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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
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 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
See more items in:
Robert C. Malone photographs
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-cfch-malo
Online Media:

Mahalia Jackson and the black gospel field / Mark Burford

Author:
Burford, Mark 1967-  Search this
Subject:
Jackson, Mahalia 1911-1972  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 472 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Place:
United States
Date:
2019
Topic:
African American gospel singers  Search this
Gospel singers  Search this
African Americans--Music--History and criticism  Search this
Gospel music--History and criticism  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1101880

Goodbye Babylon [sound recording]

Producer:
Ledbetter, Steven Lance  Search this
Performer:
Milton, J.M  Search this
Rose, T. T  Search this
Graves, Roosevelt  Search this
Jefferson, Blind Lemon 1897-1929  Search this
Mainer, J. E (Joseph E.) 1898-1971  Search this
Phillips, Washington  Search this
Stoneman, Ernest V  Search this
Dranes, Arizona  Search this
Jackson, Mahalia 1911-1972  Search this
Magby, Luther  Search this
Carter, A. P. (Alvin Pleasant) 1891-1960  Search this
Carter, Maybelle 1909-1978  Search this
Carter, Sara 1898-1979  Search this
McClintock, Lil  Search this
Palmes, Frank  Search this
Lunsford, Bascom Lamar 1882-1973  Search this
Carlisle, Cliff 1904-1983  Search this
Carlisle, Bill  Search this
Ross, David b. 1893  Search this
Jones, Bessie 1902-1984  Search this
Young, Ed 1910-1972  Search this
Smith, Hobart 1897-1965  Search this
Davis, John  Search this
Ramsey, Emma  Search this
Ely, Claude  Search this
Curry, Elder  Search this
Terrell, O. M  Search this
Stanley, Ralph  Search this
Stanley, Carter  Search this
Smith, Carl 1927-2010  Search this
Cash, June Carter  Search this
Carter, Anita  Search this
Carter, Helen 1927-1998  Search this
Dorsey, Thomas Andrew  Search this
James, Skip 1902-1969  Search this
Bryant, Richard, Elder  Search this
Coleman, Jaybird  Search this
Fancy, Cally  Search this
Moody, Clyde 1917-1989  Search this
Anglin, Jack 1916-1963  Search this
Wright, Johnnie 1914-2011  Search this
Hibler, Rosie  Search this
Gray, A. A., b. 1881  Search this
Hays, Blind Roger  Search this
Macon, Uncle Dave 1870-1952  Search this
McIntorsh, Lonnie  Search this
Edwards, Elder  Search this
Hall, Effie  Search this
Davis, Blind Willie  Search this
Monrose, Cyril  Search this
Clayborn, Edward W  Search this
Carson, Martha  Search this
Carson, James 1918-  Search this
Johnson, Blind Willie  Search this
Scruggs, Earl  Search this
Flatt, Lester  Search this
Head, Eddie  Search this
Taggart, Blind Joe  Search this
Nelson, Mary, Rev.Sister  Search this
Jaxon, Frankie Half Pint, b. 1895  Search this
Rice, D. C., Rev  Search this
White, Bukka  Search this
Morgan, Sam 1887-1936  Search this
Johnson, A. (Anderson)  Search this
Maddox, Rose  Search this
Walsh, Dock  Search this
Williams, Hank 1923-1953  Search this
Cooper, Wilma Lee 1921-2011  Search this
Cooper, Stoney 1918-1977  Search this
Mosley, W. M  Search this
Paris, Blind Benny  Search this
Mainer, Wade 1907-2011  Search this
McCollum, Mother  Search this
Reed, Blind Alfred  Search this
Melton, Dorothy  Search this
Henton, Laura  Search this
Lam, Bela  Search this
Harris, Golden P. (Golden Pierce) 1897-1964  Search this
Harris, Willie  Search this
Karnes, Alfred G. 1891-1958  Search this
Wilson, A., Deacon  Search this
Phipps, Ernest  Search this
Jones Grandpa 1913-1998  Search this
Delmore, Rabon 1916-1952  Search this
Delmore, Alton  Search this
Travis, Merle  Search this
Monroe, Bill 1911-1996  Search this
Monroe, Charlie  Search this
McTell, Blind Willie  Search this
Reed, Dock  Search this
Hall, Vera 1906-1964  Search this
Johnson, Bessie  Search this
Forehand, Mamie  Search this
Burch, J. E., Elder  Search this
White, Josh  Search this
Reed, L., Mrs  Search this
Duncans, T.A., Mrs  Search this
Strothers, Jimmie  Search this
Tharpe, Rosetta 1915-1973  Search this
Gates, J. M. Rev  Search this
Nix, A. W  Search this
Burnett, J.C  Search this
Shelton, Isaiah, Rev  Search this
Dickenson, Emmet  Search this
Weems, T.E  Search this
Campbell, Benny  Search this
Campbell, E.D., Rev  Search this
Moore, E. S., Rev  Search this
Blakey, Johnny  Search this
Jones, Otis  Search this
Webb, James Morris  Search this
Jones, George, Rev  Search this
Davis, Leon  Search this
Worell, S. J  Search this
