LOST & FOUND SOUND: Vermont Folklore Recordings Reporter Nina Keck of Vermont Public Radio tells us about the 35-year obsession of a woman named Helen Hartness Flanders to capture a vanishing breed of Vermonter on recorded media. She started in the 1930s with wax cylinder, then graduated to disk and tape. She sought out elderly residents, and had them sing and tell stories.
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LOST & FOUND SOUND: Vermont Folklore Recordings

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LOST & FOUND SOUND: Vermont Folklore Recordings

LOST & FOUND SOUND: Vermont Folklore Recordings

LOST & FOUND SOUND: Vermont Folklore Recordings

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Reporter Nina Keck of Vermont Public Radio tells us about the 35-year obsession of a woman named Helen Hartness Flanders to capture a vanishing breed of Vermonter on recorded media. She started in the 1930s with wax cylinder, then graduated to disk and tape. She sought out elderly residents, and had them sing and tell stories.