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Ruel Parker papers

Identifier: M057
Abstract: Country musician Ruel Parker (1924-1991) played the fiddle, mandolin and bass with many groups and performed Atlanta and nationally broadcast radio programs. His papers contain news clippings, articles, and some biographical information about Parker and his brother, as well as eleven photographs of Parker and other country musicians.
Dates: circa 1955-1986

Tex Forman papers

Identifier: M037
Abstract: 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.
Dates: 1939-1984; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1949

Wayne W. Daniel collection

Identifier: M108
Scope and Contents of the Collection The Wayne W. Daniel collection contains manuscript copies of the book Pickin' on Peachtree, audio cassette recordings of oral histories, photographs, posters and event flyers, commercial and non-commercial sound recordings, as well as commercial and non-commercial video recordings. The bulk of the collection is made up of Dr. Daniel's research files that he utilized to write his numerous articles and papers on country music as well as ...
Dates: 1891 - 2007

WSB Radio records

Identifier: M004
Abstract: WSB Radio was first radio station to broadcast in the city of Atlanta, on March 15, 1922. With its many breakthrough practices, from being the first radio station to use a slogan to broadcasting a Spanish translation of "Voice of America" programs to Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis, WSB always remained cutting edge and more importantly, relevant. The records, 1920-1985, contain correspondence, memos, scrapbooks, news clippings, publicity materials, program log books, scripts, radio...
Dates: 1920-1985; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1980

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Carrier, Billy (William S.) 2
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Daniel, Wayne W. 2
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Georgia State University 2
Skillet Lickers 2
WAGA (Radio station : Atlanta, Ga.) 2
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Woodall, Boots, -1988 2
Alabama (Musical group) 1
Arnall, Ellis Gibbs, 1907-1992 1
Atcheson, Bobby 1
Atlanta (Musical group) 1
Bolton, Geneva Anne, 1931-2013 1
Camp, James C. (James Curran) 1
Carmichael, James Vinson 1
Carolina Tar Heels 1
Carson, Fiddlin' John 1
Central Alabama Music Park 1
Cole, Grady (Henry W. Grady) 1
Cole, Hazel (Hazel Key) 1
Collins, Curley 1
Davis, Claude 1
Ellis, Elmo Israel 1
Exile (Musical group) 1
Forman, Tex (Otho Woodrow) 1
Georgia Wildcats (Musical group) 1
Greenwood, Lee 1
Haggard, Merle 1
Holden, Jack (Milton Jackson) 1
Jennings, Waylon 1
Jones, George 1
Jones, Tom 1
Judds (Musical group) 1
Kidwell, Harpo (Horace) 1
Kimball, Chick (Harrison) 1
Kissinger, Benny 1
Lynn, Loretta 1
Mankin, Helen Douglas 1
Martin, Jimmy 1
McMichen, Clayton, 1900-1970 1
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976 1
Monroe, Bill, 1911-1996 1
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 1
Oak Ridge Boys 1
Parker, Ruel, 1924-1991 1
Peterson, Ivey, 1910-1991 1
Pruitt, Hoyt (Hoyt Lokey), 1924- 1
Puckett, Riley, 1894-1946 1
Radio Wranglers 1
Reed, Jerry 1
Rivers, Eurith Dickinson, 1895-1967 1
Smith, Katherine (donor) 1
Southeastern Bluegrass Association 1
Spivey, Doug (W. L.), -1987 1
Statler Brothers 1
Sunshine Boys (Musical group) 1
Swanee River Boys (Musical group) 1
Swingbillies (Musical group) 1
Talmadge, Eugene, 1884-1946 1
Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002 1
Thompson, M. E. (Melvin Ernest), 1903-1980 1
Twitty, Conway 1
WLW (Radio Station : Cincinnati, Ohio) 1
WRVA (Radio Station : Richmond, Va.) 1
WSB-TV (Television station : Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Wallace, Eddie, 1924- 1
Watson, Doc 1
Wiggins, Gene 1
Williams, Don, 1939-2017 1
Wynette, Tammy 1
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