1066 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Ethnicity or Nationality is exactly "African American"
Blues singer Mary McClain on The Today Show

Blues singer Mary McClain on The Today Show

Date
1984-01-17
Description
One video recording (3/4 tape; 4 minutes) Recorded off of television by Charles Steadham (of Blade Agency, Gainesville). Because of copyright concerns, no duplicates will be made.
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Celebration Express - William

Celebration Express - William "Washboard Bill" Cooke

Date
1980
Description
One video recording. (1/2" tape; 7 minutes) David Holt discusses W. Palm Beach, "Washboard" Bill and David Holt play music together (on washboard and spoons), "Washboard Bill" discusses coming to Palm Beach County.
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Diamond Tooth Mary McClain: Roll Back the Years

Diamond Tooth Mary McClain: Roll Back the Years

Date
1990
Description
One video recording (VHS; 21 minutes) Documentary on blues singer McClain. Includes interviews with Pete Gallagher and pianist Willie James. Known as Diamond Teeth Mary for the jewels she placed in her teeth in the 1940s, Mary was born in West Virginia, and always claimed to be the half sister of fellow blues singer Bessie Smith. In 1918, she moved to Florida's Gulf Coast. During her later years, she lived in Bradenton, Florida. Although McClain was a popular performer in the 1920s and 1930s, she stopped performing the blues for many years. She was rediscovered by the Florida Folklife Program in the 1980s. In 1986, she won the Florida Folk Heritage Award in 1986. She died on 4 April 2000.
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Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project video

Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project video

Date
1989-09
Description
One video recording (VHS; 1:14:37) Footage of Hansen teaching folklore at an unidentified elementary school for a week. On the last day, blues pianist Alex McBride performed and discussed blues & gospel music. Includes footage of the students demonstrating games, sayings, and a show & tell of family folklife objects. 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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Florida Crossroads: Florida's Folk Festival

Florida Crossroads: Florida's Folk Festival

Date
1995-07-13
Description
One video recording. (3/4 tape; 28 minutes)An episode of the Florida Public Television series, "Florida Crossroads." Filmed by Florida Public television (through a Florida Dept. of Education grant), the episode features performances, demonstrations, interviews, and presentations at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (26-28 May). Included are interviews with folklorists, park employees, musicians, artisans, and park attendees, as well examples of the folklife on display at the Festival.
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Folk Arts Day at the Museum of Science and History in Jacksonville

Folk Arts Day at the Museum of Science and History in Jacksonville

Date
1985-03-29
Description
Three video recordings (VHS). FV-20: Includes Athenian Dancers, Marie Buggs, and Korean dancers. FV-21: Includes Korean dancers, interviews with participants, and Arabic singer Fahed Iwais. FV-22: Performance by the Dixie Jubilee Singers. For images of this festival, see S 1577, volume 40, slides S86-4454 - S86-4590; and S 1577, v. 26, slides S85-818 - S85-830. For more images of these artisans, see S 1577, v. 36-39. 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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History of Suwannee County and Its Black Settlers

History of Suwannee County and Its Black Settlers

Date
1989-09-26
Description
One video recording (VHS; 2 hours) Created by Chestine Epps Curry for the Suwannee County Historical County for Black History month. Includes a re-enactment of emancipation, interview with Charles Shelton author of book on the county and the son of Jessie Reddick Shelton, who was the county's oldest resident (she died at 105), the local NAACP, remarks by the Suwannee County school superintendent and other local leaders, students at Douglas High School, and the local sewing club. Included with the video are handwritten notes by folklorist Beth Higgs. Suwannee County.
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I Learned It In Back Days and Kept It

I Learned It In Back Days and Kept It

Date
1981
Description
One video cassette (VHS) 28:46 minutes A documentary of white oak basket maker Lucreaty Clark. Grammley narrated. Bulger and Dyen were co-producers. A co-production of the FFP and WJCT, it was funded in part by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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Just The Way It Was: Fernande Forte

Just The Way It Was: Fernande Forte

Date
1990-12-17
Description
One video recording. (VHS; 29 minutes) Just the Way It Was was a cultural group that exhibited Haitian and Jamaican culture, including dance, music, and storytelling. They also had a cable access television program in Miami. This was episode #10 of that series. Forte was a member, and here in an interview with Fuller, she describes her experiences as a Haitian storyteller. She discusses apprenticing under Liliane Louis (sponsored by the Florida Folklife Program), her family life, and life in college.
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Just The Way It Was: Haitian

