Eugene Earle

Eugene Earle is co-founder and President of the John Edwards Memorial Foundation/Forum and was instrumental in the transfer of the John Edwards Memorial Collection to UNC-Chapel Hill. He corresponded extensively with the late John Edwards, after whose death in 1950 Earle was given control of Edwards massive collection. Mr. Earle has on his own gathered one of the nations largest collections of vintage country and western, blues, and Hawaiian records.
The above is quoted directly from the index of participants listed in Patterson, Daniel, ed. Sounds of the South. Southern Folklife Collection. Occasional Papers, Number 1. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1991.
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