The Recorded Sound Archives (RSA) is a unit of FAU Libraries Special Collections department. We are located in the Wimberly Library on FAU's Boca Raton campus.

Originally established in 2002 as a small project dedicated to the preservation of recorded Jewish music, it has matured into a robust digitization operation for all types of sound recordings.

Alexander's Ragtime Band; The Darktown Strutters' Ball

Catalogue Number1084-D
Matrix Number 144247-4 / 144708-2
Record Label Columbia
Record Format78 RPM - 10"
Shelf Number517424
Number of Tracks2
Date Recorded1927-06-02
Album Artists
Notes Fox Trot | Ted Lewis: Jewish Perfomer, born Theodore Leopold Friedman

Recordings restricted by copyright will only play 45 seconds to give you a sense of what that recording originally sounded like. These recordings can be identified by the words (Research Station) in the music player.

If a song listed below has not been digitized yet, it will NOT show up within the player. If you need us to digitize this song/album, you can make a formal request here.
1 - Alexander's Ragtime Band
Composer(s) : Irving Berlin
2 - The Darktown Strutters' Ball
Composer(s) : Shelton Brooks