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Folk Music: Alphabetical List of Performers

 

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Performance media codes used in the performer index

a
b
bf
ch
co
d
Accordion
Banjo
Bass Fiddle
Chorus
Congregation
Drum
f
Ff
g
hd
h
j
Fiddle
Fife
Guitar
Hammered Dulcimer
Harmonica
Jaw's Harp
m
o
p
sx
s
v
Mandolin
Organ
Piano
Saxophone
Voice (spoken)
Voice (sung)
Performer Collection Number Medium Code(s) Notes
"Elmo" 530 b (Tenor banjo.)
"Magic Fingers Grafton" 530 b (Tenor banjo.)
"Uncle Clarence" 530 b,g (Tenor banjo.)
Abrums, Olive 223 v,s Mrs. Abrums is in her early sixties at the time of recording.
Adams, N.T. 120 v x
Akers, William 165 h,j x
Akers, William 417 x x
Allen, Slim 165 b x
Allen, Slim 417 x x
Anderson, Gene 411 x x
Anderson, Jeannie 402 v x
Anthony Baptist Church Choir 127 ch x
Atkins, Bryan 411 x x
Austin, Frank 414 x x
Bailes, Wise 41 v Retired logger.
Bailey, Andrew 419 x x
Bailey, Kathleen Boserman 173 v,p,s Of Harding, Randolph County, WV. Sister of Adaleen Boserman Corley. Both sisters are in their mid-sixties.
Baker, Mrs. 409 x x
Baker, Mrs. Q. 289 x x
Balderstone, Jim 418 x x
Barker, Robert 203 v,b,s x
Barnett, Armand 411 x x
Barnett, Armand 418 x x
Barr, John William "Widge" 21 v x
Bash, Jim 516 v,hd Collector.
Basket, Willie 95 v Armed serviceman (army). Sings with an unidentified male companion.
Bassel, Bernice Harlan 237 v,s x
Bassick, Kelly K. 177 v Melvin Wine's grandaughter performs two vocal numbers on tape 22b.
Beadwell, Esher Davis 406 x x
Beal, Linda 524 v,g x
Bean, Mrs. 130 p x
Bean, Mrs. 137 v x
Beers, Bob 405 x x
Beers, Evelyn 405 x x
Beman, Beth 414 x x
Bennett, Burton 46 v x
Betler, Bruce 545 g x
Beverly, Mary 236 v x
Bias, Henry 55 v x
Black Mountain Boys 165 v,b,g,bf x
Blairton, Bill 414 x x
Blake, Basil 187 hd Farmer, day laborer, and carpenter.
Blake, Basil 400 x x
Blake, Basil 524 dulcimer x
Blankenship, E.C. 39 v x
Blevins, Charles 249 v,b x
Boal, Thelma 405 x x
Boarman, Andrew H. 232 f,b,s,autoharp 61 years of age at time of recording.
Boggs 168 f Boggs is included in unprocessed footage on 9a, according to Brown's notes.
Boggs, Laurie 407 x x
Boggs, Laurie 408 x x
Boles, Frank 419 x x
Books, Robert "Bud" 213 v,s 78 year old neighbor of the Lozier's.
Bower, Mrs. Ida 28 v x
Bowers, Henry 27 v x
Bowes, Ed 168 g Of Charleston, WV.
Braxton, Thomas 93 v 19 year old armed serviceman.
Brock, Vernon 104 v x
Brown's Chapel Choir 154 ch x
Brown, Clara 222 v x
Brown, Dwayne 402 v x
Brown, Liza S. "Liny" 221 v Married.
Brown, Mr. 60 v x
Brown, Mrs. Ella 111 v 58 years of age at time of recording.
Brown, Paul 419 x x
Brown, T. S. 174 b x
Brown, T. S. 178 b Occasional banjo accompaniment by Brown.
Brown, T. S. 179 b x
Brown, T. S. 180 b x
Brown, T. S. 190 b Occasional banjo.
Brown, T. S. 191 b x
Brown, T. S. 192 x Visits Carpenter with Simmons.
Brown, T. S. 194 b x
Brown, T. S. 195 b x
Brown, T. S. 212 b x
Brown, T. S. 215 b x
Brown, T. S. 216 b x
Brown, T. S. 220 b Brown occasionally joins in on his banjo.
Brown, T. S. 222 b x
Brown, T. S. 246 b x
Brown, T. S. 259 s Conversation with Willis Huffman.
Brown, T. S. 271 v x
Brown, T. S. 238 b x
Brown, Thomas S. 305 s x
Brown, Tom 291 b x
Burnett, Armand 165 f x
Burnett, Armand 417 x x
Burns Chapel Choir 134 ch Methodist church.
Burns, Luther 245 v,s x
Burnside, Smith 400 x x
Burroughs, Bill 413 x x
Burroughs, Bill 419 x x
Bush, Jim 410 x x
Bush, Jim 418 x x
Butcher, Mrs. Rose 62 v x
Callison Family 127 v x
Callison, Nancy 127 p x
Calvary Methodist Church Choir 130 ch x
Calvary Methodist Church Choir 134 ch x
Calvary Methodist Church Choir 141 ch x
Calvary Methodist Church Choir 144 ch x
Calvary Methodist Church Choir 145 ch x
Calvary Methodist Church Choir 146 ch x
Calvary Methodist Church Choir 148 ch x
Calvary Methodist Church Choir 152 ch x
Calvary Methodist Church Choir 154 ch x
Calvary Methodist Church Choir 155 ch x
Calvary Methodist Church Choir 157 ch,p x
Calvin, Alberta 112 v Librarian of Bluefield State College and a native of Texas.
Camp, Joy 130 v,a Daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Camp.
Camp, Joy 131 v,a Daughter of Rev. Camp.
Camp, Joy 133 v Daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Camp.
Camp, Joy 142 v,a Daughter of Rev. Camp.
Camp, Joy 144 v,a Daughter of Rev. Camp.
Camp, Joy 145 v,a Daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Camp.
Camp, Mrs. Rev. William E. 130 v Wife of Rev. William E. Camp.
Camp, Mrs. Rev. William E. 133 v Wife of Rev. Camp.
Camp, Mrs. Rev. William E. 138 v Wife of Rev. Camp.
Camp, Mrs. Rev. William E. 145 v Wife of Rev. William E. Camp.
Camp, Rev. William E. 130 v Pastor of the Mount Union Methodist Charge - Mount Union I, Mount Union II, Eden Methodist Church, Brookhaven Methodist Church.
Camp, Rev. William E. 131 v Pastor of the Mount Union Methodist Charge.
Camp, Rev. William E. 133 v Pastor of the Mount Union Methodist Charge.
Camp, Rev. William E. 138 v Pastor of the Mount Union Methodist Charge.
Camp, Rev. William E. 142 v Pastor of the Mount Union Methodist Charge.
Camp, Rev. William E. 144 v Pastor of the Mount Union Methodist Charge.
Camp, Rev. William E. 145 v Pastor of the Mount Union Methodist Charge.
Canibisk, Bob 416 x x
Caper, Fred 291 v,g A self-taught blues musician, who was 31 years of age at the time of recording.
Carawan, Guy 416 x x
Carpenter, Arley 192 f x
Carpenter, Floyd 35 v 69 years of age at time of recording.
Carpenter, French 405 x x
Carpenter, Hamp 165 f x
Carpenter, Hamp 417 x x
Carpenter, Harley 419 x x
Carpenter, Harry 206 v,g,s 66 years of age and blind since birth.
Carvell,Kenneth 150 a x
Casta, Oril 542 m 68 year old member of the Buffalo Creek Duet.
Chestnut Ridge Methodist Church Congregation 197 co Older members of congregation perform.
Chestnut Ridge Methodist Church Congregation 199 co Older members of congregation perform.
Chestnut Ridge Methodist Church Youth Choir 197 ch Directed by Reverend Frank Peoples.
Chestnut Ridge Methodist Church Youth Choir 199 ch Directed by Reverend Frank Peoples.
Christian Four Quartet 402 v x
Christian Four Quartet 404 v x
Christian, John 220 f,b 54 years of age at time of recording.
