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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.

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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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[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],
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Series 10: PRJ-1012 Student ProjectsAdd to your cart.
Box 22Add to your cart.
Folder 1: ADS-1012-01EthelRuthBaldwin, 15-Apr-03Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Randolph

Occupation:retired

Notes:African American 7-shape note singing conventions oral history;  hobbies sewing, cooking.  Part of Kuanita Murphey's independent study MUE 7900 African American Music Research, which later became a chapter in her master's thesis on her home church in

Cut

Keywords:African American 7-shapenote singing conventions

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):religious music, singing, shape note music

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 2: ADS-1012-02MildredJ.Harris, 21-Apr-03Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Randolph

Occupation:housewife and laundress

Notes:African American 7-shape note singing conventions oral history; hobbies include writing, quilting, sewing, and working with children. Part of Kuanita Murphey's independent study MUE 7900 African American Music Research

Keywords:African American 7-shapenote singing conventions

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):religious music, singing, shape note music

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 3: ADS-1012-03JohnnieB.Jones"Man Jones", 02-Feb-03Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Randolph

Occupation:made veneer, barber since 956

Notes:Mr. Jones is now deceased.  He was Kuanita Murphy's primary consultant on this tradition.  Part of Kuanita Murphey's independent study MUE 7900 African American Music Research, which later became a chapter in her master's thesis on her home church in

Cut

Keywords:African American 7-shapenote conventions

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):religious music, singing, shape note music

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Folder 4: ADS-1012-04DianaBennettJones, 02-Jul-03Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Randolph

Occupation:caregiver

Notes:African American 7-shape note singing conventions; hobbies sewing and cooking. Part of Kuanita Murphey's independent study MUE 7900 African American Music Research, which later became a chapter in her master's thesis on her home church in

Cuthbert, Rand

Keywords:African American 7-shapenote singing conventions

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):religious music, singing, shape note music

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 5: ADS-1012-05MacTedder, 06-May-99Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Early

Occupation:machinist

Notes:Part of Gretchen Geisinger's independent study (ENG)  "On Solomon's Porch" on culture and social life in her hometown of Jakin, spring 1999.  Tedder did some miniatures of Jakin buildings as well.

Keywords:woodcarver,  miniature shoes

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):personal experience narrative, material culture, wood carving

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 6: ADS-1012-06VirginiaHarvey, 20-Feb-99Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Seminole

Occupation:retired- business owner

Notes:Part of Gretchen Geisinger's independent study (ENG)  "On Solomon's Porch" on culture and social life in her hometown of Jakin, spring 1999.  Harvey runs Jakin library/museum.

Keywords:Jakin revitalization

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):personal experience narrative, oral history

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Folder 7: ADS-1012-07LucilleSpoonerDutton, 05-Mar-99Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Seminole

Occupation:retired- dietician

Notes:Part of Gretchen Geisinger's independent study (ENG)  "On Solomon's Porch" on culture and social life in her hometown of Jakin, spring 1999.  Interviewed in a retirement home where Gretchen's great-grandmother also lived.

Keywords:Jakin history, culture, social life

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):personal experience narrative, oral history

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 8: ADS-1012-08ThelmaSingletary, 05-Mar-99Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Seminole

Occupation:retired- minister's wife

Notes:Part of Gretchen Geisinger's independent study (ENG)  "On Solomon's Porch" on culture and social life in her hometown of Jakin, spring 1999. Interviewed in a retirement home where Gretchen's great-grandmother also lived.

Keywords:Jakin  history, culture, social life

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):personal experience narrative, oral history

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 9: ADS-1012-09J.W.Miller, 17-Mar-99Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Early

Occupation:retired merchant and farmer

Notes:Part of Gretchen Geisinger's independent study (ENG)  "On Solomon's Porch" on culture and social life in her hometown of Jakin, spring 1999.

Keywords:Jakin history, culture, social life

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):personal experience  narrative, oral history

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 10: ADS-1012-10RebeccaHarveyCarter, 01-Apr-99Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Lowndes

Occupation:student VSU

Notes:Part of Gretchen Geisinger's independent study (ENG)  "On Solomon's Porch" on culture and social life in her hometown of Jakin, spring 1999. Gretchen and Rebecca were peers.

Keywords:Jakin history, culture, social life

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):personal experience narrative,  oral history

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 11: ADS-1012-11ShannonMichelleSutton, 01-Apr-99Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Lowndes

Occupation:student VSU

Notes:Part of Gretchen Geisinger's independent study (ENG)  "On Solomon's Porch" on culture and social life in her hometown of Jakin, spring 1999. Shannon and Gretchen were peers.

Keywords:Jakin history, culture, social life

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):personal experience narrative, oral history

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 12: ADS-1012-12ShirleyHodgeHardin, 10-May-99Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Lowndes

Occupation:university professor, dir. African Am. Studies VSU

Notes:Part of Gretchen Geisinger's independent study (ENG)  "On Solomon's Porch" on culture and social life in her hometown of Jakin, spring 1999.  Hardin grew up in Jakin area.

Keywords:Jakin history, culture, social life

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):personal experience narrative, oral history,  African American gospel music

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 13: ADS-1012-13JoSmithWebb, 06-May-99Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Seminole

Occupation:retired teacher/activist

Notes:Part of Gretchen Geisinger's independent study (ENG)  "On Solomon's Porch" on culture and social life in her hometown of Jakin, spring 1999.  Interviewed in a retirement home where Gretchen's great-grandmother also lived.

Keywords:Jakin history, culture, social life

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):personal experience narrative, oral history

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 14: ADS-1012-14WillisLopezAdd to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:Maria's Lounge Latin Night

County of Residence:Lowndes

Occupation:instructor (Lowndes Co DUI School), danceNotes:Part of Suzanne North's independent study for Introduction to Ethnomusicology, MUS 4900, Spring 2001, where she interviewed Willis Lopez, then a DJ  for Latin night at Maria's Lounge in Valdosta, 1828 E. Park Avenue.  Suzanne herself is half Cuban

Keywords:Maria's Lounge, deejay, DJ,  Latin music, dance instructor- salsa, merengue

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):dance, nightclubs, Mexican, Hispanic, Latin, Hispanic

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Folder 15: ADS-1012-15GeoiK.Williams, 24-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:

Occupation:student

Notes:Member of GA Mass Choir.  Interviewed for  PERS 2690 Multicultural America spring 2001 Laurie Sommers, Instructor. Student paper in file.

Keywords:African American contemporary gospel

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):music, religious music, African American gospel

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Folder 16: ADS-1012-16DevinMcGlamery, 28-Nov-00Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:Dixie Melody Boys

County of Residence:

Occupation:Dixie Melody Boys- lead singer

Notes:student paper in file: PERS 2690 Multicultural America fall 2000 Laurie Sommers, Instructor

Keywords:Southern  Gospel Quartet, lead singer

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):music, religious music, singing, gospel

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Folder 17: ADS-1012-17RobertL.Price"Pastor Price", 01-Nov-99Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Grady

Occupation:Vashti Center (YDC), Behavior Specialist

Notes:student paper in file: PERS 2690 Multicultural America fall 1999 Laurie Sommers, Instructor

Keywords:gospel musician, keyboard, organ, piano, church keyboard player

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):music,religious,  gospel

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Folder 18: ADS-1012-18MelissaBradley, 30-Oct-00Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Lowndes

Occupation:assistant director, Great Morning Star Baptist Church

Notes:student paper in file: PERS 2690 Multicultural America fall 2000 Laurie Sommers, Instructor

Keywords:vocalist, , African American gospel

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):music, religious music, singing, gospel music

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 19: ADS-1012-19KennyArlynRoberts, 10-Nov-99Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:Lance Roberts

County of Residence:Colquitt

Occupation:car salesman, Robert Hudson motors

Notes:student paper in file: Multicultural America Laurie Sommers, Instructor, student is interviewing her father, who was a sideman for a number of well-known artists in Nashville.

Keywords:country pop (old time rock and roll), guitar, gospel quartet

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):country music, rock music, music

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Folder 20: ADS-1012-20BettyeJeanEctor, 04-Oct-99Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:McIntosh Co. Shouters

County of Residence:McIntosh

Occupation:professor, Coastal Georgia Community College

Notes:student paper in file: PERS 2690 Multicultural America fall 1999 Laurie Sommers, Instructor.  Ector is narrator for the McIntosh County Shouters staged performances.

Keywords:ring shout

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):ring shout, Gullah, African American, religious music, singing

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Folder 21: ADS-1012-21CharlesTodd, 28-Nov-00Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Lowndes

Occupation:band director at Lowndes High School

Notes:student paper in file: PERS 2690 Multicultural America fall 2000 Laurie Sommers, Instructor

Keywords:bass guitar

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):jazz

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Folder 22: ADS-1012-22JamesCopeland, 19-Oct-00Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:Dasher Glove Company

County of Residence:Lowndes

Occupation:owns Copeland Garage

Notes:student paper in file: PERS 2690 Multicultural America fall 2000 Laurie Sommers, Instructor.  Dasher Glove Company formed 1990 with members of the Dasher Church of Christ.    Born and raised in Lowndes County.

Keywords: guitar, banjo, mandolin

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):rock music, bluegrass music, blues music, country music

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 23: ADS-1012-23HenryMcGill, 10-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:The River Band

County of Residence:Cook

Occupation:director of Pharmacy Adel Hospital

Notes:Student paper for  spring 2001, PERS 2690, Multicultural America.  Student paper in file, no tape.

Keywords: guitar

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):country music

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 24: ADS-1012-24EvelynStricklandWilson, 12-Nov-99Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Clinch

Occupation:domestic engineer and bookeeper

Notes:student paper in file: fall 1999 Laurie Sommers, Instructor. Founded group Joyful Sound in 1977, recoreded 12 albums in 15 years.

Keywords:traditional white gospel music, vocals, piano

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):gospel music, religious music

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 25: ADS-1012-25A.C. (Jr)Braswell, 04-Dec-00Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Lowndes

Occupation:

Notes:student paper in file: fall 2000, PERS 2690 Multicultural America. Laurie Sommers, Instructor. Braswell is music minister, choir director, Director of VSU Mass Choir.  See PRJ 1003 for recordings of Mass Choir.

Keywords:keyboard, vocals, African American gospel

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):music, religious music, African American gospel music

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 26: ADS-1012-26KenCollins, 26-Sep-00Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Lowndes

Occupation:watch repair, construction, Broadcasting

Notes:student paper in file: fall 2000 Laurie Sommers, Instructor; Collins' hobbies hunt & fish, guitar, hand work-- carpentry.  Played with fiddler Hubert Cox (see PRJ 1013) in a band called Southern Grass, playing bluegrass guitar.

Keywords:DJ for WAAC FM 93 Country music station

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):country music

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Folder 27: ADS-1012-27JamesA . (Jr)Morgan, 28-Nov-00Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Lowndes

Occupation:dj, musician

Notes:student paper in file: PERS 2690 Multicultural America fall 2000 Laurie Sommers, Instructor.  Morgan's hobbies are golf, computers, music, reading. He is a DJ for WAAC FM 93, country music station in Valdosta.

