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Voices of Mississippi - BOX SET
Voices of Mississippi William Ferris
by William Ferris


 
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Signing with Bill Ferris Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 11:00 am

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Atlanta, GA: Dust-to-Digital (June 2018)

Hardback book with photographic boards and four CDs are housed in a custom linen box.

This watershed release represents the life’s work of William Ferris, an audio recordist, filmmaker, folklorist, and teacher with an unwavering commitment to establish and to expand the study of the American South.

William Ferris was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi in 1942. Growing up on a working farm, Ferris began at a young age documenting the artwork, music, and lives of the people on the farm and in his local community. The archive of recordings that he created and the documentary films that he had a hand in producing have served as powerful tools in institutions of higher learning for decades.

It is with great excitement that we present these films and recordings. Our hope is that the enjoyment and educational value that has been received by Ferris’s students over the years will be transmitted to listeners around the world and further the understanding of Southern culture.

Book edited by William Ferris
Writings by Scott Barretta, David Evans and Tom Rankin

Two CDs featuring Blues and Gospel recordings (1966-1978)
One CD featuring Interviews and Storytelling (1968-1994)
One DVD featuring Documentary Films (1972-1980)

Transcriptions and Annotations for each track Download/Streaming Code Included

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