Gatewood, H.C  Search this
McGee, F. W. (Ford Washington) 1890-1971  Search this
Da Costa Woltz's Southern Broadcasters  Search this
Alabama Sacred Harp Singers  Search this
Mountaineers (Musical group)  Search this
Chuck Wagon Gang  Search this
Holy Ghost Sanctified Singers  Search this
Golden Gate Quartet  Search this
Dixie Mountaineers (Musical group)  Search this
Blue Chips (Musical group)  Search this
Louvin Brothers  Search this
Carter Family (Musical group)  Search this
Bryant's Jubilee Quartet  Search this
Carlisle Brothers  Search this
Taskiana Four  Search this
Tennessee Music & Printing Company  Search this
Sea Island Singers  Search this
Stanley Brothers  Search this
Carter Sisters (Musical group)  Search this
Charles Butts Sacred Harp Singers (Musical group)  Search this
Kentucky Ramblers  Search this
Trumpeteers  Search this
Johnson Family  Search this
North Carolina Cooper Boys  Search this
Jimpson  Search this
King's Sacred Quartette  Search this
Virginia Dandies (Musical group)  Search this
Empire Jubilee Quartet  Search this
Huggins and Phillips Sacred Harp Singers  Search this
Price Family Sacred Singers  Search this
Roaring Lion (Musician)  Search this
Dinwiddie Colored Quartet  Search this
McVay and Johnson (Musical group)  Search this
Jubilee Gospel Team  Search this
Two Gospel Keys (Musical group)  Search this
Flatt and Scruggs (Musical group)  Search this
Foggy Mountain Boys  Search this
Tallahassee Tight (Musician)  Search this
Cotton Top Mountain Sanctified Singers  Search this
T.C.I. Women's Four  Search this
North Canton Quartet  Search this
Sam Morgan's Jazz Band  Search this
Maddox Brothers & Rose  Search this
Sheffield Quartet  Search this
Tennessee Mountaineers (Musical group)  Search this
Stovepipe No. 1  Search this
Heavenly Gospel Singers  Search this
Blue Sky Boys  Search this
Okeh Atlanta Sacred Harp Singers (Musical group)  Search this
Greene County Singers  Search this
Famous Blue Jay Singers  Search this
Silver Leaf Quartette of Norfolk  Search this
Ridgel's Fountain Citians (Musical group)  Search this
Pace Jubilee Singers  Search this
J.T. Allison's Sacred Harp Singers  Search this
Brown's Ferry Four (Musical group)  Search this
Bailes Brothers  Search this
Monroe Brothers  Search this
Seventh Day Adventist Choir  Search this
Daniels-Deason Sacred Harp Group  Search this
Georgia Peach (Singer)  Search this
Kansas Joe  Search this
Creator:
Davis, Gary 1896-1972  Search this
Norfolk Jazz Quartet  Search this
Liner notes:
Seven Foot Dilly and His Dill Pickles  Search this
Subject:
Titanic (Steamship)  Search this
Physical description:
6 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Trinidadians  Search this
African American  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Gullahs  Search this
Afro-Caribbean  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
North Carolina
West Virginia
Whitesburg (Ky.)
Kentucky
United States
Trinidad and Tobago
Indiana
Georgia
Atlanta (Ga.)
Virginia
Mississippi
Alabama
Texas
Fort Worth (Tex.)
New York (N.Y.)
Chicago (Ill.)
Illinois
South Carolina
Maces Springs (Va.)
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Pennsylvania
Tennessee
Baltimore (Md.)
Maryland
Parchman (Miss.)
Marion (Ala.)
Norfolk (Va.)
Long Island (N.Y.)
New York
Florida
New Orleans (La.)
Louisiana
Birmingham (Ala.)
California
Bakersfield (Calif.)
Michigan
Ohio
Cincinnati (Ohio)
Princeton (W. Va.)
Knoxville (Tenn.)
Livingston (Ala.)
Memphis (Tenn.)
Richmond (Va.)
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
2003
Topic:
Gospel music  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
String band  Search this
Country music  Search this
Shape-note singing  Search this
Old-time music  Search this
Jug band music  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Sea Islands--Songs and music  Search this
Bluegrass music  Search this
Minstrel shows  Search this
Prisoners' songs  Search this
Topical songs  Search this
Calypso (Music)  Search this
Jazz  Search this
New Orleans jazz  Search this
Sermons  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Violin  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Dolceola  Search this
Harmonica  Search this
Piano  Search this
Mandolin  Search this
Autoharp  Search this
Dobro  Search this
Cornet  Search this
Hawaiian guitar  Search this
Organ (Musical instrument)  Search this
Sea Islands  Search this
United House of Prayer for All People  Search this
Local number:
Dust to Digital 01
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. rrr
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_359615

