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African Americans

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on citizens of the United States of black African descent. Works on blacks who temporarily reside in the United States, such as aliens, students from abroad, etc., are entered under Blacks--United States. Works on blacks outside the United States are entered under Blacks--[place].

Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:

ADS-1012-01: Ethel Ruth Baldwin, April 15, 2003

 File — Box 22: Series Series 10, Folder: 1
Collection number: ADS-1012-01
Scope and Contents Group or Organization Name:County of Residence:RandolphOccupation:retiredNotes:African American 7-shape note singing conventions oral history; hobbies sewing, cooking. Part of Kuanita Murphey's independent study MUE 7900 African American Music Research, which later became a chapter in her master's thesis on her home church in CutKeywords:African American 7-shapenote singing conventionsGenres (Controlled Vocabulary):religious...
Dates: April 15, 2003

Black Student League, 1970-1973

 File — Multiple Containers
Collection number: Folder 6
Scope and Contents 1. 9x7 B/W photograph of Black Student League note on back: Pine Cone 1973 Barbara Williams,Chris Haywood 2. 5x7 B/W photograph of Black Student League 3 unidentified members pose in a doorway note on back: Pine Cone 1973 3. 8x10 B/W photograph of Black Student League group photograph in union note on back: Pine Cone 1970 First row: Claudell Bea, Jerome Tucker - Treasurer, Mary...
Dates: 1970-1973

Box 1: T-shirts, 2023

 Box — Box 1
Collection number: 1
Scope and Contents

Three t-shirts celebrating black history at VSU.

The t-shirts feature pictures of Black pioneers at VSU on the front with their names on the back.

Black shirts with white lettering. Caption on the front reads: I'm Living Proof.

Names on the back are Drewnell Thomas, Robert Peirce, Skip McDonald, Joyce Ann Joyce, Dr. Louis E. Dunbar, Arthur Hart, Robert "Bobby" Shannon, and Dr. Shirley Hodge Hardin.

Dates: 2023

"Brothers" by Dr. John Gaston, 1996 (Valdosta State University Theater)

 Digital Image
Collection number: 9B9D8AD8-AE66-8CA3-425E-0D663A5F6141

Civil Rights Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: MS-134
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials relating to civil rights, dating from 1893 to 1962. The subjects covered include: civil rights, segregation, integration, the NAACP, the League of Women Voters, the Republican Party, and the Democratic Party. These materials are also available as scanned images through v-text: Harmful Content Policy: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collection’s collection houses materials collected to elucidate the past. We recognize that users...
Dates: 1893 - 1962

Copeland African American Museum Collection

 Collection
Collection number: UA -9-10
Scope and Contents In 1989, Roy Copeland informed his wife, Cheryl, that he did not wish to select a gift for Christmas. Rather than doing this she decided to surprise him! For Christmas that year, she presented him with a seasonally wrapped box. Inside the box, to his surprise, was a set of autographed Muhammad Ali boxing gloves. This expression of love for her husband, led to a labor of love from that Christmas forward. Each year, Cheryl selected a unique piece of memorabilia for Roy. He then parlayed those...
Dates: 2021-07-13

Grace Hughes, Oral History Interview, February 19, 2012

 File
Collection number: MS/171-007
Scope and Contents

Oral History Audio Recording for Grace M. Hughes, Valdosta, Georgia. February 19, 2012. Recorded 03/06/2012 on Olympus Digital Recorder. Interviewed by Catherine Oglesby. “Dimensions of Personal Politics in the Deep South: Georgia Women Review their Lives.” 6 audio files; 5:21:56 complete.

Dates: February 19, 2012

Hart, Arthur L. (Mr.)-Assistant to the Vice President.

 File — Box 8, Folder: 4
Collection number: Folder 4
Scope and Contents

Mr. Hart was the first black administrator at VSC .His file contains photographs, news articles, VSC news releases, and a biographical sketch dated 1974.

Dates: 1954 - 1990

Houseal photo and newspaper clippings (Electronic records), 1985 - 1987

 File
Collection number: ca-004-002
Scope and Contents

Two newspaper articles and one photograph of Willie Houseal. Houseal Moves Into Hotter Politics: District 1 Councilman Expects Heavy Scrutinization, Valdosta Daily Times, February 17, 1985; and "Houseal Elected Mayor Pro Tem," Valdosta Daily Times, 1987-03-06.

