Log In | Contact Us | View Cart (0 items)
Browse: Collections Digital Content Subjects Creators Record Groups

South Georgia Folklife Collection

Overview

Scope and Contents

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

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



Contact us about this collection

South Georgia Folklife Collection, 1996-2006 | Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections

Printer-friendly Printer-friendly | Email Us Contact Us About This Collection

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


Box and Folder Listing


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 7: PRJ-1009 FolkwritingAdd to your cart.
Box 17Add to your cart.
Folder 1: ADS-1009-01MargaretLouiseGiddensAdd to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Cook

Occupation:homemaker, co-owner of seafood market

Notes:interview for Folkwriting training by granddaughter Margo Harris

Keywords:

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):food, personal experience narratives

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 2: ADS-1009-02JanGodwinFolsom, 11-Jul-01Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Cook

Occupation:ed. Administration (14 years in Cook), bank

Notes:Born Cook County, moved to Miami, graduated HS Cook County (returned for her senior year).  Currently principal of Cook Elementary.  Hand quilts for family.  Mother-in-law quilted, instilled love of quilting.  Willed Jan her quilting frame.

Keywords:quilter, smocking, sewing, make own pattern applique

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):material culture, textile arts, quilts

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 3: ADS-1009-03ChristyJoinerGarcia, 21-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:Puddleville Bakery & More

County of Residence:Cook

Occupation:catererNotes:sample interview for folkwriting- also catered a Folkwriting training session

Keywords:Southern, Mexican with husband's family

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):food

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 4: ADS-1009-04BettyeJeanJoiner, 12-Jul-01Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Cook

Occupation:Gospel music discjockey, business woman

Notes:

Keywords:Pilot, Cook Leadership

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):music, Southern gospel music, radio

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 5: CAS-1009.01 Interview with Christy Joiner Garcia, 21-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

Informant Name:Laurie Sommers

Fieldworker:Cook Middle School

Engineer:Christy Garcia was not very comfortable in this setting and not very talkative. Photos of Puddleville Bakery and More catering for Folkwriting luncheon in collection.

Location:Christy Garcia was not very comfortable in this setting and not very talkative.  Photos of Puddleville Bakery and More catering for Folkwriting luncheon in collection.

Content Summary:Notes:food

Technical Summary:Cook CountyGenre:Toni Holder, Christy Garcia

Places:European America

People:Puddleville Bakery and More, tamales

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 6: CAS-1009.02 Interview with Jan Folsom, 11-Jul-01Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

Informant Name:Laurie Sommers

Fieldworker:Cook Elementary School

Engineer:Photos of Folsom, quilts in collection.

Location:Photos of Folsom, quilts in collection.

Content Summary:Good.  Interview took place in elementary school library.

Notes:material culture, textile arts, quilts, quilting

Technical Summary:Cook CountyGenre:Jan Folsom, Onnie Folsom

Places:European American

People:quilting

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 7: CAS-1009.03 Interview with Bettye Joiner, 12-Jul-01Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Judy Phillips

Informant Name:Judy Phillips

Fieldworker:Sparks, GA

Engineer:No tape log cover sheet.Location:No tape log cover sheet.

Content Summary:

Notes:music,  religious songs, gospel music

Technical Summary:Sparks

Genre:Places:Glory Roads

People:disc Jockey, radio, WBIT

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 8: CAS-1009.04 Interview with Margaret Giddens, 23-Jul-01Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Margo Harris

Informant Name:Margo Harris

Fieldworker:Giddens Home, Cook county

Engineer:No artist date sheet

Location:No artist date sheet

Content Summary:Good, with a little background noise

Notes:food

Technical Summary:Cook County, Sparks

Genre:Margaret Congers Giddens, Myrtles Hesters Conger

Places:European American

People:chicken and dressing

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 9: DAT-1009.01 Folkwriting Celebration, 26-Jan-02Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

Informant Name:Bill Muntz

Fieldworker:Cook Middle School cafeteria

Engineer:Consent form for Rutland and Massey verbal.  Students all signed a consent form at the event; it is missing.  Student name spelling is phonetic.  Fiddler portion of this recording is on DVD 1009.1

Location:Consent form for Rutland and Massey verbal.  Students all signed a consent form at the event; it is missing.  Student name spelling is phonetic.  Fiddler portion of this recording is on DVD 1009.1

Content Summary:Occasionally folks speaker without mikes.  During musicians, one of the mikes blows out.