Chuckwagon Gang 401 v x
Church of the Brethren Choir 138 ch x
Clavary Methodist Church Choir 131 ch x
Clay, Edward 84 v x
Clergy 274 s Of St. Stephen's African Baptist Church.
Clutter, Violet 283 v x
Cochran, John 413 x x
Cochran, John 419 x x
Cochran, Richard 419 x x
Coffey, John 411 x x
Coffman, Burl 163 f,b x
Coffman, Lee 163 b x
Coffman, Mose 160 f x
Coffman, Mose 163 b x
Cogar, Lafe 29 v x
Cogar, Mel 179 f,b,s 83 year old retired teamster in the logging industry. Half-brother of Oval R. Cogar.
Cogar, Oval R. "Bige" 178 f,b Works for a logging company.
Cohen, Stuart 411 x x
Cohenour, John 202 b,s x
Cole, Mrs. Ely 52 v x
Cole, Richard Kelly 419 x x
Collin, Bonnie 416 x x
Collins, Lester 529 v,s x
Collins, W. Jasper 65 v x
Collison, Dorothy 546 v Resident of Ronceverte, Greenbrier County, WV.
Congregation 124 co Star City Methodist Church.
Congregation 126 co,p Delmar Chapel (non-denominational).
Congregation 128 co Highland Park Methodist Church Revival.
Congregation 130 co Delmar Chapel.
Congregation 131 co Highland Park Methodist Church.
Congregation 132 co,o Spiritual Life Tabernacle (non-denominational).
Congregation 133 co Spiritual Life Tabernacle (non-denominational).
Congregation 134 co Mount Union I Church (Methodist).
Congregation 135 co Mount Union I Church (Methodist).
Congregation 137 co Delmar Chapel.
Congregation 138 co Church of the Brethren.
Congregation 140 co Calvary Methodist Church.
Congregation 141 co Mount Herman Baptist Church.
Congregation 143 co,p Anthony Baptist Church.
Congregation 144 co Bethel Baptist Church.
Congregation 145 co Mount Union II Church (Methodist).
Congregation 146 co Mount Union I Church (Methodist).
Congregation 148 co Star City Methodist Church.
Congregation 149 co Riverside Apostolic Church.
Congregation 150 co x
Congregation 152 co Mellon's Chapel (Methodist).
Congregation 155 co Fletcher Methodist Church.
Congregation 157 co,p Calvary Methodist Church.
Congregation 172 co Of Saint Stephen (Afro-American) Baptist Church.
Congregation 274 co Of St. Stephen's African Baptist Church.
Congregation 285 co x
Congregation 286 co x
Congregation 300 co Of the Riverside Gospel Church.
Congregation 305 co x
Conrad, Ernest 85 f x
Conrad, Mrs. James 61 v x
Cook, Bob 127 g x
Cook, Jack 413 x x
Cool, Maynard 265 f,v,b x
Cooper, Mrs. 400 x x
Copeland, Jim 33 v,b x
Corley, Adaleen Boserman 173 v,s Of Mabie, Randolph County, WV.
Cornett, Kathy 286 v x
Cornwell, George Washington 50 v x
Cottrell, Jenes 161 v,b x
Cottrell, Jenes 164 v,b x
Cottrell, Jenes 405 x x
Cottrell, Jenes 406 x x
Cottrell, Jenes 409 x x
Cottrell, Jenes 418 x x
Cottrell, Jenes 536 b,s 75 year old musician and banjo maker from Clay County.
Cottrell, Noah 268 f His home is in Chloe, Calhoun County, WV.
Cottrell, Noah 406 x x
Cottrell, Noah 409 x x
Cottrell, Noah 411 x x
Cottrell, Noah 418 x x
Cottrell, Senate 255 f x
Cottrell, Senate 525 f x
Cottrell, Sylvia 416 x x
Coulter, Vera Schultz 253 v,g,p x
Craig, Noel 419 x x
Craigsville Choir 401 ch x
Craigsville Songbirds 401 v x
Crandall, Reverend Mace 406 x x
Crandall, Reverend Mace 409 x x
Crane, Paul 419 x x
Cressman, Philip 418 x x
Crites, Katherine 282 b x
Cronin, Warren 70 f,v 74 years of age at time of recording.
Culverson, Fern 264 x Member of the Friday-evening Bible Study Group of the Chestnut Ridge People's Chapel Methodist Church.
Cunningham, R. A. 411 x x
Curry, Lula M. 214 v.s 83 years old at time of recording.
Curry, Lula M. 243 v,s Mrs. Curry is related to both the Hatfields and McCoys and explains that "Devil Anse" Hatfield was her uncle by marriage.
Curtis, James 419 x x
Dadish, John 154 v,g Mount Union I (Methodist) Church.
Daley, I. W. 167 f Of St. Albans, WV.
Danley, Ernest 261 v,s 77 years of age at time of recording.
Danley, Ernest 269 v 87 years of age at time of recording. Brother of Virgil Danley.
Danley, Virgil 269 v Brother of Ernest Danley.
Davis, Charlie 246 b x
Davis, Sister Katey 150 v Greentown Chapel at Rivesville.
Davis, Tommy 411 x x
Davisson, Maude Wilcox 218 v,s Mother of Ruth Davisson.
Davisson, Ruth 218 v,s Daughter of Maude Wilcox Davisson.
Day, W. E. "Ed" 18 v x
DeWitt, Jimmy 137 v Pastor of the Delmar Chapel (non-denominational).
Dickason, Henry Lake 91 v President of Bluefield State College.
Dickason, Waldo 102 v Retired railroad worker.
Dickson, Harry 248 f,b,s Dickson is a former coal miner and small farmer.
Dickson, Harry 252 b,s Dickson is a retired coal miner and small farmer.
Dickson, Harry 547 b Resident of Monroe County, WV.
Dickson, May 286 v x
Die, Eric 416 x x
Diller, Dwight 160 b,g Organized the music festival at which recordings were made.
Diller, Dwight 165 f,v,b x
Diller, Dwight 166 b Graduate student at WVU from Marlinton, Pocahontas County, WV.
Diller, Dwight 169 b Graduate student at WVU from Marlinton, Pocahontas County, WV.
Diller, Dwight 181 b x
Diller, Dwight 182 b x
Diller, Dwight 185 b x
Diller, Dwight 270 b x
Diller, Dwight 294 b x
Diller, Dwight 417 b x
Diller, Dwight 418 x x
Diller, Dwight 501 f,b x
Diller, Dwight 505 f x
Dilly, Cyrus 37 v x
Dixon, Harry 416 x x
Dixon, Harvey 168 f Of Lindside, WV.
Doherty, George 414 x x
Don 246 b A friend of Charlie Davis.
Dooley, Rahemoth 259 v 80 years of age at time of recording.
Douglas, John 409 x x
Douglas, Wilson 182 f,b,s x
Douglas, Wilson 194 f x
Douglas, Wilson 407 x x
Douglas, Wilson 408 x x
Douglas, Wilson 409 x x
Douglas, Wilson 414 x x
Douglas, Wilson 418 x x
Dowdel, James 198 v,b x
Drake, Laurie 416 x x
Duck, Jane 416 x x
Duling, Florena Evans 544 v,s x
Dunnigan, Don 411 x x
Duvall, C. W. 409 x x
Duvall, W. 406 x x
Dye, Mrs. J. A. 528 v 90 years of age at time of recording.
Dyson, Mary Jane 58 v x
Early, Johnnie Mae 109 v Daughter of Millie Early.
Early, Mrs. Millie 109 v Approximately 50 years of age at time of recording.
Eddy, Mrs. Pormola 22 v x
Elder, Ruby 400 x x
Elza, Minor 9 v x
Emerson, Racy 406 x x
Emerson, Rita 406 x x
England, Lola 281 v 77 year old twin sister of Lora Smith.
Enoch, Mrs. Tessie McCroskey 16 v From Reedy, Roane Co. Burton McCroskey's sister.
Epler, Raymond 532 s,dulcimer 79 years of age at time of recording.
Ergood, Bruce 416 x x
Evangel Choir 145 ch Spiritual Life Tabernacle.
