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South Georgia Folklife Collection

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PRJ-1002 Turpentine

PRJ-1003 General Resources

PRJ-1004 Sacred Harp of Southeast Georgia

PRJ-1005 Suckerfish

PRJ-1007 Wiregrass

PRJ-1008 Last Harvest

PRJ-1009 Folkwriting

PRJ-1010 Sounds of South Georgia

PRJ-1011 Exploring Community Heritage

PRJ-1012 Student Projects

PRJ-1013 Okefenokee

Multimedia Materials

Miscellaneous Post Publications

Carved Stick

Poster: Wiregrass Folkways Celebration Sept. 14, 2006

Linda Bruton painted gourd fish

Digitized Photographs



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Collection Overview

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

ID: UA/22/12

Extent: 28.0 Linear Feet

Arrangement:

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

Series 1: PRJ-1002: Turpentine

Series 2:PRJ-1003: General Resources

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

Series 4: PRJ-1005: Suckerfish

Series 5: PRJ-1007: Wiregrass

Series 6: PRJ-1008: Last Harvest

Series 7: PRJ-1009: Folkwriting

Series 8: PRJ-1010: Sounds of South Georgia

Series 9: PRJ-1011: Exploring Community Heritage

Series 10: PRJ-1012: Student Projects

Series 11: PRJ-1013: Okefenokee

Series 12: Multimedia Materials

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

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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

Subject/Index Terms

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

Administrative Information

Repository: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections

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

Access Restrictions:

Series 8: PRJ-1010 Sounds of South Georgia

Box 19

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

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


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[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 11: PRJ-1013 OkefenokeeAdd to your cart.
Box 25Add to your cart.
Folder 1: , 31-Mar-99Add to your cart.

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Occupation:ret. Farmer, butcher

Notes:lived in Hickox since age 13. 

Father:  Willie Wainwright

Mother: Arizona Prescott Wainwright

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Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):material culture, wood craft, personal experience narratives, hunting

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 2: ADS-1013-02Edna RoxieChesserCrawford, 29-Oct-97Add to your cart.

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County of Residence:Charlton

Occupation:worked in fire tower, built in 1933

Notes:Father:  Robert Allen Chesser

Mother:  Lizzie Eugene Altman

Roxie married Oct 12, 1924 at age 16.  Walter Renshaw (d).  Married Aug 2, 1986 LeRoy Crawford (d).

8 living Children:

Ida Mae Lenz

Samuel Irwin

Nina Marie

Donald Edward

Flora Elizabeth

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Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):oral history, personal experience music, Okefenokee, shape note music, foodways, local history, Primitive Baptist, ballads, Francis Harper

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 3: ADS-1013-03PaulineClarkeLee, 14-Nov-98Add to your cart.

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County of Residence:Brantley

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Notes:embroidery, quilting, crochet, all learned at home.  Used to quilt for pay with sister Allie Mae King (now ill).

Silas Lee taught singing school at Mt. Olive school in her area growing up.

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Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):quilt, textile arts, material culture, personal experience narratives, Primitive Baptist

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 4: ADS-1013-05GillesMartin"Tall Oak", 01-Oct-99Add to your cart.

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County of Residence:Baker

Occupation:retired military, retired state prison

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Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):powwow, oral history, Native Americans

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 5: ADS-1013-06MyrtieStricklandHighsmith, 22-Aug-99Add to your cart.

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County of Residence:Ware

Occupation:seamstress, caterer

Notes:appears early at Moss Creek Barnyard Festival. Master tatter for Georgia Traditional arts Apprenticeship Program. Appeared in 2006 Visions and Voices Program for SGFP.

Keywords:needlework, textile art, foodways, tatting, embroidery, quilting, cook-caterer, sewing

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):material culture, textile arts, embroidery, tatting

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 6: ADS-1013-07LesleyHighsmith, 03-Jul-99Add to your cart.

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County of Residence:Ware

Occupation:retired from Champion Plywood Mill (1996)

Notes:married to Myrtie Highsmith.

Keywords:6 string guitar, whirligigs

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):music, material culture, woodcarving

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 7: ADS-1013-09BeatriceColleyLandrum, 25-Sep-00Add to your cart.

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County of Residence:Clinch

Occupation:assistant beekeeper, seamstress

Notes:father worked with ice. moved to Homerville age 16. quality control for fashion house in Tampa- "can do" seamstress- ran sewing factory for 17 years. started not as private- contracted jackets from place in NY- ski jackets, fur. Mrs. Landram sold in 1982.

Keywords:palmetto brooms

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):beekeeping, personal experience narratives, oral history

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 8: ADS-1013-10NellSnowden, 07-Oct-97Add to your cart.

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County of Residence:Charlton

Occupation:fish & wildlife service- park ranger- visitor cent

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Keywords:food preparation, maternal culture

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):palmetto brooms, food, material culture, Okefenokee, Chesser

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 9: ADS-1013-11JackRoddenberry, 07-Oct-97Add to your cart.

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County of Residence:Charlton

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Keywords:pole boat builder- cypress and pine

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):boatbuilding, material culture, hollering, Okefenokee, Chesser

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 10: ADS-1013-12DicieLandrumHenderson, 08-Sep-00Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:

County of Residence:Ware

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Notes:part of Landrum family (through mother) of beekeepers from Homerville. Husband Walter keeps bees and Dicie has a Roadside stand on Hwy 84 for honey

Keywords:food, food preparation, agriculture, bee keeping, honey

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):beekeeping, occupational folklife

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 11: ADS-1013-13RonGriffinAdd to your cart.

