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Charlie H. Skinner Primitive Baptist Foot Washing Bowl

 Collection — Container: Item 1
Identifier: MS-154
Scope and Contents This metal bowl was used for foot washing in the New Ramah Primivite Baptist Church in Berrien County. It was donated by Charlie Skinner, who was a member in his youth. The bowl is white with a red rim.
Dates: Acquired: 2018

David Williams Papers

Identifier: UA-23-20
Abstract Oral history interviews with Georgia residents during the Depression era, 1920's-40's.
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 04/29/2011

Georgia At Its Best

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-54
Scope and Contents Georgia at Its Best  is a book by Jeanne & Harry Harman published in 1989. This collection contains information about Georgia, presumably that the Harmans used to write their book.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1980's

Georgia Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-84
Scope and Contents The Georgia Collection contains items pertaining to the history of the state. Included are: speeches and writings by famous Georgians; Georgia maps and flags.
Dates: Acquired: 1999

Georgia Publications

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-63
Scope and Contents These papers consist of periodicals from Georgia in the 1800s to the early 1900s.  Periodicals dated before and during the Civil War promote the view of pro-slavery and updates of the Confederate States during the war.  After the war, the periodicals turn to more domestic issues, such as education for children and common medical issues.  Many of the periodicals contain information pertaining to agriculture and new ways and techniques to approach agriculture.  Short stories, poems, music, advice...
Dates: 1839 - 1979

Georgia Semiquincentenary

 Collection — Container: Item 1
Identifier: MS-78
Scope and Contents A pamphlet on the semiquincentenary of Georgia in 1983.
Dates: 1983

J. Randall Walker Papers

Identifier: MS-16
Scope and Contents John Randall Walker(February 23, 1874 – July 21, 1942) was a U.S. political figure from the state of Georgia. In 1912, Walker was elected to the 63rd United States Congress as a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives and served two additional terms in that seat until losing his bid for reelection in 1918. [He seems to have lived in Valdosta, Georgia, during some of the time he was in Congress] The Collection consists of one archival box (5" deep) of correspondence from...
Dates: 1913-1917; Other: Majority of material found within 1915 - 1916; Acquired: 1967-02-16

John Gordon Crowley Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA-23-21
Abstract The Primitive Baptist Church, also known as Hard Shell, Old School and Anti-Mission, emerged as a distinct denomination during the Second Great Awakening (app 1790-1830). Due to the success of the movement’s revivals, many churches (including Baptist Churches) formed missionary societies to spread the gospel of “free will”. Primitive Baptists maintained their belief in predestination and rejected missionary societies along with Sunday schools, bible tract societies, seminary education,...
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 29/06/2011

Miscellaneous Publications

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-136
Scope and Contents This is a collection of miscellaneous newspapers, mostly from the 1950's and 1960's.  They cover a variety of topics including civil rights, Alaska statehood, and various centennial and commemorative editions.
Dates: 1787 - 1905

Miscellaneous Reproductions of Historical Documents

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-128
Scope and Contents This collections contains a variety of reproductions and copies of historical documents. One portion concerns the history of South Georgia during the 1800s involving land grants and native american troubles. The rest are copies of papers dealing with presidental matters.
Dates: 1787 - 1980

South Georgia Folklife Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA-22-12
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...
Dates: Created: 1996-2006