Category Archives: Oregon

Helen Laura Ruth Scrapbooks and Student Essay, 1913, 1940, and undated

Creator: Ruth, Helen Laura.
Collection number: 5428-z
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Abstract:  Helen Laura Ruth was a teacher at Leland University in New Orleans, La., a private institution of higher learning for African Americans founded in 1870. It closed in 1915; was re-named Leland College and re-opened in Baker, La., in 1923; and finally closed in 1960. The collection includes two scrapbooks of Helen Laura Ruth and a student essay. The Continue reading Helen Laura Ruth Scrapbooks and Student Essay, 1913, 1940, and undated

Red Clay Ramblers papers, 1970s-1990s.

Creator: Red Clay Ramblers papers, 1970s-1990s [manuscript].
Collection number: 4756
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Abstract: The Red Clay Ramblers began in 1972 as a trio of musicians who had been playing in and around Chapel Hill, N.C. Personnel has included Tommy Thompson, banjo, guitar, vocals (1972-1994); Jim Watson, mandolin, guitar, Continue reading Red Clay Ramblers papers, 1970s-1990s.