Alabama Center for Traditional Culture, Alabama State Council on the Arts
Essays in Tributaries, Journal of the Alabama Folklife Association and other relevant publications.
Copies of Tributaries are available through the AFA bookstore,  SHOP AFA.

McCallum, Brenda. "Songs of Work and Songs of Worship: Sanctifying Black Unionism in the Southern City of  
     Steel." Tributaries 1 (Summer 1994): 45-71.

Abbott, Lynn and Doug Seroff. "Roots of Birmingham's Gospel Quartet Training Culture: Spiritual Singing at Industrial High 
      School." Tributaries 12 (2010): 9-27.

Additional Publications and Bibliographic Sources

Abbott, Lynn and Doug Seroff. *forthcoming. To Do This, You Must Know How: Music Pedagogy in the Black Gospel Quartet 
      Tradition (University of Mississippi Press, 2013).  

Funk, Ray. "Birmingham Quartets Celebrate The Union Movement." in Spirit of Steel: Music of the Railroads and Mills of the 
     Birmingham District. (The Sloss Furnace Association, Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham: Crane 
     Hill Publishers: 1999). 11-18.

Seroff, Doug. "Community and the Jefferson County, Alabama Gospel Quartet Tradition," in In the Spirit: Alabama's Sacred 
      Music Traditions. ed. Henry Willett (Birmingham: Alabama Folklife Association,1995). 89-100.
Archive of Alabama Folk Culture @ Alabama Department of Archives and History
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