Keywords:guitar, deejay

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):country music, rock music, blues music

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 28: ADS-1012-28TracyJones, 24-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:Victory Baptist Church

County of Residence:Lowndes

Occupation:

Notes:student paper in file: PERS 2690 Multicultural America spring 2001 Laurie Sommers, Instructor. Hobbies of Tracy Jones=music, writing music, writing poetry. Jones is church pianist at Victory Baptist.  Lead singer for Voices of Victory trio.

Keywords:piano, vocals, Southern white gospel

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):music, religious, gospel

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 29: ADS-1012-29KevinStephenson, 24-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Lowndes

Occupation:

Notes:student paper in file: PERS 2690 Multicultural America spring 2001 Laurie Sommers, Instructor.  Stephenson's hobbies =family, music, sports, hunting, fishing.

Keywords:guitar, vocalist, composer (songwriter)

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):country, southern rock, gospel

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 30: ADS-1012-30MemlonWilliams, 12-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Lowndes

Occupation:corrections officer

Notes:student paper in file: PERS 2690 Multicultural America spring 2001 Laurie Sommers, Instructor.  Deejay at WJEM Radio, Valdosta: contemporary gospel and jubilee, some R&B.  Has background in band, gospel choirs.

Keywords:African American gopsel deejay;

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):African American gospel music, religious music

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Folder 31: ADS-1012-31JimmyFranklinJohnson, 12-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Lowndes

Occupation:construction, farming, barber

Notes:student paper in file: PERS 2690 Multicultural America spring 2001 Laurie Sommers, Instructor. Hobbies hunting and fishing.  Has played with various bands.

Keywords:guitar, vocals

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):country music

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Folder 32: ADS-1012-32DonaldJeromeMason, 15-Nov-00Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:Country Strings

County of Residence:Lowndes

Occupation:teacher, worked for South GA Reg Educ Consortium

Notes:student paper in file: PERS 2690 Multicultural America fall 2000 Laurie Sommers, Instructor.  Hobbies fishing, church, teaching, old country music on guitar, played harmonica until he could afford a guitar.  Has played with brother-in-law Bud Zorn (see PR)

Keywords:

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):country music, bluegrass music, guitar

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Folder 33: ADS-1012-33RobbieD.BrookerAdd to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Lowndes

Occupation:part owner and ins agent at Fletcher Insurance

Notes:Student project for n PERS 2690 Multicultural America,  fall 2000, Laurie Sommers, instructor. Student paper on file. Mrs.  Brooker has sung with various groups, including Pentacostal Expressions and Love Knots.

Keywords:vocals

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):Southern gospel music

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Folder 34: ADS-1012-34RobertHickman"Doo", 03-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Hall

Occupation:

Notes:student paper in file: PERS 2690 spring 2001 Laurie Sommers, Instructor.  Hobbies Native American music, construction of authentic instruments.  Participates in ceremonies such as naming ceremony, pipe ceremony, intertribal powwows.

Keywords:flute, drums, spirit rattle

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):music, Native American flute

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Folder 35: ADS-1012-35KendallVarnado, 08-Feb-01Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Lowndes

Occupation:

Notes:student paper in file: PERS 2690 Multicultural America spring 2001 Laurie Sommers, Instructor.  Hobbies golf, fishing, and listening to music. Member of Ivey's League, founded by  Ivey Plair 1965-72 (Valdosta area band), toured with New Beats,

Keywords:electric guitar, bass guitar, banjo

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):rock music, country music, bluegrass music

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Folder 36: ADS-1012-36JackVinson, 28-Nov-00Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Lowndes

Occupation:professional trumpet player

Notes:student paper in file: PERS 2690 Multicultural America fall 2000 Laurie Sommers, Instructor; Vinson has toured with Diana Ross for a year and a half, played with Spinners, toured with Jacksons, OJ's,

Keywords:trumpet

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):jazz, Motown, rhythm and blues music

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Folder 37: ADS-1012-37MarjorieE.Starkel, 24-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Dougherty

Occupation:Michigan Bell, Southern Bell

Notes:student paper in file: PERS 2690 Multicultural America spring 2001 Laurie Sommers, Instructor; Starkel plays at home, occasionally in church.  Her family was involved in Salvation Army bands growing up, but this has not been her primary experience.

Keywords:Salvation Army

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):religious music,  piano, organ

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Folder 38: ADS-1012-38MarvinJ.McConnell, 23-Nov-99Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:Pullen Grass

County of Residence:Dougherty

Occupation:retired- Bridge Stone- Fire Stone

Notes:student paper in file: PERS 2690 Multicultural America fall 1999 Laurie Sommers, Instructor. McConnell is included in recordings of Agrirama Fiddler's Jamboree, PRJ 1003.

Keywords:

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):bluegrass, old time music,  country music,  fiddle

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Folder 39: ADS-1012-39JimmyHoraceBlount"Red", 18-Apr-00Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Colquitt

Occupation:professional musician now retired

Notes:student paper in file: spring 2000 Laurie Sommers, Instructor. Blount has played with a number of well-known jazz bands, including Louie Primia.

Keywords:trombone, Louie Prima

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):jazz music

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Folder 40: ADS-1012-40WillieShilo, 06-May-99Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:Golden Echos

County of Residence:Decatur

Occupation:farmer

Notes:student paper in file: PERS 2060 spring 1999 Laurie Sommers, Instructor

Keywords:African American gospel quartet , vocal, acapella

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):religious music, African American gospel music

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Folder 41: ADS-1012-41EmmaL.Brooks, 16-Apr-00Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Madison

Occupation:teacher

Notes:student paper in file: PERS 2690 Multicultural America spring 2000 Laurie Sommers, Instructor

Keywords:vocal

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):singing, African American gospel music, hymnody, music, religious music, spirituals

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Folder 42: ADS-1012-42WilfredR.Stroud, 28-Mar-01Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:Afro Jazztet

County of Residence:Bibb

Occupation:retired posal clerk

Notes:Student paper for Multicultural America, PERS 2690, Spring, 2001, Laurie Sommers, instructor.  Student paper in file. Stroud is Art-school trained artist as well and has exhibited widely in the local area and in the state.

Keywords:piano and baritone, pencil, ink, pastel, oil and acrylic

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):jazz, art

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Folder 43: ADS-1012-43AnthonyEnglish, 09-Apr-00Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:Silky Smooth Trio

County of Residence:Dougherty

Occupation:music teacher Albany Middle School

Notes:student paper in file: PERS 2690 Multicultural America spring 2000 Laurie Sommers, Instructor.  Informant is student's uncle.  Director of choir at St. Paul AME Church in Oglethorpe, GA. Founder and manager of Silky Smooth Entertainment since 1993.

Keywords:vocals

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):rhythm and blues music

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Folder 44: ADS-1012-44JeremyEzell, 24-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:

Occupation:

Notes:student paper in file: PERS 2690 spring 2001 Laurie Sommers, Instructor.  CD by Ezell in collection.  Ezell was also a student in this class and music major.

Keywords:original compositions, songwriter, composer

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):bluegrass music,  guitar, folk rock music

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 45: ADS-1012-45RobertEdwardBarr"Ed", 08-Nov-00Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:Ed Barr Band, Ed Barr Orchestra

County of Residence:Lowndes

Occupation:music teacher VSU

Notes:student paper in file: Multicultural America spring 2001 Laurie Sommers, Instructor.  Has played with a number of well known individuals, including Four Tops, Temptations, gloria Lorin, Buck Owens, Peter Noone, Jefferson Starship, Platters, Ace Cannon,

Keywords:piano, composer, basoon, trumpet, saxophone

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):jazz music

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Folder 46: ADS-1012-46DavidWingfieldAdd to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Dougherty

Occupation:

Notes:student paper in file: Multicultural America fall 2000 Laurie Sommers, Instructor. Recorded three albums with Dougherty Chorale at Dougherty High School.  Minster of Music at Faith and Prayer Church in Albany.

Keywords:piano

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):African American gospel music

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Folder 47: ADS-1012-47LouisSchmier, 04-Mar-04Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Lowndes

Occupation:professor of history at VSU

Notes:Semester project for HON 3990B, Folklore and Fieldwork,  spring 2004, Laurie Sommers. Schmier is also included in PRJ 1010 as part of Sounds of South Georgia Series.

Keywords:Temple Israel, Jewish, Eastern European, Passover Seder

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):food, regional history, oral history, Jewish history, Passover Seder, religious rites, calendar rites

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Folder 48: ADS-1012-48HenryRutland"Fiddlin' Henry Rutland"Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:South Georgia Grass

County of Residence:Thomas

Occupation:retired country engineer for Colquitt Co, GA

Notes:Student project for MUS 648 Fall 1995, Laurie Sommers, instructor.  Rutland is also included in PRJ 1007  and PRJ 1003 as he and his guitarist Paul Massey participated in various South Georgia Folklife Project programs.

Keywords:fiddle

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):bluegrass, country, western swing

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 49: ADS-1012-49JanetHarperSumner, 21-Nov-95Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:Heaven's Echoes

County of Residence:Ben Hill

Occupation:teacher

Notes:Student project for MUS 648 Fall 1995, Laurie Sommers, instructor.

Keywords:vocal, alto

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):Southern Gospel  music, religious music, quartet

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 50: ADS-1012-50BillSmithAdd to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:Saw Grass, Rebelaires

County of Residence:Lowndes

Occupation:music teacher, musician

Notes:Student paper for  spring 2000, Laurie Sommers, instructor.  Student paper on file. Also a member of the Rebelaires which plays for Civil War re-enactments and Sons of Confederate Veterans events, and the Georgia Volunteer Fife and Drum

Keywords:Revolutionary War, Civil War period music, guitar, fife and drum

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):music, fife and drum music, string instruments, guitar

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 51: ADS-1012-51MartyF.Broome, 12-Nov-00Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:Dasher Church of Christ

County of Residence:Lowndes

Occupation:music teacher, choir director, sales US PressNotes:Song leader for Dasher Church of Christ, has sung in gospel quartets; Church of God has a seven-shape hymnal.  Leads choir as Georgia Christian School in Dasher. Interviewed as part of class project for PERS 2690--Multicultural America, Fall 2000. 

Keywords:song leader, deacon

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):religious music, seven-shape shape note music, singing

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Folder 52: ADS-1012-52Evelyn J.Williams, 16-Apr-00Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:Brothers and Sisters

County of Residence:Atkinson

Occupation:teacher

Notes:Student paper for PERS 2690, Multicultural America, Spring 2000, Laurie Sommers, instructor.  Student paper on file. CD in collection of  Reverand Troy Jackson and Brothers and Sisters.  Williams has been part of her family gospel group for 35 years.

Keywords:African American, vocals, alto

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):gospel music, religious music

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 53: ADS-1012-53Troy Jr.Jackson, 22-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:Brothers and Sisters

County of Residence:Atkinson

Occupation:self-employed Jackson's Consultants

Notes:Student paper for PERS 2690 Multicultural America, Spring, 2001, student paper in file.  CD of Brothers and Sisters in collection.  Troy Jackson is lead singer for the group.

