University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Recordings of gospel concerts in New York, Detroit, Charleston, and the Sea Islands of South Carolina. Performers include African-American spiritual singers McKinley Peebles and Bessie Jones; African American gospel groups, including the Society for the Preservation of Spirituals, the Richardson Family, the Moving Star Singers, and the Freedom Singers; and Anglo-American folklorists and singers Alan Lomax and Guy and Candie Carawan
Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The collection consists of a cardboard sign for the New Light Gospel Music Store and posters advertising live performances of gospel music in the Philadelphia, Pa., area
Indiana University - Archives of African American Music and Culture
This collection contains gospel songbooks, sheet music and song texts collected by Blondell Hill for use with choirs in Richmond, Indiana and Petosky, Michigan. Programs, ephemera and photographs pertain primarily to the Gospel Volunteers Choir and Harbor Springs, Michigan
Smithsonian Institution - National Museum of American History
Scope and Contents note Films of country-western performers, including some Hollywood films and some television programs, such as "Hee Haw" and "Grand Ole Opry" .
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Radio scripts, sound recordings, and video recordings documenting the musical careers of the Johnson Family Singers and Betty Johnson. Radio scripts include 158 scripts from WBT radio shows in Charlotte, N.C., 1943-1965, in which the Johnson Family Singers performed. Sound recordings include non-commercial recordings on acetate and transcription discs, as well as commercial 45s, 78s, LPs, and compact discs
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
Religious songs sung by Mrs. Maggie F. Gomillion, originally from Saluda, Edgefield County, South Carolina. She was living in Washington, D.C. at the time of this recording
Indiana University - Archives of African American Music and Culture
This collection consists of gospel song books and sheet music, song texts, photographs, and other ephemeral material related to Blondell Hill’s participation with choirs in Richmond, Indiana, Petoskey, Michigan, and Harbor Springs, Michigan.
Smithsonian Institution - National Museum of American History
Scope and Contents note The Eugene D. Smallwood Gospel Music Collection consists of an album of Gospel music scores collected or composed by Reverend Eugene D. Smallwood andnineteen additional loose scores published by Rev. Smallwood's company. The publication dates range from 1931 to 1945. The scores were performed by Reverend Smallwood's choirs. As a composer/arranger, Rev. Smallwood was often able to "correct" or re-arrange the compositions of others to suit his own style. If he felt the music was in the "wrong key", he transposed it himself. Some compositions were the work of such well known artists as Dr. Thomas A. Dorsey and Theodore Frye, whose portraits appear in the collection. The published music includes some additional illustrations of Gospel musicians, e.g. Rev.Smallwood; Ione B. Bouldin, Gospel singer; Earl Pleasant, Gospel singer; and the Universal Gospel singers. Many of the works are numbered according to the system that Rev. Smallwood used in the album, or dated ... Read More