Blue Sky Boys

Description
Beginning in 1936, brothers Earl (1919-1998) and Bill Bolick (b. 1917), known for their intricate melodies on guitar and mandolin, influenced many other duet performers. The Blue Sky Boys retired in 1951, but returned to performing in 1962, drawn by the rising interest in folk and traditional country music.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
photograph
negative
1974
print
2003
maker
Horenstein, Henry
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 14 in; 27.94 cm x 35.56 cm
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Gettysburg
ID Number
2003.0169.002
accession number
2003.0169
catalog number
2003.0169.002
subject
Photography
Music & Musical Instruments
Art
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
event
Sunday Morning Gospel Show
Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival
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Culture and the Arts: Photographic History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Horenstein, Henry

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