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Folder 2 Hardy, Ruby Younge interviewed by Charles E. Austin, December 10, 1996

Hardy, Ruby Younge, a piano and organ player who performed in Pittsburgh clubs and Ebenezer Church.

[T1S1] Childhood and playing music; joining Local 471 and Musicians’ Club; trio and booking jobs; other musicians; being Local 471’s secretary; record keeping and Union merge; performing in downtown Pittsburgh; performing with Honeyboy Minor; race relations in downtown clubs.

[T1S2] Other musicians; education; importance of reading music; Local 471 officer politics; teaching music; performing in church; other musicians; Union merge politics; musician friends; problems after Union merge; transcription jobs.