JOHN DAWSON COLLECTION
John Dawson Manuscript Collection, P19
D. H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, UNC Asheville 28804
|Title||John Dawson Collection|
|Creator||Alzen Floyd [?]|
|Subject Keyword :||John Dawson ; Alzen Floyd ; Seventh-Day Adventists ; African Americans ; Asheville, NC ; McCormick Field ; J.C. Penney ; Bon Marché ; Gospel music ; Wings Over Jordan Choir|
Floyd, Alzen, 1919-?
Knapp, Joseph F.
Wings Over Jordan (Musical group)
African Americans -- North Carolina -- Asheville -- Pictorial works
African Americans -- Photographs
Seventh-Day Adventists -- Missions
|Description||Scrapbook of unknown origin [Alzen Floyd ?] with selected newspaper articles and photographs, magazine photographs of Seventh-Day Adventist missions in Africa, the South Seas, Haiti, and Puerto Rico, and photographs of African Americans in Asheville, NC, and Ft. Lauderdale, FL [?], c. 1940s. Photographs of Wings Over Jordan, a gospel choir from Cleveland, Ohio, appearing in concert in Asheville, NC, June 16, 1940.|
|Publisher||Special Collections, D.H. Ramsey Library, University of North Carolina Asheville|
|Contributor||John Dawson ; 2001-05-05|
|Date original||1930's -1940's|
|Type||Collection ; Image|
|Format||Loose images and images glued to album pages ; notes written on album pages ; Clippings from magazines and newspapers glued to album pages ; Photographic images: P1-P31 ; Clippings: C1 - C36, "A Good Pair of Wings": The Wings Over Jordan Collection, Carolina Alumni Review, September-October 2005, pgs. 34-43 ; jpg ; html|
|Source||D. H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, Manuscript Collections, M01.2.01|
Heritage of the Black
Highlanders Collection ; the work of William
Chapel Hill, folklore Studies and formerly director of the Center for
the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi.
Ferris discusses the southern gospel music movement and the rich culture
of those associated with blues music.
|Coverage temporal||1940's ;|
|Coverage spatial||Asheville, NC ; Ft. Lauderdale, FL ; Cleveland, OH|
|Rights||No restrictions. Copyright: Retained by the authors of certain items in the collection, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law.|
|Citation||Preferred citation: John Dawson Manuscript Collection, Special Collections, D.H. Ramsey Library, University of North Carolina at Asheville 28804|
|Processed by||Special Collections staff, 2001-10-02 and 2002-04-22|
|M01.2||Folder 1||Dawson Correspondence [2 items]|
From John Dawson addressed to Special Collections, D. Hiden Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina Asheville, dated May 05, 2001.
Used to mail scrapbook pages and photos to Special Collections, D. Hiden Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville.
|M01.2.01||Folder 2||Scrapbook Pages - Photos and Notes [12 items]|
|M01.2.01||Folder 3||Scrapbook pages - Newspaper and Magazine Clippings [7 items]|
|M01.2.01||Folder 4||THIS WEEK in the "Land of the Sky" [2 items]|
booklet: THIS WEEK in the "Land of the Sky" for June 9 - June 15,
Article "Asheville Makes Final Preparations for Rhododendron Festival" mentions that the festival is "opening with a program of Negro spirituals on Sunday, June 16."
|M01.2.01||4||2||Photocopy of booklet: THIS WEEK in the " Land of the Sky" for June 9 - June 15, 1940.|
|M01.2.01||Folder 5||Loose photos from scrapbook [12 items]|
|M01.2.01||6||[Wings Over Jordan Gospel Choir - Supplementary Material] [4 items]|
|M01.2.01||6||1||Address by Charlotte Hawkins Brown, from March 10, 1940 CBS radio broadcast of Wings Over Jordan:|
|M01.2.01||6||2||Cleveland Public Radio: The Spotlight: Wings Over Jordan, aired January 21, 2002|
|M01.2.01||6||3||The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History: The Wings Over Jordan Choir (WOJC)|
|M01.2.01||6||Photocopy of article, "A Good Pair of Wings" from Carolina Alumni Review, September/October 2005|
|M01.2.01||7||[Supplementary Material] [2 items]|