135 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Collector or Fieldworker is exactly "Taylor, David, 1951-"
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Video of Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots (Orlando)

Video of Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots (Orlando)

Date
1985-09-15
Description
Two video recordings (3/4 tape; approx. one hour each) Video of the Golden Gospel concert at the Frontline Outreach Building in Orlando, a FFP-sponsored series of concerts that provided a musical history of African American religious music. The concerts, presented as a church service, featured several gospel music groups from Florida and elsewhere: Ponder Singers (Jax.); Cisrow Gospel Allstars (Millville, NJ); Washington Singers (Cocoa); Goldenaires and the Spiritualettes (Orlando); Master Keys and the Dixie Hummingbirds (Philadelphia, PA); and the Dixie Jubilees (Jax). Folklorists Taylor and Bulger can be seen taking photographs; folklorist Larsen is visible creating audio recordings; and folklorists Dyen is visible in the audience. For videos of their Leesburg performance, see FV-114 through FV-118. For reel recordings of the Orlando concert, see T85-150 through T85 -154; for the Leesburg concert, see T86-214 through T86-216. For images of both performances, see S 1577, volume 30. Running times: FV-114 -- 57 minutes FV-119 -- 62 minutes
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Video of symbolin player Joseph Szarycis performing at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival

Video of symbolin player Joseph Szarycis performing at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1986-05
Description
One VHS video cassette. Footage of Szarycis playing the symbolin. For an interview with Szarycis, see S 1640, box 20, tape 9.
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Video of the Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots (Leesburg)

Video of the Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots (Leesburg)

Date
1985-09-14
Description
Four video recordings (3/4 tape; approx. one hour each) Video of the Golden Gospel concert, a FFP-sponsored series of concerts that provided a musical history of African American religious music. The concerts, presented as a church service, featured several gospel music groups from Florida and elsewhere: Ponder Singers (Jax.); Cisrow Gospel Allstars (Millville, NJ); Washington Singers (Cocoa); Goldenaires and the Spiritualettes (Orlando); Master Keys and the Dixie Hummingbirds (Philadelphia, PA); and the Dixie Jubilees (Jax). For videos of their Orlando performance, see FV-115 and FV-119. For reel recordings of the Orlando concert, see T85-150 through T85 -154; for the Leesburg concert, see T86-214 through T86-216. For photographic images of both performances, see S 1577, volume 30. Running times: FV-115 -- 45 minutes FV-116 -- 61 minutes FV-117 -- 61 minutes FV-118 -- 42 minutes
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Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots

Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots

Date
1985-09-14
Description
Nine reel to reel recordings. Reel T86-215 has very poor sound quality -- nearly inaudible. Recordings of two concerts (9/14/1985 in Leesburg on T86-214 through T86-216; and 9/15/1985 in Orlando -- at the Frontline Outreach Building -- on T85-150 through T85 -154) featuring several gospel music groups from Florida and elsewhere: Ponder Singers (Jax.); Cisrow Gospel Allstars (Millville, NJ); Washington Singers (Cocoa); Goldenaires and the Spiritualettes (Orlando); Master Keys and the Dixie Hummingbirds (Philadelphia, PA); and the Dixie Jubilees (Jax). For images of the performance, see S 1577, volume 30. For videos of both performances, see FV-115 and FV-119 (Orlando), and FV-114, FV-116 through FV-118 in S 1615.

 

 

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Gospel program the New Berlin Baptist Church

Gospel program the New Berlin Baptist Church

Date
1984-08-04
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recording of a gospel program at the New Berlin Baptist Church featuring several Jacksonville-based gospel groups. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Interview with (Toothpick King) Henry Wesley Stewart

Interview with (Toothpick King) Henry Wesley Stewart

Date
1984-09-09
Description
One audio cassette. Stewart was well-known for his toothpick art work. Born in South Carolina, he was a former messenger for WMVR Radio. He discusses origins of his toothpick artwork; various sculptures he has made; the process of making the sculptures; inspiration sources; selling objects to people such as Minnie Pearl, publisher Katherine Graham, and Liberace; tools used; and the importance of traditions. Stewart did not allow any photographs to be taken of his artwork. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts,and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Interview with basket maker Margaret Garrison

Interview with basket maker Margaret Garrison

Date
1985-02-14
Description
One audio cassette. Garrison discusses growing up in South Carolina; moving to Jacksonville in 1964; learning basketry at three years old; the basket making process; use of materials: sweet grass, pine needles, palmetto; weaving; uses of baskets in home; selling baskets; types of baskets; basket making in Mt. Pleasant, SC; basket handles; and decline of the tradition. For images of Garrison, see S 1577, v. 37. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Interview with blues singer Marie Buggs

