KENTUCKY COLLECTION: “Bonnet and Shawl” (1930′s)

Blanche Preston Jones wearing bonnet and shawl.
Creator: Thomas, Jean, b. 1881 (collector)
Blanche Preston Jones wears a bonnet and shawl (possibly indicating that she is a participant in the annual American Folk Song Festival held at the Traipsin’ Woman Cabin near the Mayo Trail, Boyd County, Kentucky). Jones is said to be a descendant of Lady Elizabeth Calvert. Title supplied by cataloger.

Item no. 1979.33.0016 in the Jean Thomas, The Traipsin’ Woman, Collection, University of Louisville Photographic Archives.

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