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Okefinokee Swamp

Creator:
Harper, Francis, 1886-1972  Search this
Extent:
2 Film reels (black-and-white silent; 1,551 feet, 35mm)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Silent films
Place:
North America
Okefenokee Swamp (Ga. and Fla.)
Date:
circa 1929
Scope and Contents:
Footage shot of a settlement near the Okefinokee Swamp before the inhabitants were moved to make way for a Works Progress Administration project. Footage includes shots of settlers engaged in agriculture, logging, and domestic activities and wildlife.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Local Numbers:
HSFA 1982.4.1
Related Materials:
The Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, holds the Francis Harper Papers, 1902-1968.

The Department of Special Collections, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas, holds the Francis Harper papers, 1899-1973.

The Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., holds the Francis Harper collection of folk music of the Okefenokee Swamp region of Georgia, 1944.
Provenance:
Received from Delma E. Presley in 1982.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Logging  Search this
Manners and customs  Search this
Genre/Form:
silent films
Citation:
Okefinokee Swamp, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1982.04
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc91e6385fa-6fd6-4968-968a-8f0898ead9eb
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1982-04

Okefenokee / photographs by Lucian Niemeyer ; text by George W. Folkerts

Author:
Niemeyer, Lucian  Search this
Folkerts, George W  Search this
Physical description:
x, 166 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 24 x 32 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Okefenokee Swamp (Ga. and Fla.)
Date:
2002
C2002
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Wetland ecology  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_685849

The Okefenokee Swamp watershed : water balance and nutrient budgets / by Edward Joseph Rykiel, Jr

Author:
Rykiel, Edward Joseph 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 246 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Okefenokee Swamp (Ga. and Fla.)
Date:
1978
1977
1978]
Topic:
Swamp ecology  Search this
Swamp ecology--Mathematical models  Search this
Call number:
QH541.5.S9 R95 1978
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_519161

Story of the Okefenokee : land of trembling earth / by Liston Elkins

Author:
Elkins, Liston  Search this
Physical description:
[12] p. : ill., map ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Okefenokee Swamp (Ga. and Fla.)
Date:
1946
Call number:
F292.O5 E45 1946
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_567047

Suwannee river : strange green land / by Cecile Hulse Matschat ; illustrated by Alexander Key

Author:
Matschat, Cecile Hulse  Search this
Key, Alexander 1904-  Search this
Skinner, Constance Lindsay 1882-1939 Rivers and American folk  Search this
De Vincent Collection of American Sheet Music  Search this
Physical description:
x, 296, [13] p. : ill., map ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Okefenokee Swamp (Ga. and Fla.)
Suwannee River (Ga. and Fla.)
Date:
1938
C1938
Call number:
F317.S8 M43 1938
F317.S8M43 1938
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_365257

The Okefenokee Swamp : its natural history, geology, and geochemistry / edited by A.D. Cohen ... [et al.]

Author:
Cohen, A. D (Arthur David) 1942-  Search this
Physical description:
709 p. : ill., maps (some col.) ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Okefenokee Swamp (Ga. and Fla.)
Georgia
Date:
1984
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Folklore  Search this
Call number:
QH105.G4 O42 1984
QH105.G4O42 1984
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_229054

Fishes of the Okefenokee Swamp / by Joshua Laerm and B.J. Freeman

Author:
Laerm, Joshua  Search this
Freeman, B. J  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 118 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Identification
Place:
Okefenokee Swamp (Ga. and Fla.)
Date:
1986
C1986
Topic:
Freshwater fishes  Search this
Fishes  Search this
Call number:
QL628.O36L34 1986X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_288544

A reconnaissance of aboriginal Okefenokee

Author:
Trowell, C.T (Chris T.)  Search this
South Georgia College Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Georgia
Florida
Okefenokee Swamp (Ga. and Fla.)
Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge
Date:
1979
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
E78.G3 T86
E78.G3T86
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_141136

Life-histories of the frogs of Okefinokee swamp, Georgia; North American Salientia (Anura) no.2; by Albert Hazen Wright

Author:
Wright, Albert Hazen 1879-1970  Search this
Heckscher Foundation for the Promotion of Research  Search this
Physical description:
3 p. l., v-xv, 497 p. illus., port., xlv pl. (incl. map, diagr.) 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Okefenokee Swamp (Ga. and Fla.)
Date:
1931
Topic:
Frogs  Search this
Amphibians  Search this
Call number:
QL668.E2 W68X
QL668.E2W68X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_38687

History of Okefenokee Swamp, by A.S. McQueen and Hamp Mizell

Author:
McQueen, Alexander Stephens 1889-  Search this
Mizell, Hamp  Search this
Physical description:
3 p. l., [9]-191 p. front. (map) plates, ports. 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Okefenokee Swamp (Ga. and Fla.)
Date:
1926
/c1926]
Call number:
F292.O5 M2X
F292.O5M2X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_65179

Charles Swedlund : circa 1955

Title:
Circa 1955
Author:
Swedlund, Charles  Search this
Davis, Keith F. 1952-  Search this
Stephen Daiter Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Swedlund, Charles  Search this
Physical description:
3 v. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Pictorial works
Place:
Chicago (Ill.)
Okefenokee Swamp (Ga. and Fla.)
Date:
2011
C2011
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Call number:
TR647 .S9815 2011
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_973437

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