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Lift Every Voice Collection (MC 205) - Columbus State University

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Lift Every Voice Collection (MC 205)

Scope and Content

This collection consists of records compiled during the production of the video Lift Every Voice, edited in 2004 by Dr. Craig Lloyd. In 2001, the Mayor's Commission on Diversity chose Dr. Lloyd to direct this project, which was inspired by Judith Grant's development of the Black History Trail. Due to its importance to the history of Columbus, Georgia, all the public schools and libraries in Muscogee County hold a copy. 2003-2004 2 boxes (1.3 l.f.)

Note: Additional information about Dr. Craig Lloyd may be found in our vertical files and MC 181.

Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Lift Every Voice Collection must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required:

Lift Every Voice Collection (MC 205) Columbus State University Archives Columbus, Georgia

Provenance

Donated to the Columbus State University Archives in 2005 by Dr. Craig Lloyd.

Note to Researchers:

See also: Mayor's Commission on Diversity Commission Collection (MC168)

Box and Folder List

Box 1

  • Folder 1 - Copies of Prospective Photos for Lift Every Voice
  • Folder 2 - Craig Lloyd's Notes and Interviews in Preparation of Lift Every Voice, 2001-2003
  • Folder 3 - Grant Application for Columbus Black History Video, Georgia Council on Humanities Group Application, ca. 2002
  • Folder 4 - Lift Every Voice - African American Historic Resources Survey
  • Folder 5 - Lift Every Voice - Black Schools and Teachers
  • Folder 6 - Lift Every Voice - Credits
  • Folder 7 - Lift Every Voice - Miscellaneous
  • Folder 8 - Lift Every Voice - Museum Video Showing and Companion Display, 2003-2004
  • Folder 9 - Lift Every Voice - Photo Identifications, 2003
  • Folder 10 - Lift Every Voice - Scripts I, 2003
  • Folder 11 - Lift Every Voice - Scripts II, 2003
  • Folder 12 - Lift Every Voice - Scripts III, 2003
  • Folder 13 - Mayor's Commission on Diversity Black Heritage Video Project I, 2001-2002
  • Folder 14 - Mayor's Commission on Diversity Black Heritage Video Project II, 2002
  • Folder 15 - Origins of Columbus Black Middle Class, Craig Lloyd speech at Auburn University Center for Diversity and Race Relations, February 9, 2005
  • Folder 16 - Photos and Information from Columbus History Books
  • Folder 17 - Unidentified Photographs from Lift Every Voice, February 2004
  • Folder 18 - Unused Stationary Mayor's Commission on Diversity, nd

The following folders in this box contain CDs and DVDs

  • Folder 19 - Black History disc 1, 2, 3, 3b, Craig Lloyd, February 2003
  • Folder 20 - Black History disc 4, 5, 6 (March 31, 2003), 7 (April 25, 2003), 8
  • Folder 21 - Black History This folder contains disc 8 Huff; newspaper clippings, November, 2003, Black History Nov 5 images (Internet); Black History Newspaper clippings (November 18, 2003); and Black History Newspaper clippings (October 31, 2003 and November 17, 2003)
  • Folder 22 - Black History This folder contains: Alma Bass- Spencer High; Black History -Teachers- (October 2003); Terry Library; and Bryson November 13, 2003
  • Folder 23 - Black History
  • This folder contains: Huff at home (April 30, 2003); Lift Every Voice WAV file; Black History-buses November 7, 2003; and Black History - Western Movie Poster
  • Folder 24 - Black History This folder contains: Huff; Black History- Huff; Black History 6 Huff (Photos at home February 18, 2003); and Black History - Huff album
  • Folder 25 - Black History Photos This folder contains: Black History November 5, 2003 Images (internet); Black History Postcards-HCF; and Black History Photographs Disc 4
  • Folder 26 - Black History This folder contains: Black History, April 1, 2003; Black History March 4, 2003; and Black History March 5, 2003

Box 2 - Video Tapes

From left to right in box

  • Alberta Shipman interview
  • Albert Thompson interview- Martha Howard Stinson
  • Alma Bass interview with Timecode
  • Bunky McClung Clark, Ma Rainey House, Alma Thomas house interior
  • Charlotte Frasier and Bunky McClung Clark
  • Churches downtown, Black residences, Train depot, Alma Thomas house, Albert Thompson
  • Lift Every Voice: Columbus, Georgia's African American Heritage
  • Lula Lunsford Huff
  • Nellie Poole and Cornelius Sheppard
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