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Folk music.

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Appalachian Studies in Urban Schools

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Identifier: Cirillo Tape 28
Scope and Contents Footage of Jubilee festival at the Lincoln Memorial University campus in Harrogate, Tennessee. Cars arriving, people walking around the campus and festival tent area. The Urban Appalachian Council tent is heavily featured, and an interview between a council member and an Appalachian high school teacher currently teaching in Cincinnati discusses the topic of students from Appalachian families in city schools. The teacher talks at length about students struggle to find an identity and the lack...
Dates: 1973-1976

Edwardsville Crafts Fair, 1973

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Identifier: Cirillo Tape 2
Scope and Contents Unedited footage of indoor crafts fair. Women displaying quilts and other fabric crafts. Woman playing Liza Jane on fiddle, with young girls accompanying her on recorder, spoons and jug.Men, women and children gathered in living room of a home. Maureen O'Connell is present, sitting in a rocking chair. The home's owners donated a house to establish a health clinic in White Oak. Craft fair, young boy wearing sandwich board reading Appalachian Crafts Fair, Sat. and Sun....
Dates: 1973

Interview With Mr. and Mrs. H. Hamlet

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Identifier: Cirillo Tape 21
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1973-1976

Jubilee Arts Festival, 1975

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Identifier: Cirillo Tape 37
Scope and Contents Fifth annual Jubilee Arts Festival at Jubilee Arts Center in Knoxville (now Laurel Theatre). Friday, February 28 through Sunday, March 1. A group of musicians outisde the theatre play the old-time song "Pretty Little Miss" on guitars, fiddle, mandolin, dobro and banjo. Hazel Dickens plays guitar, Sarah Ogan Gunning and Nimrod Workman sing.Guy Carawan plays hmmer dulcimer and sings "Paradise" by John Prine, accompanying himself on acoustic guitar. Sings a song with...
Dates: 1975

Mountain Heritage Festival at Stinking Creek

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Identifier: Cirillo Tape 16
Scope and Contents Footage of the Mountain Heritage Festival in Stinking Creek, Tennessee including musical performances featuring guitar, piano, banjo, and dulcimer. Songs performed include I'll Fly Away, Sheltered in the Arms of God, I Know What You're Talking About, Wasted Years, Country Roads, and Swing Low, Sweet Chariot. Also includes footage of antique auto display, craft fair and quilt auction, people eating and enjoying the festival, and a performance about the history of Sadie McCoy, a historic woman...
Dates: 1973-1976

Old Time Jubilee, 1975

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Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1975

Restaurant interior with live music

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Identifier: Cirillo Tape 22
Scope and Contents

Footage of a restaurant interior with a man playing the piano.

Total time: 4 minutes

Dates: 1973-1976

Theater Rehearsal

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Identifier: Cirillo Tape 20
Scope and Contents Footage of an outdoor dress rehearsal for a play addressing themes of long-standing Appalachian interfamily feuding, marriage, faith, and encroaching modernity. Footage includes a full performance of a tap-dancing routine as well as guitar and vocal performances of On Top of Old Smokey, and I Got to Cross That River Jordan. Named characters include Hildy Shockley, Ezra, Abner Saxon, April Saxon, Ginger Saxon, Professor Snodgrass, Devil Bill Thompson, and Sherriff Dolittle.Total...
Dates: 1973-1976