I Sing Because I'm Happy [sound recording]

Performer:
Jackson, Mahalia 1911-1972  Search this
Producer:
Schwerin, Jules Victor  Search this
Physical description:
2 sound cassettes : analog
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Sound cassette
Date:
1992
Topic:
Gospel music  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Local number:
FLP 83722
Restrictions & Rights:
Access by appointment.
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_231258

Amazing Grace/Tired [sound recording]

Artist:
Jackson, Mahalia 1911-1972  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 78 rpm ; 10 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Local number:
FW-ASCH-78-2406
Apollo 194
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_323147

Let's Pray Together [sound recording]

Performer:
Jackson, Mahalia 1911-1972  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Gospel music  Search this
Local number:
RA-RAMS-LP-0421
Columbia 2130
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Frederic Ramsey audiorecordings collection, circa 1950s 287448
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_334035

Come on Children, Let's Sing [sound recording]

Performer:
Jackson, Mahalia 1911-1972  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Gospel music  Search this
Local number:
RA-RAMS-LP-0433
Columbia 8225
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Frederic Ramsey audiorecordings collection, circa 1950s 287448
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_334049

I Sing Because I'm Happy, Vol. 1 [sound recording]

Performer:
Jackson, Mahalia 1911-1972  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound cassette : analog
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Date:
1979
Topic:
Gospel music  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Local number:
FP-1995-CT-0031
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_345531

I Sing Because I'm Happy, Vol. 2 [sound recording]

Performer:
Jackson, Mahalia 1911-1972  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound cassette : analog
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Date:
1979
Topic:
Gospel music  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Local number:
FP-1995-CT-0032
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_345532

Mahalia [sound recording]

Artist:
Jackson, Mahalia 1911-1972  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Gospel music  Search this
Local number:
Columbia 2452
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_346233

Mahalia Jackson interviews [sound recording]

Performer:
Jackson, Mahalia 1911-1972  Search this
Recorder:
Schwerin, Jules Victor  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound cassette : analog
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Gospel music  Search this
Local number:
FP-2009-CT-0466
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Listening only. No Duplication Allowed
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_355113

Mahalia Jackson interviews [sound recording]

Performer:
Jackson, Mahalia 1911-1972  Search this
Recorder:
Schwerin, Jules Victor  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound cassette : analog
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Gospel music  Search this
Local number:
FP-2009-CT-0467
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Listening only. No Duplication Allowed
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_355114

The World's Greatest Gospel Singer [sound recording]

Artist:
Jackson, Mahalia 1911-1972  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Gospel music  Search this
Local number:
Columbia 644
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. rrr
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_356276

Sweet Little Jesus Boy [sound recording]

Artist:
Jackson, Mahalia 1911-1972  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
Chicago (Ill.)
Illinois
United States
Topic:
Gospel music  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Christmas music  Search this
Christmas  Search this
Holidays  Search this
Local number:
Columbia 702
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. rrr
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_357780

I Believe [sound recording]

Creator:
Jackson, Mahalia 1911-1972  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm 12"
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Date:
1966
Topic:
Gospel music  Search this
Local number:
Grand Award 265
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_367014

Got to tell it : Mahalia Jackson, Queen of Gospel / Jules Schwerin

Author:
Schwerin, Jules Victor  Search this
Subject:
Jackson, Mahalia 1911-1972  Search this
Physical description:
204 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1992
Topic:
Gospel musicians  Search this
Call number:
ML420.J17S4 1992X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_442323

Mahalia Jackson : walking with Kings and Queens / by Nina Nolan ; illustrations by John Holyfield

Author:
Nolan, Nina  Search this
Illustrator:
Holyfield, John  Search this
Subject:
Jackson, Mahalia 1911-1972  Search this
Physical description:
36 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Type:
Biography
Juvenile literature
Juvenile works
Biographies
Place:
United States
Date:
2015
Topic:
Gospel musicians  Search this
Women singers  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1037362

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