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    Visit the digital exhibits online at http://www.austintexas.gov/page/oakwood-cemetery-chapel-resources

    The Oakwood Cemetery Chapel Spring exhibit appreciates Austin’s musicians, including the Besserer Orchestra, the Gant Family, Ernest "Ernie" Mae Crafton Miller and Gene Ramey. They played in music halls such as Scholz Garten, Pressler Beer Garden, and the New Orleans Club. John and Alan Lomax were known for traveling the world to record folk music as musicologists.

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