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Mellie Dunham and Henry Ford, Dearborn, Michigan, 1925

Contributed by Norway Historical Society

Norway's champion fiddler Mellie Dunham (1853-1931) was invited to play for Henry Ford (1863-1947), who was interested in reviving "old time" fiddling. This was the event that brought Dunham national fame.

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  • Title: Mellie Dunham and Henry Ford, Dearborn, Michigan, 1925
  • Creation Date: 1925-12-11
  • Subject Date: 1925-12-11
  • Town: Dearborn
  • State: MI
  • Media: Photograph and text
  • Collection: Mellie Dunham
  • Object Type: Text and Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Norway Historical Society
471 Main Street, Norway, ME 04268
(207) 743-7377

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