highlanderphotosPhotograph of performers from a British Broadcasting Corporation broadcast, the String Busters Band including Wylie Oakley, from Gatlinburg, Tennessee, 1937

Photograph of performers from a British Broadcasting Corporation broadcast, the String Busters Band including Wylie Oakley, from Gatlinburg, Tennessee, 1937

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Title:Photograph of performers from a British Broadcasting Corporation broadcast, the String Busters Band including Wylie Oakley, from Gatlinburg, Tennessee, 1937
Date:1937
Description:

Wylie Oakley, standing in back, is the "Roaming Man of the Smokies" and teller of tall tales. Seated in front of him is the String Busters Band from Gatlinburg. They all appeared on a 1937 BBC Broadcast.

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Types:Photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Oakley, Wylie | Stringbusters (Musical group) | Bands (Music)--Tennessee--Gatlinburg | United States, Tennessee, Gatlinburg | United States, Tennessee, Sevier County
Collection:highlanderphotos
Institution:Highlander Research and Education Center
Contributors:Highlander Research and Education Center (Knoxville, Tenn.)
Original Material:

1 photograph : b&w

Rights and Usage:

Researchers should contact the Highlander Research and Education Center for terms governing the use of the collection. Contact: Susan Williams, swilliams@highlandercenter.org.

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Forms part of the Highlander Folk School Collection.

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