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State Archives of Florida
Etta Baker performs for students - Jacksonville, Florida .
Series S2018, Bureau of Florida Folklife Programs Florida Folklife Archives:Duval County Folk Arts in Education project files: Box2
Ethnicity, African American
Musical traditions, Secular
Musical traditions, African diaspora
Performing arts--Florida--Duval County--Jacksonville
Shelf number: S1618B2f4
Etta Baker, called the world's premiere Piedmont-style blues guitarist, played at a number of Florida Folk Festivals. Born in Morganton, North Carolina, Baker began playing the guitar at age 4. She died at age 93. Baker grew up in a family that was proficient in blues, hymns, and rags. She first gained notoriety in 1956 when she appeared on a compilation album called "Instrumental Music of the Southern Appalachians."
Subject - Person
Subject - Corporate
Chicago Manual of Style
Hansen, Gregory, Collector. Etta Baker performs for students - Jacksonville, Florida . 20th century. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/107335>, accessed 9 December 2022.
Hansen, Gregory, Collector. Etta Baker performs for students - Jacksonville, Florida . 20th century. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/107335>
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(State Archives of Florida/Hansen)