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Shiloh Museum of Ozark History

Oct 20, 2010

Prof. Chalon Ragsdale of the University of Arkansas Department of Music explores folk song collecting using the work of two 20th century collectors as examples: Percy Grainger, who collected in England; and Mary Celestia Parler, who collected in Arkansas. Recorded October 20, 2010.

Oct 16, 2010

A program by Father Moses Berry, curator of the Ozarks Afro-American Heritage Museum in Ash Grove, Missouri. Recorded November 10, 2012.

Aug 18, 2010

In 1984, at the age of 70, Madison County farmer Milton Cooper began keeping a daily diary. His entries describe a way of life common to many Ozark rural families, but rarely chronicled. Museum outreach coordinator Susan Young shares some of his entries. Recorded August 18, 2010.

May 19, 2010

Independent researcher Abby Burnett discusses the ways Ozark folks helped one another when there was a death. Burnett was recently featured in "Silent Storytellers," a documentary produced by the AETN about the history and culture of Arkansas cemeteries. Recorded May 19, 2010.

May 16, 2010

In May 2010 the producers of Winter's Bone collaborated with the Shiloh Museum to premiere the film in Arkansas. Prior to the premiere, director Debra Granik, music advisor Marideth Sisco, and some of the musicians held a performance and Q & A at the museum. Recorded May 16, 2010.