39 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Diddly bow"
Florida Blues Radio Show on WJCT (Jacksonville)

Florida Blues Radio Show on WJCT (Jacksonville)

Date
1981
Description
One reel to reel. (Copied onto audio cassette C81-11; reel T81-13B) A radio show -- jointly produced by WJCT and the FFP -- tracing the origins and evolution of blues music centering on Florida musicians. Created by using earlier FFP recordings. Includes recordings of prisoners singing the blues together while laboring and performances of "Baby Please Don't Go" and "I'm a Stranger Here" by Blind Johnny Brown of St. Petersburg, Florida. Includes commentary by Florida folklorists and Florida blues musicians.
Collection
Florida Folklife Area at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival

Florida Folklife Area at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1978-05
Description
82 color slides. Each year, the Florida Folk Festival features Florida folk artists in a special area. Often there is a theme to the area. In 1978, folk artists incldued Osceola (1025-1030); Udell (1031-1033); Clark (1034-1035); Hammack (1040-1042) Blackbay (1043-1048); Terry (1049-1052); Holloway (1053-1056); Rivers (1057); Melton (1064-1066); Rojas (1067-1073); Hill (1074-1080); Sheppard (1081); Brown (1084-1090) and Williams (1091-1098).
Collection
Friday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)

Friday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)

Date
1981-05-22
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Collection
Images from the North Florida Folklife Project

Images from the North Florida Folklife Project

Date
1978-05
Description
Ten proof sheets with 322 black and white images. P78-357, 358 Ella Mae Huffman making baskets. Includes images of Peggy Bulger (70 images) P78-359 Images of cigar roller Domingo Rojas, as well as of St Augustine (33 images) P78-360, 361 Painter Pharoah Baker (37 images) P78-362 Three musicians: Horace Fletcher, Robert Blackwelder, Dwight Devane P78-363 Whip cracker Claude Sheppard (35 images) P78-364,365 Shoeshiner Frank Mitchell (70 images) P78-366 Moses Williams playing the diddly bow (35 images) P78-367 Basket maker Mebelan Halloway (35 images)
Collection
Images of the 1981 Florida Folk Festival

Images of the 1981 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1981-05
Description
218 color slides. Images of dancers, singers, puppeteers, basket makers, weavers, park staff, clogging, carvers, audiences, and the faciliies at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival. Some of these images have been described in more detail in other database entries.
Collection
Images of the 1984 Pioneer Days Folk Festival in Orlando

Images of the 1984 Pioneer Days Folk Festival in Orlando

Date
1984-11-28
Description
Eight color slides. 761-766: syrup making; 767-768: Moses Williams playing the diddly bow.
Collection
Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses Williams

Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses Williams

Date
1978-02
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Moses talk about his songs; professional nicknames; history of the song Apple Core; and performances of some his compositions. (This interview may be a duplicate recording of T78-320 and T78-321, which took place on 22 April 1978.)
Collection
Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses Williams

Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses Williams

Date
1978-04-22
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Williams was born 15 February 1919 in Itta Bena, Mississippi. After traveling with several acts in the 1930s/1940s, he moved to Florida to work the citrus groves. He always played the diddly bow, a one-string instrument played throughout that south that functioned as a primitive guitar. Moses talked about his songs; professional nicknames; the music business; working for the Silas Green Traveling Show as a clown; how he wrote his songs; performing on Beale Street in Memphis; and the history of blues music. In addition, Williams plays several of his songs. (The reels T81-16 and T81-17 may be a duplicate recording of this interview.)
Collection
Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses Williams

Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses Williams

Date
1977-11-27
Description
One reel to reel recording. Williams was born 15 February 1919 in Itta Bena, Mississippi. After traveling with several acts in the 1930s/1940s, he moved to Florida to work the citrus groves. He always played the diddly bow, a one-string instrument played throughout that south that functioned as a primitive guitar. Moses talked about playing the diddly (for this recording, he hung a broom wire from the wall); performing with Sonny Boy Williams; and his life history. He played several songs. NOTE: According to the depositor's agreement, any commercial use of this recording must be cleared by Moses Williams or Dwight Devane.
Collection
Master tapes for the Drop On Down in Florida album

Master tapes for the Drop On Down in Florida album

Date
1980-12-03
Description
Two reel to reels. These were the master tapes for the Florida Folklife Program album, Drop on Down in Florida, a double album comprised of field recordings from the North Florida Folklife Project and those made specifically for this album. The album featured African American musical traditions throughout Florida. For more selections by these artists, see the original field recordings.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t81-013Florida Blues Radio Show on WJCT (Jacksonville)SoundGuitarist
Musicians
Folklorists
Blues (Music)
Interviews
Radio programs
African Americans
Radio public speaking
Radio announcing
Singing
Guitar music
Diddly bow
String instruments
Performing arts
Music performance
Florida history
Public radio
Radio programs, Public service
Blues singers
Radio broadcasters
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Florida Folklife Area at the 1978 Florida Folk FestivalFlorida Folklife Area at the 1978 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Demonstrations
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Folklife
Basket making
Musicians
Diddly bow
African Americans
Blues singers
Canoes
Seminole Indians
Needlework
Saws
Whip making
Broom makers
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a_s1576_t81-037Friday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Musical groups
Arts, Irish
Songs, Irish
Hornpipes
Dance music
Fiddle music
Banjo music
Old time music
Blues (Music)
Blues singers
Diddly bow
Clogging
Clog dancing
Musicians
Singers
Bands (Music)
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Images from the North Florida Folklife ProjectImages from the North Florida Folklife ProjectStill ImageArchitecture
Colonial architecture
Cigar making
Cigars
Work
Stores, retail
African Americans
Banjoes
Artisans
Diddly bow
Labor
Occupational groups
Whips
Whipcracking
Basket making
Baskets
Domestic arts
Guitarists
Fiddlers
Folklorists
Latinos
Cuban Americans
Cigar makers
Basket maker
Painters
Artists
Whip maker
Musicians
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Images of the 1981 Florida Folk FestivalImages of the 1981 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFestivals
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Music performance
Musicians
Singers
Singing
Performances
Performing arts
Wood carving
Diddly bow
Clogging
Puppets
Spinning
Basket making
Bands (Music)
Dance
Dancers
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Images of the 1984 Pioneer Days Folk Festival in OrlandoImages of the 1984 Pioneer Days Folk Festival in OrlandoStill ImageCane syrup
Cookery (syrups)
Syrups
Special events
Diddly bow
Musicians
Festivals
Folk festivals
Blues (Music)
Domestic arts
Equipment, domestic arts
Food preparation
String instruments
Music performance
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a_s1576_t81-016Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses WilliamsSoundGuitarist
Interviewing
Interviews
Music performance
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Diddly bow
String instruments
Blues singers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t78-320Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses WilliamsSoundInterviewing
Interviews
Music performance
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Diddly bow
String instruments
Life histories
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Minstrel shows
Clowns
Traveling shows
Guitarist
Blues singers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t77-300Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses WilliamsSoundInterviewing
Interviews
Music performance
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Diddly bow
String instruments
Life histories
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Guitarist
Blues singers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t80-123Master tapes for the Drop On Down in Florida albumSoundMusicians
Singers
Guitarist
Choruses
Music performance
Fieldwork
African Americans
Blues (Music)
Blues singers
Guitar music
Diddly bow
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Gospel (Black)
Gospel songs
Religious music
Musical tradition, sacred
Shape note singing
Audiotape recordings
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