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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.

February 25, 2010 Leave a comment

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.

February 25, 2010 Leave a comment

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…

Herman Bell collection, 1967.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Abstract: Interview conducted in Gullah (Sea Island Creole dialect) with Jim Milligan, Christiana Milligan, and Nettie Whaley, all African Americans of Edisto Island, S.C., about life on Edisto Island. Topics include the local environment, effects of the Civil Read more…

Barbara Lau collection, 1979-2004.

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Creator: Lau, Barbara (Barbara A.)
Collection number: 20055
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Abstract: Barbara Lau (1958- ), folklorist and program coordinator, has studied African-American shape-note singing groups in the midwest, coordinated the 1983 Shape-Note Singing Read more…

Marion A. Wright papers, 1912-1982.

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Creator: Wright, Marion A. (Marion Allan), 1894-1983.
Collection number: 3830
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Abstract: Marion Allan Wright (1894-1983) of South Carolina was an attorney, author, member of the board of directors of the American Civil Liberties Union, and civil rights supporter. Chiefly Read more…

John Ehle papers, 1942-1993.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Ehle, John, 1925-
Collection number: 4555
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Abstract: John Marsden Ehle, Jr., author of novels and works of non- fiction, was born in Asheville, N.C., and has lived most of his adult life in Winston-Salem. He served as special Read more…

Kip Lornell collection, 1973-1975.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Lornell, Kip, 1953-
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Abstract: Performances and interviews with African American blues and pre- blues secular musicians from North Carolina. Music performed includes blues, old-time songs and tunes, Read more…