University of Georgia Special Collections Libraries
The Walter J. Brown Media Archives
& Peabody Awards Collection
Home Movies/Amateur Films
Georgia Town Films
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Paul Whiteman's TV Teen Club Collection
The collection consists of 10 kinescope reels of "TV Teen Club" programs.
Underground sound collection
The Underground sound collection was donated by Robbie Collins who ran Underground Sound Recording Studio and recorded Athens, Georgia bands. Included in his donation are recordings of: R.E.M., Love Tractor, Vic Varney, and Go Van Go. The recordings are from 1987-1992 on 1/2" and 1/4" open reel.
Rayburn Moore collection
The Rayburn Moore collection consists of footage related to the Moore family. Also included are two reels of film showing touring performances of KFFA Radio's "King Biscuit Time," and one reel showing a walking tour around Ralston Purina's Research Farm outside of St. Louis, Missouri. One of the King Biscuit Time reels is a circa 1943 country store performance by blues artists Sonny Boy Williamson and Robert Junior Lockwood. The second King Biscuit Time reel is a 1952 bus performing tour of various Arkansas locations by Sonny Boy Williamson and other African-American performers.
The Now Explosion Collection
The collection consists of videotapes and silent film from the 1970 music television show Now Explosion. Sixteen-millimeter film productions in the collection which were made by Whitney and his staff to go with songs aired include the following titles: American Woman, Leavin' on a Jet Plane, and Tears of a Clown, plus many others.
Redcoat Band film collection
The collection consists of film and video of the University of Georgia's Redcoat Band. The footage was taken from 1976-1983 and features many halftime shows from those years.
Parade of Quartets collection
The collection consists of hundreds of hours of footage from Parade of Quartets, a gospel program aired on WJBF-TV in Augusta, Georgia. This collection documents decades of regional gospel music performances, religious practices, and political activities, and represents possibly the largest collection of gospel performance footage at any North American library. The collection is a rare example of a sustained African American media presence on a southern television affiliate.
Cleveland and Dorothy Lassiter papers
Recordings of church services and choral and gospel music. Many recordings occurred at
historically black colleges and universities
(HCBUs) and African American churches.
Georgia Related (5)
Home & Amateur Movie Collections (1)
Religious Broadcasting (1)
Television Broadcasting (3)
UGA Related (1)
and 2 more
Dance parties and contests (1)
Documentaries and factual works (2)
Educational/cultural works (1)
Home movies and video (1)
Music videos (1)
Musical variety (1)
Public affairs (1)
Religious works (1)
Teen television programs (1)
Television dance parties (1)
and 4 more