Papers, 1961-1989.


Papers, 1961-1989.

Papers of Bradley Kincaid, a radio ballad singer born in Garrard County, Kentucky, 1895. Included: correspondence, photographs, news clippings, songbooks, and sheet music.

6.4 Linear ft. (14 mss boxes)


SNAC Resource ID: 7621097

Berea College, Hutchins Library

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Berea College (corporateBody)

Although the sources of photographs are not always indicated, the bulk was apparently generated in the Berea College Publicity Department and the College News Bureau. In addition, portions of the photographs were donated by individuals, most of whom have some connection with the College. Chief among these is Roy N. Walters who was dean of the Berea College Foundation School from 1943 to 1968. Walters established the College Publicity Department in 1933 and was an unofficial campus photographer t...

Kincaid, Bradley (person)

A Garrard County, Kentucky, native, Bradley Kincaid was a 1921 graduate of Berea College Academy (high school). Work for the YMCA after leaving Berea led to his attending Chicago's YMCA College (now George Williams College). An interest in collecting folk songs fostered at Berea and singing with a college quartet in Chicago led to guest appearances on the WLS National Barn Dance. His singing style and repertoire of traditional songs were so well received that in 1928 he became a regular performe...