Evangel Choir 146 ch Spiritual Life Tabernacle (non-denominational).
Evangel Choir 147 ch x
Evangel Choir 151 ch Spiritual Life Tabernacle.
Evangel Choir 152 ch Spiritual Life Tabernacle (non-denominational).
Evangel Choir 154 ch Spiritual Life Tabernacle.
Evangel Choir 155 ch Spiritual Life Tabernacle (non-denominational).
Evans, Arnie G. 11 v x
Evans, Edward 400 x x
Evans, Edward 406 x x
Evans, Edward 409 x x
Evers, Barbara 416 x x
Fahrner, Benny 545 f x
Fahrner, Mary 545 v x
Fields, George 59 v,b x
First Baptist Church Choir 305 ch x
First Presbyterian Choristers 305 ch x
Fletcher Methodist Church Choir 155 ch x
Fluharty, Edna 409 x x
Fluharty, Lawrence 200 f A WV, MD, and PA state fiddling champion and OH state fiddling runner-up.
Fluharty, Lawrence 409 x x
Fluharty, Lawrence 410 x x
Fluharty, Lawrence 413 x x
Fluharty, Lawrence 419 x x
Fluharty, Mr. 167 f x
Fluharty, Mrs. 167 g x
Fluharty, Russell 400 x x
Fluharty, Russell 409 x x
Fluharty, Russell 411 x x
Fluharty, Verna 200 g Wife of Lawrence Fluharty.
Forbes, Mrs. Reva 138 v Spiritual Life Tabernacle (non-denominational).
Ford, Mrs. Nettie 124 v Star City Methodist Church.
Ford, Mrs. Nettie 131 v Star City Methodist Church.
Ford, Nettie 139 v Star City Methodist Church.
Fortney, Al 413 x x
Frailey, Annie 416 x x
Frailey, J. P. 416 x x
Frailey, Mrs. J. P. 416 x x
Freed, Rev. 155 v x
Freed, x 155 v Son of Rev. Freed.
Friend, Ellis 408 x x
Fuzzy Mountain String Band 414 x x
Gabbert, Mrs. Rev. Bruce 130 v Wife of Rev. Bruce Gabbert.
Gabbert, Rev. Bruce 130 v Pastor of the Cheat Lake Methodist Charge - Calvary Methodist Church, Fletcher Methodist Church, Zion Methodist Church.
Gainer, Dr. Patrick 287 v x
Gainer, Dr. Patrick 543 s x
Galbreath, Bob 409 x x
Gardner, Worley 170 hd 52 years of age. Of Mannington, WV. Brother of hammered dulcimer maker Asel L. Gardner of Kingwood, WV.
Garrison, Memphis T. 94 v x
Garvin, Kenneth 416 x x
Gatian Family 130 v Spiritual Life Tabernacle.
Gatian Family 144 v Spiritual Life Tabernacle (non-denominational).
Gatian Family 145 v,g Spiritual Life Tabernacle (non-denominational).
Gatian Family 147 v Spiritual Life Tabernacle (non-denominational).
Gatian Family 148 v,g Spiritual Life Tabernacle (non-denominational).
Gatian Family 151 v,g Spiritual Life Tabernacle.
Gatian Family 152 v,g Spiritual Life Tabernacle (non-denominational).
Gatian Family 154 v,g Spiritual Life Tabernacle (non-denominational).
Gatian Family 155 v,g Spiritual Life Tabernacle (non-denominational).
Gatian Family, Charles 142 v Spiritual Life Tabernacle (non-denominational).
Gatian, Mayotta 135 v,g Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gatian.
Gatian, Mr. 133 v Spiritual Life Tabernacle.
Gatian, Mr. 135 v,g Spiritual Life Tabernacle.
Gatian, Mrs. 133 v Wife of Mr. Gatian. Spiritual Life Tabernacle.
Gatian, Mrs. 135 v,g Wife of Mr. Gatian. Spiritual Life Tabernacle.
Gayner, Joseph Charles 419 x x
Gear, Zona Gum 231 v,b,s Sister of Dona Gum.
Gear, Zona Gum 234 v,b Sister of Dona Gum.
George, Frank 292 f x
George, Frank 293 f,b,bagpipes x
George, Franklin 224 s Participates in discussion with Meadows.
George, Franklin 406 x x
George, Franklin 409 x x
George, Franklin 410 x x
George, Franklin 411 x x
George, Franklin 416 x x
George, James D. 522 f x
George, Jane 293 s Frank George's wife.
Gilder, Freeman Van 48 v,g x
Gilmore, Early 414 x x
Godwin, Kenneth 174 f,g x
Godwin, Kenny 165 f x
Godwin, Kenny 417 x x
Godwin, Kenny 418 x x
Godwin, Kenny 419 x x
Goldman, Cathy 411 x x
Good Hope Farm Women's String Band 406 x x
Gore, Brooks 414 x x
Gorman, Edith 537 s Sister of Lloyd "Lute" Gorman.
Gorman, Lloyd "Lute" 537 f,s 70 years of age at time of recording.
Goshen Baptist Church Choir 154 ch x
Goslin, Kenneth 411 x x
Goss, Evangeline 303 v,s 57 years of age at time of recording.
Graham, Archie 17 x From Parkersburg, Wood Co.
Graham, Hattie 414 x x
Greathouse, Wimpy 406 x x
Greene, Ed 413 x x
Greene, Ed 419 x x
Greentown Chapel Choir 150 ch x
Gregg, Frank 69 f x
Gregory, Floyd 419 x x
Gregory, Richard 419 x x
Griffith, Buddy 411 x x
Griffith, Buddy 416 x x
Griffith, Buddy 419 x x
Grinolds, Mr. 409 x x
Group of Unidentified Singers 522 v x
Gum, Dona 231 v,b,s Sister of Zona Gum Gear.
Gum, Dona 234 v,b Sister of Zona Gum Gear.
Guntheis, Lyda 264 x Member of the Friday-evening Bible Study Group of the Chestnut Ridge People's Chapel Methodist Church.
Guthrie, Dave 416 x x
Hacker, Sam 82 f x
Hackman, Jan 414 x x
Haggard, Paul 500 g x
Hall, Alph 290 f,b x
Hall, Ellis 541 f x
Hall, Town 411 x x
Halloway, Choice R. "Squeeze" 226 v,g x
Hammonds, Nancy 78 v x
Hammons, Burl 160 f,b x
Hammons, Burl 165 f,b x
Hammons, Burl 413 x x
Hammons, burl 417 x x
Hammons, Burl 500 f x
Hammons, Burl 509 f x
Hammons, Burl 514 f,v? x
Hammons, Burl 519 f x
Hammons, Burl? 512 f,v,b x
Hammons, Currence 277 v,b 79 years of age at time of recording.
Hammons, Daniel 165 g x
Hammons, Daniel 417 x x
Hammons, Edden "Old Ed" 77 f Approximately 80 years of age at time of recording.
Hammons, Edden "Old Ed" 81 f Approximately 80 years of age at time of recording.
Hammons, Faye 247 v Seven year old grandson of Sherman Hammons.
Hammons, James 77 g Son of Edden "Old Ed" Hammons.
Hammons, Kay 531 v Grandchild of Sherman Hammons.
Hammons, Lee 502 f,b x
Hammons, Lee 503 f,b x
Hammons, Lee 508 f x
Hammons, Lee 510 f,s x
Hammons, Lee 511 f,v,b,s x
Hammons, Lee 512 f,v,b x
Hammons, Lee 519 f x
Hammons, Lee 531 v Grandchild of Sherman Hammons.
Hammons, Maggie 417 x x
Hammons, Sherman 163 b x
Hammons, Sherman 165 b x
Hammons, Sherman 247 v,b,s x
Hammons, Sherman 270 f,v,b x
Hammons, Sherman 502 f,b x
Hammons, Sherman 504 f,b,s x
Hammons, Sherman 506 b,s x
Hammons, Sherman 507 v,b,s x
Hammons, Sherman 511 f,v,b,s x
Hammons, Sherman 512 f,v,b x
Hammons, Sherman 531 v Grandfather of Lee and Kay Hammons.