Notes:music, fiddle, old time music, ragtime, waltz, hoedown, writing, poetry, essayTechnical Summary:Cook County, Adel, Reed Bingham State Park

Genre:Henry Rutland, Paul Massey, Laurie Sommers, Diane Howard, Janice Daugherty, Trina Brown, Margo Harris, Jeremy Williams, Adam Hathaway, Judy Phillips, Vanessa Mitchell, Bruce Bass, Stan Bailey

Places:African American, European American

People:scrapbooks, I am From, drama, monologues, Folkwriting

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 10: DVD-1009.01 Cook county fiddler's tribute, 26-Jan-02Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

Informant Name:Bill Muntz

Fieldworker:Sparks, GA

Engineer:Although listed under PRJ 1009, event  really part of PRJ 1007, Wiregrass, as the Fiddler's Tribute took place as part of the opening of the Folklife of Wiregrass Georgia exhibit at Cook Middle School.  The Tribute followed  Folkwriting Celebration.

Location:Although listed under PRJ 1009, event  really part of PRJ 1007, Wiregrass, as the Fiddler's Tribute took place as part of the opening of the Folklife of Wiregrass Georgia exhibit at Cook Middle School.  The Tribute followed  Folkwriting Celebration.

Content Summary:good; original was on digital video; Bill Muntz has at Stallite Services.

Notes:Fiddle, string band music

Technical Summary:Sparks, Lenox, Adel, Cook County

Genre:Red Lindsey, John R. Griffin, Henry Rutland, Paul Massey

Places:European American

People:

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 11: VF-1009.01 2000 SGWP Summer InstituteAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:

Subjects in Article:

Keywords:

Brief Summary:

Folder 12: VF-1009.02 Cook Co. fieldwork/leadsAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:

Subjects in Article:

Keywords:

Brief Summary:

Folder 13: VF-1009.03 Exploring Your Community PosterAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:

Subjects in Article:

Keywords:

Brief Summary:

Folder 14: VF-1009.04 Folkwriting Correspondence Misc.Add to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:

Subjects in Article:

Keywords:

Brief Summary:emails

Folder 15: VF-1009.05 Folkwriting graphicsAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:

Subjects in Article:

Keywords:

Brief Summary:

Folder 16: VF-1009.06 Folkwriting websiteAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:

Subjects in Article:

Keywords:

Brief Summary:

Folder 17: VF-1009.07 Folkwriting - website/bodc electronic masters, 23-Aug-03Add to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:

Subjects in Article:

Keywords:

Brief Summary:

Folder 18: VF-1009.08 Folkwriting grant - GHC - 200-2002Add to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:

Subjects in Article:

Keywords:

Brief Summary:

Folder 19: VF-1009.09 Folkwriting websiteAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:

Subjects in Article:

Keywords:

Brief Summary:

Folder 20: VF-1009.10 Folkwriting MasterAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:

Subjects in Article:

Keywords:

Brief Summary:

Box 18Add to your cart.
Folder 1: VF-1009.11 Folkwriting Summer Institue and TrainingAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article: Bobbie Warren

Places In Article:

Subjects in Article:

Keywords:

Brief Summary:

Folder 2: VF-1009.12 Folkwriting - Models - Ideas, 14-Jun-01Add to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:

Subjects in Article:

Keywords:

Brief Summary:

Folder 3: VF-1009.13 Griffin, John R.Add to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:John R. Griffin

Places In Article:Cook County, GA - Lenox

Subjects in Article:

Keywords:

Brief Summary:

Folder 4: VF-1009.14 Howard, Diane - English 1102Add to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Diane Howard

Places In Article:

Subjects in Article:

Keywords:

Brief Summary:

Folder 5: VF-1009.15 Lindsey, Red (James P.)Add to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:James P. "Red" Lindsey

Places In Article:Berrien County, GA

Subjects in Article:

Keywords:

Brief Summary:

Folder 6: VF-1009.16 Morris - Gainesville ConsultingAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:

Subjects in Article:

Keywords:

Brief Summary:Humanities Project

Folder 7: VF-1009.17 SGWP Folklife Lesson PlansAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:

Subjects in Article:

Keywords:

Brief Summary:

Folder 8: VF-1009.18 Trevisul, Jennifer, ed. Folklife Lesson Plans - A Guide for EducatorsAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:

Subjects in Article:

Keywords:

Brief Summary:

Folder 9: VF-1009.19 workshops - Laurie SommersAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Laurie Sommers

Places In Article:Subjects in Article:

Keywords:

Brief Summary:

Folder 10: VF-1009.20 Worsham, Sandra (Everbody has a story to tell)Add to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Sandra Worsham

Places In Article:Milledgeville, GA

Subjects in Article:

Keywords:

Brief Summary:Everbody has a Story to Tell:  Character Education through Writing and Story

Folder 11: VF-1009.21 Young Historians - Sumpter Co. HSAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:

Subjects in Article:

Keywords:

Brief Summary:

Folder 12: VF-1009.22 Cook County History  - L Meadows, 04-May-85Add to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Mary R. Broadbent

Places In Article:Cook County, Lowndes County

Subjects in Article:architecture, houses, historic preservation

Keywords:Tour of Cook County, Union Road Park, Old Rountree Trail, Puddleville, Henry Wells' Home, D. Newton Hutchinson House, Edward Holt House, Salem Primitive Baptist Church, Woodlawn Cemetery

Brief Summary:Written tour guide for following the "Tour in Cook County" for the Lowndes County Historical Society.

Folder 13: VF-1009.23 Cook County History  - L MeadowsAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Hazel Whitehurst, Nancy C. Crosby, Paul Crosby, J.W. McKinney, B.H. Hutchinson, J.T. Wright, W.D. Whitehurst, W.W. Hancock, Jessie Sineath, J.W. Flowers, Mattie Whitehurst, Ethridge Flowers, LeRoy Howell, Bascom Whitehurst, Emerson Crosby, etc.

Places In Article:Antioch

Subjects in Article:cemeteries, grave markers, graves, burial rites, gravestones

Keywords:Antioch Cemetery

Brief Summary:Book entitled "History of Antioch Cemetery" which provides information on the history of the cemetery, as well as some of the graves contained within.

Folder 14: VF-1009.24 Cook County History - L MeadowsAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:General John Coffee, Hamilton W. Sharpe, Louis E. Schmer, Jane Twitty Shelton, Judge Thaddeus G. Holt, James Lovett, General Warren, John Bryan

Places In Article:Cook County, Milledgeville, Irwin County, Early County, Coffee County, Berrien Coutny, Lowndes County, Brooks County, Thomas County , Telfair County, Jacksonville

Subjects in Article:travel, transportation

Keywords:the Coffee Road,

Brief Summary:Provides the history of the Coffee Road that traversed South Georgia; "the-best known road during pioneer and ante-bellum times."

Folder 15: VF-1009.25 Cook County History  - L Meadows, 20-Jan-98Add to your cart.

Article Title:Pioneer settlers along Little River

Newspaper Title:Adel News Tribune

Page Number:

People In Article:Linda Ward Meadows, Letha Baker Kinard, Daniel Kinard, Daniel McCranie, Alexander W. Patterson, McDermid family, Hamilton W. Sharpe, Robert N Parrish, Penuel Folsom,

Places In Article:Montgomery County, Irwin County, Lowndes County, Brooks County, Cook County

Subjects in Article:life histories, genealogy, family histories, pioneers, homesteading

Keywords:Pioneers, Little River

Brief Summary:A profile of the Kinard family; pioneers who settled along the Little River in the early 1820s.

