2 10" 33 1/3 rpm records
19 78 rpm records
Personal collection of Guy B. Johnson. Purchased and donated to the
Center from Johnson's grandson, Robert Johnson.
Guy B. Johnson worked at the Institute for Research in Social Science
at the University of North Carolina in the 1920s. He published a monograph
on John Henry and numerous articles on African-American music. With sociology
professor Howard Washington Odum, he published two important books on African-American
music: The Negro and His Songs (1925) and Negro Workaday Songs,
Scope and content:
All of the sound recordings were commercially issued. A list of the
Location: Filed with the other commercial sound recordings
by format, label and issue number.