Moses Williams playing the diddley bow

Date: March 1980

Source: S1577 , Container 17 , P80-380 - P80-383

Type: Still Image

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  • Four black and white prints. Moses Williams was originally from Mississippi. He moved to Florida in the 1950s. He played the diddly bow, a one-string homemade musical instrument, also called a "yakkedy board." Information on the instrument and on Moses Williams may be found in the folder. A recording of the performance can be found in S 1576, box 3, cassette C80-6.

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