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    • Spirituals; Guitars; Singing;
    • The Golden Jubilee Singers sing a Christian gospel song in the home of James Wilson, the band's lead singer. Other group members include: Burl Schools-baritone, Earl Shurn-tenor, James Peoples-guitar and high tenor.
    • 10-2-4 Blues

    • Radio; Fiddle music; Western Swing music;
    • The Sons of the Pioneers perform live over Roanoke Country Radio station WDBJ. This is an example of the western swing, and cowboy music influence in the Appalachian region. The Texas Troubadours of Roanoke, emulated the popular sounds of the Sons...
    • 16 Tons

    • Guitars; Mining; Singing;
    • E. E. Johnson plays a song on the guitar. Merle Travis wrote this coal mining song. He is from Buckingham County, Virginia and worked with the C&O Railroad company in Beckley, West Virginia.
    • 1969 chance to record (talking)

    • Interviews; Bands;
    • J.C. 'Cleo' Davis (3/9/1919-7/17/1986) speaks about his musical history for an absentee interview by Wayne Erbsen. J.C. is often called 'The Original Bluegrass Boy' having played guitar with Bill Monroe from August 1938 for two years. J.C. grew up...
    • 49 Women

    • Blues music; Guitars; Mouth organs; Singing;
    • Bobby (Robert) Buford plays guitar and sings a blues song with Keith Rodgers playing the harmonica. This takes place in Bobby's home in the city of Pulaski, Virginia.
    • [Amnesty Letter ID001] / [Abernathy, J. H.

    • Civil War
    • This letter was written by J. H. Abernathy to President Andrew Johnson in response to the President's Amnesty Proclamation of 29 May 1865. The writer indicates his county of residence as Caldwell Co. (North Carolina) and states his occupation as...
    • [Amnesty Letter ID002] / [Abernathy, R. L.

    • Civil War
    • This letter was written by R. L. Abernathy 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. (North Carolina) and does not states his...
    • [Amnesty Letter ID003] / [Absher, Wiley P.

    • Civil War
    • This letter was written by Wiley P. Absher to President Andrew Johnson in response to the President's Amnesty Proclamation of 29 May 1865. The writer indicates his county of residence as Wilkes Co. (North Carolina) and states his occupation as...
    • [Amnesty Letter ID004] / [Addington, James B.

    • Civil War
    • This letter was written by James B. Addington to President Andrew Johnson in response to the President's Amnesty Proclamation of 29 May 1865. The writer indicates his county of residence as Macon Co. (North Carolina) and states his occupation as...
    • [Amnesty Letter ID005] / [Akins, B. F.

    • Civil War
    • This letter was written by B. F. Akins to President Andrew Johnson in response to the President's Amnesty Proclamation of 29 May 1865. The writer indicates his county of residence as Transylvania Co. (North Carolina) and does not state his...
    • [Amnesty Letter ID006] / [Alexander, George C.

    • Civil War
    • This letter was written by George C. Alexander to President Andrew Johnson in response to the President's Amnesty Proclamation of 29 May 1865. The writer indicates his county of residence as Buncombe Co. (North Carolina) and states his occupation...
    • [Amnesty Letter ID007] / [Allen, R. J.

    • Civil War
    • This letter was written by R. J. Allen to President Andrew Johnson in response to the President's Amnesty Proclamation of 29 May 1865. The writer indicates his county of residence as Henderson Co. (North Carolina) and does not state his occupation.
    • [Amnesty Letter ID008] / [Allison, J. B.

    • Civil War
    • This letter was written by J. B. Allison to President Andrew Johnson in response to the President's Amnesty Proclamation of 29 May 1865. The writer indicates his county of residence as Jackson Co. (North Carolina) and states his occupation as...
    • [Amnesty Letter ID009] / [Allman. N. G.

    • Civil War
    • This letter was written by N. G. Allman to President Andrew Johnson in response to the President's Amnesty Proclamation of 29 May 1865. The writer indicates his county of residence as Macon Co. (North Carolina) and does not state his occupation.
    • [Amnesty Letter ID010] / [Andrews, Benjamin W.

    • Civil War
    • This letter was written by Benjamin W. Andrews to President Andrew Johnson in response to the President's Amnesty Proclamation of 29 May 1865. The writer indicates his county of residence as Rutherford Co. (North Carolina) and states his...
    • [Amnesty Letter ID011] / [Balleu, Joseph]

    • Civil War
    • This letter was written by Joseph Balleu to President Andrew Johnson in response to the President's Amnesty Proclamation of 29 May 1865. The writer indicates his county of residence as Caldwell Co. (North Carolina) and does not state his...
    • [Amnesty Letter ID012] / [Barnhardt, M. A.

    • Civil War
    • This letter was written by M. A. Barnhardt to President Andrew Johnson in response to the President's Amnesty Proclamation of 29 May 1865. The writer indicates his county of residence as Caldwell Co. (North Carolina) and does not state his...
    • [Amnesty Letter ID013] / [Benners, I. N.

    • Civil War
    • This letter was written by I. N. Benners to President Andrew Johnson in response to the President's Amnesty Proclamation of 29 May 1865. The writer indicates his county of residence as Haywood Co. (North Carolina) and does not state his occupation.
    • [Amnesty Letter ID014] / [Bicknell, Larkin J.

    • Civil War
    • This letter was written by Larkin J. Bicknell to President Andrew Johnson in response to the President's Amnesty Proclamation of 29 May 1865. The writer indicates his county of residence as Wilkes Co. (North Carolina) and does not state his...
    • [Amnesty Letter ID015] / [Blackstock, Nehemiah]

    • Civil War
    • This letter was written by Nehemiah Blackstock to President Andrew Johnson in response to the President's Amnesty Proclamation of 29 May 1865. The writer indicates his county of residence as Buncombe Co. (North Carolina) and does not state his...

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