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Poster advertisement for the Johnson Brothers String Band, circa 1950s.

Courtesy George Johnson.

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Advertisement for Fess Whately's Saxo-Society Orchestra of Industrial High School, circa 1930: "A Neat Appearing Group of Men that Will Grace Any Function."

"Beech Mountain To Hold Annual Storytelling Festival,"Asheville Times, June 22, 1990.

Rob Urban, "Man Of Mountains, Music And Tales: Stanley Hicks, N. C. Folk Artist And Instrument Maker, Dies At Age 78,"Charlotte Observer, November 9, 1989.

"Old ways endure along Blue Ridge Parkway,"Raleigh News and Observer, August 11, 1985.

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Beverly Mills, "Making good banjos and telling tall tales: Slow 'n' easy does it," Raleigh News and Observer, October 16, 1983.

Jerry Bledsoe, "Hand-crafted banjos are a labor of love,"Greensboro Daily News, November 13, 1983.

"'Money ain't no good': Banjos, dulcimers bring cash, but music is mountain man's currency,"Charlotte News, March 13, 1980.

Dot Jackson, "He Makes Music And Sets 'Em Spinning,"Charlotte Observer, July 18, 1979.

"Dulcimers Are His First Love,"Winston-Salem Journal, February 21, 1976.

W. K. Lee, Jr., "A Far-Away Look In His Eye: No Question About It; Stanley Hicks Is A Mountain Man,"Greensboro Daily News, June 13, 1971.

Photo and caption: "Mountain Entertainers,"Greensboro Daily News, July 18, 1965.

Photo and caption: "Pick One: Edd L. Presnell of Banner Elk plays a banjo he made."Charlotte Observer, July 21, 1963.

Arlie Watson sings and plays the banjo.

Arlie Watson sings and plays the banjo.

Arlie Watson, Arnold Watson, Ora Isaacs Watson, Paul Greer, and Stanley Hicks perform at Jack Guy's store, 1970.Notes on original reel box: “This recording special for: Jack Guy / Recorded at Guy's Folk Toys and Home Industries 7 August 1970 ...…

Arlie Watson, Arnold Watson, Ora Isaacs Watson, Paul Greer, Stanley Hicks, and Willard Watson perform at Jack Guy's store, 1970. Stanley Hicks and Willard Watson buck dance.Notes on original reel box: “This recording special for: Jack Guy / Recorded…
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