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[Lawrence County Dulcimer #6]
This instrument originally belonged to the mother of the current owner, Rhoda Hood Newton, who had had it since before she was married. She was born in 1890 in Grassy, Alabama, and moved to Lawrence County when young. The current owner does not…
[Madison County Dulcimer #3]
This instrument is held by the Old Country Store in Jackson, Tennessee. Its earlier provenance is unknown.
[Shelby County Dulcimer #1]
The current owner acquired this instrument at a flea market in Memphis, Tennessee.
[Wayne County Dulcimer #3]
This music box was found in a house built by Wesley Galloway, a carpenter, and the great-great-grandfather of the instrument's current owner. The family had come from Lawrence County before settling in Wayne County.
Big Tyler Mountain Dulcimer
Schnaufer's notes for this instrument read as follows: "Big Tyler Mt., West Virginia/1911/Maker - Denis McCown for Helen Melton Saffel/Owner Schnaufer/Purchased from Wanda Parrish (Las Vegas, Nevada), great niece of Helen Saffel, 1987." Wanda Parrish…
Shenandoah Valley Teardrop Dulcimer
David Schnaufer is believed to have purchased this instrument at Whiteway Antiques in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1992. He attributed the instrument's origin to the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, in the 18th or 19th century. The instrument was donated to…
Teardrop with Floral Decal, Galax, Virginia
This dulcimer is a well-crafted instrument with attention to detail. A mate to this instrument is in the Charles Faulkner Bryan dulcimer collection at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, Tennessee.
Teardrop-Shaped Dulcimer, WV/KY Border
David Schnaufer described this 3-string teardrop-shaped instrument as a 20th century dulcimer of unknown provenance. It appears that this instrument could have been made in stages by more than one maker judging by the differences in quality of…
[Decatur County Dulcimer #2]
This instrument was manufactured by one J. W. Ashcraft, who called it a "harmonica".