Keywords:vocals, tenor, quartet,

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):religious music, singing, African American gospel music

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 54: ADS-1012-54SidneyMorris, 18-Mar-04Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:

Occupation:retired, musical instrument rental

Notes:Semester Project for HON 3990B, capstone seminar, Spring 2004, Laurie Sommers, instructor.  Student paper on file under Barlow, Gregory.

Keywords:Jewish customs, Valdosta, Jews in South

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):oral history, personal experience narrative, family histories, Jewish history

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 55: ADS-1012-55LesterC.Williams, 13-Nov-00Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:Classic Quartet

County of Residence:

Occupation:Music minister, musician

Notes:Student paper on file, Fall 2000, Laurie Sommers, instructor.  Williams is choir director at First United Methodist in downtown Valdosta.  Classic quartet CD in collection.

Keywords:vocals, tenor

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):Southern gospel, quartet, religious music

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 56: ADS-1012-56J.DavidMorris"David", 15-Nov-95Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Lowndes

Occupation:music professor, percussion

Notes:Course project for MUS 648, Folk and Ethnic Music in the US, Laurie Sommers, instructor, fall 1995. Student paper in file. Also interviews tuner Tom Clark of Tropical Hammer, Sanford, FL, for the paper, but not on tape.  J. David Morris is a timpanist

Keywords:history, Valdosta State University, steel band

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):music, percussion, steel band

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 57: ADS-1012-57CurlyBearMcCurlay, 06-Mar-04Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:Cherokee, bear society, bird clan

County of Residence:

Occupation:

Notes:Interviews conducted with Curly Bear as part of the Cherokee Tribe of Georgia Pow-wow

Keywords:eagle fether, native american dancing,

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):Myths, Narratives, Native American culture

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 58: ADS-1012-58TomClarkReynoldsAdd to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:Tropical Hammer

County of Residence:Seminole

Occupation:

Notes:

Keywords:

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 59: CAS1012.09 Henry Rutland, 21-Oct-95Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Kristin Olson

Informant Name:Kristin Olson

Fieldworker:Moultrie GA

Engineer:This interview was done for a music class taught by Laurie Sommers in Fall of 1995.  Two cassettes exist and content notes may be switched, but they were both done on same day, so the information should be close.

Location:This interview was done for a music class taught by Laurie Sommers in Fall of 1995.  Two cassettes exist and content notes may be switched, but they were both done on same day, so the information should be close.

Content Summary:Subject performed outdoors on a stage that had been set up on the lawn of the Moultrie , GA courthouse.  The performance was amplified using several microphones and speakers.  There was an audience present and local automobile traffic continued to use...

Notes:bluegrass, country, western swing

Technical Summary:Dallas TX, Macon GA,thomasville, Moultrie, GA, White Springs, FL

Genre:George Custer, Georgia Slim Rutland, Henry Breen Rutland Sr.

Places:Florida Folk FrestivalSouth Georgia GrassPeople:Bluegrass, fiddle playing

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 60: CAS1012.09c Henry Rutland, 21-Oct-95Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Kristin Olson

Informant Name:Kristin Olson

Fieldworker:Moultrie GA

Engineer:This interview was done for a music class taught by Laurie Sommers in Fall of 1995.  Two cassettes exist and content notes may be switched, but they were both done on same day, so the information should be close.

Location:This interview was done for a music class taught by Laurie Sommers in Fall of 1995.  Two cassettes exist and content notes may be switched, but they were both done on same day, so the information should be close.

Content Summary:Subject was recorded outdoors during the First & Main Festival in Moultrie, GA.  There wer other performances taking place while we talked, so there is some noise on the tape.  We tried to move away from the loudest performance areas.

Notes:bluegrass, country, western swing

Technical Summary:Dallas TX, Macon GA,thomasville, Moultrie, GA, White Springs, FL

Genre:George Custer, Georgia Slim Rutland, Henry Breen Rutland Sr.

Places:Florida Folk FrestivalSouth Georgia Grass

People:Bluegrass, fiddle playing

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 61: CAS-1012.10 Sumner, Janet, 21-Nov-95Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Linda J. Star

Informant Name:Linda J. Star

Fieldworker:Fitzgerald, GA

Engineer:Tape is two sided, with performance and group interviews on one side, followed by 14 minutes of silence on second side, then interview with Sumner starts.  For Class MUS 648 tuaght by Laurie Sommers in Fall of 1995.

Location:Tape is two sided, with performance and group interviews on one side, followed by 14 minutes of silence on second side, then interview with Sumner starts.  For Class MUS 648 tuaght by Laurie Sommers in Fall of 1995.

Content Summary:side one, recorded outdoors on a calm evening with people milling around.  Tape was set up app 50 feet fromn platform.  Cars parked behind.  Despite background noise, performances and interviews can be understood clearly, Recorded indoors with no outside

Notes:Southern Gospel  music, religious music, quartet

Technical Summary:Irwin County, Fitzgerald

Genre:Janet Sumner, Tony Morgan, Merlin Miles, Marvin Paulk, Brenda Paulk, Casey SumnerPlaces:Heaven's Echoes

People:gospel sings

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 62: CAS-1012.11.1 Jo Smith Webb interview by Gretchen Geisinger, 30-Jan-99Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Gretchen Geisinger

Informant Name:Gretchen Geisinger

Fieldworker:Donalsonville GA or Donaldsonville GA

Engineer:This interview was part of an Independent Study under Laurie Sommers in 1999.  It is included in Geisinger's Solomon's Porch Project

Location:This interview was part of an Independent Study under Laurie Sommers in 1999.  It is included in Geisinger's Solomon's Porch Project

Content Summary:some background noises: clock, phone, TV

Notes:personal experience narrative, oral history

Technical Summary:Jakin, GA,

Genre:Jo Smith Webb, Hary Mosley, Green Kirkland, Alec Fort, Shirley Hardin, Joe Harvey, Tommy Pace, Nettie Shoemake, Judge Allen, Wheling Brooks, Jimmy Carter

Places:

People:Jakin, Confederate, Andersonville, African American, doctors, haunted house, Farms, turpentine

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 63: CAS-1012.12 Virginia Harvey, 20-Feb-99Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Gretchen Geisinger

Informant Name:Gretchen Geisinger

Fieldworker:Jakin Museum

Engineer:This interview was part of Gretchen Geisinger's "Solomon's Porch" project created as part of an independent study with Laurie Sommers.  Folders indicate two interviews, one 2/20/99, and another 4/1/99; however tape list only shows one-may be on one tape.

Location:This interview was part of Gretchen Geisinger's "Solomon's Porch" project created as part of an independent study with Laurie Sommers. Folders indicate two interviews, one 2/20/99, and another 4/1/99; however tape list only shows one-may be on one tape.

Content Summary:echos sometimes, but otherwise OK

Notes:personal experience narrative, oral history

Technical Summary:Jakin, Georgia; Josephine, and Echodell

Genre:Harry Mosley Marily Geisinger

Places:Jakin Community Club

People:store, community, club, Church, Christmas

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 64: CAS-1012.13.1 Lucille Dutton, 05-Mar-99Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Gretchen Geisinger

Informant Name:Gretchen Geisinger

Fieldworker:Donaldsonville, GA

Engineer:Prepared by Gretchen Geisinger for Independent Study on Solomon's Porch under Laurie Sommers

Location:Prepared by Gretchen Geisinger for Independent Study on Solomon's Porch under Laurie Sommers

Content Summary:lots of background noise and interruptions

Notes:personal experience narrative, oral history

Technical Summary:Jakin GA, Pineview Community, Donaldsonville

Genre:Lucille Dutton, Julia Sullivan

Places:Howard's Mill, Seminole Peanut Company

People:South West Georgia, cane grinding, farms, mule day, school

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 65: CAS-1012.13.2 Lucille Dutton, 05-Mar-99Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Gretchen Geisinger

Informant Name:Gretchen Geisinger

Fieldworker:Donaldsonville, GA

Engineer:Prepared by Gretchen Geisinger for Independent Study on Solomon's Porch under Laurie Sommers

Location:Prepared by Gretchen Geisinger for Independent Study on Solomon's Porch under Laurie Sommers

Content Summary:lots of background noise and interruptions

Notes:personal experience narrative, oral history

Technical Summary:Jakin GA, Pineview Community, Donaldsonville

Genre:Lucille Dutton, Julia Sullivan

Places:Howard's Mill, Seminole Peanut Company

People:South West Georgia, cane grinding, farms, mule day, school

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 66: CAS-1012.14 Thelma Singletary Interview, 05-Mar-99Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Gretchen Geisinger

Informant Name:Gretchen Geisinger

Fieldworker:Great Gram's Donalsonville

Engineer:independent study, part of On Solomon's Porch, for Laurie Sommers

Location:independent study, part of On Solomon's Porch, for Laurie Sommers

Content Summary:horrible background niose, difficult to hear her.

Notes:personal experience narrative, oral history

Technical Summary:Pineview, Jakin, Donalsonville

Genre:Thelma Singletary

Places:

People:square dancing, fair

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 67: CAS-1012.15 Miller, J.W., 07-Mar-99Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Gretchen Geisinger

Informant Name:Gretchen Geisinger

Fieldworker:Jakin, GA

Engineer:Interview conducted by Geisinger as part of the Solomon's Porch Project, see vertical file for complete project

Location:Interview conducted by Geisinger as part of the Solomon's Porch Project, see vertical file for complete project

Content Summary:none available

Notes:personal experience  narrative, oral history

Technical Summary:Jakin, GA, Pineview GA, Dothan AL, Steep Bluff, Gordon AL,Genre:J. W. Miller, Lucille Dutton

Places:

People:Chatauqua,

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 68: CAS-1012.16 Interview with Rebecca Harvey and Shannon Sutton, 01-Apr-99Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Gretchen Grisinger

Informant Name:Gretchen Grisinger

Fieldworker:Jakin, GA

Engineer:This is  part of an independent study called Soloman's Porch which Grisinger did under Laurie Sommers in 1999. There are also vertical file materials and artist data sheets on Rebecca Harvey.

Location:This is  part of an independent study called Soloman's Porch which Grisinger did under Laurie Sommers in 1999. There are also vertical file materials and artist data sheets on Rebecca Harvey.

Content Summary:difficult to hear at some points

Notes:personal experience narrative, oral history

Technical Summary:Jakin, GA

Genre:Rebecca Harvey, Shannon Sutton,

Places:People:small town life,

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 69: CAS-1012.17.1 Mac Tedder Interview, 13-Feb-99Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Gretchen Geisinger

Informant Name:Gretchen Geisinger

Fieldworker:Jakin, GA

Engineer:This is part of Geisinger's independent study, Solomon's porch, which she took with Laurie Sommers in 1999.

Location:This is part of Geisinger's independent study, Solomon's porch, which she took with Laurie Sommers in 1999.

