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|Size||1.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 200 items)|
|Abstract||Author David A. Ensminger's collection contains writings, punk rock and alternative culture zines, scattered correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, and posters, handbills, and flyers for punk rock, oi, and hardcore music shows in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. The collection also contains audio recordings of interviews that Ensminger conducted with folk and independent rock musicians.|
|Creator||Ensminger, David A.|
|Curatorial Unit||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.|
Processed by: Laura Hart and Anne Wells, January 2017
Encoded by: Laura Hart and Anne Wells, January 2017Back to Top
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David A. Ensminger (1971- ) of Houston, Tex. is a writer, digital archivist of punk and vernacular culture, and college instructor at Lee College in Baytown, Tex. He is the author of four books: Visual Vitriol: The Street Art and Subcultures of the Punk and Hardcore Generation (University Press of Mississippi, 2011), Mojo Hand: The Life and Music of Lightnin' Hopkins (University of Texas Press, 2013), Left of the Dial: Conversations with Punk Icons (PM Press, 2013), and Mavericks of Sound: Conversations with the Artists Who Shaped Indie and Roots Music (Rowman and Littlefield, 2014). Ensminger is also a rock drummer who played with the Texas Biscuit Bombs.Back to Top
Author David A. Ensminger's collection contains writings, punk rock and alternative culture zines, scattered correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, and posters, handbills, and flyers for punk rock, oi, and hardcore music shows in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Writings include poems, a draft of Mavericks of Sound: Conversations with the Artists Who Shaped Indie and Roots Music and proof sheets for Left of the Dial: Conversations with Punk Icons. The collection also contains audio recordings of interviews conducted by Ensminger. Interviewees featured on the recordings include folk musician, Ramblin' Jack Elliot, as well as members of the independent rock bands, Apples in Stereo, Pedro the Lion, Waterboys, and Wedding Present. The recordings, which are on audiocassette, are most likely affiliated with Ensminger's publication, Mavericks of Sound.Back to Top
Arrangement: The collection materials have not been arranged.
Processing Note: Materials have been placed in folders and boxes for use, but they have not been analyzed, arranged, or fully described.
|Oversize Paper Folder OPF-20519/1|
|SFC Audio Cassette FS-20519/1||
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