A database of hundreds of books on folklife and South Georgia collected during the project. Many of these are locally printed and not available elsewhere. This database also includes Cd’s, tapes, and videos that document local folklife practice.
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The tape logs describe, and in most cases contain transcripts of, 10 years of oral history interviews and music performances conducted by Sommers. Materials spanning all areas of the collection, from sacred harp to turpentine, will be found here. Tapes have been digitized, and can be made available.
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Vertical file material collected pertaining to projects and interests of SGFP, including newspaper clippings, programs and ephemera, manuscripts and journal articles.Subjects include food, music, religion, hunting, festivals, clothing and other examples of folklife.
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Contains descriptions of developed photographs, negatives, and slides taken over the 10 years of the project. All areas of the collection are documented here. Rather than describe each photograph individually, they are aggregated by event or roll of film.
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This website is supported in part by the Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA) through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. GCA also receives support from its partner agency the National Endowment for the Arts.