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Perry County Perry County KY

Architecture

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Artists

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General Resources

Historical Music Recordings

Oral Histories

Public Art

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Special Events

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Perry County StatisticsKentucky PostSecondary Education Profile (CPE).PDF file
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Bobby Davis Museum and Park 234 Walnut Street
Hazard, KY 41701
606-439-4325
Contact, Martha Quigley
“Living Memorial” park and museum honoring Perry County’s
WWII soldiers

Buckhorn Presbyterian Church and the Greer GymnasiumA.K.A. Buckhorn Lake Area Church and the Greer Gymnasium
Photos
Off KY 28, Buckhorn
Architecture: Modern Scandinavian variants of revived
Medieval design

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Blog
Watercolor
KY Watercolor Society Member

Dreams 2 Reality/ Pro Photo Weddings Bart Massey
309 Sunset Street
Hazard, KY 41071
Email
606-436-8701 or 606-233-4963
Photography

Leigh Carroll Photography Leigh Ann Brewer Carroll
Hazard, KY
Email
606-487-0100
Photography

H & C Photography Helena Danielle Watts, Billy Joe Caudill, Teresa Dale Caudill, and Garry Matthew Watts
487 High Street
Hazard, KY 41701
606-487-9695 or 866-626-5946
Photography

Elijah Smith 44 Chimney Rock Road
Hazard, KY 41701

Eileen Stockham SomersetArt and Craft Supplies back to top

Busy Little Hen 606-378-3441
11240 KY Highway 476
Hazard, KY 41701
Art and craft supplies

Creative Accents 606-251-3990
5563 Vest Talcum Rd.
Bulan, KY 41722
Art and craft supplies

Josephine’s Gifts and Home 606-476-8685
8697 Highway 7
Vicco, KY 41773
Fabric store

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Big Creek Elementary

A.B. Combs Elementary

Chavies Elementary

Dennis Wooton Elementary

Robinson Elementary Art teacher, Mr. Pence
Student work

Viper Elementary

Buckhorn Elementary

Leatherwood Elementary

R.W. Combs Elementary

Willard Elementary Art teachers: Janet Campbell, Monica Gibson

Buckhorn High

Perry County Central High

Hazard Community and Technical CollegeOne Community College Dr.
Hazard, KY 41701
606-436-HCTC or 1-800-246-7521
Professional Studio Artist Program

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Varied group of artists, craftspeople and interested parties that meet monthly at the Perry County Extension Office. This group has painted over 20 wooden quilt blocks for Perry county Tourism.
Contact: gwooten@uky.edu

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AdEast Incorporated 324 East Main Street
Hazard, KY 41701
606-439-3865 or 1-800-400-3865
Fax: 606-439-0722
Email
Graphic design, printing, web design

Black Gold Festival Hazard, KY
Crafts,
contact Anita Noble also 606-438-1858

Summer in the Park Hazard, KY
Celebration of Bobby Davis Museum and Park and the Arts
Art and artisan displays
Art workshops for kids
Contacts: Terry Thies at 606-436-2848,
Martha Quigley at 606-436-1500,
Annie Williams at 606-439-1316
Fine Framing and Things Gallery 606-487-8657
3219 N. Main St.
Hazard, KY 41701

Creative Framing and Gallery 606-675-3012
459 Owens Branch Rd.
Slemp, KY 41763

Hazard Perry County Library Enjoy the artwork of this talented duo. Mom Nancy Landrum is an painter and photographer; daughter Teresa Martin quilts, works in leather and ceramics. Exhibit is free and located inside the Library.

Southern Accent Photography 606-378-2469
72 Saint Kitts Ave.
Hazard, KY 41701
Photography

Susan Deaton Photography606-436-1988
446 E. Main St.
Hazard, KY 41701
Photography

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City of Hazard, KY Hazard, Kentucky and Perry County: A Photographic History

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Black-Eyed Susie,” fiddle tune played by Luther Strong, recorded by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax in September-October 1937, Barbara Kunkle Kentucky Traditional Music Collection, Berea College Southern Appalachian Archives

Blue Mountain Waltz,” fiddle tune played by Sumner, recorded at the Berea College Celebration of Traditional Music on 10-28-78, Appalachian Center Collection, Berea College Southern Appalachian Archives

Draggin’ the Bow,” fiddle tune played by Marion Sumner, recorded at the Berea College Celebration of Traditional Music on 10-28-78, Appalachian Center Collection, Berea College Southern Appalachian Archives

Glory in the Meeting House,” fiddle tune played by Luther Strong, recorded by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax on 09-18-37, Appalachian Center Collection, Department of Special Collections and Archives, Hutchins Library, Berea College, Berea, Kentucky