Folder 16: VF-1009.26 Cook County History  - L MeadowsAdd to your cart.

Article Title:57th Georgia Regiment: A Defense of Valor

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Linda Ward Meadows, James Harrison Joyner, William Barkuloo, Joseph E. Brown, G. W. Randolf, E. Kirby Smith, Alfred Cumming, Carter L. Stevenson, C.S. Guyton

Places In Article:Chattanooga, Tennessee, Vicksburg, Mississippi, Knoxville, Tennessee, Enterprise, Alabama

Subjects in Article:soldiers, the military, war

Keywords:the 57th Georgia Regiment

Brief Summary:Provides the history of the 57th Georgia Regiment, which was organized between May - June of 1862.

From http://members.nbci.com/_XMCM/jkmcneillscvcamp/57th.html

Folder 17: VF-1009.27 Cook County History  - L MeadowsAdd to your cart.

Article Title:Beyond the Letter Home

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article: Linda Ward Meadows, Elizabeth Gamble Lewis, Edward I. Gamble, George Gamble, James Gamble, Mary Gamble, Allen Barton, Joseph H. Bullock, Michael Dooling,

Places In Article:Cook County, Dooly County, Goldsboro, North Carolina, Richmond, Virginia, Wilderness, Virginia, Fredericksburg, Virginia, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Appomattox, Virginia, Adel

Subjects in Article:soldiers, the military, war, correspondence, letters, epistolary literature

Keywords:Confederate soldiers of Georgia 1861-1865

Brief Summary:A brief history of Confederate soldier Edward Gamble.

Folder 18: VF-1009.28 Cook County History  - L MeadowsAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Linda Ward Meadows

Places In Article:Cook County

Subjects in Article:performance art, drama, life histories, historical reenactment

Keywords:Cook County Historical Society, Founders Day Program

Brief Summary:Program and dialogue of performance at Cook County Historical Society's Annual Founders Day Program. This performance presented a variety of scenes from Cook County's history.

Dated November 1996.

Folder 19: VF-1009.29 Cook County History  - L MeadowsAdd to your cart.

Article Title:The Lessel and Joyner Families' Contributions to the War Effort

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Linda Ward Meadows, Rachel Lessel Joyner, Edom Lessel, Mary Lessel, Ebenezer C. Joyner

Places In Article:Orangeburg, South Carolina, Crawford County, Houston County, Vicksburg, Mississippi, Petersburg, Virginia, Savannah, Fort Valley, Twiggs County

Subjects in Article:life histories, genealogy, family histories, war, soldiers

Keywords:Lessel Family, Joyner Family

Brief Summary:A profile of the Lessel and Joyner families from 1793 to 1876.

Folder 20: VF-1009.30 Cook County History  - L Meadows, 27-Jan-99Add to your cart.

Article Title:Heavy casualties aboard the Otranto

Newspaper Title:Adel News Tribune

Page Number:

People In Article:Linda Ward Meadows, Minnie Shaw, Early Stewart, Grady Knight, Aug Whetherington, James W. DeLoach, Henry E. Delaney

Places In Article:Berrien County, Scotland, Cook County, Lanier County,

Subjects in Article:life histories, war, soldiers, ships, death

Keywords:the Otranto, the Kashmir, naval catastrophe

Brief Summary:Describes the collision of naval transport ships the Otranto and the Kashmir, which were transporting men from Berrien County, and the resulting deaths.

Folder 21: VF-1009.31 Cook County History  - L MeadowsAdd to your cart.

