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A man playing a guitar and singing to a close crowd of a dozen or so men and women

Help Folklife Research by Reviewing Lomax Transcripts!

Posted by: Stephanie Hall

When I was writing my blog on “Great Lakes Ships and Shipping” in 2018, I naturally wanted to look at the field notes Alan Lomax wrote when he was collecting these songs. But this was no easy task. His field notes were online, but only as page image scans. The notes were handwritten and they …