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Collection Number: 20405

Collection Title: Becky Johnson Collection, 1970-2002

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Size 9.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 5,000 items)
Abstract Becky Johnson has photographed bluegrass musicians, festivals, conferences, and related events since the 1980s. The collection includes photographs, negatives, slides, and other materials, chiefly 1980-2001, from a variety of festivals, performances, and other events. Major festivals and events represented include the Bass Mountain Bluegrass Festival, the Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver Bluegrass Festival, the Folk Alliance International Conference, the International Bluegrass Music Association's Annual Awards Show and Fanfest, MerleFest, Winterhawk, the Grand Ole Opry, the North Carolina Heritage Awards, and many others. Performers and others represented include Kenny Baker, the Bass Mountain Boys, Dale Ann Bradley, Sam Bush, Josh Graves, Jim and Jesse, Alison Drauss, Jimmy Martin, Art Menius, Del McCoury, Bill Monroe, the Osborne Brothers, Mike Seeger, Pete Seeger, Ralph Stanley, Doc Watson, and many others. Paper materials include correspondence, program guides, artists' promotional materials, and other papers related to bluegrass events.
Creator Becky Johnson
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research
Restrictions to Use
Users must obtain permission from the donor for copies or to publish photographs.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Becky Johnson Collection #20405, Southern Folklife Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Becky Johnson in November 2005 (Acc. 100255).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Becky Johnson, originally from Concord, Mass., has photographed bluegrass musicians and festivals since 1977. Johnson later moved to North Carolina, where she has resided in Pittsboro and Wilkes County. She is married to Art Menius, a co-founder of the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA), a co-producer of MerleFest, and director of Appalshop. Becky Johnson has been an official photographer at MerleFest, the Bass Mountain Bluegrass Festival, Winterhawk, and other nationally recognized bluegrass festivals. Her book, Inside Bluegrass: 20 Years of Bluegrass Photography, was published in 1998. In addition to being a prolific photographer, Johnson is also an expert on open-fire cookery, which she has demonstrated at various festivals.

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The Becky Johnson collection consists of photographs, negatives, slides, and printed materials documenting bluegrass festivals and other events.

Photographs, negatives, and slides consist of images from bluegrass festivals including MerleFest, the Bass Mountain Bluegrass Festival, the Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver Bluegrass Festival, Winterhawk, the Folk Alliance International Conference, the International Bluegrass Music Association annual festival and conference, the Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival, and many others.

Performers included in these images include IIIrd Tyme Out, Eddie Adcock, Chet Atkins, Mike Auldridge, Etta Baker, Kenny Baker, Butch Baldassari, The Bass Mountain Boys, Ron Block, Roy Book Binder, Ronnie Bowman, Dale Ann Bradley, The Branchettes, Alison Brown, Mike Bub, Sam Bush, Kyle Cantrell, Bob Carlin, Jason Carter, John Cephas, Vassar Clements, Dudley Connell, John Cowan, J. D. Crowe, Iris DeMent, Hazel Dickens, Steve Dilling, Jerry Douglas, The Dry Branch Fire Squad, John Duffey, Stuart Duncan, Steve Earle, Pat Enright, Raymond Fairchild, The Fairfield Four, Bela Fleck, Nick Forster, The Freight Hoppers, Reggie Garrett, Jimmy Gaudreau, Alice Gerrard, Josh Graves, Richard Greene, David Grisman, Emmylou Harris, Jim and Jesse, John Hartford, Mark Hembree, Sharon Horovitz, Hot Rize, Ken Irwin, The Johnson Mountain Boys, Carol Elizabeth Jones, Gerry Katz, Bill Keith, James King, Alison Krauss, Viktor Krauss, Jim Lauderdale, Jack Lawrence, Doyle Lawson, Mary Jo Leet, Andy Leftwich, Laurie Lewis, Gene Libbea, Lonesome River Band, Claire Lynch, Jimmy Martin, Del McCoury, Rob McCoury, Ronnie McCoury, Jesse McReynolds, Jim McReynolds, Art Menius, Jim Mills, Bill Monroe, Lynn Morris, Joe Mullins, Paul Mullins, Nashville Bluegrass Band, Nickel Creek, Tim O'Brien, Alan O'Bryant, Mark O'Connor, Bobby Osborne, Sonny Osborne, Dolly Parton, Quetzecoatl, Missy Raines, David Rawlings, Ronnie Reno, Tony Rice, Brandon Rickman, Don Rigsby, Peter Rowan, Charles Sawtelle, Earl Scruggs, Curly Seckler, Mike Seeger, Pete Seeger, Sammy Shelor, Ricky Skaggs, Craig Smith, Southern Rail, Larry Sparks, Dee Specker, Nathan Stanley, Ralph Stanley, Ralph Stanley II, The Stoneman Family, Mike Street, Marty Stuart, Eddie Stubbs, Chris Thile, Ron Thomason, Joe Thompson, Odell Thompson, Tony Trischka, Bill Vernon, Rhonda Vincent, Charlie Waller, Doc Watson, Gillian Welch, Pete Wernick, Roland White, Phil Wiggins, Chubby Wise, Mac Wiseman, Tony Williamson, Victor Wooten, Bill Yates, Dempsey Young, and others. Many, but not all, negatives and slides correspond to photographs.

Other materials include correspondence, program guides, artists' promotional materials, and other papers related to bluegrass events.

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Contents list

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. Photographs, 1970-2002.

About 4500 items.

Arrangement: chronological by subject.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.1. MerleFest, 1990-2001.

About 700 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Candid and posed photographs of performers at MerleFest. Also includes photographs of the audience and environs.

Image Folder P-20405/1

MerleFest, 1990 #20405, Subseries: "1.1. MerleFest, 1990-2001." P-20405/1

Photographs of Sam Bush, David Grisman, Nick Forster, Emmylou Harris, Art Menius, Tim O'Brien, Alan O'Bryant, Tony Rice, Peter Rowan, Charles Sawtelle, Doc Watson, Pete Wernick, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/2

MerleFest, 1991 #20405, Subseries: "1.1. MerleFest, 1990-2001." P-20405/2

Photographs of Sam Bush, Stuart Duncan, Emmylou Harris, Art Menius, Alan O'Bryant, Tony Rice, Peter Rowan, Doc Watson, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/3

MerleFest, 1992 #20405, Subseries: "1.1. MerleFest, 1990-2001." P-20405/3

Photographs of Chet Atkins, Ron Block, Alison Krauss, Art Menius, Joe Thompson, Doc Watson, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/4

MerleFest, 1993 #20405, Subseries: "1.1. MerleFest, 1990-2001." P-20405/4

Photographs of Sam Bush, the Fairfield Four, Emmylou Harris, Del McCoury Band, Art Menius, Alan O'Bryant, Mark O'Connor, Tony Rice, Peter Rowan, Doc Watson, Roland White, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/5

