Anne Warner recorded Frank Proffitt, who helped to popularize the folk song “Tom Dooley.”
Anne Warner recorded Frank Proffitt, who helped to popularize the folk song “Tom Dooley.” Photo by Frank Warner
Anne Warner recorded Frank Proffitt, who helped to popularize the folk song “Tom Dooley.” Photo by Frank Warner

Folklorists preserved music from the threat of the 20th century

September 30, 2016 9:44 AM

Past Times

About Past Times

History fascinates us. We love to linger over old photographs or accounts of years long gone. Discovering our own personal histories can become an enjoyable pastime. This blog will provide some looks into that past. We'll look at NC history in general, and Triangle history in particular. We'll also try to give you the tips and tools (and connections) for looking at your own history.