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California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties

is a multi-format ethnographic field collection project, undertaken during the New Deal, that includes sound recordings, still photographs, drawings, and written documents from a variety of European ethnic and English- and Spanish-speaking communities in Northern California. (Library of Congress)

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Forms part of a group of field materials documenting John Stone performing Anglo-American music on August 5 and 6, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California

John Stone playing fiddle

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Arts & Music »  Music »  Blues, Gospel, Folk
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