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

Fire and Fleet and Candlelight [sound recording]

Performer:
Sainte-Marie, Buffy  Search this
Langhorne, Bruce  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Indians of North America  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Folksong revival  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Local number:
Vanguard 79250
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only; No Duplication
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_338227

Little Wheel and Spin [sound recording]

Performer:
Sainte-Marie, Buffy  Search this
Sky, Patrick  Search this
Langhorne, Bruce  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Indians of North America  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Folksong revival  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Local number:
Vanguard 9211
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only; No Duplication
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_338229

Planet Drum [sound recording]

Performer:
Hart, Mickey  Search this
Casquelord, Molonga  Search this
Adepoju, Sikiru  Search this
Hussain, Zakir 1951-  Search this
Moreira, Airto  Search this
Olatunji, Babatunde  Search this
Ohrbach, Caryl  Search this
Hidalgo, Giovanni  Search this
Vinayakram, T. H  Search this
Langhorne, Bruce  Search this
Ryan, Gordy  Search this
Creator:
Purim, Flora 1942-  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Indians  Search this
Africans  Search this
Brazilians  Search this
Multi-cultural  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
California
United States
San Francisco (Calif.)
Date:
1991
Topic:
Rock music  Search this
World music  Search this
Tamanco  Search this
Balos  Search this
Udu (Drum)  Search this
Drum  Search this
Duggi (Drum)  Search this
Dholak  Search this
Mādal  Search this
Caxixi (Rattle)  Search this
Sekere  Search this
Djembe  Search this
Jawbone (Musical instrument)  Search this
Cuc̕a (Drum)  Search this
Ngoma (Drum)  Search this
Asiko  Search this
Bells  Search this
Conga (Drum)  Search this
Ghatam  Search this
Shaker (Musical instrument)  Search this
Body percussion  Search this
Vocals  Search this
Jew's harp  Search this
Naas  Search this
Dundun (Drum)  Search this
Taya  Search this
Tabla  Search this
Rain Stick  Search this
Split bamboo  Search this
Gudugudu (Drum)  Search this
Berimbau  Search this
Bata (Drum)  Search this
Bones  Search this
Bamboo with Brushes  Search this
Gourd  Search this
Windchimes  Search this
Dümbelek  Search this
Local number:
Rykodisc 10206
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only; No duplication
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_346378

Joan Toliver [sound recording]

Performer:
Toliver, Joan  Search this
Brown, Sam  Search this
Langhorne, Bruce  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Topic:
Folksong revival  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Bass  Search this
Vocals  Search this
Drum  Search this
Local number:
Kapp 4502
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_346638

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