Folk music -- Appalachian Region, Southern.
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
This collection houses various drafts with edit notes from Cecelia Conway's "Colonializing Appalachian (or Slashing the Homemade Quilt) in Denise Giardina's 'Storming Heaven'", written in the mid to late 1990's, and videos of Ora Watson's performances of Appalachian mountain music in 1992.
The Eric J. Olson Papers houses the personal and professional collegiate and musical files of Dr. Eric J. Olson, former Appalachian Collection Librarian at Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina. This collection is the majority of the files from his office pertaining to the Collection, his musical career, his extensive audiovisual collection, and other papers accrued during his career.
James R. York (1907-1986) and his wife Lessie York were singers of traditional songs which they learned from family members in Iredell and Davie Counties. The James York Family Folksong Collection contains both handwritten and typed traditional folksongs and ballads which folklorist and Appalachian State Teachers College English professor W. Amos Abrams encouraged York to collect and perform.
The Larry and June Bare Old-Time Music Collection is a set of 24 VHS tapes of old-time and bluegrass concerts and contests, mostly in Florida, but at other venues, including recorded TV shows.
The Roger Howell Memory Collection is made up of thirteen original CD recordings made by Roger Howell along with his biography and detailed list of the songs recorded in 2007.
The Summers County, West Virginia Music Project Records is a collection of recordings by Deborah Thompson and Randi Silnutzer in 1981. Twenty-three hours of music and interviews were recorded on twenty-five audiocassettes.
The Plow was an independent newspaper published in Abingdon, Virginia from 1975-1979. This collection contains a wide array of photographs linked to Plow articles on issues confronting the Appalachian region.
The Thomas McGowan papers contain materials primarily concerned with the folk heritage of North Carolina. The papers include materials related to the North Carolina Folk Heritage Award as well as information on various regional musicians, artisans, and folk collectors. The audiovisual materials hold footage and audio recordings of regional artists such as Stanley Hicks, Bertha Cook, Doc Watson, and Marshall Ward.