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Mr. Samuel W. Cruse interview

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Type: Sound recordings | MovingImage
Creator: Leckar, Steve
Title: Mr. Samuel W. Cruse interview
Date: 1967
Description: Samuel Cruse is 19 years old and a member of Powell's Chapel Methodist Church in Villa Rica, Georgia. In the interview he describes shape note singing and discusses the history, culture and liturgy of the Methodist Church. He sings the following songs: "Ortonville," "Hold to God's Unchanging Hand," "Amazing Grace," "Guide Me Over O Great Jehovah," "Blessed Be the Tie," " Wonderful Words of Life," "Thus Shall Be Showers Of Blessing," "Old Rugged Cross." The recording is muddled.

Local identification number: MSS 1003.07.19

Biographical information about Samuel W. Cruse has not been determined.

Local identification number: ahc1003007013.mp3

Local identification number: reel-reel

Subjects: Shape-note Singing | Methodist Church--Southern states | Curse, Samuel W. | Wesley, John | Langston, James | Powell's Chapel Methodist Church (Villa Rica, Ga.) | Peachtree Road Methodist Church (Atlanta, Ga.) | Villa Rica (Ga.) | Douglasville (Ga.) | Douglas County (Ga.) | Winston Township (Ga.)
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta GA 30305, 2011
Original Material: Audio recording | John Burrison Georgia folklore oral history and music recordings, Atlanta History Center
Rights and Usage: This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S Code) Permission ofr use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Persistent Link to Item: http://collections.atlantahistorycenter.com/u?/BUR,62

Related Institutions: Atlanta History Center
Collection Information: John Burrison Georgia Folklore Oral History and Music recordings