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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Event Name is exactly "St. Johns River Survey"
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45th Anniversary of the Senior Choir program

45th Anniversary of the Senior Choir program

Date
1985-01-12
Description
Four audio cassettes. Recording of the 45th anniversary program for the senior choir of the Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church. The program consisted of traditional gospel and spiritual songs. A malfunctioning microphone caused some distortion and feedback on the recording. In Winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Bluegrass musicians in Barden, Florida

Bluegrass musicians in Barden, Florida

Date
1985-02-23
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of a performance of an informal country, gospel, and bluegrass group in a home. Musicians included: Willa Mae Clemmons (guitar), Cecil Griffey (guitar), and Lovelace Glisson (banjo). For images, see S 1577, v. 27, slides 1938-1954. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Bluegrass picking session at Charles Kendrick's home

Bluegrass picking session at Charles Kendrick's home

Date
1985-03-02
Description
Three audio cassettes. Recording of a bluegrass picking session at Charles Kendrick's home. Musicians included: Frank Trivette Sr. (fiddle, banjo), Ebby Johns (fiddle), Henry Brown (guitar), Doug Trivette (guitar), Shorty McDaniels (guitar), Charles Kendricks (mandolin), and Frank Trivette Jr.(guitar). For images, see S 1577, v. 27, slides 1903-1937. In winter 1985, the Bureau joined with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Blues musician Buck Thompson playing at his home

Blues musician Buck Thompson playing at his home

Date
1985-01-20
Description
One audio cassette. Sound recording of fifty-year old blues guitarist Buck Thompson playing tunes that he learned from the radio at his home. A lifelong migrant farmer, he played the Florida juke circuit in the 1950s. Inebriated at the time of recording, Thompson speech is difficult to decipher at times. The tape cuts off several times at Thompson's request. Additional recordings of Thompson can be found in S 1714, box 6, reels 23-24. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch

Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch

Date
1985-02-14
Description
Two reel to reel tapes. Sound recording of fifty-year old blues guitarist Buck Thompson playing tunes that he learned from the radio on his front porch. A former railroad worker, he played the juke circuit in the 1950s. Because of the recording location, sounds of traffic and pedestrians can be heard. Images of the performance can be found in S 1577, v. 27, slides 1467-1495. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Conjunto Azteca Tropical

Conjunto Azteca Tropical

Date
1985-02-08
Description
Three audio reels. Recording of Conjunto Azteca Tropical performing. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Doc Bennett interview for the St. Johns River Survey

Doc Bennett interview for the St. Johns River Survey

Date
1985-01-18
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with life-long fisherman and Florida native Doc Bennett. He discusses making a living in the Great Depression (farming and fishing); nets and seining; shad and catfishing; church; local fish fries; state regulations; sports fishing; changes in the St. Johns River; fishing methods and equipment; and how he learned to fish. He is hard of hearing so often had to have questions repeated. His memory was fading by time of interview. 
Collection
Fred Perry playing his fiddle

Fred Perry playing his fiddle

Date
1985-02-13
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of well-known fiddler Fred Perry playing his repertoire of old fiddle tunes. He is joined by Doug and Frank Trivette. Perry has played in the St. Johns region for over fifty years, including with bluegrass great Ralph Stanley. Also on the tape is Fred's wife Ruby. For images of the performance, see slides S85-1496 - S85-1498 in S 1577, V. 27. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Happy Cole Driggers describing old photographs of 1920s shad fishing

Happy Cole Driggers describing old photographs of 1920s shad fishing

Date
1985-02-26
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with quilter Happy Driggers as she describes her family's old photographs of shad fishing in the 1920s. This tape may be listened while viewing slides S85-2522 - S85-2541, found in S 1577, v. 28. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Interview with bluegrass performer Don Adams

Interview with bluegrass performer Don Adams

Date
1985-02-12
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with bluegrass performer Don Adams, leader of the Adams Family Band, a bluegrass group. Not part of the local tradition, the group learned its skills from records and revivalists. They first played the Florida Folk Festival in 1979. The band consists of Don's brothers and sons. The discussion centers on how the band formed, how it learned its craft, and the various influences upon it. Adams was born and raised in Palatka. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1714_03_tape0245th Anniversary of the Senior Choir programSoundFieldwork
African Americans
Choir singing
Singing
Choirs (music)
Religious music
Religion
Protestants
Christianity
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Spiritual music
Spirituals (Songs)
Music performance
Performing arts
Churches
Church membership
Special events
Church attendance
Sound recording
Singers
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a_s1714_04_tape49Bluegrass musicians in Barden, FloridaSoundMusicians
Fieldwork
Music performance
String instruments
Bluegrass music
Musical instruments
Banjoists
Guitarists
Country music
Performing arts
Stringband music
Old time music
Singing
Sound recording
Banjo music
Gospel music
Bluegrass musicians
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a_s1714_04_tape58Bluegrass picking session at Charles Kendrick's homeSoundMusicians
Fieldwork
Music performance
String instruments
Bluegrass music
Musical instruments
Fiddlers
Guitarists
Country music
Performing arts
Stringband music
Old time music
Singing
Sound recording
Bluegrass musicians
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a_s1714_03_tape10Blues musician Buck Thompson playing at his homeSoundFieldwork
Research methods
Collecting
Sound recording
String instruments
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Musical tradition, African diaspora
Guitarists
Guitar
Guitar music
Music performance
Music
Guitarist
Musicians
Blues singers
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a_s1714_reel23Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porchSoundFieldwork
Research methods
Collecting
Sound recording
String instruments
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Musical tradition, African diaspora
Guitarists
Guitar
Guitar music
Music performance
Music
Guitarist
Musicians
Blues singers
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a_s1714_reel20Conjunto Azteca TropicalSoundFieldwork
Sound recording
Arts, Mexican
Mexican Americans
Latinos
Cumbia
Musicians
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
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a_s1714_03_tape09Doc Bennett interview for the St. Johns River SurveySoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Fishing
Seine nets
Net makers
Occupational folklore
Fishing equipment
Catfish
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a_s1714_04_tape38Fred Perry playing his fiddleSoundFieldwork
Sound recording
Research methods
Fiddle music
Fiddling
Fiddles
String instruments
Musical instruments
Bluegrass music
Old time music
Musicians
Bluegrass musicians
Fiddlers
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a_s1714_04_tape57Happy Cole Driggers describing old photographs of 1920s shad fishingSoundFieldwork
Photography
Fishing
Shad
Tourism
Fishers
Recreation
Family history
Oral narratives
Storytellers
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a_s1714_04_tape36Interview with bluegrass performer Don AdamsSoundFieldwork
Sound recording
Oral histories
Bluegrass music
Musicians
Life histories
Singers
Performers
Musical groups
Oral narratives
Interviews
Bluegrass musicians
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