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Collection Number: 20157

Collection Title: Laurel Horton Field Recordings, circa 1979

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Size 3 items
Abstract The field recordings made by folklorist Laurel Horton in circa 1979 contain an oral history interview and a radio music program called "Tar Heel Voices," likely broadcast from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's student-run radio station WXYC. The interview is with an unnamed elderly white woman who discusses midwifery and folk remedies and sings the ballad "Lady Margaret." No other information, such as the name of the interviewee or location of the interview, is available. Acquired as part of the Southern Folklife Collection.
Creator Horton, Laurel.
Language English
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[Identification of item], in the Laurel Horton Field Recordings #20157, Southern Folklife Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Laurel Horton of Seneca, S.C., is a folklorist, quilt researcher, lecturer, and author. She received her master's degree in folklore from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1979.

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This summary description was created in November 2018 to provide information about unprocessed materials in Wilson Special Collections Library.

Encoded by: Laura Smith

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