One leaf handwritten in black ink on both sides. The document is in good physical condition. The document was laminated. The lower right corner was folded into the laminate. There is a minor tear at the left upper edge. There is a moderate tear at the middle upper edge. The upper right corner is frayed. There is a moderate tear at the middle right edge. There is a minor tear at the lower left edge. There is a moderate tear at the middle left edge. There are numerous stains of unknown origin throughout the document. The document was folded horizontally into quarters, possibly for mailing. The informant citation is located at the upper right corner. The document "Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane," Variant 1 is located on the reverse side.
Popular music -- United States Homesickness -- Songs and music Memories -- Songs and music Slavery -- Songs and music
Way Down Upon the Swanee River, Suawnee River
Stephen Collins Foster, 1826-1864
W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University
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