90 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Church services"
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<em>Drop on Down in Florida</em> pre-master

Drop on Down in Florida pre-master

Date
1980-06
Description
One audio cassette. A duplicate copy can be found on C80-19. This is an unmixed, pre-master third-generation recording of field recordings conducted between 1978 and 1980 from the Florida Record Project. That project, along with work for the North Florida Folklife Project, resulted in Drop on Down in Florida, an exploration of African American musical traditions in Florida.  Tape is in very poor condition and cannot be reproduced.
Collection
Anointed Voices gospel program

Anointed Voices gospel program

Date
1991-04
Description
Two contact sheets with 53 black and white images, plus negatives. Images of a gospel music program at the Free Will Church of God called Anointed Voices. 1-8, 41-44: The Versiteers; 9-40, 45-53: Gospel Knights, Edith Mae Ryan.
Collection
Aubrey Ghent and his father Henry Nelson performing sacred steel music at various events

Aubrey Ghent and his father Henry Nelson performing sacred steel music at various events

Date
1993-11-26
Description
One audio cassette recording. (Duplicate can be found on tape 5.) The first half of the tape was recorded at a House of God "Family and Friends Day Celebration" in Daytona Beach on 5 September 1993. The second half was recorded at the Ocala House of God Church #2 on 26 November 1993, and the then at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival on May 24 1994 (for entire festival performance, see D94-20 in S 1576.) On the second half, the vocals are weak. The Sacred Steel Guitar Recording Project originated in 1992 when Florida Folklife Program folklorist Robert Stone discovered that several predominantly African American House of God churches (a sub-sect of the Pentecostal church) in the St. Petersburg area were using steel guitars in their religious services. The practice began by Willie and Troman Eason in the 1930s, and expanded upon by players such as Henry Nelson and Lorenzo Harrison. Realizing that this was a unique musical tradition, labeled Sacred Steel, the Florida Folklife Program to applied for a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to conduct fieldwork and create a music album for public dispersal. The aim of the project was to increase public awareness of the gospel steel guitar tradition, as well as document it for future generations. Matched with state funds, the grant period originally ran from October 1993 through October 1994, but was extended for another year. In that time Stone, along with sound engineers William Dudley and Mike Stapleton, interviewed and recorded several steel guitarists in the St. Petersburg area. An album entitled Sacred Steel was released in 1995. It was then re-released through an agreement with Arhoolie Records in 1997.
Collection
Bill and Eloise Smith with Sounds of Praise performing at a church service

Bill and Eloise Smith with Sounds of Praise performing at a church service

Date
1987-11-25
Description
One audio recording. Recorded at the North Ft. Myers Church of God. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant, the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Brush Arbor church services at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival

Brush Arbor church services at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1954
Description
Twenty-one black and white prints. Images of various church groups re-creating brush arbor sermons at the Florida Folk Festival. Brush arbors were informal open shelters under which church services were held. Originally, they were made from tree branches strewn across wooden scaffolding. Later ones were more permanent, similar to a pavilion.
Collection
Calloway Family Choir at the Hurst Chapel AME Church

Calloway Family Choir at the Hurst Chapel AME Church

Date
1992-12
Description
One audiocassette; also duplicated on the first half of tape 77. Recorded by the Calloway Family at the Hurst Chapel AME Church.
Collection
Catholic mass held in a Methodist Church in Seville

Catholic mass held in a Methodist Church in Seville

Date
1985-03-10
Description
Twenty-seven color slides. Images of a Catholic mass and baptismal service in Seville, Florida. The mass was held in a Methodist Church that the Mexican American fern farmer used for Catholic services. For a recording of the service, see S 1714, box 4, tapes 68-69. 1742-1743: The Methodist Church exterior; 1444-1748: Chuck Bard and Francisco Espino playing music; 1749-1751: Bard leading singing; 1752-1753: Blessing child; 1754, 1756: Narvaez giving communion; 1755: baptising child; 1756-1757: Mother and child; 1806-1813: church parishioners; 1814-1815: Father Narvaez. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the "St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area" at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Ceremony honoring the Versiteers winning the Florida Folk Heritage Award

Ceremony honoring the Versiteers winning the Florida Folk Heritage Award

Date
1992-08-21
Description
Three audio cassettes. Award ceremony for the gospel group The Versiteers (Starling, Carter, and Barton) at their church, the New St. James AME Church. The ceremony included various gospel gropups, a church service, and an awards presentation by Florida Folk Council member Yvonne Tucker. That year they were given the Florida Folk Heritage Award.
Collection
Ceremony honoring the Versiteers winning the Florida Folk Heritage Award

