TITLE

The genesis of a pump boy

AUTHOR(S)
Gould, John
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;2/12/99, Vol. 91 Issue 54, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses old-time church organs. The author's memories of being a pump-boy at his church as a child; How old organs worked; Mention of Jubal in the Bible, who also handled organs and harps.
ACCESSION #
1531650

 

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