Title:The oar knob song
Additional Title:The ore knob song
Additional Author(s):Wilson, James M.
Place of Publication:[Virginia?]
Date of Publication:1879 June 27
Sub-group:Center for Popular Music
Physical Description:1 leaf ; 31 cm.
Contents:Links open individual songs at Internet Archive.
The Ore Knob song: https://archive.org/stream/OarKnobSong/MUMSS-00152#page/n0/mode/2up
Subject(s):Music -- Manuscripts.
Notes:1 sheet with handwritten lyrics.
Written in pencil in the same hand on lined ledger paper.
Inscription beneath the lyrics reads: "Rote June the 27 : 1879, James M. Wilson".
Inscription on the back of the page reads: "Bettie Calloway, Old Town Grayson Co., Va".
Most likely a reference to Ore Knob Mine in Ashe County, North Carolina.