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Charlie H. Skinner Primitive Baptist Foot Washing Bowl

 Collection — Item: 1
Collection number: 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

John Gordon Crowley Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: 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: Acquired: 2011-06-29

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