Within the boxes of the Houston Blues Society records is a snapshot of the world of regional U.S. blues and music-related newsletters.
This grouping of newsletters mainly hails from the mid-to-late 1990s. They offer a glimpse into how the medium fulfilled a need to spread information about performances and engage with small audiences in the years before its generation of readers fully embraced email, message boards, and/or websites. It’s also interesting how many different types of blues societies exist/ed and how many of them loved the name “Blues News.”
The Houston Blues Society records will be fully processed in the couple of weeks.
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Thank you! Looking forward to seeing all this!