MerleFest, 1994 #20405, Subseries: "1.1. MerleFest, 1990-2001." P-20405/5

Photographs of J. D. Crowe, Iris Dement, Emmylou Harris, Del McCoury Band, Tony Rice, Mike Seeger, Ricky Skaggs, Larry Sparks, Ralph Stanley, Doc Watson, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/6-7

MerleFest, 1995 #20405, Subseries: "1.1. MerleFest, 1990-2001." P-20405/6-7

Photographs of Ron Block, Ronnie Bowman, Sam Bush, Jason Carter, Stuart Duncan, Pat Enright, David Grisman, John Hartford, Mark Hembree, Becky Johnson, Alison Krauss, Laurie Lewis, Del McCoury, Rob McCoury, Ronnie McCoury, Art Menius, Tim O'Brien, Alan O'Bryant, Tony Rice, Peter Rowan, Craig Smith, Doc Watson, Pete Wernick, Roland White, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/8-9

MerleFest, 1996 #20405, Subseries: "1.1. MerleFest, 1990-2001." P-20405/8-9

Photographs of Butch Baldassari, Sam Bush, Hazel Dickens, Jerry Douglas, Stuart Duncan, Pat Enright, Bela Fleck, Alice Gerrard, John Hartford, Mark Hembree, Bill Keith, Art Menius, Tim O'Brien, Alan O'Bryant, Pam Rice, Tony Rice, Peter Rowan, Ricky Skaggs, Doc Watson, Pete Wernick, Roland White, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/10-14

MerleFest, 1997 #20405, Subseries: "1.1. MerleFest, 1990-2001." P-20405/10-14

Photographs of Sam Bush, Jason Carter, Guy Clark, John Cowan, Stuart Duncan, Steve Earle, Pat Enright, David Grisman, Emmylou Harris, Mark Hembree, Catfish Keith, Moondi Klein, Alison Krauss, Jim Lauderdale, Laurie Lewis, Del McCoury, Rob McCoury, Ronnie McCoury, Lynn Morris, Nashville Bluegrass Band, Tim O'Brien, Alan O'Bryant, Tony Rice, Peter Rowan, Sammy Shelor, Ricky Skaggs, Nathan Stanley, Ralph Stanley, Ralph Stanley II, Marty Stuart, Tut Taylor, Doc Watson, Pete Wernick, Roland White, and others. Also includes photographs of petting zoo, clowns, and other activities at the festival.

Image Folder P-20405/15-18

MerleFest, 1998 #20405, Subseries: "1.1. MerleFest, 1990-2001." P-20405/15-18

Photographs of Roy Book Binder, Sam Bush, John Cowan, Pat Enright, the Fairfield Four, Nick Forster, John Gardner, David Grisman, Jim Lauderdale, Jack Lawrence, Laurie Lewis, Natalie MacMaster, Del McCoury Band, Ronnie McCoury, Pat McInerney, Art Menius, Tim O'Brien, Alan O'Bryant, Todd Phillips, James Price, Tim Rice, Ricky Skaggs, Ralph Stanley, Joe Thompson, Rosa Lee Watson, Doc Watson, Pete Wernick, Roland White, Mac Wiseman, and others. Also includes photographs of sand sculpture construction and environs.

Image Folder P-20405/19-23

MerleFest, 1999 #20405, Subseries: "1.1. MerleFest, 1990-2001." P-20405/19-23

Photographs of Etta Baker, Ronnie Bowman, Sam Bush, Jason Carter, John Cephas, Guy Clark, Geno Delafose, Stuart Duncan, Pat Enright, Bela Fleck, Charles Frazier, Jimmy Gaudreau, Richard Greene, Mark Hembree, James King, Jim Lauderdale, Jack Lawrence, Lonesome River Band, Del McCoury Band, Rob McCoury, Lynn Morris, Nashville Bluegrass Band, Nickel Creek, Tim O'Brien, Alan O'Bryant, Tony Rice, Peter Rowan, Earl Scruggs, Randy Scruggs, Ricky Skaggs, Marty Stuart, Kester Smith, Doc Watson, Pete Wernick, Roland White, Phil Wiggins, Lucinda Williams, Tony Williamson, Victor Wooten, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/24-30

MerleFest, 2000 #20405, Subseries: "1.1. MerleFest, 1990-2001." P-20405/24-30

Photographs of Alison Brown, Sam Bush, T. Michael Coleman, Jack Cooke, John Cowan, Jerry Douglas, Stuart Duncan, Pat Enright, John Hartford, Becky Johnson, Michael Kang, Jim Lauderdale, Laurie Lewis, Claire Lynch, Natalie MacMaster, Mike Marshall, Art Menius, Nashville Bluegrass Band, Willie Nelson, Nickel Creek, Tim O'Brien, Alan O'Bryant, James Price, Missy Raines, David Rawlings, Tony Rice, Peter Rowan, Craig Smith, Nathan Stanley, Ralph Stanley, Ralph Stanley II, Chris Thile, Joe Thompson, Doc Watson, Rosa Lee Watson, Gillian Welch, Pete Wernick, Roland White, Mac Wiseman, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/31-35

MerleFest, 2001 #20405, Subseries: "1.1. MerleFest, 1990-2001." P-20405/31-35

Photographs of Barry Bales, Ron Block, Laura Boosinger, Ronnie Bowman, the Branchettes, Sam Bush, Vassar Clements, John Cowan, Jerry Douglas, Stuart Duncan, Ethel Eliot, Bela Fleck, Future Man, Jimmy Gaudreau, David Grisman, Greg Harris, Mike Hartgrove, Roger Johns, Jim Lauderdale, Andy Leftwich, Lonesome River Band, Claire Lynch, Del McCoury Band, Art Menius, Jim Mills, Dolly Parton, Lena Mae Perry, Bill Pontarelli, Pam Rice, Tony Rice, Peter Rowan, Earl Scruggs, Gary Scruggs, Ricky Skaggs, Marty Stuart, Wilbur Tharpe, Chris Thile, Dan Tyminski, Doc Watson, Pete Wernick, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/36

MerleFest, Undated #20405, Subseries: "1.1. MerleFest, 1990-2001." P-20405/36

Photographs of Sam Bush, Jason Carter, Jerry Douglas, Stuart Duncan, Nick Forster, David Grisman, Emmylou Harris, Greg Harris, John Hartford, Mark Hembree, Roger Johns, Becky Johnson, Bill Keith, Laurie Lewis, Ronnie McCoury, Art Menius, Tim O'Brien, Alan O'Bryant, Bill Pontarelli, Tony Rice, Peter Rowan, Ricky Skaggs, Larry Sparks, Ralph Stanley, Doc Watson, Pete Wernick, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/37

MerleFest Photograph Index Cards, 2002 #20405, Subseries: "1.1. MerleFest, 1990-2001." P-20405/37

Photo index cards with no corresponding photographs.

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About 300 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Candid and posed photographs of performers at the Bass Mountain Bluegrass Festival in Snow Camp, N.C. Also includes photographs of the audience and environs.

