Margaret Fairbank Jory collection : [oral history], 1967.

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Jory, Margaret Fairbank. Margaret Fairbank Jory collection : [oral history], 1967.

Margaret Fairbank Jory collection : [oral history], 1967.

Margaret Fairbank Jory, former director of the American Music Center, intiated an interviewing project in 1967 and conducted all of the interviews herself. Her collection was subsequently acquired by Oral History, American Music.

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