University of South Carolina's McKissick Museum

Digital Traditions was developed to provide access to the Folklife Resource Center (FRC) at McKissick Museum.  For thirty years, deeply rooted traditions like quilting, pottery, basketry, communal foodways, and folk music have been documented through audio, video, and photography. For further information about any of the artists featured on Digital Traditions, send your questions and comments to taylors7@mailbox.sc.edu

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Digital Traditions - Teacher Resources
Digital Traditions - Teacher Resources

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About The Materials The Educator Guides listed below were published to introduce teachers and students in the K-12 community to some of the rich South Carolina folklife traditions. These resources are...
James Brown | Digital Traditions
James Brown | Digital Traditions

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James Brown was born in 1933 in Barnwell, SC, where he spent his early childhood. He developed his interest in music at an early age, performing gospel songs and first playing piano and later bass and...
Bill Kinney, Jr. | Digital Traditions
Bill Kinney, Jr. | Digital Traditions

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Bill Kinney was born and raised in Bennettsville, South Carolina, where his parents were publishers of the local newspaper. Today, Kinney follows in the footsteps of his parents, serving as the editor...
About the Digital Traditions Project
About the Digital Traditions Project

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What is the Folklife Resource Center? Established in 1985, the Folklife Resource Center (FRC) at McKissick Museum focuses on documenting South Carolina traditional culture. The preservation and...
Digital Traditions - Artists
Digital Traditions - Artists

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Ahrens, Pat All Male Chorus of Blacksburg Arnold, Mac Ayers, Sara Basket, Nancy Baylor, Amos Bellow, Roger Bennett, Mary Jane Benson, JD Blackwell, Richard Boggs, Horatio Manning Bollack, James Booker...
Digital Traditions - Credits
Digital Traditions - Credits

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Digital Traditions is a public access initiative for folklife & material culture curated by the Folklife Resource Center (FRC) at McKissick Museum. For further information about any of the artists...