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‘‘John Hardy’’


Jan 19, 1894

John Hardy was hanged for the murder of another man

1916

Letter from former Governor MacCorkle to state archivist Henry S. Green confuses John Hardy with John Henry

Other events that happened on or around 1916

1925

John Harrington Cox documented nine version of "John Hardy," confusing Hardy and Henry as the same person in Folk-Songs of the South

Other events that happened on or around 1925

1933

Louis W. Chappell published John Henry: A Folk-Lore Study

Other events that happened on or around 1933


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