Taylor digitized. Holt prepared the database. Wright dealt with all paper documents. These students kept the project alive, made it available to the public, and won the award, Davis says. Jack Fisher is also named as a recipient of the Brenda McCallum Prize.
For Sommers, the VSU Archives work has kept her project work viable.
“This has been a way to keep it accessible and alive even though the Folklife Project ended,” Sommers says. “Now, there is something tangible and on-going.”
To visit the site that won the award, see www.valdosta.edu/library/find/arch/folklife/