If you want to help save and preserve graves of Blues artists, the Mt. Zion Memorial Fund is the organization to work with. Erin Scott had the privilege of speaking with MZMF Executive Director DeWayne Moore. Take a listen to current and upcoming projects.

Erin & DeWayne

Prairie View A&M University is set to receive a boost that will make more historical documents available to researchers, students and the public. A team consisting of University Archivist Phyllis Earles, Special Collections Librarian Lisa Stafford and History Professor DeWayne Moore, Ph.D., has been awarded two highly competitive grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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Big Road Blues Show 10/4/20

See That My Grave Is Kept Clean – Blues, Restoration & Research with T. DeWayne Moore

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Bowling Green Sentinel-Tribune, 1-11-2020

Professor Sounds Out Bigger Picture

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Atlas Obscura – 10-29-2019

The Not-So-Mysterious Missing Grave of Blues Legend Robert Johnson

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The Association of State & Local History – 3-6-2019

Research is Respect: the Mt. Zion Memorial Fund for Cemetery Preservation 

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American Blues Scene – 2-20-2018

Rock and Roll was Born at the Crossroads

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American Blues Scene – 7-24-2017

Mt. Zion Memorial Fund Preserves Delta Legacy One Project At a Time

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