Dates: 1985 - 1987

Interview with Alton Carter and Elliot West, February 1, 1998, April 18, 1998

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 084_carter-alton_west-elliot
Collection number: PRJ1014-084
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Alton Carter and Elliot West, February 1, 1998 and April 18, 1998. Folkston (Ga.). Eddie B. Robinson also interviewed. 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. DAT-1002.01: Alton Carter and Elliott West Interview, February 1, 1998....
Dates: February 1, 1998; April 18, 1998

Interview with Anthrom L. Green Jr., January 19, 2004

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 061_green-anthrom
Collection number: PRJ1014-061
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Anthrom L. Green Jr., January 19, 2004. Jacksonville (Fl.). Fieldworker: LeRoy Henderson. Audio file digitized from DAT tape [DAT-1002.17]. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections. Topics include turpentining and the turpentine industry and trade. Includes transcript, 2 photos, and a biography.This interview is a description of the life and times of Mr. Anthrom L. Green as a worker in the...
Dates: January 19, 2004

Interview with Bessie Kincade Smith, December 6, 2004

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 080_smith-bessie
Collection number: PRJ1014-080
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Bessie Kincade Smith, December 6, 2004. Hahira (Ga.). Fieldworker: Laurie Kay Sommers. Audio file digitized from DAT tape. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections.

Interviewed on the front porch of Ms. Smith's home. Role of women for Faces of Piney Woods project. No transcript on file.

Dates: December 6, 2004

Interview with C.J. Taylor, July 14, 2002

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 059_taylor-cj
Collection number: PRJ1014-059
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with C.J. Taylor, July 14, 2002. Blackshear (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.The contents are an occupational folklife analysis on C.J. Taylor’s life living and working in numerous turpentine camps. The interview focuses on several aspects of life in the camp, predominately on the sometimes harsh...
Dates: July 14, 2002

Interview with Diana Bennett Jones, April 7, 2003

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 004_jones-diana
Collection number: PRJ1014-004
Scope and Contents

Interview with Diana Bennett Jones, Randolph County, Georgia, April 7, 2003. Fieldworker: Kuanita E. Murphy. From the South Georgia Folklife Collection at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections.

Dates: April 7, 2003

Interview with Elliot West and Eddie Lee Scipp, July 15, 2003

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Bag: 069_west-elliot_scipp-eddie
Collection number: PRJ1014-069
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Elliot West and Eddie Lee Scipp, July 15, 2003. Folkston (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 turpentining and the turpentine industry and trade.

Dates: July 15, 2003

Interview with Ethel Ruth Baldwin, April 15, 2003

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 001_baldwin-ethel
Collection number: PRJ1014-001
Scope and Contents

Interview with Ethel Ruth Baldwin, April 15, 2003. 00:31:53. Randolf County, Georgia. Fieldworker: Kuanita Murphey. Topics: Shape-note singing, Sacred Harp.

Dates: April 15, 2003

Interview with Eula Lee Watkins Arnold, November 30, 2004

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 074_watkins-arnold-eula
Collection number: PRJ1014-074
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Eula Lee Watkins Arnold, November 30, 2004. Valdosta (Ga.). Fieldworker: Laurie Sommers. Audio file digitized from DAT tape. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections.Interview by Laurie Sommers, done after Faces of Piney Woods project, as part of effort to get more on life of women in turpentine quarters.Bag includes audio recording, tape log and transcript, artist data sheet,...
Dates: November 30, 2004

Interview with Geoi K. Williams, April 24, 2001

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 015_williams-geoi
Collection number: PRJ1014-015
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Geoi K. Williams, April 24, 2001. Valdosta (Ga.). Fieldworker: Jenny McDonald. Audio file. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections.

Dates: April 24, 2001

Interview with J.F. Jr., and Bernice Wilcox, January 28, 2004

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 071_wilcox-jf_bernice
Collection number: PRJ1014-071
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with John Frank "J.F." Wilcox Jr., and Bernice Wilcox, January 28, 2004. Ludowici (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. J.F. and Bernice Wilcox, an elderly African American married couple in Ludowici, GA with a long history of involvement in the turpentine industry, speak about their lives living and working in...
Dates: January 28, 2004