Content Summary:some background noise

Notes:personal experience narrative, material culture, wood carving

Technical Summary:Jakin, GA

Genre:Mac Tedder, Olerita Tadder

Places:People:wood carving, Jakin

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 70: CAS-1012.17.2 Mac Tedder Interview, 13-Feb-99Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Gretchen Geisinger

Informant Name:Gretchen Geisinger

Fieldworker:Jakin, GA

Engineer:This is part of Geisinger's independent study, Solomon's porch, which she took with Laurie Sommers in 1999.

Location:This is part of Geisinger's independent study, Solomon's porch, which she took with Laurie Sommers in 1999.

Content Summary:some background noise

Notes:personal experience narrative, material culture, wood carving

Technical Summary:Jakin, GA

Genre:Mac Tedder, Olerita Tadder

Places:

People:wood carving, Jakin

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 71: CAS-1012.18 Hardin, Shirley, 22-Mar-99Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Gretchen Gersinger

Informant Name:Gretchen Grisinger

Fieldworker:Valdosta, GA

Engineer:Taped by Gretchen Grisinger as part of the Solomon's Porch Independent Study under Laurie Sommers

Location:Taped by Gretchen Grisinger as part of the Solomon's Porch Independent Study under Laurie Sommers

Content Summary:Very difficult to hear, muffled.

Notes:personal experience narrative, oral history,  African American gospel music

Technical Summary:Jakin, GA

Genre:Shirley Hardin, Thelma Powell,

Places:Bethel Church, Good Hope Church, Carver Elementary School, Washington High School

People:integration, race, segregation, church, African American

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 72: CAS-1012.19 Bettye Jean Ector, (Elizabeth Smith) 10-4-1999, 04-Oct-99Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Elizabeth L. Smith

Informant Name:Elizabeth L. Smith

Fieldworker:Costal Ga. Community College

Engineer:Prepared by Elizabeth L. Smith for for course in Multicultural Folklore

Location:Prepared by Elizabeth L. Smith for for course in Multicultural Folklore

Content Summary:Interruptions and fair tape quality

Notes:ring shout, Gullah, African American, religious music, singing

Technical Summary:Brunswick, GA, Coastal Georgia

Genre:Bettye Ector,

Places:McIntosh County Shouters

People:African American, Gullah, ring shouting

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 73: CAS-1012.20 Robert L. Price, 01-Nov-99Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Latasha McCoy

Informant Name:Latasha McCoy

Fieldworker:Cairo, GA

Engineer:This is for a course on Multicultural America taught by Laurie Sommers.

Location:This is for a course on Multicultural America taught by Laurie Sommers.

Content Summary:The interview took place at Mr. Price's  home on Novermber 1st.

Notes:music,religious,  gospel

Technical Summary:Cairo GA; Thomasville, GA

Genre:Robert L. Price, Latasha McCoy, James Paul Jackson, Mable Sherman,

Places:

People:music

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 74: CAS-1012.21 Roberts, Kenny Arlyn, 10-Nov-99Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Payne Roberts

Informant Name:Payne Roberts

Fieldworker:Norman Park, GA

Engineer:This interview was conducted for a class taught by Laurie Sommers on Multicultural America

Location:This interview was conducted for a class taught by Laurie Sommers on Multicultural America

Content Summary:

Notes:country music, rock music, music

Technical Summary:Nashville, TN; Norman Park, GA, Georgia, Memphis TN

Genre:Kenny (Lance) Roberts, Boudleuax Bryant, JerryLee Lewis, Grady Martin, Floyd Cramer, Buddy Harmin, Lightnin' Chance,Anita Kurra Mickey Gilley, Charlie Rich, Elvis Presley

Places:Decca Records,Little Black Book Club, Joranairs

People:rock, musicians, country music, pop music, music history

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 75: CAS-1012.22 Wilson, Evelyn Stricklad, 12-Nov-99Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Nichole Douglas

Informant Name:Nichole Douglas

Fieldworker:Valdosta, GA

Engineer:Interview conducted by Nichole Douglas for a class taught by Laurie Sommers

Location:Interview conducted by Nichole Douglas for a class taught by Laurie Sommers

Content Summary:The volume of the microphone was slightly too low.  The quality of the recording was poor/fair.

Notes:gospel music, religious music

Technical Summary:Homerville, GA,

Genre:Evelyn Strickland Wilson, Jimmy Wilson, Mrs. Dartha Guess,

Places:Joyful SoundPeople:piano, songwriting, gospel music, "playing by ear"

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 76: CAS-1012.23 McConnell, Marvin J., 23-Nov-99Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Peter Young

Informant Name:Peter Young

Fieldworker:Leesburgh, GA

Engineer:Interview conducted by Young for class taught by Laurie Sommers.  More information on tape contents in Vertical file  under name Marvin McConnell

Location:Interview conducted by Young for class taught by Laurie Sommers.  More information on tape contents in Vertical file  under name Marvin McConnell

Content Summary:none available

Notes:bluegrass, old time music,  country music,  fiddle

Technical Summary:Leesburg, Thomasville, Iowa,Ohio, Pennsylvania, North Dakota, Floriday, Moultrie GA, Albany GA

Genre:Bill Monroe, Marvin J. McConnell, Bud Zorn,

Places:People:Fiddle, break down music,

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 77: CAS-1012.24 Bill Smith (Marneth Andagan, April 21, 2000), 23-Mar-00Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Marneth Andagan

Informant Name:Marneth Andagan

Fieldworker:Sallas-Mahone Elementary

Engineer:

Location:

Content Summary:Tape is very clear; hear one distraction in background when another faculty member had to go in for something.

Notes:music, fife and drum music, string instruments, guitar

Technical Summary:Sallas-Mahone Elementary

Genre:Bill Smith, Marneth Andagan

Places:

People:Rebelaires, fife & drum, civil war

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 78: CAS-1012.25 Evelyn WilliamsAdd to your cart.

Equipment Used:Olga Conteras-Perez

Informant Name:Olga Conteras-Perez

Fieldworker:

Engineer:This CD was collected as part of a perspectives class taught by Laurie Sommers.  No date exists and CD is not of interview.

Location:This CD was collected as part of a perspectives class taught by Laurie Sommers. No date exists and CD is not of interview.

Content Summary:none

Notes:gospel music, religious music

Technical Summary:Willacoochee, GA, Atkinson County, Nashville TN, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, South Carolina, Miami FL

Genre:Evelyn J. Williams, Penny Jackson, Troy Jackson, Martha Carswell, Carolina Hall, Viola Jackson,

Places:Villanelle Johnson and the Key Notes, Brothers and Sisters,

People:Black Gospel Music, Gospel Music

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 79: CAS-1012.26 Copeland, JamesAdd to your cart.

Equipment Used:Ruth Burkhalter

Informant Name:Fieldworker:Valdosta, GA

Engineer:Prepared for a class in Multicultural music taught by Laurie Sommers

Location:Prepared for a class in Multicultural music taught by Laurie Sommers

Content Summary:

Notes:rock music, bluegrass music, blues music, country music

Technical Summary:Dasher, Valdosta

Genre:James Copeland, Kristen Copeland

Places:

People: guitar, banjo, mandolin

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 80: CAS-1012.27 Morgan, James, 08-Nov-00Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Elizabeth Hallander

Informant Name:Elizabeth Hallander

Fieldworker:Valdosta, GA

Engineer:Folder contains brief info sheet and list of questions with handwritten notes.  Linked to paper in Vertical File.

Location:Folder contains brief info sheet and list of questions with handwritten notes. Linked to paper in Vertical File.

Content Summary:not available-

Notes:country music, rock music, blues music

Technical Summary:Valdosta, GA,

Genre:Jim Morgan, Jimmy Carter

Places:WAAC FM 93

People:DJ, disc jockey, music, country music

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 81: CAS-1012.28 Lester Williams, 28-Nov-00Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Meg Hastings

Informant Name:Meg Hastings

Fieldworker:Valdosta, GA

Engineer:Interview conducted by Meg Hastings for a a Multicultural America Perspectives course taught by Laurie Sommers.  ADS info and Tape Log together in same folder

Location:Interview conducted by Meg Hastings for a a Multicultural America Perspectives course taught by Laurie Sommers. ADS info and Tape Log together in same folder

Content Summary:not available

Notes:Southern gospel, quartet, religious music

Technical Summary:Lake Park, GA

Genre:Lester Williams

Places:Gospel Quartet

People:gospel singing

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 82: CAS-1012.29 McGlamery, Devin, 04-Nov-00Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Brooke Nichols

Informant Name:Brooke Nichols

Fieldworker:Kineton N. C.

Engineer:interview conducted by Nichols for class taught by Laurie Sommers.  Interview was via the phone.

Location:interview conducted by Nichols for class taught by Laurie Sommers.  Interview was via the phone.Content Summary:none available

Notes:music, religious music, singing, gospel

Technical Summary:Kinston N.C.

Genre:Devin McGlamery, Glen Payne, Ed O'Neal

Places:Dixie Melody boys, Grand Ole Opry

People:singing, gospel

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 83: CAS-1012.30 Mason, Donald Jerome, 15-Nov-00Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Jessica Stasalovich

Informant Name:Jessica Stasalovich

Fieldworker:Valdosta, GA

Engineer:Interview conducted by Stasalovich for class taught by Laurie Sommers.

Location:Interview conducted by Stasalovich for class taught by Laurie Sommers.

Content Summary:none available

Notes:rock music, bluegrass music, blues music, country music

Technical Summary:Valdosta, GA. South GA

Genre:Donald Jerome Mason, Bud Zorn, Sam Bailey

Places:Country Strings

People:Fiddle, country, bluegrass

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 84: CAS-1012.31 Jack Vinson Interview by Resa West, 15-Nov-00Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Resa West

Informant Name:Resa West

Fieldworker:Valdosta, GA

Engineer:This interview was part of a project for PERS 2690 taught by Laurie Sommers in 2000.

Location:This interview was part of a project for PERS 2690 taught by Laurie Sommers in 2000.

Content Summary:interview took place in library study room and was very quiet.

Notes:jazz, Motown, rhythm and blues music

Technical Summary:

Genre:Jack Vinson, Jimmy Taylor, Michael Jackson, Dianna Ross,

Places:Reunion Blues Band, OJ's, Temptations, Spinners, the Auburn Knights,

People:rock n roll, blues, jazz, r&b

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 85: CAS-1012.32 Memlon Williams, 12-Mar-01Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Terrance Jones

Informant Name:Terrance Jones

Fieldworker:Valdosta, GA

Engineer:Interview conducted for course taught by Laurie Sommers.

Location:Interview conducted for course taught by Laurie Sommers.