Ceremony honoring the Versiteers winning the Florida Folk Heritage Award

Date
Description
One proof with 33 black adn white images, plus negatives. Award ceremony for the gospel group The Versiteers (Starling, Carter, and Barton) at their church, the New St. James AME Church. The ceremony included various gospel gropups, a church service, and an awards presentation by Florida Folk Council member Yvonne Tucker. That year they were given the Florida Folk Heritage Award.
Collection
Choir music at Nortre Dame d'Haiti Church

Choir music at Nortre Dame d'Haiti Church

Date
1985-08-11
Description
Two reel to reel tapes. (Copied onto C86-102.) Recording of the choir at Notre Dame d'Haiti Church at a Sunday morning service. Field notes mention that the mike was 20 feet away from choir, so the recording is "under recorded." Includes Congo and calypso styles. The choir director was Michael Voltaire. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_03_c80-018<em>Drop on Down in Florida</em> pre-masterSoundMusic--Performance
Field recordings
African Americans
Guitar music
Blues (Music)
Religious music
Religious songs
Musical tradition, sacred
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Gospel (Black)
Blues singers
Spirituals (Songs)
Church services
Prayer
Sound recordings
Shape note singing
Churches
Diddly bow
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Anointed Voices gospel programAnointed Voices gospel programStill ImageA capella singers
A capella singing
Gospel music
Religious rites
Religious music
African Americans
Church services
Protestants
Christianity
Church membership
Protestant church buildings
Special events
Performing arts
Performers
Singers
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a_s2044_02_tape03Aubrey Ghent and his father Henry Nelson performing sacred steel music at various eventsSoundGuitarist
Singers
Fieldwork
Steel guitars
Guitar music
Performing arts
Guitarists
Music performance
African Americans
Religious songs
Religious music
Gospel songs
Gospel musicians
Gospel (Black)
Festivals
Folk festivals
Special events
Church attendance
Church services
Protestants
Christianity
Churches
Religion
Musicians
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a_s1622_03_tape06Bill and Eloise Smith with Sounds of Praise performing at a church serviceSoundBands (Music)
Musical groups
Singers
Fieldwork
Church services
Sound recordings
Religion
Religious music
Religious songs
Music performance
Christianity
Protestants
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Brush Arbor church services at the 1976 Florida Folk FestivalBrush Arbor church services at the 1976 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageBluegrass musicians
Folk festivals
Religious rites
Religion
Church services
Church membership
Folklore revival festivals
Performers
Performing arts
Christianity
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a_s1664_08_tape76Calloway Family Choir at the Hurst Chapel AME ChurchSoundChurch services
Gospel songs
Religious songs
Singing
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Choruses
Singers
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Catholic mass held in a Methodist Church in SevilleCatholic mass held in a Methodist Church in SevilleStill ImageFieldwork
Christianity
Structures
Buildings
Church services
Community culture
Religion
Church architecture
Ethnicity, Mexico
Latinos
Churches
Church buildings
Catholics
Musical instruments
Religious rites
Baptism
Baptismal sermons
Priests
Church attendance
Infant baptism
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a_s1723_01_01_tape02Ceremony honoring the Versiteers winning the Florida Folk Heritage AwardSoundSingers
Musical groups
Fieldwork
African Americans
Gospel (Black)
A capella singers
A capella singing
Gospel songs
Gospel music
Churches
Protestants
Christianity
Religious music
Religious songs
Church services
Sermons
Preachers
Music performance
Awards
Prayers
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Ceremony honoring the Versiteers winning the Florida Folk Heritage AwardCeremony honoring the Versiteers winning the Florida Folk Heritage AwardStill ImageSingers
Musical groups
Fieldwork
African Americans
Gospel (Black)
A capella singers
A capella singing
Gospel songs
Gospel music
Churches
Protestants
Christianity
Religious music
Religious songs
Church services
Sermons
Preachers
Music performance
Awards
Prayers
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a_s1576_t86-059Choir music at Nortre Dame d'Haiti ChurchSoundFieldwork
Haitian Americans
Church attendance
Church services
Churches
Religious music
Religious rites
Religion
Christianity
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Singers
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