Nora Carpenter Traditional Music


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.