Kannapolis Fiddle

Kannapolis, North Carolina, 1936. Typewritten paper label inside, indicating the likely maker as "M.S. Beam 405 Maple St. Kannapolis, NC March 5, 1936" Kannapolis, a city in Cabarrus and Rowen Counties. Originally referred to as Cannon City, it housed many of the workers of the Cannon Mills, once the world's largest producer of textiles.


Exhibited in: Appalachian Strings: The Instruments, Their Makers, The Music at the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio in Lancaster, Ohio, June 23 - September 3, 2012.


24 1/4" X 7 1/2" X 2 1/4"

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