Mother and son with a Sacred Harp book at the Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church - Old Chicora, Florida

Mother and son with a Sacred Harp book at the Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church - Old Chicora, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/119864
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Title

  • Mother and son with a Sacred Harp book at the Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church - Old Chicora, Florida

Image Number

  • FS79216B

Year

  • 1979

Date Note

  • Photographed on August 1, 1979.

Series Title

General Note

  • Accompanying note: "'Years before there was a church in this area, the Sacred Harp Singers would meet at people's houses and sing. And then, later, they used to meet at an old schoolhouse which was called Johnson School and it was located on what is now Highway 674. But it disbanded and it was reorganized here at this church, the best that we can find out, on the 5th Sunday in May 1924.'"
  • "'Well, we thought for awhile, it was about gone, but as you see now, it's growing back again, and we hope it just continues on & on & on. If I, long as I can have anything to do with it, we will keep going.'"

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 slide - col.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Subject Corporate


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