Pedagogy of the Plants

Okefenokee Haints (1934-1942)

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Field recordings paired with these images were recorded in rural Mississippi by John and Alan Lomax between 1934 and 1942.  Click here for a comprehensive review of the collection, which is archived at the Library of Congress.


“Gwan Roun Rabbit”  

“I’m Going to Leland”  

“Little Rosie Lee”  

“See Lye Woman (Sea Lion)”  

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  1. These images are excellent. The use of the audio tracks are so effective. More people should see & hear this post. I am going to send a link let non-blogging family & friends . I do not re-blog, but I will do a post directing others here. Great work. 🙂


    June 10, 2012 at 1:34 pm

  2. […] is the important part of this post, it was inspired by a post by Pedagogy of the Plants entitled Okefenokee Haints (1934-1942).    It is a fascinating post that features images the Okefenokee that are combined with audio tracks […]

  3. Hi, elmediat (Joseph, whom I mentioned above) led me here from a post on his site, and I am so glad he did. This post is absolutely stunning. The photographs themselves take my breath away, but the images combined with the sound tracks makes for a brilliant combination. Thank you so much! I am sure to return to this post to experience it again!

    Lemony (Gr)Egghead

    June 10, 2012 at 9:45 pm

  4. An amazing pairing of music and images. Quite inspiring.


    June 11, 2012 at 10:36 am

    • Canoeing deep into the Okefenokee yields feelings of utter isolation, and unimaginable connectedness. Hopefully these images and sounds reflect the experience.

      Cameron Brooks

      June 11, 2012 at 2:18 pm

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