Re: Searching for "Carry It On" - old PBS series

Carolyn Sturgill (csturgill@appalshop.org)
Tue, 14 Mar 2000 11:13:03 -0800 (PST)

Nope, not us. Carolyn

-----Original Message-----
From: Gary Handman <ghandman@library.berkeley.edu>
To: Multiple recipients of list <videolib@library.berkeley.edu>
Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2000 10:47 AM
Subject: Re: Searching for "Carry It On" - old PBS series

>This is a very long shot, but you might try contacting Appalshop
>
>Appalshop, Inc.
> 306 Madison St.
> Whitesburg, KY 41858
> Phone: (800) 545-7467, (606) 633-0108
> Fax: (606) 633-1009
> appalshopsales@appalshop.org
> http://www.uky.edu/Projects/Appal/
>
>or the Southern Folklife Center
>
>Center for Southern Folklore
> 130 Beale Street
> Memphis, TN 38103
> Phone: (901) 525-3655
> Fax: (901) 525-3945
> http://www.sas.upenn.edu/~yblubin/CFSF.html
>
>to see if they have leads
>
>
>
>At 06:21 PM 03/13/2000 -0800, you wrote:
>>
>>If no-one answers you in the next 24 hours, I'll be happy to forward your
>>query to one or both of the listservs H-Film and H-Appalachian, both
>>listservs operated by H-Net (Humanities On-Line).
>>
>>Harold Rennie
>>
>>On Mon, 13 Mar 2000, Marilyn Huntley wrote:
>>
>>> I'm afraid this one has me following a very cold trail. I've been asked
to
>>> help a professor find a source for a 13-part PBS series titled "Carry It
>>> On." She gave me lots of details, but I haven't had any luck locating it
in
>>> my usual reference sources. Here are excerpts from the prof's request:
>>>
>>> - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
>>> "I am [researching] an organization by the name of the Southern Folk
>>> Cultural Revival Project (SFCRP), a southern musical/political
organization
>>> that completed many projects from the 1960s through the 80s.
>>>
>>> "One of the things they did was to produce a 13-part PBS series titled
>>> "Carry It On" in 1984. It aired in various TV markets that year.
>>>
>>> "Each show was 30 min. long, and my source says that the SFCRP's
director,
>>> Anne Romaine, worked with Harmon McBride at WDCN in Nashville in
producing
>>> the series over a 2-year period. The series was funded by a grant from
the
>>> NEA and from PBS as well as the "We Shall Overcome" Fund. The programs
>>> were distributed to 38 states in June of 1984 and began airing in
Nashville
>>> in November 1984.
>>> - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
>>>
>>> The only piece of possibly useful information I've unearthed is that
Harmon
>>> McBride is still listed in the staff directory at WDCN.
>>>
>>> Is anyone familiar with this PBS series, or could you give me a
suggestion
>>> of where to look next? Thanks in advance.
>>>
>>> Marilyn Huntley
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
>>> Marilyn B. Huntley, Audiovisual Assistant
>>> Audiovisual Classroom Services
>>> Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Rd., Clinton, NY 13323
>>> Phone 315-859-4120; Fax 315-859-4687
>>> e-mail mhuntley@hamilton.edu
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>Gary Handman
>Director
>Media Resources Center
>Moffitt Library
>UC Berkeley 94720-6000
>http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC
>
>"Everything wants to become television" (James Ulmer -- Teletheory)
>