Article Title:1999 Pardon for Revolutionary Soldier Balances Scales of Justice

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Linda Ward Meadows, David Boyd, Col. Pincknet, Col. Clarke, Hugh Whiteside, Leroy Hammond, George Cooper, Hugh Knox, Robert S. Davis, Jr., Edward Telfair, Jared Irwin,

Places In Article:Old Washington County, Montgomery County, Tattnall County

Subjects in Article:life histories, crime, legal practices, punishment, trials

Keywords:trials, cruel and unusual punishment, pardon

Brief Summary:The family of David Boyd, who was convicted in 1792 of rustling a cow from his neighbor's herd, has sought and won a pardon for their ancestor's behavior in 1999.

Folder 22: VF-1009.32 Cook County History  - L MeadowsAdd to your cart.

Article Title:Ladufsia Pound Bullock

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Linda Ward Meadows, Ladufsia Pound Bullock, Merryman Pound, Clarissa Herndon Pound, Irwin Bullock, Reuben Pound, Daniel Bullock, William Varner, Colonel Alexander, Stephen Hall, William Harvey, Ezekiel Wimberly, Frederick Sims, Allen Waters, etc.

Places In Article:Washington County, Hancock County, Putnam County, Baldwin County

Subjects in Article:life histories, genealogy, family histories

Keywords:Ladufsia Pound Bullock

Brief Summary:A profile of Ladufsia Pound Bullock's life in Georgia in the early 1800s.

Folder 23: VF-1009.33 Cook County History  - L MeadowsAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Linda Ward Meadows

Places In Article:Cook County

Subjects in Article:living history, historical reenactment

Keywords:CHS Social Studies Department, Living history project

Brief Summary:Assigment sheet for CHS Social Studies class, asking students to visit a historical reenactment of soldiers' lives during the Ward Between the States.

Dated April 30, 1999.

Folder 24: VF-1009.34 Cook County History  - L MeadowsAdd to your cart.

Article Title:A History of Historical Society's Building: From Past to Present

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Linda Ward Meadows

Places In Article:Cook County

Subjects in Article:architecture, churches, historic preservation, religious architecture

Keywords:Cook County Historical Society

Brief Summary:Describes the history of the building that now houses the Cook County Historical Society.

Folder 25: VF-1009.35 Cook County History  - L Meadows, 06-Jan-99Add to your cart.

Article Title:A Proposition of Extreme Merit

Newspaper Title:Adel News Tribune

Page Number:

People In Article:Linda Ward Meadows, Robert C. Woodard

Places In Article:Cook County, Lowndes County

Subjects in Article:land use, land ownership

Keywords:Creation of Cook County

Brief Summary:A history of Cook County's creation.

Folder 26: VF-1009.36 Cook County History  - L MeadowsAdd to your cart.

Article Title:Davidson's

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:David Golden Hutchinson, David Newton Hutchinson

Places In Article:Cook County

Subjects in Article:business, markets, work

Keywords:Davidson's Mercantile store

Brief Summary:A brief summary of David Hutchinson's mercantile store located in Cook County in the early 1850s.

Folder 27: VF-1009.37 Cook County History  - L MeadowsAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:Sparks

Subjects in Article:reunions, school reunions

Keywords:Sparks Collegiate Institute and Sparks College 25th Reunion

Brief Summary:Program for the Twenty-fifth Reunion of Sparks Collegiate Institute and Sparks College Alumni Association.

Dated November 18, 1989.

Folder 28: VF-1009.38 Cook County History  - L MeadowsAdd to your cart.

Article Title:Stone Rubbing

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Linda Ward Meadows

Places In Article:

Subjects in Article:gravestones, grave markers

Keywords:stone rubbing

Brief Summary:Class instructions on how to create a stone rubbing.

Folder 29: VF-1009.39 Cook County History  - L MeadowsAdd to your cart.

Article Title:Local History Spotlight: the 1940s

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Linda Ward Meadows, J.C. Thomas, Sr., Walker Lipsey, John W. Lipsey, John B. Johnson, Tallie E. Lasseter, Franklin Tomlinson, J.W. Mayfield, Clyde Howard

Places In Article:Adel, Cook County

Subjects in Article:community identity, life histories, war, soldiers

Keywords:World War II, Farmers, Cook County

Brief Summary:Provides a history of Cook County during the 1940s.

