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Arthur Roach, Banjo Maker

 

 

Arthur Roach, banjo maker, circa 1920. Roach lived in the Madison County community of Asher. His granddaughter Cheryl Wilks remembers that Arthur made a lot of banjos, even though he couldn't play the instrument. He was also a skilled blacksmith and furniture maker.
Lonnie Roach Collection (S-84-19-12)

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