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    • Arkansas Traveler

    • Independence Folk Festival; East, Ernest; Independence, Virginia; Fiddle Tunes--Virginia; Arkansas Traveler;
    • Tune played by Ernest East during a fiddle contestat the Independence Folk Festival in Independence, Virginia in 1970.
    • East Tennessee Annual Conference Minutes

    • Methodist Episcopal Church. East Tennessee Conference -- Periodicals; Methodist Episcopal Church -- Tennessee -- Periodicals; African American Methodists; African Americans -- Segregation
    • This document contains the conference minutes, including the list of ministerial appointments. This conference consisted African Americans who had been a part of the Holston Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church (Northern church), which...
    • East Tennessee Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

    • Methodist Episcopal Church. East Tennessee Conference; African American Methodist--History--20th Century
    • Photograph of those attending the East Tennessee Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, which according to its Journal met in Marion, Virginia, at the Mount Pleasant Methodist Episcopal Church from October 5-9, 1927. According to the...
    • East Tennessee Blues

    • Fiddle music; Pridemore, Marion; East Tennessee Blues;
    • Fiddle tune played by Marion Pridemore and recorded by Harry Lawson in Whitley County, Kentucky [1980s].
    • East Virginia Blues

    • Folk Songs--Kentucky; Banjo Music--Kentucky; Ledford, Lily May; East Virginia Blues;
    • Folk song sung and played on the banjo by Lily May Ledford (Powell County, Kentucky) at Berea College 1-24-80.
    • East Virginia

    • Fiddle Tunes--North Carolina; Chrisawn, Welzie; East Virginia;
    • Fiddle tune played by Welzie Chrisawn and recorded by Bruce Greene in Burnsville, North Carolina.
    • East Virginia Blues;

    • Celebration of Traditional Music--Berea College; CTM-12; Carl Johnson; Jim Lloyd; Banjo Music--Virginia; East Virginia Blues;
    • Song played by Carl Johnson & Jim Lloyd at the Berea College Celebration of Traditional Music on 10-20-12
    • East Tennessee Blues

    • CTM-77; Celebration of Traditional Music--Berea College; East Tennessee Blues; Williams, Columbus; Martin, Asa; Fiddle Tunes--Kentucky; CTM-77;
    • Tune played by Columbus Williams and Asa Martin at the Berea College Celebration of Traditional Music 1977-10-28.
    • Lightning in the East

    • Fiddle music; Wallace, Gusty; Lightning in the East;
    • Fiddle tune played by Gusty Wallace and recorded by Bruce Greene in Metcalfe County, Kentucky, 12-18-75
    • Recollections of Holston Conference Camp Meetings in Southeastern Tennessee

    • Camp meetings; Evangelistic work; Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Holston Conference; Methodist Episcopal Church, South - Tennessee; Holston Conference
    • The author, who was an ordained minister in the Holston Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, describes the location of camp meetings that were held in Holston Conference in the Cleveland, Tennessee area in the 19th century.
    • Letter to Rev. John S. Petty from Rev. John F. Spence, November 5, 1882

    • Petty, John S., 1838-1911; Spence, John F., 1828-1912; Methodist Episcopal Church. Holston Conference (Tenn.)--History; Tennessee Wesleyan College
    • In this letter Rev. Spence, who at the time when he wrote it was serving as president of East Tennessee Wesleyan University (now known as Tennessee Wesleyan College), describes the needs of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Athens, Tenn. He also...
    • travelling east, square dances (talking)

    • Banjos; Fiddle music; Interviews; Square dancing;
    • Leonard Bowles talks with Kip Lornell about travelling east where they had never seen black people playing banjos and fiddles. They also talk about square dances and Virginia Breakdowns. He grew up in Henry County, Virginia, and still lives...
    • Lorenzo Dow

    • Clergy
    • Description of a visit by Methodist preacher Lorenzo Dow to the Watauga Settlement in East Tennessee, including his experience with the behavioral phenomenon known by early settlers as "the jerks," in which religious fervor produced a trance-like...
    • Limestone House

    • Historic buildings
    • Description of a house in East Tennessee which, according to the person interviewed, housed the first newspaper "published wholly in the interest of emancipating the slaves."


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