Interview with William Candler Tomlinson, July 15, 2003
Scope and Contents
Oral history interview with William Candler Tomlinson, "Dub," July 15, 2003. Statenville (Ga.). Fieldworker: Laurie Kay Sommers. Audio file digitized from cassette tape. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections. Topics include
Includes song performance of "Turpentine Blues," by Dub Tomlinson.
- July 15, 2003
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
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From the Collection: English
Artist Data Sheet
Call number: PRJ-1002
address: 171 Dubs Road
artist_city: Lake Park
home_phone: (229) 244-3656
birthplace: "Haylow, GA"
religion: Missionary Baptist
genre: "turpentine, personal expereince narratives, occupational folklife, food, music, naval stores, herding"
occupation: J.W. Langdale Co.
contact_made_by: Laurie K. Sommers
notes: "deceased, Interview location: Statenville Library. Faces of Piney Woods Project interview. Tomlinson died in March 2006."
Related Call Numbers: CAS-1002.07, DAT-1002.07.01, DAT-1002.07.02, ADS-1002-15, VF-1002.58, VF-1002.59, CAS-1002-16
1. Tomlinson wrote children's book "A Lad in the Piney Wood" and "Barnee: The Rooster That Couldn't Crow" [https://www.valdostadailytimes.com/news/local_news/local-author-writes-a-children-039-s-book-to-crow-about/article_ac5d2409-ac5c-536e-907c-adbf50e2fdd0.html](https://web.archive.org/web/20220510180617/https://www.valdostadailytimes.com/news/local_news/local-author-writes-a-children-039-s-book-to-crow-about/article_ac5d2409-ac5c-536e-907c-adbf50e2fdd0.html) Dean Poling Dec 6, 2005 Updated Sep 11, 2014
2. Transcript not scanned but converted from find word document to PDF.
- Tomlinson, William Candler (W.C. "Dub" Tomlinson), 1931-2006 (Interviewee, Person)