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South Georgia Folklife Collection

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PRJ-1002 Turpentine

PRJ-1003 General Resources

PRJ-1004 Sacred Harp of Southeast Georgia

PRJ-1005 Suckerfish

PRJ-1007 Wiregrass

PRJ-1008 Last Harvest

PRJ-1009 Folkwriting

PRJ-1010 Sounds of South Georgia

PRJ-1011 Exploring Community Heritage

PRJ-1012 Student Projects

PRJ-1013 Okefenokee

Multimedia Materials

Miscellaneous Post Publications

Carved Stick

Poster: Wiregrass Folkways Celebration Sept. 14, 2006

Linda Bruton painted gourd fish

Digitized Photographs



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Collection Overview

Title: South Georgia Folklife Collection, 1996-2006Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: UA/22/12

Extent: 28.0 Linear Feet

Arrangement:

The collection is divided into thirteen series that reflect topical foci. Each series has been assigned a "PRJ" or "project" number to identify its place in the collection. The series for the collection are as follows:

Series 1: PRJ-1002: Turpentine

Series 2:PRJ-1003: General Resources

Series 3: PRJ-1004: Sacred Harp of Southeast Georgia

Series 4: PRJ-1005: Suckerfish

Series 5: PRJ-1007: Wiregrass

Series 6: PRJ-1008: Last Harvest

Series 7: PRJ-1009: Folkwriting

Series 8: PRJ-1010: Sounds of South Georgia

Series 9: PRJ-1011: Exploring Community Heritage

Series 10: PRJ-1012: Student Projects

Series 11: PRJ-1013: Okefenokee

Series 12: Multimedia Materials

Subjects: Folklore--Wiregrass, Okefenokee Swamp (Ga. and Fla.), Primitive Baptists, Primitive Baptists--Georgia--History., Primitive Baptists--History--Sources., Sacred harp, Turpentine Industry and Trade

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This multi-genre ethnographic collection is an outgrowth of the South Georgia Folklife Project founded by Dr. Laurie Sommers in 1996. It reflects 10 years of field documentation and public programs from 1996 to 2006. Highlights of the collection include Southeast Georgia Sacred Harp, Okefenokee Music Survey, Flint River fisheries, Traditions of Turpentiners, Folkwriting (Lessons on Place, Heritage, and Traditions for Georgia Classrooms), online exhibits, and a radio archives of documentary programs originally broadcast on National Public Radio affiliates.

Subject/Index Terms

Folklore--Wiregrass
Okefenokee Swamp (Ga. and Fla.)
Primitive Baptists
Primitive Baptists--Georgia--History.
Primitive Baptists--History--Sources.
Sacred harp
Turpentine Industry and Trade

Administrative Information

Repository: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections

Accruals: Signed Records Transfer for SGFC additions: Gourd by Linda Bruton done in 2006; Walking stick carved by Ronnie Dale Lee of Hoboken 199, and SGFC posters  Gourd is on display in Mobley Reading Room.

Access Restrictions:

Series 8: PRJ-1010 Sounds of South Georgia

Box 19

Folder 70: VHS-1010.06 The McIntosh County Shouters may not be copied

Other URL: http://www.valdosta.edu/library/find/arch/folklife/index.html


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Browse by Series:

[Series 1: PRJ-1002 Turpentine],
[Series 2: PRJ-1003 General Resources],
[Series 3: PRJ-1004 Sacred Harp of Southeast Georgia],
[Series 4: PRJ-1005 Suckerfish],
[Series 5: PRJ-1007 Wiregrass],
[Series 6: PRJ-1008 Last Harvest],
[Series 7: PRJ-1009 Folkwriting],
[Series 8: PRJ-1010 Sounds of South Georgia],
[Series 9: PRJ-1011 Exploring Community Heritage],
[Series 10: PRJ-1012 Student Projects],
[Series 11: PRJ-1013 Okefenokee],
[Series 12: Multimedia Materials],
[Series 13: Miscellaneous Post Publications],
[Item 1: Carved Stick],
[Item 2: Poster: Wiregrass Folkways Celebration Sept. 14, 2006],
[Item 3: Linda Bruton painted gourd fish],
[Electronic Records 01: Digitized Photographs, 1996-2006],
[All]