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Griffin GuitarsCounty of Residence:Ware

Occupation:worked for railroad, now full-time luthier

Notes:guitar maker and repairKeywords:guitar maker

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):material culture, string instruments, guitar

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 12: ADS-1013-14SharonCrewsCrawford, 19-Jun-99Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:Flat Top Travellers

County of Residence:Brantley

Occupation:technology Coordinator- Brantley Co Schools

Notes:contact for local bluegrass band with her father- Ira W. "Whit" Crews

Keywords:banjo music, Twin Oaks Music Park

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):bluegrass music, banjo

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 13: ADS-1013-15IraWhitmerCrews"Whit", 19-Jun-99Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:Flat Top Travellers

County of Residence:Brantley

Occupation:railroad and farm/ raise cattle

Notes:hosts Twin Oaks Music Park and 2 annual bluegrass festivals on his property

Keywords:Twin Oaks Music Park, guitar, sing lead, vocals, music

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):bluegrass music, oral history, personal experience narratives, music festival, guitar

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 14: ADS-1013-16HubertCox, 11-Sep-99Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:Flat Top Travelers

County of Residence:Brantley

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Notes:plays with Flat Top Travelers; teaches fiddle in Waycross, Folkston; had a career on Grand Ole Opry

Keywords:music, fiddle

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

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 15: ADS-1013-17DorisLloydAdd to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:The Roddenberry Family

County of Residence:Charlton

Occupation:

Notes:do Elder hostels on the Okefenokee- descendents of two old swamper families- Chessers, Roddenberrys; family appeared in vision and voices, 2000 Florida Folk Festival, Chesser Homestead- Sounds of S. GA Radio, Wiregrass Ways- Palmetto Browns; mother Bernic

Keywords:music- vocals- shapenote sacred harp and family songs

Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):ballads, sacred harp, family songs, Chesser, Okefenokee

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 16: ADS-1013-18AlexTaylor, 12-Sep-99Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:New Taylor Singers

County of Residence:

Occupation:Notes:CDs, videos in file; 2nd generation of family gospel quartet; wife Sarah does bookings also; appeared at Florida Folk Festival and for opening of Folklife of Wiregrass GA at Okefenokee Heritage Ctr.

Keywords:music, religious singing

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

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 17: ADS-1013-19BillyShadron, 03-Jul-98Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:Silver Creek Bluegrass Band

County of Residence:Brantley

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Folder 18: ADS-1013-20JackEvans, 03-Jul-99Add to your cart.

Group or Organization Name:Marshgrass Bluegrass Band

County of Residence:Glynn

Occupation:Research Vessel Captain From GA Dept of NR

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Genres (Controlled Vocabulary):Traditional and Contemporary Bluegrass

Access Restriction: Access to artist data sheets is restricted: Contact the Archivist for more information.
Folder 19: ADS-1013-21RickRagsdaleAdd to your cart.

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County of Residence:Ware

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Folder 20: CAS-1013.08.1 Roxie Chesser Crawford 1 of 2, 29-Oct-97Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

Informant Name:Laurie Sommers

Fieldworker:St. George, GA

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Folder 21: CAS-1013.08.2 Roxie Chesser Crawford 2 of 2, 29-Oct-97Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

Informant Name:Laurie Sommers

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Folder 22: CAS-1013.11.1 Roxie Crawford, 19-Nov-97Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

Informant Name:Laurie Sommers

Fieldworker:Mrs. Crawford's home in St. George, GA

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Folder 23: CAS-1013.11.2 Roxie Crawford, 19-Nov-97Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

Informant Name:Laurie Sommers

Fieldworker:Mrs. Crawford's home in St. George, GA

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Folder 24: CAS-1013.18.1 Flat Top Travelers Twin Oaks Bluegrass Fest 1 of 2, 11-Sep-99Add to your cart.

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Folder 25: CAS-1013.18.2 Flat Top Travelers Twin Oaks Bluegrass Fest 2 of 2, 11-Sep-99Add to your cart.

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Folder 26: CAS-1013.19.1 Chesser Reunion 1 of 2, 17-Nov-99Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

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Folder 27: CAS-1013.19.2 Chesser Reunion 2 of 2, 17-Nov-99Add to your cart.

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Folder 28: CAS-1013.20c Florida Folk Festival FAN 1  Roddenberrys, 28-May-00Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

Informant Name:Florida Folk Festival

Fieldworker:White Springs, FL

Engineer:Original tape and consent form at the Florida State Archives, Tallahassee.  Folklife collections are on-line.

Location:Original tape and consent form at the Florida State Archives, Tallahassee.  Folklife collections are on-line.

Content Summary:good

Notes:material culture, craft, religious music, shape note music

Technical Summary:Okefenokee, Folkston

Genre:Bernice Roddenberry, Betty Owens, Doris Lloyd, Katherine Lett, Debbie Todd, Judy Drury Latrelle McDowell, Sheila Carter

Places:Swampers, European American

People:Sacred Harp, palmetto brooms

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Folder 29: CAS-1013.22c Florida Folk Festival FAN 16 Roddenberrys, 28-May-00Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

Informant Name:Florida Folk Festival

Fieldworker:White Springs, FL

Engineer:Original tape and consent form at the Florida State Archives, Tallahassee.  Folklife collections are on-line.

Location:Original tape and consent form at the Florida State Archives, Tallahassee.  Folklife collections are on-line.

Content Summary:Spoken intro is distorted, some fiddling with volume on first song, Love divine..Wind in microphones.

