CGP Community Stories

Louis C. Jones, May 26, 1975

Title

Louis C. Jones, May 26, 1975

Subject

Cooperstown, NY
Upstate New York
Pomeroy Place
Folklore

Description

This interview with Louis C. Jones in 1975 was conducted by Cooperstown Graduate student Ellen Fladger. Louis C. Jones was interviewed at his home, Pomeroy Place, in Cooperstown, New York. Mr. Jones speaks about his early life, his family and his ancestors; his connection to Upstate New York; his time as a museum professional; and his continued interest in folklife, including his focus on American ballads, specifically American murder ballads. He also discusses folklorist Harold Thompson, a colleague and close friend.

Creator

Ellen Fladger

Publisher

Cooperstown Graduate Program, State University of New York - College at Oneonta

Date

1975-05-26

Rights

New York State Historical Association Library, Cooperstown, NY

Format

audio/mpeg

Language

en-US

Type

Sound

Identifier

75-0190

Coverage

Upstate New York
Cooperstown, NY

Online Submission

No

Interviewer

Fladger, Ellen

Interviewee

Jones, Louis C.

Location

11 Pomeroy Place
Cooperstown, New York

Duration

Part 1 - 45:42

Part 2 - 22:50

Bit Rate/Frequency

128 kbps

Files

Citation

Ellen Fladger, “Louis C. Jones, May 26, 1975,” CGP Community Stories, accessed October 18, 2017, http://cgpcommunitystories.org/items/show/21.