Nora Carpenter Traditional Music

Description

This collection consists of song lyrics, poems, and sound recordings authored or collected by Nora E. Carpenter of Magoffin County, Kentucky, mostly during the period 1920 - 1960. It also includes numerous clippings of song lyrics, poetry, and community history from a wide variety of print sources, both loose leaf and pasted in a scrap book.  There are also a few song books published by regional country music radio performers during the 1940s and 1950s.

See the
Finding Aid to browse the complete Nora Carpenter Traditional Music Collection.