Skip to main content

Cherokee Rose Storytelling Festival programs

Identifier: LH-0127

Scope and Contents

The collection contains the annual programs of the Cherokee Rose Storytelling Festival, a 1997 festival schedule, and a photo of J.J. Reneaux inside the 1991 program.


  • 1986-1998

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users; no restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Rights unknown

Biographical / Historical

The Cherokee Rose Storytelling Festival was an annual festival held in Carrollton from 1986 to 1998. The festival was for adults and children and aimed to help the community "rediscover the magic with your entire family" through the excitement of oral tradition according to the 10th Annual Cherokee Rose Storytelling Festival program. The festival was held at the Carrollton Community Activities Center, Carrollton High School, and the Townsend Performing Arts Center. The event had workshops, musical performances and storytelling sessions featuring national, regional, and local performers. Workshops topics included teaching ecological ideas with storytelling, uses of parables in sacred stories, using storytelling to teach foreign languages, telling tales, building audience participation, and holiday stories. The event hosted a wide range of performances including folktale and fantasy storytelling, poetry, ghost stories, stories through illustration, sacred storytelling, singing, and concerts.


0.03 Linear feet (1 folder)




The collection contains the programs of the Cherokee Rose Storytelling Festival.


Programs are arranged in chronological order.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Priscilla B. Bennett, September 2020.

Processing Information

Processed by Jennah MacPherson, September 2020.

Guide to the Cherokee Rose Storytelling Festival Programs
Jennah MacPherson
September 2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the University of West Georgia Special Collections Repository

Special Collections, Ingram Library
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton GA 30118-2000 United States