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Tennessee Folk Music pamphlets and clipping

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2017-0026

Content Description

The article's title is Dulcimer Builder. It is written about Homer Ledford (1927-2006). Homer was born in Ivyton, Tennessee. He was a master craftsman and skilled musician. He loved to sing and play music. He attended John C. Campbell Folk School, Berea College and Eastern Kentucky University. There are four pictures in this article. They show Homer playing a dulcimer, mandolin, and him holding a dulcimer scroll and homemade parts for instruments. He made stringed instruments by hand. The pamphlet's title is Folk Dances of Tennessee and Other Authentic Folk Material. It was edited by Flora L. McDowell. It contains folk songs and games for children to play. The songbook's title is American Folk Music for High School and Other Choral Groups. It was collected and edited by George Pullen Jackson and arranged by Charles Faulkner Bryan. It is a collection of American folk songs.

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  • Creation: 1939 - 1954



3 Sheets


1 clipping, 1 songbook, 1 pamphlet