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Alan Lomax - Jean Ritchie 1949 and 1950

Jean Ritchie is a Kentucky born folksinger who through her long performing and recording career preserved and passed on the exceptionally strong musical traditions of her Perry County based family. Jean moved to work in New York City after her 1946 graduation from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Social Work.  There …

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Alan Lomax - Jean Ritchie 1949 and 1950

Alan Lomax - Kentucky Recordings

These are documentary sound recordings of rural Kentucky music and lore made for the Library of Congress by John Lomax and his son Alan together and separately over about a four year period in the 1930s and early 1940s. The earliest recordings were made by John and Alan Lomax in Harlan County in 1933. John was back once more in 1939. The …

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Alan Lomax - Kentucky Recordings

Alan Lomax - Texas Gladden and Hobart Smith 1946

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Alan Lomax - Texas Gladden and Hobart Smith 1946

Appalachian Studies Teaching Collection

This collection consists of images of various artifacts held in The Loyal Jones Appalachian Center's collection of artifacts that supports teaching and research on Appalachia. The Appalachian Artifacts Collection contains nearly 3,000 objects documenting life in the region.

Appalachian Studies Teaching Collection

Berea Alumnus Magazine

This collection contains material from historic volumes of The Berea Alumnus (1931-2002).

Berea Alumnus Magazine

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