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South Georgia Folklife Collection (Valdosta State University)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: LCCN Permalink: HEADING: South Georgia Folklife Collection (Valdosta State University) 000 00543nz a2200157n 450 001 8861376 005 20111222074514.0 008 111221n| acannaabn |a ana c 010 __ |a no2011196301 035 __ |a (OCoLC)oca09070117 040 __ |a GVaS |b eng |c GVaS 110 2_ |a South Georgia Folklife Collection (Valdosta State University) 410 2_ |a SGFC 410 2_ |a Valdosta State University. |b South Georgia Folklife Collection 670 __ |a Georgia Slim. Raw fiddle, ℗2004: |b (name not given) 670 __ |a GVaS files: |b (South Georgia Folklife Collection... SGFC)

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Blind Willie Blues, 1997

 other level — Box 34: Series Series 12, video_cassette: 1003.11
Collection number: VHS 1003.11
Scope and Contents Blind Willie's Blues (1997) is a biographical documentary by David Fulmer (, created for Georgia Public Television, that delves into the life and legacy of Blind Willie McTell, a seminal figure in the Blues genre. The film traverses his journey from juke joints to street corners across the American South, capturing his unique blend of Delta blues and gospel. Through inventive guitar techniques and a nomadic lifestyle, McTell's influence is affirmed by modern artists,...
Dates: 1997

Folder 21: Lectures on the Cultural Heritage of the Wiregrass in South Georgia, 1981

 File — Box 39: Series Series 13, Folder: 21
Collection number: 21
Scope and Contents

Transcripts of two lectures, given on Feb. 26th and 27th, 1981, by Dennis Coelho. The lectures are titled: the cultural heritage of the wiregrass in South Georgia, lecture 1 and lecture 2. Also includes a typwritten article titled, South Georgia Folklife.

Dates: 1981

Folder 26: Visions and Voices, 2006-03-30

 File — Box 7: Series Series 2, Folder: 26
Collection number: 26
Scope and Contents

Announcement for Visions and Voices: The Artistry of Wiregrass Women. A festival of traditional artists featured in the South Georgia Folklife collection of the VSU Archives.

Dates: 2006-03-30

Langdale Forest Products Company 1994 Calendar

 Digital Work
Collection number: FA589DD2-12F3-409A-A905-6719386DEE46
Dates: 1993; Publication: 1994

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

"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

Video 6: AAS 2001 Lecture Series # 1: The Albany Freedom Singers. 2001/02/01.

 Video Cassette — Box 5, video_cassette: 6
Collection number: 6
Scope and Contents

Performance by the Albany Freedom Singers. Songs sung during and about the Civil rights movement in Albany, Ga. People featured on the video: Hardin, Shirley; Bailey, Hugh; Corbitt, Mary Kay; Milbrandt, Lanny; Sommers, Laurie; The Freedom Singers.

Dates: 1995 - 2005