Music: Folk Festival

Pretty, buxom Sarah Gertrude Knott was working for the Drama League in St. Louis when she decided her real calling was to preserve U. S. folklore. Miss Knott got help from old George Lyman Kittredge of Harvard, North Carolina's Paul Green, the late Novelist Mary Austin and Mrs. Franklin Roosevelt. By 1934 she had interested enough volunteer talent to put on the first National Folk Festival in St. Louis. She arranged the second Festival in Chattanooga, last year's in Dallas. Envoys from colleges and towns, winners of State Festivals were welcomed. Some sponsor...

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