Image Folder P-20405/38

Bass Mountain, 1990 #20405, Subseries: "1.2. Bass Mountain Bluegrass Festival, 1990-2001." P-20405/38

Photographs of Mike Auldridge, Bass Mountain Boys, Steve Dilling, John Mannas, Del McCoury Band, Buddy Michaels, Johnny Ridge, Larry Sparks, Mike Street, Mike Wilson, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/39

Bass Mountain, 1991 #20405, Subseries: "1.2. Bass Mountain Bluegrass Festival, 1990-2001." P-20405/39

Photographs of Mike Auldridge, Bass Mountain Boys, Ronnie Bowman, Steve Dilling, Del McCoury Band, Art Menius, Mike Street, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/40

Bass Mountain, 1992 #20405, Subseries: "1.2. Bass Mountain Bluegrass Festival, 1990-2001." P-20405/40

Photographs of Ronnie Bowman, Mike Marshall, Rob McCoury, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/41

Bass Mountain, 1993 #20405, Subseries: "1.2. Bass Mountain Bluegrass Festival, 1990-2001." P-20405/41

Photographs of Bulla Family, Raymond Fairchild, Del McCoury Band, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/42

Bass Mountain, 1994 #20405, Subseries: "1.2. Bass Mountain Bluegrass Festival, 1990-2001." P-20405/42

Photograph of Sonny Osborne.

Image Folder P-20405/43

Bass Mountain, 1995 #20405, Subseries: "1.2. Bass Mountain Bluegrass Festival, 1990-2001." P-20405/43

Photographs of Kenny Baker, Bass Mountain Boys, Raymond Fairchild, Josh Graves, Alison Krauss, Art Menius, Jim Mills, Paul "Moon" Mullins, "Chubby" Wise, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/44-45

Bass Mountain, 1996 #20405, Subseries: "1.2. Bass Mountain Bluegrass Festival, 1990-2001." P-20405/44-45

Photographs of Bass Mountain Boys, Jason Carter, Steve Dilling, Jerry Douglas, Raymond Fairchild, Jeff Maness, Joel Maness, John Maness, Del McCoury Band, Ronnie McCoury, Art Menius, Jeff Miller, Jim Mills, Bobby Osborne, Sonny Osborne, Johnny Ridge, Peter Rowan, Curly Seckler, Mike Street, Tony Williamson, Mike Wilson, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/46-48

Bass Mountain, 1997 #20405, Subseries: "1.2. Bass Mountain Bluegrass Festival, 1990-2001." P-20405/46-48

Photographs of Bass Mountain Boys, Raymond Fairchild, Art Menius, Ricky Skaggs, Larry Sparks, Tony Williamson, Dempsey Young, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/49-50

Bass Mountain, 1998-1999 #20405, Subseries: "1.2. Bass Mountain Bluegrass Festival, 1990-2001." P-20405/49-50

Photographs of Kenny Baker, J. D. Crowe, Josh Graves, James King, Bobby Osborne, Sonny Osborne, Ronnie Reno, Tony Rice, Ralph Stanley, Ralph Stanley II, Charlie Waller, and others. Also includes photographs of American Indian performers.

Image Folder P-20405/51

Bass Mountain, 2001 #20405, Subseries: "1.2. Bass Mountain Bluegrass Festival, 1990-2001." P-20405/51

Photographs of Ricky Skaggs and others.

Image Folder P-20405/52-54

Bass Mountain, Undated #20405, Subseries: "1.2. Bass Mountain Bluegrass Festival, 1990-2001." P-20405/52-54

Photographs of Bass Mountain Boys, Ronnie Bowman, Dale Ann Bradley, John Cephas, Raymond Fairchild, Alison Krauss, Jack Lawrence, James King, Lonesome River Band, Del McCoury Band, Sonny Osborne, Ralph Stanley, Mike Street, Phil Wiggins, Tony Williamson, and others. Also includes photographs of the grave of Charlie Poole.

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About 100 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Candid and posed photographs of performers at the Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver Festival in Denton, N.C. Also includes photographs of the audience and environs.

Image Folder P-20405/55

Doyle Lawson Festival, 1990 #20405, Subseries: "1.3. Doyle Lawson Festival/Denton, 1990-2001." P-20405/55

Photographs of Doyle Lawson, Art Menius, Tony Williamson, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/56

Doyle Lawson Festival, 1993 #20405, Subseries: "1.3. Doyle Lawson Festival/Denton, 1990-2001." P-20405/56

Photographs of Tim Austin, Ronnie Bowman, Hazel Dickens, Scott Huffman, James, King, Alison Krauss, Doyle Lawson, Laurie Lewis, Lonesome River Band, Del McCoury, Rob McCoury, Ronnie McCoury, Bill Monroe, Lynn Morris, Sammy Shelor, Craig Smith, Joe Thompson, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/57

Doyle Lawson Festival, 1994 #20405, Subseries: "1.3. Doyle Lawson Festival/Denton, 1990-2001." P-20405/57

Photographs of Ronnie Bowman, Scott Huffman, James King, Alison Krauss, Del McCoury Band, Sammy Shelor, Craig Smith, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/58

Doyle Lawson Festival, 1995 #20405, Subseries: "1.3. Doyle Lawson Festival/Denton, 1990-2001." P-20405/58

Photographs of Jason Carter, Jerry Douglas, Mark Hembree, Doyle Lawson, Ronnie McCoury, Art Menius, Peter Rowan, Ralph Stanley, Ralph Stanley II, Pete Wernick, Roland White, Tony Williamson, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/59-60

Doyle Lawson Festival, 1997 #20405, Subseries: "1.3. Doyle Lawson Festival/Denton, 1990-2001." P-20405/59-60

Photographs of Ronnie Bowman, Jason Carter, Nick Forster, James King, Doyle Lawson, Del McCoury Band, Tim O'Brien, Don Rigsby, Craig Smith, Pete Wernick, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/61

Doyle Lawson Festival, 1999 #20405, Subseries: "1.3. Doyle Lawson Festival/Denton, 1990-2001." P-20405/61

Photographs of J.D. Crowe, Andy Leftwich, Tony Rice, Ricky Skaggs, Ralph Stanley, Ralph Stanley II, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/62

Doyle Lawson Festival, 2000 #20405, Subseries: "1.3. Doyle Lawson Festival/Denton, 1990-2001." P-20405/62

Photographs of Doyle Lawson, Bobby Osborne, Sonny Osborne, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/63

Doyle Lawson Festival, 2001 #20405, Subseries: "1.3. Doyle Lawson Festival/Denton, 1990-2001." P-20405/63

Photographs of Ronnie Bowman, Lonesome River Band, Don Rigsby, Sammy Shelor, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/64

Doyle Lawson Festival, Undated #20405, Subseries: "1.3. Doyle Lawson Festival/Denton, 1990-2001." P-20405/64

Photographs of Ronnie Bowman, Jason Carter, Stuart Duncan, Raymond Fairchild, Mark Hembree, Alison Krauss, Doyle Lawson, Del McCoury, Del McCoury Band, Ronnie McCoury, Art Menius, Bill Monroe, Nashville Bluegrass Band, Alan O'Bryant, Don Rigsby, Peter Rowan, Sammy Shelor, Ralph Stanley, Ralph Stanley II, Roland White, and others. Also includes photographs from the Peaceful Valley Bluegrass Festival.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.4. IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association), 1987-2000.

