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This interview is with Kenneth “Ken” W. Roloff, who discusses his carnival career, his father’s blacksmith shop, his instruments, and what dance figures Ken has called. This prompts Ken and James “Jim” Kimball to visit the blacksmith shop.
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Playback speed is very slow when tape is started. Wow increases when machine warms up, mechanical noise noticeable, Tried to improve a bit with pitch curve
Jim gives the interview date as May 17 1991 at the end of the recording. Interview includes a visit to an old building, where Ken's father had his blacksmith shop.
Artist's Home, Marilla, NY; Erie County
College Archives, State University of New York at Geneseo
State University of New York at Geneseo
Artists and Specialties
Kenneth "Ken" W. Roloff - Calling, Accordion
James "Jim" W. Kimball
Release on File
Kimball, James W., "Interview with Kenneth "Ken" W. Roloff, Marilla, NY, May 1991 (1 of 2)" (2021). KimballARCH Audio. 89.