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Title:

[Black wax home recording of man delivering religious speech].

Performer(s):

E. A. Jones (?).



Audio:

Stream cylinder 12870:
Download: MP3 file (2-4 MB) (Usage info)



Note:

Announcement at end: "[...] [Jones?]."

Note:

Black wax cylinder.

Note:

Inscription on lid: "E. A. J[ones?]."

Note:

Place of recording likely the United States.

Note:

Male speech; concludes with "amen" and possible oral signature.

Collection Information:

The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings (Set Number: 137-06, Originally acquired: Victor J. Massad, August 2001).

Personal Name:

Jones, E. A.,

Subject:

Personal recordings.

Original Item Location:

Special Coll., Performing Arts - Cylinder 12870

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