Audio Recording New Buryin' Ground

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New Buryin' Ground
Contributor Names
Unidentified singers (Performer)
Lomax, John A. (John Avery), 1867-1948 (Collector)
Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) (Collector)
Lee, Mary (Performer)
Holmes, Judie (Performer)
Coson, Frances (Performer)
Pearson, Ed (Performer)
McDonald, Eula C. (Performer)
Created / Published
near Clemson, South Carolina, June 11, 1939
Religious songs
-  New Zion Baptist Church congregation
-  Venue: Little Hope School House
-  Performer referred to elsewhere as Frances Cason, Eula Cason, or Eula Coson
-  Performer referred to elsewhere as Jodie Holmes
-  Performer referred to elsewhere as Eula C. McDonnell
-  Performer referred to elsewhere as Ed Person
-  Performance Note: "New Buryin' Ground" performed by Judie Holmes, Frances Coson, Mary Lee, Ed Pearson, Eula C. McDonald and unidentified singers (vocals) at Little Hope School House, near Clemson, South Carolina, on June 11, 1939.
sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1939/001: AFS 02726b02
Source Collection
John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip (AFC 1939/001)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
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John and Ruby Lomax 1939 southern states recording trip (AFC 1939/001), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Unidentified Singers, John A Lomax, Ruby T Lomax, Mary Lee, Judie Holmes, Frances Coson, Ed Pearson, and Eula C McDonald. New Buryin' Ground. near Clemson, South Carolina, 1939. Audio.

APA citation style:

Unidentified Singers, Lomax, J. A., Lomax, R. T., Lee, M., Holmes, J., Coson, F. [...] McDonald, E. C. (1939) New Buryin' Ground. near Clemson, South Carolina. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Unidentified Singers, et al. New Buryin' Ground. near Clemson, South Carolina, 1939. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.