Thursday, August 27, 2015
Songs of Miners, Lumberjacks, and Schooner Men: Alan Lomax's Michigan Legacy
(Exhibits (Museum, Gardens, ...))
Michigan's ethnic diversity is reflected in Alan Lomax's field recording from the 1930s. Musical cultures from Detroit to the Upper Peninsula are brought to life through song lyrics, photographs, and sound recording including lumberjacks, miners, schoonermen (Great Lakes sailors), and more. Produced in partnership with the Michigan Humanities Council. more information...