Series 13: Miscellaneous Post PublicationsAdd to your cart.
Box 39Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Folklife and FieldworkAdd to your cart.
A Layman's Introduction to Field Techniques, Peter Bartis
Folder 2: Legacy and Meaning in the Changing Sacred Harp Tradition of the Okefenokee RegionAdd to your cart.
Article by Dr. Laurie Sommers from The Florida Folklife Reader
Folder 3: Brenda McCallum Prize articleAdd to your cart.
Valdosta Daily Times article about the VSU archives recieving the Brenda McCallum Prize from the American Folklore Society.
Folder 4: New Harmonies CDAdd to your cart.
New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music
Folder 5: FY06-41-65 GAC Copy-Self AuditAdd to your cart.
includes pictures of the exhibit
Folder 6: Wiregrass Folkways Celebration 2006Add to your cart.
Folder 7: South Georgia Folk Life Web PermissionsAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: 2006 Grant Final Report FormAdd to your cart.
( 2 copies)
Folder 9: 2006 Grant Contract & Final ReportAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Visions & Voices Workshop 3/30/06Add to your cart.
Folder 11: 2006 Grant FinancialsAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: 2007 Brenda McCallum PrizeAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: South Georgia Folk Life Grant & Exhibit InformationAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: FY 2007 GCA Archives Phase II GrantAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Grant Application 2005Add to your cart.
(Folklife Project)
Folder 16: Artwork & GraphicsAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Wiregrass exhibitAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Tape reels - Library of CongressAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Contacts ProfessionalAdd to your cart.
Inside is a folklife grant application for West Georgia College Theatre Company
Item 1: South Georgia Folklife Collection Sample Audio HighlightsAdd to your cart.
Box 40Add to your cart.
Folder 1: SGFC Website PermissionAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Folklife NotesAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Folklife Resource List - PRJ 1001Add to your cart.
This is a report version of old PRJ 1001 by Jack Fisher
Folder 4: Carl Van NessAdd to your cart.
Correspondence relating to UF Turpentine Videos
Folder 5: Correspondence Misc.Add to your cart.
VF-1003
Folder 6: Correspondence, SGFP miscAdd to your cart.
VF-1003
Folder 7: Georgia Folklife Program CopiesAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Gandy Brothers, June 2007Add to your cart.
VF-1003
Folder 9: Tour South Georgia BrochureAdd to your cart.
VF-1003
Folder 10: LOC South Central Georgia Survey and Arts Experiment Station - Dennis Coehlo, 2007Add to your cart.
Correspondence
Folder 11: Sketches of S. Ga Folklife (excerpts)Add to your cart.
VF-1007
Folder 12: Gary Walker, 09-08-2000Add to your cart.
VF-1007
Folder 13: Last Harvest - Play versionsAdd to your cart.
PRJ 1008
Folder 14: Folkwright CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
VF-1009
Folder 15: Cornelia BaileyAdd to your cart.

PRJ 1010

Sapelo

Folder 16: Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation State Historic SiteAdd to your cart.
PRJ 1010
Folder 17: Salzburgers - Georgia General Research VFAdd to your cart.
PRJ 1010
Folder 18: Salzburgers - Lowndes CoAdd to your cart.
clippings from Geraldine Thompson, PRJ 1010
Folder 19: Southeastern Cherokee Council, OchlockneeAdd to your cart.
PRJ 1010
Folder 20: Gurdine StanleyAdd to your cart.
Artist Data Sheet PRJ-1003
Folder 21: Turpentine Videos - Florida VideosAdd to your cart.
E-mail correspondence
Folder 22: Florida Folklife Collection CDAdd to your cart.
CD titled 'More Music from the Florida Folklife Collection'
Electronic Records 1: South Georgia Folklife Project Photo LogsAdd to your cart.
Photograph IDs and descriptions for the South Georgia Folklife Project Collection at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections.
URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10428/2510

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: PRJ-1002 Turpentine],
[Series 2: PRJ-1003 General Resources],
[Series 3: PRJ-1004 Sacred Harp of Southeast Georgia],
[Series 4: PRJ-1005 Suckerfish],
[Series 5: PRJ-1007 Wiregrass],
[Series 6: PRJ-1008 Last Harvest],
[Series 7: PRJ-1009 Folkwriting],
[Series 8: PRJ-1010 Sounds of South Georgia],
[Series 9: PRJ-1011 Exploring Community Heritage],
[Series 10: PRJ-1012 Student Projects],
[Series 11: PRJ-1013 Okefenokee],
[Series 12: Multimedia Materials],
[Series 13: Miscellaneous Post Publications],
[Item 1: Carved Stick],
[Item 2: Poster: Wiregrass Folkways Celebration Sept. 14, 2006],
[Item 3: Linda Bruton painted gourd fish],
[Electronic Records 01: Digitized Photographs, 1996-2006],
[All]


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