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Collection Number: 20470

Collection Title: H. Max Drake and Ann M. Drake Field Recordings, 1952-1980

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Size 7 items
Abstract Field recordings on open-reel audio tape compiled by anthropologists H. Max Drake and Ann M. Drake contain traditional music performed chiefly by North Carolina musicians between 1952 and 1980 and interviews with civil rights workers in Chapel Hill, N.C., conducted during the early 1960s. Musical artists on the recordings include Bill Hicks, Tommy Jarrell, Bascom Lamar Lunsford, Obray Ramsey, Byard Ray, and John Snipes. In the interviews, civil rights workers, including Mark Chaisson, Patrick Cusick, LaVert Taylor, Hope Van Riper, and Peter Van Riper, discuss protests in Chapel Hill against racial segregation in public accommodations. Acquired as part of the Southern Folklife Collection.
Creator Drake, H. Max.

Drake, Ann M.
Language English
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[Identification of item], in the H. Max Drake and Ann M. Drake Field Recordings #20470, Southern Folklife Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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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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Anthropologists H. Max Drake and Ann M. Drake are graduates of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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This summary description was created in January 2019 to provide information about unprocessed materials in Wilson Special Collections Library.

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