Hampton, Glen 286 v x
Hamrick, Cora 259 v,s 71 years of age at time of recording.
Hamrick, Dewey 87 f x
Hamrick, Dewey 180 f,b,g,s 73 year old retired coal mine electrician.
Hamrick, Dewey 414 x x
Hamrick, Dewey 548 f 82 year old retired coal mine electrician.
Hamrick, Merl 413 x x
Hanna, Joe 417 x x
Hannah, Ray 413 x x
Hannum, Alberta Pierson 278 v,s x
Happy Four Quartet 402 v x
Happy Valley Boys 402 v x
Hara, Eva 183 v,s 69 year old from Procious, WV at a senior citizen's picnic held in Clay.
Hardman, Earl 400 x x
Hardmann, Mrs. Rosa 258 v,s 86 year old taught school in Fayette County most of her life.
Hare, Sylvia 419 x x
Harless, Jim 154 v Mount Vernon Methodist Charge.
Harmon, Clarence 113 v Railroad worker and college student about 20 years of age at time of recording.
Harmon, Nelson 92 v Retired railroad worker approximately 60 years of age. From Northfork, McDowell County.
Harper, John 402 v x
Harper, Marie 402 v x
Harris, Lester 419 x x
Harris, May 263 v x
Harrison, Joseph 414 x x
Harrison, Joseph 416 x x
Hathaway, Amos and Sid 43 v Retired logger twins. 77 years of age at time of recordings.
Hawkinbury, Alexander Columbus "Lum" 73 f x
Hawley, Sally 532 hd,autoharp Student of Raymond Epler.
Hefner, Richard 419 x x
Hefner, William 419 x x
Helmick, Dessie 527 v x
Hendrick, Bill 419 x x
Hendricks, Bill 413 x x
Hendricks, Mr. 289 x x
Hendricks, Rev. T.H. 114 v Methodist minister about 55 years of age at time of recording.
Herman, Troy 419 x x
Herndon, Arlene 414 x x
Herndon, Dave 414 x x
Hess, Ebie 278 v From Hinton, WV.
Hicks, Bill 165 f x
Hicks, Bill 294 f x
Hicks, Bill 411 x x
Hicks, Bill 417 x x
Hicks, Bill 418 x x
Higginbotham, Dr. P.R. 92 v Women's physician at Bluefield State College.
Highland Park Methodist Choir 146 ch x
Highland Park Methodist Church Choir 130 ch x
Highland Park Methodist Church Choir 131 ch x
Highland Park Methodist Church Choir 133 ch x
Highland Park Methodist Church Choir 134 ch x
Highland Park Methodist Church Choir 138 ch x
Highland Park Methodist Church Choir 141 ch x
Highland Park Methodist Church Choir 142 ch x
Highland Park Methodist Church Choir 144 ch x
Highland Park Methodist Church Choir 145 ch x
Highland Park Methodist Church Choir 151 ch x
Highland Park Methodist Church Choir 152 ch x
Higland Park Methodist Church Choir 148 ch x
Hilling, Brother Frank 148 v Christ Gospel Mission.
Hilly, Barbara 165 h x
Hilly, Barbara 417 x x
Hines, Yvonne 257 v Daughter of Vester and Bessie Pepper.
Holbrook, Dave 416 x x
Holland, Charles Jr. 106 v Son of Charles L. Holland. Was a coalminer.
Holland, Charles L. 106 v Coalminer.
Holland, Luverdia 106 v Domestic worker approximately 30 years of age at time of recording.
Holland, Mrs. Natalie E. 108 v x
Hood, Paul 419 x x
Hopkins, Anne 414 x x
Howard, Denver 402 v x
Howell, Alvin 413 x x
Howell, Alvin 419 x x
Howesville Church Choir 133 ch Methodist (?) church.
Howesville Quartet 133 v,g x
Howesville Twins 133 v x
Huffman, Willis 259 s Conversation with T. S. Brown.
Hughes, Delbert 215 f 68 year old retired coal miner.
Humphries, Michael 419 x x
Hylton, O.N. 119 v Teacher of literature at Bluefield State College and a native of Jamaica, B.W.I.
Inspiration Quartet 401 v x
Inspiration Quartet 403 v x
Jabbour, Alan 410 x x
Jackson, Bertha 244 v,s 84 years of age at time of recording.
Jackson, John 416 x x
James, Jesse 36 v x
James, Ray 413 x x
Jarrold, Frank 414 x x
Jarvis, Bill 411 x x
Jeffrey, W.P. 31 v x
Jeffrey, Wayne 34 v x
Jenkins, Clinton 304 v,g A retired school principal.
Johnson's Chapel Choir 148 ch Methodist church.
Johnson's Chapel Church Choir 131 ch Methodist church.
Johnson's Chapel Church Choir 133 ch Methodist church.
Johnson, Conzetta 264 x Member of the Friday-evening Bible Study Group of the Chestnut Ridge People's Chapel Methodist Church.
Johnson, Esther 100 v School teacher approximately 40 years of age at time of recording.
Johnson, John F. "Johnny" 83 f,v,g x
Johnson, Vera 298 x Daughter of Oscar Yancey.
Johnson, Vera Yancey 273 v 53 years of age at time of recording.
Jones, Harry 416 x x
Jones, Mrs. Myrtle Forrester 517 v,hd,p x
Jones, Pinewood 120 v x
Journeyman's Quartet 401 v x
Journeyman's Quartet 402 v x
Journeyman's Quartet 403 v x
Journeyman's Quartet 404 v x
Jubiilaire's Quartet 403 v x
Jubilaire's Quartet 402 v x
Karickhaff, Hazel 540 x Buckhannon, Upshar County, West Virginia.
Kearns, James 419 x x
Kearns, Loren 419 x x
Keating, Claude 414 x x
Keith, Steve 416 x x
Kelley Brothers 154 v Brown's Chapel (Methodist).
Kelly, George 289 x x
Kelly, Margie Bayes 520 v,s 86 years of age at time of recording.
Kennedy, Brother 402 v x
Kennedy, David 419 x x
Kentucky Foothill Ramblers 414 x x
Kessinger, Clark 524 f x
Ketchum, Ray 168 b Pre-med student at WVU from Charleston, WV.
Kicks, Martha 414 x x
Kile, Harry 413 x x
Kile, Harry 413 x x
Kile, Vernon 8 v x
Kingdom Quartet 401 v x
Kirby, Rich 414 x x
Klee, Jacob 518 a 58 year old Swiss immigrant.
Kline, Mike 414 x x
Kline, Mike 416 x x
Kniceley, Dena 296 v,b,g Wife of James Kniceley.
Kniceley, James 296 v,s 73 year old retired miner.
Knissell, Ora 266 f,s 72 years of age at time of recording.
Krassen, Miles 411 x x
Krassen, Miles 418 x x
Kuhry, Sandra 414 x x
Lambert, Gene 413 x x
Lambert, Veach 10 v x
Lane, Mrs. Belle 26 v x
Latham, Lois 405 x x
Latham, Lois 409 x x
Lawrence, Merl 413 x x
Lawrence, Merl 413 x x
Lawson, Clifford 522 g x
Lawson, Dr. 289 x x
Lawson, Frank 522 f x
Lawson, Mar E. 522 f x
Lawson, Sherman 522 f x
Leak, Steven 419 x x
Lenhart, Alvy 138 v Calvary Methodist Church.
Lenhart, Alvy 151 v Calvary Methodist Church.
Lewis, Alice 124 v,a Sunnyside Mission (non-denominational).
Lewis, Alice 141 v,a Sunnyside Mission (non-denominational).
Lewis, Alice 145 v,a Sunnyside Mission (non-denominational).
Lewis, Denver 124 v,g Sunnyside Mission (non-denominational).
Lewis, Denver 141 v Sunnyside Mission (non-denominational).
Lewis, Denver 145 v Sunnyside Mission (non-denominational).
Lewis, Denver 148 v,g Sunnyside Mission (non-donominational).
Linder, Sara Alma Davidson 516 v Aunt of Dessie Barnett Vashbinder.
Local Singers 259 v Recorded from 1959 by Willis Huffman.
