From Border To Border; Oh, How Proud Our Quiet Don

Description (Brief):

Paul Robeson. side 1: From Border To Border; side 2: Oh, How Proud Our Quiet Don (Columbia 17356-D), from the album, Songs of Free Men (Columbia M-534).
78 rpm. Both tracks were recorded in 1942. This album was released in 1943.

Description (Brief)

The cover art for this album was made by Alex Steinweiss. Alexander “Alex” Steinweiss (1917-2011) was an American artist and graphic designer. He was the first art director of Columbia Records, expanding the use of album covers and cover art. Steinweiss created album cover art from 1938 to 1973.

Recording Date: 1942Release Date: 1943

Recording Artist: Robeson, PaulManufacturer: Columbia

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Related Publication: Hopper, Sam. Columbia Masterworks 78rpm Album Discographies

Credit Line: Gift of Lillian S. Kaplan

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.0824.26Accession Number: 1988.0824Maker Number: M-534Catalog Number: 1988.0824.26Maker Number: 17356-D

Object Name: sound recording

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)shellac (overall material)Measurements: overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm


Record Id: nmah_683856

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