About 700 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Candid and posed photographs of performers at various meetings, performances, and awards ceremonies affiliated by the International Bluegrass Music Association. These include the IBMA Awards Show and Luncheon, the IBMA Fan Feast, the IBMA Fan Fest, the IBMA Trade Show, IBMA World of Bluegrass, conference meetings and workshops, and other affiliated events. Also includes photographs of the audience and environs.

Image Folder P-20405/65-66

IBMA, 1987 #20405, Subseries: "1.4. IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association), 1987-2000." P-20405/65-66

Photographs of J. D. Crowe, Stuart Duncan, Pat Enright, Nick Forster, John Hartford, Doyle Lawson, Bill Monroe, Tim O'Brien, Alan O'Bryant, Bobby Osborne, Sonny Osborne, Tony Rice, Ron Thomason, Pete Wernick, and others at the IBMA Bluegrass Fan Fest in Owensboro, Ky. Also includes various photographs of the rural South.

Image Folder P-20405/67

IBMA, 1988 #20405, Subseries: "1.4. IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association), 1987-2000." P-20405/67

Photographs of Josh Crowe, Wayne Crowe, Raymond Fairchild, Zane Fairchild, Nick Forster, Becky Johnson, Tim O'Brien, Ralph Stanley, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/68

IBMA, 1989 #20405, Subseries: "1.4. IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association), 1987-2000." P-20405/68

Photographs of Richard Greene, David Grisman, Hominy Grits, Jerry Holt, Becky Johnson, Alison Krauss, Charles Leet, Rob McCoury, Mike McKinley, Jesse McReynolds, Jim McReynolds, Art Menius, Lynn Morris, Bobby Osborne, Sonny Osborne, Mike Seeger, Ron Thomason, and others at the IBMA Bluegrass Fan Fest in Owensboro, Ky.

Image Folder P-20405/69-71

IBMA, 1990 #20405, Subseries: "1.4. IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association), 1987-2000." P-20405/69-71

Photographs of Alison Brown, Vassar Clements, Hazel Dickens, Mary Doub, Stuart Duncan, Pat Enright, Mark Hembree, Bill Keith, Alison Krauss, Doyle Lawson, Wade Mainer, Art Menius, Lynn Morris, Nashville Bluegrass Band, Alan O'Bryant, Brandon Rickman, Ron Thomason, Tony Trischka, Roland White, Tony Williamson, and others at the IMBA Bluegrass Awards Show, Fan Feast, and Trade Show in Owensboro, Ky.

Image Folder P-20405/72

IBMA, 1991 #20405, Subseries: "1.4. IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association), 1987-2000." P-20405/72

Photographs of Wayne Bledsoe, Stuart Duncan, Pat Enright, Josh Graves, John Hartford, Mark Hembree, Ray Hicks, Bill Keith, Alison Krauss, Del McCoury, Rob McCoury, Tim O'Brien, Alan O'Bryant, Ronnie Reno Band, Peter Rowan, Larry Sparks, Ralph Stanley, Vassar Clements, Bill Vernon, Roland White, Jody Williams, and others at the IBMA Bluegrass Awards Show and Fan Fest.

Image Folder P-20405/73-74

IBMA, 1992 #20405, Subseries: "1.4. IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association), 1987-2000." P-20405/73-74

Photographs of Ronnie Bowman, Jason Carter, Jerry Douglas, Stuart Duncan, Pat Enright, Richard Greene,Mark Hembree, Mark Howard, Alison Krauss, Doyle Lawson, Laurie Lewis, Del McCoury, Del McCoury Band, Ronnie McCoury, Art Menius, Joe Mullins, Alan O'Bryant, Peter Rowan, Curly Seckler, Roland White, and others at various IBMA affiliated events.

Image Folder P-20405/75-76

IBMA, 1993 #20405, Subseries: "1.4. IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association), 1987-2000." P-20405/75-76

Photographs of Eddie Adcock, Tim Austin, Butch Baldassari, the Beacon Hill Billies, Alison Brown, Mike Bub, Dell Davis, Mary Doub, Richard Greene, Dan Hayes, Mark Hembree, Becky Johnson, Alison Krauss, Del McCoury, Rob McCoury, Ronnie McCoury, Art Menius, Lynn Morris, Tim O'Brien, Alan O'Bryant, Andy Owens, Ralph Stanley, Charlie Waller, Doc Watson, Pete Wernick, Kevin Williamson, Tony Williamson, and others at the IBMA Awards Show and Reception, Showcase, Fan Feast, and panels and workshops. Also includes photographs of an IBMA children's event.

Image Folder P-20405/77-78

IBMA, 1994 #20405, Subseries: "1.4. IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association), 1987-2000." P-20405/77-78

Photographs of Ronnie Bowman, Elizabeth Burkett, Jason Carter, Stuart Duncan, Bill Evans, Mark Hembree, Bill Keith, Del McCoury, Rob McCoury, Ronnie McCoury, John Meins, Art Menius, Lynn Morris, Nashville Bluegrass Band, Alan O'Bryant, Curly Seckler, Sammy Shelor, Ron Thomason, Pete Wernick, Roland White, and others at the IBMA Fan Feast and affiliated events.

Image Folder P-20405/79-82

IBMA, 1995 #20405, Subseries: "1.4. IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association), 1987-2000." P-20405/79-82

Photographs of Butch Baldassari, Ray Benson, Ron Block, Ronnie Bowman, Ray Deaton, John Denny, Jerry Douglas, Frank Godbey, Richard Greene, Becky Johnson, Gerry Katz, Bill Keith, Alison Krauss, Jack Lawrence, Laurie Lewis, Lubos Malina, Del McCoury, Bill Monroe, Russell Moore, Tim O'Brien, Tony Rice, Barry Tashian, Doc Watson, and others at the IBMA Fan Feast, Fan Fest, and Trade Show.

Image Folder P-20405/83-86

IBMA, 1996 #20405, Subseries: "1.4. IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association), 1987-2000." P-20405/83-86

Photographs of Jason Carter, J. D. Crowe, Hazel Dickens, Alice Gerrard, Andy Glandt, Becky Johnson, Bill Keith, James King, Doyle Lawson, Del McCoury, Del McCoury Band, Jacob McCoury, Rob McCoury, Ronnie McCoury, Tim O'Brien, Peter Rowan, Curly Seckler, Ron Thomason, Charlie Waller, Pete Wernick, Roland White, Tony Williamson, and others at the IBMA Awards, Fan Feast, Fan Fest, and affiliated events. Please note that some photographs are imprinted with "1998"; however, the images depicted in them are from 1996.