Just The Way It Was: Haitian

Date
1990-10-21
Description
One video recording. (VHS; 26 minutes) Just the Way It Was was a cultural group that exhibited Haitian and Jamaican culture, including dance, music, and storytelling. They also had a cable access television program in Miami. This was episode #3 of that series. In it, Louis hosts a selection of Haitian music, dance, and storytelling. Louis told a traditional Haitian tale. The drummers were Kettly and Rosemond Pascal. The dancers were Bien-Aine, A. Louis, Escarmant, Sanneau, Hall, Simon, Polynice, and Labossiere. Fuller and Louis produced the program.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Blues singer Mary McClain on The Today ShowBlues singer Mary McClain on The Today ShowMoving ImageSingers
Blues singers
Television
Blues (Music)
Music performance
Television broadcasting of news
Performing arts
Interviewing on television
Video recording
African Americans
Singing
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Celebration Express - William "Washboard Bill" CookeCelebration Express - William "Washboard Bill" CookeMoving ImageInterviews
Spoons
Television
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
African Americans
Washboards
Singers
Musicians
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Diamond Tooth Mary McClain: Roll Back the YearsDiamond Tooth Mary McClain: Roll Back the YearsMoving ImagePianists
Musicians
Documentary videos
Blues (Music)
Rhythm and blues music
African Americans
Music performance
Singing
Interviewing on television
Interviews
Life histories
Blues singers
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Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project videoDuval County Folk Arts in Education Project videoMoving ImageEducation
Video recording
African Americans
Gospel (Black)
Blues singers
Singing
Piano music (Blues)
Pianos
Classrooms
Children
Elementary schools
Schools
Demonstrations
Teaching of folklore
Music performance
Oral communication
Games
Musicians
Folklorists
Pianists
Singers
Students
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Florida Crossroads: Florida's Folk FestivalFlorida Crossroads: Florida's Folk FestivalMoving ImageSingers
Musicians
Guitarist
Artisans
Leather workers
Metal-workers
Dancers
Whip maker
Secretary of State
Public officer
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Video recording
Television
Singing
Park Ranger
Saddles
Leather craft
Craft
Whipcracking
Whips
Fiddle music
Fiddlers
Old time music
Bandura
Hammer dulcimer
Dulcimer music
A capella singers
A capella singing
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Signs and signboards
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Workshops (Adult education)
Yodeling
Storytelling
Dance
Cooking and dining
Food preparation
Basket making
Basket work
Blacksmithing
Guitar music
Interviews
Interviewing on television
Secretaries of State (State governments)
Bands (Music)
Folklorists
Volunteers
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Folk Arts Day at the Museum of Science and History in JacksonvilleFolk Arts Day at the Museum of Science and History in JacksonvilleMoving ImageSingers
Artisans
Musicians
Dancers
Craft
Demonstrations
Children museums
Special events
Exhibits
Video recording
Interviews
Gospel music
Music performance
Museums
Dance
Body movement
African Americans
Arts, Korean
Korean Americans
Arts, Greek
Religious music
Religious songs
Gospel songs
Gospel (Black)
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History of Suwannee County and Its Black SettlersHistory of Suwannee County and Its Black SettlersMoving ImageAuthors
Students
Public officer
African Americans
Education
Interviews
Documentary videos
Florida history
Local history
African Americans Segregation
Schools
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I Learned It In Back Days and Kept ItI Learned It In Back Days and Kept ItMoving ImageBasket maker
Documentary videos
Video recording
Television
Interviewing on television
African Americans
Elderly, the
White oak
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Baskets
Interviews
Fieldwork
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Just The Way It Was: Fernande ForteJust The Way It Was: Fernande ForteMoving ImageApprentices
Video recording
Oral communication
Oral narratives
Storytelling
Tales
Interviews
Interviewing on television
Family history
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Jamaican Americans
Personal experience narratives
Storytellers
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Just The Way It Was: HaitianJust The Way It Was: HaitianMoving ImageDancers
Musicians
Video recording
Oral communication
Oral narratives
Storytelling
Tales
Television
Dance
Dance Haiti.
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Drum music
Drum performance
Music performance
Body movement
Clothing and dress
Performing arts
Drummers (Musicians)
Storytellers
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