Manufactured by
Columbia Records, American, founded 1888
Owned by
McDonald, Vernon Sugg, American, 1906 - 1982
Sugg, Mary Elizabeth, American, 1839 - 1915
Date
ca. 1903-1904
Medium
shellac
Dimensions
Diameter: 7 × 1/8 in. (17.8 × 0.3 cm)
Description
A shellac 78-rpm record manufactured by Columbia Phonograph Company. The label, in the center, in silver type, reads: [Columbia Disc Record / Columbia Phonograph Co. / New York / London / Grand Prize / Paris, 1900 / My Old Kentucky Home / Orchestra / No. 387 / Patented May 4, 1886, and December 10, 1901 [worn away]]. A large piece of the vinyl, to the left of the label has broken off.
Place collected
Sugg McDonald House, Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Type
78 rpm records
Topic
Minstrel (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bob and Sherri Brennan in memory of Vernon Sugg McDonald
Object number
2014.316.4.18
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a6604449-393d-4160-a264-dc729dcf9684

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