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    • WPA Comes to Bethany

    • Bethany College, Bethany, West Virginia; Organizations; Universities & colleges;
    • The WPA (Works Project Administration) came to Bethany around 1938-1939.
    • WPA folklore collection (talking)

    • Interviews;
    • Raymond Sloan talks with Kip Lornell during an interview at his house in Ferrum, Virginia. Raymond talks about his work for the WPA as a folklore collector in the late 1930's as a part of the Federal Writer's project, and his research on the...
    • Hold On To God's Unchanging Hand

    • West, Don; Appalachian South Folklife Center; Appalachian South Folklife Festival; Hudson, Hosea; Hold On To God's Unchanging Hand; African American Music--Georgia; African American Music--Alabama;
    • Song sung by Hosea Hudson during the Appalachian South Folklife Festival in Pipestem, West Virginia on July 20th 1979.
    • I'm Gonna See My Friends Again

    • West, Don; Appalachian South Folklife Center; Appalachian South Folklife Festival; Hudson, Hosea; I'm Gonna See My Friends Again; African American Music--Georgia; African American Music--Alabama;
    • Song sung by Hosea Hudson during the Appalachian South Folklife Festival in Pipestem, West Virginia on July 20th 1979.
    • There's A Light Shining In Heaven For Me

    • West, Don; Appalachian South Folklife Center; Appalachian South Folklife Festival; Hudson, Hosea; there's A Light Shining In Heaven For Me; African American Music--Georgia; African American Music--Alabama;
    • Song sung by Hosea Hudson during the Appalachian South Folklife Festival in Pipestem, West Virginia on July 20th 1979.
    • recordings of Herbert Halpert (talking)

    • Interviews; Fiddle music; Ballads;
    • Raymond Sloan talks with Kip Lornell during an interview at his house in Ferrum, Virginia. Raymond talks about his work for the WPA as a folklore collector in the late 1930's as a part of the Federal Writer's project, and facilitating the record...
    • fiddle tune selection (talking)

    • Interviews; Fiddle music;
    • Raymond Sloan talks with Kip Lornell during an interview at his house in Ferrum, Virginia. Raymond talks about his work for the WPA as a folklore collector in the late 1930's as a part of the Federal Writer's project, and facilitating the record...
    • tune sources, other songs (talking)

    • Interviews; Fiddle music;
    • Raymond Sloan talks with Kip Lornell during an interview at his house in Ferrum, Virginia. Raymond talks about his work for the WPA as a folklore collector in the late 1930's as a part of the Federal Writer's project, and facilitating the record...
    • Mrs. Wagoner, local songs (talking)

    • Interviews; Ballads;
    • Raymond Sloan talks with Kip Lornell during an interview at his house in Ferrum, Virginia. Raymond talks about his work for the WPA as a folklore collector in the late 1930's as a part of the Federal Writer's project, and facilitating the record...
    • Federal Writer's Project assignments (talking)

    • Interviews;
    • Raymond Sloan talks with Kip Lornell during an interview at his house in Ferrum, Virginia. Raymond talks about his work for the WPA as a folklore collector in the late 1930's as a part of the Federal Writer's project, finding folk songs and...
    • Murdered Man story, Jack Tales

    • Interviews; Storytelling;
    • Raymond Sloan talks with Kip Lornell during an interview at his house in Ferrum, Virginia. Raymond talks about his work for the WPA as a folklore collector in the late 1930's as a part of the Federal Writer's project, and facilitating the record...
    • fiddler and moonshiner (talking)

    • Interviews; Fiddle music; Moonshine;
    • Raymond Sloan talks with Kip Lornell during an interview at his house in Ferrum, Virginia. Raymond talks about his work for the WPA as a folklore collector in the late 1930's as a part of the Federal Writer's project, and facilitating the record...
    • black culture in Franklin County (talking)

    • Interviews;
    • Raymond Sloan talks with Kip Lornell during an interview at his house in Ferrum, Virginia. Raymond talks about his work for the WPA as a folklore collector in the late 1930's as a part of the Federal Writer's project, and facilitating the record...
    • Howard Maxey and fiddles (talking)

    • Interviews; Fiddle music;
    • Raymond Sloan talks with Kip Lornell during an interview at his house in Ferrum, Virginia. Raymond talks about his work for the WPA as a folklore collector in the late 1930's as a part of the Federal Writer's project, and facilitating the record...
    • Archie Ross and the band (talking)

    • Interviews; Bands;
    • Raymond Sloan talks with Kip Lornell during an interview at his house in Ferrum, Virginia. Raymond talks about his work for the WPA as a folklore collector in the late 1930's as a part of the Federal Writer's project, and facilitating the record...
    • Western Country

    • Fiddle music; Interviews;
    • J.W. or Peg Hatcher plays the fiddle for Herbert Halpert and his recording machine. This takes place in Ferrum, Virginia. Raymond Sloan organized this meeting, as a fellow musician of Peg, and employee of the WPA writer's project. Listen to Peg...
    • Western Country (talking)

    • Fiddle music; Interviews; Square dancing;
    • J.W. or Peg Hatcher talks with Herbert Halpert about learning the previous tune and playing fiddle at local dances. This takes place in Ferrum, Virginia. Raymond Sloan organized this meeting, as a fellow musician of Peg, and employee of the WPA...
    • Sloan & Hatcher's band (talking)

    • Fiddle music; Interviews;
    • J.W. or Peg Hatcher and Raymond Sloan talk with Herbert Halpert about their local band. This takes place in Ferrum, Virginia. Raymond Sloan organized this meeting, as a fellow musician of Peg, and employee of the WPA writer's project.
    • Forked Deer

    • Fiddle music; Interviews;
    • J.W. or Peg Hatcher plays the fiddle for Herbert Halpert and his recording machine. This takes place in Ferrum, Virginia. Raymond Sloan organized this meeting, as a fellow musician of Peg, and employee of the WPA writer's project.

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