Found in 94 Collections and/or Records:
Records documenting the Celebration of Traditional Music, an annual event striving to represent homemade music passed on from person to person in the Appalachian Region and the musicians who play it.
Records and materials related to various conferences, symposiums, and workshops held at Berea College, whether sponsored by Berea College or a non-affiliated organization. Materials include programs, conference papers, announcements, handbooks and information sheets about the conferences.
John Franklin Smith taught in both the Berea College Academy School and the Normal School from 1911 to 1931. Originally drawn to Berea to teach Rural Social Science, Smith also served as a publicity agent for serveral years and directed the College Sunday School for fifteen years. Smith was a prolific writer, including a poet. Smith retired from Berea in 1931 due to illness.