Image Folder P-20405/87-90

IBMA, 1997 #20405, Subseries: "1.4. IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association), 1987-2000." P-20405/87-90

Photographs of Kenny Baker, David Bass, Ronnie Bowman, Jason Carter, Hazel Dickens, Jerry Douglas, Stuart Duncan, Pat Enright, The Freight Hoppers, Ricky Fuller, Josh Graves, Mark Hembree, Mark Johnson, Gerry Katz, Steve Kaufman, Bill Keith, Doyle Lawson, Frank Lee, Les Leverett, Laurie Lewis, Del McCoury, Jacob McCoury, Rob McCoury, Ronnie McCoury, Art Menius, Katsuyuki Miyazaki, Lynn Morris, Alan O'Bryant, Dale Reno, Don Rigsby, Mike Seeger, Sammy Shelor, Ricky Skaggs, Robin Smith, Frank Wakefield, Pete Wernick, Tony Williamson, and others at the IBMA Awards Show, Awards Performances, Luncheon, Reception, and affiliated events.

Image Folder P-20405/91-93

IBMA, 1998 #20405, Subseries: "1.4. IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association), 1987-2000." P-20405/91-93

Photographs of IIIrd Tyme Out, Ronnie Bowman, Jason Carter, John Cowan, Jerry Douglas, John Hartford, Bobby Hicks, Becky Johnson, Bill Keith, James King, Alison Krauss, Del McCoury, Jacob McCoury, Rob McCoury, Ronnie McCoury, Art Menius, Jim Mills, Sonny Osborne, Don Rigsby, Peter Rowan, Earl Scruggs, Curly Seckler, Sammy Shelor, Ricky Skaggs, Ralph Stanley, Ralph Stanley II, Chris Thile, Bill Vernon, Charlie Waller, and others at the IBMA Awards Show, Awards Performances, and affiliated events. Also includes photographs of an IBMA children's event.

Image Folder P-20405/94-98

IBMA, 1999 #20405, Subseries: "1.4. IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association), 1987-2000." P-20405/94-98

Photographs of IIIrd Tyme Out, Kenny Baker, Florence Bergman, Ron Block, BlueRidge, Ronnie Bowman, Dudley Connell, John Cowan, J. D. Crowe, Ray Deaton, Hazel Dickens, Steve Dilling, Pat Enright, Nick Forster, Mary Gibbons, Josh Graves, Tom T. Hall, Mark Hembree, Terry Herd, Gerry Katz, Jens Kruger, Kitsy Kuykendall, Barbara Lamb, Jim Lauderdale, Mary Jo Leet, Laurie Lewis, Claire Lynch, Jimmy Martin, Del McCoury Band, Rob McCoury, Ronnie McCoury, Art Menius, Jim Mills, Lynn Morris, Tim O'Brien, Alan O'Bryant, Peter Rowan, Earl Scruggs, Mike Seeger, Sammy Shelor, Ricky Skaggs, Valerie Smith, Larry Sparks, Nathan Stanley, Ralph Stanley, Ralph Stanley II, April Stevens, Beth Stevens, Eddie Stubbs, LeRoy Troy, Frank Wakefield, Pete Wernick, Roland White, The Whites, Linda Williams, Tony Williamson, and others at the IBMA Fan Feast, Fan Fest, Trade Show, Awards Show and Reception, and affiliated events.

Image Folder P-20405/99-102

IBMA, 2000 #20405, Subseries: "1.4. IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association), 1987-2000." P-20405/99-102

Photographs of IIIrd Tyme Out, Barry Abernathy, Sam Bush, Kyle Cantrell, Jason Carter, Jerry Douglas, Stuart Duncan, Rob Ickes, Becky Johnson, Carol Elizabeth Jones, Gerry Katz, Doyle Lawson, Lance Leroy, Jimmy Martin, Ronnie McCoury, Lynn Morris, Joe Mullins, Paul Mullins, Nickel Creek, Alan O'Bryant, Sonny Osborne, Dolly Parton, Missy Raines, Ronnie Reno, Don Rigsby, Dee Specker, Ron Stuart, the Stoneman Family, Marty Stuart, Eddie Stubbs, Chris Thile, Kent Todd, Rhonda Vincent, Sara Watkins, Sean Watkins, Pete Wernick, Bill Yates, and others at the IBMA Trade Show, Awards Show and Reception, and affiliated events.

Image Folder P-20405/103-104

IBMA, Undated #20405, Subseries: "1.4. IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association), 1987-2000." P-20405/103-104

Photographs of Ronnie Bowman, Jason Carter, J. D. Crowe, Jerry Douglas, Nick Forster, Josh Graves, Bill Keith, Doyle Lawson, Andy Leftwich, Laurie Lewis, Del McCoury, Rob McCoury, Ronnie McCoury, Russell Moore, Lynn Morris, Tim O'Brien, Tony Rice, Don Rigsby, Sammy Shelor, Chris Thile, Ron Thomason, Pete Wernick, and others at IBMA events.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.5. Winterhawk, 1986-1992.

About 100 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Candid and posed photographs of performers at the Winterhawk Bluegrass Festival. Also includes photographs of the audience and environs.

Image Folder P-20405/105

Winterhawk, 1986 #20405, Subseries: "1.5. Winterhawk, 1986-1992." P-20405/105

Photographs of Pat Enright, Alan O'Bryant, Ralph Stanley, Ron Thomason, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/106

Winterhawk, 1987 #20405, Subseries: "1.5. Winterhawk, 1986-1992." P-20405/106

Photographs of Stuart Duncan, Nick Forster, Art Menius, Tim O'Brien, Peter Rowan, Charles Sawtelle, Ralph Stanley, Ron Thomason, Pete Wernick, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/107

Winterhawk, 1988 #20405, Subseries: "1.5. Winterhawk, 1986-1992." P-20405/107

Photographs of John Duffey, Raymond Fairchild, Bill Keith, Alison Krauss, Del McCoury, Rob McCoury, Ronnie McCoury, Jesse McReynolds, Jim McReynolds, Bill Monroe, the Seldom Scene, Ron Thomason, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/108

Winterhawk, 1989 #20405, Subseries: "1.5. Winterhawk, 1986-1992." P-20405/108

Photographs of Eddie Adcock, John Duffey, Stuart Duncan, Pat Enright, Nick Forster, David Grisman, Sharon Horovitch, Becky Johnson, the Johnson Mountain Boys, Mary Jo Leet, Del McCoury, Rob McCoury, Tim O'Brien, Alan O'Bryant, Charles Sawtelle, Ralph Stanley, Eddie Stubbs, Ron Thomason, Pete Wernick, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/109

Winterhawk, 1990 #20405, Subseries: "1.5. Winterhawk, 1986-1992." P-20405/109

Photographs of Jerry Douglas, Nick Forster, David Grisman, Ken Irwin, Becky Johnson, Bill Keith, Kitsy Kuykendall, Del McCoury, Art Menius, Tim O'Brien, Tony Rice, Peter Rowan, Ron Thomason, Doc Watson, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/110

Winterhawk, 1992 #20405, Subseries: "1.5. Winterhawk, 1986-1992." P-20405/110

Photographs of Vassar Clements, Bela Fleck, Nick Forster, Becky Johnson, Alison Krauss, Tim O'Brien, Tony Rice, Peter Rowan, Charles Sawtelle, Tony Trischka, Pete Wernick, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/111

Winterhawk, Undated #20405, Subseries: "1.5. Winterhawk, 1986-1992." P-20405/111

Photographs of John Duffey, James King, Doyle Lawson, Art Menius, Tony Rice, Doc Watson, and others.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.6. Folk Alliance, 1993-1996.

