Browse Collections (54 total)

Alan Lomax - Jean Ritchie 1949 and 1950

Perry County, Kentucky native Jean Ritchie was the youngest of fourteen children in a family rich in oral tradition. She emerged from this background…

Alan Lomax - Texas Gladden and Hobart Smith 1946

In 1946 Alan Lomax invited the prolific ballad singer Texas Gladden, of Saltville, Virginia, and her brother, multi-instrumentalist Hobart Smith, to…

Appalachian Center Audio / Video Recordings

This Collection consists of musical performances, preaching, storytelling, and oral history interviews that were collected by the Berea College…

Asa Martin

This collection consists of photographs, print articles, clippings, discography, and reel-to-reel audio recordings documenting the career of old-time…

Barbara Kunkle Kentucky Traditional Music

Fifty-six audio field recordings (1970s) of interviews and performances that document the repertoire and styles of several Kentucky fiddlers, banjo…

Bascom Lamar Lunsford

These are correspondence, writings, song texts, journals, diaries, transcripts, photographs, sound / video recordings, and other material relating to…

Berea College Selma to Montgomery Oral History

This Collection consists of recorded interviews and transcripts of interviews with former Berea College students and faculty who participated in the…

Bill Parker

This collection is comprised of photographs and digital copies of nine reel-to-reel audio tape recordings of singers, fiddlers, banjo players, and…

Bobby Prather Fiddle Tune

This collection consists of fiddle and banjo tunes and songs sung by Bobby and Glenda Prather, recorded by Layne Hendrickson in Marshall County,…