Now What a Time: Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938 to 1943
Articles and Essays
Map of the Region
Map of Peach County, Georgia, information generated by the U.S. Census Bureau's TIGER Mapping Service, "a public resource for generating high-quality, detailed maps of anywhere in the United States, using public geographic data" (Accessed April, 2000). Map information was modified for illustration purposes.
Noncommercial Recordings: The 1940s
1940. In the later 1930s Lawrence Gellert's field trips ended, and by 1940 the Library of Congress was less involved in field recordings in the Southeast. The only known field recordings from the Southeast during the 1940s were made at an unlikely venue at first sight--a black teachers' college in central Georgia. Fort Valley State College in Perry County, south of Macon, was actually...