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Charles W. Bonds, Lella Theresa Gantt Bonds, Constance Jones, and Carolyn Postell
A collection of biographies of African American citizens who have made major contributions to community life in Bulloch County. Included are the biographies of Julia Pearl Armstrong Bryant, George Franklin Campbell, R.W. Campbell, Eldridge Cone, Minnie Stewart Evans, Phoebe Ann Small Floyd, William James, Reverend Willie Daniel Kent, Willie Gordon Lovett, Laura Bell Hendly Martin, Luetta Leverette Moore, Beatrice Riggs, Amanda Love Smith, Willie Albert Smith, Sr., and Harvey Van Buren.
A brief history of Old Fellowship Baptist Church at Stilson, Georgia, put together by the church’s History Committees. In addition to the church’s history, this book includes meeting minutes, articles of faith, the church’s original covenant, and a list of pastors.
A history of the early years of the Marvin Pittman School at Georgia Southern.
Daniel B. Good
Student papers on the rise and decline of eight Bulloch County communities, including Parish, Pulaski, Jimps, Colfax Station, Clito, Leefield, Emit, and Mill Ray.
Daniel B. Good, Smith C. Banks, Scott Collins, and Camilla A. Lanier
This supplement to Southern Folkways Journal Review: Number 6 contains three articles by Smith Callaway Banks on Civil War personalities Captain William W. Williams, J.S. Cone Camp, and Garrett Williams. These are followed by an interview by Scott Collins with Daisy Davis Trapnell about Portal City Cemetery and by a list of Statesboro High School graduates and faculty complied by Camilla Akins Lanier.
Daniel B. Good, Milton Rahn, Scott Collins, Smith C. Banks, Chloe P. Mitchell, Robert D. Hemphill, and Rita Turner Wall
The sixth issue of Southern Folkways Journal Review contains poems handed down by three different Bulloch County families, a paper on the Salzburgers, an interview with Daisy Trapnell, an article on Bulloch County personality “Bitin’ Jake,” a letter concerning Isaac Chadburn Daniel, a query concerning the lives of John and Robert Dunwoody, and four sketches by Rita Turner Wall.
Chloe Perry Mitchell
Stories by Chloe Perry Mitchell, a member of the Bulloch County Historical Society and a writer for the Claxton Enterprise. This collection includes articles from the Enterprise as well as stories about her birthparents and her stepfather that reflect the social and economic climate of the time period.
Rita Turner Wall
A work of historical fiction written by Rita Turner Wall.
James Waters, Samuel W. Hodges, Smith Callaway Banks, Dorothy Durrence Simmons, Linda S. Hubbard, Mattie Lively, and Camilla A. Lanier
Book 12 of Readings in Bulloch County History is divided into three sections. The first is devoted primarily to correspondence and includes letters from Confederate soldier James Waters, Samuel W. Hodges, and a letter addressed to Rhoda Quinn in Wilkes County. These are followed by notes on the Hodges family by Smith Callaway Banks. The second section of this book is composed of two articles on the Lumbee Indians in Bulloch County, and the third section contains a history of Statesboro High School by Mattie Lively and an early roster of the school’s students and faculty.
Bulloch County Historical Society
A collection of articles relating to Bulloch County. Topics include the Salzburger Orphanage at Ebenezer, the Alderman family, James C. Hodges, the crossing of the Banks’ ferry by General Sherman’s Army, and the Sherwood Railroad. Also in this book are a poem by John Goodman on the line that divides Bulloch and Bryan Counties, a short biography of Minnie Stewart Evans, the obituary of Julia Ann M. Rogers, and Walter Hendricks’ recollections on early U.S. mail delivery.
Joseph Quentin Nesmith Sr.
An account by Joseph Quentin NeSmith of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
William Lawton Brannen
A short autobiography by William Lawton Brannen.
John Ransom Lewis, Dan Blond, Dale Covington, Willie Lee Bland Moseley, Leodel Coleman, Charles Bonds, Reavis E. Dixon, Charles Bernard Beale, Daniel Good, Ryan Johnson, Hunt Sanders, Rita T. Wall, R. Frank Sanders Jr., Fred W. Brogdon, Nita Morgan Williams, Dorothy Brannen, Thomas M. Stewart, Robert J. Sets, Lawrence Huff, Pat Peele Darley, Robert M. Rennick, and Guy W. Murphy
The first 122 pages of this book relate to Bulloch County and form Book 10: Readings in Bulloch County History. The remainder comprise the Southern Folkways Journal Review No. 3, and relate to Southeast Georgia and to the Southeastern region of the United States. The first collection begins with a poem by Dr. John Ransom Lewis, followed by three articles on Dan Bland and the biographies of prominent African American citizens. Also included are two articles on the Hardy Moore family, student papers on vanishing Bulloch County communities, information on Joseph Jackson, articles on three local churches, and the Muster Roll of Toombs Guards. The second section of this book begins with an article on Western Shakers by Dr. Dale Covington, followed by “Hostau Reminisces,” and several articles on the Cherokee and the Lumbee Indians.