Lockard, J.T. 79 f,v Farmer and cabinet maker. 81 years of age at time of recording.
Lockard, Mrs. J.T. 79 v Wife of Mr. J. T. Lockard accompanies husband.
Lowers, W.R. 30 v x
Lozier, John 207 h Retired shoe factory employee.
Lozier, John 208 h Retired shoe factory employee.
Lozier, John 213 v Retired shoe factory worker also plays the tune to several of the songs which are sung. (? medium)
Lozier, Mrs. John 213 v x
Lucas, Bob 418 x x
Lust Mildred 286 v x
Mahan, Mrs. Goldie D. 110 v Approximately 26 years of age at time of recording.
Malcomb, Miss Hattie 3 v x
Malcomb, Mrs. Walter 2 v x
Male Performer 539 v,g,recorder Identified only as a "man from North Carolina."
Malesky, Dave 411 x x
Malesky, Dave 414 x x
Malesky, Dave 415 x x
Malesky, Trina 411 x x
Malesky, Trina 414 x x
Malesky, Trina 418 x x
Marks, Jesse 262 v Husband of Phyllis Fizer Marks.
Marks, Phyllis 400 x x
Marks, Phyllis 405 x x
Marks, Phyllis 406 x x
Marks, Phyllis 409 x x
Marks, Phyllis 410 x x
Marks, Phyllis 416 x x
Marks, Phyllis Fizer 262 v,s 48 years of age at time of recording.
Marshall, Mrs. 63 v x
Martin, Ann 130 v Calvary Methodist Church.
Martin, Ann 138 v Calvary Methodist Church.
Martin, Ann 141 v Calvary Methodist Church.
Martin, Ann 142 v Calvary Methodist Church.
Martin, Ann 144 v Calvary Methodist Church.
Martin, Ann 146 v Calgary Methodist Church.
Martin, Ann 151 v Calvary Methodist Church.
Martin, Ann 152 v Calvary Methodist Church.
Martin, Ann 153 v Calvary Methodist Church. Substituting for the weekly radio series regular host, Frances Adams.
Martin, Ann 154 v Calvary Methodist Church.
Martin, Ann 155 v Calvary Methodist Church.
Martin, Ann 158 v Wife of John "Junior" Martin. Calvary Methodist Church.
Martin, John 294 h x
Martin, John 411 x x
Martin, John 416 x x
Martin, John "Junior 146 v,g Calgary Methodist Church.
Martin, John "Junior 155 v,g Calvary Methodist Church.
Martin, John "Junior" 130 v,g Calvary Methodist Church.
Martin, John "Junior" 136 v,g x
Martin, John "Junior" 138 v,g Calvary Methodist Church.
Martin, John "Junior" 141 v,g Calvary Methodist Church.
Martin, John "Junior" 142 v,g Calvary Methodist Church.
Martin, John "Junior" 144 v,g Calvary Methodist Church.
Martin, John "Junior" 150 v,g x
Martin, John "Junior" 151 v,g Calvary Methodist Church.
Martin, John "Junior" 152 v,g Calvary Methodist Church.
Martin, John "Junior" 153 v,g Calvary Methodist Church. Substituting for the weekly radio series regular host, Frances Adams.
Martin, John "Junior" 154 v,g Calvary Methodist Church.
Martin, John "Junior" 158 v,g Calvary Methodist Church.
Martin, Lloyd 136 g Lead guitar.
Masontown Methodist Church Choir 140 p,ch x
Massick, Kipy 414 x x
Maxwell, Eliza 409 x x
Mayfield, Mr. 409 x x
Mayhee, James 419 x x
Mayle, Armintha 264 x Member of the Friday-evening Bible Study Group of the Chestnut Ridge People's Chapel Methodist Church.
Mayle, Elizabeth 264 x Member of the Friday-evening Bible Study Group of the Chestnut Ridge People's Chapel Methodist Church.
Mayle, Orpha 264 x Member of the Friday-evening Bible Study Group of the Chestnut Ridge People's Chapel Methodist Church.
Mayle, Sylvia 264 x Member of the Friday-evening Bible Study Group of the Chestnut Ridge People's Chapel Methodist Church.
McAdams, Benny 410 x x
McBee, Mrs. Dilderanna 5 v x
McClintock, Patrick 168 m Of South Charleston, WV.
McCollum, Mrs. H.M. 118 v Retired school teacher formerly of Lynchburg, VA.
McCord, Clarence 148 v,g? Spiritual Life Tabernacle (non-denominational).
McCord, Mrs. Clarence 148 v,g? Wife of Clarence McCord. Spiritual Life Tabernacle (non-denominational).
McCoy, Albert 89 v Retired railroad worker.
McCoy, Paul 267 v,g,musical saw 64 years of age at time of recording.
McCroskey, Burton 16 v,g x
McCroskey, Mrs. Burton 16 v x
McCroskey, Mrs. Earl 16 v From Burning Springs, Wirt Co. Burton McCroskey's mother.
McCullough, Randy 416 x x
McCumber, Darrell 418 x x
McCumber, Lester 411 x x
McCumbers, Lester 280 f 57 years of age at time of recording.
McCumbers, Malinda 280 g x
McCumbers, Roger 280 b x
McDaniels, Lee 419 x x
McDaniels, Lucian 130 v Bethel Baptist Church.
McDaniels, Lucian 131 v Bethel Baptist Church.
McDaniels, Lucian 134 v Bethel Baptist Church.
McDaniels, Lucian 141 v Bethel Baptist Church.
McDaniels, Lucian 142 v Bethel Baptist Church.
McDaniels, Mr. 138 v Bethel Baptist Church.
McDaniels, Mrs. 138 v Wife of Mr. McDaniels. Bethel Baptist Church.
McDaniels, Mrs. Lucian 130 v Wife of Lucian McDaniels. Bethel Baptist Church.
McDaniels, Mrs. Lucian 131 v Wife of Lucian McDaniels. Bethel Baptist Church.
McDaniels, Mrs. Lucian 134 v Wife of Lucian McDaniels. Bethel Baptist Church.
McDaniels, Mrs. Lucian 141 v Wife of Lucian McDaniels. Bethel Baptist Church.
McDaniels, Mrs. Lucian 142 v Wife of Lucian McDaniels. Bethel Baptist Church.
McGee, Gus 176 f,b,s 67 year old housepainter. A native of Huttonsville, WV.
McGee, Gus 189 f Housepainter, 67 years of age, plays on a fiddle he made and mentions songs and styles he learned from his uncles.
McGee, Gus 419 x x
McKay, Karen 414 x x
McMillian, Melvin 402 v x
McQuain, Alton 238 f,b,g,rubber band x
McWhorter, Bruce 409 x x
McWhorter, Iden 219 s 92 years of age at time of recording.
McWhorter, Mrs. Iden 219 s Wife of Iden McWhorter.
Meadows, Dulcie 224 hd,s 82 years of age at time of recording.
Meadows, Ralph 419 x x
Mellon's Chapel Boys Choir 152 ch x
Mellon's Chapel Choir 151 ch Methodist church.
Mellon's Chapel Choir 152 ch x
Merrill, Carlton 419 x x
Messer, Mrs. Verna 125 v,a x
Milhoan, Mrs. Eva Swan 25 v x
Miller Brother's Show 289 x x
Miller Brothers 416 x x
Miller Group 414 x x
Miller, Angus 416 x x
Miller, Dan 413 x x
Miller, Fred 299 g x
Miller, Gilbert 523 v,s 77 years of age at time of recording.
Miller, Grover Cleveland 288 v x
Miller, Howe 289 x x
Miller, Lon 289 x x
Miller, Mrs. J.W. 1 v x
Miller, Ross 299 f x
Milnes, Gerry 418 x x
Milnes, Gerry 418 x x
Miscellaneous Performers 301 v,g,p,o x
Miscellaneous Unknown 159 v,g,a,p,h Exact performers unknown.
