texas Prison Songs

Recorder:
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014  Search this
Seeger, Toshi  Search this
Lomax, John A. (John Avery), 1867-1948  Search this
Hellerman, Fred, 1927-2016  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
Texas
United States
Contents:
Leo Maloney, Clifton Liggins, James Frank Rytledge, Henry Polk--Swing Down Chariot--In the morning; Alfred Paul East--All on the Alter; Leo Maloney et.al.- Hammer ring--Something within me; Vernon C. Smith, R.G. Williams, Johnnie D. Smith, Joseph Johnson, James I. Jackson--I need another witness for my Lord--Long John; John C. Smith, Harold Burton, Preston Fischer, Albert Lee House, Ervin Larry--Here rattler here--Need more power--Yellow gal; Joseph Johnson and group--Hammer ring
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-3988
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: United States, Texas, March 17, 1951.
General:
Folkways 4475

CDR copy
Restrictions:
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Topic:
Prisoners' songs  Search this
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Prisoners  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-3988
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Sing Out: Pete Seeger and Others

Performer:
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014  Search this
Bibb, Leon (Charles Leon)  Search this
Sanders, Betty  Search this
Hellerman, Fred, 1927-2016  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Track Information:
101 This Land is Your Land / Leon Bibb. Guitar.

102 Roumanian Melody / Betty Sanders. Guitar.

104 In Contempt / Betty Sanders. Guitar.

105 Talking Un-American Blues / Betty Sanders. Guitar.

106 Get on Board / Leon Bibb. Guitar.

107 Solidarity Forever / Leon Bibb. Guitar.

108 Hallelujah, I'm a Traveling / Fred Hellerman. Guitar.

109 Commonwealth of Toil / Betty Sanders. Guitar.

110 All I Want is Union / Pete Seeger. Guitar.

111 Raise a Ruckus Tonight / Betty Sanders. Guitar.

201 The Popular Wobbly / Pete Seeger. Banjo.

202 The Gray Goose / Pete Seeger. Banjo.

203 John Henry / Pete Seeger. Banjo.

204 Jefferson and Liberty / Pete Seeger. Banjo.

205 Another Man Done Gone / Fred Hellerman, Pete Seeger. Banjo.

206 Preacher and the Slave, The (Pie in the Sky) / Pete Seeger. Banjo.

209 Come All You Fair and Tender Ladies / Pete Seeger. Banjo.

207 Unknown.

208 Dark as a Dungeon.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-4826
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: New York, United States.
General:
CDR copy--Disc 395/ 404/5
Restrictions:
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Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-4826
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Robert C. Malone photographs

Photographer:
Malone, Robert C., 1931-2019  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
Gooding, Cynthia  Search this
Hamilton, Frank, 1934-  Search this
Hays, Lee, 1914-1981  Search this
Hellerman, Fred, 1927-2016  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 Boxe (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:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
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 lives in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Between 1957-1961, Robert C. 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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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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