About 75 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Candid and posed photographs of performers and attendees at the North American Folk Alliance Conference.

Image Folder P-20405/112-114

Folk Alliance, 1993 #20405, Subseries: "1.6. Folk Alliance, 1993-1996." P-20405/112-114

Photographs of Art Menius, Quetzecoatl, Mike Seeger, and many others.

Image Folder P-20405/114

Folk Alliance, 1995 #20405, Subseries: "1.6. Folk Alliance, 1993-1996." P-20405/114

Photographs of Reggie Garrett, Art Menius, Pete Seeger, and many others.

Image Folder P-20405/115

Folk Alliance, 1995-1996 #20405, Subseries: "1.6. Folk Alliance, 1993-1996." P-20405/115

Photographs of Phyllis Barney, Jeri Goldstein, Ken Irwin, Dot Kent, Art Menius, Jim Rooney, Mike Seeger, Pete Seeger, Dee Specker, and others.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000.

About 600 items.

Arrangement: chronological and/or by subject.

Candid and posed photographs of performers at a variety of festivals and other performances, and places of historical interest to bluegrass music. Also includes photographs of the audience and environs.

Image Folder P-20405/116

Festivals, 1984-1986 #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/116

Photographs of Becky Johnson, the Johnson Mountain Boys, Del McCoury, Bill Monroe, Ralph Stanley, Eddie Stubbs, Ron Thomason, and others at the Connecticut Friends of Bluegrass Festival, other festivals, and a private home.

Image Folder P-20405/117

Festivals, 1987 #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/117

Photographs of Tom Adams, Eddie Adcock, Dudley Connell, the Dry Branch Fire Squad, John Duffey, John Hartford, Sharon Horovitch, Becky Johnson, Johnson Mountain Boys, Alison Krauss, David McLaughlin, Bill Monroe, Tim O'Brien, Bobby Osborne, Sonny Osborne, Peter Rowan, Marty Stuart, Eddie Stubbs, Ron Thomason, Charlie Waller, Pete Wernick, and others at the Berkshire Mountains Bluegrass Festival, the Cajun and Bluegrass Music Festival, and other festivals.

Image Folder P-20405/118-120

Festivals, 1988 #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/118-120

Photographs of Tom Adams, Kenny Baker, Dudley Connell, Raymond Fairchild, Nick Forster, Emmylou Harris, Becky Johnson, the Johnson Mountain Boys, Doyle Lawson, Del McCoury, Rob McCoury, Ronnie McCoury, Dave McLaughlin, Jesse McReynolds, Jim McReynolds, Bill Monroe, Tim O'Brien, Peter Rowan, Larry Sparks, Ralph Stanley, Eddie Stubbs, Ernie Thacker, Ron Thomason, and others at the Arcadia Bluegrass Festival, the Connecticut Friends of Bluegrass Festival, IBMA Fan Fest, the Masonic Temple Theater, the Station Inn, and other festivals and venues. Also includes photographs from the Bill Monroe Museum. One photograph is signed by Jesse McReynolds and Bill Monroe.

Image Folder P-20405/121

Festivals, 1989 #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/121

Photographs of Alison Brown, Stuart Duncan, Raymond Fairchild, Nick Forster, Sharon Horovitch, Bill Keith, Viktor Krauss, Del McCoury, Rob McCoury, Ronnie McCoury, Bill Monroe, Tim O'Brien, Alan O'Bryant, Peter Rowan, Charles Sawtelle, Southern Rail, Ralph Stanley, Ron Thomason, Charlie Waller, Pete Wernick, and others at various festivals and a wedding reception.

Image Folder P-20405/122

Festivals, 1990 #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/122

Photographs of Alison Brown, Alison Krauss, Jason Carter, Sharon Horovitz, Art Menius, Jim Mills, and others at various festivals.

Image Folder P-20405/123

Rosine, 1990 #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/123

Photographs of various gravestones and other features from Rosine, Ky.

Image Folder P-20405/124

SPBGMA (Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music), 1990 #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/124

Photographs of Sam Bush, Stuart Duncan, Raymond Fairchild, Bela Fleck, Art Menius, Alan O'Bryant, Bobby Osborne, Sonny Osborne, Peter Rowan, Doc Watson, Rosa Lee Watson, and others at the 19th annual awards ceremony of the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America and affiliated events.

Image Folder P-20405/125

Festivals, 1991 #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/125

Photographs of the Eddie Adcock, Alison Krauss, Del McCoury Band, Del McCoury, Rob McCoury, Ronnie McCoury, Jesse McReynolds, Jim McReynolds, Art Menius, Lynn Morris, Bobby Osborne, Sonny Osborne, Missy Raines, and others at the Cherokee Bluegrass Festival and other festivals.

Image Folder P-20405/126

Festivals, 1992 #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/126

Photographs of Jason Carter, Vassar Clements, Stuart Duncan, Raymond Fairchild, Bela Fleck, Nick Forster, Jimmy Gaudreau, Alison Krauss, Del McCoury, Rob McCoury, Ronnie McCoury, Jesse McReynolds, Jim McReynolds, Art Menius, Tim O'Brien, Alan O'Bryant, Tony Rice, Pete Wernick, and others at various festivals.

Image Folder P-20405/127

Eno River Festival, 1993 #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/127

Photographs of Sam Bush, Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss, Joe Thompson, and others at the Festival for the Eno in North Carolina.

Image Folder P-20405/128

Festivals, 1994 #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/128

Photographs of IIIrd Tyme Out and others at the Central Virginia Family Bluegrass Festival.

Image Folder P-20405/129

Peaceful Valley Festival, 1995 #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/129

Photographs of Mike Bub, Jason Carter, Raymond McClaine, Del McCoury, Rob McCoury, Ronnie McCoury, and others at the Peaceful Valley Festival.

Image Folder P-20405/130

Festivals, 1996 #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/130

Photographs of Jerry Douglas, Jim Mills, Alan O'Bryant, Peter Rowan, Ricky Skaggs, Tony Williamson, and others in High Point, N.C., and other venues.

Image Folder P-20405/131-133

Backstage Bluegrass Festival, 1996 #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/131-133

Photographs of IIIrd Tyme Out, Ronnie Bowman, J. D. Crowe, Stuart Duncan, Pat Enright, Mark Hembree, Doyle Lawson, Lonesome River Band, Art Menius, the Nashville Bluegrass Band, Alan O'Bryant, Tony Rice, Brandon Rickman, Don Rigsby, Curly Seckler, Sammy Shelor, Frank Wakefield, Roland White, and others at the Backstage Bluegrass Festival in Greensboro, N.C.

