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Auld audio collection

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Identifier: Acq 30097
Abstract Bobbie Nuite Auld grew up in Georgia and attended Furman University. Her interest in preserving the tradition of African American spirituals and gospel music led her to develop this collection. Auld retired from the Medical University of South Carolina and resides in Hendersonville, North Carolina. This Collection contains programs from concerts and church services along with 51 audiotapes of musical performances, oral history interviews, conversations spoken in or about the Gullah Geechee...
Dates: 1986-1993

Virginia Geraty papers

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Identifier: AMN 1123
Abstract Virginia Mixson Geraty (1915-2004) was born in Summerville, South Carolina to Edward Miles Mixson and his wife Ethel Sarah Ray Mixson. Geraty attended Immaculate Catholic School at Hendersonville, North Carolina, where her family lived during part of her childhood. After the passing of her younger brother and father, Geraty and her family moved to Yonges Island, South Carolina. It was there on the island that Geraty became interested in Gullah, when she heard it being spoken by a family...
Dates: 1915-2007; Majority of material found within 1978-2004

Seashore Farmers' Lodge 767 collection

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Identifier: AMN 1150
Abstract The Seashore Farmers’ Lodge No. 767 was founded in 1905 by residents of the Sol Legare community of James Island. The building, which housed the Lodge and became the center of member and community activities, was constructed in 1915. The Lodge was created as a mutual benefit and fraternal society, which served as a safety net and provided many necessary services for members and area residents. Edward Wilder, Jr. served as the Lodge’s first President.The Seashore Farmers’ Lodge...
Dates: 1906-2018, undated; Majority of material found within 2006-2011

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