What Do You Think Of O'Hoolihan?

Recorded by
Favor, Edward M., American, 1856 - 1936
Manufactured by
Columbia Records, American, founded 1888
Owned by
Sugg, Mary Elizabeth, American, 1839 - 1915
McDonald, Vernon Sugg, American, 1906 - 1982
Diameter: 7 × 1/8 in. (17.8 × 0.3 cm)
78 rpm records
Place collected
Sugg McDonald House, Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, United States, North and Central America
A shellac 78-rpm record manufactured by Columbia Phonograph Company. The label in the center, in white type, reads: [Columbia Disc Record / Condition of Sale / This record is sold upon the express condition that it shall not be copied or duplicated and that the full right of property or possession reverts to the Columbia Phonograph Co. upon violation of this condition. / Columbia Phonograph Co. / New York / London / Grand Prize / Paris, 1900 / What Do you Think [worn off] of O'Hoolihan / Tenor Solo / Sung by Ed M. Favor / No. 488 / Patented May 4, 1886, and December 10, 1901]. The label has some wear. The back of the record has some bubbling.
African American
Folk (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
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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