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Roger Mason Collection

Roger Mason Collection – Audio and Documents - Details

This collection is copies of Louisiana fieldwork conducted by American author, musician, and ethnomusicologist Roger Mason in 1970. Tapes include performances and interviews of Nathan Abshire, Alma Barthélémy, the Balfa Brothers, Walter Mouton, and others.

Alma Barthelemy,  Diamond, Louisiana, Photo courtesy of Ron Stanford

Collection examples:

Ma bonne Créole
Alma Barthélémy
Recorded July 24, 1970
Accession number: MA6-001

La Danse de Mardi Gras
Isom Fontenot
Recorded July 30, 1970
Accession number: MA6-002

Explore the collection - Please note that links to media files can only be accessed at the Center for Louisiana Studies physical offices