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Hall, Vera 1902-1964

Overview
Works: 56 works in 103 publications in 2 languages and 2,852 library holdings
Genres: Music  Blues (Music)  Folk music  Songs  Gospel music  Spirituals (Songs)  Children's songs  Cajun music  Songs and music  Folk songs 
Roles: Performer, Lyricist, Singer, Author
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Publications about Vera Hall
Publications by Vera Hall
Publications by Vera Hall, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Vera Hall
 
Most widely held works by Vera Hall
Old Mother Hippletoe : rural and urban children's songs by Barry Jean Ancelet( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 492 libraries worldwide
Classic blues from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings ( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 456 libraries worldwide
The blues is a sound forged in hard times but powerful enough to bring on the good times. This collection covers nearly half a century of blues with styles including Delta, St. Louis, and Chicago blues by some of the genre's biggest legends
A treasury of Library of Congress field recordings by Library of Congress( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1997 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
Selected, annotated and produced by Stephen Wade, the 30 tracks on this release were all recorded during 1933 and 1946. There are recordings from Kentucky, Arkansas, Virginia, Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, Kansas, Ohio, Texas, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and New York
Sheep, sheep, don'tcha know the road? ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Spirituals by Dock Reed( file )
10 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Eleven spirituals sung by Afro-American singers Dock Reed and Vera Hall Ward
Goodbye, Babylon ( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Collection of 135 gospel songs from the period 1902-1960, and 25 sermons from the period 1926-1941. Accompanying book contains history, program and biographical notes, lyrics, transcriptions of sermons, and associated Bible verses
Crossroads : Southern routes : music of the American South by Allman Brothers Band( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1996 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Black music of two worlds by John Storm Roberts( file )
1 edition published in 1977 in Multiple languages and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Anthology of Black music issued as a companion to book with same title by John Storm Roberts
Music down home : an introduction to Negro folk music, U.S.A by Charles Edward Smith( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
"In the Negro South known familiarly as "Down Home" an art form, music, has been the binding fabric of cultural identity, entering into every phase of life, not merely in terms of spiritual and secular but in terms of work and play, love and loneliness, good and bad, the world of waiting and the wall of color."
Field recordings by Wash Dennis( file )
in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
The blues line; a collection of blues lyrics by Eric Sackheim( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
An anthology of blues lyrics heavily weighted to the so-called "country blues" but covering the whole spectrum of blues, from beginnings in Texas, the Mississippi delta, Alabama, and Georgia, as well as the female "city blues" singers of the mid-'20's, to later developments in such urban centers as Memphis, St. Louis and Chicago
Negro folk music of Alabama by Dock Reed( file )
2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Bullfrog jumped : children's folksongs from the Byron Arnold collection ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Features 42 songs and games and the sounds of life in the singers' neighborhoods
Negro church music by Alan Lomax( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1961 in Undetermined and English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Sounds of the South : a musical journey from the Georgia Sea Islands to the Mississippi delta by Alan Lomax( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in Undetermined and English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
The material for these discs was culled out of eighty hours of field tapes. Some of the songways date back to ancient European or African origins. Others were created in the pioneer period. Still others were born yesterday. It is the merging of the creativity of the South, where country folk -- people of African and British descent -- continue to shape the deep songs of this country
Where will you be Christmas day? by J. M Gates( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Negro folk music of Alabama. Spirituals by Dock Reed( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1950 and 2007 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
The HistoryMakers video oral history with The Honorable Vera Hall ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Politician and administrator Vera P. Hall was born on February 17, 1937 in Bolton, North Carolina. She graduated from Armour High School in Armour, North Carolina in 1955. While married with a young child, she attended Coppin College and earned her B.S. degree in 1962. In 1972, Hall was appointed to the state central committee by former Maryland Governor Marvin Mandell. From 1975 to 1979, she worked as a reading specialist for the Maryland State Department of Education. She was then promoted to assistant superintendent of state schools and held that post until 1983. Hall then went on to work as a liaison at Morgan State University from 1983 to 1992. Hall represented Baltimore’s fifth district from 1987 to 1995. Hall made history in 1992 when she was elected as the first African American woman chair of a state democratic party, winning by just one vote
Jazz, the blues by Frederic Ramsey( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1950 and 2007 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Our heritage : the Wyoming Federation of Women's Clubs ( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Adel Hall
Adel Ward
Hall, Adele.
Hall, Adele Vera Ward 1902-1964
Hall, Vera d. 1964
Hall, Vera Ward 1902-1964
Hall Ward, Adele "Vera"
Hall Ward, Vera
Reed, Nora 1902-1964
Vera Hall Amerikaans zangeres (1902-1964)
Vera Hall Ward
Vera Ward
Vera Ward Hall
Ward Hall, Vera
Ward, Vera Hall
Ward, Vera Hall 1902-1964
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