Folder 30: VF-1009.40 Cook County History  - L Meadows, 03-Mar-99Add to your cart.

Article Title:The Great Depression

Newspaper Title:Adel News Tribune

Page Number:

People In Article:Linda Ward Meadows

Places In Article:Adel, Cook County

Subjects in Article:economic practices, poverty

Keywords:Great Depression

Brief Summary:A brief summary of the effects of the Great Depression in Cook County.

Folder 31: VF-1009.41 Cook County History  - L MeadowsAdd to your cart.

Article Title:Majestic Happenings

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Linda Ward Meadows, Billy Clements

Places In Article:Cook County

Subjects in Article:community identity, life stories

Keywords:prohibition, Great Depression, Majestic Theater

Brief Summary:A brief summary of the years 1919-1928 in Cook County.

Folder 32: VF-1009.42 Cook County History  - L MeadowsAdd to your cart.

Article Title:Hardships of Nineteenth Century Life

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Linda Ward Meadows, Elizabeth McCranie Patterson, Neal Patterson, James D. Patterson, Daniel McCranie, Angus McDermid, Babel Jackson Rutherford

Places In Article:Lowndes County, Berrien County, Cook County

Subjects in Article:fashion, life histories, songs, war, soldiers

Keywords:War Between the States

Brief Summary:Provides a brief summary of everyday life in the 1800s in South Georgia.

No date.

Folder 33: VF-1009.43 Cook County History  - L MeadowsAdd to your cart.

Article Title:Wells Mills

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Barry Wells, Gary Hancock, Hazel Sirmans

Places In Article:Lowndes County, Adel

Subjects in Article:business, markets, work, mills, slaves

Keywords:Little River Ferry, Stella Post Office

Brief Summary:

Folder 34: VF-1009.44 Cook County History  - L MeadowsAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Robert N. Parrish, Daniel McCranie, Duncan Smith

Places In Article:Brushy Creek

Subjects in Article:legal practices, contracts, written tradition

Keywords:Battle of Brushy Creek

Brief Summary:Pension application and sworn statement from Robert N. Parrish, participant in the battle of Brushy Creek.

Folder 35: VF-1009.45 Cook County History  - L Meadows, 30-Dec-98Add to your cart.

Article Title:Cook County Celebrates 80 years

Newspaper Title:Adel News Tribune

Page Number:

People In Article:Linda Ward Meadows, Philip Cook, Anne Wooten Cook, Sarah Lumpkin Cook

Places In Article:Cook County

Subjects in Article:community rites, commemoration, life histories

Keywords:Cook County history

Brief Summary:Profile of Cook County's namesake; General Philip Cook.

Folder 36: VF-1009.46 Cook County - Misc InfoAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:Cook County

Subjects in Article:community rites, festivals, calendar, social gatherings

Keywords:Cook County Annual Events

Brief Summary:Calendar of Cook County Annual Events.

Folder 37: VF-1009.47 Cook County - Misc Info, 03-Dec-01Add to your cart.

Article Title:Veterans honored as marshals of annual parade

Newspaper Title:Valdosta Daily Times

Page Number:

People In Article:Laura Hill, John Adams, Diane Kilgore, Kelly Folsom-Lane

Places In Article:Adel, Cook County

Subjects in Article:festival, community rites, parades

Keywords:Annual Adel-Cook County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade

Brief Summary:Brief description of the 2001 Annual Adel-Cook County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade, including winners of the float competitions.

Folder 38: VF-1009.48 Cook County - Misc InfoAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:Sparks, Adel, Cook County

Subjects in Article:maps

Keywords:Map of Sparks and Adel areas

Brief Summary:Map of Sparks and Adel areas from 2001. 2 copies.

Folder 39: VF-1009.49 Cook County - Misc InfoAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:Adel, Cook County

Subjects in Article:occupational groups, community planning

Keywords:Adel and Cook County councilmen, city managers, mayors and commissioners

Brief Summary:Listing of Adel and Cook County councilmen, city managers, mayors and commissioners.

