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Sounds of South Georgia

Repository: Valdosta State University. Archives and Special Collections

Collection Description (CRHP): Interviewees include members of one Albany, Georgia, family that produced two remarkable Freedom Singers, Rutha and Emory Harris.

Collection Description (Extant): Sounds of South Georgia is a 12-part series produced by Laurie Kay Sommers and aired on Georgia Public Radio in 2005 and 2006. It focuses on the traditions of diverse cultural groups living in South Georgia. This project was supported in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Access Copy Note: The interview is available online.

Collection URL: http://www.valdosta.edu/library/find/arch/folklife/radio/2h_freedom.html External Link

Date(s): 2005-2006

Digital Status: Yes

Finding Aid URL: http://www.valdosta.edu/library/find/arch/folklife/findingaid/sounds.html External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Emory Harris, Rutha Harris

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African American singers
Civil rights movements--United States--Songs and music
Freedom Singers

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Transcripts

 

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