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American industrial ballads , 1956 - 1956

 Item — Box: 3 [F09.284.01.03]

Scope and Contents

Peg and awl -- The blind fiddler -- The buffalo skinners -- Eight-hour day -- Hard times in the mill -- Roll down the line -- Hayseed like me -- The farmer is the man -- Come all you hardy miners -- He lies in the American land -- Casey Jones -- Let them wear their watches fine -- Weave room blues -- Cotton mill colic -- Seven cent cotton and forty cent meat -- Mill mother's lament -- Fare ye well, old Ely Branch -- Beans, bacon, and gravy -- The death of Harry Simms -- Winnsboro Cotton Mills blues -- Ballad of Barney Graham -- My children are seven in number -- Raggedy -- Pittsburgh Town -- Sixty per cent.

Dates

  • 1956 - 1956

Creator

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

Collection predominantly in English, some recordings in Hebrew, some in Italian.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Extent

From the Collection: 3 Linear Feet

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Contact:
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte 28223 United Stated

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