Content Summary:not available, but taped in radio station

Notes:African American gospel music, religious music

Technical Summary:New York, East Coast,

Genre:Memlon Williams,Paul Shabazz, Vanessa Williams, Frankie Beverly, Ben E. Cummings,

Places:Bell Biv DeVoe, Public Enemy,

People:Gospel bump, Contemporary Gospel, Jubilee, hip hop, African American gospel music

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 86: CAS-1012.33 Johnson, Jimmy Franklin (Karrie Kirkland) 3/29/01, 29-Mar-01Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Karrie Kirkland

Informant Name:Karrie Kirkland

Fieldworker:Hahira GA

Engineer:Karrie Kirkland interviewed Jimmy Johnson for class in Multicultural Music with Laurie Sommers.

Location:Karrie Kirkland interviewed Jimmy Johnson for class in Multicultural Music with Laurie Sommers.

Content Summary:

Notes:country music

Technical Summary:Hahira GA, Valdosta GAGenre:Jimmy Franklin Johnson

Places:

People:Country and Western Music

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 87: CAS-1012.34 Troy Jackson, 22-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Sandy Robinson

Informant Name:Sandy Robinson

Fieldworker:Willacoochee, GA

Engineer:Sandy Robinson created this tape for a class for Laurie Sommers.

Location:Sandy Robinson created this tape for a class for Laurie Sommers.

Content Summary:

Notes:religious music, singing, African American gospel music

Technical Summary:Willacoochee, Ga; Atkinson County

Genre:Troy Jackson Jr.

Places:Brothers and Sisters

People:African American gospel music

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 88: CAS-1012.35 Kevin Stephenson, 23-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:kristie Hamm

Informant Name:Kristie Hamm

Fieldworker:Valdosta, GA

Engineer:

Location:

Content Summary:

Notes:country, old southern rock, gospel

Technical Summary:Valdosta, Ga

Genre:Kevin stephenson, Kristie Hamm

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Folder 89: CAS-1012.36 Tracy Jones, 20-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Lynita Hamilton

Informant Name:Lynita Hamilton

Fieldworker:Valdosta, GA

Engineer:Tape created by Hamilton for a course on Multicultural America taught by Laurie Sommers.  Questions from the interview, and discussions based on interview found in Vertical File under Jones, Tracy.

Location:Tape created by Hamilton for a course on Multicultural America taught by Laurie Sommers.  Questions from the interview, and discussions based on interview found in Vertical File under Jones, Tracy.

Content Summary:not available

Notes:music, religious, gospel

Technical Summary:

Genre:Tracy Jones

Places:Victory Baptist Church

People:gospel music

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 90: CAS-1012.37 Geoi K. Williams, 24-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Jenny McDonald

Informant Name:Jenny McDonald

Fieldworker:Valdosta, GA

Engineer:Interview conducted by Jenny McDonald for a Multicultural America Perspectives course taught by Laurie Sommers

Location:Interview conducted by Jenny McDonald for a Multicultural America Perspectives course taught by Laurie Sommers

Content Summary:not available

Notes:music, religious music, African American gospel

Technical Summary:Valdosta, GAGenre:Geoi K. Williams

Places:African American, German American

People:gospel singing

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 91: CAS-1012.38 Johnnie B. Jones, 02-Feb-03Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Kuanita E. Murphy

Informant Name:Kuanita E. Murphy

Fieldworker:At his home in Cuthbert (Randolph County), GA

Engineer:Tape has copy.

Location:Tape has copy.

Content Summary:Good; some interference such as doors opens and closing, and cars passing by

Notes:

Technical Summary:

Genre:Annie Murphy

Places:

People:

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Folder 92: CAS-1012.38-c Johnny B. Jones, 02-Feb-03Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Kuanita E. Murphy

Informant Name:Kuanita E. Murphy

Fieldworker:Cuthbert, GA

Engineer:Three tapes exist, CAS-1012.38 and 1012.42, in addition to this one.

Location:Three tapes exist, CAS-1012.38 and 1012.42, in addition to this one.

Content Summary:Good, Some interference such as doors opening and closing and cars passing by.

Notes:religious music, singing, shape note music

Technical Summary:Cuthbert, Ga, Randolph County.

Genre:Annie Murphy

Places:Piney Grove Missionary Baptist church

People:Shape note singing,

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 93: CAS-1012.39.1 Georgia/Alabama Singing Convention, 23-Feb-03Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Kuanita E. Murphy

Informant Name:Kuanita E. Murphy

Fieldworker:New Salem C.M.E. Church in Benevolence, Georgia

Engineer:Prepared by Juanita Murphy and consent form signed by John Clark; tape done for class project;

Location:Prepared by Juanita Murphy and consent form signed by John Clark; tape done for class project;

Content Summary:Good; some interference such as doors opens and closing; people conversing during some of the selections, and coins falling into collection plates.   

Notes:

Technical Summary:Randolph County, GA

Genre:John Clark

Places:Georgia/Alavama Singing Convention,

People:gospel music

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 94: CAS-1012.39.2 Georgia/Alabama Singing Convention, 23-Feb-03Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Kuanita E. Murphy

Informant Name:Kuanita E. Murphy

Fieldworker:New Salem C.M.E. Church in Benevolence, Georgia

Engineer:

Location:

Content Summary:Good; some interference such as doors opens and closing; people conversing during some of the selections, and coins falling into collection plates.

Notes:

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Folder 95: CAS-1012.40.1 5th Sunday Singing, 30-Mar-03Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Kuanita E. Murphy

Informant Name:Kuanita E. Murphy

Fieldworker:Saint Luke Missionary Baptist Church at

Carnegie, Georgia

Engineer:

Location:

Content Summary:Good; some interference such as doors opens and closing; the central air/heat condition unit; coins falling into collection plates, and people conversing among themselves during some of the selections

Notes:

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Folder 96: CAS-1012.40.2 5th Sunday Singing, 30-Mar-03Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Kuanita E. Murphy

Informant Name:Kuanita E. Murphy

Fieldworker:Saint Luke Missionary Baptist Church at

Carnegie, Georgia

Engineer:

Location:

Content Summary:Good; some interference such as doors opens and closing; the central air/heat condition unit; coins falling into collection plates, and people conversing among themselves during some of the selections

Notes:

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Folder 97: CAS-1012.40.3 5th Sunday Singing, 30-Mar-03Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Kuanita E. Murphy

Informant Name:Kuanita E. Murphy

Fieldworker:Saint Luke Missionary Baptist Church at

Carnegie, Georgia

Engineer:

Location:

Content Summary:Good; some interference such as doors opens and closing; the central air/heat condition unit; coins falling into collection plates, and people conversing among themselves during some of the selections

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Folder 98: CAS-1012.40.4 5th Sunday Singing, 30-Mar-03Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Kuanita E. Murphy

Informant Name:Kuanita E. Murphy

Fieldworker:Saint Luke Missionary Baptist Church at

Carnegie, Georgia

Engineer:

Location:

Content Summary:Good; some interference such as doors opens and closing; the central air/heat condition unit; coins falling into collection plates, and people conversing among themselves during some of the selections

Notes:

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Folder 99: CAS-1012.41 Jones, Diane Bennett, 07-Apr-03Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Kuanita E. Murphy

Informant Name:Kuanita E. Murphy

Fieldworker:Cuthbert, GA

Engineer:interview conducted by Kuanita Murphy for an independent study for Laurie Sommers

Location:interview conducted by Kuanita Murphy for an independent study for Laurie Sommers

Content Summary:good, phone ringing, thunderstorm overheadNotes:religious music, singing, shape note music

Technical Summary:Cuthbert, GA; Randolph county

Genre:Diana Bennett Jones,

Places:Georgia/Alabama Singing Convention

People:sacred harp, cotton field singing

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 100: CAS-1012.42 Johnnie B. Jones, 14-Apr-03Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Kuanita E. Murphy

Informant Name:Kuanita E. Murphy

Fieldworker:Cuthbert, GA

Engineer:four tapes exist, according to the tape log.

Location:four tapes exist, according to the tape log.

Content Summary:good

Notes:religious music, singing, shape note music

Technical Summary:Randolph county, Cuthbert

Genre:

Places:Benevolence Misionary Baptist Church, Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, Mitchell Grove Missionary baptist Church, Mount Vernon Missionary Baptist Church, Saint Luke Missionary Baptist Church, St. John  A.M.E. Church, Virgil chapel Missionary Baptist

People:singing, performance Baptist Churches, performances

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 101: CAS-1012.43 Ethel L. Baldwin interview, 15-Apr-03Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Kuanita Murphy

Informant Name:Kuanita Murphy

Fieldworker:Cuthbert, GA

Engineer:Prepared for Independent Study on African American Music Traditions, Spring 2003, Laurie Sommers, instructor; related final paper in file

Location:Prepared for Independent Study on African American Music Traditions, Spring 2003, Laurie Sommers, instructor; related final paper in file

Content Summary:Good

Notes:religious music, shape note music, personal experience narrative

Technical Summary:, Benevolence, Randolph County, Cuthbert, GA

Genre:Ethel R. Baldwin

Places:African American

People:African American seven-shape singing conventions

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 102: CAS-1012.44 Harris, Mildred, 21-Apr-03Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Kuanita E. Murphy

Informant Name:Kuanita E. Murphy

Fieldworker:Cuthbert, GA

Engineer:Taped for a class by Kuanita Murphy (Independent Study) for Laurie Sommers.

Location:Taped for a class by Kuanita Murphy (Independent Study) for Laurie Sommers.

Content Summary:good, telephone ringing

Notes:religious music, singing, shape note music

Technical Summary:Randolph County, Ga

Genre:Mildred J. Harris

Places:Virgil Chapel Missionary Baptist Church

People:shape note singing, cotton field songs, singing schools

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 103: CAS-1012.45.1 Schmier, Louis, March 4. 2004, 04-Mar-04Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Jenna Switzer

Informant Name:Jenna Switzer

Fieldworker:Valdosta, GA

Engineer:This is part of a project for a class taught by Laurie Sommers in 2004.

Location:This is part of a project for a class taught by Laurie Sommers in 2004.

Content Summary:There is a small humming noise.  Susan Schier is cooking in the kitchen.  Pots and pans can be heard moving around.  A blender is also used.

Notes:food, regional history, oral history, Jewish history, Passover Seder, religious rites, calendar rites

Technical Summary:New York, Valdosta, Chapel Hill, Jewish Schtetl

Genre:Louis Schmier, Susan Schmier

Places:Jews

People:Seder, Passover, Hanukkah

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 104: CAS-1012.45.2 Schmier, Louis, March 4. 2004, 04-Mar-04Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Jenna Switzer

Informant Name:Jenna Switzer

Fieldworker:Valdosta, GA

Engineer:This is part of a project for a class taught by Laurie Sommers in 2004.

Location:This is part of a project for a class taught by Laurie Sommers in 2004.

Content Summary:There is a small humming noise.  Susan Schier is cooking in the kitchen.  Pots and pans can be heard moving around.  A blender is also used.

