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Appalachian Region, Southern -- Religious life and customs

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Ralph W. Hood and W. Paul Williamson field recordings, interviews, and photographs

Identifier: MS-074
Scope and Contents This collection includes 184 field recordings and interviews totalling more than 400 hours of documentary footage of serpent handling congregations in Southern Appalachia, featuring extensive footage of church services and interviews with church members of many of the major Holiness serpent handling congregations from 1975 to 2004. Additionally, the collection includes more than 2,500 photographic prints of congregants, church leaders, and services.