Porter Wagoner

Description
One of the most recognizable figures in country music, Porter Wagoner was known as the "Thin Man from West Plains, Missouri." He began recording music in 1954 after several years of singing on a local radio station. In 1961, Wagoner (b. 1927) began to host his own country music television show, which was syndicated for 21 years.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
photograph
negative
1972
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: Massachusetts, Boston, Symphony Hall
ID Number
2003.0169.022
accession number
2003.0169
catalog number
2003.0169.022
subject
Photography
Art
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
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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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