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Ken Linker's Variety Showcase

Ken Linker's Variety Showcase

The Ken Linker’s Variety Showcase was a public access entertainment program from Charlotte, North Carolina that aired for 30 years. Hosted by Ken Linker, the show ran from 1972 until his death in 2002. The show described itself as “featuring…local, regional, and national talent!”

Episodes of Ken Linker’s Variety Showcase were filmed at 613 Calvert St. Charlotte, North Carolina and aired on TV Access 21.

Anne Romaine

  • Collection Number: 20304  Collection Title: Anne Romaine Papers 1935-1995 (bulk 1960-1995)
    • Abstract: "Papers of white folklorist, folk musician, and civil rights activist Anne Romaine (1942-1995) document her music career, teaching career, family and personal life, and social justice activism especially through the Southern Folk Cultural Revival Project, an organization Romaine cofounded in 1966 with African American folklorist, singer, and civil rights activist Bernice Johnson Reagon." Includes digitized interviews with Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party members and videotapes of Anne Romaine's lectures, performances, and workshops.

Concert of cotton mill songs with Johnny Elwood McCarn and Pat Huber, Gaston County Library, Gastonia, N.C., 19 May 1994: tape 2 of 2

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