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    • Dead Man's Song

    • Banjos;
    • Eric Olson plays Tracy Schwarz's banjo during the intermission of a Tracy's concert. This takes place in the Asheville Junction, a venue founded by Andy Cohen. Eric Olson played with the Fuzzy Mountain String Band at the time of the concert. ...
    • Drunk Man's Blues

    • Fiddle music; Masters, John; Drunk Man's Blues;
    • Fiddle tune played by John Masters and recorded in Fayette County, Kentucky by John Harrod [1980s]
    • Bee hunter displays honeycomb

    • Bees; Honey
    • Close up of a man's hands holding a large section of honeycomb with the hollowed bee tree below. Part of man's beekeeper's hat visible in top right corner of the photo. Part of a series of photos of a bee hunting trip attributed to Ted Dehart.
    • Man behind plow

    • Agriculture; Animals; Plowing
    • An unidentified man plows a field with a horse and plow in Copper Valley, Virginia. Man walks behind the horse with his hands guiding the plow. The horse's reins are tied around the man's back.
    • Horse pulls plow through field

    • Agriculture; Animals; Plowing
    • A man plows a field with a horse-pulled plow in Copper Valley, Virginia. The horse's reins are tied around the man's body as he guides the plow with his hands.
    • Man removing honeycomb from bee tree

    • Bees; Honey
    • A man moves a section of a tree trunk, exposing a honeycomb inside the tree. A large metal pot sits on the tree trunk in front of the man. Man is wearing gloves and a beekeeper's hat with a net that protects the man's face and neck from bee...
    • Native Mountaineers

    • Indians of North America
    • The author's description of a visit to the Cherokee Indians of Graham, Jackson, Swain, and Cherokee Counties of Western North Carolina.
    • Blind Slave in the mines (pamphlet)

    • slavery; slaves; religion; religious texts; coal; coal mines; mining; Christianity
    • A religious tract published by the American Tract Society entitled "Blind Slave in the mines". The author visited an Eastern Virginia mine and interacted with an old man, a blind slave, and was struck by the man's piety and perceives him as an...
    • Lonnie's first airplane ride (talking)

    • Radio; Humor;
    • A couple tells jokes about a country man's first airplane ride. This was broadcast on a radio program on WPAQ (Mt. Airy) called Country Church of Hollywood. This was originally recorded on acetate disks, and now is considerably warped.
    • Poor Man's Troubles

    • Fiddle music; Radio; Fiddle music;
    • Jeff Johnson, of Wolstan?, West Virginia, plays a fiddle tune in the final round of a competition. John Blakemore is the announcer and introduces the musicians at the fourth annual White Top Fiddlers' Convention. This was recorded live and then...
    • Man pouring moonshine into small barrel

    • Stills (Distilleries); Moonshine
    • Man stands in front of a worm box, pouring moonshine from a mason jar into a small barrel sitting on a piece of wood in the creek. Man's arm raised to cover his face. Moonshine is running from a metal pipe in the worm box into a metal tub on the...
    • Transferring moonshine from jar to jug

    • Stills (Distilleries); Moonshine
    • A man stands in front of a worm box of a moonshine still and carefully pours moonshine from a mason jar into a jug that sits on top of the box. Lantern hanging from box lid is visible behind man. Man's face is turned from the camera.
    • Small, square section of honeycomb from beehive

    • Bee culture; Apiaries; Beehives; Honey; Equipment
    • Close up of a man's gloved hand removing a small section of honeycomb from a beehive in a wooden box. Knife lays across the corner of the box. Bee smoker sits on the ground in front of the beehive.
    • Man inside gristmill

    • Mills; Buildings
    • An unidentified man stands on a platform inside a gristmill next to the grindstones. The man leans over a large funnel above the grindstones; the man's hand is in the funnel. Mill located on Poplar Camp Creek in Franklin County, VA, according to...
    • Crushing sorghum stalks

    • Molasses; Home food processing; Agriculture; Animals; Dwellings
    • Green Wade feeds sorghum cane into a crushing machine powered by a horse. Man's back is turned toward camera. A log house is visible in the background. Palmer titled this series of photos "Making molasses; Green Wade's." Palmer places the...


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