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    • 1927 Emory & Henry College football team

    • Emory and Henry College; Emory and Henry College - Sports
    • The 1927 Emory & Henry College football team. Twenty-five of these thirty-two players were also on the 1928 team. The record for the 1927 team was 9-0 (six of those were shut-outs), with Emory & Henry scoring a combined 273 points versus their...
    • Charles Collins letter to George Ekin

    • Collins, Charles, 1813-1875; Emory and Henry College; Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Holston Conference
    • Charles Collins served as Emory & Henry College's first president (1838-1852). He left Emory & Henry in 1852 to become president of Dickinson College. In this letter Collins inquires of Ekin (who served on Emory & Henry's board of trustees) how...
    • John Henry

    • Banjo Music--Kentucky; Banjo Music--Indiana; Hill, Elijah; John Henry;
    • Tune played on banjo by Elijah Hill and recorded by family members in Henry County, Indiana about 1965.
    • James Hays letter to his mother

    • Emory and Henry College; Emory and Henry College -- History
    • Letter from James Hays to his mother, written shortly after his arrival at Emory & Henry College. Given the accomodations and friends from Mississippi who are at Emory & Henry, he decides to enroll rather than go on to Columbian (later renamed...
    • John, Master Henry, and the Horse

    • Storytelling; Slavery;
    • Daniel Womack tells a story about an event during slave times. He grew up in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, and lived in Roanoke for most of his life. This recording takes place in his home.
    • New River Train

    • Guitars; Mouth organs; Singing; Railroads;
    • Donald Helvey, Edith Helvey, and Henry Nunn form the Brushy Mountain Trio. Here Donald and Henry play guitars and Edith plays harmonica. Donald is singing lead, and Henry is singing bass harmony.
    • Johnson's Old Grey Mule

    • Guitars; Singing;
    • Donald Helvey, Edith Helvey, and Henry Nunn form the Brushy Mountain Trio. Here Donald and Henry play guitars. Donald is singing lead, and Henry is doing the mule sound effects.
    • Where Could I Go But to the Lord

    • Guitars; Mouth organs; Singing; Spirituals;
    • Donald Helvey, Edith Helvey, and Henry Nunn form the Brushy Mountain Trio. Here Donald and Henry play guitars and Edith plays harmonica. Henry is singing lead, and Donald and Edith are singing harmony.
    • She'll Be Coming Around the Mountain

    • Guitars; Mouth organs; Singing;
    • Donald Helvey, Edith Helvey, and Henry Nunn form the Brushy Mountain Trio. Here Donald and Henry play guitars and Edith plays harmonica. Donald is singing lead, and Henry is singing bass harmony.
    • My Clinch Mountain Home

    • Guitars; Singing;
    • Donald Helvey, Edith Helvey, and Henry Nunn form the Brushy Mountain Trio. Here Donald and Henry play guitars. Henry is singing lead and yodelling, and Donald is singing harmony.
    • Great Speckled Bird

    • Guitars; Spirituals; Singing;
    • Donald Helvey, Edith Helvey, and Henry Nunn form the Brushy Mountain Trio. Here Donald and Henry play guitars. Henry is singing lead, and Donald is singing harmony.
    • Blue Yodel #2

    • Blues music; Guitars; Singing;
    • Donald Helvey, Edith Helvey, and Henry Nunn form the Brushy Mountain Trio. Here Donald and Henry play guitars. Henry is singing lead and yodelling. This is a Jimmie Rodgers song.
    • Open Up Them Pearly Gates For Me

    • Guitars; Singing; Spirituals;
    • Donald Helvey, Edith Helvey, and Henry Nunn form the Brushy Mountain Trio. Here Donald and Henry play guitars. Henry is singing lead and doing soud effects, and Donald is singing harmony.
    • Pretty Little Dear

    • Guitars; Singing;
    • Donald Helvey, Edith Helvey, and Henry Nunn form the Brushy Mountain Trio. Here Donald and Henry play guitars. Henry is singing.
    • Picture on the Wall

    • Guitars; Singing;
    • Donald Helvey, Edith Helvey, and Henry Nunn form the Brushy Mountain Trio. Here Donald and Henry play guitars. Donald is singing lead, Henry is singing bass harmony, and Edith is singing harmony.
    • Old Country Church

    • Guitars; Mouth organs; Singing;
    • Donald Helvey, Edith Helvey, and Henry Nunn form the Brushy Mountain Trio. Here Donald and Henry play guitars and Edith plays harmonica. Henry is singing lead, and Donald and Edith are singing harmony.
    • John Henry Blues

    • Banjos;
    • Sheila Rice plays clawhammer banjo with Evelyn White (guitar) during a banjo styles concert arranged by David Holt. It takes place in Kittredge Theater at Warren Wilson College. Sheila is from Sodom Laurel, North Carolina.
    • John Henry

    • Guitar Music--Kentucky; Hurley, Henry; John Henry
    • Tune played on guitar by Henry Hurley and recorded at the Mountain Heritage Festival in Carter County, Kentucky 1973.
    • Emory & Henry College Faculty

    • Higher education; Universities and colleges; Emory and Henry College; Emory and Henry College - Faculty
    • The Emory and Henry College faculty in 1874. Seated left to right, James A. Davis, Ephraim E. Wiley (president), Edmund Longley. Standing left to right, Charles E. Vawter, John L. Buchanan

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