Smith C. Banks
A collection of Hodges letters regarding claims to money in the Bank of England. Includes a brief genealogy of the Hodges family
Hulda K. Kelly
A collection of stories and articles written by David Benjamin Turner, also known as “Uncle Dave,” who, along with his father, established the Bulloch Herald in 1899.
Kemp Marby (Ed.)
A collection of articles on Bulloch County history. Included in this book are various articles on the geography of Bulloch County, a brief history of the Salzburger immigration, a Confederate muster roll, an account by Rita Turner Wall of life along the Statesboro-Swainsboro Road, and a biography of Harvey Van Buren. Other titles include “J.A. Brannen’s Two Congressional Races 1904 and 1906,” “Remembering Statesboro High School on Grady Street,” and “Landholdings and Homesteads of Some of the First Settlers in Bulloch County, Georgia.”
Charles Bonds, Dorothy Brannen, Maggie Collins, Dan Good, Nkenge Jackson, Evelyn Mabry, Carolyn Postell, Robert M. Seel, Rita Turner Wall, and Julius Ariail
A collection of Bulloch County history materials compiled by Charles Bonds, Dorothy Brannen, Maggie Collins, Dan Good, Nkenge Jackson, Evelyn Mabry, Carolyn Postell, Robert M. Seel, and Rita Turner Wall. Included are a brief history of Bulloch County, an article on local 19th century architecture, two accounts on county history by Rita Turner Wall, a short history of Willow Hill School, a report on the research on Willow Hill School, “Extinct Towns in Bulloch County,” “Pretoria Station,” the biographies of Beatrice Riggs and Laura Bell Hendley Martin, three articles from the Bulloch Times on the memories of a Confederate veteran and the 1865 Census of Bulloch County. The index to this collection was compiled by Julius Ariail.
Martin W. Brett
Confederate soldier Martin W. Brett’s account of his service in the 12th Regiment of Georgia Volunteers in the Army of Northern Virginia
Robert G. Hughes (Ed.)
This collection begins with a factual article on railroads in southeast Georgia by John Paton, followed by a survey of changes in Georgia railroading during the career of Ed Milam. Also included is an account of the decline of a railroad town, Scarborough, Georgia by Dan Good and Robert Jenkins, as well as a series of photographs of Engineer John David Cannon with several locomotives. The closing article is “Railroads of South Carolina: 1830-1863” by Robert J. Stets.
Charles Bands, Dan Good, Bill Lovejoy, Evelyn Mabry, C. D. Sheley, Rita Turner Wall, and David Williams
The title for this collection was inspired by a poem by Rita Turner Wall. The poem is included in this book, along with articles by C.D. Sheley, Daniel Good, James D. Morgan, Gregory Alan Baker, Paul T. Marlott, and Charles Bonds, David R. Williams. Topics covered by these articles are the history of the Bill Olliff House; the historical geography of Arcola, New Hope, and Denmark, Georgia; the lives of Luetta Leverette Moore and Amanda Love Smith; and the letters of Confederate soldier Asbury Wesley Hodges. Also included are letters to Union soldier Perry Lovejoy, submitted by Bill Lovejoy and transcribed by Evelyn Mabry. The index to this collection was compiled by Julius Ariail.
Bob Hughes (Ed.)
A collection of articles on Bulloch County geography.
“The Origins of Bulloch County, Georgia Post Office Names” by Delma Presley and Daniel Good
“Introduction to Southern Rivers” by R. Randall Goss
“Timber to the Sea - Project RAFT: Restoring Altamaha Folklife Traditions” by Kemp Mabry
“John and William Bartram: Early Botanical Explorers in Georgia” by George A. Rogers and Betty Rogers
“The Town Founded Because of a Curse” by Maria Neder Douglas
“Some Notes on Franklinia Altamaha Bartram Ex Marshall (THEACEAE): The Lost Gordonia” by John R. Bozeman, George A. Rogers, and Betty Rogers
“Book Review Plus: With Their Ears Pricked Forward: Tales of Mules I’ve Known” by Joshua A. Lee, reviewed by Bob Hughes
Robert G. Hughes
A brief history of Bulloch County, Georgia.
Bulloch County Historical Society
A history of the Parrish-Bird-Williams house, accompanied by sketches of its original floor plan and information relating to the restoration of the rooms.
A history of Bulloch County, Georgia. Chapters include: “In the Beginning,” “Bulloch County is Created,” “Early Manners and Customs,” “Statesboro,” “Bulloch County Goes Democratic,” “Slavery, Succession, and War,” and “Schools.”
Aaron Munlin and Willie A. Munlin
An autobiography by former slave, Aaron Munlin.