Southern Culture Films (Page 3)

Eric Miller and his son, Steve, are continuing a tradition begun in 1865 by Abraham Miller, a Pennsylvania man who moved to Alabama at the close of the Civil War. The Millers dig clay from a pit in Perry County, mill it, turn it, and fire it into pitchers, churns, piggy banks and other items in Brent, Alabama, carrying on the tradition for five generations.SHOW ME NOW

The Creek Indians of south Alabama lived in isolation and poverty until Calvin McGhee came along. Despite treaty promises, they had been abandoned by the federal government. A farmer with only a fifth grade education, McGhee fought tirelessly for his people. Through court battles and meetings with government officials McGhee brought the forgotten Creeks of the southeastern states to national attention.SHOW ME NOW