Notes:food, regional history, oral history, Jewish history, Passover Seder, religious rites, calendar rites

Technical Summary:New York, Valdosta, Chapel Hill, Jewish Schtetl

Genre:Louis Schmier, Susan Schmier

Places:Jews

People:Seder, Passover, Hanukkah

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 105: CAS-1012.46 Morris Ronald, March 6, 2004, 06-Mar-04Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Jacqueline Caldwell

Informant Name:Jacqueline Caldwell

Fieldworker:St. George

Engineer:A tape log, consent form, and a transcript are in the folder, but no "Artist Data Sheet" exists.  This was done for an Honors 4990B course taught by Laurie Sommers.

Location:A tape log, consent form, and a transcript are in the folder, but no "Artist Data Sheet" exists.  This was done for an Honors 4990B course taught by Laurie Sommers.

Content Summary:It was windy out and other people around so tape quality is not great.  Also, Mr. Morris has a low voice, but everything can be heard.

Notes:Native american, Cherokee, personal narratives Powwow, mythology, creation stories

Technical Summary:St. George, Georgia Cherokee Tribal Grounds

Genre:Ronald Morris

Places:Cherokee

People:Indian, Native Americans, Powwows, mythology,

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 106: CAS-1012.47 McCurlay, Curly BearAdd to your cart.

Equipment Used:Forrest Maddox

Informant Name:Forrest Maddox

Fieldworker:St. George GA

Engineer:Interview conducted by Forrest Maddox for Honors 4990B course taught by Laurie Sommers

Location:Interview conducted by Forrest Maddox for Honors 4990B course taught by Laurie Sommers

Content Summary:Although a lot of background noise, the recorder picked up voices well, better than the music in the background

Notes:Myths, Narratives, Native American culture

Technical Summary:St. George, Powwow,

Genre:Hunter McCurlay, Two Bear McCurlay, Hawk Blue McCurlay

Places:Cherokee, red bear tribe, bird clan, bear society

People:Native American, Cherokee, dance regalia, Native American, Powwow

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 107: CAS-1012.48 Morris Sidney, 18-Mar-04Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Gregory Barlow

Informant Name:Gregory Barlow

Fieldworker:Valdosta

Engineer:A tape log, consent form, and a transcript are in the folder, but no "Artist Data Sheet" exists.  This was done for an Honors 4990B course taught by Laurie Sommers.

Location:A tape log, consent form, and a transcript are in the folder, but no "Artist Data Sheet" exists.  This was done for an Honors 4990B course taught by Laurie Sommers.

Content Summary:Morris is clear and well-spoken.  A refridgerator's hum can be heard for a period of time in the background, but this is not distracting.

Notes:Jewish Culture, Southern Culture,

Technical Summary:Valdosta, GA

Genre:Sidney Morris

Places:Jews, Judaism

People:Anti-Semitism, Southern Jewish Culture

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 108: CAS-1012.49 Marty Broome, 12-Nov-00Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Billy Ezra

Informant Name:Billy Ezra

Fieldworker:Dasher, GA

Engineer:No tape log sheet, but handwritten notes.  This interview is part of a class project by Billy Ezra for course taught by Laurie Sommers.

Location:No tape log sheet, but handwritten notes.  This interview is part of a class project by Billy Ezra for course taught by Laurie Sommers.

Content Summary:not available

Notes:religious music, seven-shape shape note music, singing

Technical Summary:Dasher, GA; Gainesville,FL; Edmund OK

Genre:Marty F. Broome

Places:

People:shape note singing

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 109: CAS-1012.50 Morris J. DavidAdd to your cart.

Equipment Used:

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Folder 110: CDR-1012.01 Robert "Doo" Hickman, 20-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Chip Zoller

Informant Name:Chip Zoller

Fieldworker:Gainesville, GA

Engineer:Cassette tape transferred and re-mastered to CD-RLocation:Cassette tape transferred and re-mastered to CD-R

Content Summary:

Notes:music, Native American flute

Technical Summary:Gainesville, GA

Genre:Robert "Doo" Hickman

Places:Cherokee, Muscogee Creek

People:Native American, music, traditional instruments

Groups:

Keywords:

Folder 111: VHS-1012.01c H.C. Brown interview, 08-Nov-03Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Reginald Ferguson

Informant Name:Reginald Ferguson

Fieldworker:Valdosta, GA

Engineer:

Location:

Content Summary:

Notes:religious music

Technical Summary:Valdosta

Genre:

Places:African American

People:

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Keywords:

Box 23Add to your cart.
Folder 1: VF-1012.26 Don Mason (Jessica Stasalovich, 11/28/2000), 28-Nov-00Add to your cart.

Article Title:Is Mr. Mason Multicultural

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Donald Jerome Mason, Bud Zorn, Sam BaileyPlaces In Article:Valdosta, GA; South Georgia

Subjects in Article:rock music, bluegrass music, blues music, country music

Keywords:Country Strings, bluegrass, country, fiddle

Brief Summary:This article was written for a class taught by Laurie Sommers

Folder 2: VF-1012.27 Marvin J. McConnell (Peter Young, 11/20/1999), 30-Nov-99Add to your cart.

Article Title:Peter Young

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Marvin J. McConnell, Bud Zorn, George Johnson

Places In Article:Leesburg, Thomasville, Iowa, Ohio, North Dakota

Subjects in Article:bluegrass, old time music,  country music,  fiddle

Keywords:break down fiddle playing

Brief Summary:This article was written by Peter Young for a class taught by Laurie Sommers.

Folder 3: VF-1012.28 Henry McGill (Kim Fowler, 4/10/01, 10-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Article Title:Country Music

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Henry McGill

Places In Article:Valdost, GA

Subjects in Article:country music

Keywords:The River, country music

Brief Summary:This article was written for a class taught by Laurie Sommers. McGill discusses playing guitar and singing in a country music band called the River, which has been together since 1994. No tape exists for this project.

Folder 4: VF-1012.29 Devin McGlamery (Brooke Nichols,11/28/2000), 28-Nov-00Add to your cart.

Article Title:Southern Gospel Music

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Devin McGlamery, Brooke Nichols

Places In Article:Kinston N.C.

Subjects in Article:music, religious music, singing, gospel, travel

Keywords:Dixie Melody Boys, country music

Brief Summary:This article was written for a class taught by Laurie Sommers.

Folder 5: VF-1012.30 Jim Morgan (Elizabeth Hallander, 11/25/2000), 28-Nov-00Add to your cart.

Article Title:"The Interview" and "What's Multicultural about Country Music"

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Jim Morgan, Jimmy Carter

Places In Article:Valdosta, GA

Subjects in Article:country music, rock music, blues music

Keywords:DJ, disc jockey, music, country music

Brief Summary:

Folder 6: VF-1012.31 Murphy, Kuanita E. Independent Study, Spring 2003Add to your cart.

Article Title:The African American Shape Note singing in Randolph County: A dying tradition, also Independent Study Project Proposal

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Johnnie B Jones, John Clark, Ethel Baldwin, Mildred Harris, Diana JonesJessie M. Sampson, Mattie Dixon, Rozell Johnson, Dora Gilbert

Places In Article:Randloph county, Cuthbert, Ga; New Salem AME Church, Benevolence Baptist Church;

Subjects in Article:religious music, singing, shape note music

Keywords:African American Shape Note Singing, 7 note singing,

Brief Summary:Folder includes 2 copies of paper, comments, and proposal documenting African American Shape note singing project created by Kuanita Murphy for a MUE 7900 course taught by Laurie Sommers. Folder also includes an article covering Murphy's work from the Sum

Folder 7: VF-1012.32 Murphy, Kuanita, Thesis ChapterAdd to your cart.

Article Title:The History of the Piney Grove Missionary Baptist church: From the Brush Arbor to the Sanctuary

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Timothy Starling, Johnnie B. Jones, Saul Richardson, Eddie Smith, Leonard Greene, Ethel Baldwin, Rozell Johnson, Dora Gilbert, Mattie Dixon, Pluma and Eligh Calloway, Annie Murphy, Joe Jarrell, Charles Jones, Gary Slaughter, Willie Floyd Carter

Places In Article:Cuthbert, GA., Randolph County

Subjects in Article:religious music, singing, shape note music

Keywords:African American shape note singing,

Brief Summary:This is chapter 5 "Music" of Kuanita Murphy's Thesis.  It also includes two other articles on Shape note singing not by Murphy.  This project is related to the Kuanita Murphy independent study folders and all the tape logs she created for the project.

Folder 8: VF-1012.33 North, Suzanne MUS 4900, Spring 2001, 30-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Article Title:Groovy Groovin': Mixing More than Merengue at Maria's "

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People In Article:Willis Lopez, Suzanne North, Carol Norris, Jessika Jones

Places In Article:Valdosta GA

Subjects in Article:dance, nightclubs, Mexican, Hispanic, Latin, Hispanic

Keywords:Merengue, Maria's Lounge, Cuban-American, Dance

Brief Summary:This is a humorous paper written by Suzanne North for Laurie Sommers' MUS4900 class, discussing the latin dance scene at Maria's Lounge.  It is populated by such characters as Mr. Grumpy Barkeep, Skank, and Mr. Gropey Hands.  Also included are notes for i

Folder 9: VF-1012.34 Pow Wow Time by Alex Abell Spring 2004Add to your cart.

Article Title:Powwow Time, Fieldwork Proposal, University Center Field notes

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Page Number:

People In Article:Jeff "Lone Wolf" Waddell,Theresa Knight, Papa Martin, Mama Martin

Places In Article:St. George Georgia

Subjects in Article:native americans

Keywords:Powwos, Cherokees, fry bread, dances, grass dancers, traditional dancers, jingle dancers, fancy dancers, story telling

Brief Summary:student papers by Alex Abell based on interviews and observations of a Cherokee Powwow. Course taught by Laurie K. Sommers.

Folder 10: VF-1012.35 Olsen, Kristin Henry Rutland:  Case Study of a Bluegrass MusicianAdd to your cart.

Article Title:Henry Rutland:  A Case Study of a Bluegrass Musician

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Henry Rutland

Places In Article:

Subjects in Article:bluegrass

Keywords:

Brief Summary:

Folder 11: VF-1012.36 Robert Price (Latash McCoy, November 30, 1999, 20-Nov-99Add to your cart.

Article Title:Multicultural America Course Project

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Robert Price, Latasha McCoy, James Paul Jackson, Mable Sherman

Places In Article:Cairo, GA

Subjects in Article:music,religious,  gospel

Keywords:African American gospel music

Brief Summary:This is a paper written for Laurie Sommers Multicultural America class.

Folder 12: VF-1012.37 Kenny Roberts (Payne Roberts 11/10/1999), 10-Nov-99Add to your cart.

Article Title:Kenny Roberts and the Country Pop Style

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Kenny (Lance) Roberts, Boudleuax Bryant, JerryLee Lewis, Grady Martin, Floyd Cramer, Buddy Harmin, Lightnin' Chance,Anita Kurra Mickey Gilley, Charlie Rich, Elvis Presley

Places In Article:Nashville, TN; Norman Park, GA, Georgia, Memphis TN

Subjects in Article:country music, rock music, music

Keywords:rock, musicians, country music, pop music, music history

Brief Summary:This paper was written for a class taught by Laurie Sommers in 1999.

