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Mr. Eddy

Eddy Mumma was born in Milton Ohio in 1908 and passed in Gainesville Florida in 1986. He took a painting class at age 60 at the suggestion of his daughter, but abandoned the class, unimpressed by the instructor’s criticism. Mumma, or Mr. Eddy, as he… Read More

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Bluegrass Boys

Shields Landon “S.L.” Jones (1901-1997) was from West Virginia. He worked for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad for 45 years. After the death of his wife in 1967, he took up whittling figures and drawing as a hobby in his retirement. He also played the… Read More