Folder 40: VF-1009.50 Cook County - Misc InfoAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:Cook County

Subjects in Article:churches, religious architecture, religion

Keywords:Cook County churches

Brief Summary:Listing of churches in Cook County.

Folder 41: VF-1009.51 Cook County - Misc InfoAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:Cook County

Subjects in Article:cemeteries, graves, gravestones, grave markers

Keywords:Cook County cemeteries, Cook County Historical Society

Brief Summary:An order form for the "Cook County Georgia Cemetery Book" created by the Cook County Historical Society in 2000.

Folder 42: VF-1009.52 Cook County - Misc InfoAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:Adel, Cook County

Subjects in Article:information, travel, regional histories, community

Keywords:Adel/Cook County Economic Development Summary

Brief Summary:Adel/Cook County Economic Development Summary entitled "The Location Choice". Includes leaflets entitled "The Chamber Building" and "History of Cook County".

Folder 43: VF-1009.53 Cook County - Misc InfoAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:Adel, Cook County

Subjects in Article:information, data, calendar, community identity

Keywords:Adel-Cook County Chamber of Commerce

Brief Summary:Adel-Cook County Chamber of Commerce 2000-2001 Membership Directory.

Folder 44: VF-1009.54 Cook County - Misc InfoAdd to your cart.

Article Title:Cook County Georgia pamphlet

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:Cook County

Subjects in Article:information, travel, nature, regional histories, plantations, calendar

Keywords:Cook County visitor information

Brief Summary:Pamphlet entitled "Cook County Georgia". Provides visitor information on Cook County.

Folder 45: VF-1009.55 Cook County - Misc InfoAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:Cook County

Subjects in Article:community identity, regionalism, information, regional histories

Keywords:Cook County

Brief Summary:Two pages from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs County Snapshot regarding Cook County. Information includes a brief history of the county, location, and notable people and places of the area.

Folder 46: VF-1009.56 Cook County - Misc InfoAdd to your cart.

Article Title:1990 Census Cook County

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:Cook County

Subjects in Article:statistics, data, ethnic groups

Keywords:1990 Census Data for Cook County

Brief Summary:Data from the 1990 US Census for Cook County. Three pages regarding the population of various ethnic groups.

Folder 47: VF-1009.57 Cook County - Misc. Info., 03-Sep-01Add to your cart.

Article Title:Friends group supports Reed Bingham

Newspaper Title:Valdosta Daily Times

Page Number:

People In Article:Susan Veal, Georiga Powell, C.J. Powell, Jay Lewis

Places In Article:Adel

Subjects in Article:parks, landscape, nature, environment, conservation

Keywords:Reed Bingham Park, Friends of Reed Bingham

Brief Summary:Provides an overview of Reed Bingham Park, as well as the community based  "Friends of Reed Bingham" conservation group.

Folder 48: VF-1009.58 Cook County - Misc InfoAdd to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:Cook County

Subjects in Article:plantation

Keywords:Live Oak Plantation

Brief Summary:Information sheet for Life Oak Plantation, providing services and rates offered for visits or overnight stays.

Folder 49: VF-1009.59 Cook County - Misc. Info., 01-Oct-01Add to your cart.

Article Title:Cemetery holds history

Newspaper Title:Valdosta Daily Times

Page Number:

People In Article:Susan Veal, Dillard Ensley, Daniel McCranie, Sarah McMillan McCranie, Alexander Patterson, Catherine Patterson

Places In Article:Cook County

Subjects in Article:cemeteries, graves, gravestones, grave markers

Keywords:Wilkes Cemetery

Brief Summary:A brief history of Cook County's Wilkes Cemetery, used as early as the 1840s.

Folder 50: VF-1009.60 Cook County - Misc. Info., 03-Sep-01Add to your cart.

