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Object Name Record, Phonograph
Catalog Number 2004.45.2
Date ca. 1940
Material(s) Paper; vinyl;
Dimensions H-10.5 W-12 D-0.625 inches
Description This is a collection of three Victor Victrola records of Stephen Foster songs titled "Stephen Foster Songs." Part A is the book-like case and cover itself. It is a gray and red album cover with scene of a steamboat on a river on the front cover in an ornate frame on a striped wall. Underneath the image are the words "Stephen Foster" in white and red letters. Below this script are the song names, each separated by ellipses in red letters: "My Old Kentucky Home...Old Folks at Home...Beautiful Dreamer / Uncle Ned...I Dream of Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair / Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming." To the right of the whole in curly white script is "Songs". The records are Parts B-D. The first record contains Beautiful Dreamer and Old Folks at Home, the second record contains My Old Kentucky Home and Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming and the third record contains I Dream of Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair and Uncle Ned.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Phonograph records
Songs & music
Music publishing industry
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS