Professional musician, patent medicine entrepreneur, women's rights advocate—all are appropriate titles for colorful North Carolinian Alice Morgan Person (1840-1913). This digital collection, an extension of the previous Alice Person: Good Medicine and Good Music digital exhibit, celebrates Alice’s unique life by presenting digitized versions of her published folk tune arrangements in both audio and visual formats along with a broad range of other images collected by Alice’s biographer and ECU music librarian, David Hursh. Alice’s complete biography (including a discussion of the ingredients of her celebrated remedy) is available from McFarland
Thirty-two items appearing in the Alice Person: Good Medicine and Good Music
digital collection are part of the Alice Morgan Person Collection (Manuscript Collection #1116) held in the East Carolina Manuscript Collection of the Special Collections Department of J. Y. Joyner Library at East Carolina University. The finding aid
for the Alice Morgan Person Collection provides a complete, detailed list of its contents as well as links to contact information and hours of operation for those wishing to study the collection in person.