Southern U.S. 1959 and 1960

1959 to 1960
United States
800 black and white photos and color slides represent Alan Lomax's 1959 and 1960 collecting trips in the Southern U.S., and the guitarists, banjo players, fiddlers, ballad singers, church congregations, songsters, fife-and-drum ensembles,and vocal groups he met. Many of the iconic singers and musicians of the period are pictured: Fred McDowell, Almeda Riddle, Hobart Smith, Vera Hall, Bessie Jones and the Georgia Sea Island Singers,Texas Gladden, Ed and Lonnie Young, Wade Ward, James Carter, along with their families, friends, and neighbors.
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