Monthly Archives for March 2005

PRI’s The Next Big Thing: From Darkness Into Light, Show #529

Date posted: March 18, 2005

We meet two nuns who have chosen the traveling circus as their ministry, and a woman who has made human hair the object of her life’s work. Also, archival sounds from Coney Island and from Alan Lomax’s unfinished Global Jukebox …

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Vera Ward Hall Inducted Into the Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame

Date posted: March 3, 2005

Vera Hall was inducted into the Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame on March 3, 2005. Gabriel Greenberg gave the induction speech. Beginning in the early 1940s, Vera Hall was recorded extensively by John A. Lomax and later by Alan Lomax, …

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