Thomas W. Talley

Thomas W. Talley (HM356)

Location: Nashville, TN 37208 Davidson County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 10.036', W 86° 48.297'

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Recognized during his lifetime primarily as a chemist, teacher, and administrator at Fisk University, Thomas W. Talley (1870- 1952) was also Tennessee's first African-American folklorist. A native of Bedford County, he began collecting folk songs about 1900, and published many of them in Negro Folk Rhymes in 1922. Later, he compiled the state's first collection of Black folk tales, Negro Traditions. Talley was also a skilled singer and composer.
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HM NumberHM356
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Marker Number3A 137
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 9:13am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 517542 N 4002518
Decimal Degrees36.16726667, -86.80495000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 10.036', W 86° 48.297'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 10' 2.16" N, 86° 48' 17.82" W
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Area Code(s)615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1016 Dr Db Todd Jr Blvd, Nashville TN 37208, US
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