John Edwards memorial collection, ca. 1920s-1963.
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Scholar and folklorist, Ed Kahn (1938-2004) spent much of his life devoted to the study of American folk songs and early country music, conducting extensive field research and writing at length about both Merle Travis and the Carter Family. Kahn was was involved in the creation of the John Edwards Memorial Foundation (JEMF), along with Archie Green, D.K. Wilgus, Fred Hoeptner, and Eugene Earle. He was initially appointed Executive Secretary of the JEMF and was instrumental in starting the "JEMF ...
American author and illustrator of children's books; Caldecott Honor citation for The Thanksgiving story (1954) in 1955. From the description of The bears on Hemlock Mountain : production material, ca. 1952. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62444178 From the description of Cinderella : production material, ca. 1934. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62444195 From the description of Jimmy and Jemima : production ma...
Country music performer. Born 1909. Real name: Rosa Lee Carson. Daughter of legendary fiddler, Fiddlin' John Carson. Career most active mid-1920s-early 1930s. Recognized as one of the earliest country performers to make commercial recordings and perform on the radio. Best known for her portrayal of Moonshine Kate, a character created as part of a comedy routine with her father. During the late 1920s performed with her father on station WSB Atlanta. From the description of Oral histor...
Archie Green, American folklorist and Professor Emeritus at the University of Texas, b. 6-29-1917. From the description of [The Archie Green Collection at the Rare Book Collection of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.] [1876?]-1987. WorldCat record id: 156850892 Anglo-American singer Sarah Ogan Gunning (1910-1983) from Knox County, Ky., known for her performances of traditional ballads and songs, as well as her own compositions on the poverty and social conditi...