June Appal Recordings Collection
1975 – 2008
Collection June Appal collection
Scope and ContentsThe June Appal Recordings Collection includes the master tapes of over 70 releases of traditional and contemporary mountain music from 1973 to the present, as well as archival audiotapes of over a hundred regional artists. Artists in the Collection include many of national prominence, such as folk singer Jean Ritchie and author James Still, and a number of winners of the National Heritage Award, such as Wade & Julia Mainer and Hazel Dickens. The collection also includes original album artwork, catalogs, clippings, and ephemera relating to the operation and promotion of the label.