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DeFord Bailey in the John Edwards memorial collection, undated.

February 25, 2010 Leave a comment

Abstract: Dubs of commercial recordings of DeFord Bailey, African-American harmonica player and member of the Grand Ole Opry, 1925-1941, playing old-time tunes and blues on the harmonica. Read more…

Kevin Delaney Collection, 1970-1994.

February 25, 2010 Leave a comment

Creator: Delaney, Kevin.
Collection number: 20035
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Abstract: Kevin Delaney was born in 1946 in Washington, D.C. Between 1970 and 1974 he traveled through Ireland, Scotland, and the American Midwest and Southeast, recording country, Read more…

Slim Bryant in the John Edwards Memorial collection, undated.

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Abstract: Thomas Hoyt “Slim” Bryant (1908- ), Anglo-American early country music singer from Bolton, Ga.; and the Golden Gate Quartet, Read more…

Grigsby Family Papers, circa 1918-2002.

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Creator: Grigsby family.
Collection number: 5141
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Abstract: The Grigsby family of North Carolina and South Carolina; New Haven, Conn.; Detroit, Mich.; and Phoenix, Ariz., descend from Fred Grigsby (b. 1867), the son of a former slave. The Read more…

John Buinson collection, 1967 April 8.

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Abstract: Live recording of Elbert Freeman (ca. 1910- ), African American fiddler from Georgia, and Nathaniel Ford (ca. 1910- ), African American guitarist from Georgia, performing blues and old-time Read more…

Highlander Research and Education Center collection, 1937-1938 and undated.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Highlander Research and Education Center.
Collection number: 20361
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Abstract: Myles Horton founded the Highlander Folk School in 1932 as an adult education institution based on the principle of empowerment. Horton and other School members worked towards mobilizing labor unions in the 1930s Read more…

Boy Scouts of America Old Hickory Council Records, 1912-2001.

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Creator: Boy Scouts of America Old Hickory Council.
Collection number: 4688
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Abstract: The Old Hickory Council of the Boy Scouts of America grew from a single troop organized at Fairview Moravian Church in Winston-Salem, N.C., in 1911. The council operated Camp Raven Knob beginning in the 1950s. Records, beginning in Read more…

David A. Gordon collection, 1963.

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Abstract: Recording of male and female African Americans performing blues with an acoustic guitar along with an unaccompanied gospel quartet and group singing spirituals and gospel songs. Read more…

David Morton collection, 1928-2003.

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Creator: Morton, David, 1945-
Collection number: 20373
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Abstract: In 1991, In 1991, David C. Morton published DeFord Bailey: A Black Star in Early Country Music. Bailey (1899-1982) was a legendary African American harmonica player who performed on WSM’s Grand Ole Opry, a weekly radio show Read more…

Oral histories of low income and minority women, 1970s-1992.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Oral histories of low income and minority women, 1970s-1992.
Collection number: 4608
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Abstract: Transcriptions of interviews in the Oral Histories of Low Income and Minority Women project of the Southwest Institute for Research on Women at the University of Arizona in collaboration with the Schlesinger Library Read more…