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Author Bailey, Charity.
Title Charity Bailey papers, 1950-1978.
Location Call No. Status Message
 Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives  Sc MG 71  Box 1    AVAILABLE  USE IN LIBRARY
 Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives  Sc MG 71  Box 2    AVAILABLE  USE IN LIBRARY


Description 1.5 lin. ft.
Summary Papers consist of biographical material, and working files for the development of a curriculum to teach educators and children. Scrapbooks on the "Sing a Song" television program, several notebooks of musical arrangements and adaptations by Bailey, a notebook entitled "Here's Charity - Songs to Sing and Do," news clippings, lesson plans, diplomas, and material about incorporating Haitian and classical music into her programs.
Terms Of Use Permission to hand copy Bailey's scores restricted to permission from Jack White or his son, John W. White.
Note Photographs have been separated to Photographs and Prints Division and are described separately.
Biography Charity Alberta Bailey (1904-1978) was a pioneer in the field of children's music. Bailey was recognized nationally as an authority on the use of folk music as a tool to teach music to children.
Finding Aids Partial inventory.
Subject African American women educators.
Music -- Instruction and study.
African Americans -- Music -- Instruction and study -- United States.
Folk music -- Instruction and study -- United States.
Genre/Form Musical scores.
Call No. Sc MG 71
Research Call Number Sc MG 71