Image Folder P-20405/134

Festivals, 1997 #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/134

Photographs of Alice Gerrard, Nathan Stanley, Ralph Stanley, Ralph Stanley II, Pete Wernick, and others at vaious festivals.

Image Folder P-20405/135

Festivals, 1999 #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/135

Photographs of Ronnie Bowman, James Price, Don Rigsby, Sammy Shelor, Larry Sparks, Ralph Stanley, Ralph Stanley II, and others at various festivals.

Image Folder P-20405/136

Informal Bluegrass, 1999 #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/136

Photographs of Becky Johnson and various bluegrass musicians in an informal setting, possibly a private home or homes.

Image Folder P-20405/137

Festivals, 2000 #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/137

Photographs of Stuart Duncan, Art Menius, the Nashville Bluegrass Band, Alan O'Bryant, Missy Raines, Tony Rice, Peter Rowan, Charlie Waller, and others at the Graves Mountain Festival and other festivals.

Image Folder P-20405/138

Garner Family Series, circa 2000 #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/138

Photographs of Ronnie Bowman, Don Rigsby, Sammy Shelor, and others at the Garner Family Series. Also includes photographs of a children's fiddle event.

Image Folder P-20405/139

Eno River Festival, 2000 #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/139

Photographs of Jim Lauderdale, Art Menius, James Price, Nathan Stanley, Ralph Stanley, Ralph Stanley II, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/140

Amazing Grace Festival, 2001 #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/140

Photographs of various performers and audience members at the Amazing Grace Festival. Folder contains print indeces that do not correspond to photographs included in the collection.

Image Folder P-20405/141

California Bluegrass Association Festival, 2001 #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/141

Photographs of IIIrd Tyme Out, Ronnie Bowman, the Seldom Scene, Sammy Shelor, and others at the California Bluegrass Association Festival.

Image Folder P-20405/142

Festivals, 2002 #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/142

Photographs of people at various festivals.

Image Folder P-20405/143-145

Festivals, undated #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/143-145

Photographs of IIIrd Tyme Out, Ronnie Bowman, Jason Carter, Dudley Connell, John Cowan, J. D. Crowe, Hazel Dickens, Jerry Douglas, John Duffey, Stuart Duncan, Pat Enright, Alice Gerrard, Mark Hembree, Sharon Horovitz, Becky Johnson, the Johnson Mountain Boys, Alison Krauss, Doyle Lawson, Laurie Lewis, Del McCoury, Rob McCoury, Ronnie McCoury, David McLaughlin, Art Menius, Bill Monroe, the Nashville Bluegrass Band, Alan O'Bryant, Tony Rice, Don Rigsby, Larry Robbins, Peter Rowan, Sammy Shelor, Ricky Skaggs, Ralph Stanley, Ralph Stanley II, Don Stover, Marty Stuart, Eddie Stubbs, Doc Watson, Pete Wernick, Roland White, and others. Also includes photographs of Becky Johnson's book Inside Bluegrass.

Image Folder P-20405/146-149

Poppy Mountain Festival, 2000 #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/146-149

Photographs of IIIrd Tyme Out, Ronnie Bowman, James King, Art Menius, Don Rigsby, Sammy Shelor, Ralph Stanley, Ralph Stanley II, Marty Stevens, Ron Thomason, and others at the Poppy Mountain Festival. Also includes photographs of dancers, the audience, and environs.

Image Folder P-20405/150

Bluegrass Portraits A-M #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/150

Photographs of Eddie Adcock, Chet Atkins, Kenny Baker, Butch Baldassari, Ron Block, Ronnie Bowman, Alison Brown, Sam Bush, Vassar Clements, J. D. Crowe, Iris Dement, Hazel Dickens, Jerry Douglas, Stuart Duncan, Pat Enright, Raymond Fairchild, Bela Fleck, Josh Graves, David Grisman, Richard Greene, David Grier, Emmylou Harris, Bill Keith, Alison Krauss, Gene Libbea, Mike Marshall, Del McCoury, and the Del McCoury Band.

Image Folder P-20405/151

Bluegrass Portraits M-Z #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/151

Photographs of Ronnie McCoury, Jesse McReynolds, Jim Mills, Bill Monroe, Joe Mullins, Tim O'Brien, Alan O'Bryant, Sonny Osborne, Tony Rice, Peter Rowan, Larry Sparks, Ralph Stanley with Emmylou Harris, the Stevens Sisters (April Stevens and Beth Stevens), Don Stover, Ron Thomason, Odell Thompson, Doc Watson, Pete Wernick, Roland White, Chubby Wise, Mac Wiseman, Dempsey Young, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/152

Bluegrass Bands #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/152

Photographs of IIIrd Tyme Out, Jim and Jesse, Laurie Lewis with Del McCoury, the Lonesome River Band, Curly Seckler, Pete Seeger with Etta Baker, the Stevens Sisters, the Traditional Grass, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/153

Dry Branch Fire Squad #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/153

Photographs of the Dry Branch Fire Squad in 1998.

Image Folder P-20405/154

Jim and Jesse #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/154

Photographs of Jesse McReynolds and Jim McReynolds. Also includes photographs of Jim and Jesse performing with Ralph Stanley.

Image Folder P-20405/155

Johnson Mountain Boys #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/155

Photographs of the Johnson Mountain Boys performing at the Connecticut Friends of Bluegrass Festival in 1988.

Image Folder P-20405/156

Alison Krauss #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/156

Photographs of Alison Krauss and others performing in 1992.

Image Folder P-20405/157

Jimmy Martin at IBMA #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/157

Photographs of Jimmy Martin and others performing at IBMA in 2000.

Image Folder P-20405/158

Del McCoury Band #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/158

Photographs of the Del McCoury Band performing in a variety of settings.

Image Folder P-20405/159

Nashville Bluegrass Band #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/159

Photographs of the Nashville Bluegrass Band with Benny Martin and Mark O'Connor in 1998. Also includes phototgraphs of the Nashville Bluegrass Band at the Cat's Cradle in Chapel Hill, N.C., in 1999.

Image Folder P-20405/160

Shady Grove Band #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/160

Posed photographs of the Shady Grove Band in 1998.

Image Folder P-20405/161

Ralph Stanley #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/161

Photographs of Nathan Stanley, Ralph Stanley, Ralph Stanley II, and others.

Image Folder P-20405/162

Joe Thompson #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/162

Photographs of Joe Thompson with Bob Carlin and others.

Image Folder P-20405/163

Doc Watson Party #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/163

Photographs of Doc Watson and others at a party in his honor. Also includes photographs of an old-time house.

Image Folder P-20405/164

Ryman Auditorium, Les Leverett #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/164

Photographs of Les Levertt, Jesse McReynolds, Jim McReynolds, Bobby Osborne, Sonny Osborne, and others at Ryman Auditorium.

