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Youth circus performers across the state

Youth circus performers across the state

Date
Description
Four black and white prints. Images of four groups of youth circus performers; no names or locations given.
Collection
Young boy observing a Smokey Bear poster at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival

Young boy observing a Smokey Bear poster at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1980-05
Description
One black and white print.
Collection
WPA field recordings in Ybor City (August 1939 recording expedition)

WPA field recordings in Ybor City (August 1939 recording expedition)

Date
1939-08-23
Description
One reel to reel. These recordings were created by Florida folklorist Kennedy and photographer Cook in August 1939. They created a total of sixteen 12-inch acetate records that month. On this recording, Cuban American residents of Ybor City were recorded telling stories and singing traditional songs. The material recorded during a birthday party at the Andux household is also on S86-2490. For more detailed information on the recordings, see S 1579, box 3, for copies of the original LOC indexes. The Works Progress Administration (WPA) — after 1939, the Works Projects Administration — was a work-relief program created in 1935 by the Roosevelt Administration that employed over 8.5 million people between 1935 and 1943. One of its programs was the Federal Writers Project (FWP), which included the Folklore Section. This section conducted fieldwork, recording songs, traditions, and stories across the nation. Originally created to gather material for the American Guide Series, but later emphasis was placed upon fieldwork for preservation of folk traditions for future use. In Florida, the FWP was based out of Jacksonville, and directed by historian Carita Doggett Corse. Folklorist Stetson Kennedy directed the Florida Folklife section. Seven recording expeditions were conducted in Florida. Two were conducted between 1935 and 1937, before the creation of the Florida Folklore Section: one by Alan Lomax and Zora Neale Hurston, and the other by John and Ruby Lomax. After 1939, five more were conducted by Florida's FWP staff: Kennedy, Hurston, Robert Cook, Alton Morris, Corse, Robert Cornwell, John Filareton, and Herbert Halpert (of the Joint Committee on Folk Art's Southern Recording Expedition.) Recording equipment was loaned to Florida's WPA program by the Library of Congress' Archive of the American Folk Song (later the American Folk Center). The field recordings were made on acetate disks, usually recorded at 78 rpm (although occasionally at 33 rpm). Because these disks were shipped from Washington DC to Florida, then to the recording site, and then back to Washington, these disks often were not of the highest sonic quality. Several had surface scratches and many had various recording speeds. In 1986, the FFP staff made copies of many of these recordings onto reel to reels for inclusion to the Florida Folklife Archive. The originals are still housed with the Library of Congress.
Collection
WPA field recordings in Cross City and Ybor City (August 1939 recording expedition)

WPA field recordings in Cross City and Ybor City (August 1939 recording expedition)

Date
1939-08-19
Description
One reel to reel. These recordings were created by Florida folklorist Kennedy and photographer Cook in August 1939. They created a total of sixteen 12-inch acetate records that month. On this recording, men from the Aycock and Lindsey turpentine camp in Cross City perform two songs, and tell a ghost story (19 August). The remainder of the reel was recorded at the Andux household on 24 August, during a birthday party. The family sang songs, and told stories. For more detailed information on the recordings, see S 1579, box 3, for copies of the original LOC indexes. The Works Progress Administration (WPA) – after 1939, the Works Projects Administration – was a work-relief program created in 1935 by the Roosevelt Administration that employed over 8.5 million people between 1935 and 1943. One of its programs was the Federal Writers Project (FWP), which included the Folklore Section. This section conducted fieldwork, recording songs, traditions, and stories across the nation. Originally created to gather material for the American Guide Series, but later emphasis was placed upon fieldwork for preservation of folk traditions for future use. In Florida, the FWP was based out of Jacksonville, and directed by historian Carita Doggett Corse. Folklorist Stetson Kennedy directed the Florida Folklife section. Seven recording expeditions were conducted in Florida. Two were conducted between 1935 and 1937, before the creation of the Florida Folklore Section: one by Alan Lomax and Zora Neale Hurston, and the other by John and Ruby Lomax. After 1939, five more were conducted by Florida’s FWP staff: Kennedy, Hurston, Robert Cook, Alton Morris, Corse, Robert Cornwell, John Filareton, and Herbert Halpert (of the Joint Committee on Folk Art’s Southern Recording Expedition.) Recording equipment was loaned to Florida’s WPA program by the Library of Congress’ Archive of the American Folk Song (later the American Folk Center). The field recordings were made on acetate disks, usually recorded at 78 rpm (although occasionally at 33 rpm). Because these disks were shipped from Washington DC to Florida, then to the recording site, and then back to Washington, these disks often were not of the highest sonic quality. Several had surface scratches and many had various recording speeds. In 1986, the FFP staff made copies of many of these recordings onto reel to reels for inclusion to the Florida Folklife Archive. The originals are still housed with the Library of Congress.
Collection
Wood carver John Albert demonstrating to students

