Sermons in Wood. Directed and produced by Carolyn Jones Allport. Memphis, TN: The Center for Southern Folklore, 1980.


Interview with Elijah Pierce in his barbershop on Long Street in Columbus.  He talks about his work and his life and he shows how his carvings express his experiences and beliefs. Shows Elijah Pierce telling the stories behind his carvings including his own near-lynching, his fatherís tales of slavery, his religious conversion, and some of the Bible stories that have influenced him.

 

 

Biography
Articles
Video
Books
Exhibits
Statue
ERC
CSCC

Home