Notes:religious music, shape note music

Technical Summary:Okefenokee, Folkston

Genre:Bernice Roddenberry, Betty Owens, Doris Lloyd, Katherine Lett, Debbie Todd, Judy Drury Latrelle McDowell, Sheila Carter

Places:Swampers, European American

People:Sacred Harp, hollering

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Folder 30: CAS-1013.24c Florida Folk Festival FAN 31 New Taylor Singers, 28-May-00Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

Informant Name:Florida Folk Festival

Fieldworker:White Springs, FL

Engineer:Original tape and consent form at the Florida State Archives, Tallahassee.  Folklife collections are on-line.

Location:Original tape and consent form at the Florida State Archives, Tallahassee.  Folklife collections are on-line.

Content Summary:Good.

Notes:religious music, gospel music, naval stores, turpentine

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Folder 31: CAS-1013.25 copy DARE tape DMO 303, 1 sideAdd to your cart.

Equipment Used:DARE

Informant Name:DARE

Fieldworker:Folkston, GA

Engineer:Restrictions: for scholarly use only, identities of informants kept confidential, no commercial use or broadcast, many not be duplicated. Scholarly transcription permitted.

Location:Restrictions: for scholarly use only, identities of informants kept confidential, no commercial use or broadcast, many not be duplicated. Scholarly transcription permitted.

Content Summary:Recording good, but informant has deep voice and speaks softly, sometimes hard to understand.

Notes:fishing, personal experience narratives

Technical Summary:Okefenokee, Folkston

Genre:Places:European Americans, Swampers

People:Okefenokee swamp

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Folder 32: CAS-1013.26 copy DARE tape DMO 304, 1 sideAdd to your cart.

Equipment Used:DARE

Informant Name:DARE

Fieldworker:Folkston, GA

Engineer:Restrictions: for scholarly use only, identities of informants kept confidential, no commercial use or broadcast, many not be duplicated. Scholarly transcription permitted.

Location:Restrictions: for scholarly use only, identities of informants kept confidential, no commercial use or broadcast, many not be duplicated. Scholarly transcription permitted.

Content Summary:Distorted with screaming kids, signal drop-outs caused by tape jamming.

Notes:local history, family history, food

Technical Summary:Okefenokee, Folkston

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Places:European Americans, Swampers

People:Okefenokee swamp, moonshine

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Folder 33: CAS-1013.27 copy DARE tape DMO 306, 1 sideAdd to your cart.

Equipment Used:DARE

Informant Name:DARE

Fieldworker:Fargo, GA

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Content Summary:Recording is fair, informant is faint, intrusive machine noise

Notes:personal narrative

Technical Summary:Okefenokee, Fargo

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Places:European Americans, Swampers

People:Okefenokee swamp, paper mills, turpentine

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Folder 34: CAS-1013.28 copy DARE tape DMO 307, 2 sidesAdd to your cart.

Equipment Used:DARE

Informant Name:DARE

Fieldworker:Fargo,GA

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Content Summary:recording is fair, informant is a bit faint, and mumbles.

Notes:personal narrative

Technical Summary:Okefenokee, Fargo

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Places:European Americans, Swampers

People:Okefenokee swamp, paper mills, turpentine

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Folder 35: CAS-1013.29 copy DARE tape DMO 308, 2 sidesAdd to your cart.

Equipment Used:DARE

Informant Name:DARE

Fieldworker:Waycross, Ga

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Content Summary:

Recording is good.

Notes:personal narrative

Technical Summary:Okefenokee, Fargo

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Places:European Americans, Swampers

People:  swamp, local history, logging, crime, environment, local flora and fauna, home remedies, movies

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Folder 36: CAS-1013.30 copy DARE tape DMO 309 5.1 , 1 sideAdd to your cart.

Equipment Used:DARE

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Fieldworker:Waycross, GA

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Content Summary:recording is good

Notes:personal narrative

Technical Summary:Okefenokee, Waycross

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Places:European Americans, Swampers

People:Okefenokee swamp

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Folder 37: CAS-1013.31 copy DARE tape DMO 310.51 1 sideAdd to your cart.

Equipment Used:DARE

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Fieldworker:Waycross, GA

Engineer:Restrictions: for scholarly use only, identities of informants kept confidential, no commercial use or broadcast, many not be duplicated. Scholarly transcription permitted.

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Content Summary:recording is good

Notes:personal narrative

Technical Summary:Okefenokee, Waycross

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Places:European Americans, Swampers

People:Okefenokee swampOkefenokee swamp

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Folder 38: CAS-1013.32 copy DARE tape DMO 314 2 sides tape 1 of 2Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:DARE

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Fieldworker:Hoboken, GA

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Content Summary:recording is fair, informant mumbles and slurs

Notes:personal narrative

Technical Summary:Okefenokee, Hoboken

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Places:European Americans, Swampers

People:Okefenokee swampOkefenokee swamp

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Folder 39: CAS-1013.33 copy DARE tape DMO 315 2 sides tape 2 of 2Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:DARE

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Fieldworker:Hoboken, GA

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Content Summary:recording is fair, informant mumbles and slurs

Notes:personal narrative

Technical Summary:Okefenokee, Hoboken

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People:Okefenokee swampOkefenokee swamp

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Folder 40: CAS-1013.34 copy DARE Tape DMO 316 2 sides tape 1 of 2Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:DARE

Informant Name:DARE

Fieldworker:Fargo, GA

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Content Summary:recording is good, slight buzz, but not intrusive

Notes:personal narrative

Technical Summary:Okefenokee, Fargo

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Places:European Americans, Swampers

People:Okefenokee swampOkefenokee swamp

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Folder 41: CAS-1013.35 cope DARE Tape DMO 317 2 sides tape 2 of 2Add to your cart.

