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Best Damn Liar in Okefenokee Swamp

 Collection — Folder: 1
Collection number: MS-34
Scope and Contents Contains sayings by Lem Griffis a traditional storyteller from the Okefenokee Swamp.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...
Dates: Acquired: unknown

Langdale Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-30
Scope and Contents Harley Langdale(1914-2013) graduated from Valdosta High School.He then attended the Citadel before transferring to the University of Georgia to study Forestry. He was the first person from Lowndes County to receive a BSF Degree in Forestry from UGA. Mr. Langdale became the third Registered Forester in the state of Georgia. He was actively engaged in practicing forestry and developing markets for forest products since 1937 and was a consistent leader in the industry for over 70 years. Under his...
Dates: Acquired: 2003-05-16

South Georgia Folklife Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: 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: 1996 - 2006