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    • Luther B. Clarke and Charlie LaPrade (talking)

    • Fiddle music; Interviews;
    • Richard Bigger talks with Kip Lornell about Luther B. Clarke, a blind man, who wrote the song, Wish To the Lord I'd Never Been Born. He also talks about Charlie LaPrade. Richard played fiddle for The Four Virginians and The Virginia Partners. ...
    • Richard's youth, bands near Danville (talking)

    • Bands; Fiddle music; Interviews;
    • Richard Bigger talks about learning fiddle from the age of 14. He also talks about Charlie LaPrade and other bands in the area in the 1920's. Richard played fiddle for The Four Virginians. Flynn Rigney is also being interviewed by Kip Lornell. ...
    • Luther Clarke stories (talking)

    • Interviews;
    • Richard Bigger talks with Kip Lornell about a blind man he knew and the things he could do. Richard played fiddle for The Four Virginians and The Virginia Partners. He grew up in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.
    • song, tobacco co-ops (talking)

    • Interviews; Tobacco;
    • Richard Bigger talks with Kip Lornell about the unpopularity of tobacco co-ops in Pittsylvania County in the 1920's. They also talk about the song Wish to the Lord I Had Never Been Born, which is about the co-ops. Richard played fiddle for The...
    • FC of the 1930's (talking)

    • Interviews; Tobacco;
    • Richard Bigger talks with Kip Lornell about the unfair tobacco co-ops of the 1920's and the FC government tobacco regulation coming in during the 1930's. Richard played fiddle for The Four Virginians and The Virginia Partners. He grew up in...
    • tobacco prices in the 1920's (talking)

    • Interviews; Tobacco;
    • Richard Bigger talks with Kip Lornell about tobacco prices in the 1920's. Richard played fiddle for The Four Virginians and The Virginia Partners. He grew up in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.
    • Wreck of the Old 97 (talking)

    • Interviews; Railroads;
    • Flynn Rigney and Richard Bigger talk with Kip Lornell about the famous train wreck near Danville that the song was written about. Richard Bigger played fiddle for The Four Virginians. They are both members of The Virginia Partners, Flynn on...
    • storytelling, store fight (talking)

    • Interviews; Storytelling;
    • Flynn Rigney and Richard Bigger talk with Kip Lornell about storytelling, and a fight taking place in a country store. Richard Bigger played fiddle for The Four Virginians. They are both members of The Virginia Partners, Flynn on guitar and...
    • two bear stories (talking)

    • Interviews; Storytelling;
    • Richard Bigger tells two bear stories to Flynn Rigney and Kip Lornell during an interview. Richard Bigger played fiddle for The Four Virginians. They are both members of The Virginia Partners, Flynn on guitar and vocals, and Richard on fiddle.
    • string bands in the 1940's & 1950's (talking)

    • Bands; Interviews;
    • Flynn Rigney and Richard Bigger talk with Kip Lornell about the effects of rock music and juke boxes on string band popularity during the times around WWII. Richard Bigger played fiddle for The Four Virginians. They are both members of The...
    • recent recording (talking)

    • Bands; Interviews;
    • Flynn Rigney and Richard Bigger talk with Kip Lornell about making records. Richard Bigger played fiddle for The Four Virginians. They are both members of The Virginia Partners, Flynn on guitar and vocals, and Richard on fiddle.
    • songs of Danville, Wreck of 52 & 97 (talking)

    • Interviews; Railroads;
    • Flynn Rigney and Richard Bigger talk with Kip Lornell about local songs, the most famous being the Wreck of the Old 97. The Wreck of the 52 is a song about another train wreck that took place nearby in the mid 1930's. Richard Bigger played fiddle...
    • blacks in Pittsylvania Co. blues (talking)

    • Bands; Interviews;
    • Flynn Rigney and Richard Bigger talk with Kip Lornell about blacks in Pittsylvania County and their music. Richard Bigger played fiddle for The Four Virginians. They are both members of The Virginia Partners, Flynn on guitar and vocals, and...
    • funny events, going to new York (talking)

    • Bands; Interviews;
    • Flynn Rigney and Richard Bigger talk with Kip Lornell about funny things happening while playing music. Richard Bigger talks about going to New York in the 1920's to try to record with The Four Virginians. They are both members of The Virginia...
    • [Amnesty Letter] ID181 / Michaux, Richard V.

    • Civil War
    • This letter was written by Richard V. Michaux to President Andrew Johnson in response to the President's Amnesty Proclamation of 29 May 1865. The writer indicates his county of residence as Burke Co., NC and states his occupation as Farmer.
    • Flynn's early bands, current functions

    • Bands; Interviews;
    • Flynn Rigney talks about his first bands and his current band. Richard Bigger played fiddle for The Four Virginians. He is also being interviewed by Kip Lornell. They are both members of The Virginia Partners, Flynn on guitar and vocals, and...
    • Richard Nicholas, Dean Hurley and Dr. Sharp

    • Men; College administrators; Graduation ceremonies; Alumni & alumnae;
    • Richard A. Nicholas introduces Dean Hurley at a special event. Dr. Sharp and four unidentified people stand to acknowledge him. Richard A. Nicholas worked as the Director of Upward Bound and later as Director of Student Affairs and Adjunct...
    • Dr. Charles Hartsell and Richard Nicholas

    • Men; College administrators; Meetings;
    • Dr. Charles Hartsell and Richard Nicholas pose for a picture at Knoxville-Oak Ridge. Richard A. Nicholas worked for TC from 1976-1979 as Director of Upward Bound, Director of Student Affairs and Adjunct Instructor in Education. He is the Director...
    • 1947 Tusculana

    • Students; Teachers; College administrators; College presidents; Universities & colleges; Fraternities & sororities; Clubs; Sports
    • Yearbook
    • Peaksville Boogie

    • Blues music; Guitars;
    • Richard Wright plays a blues song on his guitar named for the town in which he lives. Peaksville is also where this interview takes place.

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