Archive for the ‘Audio Recordings’ Category

DeFord Bailey in the John Edwards memorial collection, undated.

February 25, 2010 Comments off

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 Comments off

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.

February 25, 2010 Comments off

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…

Gilbert Brooks radio broadcasts, 1958-1961.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Brooks, Gilbert.
Collection number: 4786-z
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Abstract: Audio tapes (including listening copies) and related materials chiefly containing radio programs, 1958-1961 and undated, hosted by Gilbert Brooks and sponsored by the Haywood, Ca., chapter of the NAACP. The programs are mostly Read more…

Bart F. Smallwood papers, 1959-1998.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Smallwood, Bart F. (Bart Fearing), d. 1985.
Collection number: 4883
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Abstract: Bart Fearing Smallwood was an African-American community organizer in the Windsor and Indian Woods communities of Bertie County, N.C., in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. He was Read more…

Arthur Franklin Raper papers, 1913-1979.

October 12, 2009 2 comments

Creator: Raper, Arthur Franklin, 1899-1979.
Collection number: 3966
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Abstract: Arthur Franklin Raper (1899-1979) was a distinguished rural sociologist, civil rights activist, and social science analyst both in the United States and in other countries. Raper’s early career focused on analysis of rural Read more…

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Curriculum in Folklore archive collection 81-92, 1985 March 29-30.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Abstract: Live recordings of a concert entitled “Black Traditions in Music, Dance, and Verse,” and a forum entitled “Black American Folklife.” The concert featured Fris Holloway, African American blues pianist and buckdancer from Read more…

Guy Benton Johnson papers, 1830-1987.

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Creator: Johnson, Guy Benton, 1901-1991.
Collection number: 3826
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Abstract: Guy Benton Johnson was one of the original research assistants at the Institute for Research in Social Science and joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina in 1927, retiring in 1969. In 1923, he married Guion Read more…