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Collection — Folder: S1543
Scope and Contents
This collection includes various articles about Indiana folklore, beginning with a 10-page manuscript on folk music and ballads, compiled by Herbert Halpert, editor of "Hoosier Folklore," Paul G. Brewster, author of "Ballads and Songs of Indiana," and the Writers Program of the WPA. In a small envelope, there are three poems written by Virginia Scott Miner of Kansas City, Missouri: (1) Chief Pokagon; (2) Heaven is an Orchard; and (3) Indiana Names. A three-page ballad entiled "Martha Hopkins"...
- Subject: American poetry -- 20th century
- Names: Halpert, Herbert, 1911-2000