Image Folder P-20405/165

1997 Grand Ole Opry #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/165

Photographs of Grandpa Jones, Mila Mason, Jim Mills, Ricky Skaggs, Porter Wagoner, and others at the Grand Ole Opry in 1997.

Image Folder P-20405/166-167

Grand Ole Opry, 1999 #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/166-167

Photographs of Dale Ann Bradley, Sam Bush, Wilma Lee Cooper, Jerry Douglas, Bela Fleck, Bobby Osborne, Sonny Osborne, Eddie Stubbs, Mac Wiseman, and others at the Bill Monroe Bluegrass Celebration at the Grand Ole Opry in October 1999.

Image Folder P-20405/168

Polaroids #20405, Subseries: "1.7. Other Bluegrass Festivals, Performers, and Related Images, 1984-2000." P-20405/168

Polaroid photographs of a variety of subjects, including the Berkshire Mountain Music Festival. Also includes images of many non-bluegrass-related subjects, including Becky Johnson.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.8. Photographs, Non-Bluegrass, 1970-2002.

About 700 items.

Arrangement: chronological and/or by subject.

Photographs of a variety of subjects, including many outdoor and nature images.

Image Folder P-20405/169

Roberts Brothers Circus #20405, Subseries: "1.8. Photographs, Non-Bluegrass, 1970-2002." P-20405/169

Photographs of Roberts Brothers Circus in 2001.

Image Folder P-20405/170-171

Governors Club #20405, Subseries: "1.8. Photographs, Non-Bluegrass, 1970-2002." P-20405/170-171

Photographs of the Governors Club golf community housing development.

Image Folder P-20405/172

Chapel Hill Photoquick Crash #20405, Subseries: "1.8. Photographs, Non-Bluegrass, 1970-2002." P-20405/172

Photographs documenting a car crash involving the Photoquick in Chapel Hill, N.C., during the 1990s.

Image Folder P-20405/173

Clyde Jones #20405, Subseries: "1.8. Photographs, Non-Bluegrass, 1970-2002." P-20405/173

Photographs of Clyde Jones and his wooden animal crafts. Clyde Jones resides in Bynum, N.C., and creates wooden animals he calls "critters."

Image Folder P-20405/174-175

Norman Adams Bluegrass Cruise, 1990 #20405, Subseries: "1.8. Photographs, Non-Bluegrass, 1970-2002." P-20405/174-175

Photographs of Becky Johnson, Doyle Lawson, Jesse McReynolds, Jim McReynolds, Art Menius, Jim Mills, Bobby Osborne, Sonny Osborne, and others on a bluegrass-themed cruise in the Bahamas.

Image Folder P-20405/176-181

Wedding Photographs #20405, Subseries: "1.8. Photographs, Non-Bluegrass, 1970-2002." P-20405/176-181

Photographs of various weddings.

Image Folder P-20405/182

Photographs, 1984 #20405, Subseries: "1.8. Photographs, Non-Bluegrass, 1970-2002." P-20405/182

Photographs of various subjects, including outdoor, home, and garden scenes from 1984.

Image Folder P-20405/183

1986 Halley's Comet #20405, Subseries: "1.8. Photographs, Non-Bluegrass, 1970-2002." P-20405/183

Photographs of Halley's Comet.

Image Folder P-20405/184-186

Photographs, 1985-1993 #20405, Subseries: "1.8. Photographs, Non-Bluegrass, 1970-2002." P-20405/184-186

Photographs of various subjects, including outdoor, home, and garden scenes from 1985-1986.

Image Folder P-20405/194

Tuscon, Ariz., 1993 #20405, Subseries: "1.8. Photographs, Non-Bluegrass, 1970-2002." P-20405/194

Photographs of various subjects and wildlife in and around Tuscon, Ariz.

Image Folder P-20405/195-210

Photographs, 1994-2002 and undated #20405, Subseries: "1.8. Photographs, Non-Bluegrass, 1970-2002." P-20405/195-210

Photographs of various subjects, including outdoor, home, and garden scenes from 1994-2002 and undated.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 2. Negatives.

About 3000 items.

Arrangement: original order preserved where possible.

Negatives that roughly correspond to the photographic prints in Series 1, but are not ordered in a corresponding fashion.

Image Folder P-20405/212-219

Negatives, Flat #20405, Series: "2. Negatives." P-20405/212-219

Negatives in strips

Image Folder P-20405/220-221

Negatives, Rolled #20405, Series: "2. Negatives." P-20405/220-221

Negatives in rolls

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 3. Slides.

About 4200 items.

Arrangement: roughly by subject.

Image Box P-20405/38

Slides #20405, Series: "3. Slides." P-20405/38

Slides, divided by bluegrass and non-bluegrass-related subject matter.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 4. Other Materials.

About 150 items.

Includes correspondence, trade journals and newsletters, program guides, flyers, mailings, promotional materials, and other papers.

Folder 1

Inside Bluegrass #20405, Series: "4. Other Materials." Folder 1

Papers pertaining to Becky Johnson's book, Inside Bluegrass.

Folder 2

Flyers and Mailings for Festivals #20405, Series: "4. Other Materials." Folder 2

Promotional materials advertising various bluegrass music festivals.

Folder 3

Journals and Newsletters #20405, Series: "4. Other Materials." Folder 3

Includes professional and semi-professional trade journals and newsletters pertaining to various bluegrass musicians, festivals, and organizations.

Folder 4

Correspondence #20405, Series: "4. Other Materials." Folder 4

Correspondence between Becky Johnson and others.

Folder 5

1997 Folk Alliance Program Guide #20405, Series: "4. Other Materials." Folder 5

Folder 6-7

IBMA Program Guides #20405, Series: "4. Other Materials." Folder 6-7

Program guides to conferences and events sponsored by the International Bluegrass Music Association.

Folder 8

Stickers #20405, Series: "4. Other Materials." Folder 8

Includes stickers promoting bluegrass or various bands.

Folder 9

Artists' Promotional Materials #20405, Series: "4. Other Materials." Folder 9

Includes promotional materials for Eddie Adcock, Martha Adcock, Classical Grass, Bull Harman, James King, The Del McCoury Band, Exit 13 Bluegrass Band, Katsuyuki Miyazaki, One Riot One Ranger, Rock County, John Rossbach, The Sitze Family, Suzanne and Jim Olde Tyme Entertainmente, Ernie Sykes, Barry Tashian, Holly Tashian, Frank Wakefield, the Whites, Jeanette Williams, and Dede Wyland. Also includes a small promotional poster for a concert by Bela Fleck, Tony Trischka, and Pete Wernick.

Folder 10-11

Other Materials #20405, Series: "4. Other Materials." Folder 10-11

Includes ephemera from various concerts, conferences and festivals including IBMA, Ryman Auditorium, and others.

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Processed by: Carrie Stubblefield, Caroline Moakley, and Kathryn Roth, June 2008

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