[Brown wax home recording of woman making a record for her friend Smith, October 20, 1903].
Performer name not given or decipherable.
Brown wax cylinder.
Place of recording likely the United States.
Woman speaks: "October twentieth, nineteen hundred and three. Making a record [of history (?)] is rather unusual for me, but as my friend Smith is anxious to hear my voice after I have left here, I shall do my very best...." She describes travel and a reunion with friends from long ago, as well as listening to the voices of her friends on the phonograph. She may say her name at the end of the recording.
Sung in English.
The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings (Set Number: 351-01).
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