Folder 13: VF-1012.38 Schmier, Louis (Jenna Switzer)Add to your cart.

Article Title:"Jewish Traditions at Home in Dixie"

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Louis Schmier

Places In Article:Valdosta, GA, New York, NY

Subjects in Article:Jewish food ways, regional history

Keywords:food, regional history, oral history, Jewish history, Passover Seder, religious rites, calendar rites

Brief Summary:A portfolio of research and paper written for Honors class taught by Laurie Sommers, includes field work proposals, portfolio analysis, final paper etc.

Folder 14: VF-1012.39 Willie Shilo (LeAnn Clarke, May 6, 1999, 06-May-99Add to your cart.

Article Title:Paper by LeAnn Clarke on Willie Shilo

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Willie Shilo, Louise Shilo

Places In Article:Attapulgus, GA

Subjects in Article:religious music, African American gospel music

Keywords:African American Christ farmer

Brief Summary:Paper by LeAnn Clarke for Laurie Sommer's class on Willie Shilo

Folder 15: VF-1012.40 Marjorie E. Starkel (Hollie Wills, April 24, 2001), 24-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Article Title:Mrs. Margorie E. Starkel

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Marjorie E. Starkel, Hollie Wills

Places In Article:Student Projects

Subjects in Article:local histories

Keywords:Salvation Army

Brief Summary:Biography of Marjorie Starkel written by Hollie Wills for Laurie Sommers

Folder 16: VF-1012.41 Kevin Stephenson (Kristi Hamm, April 24, 2001), 24-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Article Title:Kevin Stephenson:  An Ear for Music

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:7

People In Article:Kevin Stephenson

Places In Article:Valdosta, GA

Subjects in Article:music

Keywords:guitar

Brief Summary:

Folder 17: VF-1012.42 Stroud, Wilfred C. (Megan McIntosh, May 3, 2001), 03-May-01Add to your cart.

Article Title:[Paper for Multicultural America on Jazz]

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Wilfred Stroud

Places In Article:Macon, GA

Subjects in Article:jazz, art, African-Americans, music

Keywords:Afro Jazztet, Mount Moriah Baptist Church

Brief Summary:Article written for a class in Multicultural America taught by Laurie Sommers.  No tape exists of interview with Stroud, but his vita and references in the paper give a clear picture.

Folder 18: VF-1012.43 Charles Todd (Jenny Carter, November 28, 2000), 28-Nov-00Add to your cart.

Article Title:Final Project

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Charles Todd, Fusion, KC and the Sunshine Band, Count Basie, Archie Bell, Willy Hutch, Betty Wright

Places In Article:Virginia, Valdosta, GA,

Subjects in Article:jazz

Keywords:musicians, jazz, high school bands, Lowndes County Bridgemen, Christ the King Episcopal Church

Brief Summary:Article done as part of Laurie Sommers' Multicultural America Course.  No tape included with paper or ADS.

Folder 19: VF-1012.44 Jack Vinson (Resa West, Nov. 28, 2000), 28-Nov-00Add to your cart.

Article Title:The Interview [paper for PERS 2690]

Newspaper Title:

Page Number:

People In Article:Jack Vinson, Jimmy Taylor, Michael Jackson, Dianna Ross,

Places In Article:Valdosta, GA, Alabama, Atlanta, GA

Subjects in Article:jazz, Motown, rhythm and blues music

Keywords:Reunion Blues Band, OJ's, Temptations, Spinners, the Auburn Knights, rock n roll, blues, jazz, r&b

Brief Summary:Paper written by Resa West for PERS 2690 taught by Laurie Sommers.

Folder 20: VF-1012.45 Kendall Varnado (Julie Varnado, Feb. 8. 2001), 08-Feb-01Add to your cart.

Article Title:Perspectives 2690 [On Multicultural America]

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Page Number:

People In Article:Kendall Varnado, Julee Varnado, The Fugitives, Ivey's League, Ivey Plair, Raymond Peace,Joel Mathis, New Beats

Places In Article:Valdosta, Douglas, Moody Airforce Base,

Subjects in Article:rock music, country music, bluegrass music

Keywords:KA fraternity, Elks Club, Eagles Club, VFW, rock n roll

Brief Summary:Article written by Julee Varnado for a Pers 2690 class taught by Laurie Sommers.  No tape exists of interview with Kendall Varnado, but information from interview is in the paper.

Folder 21: VF-1012.46 Jeffry Waddell (Alex Abell 03/06/2004), 06-Mar-04Add to your cart.

Article Title:[Interview transcription, questions and Notes]

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People In Article:Jeffrey Waddell, Lone Wolf,

Places In Article:St. George, GA

Subjects in Article:Native Americans, Mythology, CherokeeKeywords:Cherokee tribe, native dancing, nunnehi, little people,

Brief Summary:Interview conducted for a class taught by Laurie Sommers.  No tape, artist data sheet, or consent form exists.  This is a transcript and list of questions about the cherokee tradition, the little people, food ways and general tribal information.

Folder 22: VF-1012.47 Evelyn Williams (Olga Contreras - Perez, April 21, 2000), 21-Apr-00Add to your cart.

Article Title:Black Gospel Music

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Page Number:8

People In Article:Evelyn Jackson Williams

Places In Article:Willacoochee, GA

Subjects in Article:African-American Gospel

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Folder 23: VF-1012.48 G. K. Williams (Jenny McDonald, April 24, 2004), 24-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Article Title:Multicultural America Course Project

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People In Article:Geoi K. Williams

Places In Article:Valdosta, GA

Subjects in Article:music, religious music, African American gospel

Keywords:African American, German American, gospel

Brief Summary:Paper written by Jenny McDonald for Multicultural America course by Laurie Sommers

Folder 24: VF-1012.49 Lester Williams (Meg Hastings, Nov. 28, 2000), 28-Nov-00Add to your cart.

Article Title:"Interview with the Musician"

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People In Article:Leser Williams

Places In Article:Lake Park, GA

Subjects in Article:Southern gospel, quartet, religious music

Keywords:choir director, Methodist

Brief Summary:Paper written by Meg Hastings for Multicultural America class taught by Laurie Sommers.  Tape log and ADS information are in same folder.

Folder 25: VF-1012.50 Memlon Williams (Terrance Jones, April 12, 2001), 12-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Article Title:Overview/Bibliography Contemporary Gospel Music

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People In Article:Memlon Williams, Thomas A. Dorsey, Yolanda Adams, Charles A. Tindlye, Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith,

Places In Article:New York, East Coast

Subjects in Article:African American gospel music, religious music

Keywords:creole, African American Contemporary Gospel Music

Brief Summary:Paper was written by Terrance Jones for course tuaght by Laurie Sommers.  Transcript of tape interview removed from vertical file and put with tape log for Memlon Williams.

Folder 26: VF-1012.51 Evelyn Wilson (Nichole Douglas, November  30, 1999), 30-Nov-99Add to your cart.

Article Title:[Student Paper on Gospel Music]

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People In Article:Evelyn Wilson, Dwight Moody, Dartha Guess, Jimmy Wilson,

Places In Article:Piny Grove Church, Homerville, Ga

Subjects in Article:gospel music, religious music

Keywords:piano, gospel singing, song writing, songwriting, playing by ear

Brief Summary:Paper was written by Nichole Douglas for course taught by Laurie Sommers.

Folder 27: VF-1012.52 David Wingfield (Chianti Carpenter, 11/28/2000, 28-Nov-00Add to your cart.

Article Title:Multicultural Project "Black Gospel"

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People In Article:David Wingfield, Doughtery Choral,

Places In Article:Albany, GA

Subjects in Article:African American gospel music

Keywords:"Been So Good"  "Get There" Black Gospel Music

Brief Summary:Paper was written by Chianti Carpender for a class taught by Laurie Sommers.  No tape of the interview is available.

Folder 28: VF-1012.53 Ferguson, Reginald V. Sr., 13-Dec-03Add to your cart.

Article Title:The Bass-Snare Tradition of African American Pentacostal Churches

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Brief Summary:The paper details the bass-snare drum playing in African American Pentecostal Churches. The functional, doctrinal, and rhythmic aspects of this tradition are explored.

Folder 29: VF-1012.54 Morris, J. David (Brent Farmer, 11/11/1995), 11-Nov-95Add to your cart.

Article Title:The Origin of the Steel Drum and its Manufacturing

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People In Article:Tom Reynolds and J. David Morris, Cliff Alexis

Places In Article:Kentucky, Valdosta, GA, St. Croix, Orlando, FL, Trinidad and Tobafo

Subjects in Article:music, percussion, steel band

Keywords:steel bands, Carnival, Tamboo Bamboo bands,

Brief Summary:Brent farmer interviewed J. David Morris, head of VSU music Dept in 1995 and Tom Reyolds, a pan maker and performer while a graduate student in music at VSU for a class with Laurie Sommers.  No tape exists, but paper is well written and researched. He dis

Folder 30: VF-1012.55 Bill Smith, 21-Apr-00Add to your cart.

Article Title:Biography of Mr. Bill Smith

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People In Article:Bill Smith, Marnath Andagan

Places In Article:Sallas-Mahone elementary School

Subjects in Article:local histories, biography

Keywords:Rebelaires, fife & drum, civil war

Brief Summary:Biography of Bill Smith written by Marnath Andagan for a class conducted by Laurie Sommers

Box 24Add to your cart.
Folder 1: VF-1012.01 Barlow, Gregary, Jewish Culture in Valdosta, 01-Apr-04Add to your cart.

Article Title:Jewish Culture in Valdosta, Research Portfolio Reflection, Interview log, Photo log

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People In Article:Sidney Morris, Louis E. Schmier, Kati  Whitman, Jenna Switzer, Rabbi Moshe Elbaz

Places In Article:Valdosta

Subjects in Article:religious practice

Keywords:judiasm, sedar,

Brief Summary:Student project Spring 2004 by Gregory Barlow for Course taught by Laurie K. Sommers.

Folder 2: VF-1012.02 Ed Barr (Jennifer L. Combellick), 01-Apr-00Add to your cart.

Article Title:Multicultural America Course Project

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People In Article:Ed Barr

Places In Article:Valdosta

Subjects in Article:jazz music, piano, biography

Keywords:

Brief Summary:Student paper based on an interview with Ed Barr.  Original taped interview was not usable or was missing. Course taught by Laurie K. Sommers.

Folder 3: VF-1012.03 Jimmy "Red" Blount (Jonathan M. Chick), 18-Apr-00Add to your cart.

Article Title:Multicultural America course project

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People In Article:Louie Prima, Jimmy Horace Blount, Red Blount

Places In Article:Moultrie

Subjects in Article:jazz music, trombone

Keywords:

Brief Summary:Student paper based on an interview with Jimmy "Red" Blount, done for a class taught by Laurie K. Sommers.  Additional VF material of Louie Prima album listing Jimmy Blount as sideman.

Folder 4: VF-1012.04 Melissa Bradley (Manuela Passos), 16-Nov-00Add to your cart.

