Mudcat Café message #863827 The Mudcat Café TM
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Posted By: kytrad (Jean Ritchie)
10-Jan-03 - 04:20 PM
Thread Name: Washington Square Memories
Subject: RE: Washington Square Memories
Art- thanks for your interest, and yes it is a fascinating story (for me), but I don't think it should take over this thread. Maybe I'll write to you personal-like? I did describe those days somewhat in the first chapter of DULCIMER PEOPLE,- but that's also pretty personal. We WERE often at the Washington Square sings of a Sunday; as a matter of fact, George did the "Young Mary Travers Singing," picture there, and the Jack Elliot shots that have been widely published. Somehow we never thought of photographing ourselves. And did you know that the police tried to shut down the Sunday sings?- made them illegal for awhile, but the music won out