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WPA field recordings of a dedication ceremony in Tarpon Springs (March-July 1940 recording expedition)

WPA field recordings of a dedication ceremony in Tarpon Springs (March-July 1940 recording expedition)

Date
1940-05-12
Description
One reel to reel. These recordings were created by FWP's folklore section between March and July 1940. A total of twenty-two 12-inch acetate records during that period. On this recording by Flareton, the greek community of Tarpon Springs held a deication to a building erected by the Ladies Society, Piloptohus (Friend of the Poor). Includes speeches, dances, and song. 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.
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Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 15 of 15)

Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 15 of 15)

Date
1984-05-25
Description
One video cassette (3/4" tape).
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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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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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Various church choirs performing at the Florida Folk Festival

Various church choirs performing at the Florida Folk Festival

Date
Description
Thirty-four black and white prints. Images of various choirs singing at Florida Folk Festivals, c. 1950s - 1970s. Some of the prints have identifications on the rear.
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Trenton School performing at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Trenton School performing at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Date
1962-04-02
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Collection
The Zion Temple Holiness Church Rediscovery Choir performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

The Zion Temple Holiness Church Rediscovery Choir performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Date
1992-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording. Ed Hoovler served as emcee.
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The White Springs Chorus singing at the 1986 Fourth of July celebration

The White Springs Chorus singing at the 1986 Fourth of July celebration

Date
1986-07-04
Description
Five color slides.
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The Rediscovery Choir singing gospel songs at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

The Rediscovery Choir singing gospel songs at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1992-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording. The choir was based in White Springs.
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The Hamilton Mass Choir with the Madison Male Chorus performing at Stephen Foster Colk Center State Park (Video 2 of 2)

The Hamilton Mass Choir with the Madison Male Chorus performing at Stephen Foster Colk Center State Park (Video 2 of 2)

Date
1992-10-25
Description
One video recording. (VHS; 14 minutes) The first half can be found on FV-106. The Sunday Folk Music in the Park concert series were held between September and February each year from 1991 through 1993 in the amphitheater at the Stephen Foster State Folk Culture Center (Stephen Foster Center). Each concert showcased a different mucial style: gospel, bluegrass, Florida folk, and Irish music among others. The series was arranged and promoted by the Florida Folklife Program.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t86-252WPA field recordings of a dedication ceremony in Tarpon Springs (March-July 1940 recording expedition)SoundFieldwork
New Deal, 1933-1939
Interviews
Public service employment
Folklorists
Public welfare
United States. Work Projects Administration
Arts, Greek
Greek Americans
Choir singing
Performing arts
Dedications
Music performance
Singing
Dance music
Religious music
Religious rites
Ballads
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Songs, Greek
Musicians
Dancers
Priests
Singers
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Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 15 of 15)Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 15 of 15)Moving ImageDancers
Musicians
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
African Americans
Singing
Hymns
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Gospel music
Calypso music
Dance music
Singers
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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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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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Various church choirs performing at the Florida Folk FestivalVarious church choirs performing at the Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageSingers
Choirs (music)
Choir singing
Performing arts
Singing
Religious music
Christianity
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
African Americans
Children
Performers
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a_s2043_00106bTrenton School performing at the Stephen Foster MemorialSoundConcerts
Music performance
Performing arts
Singing
Elementary schools
Choirs (music)
Choir singing
Choruses
Singers
Students
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a_s1576_t92-041The Zion Temple Holiness Church Rediscovery Choir performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)SoundSingers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Performances
Music performance
Choirs (music)
Choir singing
Gospel songs
Gospel music
Religious music
Religious songs
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The White Springs Chorus singing at the 1986 Fourth of July celebrationThe White Springs Chorus singing at the 1986 Fourth of July celebrationStill ImageSingers
African Americans
Choir singing
Holidays
Holidays and festivals
Music performance
Performing arts
Fourth of July
A capella singers
A capella singing
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a_s1576_t92-104The Rediscovery Choir singing gospel songs at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundSingers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Music performance
Performing arts
Gospel music
Gospel (Black)
Gospel songs
Choirs (music)
Choir singing
African Americans
Religious music
Religious songs
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The Hamilton Mass Choir with the Madison Male Chorus performing at Stephen Foster Colk Center State Park (Video 2 of 2)The Hamilton Mass Choir with the Madison Male Chorus performing at Stephen Foster Colk Center State Park (Video 2 of 2)Moving ImageVideo recording
Choir singing
Gospel music
Choirs (music)
Gospel songs
Religious songs
Religious music
Singing
Gospel (Black)
African Americans
Choruses
Pianists
Singers
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