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Subject: 1880s Roane County dialect examples
Question: I am preparing for a role of a character that lived in the late 1800s in Roane County, Tennessee. My search for sound resources has come up dry, and I am afraid I may not be knowledgeable enough about your search system to know the search terms that might bring up an already answered question. At least I was not able to come up with any that brought up anything.

I am hoping to find video or audio files of accents that may help me give an authentic performance. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

From: Vania Smrkovski
Date: 12-Dec-2013
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  1. Re: 1880s Roane County dialect examples    Madalena Cruz-Ferreira     (14-Dec-2013)
  2. Re: 1880s Roane County dialect examples    Elizabeth J Pyatt     (12-Dec-2013)

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