Monk 535 g x
Monroe, Jack 32 v x
Montgomery, Charlie 400 x x
Mook, Minnie 538 v,s x
Moore Duet 402 v x
Moore, Mark 524 v,autoharp x
Morgan Gospel Trio 133 v,g x
Morgan, David 409 x x
Morgan, Oscar 24 v x
Morris Family 416 x x
Morris, Allen 416 x x
Morris, Dave 294 g x
Morris, Dave 406 x x
Morris, Dave 407 x x
Morris, Dave 409 x x
Morris, Dave 411 x x
Morris, Dave 414 x x
Morris, Dave 415 x x
Morris, Dave 416 x x
Morris, Dave 418 x x
Morris, Dave 527 autoharp x
Morris, David 408 x x
Morris, Gruder 416 x x
Morris, Gruider 194 g x
Morris, Jennings 195 b Approximately 67 years of age at time of recording.
Morris, John 407 x x
Morris, John 411 x x
Morris, John 414 x x
Morris, John 416 x x
Morris, John 418 x x
Morris, John 418 x x
Morris, Sterling 416 x x
Morrison, Mrs. Oval 15 v x
Moss, Minnie 416 x x
Moss, Mrs. Minnie 164 v Of Ivydale.
Mount Herman Baptist Church Choir 141 ch x
Mount Herman Baptist Church Choir 151 ch x
Mount Olivet Regular Baptist Church 286 v Of Blackey, Kentucky.
Mount Shiloh Baptist Church Choir 133 ch x
Mount Union I Church Choir 133 ch Methodist church.
Mount Union I Church Choir 134 ch x
Mount Union I Church Choir 135 ch Methodist church.
Mount Union I Church Choir 141 ch Methodist church.
Mount Union I Church Choir 144 ch Methodist.
Mount Union I Church Choir 145 ch Methodist.
Mount Union I Church Choir 146 ch x
Mount Union I Church Choir 148 ch Methodist church.
Mount Union I Church Choir 150 ch Methodist church.
Mount Union I Church Choir 154 ch Methodist church.
Mount Union II Church Choir 131 ch Methodist church.
Mount Union II Church Choir 145 ch Methodist.
Mount Union Quartet 142 v x
Mountain Four Quartet 402 v x
Mountain Four Quartet 404 v x
Mountain State Gospel Singers Association 402 v x
Mt. Zion Baptist Church Choir 305 ch x
Mullins, Bibbie 63 v 12 year old daughter of Mrs. Marshall.
Mullins, Ira 168 f x
Mullins, Ira 185 f,b 72 years of age at time of recording.
Mullins, Ira 400 x x
Mullins, Ira 411 x x
Mullins, Ira 413 x x
Mullins, Ira 414 x x
Mullins, Ira 415 x x
Mullins, Ira 416 x x
Mullins, Ira 418 x x
Mullins, John A. 42 v x
Mullins, Karen 286 v x
Mullins, Mrs. Oliver 286 v x
Mullins, Oliver 286 v x
Murray, Rev. Jack 154 v Pastor of the Nicholson Chapel (non-denominational).
Nallen Quartet 401 v x
Nashburn, Rodney 419 x x
Neal, Oscar 200 b Five string banjo.
Neely, I. W. 413 x x
Nelson, Mrs. George 57 v x
Nestor, Lorn 272 s 75 years of age at time of recording.
Nestor, Onda Schaffer 272 v,s 75 years of age at time of recording.
Newman, Bertha 264 x Member of the Friday-evening Bible Study Group of the Chestnut Ridge People's Chapel Methodist Church.
Nicholas County Residents 302 v,s Ages range from 3 to 102.
Nichols Family 416 x x
Nicol, Clara Hyer 121 v Practical nurse and 65 years of age at time of recording.
Nuzum, Mrs. Allie 66 v x
Nuzum, Mrs. Allie 67 v x
Nuzum, Mrs. Allie 68 v x
O'Brien, Sylvie 161 s Sister of Jenes Cottrell.
O'Brien, Sylvie 164 b Sister of Jenes Cottrell.
O'Dell, Edward 402 v x
O'Dell, Martin 404 v x
O'Dell, Owentin 402 v x
Oitto, Helen 260 f,v x
Olen Selman's bluegrass band. 196 v,x x
Olivito, John 148 v,g Spiritual Life Tabernacle (non-denominational).
Olivito, Mary 148 v,g Spiritual Life Tabernacle (non-denominational).
Olsen, Eric 190 b Occasional banjo.
Olson, Eric 418 x x
Orndoff, Harold 400 x x
Ornstein, Lisa 418 x x
Overacre, Tommy 129 v,g,a x
Owen, Blanton 292 b x
Owen, Blanton 293 b x
Owen, Blanton 414 x x
Owen, Malcom 293 f x
Owens Family 416 x x
Owens, Blanton 294 b x
Pack, C.C. "Lum" 53 v x
Page, Sarah H. 227 v,s 93 year old graduate of WVU & mother of P. Ahmad Williams, a retired Prof. of Music at WVU.
Parker, Maggie 509 v,b x
Parker, Maggie 512 f,v,b x
Parker, Maggie 513 x x
Parker, Maggie 514 v? x
Parker, Maggie 515 v?,b x
Parker, Maggie Hammons 160 v 71 years of age at time of recording.
Parker, Maggie Hammons 165 v x
Parsons, Phoebe 242 v,b,s 66 years of age at time of recording.
Parsons, Phoebe 268 f,v,b Performs with fiddle sticks. Her home is in Chloe, Calhoun County, WV.
Parsons, Phoebe 406 x x
Parsons, Phoebe 409 x x
Parsons, Phoebe 410 x x
Parsons, Phoebe 418 x x
Parsons, Phoebe 418 x x
Pate, Bell Edward 105 v Approximately 25 years of age at time of recording.
Patterson, J. W. "Bill" 72 v 70 years of age at time of recording.
Pederson, Ruth 304 x A local school teacher.
Pennington, H. C. 534 b x
Peoples, Reverand Frank 264 x Member of the Friday-evening Bible Study Group of the Chestnut Ridge People's Chapel Methodist Church.
Peoples, Reverend Frank 197 p Director of Youth Choir accompanies them.
Peoples, Reverend Frank 199 p Director of Youth Choir accompanies them.
Pepper, Bessie 257 v,p Wife of Vester Pepper.
Pepper, Vester 257 v A retired coal miner, 68 years of age.
Perkins, Dana 411 x x
Perkins, Dana 416 x x
Perkins, Joe 99 v Retired railroad worker and a former coal miner.
Perkins, Worthy 23 v x
Pettrey, Melvin 402 v x
Phillips, Bernard 76 d Son of Scott Phillips.
Phillips, Betty 76 Ff,d Daughter of Scott Phillips.
Phillips, Scott 76 v,g,Ff,d Oil and gas field worker, 61 years of age. Leader and organizer of the St. Leo Puddle Jumpers, a string band popular on local radio in the 1930's and 40's. Also led the Hundred Fife and Drum Corps during the same period.
Pitzer, Herb 299 b x
Pitzer, Herbert 168 b Of Lindside, WV.
Pitzer, Herbert 168 b On 10a, Pitzer demonstrates his clawhammer banjo technique.
Pitzer, Herbert 248 b,s Pitzer is a welder by trade.
Pitzer, Herbert 547 f Resident of Monroe County, WV.
Pollard, Rev. R.L. 103 v Rev.(?) Pollard was the head dishwasher at Bluefield State College.
Puffenburger, Bob 80 f x
Raleigh County Quartet 403 v x
Ratliff, Everett "Bob" 6 v x
Rector, Earl 217 f,s 89 years of age at time of recording.
Reddon, Ben 402 v x
Rexrode, Eddie 196 bass x
Reynolds, Mrs. Mary 38 v x
Rhoades, Woodrow 542 b 63 year old member of the Buffalo Creek Duet.
Richards, John E. 14 v,s x
Richards, Sandra 403 v x
Richards, William 419 x x
Richmond, Howard 411 x x
Ricks, George 122 v Student at Bluefield State College and 19 years of age at time of recording.
Riley, John 409 x x
Ringling, Anthony 419 x x
Ritchie, Edna 409 x x
Ritchie, Jean 409 x x
Rivers, Mike 411 x x
Riverside Apostolic Church Choir 149 ch x
Riverside Gospel Church Choir 300 ch x
Robert, Mr. 409 x x
Roberts, Bob 418 x x
Roberts, Steven 418 x x
Rogers, Ronald 419 x x
Rollyson, Fern 525 s x
Romain, Anne 414 x x
Rose, Harry 204 v x
Rose, Harry 211 v Nephew of Howard Rose joins in on several songs.