Article Title:Background Project African American Gospel, Biographical Background

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People In Article:Melissa Bradley,

Places In Article:Valdosta Georgia

Subjects in Article:music, gospel

Keywords:African American Gospel Music,

Brief Summary:Paper by Manuela Passos for Course taught by Laurie K. Sommers.

Folder 5: VF-1012.05 A. C. Braswell (Kimberly Grisson, December 4, 2000, 04-Dec-00Add to your cart.

Article Title:Background Research: African American Gospel Music

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People In Article:Thomas A. Dorsey, A. C. Braswell, Jr.

Places In Article:Valdosta, Georgia,

Subjects in Article:music, gospel

Keywords:gospel music, African American, churches, religion, music

Brief Summary:Student Paper by Kimberly Grisson for class taught by Laurie Sommers.

Folder 6: VF-1012.06 Booker, Robbie D.(Robert A. Strickland, 28-Nov-00Add to your cart.

Article Title:Course Project

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People In Article:Robbie Dale Brooker

Places In Article:Quitman, Ga.

Subjects in Article:southern gospel music

Keywords:southern gospel music, New Life Assembly of God

Brief Summary:Paper by Robert Strickland from a class by Laurie Sommers.

Folder 7: VF-1012.07 Emma L. Brooks (April Brooks, April 24, 2000), 24-Apr-00Add to your cart.

Article Title:African-American gospel and Spiritual Music

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People In Article:Emma L. Brooks

Places In Article:Pinetta, Florida

Subjects in Article:gospel music

Keywords:African American gospel music, Baptist Church, music

Brief Summary:Paper by April Brooks for course taught by Laurie Sommers

Folder 8: VF-1012.08 Broome, Marty (Billy Ezra 11-12-00), 12-Nov-00Add to your cart.

Article Title:Sunday Morning Hymnal Leading with a Shape-Note Twist

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People In Article:Frank Wisenbaker, Marty F. Broome, Jesse Aikin,

Places In Article:Dasher, Georgia

Subjects in Article:music, shape note

Keywords:shape note singing, gospel music, Church of Christ

Brief Summary:Paper by Billy Ezra for class taught by Laurie Sommers

Folder 9: VF-1012.09 Caldwell, Jacqueline, event study - Cherokee Tribe of Georgia Powwow March 5-6, 2004, 05-Mar-04Add to your cart.

Article Title:

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Places In Article:St. George, GA

Subjects in Article:Cherokee Powwow

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Folder 10: VF-1012.10 Carter, Rebecca Harvay and Shannon sutton 4-1-99, 01-Apr-99Add to your cart.

Article Title:Tape log and consent form for Rebecca H. Carter from Interview done by Gretchen Geisinger, no tape

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People In Article:Rebecca Harvey Carter, Shannon Sutton

Places In Article:Jakin GA, Valdosta, GA

Subjects in Article:local history

Keywords:personal experience narrative,  oral history

Brief Summary:Tape log and form from an interveiw with Gretchen Geisinger during an independent study called Solomon's porch

Folder 11: VF-1012.11 Ken Collins (Melinda Hall 9/26/2000), 26-Sep-00Add to your cart.

Article Title:The Multicultural Nature of Country Music

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People In Article:Ken Collins

Places In Article:Valdosta, Georgia

Subjects in Article:country music

Keywords:country music, disc jockey, radio

Brief Summary:Paper by Melinda Hall for class taught by Laurie Sommers.  No tape, so tape log included here.

Folder 12: VF-1012.12 James Copeland (Ruth Burkhalter) Dasher Glove Co, 19-Nov-00Add to your cart.

Article Title:Country Music in Multicultural America

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People In Article:James Copeland, Kristen Copeland, Dasher Glove Company, Southern Pride Band, Church of Christ

Places In Article:Morven, Georgia; Jennings Florida; Dasher, Georgia

Subjects in Article:music

Keywords:country music, mandolin, guitar, photographs, country music, church

Brief Summary:paper by Ruth Burkhalter for class of Laurie Sommers.  Includes photographs of musical instruments and outline of tape log.

Folder 13: VF-1012.13 Dutton, Lucille (Gretchen Geisinger) 3-5-99, 05-Mar-99Add to your cart.

Article Title:Lucille Dutton Journal and tape log

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People In Article:Lucille Dutton, Blanche Williams

Places In Article:Jakin, Pineview

Subjects in Article:personal narrative

Keywords:social life and customs, cooking, farming, rural electrification, wwimming, schools

Brief Summary:Paper by Gretchen Geisinger of Lucille Dutton of Seminole Co, Georgia, for class by Laurie Sommers.

Folder 14: VF-1012.14 Bettye Ector (Elizabeth Smith) 11/30/1999, 30-Nov-99Add to your cart.

Article Title:The McIntosh County Shouters

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People In Article:Bettye Ector

Places In Article:Brunswick GA, Georgia Coast

Subjects in Article:music

Keywords:ring shout, Gullah, African American, religious music, singing

Brief Summary:Paper by Elizabeth L. Smith for course on Multicultural folklife with Laurie Sommers.

Folder 15: VF-1012.15 English, Anthony (Bianca English) 4/24/2000, 24-Apr-00Add to your cart.

Article Title:Course Project on Multicultural America

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People In Article:Anthony English,

Places In Article:Oglethorpe, GA, Macon County

Subjects in Article:music, Rhythm and Blues

Keywords:Silky Smooth,St. Paul AME Church, Soul, Rhythm and Blues, Jazz, African American, music

Brief Summary:Interview done by Bianca English for the Multicultural American course taught by Laurie Sommers.

Folder 16: VF-1012.16 Caldwell, Jackie Powwow PPT, 05-Mar-04Add to your cart.

Article Title:The Cherokee Tribe of Georgia Spring Powwow

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Subjects in Article:Cherokee

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Folder 17: VF-1012.17 Ezell, Jeremy, 24-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Article Title:The History of Folk-Rock

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People In Article:Jeremy Ezell,

Places In Article:Cairo, GA

Subjects in Article:bluegrass music,  guitar, folk rock music

Keywords:rock music, folk music

Brief Summary:Paper created by Richard Arnow for Laurie Sommer's Multicultural America class.  No tape included with tape transcript.

Folder 18: VF-1012.18 Geisinger, Gretchen, On Solomon's Porch, 02-Oct-99Add to your cart.

Article Title:On Solomon's Porch

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People In Article:Jo S. Webb, C.A. Minter, J. W. Miller, Virginia Harvey. Lucille Dutton,Thelma Singletary, Judge Peterman, Mac Tedder, Sinrley Hardin, Shannon Sutton, Rebecca Harvey Carter, Daisy Nunnery,

Places In Article:Jakin, GA

Subjects in Article:local histories,Keywords:farm life, Jakin, South Georgia Life, desegregation

Brief Summary:Paper created for an independent study "On Solomon's Porch" by Gretchen Geisinger for Laurie Sommers.  Related to oral history interviews of people listed, found elsewhere in collection.

Folder 19: VF-1012.19 Shirley Hardin (Ross Cotton)Add to your cart.

Article Title:Project [on African American Spiritual Singing]

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People In Article:Shirley Hardin

Places In Article:Valdosta, GA

Subjects in Article:African American gospel music

Keywords:gospel songs, Morning Star Baptist Church,

Brief Summary:This is a paper by Ross Cotton for MUS448 taught by Laurie Sommers.  The folder contains a tape, but no paperwork, such as a tape log, or consent form from its interviewee, Shirley Hardin.  Other material on this interviewee is in the work of Gretchen Gri

Folder 20: VF-1012.20 Heaven's Echoes, Janet Sumner (Linda J. Starr, 11/20/1995), 20-Nov-95Add to your cart.

Article Title:[Paper by Linda Starr for MUS 648 on Gospel Music]

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People In Article:Janet Sumner, Marvin Pualk, Brenda Paulk, Tony Morgan, Merlin Miles, Casey Sumner, Franklin Sumner

Places In Article:Irwin County, Fitzgerald, GA

Subjects in Article:Southern Gospel  music, religious music, quartetKeywords:Missionary Baptist, Primitive Baptist, Southern BaptistBrief Summary:Paper created by Linda Star for MUS 648 discusses infludence and beliefs behind Southern Gospel singing.  Also includes a printed program for a gospel sing, A copy of the Ben Hill Irwin Shopper advertising the sing, and an Irwin Electric booklet with a ph

Folder 21: VF-1012.21 Robert "Doo" Hickman (Chip Zoller) 4/3/01, 03-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Article Title:The Native American Flute and its importance in Native American music

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People In Article:Robert "Doo" Hickman

Places In Article:Gainesville, GA

Subjects in Article:music, Native American flute

Keywords:naming ceremony, pipe ceremony, native American Flute, Cherokee, Muscogee Creek

Brief Summary:Paper written for Dr. Laurie Sommers class in multicultural America by Chip Zollor

Folder 22: VF-1012.22 Troy Jackson Jr. (Sandy Robinson, April 24, 2001), 24-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Article Title:

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Page Number:9

People In Article:Troy Jackson Sr.

Places In Article:Willacoochee, GA

Subjects in Article:African-American Gospel

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Folder 23: VF-1012.23 Jimmy Johnson (Karrie Kirkland, April 12, 2001), 12-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Article Title:Jimmy Franklin Johnson

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People In Article:Jimmy Franklin Johnson, buddy Meeks, Dominey Cooper, Billy boykin, Bob Kimball, Billy Newman, Paul Johnson

Places In Article:Valdosta, GA, Hahira, GA, VFW, The Warehouse

Subjects in Article:country and western music

Keywords:music, Johnny Cash, country music

Brief Summary:Paper by Karrie Kirkland on Multicultural Music for class taught by Laurie Sommers.

Folder 24: Vf-1012.24 Tracy Jones (Lynita Hamilton, April 24,2001), 24-Apr-01Add to your cart.

Article Title:no title

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People In Article:Tracy Jones, Debra Wisenbaker Ward, Calvin Steve Ward, Stephen Jones, Marie Dukes

Places In Article:Valdosta, GA, Victory Baptist Church

Subjects in Article:music, religious, gospel

Keywords:Southern (white) gospel music,

Brief Summary:Article written on gospel music for class in Multicultural America taught by Laurie Sommers.  Details a history of southern gospel and music experience of Tracy Jones.  Also includes the questions used in the interview in tape log CAS-1012.36

Folder 25: VF-1012.25 Maddox, Forrest: Cherokee Tribe of Georgia PowwowAdd to your cart.

Article Title:The Powwow

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People In Article:Curly Bear McCurlay, Squirrel,

Places In Article:St. George, GA;

Subjects in Article:Myths, Narratives, Native American culture

Keywords:Cherokee, dance regalia, spiritual beliefs

Brief Summary:This article was written by Forrest Maddox for Laurie Sommers Honors 4990 class.  It includes photographs, extensive notes, paper revisions, and drawings.  Very well done and a copy of the tape transcript is incorporated here.


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