Wood carver John Albert demonstrating to students

Date
1982-10
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-seven black and white images. Images of John Albert demonstrating wood carving to students in Hillsborough County as part of the Folk Arts in the Schools program. October 1982. Biographical information on Albert, born 1920 in Brandon, Florida, can be found in S 1613.
Collection
William (Washboard Bill) Cooke talking to students in Lake Park

William (Washboard Bill) Cooke talking to students in Lake Park

Date
1988-02-04
Description
Four color slides. Cooke, born July 4 1905 near St. Augustine, spent much of his life performing: in jook joints, on the street, on trains, and later in some of the top clubs of South Florida. In these images, he talks with elementary students about his career and music. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. 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. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
Collection
Wicker chair demonstration for Lake City Junior High School students

Wicker chair demonstration for Lake City Junior High School students

Date
1982-02-22
Description
One proof sheet with 19 black and white images (plus negatives). Whisnant demonstrating wicker furniture making from the back of his truck at Lake City Junior High School. The Folk Arts in Schools Project in Columbia and Hamilton County was a joint venture between the county school systems and the Florida Folklife Program. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists.
Collection
Whip cracker Curly Dekle at the Florida Folk Festival

Whip cracker Curly Dekle at the Florida Folk Festival

Date
1950
Description
One black and white print. Located in envelope #2. Performing cow whip tricks onstage with a young boy.
Collection
Whip cracker Curly Dekle at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival

Whip cracker Curly Dekle at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1986-05
Description
Ten color slides.
Collection
Watermelon eating contest at the 1982 July Fourth Celebration

Watermelon eating contest at the 1982 July Fourth Celebration

Date
1982-07-04
Description
One color prints (plus one black and white print and negatives.) Duplicate of slide S82-529.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Youth circus performers across the stateYouth circus performers across the stateStill ImageChildren
Circus
Performers
Costumes
Circus performers
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Young boy observing a Smokey Bear poster at the 1980 Florida Folk FestivalYoung boy observing a Smokey Bear poster at the 1980 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageChildren
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Safety posters
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a_s1576_t86-250WPA field recordings in Ybor City (August 1939 recording expedition)SoundFieldwork
New Deal, 1933-1939
Interviews
Public service employment
Folklorists
Public welfare
United States. Work Projects Administration
Latinos
Work songs
A capella singers
Performing arts
A capella singing
Music performance
Singing
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Narratives
Jokes
Rites and ceremonies
Storytelling
Tales
Supernatural legends
Storytellers
Children
Singers
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a_s1576_t86-249WPA field recordings in Cross City and Ybor City (August 1939 recording expedition)SoundFieldwork
New Deal, 1933-1939
Interviews
Public service employment
Folklorists
Public welfare
United States. Work Projects Administration
African Americans
Work songs
A capella singers
Performing arts
A capella singing
Music performance
Singing
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Claves
Maracas
Rites and ceremonies
Storytelling
Tales
Turpentine industry workers
Narratives
Supernatural legends
Storytellers
Turpentiners
Children
Singers
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Wood carver John Albert demonstrating to studentsWood carver John Albert demonstrating to studentsStill ImageWood carving
Wood craft
Woodworking tools
Children
Students
Education
Craft
Classrooms
Pedagogy
Schools
Teaching of folklore
Teaching
Oral education
Wood carvers
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William (Washboard Bill) Cooke talking to students in Lake ParkWilliam (Washboard Bill) Cooke talking to students in Lake ParkStill ImageEntertainers
Singers
Musicians
Fieldwork
Classrooms
Education
Teaching of folklore
Elementary schools
Schools
Students
Children
Street vendors
Local history
Demonstrations
African Americans
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
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Wicker chair demonstration for Lake City Junior High School studentsWicker chair demonstration for Lake City Junior High School studentsStill ImageFurniture maker
Children
Woodworkers
Fieldwork
Wicker furniture
Chairs
Material culture
Wood craft
Demonstrations
Teenagers
Trucks
Schools
Furniture making
Furniture makers
Woodworking tools
Woodwork
Chair-makers
Students
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Whip cracker Curly Dekle at the Florida Folk FestivalWhip cracker Curly Dekle at the Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageWhip maker
Rodeo performers
Festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Whipcracking
Whips
Children
Performing arts
Performers
Occupational folklore
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Whip cracker Curly Dekle at the 1989 Florida Folk FestivalWhip cracker Curly Dekle at the 1989 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageWhip maker
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Demonstrations
Whips
Whipcracking
Ranch life
Children
Occupational folklore
Craft
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Watermelon eating contest at the 1982 July Fourth CelebrationWatermelon eating contest at the 1982 July Fourth CelebrationStill ImageHolidays and festivals
Food
Fruit
Watermelons
Contests
Children
Competitions
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