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Content Summary:recording is good, slight buzz, but not intrusive

Notes:personal narrative

Technical Summary:Okefenokee, Fargo

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People:Okefenokee swampOkefenokee swamp

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Folder 42: CDR-1013.02 From Waycross to the World, 21-Sep-04Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Willie Character

Informant Name:Georgia Public Broadcasting

Fieldworker:Atlanta, GA

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Folder 43: DAT-1013.01.c Francis Harper Okefenokee recordings 1944Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Francis Harper

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Fieldworker:Ckefenokee Swamp and environs

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Content Summary:recording is fair to good.

Notes:music, string music, fiddle, shapenote music, Sacred Harp, animal stories, ghost stories

Technical Summary:Okefenokee, Chesser's Island, Charlton county

Genre:Jack Mizell, Jesse Mizell, Tom Chesser, Wade Chesser, Gertie Lou Chesser, Ruby Chesser, Nina Renshaw, Mrs. Walter Renshaw aka Roxie Chesser, Harry Chesser, Mrs. Dock Rider aka Kate Chesser, Rhoda Mizell Sqaulding, Glenn Gibson, Ben Chesser, Huey Chesser

Places:European American, Swamper

People:Okefenokee Swamp, Francis Harper, Chesser, hollering, Sacred Harp

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Folder 44: DAT-1013.02 Chesser Homestead, Palmetto Brooms, 06-Oct-97Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

Informant Name:Laurie Sommers

Fieldworker:Chesser Homestead, Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge

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Folder 45: DAT-1013.03 W. Crews/ S. Crawford, 19-Jun-99Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

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Notes:bluegrass, festival, string band

Technical Summary:Hoboken, Twin Oaks Music Park

Genre:Ira W. Crews, Sharon Crawford, Hubert Cox

Places:European AmericanPeople:Twin Oaks Bluegrass Festival

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Folder 46: DAT-1013.05 Obediah's Okefenok, 03-Jul-99Add to your cart.

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Folder 47: DAT-1013.09 Roxie Chesser Renshaw Crawford, 02-Sep-99Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

Informant Name:Laurie Sommers

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Engineer:Photos in collection, both scanned and in black and white copy prints with copy negs.Location:Photos in collection, both scanned and in black and white copy prints with copy negs.

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Technical Summary:Okefenokee Swamp, Charlton County

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Folder 48: DAT-1013.10 Gospel Sing, Watkins Family, Twin Oaks Bluegrass, 09-Sep-99Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

Informant Name:Laurie Sommers

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Engineer:May not be reproduced for sale

Location:May not be reproduced for sale

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Folder 49: DAT-1013.11 Fiddlers-Hubert Cox-Twin Oaks Bluegrass Fest, 11-Sep-99Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

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Genre:Brent Guy, Gerald Thrift, Robin Rodefer, Kevin Bass, Terri Waters, George Dixon, Samantha Wainwright, others

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Folder 50: DAT-1013.12 Martin Gilles Chief Tall Oak Martin, 01-Oct-99Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

Informant Name:Laurie Sommers

Fieldworker:St. George, GA

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Folder 51: DAT-1013.14 Florida Folk Festival, 28-May-00Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

Informant Name:Paul Butterfield

Fieldworker:White Springs, FL

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Content Summary:good

Notes:shape note singing, gospel music

Technical Summary:Hoboken, White Springs, FL,, Blackshear

Genre:Tollie Lee, David I. Lee, Silas Lee

Places:African American, European American

People:Sacred Harp, singing school

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Folder 52: DAT-1013.15 Florida Folk Festival, 28-May-00Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

Informant Name:Paul Butterfield

Fieldworker:Whtie Springs, FL

Engineer:The Sacred Harp sing was a tribute to Silas Lee, who had brought a group of Hoboken Sacred Harp singers to the Florida Folk Festival in the late 1950s.

Location:The Sacred Harp sing was a tribute to Silas Lee, who had brought a group of Hoboken Sacred Harp singers to the Florida Folk Festival in the late 1950s.

Content Summary:Good

Notes:shape note singing, fiddle, guitar, string band music, gospel music

Technical Summary:Hoboken, Blackshear, Thomasville, White Springs, FL

Genre:Clarke Lee, David I. Lee, Johnny Lee, Tollie Lee, Silas Lee, Bryant Lee, Henry Rutland, Paul Massey, Alix Taylor, NewTaylor Singers

Places:Affrican American, European American

People:Sacred Harp

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Folder 53: DAT-1013.16 Chesser Homestead Open House, 11-Oct-97Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie sommers

Informant Name:Laurie sommers

Fieldworker:Folkston, Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge

Engineer:Hollering recorded here used in Wiregrass Ways radio program on hollering

Location:Hollering recorded here used in Wiregrass Ways radio program on hollering

Content Summary:Live event, recording with Bernice Roddenberry has a lot of ambient sound

Notes:foodways, personal narrative, shapenote singing, Sacred Harp, hollering

Technical Summary:Okefenokee Swamp, Charlton County

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Folder 54: DAT-1013.18 Redbird Junior Singers Cherokee Tribe of GA powow, 01-Oct-99Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

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Folder 55: DAT-1013.20.1 SARDIS Primitive Baptist Church Hymn Sing, 16-Feb-97Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

Informant Name:Laurie Sommers

Fieldworker:SARDIS Primitive Baptist Church, Folkston

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Notes:religious songs, a capella singing, hymnody

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Genre:Kelly Day

Places:European American, Crawfordites

People:Primitive Baptist Lloyd Hymnal

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Folder 56: DAT-1013.20.2 SARDIS Primitive Baptist Church Hymn Sing, 16-Feb-97Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

Informant Name:Laurie Sommers

Fieldworker:SARDIS Primitive Baptist Church, Folkston & Hillard FL.