Rose, Howard 211 v 82 years of age at time of recording.
Roselin, Richard 411 x x
Ross, John 416 x x
Ruper, Sparkie 414 x x
Russler, Betsy 411 x x
Rutger, Sparkie 416 x x
Sabraton Baptist Church Choir 148 ch x
Saint Paul's Lutheran Church Choir 156 ch,o x
Saint Stephen Baptist Church Choir 172 p,ch x
Saint Stephen Baptist Church Clergy 172 v x
Salem Choir 401 ch x
Samples, Grover 408 x x
Samples, Mack 406 x x
Samples, Mack 410 x x
Samples, Rogers 410 x x
Sampson, Glen 171 x Son of Harvey Sampson.
Sampson, Harvey 171 f,v 62 years of age at time of recording.
Sampson, Harvey 250 f,v,b,h,s 64 years of age at time of recording.
Sampson, Harvey 254 f,v 64 years of age at time of recording.
Sampson, Harvey 255 f,v 64 years of age at time of recording.
Sampson, Harvey 268 f His home is in Chloe, Calhoun County, WV.
Sampson, Harvey 297 f,v,s x
Samson, Allie 196 g x
Samson, Jr., Carmel 196 m x
Sanders, B. 222 b x
Sandy, Bud 239 b,s A retired coal miner and hobo formerly from Webster County.
Sanford, Wanda 402 v x
Sanger, Jesse 418 x x
Sanson, Carmel 235 v,b,g 52 year old auto mechanic performs with his wife.
Sanson, Myrtle 235 v,g Wife of Carmel Sanson.
Saxe, Art 414 x x
Sayre, Granville D. 540 x Upshar County, West Virginia.
Scaggs, Earnest 546 v,g Resident of Ronceverte, Greenbrier County, WV.
Schaffer, Lonnie 413 x x
Schaffer, Perry 271 v,a 74 years of age at time of recording.
Schillin, Lee 414 x x
Schilling, Jean 414 x x
Schultz, Leonard 253 g,dobro x
Scott, L.K. 88 f x
Seime, Linda 536 g Music teacher at Cowen Elementary School.
Selman, Doz 196 f x
Selman, Olen 196 b x
Sherman, Gen. Custer 168 f,v,b,g Sherman is included in unprocessed footage on 9a, according to Brown's notes.
Shifflet, Bill 413 x x
Shiflett, Bill 167 f x
Shinabery, Marion 86 f x
Shindburg, Joel 411 x x
Shoemaker, "Pinky" 419 x x
Shultz, Ginny 251 v,g 86 years of age at time of recording.
Siler, Kenneth 419 x x
Simmons 165 f,b x
Simmons, Blanche 107 v Born in Balahack, VA. She is joined by two or more unidentified companions in performing the first selection.
Simmons, Keith 400 x x
Simmons, Woody 174 f,b x
Simmons, Woody 175 f Accompanied T. S. Brown to the Zumbach home.
Simmons, Woody 180 f,b,g x
Simmons, Woody 189 x x
Simmons, Woody 192 f,b,g Simmons visited Carpenter with Brown and performs several times on the fiddle and perhaps provides guitar and banjo accompaniment as well.
Simmons, Woody 411 x x
Simmons, Woody 416 x x
Simmons, Woody 417 x x
Simmons, Woody 418 x x
Simmons, Woody 419 x x
Simons, Keith 540 x French Creek, Upshar County, West Virginia.
Singleton, Randall 222 f x
Singleton, Sarah 222 f x
Sites, Ethel Downes 209 v 79 years of age at time of recording.
Skaggs, Stoney 419 x x
Sloan, Denny 411 x x
Smith Family Singers 402 v x
Smith, Brother Ray 404 v x
Smith, Delano 270 v,g x
Smith, Glen 406 x x
Smith, Glen 412 x x
Smith, Glen 416 x x
Smith, Glen 418 x x
Smith, Glenn 270 f x
Smith, Inez 289 v,s x
Smith, Lora 281 v 77 year old twin sister of Lola England.
Smith, Von 260 v Smith lives in Fairburn, South Dakota, and is 81 years of age.
Snyder, Bob 414 x x
Somerville, Maggie 526 v x
Spencer, Harley 419 x x
Spiritual Life Tabernacle Church Choir 134 ch Non-denominational church.
Spiritual Life Tabernacle Church Choir 141 ch x
Springston, Glen 193 v,s 72 years of age at time of recording.
Springston, Lynn 201 v (Male)
Springston, Lynn 210 v x
St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church Cantor and Choir 305 ch x
St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church Choir 305 ch x
St. Stephen's African Baptist Church Choir 274 ch,p x
Star City Methodist Church Choir 134 ch x
Star City Methodist Church Choir 138 ch x
Star City Methodist Church Choir 144 ch x
Star City Methodist Church Junior Choir 142 ch x
Star City Quartet 124 v x
Star City Trio 134 v x
Star City Trio 141 v x
Star City Trio 144 v x
Star City Trio 148 v x
Stark, Bill 402 v x
Steamroller Dance Band 414 x x
Stollings, Wilson 228 f,b Former, logger, and coal miner, 85 years of age.
Stone, Claiborne 129 v,g,a x
Stover, Hazel Whaling 279 v,g x
Stover, Jerry 279 v,g x
Strand, Dick 413 x x
Strange, Kearney 198 s 79 years of age at time of recording.
Stuart, Jesse 409 x x
Students 536 ch Of Cowen Elementary School.
Stump, Mrs. L. G. 230 v,s x
Stutler, Robert Ray 17 f,v x
Sunshine Boys 401 v x
Sunshine Valley Quartet 127 v x
Sutherland, Roy L. 419 x x
Sutton, Albert 40 v x
Talkington, W.E. 74 f x
Tate, Dan 229 v,b,s 77 years old at time of recording.
Tate, Dan 295 v,b 75 years of age at time of recording.
Taylor, Bill 12 v x
Taylor, Jerry 409 x x
Taylor, Leland 275 v 84 years of age at time of recording.
Taylor, Ross 71 v x
Tennant, Peter 170 g Bass guitar.
Thomas, Fred 13 v x
Thompson, Barbara 292 g x
Thompson, Barbara 293 g x
Thompson, Bobby 411 x x
Thompson, Tommy 418 x x
Toney, Kate 51 v x
Traveller's Quartet 402 v x
Triplett, Lee 168 f x
Triplett, Lee 181 f,b,s x
Triplett, Lee 190 f 75 years of age at time of recording.
Triplett, Lee 400 x x
Triplett, Lee 406 x x
Triplett, Lee 409 x x
Triplett, Lee 411 x x
Triplett, Lee 412 x x
Triplett, Lee 413 x x
Triplett, Lee 414 x x
Triplett, Lee 415 x x
Triplett, Lee 416 x x
Triplett, Lee 418 x x
Triplett, Lee 419 x x
Tross, Clarence 233 v,b,s 88 year old spent most of his life as a farm laborer in the area of Cattail, Hardy County, WV.
Tucker, George 416 x x
Tucker, Tom 416 x x
Tug Creek Mountain Boys 414 x x
Turman, Samuel Rudolph 117 v Native of Greensboro, NC and taught school in Withville, VA.
Turner, Charles 47 v x
Turner, Jimmy 413 x x
Turner, Mrs. Evans 517 f,v x
Two Children 171 x Grandchildren of Harvey Sampson.
Underwood, Mr. 128 p? Highland Park Methodist Church Revival.
Unidentified 123 v,g Unidentified performers on miscellaneous collection.
Unidentified 148 v Soloist. Higland Park Methodist Church.
Unidentified 152 v Duet.
Unidentified 167 x Unidentified performers at an old-time fiddler's contest in Elkins, WV.
Unidentified 168 h x
Unidentified 212 v,g x
Unidentified 404 v x
Unidentified Bluegrass Band 165 x x
Unidentified Bluegrass Band 168 x x
Unidentified Child 138 v x
Unidentified Child 150 v Soloist.
