The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
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
Digital Status: Yes
Finding Aid URL: http://www.valdosta.edu/library/find/arch/folklife/findingaid/sounds.html
Interviewees: Emory Harris, Rutha Harris
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American singers
Civil rights movements--United States--Songs and music