Documenting Appalachia


Blue Ridge Views - Emily and Thornton Spencer

In this installment of the Blue Ridge Views project, the W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection presents a segment featuring musicians Emily and Thornton Spencer. Footage includes Thornton sharing that his older sister married Albert Hash when he was 7 or 8 and Emily and Thornton teaching people how to play instruments. 

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For more information about Chuck Hemrick's collection of videos, please see Collection 395. Chuck Hemrick Papers