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.



Performers: W. H. Greenhow, Eliza Case, Lillie Davies, Anna Davies, and John Davies Jr



Release year: 1902.

Notes: 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.

Language: Sung in English.

Collection: The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings William Henry Greenhow Collection, Set Number: 134-06, Originally acquired: Wayne show, October 2008.

Personal Name: Case, Eliza, Davies, Anna, Davies, John, Jr., Davies, Lillie, W. H. Greenhow,

Genre: Personal recordings.

Original Item Information: Cylinder 12861—Special Coll., Performing Arts



Source: http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu/


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