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Notes:religious songs, a capella singing, hymnody

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Genre:Derek Hendrickson, Deleine Hendrickson, Kelly Day

Places:European American, Crawfordites

People:Primitive Baptist Lloyd Hymnal

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Folder 57: DAT-1013.22 Big Creek Primitive Baptist Church, 20-Sep-98Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

Informant Name:Laurie Sommers

Fieldworker:Big Creek Primitive Baptist Church, GA

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Technical Summary:Big Creek Primitive Baptist Church

Genre:Winston Boyette

Places:European American

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Folder 58: DAT-1013.23 New Hope Primitive Baptist Church, 20-Jun-99Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

Informant Name:Laurie Sommers

Fieldworker:New Hope Primitive Baptist Church

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Technical Summary:New Hope Primitive Baptist Church

Genre:Tollie Lee, Ramona Lee, Earl Thrift, Annie Crews, I.W. Crews

Places:European American

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Folder 59: DAT-1013.6.1 43rd Annual Shrine Club Gospel Sing #1 of 2Add to your cart.

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Folder 60: DAT-1013.6.2 43rd Annual Shrine Club Gospel Sing #2 of 2Add to your cart.

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Folder 61: DAT-1013.8.1 Memorial Concert: Macedonia Missionary Baptist, 22-Aug-99Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

Informant Name:Laurie Sommers

Fieldworker:Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Waycross, GA

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Folder 62: DAT-1013.8.2 Memorial Concert: Macedonia Missionary Baptist, 22-Aug-99Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Laurie Sommers

Informant Name:Laurie Sommers

Fieldworker:Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Waycross, GA

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Folder 63: DVD-1013.01 Harper film footage (same as VHS-1013.01)Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Francis Harper

Informant Name:Francis Harper

Fieldworker:Okefenokee

Engineer:some reference to these recordings in Harper VF-1013.67

Location:some reference to these recordings in Harper VF-1013.67

Content Summary:No sound

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Folder 64: VHS-1013.01 Harper film footage (same as DVD-1013.01)Add to your cart.

Equipment Used:Francis Harper

Informant Name:Francis Harper

Fieldworker:Okefenokee

Engineer:some reference to these recordings in Harper VF-1013.67

Location:some reference to these recordings in Harper VF-1013.67

Content Summary:No sound

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Folder 65: VHS-1013.01c Harper video footageAdd to your cart.

Equipment Used:Francis Harper

Informant Name:Francis Harper

Fieldworker:Okefenokee

Engineer:See vertical file binder of Harper field notes.  Also, these filmed images are also captured in still photos from the same period, summer 1944.

Location:See vertical file binder of Harper field notes.  Also, these filmed images are also captured in still photos from the same period, summer 1944.

Content Summary:hand written log in file

Notes:material culture, hollering, naval stores, turpentining, quilting, fiddle music, watercraft, fishing,agriculture, square dance, games

Technical Summary:Okefenokee, Chesser's Island

Genre:Francis Harper, Hamp Mizell, Chesser, Doc Dorminey, Rhoda Mizell Spaulding,

Places:European American, Swampers

People:Okefenokee swamp,

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Folder 66: VF-1004.75 Faculty Research Grant: Preserving the Sacred Harp Singing of South East Georgia, 06-Jul-04Add to your cart.

Article Title:

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People In Article:David I. Lee

Places In Article:Hoboken

Subjects in Article:Sacred Harp, shapenote singing

Keywords:adminstrative grant

Brief Summary:Valdosta State University Faculty Research grant files

Folder 67: VF-1013.01 Baker County (Jon Kay Fieldworker), 26-Aug-99Add to your cart.

Article Title:Okefenokee Swamp Survey

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Folder 68: VF-1013.02 Baptism, Kathy and Julie Lee, 05-May-01Add to your cart.

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Folder 69: VF-1013.03 Beekeeping, 08-Sep-00Add to your cart.

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Places In Article:Manor, Clinch County

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Brief Summary:Notes on beekeeping in Clinch County vicinity, including photos donated by Dicie Henderson of Manor, who is related to Landrums of Homerville

Folder 70: VF-1013.04 Beatrice Landrum, 30-Jun-63Add to your cart.

Article Title:Honey Capital of Georgia

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People In Article:Fred and Scott Landrum, Kate Landrum Akins

Places In Article:Homerville

Subjects in Article:beekeeping, memoir

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Brief Summary:folder also includes notes on conversation with Beatrice Landrum on beekeeping (wife of Fred), and (unrelated to beekeeping) My Life Story By Kate Landrum Akins, copyright 1998

Folder 71: VF-1013.05 BibliographyAdd to your cart.

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Brief Summary:A bibiliography for Okefenokee Music/Folklore

Folder 72: VF-1013.06 Big Creek Primitive Baptist Church, 25-Sep-98Add to your cart.

Article Title:

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People In Article:Eugene Hickox

Places In Article:Big Creek Primitive Baptist Church

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Brief Summary:Correspondance between Elder Eugene Hickox and Dr. Laurie Sommers

Folder 73: VF-1013.07 Billy's Island ReunionAdd to your cart.

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Folder 74: VF-1013.08 Sherman Bishop's Okefenokee Diary in 1912Add to your cart.

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People In Article:Sherman Bishop

Places In Article:Okefenokee

Subjects in Article:local histories, regional histories

Keywords:Okefenokee

Brief Summary:Bishop, Sherman. "Journal of S.C. Bishop" Unpublished MS, held by Beth Flory, his daughter. Napels, NY

Historic background on Okefenokee region from collection of Del Presley at Georgia Southern. Photocopied with permission for Okefenokee Music Survey re

Folder 75: VF-1013.09 Black Heritage Committee (Okefenokee Heritage Center), 25-Apr-98Add to your cart.

