Mother Maybelle (left) and the Carter Sisters (June, Anita, & Helen) performing at the Norfolk Municipal Auditorium in Norfolk, Virginia, February 12, 1956. They were the opening act for Elvis Presley that day. Photograph from the Raymond H. Pulley Collection.
Sara Carter (banjo) and her cousin Maybelle (auto harp), ca. 1919, about eight years before the first recordings of the Carter Family.
From the Ed Kahn Collection.