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Songs Written By from "The Spinning Wheel" Girls

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  • In December 1928, a group of weavers from The Spinning Wheel shop, referring to themselves as "The Spinning Wheel Girls" gave Clementine Douglas a looseleaf volume of lyrics from mountain folk songs. Douglas saved the pages and added to them over the years. Some of the women who contributed to the collection were: Ettamae Harwood Deweese, Flonnie Harwood, Myrtle Jump, Bessie Willis, Pearl Hamlin, Mary Rathburn, Ollie Peek, Ruth Ledford, and Ethel S. Carter. The songs included here are: Careless Love, The Salem Courtship, Barbare Allen, Birmingham Jail, Drunkards Dream, Standing in the Moonlight, Little Birdie, Little Willie, Midnight on the Stormy Deep, New River Train, Love Henry, On Top of Old Smokey, Knoxville Gal, Little Rose Wood Casket, and Weaving Song. A photograph of some of the women can be viewed in the image titled .
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Object’s are ‘parent’ level descriptions to ‘children’ items, (e.g. a book with pages).

  • In December 1928, a group of weavers from The Spinning Wheel shop, referring to themselves as "The Spinning Wheel Girls" gave Clementine Douglas a looseleaf volume of lyrics from mountain folk songs. Douglas saved the pages and added to them over the years. Some of the women who contributed to the collection were: Ettamae Harwood Deweese, Flonnie Harwood, Myrtle Jump, Bessie Willis, Pearl Hamlin, Mary Rathburn, Ollie Peek, Ruth Ledford, and Ethel S. Carter. The songs included here are: Careless Love, The Salem Courtship, Barbare Allen, Birmingham Jail, Drunkards Dream, Standing in the Moonlight, Little Birdie, Little Willie, Midnight on the Stormy Deep, New River Train, Love Henry, On Top of Old Smokey, Knoxville Gal, Little Rose Wood Casket, and Weaving Song. A photograph of some of the women can be viewed in the image titled ["The Spinning Wheel" Girls].