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Brief Summary:Accounts of a Black Heritage Event held at the Okefenokee Heritage Center.

Folder 76: VF-1013.10 Cherokee Tribe of GeorgiaAdd to your cart.

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Brief Summary:Programs, Correspondance, and Articles relating to the Cherokee Tribe of Georgia.

Folder 77: VF-1013.11 Christmas Traditions, Okefenokee, 15-Nov-01Add to your cart.

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People In Article:Sallie Gentry

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Brief Summary:An email exchange between Sallie Gentry and Dr. Laurie Sommers concerning Christmas traditions.

Folder 78: VF-1013.12 Contact Lists, CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.

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Brief Summary:unsorted list of miscellaneous contacts and correspondence, much done for Okefenokee Music Survey

Folder 79: VF-1013.13 Roxie Chesser Renshaw CrawfordAdd to your cart.

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Brief Summary:Correspondence between Dr. Laurie Sommers and Roxie Crawford

Folder 80: VF-1013.14 Crawfordite Alabaha Split, 11-Oct-97Add to your cart.

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Brief Summary:The Minutes from the Alabaha River Primitive Baptist Association from the year the Association split over members attending Sacred Harp Sings that were opened and closed with prayer from other denominations.

Folder 81: VF-1013.16 Field Tape List,  Okefenokee Music SurveyAdd to your cart.

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Folder 82: VF-1013.17 First Church of the Living God WaycrossAdd to your cart.

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People In Article:Bishop T.G. Francis

Places In Article:First Born Church of the Living God

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Folder 83: VF-1013.19 Florida Music Train: Primitive Baptist Hymnody, 24-May-03Add to your cart.

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Brief Summary:article on Florida Primitive Baptist recording included in Florida Music Train compilation

Folder 84: VF-1013.20 Harper CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.

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Brief Summary:Correspondence by Francis Harper given to Don Berryhill by son David Harper; Berryhill sent copies to Sommers--not sure about consent forms for this.

Folder 85: VF-1013.21 Harper PhotosAdd to your cart.

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Brief Summary:Lists of photos taken by Francis Harper in Okefenokee

Digitization: Harper Okefenokee negatives have been digitized as of 2012-03-21 (V-store: projects-and-collections_folklife_harper-scans).

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folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_barbara-allen_19310712.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_boat-run_19300526.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_catch-of-fish_19300508.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_chesser-camp-out_19320410.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_chesser-drawing_19310723.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_chesser-drying-fodder_19220715.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_chesser-washing-clothes_19330412.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_corn-shucking_19300527.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_crews-tobacco-house_19290608.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_cypress-heads_19120517.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_david-lee_191205.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_david-lees-of-billys-island_19210520.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_dinner-at-chessers_19300530.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_driving-hogs_19320413.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_gibsons-at-home_19320413.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_hamp-mizell_19300520.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_hardshell-baptist-church_no-date.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_household-tools_19300601.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_huckleberry-picking_19310704.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_huey-chesser_19440819.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_hunters-of-the-lee-family_19161226.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_hunting-shanty_19120514.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_ida-and-norma-chesser_194408.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_jack-mizell-fiddlle_194408.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_jean-harper_19310721.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_lang-john-ox-cart_19290612.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_lee-baptism_19210529.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_live-oaks-camping_19300527.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_lone-thrift_19320421.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_mattie-chesser_19320414.tif

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folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_singing-love-divine_19220719.tif

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folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_thrift-and-harper_19300509.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_track-laying-machine_19210727.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_vannie-chesser-hoop_19210720.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_wade-chesser_1944.tif

folklife_francis-harper_okefenokee_walter-renshaw-home_19320412.tif

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Folder 86: VF-1013.22 Harper Collection-KU, 01-Jul-99Add to your cart.

Article Title:

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People In Article:Francis Harper, Ann Tweedy

Places In Article:University of Kansas, Okefenokee

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Keywords:Okefenokee, Francis Harper

Brief Summary:Ann Tweedy's summary of Francis Harper materials housed at the University of Kansas, done for the Okefenokee Music Survey grant project

Folder 87: VF-1013.23 David Harper, 05-Apr-02Add to your cart.

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Brief Summary:correspondence with Laurie Sommers

Folder 88: VF-1013.24 Harper, Francis  Mammals in Okefenokee SwampAdd to your cart.

Article Title:The Mammals of the Okefinokee Swamp Region of Georgia

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People In Article:Francis Harper

Places In Article:Okefenokee

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Keywords:natural history

Brief Summary:Harper, Frances. "The Mammals of the Okefinokee Swamp Region of Georgia." Boston Society of Natural History vol. 38, no. 7 p. 191-396, pl:4-7

From Del Presley's personal collection at GA Southern; copied for the Okefenokee Music Survey.

Folder 89: VF-1013.26 Harper, Francis Tales of the OkefenokeeAdd to your cart.

Article Title:Tales of the Okefinokee

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People In Article:Francis Harper

Places In Article:Okefenokee

Subjects in Article:narrative

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Brief Summary:Harper, Frances. "Tales of the Okefinokee." American Speech, vol. I, no. 8, May (1926) 407-420 (from "Tales of the  Okefinokee MS" folder, Presley's Harper Collection)

From Del Presley's personal collection at GA Southern; copied for the Okefenokee Music

Folder 90: VF-1013.27 Harper, Francis  Okefenokee Swamp 1932 Congress ReportAdd to your cart.

