audio by title bob nelson - northwest folk music collector

Archiving the Pacific Northwest Folk Sound

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Sound Living host Ed Bremer talks with Bob Nelson and John Vallier.  Bob has been involved with the Puget Sound Folk Music "Scene" since 1953 when he co-founded the Northwest Folklore Society.  He's been collecting records of the music and musicians ever since.  He recently began cateloging and digitizing the music for the University of Washington archives.  John Vallier is the Head of Distributed Media Services at the U/W Odegaard Library.  He is helping to make the recordings available on line.