Unidentified Children's Choir 150 ch x
Unidentified Couple 133 v From Fairmont, WV.
Unidentified Family 152 v Mellon's Chapel.
Unidentified Femal Performer 529 v x
Unidentified Female 134 v Vocalist.
Unidentified Female 141 v Soloist.
Unidentified Female 149 v Soloist.
Unidentified Female 151 v Performed with Wince. Spiritual Life Tabernacle.
Unidentified Female 154 v Performs with Rev. Jack Murray.
Unidentified Female 154 v Performs with Charlie Wince.
Unidentified Female 154 v,g Soloist. Brown's Chapel.
Unidentified Female 154 v Soloist. Harner's Chapel (Methodist).
Unidentified Females 133 v Trio.
Unidentified Females 134 v Duet.
Unidentified Females 146 v Duet.
Unidentified Females 149 v Duet.
Unidentified Girl 142 v Eden Methodist Church.
Unidentified Group 127 v x
Unidentified Group Member 293 x x
Unidentified Guitarists 144 g Two unidentified guitarists.
Unidentified Instrumentalists 300 g,p,o,vn x
Unidentified Male 154 v Performs with John Dadish.
Unidentified Male 179 s Participates in conversation concerning Cogar's technique and musical sources.
Unidentified Male Vocalist 533 v,g?,d? x
Unidentified Musician 197 o x
Unidentified Musician 199 o x
Unidentified Musician 200 electric bass g Electric bass guitar.
Unidentified Musicians 294 x x
Unidentified Performer 519 g x
Unidentified Performer 521 autoharp x
Unidentified Performer 537 g x
Unidentified Performers 270 x x
Unidentified Performers 405 x x
Unidentified Performers 406 x x
Unidentified Performers 409 x x
Unidentified Performers 410 x x
Unidentified Performers 411 x x
Unidentified Performers 412 x x
Unidentified Performers 413 x x
Unidentified Performers 414 x x
Unidentified Performers 415 x x
Unidentified Performers 416 x x
Unidentified Performers 419 x x
Unidentified Singers 523 v x
Unidentified Violinist 144 vn x
Unidentified? 512 f,v,b x
Unnamed Guitarist 541 g x
Varella, Alex 418 x x
Varney, Robert 522 s x
Vashbinder, Dessie Barnett 516 v Niece of Sara Alma Davidson Linder prompts and accompanies her aunt.
Vincent, Charles L. 75 f x
Wade, Frank 98 v x
Wade, Mrs. Samuel 96 v Approximately 70 years of age at time of recording.
Wade, Rev. and Mrs. John 97 v x
Walden, Benjamin 133 v Goshen Baptist Church and Spiritual Life Tabernacle (non-denominational).
Walden, Benny 154 v,g Goshen Baptist Church.
Walden, Mrs. Benjamin 133 v Wife of Bejamin Walden. Goshen Baptist Church and Spiritual Life Tabernacle (non-denominational).
Walford, John 19 v x
Walker, Charles 225 v,g,s 59 year old brother of guitarist Homer Walker (collection 188).
Walker, Charles 226 v,b,g (see collection 225)
Walker, Homer 188 v,b 74 years of age.
Walker, Jimmy 413 x x
Walker, Pete 411 x x
Walker, Tommy 413 x x
Ward, Marvin 116 v x
Ward, Suzie "Sis" 284 v 78 years of age at time of recording.
Ward, Winston 406 x x
Ward, WInston 416 x x
Warfield, Cerelle 90 v Instructor of romance languages at Bluefield State College.
Watson, Herman 419 x x
Waugh, Marion 44 v x
Wendell, Mrs. Rev. 149 v,a? Wife of Rev. Wendell.
Wendell, Rev. 149 sx? x
Wesley United Methodist Church Choir 305 ch x
West, Albert 289 x x
West, Don 414 x x
West, Mabel 256 v,s A former reporter for a Clarksburg newspaper.
West, Mr. 289 x x
Westfall, Win 64 v x
Whit, Tom 56 f,v x
White, Dr. J. Franklin "Doc" 184 b 84 year old physician.
White, Dr. J. Franklin "Doc" 186 f,b Country doctor, 83 years of age.
White, Dr. J. Franklin "Doc" 408 x x
White, Dr. J. Franklin "Doc" 418 x x
White, Dr. J. Franklin "Doc" 543 f,b,s x
White, Ernest 404 v x
White, Susan 101 v,g The proprietor of a dancing school, in her late twenties.
Whitesides, Janice Wood 414 x x
Wilkes, Mrs. Claudia 115 v x
Wilkinson, A. W. 20 v x
Williams, Albert 124 v Mount Herman Baptist Church.
Williams, Albert 131 v Mount Herman Baptist Church.
Williams, Albert 133 v Mount Herman Baptist Church.
Williams, Albert 134 v Mount Herman Baptist Church.
Williams, Albert 141 v Mount Herman Baptist Church.
Williams, Albert 144 v Mount Herman Baptist Church.
Williams, Albert 148 v Mount Herman Baptist Church.
Williams, Albert 151 v Mount Herman Baptist Church.
Williams, Albert 152 v Mount Herman Baptist Church.
Williams, Andy 505 f x
Williams, Anne 406 x x
Williams, Anne 409 x x
Williams, Anne 410 x x
Williams, Anne 414 x x
Williams, Bill 205 v,g 75 year old has made commercial recordings and has been the subject of numerous articles.
Williams, Bill 216 b,g,s 75 year old blues artist.
Williams, Charles 419 x x
Williams, Danny 532 g,dulcimer Student of Raymond Epler.
Williams, Everett L. 540 x Upshar County, West Virginia.
Williams, Les Jr. 286 v x
Williams, Linda 410 x x
Williams, Mrs. Andy 505 b x
Williams, Robert "Uncle Bob" 276 v 80 years of age at time of recording.
Williams, Tom 413 x x
Wilmouth, J.D. 7 v x
Wilson Twins 401 v x
Wilson, "Aunt" Jenny 241 b 74 years of age at time of recording.
Wilson, Aunt Jenny 411 x x
Wilson, Edwin 212 f,v,g,s x
Wilson, Miss Mattie 4 v x
Wilson, Mrs. Edwin 212 v,g Wife of Edwin Wilson performs accompanied (guitar) vocal.
Wince, Charlie 130 v Spiritual Life Tabernacle.
Wince, Charlie 144 x Spiritual Life Tabernacle.
Wince, Charlie 145 v Spiritual Life Tabernacle.
Wince, Charlie 148 v Spiritual Life Tabernacle (non-denominational).
Wince, Charlie 151 v Spiritual Life Tabernacle.
Wince, Charlie 154 v Spiritual Life Tabernacle.
Wince, Charlie 155 v Spiritual Life Tabernacle (non-denominational).
Wine, Melvin 177 f,s 63 year old farmer and retired coal miner and logger.
Wine, Melvin 191 f,s A farmer, retired coal miner and logger, 63 years of age.
Wine, Melvin 222 f x
Wine, Melvin 240 f,g,s A retired coal miner and logger from Braxton County approximately 65 years of age.
Wine, Melvin 409 x x
Wine, Melvin 418 x x
Wine, Melvin 530 f Recognizable in spots.
Wine, sons of Melvin 191 b,g,m x
Wingrove, Howard 162 b Retired coal miner.
Wiregrass Sacred Harp Singers 285 v From Ozark, Alabama.
Wood, S.C. 45 v x
Workman, Mary Belle 521 v x
Workman, Mrs. Sarah 54 v x
Wright, Gene 292 b x
Wright, Gene 293 f,b,g x
Wright, Jim 49 v x
Wright, Oscar 292 b x
Wright, Oscar 293 f,b x
Yancey, Oscar 298 v,s 81 year old lifelong resident of the Hinton area.
Yeaton, Paul 535 f x
Young, John 406 x x
Young, Judy 406 x x
Young, Judy 409 x x
Young, Judy 410 x x
Zumbach, Norman 175 f A 62 year old farmer and gunsmith native to the Swiss community of Helvetia.