Robin O'Brien Hiteshew Collection

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9 boxes (6 : linear ft.)..
Organized into six subseries: A. Irish Musicians' Union. B. Radio Show. C. Sheet Music and Songbooks. D. Reference. E. Sound Recordings. F. Photographs and Artifacts.
This series includes minutes of organizations, programs, flyers, song books, audiocassettes of several of Caulfield's broadcasts, albums of Irish folk and popular music, sheet music, clippings and printed materials related to Irish music, festivals and cultural events.
Tommy Caulfield was born in Ballinlough, County Roscommon, Ireland and immigrated to the United States in 1924, settling in Philadelphia -- He was a violinist and hosted the weekly Irish radio show "The Irish Hour" and led the Erin's Pride Orchestra in its performances in various Irish dance halls in Philadelphia and participated in céilís sponsored by the Philadephia Céilí Group.
No restrictions.
Unpublished finding aid in repository.

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