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Now What a Time: Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943

consists of sound recordings, primarily blues and gospel songs, and related documentation created by John Wesley Work III in 1941 and by Lewis Jones and Willis Laurence James in March, June, and July 1943 at the folk festival at Fort Valley College (now Fort Valley State University), Fort Valley, Georgia. (Library of Congress)

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The Peachite Vol. II, No. 2, Folk Festival Number, March 1944. Used with permission of Time Life Syndication.

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