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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 47 Collections and/or Records:

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

Interview with Junior Taylor, July 14, 2002

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 073_taylor-junior
Collection number: PRJ1014-073
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Junior 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 (or folklore) analysis on Junior Taylor’s life living and working in numerous turpentine camps. The interview focuses on all aspects of life in the camp, including child recreation and...
Dates: July 14, 2002

Interview with L.A. "Stick" Nelson, July 10, 2003

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 065_nelson-la
Collection number: PRJ1014-065
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with L.A. "Stick" Nelson, July 10, 2003. Nashville (Ga.). Fieldworker: LeRoy Henderson. Audio file digitized from cassette tape. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections. Topics include family history and turpentining.Subjects: Georgia; Oral histories; Sound recordings; African Americans; Turpentine; Naval Stores; Turpentining; Turpentine industry and trade; Nelson, L.A. (1905-2004); Nashville...
Dates: July 10, 2003

Interview with Luella Ross, December 11, 2006

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 081_ross-luella
Collection number: PRJ1014-081
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Luella Ross, December 11, 2006. Barberville Pioneer Settlement, Volusia County (Fla.). Fieldworker: Sid Taylor. Audio file digitized from cassette tape. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections.

Fieldworker note: Works at the Barberville Pioneer Settlement in Volusia County, interviewed by Sid Taylor with questions provided by Laurie Sommers.

No tapelog or transcript on file.

Dates: December 11, 2006

Interview with Major Phillips, January 25, 2004

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 066_phillips-major
Collection number: PRJ1014-066
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Major Phillips, January 25, 2004. Adrian (Ga.). Fieldworker: Le Roy Henderson. Audio file digitized from cassette tape. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections. Topics include Turpentining.


Subjects: Georgia; Oral histories; Sound recordings; Phillips, Major (1945-2010); Turpentine; Turpentine industry and trade; Adrian (Ga.); African Americans;

Dates: January 25, 2004

Interview with Memlon Williams, March 12, 2001

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 030_williams-memlon
Collection number: PRJ1014-030
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Memlon Williams, March 12, 2001. TOWN (Ga.). Fieldworker: Terrance Jones. Audio file digitized from cassette tape. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections.

Discussion with Memlon Williams about his experiences performing gospel music, his influences, whom he has played with, the significance of contemporary Gospel, cultural and regional differences and the direction music is going.

Dates: March 12, 2001

Interview with Mildred J. Harris, April 21, 2003

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 002_harris-mildred
Collection number: PRJ1014-002
Scope and Contents

Interview with Mildred J. Harris, Cuthbert (Ga.), April 21, 2003. Fieldworker: Kuanita E. Murphy. From the South Georgia Folklife Collection at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections.

Dates: April 21, 2003

Interview with Ralph L. Dupree, January 7, 1989

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 075_durpee-ralph
Collection number: PRJ1014-075
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Ralph L. Dupree, January 7, 1989. Esto (Fla.). Fieldworker: Janis Rosenberg. Audio file digitized from cassette tape. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections.Ralph Dupree is a tradition-bearer, a cooper, who learned his craft from his father. He is a native Floridian who learned and practiced his craft in Florida in a native industry. He still possesses the knowledge and skills necessary...
Dates: January 7, 1989

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 Shirley Hodge Hardin, April 1, 1999

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 012_hardin-shirley
Collection number: PRJ1014-012
Scope and Contents

Interview with Shirley Hodge Hardin, April 1, 1999. Jakin, Georgia. Recorded in Valdosta, Georgia. Fieldworker: Gretchen Geisinger. Audio file. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections.

Dates: April 1, 1999

Interview with the Taylor Brothers, September 12, 1999

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 067_taylor-brothers
Collection number: PRJ1014-067
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with the Taylor Brothers: Clarence Taylor, CJ Taylor, Willie Taylor and Junior Taylor, September 12, 1999. Blackshear (Ga.). Fieldworker: Laurie Sommers. Audio file digitized from DAT tape(s). Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections.Interview with the Taylor Brothers, home of Junior Taylor 9-12-99. Originally taped for the Okefenokee Music Survey, on Junior Taylor’s front porch, various...
Dates: September 12, 1999

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 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 Johnnie B. Jones, February 2, 2003, April 14, 2003

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 003_jones-johnnie
Collection number: PRJ1014-003
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Johnnie B. Jones, aka Man Jones regarding Shape note singing and Sacred Harp music. Cuthbert, Georgia. Recorded February 2, 2003 and April 14, 2003. Fieldworker: Kuanita E. Murphy. From the South Georgia Folklife Collection at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections. Interview with Johnnie B. Jones, February 2, 2003. At the home of Mr. Johnnie B. Jones...
Dates: February 2, 2003; April 14, 2003

Letter, 1944 July 27: From Josephine Wilkins of Citizen's Fact-Finding Move, 1944-07-27

 Book — Box 1, Book: 5
Collection number: MS/134-005
Scope and Contents This letter is from Josephine Wilkins, to Calhoun Georgia newspaper editor, J. Roy McGinty. In the letter she congratulates him on the Georgia Press Association's recognition of his editorial entitled "Negroes Civil Rights". Other subjects mentioned include the League of Women Voters, and county consolidation. Josephine Wilkins was involved in several different movements associated with human welfare. (description by seller) For more background information concerning Ms. Wilkins and a pdf...
Dates: 1944-07-27

Letter, 1958 October 9: Ernest Vandiver to Campaign Supporters, Georgia, 1958-10-09

 Book — Box 1, Book: 4
Collection number: MS/134-004
Scope and Contents

Letter from Georgia gubernatorial candidate, Ernest Vandiver, (he would be elected) to supporters. The letter no so subtly makes reference to segregagtion issues. After he was elected as a segregationist, Vandiver managed to keep the schools open and begin the process of integration. The address on the letter is the same building where the States Rights Council of Georgia was located. (description by seller)

Dates: 1958-10-09