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    • [Shoe Last and Cobbler hammer]

    • The shoe last is light brown in color and is hand-carved out of solid wood. The wood is well worn and features some cracked areas that have been worn smooth from usage. On the underside of the last there are areas were wooden and metal nails have...
    • [Boot Last]

    • Shoemaking
    • The last is light brown in color and is made out of solid wood that has been hand-carved. The last has areas where nails are exposed and have turned the wood around it black. One main nail is seen on the upper ankle area of the last. The wood is...
    • Darktown Strutter's Ball

    • Blues music; Guitars;
    • Poor Howard plays twelve-string guitar at the Asheville Junction, founded by Andy Cohen. This meledy is played by Leadbelly as I'll Be Down on the Last Bread Wagon, and by Luke Smathers as Darktown Strutter's Ball.
    • Last Mile of the Way

    • Guitars; Singing; Spirituals;
    • Henry Jones plays the electric guitar and sings a religious song for the congregation during a service in his church.
    • Barbara Allen

    • Ballads;
    • Two leaves, typewritten on the front sides. The document is in good physical condition. There is a piece of clear adhesive tape over staple holes in the upper left corner of the first leaf. There is a piece of document missing at the lower right...
    • Tusculana 1934

    • Students; Teachers; College administrators; College presidents; Universities & colleges; Fraternities & sororities; Clubs; Athletes; Sports;
    • Yearbook
    • Alan Jabbour Question 3

    • Fiddle music;
    • Alan Jabbour answers questions of an audience in Warren Wilson College's Canon Lounge. This recording is from an annual Harwood-Cole Memorial Lecture. Alan considers Henry Reed (1884-1968) of Glen Lyn, Virginia to be his foremost fiddle mentor.
    • At Last My Travelling Spirit...

    • Choirs (Music);
    • An unidentified choir sings a hymn. This song is from a cassette labelled 'Bascom Lamar Lunsford', a song collecter and organizer of the Mountain Dance and Folk Festival in Asheville. This was probably recorded at the Bascom Lamar Lunsford...
    • Letter from Mary Hervey to Grandfather, July 1862

    • Civil War; Death; Generals; Grandparents; Infants; Military hospitals; Military officers; Military training;
    • This is a letter written from Mary Hervey to her grandfather. Mary was a daughter of William Goshorn. In her letter Mary talks about the death of a baby, going out to watch the troops drill and how many sick and wounded are in the area. She...
    • Last House in Conaught

    • Fiddle music; Stamper, Art; Last House in Conaught;
    • Fiddle tune played by Art Stamper (Knott County, Kentucky) at the Berea College Celebration of Traditional Music October 25 and 26, 2002.
    • My Last Gold Dollar is Gone

    • Banjo Music--Kentucky; Folk Songs--Kentucky; Edwards, Barbara; My Last Gold Dollar is Gone;
    • Song sung and played on banjo by Barbara Edwards at Berea College on 10-25-91.
    • Last of Harris

    • Fiddle music; Salyer, John Morgan; Last of Harris;
    • Fiddle tune played by John Morgan Salyer and recorded 1940-1941 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. [Key of G / fdl & gtr]
    • Last of Sizemore (Callahan)

    • Fiddle music; Stamper, Hiram, 1893-1991; Last of Sizemore (Callahan);
    • Fiddle tune performed by Hiram Stamper in key of D. Fiddle tuned adae. Recorded in Knott County, Kentucky by Bruce Greene on February 11, 1977.
    • Last Gold Dollar

    • Banjo Music--North Carolina; Stalcup, J. Roy; Last Gold Dollar;
    • J. Roy Stalcup playing banjo, singing, and talking about banjo tunings and the sources of his repertoire. Recorded by Lee Knight at Martin's Creek, Cherokee County North Carolina on 3-13-79.
    • Last May Morn

    • Folk Song--Kentucky; Edwards, Barbara; Last May Morn;
    • Folk Song sung by Barbara Edwards and recorded at the Mountain Heritage Festival in Carter County, Kentucky 1973.
    • I Had a Dream Last Night

    • I Had a Dream Last Night; Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers; Gospel Songs--Kentucky; Afro-Americans; Music;
    • Song sung by the Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers and recorded at the Berea College Celebration of Traditional Music 10-95.


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