Scope and Contents
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.
Harmful Content Policy:
Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collection’s collection houses materials collected to elucidate the past. We recognize that users may encounter some items within these collections that contain offensive language, viewpoints, imagery or other forms of objectionable content. Such materials document the past and should be viewed within the context of their original time period. Providing online access to these historical materials does not endorse any attitudes, prejudices, or behaviors depicted therein. Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections is committed to upholding the principle of equal and free access to unaltered historical information. (based upon the statement for the Georgia Public Library Service on harmful content
- 1996 - 2006
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Series 8: PRJ-1010 Sounds of South Georgia Box 19 Folder 70: VHS-1010.06 The McIntosh County Shouters may not be copied
From the Collection: 40 Boxes
From the Collection: 3 items
From the Collection: 205 Cassettes
From the Collection: 29 Reels
From the Collection: 183 DVDs
From the Collection: 31 Video cassette
From the Collection: 41 Compact Disc
From the Collection: English