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Another memory of Archie Green

I wrote last week about the passing of folklorist Archie Green.  Here’s a memory of him by Elaine Lawless, the president of the American Folklore Society, sent out to its members:

I want to join my voice to the others that have responded to the passing of Archie Green. Like so many of you, I have a personal connection to Archie and will miss his presence in the world. However, I also know his spirit and his legacy will stay with us as long as we live–and beyond.

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Archie Green has died

Archie Green (1917-2009) was a folklorist and write, author of Only A Miner: Studies in Recorded Coal-Mining Songs, which is how I came to know of him.   He was considered the major force in passage of the legislation establishing The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress.   You can listen to the […]