Funded! This project was successfully funded on May 2, 2012.

Update #4

Rewards update

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Anyone who has contributed or contributes $50 or more will receive a copy of the Blair Pathways CD upon completion. These will be sent out from the first printing of CD's, probably early fall.

Thanks for your support!

Jordan Freeman


Update #3

Message from Pete Seeger

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Hello all,

We are now 1/3 of the way to our goal, and we really appreciate all of your support! Please keep spreading the word about our project through personal appeals and conversations! Even $25 will mean so much to us and our musicians!

Please see a message from famed musician and activist Pete Seeger below!

Also attached is a sketch of the "Sing Appalachian History" postcard triptych, one of our rewards for this project!

In Song and Solidarity,

Saro Lynch-Thomason

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Update #2 - For backers only

New Song and Message from Pete Seeger

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Update #1 - For backers only

Week #1 Fundraiser Update

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    Pledge $1 or more

    8 backers

    Donors pledging $1 or more will receive a “Thank You” on our Thank You Page and exclusive updates on the Blair Pathways Project

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    Donors pledging $25 or more will receive the above rewards plus a Blair Pathways CD sampler.

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    At $50 or more the donor will receive the above rewards plus a hand-painted “Sing” “Appalachian” or “History” Postcard with a personalized "Thank You" message. (See our website to view these postcards.) *In addition, anyone donating $50 or more will receive a copy of the finished Blair Pathways CD

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    At $100 or more the donor will receive the above rewards plus all three hand-painted “Sing” “Appalachian” “History” Postcards unmarked for your usage.

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    5 backers

    This amount pays for the studio recording costs of one of our artists! With a $200 or more donation the donor will receive the above rewards plus: A personal thank you from a Blair Pathways Musician and a copy of the completed Blair Pathways CD.

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    At $500 the donor receives the above rewards plus a Thank You in the CD Liner Notes, a triptych of the “Sing Labor History” prints mounted together on matte board and a hand-painted Defend Blair Mountain poster!

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    At $1,000 or more the donor will receive the above rewards PLUS Saro will hand-carve, print and paint a 9″ x 11″ lino-print of one of your coal field heroes. Possibilities include but are not limited to Sid Hatfield, Strike-Camp Women, Mother Jones, Bill Blizzard, or Frank Keeney and Fred Mooney. The donor will receive 10 prints of the commissioned work.

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