Article Title:Okefenokee Swamp As A Reservation

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Places In Article:Okefenokee

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Brief Summary:Harper, Francis. "Okefenokee Swamp As A Reservation." Congress Report (1932)

Reprints of Harper's writing folder, Del Presley's Harper Collection, Georgia Southern

Folder 91: VF-1013.28 Harper, Francis Okefenokee Wilderness (Nat'l Geog)Add to your cart.

Article Title:The Okefinokee Wilderness

Newspaper Title:National Geographic

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People In Article:Francis Harper

Places In Article:Okefenokee

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Brief Summary:Harper, Francis. "The Okefinokee Wilderness" National Geographic. Vol. 65, No. 5 (1934) 597-624

Folder 92: VF-1013.29 Harper, Jean,  Collecting Folk Songs in the Okefenokee Swamp, 01-Feb-33Add to your cart.

Article Title:Collecting Folk-Songs in Okefinokee Swamp

Newspaper Title:Vassar Quarterly

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People In Article:Jean Sherwood Harper

Places In Article:Okefenokee

Subjects in Article:music, ballads

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Brief Summary:Harper, Jean Sherwood. "Collecting Folk-Songs in Okenfinokee Swamp"

from reprints of Harper's Writings Folder Presley's Harper Collection. (Vassar Quarterly)  1930.

From Del Presley's personal collection at GA Southern; copied for the Okefenokee Music Su

Folder 93: VF-1013.30 Harper, RobinAdd to your cart.

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Brief Summary:Correspondence between Robin Harper and Dr. Laurie Sommers

Folder 94: VF-1013.31 Harper, Roland, Okefenokee SwampAdd to your cart.

Article Title:Okefinokee Swamp

Newspaper Title:The Popular Science Monthly

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People In Article:Roland Harper

Places In Article:Okefenokee

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Brief Summary:Harper, Roland, "Okefinokee Swamp." The Popular Science Monthly, 596-615

From Del Presley's personal collection at GA Southern; copied for the Okefenokee Music Survey.

Folder 95: VF-1013.32 Henderson, Walter, 08-Sep-00Add to your cart.

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Folder 96: VF-1013.33 High Bluff PB Church Annual Meeting and Sacred Harp Singing, 13-Sep-03Add to your cart.

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People In Article:Billy Lee, Wilson Wainwright

Places In Article:High Bluff Primitive Baptist  Church

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Keywords:Sacred Harp sing, annual meeting

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Folder 97: VF-1013.34 High Bluff, 02-Mar-02Add to your cart.

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People In Article:Billy Lee

Places In Article:High Bluff Primitive Baptist Church

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Keywords:Primitive Baptist

Brief Summary:A History of High Bluff Primitive Baptist Church and Correspondence between Billy Lee and Dr. Laurie Sommers

Folder 98: VF-1013.36 Indians in OkefenokeeAdd to your cart.

Article Title:Indians in the Okefenokee:Their History and Prehistory

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People In Article:C. T. Trowell

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Subjects in Article:local histories

Keywords:American Indians

Brief Summary:Trowell, C. T. "Indians in the Okefenokee:Their History and Prehistory."

Douglas, Ga. : South Georgia College, 1985.

Folder 99: VF-1013.37 Library of Congress Corresopondence OkefenokeeAdd to your cart.

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Folder 1: VF-1013.38 MarshgrassAdd to your cart.

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Folder 2: VF-1013.39 ObediahAdd to your cart.

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Brief Summary:Materials relating to Obediah's Okefenok

Folder 3: VF-1013.40 Okefenokee Joe (Dick Floyd), 08-Apr-96Add to your cart.

Article Title:Okefenokee Joe is a hit Talking About the Swamp

Newspaper Title:Georgia Times Union

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People In Article:Okefenokee Joe

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Folder 4: VF-1013.41 Okefenokee Music Survey Final Report, Lila Wallace,, 01-Mar-00Add to your cart.

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Folder 5: VF-1013.42 Okefenokee Music Survey, Readers Digest Community Folklife Grant, 15-Dec-00Add to your cart.

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Folder 6: VF-1013.43 Okefenokee Swamp Park, 08-Apr-96Add to your cart.

Article Title:South Georgia's "Theme Park"

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Folder 7: VF-1013.44 Okefenokee Wildlife LeagueAdd to your cart.

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Folder 8: VF-1013.45 Okefenokee NWR Comprehensive Plan, 27-Jul-05Add to your cart.

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Folder 9: VF-1013.46 ONWR, Stephen C. Foster State ParkAdd to your cart.

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Brief Summary:Promotional Materials relating to various state parks in the Okefenokee Region

Folder 10: VF-1013.47 ONWR, 18-Sep-98Add to your cart.

Article Title:Okefenokee: Primitive Wilderness Pristine Beauty

Newspaper Title:Georgia Times Union

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Folder 11: VF-1013.48 ORECAdd to your cart.

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Folder 12: VF-1013.49 Ordination of Johnny Lee, 06-Sep-03Add to your cart.

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Folder 13: VF-1013.50 Pendleton, Louis,  In the OkefenokeeAdd to your cart.

Article Title:In The Okefenokee

Newspaper Title:The Youth's Companion

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People In Article:Louis Pendleton

Places In Article:Okefenokee

Subjects in Article:local histories

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Brief Summary:Pendleton, Louis. "In The Okefenokee." The Youth's Companion. vol. 68, no. 3506-3511 (1894) -- from Del Presley's Harper Collection at Georgia Southern.

Folder 14: VF-1013.51 Del  Presley  (Harper)Add to your cart.

