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Collection Number: 20413

Collection Title: Josie Shapira Photograph Collection, circa 1940s-1970s

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Size Approximately 60 items
Abstract The collection of Josie Shapira, country and western music enthusiast and founder of a Sons of the Pioneers fan club, contains photographs of musicians. Most images are snapshots taken by Shapira. Some images include Shapira with performers. Musicians depicted in the photographs include Wes Buchanan, Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash, Karl Farr, Hugh Farr, Shug Fisher, and Lloyd Perryman. Acquired as part of the Southern Folklife Collection.
Creator Shapira, Josie.
Language English
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Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Josie Shapira Photograph Collection #20413, Southern Folklife Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Joan "Josie" Shapira of Vancouver, Wash., started an official fan club for the country and western music group the Sons of the Pioneers in the 1950s.

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Processing Information

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

Encoded by: Laura Smith, July 2018

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