[United States, Indiana, Illinois and Missouri, French-Americans, 1953] / collected by Alfred Pouinard.

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Main contributor
Pouinard, Alfred Antonin, 1904-1967.
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Vallée, Rose.; Conner, M. T.; Clerc, Percy.; Indiana University, Bloomington. Archives of Traditional Music.
French Americans; Folk songs, French; Children's songs; Patriotic music; War songs; Oral history; French-Americans; E.W.1; N.P.1; N.Q.1
Middle West; France; Missouri; Illinois
Archives of Traditional Music Field and Broadcast Collections
Archives of Traditional Music
Terms of Use
Archival use and reproduction for non-profit educational or research purposes; Archives of Traditional Music.
Physical Description
4 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, full track, mono. ; 7 in. + documentation
Songs, stories and customs; in French.
Accompanied by song texts in French, musical transcriptions, and notes in English on the songs and the performers.
Alfred Pouinard;

Local Note

EC 9539--9542


Rose Vallée, M.T. Conner, Percy Clerc, and others, vocals.

Statement of Responsibility

collected by Alfred Pouinard.


La belle Françoise -- Au bois, Mesdames -- Garabi, garabo --Alouette -- Trop aimable -- Clemence -- Le Déserteur -- Adam ou le paradis terrestre -- La Guillanʹee -- Il est nʹe le divin enfant -- Frère Jacques --Discussion of French customs among Catholics in Ste. Genevieve -- Au clair de la lune -- Par un beau jour -- Les filles jalouse -- Mascarade d'amour --Isabeau s'y promène -- A Marquis, un Roi et la fille fidèle à son amour --Song of the deserter -- Popular patriotic songs from Franco-Prussian war --Song about Marceau -- Story about first French settlements in Northern territory -- The north star -- Song of May -- Now I have to sell -- Please, mama, marry me.

Venue/Event Date

Recorded by Alfred Pouinard during the summer of 1953 in Vincennes, Indiana; Sainte Genevieve,  Missouri; and Prairie du Rocher, Illinois.
Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: 1395297; OCLC: ocm15711448; Catalog Key: BAA0488BT; Collection Identifier: 54-088-F ATL 408 --411

Access Restrictions

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