[Brown wax home recording of speech and singing by W. H. Greenhow, Eliza Case, Lillie Davies, Anna Davies, and John Davies Jr., Hornell, New York].
W. H. Greenhow, Eliza Case, Lillie Davies, Anna Davies, and John Davies Jr..
Brown wax cylinder.
Inscription on slip: "W. H. G. / Eliza / Olive &c."
W. H. Greenhow announces: "My sister, Eliza Case, of Racine Wisconsin visiting us here attended by daughter Lillie and the grandchildren. We'll now have two addresses from them as mementos of this visit." Woman speaks: "Eliza Alice Case visiting her brother Henry Greenhow with the family, with Lillie, having a very pleasant time." W. H. Greenhow: "Mrs. Lillie Davies of Racine will now speak a few words." She speaks and sings "Beautiful Golden Sometime." Then her children Anna Eliza Davies (b. 1894) and John Davis Jr. (b. 1891) perform in turn; he recites "The Night Wind." May have been recorded during the same 1902 visit as 134-5.
Sung in English.
The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings (William Henry Greenhow Collection, Set Number: 134-06, Originally acquired: Wayne show, October 2008).
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