6560 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Contributor is exactly "Florida Folklife Program"
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Interview with cigar maker Mrs. Walsh

Interview with cigar maker Mrs. Walsh

Date
1977-01-26
Description
One audio cassette. Walsh owned a cigar making factory in Key West. Mrs. Walsh discusses when and how she opened her factory, the mechanics of running her business, how they make cigars, and she describes her sole steady employee, George Culmer.
Collection
Interview with Comparsa musican and dancer Al Boza

Interview with Comparsa musican and dancer Al Boza

Date
1977-01-26
Description
One audio cassette. Boza describes his personal history and the Comparsa carnivals in Key West. He helped train the dancers and musicians who participated in the carnivals.
Collection
Interview with storyteller Cecil Gunter

Interview with storyteller Cecil Gunter

Date
1976-12
Description
One audio cassette. From Caladonia, Mississippi. Gunter talked about how he once outran the Highway Patrol; told a story an old man thought to be crazy in their neighborhood; spoke about white woman who raised him when he was young; described the near-enslavement she endured as a child; and spoke of segregation in the South and race relations in the North.
Collection
Music performance by singer and guitarist Willie Harrod

Music performance by singer and guitarist Willie Harrod

Date
1975-12
Description
One audio cassette.  Tape distorted due to high recording input levels.
Collection
10th Annual Apopka Folk Festival recording

10th Annual Apopka Folk Festival recording

Date
1976-11-20
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of a folk festival including Greek dancers, yodeling, singers, storytellers, and annoucnements.
Collection
Folk Singer/Storyteller Gamble Rogers Concert at Lake City Community College

Folk Singer/Storyteller Gamble Rogers Concert at Lake City Community College

Date
1977-02-14
Description
Two audio cassettes.
Collection
Performance by Greek musician George Kalogeropoulos

Performance by Greek musician George Kalogeropoulos

Date
1977-02
Description
One audio cassette. Bouzoukis are Greek musical instruments equipped with three strings, and played like a guitar.
Collection
Performance by the Key West Junkanoo Band

Performance by the Key West Junkanoo Band

Date
1975
Description
One audio cassette. Performance of calypso music.
Collection
Interview with Lee Whyms and Ken Rahming of the Key West Junkanoo Band

Interview with Lee Whyms and Ken Rahming of the Key West Junkanoo Band

Date
1977-01-28
Description
One audio cassette. Whyms played the saw with a butter knife, and Rahming was a conga drum player. Interviews on side 1, recorded music on side 2. Whyms describes how he learned how to play the saw from Blackshirt, an old man from Key West; when the band was formed; how Marion Stevens discovered the band in an alley in Key West; how he plays the fine tooth crosscut saw. Rahming describes how he played the "coon-hide" drum (which was heated by fire to tune) when he first learned to play the drums at age sixteen; how his father came to Key West for the sponging industry; when he came home at night; how the Nassau-like parades began in Key West; how he visited Nassau and bought Calypso records, influencing his style of Calypso music to reflect Cuban and Bahamian characteristics; how he learned the limbo from Bill Butler; how Calypso is usually only played by men.  On side 2 they play examples of Calypso recordings, not included here due to copyright restrictions.
Collection
Interview with conch shell player Rev. Thurlow Weed

Interview with conch shell player Rev. Thurlow Weed

Date
1977-01-30
Description
One audio cassette. Interview on side 1, music performance on side 2. Thurlow describes how he doesn't use music notes to play the conch shell; how shells are used for communication on boats in Key West, Bahamas, Hawaii; how he holds a BA in music; and how he plays the instrument. He also demonstrates playing the conch shell.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_01_c77-012aInterview with cigar maker Mrs. WalshSoundInterviewing
Interviews
Cigar industry
Cigars
Oral narratives
Life histories
Tobacco
Factories
Labor
Business
Cigar making
Cigar makers
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a_s1576_01_c77-012bInterview with Comparsa musican and dancer Al BozaSoundDancers
Interviewing
Interviews
Music
Comparsa tradition
Oral narratives
Life histories
Carnivals
Festivals
Dance
Musicians
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a_s1576_01_c77-013Interview with storyteller Cecil GunterSoundInterviewing
Interviews
Family history
Storytelling
Oral narratives
Life histories
Tales
African Americans
Storytellers
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a_s1576_01_c77-014Music performance by singer and guitarist Willie HarrodSoundSinging
Music performance
Guitarists
Guitar music
Musicians
Guitarist
Singers
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a_s1576_01_c77-01510th Annual Apopka Folk Festival recordingSoundSinging
Music performance
Storytelling
Musicians
Festivals
Folk festivals
Dance music
Yodeling
Performing arts
Orators
Dancers
Singers
Storytellers
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a_s1576_01_c77-016Folk Singer/Storyteller Gamble Rogers Concert at Lake City Community CollegeSoundSinging
Music performance
Storytelling
Musicians
Guitarists
Guitar music
Concerts
Tales
Tall tales
Performing arts
Guitarist
Singers
Storytellers
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a_s1576_01_c77-018Performance by Greek musician George KalogeropoulosSoundArts, Greek
Greek Americans
Music performance
Bouzouki
Musical instruments
Musicians
Performing arts
Dance music
Singers
Storytellers
Guitarist
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a_s1576_01_c77-019Performance by the Key West Junkanoo BandSoundAfrican Americans
Calypso music
Music performance
Musical instruments
Musicians
Performing arts
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
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a_s1576_01_c77-020Interview with Lee Whyms and Ken Rahming of the Key West Junkanoo BandSoundAfrican Americans
Calypso music
Interviews
Musical instruments
Life histories
Oral histories
Music performance
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
Musicians
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a_s1576_01_c77-021Interview with conch shell player Rev. Thurlow WeedSoundShells
Interviews
Oral narratives
Musical instruments
Life histories
Music performance
Oral histories
Musicians
Preachers
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