Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Papers consist of biographical material, and working filesfor the development of a curriculum to teach educators andchildren. Scrapbooks on the "Sing a Song" television program, several notebooks of musical arrangements and adaptations by Bailey, a notebook entitled "Here's Charity- Songs to Sing and Do," news clippings, lesson plans, diplomas, and material about incorporating Haitian and classical music into her programs.
Charity Alberta Bailey (1904-1978) was a pioneer in the field of children's music. Bailey was recognized nationally as an authority on the use of folk music as a tool to teach music to children.
Controlled Access Terms
- African American women educators.
- Music -- Instruction and study.
- African Americans -- Music -- Instruction and study -- United States.
- Folk music -- Instruction and study -- United States.
- Musical scores.