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Sheet music, memoirs, and other items related to the Carter Family, Johnny Cash and other performers from the families now have a permanent home at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg.

The university says the collection is available for research in the Special Collections department of Newman Library. Included in the material is a collection of Carter Family sheet music with a biography written in 1980 by Johnny Cash.

Some of the other items include Maybelle Carter's hunting and fishing license, programs from performances and festivals, photographs, and newspaper and magazine articles.

Bill Redlin reports...


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