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Fiddler and vocalist Bobby Atcheson (1920-1978) was a popular performer on the WSB "Barn Dance" radio program in the 1940s, and performed on WATL radio with his wife, Jane. His papers include correspondence, handbills, news clippings, and articles, and photographs of the Atchesons and other country music performers. The papers are photocopies of originals.
Harrison "Chick" Kimball worked in a number of capacities for WSB Radio in Atlanta, mainly in country music programming. His papers consist of a news clipping, portion of a script, and photographs of Kimball by himself or with friends and associates.
Country musician Clayton McMichen (1900-1970) performed as a fiddler on WSB Radio in Atlanta from 1922 and recorded with the Skillet Lickers from 1926. He had an active career after leaving Atlanta in 1931, later fronting the Georgia Wildcats and retiring from music in 1955.
Ruey Culbertson ("Curley") Collins (1915-1986) played the fiddle, guitar, and banjo in country and western bands of the 1930s-1980s, in his native Kentucky, Atlanta, Georgia, and Richmond, Virginia. The collection documents his career with ephemera including clippings, programs, and advertisements; photographs; periodical articles and book excerpts; correspondence; legal documents; and writings. The material dates 1928-1956, 1964-1969, 1975-2002, and is in photocopied form.
Eddie Wallace (born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1924), was a founding member of "The Sunshine Boys," a male vocal quartet specializing in spiritual music, that appeared on radio, in motion pictures, and on recordings from 1943. His papers consist of copies of correspondence, newsclippings, magazines, programs, and other printed material and reproductions of photographs and posters.
Horace "Harpo" Kidwell (1910-2003) was one of the most popular, well-known harmonica players active in Atlanta's early country music scene. He appeared on WSB Radio's "Cross Roads Follies" program, 1941-1953, and later on radio and television broadcasts from Cincinnati. His papers consist of fifty-two photographs, sheet music for one of his compositions, a letter, and photocopies of handbills, programs, a logbook, and clippings.
Hoyt Pruitt was a dobro player, although he also played straight guitar and sang, and was actively involved in Atlanta's country music radio scene, appearing on various programs, including "Fulton County Jamboree" on WJTL and WAGA's "Dixie Fun Barn" in 1939-1940 and 1946-1948. His papers contain newsclippings relating to his career in the 1960s, and nineteen photographs of him and other country music figures.
Through her activities in NOW, Judith Lightfoot Cormack became a significant figure in the women's movement in Georgia, and nationally. One folder contains materials photocopied from originals in the possession of Judith Lightfoot Cormack, and includes letters written by, to, or concerning Cormack, some meeting minutes, and newsclippings.
Riley Puckett (1894-1946), a vocalist, guitarist and banjo player, was one of the most recorded performers in early country music. He performed with many Atlanta area country groups and frequently on Atlanta radio. The collection consists of a brief biography of and list of recordings made by Riley Puckett, and nine photographic images of Puckett, his family, and contemporary country musicians.
Originally from Kentucky, Otho Woodrow "Tex" Forman worked as a member of several country bands. In Atlanta, Forman was known as one of Pop Eckler's bandmates, appearing as part of Pop Eckler and His Young'Uns on WSB's "Cross Roads Follies" show in 1936. His papers contain twenty-eight photographs and photocopies of songbooks and lyrics, handbills, and articles.
- Country music 15
- photographs 14
- Country musicians 13
- Old-time music 3
- Country music groups 2
- Feminism 2
- Radio broadcasters 2
- Radio broadcasting 2
- Radio programs, Musical 2
- Women political activists 2
- Cincinnati (Ohio) 1
- Cobb County (Ga.) 1
- Equal rights amendments 1
- Film soundtracks 1
- Georgia 1
- Huntington (W. Va.) 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 1
- Los Angeles (Calif.) 1
- Louisville (Ky.) 1
- Nevada 1
- Radio producers and directors 1
- Richmond (Va.) 1
- Southern States 1
- Variety shows (Television programs) 1
- Western films 1
- Wheeling (W. Va.) 1
- Women -- Political activity 1
- artifacts (object genre) 1
- buttons (information artifacts) 1
- microfilms 1
- scrapbooks 1 ∧ less
- WSB (Radio station : Atlanta, Ga.) 13
- Carrier, Billy (William S.) 2
- Carrier, Cotton (Joseph A.) 2
- Eckler, Pop 2
- Skillet Lickers 2
- Ackerman, Virginia MacMahon, 1939- 1
- Atcheson, Bobby 1
- Cole, Grady (Henry W. Grady) 1
- Cole, Hazel (Hazel Key) 1
- Collins, Curley 1
- Cormack, Judith Lightfoot, 1937-2006 1
- Daniel, Wayne W. 1
- ERA Georgia, Inc. 1
- Forman, Tex (Otho Woodrow) 1
- Georgia Wildcats (Musical group) 1
- Holden, Jack (Milton Jackson) 1
- Kidwell, Harpo (Horace) 1
- Kimball, Chick (Harrison) 1
- Kissinger, Benny 1
- McMichen, Clayton, 1900-1970 1
- National Organization for Women 1
- Peterson, Ivey, 1910-1991 1
- Pruitt, Hoyt (Hoyt Lokey), 1924- 1
- Puckett, Riley, 1894-1946 1
- Spivey, Doug (W. L.), -1987 1
- Sunshine Boys (Musical group) 1
- Swanee River Boys (Musical group) 1
- WAGA (Radio station : Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- WAGA-TV (Television station : Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- WLW (Radio Station : Cincinnati, Ohio) 1
- WRVA (Radio Station : Richmond, Va.) 1
- WSB-TV (Television station : Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Wallace, Eddie, 1924- 1 ∧ less