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Thread #125356   Message #2775559
Posted By: Desert Dancer
28-Nov-09 - 11:30 AM
Thread Name: Obit: Bess Lomax Hawes 1921-2009)
Subject: Obit: Bess Lomax Hawes (Nov. 28, 2009)
Just got this post from the California Traditional Music Society on Facebook: "We're so sad to hear that Bess Lomax Hawes passed away this morning. One of the pioneers of folklore, she was the daughter of John Lomax, sister of Alan. She created the NEA's folk arts program. She taught at CSUN starting back when it was San Fernando Valley State College and also lived here in SoCal after her time ..."

~ Becky in Tucson