Hickory Jack,” fiddle tune played by Luther Strong, recorded by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax in September-October 1937, Barbara Kunkle Kentucky Traditional Music Collection, Berea College Southern Appalachian Archives

Hog Went Through the Fence Yolk and All,” fiddle tune played by Luther Strong, recorded by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax in September-October 1937, Barbara Kunkle Kentucky Traditional Music Collection, Berea College Southern Appalachian Archives

Hog-Eyed Man,” fiddle tune played by Luther Strong, recorded by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax on 09-18-37, Appalachian Center Collection, Department of Special Collections and Archives, Hutchins Library, Berea College, Berea, Kentucky

Joe Turner’s Blues,” fiddle tune played by Sumner, recorded at the Berea College Celebration of Traditional Music on 10-28-78, Appalachian Center Collection, Berea College Southern Appalachian Archives

Last of Callahan,” fiddle tune played by Luther Strong, recorded by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax in September-October 1937, Barbara Kunkle Kentucky Traditional Music Collection, Berea College Southern Appalachian Archives

Last of Sizemore,” fiddle tune played by Luther Strong, recorded by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax in September-October 1937, Barbara Kunkle Kentucky Traditional Music Collection, Berea College Southern Appalachian Archives

Sumner’s Breakdown,” fiddle tune played by Marion Sumner, recorded at the Berea College Celebration of Traditional Music on 10-27-78, Celebration of Traditional Music Collection, Berea College Southern Appalachian Archives   

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Finding Aids to Collections in the Archive of Folk Culture
KENTUCKY COLLECTIONS
IN THE ARCHIVE OF FOLK CULTURE
Compiled by: Gregory Jenkins, Joseph C. Hickerson, and Ann C. Taft
Series Editor: Ann Hoog
Revised: December 2010

AFC 1937/001: Alan Lomax and Elizabeth Lomax Kentucky Collection Two hundred and twenty-eight 12-inch discs of songs and instrumentals recorded in eastern Kentucky by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax, September and October 1937. Includes performances by Boyd Asher of Hyden, Nora Bagley of Pine Mountain, Maynard Britton of Big Creek, Bill Bundy of Manchester, Tilman Cadle of Pineville, George Davis of Hazard, Jack Garland of Arjay, Jim Garland of Pineville, Munroe Gavedon of West Liberty, Mrs. Nell Hampton of Salyersville, Theophilus G. Hoskins of Hyden, James Howard of Harlan, J. M. Mullins of West Liberty, Mrs. Liza Pace of Hyden, W. M. Stepp of Salyersville, Luther Strong of Hazard, G. D. Vowell of Harlan, Clay Walters of Salyersville, and Walter Williams of Salyersville. (includes AFS 1374-1601) (32 hours; tape copy on LWO 4872 reels 101A-117A) [catalog record]
http://lccn.loc.gov/2008700304

A collection of field recordings made on Presto discs by Alan Lomax and his wife Elizabeth Lomax in eastern Kentucky in September and October 1937 for the Archive of American Folk Song at the Library of Congress. The collection includes folk songs, ballads, hymns, camp meeting songs, union songs, coal miners' songs, blues, children's songs, stories; banjo, harmonica, guitar, and dulcimer music; and a large number of fiddle tunes.

AFC 1955/007: Wyatt Insko / Folk Music from Eastern KentuckyFourteen 7-inch tapes of banjo, dulcimer, and fiddle tunes and songs by Kentucky musicians recorded in Berea and Lexington, Kentucky, and southern Ohio by Wyatt Insko, July 1954. Includes performances by Jesse Amburgey of Knott County, Jethro Amburgey of Hindman, Floyd Burchett of Brushy Fork, Mrs. Rosie Foley and Swan Ledford of Natural Bridge, Buell Kazee of Lexington, Pleaz Mobley of Manchester, Balus and Kitty Singleton Ritchie of Viper, and Clarence H. and Ann Wyatt originally of Laurel County. Collected and recorded by Wyatt Insko in charge of recordings for the Coordinated Archives of Indiana University. (14 hours; LWO 2249; additional tape copy on LWO 8011 reels 94-97) (Includes AFS 10,882-10,895)

AFC 1977/016: Mary Elizabeth Barnicle-Cadle Recordings Collection One 10-inch tape of music performed by Huddie Ledbetter (Leadbelly), Aunt Molly Jackson, and Jean, Edna, and Pauline Ritchie, and others. Recorded in Kentucky, New York City, Ohio, and Tennessee, by Mary Elizabeth Barnicle-Cadle between 1935 and 1948. The collection includes songs lists. [catalog record]