Article Title:Cook school board approves donations attachment

Newspaper Title:Valdosta Daily Times

Page Number:

People In Article:Susan Veal, William R. Sampson, Laura Hill

Places In Article:Cook County

Subjects in Article:education, schools

Keywords:Cook County School Board, FCA Field Trip, Gender Equity Sports Policy

Brief Summary:Cook County School Board members approve the Gender Equity Sports Policy, as well as FCA field trip. Other Board approvals are also discussed.

Folder 51: VF-1009.61 Cook/Adel News - History, 14-Jul-01Add to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

People In Article:Peter Moore, James Burrough, D.J. Simmons, Brown Brothers, George Phillips, Freddie Wilson

Places In Article:Adel

Subjects in Article:religion, churches, religious groups, religious music, gospel music, spiritual music, festivals

Keywords:Brother Peter Moore and the Spiritualettes Singers, Rev. James Burrough and the New Supreme Stars, Brother D.j. Simmons and the New Imperial, Andrew and the Singing Stars, Brother George Phillips and the Phillips Singers, Gospel Travelers…

Brief Summary:Church briefing listing regarding the 14th Gospel Anniversary celebration.

Folder 52: VF-1009.62 Cook/Adel News - HistoryAdd to your cart.

Article Title:Progress at the Park

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Ellen J. Resta, Peg Blitch, Penny Houston

Places In Article:AdelSubjects in Article:parks, landscape, nature, environment, conservation

Keywords:Union Road Park Veterans Memorial

Brief Summary:Brief article discussing new improvments made to the Union Road Park Veterans Memorial in Adel.

Folder 53: VF-1009.63 Cook/Adel News - History, 08-Jul-01Add to your cart.

Article Title:A New Day Dawning

Newspaper Title:Valdosta Daily Times

Page Number:

People In Article:Elizabeth Butler, Grace Day, Bill Sheeks, Bob Day, Greg Day, Chuck Day, Zachary Day

Places In Article:Adel

Subjects in Article:ministers, preachers, religion, sermons, religious oratory

Keywords:Grace Day

Brief Summary:Profile of Grace Day, newly ordained female minister in the Church of God, who has been preaching for more than fifty years.

Folder 54: VF-1009.64 Cook/Adel News - History, 27-Jun-01Add to your cart.

Article Title:A man's home is his castle - literally here in Adel, Georgia

Newspaper Title:Adel News Tribune

Page Number:

People In Article:Keith Mitchum, Johnny Boyd, Gerry Harris, Tim Crews, Steve Drawdy, Rodney Tyson

Places In Article:Adel

Subjects in Article:architecture, houses, structures

Keywords:Cook County castle

Brief Summary:History of the house known as the Cook County castle, designed by owner Keith Mitchum.

Folder 55: VF-1009.65 Cook/Adel News - HistoryAdd to your cart.

Article Title:New water tank goes up in City of Lenox

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Nelda Morgan

Places In Article:Lenox

Subjects in Article:waterworks

Keywords:water tank

Brief Summary:A brief description of the new water tank installed in Lenox.

Folder 56: VF-1009.66 Cook/Adel News - History, 15-Nov-89Add to your cart.

Article Title:

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:

Places In Article:Adel

Subjects in Article:local history, information

Keywords:Adel News and Tribune

Brief Summary:Copy of the 100th Anniversary edition of the Adel News and Tribune from November 15th, 1989.

Folder 57: VF-1009.67 Cook/Adel News - History, 08-Jul-01Add to your cart.

Article Title:Next stop, the world

Newspaper Title:Valdosta Daily Times

Page Number:

People In Article:Christian Malone, Megan Murphy, Van Murphy, Julie Murphy

Places In Article:Morven

Subjects in Article:rodeos, sports

Keywords:Rodeos

Brief Summary:Profile of teenage rodeo championship winner Megan Murphy from Morven, Georgia.


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]


Page Generated in: 1.163 seconds (using 353 queries).
Using 7.74MB of memory. (Peak of 8.13MB.)

Powered by Archon Version 3.21 rev-3
Copyright ©2017 The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign