After the Day of Infamy

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This presentation consists of two different sets of recordings. The first set, AFS 6357-6375; 6453-6454, includes interviews conducted December 8-10, 1941. The second set of recordings, AFS 6397-6452; 6455-6463, includes interviews conducted January-February 1942.

"Man-on-the-Street" Interviews, December 8-10, 1941
(Item numbers AFS 6357-6375; 6453-6454; Collection number AFC 1941/004)

  • AFS 6357-6359
    Three 16-inch discs recorded in Washington, D.C., by Philip H. Cohen and Alan Lomax.

  • AFS 6360
    One 12-inch disc recorded at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, by Robert E. Barton Allen.

  • AFS 6361
    One 12-inch disc recorded at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, by Charles S. Johnson and Lewis Jones.

  • AFS 6362-6364
    Three 12-inch discs recorded in New York, New York, by Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin.

  • AFS 6365-6366
    Two 12-inch discs recorded in Burlington, North Carolina, by Fletcher Collins.

  • AFS 6367
    One 12-inch disc recorded in Madison, Wisconsin, by Leland Coon.

  • AFS 6368-6372
    Five 12-inch discs recorded in Austin, Texas, by John Henry Faulk.

  • AFS 6373-6375
    Three 12-inch discs recorded in Dallas, Texas, by John A. Lomax.

  • AFS 6453
    One 16-inch disc recorded in Denver, Colorado, by Duncan Emrich.

  • AFS 6454
    One 16-inch disc recorded in Buffalo, New York, by Charles T. Harrell.

"Dear Mr. President" Interviews, recorded January-February 1942
(Item numbers: 6397-6452; 6455-6463; Collection Number 1942/003)

  • AFS 6397-6401; 6455
    Five 8-inch discs recorded in Bloomington, and Mishawaka, Indiana, by Robert E. Barton Allen.

  • AFS 6402-6406
    Five 12-inch discs recorded in Austin, Texas, by John Henry Faulk.

  • AFS 6407-6414
    Eight 12-inch discs recorded in New York, New York, by Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin.

  • AFS 6415; 6426; 6428
    Three 12-inch discs recorded in Detroit, Michigan, at radio station WJR.

  • AFS 6416; 6427
    Two 16-inch discs recorded in Minneapolis, Minnesota, at WLB, University of Minnesota.

  • AFS 6417-6419
    Three 12-inch discs recorded in Alamance County, North Carolina, by Fletcher Collins.

  • AFS 6420-6422; 6451
    Four 12-inch discs recorded in Middlebury, Vermont, by Helen Hartness Flanders and Marguerite Olney.

  • AFS 6423-6425; 6429; 6458 (duplicate of AFS 6429)
    Four 12-inch discs recorded in Galena and Crane, Missouri; and Fayetteville and Farmington, Arkansas, by Vance Randolph.

  • AFS 6430-6436
    Seven 12-inch discs recorded in Granbury, Austin, and Hood County, Texas, by John Henry Faulk.

  • AFS 6437-6444
    Eight 12-inch discs recorded in Nashville, Tennessee, by Charles S. Johnson and Lewis Jones.

  • AFS 6445-6450
    Six 12-inch discs recorded in Tucson, Arizona, by Harry Behn.

  • AFS 6452
    One 16-inch disc recorded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, by William N. Robson.

  • AFS 6463
    One 12-inch disc recorded in Denver, Colorado, by Duncan Emrich.


After the Day of Infamy