Summary: Collection of instantaneous disc recordings made by Mary Elizabeth Barnicle Cadle between 1935 and 1948. Performers include Leadbelly recorded in New York City [1935]; Aunt Molly Jackson recorded in 1939; Jack Johnson recorded in Wear Valley, Tennessee in 1948; Carl and Hazel Johnson recorded in Knoxville, Tennessee in 1947; Jean Ritchie and her sisters Edna, Pauline, and Kitty recorded in Viper, Kentucky in 1946; Ben Harrison Kelly recorded in Byington, Tennessee in 1948; and Jerry Effler recorded in Townsend, Tennessee in 1948. The recordings include blues, folk songs, ballads, Christmas carols, and fiddle tunes and were loaned by Gene Moore of the Highlander Center, New Market, Tennessee.
http://lccn.loc.gov/2006700232

AFS 10,089: Jeane Ritchie Recording Project One 10-inch tape of songs sung by Jean Ritchie of Viper, Kentucky. Recorded at the Library of Congress by Herman Norwood, May 1951. (1 hour; LWO 1816)

AFS 10,491-10,493: George and Jean Ritchie Pickow RecordingsThree 7-inch tapes of songs and instrumentals recorded in Kentucky, North Carolina, and Tennessee by George Pickow and Jean Ritchie, 1950-51.
AFS 10,491 One tape containing songs and sermons of an Old Regular Baptist Church service recorded in Jeff, Kentucky, summer 1951. (1 hour; LWO 1922 reel 1; additional tape copy on LWO 8011 reel 46A)
AFS 10,492B One tape containing banjo tunes and songs performed by Lee Sexton of Ulvah, Kentucky, summer 1951. (30 minutes; LWO 1922 reel 2B; additional tape copy on LWO 8011 reel 46B)

AFS 12,010-12,012: George Korson Bituminous Songs Collection Three 10-inch tapes of instrumentals, a recitation, and songs performed with fiddle and guitar by bituminous coal miners from Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. Recorded at various locations by George Korson, 1940. The collection includes three pages of lists.
AFS 12,010A 6-9, 15-17, 21-23; 12,011B 3-4Two tapes containing songs sung by George Davis of Glomawr, Joe Glancy of Harlan, Richard Lawson of Kenvir, William March of Kenvir, and Wesley J. Turner of near Shamrock Mountain, eastern Kentucky. (1 hour; LWO 3960 reels 1-2)

AFS 18,963A6-12 One tape containing songs sung by Aunt Molly Jackson of Clay County, Kentucky, October 1939. (45 minutes; LWO 9417)
AFS 18,963B1-8 One tape containing songs sung by Jean Ritchie and her sisters of Viper, Kentucky, December 1946. (45 minutes; LWO 9417)

AFS 19,559-19,600: Ralph Rinzler Duplication Project Forty-two 10-inch tapes of Doc Watson and family, Clarence Ashley, Fred Price, Clint Howard, Gaither Carlton, Garley Foster, Bill Monroe, and others recorded from 1960-1965, at home concerts, festivals, and workshops by Ralph Rinzler and others. Includes vocal and instrumental music, interviews, and storytelling, recorded in North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, and Kentucky.

AFS 19,581 One tape containing songs by Jean Ritchie of Viper, Kentucky, and others, recorded at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota, February 1964. (2 hours; LWO 12,961 reel 23)

AFS 19,582-19,583 Two tapes containing performances by John Lair in Renfro Valley, Kentucky, and gourd fiddle tunes performed by Dewey Shepherd in David, Kentucky, April 1964. (4 hours; LWO 12,961 reels 24-25)

AFC 1960/006: John Cohen Folk Music of Kentucky Collectio Two 10-inch tapes of songs, instrumentals, and a church service recorded in Kentucky by John Cohen, 1958. Includes performances by Willie Chapman of Lothair, Bill Cornett of Hindman, James Crase of Bear Branch, George Davis of Hazard, Corbett Grigsby of Hazard, Martha Hall of Mason's Creek, Roscoe Holcomb of Daisy, Lee Sexton of Ulvah, Mr. and Mrs. John Sams of Combs, Marion Sumner of Hazard, and Martin Young of Hazard. (includes AFS 11,710-11,711) (3 hours; LWO 2857- 2858) [catalog record]

Summary: Field recordings of songs and instrumentals recorded in homes at various locations in Kentucky, and an a old-time Baptist church service in Jeff, Kentucky, with preacher Sam Combs, recorded by John Cohen, 1958. Manuscripts include lists of song titles and 1 item of correspondence to John Cohen from the Library of Congress, 1959.
http://lccn.loc.gov/2010655384

http://www.loc.gov/folklife/guides/Kentucky.html

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Last Updated on October 17, 2012