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traipsin" woman

Jeannette (Bell) Thomas

traipsin" woman

by Jeannette (Bell) Thomas

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Published by E.P. Dutton & co., inc. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Jean Thomas.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF210 .T45
The Physical Object
Pagination277 p.
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6291961M
LC Control Number33018658
OCLC/WorldCa825754

Blue Ridge Country, Paperback by Thomas, Jean, ISBN , ISBN , Brand New, Free shipping in the US This classic work by Jean Thomas, "the traipsin woman," is a wonderful introduction to an Appalachian culture that was already disappearing even as Thomas attempted, valiantly, to document it. Included in the scrapbook entitled, Jean Thomas: The Life and the Legend, are photographs, photocopies of articles, correspondence and broadsides dealing with her life and work as a folklorist. Known as the Traipsin Woman, Jean Thomas' life was dedicated to the preservation of the eastern Kentucky mountain culture particularly in song.

Ma Crow is a small woman with tiny hands and feet and long, thick strands of dark, wavy hair that she wears caught up in a comb on one side of her face. When you look at her sometimes you can see cl. This time Jean Thomas, the Traipsin' Woman of Kentucky, so called, who, as a ballad-hunter and court-reporter, has been traipsin' over the Kentucky hills for almost as long as Jesse Stuart and.

- Bud McCoy and family Jean Thomas, The Traipsin' Woman, Collection. THE eleventh annual American Folksong Festival will be held Sunday, June 8, at Traipsin' Woman cabin on the Mayo Trail in the foothills of Kentucky, under the direction of Jean Thomas.


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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" $ $ Author: Verna Castleberry Hebson. Day/Setters was the subject of Thomas' first book, Devil's Ditties, published in ; subsequent books included the semi-autobiographical The Traipsin' Woman () and The Sun Shines Bright ().

Day eventually played in London’s Royal Albert Hall. He was the subject of Thomas’ first book, Devil’s Ditties (). Thomas went on to author another seven books including the semi-autobiographical The Traipsin’ Woman (), The Singing Fiddler of Lost Hollow (), and The Sun Shines Bright ().

About the Collection Known as The Traipsin' Woman, Jean Thomas () traveled the mountains of eastern Kentucky taking snapshot photographs traipsin woman book the mountain way of life, writing, and promoting mountain folkways.

She was particularly interested in the music, crafts, and language patterns of. THE TRAIPSIN' WOMAN. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. Such was the name given Joan Thomas by the mountaineers of Kentucky whom she knows probably better than any other woman not born and bred among them.

Jean Thomas, The Traipsin' Woman, Collection Jean Thomas with portable typewriter. A woman wearing a dress and bonnet stands next to a seated man wearing a hat and suspenders and holding an infant girl wearing a dress and bonnet. They are outdoors on the hillside.

Jean Thomas describes them as "eccentric." Title supplied by. Traipsin' Woman Jean Thomas. 29 likes. Seeking personal stories about Jean Thomas, The Traipsin' ers: Traipsing definition, to walk or go aimlessly or idly or without finding or reaching one's goal: We traipsed all over town looking for a copy of the book.

See more. The ""traipsin' woman"" tells more about the Kentucky she knows and loves. The increased interest in books like the Rivers series, and in regional material generally indicates a market for this type of book.

JEAN THOMAS'S old Kentucky home was in a mill town in the lowlands, but it was the mountain folk who gave her the name of the "traipsin' woman" and it is in collecting the mountain songs that she.

Written by Robin Waggoner, a year teacher at Prichard Elementary School, The Traipsin’ Woman — The Jean Thomas Story is about the life of the Ashland woman who started the American Folk Festival in and kept it going for most of the next 42 years.

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I choose this book to better aquaint myself with this interesting granddaughter is part of a group of a play The Traipsin Women about Jean Thomas life. /5(6). Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thomas, Jean, b.

Traipsin' woman. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., © (OCoLC) Blue Ridge Country Kindle Edition by I choose this book to better aquaint myself with this interesting granddaughter is part of a group of a play The Traipsin Women about Jean Thomas life.

Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful/5(6). Traipsin' Woman Yesterday, I toured Ashland with Nancy Osborne, who has been involved in the KY projects from the first. We went through the downtown area to see the blocks there and to the floodwall where two very important squares are : Suzi Parron.

JEAN THOMAS is, on her father's side, a Kentucky mountain woman herself. When, therefore, she was asked by a famous criminal lawyer to become his stenographer in the hill country trials, she.

Blue Ridge Country reads more like a novel than a documentary. I grew up in the Shenandoah Valley, in my mother's family house with tales about its history; we explored with cousins the swinging bridges, walks on train rails, Blue Ridge Parkway, Lexington, Natural /5(6).

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