Bowling Green (Ky.)

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Mr. Phillips tells about playing with famous R&B artists at the Quonset Hut in the 1940s and 1950s. Also some biographical info and info about his life as a saxophone musician.

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Interview conducted by Amber F. Ridington with Mary Ann Fisher, vocalists, that is preceded by twelve minutes of Fisher performing with Robert Phillips on saxophone and Billy Madison on keyborad. Fisher tells about her early life and singing career with Ray Charles and other performers such as...

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Interview conducted by Amber F. Ridington with four western Ketnucky musicians about their influences, their early days in music and memories of performing at the Quonset Hut in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

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An interview about Joe Marshall as a fiddle player. Mr. Marshall tells about how he learned to play; his 59 years with the Roving Ramblers, a Bowling Green country music band that he founded; some of his experiences performing in concerts, on radio and on television in Kentucky and Tennessee,...

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Joe Marshall tells about building the Quonset Hut, an auditorium and entertainment venue that he ran in Bowling Green between 1947 and 1959 at 1st and State Street. He also tells about traveling and playing the Rovin' Ramblers, a Bowling Green country music band that he founded in 1941, and...

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Interview with Dan Ray Stone in which he discusses what life was like in Bowling Green, Kentucky during World War II. He talks about why he was not drafted, social life during the war, downtown businesses, boarding houses, and schools.

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Interview with Pearson in which discusses her husband's role in the war and her mother's work at Union Undewear and her mother's volunteer work. She described long lines at the grocery stores trying to get commodities, how women entertained themselves during the war, how war bonds were sold,...

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In this interview Helm discusses her role in homefront efforts as head librarian at Western Kentucky University. She mentions Pearl Harbor and where she was when she heard about the attack. She discusses soldiers who came to Bowling Green and other volunteer work for the war.

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Interview discusses Daniel's joining the Red Cross during World War II and her subsequent career with the organization.

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Collection contains four interviews conducted by Sheryl Reed with three women and one man who lived in Bowling Green, Kentucky during World War II. They discuss the homefront during the war. The interviews were used for a paper titled "The War at Home: World War II and Its Effects of Bowling...

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