[Brown wax home recording of autobiography of Mendel Jonas, May 9, 1906].
Brown wax cylinder with wide core.
Man recites major events of his life on the occasion of his sixty-fourth birthday and names various family members, in German. Based on 204-1, speaker is identifiable as Mendel Jonas of Goshen, New York, born May 9, 1842.
Spoken in German.
The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings (Mendel Jonas birthday recordings, Set Number: 204-02, Originally acquired: Don Hill Collection, c.2000).
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