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Brief Summary:correspondence

Folder 15: VF-1013.52 Primitive Baptists, 26-Mar-00Add to your cart.

Article Title:Primitive Baptists Cling to no frills services

Newspaper Title:Lansing State Journal

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Folder 16: VF-1013.53 Primitive Baptists S. GA MinutesAdd to your cart.

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Brief Summary:4 Copies of Annual Minutes From the Alabaha River Primitive Baptist Association (Bennett Faction)

Folder 17: VF-1013.54 articlesAdd to your cart.

Article Title:Life In A Cheerful Swamp

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Brief Summary:Scoville, Samuel Jr. "Life In A Cheerful Swamp." World's Work, August (1929) 58-61

From Del Presley's Harper Collection, Georgia Southern.

Folder 18: VF-1013.55 Steedley, Alice  MizellAdd to your cart.

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Brief Summary:Obituary for Alice Mizell Steedley

Folder 19: VF-1013.56 Thompson, Will,  Deep in the Ok. SwampAdd to your cart.

Article Title:Deep in the Okefinokee Swamp

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People In Article:Will H. Thompson

Places In Article:Okefenokee

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Brief Summary:Thompson, Will H. "Deep in the Okefinokee Swamp" Forest and Stream.  From Del Presley's Harper Collection at Georgia Southern.

Folder 20: VF-1013.58 Trowell, C. T.  Life on the OK FrontierAdd to your cart.

Article Title:Life On The Okefenokee Frontier

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Places In Article:Okefenokee

Subjects in Article:local histories

Keywords:social life and customs, pioneers

Brief Summary:Trowell, C.T. "Life On The Okefenokee Frontier." Okefenokee Wildlife League - Special Publication no. 3 (1998)

Folder 21: VF-1013.59 Trowell, C. T.  Billy's IslandAdd to your cart.

Article Title:Billys Islands: A Historical Sketch

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Places In Article:billy's Island, Okefenokee

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Brief Summary:Trowell, C.T. "Billys Islands An Historical Sketch" Okefenokee Wildlife League - Special publication no. 7 (200)

Folder 22: VF-1013.60 Trowell, C. T.  Floyd Island Hammock NRN (working file)Add to your cart.

Article Title:Floyd Island Hammock

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Places In Article:Floyd Island, Okefenokee

Subjects in Article:local histories

Keywords:National Register of Historic Places

Brief Summary:Trowell, Chris." Floyd Island Hammock"  Proposed National Register of Historic Places Nomination, Working File materials courtesy of C.T. Trowell (1999)

Folder 23: VF-1013.61 Trowell, C. T.  and L. Fussell, Exploring the OK: Pr's of the Okefenokee RealmAdd to your cart.

Article Title:Exploring the Okefenokee : railroads of the Okefenokee realm

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People In Article:C.T. Trowell, Lorraine Fussell

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Subjects in Article:local histories

Keywords:railroad

Brief Summary:Trowell, C.T. and Lorraine Fussell. "Exploring the Okefenokee : railroads of the Okefenokee realm" Douglas, GA (1998)

Folder 24: VF-1013.62 Trowell, C. T. (Chris), CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.

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Folder 25: VF-1013.63 Trowell, C. T. Okefenokee, Profiles of the PastAdd to your cart.

Article Title:Okefenokee : profiles of the past

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People In Article:Chris Trowell

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Brief Summary:Trowell, Chris. "Okefenokee : profiles of the past"  Folkston, Ga.  Okefenokee Wildlife League, (1998)

Folder 26: VF-1013.64 Twin Oaks Music Park/FestivalAdd to your cart.

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Brief Summary:A number of documents, articles and brochures pertaining to the Twin Oaks Music Park/Festival from 1999-2004

Folder 27: VF-1013.65 Velie, EugeneAdd to your cart.

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Folder 28: VF-1013.66 Bell, VereenAdd to your cart.

Article Title:Vereen Bell

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Subjects in Article:written tradition, books, writing

Keywords:Vereen Bell, Swamp Water, Lure of the Wilderness

Brief Summary:Profile of Georgia author Vereen Bell.

From: www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Article.jsp?path=Literature/Fiction/Authors&id=h-512

Accessed 1/7/2005

Folder 29: VF-1013.67 Francis Harper Materials, Okefenokee, from Del PresleyAdd to your cart.

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Subjects in Article:oral narrative, food, hunting, fishing, folksong, music, speech

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Brief Summary:Photocopies of materials subsequently donated by Del Presley to Georgia Southern Special Collections.  Majority of the notebook is notes, manuscript drafts for Harper's unfinished book, titled Okefinokee Folks.  There is also a section on the sound record

Folder 30: VF-1013.68 From Waycross to the Word, Radio Documentary, 21-Sep-04Add to your cart.

Article Title:Waycross, That Over-Achieving Produer of Fine Music, Is to Be Topic of GPB Broadcast

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People In Article:Gram Parsons, Willie Character, Danny Moore, Jimmy Walker, Ray Ransom, Rhonda Woods, New Taylor Singers

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Folder 31: VF-1013.69 Harper video footageAdd to your cart.

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Subjects in Article:boats, family farm, material culture, games, music

Keywords:square dance, frolic, fiddle, ballad, fishing, hunting, games, farming, hollering, crosscut saw, quilting, boats, wildlife

Brief Summary:About 20 minutes or less of film footage, copied onto video at Georgia Southern, taken by Francis Harper in circal 1930s.  There is no sound.

Binder 3: Frances Harper Materials, 1999Add to your cart.
Extensive Collection of Field Notes on Francis Harper's travels in the Okefenokee region. Some handwritten notes describing the collection at the beginning of the notebook are included as well.

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