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Over Home Radio Programs

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: BCA 0112 SAA 112

Scope and Contents

Thirteen non-commercial audio cassette recordings, Dec. 1988 - June 1990, of Over Home, a radio program series documenting Western North Carolina traditional musicians and storytellers that aired on WNCW in Spindale, North Carolina.

Episodes cover a variety of musical styles including ballad singing, old-time fiddle tunes, string band music, Cherokee oral traditions and dances, and Irish jigs and reels. Also included are ghost stories, foxhunting tales, Civil War stories, and moonshine tales.

Musicians, singers, and storytellers include Sheila Adams Barnhill, Bobby McMillon, Betty Smith, Marilyn McMinn McCredie, Doug McMichael McBrookshire, Barbara Freeman, Connie Reagan Blake, Glen Ramsey, E.Y. Ponder, Albert Burnette, Herbert Hyde, Mary Pat Roberts, Zeno Ponder, Ethel Brown, Mary Jane Queen, Alvin Prince, Cathy Smith, Walker Calhoun, Joe Wilson, Mic Maloney, and Seamus Connelly.


  • Created: 1988-1990


Conditions Governing Access

Records can be accessed through the Reading Room, Berea College Special Collections and Archives, Hutchins Library, Berea College.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on use of this material other than federal copyright regulations.


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Arrangement Note

Arrangement of recordings is in chronological order, earliest to latest.

Follow links in the Series 1 list to listen to the program recordings.

Other Descriptive Information

BCA 0112 SAA 112

Processing Information

The collection was processed by Harry Rice, Sound Archivist.  The finding aid was created by Harry Rice and Lori Myers-Steele, Collections Archivist.

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Repository Details

Part of the Berea College Special Collections and Archives Repository

Hutchins Library
100 Campus Drive
Berea Kentucky 40404 US