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Interview with Bettye Jean Ector, October 4, 1999

 File — Bag: \folklife\prj1014\, Folder: 020_ector-bettye
Collection number: PRJ1014-020

Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Bettye Jean Ector, October 4, 1999. McIntosh County (Ga.). Fieldworker: Elizabeth L. Smith. Audio file from cassette tape. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections. Topics include McIntosh County Shouters.


  • October 4, 1999

Conditions Governing Access


1 Electronic Records (1 electronic record(s) and derivatives. 1 audio file (wav, mp3) 281651662 bytes. 00:26:36. 3 PDF documents (3 scans, jp2).)


From the Collection: English

Tape Log

id: CAS-1012.19

range: 7

section: I

shelf: 4

box_number: 22

item_title: "Bettye Jean Ector, (Elizabeth Smith) 10-4-1999"

call_number: PRJ-1012

project_title: Student Project

equipment_used: Panasonic Voice Activated System

informant_name: "Bettye Ector,"

fieldworker: Elizabeth L. Smith

recording_engineer: Elizabeth L. Smith

date: 10/4/1999

recording_location: Costal Ga. Community College

content_summary: Interview with Bettye Ector on McIntosh Co. shouters and background of ring shout. She gives specific accounts of families of Bolden getting together to shout.

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

index_of_contents: "no formal index, but information sheet"

consent_form: Yes

transcription: No

access_copy: No

technical_summary: Interruptions and fair tape quality

genre: "ring shout, Gullah, African American, religious music, singing"

places: "Brunswick, GA, Coastal Georgia"

people: "Bettye Ector,"

groups: McIntosh County Shouters

keywords: "African American, Gullah, ring shouting"

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

keywords: "vocalist, , African American gospel"

range: 7

section: I

shelf: 4

box_number: 22

Processing Information

CAS-1012.19, ADS-1012-20

Repository Details

Part of the Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Valdosta State University Archives, Odum Library
1500 N. Patterson St.
Valdosta GA 30601 United States
229-259-5055 (Fax)