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Alexander, George.

 Person

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George Alexander Papers (Hindman Settlement School)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0150 SAA 151
Abstract In the summer of 1964, Englishman George Alexander, who had a background in English folk and dance songs and an interest in Anglo-American folklore and song, was invited by Raymond McLain to spend a year in the Kentucky mountains at the Hindman Settlement School in Hindman, Knott County.  Staying at Hindman, Alexander would work as an extension specialist visiting a number of rural schools.  In 1965, Alexander took a leave of absence from his teaching post in Surrey, to become (as set by the...
Dates: Created: 1916-1979