The Library Springfield-Greene County Library District Springfield, Missouri
Max Hunter: Ozarks Folk Song Collector
The Library Center auditorium
7 p.m. for adults.
Max Hunter recorded nearly 1,600 traditional songs by more than 200 Ozarks singers from the mid-1950s through the mid-1970s. Sarah Jane Nelson will chronicle Hunter’s song-collecting adventures and share stories of the singers and mentors Hunter met along the way. Her book, "Ballad Hunting with Max Hunter: Stories of an Ozark Folksong Collector," will be available for purchase and signing. Sponsored by the Ozarks Studies Institute, Missouri State University. An Ozarks Life Stories event.

Spring Bookends publication

March-May (pdf)