Interview with blues singer Marie Buggs

Date
1984-11-08
Description
One audio cassette. Born in Deer Park, Florida, in a turpentine camp in 1918, Buggs learned blues from her uncle Blind Blake and blues records. Much of this interview is a repeat of an earlier one (see C86-180/181), also by David Taylor. Here in addition to her early life and career, Buggs discusses her father's work turpentining and bootlegging; fellow blues performers; learning drums and playing at clubs and strip joints; teaching strippers to dance; performing with Josephine Baker; risqué songs; working with comedians like Nipsy Russell and Red Foxx; minstrel shows; Jacksonville blues clubs; and audiences in Europe. Again, she sings many songs from her repertoire. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Interview with blues singer Marie Buggs

Interview with blues singer Marie Buggs

Date
1984-09-13
Description
Two audio cassettes. Born in Deer Park, Florida, in a turpentine camp in 1918, Buggs learned blues from her uncle Blind Blake and blues records. She discusses learning the blues; life at a turpentine camp; juke joints; jokes from the time; various blues singers: W.C. Handy, Blind Blake, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Billie Holiday, and Bessie Smith; blues clubs in Jacksonville; performing in New York City and across Europe; meaning of the blues; various blues styles; reactions to the blues across the world; and performers she met. She also sings several blues songs throughout the interview. A second interview held a couple of months can be found on C86-182. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Interview with boatbuilder Bobby Shiver

Interview with boatbuilder Bobby Shiver

Date
1986-11-03
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with the boat builder at his boat shop. Shiver discusses early life in Franklin County; family fishing; hunting; learning to build boats; types of boats; boatbuilding techniques and materials; timber; uses of boats; religion; and the economics of boat building. Copy of the interview can also be found at the Library of Congress' American Folklife Archive (AFS 26,806A18-42, B). Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on the Gulf and Atlantic fishing cultures, and utilizing photographs, slides, oral histories, and on-site interviews, the survey climaxed with a demonstration area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival. The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project can be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Video of Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots (Orlando)Video of Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots (Orlando)Moving ImageChoruses
Fieldwork
Video recording
African Americans
A capella singing
Choir singing
Singing
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Gospel musicians
Religious music
Religious songs
Folklorists
Recording equipment
Sound recording
Spiritual music
Spirituals (Songs)
Christianity
Protestants
Oral communication
Oral performance
Preachers
Religion
Sermons
Church services
Concerts
Music performance
Singers
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Video of symbolin player Joseph Szarycis performing at the 1986 Florida Folk FestivalVideo of symbolin player Joseph Szarycis performing at the 1986 Florida Folk FestivalMoving ImageFestivals
Video recording
Music performance
Arts, Hungarian
Musical instruments
Hungarians Americans
Music
Folklore revival festivals
Musicians
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Video of the Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots (Leesburg)Video of the Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots (Leesburg)Moving ImageChoruses
Fieldwork
Video recording
African Americans
A capella singing
Choir singing
Singing
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Gospel musicians
Religious music
Religious songs
Folklorists
Recording equipment
Sound recording
Spiritual music
Spirituals (Songs)
Christianity
Protestants
Oral communication
Oral performance
Preachers
Religion
Sermons
Church services
Concerts
Music performance
Singers
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a_s1576_t85-150Golden Gospel: Afro-American RootsSoundA capella singers
A capella singing
Concerts
Special events
Music performance
Singing
African Americans
Gospel (Black)
Gospel songs
Gospel music
Musical groups
Religious music
Religious songs
Guitarist
Musicians
Singers
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a_s1576_22_c86-190Gospel program the New Berlin Baptist ChurchSoundFieldwork
African Americans
Sound recordings
Church services
Choir singing
A capella singers
A capella singing
Religious music
Churches
Music performance
Christianity
Protestants
Religion
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Spirituals (Songs)
Choirs (music)
Baptists
Singers
Choruses
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a_s1576_22_c86-167Interview with (Toothpick King) Henry Wesley StewartSoundFieldwork
Art
Woodwork
Selling
Wood craft
Toothpicks
Toothpick models
Decorative arts
Material culture
Sculpture
Artists
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a_s1576_23_c86-194Interview with basket maker Margaret GarrisonSoundBasket maker
Fieldwork
Interviews
Sound recordings
African Americans
Domestic arts
Basket work
Baskets
Basket making
Basketry
Craft
Oral histories
Sweetgrass baskets
Pine needle crafts
Palmetto weaving
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a_s1576_22_c86-182Interview with blues singer Marie BuggsSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Musical tradition, African diaspora
Music business
Music performance
Performing arts
Turpentine industry and trade
Singing
Juke joints
Jokes
Songs
Gospel songs
Popular songs
Music industry
Nightclubs
Blues singers
Entertainers
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a_s1576_22_c86-180Interview with blues singer Marie BuggsSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Musical tradition, African diaspora
Music business
Music performance
Performing arts
Turpentine industry and trade
Singing
Juke joints
Jokes
Songs
Gospel songs
Blues singers
Entertainers
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a_s1592_06_tape14Interview with boatbuilder Bobby ShiverSoundFieldwork
Boatbuilding
Boats and boating
Carpentry
Sound recording
Wood craft
Woodwork
Oral histories
Transportation
Fishers
Interviews
Fishing
Maritime life
Interviewing
Occupational groups
Family history
Boating industry
Maritime folklore
Carpenters
Boatbuilders
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