Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Tape begins with footage of an unknown man singing and playing the banjo, which was recorded over footage of an interview with Mr. and Mrs. Hamlet, a retired deep miner and his wife. Interview footage includes discussion of medical services, schools, union organizing, and general life in the mining town of Pruden. The Hamlets also discuss harvesting and selling ginseng, mentioning that at the time of taping, ginseng root sold for $55 per pound.
Total time: 17 minutes
Footage of an outdoor festival on the site of the Model Valley Development Corp. Featuring musical performances by East Tennessee Mountain Boys and unidentified musicians, including a cover of Bob Dylan's Don't Think Twice, It's All Right, a swap and trade sale, and children and youth dancing in the Appalachian clogging style.
Total time: 33 minutes
Footage of a restaurant interior with a man playing the piano.
Total time: 4 minutes