Vincent Caldwell (center) and group at American Folk Song Festival, 1930's

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Catherine Bliss Enslow Papers

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Marshall University Archives and Special Collections

Date

4-21-1905

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Acc 0010 , Bx 43, fld 11, itm #04: Vincent Caldwell (center) and group at the American Folk Song Festival of 1932 or 1938,b&W Attached note reads: Vincent Caldwell center singing a hymn which he composed and suited to tune called "David, David, Yes, Yes." (two boys in front are Chad Gulled and Babe Caldwell) Leaning against the puncheon bench are home made banjos of white oak with coon hide for sounding head played by the mountain minstrels and home made walnut dulcimers also played by the mountain people in the Festival Sunday June 12th. (This was either 1932 or 1938, the only two years when June 12th fell on a Sunday when the festival was going on. )

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People: Caldwell, Vincent Gullet, Chad
Subject Terms: American Folk Song Festival

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1973.06.0010.43.11.04

Vincent Caldwell (center) and group at American Folk Song Festival, 1930's

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