Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 870. Project titled: "Joe Coleman: A Local Legend." Includes typescripts of interviews and survey sheets collected by Edith Walker about Joe Coleman, an accused murderer in Cumberland County, Kentucky. Survey sheets includes lines of a ballad about Coleman and various informant's memories of the ballad or the veracity of the incident in Adair County, Kentucky.
Folklore | Music | Social Control, Law, Crime, and Deviance
Folklife Archives, Manuscripts &, "Walker, Edith (FA 870)" (2016). FA Finding Aids. Paper 912.