Women of Old-Time Music

Tradition and Change in the Missouri Ozarks, a film by Holly Hobbs, takes on the commonly-held folk music scholarship assertion that women did not widely participate in old-time music in the Ozarks.

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(year) 60 minutes

Through performances and interviews with senior generations of women musicians in southern Missouri, the film illustrates the central role women played, and continue to play, in the development of old-time music, culture, and community identity.