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Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Interview with Ralph Wilkerson, February 22, 2004

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 072_wilkerson-ralph
Collection number: PRJ1014-072
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Ralph Wilkerson, February 22, 2004. Waycross (Ga.). Fieldworker: Timothy C. Prizer. Audio file digitized from cassette tape. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections. Mr. Wilkerson speaks of his life working in the turpentine woods and stills of south Georgia. He worked from childhood to adulthood in the woods and then worked at the turpentine still in Hoboken, GA until 1982, when he left...
Dates: February 22, 2004

Interview with Stetson Kennedy, June 19, 2006

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 083_kennedy-stetson_NoAudio
Collection number: PRJ1014-083
Scope and Contents No audio file available, includes partial transcript.Oral history interview with Stetson Kennedy, June 19, 2006. St. Johns County (Fla.). Fieldworker: Laurie Sommers. No audio cassette or file. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections.Partial detailed index of interview with Stetson Kennedy at his home in Florida about the background to his turpentine interviews during the WPA and in the early 1950's for...
Dates: June 19, 2006

Interview with Wilburt Johnson, February 21, 2004

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 062_johnson-wilburt
Collection number: PRJ1014-062
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Wilburt Johnson, February 21, 2004. Willacoochee (Ga.). Fieldworker: Tim Prizer. Audio file digitized from cassette tape. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections. Topics include Turpentining and the Turpentine industry and trade.Mr. Wilburt Johnson speaks of his life working in the turpentine woods of south Georgia. Mr. Johnson worked for a number of people throughout his career in...
Dates: February 21, 2004

Interview with William Candler Tomlinson, July 15, 2003

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 068_tomlinson-william
Collection number: PRJ1014-068
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.

Dates: July 15, 2003

Interview with Willie White, Jr., July 6, 2003 , July 15, 2003

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 070_white-willie
Collection number: PRJ1014-070
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Willie White, Jr., July 6, 2003 and July 15, 2003. Hoboken (Ga.). Fieldworker: Timothy C. Prizer. Audio file digitized from 3 cassette tapes. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections. Topics include gospel music, blues (music), and turpentining. The July 15, 2003 audio file includes song performances by Willie White Jr., accompanied by guitar.Willie White talks at length about his life...
Dates: July 6, 2003 ; July 15, 2003

Interviews with Harley Langdale Jr., April 16, 2002, May 5, 2003, May 16, 2003, June 30, 2003

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 077_langdale-harley
Collection number: PRJ1014-077
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Harley Langdale Jr., April 16, 2002; May 5, 2003; May 16, 2003; June 30, 2003. Valdosta (Ga.). Fieldworker: Laurie Kay Sommers. Audio files digitized from DAT tapes. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections. Oral history interview with Harley Langdale Jr., April 16, 2002. 01:37:06. Harley Langdale, Jr....
Dates: April 16, 2002; May 5, 2003; May 16, 2003; June 30, 2003

John Wright Hunt: The Interesting Life Of a North Carolina Native, 2016

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Collection number: C574C74F-BC56-4192-A05D-5D1BB471CE53
Scope and Contents Houser, Jeffrey J. John Wright Hunt: The Interesting Life Of a North Carolina Native. Raleigh, Lulu Press inc., 2016.AKA: King of Turpentine ISBN-13: 978-1-365-64664-5It all started with a slip of paper… Many of those interested in genealogy can attest to getting started on a simple research endeavor but ended up becoming a very involved project. What may have begun as looking for a few newspaper articles soon turned into something that required a great deal of research and an...
Dates: 2016

"The Darker Brother: Folklife in the Piney Woods" by Ricks Carlson, 2021-12

 File — Box 40: Series Series 13, Folder: 23
Collection number: 23
Scope and Contents

Reserach paper comparing North Georgia Folklife with South Georgia Folklife with emphasis on turpentine production

Dates: 2021-12